A Game Set in the Quiet Place Universe is Coming Next Year

Upon learning that a video game based on the 2018 horror movie A Quiet Place is in development, I realized I was surprised the movie hadn’t really done anything in that space yet. Not in...

How to Unlock Rank 11 With Your FFXIV Chocobo & Raise the Cap

Hitting Rank 11 with your FFXIV Chocobo isn’t exactly an easy task. The game does very little to explain the process at all. Not to mention, if you started playing a while back and are ju...

Final Fantasy Creator Steamrolls FFXIV Heavensward in Two Days

The past and present of Final Fantasy have finally met. Hironobu Sakaguchi, director and co-writer of the first Final Fantasy, started playing Final Fantasy XIV for the first ...

FFXIV Lightning Crystal Farming - The Best Way to Farm Lightning Crystals

FFXIV Lightning Crystals are an important part of any crafter’s collection. Though they’re not as easy (nor fun) to acquire as they are to lose. That’s because crystals, shards, and clust...

FFXIV: Endwalker Expansion Gets More Tomestone & Scrip Changes

FFXIV players better spend those Tomestones and Scrips soon. Some of the old currencies are being replaced with Endwalker, as the expansion cycle comes for our virtual wallets on...

Aeon Must Die Launches Soon but Nobody Seems Happy About It [UPDATE]

Aeon Must Die, a beat-em-up by Limestone Games, is coming to PC and consoles tomorrow, October 14. Since the game’s reveal last year during a PlayStation State of Play presentation, it’s also...

Animal Crossing New Horizons is Getting Two Updates, One Free, One Paid

Nintendo held an Animal Crossing New Horizons presentation today, detailing future content plans for the game and giving us a sense of what to expect in the next stage of the game’s life...

FFXIV Endwalker Preview: It Will Be Easier to Level Up Main and Secondary Jobs

As we wait in the gulf between now and the release of Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker, one of the biggest side hustles for most of us is leveling another job. Alongside my Relic grind, I p...

FFXIV Endwalker Preview: How Numerical Changes Will Impact the Next Decade

In order for the development team to support its next decade, Final Fantasy XIV will be undergoing significant changes in its battle system formulas. As of Endwalker, values wi...

FFXIV Endwalker Preview: The New Trusts Make a Single-Player Future Possible

During our time previewing Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker, we got to run the new Tower of Zot dungeon with other players. This is usually how I prefer to play, especially since the MMORPG’s c...

Battlefield 2042 Open Beta Gets Dates and Details for Next Week

Battlefield 2042’s open beta has a date, as well as a lengthy breakdown of what to expect when the test run goes live from October 6 to October 9 next month. The first two days will be only o...

A ‘Rare’ Interview with Donkey Kong Country Composer Eveline Novakovic

In 2007, video game composer Eveline Novakovic (née Fischer) faced a difficult decision. Working at Rare had been the perfect job — it was a state-of-the-art games studio nestled away in the English c...

Why Are People So Horny for Video Game Villains?

As Dark Helmet once said, “Evil will always triumph, because good is dumb.” Perhaps nowhere is this more true than in the ferocity with which people are rampantly horny for villainous characters in ga...

Dragon Age: Inquisition's Best Romance Was its Least Popular

Dorian Pavus is my favorite character in the Dragon Age series. He’s my beau in BioWare’s fantasy world, and I hope he gets to play some kind of role in the next game, even ...

Ace Attorney Bot Turns Twitter Drama Into Courtroom Battles

Imagine Elon Musk and Grimes getting dragged by the cast of Ace Attorney. Or a courtroom debate arguing what the appropriate payment would be for teaching a rat to swim. Well, turns out...

Sonic from Sonic R: A Review

100 Free PlayStation Network Username Ideas

For the first time ever, members of the PlayStation Network can now change their username. This is exceptional news for everyone that’s been on the service since the PlayStation 3 days, as the “totall...

The 13 Best Games on the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch launched over two years ago now, and in that that time the home console / handheld hybrid has hosted a boatload of fantastic titles across every genre imaginable (well, maybe not s...

Final Fantasy Creator Starts Playing FFXIV, Names A Lalafell After Himself

Truly, we have come full circle. 34 years ago, a young Square programmer named Hironobu Sakaguchi introduced the world to Final Fantasy. The RPG became an instant hit, spawning the legendary mu...

ICYMI: Here's Everything From Nintendo's September 2021 Direct

In Nintendo’s first big Direct since E3, the Switch platform holder focused primarily on detailing their remaining lineup for 2021 but sprinkled in a few exciting announcements for the future of the S...