PC Gaming

The Sim Settlements mod for Fallout 4 is so good it should be an official part of the game

I've been having a go at a mod called Sim Settlements, created by kinggath, (which I previously wrote about here). It's a mod that gives you a …

Gaming

Passive Cooling: XFX RX 460 Heatsink Edition Vs. Palit GTX 1050 Ti KalmX

After hacking together our own passively-cooled card, we now compare off-the-shelf solutions based on AMD and Nvidia GPUs. Was our attempt amateurish …

Gaming

Steam Charts: Grounds for Battlecelebration

Alec is still away, ostensibly on holiday but presumed dead. Ride in peace, Alec Meer. All that remains of last week’s chart caretaker is a selection …

Gaming

Razer's 2017 Blade Pro boasts a new CPU and THX certifications

If you've been eyeing one of Razer's "professional gaming laptops" since December, you're going to want to wait just a little bit longer. That's because the company announced today that it's releasing a new iteration of its flagship laptop, the Blade Pro. It now features a seventh-gen quad-core …

Laptops

Gigabyte shows off a trio of GeForce GTX 1080 Tis

— 5:35 PM on March 27, 2017<p>The custom-cooled GTX 1080 Ti onslaught rolls on. Today's teaser comes from Gigabyte, who tweeted about a trio of 1080 Ti …

Gaming

Civ 6 tweaks AI and warmongering in spring update

When applying a warmonger diplomatic penalty for EITHER declaring war or capturing a city, reduce that penalty if you are enemies with the target of …

Gaming

Civilization VI's AI Gets A Much-Needed Fix This Week

One of the most annoying issues with <i>Civ VI’s</i> AI since launch has been the severity of warmonger penalties. Raise a finger against another Civ <i>ever</i>, …

Gaming

What we want from Star Wars Battlefront 2

Star Wars Battlefront, for all the weight behind its titanic namesake, has largely floundered against the competition. It sold well, but over a year …

Gaming

Have You Played… Company of Heroes?

<i>Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.</i><p><i>Pew pew pew pew pew!</i> That’s …

Gaming

Ark: Survival Evolved's next patch will feature a 'total inventory menu redesign'

I've chosen a picture of one of Ark: Survival Evolved's giant snails for this particular news story. That's because Ark's next patch, v256, will …

Gaming

Research Idea Gear

For Computex 2016, CRYORIG is revealing the first foray into PC cases with two innovated and uncommon projects. The CYORIG OLA is a Mac Pro inspired …

Gaming

This GTX 1080 Ti has a built-in LCD display

Perhaps the beginning of a new trend.

Gaming

Dark Souls 3 now concluded in The Ringed City

Dark Souls has now concluded. Dark Souls 3 [official site] today launched its second expansion, The Ringed City. Barring a secret change of heart …

Gaming

Rumour! Call of Duty: WW2 is real, and a real bad name

Rumours of Call of Duty’s return to World War 2 have circulated since, well, since Activision’s mega-hit FPS series left it almost a decade ago. This …

PlayStation

Overwatch could pull in up to $720 million per year, according to Morgan Stanley report

In case there was any doubt that Blizzard's online FPS Overwatch is a huge success (and likely to keep growing), a Dot Esports report says investment …

Gaming

Destiny 2 announced, but why do we care?

Destiny 2 has been officially announced by Bungie via a tweet from an official account. This was always pretty much guaranteed, given the success of …

PlayStation

Outlast 2 Australian classification confusion explained by studio

Outlast 2 was refused classification in Australia earlier this month due to what the Australian Classification Board deemed "implied sexual …

Gaming

Mafia 3 demo out today, as is first story DLC

A demo for Mafia 3 [official site] has arrived, letting all and sundry in to poke around a Nu Orleans. John’s Wot I Think praised the city and was …

Gaming

Rain World review

Need to know<p><b>What is it?</b> A cryptic, unforgiving survival platformer featuring a cat that is also a slug.<p>Rain World looks to be set in a fairly …

Gaming

RPS Asks: you to take our 2017 reader survey, please

Every so often we arrive at your door, clipboard in hand, hoping you’ll help us out by asking some questions. Like clockwork, here we are again with …

Gaming

Come see developer sessions this week at EGX Rezzed

EGX Rezzed 2017 is just a couple of days away. The doors open at the Tobacco Dock in London this Thursday and from then until their closure on …

Gaming

Wot I Think: Rain World

A trickle of wholesome GIFs has been tantalising us with post-apocalyptic platformer Rain World [official site] and its adorable protagonist the …

Gaming

How I (almost) learned to love Freestyle Football

For years now, I’ve been looking for an arcade football game that has some of the best qualities of SWOS combined with an RPG-lite career structure. …

Gaming

Intel Optane: Memory acceleration kicks PCs into warp drive on April 24

The story of the PC industry for the past few years has been about incremental changes in performance. Intel says that's about to change, as it …

Gaming

Stepdad kills two-year-old girl by throwing her into door ‘because he lost computer game’

<b>A stepfather killed his two-year-old girl by throwing her into a door after getting frustrated because he lost a computer game, police say.</b><p>Szymon …

Crime

SilverStone SFX-L 800W Titanium Power Supply Review

<b>Introduction</b>SilverStone continues to push the envelope of power density with the release of their new SX800-LTI small form factor power supply. …

MSI Custom 1080 Ti Boards are Hit and Miss

Several weeks ago, NVIDIA launched the “crown jewel” of the GeForce line, GTX 1080 Ti(tanium) in the “Founders Edition” variant. As promised, custom …

Gaming

PC Amazon Deals: Save Big on Gaming Headsets, Sid Meier's Civilization Games, & Tom Clancy Games

PC Amazon Deals: Gaming Headsets, Sid Meier’s Civilization Games, & Tom Clancy Games with Great Discounts<p>To end off this week of our Amazon gaming …

Nintendo Wii

DESTINY 2 NEWS | XBOX ONE BETA, LIMITED EDITION & PC

Gaming

Sleeper Gaming PC Benchmarks - Intel G4400, Asus RX 460 2GB, 4GB DDR4 » Free To Play MMORPG Guides

<b>Sleeper Gaming PC Benchmarks – Intel G4400, Asus RX 460 2GB, 4GB DDR4</b><p>Today we’re going to be taking a look at the benchmarks for my Sleeper build. …

Gaming