Games Inbox: What is the big Nintendo Switch game for Christmas?

The Thursday Inbox tries to understand why Sony is being so secretive about the PS5, as one reader finally beats Thunder Force 4. To join in with the discussions yourself email [email protected] Christmas presentI really don’t understand why Nintendo is being given such a free ride this year. Apart from Animal Crossing (which was delayed […]

This year’s Call of Duty is being made by Treyarch

This year’s Call of Duty sequel will be developed by Treyarch and Raven Software, confirming a report more than a year old that Treyarch’s turn to make the game was being moved up a year. Daniel Alegre, Activision’s chief operating officer, confirmed Treyarch’s role in a quarterly earnings call with investors on Tuesday afternoon. Alegre […]

Fortnite Is Finally Adding Cars (And Trucks) This Week

Update: Fortnite developer Epic has dropped a second teaser for the game’s Joy Ride update on Twitter, and it appears cars won’t be the only kind of vehicle the patch adds. This tweet simply says, “Own the Road,” and features an image of a large semitruck called the Mudflap, suggesting it’ll be another type of […]

Metal Gear Solid 5 On PS3 Is Now Nuke-Free, Unlocking A Special Cutscene

In Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, there’s a cutscene that only triggers if your server achieves total nuclear disarmament. To get this cutscene, it needs to be the case that no one on your gaming platform has or is developing any nuclear weapons on their Forward Operating Base. Unlocking this cutscene requires global […]

The Twitter Bitcoin Hacker Is A Former Minecraft Scammer

On July 15, a Twitter hack targeting some of the platform’s most high-profile users caused chaos on the site, with Twitter temporarily restricting verified users from posting at all. The hack had users like Bill Gates, Kanye West, and Obama tweeting out a bitcoin scam to millions of followers. Now, a 17-year-old Florida teenager has […]

Why Spiritfarer Is A Different Kind Of Sim

Some people think of death as an ending, while others view it as a beginning. Spiritfarer explores the latter scenario, putting you on a boat full of deceased spirits to befriend as you ferry them to the next phase of their existence. That might seem a little grim for a simulation game, but Spiritfarer isn’t […]

Looks like Animal Crossing is about to get a luck system

Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ second summer update brought about the Dream Suite, save backups, fireworks, and even a new camera feature, but the most interesting addition has to be the quietest one: tripping. Players who download the update may find that, on occasion, their villager slips and falls to the ground, like so: If you […]

Halo Infinite Is Getting A 200-Page Art Book

Dark Horse is working with 343 Industries and Xbox Game Studios to collect the concept art used to create Halo Infinite, the game that is slated to release for Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and PC this holiday season. The Art of Halo Infinite is a 200-page book that features new cover art by 343 […]

Stardew Valley Update 1.5 Is Adding Mysterious New Door And More

Stardew Valley’s 1.5 update will add a “significant new piece of end-game content” plus other new additions as well. In a tweet, developer Eric Barone, also known as ConcernedApe, teased the update that was previously announced when the 1.4 update was released. The tease shows Willy’s shack with a new back door that wasn’t previously […]