If you liked Evoland or Retro Game Challenge, check out RetroWorld. It’s a game where you play – wait for it – a gamer. You’ll have to play with four generations of video games (or at least their bootlegs) to restore peace.
A look at the features available in the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions of NBA 2K14. Enjoy updates about actual events in the league, more in-depth Career and General Manager modes and of course the sweet new graphics.
Return to the lands from the SNES classic A Link to the Past in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds. Use Link’s ability to turn into a painting and save both Hyrule and its parallel kingdom Lorule from an evil wizard.
The fifth expansion of the long-running World of Warcraft, Warlords of Draenor brings back characters from the original Warcraft trilogy. It also features new character models, maps, quests, and raises the level cap to 100.
If The Hunger Games were The Hunger Video Games, we hope it would look and play like this. We only wish that it had a train level with a drunk Woody Harrelson and a TV studio with Stanley Tucci in a powdered wig.
YouTuber Pelaajaboard captured 30 minutes of pre-alpha gameplay of Dragon Age: Inquisition, which seems to put an emphasis on exploration and player choice. It will be released for the PC, PS3/4 and Xbox 360/One in 2014.
The Kickstarter-funded tactical RPG Banner Saga finally has a release date: 1/14/14. The game features beautiful hand-drawn animation of combat sequences and tense battles. Play the free multiplayer mode on Steam now.
Space Engineers is a sandbox game where you build and maintain structures in space. Think Minecraft, except instead of axes and houses you’ll make spaceships and space stations. Pre-order to play the alpha right now. More here.
The Humble Bundle has opened its own store. Each day the Humble Store will have a different set of heavily discounted games. As usual, many of the games are cross-platform, DRM-free or both. Plus 10% of its proceeds go to charity.
A version of the classic board game in which your goal is to fortify properties to protect yourself from the horde – given the fact that there is no real estate market during the zombie apocalypse. Go directly to jail. It’s your home afterall.
Microsoft finally reveals why the Kinect has to be bundled with the Xbox One. This demo shows off the next-gen duo’s impressive multitasking and accurate voice command feature, capable of mapping your voice to your own Xbox profile.
We’ll be playing the actual game in less than a week, but for now let this live-action trailer for Killzone: Shadow Fall set the stage for the epic battles that await PS4 players on 11/15. Download high-bitrate HD game footage here.
The trailer for the international release of Square Enix’ hit Nintendo 3DS RPG Bravely Default: Flying Fairy. It’s a classic Final Fantasy game in all but name (and what a name it has), from its art to its combat. Hits Europe on 12/13; US in 2014.
The slick and shiny final trailer for one of the Xbox One launch games Forza Motorsport 5. Sadly the gameplay footage’s been compressed to hell, but you can imagine how good that looks in person. The last bit was quite the tease.
Support charity and pay what you want for Steam keys of some of Warner Brothers’ Windows games: Batman: Arkham Asylum, Fear 2 & 3 and LotR: War in the North. Beat the average to get Scribblenauts Unlimited and Arkham City.
This new trailer for Capybara Games’ 2D action game and Denver The Last Dinosaur homage Super Time Force outlines the basics of its gameplay, including its strictly bananas weapons and single player co-op by way of time travel.
Turn any HDTV into a big screen home arcade. This complete system comes with 250 classic arcade games, arcade quality joysticks, buttons, and trackball. Has wheels for easy movement and can also control Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii U.
Asthree Works turns the table on a popular sci-fi trope. Play as a plant-like alien captured by a secret government organization. Use your powers to sneak and defeat the humans in this stealth platformer for Windows, OS X and Linux.
Kids, the next time Mom demands you put down that controller, just show her this video, which explores scientific evidence that playing video games makes you a better person. We always knew FPSes were better for you than Tetris.
(NSFW: Language, Gore, Offensive humor) Ubisoft has delayed the release of South Park: The Stick of Truth to 2014. For now we’ll have to make do with this gameplay footage. It is just as brilliantly wrong as you’d expect.
An intriguing first person sci-fi noir puzzle game, Reset lets you play a self-aware robot (or at least someone stuck inside the thing). You’ll be able to go back in time to help yourself complete puzzles and overcome obstacles.
The sequel to the critically-acclaimed adventure game spinoff of The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead: Season 2 starts off a few months after the first game. Play as young Clementine, left to fend for herself in the zombie apocalypse.
It’s a brief :30 second spot, but we just love the juxtaposition of hordes of attacking undead set to the upbeat tones of The Turtles’ 1967 classic Happy Together in this commercial for the Xbox One zombie shooter.
While the video is a little technical, it’s still worth watching this series to check out the incredible VFX that Unreal Engine 4 is capable of, along with an appreciation for the effort that goes into creating game details we take for granted.