Assassin’s Creed Discovery Tour: Viking Age available now

Assassin’s Creed Discovery Tour: Viking Age, the free-roam education and exploration mode for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla that Ubisoft announced during E3 2021, is available today. Like Discovery Tours for 2017’s Assassin’s Creed Origins and 2018’s Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Viking Age is both a free expansion for those who already own...

Microsoft Flight Simulator gets a free Game of the Year update in November

A major update is coming to Microsoft Flight Simulator on Windows PC and Xbox Series X, one that will add five new aircraft (including the game’s first military jet, the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet), eight new airports, and other new community-requested features. Microsoft and developer Asobo Studio are calling the...

Apex Legends’ newest character is Ash, a familiar face from Titanfall 2

Ash is finally joining the Apex Games. The Titanfall 2 character is the next Legend Respawn Entertainment is adding to Apex Legends. Ash is a Simulacrum Pilot, or a robot with a human’s mind. In this case that human is Dr. Ashleigh Reid, the former partner and apprentice of Horizon...

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League got a new trailer at DC FanDome

Rocksteady Studios, the team behind the groundbreaking Batman Arkham games, is taking on the Suicide Squad in its next game. That team of lovable misfits is tasked with taking down the Justice League, who have been brainwashed by the supervillain Brainiac. Logically, that game is called Suicide Squad: Kill the...

Back 4 Blood is the best-case scenario for Xbox Game Pass

Microsoft has established Xbox Game Pass as an excellent service. It provides one of the best values for gamers, it guarantees that money goes into the hands of developers, and it’s a great way to keep players in the Xbox ecosystem for Microsoft. As the company has expanded its acquisition...

Diablo 2: Resurrected’s server outages caused by the original game’s code

Diablo 2: Resurrected has had server issues since it launched last month, but recently they’ve gotten even worse. After more than a week of crashes and outages, Blizzard has released a long and in-depth blog post describing the issues, what’s causing them, and how its team plans on fixing them....

11 hidden object games you shouldn’t miss

Digital versions of Where’s Waldo? or I-Spy, also known as hidden object games, are mechanically simple yet dizzyingly complex. The premise of finding items hidden in crowded spaces can create visual puzzles out of static pages; most of the work in playing a hidden object game happens with the eyes...

Call of Duty: Vanguard’s Zombies mode gets a creepy reveal trailer

Zombies are back with this year’s Call of Duty: Vanguard. Activision, Sledgehammer Games, and Treyarch launched a trailer for the mode Thursday morning, offering players their first look at some old-school zombie-slaying action. While Sledgehammer is developing the majority of Call of Duty: Vanguard, the Zombies mode will be a...

Destiny 2’s most patient Guardians got a special Halloween surprise

Last year’s Festival of the Lost event in Destiny 2 — the in-universe version of Halloween — bestowed upon players a seemingly useless gift: the Ascendant Lens. With no obvious use, many Guardians removed the item from their inventory, as players only have so much space to hold items like...

Forza Horizon 5 leans into realism, and is more drivable as a result

La Gran Caldera, Forza Horizon 5’s stratovolcano, takes both the player and the game’s decadelong promise — if you can see it, you can drive to it — to new heights. And it’s not just the postcard views from the summit; the journey up either side gives a good taste...