Issue #074

NEWS

PS5 Is the Fastest-Selling Console in U.S. History for Dollar Sales

Greek Squad: Scientists continue troubleshooting 2,000-year-old computer

Crash Bandicoot 4 is heading to PC later this month

Twitch suspends two streamers after Warzone actor livestreamed them cheating

Outriders Joins Xbox Game Pass At Launch

Star Citizen reaches $350m in crowdfunding after record 2020

Devotion returns to sale digitally two years after it was delisted

EA confirms “one or more” accounts involved in FIFA Ultimate Team scandal

GameStop Redditors are using their stock winnings to adopt gorillas

Fortnite Is Still The Most Talked-About Video Game On The Internet

Intel reveals full lineup of 11th-gen desktop processors

Octopath Traveler, Yakuza 6: The Song of Life, Empire of Sin, more coming to Xbox Game Pass

Jade Raymond forms new studio working on an original PlayStation IP

Sony is giving away Horizon Zero Dawn and 9 other PS4 games

REVIEWS

Harvest Moon: One World Review

PixelJunk Raiders

Xbox Wireless Headset

AMD Readeon RX 6700 XT

FEATURES

Xbox’s Perspective On Exclusivity Compared to PlayStation

The DeanBeat: How Roblox overshadowed Microsoft’s Bethesda event this week

God Of War Is The Most Peaceful Game I’ve Ever Played

Valheim: How One Player Bred an Army of Super Wolves to Kill the Final Boss

Inside PokémonMaxRaids, the kindest community on the internet

Black Desert Online Interview - Plotting Its Future And Remembering Its Past

Final Fantasy 14 Interview - A Chat With The MMO’s Localization Team

‘Anthem’ Post-Mortem: When A Dead Game Dies

Communism Works Beautifully On Our Dedicated ‘Valheim’ Server

Dark Alliance Is a Familiar ARPG/Brawler With Some Unique Flavors

Inside the Neopets ‘black market’

How Loop Hero’s impossible mishmash of ideas came to exist

The Ars Technica System Guide, spring 2021: Gaming edition

It’s Nice Being Able To Play Console Exclusives On A PC

DISCUSSIONS

How Has Your Relationship With Gaming Changed Since Covid Began?

EA Play is Coming to PC for Xbox Game Pass Members Starting Tomorrow

VIDEOS

The Day Before - Offroad Adventure Awaits

Justin Gets Real: PC Gaming | Intel

Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods Part 2 - Nightmare Gameplay

Hood: Outlaws & Legends - Character Gameplay Trailer | The Brawler

Forspoken | Official Title Announcement | PS5 & PC

FUNNY

Understandable

Heartbreaking moments

DEV / DESIGN

Mobile Game Success on Kickstarter: 9 Tips for 2021

The Big List 2021: Resources for Game Music Composers

Five tips on being a better producer

The Two Successes Every Game Studio Needs to Reach