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The next Skylanders borrows a little from the Pokemon series

The developers at Toys For Bob are back in the saddle with Skylanders Trap Team, the next entry in their hit toys-meet-videogame franchise. This time the hook involves you capturing villains and enslaving brainwashing reform...   more

The next Skylanders borrows a little from the Pokemon series photo


The next Skylanders borrows a little from the Pokemon series photo
The next Skylanders borrows a little from the Pokemon series photo
The next Skylanders borrows a little from the Pokemon series photo
The next Skylanders borrows a little from the Pokemon series photo
The next Skylanders borrows a little from the Pokemon series photo
The next Skylanders borrows a little from the Pokemon series photo



Seven things I loved about playing Watch Dogs

The delay of Ubisoft Montreal's new open world IP, Watch Dogs, surprised many. With only a month away from launch, and a rather bold marketing push for the holiday season, Ubisoft appeared ready, but then we found it wasn't. ...   more

Seven things I loved about playing Watch Dogs photo


Seven things I loved about playing Watch Dogs photo
Seven things I loved about playing Watch Dogs photo
Seven things I loved about playing Watch Dogs photo
Seven things I loved about playing Watch Dogs photo
Seven things I loved about playing Watch Dogs photo
Seven things I loved about playing Watch Dogs photo



Super Time Force screenshots to pass the time

I've run out of fresh things to say about the time-rewinding run-and-gun game Super Time Force, so apologies if this all sounds familiar and you find that bothersome. It still looks great! Capy doesn't have a clear release da...   more

Super Time Force screenshots to pass the time photo


Super Time Force screenshots to pass the time photo
Super Time Force screenshots to pass the time photo
Super Time Force screenshots to pass the time photo
Super Time Force screenshots to pass the time photo
Super Time Force screenshots to pass the time photo
Super Time Force screenshots to pass the time photo



You know, Dragon Age: Inquisition's box art is pretty cool

It's rare that videogame cover art can energize me enough to want to write about it (unless we're talking the oft-excellent fan-made stuff), but there are exceptions. Not to oversell you on Dragon Age: Inquisition's cover, or anything. It's good! Better than expected coming off of Dragon Age II, certainly. Let's hope that rings true for all aspects of the game.   more

You know, Dragon Age: Inquisition's box art is pretty cool photo

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare adds free Zomboss Down DLC

I'm not sure which alternate dimension Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare came from or how it got here but PopCap's wacky third-person shooter has been a pleasant surprise. Against all odds, the game keeps on giving: another...   more

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare adds free Zomboss Down DLC photo

A head in the poles: Project Totem is platforming fun

Press Play proved it can make a platformer with Max and the Curse of Brotherhood, but it wasn't meant to test your muscle memory and invite speed running. It was a colorful adventure with some charm and plenty of stopping for...   more

A head in the poles: Project Totem is platforming fun photo


A head in the poles: Project Totem is platforming fun photo
A head in the poles: Project Totem is platforming fun photo
A head in the poles: Project Totem is platforming fun photo
A head in the poles: Project Totem is platforming fun photo
A head in the poles: Project Totem is platforming fun photo
A head in the poles: Project Totem is platforming fun photo



Forza Motorsport 5 gets another free track tomorrow

Additional tracks for Forza Motorsport 5 is a very good thing indeed, I think we can all agree. Especially when they're delivered as free DLC. Like the Road America track before it, Turn 10 is giving away another course, sout...   more

Forza Motorsport 5 gets another free track tomorrow photo

Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew

The developers of The Crew have an unusual take on their new IP that features fast cars, deep customization, and miles and miles of the United States to traverse across and race within. Ivory Tower and Ubisoft Reflections in...   more

Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo


Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo
Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo
Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo
Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo
Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo
Huge open world and endless customization define The Crew photo



Revised Strike Suit Zero hits PS4, Xbox One in April

Born Ready Games isn't moving on from Strike Suit Zero just yet. The Director's Cut is set for a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One launch slightly later than anticipated, on April 8, 2014 for $19.99. A developer diary, embedded abo...   more

Revised Strike Suit Zero hits PS4, Xbox One in April photo

These Batman: Arkham Knight screenshots are eye candy

The two big things to know about Batman: Arkham Knight are that you can drive the Batmobile, and there's a new villain -- the titular Arkham Knight -- created by Rocksteady, Geoff Johns, and Jim Lee. If you need more to go on...   more

These Batman: Arkham Knight screenshots are eye candy photo


These Batman: Arkham Knight screenshots are eye candy photo
These Batman: Arkham Knight screenshots are eye candy photo
These Batman: Arkham Knight screenshots are eye candy photo
These Batman: Arkham Knight screenshots are eye candy photo
These Batman: Arkham Knight screenshots are eye candy photo
These Batman: Arkham Knight screenshots are eye candy photo



Arkham Knight has the right playground for Batman's new toys

Rocksteady Studios has found itself in a somewhat precarious position with Arkham Knight. The team's two previous installments in the series are so universally revered that it begs the question "What can it do to live up to, ...   more

Arkham Knight has the right playground for Batman's new toys photo

Our Titanfall review is coming soon

[Update: Here it is!] As you may have seen, the official Titanfall review embargo has just lifted. Where's our review? It's on the way, and here's why we're waiting to publish. In short, with how big of an online focus T...   more

Our Titanfall review is coming soon photo

Guacamelee's Super Turbo Championship Edition enhancements detailed

How many copies of Guacamelee! is too many? At first glance, I was sure I'd be able to pass on the recently-announced Super Turbo Championship Edition for Xbox 360, Wii U, PS4, and Xbox One having played it once before on PS3...   more

Guacamelee's Super Turbo Championship Edition enhancements detailed photo

Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more

We're one week out from the launch of Titanfall, and there's been so many leaks on the game over the last few days. All the leaks come from reddit, where a user has released several photos of the maps, including top down imag...   more

Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo


Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo
Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo
Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo
Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo
Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo
Titanfall leaks: Maps, Generations, Achievements, and more photo



Wolfenstein: The New Order is as middling as I feared

Wolfenstein: The New Order is a videogame that has guns in it, and you use these guns to kill people. That's about as remarkable a statement as I could rack my brain for after spending three hours with game. As much as some W...   more

Wolfenstein: The New Order is as middling as I feared photo

Pre-order Wolfenstein, get access to the next Doom game

You'll get to shoot Nazi faces off in Wolfenstein: The New Order starting on May 20, 2014 in North America, and May 23, 2014 in Europe. Typically release date confirmations would be a story on its own, but Bethesda has sweet...   more

Pre-order Wolfenstein, get access to the next Doom game photo

The Metal Gear series brings out the best in cosplay

First we were treated by cosplayer Kelly Jean's amazing Quiet recreation that was so good you had to do a double take to see which one was the real image. Now continuing the Metal Gear Solid V cosplay goodness is RBF, taking ...   more

The Metal Gear series brings out the best in cosplay photo

Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession

It was the beginning of 2013 when I finally just got tired of the competitive aspect of first-person shooters. It's been my favorite genre ever since the GoldenEye 64 days, but over the last few years I've just been losing mo...   more

Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo


Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo
Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo
Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo
Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo
Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo
Why Titanfall will be my next big gaming obsession photo



Go and sign-up for the Titanfall beta RIGHT NOW (Update)

[Update: The Titanfall beta kicks off on February 14 for the Xbox One and PC as revealed by this new trailer. There will be two maps available, and three modes which are Attrition (team deathmatch), Hardpoint Domination, and...   more

Go and sign-up for the Titanfall beta RIGHT NOW (Update) photo

New Alien: Isolation screens spill the android fluid

If you came here looking for more images of Creative Assembly's terrifying Xenomorph in Alien: Isolation, no such luck. And if the Alien isn't in front of you, that means that he's either behind you, or above you, or in the v...   more

New Alien: Isolation screens spill the android fluid photo

These Witcher 3 screenshots show a world worth exploring

Proving that yes, a few meager screenshots can still work their magic on me (even though I'd really like to see more footage), CD Projekt RED has put out three new images of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt that have effectively done...   more

These Witcher 3 screenshots show a world worth exploring photo

A few Mighty No. 9 alpha screenshots to pick apart

Comcept has shared a few alpha screenshots of Mighty No. 9 with backers and while I was initially hesitant to cover them given the obvious work-in-progress visuals (the one above is the most realized of the group), I'll take ...   more

A few Mighty No. 9 alpha screenshots to pick apart photo

Cook slain monsters in the stunning Battle Chef Brigade

Trinket Studios' Battle Chef Brigade has come out of seemingly nowhere, but looking over the first artwork for this fantasy cooking competition game, the team has surely been hard at work on the concept behind the scenes for ...   more

Cook slain monsters in the stunning Battle Chef Brigade photo

BioWare gives a status update on Dragon Age: Inquisition

Before its teams head off for the holidays, BioWare has shared where it's at with Dragon Age: Inquisition. Since the game's last big push at PAX Prime, the studio has gotten to a point where the main storyline is playable fro...   more

BioWare gives a status update on Dragon Age: Inquisition photo

New screenshots for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Last month, we saw the reveal of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, a new open-world action/RPG set between the events of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. While we didn't get a look of the game, we did learn what to expect ...   more

New screenshots for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor photo

Rayman Legends hits PS4, Xbox One in February

The previously-announced Xbox One and PlayStation 4 editions of Rayman Legends have been dated for February 25, 2014. Ubisoft has also given specifics about what's new. For Xbox, there's the Splinter Ray, Ray Vaas, and Globo...   more

Rayman Legends hits PS4, Xbox One in February photo

Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow

Ubisoft's adding a bit of clout to the Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer roster tomorrow. Blackbeard, arguably the most influential and notorious of pirates, will be made available for download as a playable multiplayer fi...   more

Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo


Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo
Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer DLC sets sail tomorrow photo



Here's a look at the Battlefield 4 China Rising DLC maps

On December 3rd, Battlefield 4 will add four new maps to the game as part of the China Rising DLC pack. Ahead of schedule, Redditor Andersso has uncovered overview shots of each mapso you can get a headstart at plan...   more

Here's a look at the Battlefield 4 China Rising DLC maps photo

Can you guess which console these Strider screens are for

In 2014, a new Strider will launch on the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC platforms. Set to hit Japan on February 22nd, the game will be both a downloadable title and a packaged version -- similar to DuckTales Remastered...   more

Can you guess which console these Strider screens are for photo

PS4 vs. Xbox One: A comparison gallery

We couldn't resist putting the Xbox One and PS4 side by side for some photos. They've been running side by side in our offices for awhile now, so we thought we'd clean them up and pose them for you. Aside from the consoles, you'll see the system, their controllers, and some of their accessories posed in our gallery. If there are any other shots you'd like to see, let us know.   more

PS4 vs. Xbox One: A comparison gallery photo


PS4 vs. Xbox One: A comparison gallery photo
PS4 vs. Xbox One: A comparison gallery photo
PS4 vs. Xbox One: A comparison gallery photo
PS4 vs. Xbox One: A comparison gallery photo
PS4 vs. Xbox One: A comparison gallery photo
PS4 vs. Xbox One: A comparison gallery photo



Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Currently only available on devices running Windows 8, the dual-stick shooter set in the Halo universe Halo: Spartan Assault will be coming to Xbox consoles, reuniting with the brand most closely associated with the shooter f...   more

Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One photo

This screenshot from The Evil Within is a bad idea

Did you know that this guy's name is Boxman? I wasn't aware until today. He's been featured prominently in Bethesda's promotion of The Evil Within so far, which has me wondering if the intent is for him to become the title's ...   more

This screenshot from The Evil Within is a bad idea photo

Whose screenshot is more next-gen, NBA 2k14 or NBA Live?

Today, NBA 2k14 released its first next-gen screenshot, featuring Lebron James. That is screenshot. Singular. I think NBA Live 14 is winning the next gen race, though, because it released its one screenshot almost a month ago. At least show some gamesmanship and one up them, 2K. Release two (k) screenshots.  Anyways, they are both attached. Which one looks more next gen?   more

Whose screenshot is more next-gen, NBA 2k14 or NBA Live? photo

Strider looks nice when it's being played by a pro

Even without a deep-rooted sense of nostalgia for Strider -- okay, I do love the ridiculous Blue Dragon and always will for obvious reasons -- the remake in development at Double Helix is enough to bring about feelings of un...   more

Strider looks nice when it's being played by a pro photo


Strider looks nice when it's being played by a pro photo
Strider looks nice when it's being played by a pro photo
Strider looks nice when it's being played by a pro photo
Strider looks nice when it's being played by a pro photo
Strider looks nice when it's being played by a pro photo
Strider looks nice when it's being played by a pro photo



Destiny's box art could have been so much more

I shouldn't let box art bother me like this, but I'm unable to stop wondering what other covers were rejected in favor of this one for Destiny. It's pretty standard, which is what makes it disappointing -- there's so much pot...   more

Destiny's box art could have been so much more photo


Destiny's box art could have been so much more photo
Destiny's box art could have been so much more photo
Destiny's box art could have been so much more photo
Destiny's box art could have been so much more photo
Destiny's box art could have been so much more photo
Destiny's box art could have been so much more photo



Dead Rising 3 makes me happy with how crazy it is

The first showing of Dead Rising 3 looked good, but it also looked pretty serious. I feel in love with the franchise for its weirdness, so that first showing at E3 had me concerned. But from what I've seen at Tokyo Game Show this week, I'm no longer worried. Now I know that Dead Rising 3 is about as crazy as it gets.   more

Dead Rising 3 makes me happy with how crazy it is photo


Dead Rising 3 makes me happy with how crazy it is photo
Dead Rising 3 makes me happy with how crazy it is photo
Dead Rising 3 makes me happy with how crazy it is photo
Dead Rising 3 makes me happy with how crazy it is photo
Dead Rising 3 makes me happy with how crazy it is photo
Dead Rising 3 makes me happy with how crazy it is photo



Capcom details Dead Rising 3's co-op system

We just got our taste of how large the world of Dead Rising 3 will actually be recently, and now Capcom is spilling the beans on how co-op will work. While player one will take control of newcomer Nick, player two will rock D...   more

Capcom details Dead Rising 3's co-op system photo


Capcom details Dead Rising 3's co-op system photo
Capcom details Dead Rising 3's co-op system photo
Capcom details Dead Rising 3's co-op system photo
Capcom details Dead Rising 3's co-op system photo
Capcom details Dead Rising 3's co-op system photo
Capcom details Dead Rising 3's co-op system photo



Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games

We all owe WayForward an apology. We haven't been paying the Kickstarter for Shantae: Half-Genie Hero much attention because Mighty No. 9 gobbled up everyone's focus. I knew weeks in advance that WayForward was planning to la...   more

Inti Creates contributing art to both new Shantae games photo

Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I

First, you need to watch this trailer for Valiant Hearts: The Great War before reading anything about it. This isn't your typical war game, as Valiant Hearts is going beyond the disconnected action tropes of "good versus evi...   more

Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo


Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo
Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo
Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo
Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo
Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo
Valiant Hearts is a game about the horrors of World War I photo



Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders

Okay first of all the creature in the header here looks like something from a nightmare. Just, so creepy. Well whatever it is, it's one of four new Skylanders playable in SWAP Force. Two of them are also just normal Skylander...   more

Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo


Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo
Let's take a look at the non-swappable new Skylanders photo



Destiny looks so goddamn gorgeous

I still have a hard time believing Destiny is actually possible given the scope of the entire project. You're going to have multiple worlds to explore, so many guns to play with, tons of enemies to kill, and it all looks gor...   more

Destiny looks so goddamn gorgeous  photo


Destiny looks so goddamn gorgeous  photo
Destiny looks so goddamn gorgeous  photo
Destiny looks so goddamn gorgeous  photo
Destiny looks so goddamn gorgeous  photo
Destiny looks so goddamn gorgeous  photo
Destiny looks so goddamn gorgeous  photo



Flailing wildly in Xbox One exclusive Fighter Within

Ubisoft has something new up its sleeve, a fighting game exclusive to the Xbox One. Fighter Within is a motion controlled, one on one fighter with undertones of Tekken. It's the first game I've played that tries to take ful...   more

Flailing wildly in Xbox One exclusive Fighter Within photo

First look at Ubisoft's Kinect game Fighter Within

I have a hard time seeing this ending any other way than "badly," but props for trying, I suppose. Ubisoft has announced an Xbox One launch title called Fighter Within that looks halfway decent until you hear that, yes, it's...   more

First look at Ubisoft's Kinect game Fighter Within photo

Assassin's Creed IV screenshots show present day setting

Though it hasn't been talked about in any official capacity, a lot of people may have already guessed that Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag would have some sort of present day component. These screens would suggest the same, s...   more

Assassin's Creed IV screenshots show present day setting photo

Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil

Activision’s Skylanders franchise has always smelled of a money grab to me. Copperish, like the smell of old pennies scrounged up by hard-working parents so little Linda Anne can have all the newest and coolest Skylande...   more

Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo


Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo
Skylanders Swap Force is surprisingly more fun than evil photo



New Dead Rising 3 screens feature Servbot action

As I said recently, Dead Rising 3 is shaping up to be at least on par with the wackiness of the first two games, even if the visual style isn't as vibrant. A new round of screens has emerged, showcasing more teddy bear madnes...   more

New Dead Rising 3 screens feature Servbot action photo

DICE is enhancing Battlelog for Battlefield 4

DICE continues to upgrade its social service Battlelog in preparation for Battlefield 4's release later this year, and here's our look at what exactly is in the pipeline. For folks who literally can't get enough Battlefield ...   more

DICE is enhancing Battlelog for Battlefield 4 photo

Dead Rising 3 is still very much a Dead Rising affair

I know it's easy to hate on the many shortcomings of the Xbox One, but one thing I never understood was the immediate hate unleashed upon Dead Rising 3. Yes, the concept of "appealing to Call of Duty fans" is a bit disappoin...   more

Dead Rising 3 is still very much a Dead Rising affair photo

You asked for it: Capcom announces new Strider

[Update: Seven-minute gameplay video added below, showing off Strider's new moves and upgrades like exploding cipher, projectile reflection, and a lot more] Capcom's San Diego Comic-Con announcement turned out to be an hones...   more

You asked for it: Capcom announces new Strider photo


You asked for it: Capcom announces new Strider photo
You asked for it: Capcom announces new Strider photo
You asked for it: Capcom announces new Strider photo
You asked for it: Capcom announces new Strider photo
You asked for it: Capcom announces new Strider photo
You asked for it: Capcom announces new Strider photo



The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything

In today's universe-imploding news, TT Games is working on a new LEGO title based on the upcoming The LEGO Movie which, if you haven't seen the trailer, essentially looks like a big-screen adaptation of the studio's games. Th...   more

The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo


The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo
The LEGO Movie Videogame announced for everything photo