League of Legends’ Evelynn is getting a rework

Evelynn, a stealth melee character that's been in League of Legends since 2009, has been reworked. She'll still be stealth oriented, but this time she'll sport new CC capabilities with a charm effect that fits…

This $15 Lighter Runs Off a Battery, Rather…

Tesla Coil lighters are the lighter, evolved. They can light things on fire while fixing the three biggest problems with traditional lighters: Fuel - This lighter doesn’t need fuel; you recharge it over USB. How…

Red Dead Redemption 2 gets a purdy new…

Rockstar Games have released their next trailer for the upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2, which was announced earlier in the year before being delayed to spring 2018. Sadly, the latest trailer doesn't seem to narrow…

Gravity Rush 2 will close its online services…

Sony Entertainment have announced that on January 19, 2018, just a day late of its first anniversary, Gravity Rush 2 will be closing its online services.Of course, this isn't quite as shocking as a MOBA…

Confirmed: Mario Was Originally Punching Yoshi

[Image: Nintendo] Among Nintendo fans, there has been dispute as to whether Mario was telling Yoshi to get something or smacking the character in the head. According to Nintendo, Mario was originally punching Yoshi, causing…

Love, loss and water hazards as Golf Story…

Sidebar Games have released a trailer for their cute, entertaining-looking RPG, Golf Story, which launches today on Nintendo Switch.The game sees the player don the plus-fours of a young golfer forced to give up everything…

Now Waluigi Is In Breath Of The Wild

GIF We’ve seen GTA, Mario and Minecraft modded into Breath of the Wild on PC, but now we are getting into the good stuff. This Waluigi skin is by Hefty and DonkXProXAli, and I think…

Great, Your Name Is Getting A Live-Action Remake

Your Name, which is not only a very good movie but also the highest-grossing anime feature of all time, is being given the live-action treatment by J.J. Abrams’ Hollywood studio. As Screen Daily report, Paramount…

Nintendo World Championship Finals On October 7

Nintendo has finished all the qualifying rounds for 2017's Nintendo World Championship and has finalized details for the, uh, finals. On October 7 at Manhattan Center's Grand Ballroom New York, Nintendo will be hosting and…

Resident Evil Has A New Board Game

Board games. They’re fun! And loads of people who play them also play video games. And the companies who make board games are really starting to figure this out. Steamforged games, who made a few…

Brutal Survival Mode Coming To Skyrim

Because Skyrim’s dragons and dead guys were never quite tough enough, the game is now adding something more dangerous: weather and hunger. They’re part of an update called Survival Mode, which is coming to Skyrim…

Survival Mode Coming To Skyrim

Because Skyrim’s dragons and dead guys were never quite tough enough, the game is now adding something more dangerous: weather and hunger. They’re part of an update called Survival Mode, which is coming to Skyrim…

Skyrim Is Getting A Survival Mode

Because Skyrim’s dragons and dead guys were never quite tough enough, the game is now adding something more dangerous: weather and hunger. They’re part of an update called Survival Mode, which is coming to Skyrim…

In A Year Of Great Games, A Small…

2017 has been so relentless in the release of top-tier games that it’s hard to justify spending time with stuff that is merely “good.” Why settle for anything less than “great”? Despite the incredible competition facing…

A Hat In Time Launching On PC Next…

A Hat in Time, a 3D platformer that is designed to hearken back to the Gamecube era of the genre, is releasing on October 5 on PC. The game was Kickstarted on in 2013 as…

Killer Instinct Now Out On Steam

Killer Instinct, Iron Galaxy's Xbox One and Windows 10 fighting game, is out on Steam today. The fighter first launched in 2013 under Double Helix on the Xbox One, but was shifted to Iron Galaxy…

Swery’s The Good Life, now with dogs!

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nscp2KFNHyA&w=711&h=400] When I interviewed Swery, director of Deadly Premonition and D4, at Tokyo Game Show he told me one last thing that I couldn't include in the interview. The big update I referred to…

Maybe This Is Why Everyone’s Mad At NBA…

Despite being this year’s installment of what the Steam store description calls “the highest rated annual sports title,” NBA 2K18 has a “Mostly Negative” rating with over 3,000 reviews and counting. I investigated. The psychedelic…

Fortnite: Battle Royale Had One Million Players On…

There seems to be a heavy thirst for battle royale style games, as Epic's Fortnite Battle Royale mode has proven, garnering a million players on the first day. The game's official twitter account celebrating the…

Puzzle Fighter is popping up on iOS and…

Puzzle Fighter is back and I'm still surprised to be jotting down those words. The new game is beginning to roll out today on iOS and Android in select regions ahead of a worldwide launch:…

The Fans Who Won’t Let Mega Man Die

Mega Maker. Why do people still care about Mega Man? Capcom’s diminutive action hero hasn’t had a brand-new game since 2010's Mega Man 10. But the fans refuse to give up, crafting their own games…

CNBC asked Tony Hawk about esports for some…

Eighteen years ago, Tony Hawk landed the first-ever 900 on a skateboard*. The two-and-a-half aerial rotations ascended Hawk far past the vertical walls of a half-pipe. From that moment onward, Hawk was no longer a…

How to Help Puerto Rico Recover from Hurricane…

We can’t all be Pitbull, who sent his private plane to Puerto Rico to transport cancer patients to the mainland for care. But there are plenty of ways that regular folks can help support relief…

Report: Layoffs At Volition, Developers of Saints Row

Volition, the developers of Saints Row and the recent Agents of Mayhem, may be undergoing layoffs, according to a report today from Kotaku. The article states that the 200-employee company is losing over 30 people,…

What Your Destiny 2 Faction Says About You

From Left: Dead Orbit, Future War Cult, and New Monarchy This week is Destiny 2’s first-ever Faction Rally, where players pledge to one of three factions in order to win guns and glory. But what…

Layoffs at Saints Row developer Volition

Volition has suffered a round of layoffs, according to a report from Kotaku.Over 30 people were let go from the developer of Saints Row and Agents of Mayhem, Kotaku said. It had around 200 staff…

Picross S will not have touchscreen controls

You know, if there's one thing I like about Nintendo in the last 10 years, it's the touchscreens on the Wii U, 3DS, and Switch. They're pretty responsive, and I've loved using them for the…

You Can Order All of Amazon’s New Devices…

Three years after the original model launched to little fanfare, the new Amazon Echo is here. Complete with improved speaker quality, a refreshed design, and the ability to customize it with different face plates, it’s…

New Overwatch comic witnesses Zarya vs. Sombra

The latest issue of the fun Overwatch comic series is now available to read online, the fifteenth in the series of very short stories, each concerning a roster member or two from the colourful heroes…

Neo Yokio Is A Funny But Flawed Critique…

Netflix’s original series Neo Yokio waffles between being an indictment of capitalism and a celebration of wealth. While it’s charmingly written, I’m confused about what it wants to say about the wealthy and their pursuits.…

Total War: Warhammer II deals up to 18%…

Tomorrow marks the release of Total War: Warhammmer II -- the sequel to last year's fantasy strategy title that was well-reviewed by most sites. The first installment of course didn't launch without problems, but last…

Total War: Warhammer II deals roundup for release…

Tomorrow marks the release of Total War: Warhammmer II -- the sequel to last year's fantasy strategy title that was well-reviewed by most sites. The first installment of course didn't launch without problems, but last…

Amazon Just Announced a Buttload of New Echo…

Image: Alex Cranz/Gizmodo It might not feel like it, but it’s been almost three years since the original Amazon Echo hit the scene. In the time seince, the number of Alexa-powered devices has grown from…

Cop this fantastic Overwatch poster

"Hanamura Showdown" by Josan Gonzalez and Laurie Greasley just went up for pre-sale Ana Hero Complex Galaxy. The roughly two feet by three feet Genji-nius print is up for pre-sale through October 11 and will…

Skyrim Special Edition Getting New Survival Mode

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim released in 2011, but Bethesda reignited players' love for the game and reached a new generation through Skyrim Special Edition last year. In addition to a new coat of paint…

PSA: The Nintendo Switch Is In Stock Right…

Nintendo Switch (Gray), $300Nintendo Switch (Neon), $300I know the Switch isn’t the Nintendo console that people are most excited about this week, but if you haven’t managed to get your hands on one yet, Jet…