Plus: Frogwares and Focus fight it out over Sherlock Holmes, and another Fallout 76 merchandise mess. This is gaming news for September 23 to 27.
Facebook didn't announce any new hardware at Oculus Connect 6, but it revealed key Oculus Quest improvements and a big-budget Medal of Honor VR reboot.
Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond, a VR rebirth for the WWII shooter, will be 50 levels long when it lands on Oculus Rift.
Offer includes free access to Gears 5, Halo 5, Killer Instinct, and Sea of Thieves if you sign up.
Plus: John Wick Hex and Disco Elysium nail down release dates and Anthem puts all its future content plans on ice. This is gaming news for September 16 to 20.
Great battery life, reliable connectivity, durable build quality, trigger stops, grip buttons, and swappable stick layouts—the Astro C40 does it all. It's an excellent high-end controller option.
Acer's Nitro 5 may age quickly with its entry-level hardware, but it's a great option for budget-minded buyers who enjoy light gaming and wouldn't mind upgrading in a few years.
Yes, the Epic Games Store probably should've launched with a list view—but hey, it's here now.
The Steam Library Update went live today, bringing with it new organizational tools and a slick interface. You could (and should) join.
In a console generation that's become synonymous with risk aversion, Borderlands 3 plays it even more safe than expected. It's like the last seven years never occurred, except in memes.
Plus: KFC unveils a visual novel starring the Colonel himself, Netflix leaks The Witcher's release, and a dribble of Tokyo Game Show trailers. This is gaming news for September 9 to 13.
Astro's A40 TR and redesigned MixAmp feel pricier than ever given the current state of the headset market, but great build quality and a bevy of input options might win you over.
Make Pythagoras mash grapes or learn about Thermopylae from historian Herodotus in Assassin's Creed: Odyssey's version of the Discovery Tour spin-off mode. It's back for a second go-round, and much improved.
Gears 5 still feels like a series in need of an identity, but a more charismatic lead and experiments with open-world structure hold promise for the future—even if they don't quite pay off now.
It's been a long time coming, but Valve's sweeping library update will add a "Recently Played" section, new filtering and search options, event updates, and more when the open beta arrives on September 17.