The last week has been rather interesting, given the leaked Windows 11 ISO, the E3 gaming announcements and yes, the Xbox Mini Fridge. Make sure you catch up via our handy overview.
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The latest Nintendo Direct today shared news about the upcoming sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, both giving it a broad release window, and a glimpse at the gameplay.
In a surprise announcement, Square Enix and Eidos-Mon today revealed Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, a fully single-player action adventure game that follows Star-Lord for an original storyline.
The Turtle Rock Studios-developed cooperative zombie shooter Back 4 Blood will be a day one Xbox Game Pass release across both Xbox consoles and PC. The PVP mode Swarm also got a reveal today.
The Relic Entertainment-developed next entry in the famous real-strategy series Age of Empires is launching on October 28. Abbasid Dynasty and the French have also been revealed as new factions.
During the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase today, developer Mundfish showed off the latest trailer for its alternate-universe game Atomic Heart. The title still doesn't have a release date as of yet.
At the Xbox Bathesda Showcase today, Obsidian announced a sequel to The Outer Worlds. It is set in a new star system with an entirely new crew, and it's called The Outer Worlds 2. That's all we know.
Arkane Studios has unveiled Redfall, a brand new cooperative game that involves taking down "science-inspired" vampires that's laying siege to a town. The game will be Xbox platform exclusive.
Following a long hiatus, GSC Game World has finally showed off an official gameplay trailer for S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, now dubbed Heart of Chernobyl. The game is coming in out late April next year.
Just Cause franchise developer Avalanche Studios and Xbox teamed up today to announce Contraband with a cinematic trailer. This will be a smuggling- focused, open world cooperative title.
The first Battlefield 2042 trailer gave a three-minute look at the upcoming DICE-developed shooter, showing off the Doha, Qatar-set Hourglass map, its massive sandstorm, gadgets, and more.
After rumors of its unveil, Playground Games at long last took the wraps off Forza Horizon 5, the next installment in its sim-cade racer series. It lands November 9 on Steam, Xbox, and in Game Pass.
Microsoft Flight Simulator heads to Xbox Series X|S consoles on July 27 and is available on day one for Game Pass users. There is also a Top Gun" Maverick expansion pack coming later this year.
343 Industries unveiled the first gameplay footage of Halo Infinite multiplayer during the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase. The free-to-play experience will have various training modes for new players.
In a surprising reveal, Rare's pirate adventure game is having a crossover with the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise. Jack Sparrow and Davy Jones are coming in as a part of brand-new campaigns.
Starfield was the first trailer to come out of the Xbox and Bethesda Showcase today, revealing the first in-engine footage, its 11-11-22 release date, and some information about the setting.
As we prepare for Microsoft's E3 showcase, we take a look at what happened this week, including better vertical tabs in Edge, Patch Tuesday updates, and more. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
Microsoft is about to show off what is coming up next from its latest studios, partners, and more in the E3 Xbox and Bethesda Showcase digital conference. The show will be 90 minutes long.
Ubisoft is planning to bring crossplay and cross-progression capabilities to its tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege, but console players will be waiting for the update until next year.
Ubisoft's upcoming multiplayer extreme sports game, Riders Republic, will be allowing players to go biking, skiing, snowboarding, wing suiting, and rocket wing suiting on September 2.
The season pass of Far Cry 6 is reintroducing the popular villains of the series previous titles like Vaas and Pagan Min, this time letting players go into their minds to explore their psyches.
The Massive Entertainment-developed Avatar game based on the James Cameron movie finally received a reveal trailer today at Ubisoft Forward. The first-person game is coming out sometime in 2022.
Ubisoft finally gave a new release date to Rainbow Six Extraction and unveiled gameplay. Operators are presented with procedurally generated objectives across 12 maps for taking down alien threats.
Ubisoft kicks off E3 2021 later today with a games showcase, and here's how you can catch the complete presentation. The company is promising premieres, updates, and a few surprises.
With 23 development studios under it, Microsoft is making plans to roll out at least one new game out every quarter. As with other first-party games, these will be day one Xbox Game Pass drops.
Microsoft today said that it is working to expand cloud gaming to more devices. It aims to build the Xbox experience natively into smart TVs and introduce dedicated devices for other displays.
In the last seven days we had the Build conference, a reveal of the Xbox and Bethesda E3 event date, and some needed improvements to shared calendars on Windows. Be sure to catch up via our overview.
A number of things happened this week, including the announcement that Windows 10X was no more, a joint E3 conference from Xbox and Bethesda, and more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
Microsoft will soon be hosting a special joint conference that shows off wares from both Xbox and Bethesda according to Xbox Game Studios head Matt Booty. This is likely to be a part of E3.
Ahead of next month's E3 digital event, the Entertainment Software Association has shared details of how its online portal and app will allow anyone to virtually participate in the event.
Ubisoft is officially returning to E3 this year to show off its latest gaming experiences. The digital-only event is keeping the Ubisoft Forward name from its own presentations from last year.
The organization behind E3 has confirmed that the popular gaming showcase hub is returning for its four-day event this June. Unlike previous years, this will be a "reimagined, all-virtual" event.
After E3 2020 cancellation due to the coronavirus pandemic, the ESA spoke about E3 2021 back in March. The expo may still go ahead next year, but will be very different from previous iterations.
Entertainment Software Association is planning to bring back E3 in 2021 as a "reimagined" event that will take place in June. Nothing about the previously revealed online-only event has been detailed.