What if: Microsoft made Skyrim free with Windows?

Microsoft’s eye-watering $7.5bn acquisition of ZeniMax Media presents industry-altering opportunities, and they go far beyond simply hogging The Elder Scrolls VI or stuffing Game Pass with more bangers than Jimmy Eat World’s Bleed American. Microsoft could create an entire generation of gamers by giving away The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for free. And then profit […]

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Resident Evil Village is the biggest RE launch in Steam or Twitch history

Resident Evil Village is here, and early signs are that it’s a hit. Whether you want to thank the memeablility of and thirst for Lady Dimitrescu or simply the game’s own merits, it’s hitting big on the early launch metrics. Judging both by Steam player count and Twitch viewership, it’s the biggest launch in the […]

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How Epic’s ‘Project Liberty’ Weaponized Fortnite Fans Against Apple

On August 14 last year, just 24 hours after Fortnite was removed from the App Store over Epic’s bypass of Apple’s internal payment system, Epic launched Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite. The video, a parody of an old Apple ad from the titular year, positioned Epic as a hero fighting back against the Orwellian Big Brother Apple, destroying […]

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Resident Evil Village doesn’t have an FOV slider, but modders have already added one

As with Resident Evil 7 before it, Resident Evil Village does not have a field of view slider. Capcom has apparently decided that a limited FOV is part of the creative vision, but judging by the speed at which Lady Dimitrescu was turned into Thomas the Tank Engine, modders continue not to care about that […]

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Play Days Gone without the annoying zombie hordes with Open Country

We’re all looking forward to the PC launch of Days Gone, the open-world zombie game set in the Pacific Northwest. But some of our best friends don’t like zombies, and it’s hard to argue with their logic: zombies are wicked annoying. Don’t worry, though: if you’d like to explore the wilderness and test your survival […]

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Avermedia PW315 webcam review – great for content creators

Webcams aren’t necessarily as important as the best gaming keyboard or best gaming mouse when crafting your ideal setup, but since livestreaming and video calls are more popular than ever right now, a good one can really be the cherry on top. Currently, there’s nothing quite like the Avermedia PW315 webcam on the market, offering […]

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Here’s a peek at Dwarf Fortress’ adventure mode on Steam

There’s a new Dwarf Fortress development blog up on Steam, and it provides us with an early look at adventure mode as it’ll appear when Dwarf Fortress’ graphical overhaul arrives alongside the Steam version of the colony management game. While it doesn’t offer a whole lot of new information, there is some good news: you […]

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