Gloomhaven is coming to consoles

Over the last couple of years, Gloomhaven has become the gold standard for tabletop gamers looking to have a Dungeons & Dragons-esque experience without a Dungeon Master. Then, the game’s PC version made it among the best ways to have a dungeon-delving experience without a table, cardboard, or even friends...

Destiny 2’s Season of the Haunted sees the return of Calus and his Leviathan ship

Destiny 2’s 17th season, Season of the Haunted, is Guardians’ next adventure, Bungie revealed Monday night. Season 17 will take players back to The Leviathan, a massive, planet-devouring ship that’s been the setting of many previous activities. Guardians will also get the Solar 3.0 subclass rework, a new dungeon (a...

Gollum’s solo video game brings us back to Middle-earth in September

It’s going to be a Sméagol summer as The Lord of the Rings: Gollum, Daedalic Entertainment and Nacon’s stealth action-adventure game starring Gollum, finally has a release date. The new video game set in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth is headed to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Windows PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series...

The Hunter x Hunter manga may finally be back

More chapters of the Hunter x Hunter manga may be coming in the near-ish future, potentially ending a years-long hiatus for the series. A Twitter account said to be run by Hunter x Hunter author Yoshihiro Togashi posted a small update on Tuesday: a photo of the corner of a...

Rainbow Six Siege is getting a Yakuza crossover this season

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 7 Season 2 is headed to live servers soon, and comes with the usual host of goodies players have come to expect from Ubisoft’s tactical shooter. But this season also has something much stranger are far groovier than the average Rainbow Six update: a...

Card Shark is a delightful lesson in history and cheating

There’s a sumptuous, lived-in feel to Card Shark, a witty and pleasantly stressful game that casts you as a gambler and a cheat, cutting a swath through 18th-century French society. The writing is rich with humor and period detail, and the woodcut-style artwork has a rough, expressive texture and a...

The startling story behind Hatching’s horrifying puppet-monster

Two things particularly stand out about Hanna Bergholm’s creepy horror feature Hatching: the emotional performance from Siiri Solalinna as a wide-eyed preteen under the thumb of a perfectionist mother, and her co-star Alli, the dripping, toothy, gradually mutating bird monster she hatches from a giant egg. Where it’s been standard...

Battlefield 2042 patch gets rid of ‘chaotic’ 128-player Breakthrough

Battlefield 2042’s latest update, available Thursday, removes the 128-player version of Breakthrough, leaving the large-scale multiplayer battles for which the series is known to Conquest, a mode played on larger map layouts. In a blog post describing update 4.1, EA DICE acknowledged “the increased intensity and chaos of the combat”...

New PS Plus brings trophy support to classic games

SIE Bend Studio, makers of 1999’s Syphon Filter for PlayStation, said on Thursday that their landmark third-person shooter will have trophy support when it relaunches on modern consoles through the new PlayStation Plus subscription service later in June. The by-the-way note shared on Twitter means it’s likely other PSOne classics...