Antlion's ModMic 5 is the audiophile's alternative to a headset, by allowing you to add a studio-quality mic to your high-end headphones.
Incredibly comfortable and aided by cooling gel in the ear cups, the Razer Nari Ultimate is a haptics-enabled headset that doesn't feel like a one-off gimmick.
The Oculus Quest offers true standalone wireless VR, complete with handtracking that actually works. Most of the time.
The $399 Oculus Connect VR headset will break free of PCs this spring.
Life is Strange 2's opening chapter tackles a whole litany of touchy topics through the eyes of a teenage boy and his younger brother.
Elgato's refined Stream Deck Mini is the perfect tool for any streamer, with the same power and most of the flexibility of the larger sibling, but in a smaller, cheaper, and more durable package.
Forza Horizon 4 brings the four seasons, Scottish streets, and a richer multiplayer experience.
Destiny 2's second-year refresh, Forsaken, caps off a troubled first year by fixing most of players' longstanding complaints with the end-game and multiplayer.
Plus LawBreakers shuts down its servers, Call of Cthulhu puts out an eerie trailer, and Frostpunk releases a free expansion. This is gaming news for September 17 to 21.
The Rusty Lake series gets even weirder in Cube Escape: Paradox, a room-escape game mashed together with a 20-minute short film.
Ten hours in, The Bard's Tale IV has all the makings of a special adventure, but it's crippled by long load times and other technical issues
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's battle royale mode, Blackout, is like a more polished version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, but lacks a distinct identity of its own.
Plus: Alan Wake is headed to TVs, the Yakuza devs announce "courtroom thriller" Project Judge, and Ubisoft reveals an Assassin's Creed III remaster (for some reason). This is gaming news for September 10 to 14.
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey includes an exploration mode that strips away most map markers and forces you to rely on directions and clues to find locations, instead.
Shadow of the Tomb Raider plays just as well as the other Tomb Raider reboots, but the story loses the plot.