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Three colorful PS5s float together in a line.

PlayStation State of Play returns this week, will feature 14 PS5 games

Sony's State of Play stream will return this week, and rumors are already circulating about what games it'll show off.
A soldier squats in Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 key art.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 is coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch

Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 will come to Xbox Game Pass on day one, though we don't know which subscription tiers it'll be on just yet.
The cast of Zenless Zone Zero poses.

Zenless Zone Zero launches this July, and it’s not just coming to mobile

Zenless Zone Zero will launch just in time for July 4, and it's not just coming to mobile devices.
tomb raider legend screenshot

PS Plus’ supersized June lineup includes Tomb Raider, PSVR2 games, and more

PS Plus subscribers are getting more games than usual this month, from PSVR2 games to classics like Sly Cooper.
Senua stares ahead wearing war paint.

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 shows the limits of photorealistic graphics

Hellblade 2 might be the most visually realistic game ever made, but its mixed reception shows that fans aren't always won over by incredible graphics.
A Pulse Elite, DualSense, and PlayStation Portal sit on a table.

I would buy a PlayStation Portal 2 if it had this one feature

While the PlayStation Portal is a solid cloud streaming handheld, there's one missing feature that its successor needs to have.
A character stands before a God in Isles of Sea and Sky.

This retro Game Boy throwback is the modern-day Link’s Awakening

If you love The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, you need to check out retro Game Boy throwback Isles of Sea and Sky.
Sonic, Tails, and their pals stand side by side in Sonic Mania Plus.

3 Netflix games you can play with your subscription this weekend (May 24-26)

If you have a Netflix subscription, you can play these three great games for no additional charge this weekend.
Valah stands in front of graffiti in RKGK.

RKGK mashes Hi-Fi Rush and Jet Set Radio up into one stylish game

PC players are getting a stylish new game today: the graffiti-filled RKGK.
A character wanders a cracked maze in Lorelei and the Laser Eyes.

How Lorelei and the Laser Eyes went from a small project to 2024’s most ambitious game

Lorelei and the Laser Eyes is a sprawling puzzle game, but developer Simogo originally set out to make something smaller than Sayonara Wild Hearts.
A Turtle Beach Stealth 600 sits in front of a green background.

You’re going to want a great Xbox headset for Hellblade 2. Try this one

If you're diving into Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 this weekend, you're going to want to upgrade your Xbox headset game.
The underside of the Vulcan 2 TKL Pro's keys glow blue.

I traded my mechanical keyboard for a magnetic one. I’m not going back

When my old mechanical keyboard broke down, I decided to go magnetic and try Turtle Beach's Vulcan 2 TKL Pro.
Cait Sith dances in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.

The best video games of 2024 so far

From Final Fantasy VII Rebirth to Helldivers 2, these are the games we've dug the most in a surprisingly loaded first half of 2024.
A character stands in front of a cracked mirror in Lorelei and the Laser Eyes.

Lorelei and the Laser Eyes review: The best video game I’ve ever reviewed

Lorelei and the Laser Eyes' painstaking puzzle design makes for an all-time classic.
Characters stand around a burning pile of hay in Paper Trail.

Check out this charming new game included in your Netflix subscription

If you have a Netflix subscription, make sure you check out the charming new game Paper Trail.
A Switch Oled sits in front of a right background.

The Nintendo Switch is in its filler era

With Nintendo's next console on the horizon, the Switch finds itself firmly in its filler era as it pads out a long wait.
A titan wielding a grenade launcher in Destiny 2..

3 free video games you should play this weekend (May 10-12)

Looking for a free game to play? Digital Trends has rounded up three titles you can dive into this weekend.
Two players play Nintendo Switch.

3 new Nintendo Switch games you should try this weekend (May 10-12)

The Nintendo Switch just got three solid games that are all worth trying this weekend.
A floating head looks in a box in Cryptmaster.

If you grew up playing typing games, you’ll adore Cryptmaster

If you grew up playing PC games like Typing of the Dead, you'll adore inventive typing RPG Cryptmaster.
A cat holds bread in Little Kitty, Big City.

This precious Game Pass adventure let me see the world through my cat’s eyes

Little Kitty, Big City will resonate with any pet owners who have ever moved their pals into a bigger living space.
Two rabbits sit side by side in Animal Well.

Animal Well review: must-play Metroidvania is full of rewarding secrets

Animal Well uses the Metroidvania genre to craft an intricate, secret-filled adventure about animal adaptation.
Mara walks through an amusement park in Crow Country.

This creepy game is a picture-perfect throwback to PS1 horror

If you grew up on PlayStation 1 games like Resident Evil, you're going to love (and be very creeped out by) Crow Country.
Hades 2 key art from its first trailer.

Hades 2 is nearly perfect, but there’s one problem that needs tweaking

We're loving Hades 2 so far, but there's one thing we hope Supergiant hammers out before the sequel exits early access.
Melinoe fighting under a full moon in Hades 2.

Should you play Hades 2 in early access or wait for the full game?

Hades 2 is out now in early access, but should you play it now or wait until 1.0? You won't be disappointed either way.
A Steam Deck sits next to a Switch OLED.

Hades 2 shows the Steam Deck’s biggest advantage over the Nintendo Switch

The Steam Deck still has one important advantage over the Nintendo Switch, and Hades 2 reveals it.
A soldier in silhouette in Helldivers 2.

Helldivers 2 just showed the highs and lows of live service in one chaotic weekend

After a chaotic weekend, Helldivers 2 just showed us that the high rewards of live service come with some serious risks.
Pac-Men chase one another through a beach maze in Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle: Chomp Champs.

A former Stadia exclusive comes to PC and consoles this week, and it’s a blast

Pac-Man Mega Tunnel Battle was just one of many Stadia exclusives lost when Google's service shut down, but it makes a triumphant comeback this week.
A nun stands in a red room in Indika.

Don’t ask questions! Just play this wild and weird nun game

Come to Indika for its wildly weird style, but stay for its thoughtful theological debates.
Kirby and his friends post in Kirby and the Amazing Mirror art.

3 retro classics to play on Nintendo Switch Online this weekend (May 3-5)

These Switch Online games are perfect companions to recent releases like Stellar Blade, Endless Ocean: Luminous, and Tales of Kenzera: Zau.
A PS5 sits on a table.

Sony PlayStation 5 review: slimmer model makes a great console better

The PS5's slimmer upgraded model makes a great console even better, with more storage and a slightly less awkward design.
A close up of ratchet in ratchet & Clank Rift Apart.

How well do you know video games? This free game will test your knowledge

Do you know how long it takes to beat your favorite video games? This free browser game will put your knowledge to the test.
Batman stands in front of a bat shadow in Batman: Arkham Shadow.

I’m thrilled about Batman: Arkham’s move to VR — and you should be too

Batman: Arkham Shadow might not be the game fans wanted, but the VR exclusive has serious potential.
Three party members stand side by side in Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance.

Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance is darker, harder, and smoother

We got a deep look at Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance's new story -- and its even darker than we expected.
A diver swims in Endless Ocean: Luminous.

Endless Ocean: Luminous review: chill underwater adventure runs out of air

Endless Ocean: Luminous guts the best parts of the series' previous entries in favor of chill, but repetitive busywork.