Overwatch will be free to play next weekend

Is there anyone left in the world who is interested in Overwatch, but hasn't yet tried it? If so, you'll have (another) opportunity to dip your toes in the water next weekend, when it once again goes free for everyone. The free weekend will include all Overwatch heroes, including the Hammer (which is what I'm going to keep calling him until someone makes me stop), and 18 maps in Quick Play, Custom Games, and the Arcade. It's all fairly standard stuff for an Overwatch freebie, with the one except

By | 2018-07-19T20:52:04+00:00 July 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Where to find all 9 Fortnite basketball hoop locations

In week two of Fortnite Season 5's battle pass challenges, the new toys come into play. Make sure the basketball emote is equipped, and set out into the world. 50v50 is a nice mode for shooting hoops as your ball is far less likely to get shot out of the air. In the video above, we've located all nine basketball hoop locations to alleviate some of the trial and error. Take a look at the image below for more general locations.

By | 2018-07-19T17:43:28+00:00 July 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Where to find easy Fortnite battle stars between an oasis, a rock archway, and dinosaurs

In week two of Fortnite Season 5's battle pass challenges, you'll need to find some battle stars hidden between an oasis, rock archway, and dinosaurs. There's only one area in Fortnite that could have an oasis, so start there if you're hoping to find the treasure on your own. If not, we have the location mapped below. The GIF above shows the specific location, just north of the abandoned village at the southeast edge of the map.

By | 2018-07-19T17:02:31+00:00 July 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Epic is celebrating Fortnite’s one-year anniversary with new cosmetics

Fortnite is coming up on its one-year anniversary, and developer Epic Games has a few surprises in mind to celebrate. In Battle Royale, players will be greeted by a brand-new three-part challenge when they log in on July 24, the first official day of the celebration. Meanwhile in Save the World, all players will have to do is complete the Fortnite Birthday questline and they’ll gain the new Birthday Brigade Ramirez hero. Save the World players can also spend their tickets on a new Birthday Llama

By | 2018-07-19T17:00:00+00:00 July 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Zotac’s Magnus mini PC with a GTX 1060 is just $550 right now

If you frequently travel or don't want your computer taking up desk space, miniature PCs like the Skull Canyon Intel NUC or Zotac Magnus are great options. Right now, you can get Zotac's Magnus Zbox with an Nvidia GTX 1060 GPU for $549.99 on Newegg. This specific model has a Core i3-6100T processor, 8GB of RAM, and a GTX 1060 6GB graphics card. A 32GB M.2 SATA drive is included, which plugs into the unit's 2.5-inch SATA drive bay (using an included adapter). You can buy the Zotac Magnus PC from

By | 2018-07-19T02:43:20+00:00 July 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Here’s a story trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Zombies mode

Black Ops 4 is getting a Zombies mode, and some of it will be set on the Titanic. The trailer introduces the mode's four playable characters, and from what I can gather the narrator Scarlett Rhodes is chief among these. There's an older trailer here, which shows more footage of the same areas. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 releases October 12. There won't be a single-player mode, but there will be a Battle Royale mode.

By | 2018-07-19T01:09:45+00:00 July 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Russian Subway Dogs, the game about Russian subway dogs, launches August 2

According to an ABC News report from 2010, homeless dogs in Moscow have figured out how to use the city's labyrinthine subway system. Thankfully, there's now a video game about the plight of Russia's subway dogs, and it's called Russian Subway Dogs. The trailer above serves as a mini-documentary outlining the plight of Russian subway dogs, while also providing a taster for what the game actually is. But if you must know, it's an arcade game where you'll be dodging lobbed bottles of vodka (incisi

By | 2018-07-19T00:25:36+00:00 July 19th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Destiny 2 Solstice of Heroes event has new cosmetics, missions, and sweet new armor

Enter the Solstice of Heroes, the Destiny 2 summer event that kicks off July 31 and runs until August 28. This Statue of Heroes will track your Moments of Triumph progress, and grant you the Solstice of Heroes armor. What's particularly nice about the Solstice of Heroes armor is that it's actually functional, not just ornamental. You'll also look pretty damn cool:During the Solstice of Heroes event, you'll also be able to earn Solstice Engrams. No matter what activity you play in Destiny 2 durin

By | 2018-07-18T20:56:49+00:00 July 18th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Opus Magnum studio Zachtronics unveils its new hacking game Exapunks

Zachtronics, the maker of Spacechem, Ironclad Tactics, Shenzhen I/O, and most recently the outstanding Opus Magnum, is working on a new game called Exapunks. Your Exapunk hacking skills come to you by way of Trash World News, an underground computer mag that carries tips, tutorials, secret information, and "searing commentary." The game will include two printable issues of Trash World News, which Zachtronics said will be "essential to playing the game." They'll basically serve as Exapunk's instr

By | 2018-07-18T19:53:56+00:00 July 18th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Football tracking tech: how to improve your game

These gadgets can not only improve your game, but help you get a deeper understanding of what’s actually happening. Some teams have been wearing the vest underneath their shirts at the World Cup. PlayrAnother sensor for tracking your puffing around the football field, this is by the same Catapult brand that brought you the Playertek system. The developer, Professor Daniel Gopher, found that a specially-designed game could improve vision and ability on the basketball court, and the technology has

By | 2018-07-18T18:32:14+00:00 July 18th, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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