Modern Warfare Multiplayer Free Access available April 3 through April 6

Activision has announced that players can experience Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s multiplayer mode for free this weekend only through Call of Duty: Warzone.

Players can try Call of Duty: Modern Warfare MP free starting Friday, April 3 at 10AM PT and ending on Monday, April 6 at 10AM PT.

If you’re interested in trying out the MP mode and don’t have access to the Modern Warfare game, you can do so through the free to play Call of Duty: Warzone version.

Free Call of Duty continues. Starting tomorrow, get free access to Multiplayer through Warzone all weekend long.

There will be a special “Stocked Up, Locked Down” playlist in Modern Warfare this weekend alongside free MP access, which is Shoot House and Atlas Superstore maps in the rotation.

Now’s your chance to get to know Modern Warfare Multiplayer combat in two concentrated, visually stunning settings. You’ll be able to experience 6v6 and 10v10 gameplay with Modern Warfare and free-to-play Warzone players alike. And, you’ll get a deeper knowledge of the weapons and equipment you’ve encountered in Warzone.

There’s no time to waste: Experience Modern Warfare Multiplayer starting on April 3 at 10AM PDT only live until 10AM PT on April 6. In this genre-defining take on Multiplayer, you’re sure to experience a fast-paced fight where combat is constant and there’s a skirmish at every turn. So, grab your friends, hit the lobby, and get your dukes up!

Players interested can download Warzone for FREE on PS4, Xbox One, and PC and play the free to play Battle Royale experience, and this weekend, experience the MP of Modern Warfare through the Stocked Up. Locked Down. playlist.

SOURCE: Activision

The post Modern Warfare Multiplayer Free Access available April 3 through April 6 appeared first on Charlie INTEL.


Federal judge rules in favor of Activision Blizzard in lawsuit over usage of Humvees in Call of Duty

AM General, makers and owners of the Humvee vehicle, filed a lawsuit back in 2017 against Activision Blizzard for using their vehicles in their games without providing compensation for using it.

The original lawsuit filed by AM General claimed Activision Blizzard was profiting off of their property without providing compensation for such usage. The company was seeking millions in lost profit thanks to Activision’s usage of the vehicle. In 2019, Activision Blizzard responded to the lawsuit claiming that it was bogus and using military vehicles is protected under the First Amendment.

On Wednesday, April 1, a federal judge haas ruled in favor of Activision Blizzard in this case stating that the usage of humvee vehicles in Call of Duty is protected by an artists’ right to realistically depict warfare in their titles and is therefore protected by the First Amendment. Federal judge said Activision Blizzard cannot be sued for doing this.

“If realism is an artistic goal, then the presence in modern warfare games of vehicles employed by actual militaries undoubtedly furthers that goal,” U.S. District Judge George B. Daniels said in his motion to dismiss. “The inclusions of Humvees in the foreground or background of various scenes … are integral elements of a video game because they communicate ideas through features distinctive to the medium.”

Federal Judge Daniels said AM General’s lawsuit failed to meet the threshold of suing a company over artistic usage of their trademark in a video game

“Defendants’ uses of Humvees in ‘Call of Duty’ games have artistic relevance. Featuring actual vehicles used by military operations around the world in video games about simulated modern warfare surely evokes a sense of realism and lifelikeness. Proceeding to the second prong of the Rogers test, defendants’ uses of Humvees in the ‘Call of Duty’ games are not explicitly misleading,” the judge said.

SOURCE: Law360

The post Federal judge rules in favor of Activision Blizzard in lawsuit over usage of Humvees in Call of Duty appeared first on Charlie INTEL.


Everything coming to Disney Plus in April

Disney Plus launched last year with most of Disney’s back catalogue, but the platform hasn’t reached maximum capacity just yet. In addition to original content, like the upcoming episodes of Marvel’s Hero Project, there are a whole host of movies and shows wrapped up under other streaming services and licenses. Each month, a few new titles will trickle on to Disney Plus.

Onward arrives to streaming early! To celebrate Earth Day, Disney is releasing a ton of nature documentaries and shows to Disney Plus. Also coming are the ever-iconic National Treasure, new episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and season 3 of Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure.

Available April 1

Doctor Doolittle
America’s National Parks
Wild Yellowstone
The Flood
Before the Flood
Planet of the Birds
Sea of Hope: America’s Underwater Treasures
Kingdom of the White Wolf
Tree Climbing Lions
Hostile Planet
Wild Russia
One Strange Rock
Giants of the Deep Blue
Kingdom of the Blue Whale
Great Migrations
Earth Live
Winged Seduction: Birds of Paradise
Into the Grand Canyon
African Cats
Born in China
Crimson Wing
Monkey Kingdom
Wings of Life

Available April 3

A Tale of Two Critters
In a Nutshell
Don’s Fountain of Youth
Don’s Fountain of Youth
Donald’s Dog Laundry
Double Dribble
Dragon Around
Elmer Elephant
Fish Hooks (S1-3)
How to Play Football
Lambert, The Sheepish Lion
On Ice

A skinny, blue-skinned animated teenage elf wrestles with a magical that’s shooting a bolt of blue energy into the ground in his room, as his huskier elf brother looks on in surprise in Onward Image: Pixar/Disney

Out of Scale
Pluto’s Party
Sea Scouts
Sonny with a Chance (S1-3)
The Boy Who Talked to Badgers
The New Neighbor
The Small One
The Straight Story

Life on the Edge “Penguins Behind the Scenes”

Dolphin Reef “Premiere”

From Disney: It’s time for a young Pacific bottlenose dolphin named Echo to grow up. Narrated by Natalie Portman.

Diving with Dolphins “Dolphin Reef Behind the Scenes”

From Disney: Behind the scenes look at the making of Dolphin Reef.

Image: Disney

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episode 707 – “Dangerous Debt”

From Disney: Taken prisoner by the Pykes, Ahsoka and the Martez sisters attempt to escape.

Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings Finale – Episode 208 – “Marry ME”

From Disney: Ramila & Ike celebrate 25 years of marriage in Greece thanks to their son. Kyle and Amanda and their baby girl Harlow celebrate at Disney’s California Adventure with a surprise performance by Jason Derulo.

Shop Class Episode 106 – “Downhill Derby”

From Disney: Teams are challenged with designing and building supersized downhill derby racers.

Disney Family Sundays Episode 122 – “Minnie Mouse: Apron”

From Disney: The Pyle-Lawrence ladies join host Amber Kemp-Gerstel on a project inspired by Minnie Mouse.

One Day At Disney Episode 118 – “Patti Murin: Frozen Musical, Broadway”

From Disney: Frozen the Musical star, Patti Murin, gives a behind-the-scenes look into the rarely seen inner workings of one of Broadway’s smash hits. Backstage moments, pre-show rituals and the coveted NYC Stage Door Autograph Line are all on display as Patti brings to life one of Disney’s favorite princesses for theater patrons of all ages.

Be Our Chef Episode 102 – “Diagnosis: Delicious”

From Disney: In round two of “Be Our Chef,” two new families, the Wells and Platt families, are tasked with a “Big Hero 6” inspired challenge to make a dessert that is healthy and delicious. But before heading to the kitchen, the families visit the super-huggable Baymax at Epcot for inspiration. Both families are hoping for their first win. But who will crumble first?

Available April 10

Life Below Zero (S14)
Paradise Island (S1)
Playtime with Puppy Dog Pals (S1)
Running Wild with Bear Grylls (S5)
Tut’s Treasures: Hidden Secrets (S1)

A Celebration of the Music from Coco Premiere – Special

From Disney: An inside look at the musical production of “Coco: A Live-to-Film Concert Experience”, performed at the historic Hollywood Bowl.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episode 708 – “Together Again”

From Disney: Ahsoka bargains for the sisters’ freedom and makes a startling discovery.

Shop Class Episode 107 – “Ready for Launch”

From Disney: Six semi-final teams build and launch spacecrafts capable of transporting egg payloads.

Disney Family Sundays Episode 119 – “Minnie Mouse: Kite”

From Disney: The Ruvalcaba family joins host Amber Kemp-Gerstel to build an aerial craft inspired by Minnie Mouse.

One Day At Disney Episode 119 – “Francheska Roman: Candy Maker”

From Disney: Francheska Roman, Candy Maker on Main Street, U.S.A., gives an exclusive look into the making of Disneyland Resort’s favorite sweet treats. As Francheska shares her favorite parts of the job, she also illustrates the skill, care and dedication that goes into crafting each Disney themed confection.

Be Our Chef Episode 103 – “Hidden Within”

From Disney: Returning to the kitchen for another round, the Merrill family battles newcomers, the Perez family, for a “Mulan” themed challenge. This round, the families must create a main dish. But similar to Mulan’s journey to find her inner hidden warrior, the teams must use an unexpected and hidden ingredient in their dish to collect the win.

Available April 12

PJ Masks (S3)

Available April 17

Brain Games (S8)
Let’s Stick Together
Mickey and the Roadster Racers: Nutty Tales (S1-2)
Pluto’s Purchase
The Incredible Dr. Pol (S16)

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episode 709 – “Old Friends Not Forgotten”

From Disney: Anakin and Obi-Wan must decide whether to help Ahsoka pursue Maul or rescue Palpatine.

Shop Class Finale – Episode 108 – “Build Your Own Adventure”

From Disney: The finalists vie for the title “Shop Class Champs” by building contemporary backyard forts.

Disney Family Sundays Episode 124 – “Finding Nemo: Terrarium”

From Disney: The Chaney family joins host Amber Kemp-Gerstel for a project inspired by Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” and “Finding Dory.”

One Day At Disney Episode 120 – “Steve Sligh: Gold Oak Ranch Manager”

From Disney: Steve Sligh helps bring movies to life as Senior Manager of the Golden Oak Ranch. Historically, this legendary filming location has hosted Hollywood’s elite, and even served as a retreat for Walt. 60+ years later, this close-to-900-acre property still functions as a working filming location with an eye towards conservation.

Be Our Chef Episode 104 – “Curiouser and Curiouser”

From Disney: The Perez family faces the Robbins family for an “Alice in Wonderland” challenge. After meeting with Alice and The Mad Hatter and eating a Cheshire Cat’s tail at Magic Kingdom Park they must use that inspiration to prepare their very own version of a bite-sized dessert.

Available April 19

Just Roll with It (S1)

Available April 20

Secrets of the Zoo: Tampa (S1)

Available April 22

Fury Files
Jane Goodall: The Hope

Available April 23

cass and rapunzel Image: Disney

Disney Rapunzel’s Tangled Adventure (S3)

Available April 24

America’s Funniest Home Videos (S12-19, 23)
Man in Space
Mars and Beyond
The Olympic Elk

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episode 710 – “The Phantom Apprentice”

From Disney: Ahsoka and Republic forces confront Maul on Mandalore.

Disney Family Sundays Episode 125 – “WALL•E: Recycling Container”

From Disney: In honor of Earth Day, the Mai family builds an eco-conscious craft inspired by Pixar’s “Wall•E.”

One Day At Disney Episode 121 – “Tia Kratter: Pixar University”

From Disney: Tia Kratter, Manager of Art and Film Education at Pixar University, helps Pixar artists hone their craft. Kratter sheds light on the immeasurable artistic detail that goes into every film, and spreads her wealth of knowledge to Pixar employees as well as others who want to further their creative education.

Be Our Chef Episode 105 – “Beyond the Reef”

From Disney: The Merrill family and Wells family look to sail away with a win in the “Moana” challenge. Just as Moana was able to combine her island life with her adventures at sea, our families must now create a dish that brings both land and sea together in a harmonious way. Families travel to the Land Pavilion at Epcot and meet Moana herself at Magic Kingdom Park for a little land and sea inspiration.

Available April 30

National Treasure Image: Disney

National Treasure


Pokémon Go Tricky Pokémon event guide: Field Research, Stunfisk, and Shiny Croagunk

To celebrate April Fool’s Day, some Pokémon that have trickster personalities are spawning in abundance in Pokémon Go.

The event lasts from April 1 at 8 a.m. until April 7 at 10 p.m. in your local time.

This includes Gastly, Haunter, Ditto, Voltorb, Foongus, Croagunk, and Aipom. Stunfisk is also making its Pokémon Go debut during this time. For those who don’t have a Ditto, which disguises itself as other Pokémon until after you catch it, this may be a good opportunity to fill in that spot on your Pokédex.

Throughout the event, Croagunk and Aipom will appear to photobomb you when you take AR photos, instead of Smeargle.

Croagunk, the poison- and fighting-type frog, will also be appearing Shiny for the first time, turning from its usual blue color to a neat teal. Toxicroak turns from blue and orange to a lighter blue with pink accents.

Shiny and regular Croagunk and Toxicroak Image: Niantic via Polygon

There’ll also be some limited-time Field Research to celebrate the Pokémons’ antics.

Pokémon Go Tricky Pokémon event Field Research and rewards

Task Reward
Task Reward
Feed your buddy a treat Sudowoodo encounter
Earn three candy walking with your buddy Stunfisk encounter
Catch three Ditto Croagunk encounter
Catch three Voltorb Three Poké Balls


The world’s best Breath of the Wild players got together to kick ass

RinHara5aki, Kleric, CHC Yu-Da, and Peco are, on their own, some of the most technically impressive The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild players on the planet — their videos showcasing advanced and obscure combat methods have accrued millions of views on YouTube. The four of them getting together for a single video is almost too much to handle.

“The Four” is a combat montage that is the result of four months of work, and it is meant as a last hurrah for Breath of the Wild. With a sequel on the way, group leader RinHara5aki thought it would be a good idea to make a love letter to the game before saying goodbye.

“A lot of love and care has gone into the production of this montage, with some of the brightest BOTW minds from around the world,” the video description reads.

Note that it takes about two minutes for the action to get going, but once it does, ho boy. I didn’t know a lot of this stuff was possible. Enemies get frozen and refrozen within split seconds; they get bombed into the air, frozen with stasis, and then arrowed down; they get flung into the horizon as if nothing. Link does flips while laying down electric traps. One of my favorite sequences sees Link freezing the enemy to bounce off of it, and once high above the baddie, he lets down a shower of explosive arrows.

Overkill? Maybe. But the video is all about style. There’s legit even a segment where Link walks away as the Guardian explodes in the distance.

Damn, Breath of the Wild was a good game, huh?


Control’s first big expansion is a throwback to the Xbox 360 era of shooters

As I muscled through The Foundation, the first substantial campaign expansion to 2019’s best shooter, Control, my mind shuffled through a list of all the other things I could be doing. Vacuuming the living room. Organizing my office. Washing the dishes. Playing Doom Eternal or Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

I adored the core campaign of Control, a graphical showpiece that spliced Twin Peaks with cosmic horror. So why couldn’t I get excited about more of what worked in the past?

Control was Metroid trapped inside a Christopher Nolan film. I would gleefully get lost in the brutalism-meets-origami architecture of its New York City office building, the Oldest House. After so many shooters that sent me on tidy, straight paths, I savored the sense of disorientation. It jelled with the game’s weirdness. Where other shooters felt restrictive, forcing me to hide behind barriers and land perfect headshots, Control felt expressive. I flew through the environments, weaponizing pieces of the world to clear a room of ghouls.

I had been so anticipating The Foundation that I burned hours in the game’s Expeditions mode, slaughtering hundreds of the same enemies, grinding for upgrades so I’d be ready for whatever monsters lurked beneath the Oldest House. I wanted to be prepared.

[Ed. note: This review contains spoilers for the story of Control.]

The Foundation continues where Control’s campaign left off. Jesse has shut down the connection between the Hiss realm and the Oldest House, and embraced her role as the director of the Federal Bureau of Control. Something big has cracked in the very roots of the facility, and now the astral plane — with its big, white, open spaces crowded with obelisks and inverted pyramids — is seeping into our dimension.

At its best, this means a bathroom door opens into a white, endless void. At its worst, and most often, this means wandering through similar caverns covered in trillions of pounds of crimson sand. Gone are the gleefully disorienting quests that sent you up, down, and around the mazelike architecture of the Oldest House.

The Foundation spans a series of point-A-to-point-B missions in which you kill everything in a linear path, eventually collecting one of the four MacGuffins necessary to unlock the final boss fight. Sometimes this means slowly working your way up a freight elevator, while other times it means platforming through the astral plane. If your favorite bits of Control were the combat, this may be enough! If you cared more about the story and the scene-setting? Well, your mind may begin to wander toward all the chores you could be doing, or the better games you could be playing.

a woman floating in the air in a red room aims a gun at a monster in Control Image: Remedy Entertainment/505 Games

The new quests are too linear and too repetitive, hampered by the addition of two new abilities. You quickly unlock the power to terraform platforms and destroy walls. But you can only terraform platforms in specific areas and can only destroy specific walls. Where the gravity-bending abilities of the core campaign allow for creatively weaponizing the entirety of a room, the new abilities mostly exist to gate off parts of the map. Want to get to that area up high? You’ll need to unlock terraforming. Want to get that resource box covered in emerald stone? Time to unlock the destruction ability.

Both of the new powers have limited combat purposes, too. You can use terraforming to trigger spike traps, and you can shoot the ground so that it collapses into deadly pits. But again, there’s no freedom. Only specific areas can become traps, and only colorfully marked plots of earth can become pits. Waiting for a clumsy enemy to walk into a trap doesn’t mesh with Control’s energetic, free-flowing fights.

Every so often, The Foundation produces a spark of what made the original campaign so memorable. One side quest has you carry a television through a series of dark corridors. There’s nothing special about the enemies or the environment itself, but the world being lit by the soft glow of the television is unsettling, and technically impressive.

One firefight takes place in a huge, square room with dozens of offices looming over a lobby in the center. The combat isn’t especially fun — you’re surrounded by enemies without clear cover — but it looks incredible. These moments are rare, though.

I remain optimistic about the next story expansion, dubbed AWE. Remedy has proven many times that it produces some of the most inventive shooters and action games out there. The Foundation isn’t the studio’s greatest work, but it’s hardly a miserable experience. This expansion reminded me of the Xbox 360 era of midtier shooters: not bad, but not ambitious. Playable, but also — and sadly — forgettable.

The Foundation expansion for Control is now available on PlayStation 4 and Windows PC, and will be released June 25 on Xbox One. The add-on was reviewed using a final “retail” PS4 download code provided by 505 Games. You can find additional information about Polygon’s ethics policy here.


A digital movies sale, Resident Evil 3 discounts, and more of the week’s best deals

Today is April Fools’ Day but Newegg is rejecting the holiday entirely with a “No Fooling, Just Savings” sale. There are a bunch of good deals to be found there, but of particular note is a Samsung QLED TV on sale for $1,197.99 — more than $1,000 off retail price. And if you’re looking for something to watch, Vudu is offering two family-friendly movies for $9.99. The selection includes such gems as School of Rock, Paddington, and Ice Age.

Resident Evil 3 will be released on Friday and a few PC gaming marketplaces are discounting pre-orders for Capcom’s latest survival-horror remake. Both Fanatical and Green Man Gaming are offering 22% off the new release, bringing it down to $46.97.

Finally, Amazon is running a discount on the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition, bringing the discless console down to $179.99 (usually $249.99). The retailer is also offering $9.68 off the Hori Split Pad Pro, which is essentially a gamepad split in half, with each side fitting into a Joy-Con slot on either side of your Nintendo Switch.

Best TV deal: Samsung Q70R

Best console deal: Xbox One S

Xbox One S All-Digital Edition

The disc-less Xbox One S All-Digital Edition usually retails for $249, but right now Amazon is offering it for $179.99. That’s a savings of $70. (You’ll see the discount once you add the console to your cart.)

Created with Sketch.

Amazon / $179.99 ($70 off) Buy

Best video game deal: Resident Evil 3 pre-order

Best accessory deal: Nintendo Switch Split Pad Pro

Hori Split Pad Pro

Hori’s unique little peripheral essentially splits a standard gamepad into two so that each grip can slide into the Joy-Con slot on either side of the Nintendo Switch. Right now its on sale for an all-time-low $40.31.

Created with Sketch.

Photo: Hori

Amazon / $40.31 ($9.68 off) Buy

Best movie deal: Family Bargains mix-and-match

Family Bargains mix-and-match

The digital video library Vudu is offering a collection of family-friendly movies, including School of Rock, Paddington, and Ice Age. Pick any two movies from the collection for $9.99.

Created with Sketch.

Photo: Paramount Pictures

Vudu / $9.99 Buy


Hit board game Gloomhaven costs $140 and weighs 20 pounds (for now)

The hit board game Gloomhaven is getting a sequel called Frosthaven. It’s the biggest Kickstarter of any kind in recent memory, but it won’t be shipping to backers until at least March 2021. Have faith, however, because the next game in the franchise will be out much, much sooner than that.

Gloomhaven proper is essentially a role-playing game-in-a-box weighing in at roughly 20 pounds. That includes a modular game board, a world map, cardboard standees for virtually every enemy in the game world, and a bevy of plastic hero miniatures at 28mm scale. Designer Isaac Childres tells us that Frosthaven could be even bigger, accounting for the additional cardboard components that he included in his build.

Turns out he’s also been working on Gloomhaven-style game that fits into a box closer in size to something like Catan, but with all the same RPG goodness on the inside. It’s called Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion. He says it’s the result of big box retailers, especially Target stores, wanting in on some of the action that Amazon has been enjoying since Gloomhaven was finally able to ramp up production in 2018. Childres credits the online retailer with helping get most of the game’s roughly 210,000 non-Kickstarter units into player’s hands.

“I’m just curious to see how it does,” Childres told Polygon in a March telephone interview. “I mean, it was definitely a significant undertaking to kind of take the ridiculousness that is Gloomhaven and actually pare it down into something reasonable that could actually make it onto a store shelf.”

Childres expects the game to be available at Target stores nationwide by July or August, tucked in next to the Dungeons & Dragons Essentials Kit. Suggested retail price will be around $50.

A ring-bound book spread on a table with miniatures of spiders and animated teddy bears placed directly on it. The facing page contains all the rules pertinent to that adventure, as well as flavor text. Stuffed Fables on display during Gen Con 2017 at the Plaid Hat Games booth. Photo: Charlie Hall/Polygon

So what will be inside the box? Less cardboard, to be sure. Childres says he’s adopting a style akin to the AdventureBook format pioneered by Plaid Hat Games’ Stuffed Fables. Expect a fold-flat, ring-bound game manual just like the original Gloomhaven but with upscaled graphics. Players will put their miniatures directly onto the page, using the book itself as a game board.

“I’d like to think of it as relatively casual,” Childres said. That might be an overstatement: While the original Gloomhaven has nearly 100 scenarios, Jaws of the Lion will have 25 scenarios. Players won’t necessarily be able to play them all in a single campaign, due to the branching nature of the narrative. Nevertheless, Childres estimates there’s something in the neighborhood of 30-40 hours of content in the box.

That’s enough to keep most tabletop groups meeting once a month busy for a full year.

Meanwhile, the crowdfunding campaign for Frosthaven continues its meteoric climb. A little over 24 hours after it began it’s now up over $5.3 million. Polygon reached to Childres on Wednesday, a few hours after he reached his $500,000 goal, to find out how he was holding up.

“Today has definitely been one of the wildest in my life,” he said in an email. “But all in all, it’s gone as well as we could have expected. And ultimately I just hope that the project campaign and the game itself will bring people a lot of joy.”


Gloomhaven is just about the closest you can get to playing D&D without actually playing D&D. The huge tactical strategy board game can even be played solo.

Created with Sketch.

Amazon / $140.00 Buy

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.


Every new movie and show hitting Netflix in April

Even with Netflix’s recommendation algorithm steadily serving you new movies, new TV shows, and original programming tailored to your viewing habits, the streaming service’s fire hose of content makes what’s coming and going difficult to parse.

That’s why we break down each month’s info dump with a few recommendations for what to keep on your radar.

In April, The Matrix movies return to the platform, along with everyone’s favorite video game adaptation Mortal Kombat. Trippy animated show The Midnight Gospel debuts later in the month, as well as an animated adaptation of Lois Lowry’s The Willoughbys. Tigertail, about a Taiwanese man reflecting on his life, arrives on April 10, the same day as WWE-fantasy kids flick The Main Event and Groundhog Day-style rom-com Love Wedding Repeat.

Available April 1

David Batra: Elefanten I Rummet (Netflix Comedy Special)

From Netflix: Swedish stand-up David Batra gets personal as he playfully details the perks and pitfalls of being married to a recently resigned political leader.

How to Fix a Drug Scandal (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: Two drug lab chemists’ shocking crimes cripple a state’s judicial system and blur the lines of justice for lawyers, officials and thousands of inmates.

The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show (Netflix Comedy Special)

From Netflix: Hold on to your top knot and grab your remote for the upcoming six-part sketch series, The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show. Executive produced and starring comedian Iliza Shlesinger who leads her ensemble cast in this hilarious satire-filled series packed with insane original characters who inhabit the landscape of all the content we love to consume and make fun of. From bizarre exercise plans to the over-simplified DIY shows to “reality” TV at its best/worst, The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show celebrates/skewers the TV stereotypes that fill our screens big, small, and tiny.

Kim Gamble, Kara Baker, David Martin, Richard Allen-Turner, and Jon Thoday also executive produce. The series is directed by Laura Murphy (Girl Code; Adam Ruins Everything) The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show premieres globally on Netflix on April 1, 2020.

Nailed It!: Season 4 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: The hosts you love, the hot messes you crave. Welcome back to the “Nailed It!” kitchens, where anyone — like, literally, anyone — can win.

Sunderland ‘Til I Die: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: After two consecutive seasons of failure, Sunderland hope to get things turned around as they face a new season in the third tier of English soccer.

40 Days and 40 Nights
Cadillac Records
Can’t Hardly Wait
Cheech & Chong’s Up in Smoke
Community: Season 1-6
Deep Impact
God’s Not Dead
Just Friends
Killer Klowns from Outer Space
Kim’s Convenience: Season 4
Lethal Weapon
Lethal Weapon 2
Lethal Weapon 3
Lethal Weapon 4
Minority Report
Molly’s Game

Imagine: New Line Cinema

Mortal Kombat
Pokémon the Series: Sun & Moon: S3: Sun & Moon – Ultra Legends
Promised Land
Road to Perdition
School Daze
Sherlock Holmes
Soul Plane
Sunrise in Heaven
Taxi Driver
The Death of Stalin
The Girl with All the Gifts
The Hangover

the matrix reloaded - neo flying Image: Warner Bros. Pictures

The Matrix
The Matrix Reloaded
The Matrix Revolutions

Image: Summit Entertainment

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Relive your alt-kid high school days by watching the movie adaptation of Stephen Chbosky’s iconic YA novel. Yes, this is the book/movie that coined the phrase “In that moment, I swear, we were infinite,” but I’ll be the first to admit that meant so much to me as misfit 15-year-old.

The Roommate
The Runaways
The Social Network

Available April 2

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Violet Evergarden: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll

Available April 3

Coffee & Kareem (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: While police officer James Coffee (Ed Helms) enjoys his new relationship with Vanessa Manning (Taraji P. Henson), her beloved 12-year-old son Kareem (Terrence Little Gardenhigh) plots their break-up. Attempting to scare away his mom’s boyfriend for good, Kareem tries to hire criminal fugitives to take him out but accidentally exposes a secret network of criminal activity, making his family its latest target. To protect Vanessa, Kareem teams up with Coffee — the partner he never wanted — for a dangerous chase across Detroit. From director Michael Dowse, Coffee & Kareem is an action-comedy about forging unexpected bonds, one four-letter insult at a time. Co-starring Betty Gilpin, RonReaco Lee, Andrew Bachelor and David Alan Grier.

La casa de papel: Part 4 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Lives are on the line as the Professor’s plan begins to unravel and the thieves must fend off enemies from both inside and outside the Bank of Spain.

Money Heist: The Phenomenon (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: This film takes a look at why and how Money Heist sparked a wave of enthusiasm around the world for a lovable group of thieves and their professor.

Spirit Riding Free: Riding Academy (Netflix Family)

From Netflix: A new chapter begins for Lucky and her friends as they leave Miradero behind to live and learn at the prestigious Palomino Bluffs Riding Academy.

StarBeam (Netflix Family)

From Netflix: A real kid with real superpowers has a tech-wiz best friend who becomes her sidekick. Together with their seagull pal, they protect their seaside city.

Available April 4

Angel Has Fallen

Available April 5

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

Available April 6

The Big Show Show (Netflix Family)

From Netflix: Former WWE wrestler The Big Show is out of the ring and ready for an even tougher challenge: raising three daughters with his wife in Florida.

Available April 7

TERRACE HOUSE: TOKYO 2019-2020: Part 3 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Life in Tokyo continues: doors open and close in the house, bonds are born and tested. As Ruka takes his next step, Hana meets new rivals.

Available April 9

Hi Score Girl: Season 2 (Netflix Anime)

From Netflix: They’ve leveled up to high school, training at arcade fighting games along the way. Now Haruo, Akira and their friends face their final level.

Available April 10

Brews Brothers (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: These two estranged brothers know everything there is to know about brewing beer. If only they knew something about being a family.

LA Originals (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: Known for their ties to Chicano street life and hip hop, Estevan Oriol and Mister Cartoon trace their journey from gifted artists to cultural pioneers.

La vie scolaire (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: In one of the poorest areas of Paris, a school counselor devotes herself to working with disadvantaged students, while facing challenges of her own.

Love Wedding Repeat (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: In this innovative romantic comedy about the power of chance, alternate versions of the same wedding unfold as Jack (Sam Claflin) tries to make sure his little sister has the perfect wedding day. But he’ll have to juggle an angry ex-girlfriend, an uninvited guest with a secret, a misplaced sleep sedative, and unexpectedly reuniting with the girl of his dreams who got away, Dina (Olivia Munn). If he succeeds, Jack might find a happy ending of his own. Love Wedding Repeat is written and directed by Dean Craig and stars Sam Claflin, Olivia Munn, Eleanor Tomlinson, Joel Fry, Tim Key, Aisling Bea, Jack Farthing, Allan Mustafa, and Freida Pinto.

Image: Netflix / Bettina Strauss

The Main Event (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: When 11-year-old Leo Thompson (Seth Carr) discovers a magical wrestling mask that grants him super strength, he uses it to enter a WWE competition. With the support of his grandmother (Tichina Arnold), Leo will do whatever it takes to achieve his dream of becoming a WWE Superstar. Can one kid win it all, in the face of epic challengers in the ring? Directed by Jay Karas, THE MAIN EVENT co-stars Adam Pally, Ken Marino, and features WWE superstars Kofi Kingston, Mike “The Miz” Mizanin, Sheamus, and Babatunde Aiyegbusi as Leo’s ultimate opponent, a gigantic wrestler named Samson.

Tigertail (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: In New York, Pin-Jui (Tzi Ma) reflects on the love of his past and his departure from Taiwan, which he revisits years later with his daughter Angela.

Available April 11


Available April 14

Chris D’Elia: No Pain (Netflix Comedy Special)

From Netflix: Stand-up comic, actor, writer, and host of the Congratulations podcast, Chris D’Elia returns for his latest Netflix comedy special, Chris D’Elia: No Pain. Though he may not be your average comedian, living a straight-edge lifestyle with parents who are there for him, D’Elia still finds time to growl at babies in public, AirDrop inappropriate photos to unsuspecting people on airplanes, and warn others on the potential threat of sexual assault by dolphins (Google it). Filmed in front of a live audience at the State Theater in Minneapolis, Chris D’Elia: No Pain premieres globally on Netflix on April 14, 2020.

Available April 15

The Innocence Files (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: The Innocence Files shines a light on the untold personal stories behind eight cases of wrongful conviction that the nonprofit organization the Innocence Project and organizations within the Innocence Network have uncovered and worked tirelessly to overturn. The nine-episode series is composed of three compelling parts – The Evidence, The Witness and The Prosecution. These stories expose difficult truths about the state of America’s deeply flawed criminal justice system, while showing when the innocent are convicted, it is not just one life that is irreparably damaged forever: families, victims of crime and trust in the system are also broken in the process. The Innocence Files is executive produced and directed by Academy Award® nominee Liz Garbus, Academy Award® winner Alex Gibney, Academy Award® winner Roger Ross Williams; with episodes also directed by Academy Award® nominee Jed Rothstein, Emmy Award® winner Andy Grieve and Sarah Dowland.

Outer Banks (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: A tight-knit group of teens unearths a long-buried secret, setting off a chain of illicit events that takes them on an adventure they’ll never forget.

Available April 16

Despicable Me

Don’t let the Minions throw you off — the first Despicable Me is full of heart and found family.

Fary: Hexagone: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Fary returns to the stage to unpack his complicated feelings on faith, social media influencers, beatboxing and his native France.

Fauda: Season 3 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Doron ensnares a determined young boxer when a months-long covert mission puts the team on the trail of a Hamas leader high on Shin Bet’s wanted list.

Hail, Caesar!

Mauricio Meirelles: Levando o Caos (Netflix Comedy Special)

From Netflix: Brazilian comedian Mauricio Meirelles performs a stand-up special shot in São Paulo.

Jem and the Holograms

Available April 17

Betonrausch (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Based on true events, this film charts the rise and fall of two real estate fraudsters in Germany, as they are caught in their own web of lies and deceit.

#blackAF (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Kenya Barris and Rashida Jones star in this family comedy series inspired by Barris’s real life.

Earth and Blood (La terre et le sang) (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: After decades of successfully running a sawmill in the Ardennes, hiring ex-cons and young offenders, Said receives an unwelcome visitor: a cartel.

The Last Kids on Earth: Book 2 (Netflix Family)

From Netflix: Jack, June, Quint and Dirk set out to find missing zombies, reclaim their town and maybe — just maybe — finally score a seat at the cool table.

Legado en los huesos (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: In this sequel to The Invisible Guardian, Inspector Amaia Salazar investigates a suicide connected to a big murder case she had previously solved in Northern Spain.

Sergio (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Charismatic and complex, Sergio Vieira de Mello (Wagner Moura) has spent the majority of his storied career as a top UN diplomat working in the world’s most unstable regions, deftly navigating deals with presidents, revolutionaries, and war criminals for the sake of protecting the lives of ordinary people. But just as he readies himself for a simpler life with the woman he loves (Ana de Armas), Sergio takes one last assignment — in Baghdad, newly plunged into chaos following the US invasion. The assignment is meant to be brief, until a bomb blast causes the walls of the UN headquarters to come literally crashing down upon him, setting into motion a gripping life-or-death struggle. Inspired by a true story, SERGIO is a sweeping drama focused on a man pushed to his physical and emotional limits as he’s forced to confront his own divisive choices about ambition, family, and his capacity to love

Too Hot to Handle (Netflix Original)

Available April 18

The Green Hornet

Available April 20

Cooked with Cannabis (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Chefs compete to get the hosts and special guests high on elevated cannabis cuisine with their artful use of leafy herb, THC infusions and CBD sauces.

clancy, a pink skinned spacecaster enthusiastically talking into a microphone Image: Netflix

The Midnight Gospel (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Drawing on interviews from the “Duncan Trussell Family Hour” podcast, this animated series follows a spacecaster who travels the galaxy searching for the meaning of life.

The Vatican Tapes

Available April 21

Bleach: The Assault
Bleach: The Bount

Middleditch & Schwartz (Netflix Comedy Special)

From Netflix: Thomas Middleditch and Ben Schwartz bring their two-person comedy show, Middleditch & Schwartz, to a global audience in a collection of three completely improvised Netflix comedy specials. Each performance is based entirely on a random audience suggestion. All three parts, each filmed at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, will premiere on Netflix on April 21, 2020.

Middleditch & Schwartz: Dream Job

The story of two friends, one of whom has an important job interview which spirals into an existential crisis involving photography, The New York Times and JFK airport bathroom stalls. By the end of a hilarious turn of events, Kyle is Saussin, Saussin is Kyle, neither have their dream job, but both know what it means to truly embody a Gazelle.

Middleditch & Schwartz: Law School Magic

What starts as a dreaded final exam for a group of first year law students quickly turns into a test of human morality as the duo encounters an alien, contemplates child abandonment, and dabbles in a bit of magic. “The Breakfast Club” meets “The Chronicles of Narnia” in this imaginary class’ quest to learn the difference between paper and digital contracts.

Middleditch & Schwartz: Parking Lot Wedding

Emotions are high in the events leading up to and during a wedding where the priest, a ghost, and the bride and groom’s parents are as loose as a caboose. Follow Thomas and Ben down the aisle as they concoct a compelling scenario — the tale of sixth grade lovers, a robbery-gone-wrong, and the ultimate test of true love.

Available April 22

Absurd Planet (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: A cast of quirky critters and Mother Nature herself narrate this funny science series, which peeks into the lives of Earth’s most incredible animals.

Circus of Books (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: For nearly four decades, unassuming couple Karen and Barry Mason ran Circus of Books, an LA porn store that became a hub for the local gay community.

El silencio del pantano (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: A successful, cold-blooded crime novelist gets involved in a kidnapping case while uncovering the corrupt ties between politicians and the local mafia in Valencia, Spain.

The Plagues of Breslau (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: After a body is found sewn inside a cow hide, a Wrocław detective discovers a killer is recreating an 18th-century “plague” of criminal punishments.

the four willoughby siblings Image: Netflix

The Willoughbys (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Convinced they’d be better off raising themselves, the Willoughby children hatch a sneaky plan to send their selfish parents on vacation. The siblings then embark on their own high-flying adventure to find the true meaning of family.

Win the Wilderness (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Six couples vie for the deed to a remote Alaskan lodge by proving which is the fittest to survive in a breathtakingly pristine but rugged wilderness.

Available April 23

The House of Flowers : Season 3 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: The dark comedy series about a wealthy Mexico City family with secrets returns for Season 3.

Available April 24

After Life: Season 2 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Set in the small fictitious town of Tambury, the comedy-drama series follows Tony (Ricky Gervais), a writer for the local newspaper whose life is upended after his wife dies from cancer.

In series 2, whilst still struggling with immense grief for his wife, we see Tony try to become a better friend to those around him. Each grappling with their own problems and only to be intensified by the looming threat of the local newspaper being shut down.

Will the town’s local Am-Dram show lift everyone’s spirits?

Extraction (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Tyler Rake (Chris Hemsworth) is a fearless black market mercenary with nothing left to lose when his skills are solicited to rescue the kidnapped son of an imprisoned international crime lord. But in the murky underworld of weapons dealers and drug traffickers, an already deadly mission approaches the impossible, forever altering the lives of Rake and the boy. An action-packed, edge-of-your-seat thriller directed by Sam Hargrave, Extraction is an AGBO Films and TGIM Films, Inc. production, produced by Joe Russo, Anthony Russo, Mike Larocca, Chris Hemsworth, Eric Gitter, and Peter Schwerin.

Hello Ninja: Season 2 (Netflix Family)

Yours Sincerely, Kanan Gill (Netflix Comedy Special)

From Netflix: Measuring his adult life against the goals set in a letter written as a teen to his future self, Kanan Gill’s takeaways get dark – yet oddly illuminating.

Available April 25

The Artist
Django Unchained

Available April 26

The Last Kingdom: Season 4 (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: As Edward and Aethelflaed spar over the future of Mercia and their father’s dream of a united England, Uhtred tries to recover his lost birthright.

Available April 27

Battle: Los Angeles

Never Have I Ever (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: A coming-of-age comedy series about the life of a modern first-generation Indian American teenage girl, inspired by Mindy Kaling’s own childhood.

Available April 29

A Secret Love (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: A Secret Love tells an incredible love story between Terry Donahue and Pat Henschel, whose relationship spans nearly seven decades. Terry played in the women’s professional baseball league, inspiring the hit movie A League of Their Own. But the film did not tell the real-life story of the women who remained closeted for most of their lives. This documentary follows Terry and Pat back to when they met for the first time, through their professional lives in Chicago, coming out to their conservative families and grappling with whether or not to get married. Facing the hardships of aging and illness, their love proves resilient as they enter the home stretch.

Extracurricular (Netflix Original)

Extracurricular is a story of high school students who become tangled in a series of conflicts and events that challenge human values and morality. Jisoo ends up committing a serious crime because of his determination to make college tuition money on his own, by any means. Minhee gets caught up in Jisoo’s crime while Jisoo’s schoolmate Gyuri becomes involved in the same crime.

Murder to Mercy: The Cyntoia Brown Story (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: After 16-year-old Cyntoia Brown is sentenced to life in prison, questions about her past, physiology and the law itself call her guilt into question.

Nadiya’s Time to Eat (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: On this cooking show, Nadiya Hussain serves up delicious shortcuts, vital ingredients and fast favorites — perfect for today’s time-strapped families.

Summertime (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Inspired by Federico Moccia’s books, this series follows Summer, who longs to leave her small town and see the world, as she meets Ale, a motorcyclist.

Available April 30

Dangerous Lies (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: After losing her waitressing job, Katie Franklin (Camila Mendes) takes a job as a caretaker to a wealthy elderly man in his sprawling, empty Chicago estate. The two grow close, but when he unexpectedly passes away and names Katie as his sole heir, she and her husband Adam (Jessie T. Usher) are pulled into a complex web of lies, deception, and murder. If she’s going to survive, Katie will have to question everyone’s motives — even the people she loves. Dangerous Lies is directed by Michael Scott, and also stars Jamie Chung, Cam Gigandet, Sasha Alexander, and Elliott Gould.

Drifting Dragons (Netflix Anime)

From Netflix: Dragons are on the menu as the crew of the airship Quin Zaza sets out on a hunt. If they fail, empty stomachs will be the least of their worries.

The Forest of Love: Deep Cut (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Nothing’s as it seems when a charismatic conman and an aspiring film crew delve into the lives of two emotionally scarred women.

Rich in Love (Ricos de Amor) (Netflix Film)

From Netflix: Working incognito at his rich dad’s company to test his own merits, Teto falls for Paula and tells her he grew up poor, a lie that spins out of control.

The Victims’ Game (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: After discovering his estranged daughter’s link to mysterious murders, a forensic detective with Asperger’s syndrome risks everything to solve the case.

Coming in April

ARASHI’s Diary – Voyage (New Episodes) (Netflix Documentary)

From Netflix: Twenty years after their debut, join the beloved members of Arashi on a new journey as they showcase their lives, talents and gifts to the world.

In the new episodes, the members of Arashi reveal the emotions and feelings they’ve kept inside as the countdown to their hiatus continues with their final tour. During their national tour to complete 50 stages, the guys announce their decision publicly: Arashi will go on hiatus after the end of 2020. The camera follows the behind the scenes of the press conference.

The Circle Game (Netflix Original)

From Netflix: Be yourself — or someone else? The players must choose while chasing a cash prize when this lighthearted, strategic competition show comes to France.

The King: Eternal Monarch (Netflix Original)


Ghost Recon Breakpoint’s Ghost Experience: less loot, more action

There’s a difference between living off the land and looting it. From its October launch to last week, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint played like a game whose developers did not understand that difference. Thanks to the Ghost Experience, delivered in a big patch last week, now it does.

Ghost Experience is the new “immersive mode,” that developers promised last fall would reorient Breakpoint toward what players had expected. It has a lot of options and presets that, with a smart, less-is-more mindset, changes the tone of the single-player game for the better.

Ubisoft Paris’ best change is obvious to Ghost Recon diehards: No more gear score. This system of tiered loot made a very unwelcome debut in Breakpoint and faced players with something that looked more like Tom Clancy’s The Division 2. I know that I found myself defaulting to loot-shooter behavior at the outset of my time Breakpoint, making sure I cleaned every location for every piece of gear, every consumable, every weapon.

But with the immersive mode enabled, it took about two firefights for me to see that I was wasting my time with such scavenging. And that’s a good thing. Gear itself is gone; no backpacks, pants, gloves, or boots providing buffs or a better number than what you’ve got on. Although weapons are loot-able from every enemy who drops one, you exchange whatever weapon is in your active slot for it. This also goes for a weapon found in a crate in-world.

Battlefield improvisation

So, whatever Sentinel’s stooges drop, odds are it will be of minimal value, especially if you’ve spent any time upgrading or customizing your trusty rifle. If so, what’s the point of looting a weapon from a body? Well, consider the time I flushed out a four-man patrol with a grenade, bagging two while the others scattered to the flanks.

I had a Scorpio semiautomatic rifle and a Vector submachine gun on me, but what I really needed was an assault rifle to pin these guys down and keep them from charging me. A-ha! The crappy MK17 that one enemy dropped would do the trick. I exchanged my Scorpio for it, finished the job, then went back and retrieved my trusty rifle. This kind of battlefield improvisation, caused by the new limitation in the Ghost Experience, is what Ghost Recon should be all about.

Ubisoft Paris has been careful to reassure players that Ghost Experience is not a single-size experience. Though there are six settings that can be broadly adjusted (such as enemy difficulty, presence or absence of the gear level), three of them are categories of multiple options, any of which may be changed. Honestly, it felt like a great sports video game, where I can fine-tune the options to challenge my strengths and minimize my weaknesses.

I was inclined to give myself more assistance and awareness in the interface, with the trade-off being less endurance, less health regeneration, and fewer bandages in my pack to heal injuries. This is because, to be honest, I’m such a panicky shooter in a fight that I need the NPC markers when I sight someone through my scope or with the recon drone.

With the “minimal” package of interface settings, enemy strength in numbers is a lot more formidable (without it, I had trouble dusting garden-variety patrols even with the “easy” enemy AI setting activated.) It makes the bigger anti-personnel solutions, such as grenades, mines, and especially the drone’s sync-shot, more necessary and involved in the gameplay.

No more superheroes

Mostly, Ghost Experience is a package of strategic limitations that take away those superhero conveniences that had caused so much brand confusion between Breakpoint and The Division 2. You will lose ammo on a reload; you can’t swap your loadout in the field; you can’t, in a ridiculous way, shop from the game’s catalog of weapons and vehicles in a bivouac — you have to be back in Erewhon. All of these things were limitations that, yeah, a disciplined player could impose on themselves as a kind of meta-game. But like the survival modes I’ve enjoyed in Fallout 4 and Far Cry Primal, it’s really affirming to know that developers will support me role-playing their game, however compulsively I wish to do that.

This immersion all starts with stripping out that gear score, the pursuit of which many felt had become a bigger point of the game than the game itself. In fact, all gear is removed from the game, except as a cosmetic change; I’m no longer picking up hats, boots, or holsters because they might carry a better buff. My gear is limited to what I am wearing, the one or two weapons I am carrying, and then the usual consumables like explosives, health refills, and the like.

In vanilla Breakpoint, I often felt like I was pushing around a virtual wheelbarrow full of guns n’ goodies, which just seemed absurd for a game that’s supposed to be about take-whats-necessary survival and adaptation. In Ghost Experience, I can only change my loadout in a bivouac or the game’s hub world of Erewhon, with one tremendous upside: Any weapon the player discovers in-world becomes a blueprint they may use. It’s a great tradeoff — endless variety in the arsenal, but available only at a sensible time.

All of this builds to the realization that my trusty weapon can actually be a long-term companion. Investing in its upgrades and visual customizations actually mean something to me now. In a Breakpoint with a gear score, no sooner had I set the color options for my sniper rifle’s barrel, clip, and stock than I found a better one. And I was always fooling with my character’s look, because every new boonie hat or backpack was another thing to try on.

Now, I am all about action. I’m not out in Auroa hunting for things that work better than what I have on me; I’m out there to kill bad guys and move this story along. It’s too soon to give Ghost Recon Breakpoint the all-clear, much less make pronouncements like “the game is good now,” or “this is the game we should have been playing.” (AI teammates are still needed, after all.) But I can say that Breakpoint now offers a cleaner and more distinctive experience, one worth revisiting — or even restarting.

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.


Skip to toolbar