June Xbox Update: Party Chat Accessibility, Xbox App Official Posts, and More

Summary Party chat now supports transcribing speech to text and text to speech. Official posts from your favorite games now show up in the Xbox app. The new “Move groups” button rearranges your groups and lets...

How an Esports “Master” Landed His Dream Job at Team Ninja to Help Players Be Great

With Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection hitting Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S this week, one man is working behind the scenes to interact with fans, provide tips to takedown bosses like Doku and Alma, and help...

Axiom Verge 2 lands on Earth this summer, coming to PlayStation

It was the year 2014, and my video game career to this point had been one as an unknown role player at larger studios and publishers. Hypnotix, EA, Petroglyph. I had been making my own game...

Apex Legends’ 3v3 Arenas is its first step beyond battle royale, and it’s already my favourite mode Apex Legends Season 9 Legacy Arenas

launch trailer finally confirmed that Arenas is a real mode, and it's coming this season. After spending three hours duking it out on its tiny maps, I'm absolutely hooked and ready to take a vacation from...

Why does this RPG developer make absurd, punishing games? Revenge A huge adventuring party traverses a maze in single file

taking charge of a raid in an MMO you've never played before. What wacky gamer sitcom hijinx. So I played that game, which by the way is called My Older Sister Left The Computer So I...

Xbox Update is Here with Xbox App Leaderboards, New Game Pass Features, and More

Summary View leaderboards and achievements on game detail pages in the Xbox mobile app. Discover more games with recommendations and collections coming to Xbox Game Pass, and join a friend’s game on console with Play with...

Turn off these three graphics settings to make Valheim look way better Valheim character on a boat in a beautiful sunset

Valheim, and it makes the game just that much more enjoyable (than it already is). Don't believe me? Try it for yourself. There's not much to Valheim's graphics settings, all the better for this easy to...

What are your 2021 gaming resolutions? Team Fortress 2

broke out among my friends after the release of Hitman 2, though. It's a good bridge between singleplayer and multiplayer—a collection of satisfying sandboxes to immerse in, but with the extra twist that you're directly challenging...

Xbox Could Be an App on Your TV Within a Year, Says Phil Spencer

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer says he thinks Xbox will release a smart TV app used to play games, with no console required, “in the next 12 months”. In an interview with The Verge’s Decoder podcast,...

Xbox Series X|S: 4 Things We Love & 3 Things We Don’t

As with any new hardware, new game consoles have their strengths and weaknesses. Several of our staff have now spent more than a week with the Xbox Series X and S, and have put together a...