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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Oct
31

Titanfall 3 and Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order could be out next year

  In an earnings call for this quarter, EA say that Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment have more than one game in development, and they are all supposed to launch before the end of 2019. We already knew of one of these games, […]

Oct
30

EA boosts sales expectations for Anthem

EA has two major new titles to launch before the end of the financial year, and the last few months have led the company to raise sales expectations for both of them. The company says early interest in Anthem has […]

Oct
30

Don’t take your horny Soulcalibur 6 characters online or you’ll get banned

Soulcalibur VI lets you make some pretty wild custom characters. As with any robust creation tool, gamers took one look at it and decided that online play needed to be filled with lizardmen possessing giant penises. It turns out there […]

Oct
30

Gun Game hits Black Ops 4 for a limited time – but it’s delayed on PC

Gun Game has been a staple mode for Call of Duty since the first Black Ops, which makes its absence from Black Ops 4 especially disappointing. Worry not, because the mode is back – but it’s not back forever. A […]

Oct
30

Overwatch Contenders League will downsize in 2019

Blizzard is making cutbacks to its Overwatch Contenders League, a competition designed to help Overwatch players and teams reach their professional potential. Seasons are getting longer, but now there are going to be only two seasons each year. The maximum […]

Oct
30

Intel rumoured to be outsourcing CPU and chipset production to TSMC… again

Industry insiders are claiming that Intel will be outsourcing some CPU and chipset production to TSMC. The foundry giant, currently leading the charge on the 7nm process node, would reportedly be easing the demand on Intel’s overloaded fabs. This would […]

Oct
30

Halloween 2018: PC gaming’s most horrifying modes and makeovers

Another Halloween, another year in which shooter developers have inexplicably failed to implement my design for the ultimate seasonal weapon, the SpooK47. This despite clear specifications attached to the initial email, and in the follow-up, as well as in some […]

Oct
30

AMD has repurposed the Intel Vega GPU lovechild for Apple’s new MacBook Pro

Apple and AMD have just announced that the new MacBook Pro notebooks will arrive in November sporting shiny new Radeon Pro Vega graphics hardware. There are two specific designs coming to the new fruity laptops, the Pro Vega 20 and […]

Oct
30

Twitch gets built-in multistreaming next year

Twitch is finally getting official support for multistreaming with the addition of Squad Streams. This feature will launch in 2019, and allow creators to team up and broadcast their gameplay together. It’s a feature that’s been available through third party […]

Oct
30

Call of Cthulhu is a clumsy Lovecraft adaptation

Call of Cthulhu opens with you, detective Edward Pierce, alighting at the docks of Darkwater Island. The boards of the pier curl with age, crusty townspeople stare at you from shadowed doorways, and the corpse of a whale lies swollen on […]