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No Man's Sky "Next" Graphics Update Comparison

The big new update for No Man's Sky, dubbed Next, makes a large number of changes and additions. At least on paper, it's a dramatic overhaul for numerous areas. While these new mechanics and gameplay elements--along with multiplayer--are the most exciting components of the free update, developer …

No Man's Sky

'Social RPG' Grimmwood will be out next week

If you haven't read Chris's piece on "social survival game" Grimmwood, then I'd recommend doing that now—it piqued my interest, but I unfortunately …

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Cyberpunk 2077: CD Projekt talks dismembering with katanas, deep RPG systems, romance, and the controversial decision to go first-person

The gunsmoke still lingers from CD Projekt RED’s worldwide unveiling of Cyberpunk 2077. There was a thrilling reveal at E3, a cinematic scene-setter …

Defiance 2050 PC open beta will be held next weekend

Trion Worlds will host an open beta for Defiance 2050 next weekend on PC.The PC open beta for Defiance 2050 will run June 22-25.Participants can …

Free games of the week

This week, let's clamber up The Flesh Pit. And then let's play some games, featuring toast, books, first-person dungeon-crawling and lovely trees, …

Shin Megami Tensei

Get Two Free PC Games On Steam This Weekend

Here's good news for anyone looking to save money: two PC games have gone free this weekend on Steam. This isn't one of those "free play weekend" deals where you lose access after the weekend is over, either. If you download Guns of Icarus Alliance and Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition …

Best Gaming Monitors 2018

When it comes to gaming, your display matters. A good gaming monitor will not only provide enough color and brightness to immerse you in your …

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Day of Infamy, one of the best WW2 shooters on Steam, is free to play this weekend

If you’ve yet to jump into Day of Infamy yourself, or know someone who wants to give it a go, this weekend could be a great time to do that.<p>Day of …

Free Total Annihilation-like RTS Zero-K lands on Steam

Total Annihilation was an influential real-time strategy game where resources flowed like water, where armies blotted out the sun with their …

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Wild West Online is coming to Steam May 10

After a few months of exclusive availability on developer WWO Partners’ website, Wild West Online will soon be ready for launch on Steam.<p>The …

MMOGs

For the King review

NEED TO KNOW<p>A trio of misfit fantasy adventurers set off into a fairytale world to right the wrongs that have befallen their kingdom, lest the forces …

Arma 3 is free to play for the weekend

If you're the sort of shooter fan who looks upon a game like Day of Infamy as too casual to bother with even when it's free, you'll be happy to know …

Red Cross

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds vs Fortnite: Which one is right for you?

With over five million concurrent players at any one time between the two, PlayerUnknown's Battleground and Fortnite Battle Royale aren't just wildly …

Gaming Industry

Steam's New Hit Game Frostpunk Is Off To A Fast Start

Frostpunk is a striking game, with a beautiful and haunting aesthetic and a novel premise. The post-apocalyptic city-builder has consequently launched to critical acclaim and, as it turns out, pretty great sales numbers. In less than three full days, Frostpunk has already crossed the 250,000 copies …

Technology

‘Shadow of the Tomb Raider’ hands-on preview

Shadow of the Tomb Raider makes a predictable journey into darkness, but it's still brutal fun.<p>Shadow of the Tomb Raider makes a predictable journey …

Razer rounds out its entry-level gaming accessories with a glowing mouse

Now with even more glowing stuff<p>When it comes to companies like Razer, most of the focus tends to be on the high end of the product spectrum — devices like the wireless Mamba Hyperflux wireless mouse or the glowing Blackwidow keyboard, meant for enthusiast users who want the best of the best, …

Samsung Unveils Its Fastest SSDs Yet, 970 Pro And 970 Evo Available Soon

Solid-state drives have become a standard when it comes to high-performance computing and gaming PCs, and these fast drives have taken a leap with the NVMe interface available at the consumer level. One of the leaders in ultra-fast storage, Samsung, is pushing the speed of its SSDs even further …

Computer Hardware

Play This War of Mine for free on Steam this week

To celebrate the upcoming release of Frostpunk, developer 11 Bit is making This War of Mine free to play on Steam for a limited time.<p>This War of …

Gameplay

Far Cry 5 is the fastest selling title in franchise with $310M in sales

Far Cry 5 has only been out a week and it’s already sold gangbusters compared to previous entries.<p>Ubisoft said today first-week sales of Far Cry 5 …

Selling

PUBG Update Out Now On PC, Here Are The Patch Notes

A new patch is on the way to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. This marks the ninth major update the game has received since it left Early Access on PC last December, and it introduces a new spectator mode and a few bug fixes. [<b>Update:</b> The new patch is out now, while the first Experimental Test Server …

Gaming

Dell's new XPS 15 has faster chips in the same bezel-less body

The popular model is getting Intel's new processor and 1050 Ti graphics.<p>Dell has just revealed its new spring lineup, and among the all-in-ones and gaming PCs taking centre stage is the revamped Dell XPS 15 -- and it's the most powerful version yet. While it looks largely the same as its 2017 …

Dell

Sunless Skies shows off Albion in gorgeous reveal trailer

Now we're talking. Despite an impressive Kickstarter campaign, Failbetter Games, by its own admission, unveiled Sunless Sea follow-up Sunless Skies …

Engines

What If A Video Game Knew People Were Streaming It?

PC Game Release Date List 2018 - 2019

PC Game Release Dates 2018 – 2019 by Month / Date<p>January 2018<br>• February 2018<br>• March 2018<br>• April 2018<br>• May 2018 / Q2<br>• June 2018<br>• July 2018<br>• August 2018<br>• September …

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Blizzard tease something for Overwatch on 10 April – Uprising returns

Blizzard is cooking up something for next month with a quick tease and it may be more than Uprising

What we want from GTA 6 (and the next version of GTA Online)

<i>Picture above:</i> <i>JulioNIB's Superman script mod for GTA 5</i><i>. We don't actually want superpowers in the next GTA (or do we?), but what a great …

Get A Free PC Game Right Now Through Humble Store

You can now get Spec Ops: The Line for free, but only for a limited time. You can grab it from the Humble Store now, discounted down to the very affordable $0 from the usual $30. The store notes that this is a limited offer for 48 hours only or while supplies last, so best to hurry along if you'd …

Wot I Think: Far Cry 5

Ah, a new Far Cry has appeared! Having torn up the Himalayas, Polynesia, Central Africa and The Past, in Far Cry 5 Ubisoft’s lidlessly searing eye …

Jurassic World Evolution hatches on June 12th

After building rollercoasters in Planet Coaster, the next park management game from Frontier Developments will focus on the wildest ride of all: …

Jurassic World

Wobbly road trip adventure Jalopy leaves Early Access

It’s been a long, bumpy road, but Jalopy has finally completed its pilgrimage through the plains of Early Access, and has officially launched. It’s …

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