Rainbow Six Siege got its first big update. Hit registration is better. There’s also an auto-kick feature for team killers and an HD graphics pack for PC players. More divisive, meanwhile, are HUD changes that make casual and ranked modes similar. Ubi plans to add a third, less forgiving mode, Hardcore, next year.
Just Cause 3 is getting a new patch this week. The 1.02 patch is live on Steam, and should be appearing on consoles over the next few days. According to Avalanche’s patch notes, this update is focused more on improving load times than on overall performance, but is “part of a much larger plan to optimize and improve…
Unlike the other gaming platforms we’ve been evaluating here at the end of the year, the PC’s been around for decades. Recently, the PC’s long legacy of openness and customization has come into conflict with a mainstream that’s finally—finally—realized just how big of a deal PC gaming actually is.
The wasteland can be a lonely place. Fortunately, Bethesda’s garbage pick-up simulator doesn’t force you to take on the Commonwealth all on your own.
Are you having trouble articulating just why the PC version of Final Fantasy VI looks so terrible? Or, alternatively, do you think it looks just fine and find yourself wondering why everyone’s complaining?
The Syringer is a special weapon: instead of firing bullets, it shoots syringes. These syringes can have all sorts of effects—pacifying your enemy, confusing them, frenzying them. One of the funniest ammo types, however, is the “Lock Joint Syringe.”
A new expansion hit Grand Theft Auto V today, bringing with it the usual slew of new real estate, weapons and clothes for players to sample. Executives and Other Criminals also features a new mission type called Extractions, which uses some of the best parts of GTA Online to excellent effect.
Valve’s revealed the massive changes and tweaks coming to DOTA 2’s upcoming Balance of Power update, which brings Zet the Arc Warden, one of the last holdouts from original DOTA. The whole list of patch notes is huge, and despite the winter release, it comes with a “desert terrain” for custom games.
Game Developers Matt Trobbiani and Chris Johnson are best friends. They do everything together. They grew up together. They did a Computer Science degree together. They made video games together, released video games together. But when Matt released Hacknet and Chris Johnson released Expand, everything changed. One…
For the last few months, video game website GameFAQs has been hosting a huge poll called “Best. Game. Ever.” It has the sort of games you’d expect in a debate like that. Classics like Super Mario World, Pokemon, and Final Fantasy. And then there’s Undertale.
For most people, beating Fallout 4 means sinking dozens of hours into the game—and that’s just sticking to the main story missions. Speedrunners, however, have figured out how to beat the game in just a little over an hour. It’s incredible.
Who’s Your Daddy is a video game that was a joke, then became a Kickstarter, and now it’s a thing. It’s also a game about a baby trying to kill itself.
Not content with releasing just four games in two years, Five Nights at Freddy’s creator Scott Cawthon is also publishing a novel based on his hit horror series, he announced over the weekend. It’ll be out on December 22.
Ever since Fallout 4’s release, inquisitive players have been obsessed with one thing: what in the world is Fallout 4 hiding?
Meet the person that has guns for hands and likes to clean trapped in Rainbow Six Siege. PC Gamer associate editor James Davenport decided to try and be a (peaceful) cleaner in Rainbow Six Siege. The resulting faux-interview with his character, Cleany Gunhands, is comedy gold.
Fallout 4 is a pretty absurd game, on the whole. One moment you might become a comic book hero, the next you might go on a quest for a long-lost drinking buddy robot. That’s just the stuff on the surface. Things can get even stranger, if you look in the right places.
Yesterday, Tetris Ultimate, the latest official version of the classic puzzle game, was released on Steam for $14.99. Today, I asked for a refund.
Doing a really outstanding stunt in a game where even the most basic ones involve multiple vehicles and buildings? Sounds tough! Bur lesi20 was able pull it off and hijack a car in the most outstanding way possible.
Christmas chicken. It’s tough to love some of the changes Valve recently made to Counter-Strike, but this year’s festive chicken makeover is great. In-game chickens now wear wool sweaters over their frigid little drumstick bodies. (Clutch chicken shot courtesy of 3kliksphilip.)