Issue #086

NEWS Link to heading

Summer Games Fest: Every game announced during the E3 2021 show

Bungie explains how it’s improving Destiny 2’s PC performance following Beyond Light

CD Projekt Red’s stolen Cyberpunk 2077 and Witcher 3 source code reportedly leaked online

Microsoft confirms Xbox Series X will support AMD’s new supersampling tech FidelityFX Super Resolution

Rainbow Six Extraction is the official name of Rainbow Six Quarantine

Terra Nil is a “reverse city builder” where you restore an ecosystem

Schumacher, Senna, and co-op multiplayer are new additions for F1 2021

Apple App Store has generated $230bn for developers since launch

Nvidia and Valve are bringing DLSS to Linux gaming… sort of

Facebook Streaming Extends Deal Granting Content Creators 100% of Subscription Profits

Playdate Preorders Open In July, First 21 Games And Accessories Revealed

Itch’s massive Palestinian Aid bundle has raised over $500,000

Xbox wants to release a game every three months

Control is free on Epic Games Store this week

Prime Matter is Koch Media’s new “premium” gaming label

REVIEWS Link to heading

Intel Core i5 11400F


Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Ti

FEATURES Link to heading

10 Biggest Revolutions That Changed The Way Games Play

EA’s Ultimate Team Earnings Paint A Bleak Picture

Skyward Sword is my favourite game and yes I have actually played other games

Mass Effect 3 Nailed The Scale Of The Reapers

“I want things a bit more cosy” - the humble origins of Hokko Life

The best detective games on PC

After thousands of DMCA takedowns, Twitch has to make peace with the music biz

Best Single-Player Games For MMORPG Fans

Final Fantasy VII The First Soldier Preview

‘Chernobylite’ Might Be 2021’s Most Exciting Underdog Game

How do you make a platformer without actual platforms?

Why Esports Team Misfits Is Prioritizing Mental Health For Players And Staff

Battlefield 2042 is a radical return to the series’ roots

Game Builder Garage impressions

Palia is Quite Possibly the Coziest-Looking Upcoming MMO in Years

DISCUSSIONS Link to heading


God of War director Cory Barlog says the decision to delay GOW Ragnarok to 2022 was his decision not Sony’s

VIDEOS Link to heading

22 Minutes of Backbone Gameplay

Source of Madness - Official Gameplay Trailer | Summer of Gaming 2021

The Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood - Official Gameplay Launch Trailer

Battlefield 2042 Official Reveal Trailer (ft. 2WEI)

Dark Alliance – Official Gameplay Overview Trailer

ELDEN RING - Official Gameplay Reveal

FUNNY Link to heading

Games, Music and Movies

Why must you do this to me

DEV / DESIGN Link to heading

Can paid ads for PC/console games give you positive ROI?

Why The Science of Game Design Matters