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Neopets is back with a new storyline that's meant to foster inclusivity

The Void Within is launching today and will run until early 2025.

Neopets is launching a new storyline called The Void Within, which is meant to "resonate with players from all walks of life."

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Mariella Moon

4 hours ago

  • 06.14.2024Metaphor: ReFantazio feels like a JRPG free from restraint and sanity
  • 06.14.2024Neva hands-on: A grand achievement in emotional game design
  • 06.13.2024Phoenix Springs offers breathtaking beauty in a desolate neo-noir world
  • 06.13.2024Skate Story hands-on: Kick, push, shatter
  • 06.12.2024Astro Bot is a supremely silly and incredibly smooth platformer
  • 06.12.2024Lego Horizon Adventures might be Sony’s most important game of the year
  • 06.11.2024The biggest threat to Marvel Rivals is all the other rival team shooters

A Quiet Place: The Road Ahead is coming to PC, PlayStation and Xbox this year

The single-player horror game will tell a different story to the movies.

A video game based on the A Quiet Place movies is coming to PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X later this year.

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Kris Holt

5 hours ago

The next Nintendo Direct takes place on June 18

The stream will include around 40 minutes of updates and news on games coming to Switch this year.

Nintendo has revealed when the next major Direct stream will take place.

by

Kris Holt

6 hours ago

Embracer shuts down Alone in the Dark reboot studio Pieces Interactive

'Thanks for playing with us,' the developer said in a farewell message.

Another game developer has closed after Embracer Group shut down Alone in the Dark reboot developer Pieces Interactive.

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Kris Holt

8 hours ago

Latest reviews and previews

Metaphor: ReFantazio feels like a JRPG free from restraint and sanity

If you’ve been itching for a new Persona game, this is probably going to be your jam.

Atlus' giant fantasy RPG 'Metaphor: ReFantazio' has been a long time in the making. After rolling through a demo at Summer Game Fest last weekend, I’m dying to play it.

by

Aaron Souppouris

06.14.2024

Neva hands-on: A grand achievement in emotional game design

And a stellar platformer.

Neva is going to make me cry.

by

Jessica Conditt

06.14.2024

Phoenix Springs offers breathtaking beauty in a desolate neo-noir world

I desperately want to play all of it, right now.

Take me back.

by

Jessica Conditt

06.13.2024

Skate Story hands-on: Kick, push, shatter

Repeat.

Skate Story encourages you to enter a peak state early on, only so you can chase that feeling the rest of the game.

by

Jessica Conditt

06.13.2024

Astro Bot is a supremely silly and incredibly smooth platformer

PlayStation is leaning into fun and it feels fantastic.

Astro Bot is as precise as it is ridiculous, and this is exactly what makes it so damn delightful.

by

Jessica Conditt

06.12.2024

The biggest threat to Marvel Rivals is all the other rival team shooters

It’s a fun but hectic team-shooter in a hectic genre.

Marvel Rivals pits its greatest heroes against each other and it’s a lot of fun. It’s also a familiar kind of fun if you’ve ever played Overwatch.

by

Mat Smith

06.11.2024

The best gaming tech

The best gaming monitors in 2024

Refresh rate, resolution and response times? Let Engadget help you demystify it all.

Choosing any computer monitor can be tricky, but it gets even more confusing when you want a new display for gaming. Here's everything you need to know before buying a gaming monitor, plus the best gaming monitors you can get today.

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Igor Bonifacic

The best free games in 2024 that you can start playing today

Some great games don't cost a thing.

These are the best free games you can play today, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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The best Xbox games for 2024

Whether you have Series X, Series S, One X or One S, there's something here for you.

Here's a list of the best games for Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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The 20 best PC games you can play right now for 2024

Where to start with a juggernaut like PC gaming?

Here is a list of the best PC games you can get right now, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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Latest news

  • Neopets is back with a new storyline that's meant to foster inclusivity

    by

    Mariella Moon

    4 hours ago

    Neopets is launching a new storyline called The Void Within, which is meant to "resonate with players from all walks of life."

  • A Quiet Place: The Road Ahead is coming to PC, PlayStation and Xbox this year

    by

    Kris Holt

    5 hours ago

    A video game based on the A Quiet Place movies is coming to PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X later this year.

  • The next Nintendo Direct takes place on June 18

    by

    Kris Holt

    6 hours ago

    Nintendo has revealed when the next major Direct stream will take place.

  • Embracer shuts down Alone in the Dark reboot studio Pieces Interactive

    by

    Kris Holt

    8 hours ago

    Another game developer has closed after Embracer Group shut down Alone in the Dark reboot developer Pieces Interactive.

  • In the Playdate game Penrose, your past has come back to haunt you

    by

    Cheyenne MacDonald

    a day ago

    Are you more than your past? This seems to be the question at the heart of 'Penrose', a short but impactful psychological horror game for Playdate by Liza Olson. It's available to sideload or play on the Playdate Simulator.

  • The Lollipop Chainsaw remaster comes out on September 25

    by

    Cheyenne MacDonald

    06.16.2024

    Dragami Games announced this week that its remastered version of the game, 'Lollipop Chainsaw RePop', comes out on September 25 for PS5, Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch and Steam.

  • One of Stephen King’s best recent novels is being made into a show for MGM+

    by

    Cheyenne MacDonald

    06.15.2024

    MGM+ has ordered an eight-episode series based on Stephen King’s 2019 novel, The Institute, Deadline reported this week. Production starts later this year in Nova Scotia.

  • Until Dawn's original actors will not star in its film adaptation

    by

    Mariella Moon

    06.15.2024

    PlayStation Productions and Screen Gems have announced the cast for the upcoming movie adaptation of the interactive horror game Until Dawn.

  • One of the biggest games on Steam right now is… a clickable banana

    by

    Lawrence Bonk

    06.14.2024

    One of the biggest games on Steam right now is called Banana. It’s essentially a clicker game, but with a monetary twist.

  • Metaphor: ReFantazio feels like a JRPG free from restraint and sanity

    by

    Aaron Souppouris

    06.14.2024

    Atlus' giant fantasy RPG 'Metaphor: ReFantazio' has been a long time in the making. After rolling through a demo at Summer Game Fest last weekend, I’m dying to play it.

  • Neva hands-on: A grand achievement in emotional game design

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.14.2024

    Neva is going to make me cry.

  • Overwatch 2 resurrects Pink Mercy cosmetic for a charity fundraiser

    by

    Anna Washenko

    06.14.2024

    Activision Blizzard is bringing back a fan-favorite Overwatch skin as part of a charity drive in support of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

  • Discord calls on PS5 will soon be far less convoluted

    by

    Cristina Alexander

    06.13.2024

    Discord calls were available previously on PS5, but setting them up was nowhere near seamless.

  • Get three months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for only $35

    by

    Lawrence Bonk

    06.13.2024

    Get three months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for only $35. You can also pick up 30 days for $12.

  • Phoenix Springs offers breathtaking beauty in a desolate neo-noir world

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.13.2024

    Take me back.

  • Skate Story hands-on: Kick, push, shatter

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.13.2024

    Skate Story encourages you to enter a peak state early on, only so you can chase that feeling the rest of the game.

  • King Ice teases bejeweled Pokémon bling

    by

    Danny Gallagher

    06.13.2024

    If you’re looking for a birthday gift for the Pokémon fan who has everything, jewelry brand King Ice may have the solution.

  • PlayStation Plus June offerings include Monster Hunter Rise and three Lego games

    by

    Danny Gallagher

    06.12.2024

    Sony just announced a slew of new games coming to its various PlayStation Plus tiers.

  • Astro Bot is a supremely silly and incredibly smooth platformer

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.12.2024

    Astro Bot is as precise as it is ridiculous, and this is exactly what makes it so damn delightful.

  • Lego Horizon Adventures might be Sony’s most important game of the year

    by

    Aaron Souppouris

    06.12.2024

    Lego Horizon Adventures might not have generated the Summer Game Fest headlines that the new Doom and Assassin’s Creed games did, but in many ways its legacy may be more interesting.

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