The 29 biggest announcements from The Game Awards 2021

Hosted by Geoff Keighley, The Game Awards is most-hyped not for its awards, but for stuffing its show with world premieres. That hasn’t changed. On Thursday evening’s broadcast, more than half of the three-hour show consisted of new game announcements — everything from game updates and release dates to reveals of big games coming well […]

New Star Trek game revealed by former Telltale Games talent

A new game set in the Star Trek universe and developed by former Telltale Games veterans is coming in 2022 to consoles and PC. Dramatic Labs, the studio formed by those Telltale alumni, announced the game, Star Trek: Resurgence, Thursday at The Game Awards. Star Trek: Resurgence is described as an original story set in […]

Sonic Frontiers sends the hedgehog on a new 3D adventure

Developer Sonic Team revealed the title for its next mainline game in the Sonic the Hedgehog series at the Game Awards on Thursday. The next game will be called Sonic Frontiers and it’s scheduled to be released at some point during the 2022 holiday season. The game is being developed by Sega’s Sonic Team Japan […]

Bungie’s making a Nerf Gjallarhorn, here’s how to get it

One of Destiny’s most iconic weapons is getting a real-life Nerf version. Bungie and Nerf are partnering to make foam-firing Gjallarhorn rocket launchers that you can buy from the Bungie store, the company announced on Tuesday. Gjallarhorn is one of Destiny’s most famous weapons, thanks to the fact that it was completely over-powered through most […]

Well-known Nickelodeon character Garfield coming to Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl

If you think Garfield is all about eating lasagna and napping, you’d be right — but you’d also be missing out on some wild trivia, like the fact that he is technically a Nickelodeon character, and therefore able to appear in Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl and kick the shit out of Patrick Star. [The writer pulls […]

Halo’s iconic Battle Rifle, Energy Sword, and Magnum are coming to Destiny today

After months of silence, Bungie has been hiding some iconic Halo weapons in Destiny 2’s Bungie 30th Anniversary Pack. A new trailer shows off footage of the Halo: Combat Evolved Magnum, and Halo 2’s Energy Sword and Battle Rifle. We also see a brief shot of a Ghost-inspired Sparrow. Additional images from Bungie’s website show […]

Spider-Man’s web-slinging makes me want to play Fortnite

The world of Fortnite continues to develop at a dizzying pace. Now, with the arrival of its next big influx of new gameplay via Chapter 3, the game takes one more step towards becoming a true metaverse monster. The update includes a whole new map and dangerous new weather hazards like tornados. Spider-Man has just […]

Raven Software workers to walk out in protest of QA layoffs

Workers at Raven Software, the studio behind development of Call of Duty: Warzone, will walk out of work Monday after the Activision Blizzard-owned studio laid off 12 quality assurance contractors last week. “The Raven QA team and other members of Raven’s staff will be walking out with a singular demand,” Raven Software workers said in […]

No one is dying in my Unsighted playthrough, and that’s fine by me

You may have heard about Unsighted, a Zelda-inspired adventure game with a very particular hook: Each NPC you meet has a ticking clock above their heads, and if enough in-game time passes, they’ll go “unsighted” and vanish from the world. That weapon vendor who sold you your first sword? Gone. That friendly giant whale who […]