Apex Legends season 8 introduces a new character next month

Apex Legends’ eighth season, Mayhem, will go live on Feb. 2, and it will feature the debut of the battle royale game’s 16th Legend: Fuse, developer Respawn Entertainment announced Monday. Respawn introduced Apex Legends players to Fuse with a new Stories from the Outlands short on Monday. The four-minute video tells the tale of Fuse’s […]

Rainbow Six Siege operators join Ghost Recon Breakpoint in new event

The Ghost Recon franchise has a history of tagging in the protagonists of other Ubisoft titles, like the ability for players to play as an Assassin with a Creed in Wildlands. Now, it’s doing that again by adding Rainbow Six Siege operators to Ghost Recon Breakpoint. On Jan. 19, Ubisoft Paris is releasing a patch […]

Resident Evil Village showcase event coming Jan. 21

Capcom is planning a big Resident Evil blowout on Jan. 21, including all-new details on Resident Evil Village, the next major entry in the survival horror game franchise. Next Thursday’s Resident Evil Showcase promises a “guided tour” of Resident Evil Village, which means a new trailer and our first look at gameplay. The Resident Evil […]

GTA 5’s ‘Lamar roasts Franklin’ meme goes IRL with original actors

Lamar-roasting-Franklin in Grand Theft Auto 5 is in danger of going from meme to cliché (both being French words) in the span of a month. But not before the scene’s original actors recreate it IRL, reminding Franklin once again his yee-yee ass haircut is why Tenisha prefers to date doctors and lawyers. Obviously, this dialogue […]

League of Legends: Wild Rift is coming to North America in March

On Friday, Riot Games released a video detailing some of the things coming to the League of Legends universe in 2021. Among those announcements was a new update on League of Legends: Wild Rift — the new console and mobile version of the MOBA — including the fact that North American players will get their […]

Cyberpunk 2077’s refund fiasco

CD Projekt’s rush to guarantee refunds for Cyberpunk 2077, which launched with numerous glitches and performance problems, seems to have made a bad situation, between the studio and its players, into an even worse one, between the company and its corporate partners. Vice on Wednesday reported GameStop’s instructions to sales associates not to provide direct […]

Cyberpunk 2077 guide: Epistrophy Delamain cab locations

In the second act of Cyberpunk 2077, things start off poorly. As you set off to continue your journey, an automated Delamain cab smashes into and destroys your car. In an effort to fix your vehicle and learn what is happening with these rogue cabs, you’ll have to go on a quest. That Side Job, […]

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 […]

Fortnite gets new ‘performance mode’ for low-end computers

Fortnite is already on almost every platform you can imagine (except iOS). But just because a computer can run Fortnite doesn’t mean that it runs the game well. Fortunately, Epic Games is trying to fix that with a new feature called Performance Mode, which should help computers that just meet the game’s minimum specifications run […]