RoboCop comes to Fortnite

RoboCop, the part-man, part-machine supercop protagonist of Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 ultraviolent satire of Reagan era-corporate greed, has come to Fortnite. RoboCop’s arrival in the battle royale game also introduces another familiar element of the original film: the total degradation and humiliation of ED-209. That’s because you can now ride on...

Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards is coming to Nintendo Switch Online

One of Kirby’s old adventures will soon be playable on Nintendo Switch. Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards is coming to Nintendo Switch Online plus Expansion Pack next week, Nintendo said on Friday. Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards was originally released on Nintendo 64 in 2000 and was Kirby’s first foray...

Nu metal gods Slipknot join the Smite pantheon

We live in an era of pop culture crossovers, with tons of video game rosters now including icons from other mediums like hit films or popular Netflix shows. Captain Jack Sparrow’s in Sea of Thieves, Sasuke and Ariana Grande are duking it out in Fortnite, and now the band Slipknot...

Finally, a crustacean-themed ‘Soulslike’

Indie developer Aggro Crab unveiled its next game, a Dark Souls-inspired adventure called Another Crab’s Treasure, in which players will battle as a hermit crab trying to reclaim its shell, during Nintendo’s Indie World stream on Wednesday. In lieu of your standard seashell for bodily protection, however, that hermit crab...

Lego’s take on Smash Bros. will hit consoles this summer

The latest franchise to get the Super Smash Bros.-style experience is Lego — except, instead of pitting familiar characters against each other, Lego Brawls lets you build your own. Now, technically, this game isn’t new. It’s actually a port of a mobile game from 2019, which was an Apple Arcade...

Shredder’s Revenge brings the TMNT beat-’em-up into the modern age

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder’s Revenge is stuck in a tricky position: It must play like the Konami-developed arcade beat-’em-ups of old, as you fondly remember them, but it needs to feel modern at the same time. After spending some time with a two-level demo of the new Ninja Turtles...

Nintendo Switch Sports players are sneaking around profanity filters

Nintendo Switch Sports is a follow-up to the hugely successful Wii Sports, and it’s meant to be a wholesome good time for the whole family. Nintendo has also put some profanity filters on the game to ensure someone can’t put something too outrageous on the screen in an online match....