DEUS A FAVOUR
System Shock Remake proves that immersive sims are brilliant, and everyone that dislikes them is wrong
On-screen weapon stats and skill trees only serve as a barrier between player and playground.
TOP OF THE DROPS
The 20 Best PlayStation Plus Games on PS4 and PS5 [June 2023]
Our top picks for Sony's money-saving subscription service!
The 25 Best PS5 Games to justify your next-gen PlayStation purchase [June 2023]
Sony's stellar lineup just keeps getting bigger.
The 15 best horror games of all time [June 2023]
From founding fathers of horror to underrated gems, here are some of the best horror games to sink your teeth into.
The 25 best PS2 games to play in 2023
It's time to take a trip back in time to one of the best generations of gaming.
Metal Gear Solid Δ looks pretty goofy written down, but which games have worse titles?
What's in a name? Loads, actually. The Best Games Ever Show Episode 53
RED HEAD REDEMPTION
Gingers? In video games? Who allowed this?
It's a mutation. It's a very groovy mutation. The Best Games Ever Show Episode 52
IT'S ALL LINKED
As Tears of the Kingdom finally arrives, we ask: ‘What’s the best Zelda game that isn’t a Zelda game?’
The Legend of Zelda is a hugely influential series, but which of its many copycats is the best? The Best Games Ever Show Episode 51
The best Resident Evil games ranked from worst to best
In this ranking of the best Resident Evil games, we decide which ones are Tyrant-grade and which ones are basic, brain-dead zombies.
Persona 3 answers: All classroom questions and exam solutions
You won't save the world through education, but at least acing tests makes you look good
These classic PlayStation games are getting a major upgrade
This fan-made patch makes online play way better for you retro heads.
A solid reunion
Metal Gear Solid cast panel reunites David Hayter, Jennifer Hale and Robin Atkin Downes – watch here
Join stars from the entire Metal Gear Solid series for a special cast reunion panel at Emerald City Comic Con!
15 of the best video game soundtracks in 2023
From classical symphonies and industrial noise to acid jazz and synthwave, these game soundtracks leave no stone left unturned.
The 20 best Nintendo Wii games in 2023
Time to head down motion control memory lane.
VG247's The Best Games Ever Podcast – Ep.38: The best game you'd never believe was from that developer
Sometimes a game developer just goes off-piste, and the results are wonderful.
FRIENDS LIKE THESE
VG247's The Best Games Ever Podcast – Ep.37: The best game with followers you would never hang out with IRL
NPCs are annoying, needy, and dumb. But unlike your kids, you don't need to like them.
VG247's The Best Games Ever Podcast – Ep.36: The best game that really needs a remake
Games tend to age badly, and sometimes that's a tragedy.
All that glitters
Persona 4 Golden endings and how to get the Golden ending
How to be the best big bro ever
Make Some Noise
You can't play The Simpsons: Hit & Run on modern platforms, but you can listen to its soundtrack
It looks like the house of mouse released the soundtrack without making a fuss about it.
Probably, For Sure
It's official, the best Final Fantasy is none other than...
Potentially the most controversial top 10 of the year.
HOLE IN ONE (ENGINE)
The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King was developed using Tiger Woods engine
Tiger Woods engine later had Gandalf references in the code.
SIMS IN THE BIG CITY
The Urbz at 18: EA’s most bizarre spin-off experiment may be one of its best
The Sims' lesson in sociology? Say no more.
VG247's best games ever podcast LIVE at EGX
In which we argue on stage about what constitutes a pie while several people look on bewildered.
Type It In
Capcom says if the "opportunity comes, maybe" to a Resident Evil Code: Veronica X remake
Though the focus is just on Resident Evil 4 right now.
yorda one i want
Ico is awkward, unsettling, and weird – but it's still an essential PS Plus game everyone needs to play
Before Shadow of the Colossus and The Last Guardian, there was Ico – and it's still essential, some 21 years later.
survey the land
Atlus knows how badly you want to see Persona 2 and Persona 3 remakes
The Atlus Survey 2022 Special Program livestream made it clear that the publisher understands what its fans want to see: old games on new platforms.
Silent Hill creator is tired of you confusing his game and the film
It's snow, and Silent Hill is not based on Centralia, Pennsylvania.
PS Plus Premium has a must-play Naughty Dog classic
Forget Uncharted and The Last of Us, Jak 2 is one of Naughty Dog’s most essential plays – and it’s on PS Plus now
Sorry Sly Cooper fans, Sucker Punch confirms there's no new game in development
Sucker Punch has confirmed that no new Sly Cooper or Infamous games are in development.
VG247's The Best Games Ever Podcast – Ep.1: Best game with a named horse
After years in pre-production, it’s time for VG247 to answer the biggest questions about the best games ever.
NO DLC FOR YOU
PlayStation Plus Premium will not support DLC and add-on content when streaming
This isn't news to those who've had a PlayStation Now subscription.
Not So Silent
Rumours grow as details of a Silent Hill 2 remake emerge following recent leak
A remake, a new mainline game, and "side 'stories'" are all part of this week's rumours.
PS+ Has Games
PlayStation PS Plus Premium ‘classics’ offering starts to take shape
Current line-up isn't great, but Sony suggests it's not the final launch selection.
This Need for Speed 3: Hot Pursuit Unreal Engine 5 fan remake looks incredible
It's amazing what some good lighting – and a new engine – can do for a game that's over 20 years old.
How PlayStation’s The Getaway managed to outdo, yet fail against, GTA 3
The ambitious PS2 action game is still revealing secrets to this day.
May the force be with these 10 outstanding Star Wars games, picked from a crop of many tie-in projects that have launched over the past five decades.
Metal Gear Solid 3 Speedrunner finally discovers a way to skip that bloody ladder
The infamous ladder, which remained an unavoidable musical break, can now be climbed in a few seconds.
Shin Megami Tensei 5 almost sells a million, Atlus reveals
The long-running devil summoning series is more popular than ever.
What's Your Favorite James Bond Game?
COMMUNITY QUESTION | With a new 007 game on the way, we're looking back at his various incarnations over the years.
What's the Best Horror Game of All Time?
COMMUNITY QUESTION | There are lots of jump scares and eerie mists, but who does it best?
What's Your Favorite Console Boot-Up Sequence?
COMMUNITY QUESTION | From GameCube to Game Boy, we're admiring all the ways our games start.
Who's Your Favorite RPG Companion?
COMMUNITY QUESTION | Who's your best friend 'til the end?
TimeSplitters at 20: How the Cult Classic Series Laid the Groundwork for Modern Hero Shooters
For TimeSplitters's 20th anniversary this year, we talk to David Doak about creating the seminal shooter.
The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #9: Persona 4
Persona 5 came close, but you can't change our hearts on this one.
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