I need a break from open-world games. While I've had a blast with Breath of the Wild, Horizon: Zero Dawn and Ghost Recon: Wildlands, I've been craving something considerably more linear. In a happy coincidence, Electronic Arts's Dead Space 2, one of my favourite games, recently showed up on Xbox One via backward compatibility.
If you've played a lot of Destiny, you know that connectivity issues can be a real bummer. Many of the worst issues are thought to arise from Destiny's decentralised server arrangement, which leapfrogs partial hosting duties between different players' consoles. For Destiny 2, Bungie says they're changing things up.
After yesterday's big info blowout on Destiny 2, a video game that's sort of like Destiny except with a 2, most fans are probably wondering: What does a lengthy gameplay session really look like? This footage of one of the game's strikes, captured by YouTuber GhostRobo at the Activision event in Los Angeles, will help answer that.
Compare the release schedule of 2017 to that of 2007 and one of the biggest differences you'd see is the almost complete disappearance of licensed games for kids. Where once movies and TV shows would see average (at best) cash-ins released on PlayStation and Xbox, today they land on mobile, and are even worse. But there are exceptions.
This week, Square-Enix announced that it was parting ways with Hitman developers IO Interactive. So why don't we take some time to appreciate one of the best crafted stealth series around?
You thought Grand Theft Auto 5's firefighters were bad? The police would like to have a word with you.
Microsoft's fancy new "military" controller for the Xbox One will be available for sale come tomorrow. Aside from its weaponised looks, it'll deliver... uh, well, that's it really.