All Previews

Below, you'll find all of our latest previews for both tabletop and gaming! We publish a number of gaming previews every week, and a tabletop preview here or there as well!

Dragon's Dogma 2 Preview Hero Image Showing the Arisen

Dragon's Dogma 2 Preview - A Gorgeous, Wild World We Can't Wait to Explore

Here's TechRaptor's Dragon's Dogma 2 preview, examining an early build of Capcom's brand-ew RPG, which certainly feels familiar, in a good way.

September 23, 2023 | 11:05 EDT

A gameplay screenshot of a reward crystal in Witchfire with the preview overlay

Witchfire Preview - I Keep Dying, But I Know It's My Fault

Witchfire is a tough roguelite FPS experience where players take on Witches as holy warriors, a simple mistake can mean your life and your witchfire.

September 21, 2023 | 04:42 EDT

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Preview Keyart

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Preview - Twofold Reunion

We go hands-on with Final Fantasy VII Rebirth - an in-depth demo showcase of the ever-evolving Final Fantasy VII Remake series.

September 20, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

Synduality: Echo of Ada Preview hero image showing a Cradle Coffin and a Magus

Synduality: Echo of Ada Preview - A Promising New Anime-Style Mecha IP

In this hands-on preview of Synduality: Echo of Ada, TechRaptor examines an interesting new IP from Bandai Namco, mixing unmistakable anime style with mecha gameplay.

September 20, 2023 | 02:00 EDT

A person cosplaying as a hunter attacks a CGI Paolumu in a Monster Hunter Now trailer.

Monster Hunter Now Review In Progress

In our Monster Hunter Now review, we found it feels like an excellent extension of the formula, but we have some monetization-related worries.

September 13, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

Assassin's Creed Mirage Preview Image showing Basim and Roshan Dueling against sunlight

Assassin's Creed Mirage Preview - So Long Gear Score, Hello Parry!

Basim, a street thief with aspirations to become a Hidden One, shows us classic AC gameplay in our Assassin's Creed Mirage Preview.

September 12, 2023 | 08:00 EDT

Key art from Stronghold: Definitive Edition

Stronghold: Definitive Edition Preview - A Blast From the Past

Stronghold: Definitive Edition looks to stay true to the original 2001 release, while adding a few improvements to visuals and more.

September 10, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

A header image for First Dwarf featuring the title character.

First Dwarf Preview - Dwarven Delight

First Dwarf, an action RPG and base-builder, has players take control of Tru, accompanied by his trusty companion Ragna.

September 10, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

Dungeons of Hinterberg featuring the title character, Luisa.

Dungeons of Hinterberg Preview - It's Time to Explore

We got some hands-on time with Dungeons of Hinterberg. Take on 25 dungeons in this fuse of action RPG and social sim.

September 8, 2023 | 10:30 EDT

The player character attacks an enemy in Enotria: The Last Song

Enotria: The Last Song Preview - The Flavors of Italy

Enotria: The Last Song’s use of color & atmosphere felt vibrant in the sea of Soulslikes out there. Read our thoughts in our Enotria: The Last Song preview.

September 8, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince - The hero Psaro looks cool

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince Preview - A Pokemon-Like With Its Own Personality

Here's TechRaptor's preview of Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince, marking the return of Square Enix's answer to Pokemon with a new but familiar hero.

September 8, 2023 | 09:47 EDT

Cities Skylines 2 Key Art Preview Hero Image Showing a Beautiful City

Cities: Skylines 2 Preview - Listening to Your Community Works

Here's TechRaptor's preview of Cities: Skylines 2, a game obviously built while paying close attention to community feedback, and it shows.

September 8, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

A station wagon modified with a lot of different materials, lit in a garage.

Pacific Drive Is A Wholly Unique Roguelike Experience

Pacific Drive is an oddly immersive roguelike whose habitual, methodical mechanics all about caring for a beat up station wagon make for one gripping experience.

September 7, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

Towerborne Preview Hero Art Showing the Aces and the Belfry

Towerborne Preview - Destiny Meets Golden Axe & King of Dragons

Here's TechRaptor's Towerborne preview, highlighting a game that feels like a love child of Destiny and arcade games of yore like King of Dragons.

September 7, 2023 | 11:19 EDT

Lost Eidolons: Veil of the Witch title image with the main characters.

Lost Eidolons: Veil of the Witch Preview - Strategy Strikes Again

From PAX West 2023, Ocean Drive Studios' strategy series returns with a spin-off called Lost Eidolons: Veil of the Witch.

September 7, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

Pieta looks into the camera during a cutscene in Lords of the Fallen

Lords of the Fallen Preview - A Soulslike Surprise

I had my hesitations about it, but now, it’s bumped up my list of anticipated October releases. Find out why in our Lords of the Fallen preview.

September 7, 2023 | 10:30 EDT

Stalker 2 Heart of Chornobyl Key Art Showing a Stalker and the game's logo

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl Preview - Still Rough but Promising

TechRaptor's S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl preview explores the Zone through a build that feels still rough but shows promise.

September 6, 2023 | 04:00 EDT

Party Animals - Nemo, Harry, and Underbite Fly Out of a Portal

Party Animals Preview - I Was Going to Skip This And I'm Happy I Didn't

Here's Techraptor's Party Animals preview, discussing how a game that we were going to skip ended up being one of Gamescom's highlights.

September 6, 2023 | 03:16 EDT

Arzette: The Jewel of Faramore header image with the title character.

Arzette: The Jewel of Faramore - More than a CD-i Game

Paying homage to a group of notorious old-school games, Arzette: The Jewel of Faramore is a worthy and actually good spiritual successor.

September 6, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

An image of the title character for Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai.

Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai Preview - Anime Goodness

At PAX West 2023, we checked out Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai at Square Enix's booth.

September 5, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

The player character approaches a dog in Animal Well

Animal Well Preview - It's Feeling Magical

Our Animal Well preview dives into why you shouldn't miss this upcoming platformer from Billy Basso's studio, Shared Memory, and BigMode.

September 5, 2023 | 10:30 EDT

Mario in elephant form running to collect coins.

Super Mario Bros. Wonder Preview - Mario is Getting Weird With It

I had the chance to play Super Mario Bros. Wonder at Nintendo Live, and it is weird in all the right ways. The creativity is off the charts.

September 3, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

Big Boy Boxing header

Big Boy Boxing Preview - A True Successor to Punch-Out

Big Boy Boxing, a game heavily inspired by the likes of Punch-Out, makes an impressive showing at PAX West 2023.

September 3, 2023 | 09:30 EDT

Life by You Key Art - Humans enjoy their time in town as the sun sets.

Life by You Preview - The Sims May be About to Have Some Serious Competition

Life by You impressed TechRaptor at Gamescom with deep life sim gameplay as well as expansive job systems, crafting, and customization potential.

August 29, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

sonic superstars preview four leads walking through bridge island

Sonic Superstars Preview - Co-op Chaos

We try out the Sonic Superstars preview with Sega, exploring Bridge Island and testing out the new co-op mode in Pinball Carnival.

August 29, 2023 | 04:00 EDT

endless dungeon preview exploring the dungeon

Endless Dungeon Preview - Save the Crystal, Save the Dungeon

We settle down with Sega for an Endless Dungeon preview hands-on, showing off the Saloon and the dungeons themselves, all ready for crystal-defense.

August 28, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

A spread-shot cover of Jusant, showcasing the games logo, and the main character walking towards a rocky pillar that goes off-screen.

Jusant Preview - Jus(an)t Over The Hills

Revealed during Xbox's very busy 2023 showcase, Jusant sees Don't Nod stepping away from conventional narratives, and experimenting with climbing mechanics. Is it a successful ascent, or does it fall flat?

August 24, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Pepper Grinder Preview - It's Drillin' Time

Check out our Pepper Grinder preview for thoughts on this upcoming platformer by Ahr Ech and Devolver Digital.

August 24, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

Like a Dragon Gaiden The Man Who Erased His Name Preview Kiryu fighting a gangster

Like a Dragon Gaiden The Man Who Erased His Name Preview - Kicking It, Agent Style

We check out the Like a Dragon Gaiden The Man Who Erased His Name Preview to see the Castle and Kiryu back in action.

August 23, 2023 | 04:37 EDT

persona 5 tactica joker attacks cowering hat enemy

Persona 5 Tactica Preview - Strategically Fun

We dive into the world of Persona 5 for our Persona 5 Tactica Preview for a sneak peek at this upcoming SRPG addition to the wildly popular Persona franchise.

August 23, 2023 | 03:05 EDT

Fate Samurai Remnant Berserker Miyamoto Mushashi

Fate/Samurai Remnant Preview - Unlimited Fun Works

Our Fate/Samurai Remnant preview dives into why Fate fans shouldn't miss this upcoming musou title by Omega Force and Type-Moon.

August 18, 2023 | 09:47 EDT

Palia Preview - Cover Image Standing in Kilima Village While Delaila Walks Down the Stairs

Palia Preview - Just Shy of Greatness

Can Palia stand up to the cozy gaming competition? Check out our Palia preview to see what we've learned after a week of playing the Closed Beta.

August 12, 2023 | 11:14 EDT

Palia First Impressions - Cover Image Standing in Kilima Town Square with Other Players Fooling Around

Palia First Impressions - Tailor-Made for Fans of Cozy Games

Free-to-play game Palia lets you build a home and collect cool stuff with your friends in a cozy world. Read our Palia first impressions to learn more!

August 8, 2023 | 11:25 EDT

Leroy Smith taunts his opponent during his intro scene in Tekken 8.

Tekken 8 Preview – Bringing the Heat

Tekken has always reveled in the drama between knuckles and jawbones, and the Tekken 8 preview period shows a promising vision of the series' future.

August 2, 2023 | 10:05 EDT

Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Preview

Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Preview - An Iron-clad Resurrection

Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon is shaping up to be just as challenging as one might expect from developer FromSoftware, but firmly creates its own identity by branching out in ways beyond what their more traditional catalogue can do.

July 25, 2023 | 11:12 EDT

Carvain, one of the major characters in Blue Protocol, readies his spear against enemies

Blue Protocol Preview - Tales of Online??

In June 2023, we got to preview Blue Protocol at Summer Game Fest. It's the latest MMO published by Amazon in the west and is developed by Bandai Namco.

July 25, 2023 | 09:44 EDT

An image from Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons featuring Jimmy Lee

Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons Preview - Break Stuff

In our Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons Preview, we spend 90 minutes with this classic Beat-em Up revamp, breaking crates and faces along the way!

July 13, 2023 | 09:35 EDT

Image of looking down from the water tower on a battlebit remastered map

BattleBit Remastered Preview - Made For Battlefield Fans

Disappointed in recent Battlefield launches? Battlebit Remastered may be just what you're looking for in a low poly package.

June 26, 2023 | 10:30 EDT

One Lonely Outpost Preview - Cover Image Using the Mining Omnitool on Some Rocks

One Lonely Outpost Preview - Farming on a Strange New World

There are more Farming RPGs coming out every year, and One Lonely Outpost aims to innovate on the standard formula. Read our preview to learn more!

June 26, 2023 | 08:17 EDT

Forever Skies Preview - Cover Image Flying the Ship Toward a Greenhouse Tower

Forever Skies Preview - Could Very Well Be the Next Raft

Forever Skies adds some interesting twists to the well-established survival game mechanics we've seen in Raft. Check out our preview to find out more!

June 23, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

A picture brought to life in Viewfinder

Viewfinder Preview

It’s not every day you run into a first-person puzzle game that frames things in a new way – and Viewfinder does that in the most literal sense.

June 19, 2023 | 10:35 EDT

The key art for Lysfanga: The Time Shift Warrior

Lysfanga: The Time Shift Warrior Preview

Lysfanga may look like an action game, but it's a far more cerebral, tactical puzzle game underneath the surface -- and we can't wait to see more.

June 17, 2023 | 11:45 EDT

the key art for Fae Farm

Fae Farm Preview

Fae Farm is joining the party as the latest farming sim on the block, but it puts quality-of-life upgrades front and center.

June 16, 2023 | 01:58 EDT

Gord art depicting a tribal shaman standing outside of pallisade walls as two villagers look on over the top. Many monsters surround the shaman.

Gord Preview - Oh My Gord!

Gord is a dark-fantasy base-builder with strategy elements from Covenant. Watch out for elder gods and human sacrifice.

June 16, 2023 | 01:40 EDT

A party in Remnant 2 exploring a stage

Remnant II Preview

If you've been looking for a tough-as-nails third-person shooter to play with some friends, Remnant II is almost here to give you a run for your money.

June 16, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

The kitty looking toward the camera in Little Kitty, Big City

Little Kitty, Big City Preview

While the setup is all about getting back home, the real goal in Little Kitty, Big City is all about being a curious cat who’s exploring the world.

June 15, 2023 | 03:40 EDT

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Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown Preview

Some are calling Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown the best game they played all week at Summer Game Fest, and I think they have more than a fair argument.

June 13, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

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Disney Illusion Island Preview

Disney Illusion Island charmed us from beginning to finish in our time with it at Summer Game Fest. It's the perfect mixture of wholesome and nostalgia in the form of a metroidvania.

June 12, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

A Monster Hunter standing in front of a roaring Rathalos.

Monster Hunter Now Preview

We had the chance to play Monster Hunter Now at #SummerGameFest, where we learned the game is everyone's new addiction at Niantic. And we can understand why.

June 12, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Preview

I had nearly an hour with Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty at Summer Game Fest Play Days, and it left me wanting more.

June 11, 2023 | 03:00 EDT

Distressed Alan Wake in background with Saga Anderson in foreground. Text of Alan Wake II logo in center of image.

Alan Wake II = Resident Evil + True Detective + Twin Peaks

We saw an extended gameplay demo of Alan Wake II at #SummerGameFest, where we learned to channel our inner Pepe Silvia to solve a murder.

June 11, 2023 | 11:45 EDT