The Division 2 feels like a great game that’s yet to show me why I should care

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There’s a lot to like in The Division 2 but we’ve yet to see what the game really has to offer Within seconds of playing The Division 2 at developer Massive’s studios all the old habits come flooding back: we do jumping jacks in the staging area. Our recently activated, highly-trained, world-saving sleeper agents pass the time [….]

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown review

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Flying high since ‘95, Ace Combat 7 presents a spruced-up goose. Aerial combat games can be split down the middle, more or less, according to which half of the ’90s they hark back to. Is it an ode to Afterburner, all effortless loops and rolls? Or is it the kind of rigorous flight sim which [….]

Metro Exodus has desert driving, nightmare spiders, and a serious lack of ammo

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Makes those dark tunnels look almost hospitable Perhaps it shouldn’t come as a shock to me, but it’s only as I’m surrounded by lurching, beige-colored mutants that I realize just how scarce ammunition is in the post apocalyptic era. Within 20 minutes of being let out to roam the huge desert map – one of [….]

Fortnite has an icy orb in the sky and we’re all wondering if it’s the next Kevin

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Meet Orb, Fortnite’s mysterious new icy sphere hanging in the sky over Polar Peak Great news, everyone! Fortnite now has Orb. An icy sphere levitating above Polar Peak appeared when update 7.20 went live earlier today, and it already has players (like J05H_Tries, who captured the source of the screenshot above)  speculating about what it may mean. They’re especially [….]

Former Warner Bros employee says his Court of Owls paintings are “just fan art”, and not confirmation of a new Batman game

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The concept art shows a heavily armoured Dark Knight fighting against the avian themed cult *Update*: Mendoza has since clarified in a comment to BigBagBlog that he only took the concept art down to “adjust the lighting”, going on to explain that “the images are just fanart [and] I am not affiliated with WB or [….]

DARKSIDERS 3 REVIEW

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When you fight small groups of demons as the nimble Fury (who’s one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse), Darksiders 3 feels special. She’s agile and responsive when you tell her to dodge, and she swings her weapons in flashy arcs of elemental magic that send sparks dancing from enemy to enemy. It all [….]

The Resident Evil 2 demo is live on PC and consoles with 30 minutes to explore before locking you out

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The Resident Evil 2 demo on PS4, Xbox One and PC is an early (and time-restricted) look at Capcom’s anticipated remake The highly anticipated Resident Evil 2 remake demo is out now on PC, PS4, and Xbox One! It’ll give you strictly 30 minutes of horror-infused fun. Yup, only 30 minutes. Sorry folks. But people [….]

Bungie gains total control of Destiny as the studio ends its partnership with Activision

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All right, all right, all right Destiny developer Bungie and series publisher Activision are splitting up. In a blog post published today – appropriately titled ‘Our Destiny’ – Bungie announced “plans for Activision to transfer publishing rights for Destiny to Bungie,” which will give the studio full ownership and control of the IP.  Bungie says this process [….]

“Still the best opening of all time”: Developers look back on Gears of War, the shooter that kickstarted a bold, new era of console gaming

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Fortnite may be taking over the world, but nothing comes close to the formative significance of Epic Games’ Xbox 360 debut Sometime in 2005, Gary Napper – now Game Director at Supermassive Games – was walking through the offices of EA Bright Light when he noticed a group of colleagues crowding around a desk, mesmerised [….]