This is the gaming news you need to know from the first week of September.
Slaughtering zombies with whatever's at hand while dressed in ridiculous costumes is fun, even if the PC port of this Xbox One launch title is perfunctory.
Rock Band creator Harmonix has another new game and this time it's an ultra-hard shoot-em-up. Plus it comes out in October. We got a chance to try it out at PAX.
Sure, you can play these games alone, but they're way better with a buddy.
No, really. It does. This Saints Row IV expansion takes the series to new depths -- and new heights, thanks to Johnny Gat's demon wings.
Lords of the Rings: Shadow of Mordor doesn't truly feel like Lord of the Rings, but the lore is there and it's still a blast to play.
The iconic Area-51 is back, and this time it really looks like a UFO. But the Alienware gaming PC's bizarre shape cures some case-design woes in a surprisingly pragmatic fashion.
Yes, it's like Civilization V in space, but it's more than that, too.
Lichdom is the first game to really get magic right. Unfortunately it does so at the cost of most everything else.
Here's how to batch install games in Steam, taking advantage of the newly released feature.
Plus Firaxis hosts its own Civilization-based conference, World of WarCraft gets a discount, and Super Meat Boy Forever.
Shadowgate is a remake of the 1987 classic adventure game of the same name, and it's still just as hard as ever.
Deep Silver has released "Director's Cut" versions of both Metro games, but should you jump in? Our impressions (and plenty of screenshots) inside.
Yes, H1Z1 is like DayZ, but it's much more newbie friendly.
It's time for Solid Snake to get on Mr. Bones Wild Ride. Plus the PS4 reigns supreme again, Michel Ancel is back, and other gaming news for the week of August 11.