• (Image credit: Dell)While not every game supports ultrawide resolutions as well as they should (looking at you, Overwatch), ultrawide monitors can be fantastic for both gaming and productivity. If you have a big budget, Alienware’s tricked-out 1900R display is just $719.99 on Amazon right now—$380 below the original MSRP, and ~$128 off the usual price. This display has a curved 34-inch AH-IPS panel, with an aspect ratio of 21:9 and a resolution of 3440×1400 pixels. As a bonus feature, there are
    This ultrawide G-Sync monitor from Alienware is just $720 right now

  • If you’ve played both Dota 2 and Dota Underlords, you’ve probably noticed that most of Dota 2’s heroes haven’t made their way into the autobattler yet. Tyler McVicker, who runs the unofficial Valve News Network YouTube channel, went through the changes introduced in the latest patch. Perhaps the biggest news gameplay-wise for Underlords is the inclusion of references, skins, and models for 16 Dota 2 heroes. These include, alphabetically: Chen, Clinkz, Dark Seer, Dazzle, Earthshaker, Pangolier, R
    Dota Underlords has a bunch of new heroes on the way

  • (Image credit: LG)Monitors with IPS panels are generally the best ones to get, especially when they are paired with a high refresh rate. Right now you can get one of LG’s IPS 144Hz monitors for just $249.00 on Amazon, a $101 reduction from the usual price. The LG 27GL650F-B (great name, I know) is a 27-inch 1080p monitor, with FreeSync support up to 144Hz. You can grab the monitor from the link below. Some online stores give us a small cut if you buy something through one of our links.
    This 144Hz IPS monitor from LG is just $249 today

  • There was plenty of capital-D discourse about the fixed difficulty level in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice when the game came out. This one, called Sekiro the Easy, makes some key changes to the game’s mechanics so “you can play the Sekiro happily,” according to modder Tender Box. It’s not the first Sekiro mod that changes up the difficulty. An early mod let you adjust enemy speeds, for instance. Sekiro the Easy is available over at Nexus Mods.
    This Sekiro easy mode mod lets you cheat not only the game, but yourself

  • (Image credit: Logitech)The Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum is getting a bit old at this point, as it was originally released in early 2016, but it’s still a favorite among many. For Prime Day, Logitech has dropped the price to $34.99, a savings of $50 from the original MSRP, and about $10 less than what it usually goes for. This mouse has an PMW3366 optical sensor (which supports 200-12,000DPI), 11 programmable buttons, a braided USB cable, optional weights, and of course, RGB lighting. The sale
    The Logitech G502 gaming mouse is down to $35 on Amazon

  • The Shanghai Dragons, formerly the worst team in the Overwatch League with a Season 1 record of 0-40, won the Stage 3 playoffs on Sunday night. The Dragons triumphed over the best three teams in the league—the New York Excelsior, the Vancouver Titans, and the San Francisco Shock. After a poor Season 1 performance, Shanghai has been on the rebound after bringing on several members of the 2018 Kongdoo Panthera roster. In the post-match interview, DPS player Diem said, “I think my [Widowmaker] did
    Shanghai Dragons win Overwatch League Stage 3 playoffs

  • An upcoming update to the Sims 4 introduces a new way to simply create a sim with well-rounded traits called Create-a-Sim Stories. Instead of hand-picking a sim’s traits, you can choose to take a 10-question personality quiz instead. If you’re trying to make yourself in The Sims or have a specific personality in mind, it’s as easy as answering questions based on that person. The quiz doesn’t have an effect on the sim’s appearance, so you can change that as you would normally. If you’re new to Th
    The Sims 4 will soon let you create a sim from a personality quiz

  • Here’s what’s in the meal, thanks to Redditor u/Cozywolf for the translation:Amazon Prime Day deals: see all the best offers right now! Each person gets two burgers (one double chicken, one vegan mushroom), and four drinks (two large Pepsis, two large peach oolong teas), as well as the chicken pieces, duck roll, and nugs. (Image credit: KFC)And if you actually manage to eat all of that, you get one code. Enjoy, and say a prayer for all the Red Mages out there trying to get through their mushroom
    Chinese FF14 players are eating inhuman piles of KFC to earn Chocobos

  • Remember Realm of the Mad God, the browser MMO that was all the rage back in 2012 or so? The latest is a doozy, promising a weeks-long alien invasion event. Commander Calibrik and his alien army will be roaming around in the mountains, and if players team up to take them on Calibrik will arrive in a UFO for a boss fight. Amazon Prime Day deals: see all the best offers right now! It’s all in service of handing out exotic loot called Alien Gear to players, as well as Alien Cores that act as power-
    EVE Online isn't the only MMO enjoying an alien invasion: Realm of the Mad God is too

  • Ubisoft is teaming up again with HitRecord, the collaborative project facilitator founded by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, to commission 10 new songs to be used in Watch Dogs Legion. Possibly in response to that backlash, the new Watch Dogs Legion campaign is very upfront about how the process works, with a dedicated video explaining how payments will be handled in the campaign. Ubisoft has essentially posted bounties for different types of songs (like “Aggressive Grim Punk Song” or “Teasing Funk Pop So
    Watch Dogs Legion partners with HitRecord to commission new songs from fans

  • The Division 2 creative director Julian Gerighty is curious how fans feel about one player’s idea for a single-player spin-off in the Division universe. Tim Spencer, level director at TT Games (the Lego games folk) tweeted on Saturday about his ideal theoretical single-player Division that would focus on narrative and characters. Spencer’s ideal spin-off would explore a Division agent trying to find their family amid the events of the games’ stories. At the very least, Gerighty is interested and
    The Division 2 creative director asks fans if they're interested in a single-player spin-off

  • Open source software developer Libretro is bringing its popular emulator platform RetroArch to Steam on July 30. It’s not every day that emulating software appears Valve’s platform, and RetroArch is easily the most prominent to make the leap. The gray legality of emulating suggests that Libretro would have trouble getting RetroArch on a closed platform like Steam, but as ArsTechnica points out, Valve doesn’t appear to have any rules against emulators. In its announcement post on RetroArch’s stor
    The RetroArch emulator platform is coming to Steam this month

  • Thankfully, Nexus Mods user TheJanitor has spent the last year creating simple and convenient mods that disable and enable all HUD with a hotkey in dozens of screenshot-worthy games. Toggle HUD mods are nothing new, but there’s a purity to TheJanitor’s work that I adore. The HUD mods are no-nonsense and the installation processes are as simple as possible. The seamless toggle would definitely have an impact for me in something like Mad Max, where I’d prefer to keep the HUD off while driving but
    One modder has been adding convenient HUD removal mods to dozens of games

  • The Messenger is Sabotage Studio’s 2D platformer in the vein of classics like Shinobi and Ninja Gaiden 2. And, if you’ve finished it already, it now has some free DLC accessible to anyone who has made it to the credits. Picnic Panic is a vacation-themed collection of three new levels with new boss fights as well, set on on Voodkin Island. If you’re on New Game +, you’ll need to have unlocked the map. Either way, head over to the shop and find the pink neon palm tree sign to set off for Voodkin I
    Retro ninja platformer The Messenger gets free DLC levels

  • pcgamer wrote a new post, (no title), on the site GoGame.com 3 days, 16 hours ago

    Bungie explains the point of Destiny 2’s new ‘finishing moves’news The flashy finishers are coming in September as part of the Shadowkeep expansion, and they aren’t just for show.

  • pcgamer wrote a new post, (no title), on the site GoGame.com 3 days, 16 hours ago

    Bungie explains the point of Destiny 2’s new ‘finishing moves’news The flashy finishers are coming in September as part of the Shadowkeep expansion, and they aren’t just for show.

  • Earlier this week, AMD launched its new Radeon RX 5700 XT and Radeon RX 5700. The RX 5700 cards—both models—performed about as expected in most cases, but minimum framerates in several games were quite poor. On the RX 5700 XT, the public 19.7.1 drivers perform basically the same as the pre-launch (also numbered 19.7.1, but an earlier version) drivers we used. Of the tested games, only Shadow of the Tomb Raider shows incrementally better performance (2 percent faster) with the newer 19.7.1 driver
    AMD's latest drivers drop performance by 10% or more in some games

  • Key resale marketplace G2A has come under fire due to the number of Steam keys sold there that are obtained with stolen credit cards. This is a particular problem for indie developers like Wube, creators of Factorio, who have to pay an average chargeback fee of $20 for every cancelled transaction. They also have to go through and manually revoke all those Steam keys, but having to pay for the privilege of being stolen from must sting. I have a list of all the Steam keys I had to revoke because t
    Factorio devs take G2A up on its chargeback offer

  • There are a lot of pirate rules that I didn’t know when I first started playing Sea of Thieves. The rules of pirating, as written by captains Tyler Wilde and Christopher Livingston, are not always practical, but they are almost always funny. And you know, I’m starting to think the pirate rules have a few blind spots. That’s my excuse for accidentally sinking my galleon, killing my entire crew, and losing about 30,000 gold in treasure this week—inadequate pirating bureaucracy. While on a quest fo
    I accidentally blew up my ship and entire Sea of Thieves crew with one very bad click

  • Even in these traditionally slow weeks between E3 and Gamescom, there’s plenty going on in the world of PC gaming: important Steam developments, a G2A trash fire, and exciting developments going on in the world of Warframe. These were the news highlights of the last week:• Valve says sorry for Summer Sale Grand Prix confusion, gives away 5000 more gamesAmazon Prime Day deals: see all the best early offers right here. I’ve often raised an eyebrow at the tenuously-linked games Steam has recommende
    The biggest PC gaming stories of the week

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