Game Review

‘Scribblenauts Showdown’ is a clever, modern take on classic party games

Scribblenauts Showdown turns the series’ creative concept into a clever board game, but its sandbox mode may not satisfy die-hard fans.

14 tips for keeping your vault-dwellers alive in ‘Fallout Shelter’

The wasteland can be an unfriendly place, if you don't know what you're doing. Here are 14 tips that will help your vault thrive in Fallout Shelter, including information on questing.

Google’s upcoming OLED display for VR headsets may pack a 3182p resolution

Google is scheduled to hold a session during Display Week in May to introduce its 18-megapixel OLED display built for virtual reality headsets. It will have a refresh rate of 120Hz and a pixel density of 1,443 pixels per inch.

Have some time to kill? Load up one of these free online role-playing games

Have ample time on your hands and an unquenchable thirst to beat, battle, and blast your way through worlds of fantasy and sci-fi splendor? Check out our picks for the best free MMORPGs.

With AMD FreeSync support, games will look their best on Xbox One S, Xbox One X

The Xbox One's latest update, rolling out to Insider members now, adds support for AMD Radeon FreeSync-enabled monitors. The technology was previously only compatible with certain PCs.

‘Sea of Thieves’ riddles give clever pirates a chance to win real treasure

Sea of Thieves launches on March 20, and Microsoft has a real-world treasure contest to celebrate Rare's game. The Quest for the Golden Bananas begins on March 19 and offers crews a chance at fame and fortune.

Take to the virtual skies with these free flight simulators

You don't have to spend the entirety of your paycheck to become a virtual ace, at least when it comes to flight simulation. Our list of the best free flight simulators will let you unleash your inner Maverick.

‘Shadow of the Colossus’ remake studio Bluepoint will restore another game

Shadow of the Colossus remake studio Bluepoint has revealed that it's working on an even bigger remake for its next project. The studio has experience with several first-party Sony properties.

Meet the 21st-century game show in the form of the Hangtime app

Meet Hangtime, a new mobile gaming platform that will allow its users to play live trivia games and quizzes while interacting with other human players, all without ever meeting said players.

You can sign up for the ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ mobile beta right now

Epic Games' smash-hit game Fortnite: Battle Royale will be coming to iOS and Android with cross-play support for other platforms, and you can sign up for a chance to play it early right now.
Virtual Reality

‘Ready Player One’ virtual reality extravaganza debuts at SXSW

The South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, has been turned into the OASIS, with immersive Ready Player One virtual reality experiences that bring the world of the blockbuster film to life.

‘The Sims Mobile’ puts a fun, millennial spin on a popular classic

Ever wish you could dig up some of those old PC games you spent hours playing as a kid? This week, we have an app that brings back the nostalgia and doesn't require firing up that old desktop.