Alexander Cope is a gaming veteran of 30-plus years, primarily covering PC and Xbox games here on Windows Central. Gaming since the 8-bit era, Alexander's expertise revolves around gaming guides and news, with a particular focus on Japanese titles from the likes of Elden Ring to Final Fantasy. Alexander is always on deck to help our readers conquer the industry's most difficult games — when he can pry himself away from Monster Hunter that is!
PC Gaming The creators of Frostpunk and the upcoming Witcher 1, reveal their latest creation, The Thaumaturge
REVIEW Koei Tecmo and EA's Wild Hearts is now out in the wild and it is time to review its creative triumphs and woeful flaws that unfortunately bring it down.
REVIEW Wild Hearts is brimming with enough ambition and innovation that even Capcom’s Monster Hunter series should take notice.
Souls-like Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is an upcoming Souls-like from Team Ninja, but does the PC preview compete with critically acclaimed predecessor Nioh and its rivals?
Gaming Upgrading your weapons with Smithing Stones is essential to surviving in Elden Ring. So, we have cataloged the locations of every type of Smithing Stone to help you out.
Free demo An upcoming indie action-roguelike, Trinity Fusion, has been announced for Xbox consoles, with a demo download now available for a limited time.
Patched up The Callisto Protocol has just received a new patch that addresses the game's technical problems, such as crashes and frame rate issues. Read on to learn more about this patch.
Gaming Monster Hunter Rise and its Sunbreak expansion are coming to Xbox and Xbox Game Pass in 2023.
PC Gaming Riot Games' popular titles League of Legends, Legends of Runterra, Valorant, and Teamfight Tactics have just appeared on the Microsoft Store. Read on to learn more on this fresh development.
Gaming The second phase of World of Warcraft: Dragonflight's pre-expansion patch has gone live, along with the new playable Dracthyr race and Evoker class.
Gaming Our big Sonic review examines this experimental new adventure rife with (unmet) potential and pockets of greatness.
Gaming Here are some beginner tips on how to be a successful Phantom Thief in Persona 5 Royal
Gaming Explore an alternate world where the USSR has ushered in a golden age of technology at the cost of its humanity.
Are you interested in knowing what changes will be made for your favorite Jobs in Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker? Read on to find out.
Gaming Blizzard Entertainment is launching two pre-expansion patch phases to set the stage for World of Warcraft's upcoming expansion, Dragonflight.
Xbox Do you wish to know what the best Xbox JRPGs are? Look no further, for we have rounded up some of the best JRPG games you can buy on Xbox.
Review The definitive edition of Atlus’ most critically acclaimed JRPG, Persona 5 Royal, comes to Xbox Series X|S.
Gaming EA and Koei Tecmo have uploaded a new gameplay trailer for their upcoming action-hunting game, Wild Hearts.
Gaming EA has just revealed Wild Hearts, a new action-hunting game set to launch in 2023 by Omega Force, the developers behind Koei Tecmo's Dynasty Warriors series.
SEGA has rebranded the Yakuza franchise to "Like a Dragon" for future games to align with the original Japanese series, "Ryu Ga Gotoku".