Red Dead Online fans are demanding answers from Rockstar

Rockstar’s open world cowboy game Red Dead Online trended throughout last weekend and into this week, but not for the reasons the publisher might wish. Players are working to make a hashtag viral in an attempt to demand some answers about its continued development. #SaveRedDeadOnline is currently a hot topic...

Drinkbox’s wacky RPG Nobody Saves the World coming to Xbox Game Pass

Nobody Saves the World, the offbeat role-playing game from Guacamelee! maker Drinkbox Studios, will launch Jan. 18, and it will be available that same day for Xbox Game Pass subscribers, the studio announced on Wednesday. The game will be available for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Windows 10 on...

Riot changed what it meant to be a League of Legends fan in 2021

League of Legends has been a massive video game for over a decade. But in 2021, League of Legends expanded in a major way. It’s no longer just the biggest multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) in the world. Now it’s a hit TV show, a card game, a sprawling RPG,...

Xbox Game Pass gets Spelunky 2, Outer Wilds, and Mass Effect in January

A fresh group of games is coming to Xbox Game Pass in January, including Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Spelunky 2, Outer Wilds, The Pedestrian, Embr, Gorogoa, Olija, and The Anacrusis. All of these games will be available on both console and PC during their time on Game Pass. Meanwhile, Gorogoa,...

Cruise into 2022 with this chill new snowboarding game

Not getting a ton of snow this winter is a bummer, but we’ll always have video games to scratch the winter sports itch. Shredders is an upcoming snowboarding game from a Swedish studio called FoamPunch, and its virtual snow looks so deliciously powdery, I can just imagine myself falling into...

7 games that pushed accessibility forward in 2021

With each year that inclusive gaming becomes a stronger focus for studios, we see incredible and creative innovations that push what’s possible in accessible gaming. While 2021 got off to a lackluster start in this regard, the industry more than made up for that disappointment with a swath of accessible...

The GTA Trilogy remaster is flawed, but so much more accessible

The release of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy — The Definitive Edition was, to put it lightly, a shitstorm. The remastered classics were replete with graphical issues and gameplay bugs, vestigial code, and missing songs. To pour salt on the wound, the original PC versions were delisted from digital storefronts...

Riot Games will pay $100M in gender discrimination settlement

Riot Games, the video games developer behind League of Legends, will pay $100 million to settle a class-action gender-discrimination lawsuit, the company announced Monday. The settlement is 10 times what the company originally agreed to pay. Riot was originally ordered in 2019 to pay $10 million to the thousands of...

Xbox Games with Gold offers Radiant Silvergun, Space Invaders, and more in January

Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will get four free games in January as part of Microsoft’s Xbox Games with Gold program. Next month’s games will roll out on Jan. 1, 2022 with Treasure’s Sega Saturn-era shoot-’em-up Radiant Silvergun for Xbox 360 and Flying Oak Games’ twin-stick...