These stellar, smaller-profile PC games from 2016 are worth seeking out.
Plus: Crypt of the Necrodancer announces a "DLC Prequel," Mafia III adds more DLC that should've already been in the game, and more. This is gaming news for December 19 through 23.
It's like Gabe Newell squeezed down your chimney to bring you a bunch of the year's best games. And that's weird, because I don't even have a chimney.
Logitech's G231 is a decent entry-level headset, but it doesn't do much to shake up the budget-friendly end of the market.
HyperX might have just undercut its widely acclaimed $100 Cloud headset with this $50 budget entry.
Despite being as bulky as ever, the 2016 Kraken arrives packed with improvements—and is the best showing this line has had in a long time.
Hypothesis: The more beloved and well-known the source material, the more disappointing the Telltale adaptation. It's starting to look like a pattern with Batman - The Telltale Series.
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."