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Monthly Archives: September 2021

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Sep
29

New World hits another player record as more EU servers come online

Hey, have you heard that New World is popular? Because it’s been absurdly successful so far – and, honestly, with the queue times as they are, it’s not like there’s much else to talk about right now. New World has […]

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Sep
29

Cyberpunk shooter The Ascent will get a patch to fix progression-blocking bugs

The rainy, ray-traced streets of The Ascent should be a bit easier to navigate soon. The cyberpunk co-op game is getting another patch in the coming weeks that will address several stubborn progression-blocking bugs, and should come with a performance […]

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Sep
29

Twitch adds phone and email verification options to combat hate raids

Hate raids have become an increasingly disruptive problem on Twitch this year, pushing many of their targets off the platform entirely. Today Twitch announced that it has added new verification tools for streamers to use to control who is able […]

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Sep
29

Minecraft’s effects display is changing to reduce screen clutter

It’s Wednesday, and you know what that means – another Minecraft snapshot is here, with another round of features for testing ahead of the 1.18 release date. This one’s pretty light, but there is cool stuff. Most notably, we’re getting […]

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Sep
29

Steam Next Fest start time set on October 1, with hundreds of free game demos

Steam Next Fest is coming back again, and our collective inbox here at PCGN Towers is full to bursting with press releases on games that’ll be offering demos as part of the event. We can’t possibly cover them all, but […]

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Sep
29

DayZ’s latest update adds contaminated zones, so get your hazmat gear ready

Break out the biohazard gear, because DayZ has been contaminated. The latest update for the zombie survival game has added new contaminated areas, as well as a new assault rifle for handling the meat-based threats you’ll encounter inside them. The […]

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Sep
29

Steam Deck dev kit benchmarks suggest 60fps gameplay with strings attached

The Steam Deck is sure to be a portable powerhouse, but the gaming PC’s capabilities aren’t exactly crystal clear. While Valve claims that it’ll be “the most powerful gaming handheld in the world”, there’s still a level of uncertainty attached […]

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Sep
29

Where to find New World briar branches

Trying to find New World briar branches? The magical island of Aeternum is home to unusual monsters and strange inhabitants. Some of these inhabitants give out quests asking for very specific items; in this case we need to find briar […]

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Sep
29

New World fiber: the best hemp location and how to get linen

Want to know how to get hemp in New World to get fiber and linen? Hemp is a valuable one to gather, and not just for increasing your gathering levels. Hemp can be woven into linen to level up your […]

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Sep
29

Hearts of Iron IV devs are going to shake up the strategy game’s stale meta

From competitive multiplayer games to the most niche strategy games, the concept of a ‘meta’ – a set of optimal choices that bring the most desired outcome – is not new. Sometimes changing up a game’s meta is done liberally, […]