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The biggest issues with Steam in 2017, according to 230 developers

<i>In the past, PC Gamer has interviewed developers about</i> <i>what it's like to release a game on Steam as a small team</i><i>, and written about what we think</i> …

I Don't Follow Dunkey's Contradictory Arguments About Video Game Critics

Yesterday, prominent gaming YouTuber videogamedunkey uploaded a new video about the video game press, simply called “Game Critics,” and it’s already been viewed almost 2 million times in 24 hours since.<p>I’ve watched it a few times now, and while I am certainly a biased member of the press myself, I …

Guy And His Dad Are The Ultimate Battlegrounds Team

Turns out, the keys to success in <i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</i> and family life are one in the same. It’s all about communication. With your dad.<p><i>PUBG</i> …

A No Bullshit Conversation With The Authors Behind The Witcher and Metro 2033

Witcher novelist Andrzej Sapkowski says he doesn't owe games anything, but Metro 2033 author Dmitry Glukhovsky thinks games made them both.<p>The Witcher and Metro series of (very different indeed) fantasy novels share the same Eastern European heritage, and the successful journey from paperback to …

'Overwatch' voice actors show what it would be like if Sombra and Mercy switched roles

What happens when two iconic voices from <i>Overwatch</i> run into each other in public? They give you a taste of what it would be like if their characters …

Fan Creates Patch To Fix Nier: Automata's Graphics

<i>Nier: Automata</i> is a fine video game, but it also has some technical problems on PC which are a bit of a bummer. Where Platinum and Square have come …

This Woman in China Might Have the Least Sad Desk Lunch in the World

Must an office desk lunch be sad? No; of course not. We’ve spent years debunking this nasty fiction, roaming across the country showing companies far and near just how happy a desk lunch can be if made with love.<p>Someone's encroaching on our turf, though. She goes by “Little Ye in the Office,” and, …

Build your first PC in PC Building Simulator’s demo

“If you haven’t ever built your own gaming PC, you’re selling yourself short,” our Alec has said. Though I’ve been on a gaming laptop for a few years …

How to Set Up External Storage for PS4 and PS4 Pro

Update 4.50 to the PlayStation 4 finally allows players to use external hard drives to store games and apps. Previously, you would have had to …

How does Resident Evil 7 tie in to the rest of the series?

Capcom’s latest horror seems stand-alone; is it really?<p>Today’s release of <i>Resident Evil 7</i> marks a major shift for Capcom’s biggest franchise. In addition to changing to first-person, the game’s plot is distinct from the rest of the series, shifting from global zombie outbreaks to the horror of a …

Overwatch players encounter a Junkrat who sounds like the real thing

Party time! Need some fireworks?<p><i>Overwatch</i> players encounter a lot of interesting people over voice chat. Sometimes you’ll find a foul-mouthed pre-pubescent teen or a player who’s clearly tilted beyond measure, screaming until the mic cuts out. But other times, there are a few pleasant …

Styling and Shooting a Cosplay Photo Shoot Starring Spider-Gwen

Hello, my name is Vincenzo Spina. I’m a full-time Presentation Director at Ubisoft Montreal. Although I make games for a living I also love …

Comics

Tips For Playing Final Fantasy XV

So you’re joining Noctis and crew for the road trip to end all road trips. Now what kind of food should you bring? And how do you convince them to …

Final Fantasy XV

Recharge Your Resume And Get Back In The Game: 7 Tips

If you’ve been out of work for some time or recently fired/laid off then this post is for you. As the time goes by and job fairs are posted it seems as though they can’t get here fast enough. You focus so much energy on shooting out as many resumes as you can in hopes that one recruiter bites. …

There’s Always a Man: BioShock’s Jordan Thomas Discusses the Acclaimed Trilogy

An essential member of the teams behind <i>BioShock</i> and its sequels, Thomas tells us about aiming for <i>Aliens</i> but producing <i>Pitch Black</i>.<p>The BioShock series takes place across different cities, different periods and even different dimensions. But the three games are united by one …

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Top Zarya player forced to prove she's not an Overwatch cheat following accusations from rival pros

There's a 17-year-old woman in Korea who's so good at playing Zarya in Overwatch that she recently had to prove she wasn't cheating. Seeing her in …

Working on Fable destroyed my life, but I don't regret it

An insider's look at what he gave up to create a classic game<p>"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was …

Mind

Four utilities to optimize your Steam client

In the last decade, Steam has gone from ‘Half-Life 2 DRM’ to being the unofficial frontend of a massive gaming platform. Many gamers see it as an …

How Early Computer Games Influenced Internet Culture

Virtual playspaces of the 1980s encouraged openness and creativity, which would later become foundational values of the web.<p>Sometimes it seems the Internet is, at its core, a tremendous nostalgia machine. You are, at any given moment, just a few clicks and keystrokes away from local television that …

PC Gaming

The open, universal internet is over. But did it ever really exist? | Scott L Malcomson

The utopian vision of a truly free internet is slowly being eroded by nation states<p>The internet is being nationalised. A French regulator’s recent insistence that a French citizen has a right to have information removed from the totality of cyberspace – according to the right to be forgotten …

Battleborn: everything we know – release date, system requirements, and characters

Battleborn is Gearbox’s massive new shooter, and it’s clearly from the studio that brought you Borderlands. There’s a solid sense of humour …

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Galaxy S7 Vs iPhone 6S Review: Easy Wins, Big Losses

Everything you know about the Galaxy S7 and iPhone 6S is wrong. Once accused of becoming increasingly identical, in 2016 the ranges offer very different propositions. The result? A tantalising contest where each phone scores big wins and takes heavy losses.<p>So which should you buy: Galaxy S7? iPhone …

Taiwan Cut In Half: Observation of Area, Population and Household Income Distribution

Translated by Shin-wei Chang<br>Edited by Yuan-ling Liang and Olivia Yang<p>Most of us were taught this math problem when we were kids: how do you cut a cake into two equal halves? What if we applied this to dividing the island of Taiwan? To answer this question, we calculated the area of over 7,600 …

5 Online Job Search Tools You Can't Afford To Overlook

There was a time when you could land your ideal job without worrying about your online personal brand. Those days are clearly long gone, but a lot of great candidates are still in the dark about making the most of online tools. Meanwhile, more and more hiring managers use the web to source …

Career Development

South Korea's gender problem could lead to an existential crisis

South Korea has such a low birth rate that it could become the world's oldest country by 2045, with an average age of 50. If things continue at this rate, the country could even go extinct by 2750. All that aging is putting the country into some dire economic straits.<p>Solving this demographic crisis …

Imposter syndrome: Game developers who feel like frauds | Polygon

"It is like being in a room with the Avengers and having them all put up their hand going, 'Yeah, look, I'm a fraud.'"<p>"Having a steady career at a game company can have such a legitimizing effect."<p>"I couldn't shake the feeling that I had no reason to be there because it didn't matter that it was me …

Google's self-drive cars had to be stopped from crashing

<b>Google drivers had to intervene to stop its self-driving cars from crashing on California's roads 13 times between September 2014 and November 2015.</b><p>The disclosure follows a local regulator's demand for the information.<p>Six other car tech companies also revealed data about autonomous-driving safety …

A Taiwanese Girl Living Overseas Won't Return Because, "I Don’t Like The Taiwanese Culture"

The News Lens international edition is sponsored by Tutor A B C<p>By Charlene (Worked and studied in France. Now living in Sweden.)<p>Hearing a familiar song in a coffee shop, I grew sentimental all of a sudden.<p>Living alone overseas for more than three years, I have become more and more like some kinds …