El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is back with PC release

Image: UTV Ignition Games Play as ancient characters in low-rise jeans once again Ignition Entertainment’s trippy and mind-boggling El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is coming back with a PC version on Steam, a decade after its original release. The game is most notable for its story, which is based...

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Rage 2 is free on PC, which certainly helps one overlook its flaws

Image: Avalanche Software, id Software/Bethesda Softworks Who cares about the story when the shooting is this good? Rage 2 is a pastiche of better shooters that have been released in the past decade, but that aspect of its design hides one huge secret for people looking for hidden gems: The...

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New PlayStation State of Play livestream coming Feb. 25

Image: Insomniac Games/Sony Interactive Entertainment Thursday’s episode will focus on 10 games for PS4, PS5 A new episode of Sony’s State of Play will air on Thursday, Feb. 25, promising a look at upcoming PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 games, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced Tuesday. The show will include new...

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Surprise, Stardew Valley is a board game now

Photo: ConcernedApe Time to grow parsnips all over your game table If you’ve ever played Stardew Valley and thought hey, running a farm seems real nice, I’d like to do that without any of the manual labor, today is your lucky day. The hit indie farming game has been adapted...

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Illinois rep. wants to ban ‘all violent video games’ to curb violence

Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images The amendments were introduced last week An Illinois legislator is looking to ban the sale of all violent video games in the state, according to amendments that would adjust a 2012 law, which currently keeps retailers from selling certain violent games to minors. The documents were...

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Blue Beetle will be DC’s first Latinx superhero movie

Image: DC Comics Angel Manuel Soto of Charm City Kings will direct DC’s Blue Beetle is taking his first steps towards being the face of the publisher’s first Latinx-lead film, and perhaps the first Latinx superhero to hit the big screen in their own live-action movie. According to The Wrap,...

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 is coming to PS5, Xbox Series X, and Nintendo Switch

Image: Vicarious Visions/Activision A few cryptic tweets and then an official announcement The excellent remake of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and its sequel came out on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows PC last year, but the game is heading to a few new platforms soon. On Monday, the skateboarding...

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Metal Slug 3 and Warface are among this month’s Xbox Games With Gold offerings

Image: Crytek Players can also play a top-down shooter that stars a Llama Xbox Live Gold subscribers are getting a fresh slate of Games with Gold offerings in March. This time around, players will get access to four free games throughout the month. Perhaps the biggest game coming to Games...

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Days Gone comes to PC this spring, with more PlayStation ports on the way

Image: Sony Bend/Sony Interactive Entertainment Plus a ‘whole slate’ of other SIE games coming to PC, says CEO Jim Ryan Days Gone and “a whole slate” of PlayStation games are coming to PC, Sony Interactive Entertainment America CEO Jim Ryan told GQ in an interview published Tuesday morning. The biker-fantasy/zombie-adventure...

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Next Dungeons & Dragons campaign book reboots the many realms of Ravenloft

Cover art for Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft. | Image: Anna Podedworna/Wizards of the Coast 30 different settings, 30 different villains, plus a whole lot more The next campaign book for 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons is titled Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft and it’s due out on May 18....

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