Sea of Thieves is Microsoft’s fastest-selling new IP this generation

Microsoft and Rare’s new pirate simulator Sea of Thieves may have struggled with us critics, but it’s a hit with gamers and Microsoft’s fastest-selling new IP with 2 million copies of the game in players hands already. “The worldwide excitement for Sea of Thieves has made it the fastest-selling first-party new IP of this generation,” said Rare studio head Aaron […]

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is coming this fall – here’s your first teaser

We’ve known for well over a year that the next Tomb Raider game would be called Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Some concept art leaked last summer, confirming that the title hadn’t changed and, in all likelihood, wouldn’t. Then, yesterday, Square Enix updated the official Tomb Raider website, accidentally embedding a release date in the site’s source code. Now, though, […]

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds hits new concurrent-player record, doesn’t even know how to quit

It seems like just a few months ago we were talking about PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds struggling to surpass the seeming unstoppable, untoppable Dota 2 on Steam for concurrent player count. Even though we knew it was huge, it’s still a bit wild to look at the numbers now. PUBG isn’t just passing Dota 2, it’s destroying it – the game surpassed 3 million […]

PlayStation 4 games are now on PS Now, here’s what you can play

If you were going off of its E3 presentation this year, you’d hardly know that Sony has services and initiatives like PlayStation Vue, PlayStation Classics, and PlayStation Now, but they’re still alive and kicking. PlayStation Now, Sony’s game-streaming service, is getting a nice bump this week in the form of its very first PlayStation 4 games. The games are currently only playable on PlayStation 4 and Windows PC, and the list […]

Halo 5 will be ‘true 4K’ on Xbox One X, but it’s not coming to PC

Despite a lack of any announcements regarding a new title in the series, this is a big week for Halo fans. Halo 5: Guardians is officially getting the “true 4K” treatment, and tons of Halo is heading to Xbox One via backward compatibility. Microsoft has confirmed that Halo 5: Guardians will receive an update to support true 4K on Xbox One X. Developer 343 Industries was deeply committed to hitting a locked 60 fps frame […]

Check out the newest map coming to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

We’ve known for a while that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds would feature new maps, and we finally have our first look at one of the locations—and it’s looking very hot. PlayerUnknown (aka Brendan Greene) this week Tweeted pictures of a work-in-progress desert location, which looks in stark contrast to the more rustic map currently available. It’s an interesting change […]