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A Complete Guide to Sea of Thieves' Tall Tales Campaign
A Complete Guide to Sea of Thieves' Tall Tales Campaign
Diving into Sea of Thieves for the first time? Don't forget to check out the campaign and use this guide along the way as you run into trouble.
The First Oculus Gaming Showcase Is Taking Place on April 21
The First Oculus Gaming Showcase Is Taking Place on April 21
Oculus has announced it will be hosting the first ever Oculus Gaming Showcase on April 21, and it will feature updates on Pistol Whip, Lone Echo 2, Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge, and more.
Feature: Star Wars Games - Every Star Wars Game On Nintendo Systems Ranked
Feature: Star Wars Games - Every Star Wars Game On Nintendo Systems Ranked
We sort the padawans from the poodoo. Update: Now featuring 100% more Star Wars: Republic Commando. The release of Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker may have 'ended' Star Wars as we've known it for the past four-and-a-half decades, but all it really did was tie a bow on the cinematic tales of the Skywalker clan and the nine-film saga which began way back in 1977.
Epic’s next free game is a cyberpunk tale of a hardboiled detective who loves cats
Epic’s next free game is a cyberpunk tale of a hardboiled detective who loves cats
Tales of the Neon Sea is free for the taking on the Epic Games Store until April 8.
Review: Tales from the Borderlands - A Story Worth Telling That Thrives On Switch
Review: Tales from the Borderlands - A Story Worth Telling That Thrives On Switch
I will name my first born, Loader Bot. The tragic demise of Telltale Games really is quite a bitter pill to swallow when you take a step back to fully consider the brilliance of its multi-award winning back catalogue of choice-based adventure games.
Tales Of Symphonia Is The Best-Selling Entry In The Series' 25-Year History
Tales Of Symphonia Is The Best-Selling Entry In The Series' 25-Year History
Global top ten revealed. Bandai Namco's Tales Of series last December celebrated its 25th anniversary.
Bandai Namco shares sales for top three Tales games
Bandai Namco shares sales for top three Tales games
Tales of Symphonia tops list with 2.4m sales, Vesperia trails with 2.37m, and Destiny hits 1.72m
Cris Tales Reveals Voice Cast Following New Character Trailer
Cris Tales Reveals Voice Cast Following New Character Trailer
News follows appearance at the Future Games Show. Modus Games' Cris Tales has seen a few delays since it was first announced.
Tales from the Borderlands is Available Now for Nintendo Switch
Tales from the Borderlands is Available Now for Nintendo Switch
Telltale's acclaimed graphic adventure game comes to Nintendo's hybrid.
Scarlet Nexus: Futuristic Tech and Psychic Abilities Stylishly Unite on June 25
Scarlet Nexus: Futuristic Tech and Psychic Abilities Stylishly Unite on June 25
Scarlet Nexus is the upcoming Japanese Action RPG from Bandai Namco Studios, led by two members of the Tales of Vesperia team: Kenji Anabuki, and Keita Iizuka.
Join the Celebrations as Sea of Thieves Reaches Its Third Anniversary
Join the Celebrations as Sea of Thieves Reaches Its Third Anniversary
This weekend marks three years since Sea of Thieves made its maiden voyage on Xbox One and Windows 10, and what a journey it’s been! Since our launch back in March 2018, over 20 million pirates have begun to chart their own tales of high seas adventure, and we couldn’t be more grateful.
Head into battle with high-tech style in Scarlet Nexus
Head into battle with high-tech style in Scarlet Nexus
Led by Kenji Anabuki and Keita Iizuka of the Tales of Vesperia team, Scarlet Nexus is an intense, story-driven action RPG from Bandai Namco Studios releasing on June 25.
Nintendo Download: 18th March (North America)
Nintendo Download: 18th March (North America)
Plants vs. Zombies, Tales from the Borderlands and Story of Seasons! The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Guide: Best Game Boy Advance RPGs
Guide: Best Game Boy Advance RPGs
Advance to portable adventure. The SNES-like power of Nintendo’s GBA made it the perfect home for a fascinating collection of convenient ports of older favourites as well as enhanced remakes and all-new titles, running the gamut from colourful adventures to carefully woven tales of revenge and war. The list below represents what we think are some of the very best on the system in any language; names we hope will stir up fond memories, make you dig a forgotten cartridge out of a dusty corner, or finally place a bid on that one game you always meant to buy but never did. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Tales Of Arise resurfaces with a new trailer after a long delay
Tales Of Arise resurfaces with a new trailer after a long delay
The JRPG promises more info this spring
Tales of Arise re-emerges with a fresh trailer and promise of news in the spring
Tales of Arise re-emerges with a fresh trailer and promise of news in the spring
Tales of Arise has re-emerged with a fresh trailer and the promise of news in the spring. Bandai Namco published the familiar trailer, below.
Review: Littlewood - A Relaxing Life Sim With A Deliciously Addictive Core
Review: Littlewood - A Relaxing Life Sim With A Deliciously Addictive Core
The evil is defeated! So, what happens now? What happens after "happily ever after"? It's a question few fairy tales deign to answer.
What delisted game deserves a comeback?
What delisted game deserves a comeback?
Tales from the Borderlands returned from the dead, but there are plenty of other games still missing from storefronts.
Genshin Impact: Lantern Rite Tales III and Illumiscreen III
Genshin Impact: Lantern Rite Tales III and Illumiscreen III
Lantern Rite Tales III is the final part of Genshin Impact‘s series of mini-quests for the event.
Telltale Lives Again As Tales From The Borderlands Arrives On Switch
Telltale Lives Again As Tales From The Borderlands Arrives On Switch
Let us tell you a tale of Telltale... After reappearing on Xbox and PlayStation stores earlier today, it seems that Tales From The Borderlands is finally bringing Telltale Games back from the dead - well, sort of.
Tales from the Borderlands is Coming to Nintendo Switch in March
Tales from the Borderlands is Coming to Nintendo Switch in March
Telltale's beloved narrative adventure title has been confirmed for the Switch.
Tales Of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Reaches One Million Sales After Two Years
Tales Of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Reaches One Million Sales After Two Years
Celebratory sale announced for Japan. Tales of Vesperia's been kicking around since 2008, but it never arrived on Nintendo platforms until 2019.
Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition has sold 1m units worldwide
Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition has sold 1m units worldwide
Bandai Namco remaster reaches sales milestone more than two years after launch
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles Has Been Rated For Nintendo Switch
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles Has Been Rated For Nintendo Switch
Tales from the Borderlands, Secret Neighbor and Snowrunner, too. Taiwan's Digital Game Rating Committee has recently rated a total of four games for the Nintendo Switch. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Genshin Impact Iron Ingot Meets Ziwei guide
Genshin Impact Iron Ingot Meets Ziwei guide
How to complete the Genshin Impact Iron Ingot Meets Ziwei quest as part of the Lantern Rite Tales event.
Telltale's superb Tales from the Borderlands finally returns to stores next week
Telltale's superb Tales from the Borderlands finally returns to stores next week
Telltale Games' wonderful Tales from the Borderlands, a deliriously daft narrative adventure inspired by Gearbox's popular series of first-person shooters, will finally return to digital storefronts next Wednesday, 17th February, following its delisting in the middle of 2019. Tales from the Borderlands originally released in 2014, and, for my money at least, is easily the best thing Telltale ever made.
Tales From the Borderlands returns to stores next week
Tales From the Borderlands returns to stores next week
The Telltale adventure based on the Gearbox shooter was delisted in 2019.
Tales From The Borderlands Returns To Digital Storefronts On February 17
Tales From The Borderlands Returns To Digital Storefronts On February 17
During today’s Borderlands presentation, the folks at Gearbox revealed that Telltale Games’ excellent Tales from the Borderlands will be returning to digital storefronts next Wednesday, February 17. Read more...
Tales from the Borderlands Going Back on Sale for the First Time Since 2019
Tales from the Borderlands Going Back on Sale for the First Time Since 2019
In a very bro move, Telltale Games' Tales From the Borderlands is returning to digital stores after two years of being delisted due to Telltale's shuttering.
Borderlands 3 Broken Heart’s Day Event, Director’s Cut Add-on, and More Coming to Xbox
Borderlands 3 Broken Heart’s Day Event, Director’s Cut Add-on, and More Coming to Xbox
Prepare yourself for another huge dose of Borderlands 3 mayhem because we’re not slowing down: The fan favorite Broken Hearts Day event returns February 11, free to everyone who owns a copy of the game; the award-winning narrative adventure game Tales From The Borderlands returns on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S via backward compatibility […]
Genshin Impact: Lantern Rite Tales and Festive Fever guide
Genshin Impact: Lantern Rite Tales and Festive Fever guide
Lantern Rite Tales are mini-quests that you can complete during Genshin Impact‘s Lantern Rite event.
Cris Tales announces release date and new features with gorgeous trailer
Cris Tales announces release date and new features with gorgeous trailer
I’m always eagerly on the lookout for updates from Modus Games about Cris Tales.
Cris Tales announces July launch with new trailer
Cris Tales announces July launch with new trailer
Those time powers would come in handy about now
JRPG Cris Tales Gets New July Release Date On Switch
JRPG Cris Tales Gets New July Release Date On Switch
And there's a new trailer, too. Cris Tales, the upcoming JRPG love letter from Modus Games, will now launch on Switch and other platforms this July, it's been confirmed. Originally planned to launch back in November, the game was pushed back to ensure that the developers had "a chance to bring the best version" to fans who have been awaiting its release.
The 1950 Radio Series Dimension X Has The Science Fiction You've Been Looking For
The 1950 Radio Series Dimension X Has The Science Fiction You've Been Looking For
Nine years before Rod Serling brought America The Twilight Zone, NBC had a science fiction anthology series that offered very similar dark tales of potential dystopia and future-set malarkey.
10 Best Video Game Stories of 2020
10 Best Video Game Stories of 2020
From epic globe-trotting adventures to tales of far-flung futures, these were some of the best stories told in games this year.
Cris Tales – Synchro System Revealed in New Gameplay
Cris Tales – Synchro System Revealed in New Gameplay
The 15 minute overview video also shows the results of altering past and future events.
Tales Of Arise Said To Be In Final Stages Of Development
Tales Of Arise Said To Be In Final Stages Of Development
It seems the studio has recovered well from COVID setbacks.
Tales of Arise Info Coming in 2021, Development Progressing Well
Tales of Arise Info Coming in 2021, Development Progressing Well
Series producer Yusuke Tomizawa gives assurances that development on the upcoming RPG is going well.
Why do we read cyberpunk?
Why do we read cyberpunk?
Why do we read cyberpunk? Oh, cautionary tales, obviously.
Bandai Namco's Tales Series To Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Special Broadcast
Bandai Namco's Tales Series To Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Special Broadcast
Update: Will air on 15th December. Update : Bandai Namco has now locked in a date for this live stream and sure enough, it's 15th December - lining up with the release of the original Super Famicom game in 1995. You'll be able to tune in on YouTube and Periscope at 8 pm JST .
Tales Of Series 25th Anniversary Stream Announced For December 15
Tales Of Series 25th Anniversary Stream Announced For December 15
The franchise will get a celebreation featuring music, games and guests.
'Guitar-Shooter' Metal Tales: Overkill Is Hoping To Launch On Switch
'Guitar-Shooter' Metal Tales: Overkill Is Hoping To Launch On Switch
Kickstarter coming soon. Zerouno Games has announced that Metal Tales: Overkill, a '3D guitar-shooter', will soon receive a crowdfunding campaign to launch on Nintendo Switch. The game is an action-adventure title that has you fighting against a curse inflicted upon your metal-loving brothers, hoping to free them from an ancient evil.
The alluring weirdness of Tales From Off-Peak City
The alluring weirdness of Tales From Off-Peak City
I don't know how it originally started, but I think I was around 11 years old and an older cousin of mine was staying over.
Bandai Namco's Tales Series To Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Special Broadcast
Bandai Namco's Tales Series To Celebrate 25th Anniversary With Special Broadcast
What announcements await? This year, Bandai Namco's Tales of series celebrates its 25th anniversary! The first entry for Super Famicom was released on 15th December, 1995. After 25 years, it has got quite the history - with a long list of mainline entries, sequels and spin-offs released over time.
10 Scary Stories to Ensure You Never Sleep Again
10 Scary Stories to Ensure You Never Sleep Again
Clear your schedule, horror lovers, because the first round of Jezebel’s 2020 scary story contest winners are here! You may need to take a personal day after reading these tales of Ouija boards, paranormal activities, spooky cars, and haunted visitors and their knives.
The Weird Tales From The Crypt Game Show Was Filled With Bad 90s CGI
The Weird Tales From The Crypt Game Show Was Filled With Bad 90s CGI
In the summer of 1996, a Saturday morning children’s game show premiered on CBS.
Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge Coming to Oculus Quest in November
Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge Coming to Oculus Quest in November
Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge will arrive exclusively for Oculus Quest in November, and a new trailer has shown us what we'll be doing in the VR game.
Cris Tales, the time-bending homage to JRPGs, is delayed to 2021
Time-bending JRPG Cris Tales delayed until early 2021
Time-bending JRPG Cris Tales delayed until early 2021
Cris Tales is a beautifully illustrated JRPG in development by Dreams Uncorporated and SYCK and will be published by the independent Modus Games.
Bandai Namco Files Trademark For Tales Of Luminaria
Bandai Namco Files Trademark For Tales Of Luminaria
A new trademark points to another game in the long running series.
JRPG Cris Tales Has Been Delayed To 2021
JRPG Cris Tales Has Been Delayed To 2021
"The decision to delay was a tough one". Modus Games has today announced that upcoming JRPG Cris Tales will no longer be launching next month as planned. Originally destined for Switch and other consoles on 17th November, the title will now arrive on all platforms – both current and next gen – in 2021.
Age of Empires III, Tales of Vesperia lead October's next batch of Game Pass additions
Age of Empires III, Tales of Vesperia lead October's next batch of Game Pass additions
If Doom Eternal, Forza Motorsport 7, and the like weren't already enough to be getting on with this month, Microsoft has unveiled an additional batch of titles heading to Game Pass over the remainder of October, including Katana Zero, Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition, and more. Microsoft's next Game Pass drop arrives this Thursday, 15th October, and begins with the aforementioned Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition on PC, which spruces up the acclaimed real-time strategy game with two new civilisations (the Swedes and Inca), updated multiplayer, two new game modes, enhanced audio and visuals, plus all previously released expansions. PC also gets colourful "compact" action-RPG, The Swords of Ditto: Mormo's Curse, and Heave Ho, a sort of knockabout multiplayer grapple-'em-up, in which up to four friends must work together in a bid to successfully swing and hoist themselves to the end of each level. Read more
Tales of Vesperia Comes To Game Pass This Week
Tales of Vesperia Comes To Game Pass This Week
Tales of Vesperia, a stalwart entry in Bandai Namco’s long-running Tales series, will become available on Xbox’s games-on-demand service on Thursday.
Grab the finest LEGO games for up to 85% off on Humble Bundle
Grab the finest LEGO games for up to 85% off on Humble Bundle
For some gloriously silly fun, you needn't look any further than Traveller's Tales LEGO games.
Hades makes endless struggle entertaining | Why I Love
Hades makes endless struggle entertaining | Why I Love
Lucid Tales co-founders dive into what elevates Supergiant Games' underworld roguelike
The Hong Kong Massacre Announced for Nintendo Switch
The Hong Kong Massacre Announced for Nintendo Switch
New publisher Untold Tales will be handling the release.
How former Techland staff plan to
How former Techland staff plan to "cut the crap" from publishing
Untold Tales promises shorter and more transparent publishing agreements as it seeks single-player narrative-driven games
Pendragon review – Tactical tales of Arthurian legend
Pendragon review – Tactical tales of Arthurian legend
Less a tactical roguelite, more an Arthurian storytelling generator.
Nintendo Takes Down XXX Peach Game Years After Release
Nintendo Takes Down XXX Peach Game Years After Release
For almost eight years, an incredibly NSFW game called Peach’s Untold Tales has been available to play.
Hatch Tales Is Packing New Characters And Modes, Along With Grant Kirkhope
Hatch Tales Is Packing New Characters And Modes, Along With Grant Kirkhope
Cracking open in 2021. Remember Atooi's Hatch Tales? An updated Switch version of the 3DS title Chicken Wiggle, this 2D platformer stars a bird-and-worm team who work together to overcome various challenges.
Biographical adventure Welcome to Elk shares its unusual tales this month
Biographical adventure Welcome to Elk shares its unusual tales this month
Real-life stories of comedy and tragedy line the shores of a fictional island in this intriguing indie.
Take a spooky hike with Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart Of The Forest's time-limited demo
Take a spooky hike with Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart Of The Forest's time-limited demo
Fancy a walk in the woods, readers? Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest, a howling World Of Darkness narrative written by former Witcher devs and Wanderlust creators Different Tales, has opened its winding, text-based trails with a limited demo this weekend.
The Tales of devs have “greater freedom” in Scarlet Nexus
The Tales of devs have “greater freedom” in Scarlet Nexus
The more games you create in a series, the more you become bound by the rules you set out.
Tales of Arise Rated in Australia
Tales of Arise Rated in Australia
A new release date could be announced for the action RPG in the coming months.
Roki Review | An Engrossing Scandanavian Adventure
Roki Review | An Engrossing Scandanavian Adventure
Roki is a beautiful point and click adventure game that explores Scandinavian folklore and fairy tales.
Some Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Mysteries, Solved
Some Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Mysteries, Solved
The older Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater games had some weird hidden stuff tucked away, which over the years have inspired countless urban myths and tall tales.
Resident Evil 7 is the highest-selling Resident Evil game of all time
Resident Evil 7 is the highest-selling Resident Evil game of all time
Resident Evil 7 is now the highest-selling game in the franchise. According to new figures released by Capcom and spotted by PC Gamer, the delightful tales of Jack and Marguerite Baker are now the company's second-biggest title ever, selling 7.9 million units since its release three and a half years ago.
Röki review – A winter wonderland
Röki review – A winter wonderland
Röki preserves the magic and message of the folk tales it draws inspiration from.
Learn About Cris Tales’ Colombian Heritage and Play the Demo Today on Xbox One
Learn About Cris Tales’ Colombian Heritage and Play the Demo Today on Xbox One
We first announced Cris Tales during E3 2019 as a title from a Colombian developer that was combining inspiration from some of their favorite JRPGs of all time with their own experiences living in Colombia to create something uniquely their own.
Wield time against your enemies in the Cris Tales demo, out now
Wield time against your enemies in the Cris Tales demo, out now
Cris Tales is a Colombian-developed title that merges inspiration from the team’s favorite JRPGs with their experiences living in Colombia to create something unique.
Summer Game Fest Demo Event to Bring Over 60 Games to Xbox One This Month
Summer Game Fest Demo Event to Bring Over 60 Games to Xbox One This Month
Xbox and Geoff Keighly have announced the Summer Game Fest Demo Event that will bring over 60 games to Xbox One this month, including Cris Tales, Destroy All Humans!, Haven, and more.
Tales of Monkey Island is for sale again on Steam and GOG
Tales of Monkey Island is for sale again on Steam and GOG
Tales of Monkey Island is back on sale on Steam and GOG. As spotted by PC Gamer, the game as been quietly relisted on both PC platforms, with LCG Entertainment marked as the developer and Athlon Games as its publisher. Telltale Games, the defunct developer behind the likes of The Walking Dead, Tales from the Borderlands, and The Wolf Among Us, returned last year, albeit in a substantially different form.
Y'arr, Tales Of Monkey Island has returned to Steam and GOG
Y'arr, Tales Of Monkey Island has returned to Steam and GOG
After a few years back in dry-dock, Tales Of Monkey Island has returned to the open sea.
Tales Of Arise has been delayed beyond 2020
Tales Of Arise has been delayed beyond 2020
Tales Of Arise , the latest in a long line of Bandai Namco’s Tales Of JRPGs (Berseria, Symphonia, Legendia, etcetera), isn’t coming out this year.
Tales of Arise has been delayed, will no longer arise in 2020
Tales of Arise has been delayed, will no longer arise in 2020
Bandai Namco has announced that Tales of Arise, the latest installment in the 'Tales of' RPG game series, has been delayed. Previously due to come out this year, Tales of Arise will now no longer release in 2020, with a new release window still to be confirmed. The news was revealed in an update from producer Yusuke Tomizawa, who explained that the delay stems from having to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic. Although shifting to remote development hasn't been a huge hindrance, it does mean the team needs more time to fine-tune the JRPG.
Tales of Arise, the next 'Tales of' JRPG, has been delayed
Tales of Arise, the next 'Tales of' JRPG, has been delayed
The next game in the long-running 'Tales of' JRPG series won't be out until sometime after 2020.
Tales Of Arise Delayed To TBA
Tales Of Arise Delayed To TBA
Last fall, at the Tokyo Game Show, I asked producer Yusuke Tomizawa why there had been such a long gap between the upcoming Tales of Arise and previous Tales games. Read more...