Don't-Miss Game Stories

Sony slashes PlayStation 4's price to match Xbox One

The console wars continue as PlayStation 4 bundles now start at $350.

Softkinetic for Oculus Rift

Sony ups its motion-detection game with Softkinetic buy

Sony has bought Softkinetic, a Belgian developer of time-of-flight distance sensors, bringing it the technology to add motion capture to new devices

HoloLens' mixed reality is gaming on steroids

That's Microsoft's vision, but we won't know what the platform can really do until developers get their hands on it in early 2016.

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void's three-mission prologue free for anyone, starting today

Starting today, anyone can get a taste of Legacy of the Void with the three-mission Whispers of Oblivion mini-campaign.

Far Cry Primal

Far Cry Primal officially revealed, takes players to the Stone Age

After an ultra-long reveal stream and a leak, Ubisoft finally reveals the next Far Cry entry. The only question now is "Can we ride woolly mammoths?"

bulletsorblades

Nvidia “Bullets or Blades” bundle packs in brand-new Ubisoft games

Nvidia bundles the latest Assassin's Creed or Rainbow Six with select GTX graphics cards. Your move, AMD.

alienware steam machine

Steam Machine mini-stores are coming to GameStop and other retailers

Valve plans stores within stores at retailers to get Steam hardware in front of gamers

Xbox One

Cortana coming to the Xbox One in 2016

Microsoft's digital assistant arrives on the Xbox One in 2016, but Xbox One Experience Preview testers will get to try it later this year.

microsoft campus building

Microsoft gives more weight to gaming plans with Havok physics engine acquisition

Microsoft is acquiring Havok, the makers of a popular physics engine for video games, from Intel.

BattleTech (2015)

This week in games: BattleTech heads to Kickstarter and a Fallout fan builds a working vault door

Plus: Frictional releases a live-action SOMA prequel and EA announces a Mass Effect theme park ride. This is gaming news for September 28 - October 2.

Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman: Arkham Knight swoops back onto Steam in time for Halloween

After four long months, the Caped Crusader will finally finish up his walk of shame and go back on sale.

Worlds Adrift

Worlds Adrift preview: Surgeon Sim's dev gets serious in floating island survival game

First Bossa made Surgeon Simulator. Then it made a game about being a slice of bread. But its new survival game is a different kind of ambitious.

Armikrog

Armikrog review impressions: This relentlessly old-school, Gumby on acid-like game could use a bit more polish

After multiple delays, we finally get our hands on this claymation point-and-click. Good news: It runs.

WildStar

WildStar promises less grind as it goes free-to-play today

WildStar was the most promising MMORPG of 2014, then the most disappointing MMORPG of 2014. Now it's (maybe) the most promising MMORPG of 2015?

projectspark

Project Spark game creation tool goes completely free as Microsoft unlocks DLC

Microsoft ceases active development on its Project Spark game creation tool.