Gaming Features

‘Fire Emblem Engage’ preview: sharp, streamlined strategy

'Engage' dials back the social elements of 'Three Houses' to become a more combat-oriented offering

‘Marvel’s Midnight Suns’ makes The Abbey a chore to love

Despite being the home to a bunch of loveable heroes, The Abbey can be a bit much

‘Dark and Darker’ could be more than fantasy ‘Escape From Tarkov’

'Dark and Darker' is more fun without the 'Tarkov' comparisons

The best strategy games of 2023

The strategy genre has something for everyone - here's six of the best titles you can play now

How ‘Pokémon’ and prestige TV helped create ‘As Dusk Falls’

Interior Night CEO Caroline Marchal and 'As Dusk Falls' lead writer Brad Kane talk NME through the making of one of 2022's most impactful dramas

‘Stranded Alien Dawn’ preview: live together, cry alone

Haemimont Games' sci-fi survival sim is brilliantly easy to grasp, but very difficult to quit

Kult Klassic: composer John Massari talks returning for ‘Killer Klowns From Outer Space: The Game’

The original 'Killer Klowns From Outer Space' composer breaks down his long-awaited return for Teravision's upcoming multiplayer game

For Tim Schafer, creativity is king

After a legendary three decades in the games industry, the Double Fine founder has never stopped pushing creative boundaries

Red Bull Home Ground is a glimpse into a thriving ‘Valorant’ esports scene

A fiery 'Valorant' tournament in Manchester proved the game's growing esport scene is one to watch

12 upcoming games to get excited for in 2023

2023’s looking like a huge year for games - here are the releases we’re most excited for