GTA Online may be a seven year old game, but plenty of free content updates keep the community of players happily engaged in less than legal fun. This summer’s update, Los Santos Tuners, puts the focus squarely on hot vehicles and the drivers who love them.
Subnautica made a huge splash when it was released back in 2018, and the new Subnautica Below Zero game might be even better. But Subnautica itself was also upgraded for the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 consoles, which makes all that undersea adventure even more appealing.
The Wasteland 3 RPG expands with the Battle of Steeltown DLC, an interesting little mid-game side romp that adds new mechanics, weapons and very difficult battles to the core RPG game. If you are looking for a new challenge for a great RPG, Steeltown is a solid bet.
Looking for a new challenge in survival games? Arid began life as a student project, but is now available for free on Steam. The game challenges players to explore, craft and survive for as long as they can in one of the hottest and most inhospitable places on planet Earth.
Slipways is an ingenious new strategy game that tosses out most of the micromanagement aspects of building and running a galactic empire while keeping the challenge level high. Most games can be played in under an hour.
MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries is an exciting first and third person mech combat shooter where you and up to three friends control a lance of stompy mechs doing whatever dirty work the great houses want, and earning reputation and piles of C-bills in the process.
Paradise Lost had a lot of potential, giving us a deep mystery set inside a secret bunker left over from an alternate history where World War II ended in nuclear holocaust. Unfortunately, many bugs and flaws make it almost unplayable.
The first major expansion for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Wrath of the Druids, takes us across another sea to the mysterious green isle of Ireland where new combat challenges, puzzles, settlement growing and deep political intrigue await.
Van Richten’s Guide to Ravenloft is one of the most spectacular Dungeons and Dragons supplements released in years. It’s packed with everything you need to begin down the dark road of horror gaming, or to boost the thrill level for an experienced group of hardy adventurers.
Remastering older games into HD formats is nothing new, but what has been done for the Mass Effect Legendary Edition is nothing short of astonishing. Being able to relive the epic sci-fi story across three games with all DLCs included is quite the experience.