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Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Feb
22

Save your pennies, Intel’s mainstream Coffee Lake chipsets are finally on their way

Since the launch of the Intel Coffee Lake range of processors we’ve been limited to just a single, high-end Z370 motherboard chipset. That’s set to change soon as the more price-conscious H370, B360, and H310 motherboards have started appearing in […]

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Feb
22

Colourblind Rainbow Six Siege players can't see Lion's special ability

Rainbow Six Siege’s Chimera update is due for release next month, adding a limited-time co-op event and two new operators. But one new operator in particular has caused concern among colourblind players – Lion.  Not sure who to play? Check […]

Feb
22

The historically accurate Kingdom Come: Deliverance gets its armour wrong

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an open-world game set in 15th century Bohemia (present day Czech Republic), and was marketed with a significant focus on its historical accuracy. As it turns out, however, Kingdom Come: Deliverance might not actually be all […]

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Feb
22

Someone swatted a 12-year-old streamer

A 12-year-old boy has been swatted after a spike in subscribers to his YouTube channel. Police arrived at Peter ‘Rolly Ranchers’ Varady’s home after his channel grew from less than 1,000 subscribers to nearly 90,000, in just a couple of […]

Feb
22

Fortnite building goes turbo in the next update

Fortnite’s primary claim to fame is its combination of building with either battle royale or wave-based survival, and with the 3.0.0 update a wealth of new options will make constructing things faster and easier than ever before. Check out our […]

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Feb
21

PUBG’s loot crate system gets a tiny bit more generous

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has a loot crate system where you spend currency earned in-game on new boxes filled with random items, or purchase those boxes with real money on the Steam Market. It’s a system that sometimes leaves you with locked […]

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Feb
21

You can finally read the Overwatch League rules – partially

Esports have already reached the mainstream, and as Blizzard attempt to push their reach even further with Overwatch League, they’ve been trying to leave the wild west attitude of earlier competitive gaming efforts behind. Yet since the League began, we’ve […]

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Feb
21

Ambitious mod aims to turn Kingdom Come into Game of Thrones – if the mod tools support it

Kingdom Come: Deliverance has eschewed the warmth of magic and familiar fantasy worlds common in RPGS in favour of a gritty medieval setting filled with dark problems and middle ages politics. Soon, you’ll be able to get the best of […]

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Feb
21

Subnautica's dangerous ocean can be a relaxing place too

The ruined vessel spits fire and embers into the sky. I am stranded on an alien planet, underequipped and on the verge of death. The outlook is grim, but, in spite of everything, I feel relaxed. Need a helping fin? […]

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Feb
21

You can get free Overwatch League cosmetics by watching on Twitch

Today marks the start of the second stage of Overwatch League action, and the reset will offer some new features for viewers of the event. The partnership between Twitch and OWL will now offer a chance to unlock new skins […]