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Epic monster battles will be at the heart of Final Fantasy XVI

Final Fantasy XVI director Naoki Yoshida talks about his work on the latest entry in Square Enix’s Final Fantasy series The thing Naoki Yoshida is...

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Stranger Things 4’s new monster is made with practical effects, some CG, and lots of lube

Prosthetics designer Barrie Gower and makeup department head Amy Forsythe explain how the practical effects for the new villain in Netflix’s...

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Nvidia’s monster RTX 4090 GPU tipped to arrive mid-July

The Nvidia RTX 4090 might arrive as soon as mid-July. That’s the word from kopite7kimi, the leaker who correctly predicted the specifications of...

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Netflix’s Geeked Week ‘22 trailer reveals even more of The Sandman’s gods and monsters

Stranger Things, Resident Evil, The Sandman, and the Umbrella Academy are all shaping up to be the stars of Netflix’s upcoming Geeked Week event....

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How Hatching’s charmingly terrifying monster was brought to life

Gustav Hoegen, an animatronics designer who has worked on Star Wars and Jurassic World, talks about creating the monster at the heart of the Finnish...

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NASA’s new monster rocket set to roll out after more than a decade of delays

NASA’s Space Launch System is about to take its first small step towards the Moon, rolling out ahead of a projected summer launch. It’s a...

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Handmade monster babies and the people who love them

Artists like Arend Smith and Noemi Smith are crafting incredibly lifelike baby dolls based on fictional creatures ranging from vampires to Pennywise....

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Slaying monsters in Vampire Survivors is like walking through a casino

Playing Vampire Survivors can be a sensory barrage that almost feels like being in an arcade or a casino, and that’s what developer Luca Galante is...

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Fortnite’s next update adds adorable monsters and brings back Tilted Towers

Fortnite’s new update brings the game to v19.10, and includes the return of classic location Tilted Towers and a new kind of creature called a...

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iRacing buys Monster Games, teases racing games for the ‘broader market’ like consoles

iRacing has experienced massive growth over the last two years and is using some of its new resources to acquire fellow racing game developer Monster...

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LG C1 OLED vs. Samsung Odyssey Neo G9: the perfect monitor doesn’t exist

For a staggering $2,499, the Samsung Odyssey Neo G9 is arguably the most feature-packed gaming monitor ever made — and yet LG’s $1,300 48-inch...

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Geralt fights giant monsters, and Jaskier befriends rats in new Witcher season 2 trailer

The latest trailer for The Witcher’s second season teases monsters, magic, mayhem, and more ahead of its December 17th release on Netflix. The...

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Fortnite’s Halloween event turns Ariana Grande into ‘the galaxy’s greatest monster hunter’

Fortnite’s annual Halloween event, Fortnitemares, is back with the return of horde mode, a storyline involving the cubes, and a questline from none...

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The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf’s new trailer teases a ton of monster-hunting action

The latest trailer for The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf shows off a lot more monster hunting mayhem, epic fight scenes, and Geralt’s charismatic...

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Pokémon Unite turns monster battles into a team sport

Pokémon Unite on the Nintendo Switch mashes up Pokémon with MOBAs like League of Legends and Dota 2, and a mobile version is launching in...

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How Capcom used motion capture to bring Resident Evil Village’s scariest monsters to life

Resident Evil Village presentation director Masato Miyazaki explains how the team at Capcom used motion capture to bring terrifying creatures, like...

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The Witcher’s monster-hunting AR mobile game is out July 21st

The Witcher: Monster Slayer, a Pokémon Go-like augmented reality game for mobile set in The Witcher universe, will be released on July 21st, CD...

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How Pixar created Luca’s adorable, transforming sea monsters

Luca is the next feature film from Pixar, coming to Disney Plus on June 18th, and it stars a pair of young boys with the power to transform into sea...

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Amnesia: Rebirth has a new ‘Adventure Mode’ with no monsters, new puzzles, and more lights

Swedish studio Frictional is adding an "Adventure Mode" to its horror game Amnesia: Rebirth, removing monsters and adding more puzzles and...

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Monster Hunter Rise on the Nintendo Switch is small but mighty

Monster Hunter makes a triumphant return to portable hardware with Monster Hunter Rise on the Nintendo Switch, which builds on the open-world design...

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This Friday is a ‘Monster Hunter Holiday’ at one Japanese game studio

Japanese AR and VR game studio Mark-on is letting all of its nonexecutive employees take this Friday, March 26th off so they can celebrate Monster...

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Milla Jovovich wanted Monster Hunter viewers to feel ‘like they were playing the game for the first time’

Monster Hunter star Milla Jovovich explains how her character Captain Artemis in the movie was inspired by playing Capcom’s Monster Hunter World....

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Monster Hunter Rise was made for the Switch, and it’s coming to PC, too

An interview with Capcom’s Ryōzō Tsujimoto and Yasunori Ichinose on how Monster Hunter Rise marks a return to portable platforms for the series....

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Pokémon’s 25th anniversary: celebrating more than two decades of pocket monsters

Pokémon Red and Blue launched on the Game Boy in 1996. It’s now been 25 years, and the franchise has steadily grown with more games and...

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Nintendo raises Switch sales forecast after monster holiday quarter

Nintendo has posted earnings for a huge holiday quarter in which the Switch sold more consoles than ever. It’s now sold nearly 80 million units in...

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In Search Party, the journey from poster to influencer to monster is a slippery slope

Season 4 of Search Party has premiered, and it starts in a wildly different place than the series began. Protagonist Dory Sief (Alia Shawkat) is...

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Some monster scraped Trump’s name into this poor manatee’s back

The US Fish and Wildlife Service is looking for information on a manatee found today with Trump’s name found on its back. Manatees are an...

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Monster Hunter Rise looks like a strong Switch successor to World

Monster Hunter Rise is a brand-new Monster Hunter title for the Nintendo Switch. It’s looking good, and a demo is coming out on January 7th. While...

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