The Surge 2 Hands-On Preview: More Cyber Souls

Check out what we learned about The Surge 2 after some hands-on time with a demo build of this cyberpunk Souls-like.

GameSkinny Weekend Download: Gears 5 Bans Smoking, Nintendo Recharges, and Gamestop Goes Retro to Stay Alive

Your weekly roundup of GameSkinny news, reviews, guides, and features.

Jul 20, 2019

How Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Was a Franchise Turning Point

Digimon video games have a tortured history in the West, with flops and mimicry aplenty. That changed in a big way with the Cyber Sleuth games, though, when Digimon finally found its voice.

Jul 19, 2019

15 Best New Mods for Minecraft 1.14 Java Edition

Add or change different elements of your game starting from simple furniture and ending with an entire powerplant using these new mods for Minecraft 1.14.

Jul 19, 2019

GTA Online's Diamond Casino and Resort Opens Soon With Lots of New Content

GTA Online's The Diamond offers new co-op missions, a snazzy customizable penthouse, and plenty of the usual casino pastimes to keep you busy.

Jul 19, 2019

How to Get Night Soil in Dragon Quest Builders 2

Night Soil is essential for creating fertilizer and completing tablet targets for Mini Medals. This is how you get Night Soil.

Jul 19, 2019

EXCLUSIVE Interview with Redeemer Devs, Sobaka

Indie Developer Sobaka talks about the Enhanced Version of Redeemer, life as an indie developer and what's coming up next!

Jul 19, 2019

Audeze Mobius 3D Headphones Review: Moving Through Sound

Pricey, elegant, and seductive, Mobius is the classy, tuxedoed martini of headphones.

Jul 18, 2019

Teamfight Tactics Champion Traits and Buffs List

Champions have various traits which give huge buffs to the team. Knowing what traits do what is an important aspect of team building.

Jul 18, 2019

New Pokemon Masters Trailer Offers Glimpse at 3-on-3 Battles, Sync Moves

The new Pokemon Masters trailer shows off 3-on-3 fights, some Sync Pairs, and more, though it still doesn't provide a solid release date.

Jul 18, 2019

Griftlands Alpha Impressions — A Hand Full of Aces

Griftlands looked intriguing when we first saw it at E3 2019, but this deck-building rogue-like shows incredible promise right out of the gate.

Jul 18, 2019

Total War: Three Kingdoms Liu Bei Guide

Follow this step-by-step guide and learn how to make Liu Bei a powerful ruler in Total War: Three Kingdoms.

Jul 18, 2019

33 Confirmed Dead in Kyoto Animation Arson

One of Kyoto Animation's studio buildings was hit by an arsonist this morning, claiming the lives of 33 employees.

Jul 18, 2019

Surprise Mid-Week PSN Flash Sale Live Now

Sony's surprise mid-week Flash Sale offers some steep discounts on PS4, PS3, and PS Vita games and runs alongside the current retro sale.

Jul 18, 2019

Etherborn Review: Grappling with the Unknown

Etherborn stumbles at times in its execution and gets lost in an unnecessary narrative, but there's no denying the puzzle design is brilliant.

Jul 18, 2019

Xbox Super Game Sale Live, Offers Savings on More Than Just Games

Xbox's huge summer sale brings discounts on new and classic games, plus hardware, consoles, and more.

Jul 17, 2019

Gearbox is Giving Away Borderlands 3 Loot to Vault Insiders

Sign up for the Vault Insider Program and get free loot for Borderlands 3, as well as other games in the franchise.

Jul 17, 2019

Luigi's Mansion 3 Gets a Spook-tacular Release Date

Luigi's Mansion 3 is launching on a most appropriate day indeed, in a break from Nintendo's usual release scheduling.

Jul 17, 2019

Teppen Rathalos Deck Guide: Decklist and Strategy

Here is the best version of the aggressive Rathalos deck in Teppen, and a short guide on how to play it.

Jul 17, 2019

GameStop Looks to Consumer Innovation to Attract New Customers

The fallen giant has plans for grassroots e-Sports, retro game shops, and more in an effort to re-assert its place in gaming culture.

Jul 17, 2019

Dauntless Fortune and Glory Update Brings Trials Mode, New Hunt Pass

The first expansion for Dauntless is now available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, and it brings a bevy of brand-new content, including a new Trials mode.

Jul 17, 2019

Nintendo Switch Hardware Update Boasts Improved Battery Life

Following last week's filings with the FCC, Nintendo announced the original Switch is getting a slightly enhanced model, along with two new sets of Joy-Con shortly after.

Jul 17, 2019

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Complete Out Soon

Light of Hope is coming back again, this time with all previous DLC — including new marriage candidates — and some new features designed for consoles.

Jul 16, 2019

Dokkan Battle: How to Get Potara Medals for UR/LR Vegito

Every player who's been at Dokkan Battle for a while should be trying to get Potara Medals toward LR Super Saiyan God SS Vegito.

Jul 16, 2019

Complete Dragon Quest Builders 2 Mini Medal Rewards Guide

Mini Medals give you access to cosmetic items, musical scores, and some weapons and armor in Dragon Quest builders 2. Here's how to get them and what you get for turning them in.

Jul 16, 2019

How to Build a Restaurant in Dragon Quest Builders 2

Wondering how to build a restaurant to complete the Tablet Target in Dragon Quest Builders 2? This guide tells you which rooms to combine to check it off your list.

Jul 16, 2019

How to Find Flurry Feathers in Dragon Quest Builders 2

Wondering where to find Flurry Feathers in Dragon Quest Builders 2? This guide points you in the right direction. (Hint, it has to do with Chimaera).

Jul 16, 2019

Among Demons and Deities: An Interview with The Blackout Club's Jordan Thomas

With just a few days separating us from the 1.0 launch of The Blackout Club, we caught up with lead designer Jordan Thomas to talk story, ludology, and summoning otherworldly beings.

Jul 16, 2019

Teppen Morrigan Deck Guide: Decklist and Strategy

Morrigan's Darkness Illusion is one of the strongest hero arts in Teppen. Here's the decklist and strategy guide on how to use it.

Jul 16, 2019

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD Confirmed for a Fall Release Date

Super Monkey Ball is making a comeback this year with a remake of the Wii's Banana Blitz. The good news is it's coming West too.

Jul 16, 2019

Dr. Mario World: All Characters and How to Unlock Them

There are more than 40 Dr. Mario World characters you can unlock — if you're brave enough to take on Mario's own gacha system, that is.

Jul 15, 2019

8BitDo Might Have Created an Almost-Perfect Controller

8BitDo, the maker of controllers for retro gaming, is putting out a new controller for (some) modern systems that allows for almost complete customization.

Jul 15, 2019

TEPPEN Interview with Ryozo Tsujimoto and Kazuki Morishita

At Anime Expo 2019, we discussed the details of the newest Capcom crossover title.

Jul 15, 2019

Super Mario Maker 2 Review: Everything Promised and More

Super Mario Maker 2 fulfills just about everything it set out to do, making it a must-play for Mario fans.

Jul 15, 2019

Gears 5 Won't Depict Tobacco Use After Non-Profit Claims It's Too Dangerous

Gears 5 will pack all the violence and blood you'd expect from an M-rated game, but one thing will be missing.

Jul 15, 2019

Amazon Prime Day Deals: Gaming, Hardware, and More

Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no denying Amazon offers steep discounts on gaming and tech during its annual Prime Day bonanza. Here are some of the best Prime Day deals.

Jul 15, 2019

Teppen Nergigante Deck Guide: Decklist and Strategy

Learn how to pilot one of the strongest and most difficult decks in Teppen, the Nergigante deck.

Jul 15, 2019

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Puzzles Guide: Solutions and Locations

Get more Mini Medals in Dragon Quest Builders 2 by finding and solving puzzles!

Jul 14, 2019

Griftlands Guide — What Are Negotiations and How Do They Work?

Griftlands is a new deck-building roguelike, where the cards are used for more than just fighting. We've broken down how Negotiations work and how to talk your way to victory.

Jul 13, 2019

Dr. Mario World Error Codes 0009, 0007, 0003 Explained

Dr. Mario World is experiencing some baffling health problems at the moment, so we're here to tell you what error codes 0009, 0007, and 0003 mean.

Jul 13, 2019

GameSkinny Weekend Download: Nintendo Switch Lite, Stranger Things 3, Cyberpunk 2077, More

Your weekly roundup of GameSkinny news, reviews, guides, and features.

Jul 13, 2019

Minecraft Bell Guide: What It Is And How To Get It

Unfortunately, you can't craft this item right now, but there are several ways to get your hands on a Bell if you know where to look!

Jul 12, 2019

Sexism Prevents Female Gamers from Achieving the Same Level of Popularity as Their Male Peers

Being a woman on Twitch or in Esports makes it so you deal with a lot more problems than men.

Jul 12, 2019

How To Make Fireworks In Minecraft

Want to add an explosive light show to your settlement or create fireworks to propel the elytra? We show you how to make any color and shape of Minecraft fireworks you can imagine!

Jul 12, 2019

Blazing Chrome Review: An In(contra)vertible Classic

Rad and totally kickass, Blazing Chrome stands as one of the best run n' gun games of all time. A worthy successor to the Contra crown from concept to execution.

Jul 12, 2019

Konami Details TurboGrafx-16 Mini Price, Library, Launch Date in New Trailer

The latest classic mini system comes with 50 games spanning the TurboGrafx and PC Engine systems, offering further proof the retro craze shows no signs of slowing down.

Jul 12, 2019

First Look at Minecraft Earth's AR Gameplay, Beta Registration Open Now

The new trailer introduces Tappables, Buildplates, and Minecraft creations you can interact with in (sort of) real life.

Jul 12, 2019

Harry Potter Wizards Unite: Using The Trace Auto Align Setting

Much less exciting than it sounds, this option is buried in a semi-hidden menu and shaves a few seconds off battles when playing in AR mode.

Jul 11, 2019

Looks Like Shenmue 3 Backers Won't Get Season Pass or Deluxe Edition Bonuses

However, they will receive exclusive content of their own for helping fund the project on Kickstarter and Slacker Backer.

Jul 11, 2019

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