CSGO Danger Zone Blacksite map: best locations, where to land, best loot

CSGO’s Danger Zone features a brand new map, Blacksite, which dwarfs regular CSGO maps in size, but remains absolutely tiny compared to the maps of other battle royales such as Fortnite and PUBG. But despite its modest scale for its genre, Blacksite is absolutely packed with buildings, loot, trees, cliffs, and other details that are well worth learning the ins and outs of if you want to survive there. After spending an unhealthy number of hours in Blacksite, I’ve put together the below Danger Zone map guide on the best…

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CSGO Danger Zone Battle Royale guide: best upgrades and purchases, weapons and drones, how to play

  Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s latest major update brought with it one of the finest battle royale game modes we’ve yet played. Using CSGO’s tried-and-true physics and gunplay mechanics as a foundation, Valve’s new Danger Zone game mode flips the battle royale formula on its head, introducing a number of major innovations which set Danger Zone well apart from its rivals. Our CSGO Danger Zone guide will answer all your questions about this exciting new foray into the overwhelmingly popular battle royale genre. Whether your question is “how to play”, “how…

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Overwatch Contenders controversy has once again made things more difficult for women in esports

Late last year, tier two professional Overwatch team Second Wind announced that they’d signed a female player. The woman, who went by the tag “Ellie” but kept much of her identity private, was lined up to be one of very few to play in Overwatch Contenders. Though many were excited to see some variety in the male-dominated scene, Ellie was immediately subjected to harassment, including doxxing threats. Before playing her first game this week, she chose to step down. Then Second Wind announced that Ellie was “not who they claimed…

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Fortnite Weapons guide (V7.30) – Fortnite guns, weapon stats, complete weapons list, Fortnite’s best gun

Fortnite’s weapons roster would be tricky to get to grips with even without Epic Games updating it all every week or so. But with V7.30 of Fortnite released, we’ve seen the introduction of Bottle Rockets, the vaulting of the Bolt-Action Sniper, Heavy Shotgun, Burst Assault Rifle and SMG, and the return of the Suppressed SMG. Needless to say, our arsenal of weapons has been shaken by such major changes, and everyone’s scrambling to keep up. So we’ve put together the below Fortnite weapons guide, packed with tonnes of up-to-date weapon…

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Fortnite guide (v7.30) – Fortnite: Battle Royale beginner’s guide and advanced tips

Epic Games’s ludicrously popular Fortnite: Battle Royale is constantly evolving, and requires a great deal of practice and skill to win with any consistency. Players must familiarise themselves not only with the game’s many weapons, items, and locations across its gigantic map, but also a whole heap of interlocking mechanics such as health and shields, building and editing, escaping the Storm, piloting vehicles, and much more. We’ve spent a lot of time assembling this Fortnite guides series, packing it with all the most up-to-date information on how to get set…

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Fortnite building and editing guide (V7.30) – Fortnite building tips and editing tips, material stats, 1x1s, 90s

Building and editing in Fortnite: Battle Royale is absolutely essential to the game’s – and your – success. It’s woven so tightly into every other aspect of the game that you can’t rely simply on learning to aim and shoot like in other battle royales. If you lack the building and editing skills to match your aim, you’ll quickly find yourself losing to more seasoned Fortnite architects. Our Fortnite building and editing guide will introduce you both to the basics and to a few little-known advanced tips and tricks that…

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Fallout 76 guide: tips and tricks, how to survive in Appalachia

Fallout 76 has been out for a while now and even though there are now players who have explored the entirety of Appalachia, there’s no better time to emerge from Vault 76 and make your mark in the world. This is not the typical Fallout game though, as this one is online, with a ton of other changes on top of that; from how Perks work to setting up your own CAMP. This guide hub will go over some of these major changes, as well as explains things like hunger…

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Artifact guide: tips for playing Artifact, game modes explained, booster packs

Artifact is Valve’s contender to the Tradeable Digital Card Game genre throne, currently dominated by Hearthstone. It takes inspiration from DOTA 2, and other MOBAs, with its three lane system and is a highly complicated game at first glance. However, now that Artifact has been out for a short time, there’s a fair few decks cropping up that are worth looking at if you wish to get a competitive edge. This guide hub will take you through the basics of how to play the game, as well as define some key terms,…

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The 50 best free games on PC

The best free games are on PC, and if you want to know what the best 50 are then you’ve come to the right place. Below you’ll find an entirely objective list of best games you can download and play right now. You’ll find links to each game, pointers towards similar games, and links to where you can read more about them on this very website. This list was published previously, but is being re-published now in a non-gallery format. The list of games remains unchanged for now – they’re…

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Best graphics card 2019: Top GPUs for 1080p, 1440p and 4K

As 2018 draws to a close, now’s the time to start looking forward to the best graphics cards of 2019. It’s been a tumultuous twelve months – the first half of the year saw a prolonged graphics card drought and sky-high prices due to crypto-miners hoovering up every last GPU on the planet, and the second half of year saw the arrival of several new graphics cards such as Nvidia’s trio of Turing RTX cards and AMD’s Radeon RX 590. The old RX and GTX guard are still going strong,…

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