Games

New Endless Space 2 and Endless Legend expansions arrive next week

January 18, 2019

Amplitude has announced details and released trailers for the Endless Space 2 and Endless Legend Penumbra and Symbiosis expansions. They’re both out next week. First up, Endless Space 2: Penumbra will introduce a new, wraith-like faction, the Umbral Choir. Since the dawn of time, the Umbral Choir have remained silent, observing the difficulties the galaxy […]

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How the monsters of Baldur’s Gate brought combat to life

January 18, 2019

This piece is part of a series of articles that ran in PC Gamer UK issue 326celebrating Baldur’s Gate, 20 years on. We’ll be posting more in the next few weeks. For more quality articles about all things PC gaming, you can subscribe now in the UK and the US.    When BioWare designed Baldur’s […]

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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown review

January 18, 2019

NEED TO KNOW What is it? Accessible dogfighting and baffling cutscenes, in that order.Expect to pay £50/$60Developer Bandai Namco Publisher In-houseReviewed on Core i5 6500, GTX 1070, 16GB RAMMultiplayer Up to 8 playersLink Official site Aerial combat games can be split down the middle, more or less, according to which half of the ’90s they […]

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Mortal Kombat 11’s PC port should be much better than MKX’s was

January 18, 2019

The last Mortal Kombat game to release on PC was a complete disaster. Constant crashing, inconsistent framerates, and buggy online play ensured a poor reception, the outcry amplified by the comparably smooth performance of the console versions. Weaker proprietary hardware ran Mortal Kombat X better than the best PCs, a fatality of the soul. Of […]

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They Are Billions campaign ‘like a full new game,’ but will take longer than planned to arrive

January 18, 2019

They Are Billions developer Numantian Games has laid out its plans for 2019, which will see continued improvements and expansions made to the level editor and two new maps added to the Survival Mode. It also provided an update on the status of the campaign, which is taking longer than expected to finish but is […]

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Watch a new Mortal Kombat fighter punch a guy so hard his brain ejects through his face

January 18, 2019

Today is the day of the big Mortal Kombat 11 reveal event, and as part of the blood-soaked festivities we’ve got a pile of new trailers to look at. There’s the obligatory fatality montage, of course, MMA star Ronda Rousey talks about voicing (and being face scanned for) fighter Sonya Blade, and in one video […]

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Get a Radeon Vega 64 for $369 ($30 off), or Vega 56 for $300 ($70 off)

January 18, 2019

The Radeon VII, AMD’s new high-end graphics card, was announced at CES earlier this month. It promises performance on-par with Nvidia’s RTX 2080, but it has a price tag to match—$699. If you’re after a fast graphics card, maybe for a FreeSync monitor, and the Radeon VII is out of your budget, PowerColor has two […]

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Epic hopes to give Fortnite pros more time to adjust to big changes in 2019

January 18, 2019

For all its massive, $2.4 billion success, Fortnite has stumbled a bit on the espots scene, partly because it’s not ready for prime time but also because of Epic’s habit of capricious rule changes and updates that catch pros by surprise. The addition of the Infinity Blade in December, for instance, was lots of fun […]

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Biostar’s newest solid state drives won’t break the bank

January 18, 2019

Now that solid state drive pricing is within reach of value-conscious builders, Biostar is making its move with its new S100 Plus series, which are available in 240GB and 480GB capacities. We don’t generally recommend going lower than 240GB if you can avoid it, at least for a gaming PC, and bumping up to 500GB […]

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A new Sea of Thieves update will free up space on your hard drive

January 17, 2019

A new update is heading to Sea of Thieves next month and will reduce the overall installation size of the game on your hard drive. The update is (ironically) going to be larger than usual, requiring a complete reinstallation of the game, but this means that future updates and patches will be faster and easier […]

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