Steam isn’t free anymore. If you’ve been living under a rock (or in a cramped car, like I have for the past few days), you’ll be interested to know that Valve is now walling off certain Steam features until you’ve spent at least $5 in the store. The reason? To curve spamming and scamming. Read more over at Kotaku UK.
The old-school versions of Mortal Kombat were filled with hidden characters, features and in-jokes. You’d only ever see them if you fulfilled certain requirements. The new one has stuff like that, too, but they can be a bit more elusive. Here’s how to trigger a secret showdown in Mortal Kombat X.
This Fallout sniper is not for headshots. It’s for shooting marshmallows at people. For science!
There have been many Assassin’s Creed games since it was first released, but never forget: Black Flag is a very good video game, better than many people give it credit for.
We’ve benchmarked GTA V on PC, but if you’re wondering just what kind of difference moving the settings around actually makes, here’s a very helpful comparison video.
Of course tragedy strikes in the early moments of Ostrich Banditos’ homage to Spaghetti Westerns. You don’t start off a gritty tale of revenge with the best birthday party ever.
You know, I might actually play Dota 2 if it became a third-person shooter.
With the new Star Wars movies, Disney basically tossed out everything in the Extended Universe. At last week’s fan convention, someone asked what it meant for BioWare’s games.
Bizarrely, Mortal Kombat X has a sizable slate of classic Mortal Kombat characters that you can only fight against, not play as, Rain and Baraka foremost among them. Clever players, however, have figured out how to use them in the game’s PC version.
My Summer Car is a game about chugging beer and tinkering obsessively with a beat-up old sports car. It is, according to its creator, the most realistic car game ever.
Should a critic cease coverage of a game simply because a developer does not like them? According to one YouTuber, tensions between himself and a developer are pronounced enough to make any potential coverage that developer’s game biased.
PC players have been making good use of GTA V’s Rockstar Editor this week, a feature that lets people make their own movies inside of the game.
In another dimension, people are playing DOTA 2 as a giant ice cream cone wielding a nacho glaive.
A bunch of new characters are ripping each other’s body parts out in Mortal Kombat X. That’s nothing new in the decades-old fighting series. But, a gay character? That is definitely new.
Rockstar Games isn’t officially supporting mods for Grand Theft Auto V, but that’s not stopping clever players. The game is slowly being opened up, and chances are, this is only the beginning.
Amnesia: The Dark Descent is regarded by many as one of the scariest games of all time. Now it has monster battling. Some of the monsters are furniture.
PC players have been waiting on GTA V long enough that some people jokingly called the Steam launch “Christmas day.” Seriously. That’s just how hyped PC GTA fans were!
Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin runs at a terrific frame rate, and it’s great! Unfortunately, that introduces a glitch that degrades your weapons really fast, and From Software doesn’t seem to care.
Having played Grand Theft Auto V on the Xbox 360 and again on the Xbox One, I didn;t grab a copy of the PC version for the story or the multiplayer—I got it for those sweet 3840 x 2160 ultra HD graphics. So far I’m very pleased.