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Just Dance VR is coming to Meta Quest headsets in October

The game will feature 360-degree environments and an all-new gameplay.

Just Dance VR: Welcome to Dancity will be available on October 15.

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Mariella Moon

6 hours ago

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  • 14 hours agoPrince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake is still happening and it's coming out 2026
  • a day agoMicrosoft’s Xbox refresh can't compete with its leaked roadmap
  • 06.10.2024Empire of the Ants will let you explore a photorealistic bug’s life this November
  • 06.09.2024We’re officially getting another Life is Strange game this fall
  • 06.09.2024An all-digital Xbox Series X is coming this holiday season
  • 06.09.2024Gears of War: E-Day is the origin story of the Gears franchise

Resident Evil 7 and the Resident Evil 2 remake are coming to iPhone, iPad and Mac

You’ll need an iPhone 15 Pro or an M-series iPad or Mac.

On a day when there were a few other Apple-related announcements, Capcom snuck in one of its own. Two more Resident Evil games are coming to iOS, iPadOS and macOS: Resident Evil 7 biohazard, coming next month, and the Resident Evil 2 remake, which is under development.

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Will Shanklin

13 hours ago

Assassin’s Creed Shadows is a tale of two very different assassins

Switch between two different approaches on your path to honor.

Instead of choosing a single character to play the entirety of Assassin's Creed Shadows, you can switch between the characters for assassination runs and exploration segments. They have two very different playstyles, too.

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Mat Smith

14 hours ago

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake is still happening and it's coming out 2026

Ubisoft is running out of the old time sand.

After all the delays, studio switches and confusion, Ubisoft says its troubled Sands of Time remake is coming in 2026.

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Mat Smith

14 hours ago

Latest reviews and previews

Skydance's Behemoth brings giant climbable monster fights to VR

Like Shadow of the Colossus, it’s all about battling giants.

Behemoth is an action-adventure game that draws on the combat and physics of The Walking Dead VR games but with a bigger focus on fighting. Also: scaling a giant and killing it dead.

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Mat Smith

06.04.2024

Crow Country is a darkly meditative callback to survival horror’s past

Inspired by some genre-defining PS1 classics, Crow Country is a force all its own.

Crow Country, which was released on Steam, PlayStation 5 and Xbox X/S on May 9, just about checks all the boxes for survival horror, but it takes a gentler approach to the genre, making it feel more like a test of mental endurance than a fight for your life.

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Cheyenne MacDonald

05.24.2024

INDIKA weaves a mature tale of absurdity, hypocrisy and sexual violence

Hell is empty and the devils are inside me.

INDIKA demonstrates how a video game can tell a strange and beautiful story that involves, but isn't overwhelmed by, themes of sexual abuse.

Paper Mario The Thousand-Year Door review: A Switch remake (mostly) befitting a masterpiece

Yes, it’s still an absolute treasure.

It’s criminal that there’s been no way to play Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door for over a decade.

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Devindra Hardawar

05.21.2024

Senua's Saga: Hellblade II review: A series of unfortunate events

Ninja Theory's sequel nails the vibe, and sometimes, that's all that matters.

Hellblade II is more of an extended, extremely anxious and violent vibe than a traditional adventure game.

by

Jessica Conditt

05.21.2024

Lorelei and the Laser Eyes preview: This may be my GOTY

The gameplay guides for this one are going to look like House of Leaves.

Simogo knows how to make a damn fine puzzle game.

by

Jessica Conditt

04.30.2024

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

  • Just Dance VR is coming to Meta Quest headsets in October

    by

    Mariella Moon

    6 hours ago

    Just Dance VR: Welcome to Dancity will be available on October 15.

  • Resident Evil 7 and the Resident Evil 2 remake are coming to iPhone, iPad and Mac

    by

    Will Shanklin

    13 hours ago

    On a day when there were a few other Apple-related announcements, Capcom snuck in one of its own. Two more Resident Evil games are coming to iOS, iPadOS and macOS: Resident Evil 7 biohazard, coming next month, and the Resident Evil 2 remake, which is under development.

  • Assassin’s Creed Shadows is a tale of two very different assassins

    by

    Mat Smith

    14 hours ago

    Instead of choosing a single character to play the entirety of Assassin's Creed Shadows, you can switch between the characters for assassination runs and exploration segments. They have two very different playstyles, too.

  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time remake is still happening and it's coming out 2026

    by

    Mat Smith

    14 hours ago

    After all the delays, studio switches and confusion, Ubisoft says its troubled Sands of Time remake is coming in 2026.

  • Microsoft Xbox chief Phil Spencer: 'I think we should have a handheld'

    by

    Steve Dent

    a day ago

    After announcing several new Xbox Series X consoles including a $600 special edition model, Microsoft may be working on another one.

  • Microsoft’s Xbox refresh can't compete with its leaked roadmap

    by

    Aaron Souppouris

    a day ago

    Microsoft showed off three new Xbox models yesterday, but anyone following the mass of leaks last year may have been surprised at how little changed for this mid-cycle refresh.

  • Empire of the Ants will let you explore a photorealistic bug’s life this November

    by

    Will Shanklin

    06.10.2024

    Empire of the Ants, a real-time strategy game with dazzlingly photorealistic insects and other critters, arrives on November 7. Although the game isn’t exactly a remake, it comes from the same publisher as the 2000 RTS game of the same name.

  • Halfway to Dawn is a surprisingly tense, bite-sized survival horror game for Playdate

    by

    Cheyenne MacDonald

    06.09.2024

    Halfway to Dawn, made by Andrea Baroni (Cyberleaf Studio) blends text-based narrative with top-down shooter to create an impressive horror experience for the Playdate.

  • We’re officially getting another Life is Strange game this fall

    by

    Cheyenne MacDonald

    06.09.2024

    Life is Strange: Double Exposure sees the return of the series' original protagonist Max Caulfield. It will be released on October 29 for Xbox Series X/S, PC and PlayStation 5. A Nintendo Switch release will follow.

  • An all-digital Xbox Series X is coming this holiday season

    by

    Kris Holt

    06.09.2024

    Microsoft revealed three new Xbox variants, including an Xbox Series X with no disc drive.

  • Gears of War: E-Day is the origin story of the Gears franchise

    by

    Mat Smith

    06.09.2024

    As the grand finale of Xbox’s Summer Game Fest showcase, we were treated to the exclusive premiere of the latest addition to the Gears series.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 kicks it back to the '90s on October 25

    by

    Aaron Souppouris

    06.09.2024

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 6 is coming to PC, PlayStation and Xbox on October 25, 2024.

  • Xbox’s Fable reboot will come to Xbox Series X/S and PC next year

    by

    Cheyenne MacDonald

    06.09.2024

    The game is slated to hit Xbox Series X/S and PC in 2025, and will be available on Xbox Game Pass from day one. The company dropped a new trailer for Fable during the Xbox Games Showcase on Sunday.

  • Mixtape brings a killer '80s soundtrack to Xbox, PS5 and PC in 2025

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.09.2024

    Mixtape is a coming-of-age story about the reality-bending adventures of three teenage friends on their final night of high school.

  • Perfect Dark reboot trailer shows Joanna Dark hunting bad guys in a near-future Cairo

    by

    Kris Holt

    06.09.2024

    We got our first look at gameplay from the Perfect Dark reboot at the Xbox Games Showcase.

  • Compulsion Games' South of Midnight will arrive in 2025

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.09.2024

    South of Midnight, first revealed at last year’s Summer Game Fest, will launch on Xbox and PC sometime next year. During today's Xbox showcase, we got a first look at how the third-person action-adventure will play.

  • Doom: The Dark Ages hits PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC in 2025

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.09.2024

    There's a new Doom in town.

  • Fallout 76’s next free expansion drops on June 12

    by

    Kris Holt

    06.09.2024

    Fallout 76 has seen a surge in popularity in the wake of the Prime Video TV series. Fans won't have to wait long for the next expansion of the game, as it's dropping this week.

  • Cult of the Lamb is finally getting a co-op mode, but it’s local only

    by

    Cheyenne MacDonald

    06.08.2024

    The free “Unholy Alliance” update will be available to download August 12 for PC, PS5 and PS4, Xbox Series S/X and Nintendo Switch. It adds local co-op and a new playable character: The Goat.

  • Here are the cozy games from Wholesome Direct that you can play right now

    by

    Jessica Conditt

    06.08.2024

    Watch, read about and then play a bunch of cozy games — not a bad way to spend a Saturday. Or a summer.

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