Deathloop’s kick is the unsung hero of Colt’s arsenal

If you’re sitting down and getting into Deathloop, wait! Much like the protagonist of Deathloop himself, I’m jumping out of nowhere to give you an important warning to keep in mind as you start your journey. Don’t forget to kick! Kick doors, kick people, kick everything you can. When I first started working my way through Blackreef, I forgot that […]

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Dying Light 2 delayed to 2022

Dying Light 2 Stay Human won’t meet its previously scheduled release date — it was supposed to ship this December — and will now arrive on Feb. 4, 2022, developer Techland announced Tuesday morning. Techland CEO Paweł Marchewka confirmed Dying Light 2’s new release date on Twitter, apologizing to fans for the wait. “The team is steadily progressing with the […]

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Apex Legends’ tap-strafing stays in the game, for now

Apex Legends developers are putting brakes on their plans to eliminate “tap-strafing,” a movement meta-tactic skilled players use to be even more mobile. The studio on Monday said it had “discovered some unexpected side effects” and is “delaying our planned change to a later patch.” “After further testing, we’ve concluded we need to take more time to get this right […]

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Deathloop’s earliest Easter egg has a 27-year history

Deathloop mines a vast array of aesthetic sources, from the medieval architecture of Germany’s Northeim district, to Robin Hardy’s The Wicker Man, to the vibrant fashion of Pierre Cardin. As with all of developer Arkane’s games, it combines divergent inspirations to create a singular universe of its own. And as with all of Arkane’s releases, Deathloop wouldn’t exist were it […]

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Fallout 76’s new Worlds put the game in the hands of the fans

Fallout Worlds is a much more customizable take on Fallout 76, one that allows players to twist various dials under the hood of the game. Change the weather on a whim, jump off cliff sides, or set up a little township with your pals. These private servers are meant to be the foundation for future updates, and Bethesda is watching […]

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Marvel’s Avengers is getting its first raid and Spider-Man before 2022

Marvel’s Avengers is continuing on after its recent War for Wakanda expansion with a new hero and activity type coming later this year. On Wednesday, Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics confirmed that Spider-Man will join Marvel’s Avengers alongside the game’s first raid. A year after launch, players will finally get a raid in Marvel’s Avengers. Players will battle Klaw, the […]

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Horizon Forbidden West will get free PS4-to-PS5 upgrade after customer blowback

Customers who purchase Horizon Forbidden West on PlayStation 4 will also get the PlayStation 5 version for free, regardless of the version they buy, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced Saturday. That’s a change from the plan Sony and developer Guerrilla Games announced Thursday, which only offered dual-platform entitlements for Horizon Forbidden West (for PS4 and PS5) if customers bought the $79.99 […]

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