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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Feb
28

Vermintide 2’s Winds of Magic expansion unleashes the Beastmen this summer

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is getting a major add-on later this year in the form of Winds of Magic. It’ll be the first full-sized expansion for the game, following earlier DLC and free updates, and it’ll bring a new faction with […]

Feb
28

Octane is probably coming to Apex Legends, but this ‘leak’ is unconvincing

Apex Legends is massive enough to rival any online game on the market, so of course it’s going to get significant new content and features. We’ve already seen leaks and datamines suggesting what to expect from new Legends, including one […]

Feb
28

Season of the Drifter introduces us to a “Bungie-controlled Destiny”

Bungie has lifted the veil on the latest round of Destiny 2 content in Season of the Drifter. As director Luke Smith says, the developers are “starting to figure out what the roadmap for a Bungie-controlled Destiny looks like.” And […]

Feb
28

Hearthstone’s Year of the Dragon teaser hints at arcane and Iron Horde expansions

Blizzard has unveiled the first handful of details Hearthstone’s next round of new content, as 2019 brings us the Year of the Dragon. Among the early bits of info was an image hinting at the three expansions due this year, […]

Feb
28

Best Anthem weapons: all Masterwork and Legendary guns

Looking for the very best Anthem weapons to help round out your Javelin setup? Anthem Masterwork and Legendary weapons are the crème de la crème of loot. By the time you’ve reached the final grind and are getting better equipment […]

Feb
28

AMD patent could bring Nvidia’s variable rate shading to Navi and next-gen consoles

An AMD patent application has been published today detailing its own method of variable rate shading – one of the key, non-RTX features of Nvidia’s latest Turing graphics card architecture. The application was filed back in 2017, and the timing […]

Feb
28

Stardew Valley polygamy mod lets you farm love interests

For as long as games have let you get married, players have wanted to break the limits of the traditional institution – whether as a nod toward inclusivity for non-monogamous relationships or simply as way for you to star in […]

Feb
28

A Fortnite respawn system could be hiding in Replay Mode

Epic Games may have accidentally revealed an early look at a possible revive system for Fortnite. Mysterious vans have shown up in the game’s Replay Mode since Season 8 began earlier today, and look like they’ll provide a means for […]

Feb
28

Fortnite now has an Apex Legends-style ping system

It’s taken Fortnite developer Epic Games all of a few weeks to co-opt Apex Legends’ game-changing ping system. The battle royale’s latest major update arrived this morning, and players are uncovering their new-found communication tools. The new system was first […]

Feb
28

Gigabyte Aero 15 X9 review: Nvidia’s RTX 2070 Max-Q is a long way off the full-fat Turing

The original Gigabyte Aero 15 was a little ray of sunshine in a world filled with massive, bloated gaming laptops, and nearly two years later there is still a lot to love about Gigabyte’s diminutive machine. Not a lot has […]