If you're more a glass half-empty person, Paradox has a post-apocalyptic alternative to the eternally optimistic Surviving Mars. Can it break out from its predecessor's shadow though? We trudged through nuclear winter to find out.
After eight years and over a dozen expansions, Crusader Kings II is getting a sequel—or an heir, if you prefer. That, plus expansions for Hearts of Iron IV, BattleTech, Age of Wonders: Planetfall, Stellaris, and more inside.
Plus: Free copies of Alan Wake's American Nightmare and Observer, the surprise release of Postal 4, and Riot announces both a shooter and a card game. This is gaming news for October 14 to 18.
Expensive as ever, Astro's redesigned A50 nevertheless makes a case for its sticker price with a sleeker charging cradle, a return to the more reliable 2.4GHz band, and a refined audio profile.
Don't be ashamed to curl up in a ball in the corner. These PC horror games will scare the pants off of even hardened gamers.
It's hard to imagine seeing everything in Disco Elysium.
Plus: Blizzard's ongoing troubles with China, a new Surviving Mars spin-off, and a detective game that centers around Picross puzzles. This is gaming news for October 7 to 11.
That's more than three times our current frontrunner, the HyperX Cloud Wireless, which claims up to 30 hours. Quite an impressive feat—if it holds up.
John Wick Hex is a satisfying strategy game that aptly captures the feel of the films in a way no true action game could, though the difficulty ramp-up might drive some away.
An explosion at the Stonehenge Museum? A gun that prints objects? The Bradwell Conspiracy starts like a great Portal-style puzzler, but doesn't have the range or flexibility to keep it interesting.
Plus: Sony breaks down the cross-play walls, Gearbox settles (some of) its legal battles, and a Twitch streamer goes full goose. This is gaming news for September 30 to October 4.
We sifted through the latest and greatest mechanical keyboards to come up with our top recommendations.
The Realforce RGB is a tough call. Even Topre switch fans may balk at paying $300 for a generic design, dim backlight, and ABS keycaps.
Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair lacks most of the original game's charm, and its final gauntlet is more tedious than taxing.
EA's giving away a month of its Origin Access Basic subscription service just for eating your vegetables. And if you already did? Don't worry, you get a free month too.
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