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Monthly Archives: January 2021

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Jan
29

Doom fan recreates NES era Castlevania game using GZDoom engine

Modders have been doing heaps of cool things with the Doom engine for yonks. One of my favourite projects throws Sonic and Persona 3 together using the GZDoom engine with fantastic results. One of the recent projects to catch my eye, […]

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Jan
29

CSGO will now compensate you for shorthanded losing streaks in Competitive and Wingman

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has just received a couple of significant updates that, among a bunch of other tweaks and fixes, add a feature that’ll compensate players for losing streaks while being shorthanded in two of the FPS game’s most popular modes. […]

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Jan
28

WD Blue SN550 Review: the best value 1TB NVMe SSD on the market

WD set itself a pretty high bar with its original entry level NVMe SSD, as we considered the 500GB WD Blue SN500 the first horseman to SATA’s eventual apocalypse. But with the SATA connection already yesterday’s news and affordable NVMe […]

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Jan
28

Bleeding Edge will receive “no further content updates”

Ninja Theory’s foray into multiplayer games, Bleeding Edge, will not see any more new content, the developer says. The studio has moved on to other projects, and while Bleeding Edge remains playable on PC and Xbox, it won’t be getting […]

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Jan
28

Scalpers have made $15.2m profit on Nvidia’s RTX 3000 cards

Graphics card stock has been in disarray for over half a year with no sign of stabilising any time soon. Both Nvidia and AMD state that they are unable to keep up with the unusually high demand, but even when […]

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Jan
28

Two-thirds of all Civilization 6 civs will get a rebalance in the 4X game’s April update

The Vietnam and Kublai Khan pack is due to drop in just a few hours, but we’ve already been given a glimpse as to what’s coming later in the year for acclaimed 4X game Civilization VI. The latest New Frontier […]

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Jan
28

Next week’s free game from Epic has a yeti in it

This week’s free PC game from the Epic Game Store has just gone live, and you know what that means: it means we get a look at the free game that’ll be on offer in a week’s time. Starting February […]

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Jan
28

Glitchpunk is a cyberpunk take on GTA 2, gets a Steam demo next week

Cyberpunk games are particularly on-trend right now, as you may have noticed. The neon aesthetic has always snared people, but Cyberpunk 2077 has brought about heaps of new genre titles in a big way. One of the latest is Glitchpunk, […]

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Jan
28

The Epic Games Store now has 160 million PC users

The Epic Games Store nearly doubled its user base over 2020, a year that saw huge growth for gaming platforms across the board thanks in large part to the COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns. Epic has published a rundown of […]

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Jan
28

Apex Legends Fuse abilities

Fuse, the bone cage champion of Salvo is joining the Apex Legends roster in Season 8. This explosives expert has already made an exciting entrance as his arrival sparked the destruction of Kings Canyon, the battle royale game’s first map. […]