Monthly Archives: January 2015

Overwatch update adds Lúcioball game mode and ‘Summer Games’ goodies


Blizzard just released a surprise Summer Games 2016 update for Overwatch that adds a new game mode and a host of Olympic-themed treats. Lúcioball is a new 3-on-3 brawl reminiscent of Rocket League where everyone plays as Lúcio in a

Black Desert Online players protest ‘pay


Following recent changes that allow players to sell premium items on the in-game marketplace, Black Desert Online players are protesting—and not just on the forums or subreddit, but all over the game’s major cities too. This started in response to

Leaked specs show GTX 1070 mobile wielding more CUDA cores than desktop GPU


We already know that Nvidia’s Pascal architecture packs a pretty mean punch on the desktop, but will the same be true of its mobile variants? Leaked specs of two mobile Pascal GPUs, the GeForce GTX 1070 and GeForce GTX 1060,

Rayman Origins is the next free ‘Ubi 30’ game


Back in June, Ubisoft announced that it would give away a free game every month for the rest of the year as part of its celebration of 30 years in the business. First up was Prince of Persia: The Sands

Quadrilateral Cowboy’s source code has been released to the public


Quadrilateral Cowboy is a retro-hacking heist game in which you dial into security systems with your trusty 56K modem to open doors, disable security, and perform other feats of digital derring-do in the service of the highest bidder. It’s quite

The Battlefield 1 open beta gets underway at the end of August

For those of you disappointed that the Titanfall 2 multiplayer tech test won’t be coming our way, I have news that I hope will brighten your mood: The Battlefield 1 open beta is set to begin on August 31, and

Gigabyte’s tri


Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card is a compelling option for gamers who want the performance and feature benefits that Pascal delivers without the higher price tag of the GeForce GTX 1080 or 1070. As such, its hardware partners have

Mortal Kombat XL coming to PC, free open beta this weekend


After much teasing earlier this week, Mortal Kombat’s all-inclusive XL edition is coming to PC, with a free “MKXL Online Enhanced Beta” running from right now until 6pm BST/10am PT on Monday, August 29.    “Over 10,000 of you voted,”

RimWorld alpha 15 adds tutorial, drugs


People who own RimWorld can now better learn how to play RimWorld with the aid of a “rich” new tutorial system. The tutorial “teaches the basics of setting up a game, building a small self-sustaining colony, and defeating the first

Philip II defends the faith for Spain in Civilization 6

2K Games has unveiled another member of the Civilization 6 leader lineup, he being Philip II, King of Spain and the most powerful ruler of 16th century Europe. He stood firm against Ottoman expansion, helped establish Catholicism as the dominant