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Metro Exodus is bigger than 2033 and Last Light combined

4A Games has said previously that Metro Exodus will be more open than the previous games in the Metro series, but it won't be a completely open world like that of Stalker. For one thing, individual levels in Exodus will be much larger than anything seen in the previous games. The biggest outdoor level in Last Light was roughly "200 meters to 100 meters," Prokhorov said,. That means everything from weapons, attachments, and other loot, to "frozen stories" that reveal more about the game world and

By | 2033-02-11T16:00:00+00:00 February 11th, 2033|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

We’re giving away 500 Steam keys for the Disintegration closed beta

You can try out Disintegration before release, which is scheduled for sometime in the first half of 2020, because it's about to undergo some technical closed beta testing—and we've got 500 Steam beta keys to give away in the raffle below. There's a twist: We're actually giving away two Steam keys to each winner so you can try the closed beta with a friend. (Image credit: Private Division)The Disintegration closed beta will run on January 28 (8 am PT to 11:59 pm PT) and again on January 29 during

By | 2020-01-22T09:36:03+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Elder Scrolls Online’s return to Skyrim won’t be shackled by nostalgia

The Elder Scrolls Online, the MMO set 1,000 years before the events of The Elder Scrolls V, is dedicating its next year of updates to the frigid homeland of the Nords, starting with a major new update called Greymoor. That's exactly what The Elder Scrolls Online wants to avoid. Image 1 of 5 (Image credit: Zenimax Online Studios) Image 2 of 5 (Image credit: Zenimax Online Studios) Image 3 of 5 (Image credit: Zenimax Online Studios) Image 4 of 5 (Image credit: Zenimax Online Studios) Image 5 of 5

By | 2020-01-22T09:34:22+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Doom Slayer’s bedroom: An analysis

I thought I knew the Doom Slayer. So, in the interest of learning more about the man stuffed into that armour, let's take a closer look at the Doom Slayer's bedroom. This makes perfect sense: the Doom Slayer is absolutely a man who would own multiple swords. Of course the Doom Slayer has guitars displayed on his wall: of course he does. Obviously Doom would be on there if he didn't currently exist within the Doom universe.

By | 2020-01-22T09:32:32+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I formed a labor union in Frostpunk: The Last Autumn, and they immediately fired my ass

There are a lot ways for your citizens to die in survival sim Frostpunk: The Last Autumn, the follow-up to one of 2018's best games. Don't get me wrong: I love my little Frostpunk citizens, too. It's a more palpable hate than I've experienced for tiny AI-controlled people in pretty much any other game I've ever played. (Image credit: 11 Bit Studios)As in the original Frostpunk, in The Last Autumn I pretty quickly slide into fascism. (Image credit: 11 Bit Studios)I pass a law that there must be a

By | 2020-01-22T09:31:51+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SteelSeries launches a $30 gaming mouse and a $50 water-resistant keyboard

If you're not keen on spending big bucks on gaming peripherals, you might find yourself interested in what SteelSeries just rolled out. The company announced a trio of new items, including a $30 gaming mouse, a $50 water-resistant keyboard, and a $100 keyboard with "hybrid" key switches. SteelSeries said it wanted to expand the options for gamers who are "stuck using boring, traditional office peripherals for gaming." There are six buttons in all, with the main clickers outfitted with mechanical

By | 2020-01-22T09:16:24+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hearthstone’s new solo adventure Galakrond’s Awakening is live

The first chapter of Galakrond's Awakening, the new solo adventure in in the Year of the Dragon-concluding Hearthstone: Descent of Dragons, is now live. The adventure features two separate story campaigns, one for the League of Explorers and the other for the League of E.V.I.L., and the first chapter of the E.V.I.L. campaign, with four card rewards to earn, is free for all players. The adventure begins with the League of E.V.I.L. To get a good start on the action, don't miss our guide to conquer

By | 2020-01-22T09:10:48+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This thin and light gaming laptop with a GTX 1650 is on sale for $639

Today's gaming laptops are better than ever, as it goes in the hardware space, but they're also more affordable. To wit, MSI's excellent GF63 is marked down to $639 right now, and it's running a faster GPU than what was in the model we reviewed just two months ago. MSI makes some of the best gaming laptops, and at this price, the GF63 is right up there. It's a 15.6-inch machine that's been outfitted with a Core i5-9500H processor, GeForce GTX 1650 GPU, 8GB of RAM, and a 512GB NVMe SSD. The model

By | 2020-01-22T09:06:41+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This 1TB NVMe drive is just $130 and comes with a $20 Newegg gift card

It's amazing how much the cost of SSDs, even high-end NVMe drives, has fallen in price over the past year. Now you can get a 1TB NVMe SSD from XPG for $130, $20 below the usual MSRP, and you get a $20 Newegg gift card on top of that. The XPG SX8100 offers read speeds of up to 3500 MB/s, and write speeds of up to 3000 MB/s. You will need a PC capable of using NVMe SSDs, which basically means a Ryzen build or anything with 6th Gen or later Intel Core. This is already cheaper than most other 1TB NV

By | 2020-01-22T09:01:37+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Temtem’s Early Access launch suffers from bugs and server disconnects

It turns out that 'Pokémon, but an MMO on PC' is an attractive pitch: At the time of writing, I'm around 14,000th in the queue to connect to monster battling MMO Temtem, which launched in Early Access today. The queue was much smaller right after launch, but it quickly became clear why spots were freeing up: frequent server disconnects. Getting lots of attention from streamers would normally be great for a launch, but in Temtem's case they all appear to be suffering from the same server disconne

By | 2020-01-22T08:57:22+00:00 January 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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