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Twitch is showing the Pokemon anime for 67 days straight starting next week – here’s how to get a front-row seat

A Twitch Pokemon marathon is on its way, aiming to showcase dozens and dozens of episodes of everyone’s favourite collectathon-turned-anime. Be warned – there a lot of Pokemon episodes on offer. Twitch Presents has actually started a Pokemon TV show marathon back in 2018, and it’s just picking up from where it left off. This includes all four Diamond and Pearl seasons, each of the four Black and White seasons, and even the trio of XY seasons that make up the show’s generation six run. That’s a w

By | 2019-02-21T11:54:18+00:00 February 21st, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Score some free Hearthstone card packs as part of the HCT Winter Championship

The HCT Winter Championship gets underway next week with 16 top Hearthstone players from around the world competing for a spot in the upcoming World Championship. As in previous years, Hearthstone fans can choose one of the contestants as their champion, and score some free card packs in the process. Everyone who chooses a champ will get a free card pack from the Rastakhan's Rumble expansion, easy peasy. The HCT Winter Championship begins on February 28, and will be livestreamed on Twitch. The f

By | 2019-02-20T21:42:31+00:00 February 20th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anthem’s worst section has already been improved

This first week of Anthem, where only PC players get to access the full game, seems to have acted like an Early Access period in fast forward. That includes adjustments to the game's Challenge of the Legionnaires section, which sets mandatory objectives that players have to tick off in the game's Freeplay mode before the story can progress. Anthem's changes could be communicated a little better, overall. Still, today at 1PM PT, BioWare's Ben Irving will livestream Anthem, addressing changes comi

By | 2019-02-20T11:48:46+00:00 February 20th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ghost Recon Wildlands Special Operation 4 brings a new PvE mode next week

Ghost Recon Wildlands Special Operation 4, the final update for year 2, will feature a new PvE mode "that will test your endurance," with a new outfit waiting for those who are able to get the job done. There will also be a new class added to the Ghost War PvP mode and two new maps, and an adjustable "Time of Day" option for the solo campaign and Ghost Mode. Challenge Seasons will be changed to Daily Challenges—three Solo, one Task Force, and one Community—and Prestige Credit rewards will be inc

By | 2019-02-19T19:12:29+00:00 February 19th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A TCL 4K TV sale, Nintendo Switch bundle, Spider-Man price drop, and more of the week’s very best deals

If you’re considering a new TV, you can’t go wrong with this display, especially for 4K gaming. A price drop on Marvel’s Spider-Man and a new Nintendo Switch bundle round out this week’s entries. Best TV deal: TCL R617 4K TVOur pick for best 4K TV under $1,000 is hands down the TCL 6-Series. The HDR display and low latency input is perfect for 4K gaming and right now it’s on sale for $829.99. Best console deal: Nintendo Switch bundleNintendo has yet to give us any kind of official discount on th

By | 2019-02-19T16:00:00+00:00 February 19th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Apex Legends Leak Reveals When New Character Will Release

Of course, there’s always the chance that the “Octane Preview” isn’t necessarily the formal inclusion of the new character. This find could simply be related to a type of in-game news portion that gets added to Apex Legends‘ announcement page at some point down the line simply to promote Octane’s inclusion. Previous leaks pertaining to Octane suggest that the Apex Legends character will contain a stimpack in their abilities. As for now, Apex Legends still have a solid selection of roster members

By | 2019-02-18T12:57:13+00:00 February 18th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What did you play last week?

I had no idea Demon's Tilt was a thing until Wes Fenlon told me he was playing it and now it's on my wishlist. I went through a phase of being obsessed with it back in the day, and thanks to Quakespasm letting me play it with widescreen and modern mouselook I'm enjoying it again. If anyone has any favorite Quake mods, let me know. One of you mentioned getting into Morrowind and Tetris last week, which is a heck of a combo. Or are you trying Apex Legends and being shocked that there's a new battl

By | 2019-02-17T17:00:55+00:00 February 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming

Not only will it be in my nominations for GOTY 2019 on PC Gamer—I'll be pushing for it in the PC Gamer Top 100, as well. Chris Livingston: Pig moodI reviewed Far Cry New Dawn , and it's mostly fun while not being all that much different from Far Cry 5. Far Cry 76. Chris Livingston: Far Cry TooNew Dawn is the first post-apocalyptic Far Cry game, and it's a shame Ubisoft didn't really lean into it. Far Cry 2 had a small, hand-held map you had to inspect in real-time, very few vehicles, and weapons

By | 2019-02-17T00:36:26+00:00 February 17th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

More than 16,000 Apex Legends cheaters banned in first ten days

Respawn has banned more than 16,000 Apex Legends cheaters since the battle royale game launched on February 5, it said in a Reddit post yesterday. It didn't break that figure down by platform, so we don't know how many of those cheaters are on PC. I haven't run into any obvious cheaters yet, but clearly they exist—and Respawn is encouraging more players to flag up anything suspicious. Clearly it'd be easier if you could report players directly in the game, and it sounds like that feature may be

By | 2019-02-16T18:31:46+00:00 February 16th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Anthem’s PC controls will be updated again next week

BioWare made some changes to Anthem's PC controls for today's release, adding a number of new options that enables players to tweak flight and swimming controls in ways that weren't possible in the pre-release demos. It's better but still not perfect, as James explained: Despite the new options, "flight feels either too sensitive to zip around open areas without whipping back and forth wildly or too soft to make quick turns in tight quarters." Fortunately for him and everyone else trying to do t

By | 2019-02-15T19:34:54+00:00 February 15th, 2019|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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