Rainbow Six Siege devs issue mysterious teasers as Apocalypse event leaks

Rainbow Six Siege is always a leaky ship, and that gets especially weird as the developers like to tease new content well ahead of release. Now, Ubisoft is hinting at something major to hit the game next week, right as another leak on an upcoming event hits the internet. It looks like we’re going to […]

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Valorant is going to start storing voice comms to moderate abusive behaviour

Riot has announced that it has updated its privacy policy across its online games to allow it to start storing voice communications data. Online multiplayer game Valorant will be the first to see the new system in action, as Riot says it’s moving to start moderating voice comms to verify reports of abusive and toxic […]

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Halo Infinite PC devs are “fighting hard” against “intrusive DRM” and kernel-level anti-cheat

Halo Infinite comes out this year, and it’s coming to both PC and Xbox. Microsoft’s gaming division has offered a broad commitment to PC gaming for both players and developers this week, and as the stewards of Xbox’s flagship, 343 Studios has done the same. In a big blog post, the devs break down many […]

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No new content for Imperator: Rome in 2021 as Paradox reorganises

Paradox Development Studios has been going through some growing pains, and an internal reorganisation has left Imperator: Rome without many of its key team members. The developer has assigned its portfolio of grand strategy games across three internal teams, but Imperator has, for the time being, been left without a place to call home. “Earlier […]

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Get those neat official NES Switch controllers on sale at Nintendo Store US!

Have you tried playing a game requiring a D-Pad with the Switch Pro Controller or Joy-Cons? It’s awful. Save yourself from the pain with Nintendo’s officially released NES Switch controllers. If you’re a part of Switch Online and have been enjoying the free NES and SNES titles, you might find the standard controllers a little… […]

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Titanfall 2 suddenly got massively popular on Steam, so now it’s free for the weekend

Titanfall 2 – one of the finest mech games ever made, and one of the best FPS games to boot – finally came to Steam last year with a bunch of other EA titles. Now, nearly a year later, it’s just seen it’s highest Steam player counts to date, and Respawn is celebrating its surge […]

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Nacon GM-180 wireless mouse review – a budget cordless option

Nacon isn’t a name you usually hear among the Logitech, Razer, and Corsair clickers, with the brand often prioritising the lower-end market. However, if your wallet can’t stretch to our favourite budget wireless gaming mouse, the Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless, the Nacon GM-180 still packs a punch while cutting the cord at less than half […]

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Civ 6’s April patch brings welcome balance to a complex 4X game

Last week, Firaxis released its biggest Civilization 6 balance patch to date. The April 2021 update includes significant changes to just over half the existing Civ 6 civilisations and adds new combat units. It also introduces new cultural domination incentives, huge Earth and True Start Location maps and even a feature allowing scouts to pet […]

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