Layers of Fear 2 Review: Stunning Scenery But Seldomly Scary

Layers of Fear 2 ups the ante from the original game's haunted house simulator style of horror, but that still leaves it all feeling too scripted to instill any real sense of dread.

Let The ARPG Wars: Warhammer Chaosbane vs. Other ARPGs

While the broad strokes are familiar, Chaosbane diverges sharply from the standard ARPG in several ways, from skill choices to character customization.

May 27, 2019

Vambrace Cold Soul Review: What If Darkest Dungeon Was Harder And A JRPG?

If you don't mind being actively abused and tortured for hours on end, Vambrace can become extremely addicting for fans of either Darkest Dungeon or classic SNES RPGs.

May 27, 2019

Vambrace: Cold Soul Guide To Not Dying

Can't seem to make it past the first few maps of this devastatingly hard RPG? We show you the best way to put together a part, navigate rooms, and use healing skills to survive!

May 27, 2019

Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland Review — Cozy Crafting

It's more of the same Atelier, but it also takes the best from its predecessors to synthesize a fun and customizable adventure.

May 25, 2019

Pathologic 2 Shop, Herbs, And Hidden Stash Map Locations

Can't find the hidden kid stashes or need to quickly get to a grocery store to avoid starvation? We show you where everything can be found in the city so you won't get lost!

May 24, 2019

The Next Call of Duty Will Be Call of Duty: Modern Warfare ... Seriously

This year's Call of Duty will carry the Modern Warfare name, but it will be what some are calling a "soft reboot" of the subseries.

May 24, 2019

Rage 2: On the Limit of a Neon Lie

Rage 2 promised neon chaos but instead delivered beige apathy.

May 24, 2019

Logitech G432 Review: Average Just Doesn't Cut It

Logitech's G432 gaming headset is a callback to a years-old favorite. It's just too bad so many other headsets do what it does as good or better.

May 24, 2019

Layers of Fear 2 - Projector Screen Puzzle Solutions Guide

Stuck on Layers of Fear 2's projector screen puzzles? Use our guide to help get past all three instances of these confounding theaters.

May 24, 2019

Layers of Fear 2 Guide: Padlock Combination in the Eyepatch Room

Layers of Fear 2 will stump you with puzzles as often as it'll spook you with its trippy horror story. Use our guide to get past the first padlock in the pirate room.

May 24, 2019

Dauntless Guide: Finding a Ramsgate Instance

Stuck at Finding a Ramsgate Instance creen in Dauntless? Here is a possible fix for your problem.

May 24, 2019

Rage 2 Guide: All Trade Town Locations

Here is a complete list of all trade towns available in Rage 2, including maps and lists of shops.

May 24, 2019

The Elder Scrolls Online Elsweyr: Semi-Hybrid Necromancer PvE Build Guide

Here is a quick Necromancer build guide that is a semi-hybrid Magicka and Stamina build.

May 23, 2019

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Trailer Highlights X-Men, Deadpool Taco Selfie

A new trailer for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order gives players their best look at the X-Men yet.

May 23, 2019

Pathologic 2: How to Save (And All Save Locations)

Keeping true to its old-school (and devastatingly hard) roots, Pathologic 2 features no auto save, and must be saved manually at specific clocks found around town.

May 23, 2019

Contest: Win a SteelSeries Arctis 7 Headset

We've teamed up with SteelSeries to give five lucky gamers their own Arctis 7 headsets.

May 23, 2019

Meet Playdate: The Cranky New Portable Game System

Panic moves from publishing to handheld console development with the new Playdate console and its unique control system.

May 23, 2019

LEGO Legacy: Heroes Unboxed Announced, Will Be Constructed for Mobile

Gameloft's team-based LEGO RPG is expected to launch this fall and will feature countless classic and modern LEGO figures

May 23, 2019

How to Get the Maximum Score in Beat Saber

Want to rock your old Beat Saber scores out? Let's talk about your technique.

May 23, 2019

Fallout 76 Guide: Arktos Pharma Location

Here's the exact location of the Arktos Pharma and a quick guide on how to complete the new Project Paradise event in Fallout 76.

May 23, 2019

How to Get Ostian Repeaters in Dauntless

Looking for a way to use Ostian Repeaters in Dauntless? Here's a simple step-by-step guide to help you out.

May 23, 2019

Pathologic 2 Review — A Bleak Game For Bleak Times

In the mood for something emotionally draining that will openly mock you and reveal the utter pointlessness of existence? Pathologic 2 is the game for you.

May 23, 2019

Sony Says Backwards Compatibility "Incredibly Important" For PS5

The company suggests that crossplay between current- and next-gen systems could be a possibility.

May 22, 2019

Observation Review: A Good Space Walk Spoiled

Observation promises an eerie space thriller, and it delivers. Almost. There's a great game there but its flaws too often make it feel like it's trying to hide from you.

May 22, 2019

7 Things We Want to See in Animal Crossing Switch

We still don't have an Animal Crossing Switch release date, which means it's time to let our imaginations run wild with what could be and what we hope to see.

May 22, 2019

Nioh 2 Closed Alpha Starting This Week, New Trailer Released

Nioh 2 has a new trailer and a surprise closed alpha lasting from May 24 to June 2.

May 22, 2019

Godzilla Crossover Event Roars Into PUBG Mobile

The crossover is based on the upcoming Godzilla: King of the Monsters film that will bring a "gargantuan twist" to PUBG.

May 22, 2019

Fallout 76 Patch 9.5 Brings New Wild Appalachia Content & Bug Fixes

Patch 9.5 brings the Project Paradise event, updated player vending machines, and a variety of fixes to close exploits in Wild Appalachia content.

May 22, 2019

Nintendo Outlines Dragon Quest Builders 2 DLC Release and More

Dragon Quest Builders 2 is getting four DLC packs stuffed with new content, and the game is part of the new Voucher program as well.

May 22, 2019

George RR Martin Stokes Rumors, Says He Has "Consulted On A Game Out Of Japan"

Game of Thrones author George RR Martin is reportedly working on a new game, with rumors suggesting it could be in collaboration with Dark Souls developer FromSoftware.

May 22, 2019

Dauntless Guide: Best Armor Tier List

Protect yourself as well as you can with the help of these five best armor sets in Dauntless.

May 22, 2019

Shadow of the Colossus Receives Heavy Metal Tribute

Experience the wonder of Shadow of Colossus with this metal tribute by Ferdk.

May 22, 2019

FaZe Clan Sued by Tfue Over Contract

FaZe Clan has been sued by Tfue, a 21-year-old member of their organization, over his contract.

May 21, 2019

Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution Heads West in August

Konami reveals the Western release date of Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist: Link Evolution with a new trailer.

May 21, 2019

Activision Details Call of Duty: Mobile's Brand-New Battle Royale Mode

Call of Duty: Mobile's new battle royale mode includes multiple elements from various games throughout the franchise, six different character classes, and vehicles galore.

May 21, 2019

Dauntless Launches Today with Full Cross-platform Support (Even PS4)

Monster-slaying action RPG Dauntless fully launches today, complete with full crossplay with PS4.

May 21, 2019

Rage 2 Review: A Splattering of Neon in a Bland World

Rage 2's great gunplay can't salvage an empty world, shoddy writing, and multiple wasted opportunities.

May 21, 2019

Charge Over to Kickstarter to Help Rescue Unicorns

A family friendly card game is looking for backers on Kickstarter.

May 21, 2019

On Horror and Player Agency: Fear and Controllers

Player agency is the biggest and most important gap between horror in games and in other media.

May 21, 2019

Epic Games Store Flagging Sale Purchases as Fraud, Blocks User Accounts

The problem allegedly stems from the site's lack of basic features like a cart, and it's just one of several issues with the EGS's big sale.

May 21, 2019

Dauntless Guide: Best Weapons Tier List

Slay behemoths more effectively with the help of this best weapons tier list for Dauntless.

May 21, 2019

Everybody's Golf VR Review: Clap Hanz Hits A Big Fat Chunk Shot

With wonky mechanics and a lack of immersion, this is less a virtual golf simulator and more of a boring golf mini game that just happens to have some fun waifu eye candy.

May 20, 2019

Era of Celestials Launches Divine Design Contest

Era of Celestials has started a new competition in search of its next Celestial design.

May 20, 2019

Transform into Amicia from A Plague Tale: Innocence

A Plague Tale: Innocence is quickly gaining steam as a contender for Game of the Year. One of the main characters, Amicia, gets a cosplay guide from Asobo Studios.

May 20, 2019

Another Eden Fishing Guide

Can't seem to get a pole and unlock the fishing feature? We show you exactly where to go and how to find every single type of fish in Another Eden.

May 20, 2019

PlayStation Productions to Turn Sony's Games Library into Major Films

The studio will take advantage of Sony's deep library of games plus the benefits of self-production versus licensing to try and make video game movies the next big thing.

May 20, 2019

Mordhau: Five Custom Builds To Get You In The Win Column

Dominate Mordhau's Frontline mode with these community-tested custom builds.

May 20, 2019

Big Studio Changes for New Call of Duty, 2020 Game Will Be Black Ops 5

Activision is switching development studios for 2020's CoD game after infighting leaves the project in self-described mess.

May 20, 2019

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