Axiom Verge PC Review: About Time We Got a New Metroid

It felt strange playing Axiom Verge on my computer and not on the Wii U. Though there are a few things that separate developer Tom Happ’s indie title from Nintendo’s Metroid franchise, the core concepts are all present. That’s not […]

Citizens of Earth: Review in Progress (Wii U, 3DS)

As an EarthBound fan, it’s only natural that I jump at the opportunity to check out the latest RPGs influenced by Ness and company’s grand SNES adventure. Games like Cthulhu Saves the World and Boot Hill Heroes instantly spring to […]

Wrack Review: Based on a Doom Story

Before there were perks and skill trees in shooters, there was just straight-up, in-your-face action. Developer Final Boss Entertainment is very clearly a fan of the genre’s retro roots, opting to create an FPS that’s simple to grasp and filled […]

Kromaia Preview: Add Some 3D to Your 2D Space Shooter

What if the awesome, legendary Star Fox series didn’t necessarily force you to travel through on-rails space levels? What if you could freely control your ship and, at least to a certain degree, do a bit of exploration? What if […]

The Wolf Among Us Finale Drops Next Week

If you’ve been keeping up with The Wolf Among Us, you’ll be glad to know that the finale is upon us. Due out next week, Telltale Games will put out the fifth episode of  its latest endeavor for the masses […]

Crimsonland to Shoot Zombies and Giant Spiders on PS4 Later This Month

Developer 10tons will soon release its twin-stick top-down shoot-fest Crimsonland on the PlayStation 4. Due out on July 15, the game sees you taking on the role of a gun-toting badass who knows one thing: shoot everything. As detailed on […]

Evolve E3 2014 Preview: Who Will Win the Battle of Man Versus Monster?

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel wasn’t the only thing 2K Games was showcasing at this year’s E3. Another shooter on the company’s priorities list was Evolve from Left 4 Dead developer Turtle Rock Studios. The four-on-one multiplayer shooter switches things up by […]

Shovel Knight Digs Its Way to Launch This Month

Yacht Club Games has revealed that its upcoming retro-flavored project Shovel Knight will be launching on June 26. The announcement was made on the game’s Kickstarter page yesterday. I’ve been keeping tabs on Shovel Knight, and I’m glad to see […]

Super Street Fighter 4 Departs from Games for Windows Live

Considering the Games for Windows Live platform will soon be defunct, it only makes sense for games like Super Street Fighter 4 to get removed. The problematic service will no longer be active as of this coming August, so Steam […]

The Evil Within Pushed Back to October, Just in Time for Halloween

Speaking of delays, you can now add The Evil Within to the list of anticipated games that have just recently been pushed back. Thankfully, this one’s a fairly short delay. Rather than hitting consoles and PC this August, the project […]

Wolfenstein: The New Order Takes the Fight to the Nazis, Out Now

Bethesda’s next big game has arrived as Wolfenstein: The New Order launches today. Developed by MachineGames, the FPS is available across the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PC. Already The New Order has been on the […]

City of Steam Server Pack Giveaway

Update: This giveaway has closed, thanks to all those that entered! If you are still interested in a code, please visit our server pack #2 giveaway here. The free-to-play steampunk MMORPG City of Steam will see the launch of new EU and […]

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Sprouts on PC June 24

EA and Popcap Games’ lighthearted take on third-person shooters, tower defense, and gardening is set to land on the PC this summer. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will hit the PC on June 24 in North America and in Europe […]

Watch Dogs Season Pass Detailed, Add-On Campaign Coming Post-Launch

Upcoming spy-and-hack title Watch Dogs is set to receive the season pass treatment when it launches next month. The listing for the downloadable pass is now up for pre-order on GameStop (Thanks, Joystiq!), where you can purchase it for $19.99. […]

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Goes Back a Few Years to Shoot and Loot … on the Moon!

Earlier this week, 2K Games announced that Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel would be coming to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC this fall. For fans of the series, that means yet another round of shooting and looting tomfoolery. The game […]

The Evil Within PAX East Trailer Is Terrifyingly Surreal

The upcoming Bethesda-published survival horror game from Shinji Mikami and developer Tango Gameworks recently got a new trailer in time for PAX East. As expected, it’s quite horrific and super creepy. More than anything, though, it’s incredibly surreal. The whole […]

Luftrausers Review: Sweet, Glorious Death from Above

Imagine you’re piloting an air fighter above the ocean. You sense you’re going to die out there amidst the clouds, and that thought becomes a reality the moment you spot an enemy fighter. Things only get more intense when you […]

Ubisoft Montreal Explains Watch Dogs Delay

Following an unexpected delay, Ubisoft’s latest franchise Watch Dogs is now set to debut on May 27. Speaking on the Ubisoft blog, Senior Producer Dominic Guay explained exactly what the reason was for pushing the debut game back. As it turns […]

Out Now: Dark Souls II and Titanfall

Two of 2014’s biggest releases have dropped today. The first is the much awaited sequel to From Software’s popular action-RPG series. Dark Souls II arrives on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, ready to brutalize you and send fear into […]

Galak-Z to Blast Its Way Through Space on PS Vita

Having previously been confirmed for the PlayStation 4 and PC, space shooter Galak-Z will now also make its way to the Vita. Developer 17-Bit made the official announcement on the PlayStation Blog. The studio expressed its adulation of both Spelunky […]

MGS V: The Phantom Pain on PC Is Something Kojima ‘Would Like to Do’

If you’re looking forward to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain on the Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, or PlayStation 3, you’re set. The game’s been long confirmed for those platforms, so there’s no worrying for those particularly […]

Watch Dogs Gets May Launch Date

Following leaked info surrounding the launch for Watch Dogs courtesy of GAME (Man, those guys are getting into the habit of doing that, eh?), Ubisoft has made it official by confirming the rumored May 27 release date. A post on […]

Path of Exile: Sacrifice of the Vaal Expansion Out Now to Unleash Wicked Demonry

Grinding Gear Games’ free-to-play action-RPG Path of Exile is getting a major expansion today. Sacrifice of the Vaal adds 60 new boss enounters, more skills, upgrade orbs, and two new leagues. It also boasts new PvP modes for players who […]

Rocksteady Developing Batman: Arkham Knight, Due Out This October on Xbox One, PS4, PC

The fourth entry in the Arkham series of Batman games is coming. Batman: Arkham Knight is scheduled to launch for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC on October 14. Now, if you were bummed out by Batman: Arkham Origins […]

Luftrausers PS3, PS Vita, PC Launch Date Announced, Mac and Linux Added

Publisher Devolver Digital took to Twitter earlier today to announce that the upcoming arcade shooter Luftrausers would hit the PlayStation 3, Vita, PC, Mac, and Linux simultaneously. Developed by Vlambeer, Luftrausers sports a slick, stylish look and crazy shooting action. […]

Daylight PS4, PC Release Date Revealed, Will Include Twitch Features

After previously sharing that survival horror game Daylight would hit the PlayStation 4 and PC in April, developer Zombie Studios has announced an official launch date. Speaking to Joystiq, Studio Director Jared Gerritzen confirmed that the procedurally generated game would […]

Double Dragon: Neon Review: Mullets and High Fives All Day Long

Double Dragon: Neon originally launched on Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network in 2012. The game wasn’t perfect, nor was it for everyone. That said, it effortlessly captured the spirit of the ’80s and offered mind-gushingly joyous beat ’em up […]

Strider Flips and Slices onto XBLA, PSN, PC

The highly anticipated return of Strider comes to full fruition today as the latest game in the series is now available across most major digital platforms. The aptly named Strider launched yesterday on the PlayStation Network, and it was made […]

Ikaruga Blasts Its Way to Steam, Out Now

If you’ve been itching for the polarity-based action of Ikaruga on Steam, you’ll be glad to know that the game finally landed on Valve’s digital download platform. This version includes Xbox 360 controller support, as well as a vertical scrolling […]

Killer Is Dead Brings Debauchery and Assassination to PC

Having originally launched for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 last year, Killer Is Dead will soon be hitting the PC. A press release sent out by Deep Silver announced that the game will arrive to the platform in North […]

Indie Sequel La-Mulana 2 Reaches Kickstarter Goal

Much to the joy of many an indie gaming fan, La-Mulana 2 has been funded on Kickstarter. The game just recently hit its $200,000 goal on the crowdfunding site with five days left for its campaign to rack up some […]

Horror Game Daylight Enters the Darkness on PS4, PC in April

A new horror game is on the horizon, hopefully primed to scare the crap out of those who dare play it. As indicated in a video feature on IGN, Daylight from developer Zombie Studios will hit the PlayStation 4 and […]

Ikaruga Shifts and Shoots Its Way to Steam on Feb. 18

Iconic shooter Ikaruga will finally be making its way to the PC via Steam beginning next week. The game is set to launch on February 18, though pricing details have yet to be disclosed to the public. Originally a pocket […]

Titanfall Beta Sign-ups Now Live

Respawn Entertainment has just unveiled the beta sign-ups for one of this year’s most anticipated games,  Titanfall. All you have to do is visit their beta page and sign-up for either the PC or Xbox One beta. If you choose […]

Giveaway: City of Steam: Arkadia Gift Code

With the holidays in full swing we’re in the gifting spirit! We’ve teamed up with Mechanist Games, developer of City of Steam, to hand out several gift codes for City of Steam: Arkadia. The industrial-age fantasy RPG is powered by Unity3D, meaning […]

Nvidia Drops Prices on GTX 780, GTX 770 Graphics Cards

In lieu of the upcoming GTX 780 Ti debut on November 7, Nvidia has cut prices on both the GTX 780 and GTX 770. Effective tomorrow, the cards are being reduced to $500 and $329 respectively. This is a hefty […]

Battlefield 4 PC System Requirements Released

Wondering whether your rig will be up to snuff for Battlefield 4? Good news, EA and DICE dropped over the official system requirements today.  As with its predecessor, it looks like BF4 will scale to a wide range of setups. […]

PC Call of Duty Ghosts Will Have Higher-Res Textures Over Next-Gen Console Versions

The PC edition of Call of Duty Ghosts is shaping up to be the definitive version in more ways than one if comments from executive producer Mark Rubin are any indication. Rubin told Kotaku that CoD: Ghosts on PC will feature […]

Grand Theft Auto Online Detailed in New Trailer

Rockstar Games have revealed today the first look at the multiplayer within Grand Theft Auto V, aptly named GTA Online. With GTA Online players will be able to jump into a persistent online world with 15 other players and complete a variety […]

EA Launches Humble Bundle, Pay What You Want for Select Titles

While originally an indie attraction, over the past few years we’ve seen the hugely successful Humble Bundle branch out to the likes of publishers like Deep Silver and the now-defunct THQ. Now, yet another publisher has joined the party, and […]