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Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 kicks it back to the '90s on October 25

There’s a full campaign, the return of classic Prestige and round-based Zombies.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 is coming to PC, PlayStation and Xbox on October 25, 2024.

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Aaron Souppouris

17 minutes ago

  • 17 minutes agoCall of Duty: Black Ops 6 kicks it back to the '90s on October 25
  • 19 minutes agoXbox’s Fable reboot will come to Xbox Series X/S and PC next year
  • 20 minutes agoMixtape brings a killer '80s soundtrack to Xbox, PS5 and PC in 2025
  • 36 minutes agoPerfect Dark reboot trailer shows Joanna Dark hunting bad guys in a near-future Cairo
  • an hour agoCompulsion Games' South of Midnight will arrive in 2025
  • an hour agoDoom: The Dark Ages hits PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC in 2025
  • an hour agoFallout 76’s next free expansion drops on June 12

Xbox’s Fable reboot will come to Xbox Series X/S and PC next year

Meet our new hero, Humphry.

The game is slated to hit Xbox Series X/S and PC in 2025, and will be available on Xbox Game Pass from day one. The company dropped a new trailer for Fable during the Xbox Games Showcase on Sunday.

by

Cheyenne MacDonald

19 minutes ago

Mixtape brings a killer '80s soundtrack to Xbox, PS5 and PC in 2025

The studio behind The Artful Escape returns with a coming-of-age adventure.

Mixtape is a coming-of-age story about the reality-bending adventures of three teenage friends on their final night of high school.

by

Jessica Conditt

20 minutes ago

Perfect Dark reboot trailer shows Joanna Dark hunting bad guys in a near-future Cairo

There was no sign of a laptop gun, sadly.

We got our first look at gameplay from the Perfect Dark reboot at the Xbox Games Showcase.

by

Kris Holt

36 minutes ago

Latest reviews and previews

Skydance's Behemoth brings giant climbable monster fights to VR

Like Shadow of the Colossus, it’s all about battling giants.

Behemoth is an action-adventure game that draws on the combat and physics of The Walking Dead VR games but with a bigger focus on fighting. Also: scaling a giant and killing it dead.

by

Mat Smith

06.04.2024

Crow Country is a darkly meditative callback to survival horror’s past

Inspired by some genre-defining PS1 classics, Crow Country is a force all its own.

Crow Country, which was released on Steam, PlayStation 5 and Xbox X/S on May 9, just about checks all the boxes for survival horror, but it takes a gentler approach to the genre, making it feel more like a test of mental endurance than a fight for your life.

by

Cheyenne MacDonald

05.24.2024

INDIKA weaves a mature tale of absurdity, hypocrisy and sexual violence

Hell is empty and the devils are inside me.

INDIKA demonstrates how a video game can tell a strange and beautiful story that involves, but isn't overwhelmed by, themes of sexual abuse.

Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door review: A Switch remake (mostly) befitting a masterpiece

Yes, it’s still an absolute treasure.

It’s criminal that there’s been no way to play Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door for over a decade.

by

Devindra Hardawar

05.21.2024

Senua's Saga: Hellblade II review: A series of unfortunate events

Ninja Theory's sequel nails the vibe, and sometimes, that's all that matters.

Hellblade II is more of an extended, extremely anxious and violent vibe than a traditional adventure game.

by

Jessica Conditt

05.21.2024

Lorelei and the Laser Eyes preview: This may be my GOTY

The gameplay guides for this one are going to look like House of Leaves.

Simogo knows how to make a damn fine puzzle game.

by

Jessica Conditt

04.30.2024

The best gaming tech

The best gaming monitors in 2024

Refresh rate, resolution and response times? Let Engadget help you demystify it all.

Choosing any computer monitor can be tricky, but it gets even more confusing when you want a new display for gaming. Here's everything you need to know before buying a gaming monitor, plus the best gaming monitors you can get today.

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Igor Bonifacic

The best free games in 2024 that you can start playing today

Some great games don't cost a thing.

These are the best free games you can play today, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Engadget

The best Xbox games for 2024

Whether you have Series X, Series S, One X or One S, there's something here for you.

Here's a list of the best games for Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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The 20 best PC games you can play right now for 2024

Where to start with a juggernaut like PC gaming?

Here is a list of the best PC games you can get right now, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Latest news

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 kicks it back to the '90s on October 25

    by

    Aaron Souppouris

    17 minutes ago

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 is coming to PC, PlayStation and Xbox on October 25, 2024.

  • Xbox’s Fable reboot will come to Xbox Series X/S and PC next year

    by

    Cheyenne MacDonald

    19 minutes ago

    The game is slated to hit Xbox Series X/S and PC in 2025, and will be available on Xbox Game Pass from day one. The company dropped a new trailer for Fable during the Xbox Games Showcase on Sunday.

  • Mixtape brings a killer '80s soundtrack to Xbox, PS5 and PC in 2025

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    20 minutes ago

    Mixtape is a coming-of-age story about the reality-bending adventures of three teenage friends on their final night of high school.

  • Perfect Dark reboot trailer shows Joanna Dark hunting bad guys in a near-future Cairo

    by

    Kris Holt

    36 minutes ago

    We got our first look at gameplay from the Perfect Dark reboot at the Xbox Games Showcase.

  • Compulsion Games' South of Midnight will arrive in 2025

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    an hour ago

    South of Midnight, first revealed at last year’s Summer Game Fest, will launch on Xbox and PC sometime next year. During today's Xbox showcase, we got a first look at how the third-person action-adventure will play.

  • Doom: The Dark Ages hits PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC in 2025

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    an hour ago

    There's a new Doom in town.

  • Fallout 76’s next free expansion drops on June 12

    by

    Kris Holt

    an hour ago

    Fallout 76 has seen a surge in popularity in the wake of the Prime Video TV series. Fans won't have to wait long for the next expansion of the game, as it's dropping this week.

  • Cult of the Lamb is finally getting a co-op mode, but it’s local only

    by

    Cheyenne MacDonald

    06.08.2024

    The free “Unholy Alliance” update will be available to download August 12 for PC, PS5 and PS4, Xbox Series S/X and Nintendo Switch. It adds local co-op and a new playable character: The Goat.

  • Here are the cozy games from Wholesome Direct that you can play right now

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.08.2024

    Watch, read about and then play a bunch of cozy games — not a bad way to spend a Saturday. Or a summer.

  • There's now a gameplay trailer for Neva, the upcoming title from the makers of Gris

    by

    Cheyenne MacDonald

    06.08.2024

    Neva, from Gris developer Nomada Studio, is an action-adventure game that follows the story of a woman named Alba and a horned wolf cub that has become her companion in a decaying world. It will be released this year.

  • Possessor(s) is an eerily beautiful action sidescroller from Heart Machine

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.07.2024

    Possessor(s) is a twitchy action sidescroller set in a sci-fi city overrun by interdimensional horror. Hot.

  • ‘Thirst-person shooter’ The Crush House hits PC on August 9

    by

    Aaron Souppouris

    06.07.2024

    The Crush House, the latest game from Reigns developer ​​Nerial, will debut on August 9.

  • Phoenix Springs, possibly the prettiest detective game ever, arrives September 16

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.07.2024

    Phoenix Springs is a point-and-click detective game that looks like the cover of a mid-century sci-fi novel, and it’s due to go live on Steam on September 16.

  • Arranger turns a slide puzzle into an adventure game this July

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.07.2024

    Arranger: A Role-Puzzling Adventure is an adventure game with a simple and disruptive conceit: The world exists on a grid of sliding tiles. It's due to hit PC, Switch, PlayStation 5 and mobile devices on July 25.

  • UFO 50, the latest game from the Spelunky team, will finally arrive September 18

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.07.2024

    UFO 50, the latest project from Spelunky studio Mossmouth, is due to hit Steam on September 18, about six years after it was originally expected to launch.

  • by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.07.2024

    The next title out of Capybara Games — the studio behind Super Time Force, Below and Grindstone — is Battle Vision Network. It's a competitive, online puzzler with real-time strategy and color-matching mechanics, live updates and a seasonal narrative shaped by players.

  • Capcom's Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess is coming out surprisingly soon

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.07.2024

    Kunitsu-Gami: Path of the Goddess, the stunning action and strategy RPG from Capcom, is set to come out on July 19.

  • Simpler Times, the coziest game of Summer Game Fest 2023, is available now

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.07.2024

    Simpler Times got a surprise launch during the Day of the Devs showcase, which is part of Summer Game Fest. We played the demo at last year’s SGF and found it to be the coziest game of the show.

  • Alan Wake 2’s first expansion brings Remedy’s other heroes to Night Springs

    by

    Mat Smith

    06.07.2024

    Think of it as Remedy’s take on Marvel’s What If…: You’ll get to play as Alan Wake’s biggest fan, Rose Marigold, Quantum Break’s Jack Joyce and Control’s Jesse Faden, within the world of Alan Wake 2.

  • Valorant is coming to Xbox Series X/S and PS5 in a limited beta on June 14

    by

    Lawrence Bonk

    06.07.2024

    Valorant is coming to Xbox Series X/S and PS5 in a limited beta on June 14. Crossplay will not be available between PCs and consoles.

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