Apex Legends gets a major new item and limited-time mode in the System Override update, but that’s not all that’s changing on March 3. Respawn has provided patch notes ahead of the update, and they bring a host of meta changes with buffs and nerfs for various legends, and a suite of changes for inventory management aim to kill grenade spam.
Day: March 2, 2020
Less than one month remains until the next Half-Life game launches. Half-Life: Alyx takes the series to virtual reality, and while that choice is going to remain alienating to some longtime fans, it’s clear that Valve aims to make this the most comprehensive VR game we’ve seen to date. Three new gameplay videos showcase the mechanics in-depth.
It looks like we won’t have to wait much longer for the original Halo to return to PC. Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary PC test flights have been going on for several weeks, and a series of teasers suggests we’re going to get more concrete news on the release soon. 343 Studios has released a new teaser trailer, and a Windows Store page listing briefly went up early.
Stardew Valley has clearly become one of the most popular Farming and Life simulation games since Harvest Moon. Serin Fate takes a fun new spin on the popular genre and even adds some Fantasy Life to it.
Three months remain until we can finally play Hideo Kojima’s absurdly intricate hiking simulator on PC. The Death Stranding PC release date is officially set for June 2, and pre-orders have gone live on both Steam and the Epic Games Store with a host of early bonuses. PC players will additionally get a Half-Life crossover with some bizarre headgear for Norman Reedus.
Death Stranding’s PC launch date has finally been announced, alongside one other amazing piece of information: the game is getting a crossover with Half-Life.
Pictures of a gaming bed coming out of Japan got a lot of social media attention over the weekend, with TheGunrun’s “Japan has made a gaming bed” tweet gaining over 49,000 likes and 12,000 retweets. The images of Bauhutte’s ‘gaming bed’ might seem like the wet dream of those real-life South Park ‘Cartmans’ of the world who don’t even leave their gaming chair to go to the bathroom, but it’s not really a ‘gaming bed,’ is it?
Nvidia was testing some monstrous new PCIe graphics cards late last year, potentially from the Nvidia Ampere generation, if the recently unearthed Geekbench database entries are to be believed. The largest of the two GPUs in question supposedly sports more than a 60% increase in SMs compared with the top graphics silicon of the Nvidia Turing architecture generation, and the smaller one still over-shadows anything we’ve seen from the green team in recent years. Even the server-side V100 GPUs…
Researchers have discovered a new means to target voice-controlled devices by propagating ultrasonic waves through solid materials in order to interact with and compromise them using inaudible voice commands without the victims’ knowledge.
If you’re a fan of League of Legends, you’ve probably heard of Project A – a brand-new, codenamed title from developer Riot that looks a bit like CS:GO meets Overwatch. The “character-based” shooter’s existence was revealed at LoL’s 10th anniversary stream, but details – even it’s real name – so far have been sparse – until now. Riot has announced Project A will be launching this summer, and it’s titled Valorant.