Best new mobile games on iOS and Android – June 2019 round-up

June turns out to be one of the best months for new mobile games in a long time, thanks to Zombie Night Terror and Rome: Total War. Although this may seem like just another month, there has been some sort of invisible planetary alignment in the universe of mobile games, producing a rare bumper crop of cracking entertainment. Whether you […]

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The Best Xbox One Games So Far

25. Firewatch 24. Dead Cells 23. Overwatch 22. Ori and the Blind Forest 21. Halo: The Master Chief Collection Still, great games like this should never die. This collection delivers more than a huge Halo fan like myself could have reasonably imagined and, even with its (hopefully temporary) online issues, it packs an insane amount of first-person shooter greatness onto […]

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The Best Xbox One Games So Far

25. Firewatch 24. Dead Cells 23. Overwatch 22. Ori and the Blind Forest 21. Halo: The Master Chief Collection Still, great games like this should never die. This collection delivers more than a huge Halo fan like myself could have reasonably imagined and, even with its (hopefully temporary) online issues, it packs an insane amount of first-person shooter greatness onto […]

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Epic Games Acquires Rocket League Developer Psyonix

Update (3:03 p.m. CT): Epic has confirmed that Rocket League will still be supported on Steam, but will no longer be for sale once it launches on the Epic Games Store. “The PC version of Rocket League will come to the Epic Games store in late 2019,” Epic replied. “In the meantime, it will continue to be available for purchase […]

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This week in games: Lego Star Wars returns, Ubisoft gives away Assassin's Creed: Unity after Notre Dame fire

I’ve said for years that Assassin’s Creed is more impressive for its art nowadays than the games themselves, but still, who would’ve guessed that one day Assassin’s Creed would be used to restore a priceless piece of architectural history? That news, plus a new Lego Star Wars, an Old Republic expansion and potential film adaptation, details for Netflix’s Witcher series, a remake […]

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Summer Games Done Quick 2019 Schedule Released

Every year, Games Done Quick holds two events that are like time vampires that suck all your time for the very good cause of charity and still entertain you for a week with live speedruns around the clock. This year’s Summer Games Done Quick just had its full schedule released, so you can start planning how little you’re going to […]

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Blockchain Games MLB Champions And Crypto Space Commander Are Coming To Consoles

Lucid Sight, a company known for blockchain-based gaming, announced some big news today. The company is investing millions into improving functionality and bringing games to traditional gaming platforms, such as consoles, PC, and mobile. Currently, $11 million has been raised to make these goals a reality.  The money raised will also go toward launching a developer toolset called Scarcity Engine later this year, […]

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Eight Games To Enrich Your Long-Distance Relationship

Geographical separation is a bummer. Now that I’ve briefly left my partner in NYC to pursue a career in games journalism, this truth has never been more evident. Yet, we still find substantial ways to preserve our connection: FaceTime calls, texting, and playing video games. The following cooperative and competitive games can help assuage the “phantom pains” in your own […]

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