Pokémon Go guide: A Seven-Colored Shadow Special Research Tasks

Pokémon Go has a set of Team Go Rocket Special Research Tasks, “A Seven-Colored Shadow,” for a limited time. From June 17 until Sept. 1, players can get a Shadow Ho-oh from completing “A Seven-Colored Shadow.” The quest requires you to beat several Team Go Rocket grunts, leaders, and eventually, Giovanni. In our Pokémon Go […]

The Witcher: Monster Slayer opens up early registration for Android players

The Witcher: Monster Slayer is a game similar to Pokémon Go, except instead of dealing with friendly pocket monsters, players face off against a much deadlier and murderous monster variety. Android players can pre-register for the game’s soft launch now on the official Witcher website, which can grant them early access to Monster Slayer. https://youtube.com/watch?v=TJONQYsru1c%3Frel%3D0 […]

Hot Shots Golf creators bring PlayStation-style golf to Apple

The PlayStation 4’s Everybody’s Golf, from the late summer of 2017, consumed dozens of hours of my time. Whether winding down from a core game or sports sim, or just the workday itself, and I was looking for something to play, Everybody’s Golf always won long stretches of my attention without ever asking for a […]

Why today feels like a quiet turning point for video games

Industry-changing shifts are easier to spot in hindsight, long after hundreds of little decisions steered video games into a new epoch. The parallel rise of downloadable content, post-launch patches, and in-app purchases happened over years. Today is different. A significant amount of change is happening all at once, and you can see it in real […]

MLB The Show 21 launching on Xbox Game Pass

MLB The Show 21, developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment’s San Diego Studio, will launch on Xbox Game Pass on April 20 — its release day. Major League Baseball and Microsoft announced the news on Friday via the Xbox Wire. Xbox Game Pass subscribers will have instant access to MLB The Show 21 on April 20 […]

Final Fantasy 7 Ever Crisis will bring the entire FF7 story to your phone

In a second surprise announcement following Sony’s State of Play livestream, Square Enix announced Final Fantasy 7 Ever Crisis, a mobile game that will retell the entire Compilation of Final Fantasy 7 in a new, friendly-looking art style. Ever Crisis will also feature new story elements, Square Enix said, written by Final Fantasy 7 Remake […]

Final Fantasy 7 is getting a battle royale prequel

Shortly after Square Enix announced a surprise upgrade for Final Fantasy 7 Remake, called Intergrade, for PlayStation 5, the company dropped an even bigger surprise: a battle royale game set in the world of Final Fantasy 7. Final Fantasy 7: The First Soldier is coming to Android and iOS devices in 2021. The battle royale […]

Waiting for Pokémon Snap? Try Alba: A Wildlife Adventure

It’s been decades since I’ve played Pokémon Snap, but I still think of it fondly. I only remember playing it in one place, at my grandmother’s house and in the living room, not the den. My memory tells me I never owned it, that I waited patiently for it, week after week, to come back […]

Riot unveils the Legends of Runeterra road map for 2021

Now that it’s 2021, Riot Games has released a roadmap of the content coming to card game Legends of Runeterra throughout the year. The first major update will be in February, when Lunari assassin comes to the game. The roadmap currently runs through July, and shows a lot of Shurima related content showing up throughout […]