open-world

No Man's Sky Tips - How to Get Started in 2019

Here are some tips to help you get a strong start in No Man's Sky.

Zelda Breath of the Wild Master Trials DLC - Where to Find Midna's Helmet, Travel Medallion, Tingle Outfit, Korok Mask and More

Here's where you can find all the Zelda Breath of the Wild Master Trials DLC items, including Midna's Helmet, the Travel Medallion, Tingle's outfit, the Korok Mask, and more.

Days Gone Release Date, Gameplay, Characters, PS4 Pro Enhancements - Everything we Know

Here's everything you need to know about Bend's Days Gone, including the final release date, all the gameplay we've played, characters, and much more.

The Only Tool You'll Use In This Open-World Adventure Game is a Paint Brush

Eastshade is an upcoming painter sim.

Professional Bird Watcher Gives a Fascinating Review of Red Dead Redemption 2's Wildlife

Red Dead Redemption 2 is bird watcher approved.

Red Dead Fashion is Red Dead Online's Only Saving Grace

When cosmetics in an online game give way to role-playing in Red Dead Redemption 2's online mode.

Red Dead Online: There Are Currently No Plans to Reset Player Progression

"There is always the chance that we may need to implement rank or other stat resets in case of issues," Rockstar notes in a blog.

Red Dead Redemption 2's Climactic Choice Makes No Dang Sense

Not everything should be left to player choice when it flies in the face of the narrative you've already crafted.

The Beautiful Highs and Occasional Lows of Spider-Man on PS4

A belated look back on one of September's biggest games.

Sunset Overdrive Is Grinding Onto PC Tomorrow

Another Xbox One exclusive made more accessible.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Has a Very Different Take on GTA 5's Famous Little Character Vignettes

Red Dead Redemption 2 continues a tradition set in GTA 5, only much differently.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Will Probably Never Have Its Own Undead Nightmare, And That's Too Bad

If anything, Red Dead Online will likely be bursting with expansions and events.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Review Roundup, Release Date, Gameplay, Special Editions, Characters, PC Version - Everything we Know

This is our complete guide to Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2, including the a review roundup, release date information, special edition details, and more.

How a Somber Music Cue Defines the Beginning of Red Dead Redemption's Iconic Final Act

A lot of games have great soundtracks, but so few have excellent musical moments.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Story is Surprisingly Underwhelming Over the First 20 Hours

So far, Assassin's Creed Odyssey is missing a key factor that made Origins great.

Marvel's Spider-Man Review

Amazing. Spectacular. Sensational. Superior. Does Marvel's Spider-Man live up to those adjectives?

No Man's Sky - How to Name Animals

Here's how to name the animals you find in No Man's Sky.

No Man's Sky - How to Name Planets and Star Systems

Here's how to name planets and star systems in No Man's Sky. Make your mark!

What We've Learned From the Latest Red Dead Redemption 2 Screenshots

A picture is worth a thousand words.

Assassin's Creed Origins Sheds the Series' Usual Rooftops in Favor of Something Greater

Assassin's Creed has always found its home looming high above the general public, until Origins.

Skyrim Guide - How to Marry Farkas

Here's how to marry Farkas, one of Skyrim's werewolves.

Skyrim Guide - How to Join The Companions

Learn how to join The Companions, a guild of werewolves living in Skyrim's Whiterun.

Skyrim Guide - How to Become a Werewolf

Learn how to turn into a werewolf in Skyrim, and learn the benefits and drawbacks of using your wolf form.

Skyrim Guide - How to Marry Serana

Instructions on how to download and install the mod that lets you marry one of Skyrim's vampires, Serana.

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind - Reviews, Release Date, Price, New Characters, Quests, New Warden Class - Everything We Know

The Morrowind expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online will let players revisit the region for the first time since The Elder Scrolls III, with dungeons and guilds to be conquered.

Tokyo 42 Review: Assassins Dream of Electric Sheep (and Brutalist Architecture)

Welcome to the cyberpoppunk world of Tokyo 42, where death is an outdated concept. UPDATE: Now, with multiplayer thoughts!

This AI is Driving Through GTA V and Destroying Everything

The AI should be named "Christine" instead of "Charles".

Take it From a Shadow of Mordor Critic -- Middle-earth: Shadow of War Looks Pretty Cool

Improvements to the structure might make Shadow of War more than just promise.

The Thunderjaw Cometh: Horizon Zero Dawn's Robots are Still the Real Stars

All the ways in which Horizon's robot dinosaurs help to elevate Guerilla's open world RPG.

Watch Dogs 2 PS4 Review: Expanding Your Hacking Horizons

Ubisoft leaves behind Aiden Pearce and Chicago for something that's a little more fun and upbeat.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is Almost Certainly a Prequel

Why all signs point to Red Dead Redemption's sequel taking place during an earlier chapter in John Marston's life.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is Rockstar's Next, Coming Fall 2017

Red Dead Redemption's sequel is real, but you won't be seeing it this year.

Mafia 3 PC Review: Take Me for What I'm Worth

Hangar 13 takes the Mafia franchise in a new direction. We join Lincoln Clay on his quest for revenge.

Watch Dogs 2 Could Fill the Gap GTA Left Behind

With its impressive amount of ways to disrupt a highly interactive world, Watch Dogs 2 looks to be picking up exactly where Grand Theft Auto left off.

Fall Games Preview 2016: Watch Dogs 2 Covers The Assassin's Creed Slot This Year

Ubisoft Montreal takes its open-world hack-a-thon to San Francisco.

Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection Brings the Best Assassin to PS4 and Xbox One

Ezio Auditore da Firenze takes back the spotlight in this remaster collection.

PC System Requirements for Mafia 3 Revealed

What sort of rig do you need to run Mafia III on PC?

No Man's Sky - How to Make Weapons

Here's how to make weapons in No Man's Sky.

No Man's Sky - How to Use Beacons

How to use beacons in No Man's Sky, including how to find them.

No Man's Sky - How to Leave Your Star System

Here's how to build a hyperdrive and leave your star system in No Man's Sky.

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best Open World

PART TWO: Do you weep for your vanishing free time whenever a publisher announces another massive open-wold game? We pick the must-play sandbox space of 2015.

Far Cry Primal's Stone Age Antics Don't Reinvent the Wheel

If you love Ubisoft's open-world FPS, all your favorite parts are here... but in a slightly altered format.

Skyrim Guide for Xbox One, PS4, and PC: How to Marry a Vampire (Serana)

Instructions on how to download and install the mod that lets you marry one of Skyrim's vampires, Serana.

Batman Fights the Cowardly Superstition That Less is More in Arkham Knight

Turns out more is more in Gotham, or so Rocksteady hopes.

Can Mad Max Succeed as a Game the Same Way It Works as a Film?

Fury Road brought substance to the clichés of action movies. Can Savage Road do likewise for sandbox games?

Westerado: Double Barreled PC Review: Red Dead Low-Resolution

Don't let the throwback visuals fool you—Ostrich Banditos' Old West take on Zelda packs ten gallons of ambitious fun into a varmint-sized package.

USstreamer: Brave the Frozen North with Bob in The Long Dark [Update: Now Archived]

Bring your parkas, gloves, and untainted cans of pork and beans—you'll need them to survive our guided journey through this harrowing open-world game.

The Long Dark Paints a Beautiful, Deadly Picture of the Frozen North

Hinterland's open-world survival game makes the environment itself your greatest enemy.

The Forest Will Send You Down a Nature Trail to Hell

If you're used to sitting in front of a computer, this open-world survival game accurately depicts the horrors of roughing it (with mutants).