Fortnite week 7 challenges – Buccaneer’s Bounty, Season 8 battle pass, tips for Fortnite challenges

There’s not long to complete the Buccaneer’s Bounty update, and Season 8 of Fortnite is fast approaching its end. That said, there are plenty of challenges to complete and quite a few of them require more than just looting at locations or eliminating opponents in specific ways. So get to treasure huntin’ ya scallywags, otherwise you won’t get the plunder! With the game being the global sensation that it is, there’s a lot to learn about not only getting that all-important “Victory Royale”, but also the changes to the map…

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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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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

We’ve seen a lot of changes to our best graphics card list over the last couple of months. With new graphics cards from Nvidia and AMD arriving every few weeks, our best GPUs for gaming at 1080p, 1440p and 4K resolutions have been shuffling about left, right and centre. Thankfully, the dust seems to have settled a bit now, although there are still rumours of yet another graphics card coming from Nvidia (the entry-level GTX 1650) at the end of April that could very well upset things even further in…

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Dirty Bomb removing microtransactions in final update

The final update of Dirty Bomb is almost here, the last before Splash Damage end development, and it’s coming with a surprise: all the monetisation is being removed. Players will be able to get all characters, weapon skins, and rare doodads without spending a real penny. Splash Damage plan to keep Dirty Bomb servers up until at least the end of 2019, and it does tend to have a couple of hundred players online at any given moment, so it’s still not too late to try their fourth version of…

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Paradox buy Prison Architect, might make their own Architect games

Paradox Interactive have bought Prison Architect off creators Introversion Software, nabbing the rights and assets while muttering about potentially making new ‘Architect’ games of their own. Introversion say that after over eight years of development, “we’ve taken Prison Architect just about as far as we can” and they’re doing something new. If Paradox, the publishers behind strategy games and build ’em ups from Crusader Kings II to Cities: Skylines, want to give ’em moolah in exchange for something they’re about done with, hey, bonus. Paradox had already published the pocket…

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Tropico 6 delayed again because it’s “not outstanding – yet”

Bad news if, like me, your response to dry January was going to be supping pre-mixed Aldi pina coladas at your desk while your monitor beamed sun-kissed beaches into your daylight-starved eyeballs. Caribbean management’n’despotism sim Tropico 6 has just suffered its second delay, missing the January release date it was eyeing, after failing to appear in 2018. Expect it in March now. The reason? It just didn’t make the grade in its current state, reckons the boss of publisher Kalypso – this particular getaway was looking a little more Ryanair…

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Cultist Simulator expands beyond immortality January 22nd

In a major free update coming to Cultist Simulator on January 22nd, victory through immortality will be just the beginning. Developers Weather Factory call this second story ‘advanced mode’, and it lets players resume a completed game in a very clever way. Taking control of an apostle of your now-immortal past self, your new goal is to help your old character ascend to godhood, possibly ending the world in the process. An easy job, then, except for a cadre of rival immortals seeking to throw some eldritch spanners into your machinations.…

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Resident Evil 2 demo coming Thursday, on a timer

The demo of Resident Evil 2‘s remake will put the squeeze on players beyond the usual ‘trapped in a building full of zombies and wall-smashing monsters’ tension. Due on January 11th, Capcom’s “1-Shot Demo” gives players just half an hour to explore the Raccoon City police headquarters with a mission to complete. Die, and you restart, but the clock keeps on ticking down. Win, and you restart, and the hands keep on turning. Once your thirty minutes are up, you’re locked out of the city until the full game lands…

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Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.5 adds new story, blue mages and mahjong today

New quests, a new dungeon, a new raid, an oddball new job and mahjong of all things – today’s Final Fantasy XIV update does not mess around. Patch 4.5 – A Requiem For Heroes – caps off the MMORPG’s current run of content bridging from the end of the Stormblood expansion into the upcoming Shadowbringers. This update includes one final return to the world of Final Fantasy Tactics, plus the curious blue mage class, who copy skills from slain monsters. Check out the patch notes here, and a dramatic update trailer…

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