Gears 5 multiplayer test starting soon: Here’s what to expect and how to join

The multiplayer test for Gears 5, which will start on July 19, will offer players access to the Escalation, Arcade, and King of the Hill modes. To be able to join the test, players will need to have purchased Gears 5 in some form.

Xbox Scarlett vs. Nintendo Switch: Is power enough to beat convenience?

The Xbox Scarlett will be a very powerful piece of hardware. You might be wondering if it's worth waiting to buy in or if you should finally invest in a Nintendo Switch. This guide will help you make that decision.

Nintendo believes in cloud gaming, but thinks consoles will stick around

Nintendo President Shuntaro Furukawa believes that cloud gaming has a place in the future of the industry. But that does not mean the end for consoles, according to Nintendo Director Shigeru Miyamoto.

Apex Legends Season 2 launch falls flat, fails to rack up Twitch viewership

Apex Legends Season 2 has so far failed to meet expectations as a Fortnite challenger in terms of Twitch viewership. The lackluster start has sent Electronic Arts shares crashing, though hope remains for a bigger audience.
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The Black Shark 2 devours games, but there are other gaming fish in the sea

With incredibly powerful flagship specs and a unique design, the Black Shark 2 should be on your shortlist when looking for a gaming phone. But does it have the polish to fend off contenders like the Red Magic 3?

It's dangerous to go alone! Have fun with friends in our favorite co-op games

Video games don't always have to be so brutal, dog-eat-dog experiences! Here are some of our all-time favorite co-op games across a range of different platforms, genres, and difficulties.

Studio MDHR delays Cuphead DLC to 2020, in bid to avoid development crunch

Studio MDHR delayed Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course to 2020, as the developer looks to avoid creating a crunch culture among its employees. The DLC will add a new island, a new character, and more difficult bosses to beat.

Everything you need to know about VSync technology

VSync helps prevent problems between game FPS and monitor refresh rates. However, there are a lot of sync technologies available these days. Here's what is different about VSync, and if you need it for your gaming monitor.

Check out the best Xbox One deals and bundles available now

Microsoft's consoles are just as capable of streaming movies as they are of playing the latest games. Check out our top Xbox One deals and bundles, which include new triple-A games like Battlefield V and Fallout 76.

Raid the ruins of the Qitana Ravel with this FFXIV: Shadowbringers dungeon guide

After a frankly ludicrous amount of ancient puzzles and pyramids, the doors to the Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Qitana Ravel dungeon will finally open. It's a perilously deep ruin with bosses that warrant a guiding hand.

Microsoft and Sony consider reduced console production in China due to tariffs

Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo penned a joint letter asking the Trump administration to reconsider the $300 billion tariffs being proposed. The tariffs were delayed but Microsoft and Sony are considering taking business out of China.

Kill a big pixie in this FFXIV: Shadowbringers Titania Normal Mode guide

Imprisoned in the glamorous castle high atop Il Mheg, Titania lays waiting to play. We have the tips to beat her at her own game.

A Lightwarden fell down Malikah’s Well? Here’s another FFXIV: Shadowbringers dungeon guide

Nothing good ever comes from throwing yourself down a well. It's the same deal here. Malikah's Well, the FFXIV: Shadowbringers level 77 dungeon, is an ironically dark place.

CD Projekt Red’s next big AAA project is probably a Cyberpunk 2077 expansion

CD Projekt Red revealed at a conference in Poland that they are working on more Cyberpunk 2077 content. The translated report had some inaccuracies thanks to Google Translate, so we decided to have a polish translator clarify.

Sea of Solitude doesn’t need words to tell its moving story

Sea of Solitude is a moving adventure centered around understanding and overcoming loneliness. Though the story is about one young woman's struggle, the dream-like world tells a universally relatable tale.

The best patriotic video games to play on the Fourth of July

Looking for the perfect video game to play on July 4? We've corralled 10 patriotic video games to play on Independence Day, including entries in the Assassin's Creed and The Division franchises.

Get your gaming on the go with the 25 best Android games

The Google Play Store is loaded with both terrific and terrible gaming titles. We vetted the store to bring you some of the best Android games available, whether you're into puzzles, shooters, racing games, or something else entirely.
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FFXIV: Shadowbringers is a relentless barrage of emotional gut punches

With a FFXIV expansion on the horizon, we dove into Early Access to get a taste of what to expect. With a shift in the story and tons of new content, we found that Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers builds upon the MMO in all the right ways.