Issue #031

NEWS

Ubisoft Has One More Huge Game From A Major Series Due Before March 2021

Steam now recommends which games you should play next

Video game sales were the highest they have ever been last quarter

Terraria’s massive final update, Journey’s End, is out today

Anthem devs go “back to the drawing board” – “this is going to be a longer process”

A whole lot of PlayStation games are going to be revealed in June

Evo 2020 has been cancelled and replaced with Evo Online

Minecraft passes 200M in sales, 126M monthly active players

Intel promises more sustainable PCs with “longer-term, energy-efficient architectures”

Rainbow Six Siege reveals everything coming with Operation Steel Wave

‘CS:GO’ Pro Gla1ve Steps Back From Astralis Due To Ill Health

The Epic Games Store made it easier to get a refund

2K Games and Rockstar parent company will release 93 games by March 2025

Valorant launching June 2, closed beta ending next week

REVIEWS

Formula Retro Racing

Phantasy Star Online 2

80s Overdrive

What The Golf?

Old Gods Rising

Intel Core i9 10900K

Minecraft Dungeons

Maneater

FEATURES

The 12 most useful inventions in PC games

Five of the Best: Achievements or Trophies

Esports Veteran Paul ‘Redeye’ Chaloner Is Launching A Tell All Book

Interview: The Story Behind Sony’s Amazing 21-Second Viral Video on Used Games

Thanks, Edge - you made me Feel Better

Dear Microsoft, Xbox Series X Is A Chance To Fix Achievements

Why ‘Call Of Duty: Warzone’ Is Better Than ‘Apex Legends’

A Beginner’s Guide To Cyberpunk Games

The Witcher 3 development secrets – an anniversary interview with CD Projekt Red

Crucible is Amazon’s attempt at a shooter League of Legends, and it’s surprisingly fun

What The Witcher 3 got right

The sprawling, must-read history of Maxis’ former “serious games” division

Stoneshard might be the best RPG I’ve played all year

40 years after Pac-Man’s debut, Nvidia re-creates the game with AI

DISCUSSIONS

Dead Space (I and II) is a Masterpiece

SSD Impact on Games Will Be Massive as We Often Have to Discard Features Due to Long Loads, Says Dev

VIDEOS

How gaming YouTuber Jake Baldino makes money

Hellpoint Impressions - Is it Worth it?

The Leisure Economy: John Linden and Harold Goldberg

Desperados III

The Last of Us Part II - Inside the Gameplay | PS4

F1® 2020 Hot Lap: Monaco

FUNNY

Jumping people dressed as Scooby Doo characters

Leap of Faith

DEV / DESIGN

Four better ways to talk about ‘immersion’

A developer’s guide to releasing a game on Steam