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An Elden Ring player sits on their horse and looks out at a castle ahead.

Elden Ring’s pre-Shadow of the Erdtree patch makes its final boss much easier

The next big Elden Ring patch not only gets you ready for Shadow of the Erdtree but it will also help with the base game's final boss battle.
xbox game pass june wave 2 still wakes the deep

From horror to cozy: Xbox adds more games to its June Game Pass lineup

Xbox announced the latest slate of games hitting Game Pass this month, including a hew horror game and a cozy adventure.
OLED Nintendo Switch

Nintendo is going mature with new Switch Online collection

Nintendo announced that it's releasing its first mature collection for its Switch Online + Expansion Pack and it includes two action-packed classics.
super mario party jamboree announcement

Super Mario Party Jamboree is the series’ biggest game yet

Nintendo wasn't kidding when it said Super Mario Party Jamboree was the biggest in the series. It will have 110 minigames and a 20-person co-op mode.
Mario and Luigi high fiving each other with stars surrounding them.

A brand new Mario & Luigi game is coming and it looks gorgeous

Mario and Luigi are making a comeback on Switch in Mario & Luigi: Brothership, launching this November.
A player character in third person looking out over a snowy planet in Starfield

Bethesda’s Todd Howard responds to Starfield paid mods controversy

Todd Howard responded to the backlash around a recent paid mods Starfield release, bringing back old concerns over the practice.
David Harbour and Jodie Comer in Alone in the Dark.

Alone in the Dark developer shut down after disappointing sales

Embracer Group has shut down Pieces Interactive, which recently worked on this year's Alone in the Dark remake.
Mercy in her rose gold outfit. Her hair is strawberry blonde with pink tips and her outfit is different shades of pink.

Overwatch 2’s packed Season 11 update brings new map, legendary skins

Blizzard announced Overwatch 2's Season 11 on Monday, and it will bring a new push map, a new type of skin, and more to the free-to-play hero shooter.
The cover art for A Quiet Place. There's a person at the top in black and white holding a finger to their lips. Below them is a red empty street.

A Quiet Place is getting even bigger with a video game out this year

Saber Interactive is publishing A Quiet Place: The Road Ahead, a single-player horror game due out later this year.
Shovel Knight with his weapon standing in front of a night sky with a full moon.

New mainline Shovel Knight game will bring a ‘new dimension’ to the series

Yacht Club Games announced a lot of updates to its Shovel Knight series in a Friday showcase, as well as two upcoming games.
An illustration of a regular banana against an olive green b ackground.

A game that’s just about clicking a banana is going viral on Steam

One of the biggest hits on Steam right now is Banana, a free-to-play game about clicking a banana.
Two men look at an election poster for Guybrush in Sea of Thieves.

Xbox’s multiplatform strategy is already paying off

After just a month, we're already seeing returns on Sea of Thieves leaving Xbox exclusivity for other pastures on PlayStation 5.
Juliet with her chainsaw standing in front of a colorful background of lollipops and other candy. Cordelia, Elizabeth, Gideon, and Rosalind are standing off to the left.

Lollipop Chainsaw remake trailer reveals release date with sparkly new mode

Lollipop Chainsaw RePOP, announced in 2022, is set to hit consoles and PC in September, and you can check out the new trailer.
Four soldiers walk in front of a blue Super Earth flag in the Helldivers 2 trailer.

Helldivers 2 just got some long-requested changes in its new patch

A new massive Helldivers 2 update addresses a lot of issues players have had with Stratagem balance and planetary hazards.
Nefertiti in Egypt menu in Ara: History Untold. An upgrade on screen is called Rays of the Aten: Farms and their Upgrades provide an additional +1 food per turn

An Xbox PC Game Pass exclusive just got a release date and no one noticed

Upcoming Xbox strategy game Ara: History Untold got an under the radar release date days after it didn't appear at this past weekend's Xbox Game Showcase.
A screen from Jackbox Games' Tee K.O. 2 that shows a mountain with the words "Make a shirt" at the top.

This free Steam tool will make your Jackbox Party Pack nights even better

After years of feedback, Jackbox Games is releasing The Jackbox Megapicker, a Steam launcher that'll help you find the games you want more quickly.
A person holding a smartphone with the Discord app displayed.

Using Discord on PlayStation 5 is about to get a lot easier

PlayStation announced that it'll be bringing integrated Discord voice chat to PS5 consoles, so put those mobile devices down.
Final Fantasy 16's cover showcasing its protagonist infront of two demon summons.

How did multiple unannounced games leak through the Epic Games Store?

Eagle-eyed internet users discovered that a third-party tool had been scraping everything off the Epic Games Store, including some unannounced titles.
A glowing purple monster being attacked from all sides.

PlayStation Plus June game lineup will get you ready for Monster Hunter Wilds

PlayStation announced a jam-packed games catalog for PlayStation Plus subscribers in June, including a PS VR2 title and a Monster Hunter game.
James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich, Kirk Hammett, and Robert Trujillo in their Puppet Master Fortnite outfits. Flames are coming out of their eyes.

Metallica is bringing fuel, fire, and fury to Fortnite

Metallica is the next musical guest to pop up in the Fortnite Festival, and they're bringing tons of outfits and goodies along with them.
Val and Hinna standing side by side with other characters strewn in the background.

You won’t have to wait that much longer for Visions of Mana

Square Enix announced that players excited for Visions of Mana won't have to wait much longer thanks to a newly anounced August release date.
An animated Miles Morales swinging around in Marvel's Spider-Man 2 video game

Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 is getting some designer suits in next update

In a Spider-Man 2 update next week, players will get access to four designer suits and four others -- all for free.
A twisted oil rig in Still Wakes the Deep.

Sumo Group, parent company of publisher Secret Mode, to lay off 15% of workforce

Sumo Group, the company behind publisher Secret Mode and the upcoming Still Wakes the Deep, announced that it would be laying off workers.
A Nintendo Switch OLED model in its dock next to a regular Switch dock.

None of the three major gaming consoles have X integration now

Nintendo is the latest console maker to remove Twitter/X integration from its hardware, possibly due to API changes.
Yasuke in Assassin's Creed Shadows fighting an enemy. He's dressed in his samurai armor.

Apple announces its biggest upcoming gaming slate yet at WWDC

Resident Evil, Assassin's Creed Shadows, Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, and even more games are coming to Mac.
Three Na'vi standing in front of a dark, fiery sky amongst burned tents.

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora story DLC brings new area, challenges in July

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora's first story DLC pack is coming on July 16, with a new area and new enemies.
Sargon leaping with his blades and with blue streaks behind him.

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown to get new story DLC, Sands of Time coming in 2026

Ubisoft announced a few updates on its Prince of Persia franchise, including new story DLC for The Lost Crown and a release window for its Sands of Time remake.
A player runs through an XDefiant map with a shield from Rainbow Six

XDefiant is getting some massive updates for its Season 1 launch

Ubisoft's PVP shooter XDefiant is getting some big updates for its first season, including three new maps, new weapons, and a new play m ode.
Jack Baker getting shot at by Ethan Winters in Resident Evil 7

More Resident Evil games are coming to Apple devices

Capcom announced that Resident Evil 7 is now available for preorder on supported Apple devices, and a version of the Resident Evil 2 remake is in development.
A woman in a suit of armor with a weapon on her back looks ready to fight. She has glowing blue eyes.

Free-to-play shooter The First Descendant launches this summer

Nexon Games revealed the official release date for its upcoming free-to-play looter shooter The First Descendant.
The banner for Civilization 7, with highlighted text on a dark background.

Civilization 7 finally announced, but you’ll have to wait for more info

After almost eight years, fans are finally getting Civilization 7, the next entry in the iconic turn-based 4X franchise.
Lego Aloy talking to Lego hotdog guy with a machine behind her ready to attack.

Lego Horizon Adventures not only coming to PS5, but PC and Switch on day one

Sony announced Lego Horizon Adventures during Summer Games Fest, but it came with another surprise. It's also coming to Nintendo Switch.
A character using a flamethrower on a Thing alien in The Thing remaster,

Nightdive is taking on this 2002 cult classic for its next remaster

Nightdive Studios announced one of its next projects at IGN Live: a remaster of The Thing video game from 2002.
Lilith, Mother of Demons, in the Marvel's Midnight Suns trailer.

You can now play this underrated Marvel RPG for free thanks to Epic Games Store

If you missed out on Marvel's Midnight Suns, you can now claim it for free on the Epic Games Store, but only for a limited time.