Igor Sholomitskiy

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Valve Just Set a New Record For Steam Bans

Can't those naughty PC players just behave?<p>Over the last week, Valve has issued over 95,000 bans on Steam. As of Friday, the exact figure was 95,812, …

naughty

A Neurosurgeon Was Consulted for Cyberpunk 2077 Brain Implants

Mike Pondsmith Talks Tangible Science in Cyberpunk 2077<p>CD Projekt RED is going deeper into what makes a great game, and that’s immersion. For the …

Cyberpunk 2077

Fortnite Summer Skirmish Winner Accused of Cheating, Defended by Epic

<i>Fortnite</i>’s Summer Skirmish is an invite-only esports event that boasts over $8 million (£6.09m) in total prize payout across the summer. A winner …

Fortnite

The Top 10 Games That Let Us Down in 2018 So Far...

The Top 10 Most Disappointing Games of 2018 So Far…<p>While this year has seen some fantastic AAA titles grace our wide variety of screens, we have to …

Top 10

Postmortem: Naughty Dog's Uncharted: Drake's Fortune

<i>[Naughty Dog calls Uncharted their 'biggest and most complex' challenge yet, and shares successes and stumbles in this fascinating postmortem,</i> …

Game Design

Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition Discounted to $20

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Play One of the Best Games from 2017<p>Even though Amazon’s Prime Day is behind us, it seems there are still a few more …

Gaming Industry

What is microstutter and how do I fix it?

Have you ever noticed unexpected choppiness in a game where framerates and performance otherwise seem fine? This can manifest in many ways, and …

PC Gaming

The first 'Overwatch' Nerf blaster arrives in 2019

So far, replicating the distinctive weapons of <i>Overwatch</i> has usually meant a whole lot of crafting, and you still aren't likely end up with something that works. Hasbro, thankfully, is about to make your life much easier -- it's partnering with Blizzard on official <i>Overwatch</i> Nerf guns. The first of …

Hasbro

Comic-Con 2018: Supernatural Season 14 Trailer Sets Up Winchesters On The Attack

At San-Diego Comic-Con 2018 CW provided a glimpse into what the next season of <i>Supernatural</i> holds in store for the Winchester brothers. While there wasn't much in the way of new footage, there was a short line delivered by Sam that could be setting up the overarching goal of what's to come. The …

Comics

Josh Brolin gives blessing to Reddit’s Thanos as 600,000 people prepare for ban

‘Here we go’<p>Today may shape up to be one of Reddit’s most historical moments as a subreddit dedicated to shitposting about Thanos prepares to ban half the community — which will amount to more than 300,000 members.<p>If everything goes as plans, the mass ban will mark the single biggest banning event …

Spain held by Morocco but last-gasp Iago Aspas goal ensures they face Russia

In the last minute of Spain’s final group game Fernando Hierro and all of Spain’s subs were suddenly off the bench, frantically signalling to their players, a finger raised on each hand, barely able to believe what had just happened and desperately trying to convey the news. Somehow, they did not …

Soccer

Tom Hiddleston Confirms Loki's Fate In 'Avengers: Infinity War', Was Told Two Years Ago

Avengers: Infinity War made its grand premiere earlier this year, but its aftermath is still felt by Marvel fanatics around the world. The highly …

The truth about gaming disorder, from Fortnite to World of Warcraft

Gaming disorder may be a newly recognised condition, but disordered gaming is anything but new. In 2010, a Korean couple was arrested for fatal child neglect spurred by an obsession with Prius Online. Five years earlier, another Korean man collapsed and died after a 50-hour session playing …

Gaming Disorder

Do Yourself a Favor and Watch Case Keenum Break Down the Minnesota Miracle

The former Vikings quarterback takes you behind the scenes of one of the most dramatic plays in football.<p>Case Keenum is no longer the Vikings quarterback, but he will never forget at least one page from the Minnesota playbook. Keenum, now the presumed starter for the Broncos, sat down with Denver …

Fortnite’s Save the World mode campaign, more updates detailed

A new campaign, new enemies and the return of a fan favorite mode are coming soon<p>While developer updates on the future of <i>Fortnite</i> <i>Battle Royale</i> are released in a near constant stream, the team behind <i>Fortnite</i>’s other game mode, <i>Save the World</i>, prefers to offer us big news posts a little less often. …

The Division 2 Will Have Multiple Raids In Its First Year

One of the biggest criticisms launched against <i>Tom Clancy's The Division</i> was its shallow end-game content.<p>However, during E3 2018 when the game was …

Xbox Project Scarlet: Microsoft focusing on improving frame rates and launch times

<b>Forward-looking:</b> The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One both launched in November 2013. As they approach their fifth birthday, Sony and Microsoft are …

Single-Player Games "Not Even Close" To Dead, Red Dead Redemption 2 Parent Company Says

Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick is skeptical of the rush to capitalize on the multiplayer flavor of the day. The publisher of the upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2 said in an interview that single-player isn't dead, and scoffed at the battle royale gold rush.<p>"[T]here are also people saying …

YouTube introduces new monetization methods for its creators

YouTube is introducing new monetization methods for its creators, including a $4.99 channel membership and features like special emojis and …

PUBG Update Out Now, Gets New Sanhok Map, Event Pass, And QBZ Assault Rifle

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' newest update just dropped on PC. Update #15 includes the game's third map, Sanhok, as well as a new firearm, an event pass, and a Mini Royale matchmaking playlist.<p>Sanhok is the smallest map to come to PUBG. At 4km x 4km, it's only a fourth the size of the two …

Quake Champions Is Free Forever If You Download It Right Now

Quake Champions hasn't launched fully just yet, but that hasn't stopped publisher Bethesda from running a series of beta tests, as well as launching it on Steam in early access. However, that early access version costs $30 in the US, despite the final game being free-to-play. [<b>Update:</b> The free play …

Nintendo Switch Vertical Gaming Grip Gets Funded

Classic games regularly get re-released for new consoles, and they can include vertical gaming modes. The Flip Grip allows the Switch to be played …

PS4 Flash Sale Has Lots Of Great Game Deals In The US

PlayStation owners looking for a deal this weekend don't have to go far. All they have to do is fire up the PlayStation Store on their PS4, PS3, or PS Vita. Between now and June 25, Sony is running one of its surprise Flash Sales. These sales appear out of nowhere, offering discounts to anyone with …

The best two-player board games to add to your collection

Settlers of Catan, 7 Wonders and Codenames have come out with two-player variants<p>Board games are always a fun activity for big groups of friends, but if you live with a partner or roommate, it can be nice to just break out a quick two-player game after work.<p>Many board game companies have recognized …

Assassin's Creed Odyssey Goes Full RPG With Consequences And Choices, And It's Better For It

Assassin's Creed Odyssey is three years in the making; Ubisoft Quebec conceived this entry into the long-running franchise as the team wrapped up development for Assassin's Creed Syndicate back in 2015. Ubisoft Montreal was in the process of transforming the series with Origins (that released in …

Sony introduces PlayStation Hits line on PS4 with $20 games

The red label is back<p>With the PlayStation 4 coming up on its five-year anniversary, Sony is dropping the price on a number of the console’s best-selling games under the new PlayStation Hits label, the company announced Tuesday.<p>The games in this line, which include PS4 exclusives such as Naughty …

‘Forsaken’ looks to reinvent your ‘Destiny 2’ experience on September 4

<i>Destiny 2</i>‘s next expansion, <i>Forsaken</i>, arrives September 4, Bungie announced during its reveal stream.<p><i>Forsaken</i>‘s story takes place at The Tangled …

'Vampyr' is a decent idea wrapped up in a terrible video game

London is in distress. Bodies are piling up. Hospitals are full. People are killing each other. Vampires are running rampant and drinking peoples' …

Hitman 2 leaked ahead of official reveal

The title of Agent 47’s next game seemingly leaks<p>The next game in IO Interactive’s Hitman series appears to have leaked via publisher Warner Bros.’ website. A logo for <i>Hitman 2</i> was recently spotted hosted on WBGames.com. The image has since been removed.<p>On Monday, Warner Bros. and IO Interactive …

Asus announces an unreasonably fast 802.11ax gaming router

It’s still early days for the next generation of Wi-Fi, but Asus is getting a head start. The company has announced three upcoming routers that all support the new standard — dubbed 802.11ax — for delivering faster Wi-Fi, and they’re all supposed to arrive sometime this fall.<p>The announcements are …