Cryptocurrency mining continues to inflate GPU pricing

AMD RX 480

It’s not a good time to be a PC gamer in the market for a new GPU. Cryptocurrency miners continue to hoard graphics cards to more efficiently make money through solving computing puzzles. More GPUs means better ROI and enhanced earnings. Unfortunately, for the average gamer, this means prices for GPUs have skyrocketed. And it doesn’t look to be changing anytime soon. Continue reading “Cryptocurrency mining continues to inflate GPU pricing”

There’s a new Fortnite: Battle Royale game mode in town called Sniper Shootout

Fortnite: Battle Royale

In case you needed a reason to get into Fortnite: Battle Royale, the part of the popular survival and adventure game that aims to take some pot shots at PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds for slices of the successful pie, there’s a new game mode in town that only features snipers and revolvers. Those with a watchful eye, fast reflexes, and accurate trigger fingers will do well in Sniper Shootout. Continue reading “There’s a new Fortnite: Battle Royale game mode in town called Sniper Shootout”

Latest PUBG update breaks replays on PC but fixes the Miramar map a little

PUBG

PUBG Corp. has rolled out an update to the PC version of the popular battle royale title, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). This latest release makes some changes to the Miramar map, which has frustrated a portion of the player base with the lack of cover in places and few off-road routes for vehicle navigation. Continue reading “Latest PUBG update breaks replays on PC but fixes the Miramar map a little”

Ghost Recon Wildlands shows publishers will never learn

Ghost Recon Wildlands

Ubisoft did a Ubisoft by announcing Ghost Recon Wildlands will be receiving an update to add in loot crates. Not to improve the game but to offer yet more ways for the huge company to take even more cash from consumers. Now available as part of a free update released to the community, the move shows publishers will simply never learn. Continue reading “Ghost Recon Wildlands shows publishers will never learn”

Mixer brings in 10 million viewers each month, announces streamer tips

Mixer

Mixer announced in a blog post the platform is pulling in more than 10 million viewers each month. That’s quite the milestone for the relatively new streaming brand, which has to take on the mighty Twitch. To aid streamers who have already begun calling Mixer their home, Microsoft is working on a few features including tips. Continue reading “Mixer brings in 10 million viewers each month, announces streamer tips”