Monthly Archives: March 2015

Halo 6 will release on Windows 10


Halo 5’s Forge level creation tool is coming to PC for free, but it’s unlikely that Halo 5 itself will follow. The next Halo, however—which we’ll call Halo 6—is all but officially confirmed for Windows 10. It’s happening. At this

Stellaris’ Asimov patch detailed, beefs up the mid


Stellaris is a game chock full of sci-fi potential but underfed in the mid-game. The Asimov patch (1.2), due towards the end of June, aims to fix that. Paradox revealed the first chunk of Asimov last week, and in a

Farming Simulator 17 releasing at the end of this year


Publisher Focus Home often has a bit of fun with its trailers for Giants Software’s Farming Simulator series; its latest licenses a song by a band named Gangstagrass, who mix country with bluegrass with rap. It’s a pretty catchy song,

Halo Wars 2 will get a PC beta ‘closer to launch’


Microsoft trotted out a Halo Wars 2 release date of February 21, 2017 at its E3 2016 press event, and also kicked off a week-long public beta test—exclusively for the Xbox One. But fret not! 343 Industries head guy Dan

Mighty No. 9 launch trailer and first development documentary are out

The Mega Man-esque Mighty No. 9 will make its long-awaited debut tomorrow, and that means it’s time for a launch trailer. The video is, to my eye, not terribly different from the Masterclass trailer released last month, minus the baffling

Twitch introduces ‘Cheers,’ a new way to show support for streamers


Twitch has introduced a new way for viewers “to show support and appreciation for their favorite broadcasters” called Cheering. By simply typing “cheer” in chat, followed by a number—“cheer100,” for instance—you’ll be able to send a specially-emoted cheer to the

MachineGames releases a new Quake episode


The great and mighty Quake turned 20 earlier this week, a moment in gaming history we marked (and continue to mark) by putting up our very own PC Gamer Quake servers for the week. We’ve also got a really good

Team Fortress 2 getting Competitive Mode and matchmaking in ‘Meet Your Match’ update


Team Fortress 2 was released nine years ago (wow, right?) and today Valve announced that the upcoming Meet Your Match update will finally bring the long-awaited matchmaking and a full-on Competitive Mode to the game.  Yes, this is another instance

No Man’s Sky’s player count has dropped 88 percent, but that’s not unusual


For the moment No Man’s Sky holds the title for the biggest launch on Steam of 2016. 212,620 people were playing it simultaneously on launch day, according to Steam Stats, putting it far ahead of everything else to come out

Check out this faithful adventure game tribute to Stranger Things

Only real ’80s kids will get this, but developer Infamous Quests just released a short tribute adventure game demo based on the nostalgia-driven Netflix series, Stranger Things. The scene takes place in episode one, and you play as police chief