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Atari revives Asteroids as a sandbox base-builder?

Atari has announced Asteroids: Outposts, a new revival that expands the 1979 arcade shooter classic into a survival sandbox base-builder.


Dying Light would be a lot more fun if it just stopped holding your hand

Dying Light is light years better than the Dead Island series, but it suffers from many of the same flaws. It doesn't understand its own strengths, but when it gives players…

  • Pros: Massive, detailed open world , Superb multiplayer , Solid…
  • Cons: Combat is a mess , Inane story and characters , Highly…

Don’t cross the cardboard streams: Ghostbusters board game hits Kickstarter

A cooperative, scenario-driven Ghostbusters board game has hit Kickstarter from Cryptozoic Entertainment, coinciding with the upcoming film reboot


Bethesda lines up big announcements for its first-ever E3 conference

Bethesda Softworks, publisher of popular franchises like Fallout, The Elder Scrolls, and Wolfenstein, will deliver its first-ever presentation at E3 in Los Angeles on June 14.


Skip the company retreat and bond over a nightmarish team monster hunt in Evolve

Left 4 Dead creator Turtle Rock Studios returns with a fresh take on cooperative play, but the slow pace of forced progression hinders the four-versus-one action.

  • Pros: The hunter classes perfectly complement each other…
  • Cons: Awkward control and perspective hurt the sense of scale when…

We built this fleet on rock & roll: See Sid Meier’s Starships in action

Firaxis shared a juicy half hour of gameplay for its recently announced sci fi strategy title, Sid Meier's Starships, with commentary from Sid Meier and Pete Murray.


LG throws its hat into the virtual reality ring with VR for G3

LG announced its own virtual reality headset, VR for G3. As the name implies, the headset only works with the company's G3 smartphone, with the headset itself an upscaled version of Google Cardboard.


‘That’s not fair!’ Fans call the shots (and tone them down) in Battlefield Hardline beta

Visceral Games has already made plenty of changes to Battlefield Hardline based on fan input. So keep shooting, Battlefield fans — there’s plenty more to tweak.


It’s-a me, Voldemort! Learn about Nintendo’s failed bid for Harry Potter

Way back in 1998, Nintendo of America developed a pitch to claim the exclusive rights to adapt the Harry Potter books, which was turned down by author JK Rowling.


This week in gaming: The hunt is on!

The hunt is on! Pursue or be pursued with Evolve and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate leading the week's releases--Majora's Mask 3D and The Escapists aren't far behind.


Game of Thrones Episode 2 recap: ‘The Lost Lords’ return for revenge

An exiled Forrester and a presumed dead lord join the fight against House Whitehill in the latest chapter of Telltale's Game of Thrones.


Mortal Kombat X’s specs probably won’t finish your PC

NetherRealm has shared the PC requirements for Mortal Kombat X, the tenth installment in long-running series of gory fighting games.


The first Xbox One update of 2015 consolidates the latest about all of your favorite games

The first system update of 2015 has been released for Xbox One, adding Game Hubs and a variety of stability and performance improvements across the system.


Halo creators go indie with the free, mobile shooter Midnight Star

Bungie founder and Halo co-creator Alex Seropian has released Midnight Star, a mobile first person shooter and the first game from his independent studio Industrial Toys.


Six headsets that could make VR a reality

There's a wave of new players in the VR space. Could the long-awaited promise of virtual reality finally be here? We take a look at the most promising VR headsets currently available or on the horizon.