PC RPGs have lived in a space that have allow them to grow in a wide range of nuanced and variant direction since the old Ultima days. There's a CRPG for just about everyone out there, if you're willing to look. It's hard to make one in 2019 that looks and feels so wholly original that it can't be considered am "[insert old video game here]-like", but it seems ZA/UM has both stepped up to that challenge, and has possibly knocked it out of the park with Disco Elysium.
Oct 13, 2019
PC RPGs have lived in a space that have allow them to grow in a wide range of nuanced and variant direction since the old Ultima days. There's a CRPG for just about everyone out there, if you're willing to look. It's hard to make one in 2019 that looks and feels so wholly original that it can't be considered am "[insert old video game here]-like", but it seams ZA/UM has both stepped up to that challenge, and possibly knocked it out of the park with Disco Elysium.
Sep 29, 2019
In its third year, you'd expect any game to ease off of the gas pedal and start slowing down post-launch production. No one told Bungie this, who is about to round the corner of year three of their signature space shooter, Destiny 2, by celebrating the release of a brand new expansion, Shadowkeep.In its third year, you'd expect any game to ease off of the gas pedal and start slowing down post-launch production. No one told Bungie this, who is about to round the corner of year three of their signature space shooter, Destiny 2, by celebrating the release of a brand new expansion, Shadowkeep.
Sep 23, 2019
Cosmic Horror is a popular sub-genre to set games in these days. And why not? Is there a more classically Very Bad Thing than the things that go bump in the dark night of deep space (and possibly other dimensions)? Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones, a new horror RPG from Cultic Games, answers that with a resounding "no."
Sep 12, 2019
It's been almost seven years since Borderlands 2 and an enormous amount has changed about video games since then. One of the big questions that popped up after Borderlands 3 was officially revealed at PAX East 2019, was how the Borderlands formula will hold up in a post-Destiny world. It's impossible to know right out of the gate, but one thing is for certain: a huge amount of fans are going to play and find out as soon as it releases today.
Sep 4, 2019
Monster Hunter: World outperformed maybe every existing expectation for it when it launched in early 2018. Monster Hunter fans knew the charm of this incredibly niche sort of action game, but often admit that the game, as it was before, was hard to wrangle. Now that the rough edges have been smoothed, there are no barriers between new fans, and the best kept secret in video games in Iceborne.
Aug 27, 2019
PAX has grown into an all year affair since its humble beginnings. Now, across multiple countries and days, now there's a PAX for every occasion! But PAX West is the OG event, and stands out thanks to it's timelessness and its location.
It's approaching fast, so here's a round up of what you need to know about the popular event.
Aug 17, 2019
Remnant: From the Ashes is a third-person survival action shooter set in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by monstrous creatures. You are one of the last remaining humans in the world, and it's your charge to fight back against the ancient, extra-dimensional hordes in order to set humanity away from its current course of extinction.
Aug 14, 2019
It never feels like it from our perspective here in North America, but gamescom is the world's biggest gaming convention. Attendance averages in the few hundred thousands yearly, dwarfing E3 by multiple times. It's Euro-centricity tends to motivate publishers and developers from the surrounding area to make bigger splashes there. Between August 20th and 24th of this year, we will have out eyes and ears open for the oncoming deluge of game info pouring out of Cologne, Germany.
Aug 10, 2019
The long-running, Dungeons and Dragons-themed MMO, Neverwinter, has been basking in the success of what has been its biggest expansion launch ever. Earlier this year, players got to explore one of the most iconic locations in the Forgotten Realms: Undermountain. Besides the new area, the game got a tons of other quality of life updates and re-balances that has really changed the tempo of the game in a good way. Now, Arc Games expands on this framework with their next expansion: Uprising.
Aug 5, 2019
Hearthstone has come a long way from the in-house side project it started as. It’s consistently the most watched card game on Twitch and it’s intensely popular at the competitive level. It also seems to be an endless font of new content. Now, the game's 12th expansion, Saviors of Uldum, looks to spice up the 5 year old game with new keywords, card types, and story.
Jul 23, 2019
Nowhere Prophet, the new card-based rogue-like RPG from Sharkbomb Games, can appear daunting from the outside. When you start your first trek to the infamous Crypt, you could be overwhelmed with all the information being thrown at you all at once. The in-game tutorial does an OK job at harnessing it all, but a little help is always useful. That's where we - and specifically, the following beginners guide - come in. Hopefully by the end of the reading, you'll have more than enough information to navigate the dangers of Soma.
Jul 16, 2019
Soma was jagged and dangerous world, even before The Crash. Many years after it, this wasteland is ruled by petty warlords and berserk machines. Your convoy believes that you can take them to the safety of the mysterious Crypt. Their hope rests in your leadership. This is Nowhere Prophet.
Jul 15, 2019
Phoenix Labs runaway hit, Dauntless, will launch the game's first large expansion today. Entitled "Fortune and Glory", the update will bring a new challenge mode, new cosmetic gear, and a new Hunt Pass to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Epic Store.
Jul 10, 2019
Next week, Riot sponsors their first ever tournament for their month-old League of Legends game mode, Teamfight Tactics. The Teamfight Tactics Showdown will take place between July 17-18, and gather 64 popular streamers to duke it out for an opportunity at a piece of a $125,000 prize pool.
Jul 9, 2019
AGEOD teams up with another iconic name in strategy games, Slitherine, for Field of Glory: Empires (FOGE). This spin-off should not be confused as a sequel to the main Field of Glory series. Empires is its own more grand, high level take on battles in 300BC. As the Roman Republic, your goal is to conquer Italia through military might and cunning.