The new WarioWare will have Fire Emblem tea time and Animal Crossing microgames

This story is part of a group of stories called E3 2021 takes place June 12-15 as a re-imagined, all-virtual online event. Nintendo, Xbox, Bethesda, Square Enix, Sega, Bandai Namco, Ubisoft, Capcom, and others will deliver new video game announcements, trailers, release dates, and more. Nintendo’s new WarioWare for Nintendo...

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin gets a new gameplay trailer

This story is part of a group of stories called E3 2021 takes place June 12-15 as a re-imagined, all-virtual online event. Nintendo, Xbox, Bethesda, Square Enix, Sega, Bandai Namco, Ubisoft, Capcom, and others will deliver new video game announcements, trailers, release dates, and more. Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings...

In Minute of Islands, it’s hard to be the chosen one

You’ve heard this story before. Though the details may be different, the thrust of the story is the same. When the world goes to shit, there’s only one person who can save us — the chosen one, through their sheer power of chosen-ness, must set off on a calamitous journey...

Ubisoft at E3 2021: The 9 biggest announcements

E3 2021’s first of many online press conferences started Saturday with Ubisoft Forward. Based on last week’s teaser and the official event description, we’ve been expecting peeks at upcoming releasee like Far Cry 6, Rainbow Six Extraction, and Riders Republic, along with updates to Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, For Honor, Watch...

Knockout City draws a crowd, and dodgeball sharks are working it

Barely two weeks into its launch and Knockout City already has hustlers. Karthik Bala, co-founder of the studio that developed the multiplayer shooter-like dodgeball title for Electronic Arts, said he’s run into them himself. “They were messing with me,” he laughed. “They come in, they look like one of the...

Evil Dead: The Game is a 4v1 shooter full of camp and gore

On Thursday at the Summer Game Fest, we got our first look at the gameplay of Evil Dead: The Game, an upcoming co-op shooter. Four players choose their characters from the cast of the Evil Dead franchise, and then move as a team through towns, woods, and creepy cabins. A...

I’m living my best life and tossing old ladies into the sea

I’ve spent the last few days recharging my batteries by tossing old ladies into the sea, stealing from orphans, and enjoying my illicit affair with a hunky sea captain. I gotta admit, it’s an unorthodox schedule, but one that’s really working for me. I’m playing Overboard!, a narrative title about...

Minecraft’s newest update adds copper and rude goats

Caves & Cliffs Part 1 is out today in Minecraft, and it has a few fun additions to spice up exploration. Players can find new resources in the earth, and meet some fuzzy new friends along the way. The axolotl and goat are new creatures found in the world, and...

Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo is a game now in this unexpected adaptation

Perhaps you’ve watched Alfred Hitchcock’s 1958 classic Vertigo, but you haven’t played it. A newly announced video game aims to change that. Alfred Hitchcock - Vertigo, developed by Pendulo Studios, is “an exclusive, original story, freely inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece Vertigo,” according to the developer. The game will be...

E3 2021 schedule announced

After a year off, E3 returns in 2021 as a “reimagined, all-virtual” event. This year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo runs June 12-15, and promises appearances from Nintendo, Xbox, Capcom, Ubisoft, Square Enix, Take-Two Interactive, Warner Bros. Games, Sega, Bandai Namco, and more. While the show won’t have a physical presence, the...