Daily Archives: October 7, 2019

Review: Tropico 6 is a mixed bag of paradise and economic hell

Tropico 6 continues to do all the things that make the series great but struggles to keep its balance. There’s a significant issue with trying to maintain economic balance. In a snap of a finger, you Now, this is a huge issue because money is really the name of the game. With so many systems at play in a game like Tropico 6, you’re not going to be able to just jump in without some confusion. This is a great way of ensuring you really understand the game before trying to survive multiplayer or sa

By | 2019-10-07T23:17:54+00:00 October 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join the PC Gamer Destiny 2 clan today

I want to pay that forward, and so we've decided to try something new here on PC Gamer. To celebrate the arrival of Shadowkeep—and with it New Light, the newly free-to-play component of Destiny 2—we're partnering with Bungie to create the Official PC Gamer Destiny 2 Clan. PC Gamer Destiny 2 Clan DiscordJoin here and start chatting with fellow Guardians. Clan members will be expected to abide by the usual PC Gamer community guidelines . About the PC Gamer Destiny 2 Clan (Image credit: Bungie) The

By | 2019-10-07T23:14:16+00:00 October 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You can get a cheaper Roku Soundbar and Subwoofer at Walmart on Black Friday

Roku and Walmart are partnering up to release cheaper versions of the Roku Smart Soundbar and Roku Wireless Subwoofer under Walmart’s Onn brand of electronics, the companies announced today. According to information sent to TechRadar, the Onn Roku Smart Soundbar features 40W of peak power versus the Roku Smart Soundbar's 60W, as well as a different set of drivers, and a Roku IR remote with TV power controls. The Onn Roku Wireless Subwoofer features a 10-inch driver like the Roku Wireless Subwoof

By | 2019-10-07T23:13:56+00:00 October 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Powerbeats Pro are currently 20% off on Amazon, but the deal ends tonight

If you want to start your Black Friday shopping early, Amazon has you covered with a great deal on the Powerbeats Pro true wireless headphones - they’re on sale for the next 24 hours for just $199.99 (regularly $249.99). In case you missed our full review of the Powerbeats Pro when they launched earlier this year, we called them the best earbuds Apple has ever made... yes, even better than the 2nd-Generation Apple AirPods. Beats Powerbeats Pro $249.99 $199.99 on AmazonSave $50 on the Beats Power

By | 2019-10-07T23:13:45+00:00 October 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

World of Warcraft Classic’s new Dire Maul dungeon will arrive ahead of schedule next week

Blizzard said before Classic's launch that Dire Maul would be brought to World of Warcraft Classic in "phase two" of the planned rollout of raids, dungeons, and PVP features. "While we originally had this 'phase two' plan that was going to be Dire Maul dungeon, world bosses, and the honor system for PvP, I'm happy to announce that we're going to break Dire Maul out separately and get it out there as soon as possible," Hazzikostas says in the video. "In fact, just a couple of weeks from now, the

By | 2019-10-07T23:12:57+00:00 October 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Roll your own high-speed portable storage solution with this SSD enclosure

(Image credit: Asus)Having trouble finding an external storage solution that is fast and stylish enough for your liking? If so, the company's ROG Strix Arion fits the bill. The Strix Arion is an external enclosure that is compatible with a range of M.2 form factor NVMe SSDs—those are the ones shaped like a stick of gum. No screwdriver is required—just use the included the pin tool to pop the enclosure open (similar to popping open a SIM port on a phone), install your M.2 SSD, and tighten the thu

By | 2019-10-07T23:12:20+00:00 October 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

World of Warcraft’s upcoming races revealed: adorable foxes and cyborg gnomes

Blizzard unexpectedly just revealed the upcoming 8.3 update for World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth in an 18-minute video detailing all of the new features players can look forward to when it launches, presumably, early next year. For the uninitiated, Allied Races work a little differently than normal races because they're not immediately available for new characters. (Image credit: Blizzard Entertainment)Typically, Allied Races are variants of an archetypal race. Now Horde players have the op

By | 2019-10-07T23:12:08+00:00 October 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

World of Warcraft’s 8.3 update revealed, pits you against an eldritch god

One of the biggest new features coming in 8.3 is Assaults that will happen in two new zones: Uldum and Vale of Eternal Blossoms. These Assaults sound like they'll play out like the Demonic Invasions from Legion and the Faction Assaults from Battle for Azeroth. (Image credit: Blizzard Entertainment)Of course, all of this leads up to a new raid against N'zoth himself. Though Visions of N'zoth doesn't have a release date, my guess is it won't arrive until early next year (though it could be sooner)

By | 2019-10-07T23:11:56+00:00 October 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hearthstone Grandmaster called for the liberation of Hong Kong in deleted post-match interview

Hearthstone pro Chung "blitzchung" Ng Wai caused a stir over the weekend when, during a post-match interview on the official Asia Pacific Hearthstone Grandmasters livestream, he called for Hong Kong's freedom from China. Hong Kong has been wracked by protests since June following the proposal of a law allowing the extradition of suspect criminals to mainland China for trial. Stand with Hong Kong," led to a backlash and boycotts by Chinese companies including Tencent. It's not just the interview

By | 2019-10-07T23:11:45+00:00 October 7th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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