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Detroit: Become Human Review

It’s a testament to the breadth of Quantic Dream’s branching storylines that I felt terribly guilty as the credits rolled after my second playthrough …

State Of Decay 2's Take On The Zombie-Apocalypse Is Brutal And Dire

The original State of Decay on PC and Xbox 360 was a big hit for developer Undead Labs. Fulfilling the fantasy of scavenging an open-world during the zombie apocalypse, it forced players to make tough choices to keep their crew of survivors alive--all while avoiding packs of undead looking to …

BioWare's Anthem Is Multiplayer But Can Be Played Solo, Too

BioWare is best known for its work on single-player games, although it does have some experience on the multiplayer side as well. With Anthem seemingly being designed as EA's answer to Destiny, multiplayer appears to be a big focus. But for those who are more interested in going about things on …

Beyond Good And Evil 2 Shows Off First Combat Gameplay Footage

Ubisoft has provided fans with another look at Beyond Good & Evil 2. During a special "Space Monkey Report" livestream, the developers shared more details about the game's world and showcased some new--albeit brief--gameplay footage.<p>Unlike the first title, Beyond Good & Evil 2 places players in the …

Go Beyond God of War With These Norse Mythology Books

<i>If you buy something through this post, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use.</i><p>God of War is out today, and in case you …

Spyro's Remastered Graphics Showcased In Reignited Trilogy Images

After rumors and leaks, Activision has finally confirmed a remastered version of the original three Spyro the Dragon games is coming. Among the improvements that Spyro Reignited Trilogy boasts are improved graphics, and along with a trailer, we've gotten some comparison screenshots that serve to …

Cyberpunk 2077's Single-Play Is An "Immense, Story-Driven" RPG; But Multiplayer Not Ruled Out

Cyberpunk 2077 is as highly anticipated as it is shrouded in mystery; the game has been in the works for six years, with little information on what it will actually be like. Now, developer CD Projekt Red is dropping a small hint as to what players can expect.<p>At a streamed CD Projekt Red financial …

Sea Of Thieves Beginner's Guide: Key Tips When Starting

For better or worse, Sea of Thieves is a game that grants players a lot of freedom. While there are quests and goals, you aren't led by the hand with an objective marker from one place to the next. You can go where you want and do what you want, but with that level of flexibility, actually getting …

Elder Scrolls, Fallout Dev Bethesda Opens A New Studio

Bethesda Game Studios is expanding. The developer responsible for the Elder Scrolls and Fallout series announced today that it's added a new studio in Texas to its roster, though it isn't saying just yet what it will be working on.<p>In a press release, Bethesda said it "has expanded development …

Far Cry 5's Eerily Relevant Story May Hit A Nerve With Its Audience

While the Far Cry series once focused on the high-octane exploits of westerners mingling with the locals of foreign lands, the shoe is now on the other foot with the US setting of Far Cry 5. This shake-up was intended to push some buttons, according to creative director Dan Hay. And it certainly …

Far Cry 5's New American Setting Made Me Feel Like An Outsider

Far Cry 5's setting of an American county under siege seems to become more provocative as the days go by. Moving away from the tropical jungles of the South Pacific and African savannas, the series now dips its toes into the US setting of Hope County, Montana for its action-packed fish-out-of-water …

Battlefield 2018 Reportedly Set In WW2, Called Battlefield V

Gotta go back in time.<p>Following the success of Battlefield 1, the new Battlefield game coming in 2018 will reportedly be called Battlefield V and be …

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Fortnite Dev Outlines The Big Changes And New Features Coming

Epic Games has provided a rundown of the current state of its popular Fortnite: Battle Royale game and what players can expect in terms of updates, changes, and new additions in the future. Starting off, Epic acknowledged that its current social features do not make it very easy to find friends to …

Destiny 2: Curse of Osiris to Feature First Raid Lair

Players will return to Calus' planet-eating ship.<p>Destiny 2's upcoming DLC expansion, Curse of Osiris, will feature a new type of Raid experience …

Xbox One X Enhancements Coming To Two More Games This Week

If you were one of the early purchasers of the Xbox One X, chances are you've been following closely which games have received makeovers for the more powerful console. This week brings good news, with two more games getting the Xbox One X treatment: Killing Floor 2 and Pro Evolution Soccer …

Last Chance For Free Xbox One Games With Gold Of November 2017

Have an Xbox Live Gold membership? More free games are now waiting for you to claim, but only for a limited time. The second wave of November's Games With Gold titles are out now, presenting you with two new titles (for a total of three) to grab. With the end of the month in sight, you should act …

Mass Effect: Andromeda Won't Have Any More Single-Player Updates Or DLC

Mass Effect: Andromeda developer BioWare has issued an update on the game, saying there are "no planned future patches for single-player or in-game story content." The statement effectively confirms the studio will not make any more technical changes to the way the campaign runs. Additionally, it …

H1Z1 Changing Its Name; Big Update Adds New Map And Revamps Weapons

H1Z1: Just Survive, the MMO zombie game, is changing its name and adding a bunch of new content as part of a big new update. Going forward the game will simply be called Just Survive, with publisher Daybreak saying it wants to separate the title from the H1Z1 universe.<p>The update, which is out now, …

Destiny 2 Will Lock You Into Your Loadout For Certain High-Level Missions

Destiny 2 is coming in only a few short weeks, but we're still learning more about the game and how it differs from Destiny. In the new issue of Edge magazine, according to subscribers, Bungie revealed that there are big changes coming to high-level activities: certain endgame activities will …

Call Of Duty: WW2 Beta Release Date, Maps, And Modes On PS4/Xbox One Confirmed

Call of Duty: WWII's multiplayer beta launches later this month, and we now have a better idea of what to expect from it.<p>The beta will feature the Pointe Du Hoc, Ardennes, and Gibraltar maps. Developer Sledgehammer notes there will be "at least three" multiplayer maps included, suggesting more …

Destiny: The Story So Far

Destiny is known for having a somewhat confusing plot, so if you're a returning player coming back to Destiny 2, you might be fuzzy on the details--and if you're new, it might be really intimidating to jump into. Either way, don't worry; from vanilla Destiny through each expansion, we've covered …

Call Of Duty WW2 Zombies Devs Promise Genuine Scares, Difficult Secrets

Call of Duty WWII Zombies was revealed around San Diego Comic-Con, with a cast that includes actors from Daredevil and Doctor Who. But the more interesting takeaway from the reveal was that, as opposed to the more humorous and outlandish entries in the Zombies offshoot, WWII's Zombies mode will be …

Game Of Thrones Author Expects One Or Two New Books In 2018

Fans of the <i>Game of Thrones</i> TV show have enjoyed a consistent release of new content over the past six years, but those who prefer the book series have been waiting for the same amount of time for a new novel. Today, however, author George R.R. Martin revealed that he expects at least one new book …

E3 2017: Call Of Duty: WW2's New Social Space Explained

Call of Duty fans likely think of the multiplayer mode when they hear "headquarters." But in Call of Duty: WWII, Headquarters actually refers to the game's new social space. Speaking on GameSpot's stage show, Sledgehammer studio head Michael Condrey explained what you can expect from the space when …

E3 2017: How Call Of Duty: WW2 Balances Nazi Zombies With Respect For The War

Call of Duty: WWII aspires to be an authentic, accurate representation of the war--a <i>Saving Private Ryan</i> for the current video game generation. However, it also includes a Zombies mode, a mode popular for its absurdity and over-the-top weapons. This year's mode is a return to Nazi Zombies, and …

E3 2017: Microsoft Isn't Making Money On The $500 Xbox One X

Video game consoles are historically sold at a loss, with platform-holders making up the difference with game, accessory, and subscription sales. We've now learned more about the business side for the Xbox One X, and while the company isn't making on profit on the $500 console, it's not exactly …

Microsoft E3 2017: Sony's Reasoning For Blocking Cross-Play Is "Unhealthy," Xbox Exec Says

Earlier this week, PlayStation executive Jim Ryan said one reason why Sony isn't allowing cross-play between PS4 and Xbox One for Minecraft is because the company is concerned about the safety of its users. If Sony allowed PSN to connect to an outside network like Xbox Live, Sony would not be able …

E3 2017: Shadow Of War Kicked My Ass, And I Loved It

For as much as I loved Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, I was never able to enjoy it as much as I could have because it was just too easy. The Nemesis system provided a somewhat different experience from player to player, but I found it was far too easy to isolate individual orcs and dispatch them …

E3 2017: Call of Duty: WW2's Single-Player Seems Big on Thrills, But Lacks Soul

Call of Duty: WW2 offers the same thrill ride as past games, but doesn't feel quite as authentic as it wants to.<p>Call of Duty: WW2’s return to its …

E3 2017: Skull And Bones Recaptures The Joy Of Assassin's Creed 4's Pirate Ships

When you start playing Skull and Bones, you're greeted with open seas, rolling waves, beautiful atolls... and about fifteen pirates and pirate hunters bearing down on you to rip your ship apart.<p>Skull and Bones is Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag's naval combat spun out into its own game. It's been …

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