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Hollow Knight now has a second team to help speed up the Switch port

I really like the idea of playing a metroidvania game like Hollow Knight on Nintendo Switch, even if there's a significant wait involved. Some good news on that front: Team Cherry has "taken a big step to speed things up" by working with an...   read

 
 
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Newest Shadow of War trailer promises 'Nothing will be Forgotten'

WB has unveiled a new trailer for the upcoming Middle-earth: Shadow of War and it features all manner of suitably epic establishing shots and slow motion camera panning. It doesn't show off that much action, or even really tell us what is n...   read

 
 


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Accel World VS Sword Art Online hits this July with DLC included, for a time

Accel World VS Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight is on schedule for western release this summer on July 7, 2017. If purchased "within a few weeks of launch," customers will be granted the Ordinal Scales and SAO Origins Pack D...   read

 
 
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Let it Die passes three million downloads

Let it Die is continuing to hang in there, and even though I peaced out a while ago, it's pleasing to hear that it's resonating. As of May 15, 2017, the latest figure for the free-to-play hack-and-slash survival game is a cool three million...   read

 
 
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Review: The Surge

The first few minutes of The Surge are nothing if not evocative. It begins on a shuttle. Warren, the game's protagonist, sits idly as the car marches forward. He's a gruff, vaguely plain-looking man; the kind of guy whose worn and tired fea...   read

 
 
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PC deals: The Surge is up to 24% off at launch

Update 5/16: As the game has been out for a few hours now discounts have been tweaked. The best deal is now $39.99 at DLGamer. Prices updated below. Hours earlier than expected, Deck13's The Surge has gone live on Steam. Those a little skep...   read

 
 
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The Phantom Dust remaster is releasing tomorrow for free

Here's a nice little announcement: Microsoft is giving away the remaster of Phantom Dust for free and it's coming tomorrow to Xbox One and Windows 10 PC. That's right, Microsoft's surprising us with both an imminent release date and a ...   read

 
 
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Review: Prey

The heart of Prey isn't in an obvious place. It isn't in its scientific moral quandary or its inky aliens or its ever-escalating plot. It isn't in its retconned 1960s history that serves to justify this research center or in its numero...   read

 
 
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Tree jumping in Zelda: Breath of the Wild is my new jam

Remember when there was a time where so few people accessed the internet, that a lot of (commonly accepted) tactics would be considered rumors or hearsay? I grew up fiddling with MS-DOS and 28.8k internet access, but it was nothing like the...   read

 
 
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Blaster Master Zero was downloaded on Switch 80,000 times

Inti Creates announced that Math Blaster, Master Blaster, Blaster Master Zero was downloaded over 80,000 times worldwide on the Nintendo Switch alone. It was developed by only 35 people in six months and released just over a month...   read

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors 9 sounds rad, as long as the open world isn't busywork

As promised, Koei Tecmo blew the lid off of Dynasty Warriors 9, which is said to be the first true open world entry in the franchise. China will be featured as a "single map," which will still allow you to roam about the countryside slaying...   read

 
 
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Melee combat game Absolver still looks intriguing

Sloclap and Devolver Digital are bringing the online-centric combat game Absolver to PC and PlayStation 4 on August 29, 2017. I still mostly know this game as "the one with fisticuffs and funny masks," but you might remember Zack drawing co...   read

 
 
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(Update) A Vanquish PC port seems to lined up for May 25

[Update: Confirmed! Bayonetta PC owners get 25% off until launch.] Sega has been teasing this for some time now, but a Vanquish PC port this month seems like a sure thing. Following an update that added a Vanquish avatar to the PC edit...   read

 
 
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BioWare is taking more time for its new IP

BioWare's new intellectual property is seemingly going to remain elusive for some time to come. The vaguely-talked-about project, which was previously described as an action-adventure game that'll "bring players together in exciting ways," ...   read

 
 
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Here's the first (unofficial) look at this year's Assassin's Creed

The pieces are slowly starting to come together, like a fractured memory recovered in the Animus. Ubisoft hasn't made mention of when it plans to reveal this year's Assassin's Creed, so the internet at-large has decided to do it for the pub...   read

 
 
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Player discovers Zelda: Breath of the Wild glitch that drops the Master Sword

Do you have four minutes to learn a complicated glitch sequence for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild?  No? Too bad I'll break it down anyway. Because nearly two million people own the game and have been playing it constantly, mu...   read

 
 
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Dead Island 2: Still a thing

Like a good little zombie, Dead Island 2 refuses to stay down. You could be forgiven for thinking Dead Island 2 was one of those games that got quietly cancelled; Deep Silver hasn't said much about it since developer Yager was tak...   read

 
 
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There's going to be a Risk of Rain 2

Risk of Rain and Deadbolt studio Hopoo Games is about six months into its next project, and that project is none other than Risk of Rain 2 -- in 3D, no less! I wasn't expecting a sequel to the 2013 roguelike action-platformer anytime soon, ...   read

 
 
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Rumor: New Assassin's Creed is still set for Egypt, will feature two protagonists again

Take this with a grain of salt, but there's allegedly more information regarding the Egyptian-bound Assassin's Creed that was revealed last year by Kotaku. According to sources at WWG (facilitated by the typically reliable Liam Ro...   read

 
 
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Overkill's Walking Dead game suffers another delay

If you've been eager to get your hands on Overkill's The Walking Dead, then I'm sorry to disappoint you. Originally intended to release in 2016, Overkill's take on the franchise is now being pushed back to the second half of 2018. Much like...   read

 
 
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Deal: 25% off NieR: Automata as new 3C3C1D119440927 DLC is released

If you still haven't picked up NieR: Automata, the game is now 25% off on both the PS4 and PC thanks to a new deal from two different retailers. For PC gamers head over to DLGamer where they've struck the price down 25%, making buyers pay o...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: Prey

Prey has me shook. I've seen plenty of aliens and they're all intimidating, but at least they're an obvious threat. It's the ones I can't see that have me paranoid, inching closer to a desk that could very well be just a regular desk. ...   read

 
 
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The first gameplay video of the Phantom Dust remaster details all the big changes

It was pretty touch and go there for a minute, but Microsoft is finally committed to a remaster of 2004's Phantom Dust. Or, a re-release as Microsoft calls it. Actually, maybe it's more of a remake? This situation isn't as clear cut as mos...   read

 
 
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World to the West has been delayed on Wii U

We somehow missed the news last week, but Rain Games announced that the Wii U port of World to the West would be delayed by a few weeks to work on optimization. While they could have released the title and did a post-launch patch, they felt...   read

 
 
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Thumper slides to Nintendo Switch in two weeks

Drool is bringing its rhythm-action game Thumper to Switch on May 18, 2017. That gives you just two weeks to cram in an intensive training regimen to get your reflexes in tip-top shape. I believe in you! The Switch version supports HD Rumbl...   read

 
 


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