Based on the eponymous tabletop RPG, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is a post-apocalyptic adventure game with a turn-based combat system inspired by XCOM. Control a trio of mutants and gather resources to survive. Drops 12/4/18 for Windows, Xbox One and PS4.
Nintendo shares this awesome trailer for World of Light, the single-player campaign for Kirby Smash, er – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. The Smash Bros. contestants get decimated, and evil doppelgangers of them have been made. It’s up to you to free the characters.
Love Hultén’s Pixel Vision 2.0 is a much smaller and thinner portable retro console than the original one he released back in 2015. Available in a one piece or clamshell design, it can store over 10,000 games and plays SNES, Megadrive, Game Boy games and more.
There are lots of different schools of thought on how playing video games can both positively and negatively affect our brains and bodies. WIRED spent some time trying to separate myth and opinion from hard science and data in this fascinating report on the subject.
(SPOILERS, PG-13: Language) God of War on the PS4 is a wonderful achievement for Sony Santa Monica Studios. But the game wasn’t always that brilliant. Sony shares some of the funny glitches the developer came across while making the game. Be sure to stick around until the end.
The young and adventurous purple dragon is back, and he’s all scaled up. Spyro Reignited Trilogy for PS4 and Xbox One includes Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage! and Spyro: Year of the Dragon, all with new 1080p graphics and improved controls. Drops 11/13/18.
Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia covers the first 17 games in the series, from the original Super Mario Bros. to Super Mario 3D World. It contains information about major and minor characters, spinoff games and more. There’s also a limited edition.
SteelSeries’ premium wireless gaming mouse promises a response time of just 1ms for lag-free gaming. It also has a built-in sensor that allows the mouse to counteract the unwanted movement when you lift the mouse. It gets 10 hours of use from just a 15 min charge.
Freakersneaks made limited-edition Air Jordan IVs themed after the Game Boy and one of its classic games, Super Mario Land. The sneakers feature a pressable d-pad and buttons on the heel, and a Game Boy cartridge as the tag. They cost a crazy $1,350, but still sold out.
Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales is an RPG spinoff of The Witcher franchise, with the Gwent card game at its heart. The game takes place before the first game in the series and is about the Queen of Lyria and Rivia fighting the invading Nilfgaardians. Drops 10/23/18.