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COMMUNITY QUESTION | What is the first video game Mt. Everest you have successfully climbed?

Dauntless Feels Like Fortnite To Monster Hunter World's PUBG

Dauntless recalls other recent games, but that might not stand in the way of success.

From Candy Crush to Hearthstone: How the Loot Box Bill Could Affect Some of the Industry's Biggest Games

The bill defines microtransactions and loot boxes, but questions remain.

Latest News

The Next-Gen PSVR Could Have Double the Resolution and No Wires

These are the features you can expect in future VR headsets.

The Makers of Tetris Effect Are Targeting Next-Gen Consoles for Next Game

Better hardware means more effects to put in the Tetris.

"Today's Digital Entertainment Ecosystem Is an Online Gauntlet for Children"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | A Republican senator's loot box and pay-to-win legislation has the support of Democrats and the industry shows itself in various states of preparation for the coming fight.

"More Servers" Won't Solve Dauntless' Network Problems, Says Producer

The studio behind the breakout hit discussed server woes in a Reddit AMA today.

Resident Evil 4 Runs Better in Handheld Mode Than Docked, Digital Foundry Reports

And the first Resident Evil and Resident Evil 0 don't fare too well in the performance department, either.

Latest Articles

The RPG Legacy of the Sega Master System and Game Gear

Axe of the Blood God examines Sega's 8-bit history while also discussing Final Fantasy 7 and Trails of Cold Steel.

The Best Resident Evil Games: Every Resident Evil Ranked From Worst to Best

In this ranking of the Resident Evil games, we decide which ones are Tyrant-grade and which ones are basic, brain-dead zombies.

Final Fantasy 14: Shadowbringers Will Bring Huge Changes to Jobs, Combat, and Quests

Final Fantasy 14 patch 5.0 is changing up the way the game is played.

Oculus Quest Review

Oculus finds what feels like the sweet spot in terms of consumer-grade virtual reality.

"The Nightmare Is Far From Over:" How the Artist Behind Garfield Gameboy'd Dreamed up His Four-Color Horror Show

LumpyTouch's mock-playthrough of an unreleased Garfield horror game is a terrifying, pus-filled labor of love.

The 25 Best Nintendo Switch Games

Our rotating list of the best Nintendo Switch games, now bigger than before!

The 25 Best Steam Games: Now Updated for 2019

A rotating list of the best games on Steam may seem impossible on the surface, but against all odds, we've done it!

The Peculiar Controversies That Have Emerged Around Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Versions of Cloud, Aerith, and Barret

The Final Fantasy 7 Remake hasn't offered much in the way of gameplay or storytelling yet, but it's sure dished up some drama.

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Starting Screen | Why 2019 Has Thus Far Been an Underwhelming Year for Games

After being spoiled for two solid years, we've hit a major lull. Will it get better in the second half?

Latest Reviews

Observation Review

An eerie space station adventure that's derailed by some questionable design decisions.

Team Sonic Racing Review

After having his license revoked, Sonic is back behind the wheel.

Rage 2 Review

Bullets flying, fists crunching, and bodies falling. Rage is back with its own flavor of rip and tear.

Logitech G502 Lightspeed Review

One of Logitech's most-loved designs returns.

Life Is Strange 2, Episode 3 Review

This campfire needs more kindling.

BoxBoy + BoxGirl Review

The BoxBoy trilogy pulls an Uncharted 4 with yet another sequel.

Days Gone Review

Days Gone hides itself like its hero hides his emotions.

SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech Review

Pack lightly for a jolly trip.

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The RPG Legacy of the Sega Master System and Game Gear

Axe of the Blood God examines Sega's 8-bit history while also discussing Final Fantasy 7 and Trails of Cold Steel.

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The Division 2

No Balance Changes Planned For The Division 2's Raid, Says Ubisoft

Other changes will hopefully tune the raid's difficulty on console with a lighter touch.

What The Division 2 Dark Hours Raid Gets Right And Wrong on Console, According To Those Who Beat It

"It's doable," according to the few players who have managed to do so.

Console Players Finally Beat The Division 2's Raid, But Ubisoft Says Tweaks Could Be Coming

If you want to beat the raid, you should probably set aside a day.

Why The Division 2 Console Players are Struggling So Much to Complete the New Operation Dark Hours Raid

Controllers seem to be holding raiders back from finishing the fight.

Ubisoft's The Division 2 Servers Buckle Under Release Of New Raid

Some folks are getting in, but many are watching a wait message.

The Division 2 Dark Hour Raid Will Not Have Matchmaking, Making It Harder for Solo Players to Access

A promised feature will be missing from The Division 2's first raid.

Assassin's Creed on iOS? Some of Ubisoft Biggest Franchise are Coming to Mobile Soon

Ubisoft is making a big play in Asia, and mobile is the key.

Tomorrow's The Division 2 Update Won't Include The Dark Hours Raid

Servers will go down early tomorrow to install the next update.

Long Reads

Another Overcooked Disciple Emerges: Supermarket Shriek's Couch Co-Op Glee

We went hands-on with what is sure to be another couch co-op hit.

WoW Classic vs. Modern: What Has Changed Over the Past 15 Years

With WoW Classic's beta in full swing, we take a look at the early leveling experience in beta and the current WoW.

The Castlevania Anniversary Collection is Good, but Still Has a Couple of Chipped Fangs

We break down the positives and negatives of Konami's latest effort to cater to the vampire hunter dwelling within you.

Who Needs a New Splinter Cell When You Have This VR Stealth-Action Kayak Game

Phantom: Covert Ops, a new Oculus Quest and Rift S game, elevates a baffling premise to silly fun.

Technicolor Dystopias: Why the Colorful Wastelands of Rage 2, Far Cry New Dawn, and Fallout 76 Are Suddenly Popular

We talk to the developers behind these colorful post-apocalypses and explore the history behind the trend.

5 Cool Retro Castlevania Facts You Didn't Know in Honor of Castlevania Anniversary Collection's Release

What NES sprites have to teach us about the darkness in men's hearts, and more philosophy delivered in 8-bits.

Madden 20 Franchise Mode is Finally Getting Something It's Needed for Ages: Narrative

A closer look at the Scenario Engine, which could make Madden's franchise mode feel more alive than it has in years.

What Game Style Will Fill Super Mario Maker 2's Mysterious Blank Square? Here are Some Possibilities

Super Mario Bros. 2? Yoshi's Island? Hotel Mario (you know you want it, you monsters)?

Retro

Conker Lead Details Ill-Fated Bad Fur Day Sequel in Which Conker Dies

The squirrel would've had to fight his way out of the underworld.

Don't worry, the Sega Genesis Mini Will Have a Six-Button Controller Available at Launch

You can play fighting games on the Genesis Mini without issue.

Sega Genesis Mini Reveals 10 More Games, Including the Rare Mega Man: The Wily Wars

There will still be technically 40 games for the Genesis Mini, total.

Role Playing Games

"Surprise" Dragon Quest Announcement Coming in June Reignites Smash Bros. Character Rumor

Dragon Quest is going to have a Smashing time this E3. Probably.

Skyrim Mods - Best Skyrim Mods for Xbox One, PS4 and PC

Skyrim is a great game that can be made even better through the use of mods. Here are all of the mods that are worth your time.

Dauntless Best Weapons - Swords, Axes, Chain Blades, Hammers, Repeaters, War Pikes

Here's our guide to the best Dauntless weapons on offer, including war pikes, axes, swords, repeaters, chain blades, hammers, and others.

Bloodborne Best Weapons - The Top Weapons in Bloodborne

Here's all you need to go about finding the best weapons in Bloodborne, including the Saw Cleaver, Burial Blade, and the Hunter's Axe.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pulls Uniqlo T-Shirt Design From Game After Contest Disqualification

The Grand Prize winner was disqualified over a rule violation.

The Outer Worlds Release Date, Gameplay, Combat, Trailer - Everything we Know

This is our complete guide to Obsidian's The Outer Worlds, including the release date, gameplay details, combat system, news and more.

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