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Monthly Archives: April 2021

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Apr
30

Football Manager has joined a social media boycott to protest online abuse

Social media feeds across English football are going dark this weekend, and that includes official Twitter accounts for Football Manager and its developers. It’s all part of a weekend-long boycott of social media as professional players, teams, and our favourite […]

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Apr
30

Razer’s Seiren X gaming microphone is up to 37% cheaper

If you create videos, livestream, or just want to ensure you’re heard loud and clear by your teammates, making the switch from a headset or webcam mic to the best gaming microphone improves your audio quality like nothing else. Razer’s […]

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Apr
30

Civ 6’s April patch brings welcome balance to a complex 4X game

Last week, Firaxis released its biggest Civilization 6 balance patch to date. The April 2021 update includes significant changes to just over half the existing Civ 6 civilisations and adds new combat units. It also introduces new cultural domination incentives, […]

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Apr
30

Dress your PC gaming keyboard up like the classic PlayStation console

Nothing makes the best gaming keyboard pop like custom keycaps, giving your setup a splash of personality compared to the dull black husks you’re usually lumped with. If you’re into the retro aesthetic, accessories vendor Omnitype has something nostalgic in […]

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Apr
30

GTA 3 speedrun undone by series of horrific odds

All it takes for a speedrun to come crashing down is one moment of error or bad luck. For one Grand Theft Auto speedrunner, however, it proved to be the latter. Content creator English Ben was attempting a run that […]

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Apr
30

Diablo 2 player gets every unique item in the ARPG after four years of grinding

After four and a half years of grinding, one Diablo 2 speedrunner has managed to get every unique item the ARPG has to offer, completing his Diablo 2 holy grail. Speedrunner Alex ‘MrLlamaSC’ Sementelli chronicled the entire run on YouTube and […]

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Apr
30

Bungie confirms the Destiny 2 Vault of Glass release time

It’s official – the Destiny 2 Vault of Glass release date is set for May 22. The original raid’s return in Destiny 2 has been long-anticipated, and Bungie has finally confirmed the exact time when you can expect it, as […]

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Apr
29

These handy map tacks for Civilization 6 help you plan your districts

Figuring out the optimal placement of districts in Civilization VI can be a pain – with so many potential adjacency bonuses to keep track of, it can be nigh impossible to work out what you should plunk down where in […]

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Apr
29

SnowRunner arrives on Steam next month

Imagine, if you will, the Death Stranding version of Euro Truck Simulator 2. That’s SnowRunner, basically – although it doesn’t have Conan O’Brien or Mads Mikkelsen in it. What it does have, though, is a bunch of extreme environments, through […]

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Apr
29

Iron Harvest is getting an American faction with a giant freedom zeppelin

Things are about to get good and loud in alt-history RTS game Iron Harvest, because the Americans are coming. Operation Iron Eagle, a standalone DLC for Iron Harvest, arrives May 27, and it’s introducing the new faction along with a […]