Latest News

Red Dead Redemption Retrospective
Games News

Red Dead Redemption Retrospective

Seven years ago, gamers got their chance to re-enact their cowboy fantasies through the eyes of John Marston in Red Dead Redemption. Since then, games have come and gone, but this ode to Westerns of old remains a highpoint in Rockstar Games’ line-up of titles. And now, on the cusp of a prequel being released, what better time to look back at what made Red Dead Redemption an instant-classic.

OpTic Gaming Enters Dota 2 and Overwatch League!
Esports

OpTic Gaming Enters Dota 2 and Overwatch League!

That. Just. Happened. For the first time ever, OpTic Gaming is opening up and adding another genre to their line-up. No longer will OpTic Gaming focus solely on shooters, because now they’ve got their hand in that Defense of the Ancients (Dota) pot. The competitive Dota 2 scene better prepare themselves, because the Green Wall…

How Audio Helped Rockstar Nail LA Noire
Games News

How Audio Helped Rockstar Nail LA Noire

The 1940s, a decade of men in suits, beautiful dames singing, smokey bars full of smooth jazz, and apparently, a heck of a lot of crime. LA Noire introduced gamers to this world back in 2011, and now Rockstar is bringing its crime-fighting, neo-noir title to the Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One consoles.

ESL One New York CS:GO Tournament Preview
Esports

ESL One New York CS:GO Tournament Preview

The post-Major lull is well and truly over in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, and following some big roster swaps and curious results over the past few weeks, a bunch of teams head into this weekend’s ESL One New York with something to prove. Let’s take a look at how this $250,000 tournament is shaping up.

The Best Sounds of Destiny 2
Games News

The Best Sounds of Destiny 2

Between collecting new abilities, shooting guns, punching Cabal, and talking with new characters, we’ve heard a lot of interesting sounds out in the wild forests of the European Dead Zone and the water world of Titan. Let’s take a moment to appreciate the tremendous audio design of Destiny 2!

The Best Soundtracks of the SNES Classic Era
Games News

The Best Soundtracks of the SNES Classic Era

One group who will be particularly excited about the SNES Classic are connoisseurs of video game soundtracks, because the Super Nintendo was home to some of the very best. From Square’s legendary Nobuo Uematsu to Rare’s David Wise, composers from around the world drew beautiful, timeless scores out of the console’s unassuming S-SMP audio chip, developing melodies that many of us still hum to this day. Ahead of the SNES Classic’s release, here’s a look back at a few of our favorites.

Call of Duty: WWII Beta Kicks Ass
Games News

Call of Duty: WWII Beta Kicks Ass

The Call of Duty: WWII Beta blasted off last weekend on the PlayStation 4, and after dozens of hours of playtime, we can positively say that CoD: WWII is going to kick ass. The beta, though small, introduced players to the gritty and harsh reality of World War II as seen through the eyes of a classic, boots-on-the-ground Call of Duty title.