Category Archives: Gaming

Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Adds Climate Change

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Sid Meier’s Civilization series is one of the most popular turn-based strategy games around and the latest in the series, Civilization VI, is getting a new expansion pack called Gathering Storm on 14 February 2019.

Steam Autumn Sale 2018 is Here

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The 2018 Steam Autumn Sale is here, with great deals across the Steam catalog through Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Check in each day to see the new featured titles, and you can always find great games in your Discovery Queue or our recommendations.

Battlefield V Bundled with GeForce RTX Purchases

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In past decades, dynamic lighting effects, shadows, and physics effects revolutionized games, introducing previously-impossible techniques that unlocked new gameplay possibilities and made all subsequent games more detailed, more realistic, more immersive, and more enjoyable.

Sony PlayStation Pulled Out of E3 2019

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We’re all familiar with E3, right? The Electronic Entertainment Expo. The massive expo that runs every year for a few days to show of all the new games, consoles, tech and other, well, electronic entertainment goodies. Most of us keep track of it to see major advances or new releases, and one major brand we keep our eyes on is Sony’s PlayStation. So it comes as a real disappointment that they’ll not be attending E3 2019.

Magicka Series Discounted 50 – 75% on Steam

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The Magicka RPG games are currently on sale on Steam for a limited time, with between 50% and 75% off.

Paradox Interactive introduces a special “World of Magicka” bundle for the Magicka 5-year anniversary celebration.

Half Life Black Mesa: Azure Sheep Demo Release

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A group called HECU Collective is making an unofficial remake of “Azure Sheep” (which was originally for Half-Life 1) for Half Life Black Mesa.

Monkey Island Collection Discounted up to 61% on Steam

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The Monkey Island series of games by LucasArts are probably the most successful point-and-click adventure games of all time, right up there with Dungeon Keeper and Grim Fandango.

The brilliant news is that you can grab a bundle of the first four games right now on Steam for a heavily discounted price of R 106.72. You don’t need to buy the entire bundle to save, as the individual games are also heavily discounted. Buying the bundle is, however, cheaper than buying the games individually.

EA Confirms Remastered Version of Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert

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Fellow strategy fans, especially Command & Conquer player, we have good news for you. Last month we reported that Command & Command might be remastered, and now we can give you confirmation. EA is teaming up with the original creators of the games to bring us a 4K remastered version of Tuberian Dawn and later Red Alert.

Hitman 2 Official Launch Trailer

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It’s here at last! Hitman 2 is now available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. HITMAN 2 takes players on a global adventure across six intricate locations – including Hawke’s Bay (New Zealand), Miami (Florida/U.S.), Santa Fortuna (Colombia), Mumbai (India), Whittleton Creek (Vermont/U.S.) and the mysterious Isle of Sgàil (North Atlantic) – all living, breathing environments with multiple paths to explore, unparalleled game depth and countless interactive possibilities.

This War of Mine Discounted 70% on Steam

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In This War Of Mine you do not play as an elite soldier, rather a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of food, medicine and constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers. The game provides an experience of war seen from an entirely new angle.

CORSAIR Announces Support for Xbox One

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CORSAIR, a world leader in PC gaming peripherals and enthusiast components, today announced compatibility with the Microsoft Xbox One for CORSAIR wired and wireless keyboards and mice, following Microsoft’s recent announcement of expanded peripheral support for the console. Now, players can take advantage of CORSAIR’s award-winning gaming peripherals to play keyboard and mouse-enabled games on a whole new platform—Xbox One.

Galactic Civilizations III Gold Discounted 87% on Steam

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Stardock Entertainment’s Galactic Civilizations III Gold allows you to build a civilization that will stand the test of time in the largest space-based strategy game ever. Choose from dozens of unique races and make a name for yourself across the galaxy through diplomacy, espionage, technological advances, and more.

Steam Client Updated

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A new Steam client has been released and will be automatically downloaded.

ARK: Survival Evolved – Free for Three Days, Discounted for Five

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Steam is offering gamers a chance to play ARK: Survival Evolved for free for the next three days, or to purchase it at a discount of up 60% to until 13 November. As a man or woman stranded naked, freezing and starving on the shores of a mysterious island called ARK, you must hunt, harvest resources, craft items, grow crops, research technologies, and build shelters to withstand the elements.

Use your cunning and resources to kill or tame & breed the leviathan dinosaurs and other primeval creatures roaming the land, and team up with or prey on hundreds of other players to survive, dominate… and escape!

Leisure Suit Larry Wet Dreams Don’t Dry – Out Now

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The time has come. The new Leisure Suit Larry – Wet Dreams Don’t Dry is here! To celebrate, there is also a suitable launch trailer. Have fun with it and leave us a comment about your experience with Larry Laffer.

DISTRAINT: Deluxe Edition – Free on Steam for Limited Time

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Free on Steam for a limited time only

DISTRAINT is an 2D psychological horror adventure game for PC released in 2015

Battlefield V – Official Launch Maps Trailer

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As we approach the launch for DICE’s upcoming World War II shooter, Battlefield V, we get more info little by little that certainly gets us excited.

In case you missed the information about the single player version, you can read the article over here.

The game will also be getting a Battle Royale mode, as mentioned here.

Call of Cthulhu – Out Now

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1924. Private Investigator Pierce is sent to look into the tragic death of the Hawkins family. Plunge into a world of creeping madness and cosmic horror. Cryptic clues, shadowy figures, and pure terror bar your way as you fight to retain your sanity and solve an otherworldly mystery.

Fallout 76 BETA – Review

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Welcome to West Virginia

You play as one of the special few selected to stay in Vault 76 for 25 years and await reclamation day. The game starts off on that all-important day in 2102 when the doors open and you set off into the post-apocalyptic landscape of West Virginia. There are six different main areas in this massive untamed wasteland, from the forests of Appalachia to the noxious crimson expanses of the Cranberry Bog.

Beta Review, Not the Official Full Game Review.

Fallout 76 Beta Players Get Codes to Invite Friends

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Fallout 76 beta participants can now invite three friends to join them in the game.

If you have the BETA, you will get 3x codes to invite your friends on the platform you are playing the BETA on.

Destiny 2 PC Free to Keep on Battle.net

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Just before the BlizzCon 2018 Opening Ceremony properly begins, Destiny 2 Game Director Stevie Cotton appeared on the official live stream to announce that the game will be free to keep on Battle.net if you grab it before November 18th. You’ll also get an exclusive emblem, apparently.

 

Battlefield V System Requirements

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EA has released the minimum and recommended system specifications for the upcoming Battlefield V, as well as a third set of specifications for DXR (ray tracing). This seems to imply that Battlefield V will have day one ray tracing support.

Naturally, to make use of ray tracing you will require nothing less that a GeForce RTX 2070. The rest of the recommendations are also quite heavy, including a Ryzen 7 2700 or Core i7-8700. Windows 10 is a requirement for ray tracing.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Achieves Entertainment’s Biggest Opening Weekend of All Time

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Rockstar Games is proud to announce that the critically acclaimed Red Dead Redemption 2 has achieved the single-biggest opening weekend in the history of entertainment*. With over $725 million in worldwide retail sell-through during its first three days, Red Dead Redemption 2 is the second-highest grossing entertainment launch of all time next to Rockstar Games’ previously released title, Grand Theft Auto V, which achieved over $1 billion in retail sell-through in three days.*

Fallout 76 PC B.E.T.A. Bugs and Extended Time

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First the Timer on the Launcher was set incorrect.  Set 2 hours ahead before launch of first PC BETA test,

Then there were some offline time, after 2 hours past players including myself had to re-download the BETA files because if you clicked to play the game, there was a bug deleting your game files.

Fallout 76 PC B.E.T.A. Now Available

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In less than 2 Hours the first PC BETA test times will begin.

If you pre-ordered Fallout 76 digitally on PC, simply log in to the Bethesda PC Launcher and download the B.E.T.A. if you haven’t already!