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An Animated Storybook Is The Best Way To Learn Dark Souls Lore An Animated Storybook Is The Best Way To Learn Dark Souls Lore

I’m a sucker for Dark Souls lore, and Dark Souls retold as a fairy tale storybook is one of the best ways to get that lore communicated in an easy, simple way.

PUBG's Mannequins Are Scary As Hell PUBG's Mannequins Are Scary As Hell

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ Sanhok map is now available to all players on PC after a few months of testing, and it has mannequins. They’re terrifying.

Finally, A Chart Explaining What Is In Each Assassin's Creed Game Finally, A Chart Explaining What Is In Each Assassin's Creed Game

I count myself as a fan of the Assassin’s Creed franchise, but even I get a little confused about which game has what kind of stuff in it. Now there’s a chart that clears up any confusion.

'Shop Contest: Even More Smash Bros., Winners! 'Shop Contest: Even More Smash Bros., Winners!

Smash Bros. is a fan favorite, and one of the reasons it is so successful is that it brings all of our favorite characters together to absolutely wreck house all over each other. I asked you to add more characters. You delivered.

This Week In The Business: Down On The Sickness This Week In The Business: Down On The Sickness

QUOTE | “Gaming disorder is characterized by a pattern of persistent or recurrent gaming behaviour, which may be online or offline, manifested by: 1) impaired control over gaming (e.g., onset, frequency, intensity, duration, termination, context); 2) increasing priority given to gaming to the extent that gaming takes…

Nintendo Still Has Not Announced Animal Crossing For Switch

Will Nintendo ever release a 3D platform game starring Isabelle from Animal Crossing? How tall is Isabelle? Will someone please make a film in which Isabelle is 500 feet tall and King Kong dies when he looks at her? Will Square Enix announce a release date for the Final Fantasy VII remake? All these E3 2019…

A new patch is adding two tougher difficulty levels to Ni No Kuni II, a JRPG our reviewer liked a lot but thought was too easy. Problem solved? We’ll be giving it a shot. More details on the patch here.

What Are You Playing This Weekend? What Are You Playing This Weekend?

The weekend is for actually cleaning the house this time, not like last weekend when you said you would and then just lay on the couch thinking, “Boy, this house is a mess!” It’s also for playing video games.

Players Are Cheating The Steam Summer Sale Game, But They're Not Sure Why Players Are Cheating The Steam Summer Sale Game, But They're Not Sure Why

For the first time in years, the Steam summer sale has a limited-time game attached to it. It’s called Saliens, and it’s, well, not very good. That hasn’t stopped dedicated groups of Steam users from trying to exploit the gooey-green alien crap out of it, though.

Dota 2 Team Disqualified After Allegedly Testing Positive For Macros Dota 2 Team Disqualified After Allegedly Testing Positive For Macros

When Juan “Atuun” Ochoa was accused of cheating at Dota 2, he was playing one of its most complicated heroes, a grotesque-looking gnome who can clone himself, trying to help his team win the South American qualifiers for the 2018 International. Ochoa’s actions resulted in his team being disqualified, its dreams of…

One Rule For The Dragon Ball FighterZ Championship Is The Most Dragon Ball Thing Ever One Rule For The Dragon Ball FighterZ Championship Is The Most Dragon Ball Thing Ever

A world championship tour for Dragon Ball Fighter Z will see qualifying competitions in seven different countries, each with its own Dragon Ball as a prize. But what if one competitor wins all seven?

Splatoon 2's Octo Expansion Is Wrecking Me And I Love It Splatoon 2's Octo Expansion Is Wrecking Me And I Love It

Splatoon’s campaigns have always been wacky, inventive, but rarely too difficult. They seemed designed to introduce players to the game’s different weapons and mechanics. The newly released Octo Expansion for Splatoon 2 isn’t about warm welcomes. It’s about mastering all that Splatoon can throw at you and then some.

WWE 2K19 Cover Athlete AJ Styles Has A Retro Game Hunting Show WWE 2K19 Cover Athlete AJ Styles Has A Retro Game Hunting Show

AJ Styles, the WWE wrestler announced this week as the cover athlete for the game WWE 2K19, has an interesting game-related side project going on: He goes out hunting for classic games, filming the search and putting it on YouTube as a show called Retro Styles.

King Togwaggle Isn't Totally Useless Anymore King Togwaggle Isn't Totally Useless Anymore

No Hearthstone card is bad on its own. Sure, some underperform in certain decks, in certain metagames, in certain pools of available cards. But time has proven that sometimes, cards that we thought were bad are actually pretty good when things align the right way.

Realm Royale Mixes Wizards And Warriors With Fortnite Realm Royale Mixes Wizards And Warriors With Fortnite

When hero shooter Paladins announced a battle royale mode, it felt a bit like a tacked on extra to a game struggling for identity. That battle royale mode has transformed into a standalone game, Realm Royale. While it’s still in alpha and rough around the edges, Realm Royale has a few good ideas that could help it…

'Just Build lol' Might Not Be Fortnite's Winning Strat Much Longer 'Just Build lol' Might Not Be Fortnite's Winning Strat Much Longer

There are a hell of a lot of ways to win a Fortnite game, but the most reliable strat has gotten a little too reliable, says publisher Epic Games. In a blog post yesterday, Epic explained that they’ll be shaking things up a little, so players will need to get a little more resourceful.

Bethesda Sues Makers Of Westworld Game, Saying It Uses Fallout Shelter's Code Bethesda Sues Makers Of Westworld Game, Saying It Uses Fallout Shelter's Code

Bethesda is suing Warner Bros. and Behaviour Interactive over the new Westworld video game which it claims copies parts of 2015’s Fallout Shelter, according to court documents filed with the U.S. District Court for Maryland.

Help, I Can’t Decide Which Octopath Traveler Character To Start With Help, I Can’t Decide Which Octopath Traveler Character To Start With

I’m in a pickle. The new demo for the upcoming JRPG Octopath Traveler lets you play the first three hours of the game a few weeks early. Instead of making three hours’ worth of progress, I’ve spent that time trying to figure out which main character to choose.

Life is Strange 2’s first episode will release September 27, according to the game’s official Twitter account. More information about the game “will be revealed this August.”

Some Very Fine Art Some Very Fine Art

Pablo Dominguez is an artist at Industrial Light & Magic, but he’s also worked for Marvel and Dreamworks.

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