You Can Play A Demo Of Metroid Dread Right Now

Metroid Dread launched to largely positive reviews earlier this month. The conclusion of Samus’ decades-long battle against the Metroids maintains the classic side-scrolling exploration and the modern additions of developer MercurySteam, such as the melee counter. However, it has one prominent, frightening new feature: E.M.M.I’s, nigh-unstoppable robots that Samus must regularly evade, adding a terrifying wrinkle to the […]

In Unsighted, You Must Save A City Of Robots From Transforming Into Monsters In Real-Time

Unsighted is a sci-fi top-down action-adventure game that transports players to the robot-ruled world of Arcadia. In this land, humanoid automatons have been blessed with sentience thanks to an energy source called Anima. Unfortunately, this fuel is running out, and when it does, the machines will devolve into mindless killers called Unsighted. As the automaton Alma, […]

Far Cry 6 Lets You Wage War With A Rooster, Because Why Not?

Far Cry 6 embraces zany, explosive madness – craft makeshift weapons from collected scraps or grab one of the many “Amigos For Hire” before you set out on another bombastic escapade. We’ve seen the adorable Dachshund, Chorizo, and his semiaquatic reptilian counterpart, Guapo. But what other animals will help you wage war against Antón Castillo and his militaristic goons? […]

If you liked Deathloop, you should read The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

As I wrapped up my current Deathloop playthrough, I was intensely reminded of a book I had just finished — Stuart Turton’s 2018 murder mystery best-seller The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle. If you liked one, you just might like the other. Though I’m not the first to make this comparison, I found the two […]

Neo: The World Ends With You Lands On The Epic Store This Month

After Square Enix jumped the gun by leaking the news a few hours early, we can confirm that Neo: The World Ends With You makes its way to PC via the Epic Games Store on September 28. The sequel to the fan-favorite RPG launched on PlayStation 4 and Switch in July, with the PC version slated […]

Valve shows you how to mod a Steam Deck — and why you shouldn’t

It’s not every day that a company posts a video tutorial on how to alter its hardware. However, Valve went slightly against the grain on Wednesday when it published a video teardown of the Steam Deck on YouTube. The video presented a perfect how-to guide for modding your Steam Deck hardware, after it launches in […]

You Can Claim A Scarf-Wearing Zarude And Shiny Celebi In Pokémon Sword And Shield

To celebrate the upcoming worldwide premiere of the animated film Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, The Pokémon Company is giving out codes to add the film’s Dada Zarude as well as Shiny Celebi to Sword and Shield. All you have to do is subscribe to the Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter. Pokémon the Movie: […]

Everything you need to know about Wario

It’s often said that Wario is an enigma. Who says that? That’s not one of the questions we’re here to answer. It’s Wario Month here at Wariogon, and there are some burning questions out there about Wario. While he’s certainly the loudest and proudest of the overall-wearing citizens of the Mushroom Kingdom, there are some […]

You can already preload Halo Infinite, sort of

If you’re an Xbox Game Pass subscriber, it looks like you can preinstall* Halo Infinite, a game launching a good three months from now. (*You’ll be preinstalling what appears to be a 280.2 MB placeholder file, not a full build ready to play in the first minute of launch day or anything.) Nonetheless, Halo fans […]

Can you teach AI common sense?

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Even before they speak their first words, human babies develop mental models about objects and people. This is one of the key capabilities that allows us humans to learn to live socially and cooperate (or compete) with each other. But for artificial intelligence, […]