Modern Warfare 2’s campaign is a masterpiece, in the worst way

I feel like it’s in the spirit of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 to try to be as dispassionate and schematic as possible, so to begin with, let me outline that there are 17 missions in this campaign. Six of them are good. Five of them are what we...

Destiny 2 Xur location and items, Oct. 28-Nov. 1

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 on Nessus, hanging out on the big tree in the Watcher’s Grave....

Overwatch 2’s next patch will nerf Zarya, Sombra, D.Va, and Genji (but not Sojourn)

The next update for Overwatch 2 will attempt to address some currently overpowered characters, which should be relief to any tank facing down a double-bubble-powered Zarya or a support player being regularly harassed by Sombra. Blizzard’s mid-season balance patch for Overwatch 2 — which also includes tweaks to D.Va, Genji,...

Where to find Bayonetta 3’s Broken Witch Hearts

In Bayonetta 3, Broken Witch Hearts are a key item that allows you to upgrade your health. Once you’ve collected four of them, they’ll automatically become a full Witch Heart, which you can use in the Skills menu for both Bayonetta and Viola throughout the story. While Rodin’s shop has...

The ‘video game studio from hell’ is still battling the blaze

Chromatic Games, once Trendy Entertainment, is the developer of the Dungeon Defenders franchise, the once successful tower-defense games that originated in 2010. But it’s also been labeled the “video game studio from hell,” maligned as an allegedly sexist, dysfunctional studio where workers are constantly in fear of losing their jobs,...

Xbox may have to raise prices, says Phil Spencer, but not before the holidays

At the Wall Street Journal’s Tech Live conference Wednesday (and cataloged by our sister site, The Verge), head of Xbox Phil Spencer revealed that Microsoft may eventually raise the prices of its consoles or services. “We’ve held price on our console; we’ve held price on games and our subscription,” said...

Weapon crafting is coming to one of Destiny 2’s best raids

The much-requested weapon crafting system finally came to Destiny 2 with this year’s Witch Queen expansion. But what started as a promising addition has started to grade on players in the recent months — especially with how much additional grinding the system has added to the game. However, in Thursday’s...

Couch co-op isn’t dead — here are our favorite split-screen games

Hello! I am very happily dating a very lovely person and we both like playing video games together, but are also poor so we can’t afford multiple consoles or the strongest WiFi connection. Because of this we love playing split screen or general 2 player games, but this is a...

Where to find all of Bayonetta 3’s Umbran Tears

In Bayonetta 3, Umbran Tears of Blood are the main collectible type throughout the game. There are a total of 39 Umbran Tears to gather — three per chapter — represented by a Crow, a Toad, and a Cat. While completely optional, gathering all three unlocks an alternate challenge of...