Monthly Archives: July 2014

All of Titanfall 2’s DLC maps and modes will be free

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Rule 1 of maintaining a lively community in an online shooter: don’t split the playerbase. After releasing three paid map packs for Titanfall, Respawn changed tack, abruptly making all its DLC free. It was partly to mark Titanfall’s one-year anniversary,

Forza Horizon 3 is coming to PC

At the Xbox E3 conference today, Microsoft announced that Forza Horizon 3 will include 4-player co-op. Oh, and it’ll release on Windows 10 on September 27. Howaboutthat! 

Minecraft Friendly update brings dedicated servers

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The Friendly Update for Minecraft was announced at Microsoft’s E3 presser, and with it comes a few welcome updates to the Windows 10 Edition of the popular sandbox builder. John Carmack also made an appearance John Carmack, entering only as

Grow Up is the sequel to physics platformer Grow Home

A sequel to Ubisoft Reflections physics-heavy platformer Grow Home was announced during the Ubisoft E3 presser. It’s called Grow Up, and stars the same clumsy robot from before. You’re headed to the moon this time around, which means you’ll need

Phil Spencer: Microsoft is “learning to ship PC games again”

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“We gotta earn it,” said Xbox head Phil Spencer, speaking to PC Gamer during E3 on Tuesday about Microsoft’s push to publish games on Windows again. “I know our Quantum [Break] launch wasn’t the best launch we had.” It’s a

HTC hints at dropping League of Legends sponsorships over marketing beef with Riot

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There’s been a ratcheting of tensions between Riot Games and the League of Legends community recently, which we covered in-depth in this piece on the rise of #LCSForever. In the midst of all that, a related controversy has arisen: HTC

Overwatch patch: The new update is live, deploys Eichenwald map, Season Two, and more

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After running in Blizzard’s public test realm for a few weeks, Overwatch version 1.3 went live earlier today on PC. The patch is headlined by an overhaul to how Competitive Play works, including the elimination of sudden death, which will

Mother Russia Bleeds gameplay video is nearly 30 minutes of drugs, blood, and vicious beatdowns

Mother Russia Bleeds is an ultra-violent, Double Dragon-flavored side-scrolling beat-em-up about a gang of street fighters who escape prison and kick ass across an alt-history Soviet Union in order to bring down a powerful criminal cartel that’s got the whole

Friday the 13th trailer is a musical montage of murder

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I’d missed the news that acclaimed special effects artist Tom Savini was doing work for the new Friday the 13th game, and even now I’m struggling to fathom it, as he’s most famous for creating realistic death effects and gore,

Logitech’s Prodigy line of mice, keyboard and headset want to be your first gaming accessories

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$70. That’s how much Logitech is betting gamers will be willing to spend on a headset, mouse, or keyboard if they don’t already own a dedicated piece of gaming gear. As long as I’ve been following Logitech’s gaming brand, it’s