Far Cry 6 Game Of The Year Edition Leaked, We Have Questions

Image: Ubisoft An image found on the backend of the Xbox online store seems to reveal that Ubisoft is gearing up to launch a “Game Of The Year Upgrade Pass” for Far Cry 6. That’s…fine, I guess, but it raises the question: Which site out there thought it was the best game of 2021 and … Read more

How Bungie’s 15 Year Old Shooter Defined Triple-A Games

Image: Microsoft/Bungie These days, the Blockbuster Game, a release from a major publisher that’s hoping to be an Event that occupies everyone’s attention and Game of the Year discussions, is an institution. It’s easy to tell what such a game is in its current state, as it’s typically about fathers trying to connect with their … Read more

You can’t go home again—but you can Return To Monkey Island

Image: Devolver Digital Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend? I end up writing about … Read more

Modern Warfare 2 Is Officially Dropping Red Dots

Image: Infinity Ward Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, out October 28, will stand by controversial design decisions even after its strained beta weekend, developer Infinity Ward says. The long-standing ability to slide-cancel—which allowed players to manipulate sliding into a super-fast run—is gone, and, in a move that has replaced some players’ eyes with infernal … Read more

Shadow Of The Tomb Raider (And More) Is Free On PC Right Now

Shadow of the Tomb RaiderScreenshot: Eidos Montreal As sure as the next sunset, there will be more free games from Epic. This time, you can grab the decent Shadow of the Tomb Raider, a former Stadia exclusive sequel, and some goodies in EA’s free-to-play dodgeball game Knockout City for the low, low price of absolutely … Read more

Splatoon 3’s Most-Hated Gun Needs To Go, Players Say

Oh great, here’s this jerk using the gun.Image: Nintendo / Kotaku With Splatoon 3 finally out on Nintendo Switch, folks have no doubt tried their hands at a variety of the game’s eclectic weapons. There are plenty to check out, from the classic rapid-firing Splattershot Jr. to newer weapons like the quick-slashing Splatana (which has … Read more

Battlefield Series Is Going Back To A ‘Narrative Campaign’

Image: Battlefield 3 The last time the main Battlefield series dabbled with a proper campaign was all the way back in 2013, when Battlefield 4’s single-player dropped and underwhelmed pretty much anyone who laid hands on it. I know Battlefields 1 & 5 also had some single-player stuff, but they were more of a tutorial, … Read more

Assassin’s Creed Games Are On Sale For Dirt Cheap Right Now

Image: Ubisoft In need of hundreds of hours of open world RPG adventuring? You’re in luck. A new Assassin’s Creed blowout sale means Valhalla and other titles are currently super cheap. And don’t worry, some of the older ones are massively discounted as well. The sale has launched ahead of the September 10 Ubisoft Forward … Read more