Daily Archives: February 26, 2019

Hitman 2’s first mission is now free for everyone

The first of them, Hawke's Bay, is set in a small beachfront property in New Zealand, and as of today it's free for everyone in a new Hitman 2 Starter Pack on Steam. The Starter Pack provides full access to all Hawke's Bay content, including challenges and unlocks, hidden stashes, new starting locations and weapons, and escalating difficulties. Owners of the Starter Pack will have the same opportunity to do the job as everyone else, under the same set of rules: You get one shot, and if you blow

By | 2019-02-26T23:26:16+00:00 February 26th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Game Servers Done Right

Meet NodePanel 2:Better game server hosting, built with gamers in mind. We've created a unique control panel that provides you with real-time access to your servers. It doesn't matter if you're a hardcore gamer, parent, or just getting into gaming; NodePanel is easy to use.

By | 2019-02-26T22:12:31+00:00 February 26th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Everyone’s in love with this site that lets you explore retro game worlds

I didn't finish The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker the first time I played it, and for years I was left idly curious about the sunken kingdom of Hyrule. Soaring around the map on noclip.website , I finally explored the ruins and hollows that held captive my 13-year-old imagination. The name is unromantic but accurate: noclip.website lets you load environments from games like The Wind Waker, Super Mario Galaxy, and Banjo-Kazooie in your browser. The one you never got to see all that much of even

By | 2019-02-26T22:07:48+00:00 February 26th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Phil Spencer talks Microsoft’s new studios and its commitment to PC gaming in 2019

But it has been getting better, and the decision to buy two leading PC developers suggests the company is taking PC gaming more seriously than ever. Xbox Game Studios Want to know what each of Microsoft's game studios is developing right now? I ask him whether we can expect future Xbox Games Studios games to release on Steam as well as the Microsoft Store, to which he’s non-committal. Finally, I ask Spencer just how important PC gaming is to Microsoft right now, as a new gen of Xbox hardware app

By | 2019-02-26T21:53:32+00:00 February 26th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Samsung’s 1TB 860 QVO SSD is just $118 right now

Samsung announced the 860 'QVO' series of SSDs late last year. They use quad-level cell (QLC) NAND flash memory chips, but the starting price of $150 for 1TB was a bit high. Now you can get the 1TB model for $117.99 from B&H Photo—$30 less than the price of a 1TB 860 Evo. This drive is rated for sequential read speeds of up to 550 MB/s, and seq. Our friends at Tom's Hardware reviewed the 860 QVO last year, and found it to be a great SSD.

By | 2019-02-26T21:12:23+00:00 February 26th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Funcom is making an ‘open world multiplayer’ Dune game

"We are very excited to announce an exclusive gaming partnership with Legendary Entertainment to develop a line of video games based on the works of Frank Herbert’s Dune," Casais said. "Dune is one of the world’s best-known science fiction universes and a personal favorite of mine. To work on Dune games is a dream come true for many of us in Funcom." Funcom said in a separate statement that the Legendary partnership is a six-year deal for a minimum of three games on PC/consoles, one of which wil

By | 2019-02-26T21:00:38+00:00 February 26th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Capcom exec says PC is an ‘important platform’

Capcom has never had the closest publisher/platform relationship with the PC, but that appears to be changing. And in a statement released earlier this month, Capcom COO Haruhiro Tsujimoto spelled it out more explicitly: The PC is good. "Also, from the viewpoint of promoting digital strategy, expansion of PC platform spread can not be overlooked. The sales ratio of the PC version in our main title has been improved every year, and we will strive to further expand sales as an important platform."

By | 2019-02-26T18:38:24+00:00 February 26th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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