Latest PUBG patch changes how throwables work, new anti-cheat tech being tested

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The latest patch to hit the PC platform for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds focuses heavily on throwables — the objects you lob at other survivors to cause havoc and bag a kill. The developer has also started testing new anti-cheat technology on the test servers, which is hoped to make a difference in the rampant hack use. Continue reading “Latest PUBG patch changes how throwables work, new anti-cheat tech being tested”

Fallout 76 reported to be multiplayer like DayZ and Rust

Fallout 76

Fallout 76 is a new game Bethesda teased today ahead of E3, and while fans are excited to see a new game is on the horizon, things are set to change if a new report is anything to go by. According to this report, the next title in the popular post-apocalyptic series is set to be multiplayer, which will make for quite the departure from the traditional single-player experience. Continue reading “Fallout 76 reported to be multiplayer like DayZ and Rust”

PUBG Corp lands lawsuit against Epic Games and Fortnite

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The developer of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, PUBG Corporation has filed a lawsuit against Epic Games over copyright infringement found in the game engine maker’s Fortnite. The battle royale genre has been around for many years and isn’t technically owned by anyone, but the developers of PUBG believe Fortnite to be a little too similar. Continue reading “PUBG Corp lands lawsuit against Epic Games and Fortnite”

‘Games as a Service’ killed the Sea of Thieves launch

Sea of Thieves

I despise the term “games as a service”, even more so now that it is partly responsible for destroying the launch of what could have been a stunning release for Rare and Microsoft. Sea of Thieves has immense potential, but that’s about it. Reviewers all note how impressive the foundations are but the sea is, unfortunately, puddle deep. Continue reading “‘Games as a Service’ killed the Sea of Thieves launch”

New Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire trailer makes you throw money at the screen

Pillars of Eternity 2

The excellent Pillars of Eternity is a game you should already own if you call yourself a fan of RPGs, and Obsidian’s sequel is shaping up to be one hell of an experience if this latest trailer is anything to go by. We’ve got more ships, awesome-looking visual effects, gorgeous art and backgrounds, and an impressive score. Continue reading “New Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire trailer makes you throw money at the screen”