By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 2 July 2019 20:18 GMT Bugbear’s online racing game Wreckfest is coming to consoles next month. Console players will now be able to challenge others through crazy racing modes, like one involving riding mowers, when Wreckfest releases on August 27. Wreckfest will be available on PS4 and Xbox One in both
Mobile shooters are not usually known for their slick controls. But Call Of Duty: Mobile’s upcoming free-to-play, multiplayer-only game for smartphones, wants to be.“This is all about trying to make the definitive multiplayer experience on mobile, and really tapping into our Call of Duty heritage,” Chris Plummer, VP of mobile for Activision, told us when
It’s been a while since we’ve visited the high-end of the graphics market, but it’s a good time to do so. Nvidia’s Turing has had a little more time to bake than the last time we checked in on these cards and AMD’s own Radeon VII has been in-market for quite some time as well.
By James O’Connor, Monday, 1 July 2019 07:05 GMT A big gathering of World of Tanks players last week was interrupted by a fire. Tankfest is not exclusively about Wargaming’s megahit game, but the event, held at the The Tank Museum in Dorset, UK, hosted several streamers over its June 27-28 dates. Unfortunately, a fire
By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 29 June 2019 17:29 GMT Quick bit of news: Last of June is now available for free through the Epic Games Store. The Ovosonico-developed title Last Day of June is your latest free game through the Epic Games Store. In the game you will join Carl and June on “what begins as
By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 28 June 2019 19:52 GMT Hunt: Showdown is leaving early access in August. After launching in early access last year, and Xbox Preview earlier this year, Crytek will release Hunt: Showdown on PC and Xbox One August 20. Since it was made available through early access in February 2018, the game
Nintendo’s level creation suite is back, but this time on a platform people actually own – so here’s some tips on how to create the best possible level… Let there be no doubt – Super Mario Maker 2 is really rather excellent. Our review said so, and other critics agreed – it’s a great expansion
By Stephany Nunneley, Wednesday, 26 June 2019 20:09 GMT The next Pokemon Go Community Day event takes on Sunday, July 21. This time it stars water-type Mudkip. Pokemon Mudkip, the cutie introduced in Generation 3, will be the Pokemon du jour when the next Pokemon Go Community Day rolls around. In the base game, the water-type evolves into Marshtomp
By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 25 June 2019 19:51 GMT Police investigating the disappearance of YouTuber Desmond “Etika” Amofah have confirmed he has passed away. Prior to his death, Amofah had been reported missing since June 20. Two days after the report was filed, the police fond his possessions on Manhattan Bridge in New York City.
By Hunter Wolfe, Monday, 24 June 2019 23:04 GMT The VR adaptation of the classic board game Settlers of Catan launches Tuesday, June 25 for PSVR. Catan VR is a collaboration between the Catan and Asmodee digital teams, and it allows you to play Klaus Teuber’s revolutionary title by yourself, with friends, or with players
By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 22 June 2019 17:57 GMT Droidekas fans rejoice: the destroyer droids will make their way into Star Wars: Battlefront 2 next week. Star Wars fans have been pining for the inclusion of Droidekas in Battlefront 2 for a while now, and the wait is finally paying off. DICE announced the droids in a
By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 22 June 2019 16:27 GMT Fortnite players on PC who play on an older system will need to get with the times come Season 10. Starting with Season 10, the PC version of Fortnite will require a graphics card capable of running DirectX 11. Epic Games notes that while DirectX 11
By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 21 June 2019 18:14 GMT Xur is back for another few days in Destiny 2. Our man has returned to Destiny 2 with new wares this week. So what’s in his pockets? This time out he’s packing around two sets of gauntlets, a Scout Rifle, and some chest armor. You can
By James Pickard, Thursday, 20 June 2019 19:28 GMT You can now pre-order the Cyberpunk 2077 Collector’s Edition on PC in the US. After it was revealed at E3 that the Cyberpunk 2077 Collector’s Edition would only be released for PS4 and Xbox One in the US, many of those looking forward to the game
By Hunter Wolfe, Wednesday, 19 June 2019 19:03 GMT Alpha Protocol, developer Obsidian’s 2010 espionage, action-RPG, is mysteriously not for sale on Steam anymore. The product page on Steam now reads: “At the request of the publisher, Alpha Protocol is no longer available for sale on Steam.” It’s uncertain why publisher Sega removed the game
The Atari 520ST was Atari’s first 16-bit salvo in the personal computer wars of the 1980s. A new book by ExtremeTech Editor-in-Chief Jamie Lendino shows the tremendous influence the ST had on both gaming and music production. The Atari ST, largely forgotten today, was an incredible computer. Hot on the heels of Apple’s 1984 Macintosh,
By Lauren Aitken, Tuesday, 18 June 2019 14:09 GMT Another Fortbyte is out in the wild, so here’s where to find it on the Fortnite Battle Royale map. Fortbyte 59 is now in-game, and to find it you’ll need to use the Durrr! emote inside the Pizza Pit restaurant. The Chug Splash healing item was
Nearly seven years after the release of Borderlands 2, the next full, numbered release in the OG looter-shooter series is just months away. Announced during the Xbox E3 briefing and free until July 8, Commander Lilith & the Fight for Sanctuary is the final Borderlands 2 DLC, and sets up the start of Borderlands 3.
By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 15 June 2019 15:39 GMT A rather large patch for Mortal Kombat 11 has been released ahead of its first DLC drop. The latest patch for Mortal Kombat 11 has applied fixes and adjustments to many characters, and added new Brutalities to discover. One of these, according to Polygon, is Kabal’s.
By Hunter Wolfe, Friday, 14 June 2019 21:45 GMT All of you Fortnite naysayers almost had your wish: Rod Ferguson, the former production director at Epic Games for Fortnite, says he tried to cancel the game before he left. Fortnite used to only have its PvE base-building mode, Save the World, before the battle royale