Think Shadow Of Mordor Is Too Easy? Try These Out.

Difficulty is always a thorny issue in video games. One gamer's crushing slog through a dungeon is another's mindless loot grind. People are particularly divided about Shadow of Mordor's difficulty right now: some find it too hard, many others too easy. The latter group has begun some interesting experiments. » 10/31/14 4:20pm Yesterday 4:20pm

How To Step Up Your Screenshot Game In The Sims 4

It's very easy to capture screenshots in The Sims 4. All you have to do is press "C." Capturing screenshots that actually look good is a totally different story. More than many other games, The Sims forces you to act like a photographer or filmmaker. Here are some ways to do that. » 10/31/14 12:20pm Yesterday 12:20pm

Someone's Finally Making A Gaming Laptop With A Mechanical Keyboard

There are a few key things that keep PC gamers tethered to their desks, one of them being the awesomeness of having the "click clack" of a quality mechanical keyboard punctuate their gameplay. Impressive as they may be, laptops haven't been able to replicate that experience...yet. MSI to the rescue! » 10/30/14 12:00pm Thursday 12:00pm

Shadow Of Mordor's New DLC Will Put Monsters On Top Of Other Monsters

Is there anything more menacing than Shadow of Mordor's grisly assortment of orcs and uruks—especially the ones with super creepy taunts that nobody knows how to kill? Well, how about one such grisly uruk riding into battle on top of an acid-vomiting ogre? » 10/30/14 9:00am Thursday 9:00am

Sunset Overdrive, Without All The Cursing

I'm not usually the sort of gamer who's uncomfortable with excessive profanity or gore, but I found Sunset Overdrive's tone grating enough at points that I decided to give its swear filter a shot last night. I was pleasantly surprised to find that it actually makes the game a lot more charming in its own small way. » 10/29/14 6:15pm Wednesday 6:15pm

Art Installation Is Really Just A Terrifying Character Creator

No, this image isn't another in a long line of otherworldly NBA 2K15 face glitches—though I wouldn't blame you for thinking that. It's from an "interactive installation" that sounds like it was engineered to make terrifying facial animation glitches. In other words: it's the world's scariest character creator. » 10/29/14 4:15pm Wednesday 4:15pm

FIFA 15 Is Really Broken on Mobile

FIFA is best known as a console and PC game, but EA's hit soccer franchise has had a dedicated mobile audience for years now too. Some fans have had a hard time enjoying FIFA 15 Ultimate Team since it arrived last month for iOS and Android devices, however, because it's been marred by technical issues. » 10/29/14 1:00pm Wednesday 1:00pm

Tips For Playing Sunset Overdrive

Well hello there, fellow denizens of the awesomepocalypse. Looking forward to firing up Sunset Overdrive on your Xbox One in the near future? As I noted in my review: this can be a really great game, but appreciating it requires some extra legwork. Here are some tips to help you get there. » 10/28/14 12:00pm Tuesday 12:00pm