This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming

But every time I play I'm just pleased as punch with my character, who I spent most of an hour creating before setting foot in the game. I don't know if Mad Machines will be any good, but I could really go for more dumb ball hockey on the PC. I personally have plenty of time for long games, so it's not an issue of my life being structured in a way that makes them bothersome. It's just that few games (even really good ones) have the variety, imagination, and consistent power to surprise that make

By | 2018-08-17T23:48:24+00:00 August 17th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 things to watch out for this week

But you know I'm already pulling back on my gauntlets for New Game Plus. Sam LoveridgeWhat: God of War New Game Plus modeWhen: August 20Where: PS4 in your existing God of War game3. The thing is, as brilliant as Shenmue and Shenmue 2 are, in the series’ absence, their uniqueness has been superseded. After the first week of Fortnite’s eight-week long Summer Skirmish went...well, disastrously (to put it mildly), now it looks like the event has finally cracked it. Zoe Delahunty-LightWhat: Gamescom

By | 2018-08-17T16:00:29+00:00 August 17th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nvidia might launch an RTX 2080 Ti with 11GB of GDDR6 memory next week

While hype levels are rising for the imminent release of the Nvidia RTX 2080, a new rumor suggests that Nvidia may have further surprises in store, with the graphics card maker apparently planning to unveil a more powerful RTX 2080 Ti alongside the new GPU. If the RTX 2080 Ti does get released, the cost should be much lower. If Nvidia is going to release the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti alongside the RTX 2080, then this will be the first time the company has released a Ti version at the same time as the

By | 2018-08-17T09:53:23+00:00 August 17th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Burnout Paradise Remastered launches on PC next week

Burnout Paradise Remastered will launch on PC next Tuesday, Criterion games has announced. The Remastered version of Criterion’s open-world racer released on console back in February, but PC players have had to wait another six months for the game to career into their particular intersection. While Burnout Paradise Remastered will become available for general purchase on August 21st, if you subscribe to Origin Access, you can play right now. Subscribers to the basic version of access can play a

By | 2018-08-17T09:18:14+00:00 August 17th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

World of Goo dev’s new game launches next week

7 Billion Humans, the new game from World of Goo creators Tomorrow Corporation, will launch next Thursday. By the looks of things, 7 Billion Humans is also a programming puzzle solver, but there are some key differences. Where Human Resource machine used Assembly as the basis for its programming language, 7 Billion Humans uses a bespoke language written by the developers. 7 Billion Humans is also much larger than its predecessor, offering 60 unique puzzles, three times as many as Human Resource

By | 2018-08-16T13:35:30+00:00 August 16th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Warhammer: Vermintide 2’s first DLC arrives this month

Warhammer: Vermintide II’s first DLC will descend upon players on August 28. Full details about the DLC's content will be announced at GamesCom, but for now we know it’s titled Shadows over Bogenhafen. In addition, a brief announcement trailer offered a snapshot of a moonlit town swathed in a soupy fog, while fireworks popped in the distance. “We are kicking off the fall with more content to Vermintide 2”, said Fatshark’s CEO Martin Wahlund. You can watch the announcement trailer for Shadows ove

By | 2018-08-16T13:34:54+00:00 August 16th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Search where the Stone Heads are looking – Fortnite Season 5 Week 6 Challenge

You've no doubt spotted the Easter Island-esque Stone Heads that appeared around the island in Fortnite Season 5, but other than being a source of chests and Fortnite rifts they've not really done a lot until now other than look tall and imposing. That's all changed with the Fortnite Battle Pass Challenges for Season 5 Week 6, one of which asks you to search where the Stone Heads are looking, in order to find those free Battle Stars. As it turns out, all of the Stone Heads are facing towards the

By | 2018-08-16T13:06:41+00:00 August 16th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tropico 6 gets a jaunty GamesCom trailer

Tropico 6 is bringing the (political) party to GamesCom, in an upbeat new trailer that gives a closer look at some of the game’s key features. Tropico 6 also offers extensive customisation of individual buildings, enabling you to design the most extravagant palace imaginable for El Presidente to oppress his people in. Yes, don’t let the sunshine and snazzy buildings fool you, Tropico 6’s republic is still very much bananas, as the trailer demonstrates by coldly assassinating a random civilian fo

By | 2018-08-16T10:52:18+00:00 August 16th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fortnite: How to Complete All Season 5 Week 6 Challenges

Throughout Fortnite Season 5, players have been given weekly challenges to complete. The Fortnite Season 5, Week 6 challenges are now live, and players are scrambling to complete them before next Thursday rolls around and the challenges refresh once more. By aiming for a spot away from other players on the map, players will be able to go H.A.M. Search Chests in Lonely Lodge 0/7This week of Fortnite challenges, like many others before it, includes a search chest quest. Of course, this also means

By | 2018-08-16T09:37:43+00:00 August 16th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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