Best PS4 games this year. The demons you need to slay are tougher than ever, so expect plenty of new weapons with which to deal death justice …

The Sinking City returns to stores, legal dispute continues

The Sinking City is a Lovecraftian horror detective game that was released in the summer of 2019, and then disappeared from most online storefronts in Aug. 2020 due to a dispute between publisher Nacon and developer Frogwares. Today, the game returns to storefronts. It is available for purchase on the Microsoft Store for Xbox One; it will return to Steam […]

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Stardew Valley just got its biggest update ever

Stardew Valley just got its biggest patch ever. The new 1.5 update for the game adds an entire new island full of late-game content, a new kind of farm for you to create for new games, and even split screen local co-op. The biggest change in this patch is a new late-game area called Ginger Island. When players venture to […]

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Fortnite is following the Facebook playbook

Fortnite’s new game mode isn’t particularly novel, but its very existence gets at the Epic Games’ Silicon Valley-sized ambition. The mode is called The Spy Within, and it isn’t hard to see the similarities it has to Among Us, a 2-year-old game that found immense success in 2020 thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortnite’s success is built on taking popular […]

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Overwatch’s new Winter Wonderland event goes live with new mode, skins

Overwatch’s annual holiday event, Winter Wonderland, is here. Winter Wonderland 2020 brings with it limited-time game modes from previous years (Mei’s Snowball Offensive, Yeti Hunt, and Snowball Deathmatch), as well as a new mode: 4v4 Freezethaw Elimination. Of course, Blizzard Entertainment has also given Overwatch players a fresh batch of holiday and winter-themed skins to earn, including the delightful Penguin […]

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Destiny 2’s new ice powers will evolve in Year 4

Destiny 2’s new Stasis subclass is the star of the show for Beyond Light, the franchise’s 2020 expansion. Stasis is the first of the game’s new Darkness classes — with more likely coming in the upcoming expansions, Witch Queen and Lightfall. According to Bungie, more changes are coming to Stasis in Year 4. Being of the Darkness, Stasis works a […]

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Electronic Arts — and not Take-Two — is buying Codemasters

Electronic Arts will buy Codemasters for $1.2 billion, overtaking an earlier bid by Take-Two Interactive to acquire the racing video games developer and publisher. EA announced the deal in a news release very early Monday morning, adding that it expected the deal to complete in the first quarter of 2021. Take-Two also said it expected a first quarter closing when […]

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The Game Awards 2020: the biggest announcements

The Game Awards are the industry’s yearly celebration of video games — the best and most innovative titles that were released in 2020. Games like Ghost of Tsushima, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Hades were all up for awards. But one of the things fans look forward to most is the announcements. And this year, there were […]

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