Sea of Thieves’ big Tall Tale adventures are finally getting checkpoints

One of my favorite things about Sea of Thieves is doing Tall Tales, the complex, multi-part adventures that collectively make up the game’s narrative backbone. One of my least-favorite things is that they can’t be saved midpoint: If you quit before you’re finished, all progress and rewards will be lost. That’s not great for players […]

Far Cry 5 is free to play this weekend

I like Far Cry 5 for a couple of reasons. For one, it’s the game Ubisoft used to brutally own James, an incident that I will never get tired of mentioning every time Far Cry 5 comes up. (Sorry James.) It’s also a really good sandbox shooter, not quite up...

Dishonored studio Arkane teases 20th anniversary celebration plans

I find it hard to believe that Arkane Studios has been around for 20 years, but facts are facts: It was founded in 1999, released its first game (the brilliant Arx Fatalis) in 2002, and—with all due respect—languished in relative obscurity until Dishonored put it on...