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Silent Hill Transmission stream: How to watch and what to expect

You should tune into the Silent Hill Transmission on May 30 to get a new look at Return to Silent Hill and more. Here's how to watch it.
The Great Deku Tree Lego set.

The Legend of Zelda’s first Lego set is even cooler than it looks

The Legend of Zelda is making the jump to Lego, as Mario and Animal Crossing did, with an elaborate Great Deku Tree 2-in-1 Set.
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May is packed with great games, but don’t miss these 3 hidden gems

May has been full of excellent indie games, but these three standouts shouldn't go under your radar.
Key art of the Prince in The Rogue Prince of Persia.

Move over Hades 2. Another great roguelike just hit early access

The Rogue Prince of Persia is the latest excellent game to hit early access in the wake of Hades 2, Palworld, and Manor Lords.
Arthur Morgan in Red Dead Redemption 2.

3 new PS Plus games to play this Memorial Day weekend (May 24-27)

This Memorial Day weekend, play these games from Sony, Rockstar Games, and Ubisoft that were just added to the PlayStation Plus game catalog.
Senua carries a torch in Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2.

3 Xbox Game Pass games to play over Memorial Day weekend (May 24-27)

If you're looking for Xbox Game Pass games to play over Memorial Day weekend, check out these three titles.
A screenshot from 2015's Mad Max video game.

George Miller wants to see ‘someone like’ Hideo Kojima make a Mad Max game

George Miller said he'd like someone like Hideo Kojima to make a Mad Max game after reflecting on the one released in 2015.
Key art for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War season 2.

Will Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 be on Xbox Game Pass?

There has been a lot of debate over whether or not Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 will come to Xbox Game Pass when it launches later this year.
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 is real and we’ll learn more about it soon

Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 was just announced, and you can expect to learn more about it next month.
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MultiVersus is back, but it still has the same identity crisis

MultiVersus is back, and while it's more fun than ever, it also feels like more of a corporate product than ever.
Jason Voorhees in MultiVersus

How MultiVersus worked Jason Voorhees into a kid-friendly fighting game

The design director of MultiVersus explained how R-rated horror icon Jason Voorhees was brought to the cartoonish crossover fighting game.
Cropped key art for Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door.

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door got the remake it deserved

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door's remake on Nintendo Switch is a testament to the game's influence and the fans who wanted it to make a comeback.
Mario in a hot cut cutout in Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door's Nintendo Switch remake.

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door review: GameCube remake is as iconic as ever

Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door remains a classic with its Nintendo Switch remake thanks to its hilarious writing and approachable RPG gameplay.
Senua in Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade 2 review: Xbox’s new exclusive is a fierce sequel

Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 is one of the best Xbox Series X console exclusives yet thanks to its stunning visuals and sound design.
Yasuke in Assassin's Creed Shadows fighting an enemy. He's dressed in his samurai armor.

Can’t wait for Assassin’s Creed Shadows? Play these games instead

If you can't wait to play Assassin's Creed Shadows, consider checking out these games from Sony, Sega, Mimimi Productions, and Devolver Digital.
Magik after opening a portal for the first time in Marvel's Midnight Suns.

Marvel’s Midnight Suns dev confirms romance options were never in the game

Firaxis never planned to include romance options in Marvel's Midnight Suns, according to Jake Solomon, the RPG's creative director.
Peter attacks enemies with the Symbiote Suit in Marvel's Spider-Man 2.

3 PS Plus free demos you should try this weekend (May 17-19)

PS Plus Premium subscribers get access to a variety of game trials, so we recommended demoing these great games this weekend.
Bayek in Assassin's Creed Origins.

3 Xbox Game Pass games you should play this weekend (May 17-19)

If you're wondering which Xbox Game Pass titles you should check out this weekend, we recommend these games from Ubisoft, Focus Entertainment, and EA.
Woman in the GTA 6 trailer at a rooftop pool party. She's in a white bikini.

Grand Theft Auto 6 will launch in fall 2025

You can expect Grand Theft Auto VI to release sometime in fall 2025, according to Rockstar parent company Take-Two Interactive.
Key art for X-Men Legends

Where are all the great new X-Men video games?

After watching X-Men '97, I was eager to play some X-Men video games. I'd have to go further back than I expected to find them.
Vecna in Dead by Daylight.

Dead By Daylight’s next crossovers include Dungeons & Dragons and Castlevania

Dead by Daylight has an exciting year ahead of it with a new 2v8 mode and crossovers with both Dungeons & Dragons and Castlevania.
Key art for The Casting of Frank Stone.

Dead by Daylight is getting 3 spinoff games, and you can get one for free right now

Dead by Daylight is getting three spinoff games, and you can play the newly released What the Fog for free right now if you have a Behavior account.
Dr. Strange, Iron Man, and Scarlet Witch defend and Sanctum Santorum in Marvel's Midnight Suns.

Marvel’s Midnight Suns creative director explains why the game flopped

Marvel’s Midnight Suns creative director Jake Solomon believes that the strategy game's card-based gameplay was a major factor in its underperformance.
Marvel's Midnight Suns group walk

XCOM’s Jake Solomon is moving on to the life sim genre at new studio

XCOM and Midnight Suns developer Jake Solomon has opened a new studio, which is hard at work on an ambitious life sim.
The logo for Assassin's Creed Shadows.

Assassin’s Creed Codename Red gets new title ahead of reveal this week

The feudal Japan-set Assassin's Creed game formerly known as Codename Red is now officially titled Assassin's Creed Shadows.
Cloud in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.

Square Enix console exclusivity may be coming to an end soon

Expect more Square Enix games to be multiplatform instead of Nintendo or PlayStation exclusives in the future.
Bryn in Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier

Play the Planet of the Apes game that time forgot after watching the new movie

Just watched Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes? Then you should check out this underrated Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier game starring Neil Newbon.
Miles Morales in Spider-Man outfit fending off crime.

3 PlayStation Plus games you need to play this weekend (May 10-12)

If you're looking for a reason to use your PS5 this weekend, try these great PS Plus titles.
Chai in Hi-Fi Rush.

3 Xbox Game Pass titles you should play this weekend (May 10-12)

Wondering what to play on Xbox Game Pass this weekend? We recommend these titles from Tango Gameworks and Arkane Austin, studios that Microsoft just closed.
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Closed Xbox studios pitched sequels to Hi-Fi Rush, Dishonored

A new report reveals that Tango Gameworks was pitching Hi-Fi Rush 2 to Microsoft, while Arkane Austin wanted to potentially work on a new Dishonored.
A cinematic shot of Sonic in Sonic Rumble's announcement trailer.

A Sonic game that plays like Fall Guys is coming to mobile

Sonic Rumble is the next Sonic the Hedgehog game, but it's a battle royale that will only be available on mobile.
The physical version of Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition.

Nintendo’s next game is all about mastering NES classics

Nintendo World Championships: NES Edition lets players compete in speedrunning challenges in NES games like Super Mario Bros and The Legend of Zelda.
The four hero characters in Redfall dragging a vampire, who's reaching towards the camera with clawed hands.

Redfall review: multiplayer sucks the life out of a promising vampire shooter

The single-player and multiplayer experiences within Redfall are constantly at odds with one another, and neither side wins that fight.
Sonic give a peace sign in an animation.

Netflix subscribers are getting five games, including Sonic Mania Plus

Sonic Mania Plus, Katana Zero, Braid: Anniversary Edition, and more are all coming to the Netflix Games catalog this month.