Also: The Straight Outta Compton director is working on a Saints Row movie, Epic buys Psyonix, and more. This is gaming news for April 29 to May 3.
Cooler Master takes a cue from HyperX, rebranding a respected set of entry-level audiophile headphones as its new entry-level MH752 headset, with impressive results.
The Lenovo Legion Y740 is built for the future, with Nvidia's bleeding-edge RTX 2070 Max-Q and a 144Hz G-Sync display. But in the here and now, it struggles with lackluster performance in current games and abysmal battery life.
An engine upgrade helps offset some of Yakuza Kiwami 2's weaker aspects, making this another entertaining entry in the series, and another excellent PC port.
Valve's Index VR headset is loaded with cutting-edge tech designed to appeal to virtual reality enthusiasts.
Oculus Quest provides a room-scale VR experience without the need for a gaming PC—or wires at all. This is the first VR headset with a chance to win over the masses.
The Oculus Rift S improves upon its predecessor in certain key aspects, but most of the "upgrades" feel like a lateral move—especially when released alongside the more daring Oculus Quest.
Paradox's take on Roman history has potential, but its most interesting systems are painfully bare-bones at initial release, begging to be expanded on in future expansions.
Plus details on Fortnite-induced crunch, and Josh Sawyer reminisces about Chris Avellone's old Fallout-themed tabletop campaign. This is gaming news for April 22 to 26.
It took far longer than it should have, but at long last the BlackWidow has reached parity with its high-priced competition.
Mortal Kombat 11 is an excellent end to this story arc and a smart fighting game, marred by performance issues and a never-ending grind for unlocks.
Plus a remake of cult classic shooter XIII, details on Netflix's upcoming Witcher series, a Mortal Kombat launch trailer, and more. This is gaming news for April 15 to 19.
The Cooler Master SK630's flat laptop feel might appeal to some, but awkward ergonomics and a lack of premium features make it a questionable value proposition.
Inkle's archaeological adventure is rough around the edges, but Heaven's Vault's unique language translation mechanic and its effect on player choice more than make up for it.
Nearly a decade after the PC went all-digital, the Xbox One is finally doing the same—or at least one version of the Xbox One. It won't save you much, though.