Red Dead Redemption

Don’t Sleep on the Zelda DLC, It’s Better Than It Sounds

I’m a lifelong DLC skipper, but “The Master Trials” and “Champions’ Ballad” have me wondering what else I’ve missed.<p><b>Open Thread</b> <i>is where Waypoint staff talk about games and other things we find interesting. This is where you'll see us chat about games, music, movies, TV, and even sports, and welcome</i> …

Upcoming open-world video games in 2018 you shouldn't miss

Listed are a few open-world titles slated to release in 2018. Below you can see cowboys, racoons and an iconic teenager making his return.

Video Game Fans Rejoice, 2018 Brings You Spoils Beyond Your Imagination

A post shared by FᏆNᎪᏞ FᎪNᎢᎪᏚY ⚔ (@final._.fantasy) on Jan 2, 2017 at 9:39pm PST<p>The video game market has been a turbulent one over the past few …

Spider-Man

Xbox One Sale: Lots Of Games On Sale For Deals With Gold From Now Until Jan. 23

Microsoft has rolled out a new batch of game discounts for Xbox One and Xbox 360. A big selection of titles are on sale for both platforms this week, and you don't need an Xbox Live Gold subscription to take advantage of most of them.<p>As per usual, the bulk of this week's deals are available on Xbox …

Xbox One

Red Dead Redemption 2 is Going to Shape the Future of Microtransactions

It surprises me that despite the widespread contempt for microtransactions, <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> and its GTA Online mode essentially received a free …

Grand Theft Auto

Our 10 Most Anticipated Action Games Of 2018

Many of us are still catching up on the phenomenal games that came out in 2017, but most game developers aren't ready to stop making games yet, which …

Mega Man

Fifteen New Emotions You Feel After Building A PC

Last week, after a temporary hiccup thanks to a power supply that was dead out of the box, I finished building my first gaming PC. For the past few …

18 Long-Awaited Video Game Sequels Finally Releasing in 2018

Sequels are cornerstones of the entertainment industry, especially when it comes to movies and video games. While original content can make take the …

Mega Man

The Moment Assassin’s Creed: Origins Goes From Big to Ridiculously Big

If I had to sum up the last act of <i>Assassin’s Creed: Origins</i> in three words, those three words would be, “Wait, there’s <i>more</i>?”<p><i>Origins</i> is a big game by …

Assassin's Creed

Tegan Jones' Most Anticipated Games Of 2018

New year, new games!<p>Here's what I'm most excited for, including a couple of Australian indie titles!<p>Far Cry 5<p>I inadvertently missed the <i>Far Cry</i> …

SimCity

Your guide to machinima – the movie genre made using Grand Theft Auto mods

What you need to know about the art form with a history stretching back to the 90s<p>16January 2018<p>On 350 5th Ave, Manhattan, the world’s tallest movie star stands at 1,454 feet. From a mile across town, on a quiet summer’s night, a small crew ascends the Time & Life Building to its 41st floor, mounts …

Art

14 brand new, original, non-sequel games that you can get excited about in 2018

The video game industry is notorious for relying too much on sequels and established licenses. Building off of existing brands isn’t bad, but there’s …

Guillermo del Toro

Year in Pixels: The most anticipated games of 2018

Shadow of the Colossus<p><i>Release: Feb 6</i><b><br>Platform: PS4</b><p>The PS2 original is widely regarded as one of the best games of all-time, so it's no surprise that</i> …

Super Mario Odyssey

15 Obvious Spoilers Everyone Completely Missed At The Start Of Video Games

If you went back into the ’70s and early ’80s (the time of arcades and Atari) and told them that someday video games would not only have intricate …

Mega Man

The Elder Scrolls IV

Bethesda’s RPG classic, <b>The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion</b> leads the charge in the latest range of new additions to the PS Now library today, joining over …

The Elder Scrolls

Where the Shrakh are the ‘Middle-earth’ Nemesis System Rip-Offs?

In September 2014, Warner Bros released yet another licensed <i>Lord of the Rings</i> game. <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i> was a fun romp through Tolkien’s …

Mad Max

Weekend deals: GameStop's 4 used games for $10 and Humble's Winter Sale

Podium speech worthy deals<p>It's a three-day weekend for most people in the US (apology in advance if you're not getting Monday off) and there's no …

Shopping

Feature: Our Most Anticipated PS4 Games of 2018

Last year’s PS4 software lineup was incredibly strong, but looking to the year ahead, we still have plenty of great-looking games on the way. The …

PlayStation

21 Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play in 2018

2017 was an annus mirabilis for video games. There was at least one game released (<i>Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i>) that will live on “Greatest …

Entertainment

GTA Online celebrates best ever year and best ever month in 2017

Developer Rockstar Games has announced that Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer component of Grand Theft Auto, has had its "biggest year" ever …

Grand Theft Auto

18 Video Games To Look Forward To In 2018

Now that we've left behind the triumphs and disappointments of 2017, it's time to look forward to the year ahead. On we look past the customary video …

Psychology

6 Games That Could Justify The Xbox One X In 2018

The Xbox One X is still one of the biggest stories in gaming hardware for 2018, and Microsoft could be in for a tough year as it tries to make its argument for beefy graphics against Sony’s impressive suite of exclusive games. That doesn’t mean that there won’t still be great news for Xbox One X …

Xbox One X

The A.V. Club’s 20 most-anticipated games of 2018

The feeling that springs up when looking out over the sea of games currently scheduled to land in 2018 is uncertainty. Uncertainty because some of …

Mega Man

GTA Online Breaks Its Player Record, 4 Years After Release

Rockstar Games has announced that Grand Theft Auto Online has broken its player record, four years after the release of the game.<p>According to …

Xbox

42 Video Game Predictions For 2018

It’s January and that means it’s time to make some big, bold and quite possibly totally off the mark predictions for the coming year.<p>What will 2018 have in store for gamers, the gaming community and video games writ large? What new and devious schemes to separate gamers from their hard-earned cash …

Nintendo Switch

The 15 Most Anticipated Games of 2018

2017 was one of the best years in the history of video games. From the return of Nintendo juggernauts <i>The Legend of Zelda</i> and <i>Mario</i> to standout new …

Mega Man

The biggest and best upcoming video games of 2018

Off the back of another terrific year for video games in 2017, the release schedule for gaming fans shows no signs of abating across 2018. Even January is packing a behemoth, with Capcom truly kicking off the year in style with Monster Hunter: World. But even beyond that we have a wonderful …

Monster Hunter

‘Grand Theft Auto: Online’ Sees Its Largest Player Count Ever, Four Years After Launch

In its latest weekly update, Rockstar Games announced that the month of December was <i>Grand Theft Auto: Online</i>‘s most populated month in history — four years after launch. It’s a testament to the tender love and care given to the game on a weekly basis. The latest surge of players comes in part …

Grand Theft Auto

The 11 games we can't wait to play in 2018

Last year was, without question, the best year for games since the halcyon days of 2007. It’s unlikely 2018 will <i>quite</i> supersede the raft of …

GTA, BioShock: Celebs' Favorite Adventure Games

Welcome back to Best. Game. Ever., our new series where we ask entertainers, athletes, comedians, and creators to weigh in on their favorite video …

Charlie Brooker