Plus: Sam Lake sings Bowie, a Reddit user gets Doom running on a digital keyboard key, Hitman cribs a holiday mission from Home Alone, and Planet Coaster receives a snowy expansion. This is gaming news for December 12 through 16.
We put a small herd of mice through their paces so you can find the best one for your needs.
It's kind of like Spartacus, the Black Knight, Morgan Le Fay, and Anne Bonny got together to play a pick-up game in Atlantis, or something.
For Honor's Samurai versus Knights versus Vikings premise is bizarre, but the more we play the more we find hidden depths to its combat—almost like it's borrowing the best aspects of fighting games. Interesting.
Fans of Dead Rising will lament everything this latest Christmas-themed sequel has lost, but it's still a pleasant-enough time for those who want a mindless zombie-killing sandbox.
Plus Sean Bean finds out he died in the Civilization VI trailer, Fallout gets the pinball treatment, and Rare shows off Sea of Thieves. This is gaming news for December 5 through 9.
Halo 5: Forge launched over the summer and brought Halo multiplayer to PC—but only if you had friends to team up with. The new server browser should fix that issue.
Assassin's Creed III a.k.a. "How America's triumph in the Revolutionary War was actually predicated on teenage angst."
Dead Rising 4 hits the PC today, but you're forgiven for not knowing—it's only releasing in the Windows 10 Store at the moment.
Review: Oculus's motion-tracked Touch controllers are about as close as you can get to using your hands in virtual reality.
PCWorld's Full Nerd podcast names the best CPUs, graphics cards, laptops, games, and more of 2016.
Watch Dogs 2 is as big a series-defining comeback as Assassin's Creed II was back in 2009—and it does it by burning away all the worst parts of Ubisoft's formula.
Plus: Disaster strikes Cities: Skylines, GTA IV gets its first patch in six years, Gears of War 4 PC and console players go head-to-head, and more. This is gaming news for November 28 through December 2.
Here's every new game and trailer revealed at The Game Awards 2016, from new games (like Guardians of the Galaxy) to fresh glimpses at existing games like Mass Effect: Andromeda and Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.
GOG's Monstrous Winter Sale also offers "free" copies of Shadow Warrior Classic Redux, Shadowrun: Dragonfall, and Stasis.