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A Na'vi riding an Ikron in Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora.

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora honors the Na’vi with ‘quality over quantity’ gameplay

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Associate Game Director Drew Rechner gave us more details about how the open-world game honors the films' ethos.
Sargon leaps in Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown.

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown is already proving the haters wrong

Ignore the downvotes. We played 30 minutes of Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown and walked away very, very impressed.
Sissel lies on the ground dead in Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective key art.

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective’s demo proves this cult classic holds up

We played the new Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective demo early, and found that this cult classic adventure game holds up in 2023.
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Everything announced at the June 2023 Capcom Showcase

This is a live recap of everything announced during the Capcom showcase, including new information on Dragon's Dogma 2 and Exoprimal.
Star Wars Outlaws splash art depicting Kay Vess and Nix

Star Wars Outlaws showcases its scum and villainy in gameplay debut

Over 10 minutes of Star Wars Outlaws gameplay footage was revealed at Ubisoft Forward.
Assassin's Creed Mirage picture

Assassin’s Creed Mirage gameplay trailer shows a return to franchise roots

This year's Ubisoft Forward revealed more about Assassin's Creed Mirage, Nexus VR, and Codename Jade.
A na'vi aims a bow in a jungle.

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora takes us to the Western Frontier on December 7

After numerous delays, Ubisoft has announced that Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora will arrive on December 7 to kick off the Ubisoft Forward event.
Basim leaps at an enemy in Assassin's Creed Mirage.

Everything announced at the June 2023 Ubisoft Forward

Star Wars Outlaws, Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, and Assassin's Creed Mirage headline the June 2023 Ubisoft Forward. Here's the full list of announcements.
Dungeons of Hinterberg key art

Everything we learned about Dungeons of Hinterberg, Xbox showcase’s most eye-catching reveal

We learned more details about Dungeons of Hinterberg, one of the Xbox Games Showcase’s most eye-catching reveals
Key art for the 2023 Capcom Showcase.

Capcom Showcase 2023: how to watch and what to expect

This is what you need to know before tuning into the Capcom Showcase on June 13.
Star Wars Outlaws key art that features Kay Vess.

Ubisoft Forward 2023: How to watch and what to expect

This is what you need to know about the Ubisoft Forward event that features Assassin's Creed Mirage, The Crew Motorfest, and Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora.
V rides a motorcycle while shooting at a mech in Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty.

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty fixes my biggest problems with the base game

After swearing off Cyberpunk 2077 when it launched, a strong Phantom Liberty demo has me ready for a return to Night City.
EMBARGO JUNE 11: Key art for Last Train Home

Last Train Home is a historical strategy game about a World War 1 train heist

Last Train Home adapts a fascinating piece of World War 1 history into a real-time strategy game.
Mickey, Donald, Goofy, and Minnie in Disney Illusion Island.

Disney Illusion Island could be this generation’s formative licensed game

Disney Illusion Island is a much more creative and ambitious Metrodivania than you might expect.
An island full of puzzles appears in Islands of Insight.

Islands of Insight is Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom meets The Witness

Island of Insight looks like a combination of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom and The Witness.
60 players race on a track in Stampede Racing Royale.

Stampede: Racing Royale turns Mario Kart into a 60-player battle royale

Stampede: Racing Royale is a 60-player kart racing battle royale that plays like a combination between Fall Guys and Mario Kart.
A Frostpunk 2 leader looks over his city

Frostpunk 2 will force players to quell humanity’s ambition in 2024

Frostpunk 2 main themes and 2024 release window were revealed during the PC Gaming Show.
An astronaut stands on the moon in Starfield.

Starfield looks like the culmination of every Bethesda game

Bethesda finally detailed all of its gameplay systems for Starfield at Xbox Games Showcase 2023, and it looks like a wild ride in space.
A Carbon Black version of the Xbox Series S - 1 TB.

A black Xbox Series S with a 1TB SSD launches in September

A carbon black version of the Xbox Series S with 1 TB of storage will be released on September 1 for $350.
Robots patrol the streets in Clockwork Revolution.

Clockwork Revolution is Xbox’s next big first-party exclusive

Clockwork Revolution, a time traveling action RPG, is set to be Xbox's next major exclusive.
Senua looks into the water in Hellblade 2

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2’s new trailer is frighteningly immersive

Senua's Saga: Hellblade II impressed with a frightening new trailer during this year's Xbox Game Showcase.
Kay Vess looking through window with shadow over face

Ubisoft’s Star Wars Outlaws stars a cunning hero seeking a new life

Star Wars: Outlaws is a new Star Wars game coming to Xbox Series X/S. Here's what we know so far about the game and the new protagonist, Kay Vess.
Fable teaser trailer showing large door

Fable reboot goes full-on fairy-tale in comedic new trailer

Fable's reboot already looks like an old-timey dive into a Brothers Grimm-esque fairy-tale, with all the trappings of a modern RPG.
A spellcaster holds a book in Avowed.

Avowed finally reappears at Xbox Games Showcase with a 2024 launch window

Obsidian's Avowed is now scheduled to launch in 2024 and it has a magical new gameplay trailer.
Sonic runs through a level in Sonic Superstars

Sonic Superstars found great new ways to freshen up the classic 2D formula

Sonic Superstars' vast levels, Emerald Powers, and enjoyable boss fights show that Sega is making a concerted effort to evolve the 2D Sonic formula.
Fable teaser trailer showing the protagonist as a female warrior

Everything announced at the 2023 Xbox Games Showcase and Starfield Direct

Starfield, Fable, Avowed, and Hellblade 2 were featured at the Xbox Games Showcase. Here's the full list of announcements.
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Xbox Games Showcase and Starfield Direct: how to watch and what to expect

This is what you need to know if you want to tune into the Xbox Games Showcase and Starfield Direct Double Feature later today.
Lysfanga: The Time Shift Warrior key art shows a character facing off against a bearded enemy.

This ingenious Summer Game Fest indie needs to be on your radar

The clever, time rewinding action of Lysfanga: The Time Shift Warrior blew us away at Summer Game Fest.
A battlefield appears in Immortals of Aveum.

Immortals of Aveum delivers on its ‘fantasy Call of Duty’ promise

Based on our demo at Summer Game Fest, Immortals of Aveum is shaping up to be a perfect summer popcorn game.
Characters wielding strange weapons in the streets of a bright city in the Foamstars trailer.

Foamstars finds a happy middle ground between Splatoon and Overwatch

We played a few matches of Foamstars at Summer Game Fest and are already digging its soapy multiplayer chaos.
An alien structure appears in Cocoon.

Summer Game Fest’s show-stealer isn’t the game you’re expecting

We played a ton of games at this year's Summer Game Fest, but few stuck with us as much as Cocoon.
Key art for Simpler Times

Simpler Times is the game about moving I need right now

A Summer Game Fest Play Days demo of Simpler Times gave me the positive encouragement I needed ahead of a big move.
Saga stands in front of an evidence board in Alan Wake 2.

Alan Wake 2 is more True Detective than Twin Peaks

We saw a chunk of Alan Wake 2 gameplay at Summer Game Fest, and it's looking quite a bit like Resident Evil.
Key art for Mortal Kombat 1 shows Liu Kang.

Mortal Kombat 1’s Kameo system lets me get real bloody creative

We went hands-on with Mortal Kombat 1 at Summer Game Fest and are already loving its bloody creative Kameo system.