Games

Nvidia drops the price of the RTX 2060 Founders Edition to $299

January 17, 2020

The RTX 2060 is Nvidia’s cheapest graphics card capable of ray tracing, and originally launched a year ago for an MSRP of $350 (though it was difficult to find a 2060 at that price for a while). An upgraded model was released in mid-2019 for $400, the RTX 2060 Super, and now Nvidia has officially […]

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A special Humble Bundle is raising funds for Australian animal rescues

January 17, 2020

(Image credit: Humble Bundle) The folks at Humble Bundle are raising funds for animal charities in Australia through sales of the big Humble Australia Fire Relief Bundle. Unlike most Humble Bundles, this one offers just one tier, for $25, with all funds raised going to charity: The RSPCA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty […]

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Skyrim has a vampire problem in The Elder Scrolls Online’s next year of updates

January 17, 2020

At the game awards in December, The Elder Scrolls Online debuted a teaser trailer putting a pin in last year’s adventures in Elsweyr and teasing this year’s new excursion to Skyrim. Today Bethesda is showing off more of what to expect when we return to the Nord homeland. The snow and ice will have an […]

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Xbox Game Pass for PC is getting 3 new games ‘soon’

January 17, 2020

(Image credit: Nomada Studio) Three new games will join the Xbox Game Pass for PC roster soon, growing an already large catalogue of more than 150 games. Gris, A Plague Tale: Innocence and Children of Morta are the new additions, and while it’s likely they’ll roll out some time this month, Microsoft wasn’t forthcoming with […]

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The PC Gamer 2020 Fantasy Draft

January 17, 2020

Hey, look up there: it’s the games of 2020, sitting in an 18,000-seat sports auditorium alongside their parents, wearing their finest suits and pantsuits, waiting to be selected by us, the billionaire managers of extremely real teams of videogames, the editors of PC Gamer. Last January we had fun drafting the PC games we expected […]

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Hearthstone Battlegrounds heroes tier list: who to pick, who to avoid

January 16, 2020

Your first choice in a Hearthstone Battlegrounds game is your hero, and who you pick will have a big effect on how you play. Some Hero Powers push you toward collecting minions of a certain type, others work best when you diversify, and a few can be put to work supporting multiple strategies. You’re given […]

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Avicii Invector review

January 16, 2020

Need to know What is it? A rhythm-action game inspired by the now-deceased Swedish DJ.Expect to pay $20/£16Developer Hello There GamesPublisher Wired ProductionsReviewed on RX 480, i5-6500, 16BG RAM, HDDMultiplayer Local split-screen, up to 4 playersLink Official site Avicii soundtracked my—on reflection, misspent—evenings in Portsmouth nightclubs through songs like Levels, Waiting for Love and Wake […]

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Form a one-man band in free musical adventure Haunted Garage

January 16, 2020

(Image credit: Games For Ghosts) Well this is lovely. Haunted Garage, despite the slightly misleading name, is not a horror game. It’s a game about forming a band, by collecting massive, over-complicated instruments and placing them inside a minimalist room. You find these instruments in another world, naturally accessible through a magic door, with a […]

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I’m pretty sure Fortnite’s newest skin is a failed Metal Gear villain

January 16, 2020

I’ve got to say it. Fortnite’s newest skin in the item shop totally looks like the aquatic cousin of The Pain from Metal Gear Solid 3. (Image credit: Epic Games) Am I right or am I right? Would any of us be surprised if he did Power Rangers acrobatics to summon a small army of […]

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Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot releases on Friday, so here’s a launch trailer

January 16, 2020

[embedded content] In contrast to last year’s Dragon Ball FighterZ, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot is a colourful and sprawling action RPG. There have been Dragon Ball Z games like it in the past, but this instalment introduces some nice new features, in particular a weighty RPG progression system and a revamped fighting system. The game […]

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