Pokémon Scarlet/Violet puts an open-world spin on a well-worn formula, and the results seem promising, with plenty of Pokémon to catch and three worthwhile narrative threads to follow.
In God of War Ragnarök’s first few hours, you’ll find legendary armor, explore a lush overworld and square off with deadly Norse gods.
Bayonetta 3 has fantastic gameplay and a stellar sense of style, but the graphics simply don’t do justice to the titular witch and her latest bizarre quest.
Splatoon 3 has something to offer new fans, with its intuitive gameplay and colorful design, as well as returning fans, with a handful of substantial new modes.
Sonic Frontiers pits the Blue Blur against an open world with plenty of platforming challenges, but it’s an unusual genre for a Sonic game.
I went hands-on with WrestleQuest and Vice NDRCVR at Summer Game Fest, and they demonstrated that publisher Skybound Games is willing to take chances on unconventional ideas.
Lego Brawls is a family-friendly competitive brawler, where you can customize your own minifig and duke it out with characters from a variety of Lego properties.
Star Trek: Resurgence feels just like an episode of the TV show, letting players experience the moral dilemmas and character drama inherent to the setting.
Cuphead: The Delicious Last Course pulls absolutely zero punches in terms of difficulty, but it’s worth the challenge to witness the gorgeous animation and inspired enemy design.
Street Fighter 6 offers both Modern and Classic controls, depending on how complicated you want your controls to be. Either way, the combos look great.
Xbox Game Pass subscribers will soon be able to stream hundreds of games directly to Samsung Smart TVs, and the technology looks impressive so far.
Xbox Cloud Gaming is finally available on consoles, and it works extremely well. What does this mean for the future of Xbox?
Elden Ring has a lot of the same DNA as the Dark Souls series, with challenging combat and a lot of secrets to uncover.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy features an original story about the beloved band of galactic misfits, but you’ve probably played similar games before.
Amazon Luna shows some promise as yet another cloud gaming service, but it’s pretty similar to what’s already out there.
The Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro, Razer BlackWidow V3 Pro and Razer BlackShark V2 Pro are excellent peripherals, but come with some caveats.
Assassin's Creed Valhalla lets you build and customize your own Viking settlement, but some questions linger about the game's story.
Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory lets you experience the series' soundtrack in an agreeable rhythm game with some welcome RPG elements.
Baldur's Gate 3 throws players into the deep end in terms of lore and mechanics, but it's shaping up to be a satisfying game.
The SteelSeries Arctis 1 Wireless for Xbox gaming headset works effortlessly with almost any system, but has a few big drawbacks.
Once I got into Animal Crossing: New Horizons' groove, I understood why people adore this franchise so much.
The Astro ID program has perhaps the deepest level of customization I've ever seen in a gaming headset.
Fuser may be the game that reignites the rhythm genre as a whole – and that would be rather remarkable.
If Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous asks a lot from its players, it’s because it offers a lot back in return.