Reviewed by Destin Legarie on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Also available on PC and Google Stadia. “If your only option right now is playing Cyberpunk 2077 on either of the base console platforms, I highly suggest you don’t play at all until its many terrible performance issues are fixed. And if you’ve already bought
Gears 5’s Hivebusters DLC expansion reviewed by Brian Barnett on Xbox Series X, also available on Xbox One and PC. Apart from a few inconsistencies with the main character’s relationships, Hivebusters does everything a great Gears game should and then some. #ign #gaming #gears5
Cyberpunk 2077 reviewed by Tom Marks on the PC version, now with new gameplay footage. Due to CD Projekt Red’s pre-release restrictions, our original Cyberpunk 2077 review was unable to use any of our own captured gameplay footage. This review, while identical in content, uses custom footage that more closely represents the experience we had
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands reviewed by Leana Hafer on PC. Shadowlands offers some great new characters and stories, alongside the most compelling max level experience WoW has had in many years. With a single act of destruction, Sylvanas Windrunner has ripped open the way to the afterlife. Azeroth’s staunchest defenders have been dragged into all-consuming
Cyberpunk 2077 reviewed by Tom Marks on PC, also available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Google Stadia. Developer CD Projekt Red’s first game after The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is an RPG that throws you into the beautiful open-world map of Night City and offers a staggering amount of flexibility in how you choose
Reviewed by Tristan Ogilvie on PlayStation 4. Also available on Xbox and PC. “Yakuza: Like a Dragon’s colourful turn-based combat, engaging lead characters, and detail-rich setting make for a refreshingly different and mostly thrilling instalment in the long-running Japanese crime series. However, pathfinding annoyances and a number of escalating difficulty spikes in its closing chapters
Ryan McCaffrey reviews the Xbox Series S, Microsoft’s intriguing entry-level, all-digital next-gen console that offers a basic next-gen package but suffers mightily in the storage department. IGN’s Xbox Series S review covers our first impressions, reactions, the new Xbox Series S user interface, Xbox Series S gameplay performance, and so much more. For more next-gen
Reviewed by Cam Shea on Xbox Series X. Also available on Xbox, PlayStation 4/5, PC, Nintendo Switch and Google Stadia. “Immortals Fenyx Rising gives us a gorgeous world to explore, filled with mythological beasts, deities, and powers to wield. Its combat is satisfying, with plenty of choice in upgrades, while its central characters, comedy, and
Reviewed by Tristan Ogilvie on PC. Also available on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. “Twin Mirror is a frustratingly uneven adventure; it feels slow-paced yet ends too quickly, it features a wide cast of characters but doesn’t give them enough depth, and it presents you with crimes to investigate without letting you play much of
With incredible tactile feedback and a refined shape, the DualSense controller makes the PlayStation 5 feel like a next-gen experience. IGN’s review of the PS5 DualSense will discuss the controller’s new shape and how the new PS5 controller compares to Playstation’s previous generation controller, the PS4 DualShock. The DualSense controller has longer handles, new auxiliary
With impeccable audio quality and the PS5’s Tempest 3D positional audio, the Pulse 3D breathes more life into next-gen games. The PULSE 3D wireless headset has been specifically tuned to deliver the 3D Audio made possible by the PlayStation 5 console. Powered by Tempest 3D AudioTech, the PS5 console can put you at the center
Luke Reilly reviews Sony’s PlayStation 5 console. Find out how what this colossus lacks in subtlety it makes up for in potential thanks to its rapid SSD and remarkable new DualSense controller. The IGN PS5 review will cover our first impressions of the PS5 console, the new PS5 UI, the PS5 controller—better known as the
The return to Boletaria is a welcome one. Demon’s Souls Remake on the PlayStation 5 shines bright as one of the first true showcases of what this current console generation is capable of, on top of being a faithful recreation of one of the PS3’s best action RPGs. Reviewed by Mitchell Saltzman on PlayStation 5.
Destiny 2: Beyond Light reviewed by Travis Northup on PC and Xbox Series X, also available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Stadia. Destiny 2 breaks new ground with Beyond Light, while other parts remain frozen in time. #ign #gaming #destiny2
The PlayStation 5 is upon us and Demon’s Souls has returned to collectively inspire and frustrate us. The Demon’s Souls remake is every bit as astonishing and brutal as we expected and The Review Crew is here to talk about the highs and lows of arguably one of the best PS5 launch games. IGN’s Demon’s
With stripped back mechanics and an underwhelming set of maps, Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s multiplayer is somewhat of a backwards step for the series. Reviewed by Simon Cardy on PlayStation 5. Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is available now on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC.
Reviewed by Luke Reilly on Xbox Series X. Also available on PlayStation 4/5, PC, and Xbox. “Dirt 5 represents a complete about-face for the main Dirt series, shedding virtually all semblance of simulation in favour of an unabashed, arcade-inspired racing experience that draws from just about every influence you can name except its direct predecessor.
Reviewed by Cam Shea on Nintendo Switch. “Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity offers a welcome trip back to a world I’ve clocked hundreds of hours in, set in a time we’ve only heard discussed in hushed tones. Its hugely varied roster of characters, solid combat mechanics, fun progression and clever adaptation of Breath of the
NBA 2k21 for Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 reviewed by Ben Vollmer on Xbox Series X. Also available on PlayStation 5. #ign