No Man’s Sky expansion ‘Atlas Rises’ will launch this week for free

The looooong ARG is finally coming to a close. After weeks – or months? – of ARG shenanigans, it looks like Hello Games is gearing up to unveil the next major No Man’s Sky update. Today they lifted the curtain just a tad, enough to reveal that update 1.3 is called Atlas Rises and that it will release some time this week. Announced via email to the game’s followers (via…

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Tencent buys 9% of Frontier Developments

Tencent has acquired a 9% stake in Frontier Developments, in a deal worth £17.7 million. The Chinese company has purchased 3.37 million newly issued ordinary shares, which will be admitted for trading on the AIM Stock Exchange. Tencent’s stake would have been 9.9% of the Frontier prior to the new shares being issued, but only 9% after. Frontier said that the £17.7 million would be used to augment its existing…

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Welcome our new partner: Vertagear!

We are officialy partnered with: Vertagear ‘Comfort. Design. Vertagear’ Vertagear Gaming Chairs are ergonomically and solidly designed chairs aimed at the gamer who is looking for a premium chair for their intensive gaming sessions, the office executive that wants something different to the norm, or just someone who likes the look of a racing style bucket seat office chair for everyday use. Vertagear are one of the newest gaming chair…

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Teases New Desert Map

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds New Desert Map PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will soon be getting a new desert map, according to new teasers. The map would be the latest exciting change to the game as Battlegrounds also recently introduced a zombie mode. On Twitter earlier this week, the creative director of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds posted two teasers for the game’s upcoming desert map. A work in progress preview of the location suggests that the map…

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Twitch Prime Members Get Free Overwatch Golden Loot Boxes

Get Free Overwatch Golden Loot Boxes with Twitch Prime With Overwatch becoming Blizzard’s fastest growing franchise, the company is naturally looking to extend its reach in the eSports market. Part of that plan involves last year’s announcement of the Overwatch League, an eLeague intended to mimic professional sports leagues like the NBA and NFL. Seeing another opportunity to grow the business, Activision-Blizzard and Amazon have teamed up in support of eSports…

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Elite: Dangerous 2.4 – The Return adds mysterious alien enemies

Elite: Dangerous 2.4 – The Return adds mysterious alien enemies, the Thargoids A warning just went out to Elite: Dangerous commanders across the galaxy: the Thargoids have returned, and they’ve probably pretty angry about you shooting their space barnacles. Frontier have been teasing the return of Elite’s aliens for a while now, but they’re arriving in the next big update later this year. David Braben recaps the Thargoid story so…

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Counter-Strike Player Caught Cheating on Steam

Counter-Strike Player Caught Cheating Though it brings players immeasurable joy, gaming isn’t always fun or easy. (That’s why a term like “rage quit” exists in the industry.) But when the desire to go all Pokemon and become the very best at a particular game gets the better of players, cheating can occur. The most recent, and perhaps most uncomfortable to witness, incident of cheating centers on Twitch streamer MissQGemini who was caught…

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‘The Unseen’ An Arma 3 Custom Mission

 ‘The Unseen’ An Arma 3 Custom Mission on Steam Workshop History The year is 2039. One year exactly since the great global chemical war. Chemical weapons made up of radiation and 1168b were used on the global population. Anyone who came in contact with the 1168b substance would turn on each other with fits of rage, with 1168b growing inside the brain tissue and killing the brain’s cells. This erases…

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The Dawn of War III OPEN BETA is coming! Register now!

Open Beta Registration Dawn of War III is almost here! We’re so excited to finally release the most spectacular Dawn of War title yet on April 27. Before we do that though, there’s one more thing that you guys have been asking for since we announced… The Dawn of War III Multiplayer Open Beta will run from April 21 at 10AM PST until April 24 at 10AM PST! Register now…

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