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A furnace golem looms in Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree.

Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree story trailer follows Miquella into the Land of Shadow

FromSoftware unveiled the first story trailer for Shadow of the Erdtree, the upcoming DLC expansion for its massive hit Elden Ring.
Satoru Iwata presenting at GDC in 2011 in front of a red GDC logo.

Watch Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata predict the future of consoles 20 years ago

Former President of Nintendo Satoru Iwata speaks about the future of consoles and his philosophy in this remastered 2004 interview.
A collage of the delta emulator.

Delta emulator changes logo after Adobe lawsuit threats — but just barely

Popular iOS emulator Delta had to change its logo recently, and decided to poke fun at the whole situation in a small update.
Two vampire knights dueling. with one leaping into the air.

V Rising comes to PS5 this June alongside Castlevania special edition

After a tease earlier this year, Stunlock Studios announced V Rising will be hitting PlayStation 5 this June.
Jason Voorhees in MultiVersus

MultiVersus adds Jason Voorhees and Agent Smith to its wacky roster

Warner Bros. Games has announced two new MultiVersus characters for its upcoming first season: Jason Voorhees and Agent Smith.
Three heroes lined up in green, red, and blue shades.

Deadlock is a new hero shooter developed by Valve, according to leaks

Valve is apparently working on a new 6v6 hero shooter called Deadlock, according to multiple noted leakers.
Two vault-dwellers and a helmet from a set of power armor.

Epic Games just teased a Fallout and Fortnite crossover

Considering how big Fallout is right now, it only makes sense that it'll pop up in Fortnite. Thanks to a post from Epic Games, we know now that it's happening.
An Oklahoma football player with a hand on his fellow player's shoulder in College Football 25

First EA Sports College Football game in over a decade officially revealed

It has been 11 years since there was an EA college football video game, but EA Sports College Football 25 is bringing the NCAA back to players.
The four hero characters in Redfall dragging a vampire, who's reaching towards the camera with clawed hands.

Redfall will get a final update that adds an offline mode

While Microsoft said it was halting active development on Redfall, the game will get one more update that adds an offline mode.
A monster stalking two characters in the dark in Dauntless,

Dauntless dev lays off over 100 people as it cancels in-development projects

Phoenix Labs confirmed that it was restructuring its business and laying off workers. This is the third such announcement in little over a year.
Two drag queens go head to head on an 80s-styled pink and blue poster with the title "Drag Her" in the middle.

Drag-themed fighting game is released for free on PC despite being unfinished

Fighting Change Games announced that it had to shut down and stop developing Drag Her!, its 2D drag-inspired fighting game, but released what it had for free.
Soldiers battle in an abandoned airport.

Activision forms studio to develop new narrative-driven franchise

Activision is breaking away from Call of Duty with the launch of Elsewhere Entertainment, a new studio that will develop a narrative-driven franchise.
Yasuke in Assassin's Creed Shadows fighting an enemy. He's dressed in his samurai armor.

No, Assassin’s Creed Shadows won’t be online only

While multiple stores seemed to suggest Assassin's Creed Shadows would require an internet connection, Ubisoft has confirmed that isn't the case.
A character sneaks around at night in Assassin's Creed Shadows.

Huh. Assassin’s Creed Shadows is actually launching day one on Mac

Ubisoft's upcoming Assassin's Creed Shadows will be launching on all platforms — and yes, that includes Macs with Apple silicon chips.
Arthur Morgan walks into a burning house in Red Dead Redemption 2.

You can play this 2018 open-world hit for free if you have PlayStation Plus

Return to the Old West with Red Dead Redemption 2, which is being added to the PlayStation Plus catalog alongside 12 other games this month.
Characters holding guns in a messed up city in The Division Heartland

Ubisoft cancels The Division Heartland to focus on ‘bigger opportunities’

Ubisoft announced that it's canceling development on its free-to-play shooter The Division Heartland to focus on other franchises like Rainbow Six.
The two heroes of Assassin's Creed Shadows stand side by side.

Assassin’s Creed Shadows launches this November with two protagonists

Assassin's Creed Shadows will take players to Japan this November, and it'll feature two playable heroes.
The Game Awards live show.

Everything announced at The Game Awards 2023

From world premieres to new trailers for highly anticipated games, this is a live recap of everything announced during The Game Awards 2023.
A gun sits in a drawer in Signalis.

Check out this fantastic horror game before it leaves Xbox Game Pass next week

One of the best horror games on Xbox Game Pass leaves the service next week. Make sure you play it before Halloween season ends.
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.
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.
Leon holding a gun in Resident Evil 4.

Resident Evil 4 shows that a remake doesn’t need to be completely faithful

The new version of Resident Evil 4 works as well as it does because it isn't a perfectly faithful remake.
A Fort Solis character stands in a red hallway.

Fort Solis’ incredible character animations are a step forward for video games

We went hands-on with Fort Solis and came away wowed by its meticulously detailed character animations.
Pedro Pascal with his finger to his mouth telling someone to be quiet in a scene from The Last of Us on HBO Max.

Even HBO’s The Last of Us can’t fully master the video game adaptation

HBO's The Last of Us sets a new gold standard for video game adaptations, but some of the game's power is still lost in translation.
A character stands below a ship in Starfield.

This console generation isn’t about games or hardware. It’s about services

While gaming console cycles have always been defined by hardware bumps and exclusives, this current generation shows us the power of services.
Venom affects a Marvel Snap playng field.

Marvel Snap’s simplicity is its ultimate superpower

Marvel Snap is a mobile sensation, and that's thanks to its elegant design that's perfect for casual superhero fans and hardcore deck-building buffs.
Pyramid Head walking in the rain.

Konami’s big Silent Hill plans show how video game franchises are changing

Konami is taking an aggressive approach to revive the Silent Hill series. It's part of a larger trend across the video game industry.
Meta Quest Pro enables 3D modeling in mixed reality.

Don’t buy the Meta Quest Pro for gaming. It’s a metaverse headset first

Meta has made it clear that the Quest Pro isn't a device that casual video game fans need to pick up.
Google Stadia controller.

Google Stadia’s dedicated community faces heartbreak amid service closure

For Google Stadia's most dedicated users, the cloud service's closure is a heartbreaking loss for a small community.
Jackie from Cyberpunk 2077 with a gun pointed at his head.

Cyberpunk 2077’s Steam success is great, but we can’t rewrite its history

While Cyberpunk 2077 has made a big comeback, its success shouldn't be viewed as a redemption arc.