BUILD AND RAID
Meet Your Maker, a building-and-raiding game from Behaviour Interactive, is currently running a free open beta
You can play the game from today until February 13.
Apex Legends is finally giving everyone what they want: a Team Deathmatch mode
Though don't expect a new character this season.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor has fast travel, and will let you ride around on various creatures
The game was recently delayed by six weeks.
BREW IT TO YOURSELF
Game Pass is home to an indie gem that does magic brilliantly
If you want a game that celebrates all the good things about the world of magic in a pleasing, understated way, check out Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator.
Cue The Music
A video game has won a Grammy for the first time, and it was DLC
Congrats to Assassin's Creed Valhalla, a game that came out in 2020.
Tekken 8 Nina trailer shows the assassin is back and packing heat
A new look and two guns. Sure! Why not.
Ireland’s biggest video game tournament is gone: here’s why that matters
You've got to support and enjoy these things while they're around.
Pikmin 4 might be releasing in May this year, according to Greek retailer
Not long now before it's time to set your Pikmin to work again.
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is getting one last demo before it launches
And this time the demo is on PS4 and Xbox One too.
Everspace 2 gets April release date, but won’t launch on Xbox One or PS4
Those of us who patiently await the complete build of Everspace 2 have good news to celebrate, and some bad news.
Take Me To Church
Capcom has treated us to 12 minutes of Resident Evil 4 Remake gameplay
Leon's looking as skilled as ever.
Turn That Faucet Off
It looks like some Dragon Age Dreadwolf gameplay has leaked online
The gameplay appears to show off a playable alpha build of the game.
Evil Dead: The Game pits 40 players against each other in its new Splatter Royale mode
Plus, some new DLC that adds in a new character.
Knockout City and Crossfire X are the latest live service titles confirmed to be shutting down
Another pair of games for the not-so-live-service pile.
Bandai Namco is hosting a live show to celebrate Elden Ring's first anniversary
Expect giveaways, cosplay, PVP, and more.
Take A Breath
Moon Studios dev says if Ori was its "Mario," its next game is its "Zelda"
The upcoming action game is untitled at this point in time.
Overwatch 2's next map breaks the ice on Mei's backstory
Antarctic Peninsula arrives when Season 3 drops next week.
Patch that Patch
The Witcher 3's latest patch improves performance on console, but makes it worse on PC
If you don't have ray tracing enabled, expect your game to run worse.
GO ODD OR SAFE?
What are you playing this weekend?
Odd things, regular things, and musical things. The whole lot this week.
THREE IS ENOUGH
Back 4 Blood studio to stop creating extra content for the game as focus shifts to new project
The game's not going anywhere, though.
The Last of Us Part 1 will be delayed on PC, but not by much
Naughty Dog wants to make sure it's ready for primetime.
ANOTHER LEATHER LUNG
The secret to Dead Space’s intense horror? The way it controls your breath
If you’re wondering how the Dead Space remake manages to get in your head and under your skin… check your breath.
RISE AND GRIND
For one month, one of 2022's best games is free for PlayStation Plus members
Outside of Elden Ring and Pentiment and Tunic, there was another absolute ripper of a game released in 2022: OlliOlli World.
Twitter API changes could impact account access to Genshin, Nikke, and other gacha games
My money don't jiggle jiggle, it folds.
Grand Theft Auto 5 is now safe to play on PC — you can go back to your heists worry-free
Following some security issues that popped up late last week, a patch has fixed the issue.
FRIENDS LIKE THESE
VG247's The Best Games Ever Podcast – Ep.37: The best game with followers you would never hang out with IRL
NPCs are annoying, needy, and dumb. But unlike your kids, you don't need to like them.
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak's next title update brings frosty Elder Dragon Velkhana to the game
Risen Crimson Glow Valstrax is coming too.
EA has canceled another game and it was a single-player Titanfall title - report
Another one bites the dust.
These six games will soon be leaving Xbox Game Pass
Get 'em while they're hot.
SINS OF LEON
Can Resident Evil 4 Remake fix the franchise’s biggest problem?
It’s time the ride of Leon Kennedy’s life didn’t end with a sloppy finish –?but can Resident Evil 4 Remake deliver?
PS5 sales reach 32.1 million and God of War Ragnarok is selling rather well
Over 11 million players travelled to Midgard.
The best modern PlayStation exclusive isn't what you think
Season: A Letter To The Future is 2023’s first true GOTY Contender, and you should make time to play it.
TO BE FRANK
Would you watch a two-hour version of The Last of Us, Episode 3? Because it exists
Didn't get your fill of The Last of Us, Episode 3? Well, you'll be pleased to know that there's a 2-hour version of it out there... somewhere.
FIVE KNUCKLE SHUFFLE
WWE 2K23 Preview: the first real step towards a bright future
Is it WWE 2K's time right now? Is the path to a truly quality series in view?
Hitman Freelancer is a fantastic bonus atop a modern masterpiece
The latest update for the generation's best stealth game is here –?and it makes a perfect game even more interesting.
PS5 update finally solves the console's most annoying problem
A big fix is in beta right now, among other nice touches.
Overwatch 2 will penalise players who are friends with cheaters, and monitor voice comms more heavily
Blizzard is ramping up its Overwatch 2 Defense Matrix initiative.
February PlayStation Plus games consist of Evil Dead: The Game, OlliOlliWorld, Destiny 2: Beyond Light, more
All playable starting February 7.
PS5 loses key PlayStation Plus benefit unless you act fast
The PS Plus Collection is going away in May, so download those games fast!
TIME MOVES ON
Microsoft is removing 46 games from the Xbox 360 Marketplace
You won't lose them if you already own them.
EA shutting down Apex Legends Mobile and development on its Battlefield mobile game
CHANGE OF CLOTHES
Street Fighter 6 modders are hard at work – months before the game is out
Thanks to a familiar engine, it apparently isn't even that hard to do.
I R WINNER
Age of Empires 2 on Xbox: How AI helpers are giving the console real-time strategy genre a new lease of life
Making an RTS work on console is no mean feat, but World's Edge has come up with some advanced tools that make the console experience as enjoyable as the PC one.
World of Warcraft gets a battle pass today with the Trading Post — fancy cosmetics and a few bugs abound
It's free of course. Welcome to the depths of the live service age WoW players.
RUNNIN' ON STEAM
Steam Deck proves, once again, that Skyrim will never die
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has seen yet another victory in 2023, as it tops the Steam Deck 'most played' charts –?will anyone ever get bored of this game?
THE FIRE STILL BURNS
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor has been delayed to April
A six week delay to “hit the Respawn quality bar.”
MAKE A WISH
DragonBall returns to Fortnite with Gohan and Piccolo
Kamehamehas and the Nimbus Cloud will show back up in your games.
The 17 Best Co-op Games of all time [February 2023]
Whether you simply want some quick co-op fun or a lengthy campaign to embark on, we've got you and your friends covered with these co-op games.
Pokemon Go players have Go Tour: Hoenn Global and Rayquaza to look forward to in February
Guess who's back? Back again. Rayquaza's back. Tell a friend.
The Crew: Motorfest takes you to the Hawaiian island of Oahu
Much cheaper than a plane ticket.