Day: March 14, 2019

Epic tries to ease fears that its launcher is collecting Steam data
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Epic tries to ease fears that its launcher is collecting Steam data

As frustrations mount over Epic exclusivity for games like Phoenix Point and Satisfactory, a fresh wave of concern has come around over what data the Epic launcher is collecting and how it’s being used. It started in a vague Reddit post yesterday, which led to further digging by a ResetEra user earlier today – the latter of which suggested that the launcher is pulling your Steam friends and play history. read more

Turtle Beach is buying Roccat
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Turtle Beach is buying Roccat

Today, Turtle Beach entered into an agreement to acquire Roccat, which will see the headset maker roll the German peripheral manufacturer’s hardware line-up to its accessory portfolio. Turtle Beach, generally known as a console-focused manufacturer, already noted its plans to expand toward PC gaming as it launched the Atlas headset line last year, and according to a press release the Roccat acquisition “significantly accelerates” those plans. read more

Turtle Beach is buying Roccat
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Turtle Beach is buying Roccat

Today, Turtle Beach entered into an agreement to acquire Roccat, which will see the headset maker roll the German peripheral manufacturer’s hardware line-up to its accessory portfolio. Turtle Beach, generally known as a console-focused manufacturer, already noted its plans to expand toward PC gaming as it launched the Atlas headset line last year, and according to a press release the Roccat acquisition “significantly accelerates” those plans. read more

Gearbox’s latest new game teaser is for… Borderlands 2?
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Gearbox’s latest new game teaser is for… Borderlands 2?

Gearbox has been teasing a number of reveals at a PAX East panel later this month, and the latest looks a lot like Borderlands 2. After putting out teasers for what’s (almost) certainly Borderlands 3 and an apparent brand-new game, the latest preview image looks pretty familiar. Given the reports we’ve already heard about a Borderlands remaster, the implications seem obvious – though there are some wrinkles to this one. read more

Steam Link Anywhere gives you PC access, well, anywhere… if you have the bandwidth
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Steam Link Anywhere gives you PC access, well, anywhere… if you have the bandwidth

Valve has announced a new beta feature for its Steam Link tech, providing streamed access to your Steam account from wherever you are in the world. But there are caveats, mainly that you’re going to need a hell of an upload speed from your home connection to be in with a chance of a gaming experience that doesn’t make you want to stab out your eyeballs in frustration. read more