It’s probably safe to say that the majority of gamers are dying to get our hands on Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red’s epic open-world neon dystopian role-playing game follow-up to The Witcher 3, but we’ve got some time to kill until then, so how can we set the mood?
Well, Cyberpunk isn’t just one game, it’s a whole genre of fiction, spanning every medium, including the interactive ones. Here are seven cyberpunk games you can play while you’re waiting around for 2077.
Deus Ex (ANY OF THEM, seriously, just pick one)
For a lot of gamers, Deus Ex is the definitive cyberpunk game series, offering a mix of first-person action and role-playing that undoubtedly influenced Cyberpunk 2077. Since the original Deus Ex debuted almost twenty years ago, it’s spawned five additional installments.
Bran the Broken, Lord of the Six Kingdoms and Protector of the Realm, might be the first of his name, but Brandon Stark is not. House Stark has had a long and complicated history with Westeros and the Iron Throne that began long before Lyanna Stark was spirited away by Rhaegar Targaryen. Let’s become the Three-Eyed Raven ourselves for just a moment to see the history of others who have also borne the name Brandon Stark and revisit Bran’s own journey. We hear it’s a good story, and everyone loves a good story.
Be sure to check out our review of the Game of Thrones series finale!
Whether it's taking notes, working on your latest research paper, or binge-watching Netflix, being a college student means you need a reliable laptop. One that's easy to tote around from class to class, has solid battery life and is powerful enough to keep up with your workload.
That's a long list of criteria to fulfill and every laptop on the market isn't going to necessarily make the grade. It's would take a long time to research exactly which models are best for students, but I've gone ahead and done the homework for you. And so, here are the best laptops for college.
Codemasters is bringing Grid back to the race track. It’s been five years since the last entry in the series, Grid Autosport, but 2019 is the year when TOCA racing makes its comeback. While it has been away, Codemasters has been thinking about how it can reinvent what Grid is, and double down on the elements that make it unique in the racing game sphere.
In an exclusive interview with IGN, game director Chris Smith tells us the five most important features that Grid is introducing or refining, and how its dedication to telling motorsport stories means it’s a racing game for every kind of player.
You can form rivalries on the track
A Star Wars film based on BioWare's Knights of the Old Republic is reportedly in the works at Disney, and it could be the first of a potential trilogy.
This report comes from Buzzfeed News, and while it should be taken with a grain of salt, the outlet says its information comes from three sources close to the project.
These sources claim it’s currently being written by Laeta Kalogridis, known for writing Shutter Island and acting as executive producer on Avatar - her most recent credit is as a co-screenwriter on Alita: Battle Angel.
Since transitioning from a conventional trade show to the world’s premier gaming event, E3 has become best known for its big reveals. Over the last 24 years, many of our favorite franchises publicly debuted at E3, and now, with millions of eyes on the show, there’s no better place for publishers to introduce their new IPs to the world.
But it’s not all new games and IPs every year - there are even several franchises that have grown to become show staples. With 2019’s show fast approaching, we’ve decided to take a look at games that are always at E3.
Call of Duty
Arguably the most recognizable repeat attendee, it’s no surprise that the annualized Call of Duty reveal is one of E3’s biggest attractions. The first-person shooter has made an appearance at every expo since the original was shown at E3 2003, and this year will mark its seventeenth show in a row.
Another new comic book day has come and gone. If you want to know what the biggest and most noteworthy comics of the week were, you've come to the right place.
Scroll down to hear about some of our favorite plot twists and new debuts, and to read our new reviews and editorials. And as always, be sure to let us know your favorite books in the comments below.
Warning: this article contains spoilers for Detective Comics #1004!
Star Wars Stories The Phantom Menace Made Possible
This past weekend marked the 20th anniversary of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace. It may be one of the more divisive Star Wars movies, but it also opened up a wealth of new storytelling opportunities for the franchise. We spotlighted some of the books and novels that only exist because Episode I made them possible.
Full spoilers for the Game of Thrones series finale follow. For even more on Game of Thrones, be sure to check out our WTF questions about the finale, why Drogon did what he did in the end, why Westeros' new leader is a terrifying choice, or how Jon's Snow's fate brings the series full circle.
Rotten Tomatoes has announced and detailed its “verified” audience review and ratings system, making it easier for users to determine which reviews were written by someone who has actually seen the movie.
For eligible movies from today onward, audience scores will include fans who have been confirmed to have purchased tickets to the movie they’re reviewing. While all fans are still able to write a review regardless of if they’ve been verified for that movie, those who have will display a “verified” badge with their written reviews. According to official images shared by Rotten Tomatoes, verified and “all audience” review scores can be viewed separately.
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