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What did you play last week?

Last week our resident metroidvania expert Shaun Prescott played Timespinner, which at first glance might not seem like much more than a homage to Symphony of the Night but then Shaun goes ahead and says "You can even climb the poison butterflies." I'm glad Rocket League is still going strong, even if I haven't played it for months myself. It seems like everybody's got stuck into Assassin's Creed Odyssey, even Samuel Roberts who described himself as "an Assassin's Creed grump" before Origins tur

By | 2018-10-15T01:47:19+00:00 October 15th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming

It's not Fallout 5, but it looks like there's plenty to please fans of Bethesda's singleplayer Fallout games. Tom Senior: Pet cemeteryWe updated our list of awesome free PC games this week. Tyler Wilde: Ranked rinkI'm ranked just under Diamond in Rocket League's Snow Day mode, something I never thought I'd say. But Psyonix heard my whining, I guess, and ranked Snow Day is a thing. The only way to play Snow Day now is ranked, so no more five-game rematch series, and I see fewer of the regulars I

By | 2018-10-13T16:30:54+00:00 October 13th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Darksiders 3 reveals two DLC packs ahead of next month’s launch

Darksiders 3 may be gearing up for its November 27 launch, but it's also now unveiled not one but two incoming DLC packs—The Crucible and Keepers of the Void. With the promise of new puzzles, challenges items and enemies, the former sees fiery protagonist Fury summoned by a strange entity. Keepers of the Void, on the other hand, offers similar material goods, but sees Fury embarking on a quest from Vulgrim. Only by removing an ancient threat from The Serpent Holes can Fury claim "the biggest pri

By | 2018-10-13T15:43:02+00:00 October 13th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Quadcrasher vehicle is coming to Fortnite Battle Royale, and it sounds like a master builder’s worst nightmare

Another week, another Fortnite patch, alongside promises of yet more to come via the in-game News section of the free-to-play battle royale shooter. According to its News entry, the Quadcrasher lets its pilots "Charge the boost to crash through structures or get some air", though that's all the information we have to go on right now. Read more 13 awesome battle royale games like PUBGThat said, the ability to "crash through structures" poses some very interesting implications for Fortnite Battle

By | 2018-10-13T15:36:52+00:00 October 13th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

PUBG hotfix helps correct matchmaking issues, full update coming next week

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds update 22 brought with it some big changes, including (finally) a ranking system, a re-enabled map selection option, and faster queue times. It also introduced a problem with matchmaking that resulted in players being slotted into matches in inappropriate regions. A hotfix that will (hopefully) keep players from connecting to the wrong local region has already been rolled out, and the developers expect to have a fix for the remaining issues ready to go sometime next

By | 2018-10-13T15:31:36+00:00 October 13th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

8 things to watch out for this week

In a recent interview Flanagan spoke about making a "family horror" story, making it a rival of the best horror movie of the year so far, Hereditary. Rachel WeberWhat: The Haunting of Hill HouseWhere: NetflixWhen: October 12The 25 best horror movies on Netflix3. Will the Jump Force beta reveal it to be a competitive game, or a just-for-fun fighter? Either way, anime and manga fans should be happy - but I don't know if Jump Force will have the kind of competitive, spectator-esport appeal as Drago

By | 2018-10-13T14:55:03+00:00 October 13th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Destiny 2: Forsaken comes with previous expansions starting next week

This reduces the amount of content players need to purchase before jumping into Forsaken, as they can now simply purchase Destiny 2’s standard edition and Forsaken to be all caught up. Previously, players were required to own Destiny 2, both previous expansions and Forsaken before they could play. Players who play Forsaken before this Tuesday will receive a bonus from Bungie. Two exotic emotes — knife trick and coin flip — will become available through Eververse at another point, but will presum

By | 2018-10-11T17:00:00+00:00 October 11th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fortnite: Where to Find 3 Timed Trials in Season 6 Week 3

It’s Thursday, which means Fortnite players are treated with a new set of weekly challenges for the season. Thus far, this season of the battle royale game has reached Week 3 and brings with it a challenge related to timed trials. While we’ve compiled a full guide to this week’s challenges here, many will likely want to know where to find these timed trials across the battle island. Should that be the case, we recommend this video by YouTuber HarryNinetyFour:Of course, there is still plenty to d

By | 2018-10-11T10:16:50+00:00 October 11th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fortnite: How to Complete All Season 6 Week 3 Challenges

Of course, one of the mainstays from week to week is the addition of more challenges to season’s list. Week 3’s challenges went live today, and here is how to complete each one. The second set–the Battle Pass challenges–require the player to purchase the game’s Battle Pass. Complete timed trials (HARD)(0/3)These trials are back and will require players to return a platform-based speed challenge to complete. Eliminate opponents in different matches (0/10)This challenge shouldn’t be particularly d

By | 2018-10-11T10:10:52+00:00 October 11th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Destiny 2’s Festival of the Lost begins next week

Destiny 2's Halloween-esque event Festival of the Lost will return for 2018, with festive decor in the Tower, new Triumphs to earn, and daily bounties with Fragmented Souls awards that can be used to purchase festival masks and the Horror Story legendary auto rifle. Revelers will also have the opportunity to take on the "ghouls and demons" that are haunting the Haunted Forest—basically the Infinite Forest with sexier lighting. Solo players and fireteams will have 15 minutes to get as far into th

By | 2018-10-11T00:13:42+00:00 October 11th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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