Day: December 13, 2019

Free games: Steam’s favourite dong slider gets a free weekend
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Free games: Steam’s favourite dong slider gets a free weekend

Conan Exiles still enjoys a solid community and still offers the chance to fulfill all your traditional videogame fantasies, such as being a powerful barbarian or having an extremely large penis. This free weekend is about more than dong sliders, though – a big new update has added mounts, so if you haven’t checked in for a bit you’ll find a whole bunch of new horseback content to enjoy. read more

Nine to Five is a Rainbow Six Siege-like FPS from former Wargaming and Remedy devs
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Nine to Five is a Rainbow Six Siege-like FPS from former Wargaming and Remedy devs

Look out Rainbow Six Siege – there’s a new tactical FPS in town. Or there will be, sometime in 2020. Devs from some AAA studios (like Wargaming and Remedy) have teamed up to create new studio Redhill Games, and announced their first title at The Game Awards 2019. It’s called Nine to Five and is “a fresh take” on the tactical FPS genre, due to hit alpha testing next year. read more

Xbox Series X confirms AMD RDNA 2
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Xbox Series X confirms AMD RDNA 2.0 GPUs support DX12 Variable Rate Shading

Microsoft’s Xbox Series X unveiling has confirmed AMD’s next-gen RDNA graphics cards will support DirectX 12’s Variable Rate Shading (VRS) technology to improve frame rates… and actually give it a chance to nail those 4K 60fps promises. That’s not just a bonus for the new Xbox PC, but it’s going to be a massive help to anyone buying a new graphics card in 2020. read more

Microsoft has admitted defeat in the console wars and just built a limited PC
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Microsoft has admitted defeat in the console wars and just built a limited PC

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has unveiled the Xbox Series X (né Xbox Scarlett), a machine that’s as much a games console as my desktop PC is a calculator. Taking design notes from Apple and Corsair, the new Xbox Series X is a towering monolith of a PC. The launch bundle includes the new Xbox Wireless Controller and a set of tiny apes who will bludgeon each other to death beneath the Series X when it’s placed atop your coffee table. read more