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Monthly Archives: May 2020

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May
31

A closer look at DeepMind, the Google AI that’s mastering StarCraft 2

May 31, 2020 This feature was originally published in January 2019. You’d be forgiven for assuming that DeepMind’s artificial intelligence technology has already proven its chops. Back in 2016 the celebrated computer lab watched one of its AI programs do the […]

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May
31

Minecraft Dungeons will be getting cross-platform multiplayer

Minecraft Dungeons is out now, and it’s a decent little romp through a rather violent version of Minecraft’s blocky world. As with most things though, it’s better with friends – and for the time being, you’re limited to playing with […]

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May
31

The next-gen Scorn demo was running on an RTX card

The drippy, fleshy new trailer for Scorn was some of the first footage we’ve gotten to see that’s meant to be representative of the Xbox Series X – but that in-engine trailer was running on a PC graphics card, the […]

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May
31

Halo 3 PC will begin public testing in June, here’s what to expect in the beta

We learned last week that Halo developer 343 Industries was planning on opening up Halo 3 to public flighting in early June, and the company has since confirmed that this will indeed be the case. Halo community manager Tyler Davis […]

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May
31

Escape from Tarkov hits 200k concurrent players

Escape from Tarkov’s 0.12.6 patch and the accompanying global progression wipe that reset player progress seems to have reignited interest in the survival shooter. BattleState Games says Tarkov hit 200,000 concurrent players in the days following the patch launch. “Hello, […]

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May
31

This home-made aluminium RAM light kit looks stunning

When it comes to PC building, some people really go the extra mile, and that’s a bit easier to do when you’ve got access to a suite of CAD software tools and a set of computer-guided aluminium machining tools in […]

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May
31

This Skyrim mod turns dragon shouting into kiss blowing

Skyrim’s Dragon Shout has been one of the game’s most distinctive features since the game launched in 2011 – it featured prominently in the TV advertisements and nothing was better than yeeting an enemy off the side of a snow-capped […]

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May
31

The making of Total War: Warhammer’s mammoths

The Norscans are the primal people of the Old World’s far north, where chaos energy blows just as strongly as the freezing winds. They share their home with creatures from nightmare – the ice drakes who carpet their caves with […]

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May
30

Legends of Runeterra will add new modes and events over the summer

Legends of Runeterra has been out for a month now, and the gaming public has only started getting to know Riot’s take on the card battler. Now, the developer has revealed what it has planned for Runeterra, with a roadmap […]

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May
30

Factorio will leave early access ahead of schedule due to Cyberpunk 2077

When a release date gets changed, it’s usually pushed back – but in the case of Factorio, the early access smash hit about a robot building a robot factory on a lonely, grungy planet, it’s the opposite: Factorio 1.0 is […]