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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Mar
31

The Division 2’s first raid features a new signature weapon

The first raid is on the way for Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, and an enterprising dataminer has scoured the game files and found some new details about its unique mechanics. It seems the raid, called Dark Hours, will include […]

Mar
31

Dark Future: Blood Red States will run a free beta weekend

Dark Future: Blood Red States is going to hold a free beta weekend April 11-14, and developer Auroch Digital has opened signups for players interested in trying out their spin on the classic Games Workshop post-apocalyptic car combat tabletop game. […]

Mar
31

Someone put ray tracing in Minecraft and it looks amazing

Real-time lighting effects are a highlight of high-fidelity games like Battlefield V and Metro Exodus, but now they’re also available in the chunky world of Minecraft. A modder has created a ray tracing shader for use in the classic building […]

Mar
31

Risk of Rain 2 is already a big hit

  Risk of Rain 2, Hopoo Games’ follow-up to its 2013 roguelike platformer, arrived in Steam’s Early Access program this week, and the game is already a major success. It has an ‘overwhelmingly positive’ review rating and has ousted Sekiro: […]

Mar
31

Yakuza: Kiwami 2 is coming to PC

Rejoice, fans of Sega’s unique series of Japanese mobster games. Yakuza: Kiwami 2 has gotten a new ESRB rating for Windows, meaning a PC release is not far off. Yakuza: Kiwami 2 follows Yakuza 0 and Yakuza: Kiwami in making […]

Mar
30

Ring of Elysium is using the totally original idea of adding pirates in Seaons 3

The best thing about the battle royale genre is that it’s created a completely new context for players to express themselves in. The worst part of battle royale is the the fact that everyone is just ripping off Fortnite and […]

Mar
30

Apex Legends weapons have hidden ammo properties

Like any normal human being, you’re probably playing some Apex Legends in your spare time. What you might not know, though, is that the different kinds of ammo you hoover up obey different physics laws. What that means is that […]

Mar
30

Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord is going to have a closed beta

It’s been almost nine years since Warband came out, and fans are naturally champing at the medieval bit to get their hands on Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord. Developer TaleWorlds Entertainment is notoriously reticent when it comes to release date information, but […]

Mar
30

A Hyper Light Drifter TV series is on the way from the producer of Netflix’s Castlevania

Adi Shankar is on a gaming roll these days. After producing the excellent Netflix Castlevania series, he grabbed the TV rights for Devil May Cry, with the promise that “the jabronis in Hollywood can’t fuck this one up.” Now Shankar […]

Mar
30

Valve’s VR headset – rumoured to come with a Half-Life prequel – is real

Today, eagle-eyed Steam users caught a new teaser page on the Steam site for something called the Valve Index, which promises to “upgrade your experience” in May 2019. It looks very much like a new VR headset, and it matches […]