From thirsty gods to avaricious raccoons, these were our favorite games in 2020.
Even if you get beyond the bugs, it's just not worth it.
It takes the few good impulses of Disney's TV expansion and combines them with the best kind of Star Wars worldbuilding there is.
Check yourself before you last-gen yourself.
An earnest wish after a difficult year.
We look back on the RPGs that defined the turbulent year that was 2020.
There's a lot—good, bad, and everything in between—to look back on this year. I don't know about you, but I'm mostly feeling tired.
If you were hoping for the highest of high-end performance… dream on, Faden.
Sony is offering full refunds for those who want one.
He could return to the director's seat, given the right conditions.
Warner's pushing back its toasty release for a dual debut in theaters and on HBO Max.
"We hope they'll give us a chance to improve the game on the original consoles," says Marcin Iwi?ski.
Living life one development milestone at a time.
The studio says it will be working on several updates to tune up the last-gen version.
Images of the in-development Resident Evil seem to be circulating.
Two publishing giants want the makers of the Dirt and Formula One games.
We dig deep into Cyberpunk 2077, the Mass Effect reveal, and more.
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A strong debut for Sony hasn't stopped Switches from flying off shelves.
Michael Booth joins Anna Sweet, CEO of Bad Robot Games, on a journey from Valve to VR to JJ.
In a year full of other adaptation news, you might've forgotten we're due for a Wake-up call on TV.
Be a Kiwi for a day if you want to get into Night City now.
Can't choose between 60 FPS and ray tracing? There's a new mode for you.
Godfall is an okay launch game, but you won't want to stick around long term.
Red Thread's dystopian road trip may end up being the first title published by David Cage's newly independent studio.
A Game Informer editor says she experienced a grand mal seizure as a result of a particular scene.
Raashi Sikka joins Ubisoft from Uber, a company with its own public struggles regarding worker treatment.
The Cyberpunk 2077 developer is still doing well, but there are ominous signs.
A new PS5 sizzle reel nails down timing for Athia and a few other Sony-favored titles.
We'll have our review up in due time, but here's how other outlets are feeling about CD Projekt Red's latest.
We delve deep into the history of the studio behind Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077.
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Ryan, PlayStation's CEO, wants to push back on the idea that Sony shifted its attention away from Japanese games and gamers.
You'll still be leaving Verdansk for a new Cold War locale soon, just not *that* soon.
If you've managed to get a new console, you might worry about a sudden failure blindsiding you. Here's what experts think about the longevity of the new machines so far.
The researchers say the work could be "useful for almost all aspects of gaming and visual technologies."
Where's the pistol in Classic Mode though, id?
A report from Vice sheds light on the inspiration behind one of the PS5's biggest features.
The Doom Slayer is sliding in for a last-minute 2020 launch on Nintendo's platform.
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4A Games is also working on the next Metro and exploring potential for multiplayer.
Despite the widespread e-commerce woes, the PS5 had the biggest console debut ever.
With many still banking V-Bucks from one Battle Pass to buy the next, Epic’s adding a new subscription to entice players.
No, sadly, Goro is not one of them.
A look at all the enhancements being made to FIFA 21 on Xbox Series X and PS5.
Spencer still isn't into the console wars mindset. The real issue, as he sees it, is one the whole entertainment industry faces.
This terrible, historic year has also seen an uptick in interest around gaming. That's exactly when our best writers should follow their instincts.
Time to unjam the PlayStation.
Hot on the heels of IO's big 007 announcement, Hitman's looking to give Night City a run for its money.
Now, owners of the original on PS4 can pick things up with New Pete where they left off.
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A showcase of how limited even a good Call of Duty can be.
Sony might have some more news soon.
A sick new set of armor was hiding inside.
It sounds like this is one big benefit of Smart Delivery for developers.
Hades is a great choice, Doom Eternal... less so.
However you feel about it, you can now play Shadow Complex Remastered on the PlayStation 5.
Avoid those pesky copyright claims.
Bluepoint's Demon's Souls Remake Left Out an Easy Mode to "Preserve" the Original Intent
The minds behind Agent 47 are concocting an origin for a different kind of secret agent.
Supergiant and Naughty Dog have racked up the nods at this year's Keighley-tastic show.
Looks like Titan and Vanguard are getting more support from EA after all.
Hugues Ricour, once the boss at Ubisoft Singapore, will remain employed in a different position after a leadership audit.
The Chicago-based team is also welcoming some Bungie talent to the fold and creating a new Co-CEO position.
The Microsoft Flight Simulator of sports games? How Madden 21 on PS5 and Xbox Series X uses Next Gen Stats to power its gameplay.
The hyperbole surrounding the story of Bugsnax is a bit much, don't you think?
He also isn't ready to say whether 2021's God of War will be a cross-gen title.
Hey, uh, I don't think that was there before.
These little bots make for one heck of a pack-in.
Bungie brought back the Cosmodrome and, inadvertently, the act of shooting lazily into a room for shiny engrams.
If you have the PS5 in your entertainment stand, here are the games you should play.
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There's beta support out right now, but some features are absent on the Sony side.
Turn that stock plate into something fancy.
Two consoles, two visions for the future. We compare their specs, games, and prospects for the future.
Arkane's time-looping shooter sets a date for PlayStation and PC next year.
Cross-progression is the number one feature I want from this generation.
New face, same absent Avengers.
The streaming giant's new response to a rash of copyright-related removals is seen by many as long-overdue and insufficient.
WWF No Mercy director Hideyuki Iwashita is also working on the project.
Phil Spencer says Microsoft isn't "out there with [its] business card" courting teams in Japan.
Want the next 48 hours to pass by faster? Listen to some new tracks.
Get ready to go beyond.
"Patience is a virtue" indeed.
There's a rumble in the kitchen.
Sony says the limitation stems from a focus on supporting TVs first.
It's not a new standard just yet, but that $70 Demon's Souls could've cost more.
When will we get taken for a ride once again?
Sony also has details on how streaming PS5 to PC and mobile will work at launch.
Insomniac is letting you carry that progress forward after all.
Work is "underway" on the potential for moving PS5 games off of the SSD.
Our complete breakdown of this week's PS5 and Xbox Series X launch.
The makers of Octodad are serving up another charming oddity on PS4, PS5, and PC.
A fantastic historical setting is once again weighed down by all the cruft we've come to associate with Assassin's Creed.
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