5 things to know about Overwatch 2 from Blizzard’s Reddit Q&A

Developers from Blizzard Entertainment took to Reddit on Wednesday to answer questions from the community about Overwatch 2, the free-to-play semi-sequel to the hero shooter that’s launching this October. Overwatch 2 developers, including game director Aaron Keller, answered some burning questions about Blizzard’s next game — like what’s going to...

FromSoftware’s next game in final stages of development, Elden Ring updates coming

FromSoftware is busy. Just a few months after delivering Elden Ring, the game director behind it, Hidetaka Miyazaki, says his company’s next project is already in the final stages of development, according to a new interview with Japanese-language publication 4Gamer. The next game coming from FromSoftware could very well be...

Neon White isn’t just for ‘freaks,’ it made me into one

I think Neon White has turned me into some sort of sicko. Before picking up the first-person shooter, I never really cared about getting good times, or “gitting gud,” beyond the occasional desire to get a platinum trophy or 100% a game. Time, to me, was better spent in games...

Pokémon Go Deino Community Day event guide

Pokémon Go’s June 2022 Community Day focuses on Deino, the dragon- and dark-type Pokémon. Deino Community Day will feature a heavily increased spawn rate for Alolan Deino, with increased chances to find Shiny versions of it as well as a special move for its evolution Hydreigon to learn. Our Pokémon...

The Umbrella Academy’s Hotel Oblivion is way cooler in the comics

The Umbrella Academy TV show has always been a very loose adaptation, but the core premises of the first two seasons — stopping Viktor from ending the world and trying to stop the JFK assassination — correlate directly to those of the comics’ first two volumes. But in season 3...

Halo: The Master Chief Collection might get ‘Spartan Points’ microtransactions

Halo: The Master Chief Collection may be getting new microtransactions to help players catch up on old seasons. In a new blog on Halo Waypoint, 343 wrote about some updates coming to Halo Infinite and The Master Chief Collection. Notably, “Season Points” in The Master Chief Collection will eventually be...

Sonic Origins developer ‘very unhappy’ with finished product, blames Sega

One of the developers Sega hired to work on Sonic Origins all but disowned the finished product in a Twitter thread posted in the evening of the game’s launch day. Simon Thomley, a developer for Headcannon, acknowledged that there were “issues in what we gave to Sega,” but added that...

AI: The Somnium Files – Nirvana Initiative is the best detective story this year

AI: The Somnium Files - Nirvana Initiative is a riveting, time-hopping murder mystery from the minute it begins until its closing moments. Written by Kotaro Uchikoshi, who also wrote the excellent Zero Escape trilogy, Nirvana Initiative is just as effective as a singular story as it is a compelling sequel...

Destiny 2 Xur location and items, June 24-28

The weekly Exotic item merchant, Xur, hangs out in random locations around the world of Destiny. In Destiny 2, he can appear all over the map, as well as inside the Tower. This week, you can find Xur in The Tower, hanging out on the back stairs of the Hangar....

Fruits Basket: Prelude goes full soap opera, for better or worse

[Ed. note: This review contains end spoilers for Fruits Basket season 3 and setup spoilers for Fruits Basket: Prelude.] The 2019 TV adaptation of the manga series Fruits Basket ended in 2021, prompting tears and big hugs all around, as the Sohma family finally broke their curse and got to...