As Microsoft-Activision merger nears, a basic FPS license reappears—at no cost

Enlarge / This week, the basic RPG-FPS sequence Heretic and Hexen sequence are again in a curious approach. Whereas we at Ars Technica do not essentially cheer the moments when… Read more

Starfield gameplay premiere resembles “No Man’s Skyrim,” leads Xbox showcase

Enlarge / Starfield will emerge from outer house and land on Xbox consoles and Home windows PCs by June 2023. (credit score: Xbox / Bethesda) Microsoft’s bow within the annual… Read more

RIP Bethesda Launcher: Right here’s how its practically full switch to Steam will work

Enlarge / Bethesda will lastly get rid of its publisher-exclusive PC-game launcher beginning in April. (credit score: Getty Pictures / Sam Machkovech) In a welcome change of tempo, a online… Read more

Quake “enhanced” re-release out earlier than it’s introduced (with Quake 64, too)

Enlarge (credit score: Microsoft) As leaked just a few weeks in the past by a QuakeCon scheduling slip-up, a re-release of iconic FPS Quake slipped onto console digital storefronts on Thursday,… Read more