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Monthly Archives: March 2019

Mar
29

Valve puts Artifact updates on hold to focus on “deep-rooted issues with the game”

March 29, 2019 Valve is stepping away from Artifact updates for more substantial revisions. The last major update for Artifact came on January 28, and the most pertinent patch note was the point where Valve said the studio was “still in […]

Mar
29

Skyrim Grandma will be in The Elder Scrolls 6, but don’t expect the game at E3

This probably shouldn’t come as a surprise, but today Todd Howard confirmed that you won’t be seeing anything from Bethesda Game Studios’ next big RPGs at E3 this year. So if you were hoping for a Starfield release date or […]

Mar
29

The man who pleaded guilty to a fatal swatting gets a 20-year sentence

March 29, 2019 Tyler Barriss has pleaded guilty to 51 separate charges, and has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. In December 2017, 28-year-old Andrew Finch was shot and killed by police responding to a false report about a hostage […]

Mar
29

Anno 1800 is going to the Epic store, but you can still buy it on Steam for now

Ubisoft’s Anno 1800 is the latest game to drop from Steam in favour of the Epic Games store – though, like The Division 2 before it, the game will still be available through Ubisoft’s own Uplay launcher. Anno 1800 has […]

Mar
29

Division 2 players think we’re going back to NYC for a survival mode

Survival mode was one of the most popular addition to the original Division, but we haven’t yet heard word on whether or not it will return in The Division 2. One hint in the sequel seems to suggest a return […]

Mar
29

Intel Comet Lake release date, CPU specs, and performance

While the techie world waits with bated breath for Intel to unveil its long-awaited 10nm process node in genuine, 100% shipping, shenanigan-free product, the company has one more cookie-cutter generation in the bank: Intel Comet Lake. Set to arrive later […]

Mar
29

Steam charts: most popular games, 23-29 March, 2019

The games industry settles into a fine rhythm around this time of the year, as GDC turns to PAX East which turns to E3. It’s inevitably easy to follow that flow and get caught looking forward, forgetful that March alone […]

Mar
29

Could Everquest come to the Epic store? “Well, f*** it, yeah”

It might be one of the oldest MMOs that you can still play, but Everquest’s developers argue that their game is in rude good health. In an interview at GDC, the game’s executive producer, Holly Longdale, said that while partnerships […]

Mar
29

Why does Final Fantasy XIV still have gender-locked races in 2019?

One of the biggest reveals from the announcement of Final Fantasy XIV’s upcoming expansion Shadowbringers was that the Viera – Ivalice’s reclusive rabbit folk – would be the newest playable race hitting the MMO. Viera have become darlings among the […]

Mar
29

Optoma HD29H review: the best gaming projector thanks to its low latency and 120Hz refresh rate

Optoma’s HD29H is comfortably the best gaming projector I’ve ever used. And I’ve spent a long time gaming under the reflected light of a high-powered beamer. One of the biggest regrets I have from moving into my current digs is […]