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Zelda Wii U delay photo
Zelda Wii U delay

Darn! Sounds like Zelda Wii U won't be out this year


Aonuma wants to make 'the ultimate and most complete Zelda game'
Mar 27
Arguably the biggest Wii U game of the year, Zelda, won't release in 2015 after all. Or, at least, Nintendo is "no longer making a 2015 release [its] number one priority," to put it another way. In a video update, producer E... read
GTA V on PC photo
GTA V on PC

Come on, you didn't think GTA V on PC would look bad, did you?


Of course it looks gorgeous
Mar 27
While PC users patiently wait to become the last people on earth to play Grand Theft Auto V, they can temporarily sate the need for open-world mayhem with these gorgeous images. Expansive skylines, incredible lighting, detail... read
H1Z1 bear attack photo
H1Z1 bear attack

Forget zombies, bears are the best part of H1Z1


And the deadliest
Mar 26
H1Z1 is a game about surviving the zombie apocalypse. It should be a game about surviving the bear apocalypse, because they are way fucking scarier than any zombie. But, maybe that hits too close to home since bears migh... read
GTA V photo
GTA V

The GTA V update turned my character black


#RaceTogether
Mar 26
Okay, I admit: sometimes I do wish I were black. However, that desire never translated into the virtual gaming space because, I don't know, I guess I felt it didn't really represent me? Well, thanks to the recent Grand Theft ... read
Terraria: Otherworld photo
Terraria: Otherworld

Terraria: Otherworld's GDC trailer drops more hints about its alternate universe


Crystal defender
Mar 12
When Terraria: Otherworld was announced, it was difficult to tell from the trailer what makes it stand apart from its big brother Terraria or futuristic half-cousin Starbound. Developer Re-Logic's description gave some insig... read
We Happy Few photo
Happy, happy, joy, joy!
For a while, the general aesthetic in games was dark and grimy, with muted colors to convey dismal feelings. The more recent counterculture of color was welcomed, bringing happiness back to the medium. But a funny thing happe... read feature

Mad Max photo
Mad Max

Mad Max is releasing the same week as MGS V


PS3 and Xbox 360 versions dropped
Mar 03
How unfortunate. Warner Bros. and Avalanche Studios announced the release date for Mad Max on PC, PS4, and Xbox One: September 1 in North America, the same as Metal Gear Solid V, and September 4 in the United Kingdom. Also, t... read
GDC 2015 photo
A one-man Earth Defense Force
Last month, we got a tease from an upcoming indie action title that will put players in the role of a superhero during an alien invasion. The trailer certainly inspired a lot of interest, as it was more somber and earnest, no... read feature

Ass Creed modernity photo
Ass Creed modernity

Assassin's Creed will feature more modern day segments in the future


Twenty more years of Assassin's Creed
Feb 27
The amusing glitch-fest that was Assassin's Creed Unity didn't intentionally eschew the series' whacked out modern day narrative. In fact, more dalliances into now-time were planned for Unity, Assassin's Creed lead writer Dar... read
GTA V PC photo
GTA V PC

Chop looks nice and furry in GTA V for PC


Glad that's settled
Feb 27
April 14, 2015. Barring any extra delays, that's when Grand Theft Auto V will release for PC. Rockstar released 15 screenshots today that aren't making our wait any easier. Good job, people responsible for capturing these scenes -- you correctly assumed I'd want to see how Chop the rottweiler looks in the PC version. My mind goes straight to the animals, always. read
Far Cry 4 DLC photo
Far Cry 4 DLC

Far Cry 4 somehow gets more dangerous in Valley of the Yetis


Didn't think that was possible
Feb 26
If Far Cry 4's jaunt through Kyrat serves as any indication, the Himalayas are an incredibly dangerous place. Whatever isn't trying to maul you is trying to shoot bullets at you. It's like being caught between a rock and a h... read
Batman trailer photo
Batman trailer

Get possessive over Gotham in this Batman: Arkham Knight trailer


The darkest bright
Feb 25
The upcoming, M-rated end to Rocksteady's Arkham trilogy has a lovely new trailer out today. And this one isn't polished, artsy CG the series is known for. Some well cut in-game footage, a view of the rogues gallery teaming ... read
Mature Bats photo
Mature Bats

Batman: Arkham Knight has an M rating


For, you know, Mature
Feb 24
The end of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, The Dark Knight Rises, squeaked by with a PG-13, but it looks like Rocksteady's Arkham trilogy didn't have the same luck. Arkham Knight director Sefton Hill told IGN that the gam... read
GTA V PC 'n' heists photo
GTA V PC 'n' heists

Grand Theft Auto V won't make it to PC until April 14


Online heists will roll out for other platforms March 10
Feb 24
It's the news we've been waiting to hear for months: four-player online heist missions will debut in Grand Theft Auto V on March 10, and the game's PC version will arrive April 14. There. Finally. "Our apologies to PC gamers... read
Terraria: Otherworld photo
Terraria: Otherworld

Terraria: Otherworld trailer shows an alternate dimension to the sandbox


'Not Terraria 2'
Feb 16
Whoa. What's this? A new game in the Terraria universe? I have just recently been getting back into the similar-but-unrelated Starbound, so this is especially interesting news right about now. Re-Logic released the above alp... read
Just Cause 3 photo
Just Cause 3

It looks like Just Cause 3 will end 2015 on a high note


I want to set the world on fire
Feb 13
Cool song! And it's nice to have a holiday 2015 release window locked in for Just Cause 3 (PC, PS4, Xbox One), but I'll take gameplay footage over a CG trailer any day. Where's that? Writing on the PlayStation Blog, Avalanch... read
Megaton Rainfall photo
Megaton Rainfall

This first-person superhero game has such raw potential


Megaton Rainfall
Feb 11
Megaton Rainfall brings that idea for a superhero game many of us have had at one point or another to life: it lets players fly around in space before seamlessly touching down on Earth to stop alien invaders. Even if what's ... read
ASTEROIDS photo
ASTEROIDS

Atari is making a new Asteroids game (Yes, really!)


Everyone freak out
Feb 10
Atari just announced a new Asteroids game. No, you guys, I'm being serious. Stop laughing!  Asteroids: Outpost, as it's called, is described as an open-world MMO with survivalist gameplay. The experience casts players in... read
Worlds Adrift photo
Worlds Adrift

Worlds Adrift has open-world swinging, flying ships


Fingers crossed for a Spider-Man mod
Feb 09
The thought of harvesting more trees and crafting more trinkets is unappealing, but I'll put up with those mechanics if it means getting to swing around in an open world. This is Worlds Adrift, an adventure game from Surgeon... read
AC Rogue PC date photo
AC Rogue PC date

Assassin's Creed Rogue sneaks over to PC on March 10


Stabs a thing or two along the way
Feb 05
For more than three months, Assassin's Creed Rogue has been an exclusive to legacy consoles. That'll change on March 10, as the PC version finally has a release date that's set in stone. Strangely, the word doesn't come... read
Dying Light photo
Dying Light

You can beat Dying Light with no weapons, just punches and dropkicks


And with some patience
Feb 04
Not long removed from Dying Light's recent release, one boy decided to play through the entire game engaging only its best elements. That is, running around and drop kicking fools. It's dubbed the Jean Claude Van Damme run and its the only correct way to play a game that has drop kicks.  More games need drop kicks. read
Grow Home photo
Grow Home

It's hard to believe Grow Home is a Ubisoft game


Cute 3D platformer out now on Steam without Uplay
Feb 04
In my dream world, Ubisoft would primarily put out smaller personal projects like Grow Home, but, I get it -- there's substantially more money to be made on Assassin's Creed and its ilk. I'll cherish these moments whenever I... read
Just Cause 3 photo
Just Cause 3

Someone leaked more over-the-top Just Cause 3 screens


Explosive gallery action!
Feb 02
Rico Rodriguez's not a man that acts in moderation. We're not likely to see screenshots of him grabbing brunch at that great spot down the street, or hanging laundry to dry. He'd probably dry his laundry by blowing up the ent... read
Ground Zeroes photo
Ground Zeroes

Already done everything in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes? Try rolling everywhere


'PRolling'
Jan 28
Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes is a short game. After you have a good feel for what you're doing, you can run it over and over, experimenting all the way. Eventually, you'll know it like the back of your hand (assumi... read
Starbound update photo
Starbound update

Starbound update includes new race, new combat, new universe


First stable update in almost a year
Jan 28
Wow. It has been a long time. I thought that maybe I had missed a stable update somewhere along the line, but by Chucklefish's own admission, this is the first one since last March. To take a step back, development on Starbo... read
Dying Light photo
Dying Light

We may not have Dying Light yet, but you can have a Dying Light trailer


Maybe we'll review this trailer
Jan 26
Chris already briefed you on the Dying Light review situation. It's grim, bleak, and kind of desperate -- a lot like a real zombie apocalypse, I guess. Good job, Techland; you've achieved perfect thematic #synergy. Even thou... read
Dying Light photo
Dying Light

You're trying too hard, Techland


Emails straight from our inbox to your eyeballs!
Jan 21
Today is was revealed that David Belle, the recognized founding father of parkour had in fact partnered with Dying Light to help the development team influence the game’s highly acclaimed natural movement system. Consi... read
State of Decay Xbox One photo
State of Decay Xbox One

State of Decay Xbox One remaster hits April 28, upgrade plan detailed


Improved graphics and 'hundreds of smaller improvements'
Jan 20
Oh, right, State of Decay is coming to Xbox One. Rough as it is in spots, the third-person zombie survival game is worth experiencing (though preferably during a Steam sale). Running around town with your crew, fortifying bas... read
Free this weekend photo
Free this weekend

Play Civilization: Beyond Earth, Saints Row IV for free on Steam


This weekend only
Jan 15
Saint's Row IV and Civilization: Beyond Earth are both free to play on Steam this weekend. Both are good to go until Sunday, 1PM PST. Try 'em. If you like 'em, both are on sale over the weekend, too. $5 fo... read
Minecraft photo
Minecraft

Username changes coming to Minecraft


I can now change my username from DudeBroBlazeKing
Jan 14
So, three years ago you thought you were super cool. You signed up for Minecraft and the account ChickKisser69 was available. Everyone was going to love you. A few years have passed, and amazingly you have decided you no... read
GTA V PC delay photo
GTA Online heists will hit consoles beforehand
I should have known something was up, but here it is: Grand Theft Auto V won't be available on PC this month as previously announced. Rockstar has delayed the game to March 24, 2015. The good news, at least for console owners... read feature

GZ in FC4 photo
GZ in FC4

Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes made in Far Cry 4 is a work of art


Two wonderful things
Jan 05
We already knew that Far Cry 4's level editor was an open invitation for masterpieces to be made. That much was evident after this goat butt stabbing video surfaced. But, some people are making more serious playgrounds. One ... read






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