Assassin's Creed was supposed to end on a spaceship

The original plan was scrapped in part because the series suffered from too much success. The story had to keep moving.


'Fall Guys' now has a ‘Monopoly’ game, but it’s still not on Nintendo Switch or Xbox

Board games just aren't video games, no matter what Mediatonic says.


Steam Deck can suspend play and resume on other devices

Very fancy indeed.


Another 'Pokémon Arceus' trailer drops days before its release

"Long ago humans and Pokémon had not yet learned to coexist."

Gotta Catch 'Em All

Former Sega exec Toshiro Nagoshi founds new gaming studio

Backed by NetEase, Toshihiro Nagoshi's studio has hired previous Sega employees and Yakuza devs.


The most ambitious 'Dark Souls' mod ever now has a demo

But Nightfall won't make its early 2022 release date.

Modders' delight

Watch GTA V get played on an original Game Boy like no one intended

GTA meets GB with this incredibly complicated game mod.


Sony's Vision-S 02 electric SUV explained in 5 key stats

A new prototype proves Sony is taking electric vehicles seriously.


Flying cars make unwanted return to ‘Call of Duty: Warzone’

Hackers are patrolling the skies in humvees and wreaking havoc on the community.


Four decades later, Microsoft finally owns ‘Zork’

Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard completes a circle that opened in 1979.


'Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Extraction' is not your brother's R6 game

'Extraction' is a sci-fi horror mission game that offers team-based PVE challenges and beautiful graphics.


Reddit co-founder says "play-to-earn" games will soon rule the roost

90% of us will throw off the shackles of fun, apparently.

No more fun

Sony should revive these games to compete with Microsoft and Activision Blizzard

It's time for SOCOM: Modern Warfare.


'Pokémon Legends: Arceus' has been appearing in the wild

Physical copies of the game are turning up over a week before its official release date.

Gotta leak 'em all

Before Microsoft deal, Activision Blizzard considered Electronic Arts

Apparently, EA was too small for Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick's long-term goals.

Gaming Biz

What will (probably) happen to Activision Blizzard's best franchises?

Microsoft must heed the 'Call of Duty.'