Earlier this year, Square Enix announced a glut of Final Fantasy VII Remake merchandise was on the way. Joining the various memorbilla to celebrate your fanfare was two jigsaw puzzles, which come at a great time, considering our current quarantine situation and people looking for more things to do indoors. You can now pre-order these jigsaw
After an initial release that failed to meet fan expectations, Anthem saw a rapid drop-off in its player base, and failed to transform into the long-tail living game that its creators had clearly hoped to craft. But BioWare has also more recently articulated its goals to dramatically rework the game to better capture its potential.
A revival of the classic Battletoads franchise had been rumored for years before the game’s official announcement at E3 2018. It was originally scheduled to release in 2019, but got delayed to uncertain point in the future. Except that point isn’t uncertain anymore, because today Xbox revealed the new release date: August 20. The latest
By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 31 July 2020 15:33 GMT Battletoads will arrive on PC, Xbox One and through Xbox Game Pass on August 20, Microsoft has announced. It s also Battletoads was announced at E3 2018, and shown properly at the Xbox E3 Press Conference in 2019. Now, we finally have a release date. The game features
Imagine you’re having a scuffle in Blizzard’s funky little FPS, Overwatch. Most of the enemy team is here, except one of their tanks is definitely missing. That’s when you see it – a drop pod hurtling down from the sky. It crushes your teammates upon landing, before the gentle giant mech Orisa emerges from it.
As a nostalgia trip, Sonic Mania is impeccably precise. So, naturally, you’ll want to really nail those throwback kicks by, uh, playing it through an unrelated publisher’s digital subscription service. The blue blur and his grossly mutated twin-tailed fox friend are now sprinting through EA’s Origin Access Premiere service, with Two Point Hospital and Endless
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare begins Season 5 content on August 5, with the rollout of a new band of mercenaries – The Shadow Company. How this will effect anything other than the obvious potential cosmetics is unknown, but it leaves the field wide open for some potential new game modes involving three teams. Maybe
By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 30 July 2020 20:42 GMT Your free games this week on the Epic Games Store are 20XX, Barony, and Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP. All three titles will be free to download and keep through the Epic Games Store until August 6. 20XX is a roguelike action platformer that features co-op.
Derek Kolstad is best know for his work writing the John Wick series, but his newest project should interest stealth game fans. According to Variety, Netflix and Ubisoft have joined forces to produce a Splinter Cell animated series. Kolstad will serve as the writer and executive producer for the show, which may have already received an order for 16 episode across two-season.
People Can Fly have another game in the works besides Outriders with Square Enix. Independent game developer People Can Fly today announced the development of a new original AAA title planned for release on PC, next-gen consoles, and streaming platforms. The new project will be led by the studio’s New York location. The studio is
Ants are a strong contender for the most fascinating creature on the planet. Arguably the most successful animal (discounting micro-organisms, those smug jerks), even. I was fascinated by them as a kid. There’s an ant with only one pair of chromosomes. There are ants that transform themselves into food storage units. There are kamikaze ants
If I’ve learned anything from Jurassic Park over the years it’s that running a dinosaur zoo is a harrowing undertaking. No less harrowing in Parkasaurus, it seems. These dinos may be neon-colored and wear tiny hats but they can still escape and munch on your guests. You can start running your own park and tending
By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 29 July 2020 20:42 GMT Frostpunk’s final DLC, On the Edge, will be released August 20. On the Edge is the final content drop included with the Frostpunk Season Pass and is set after the Great Storm. In it, the expedition is sent from New London with a special assignment. Here’s
With Marvel’s Avengers just over a month from release, Crystal Dynamics is gearing up for a huge beta test to ensure the experience is ready for its big day on September 4. During today’s War Table presentation, the studio detailed the experience players can look forward to when the beta first rolls out on August
As Crystal Dynamics has said, the launch of Marvel’s Avengers is just the beginning. Once the game is out, the team will add new heroes, villains, missions, story arcs, and more, free of charge. Shortly after release, Hawkeye will be available as the first post-launch hero. Since the bow-and-arrow-wielding Avenger is considered a core member
Respawn have sought to defend themselves against accusations of crunch, after an anonymous employee wrote a negative review of the company on Glassdoor. The employee writes that they “feel extremely stressed and burnt out trying to keep our seasonal releases on the same aggressive timeline as pre-shelter in place productivity”, “work 12-13 hours a day”,
Have you been waiting for Phantasy Star Online 2 to come to Steam? Well, the wait is just about over. On August 5, you can play on Steam, complete with Steam Achievements and remote play. While PSO2 has been available on PC for some time, there’s nothing quite like playing on Steam and discovering that
It’s time to get very, very serious about shooting your pals with rockets. Rocket Arena‘s first season takes off today, bringing a heap of newness to EA’s bouncy battle arena – a new battle pass, new ranked season, a series of new limited-time events that’ll bring in new maps, and a dorky new hero who
Are you ready to experience the ultimate Star Wars fantasy in VR? Well you can later this year on Oculus Quest. That’s right, you play as a droid technician. Who wants to be a Jedi these days anyway? In Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, your path to engaging with legendary figures and heroic deeds begins
By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 28 July 2020 14:49 GMT With the help of mods and a few tweaks, you can sort of make the fighting in Skyrim look like The Witcher games. The Skyrim mod scene is as vibrant as ever. If you’re a fan of Bethesda’s work, there’s a good chance you also like