No Man's Sky Guide

Four videos that will show you everything you need to know about ‘No Man’s Sky’

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Four videos that will show you everything you need to know about ‘No Man’s Sky’

For many gamers, No Man’s Sky is not only the most exciting release of August, but one of the most anticipated releases of the entire console generation so far.

Originally unveiled at the VGX awards in 2013, No Man’s Sky is an ambitious space game set in a universe made up of over 18 quintillion planets, all of which you can visit and explore. And these aren’t the game worlds you’re used to either — these are actual planet-sized planets, some the size of Earth itself.

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Skyrim Mod Enderal Release Date

Someone built an entirely new game in ‘Skyrim’

By on June 28, 2016 at 10:00 PM.

Someone built an entirely new game in ‘Skyrim’

There are few games that receive as much attention from the modding community as The Elder Scrolls series. Creative fans have designed new clothes, tweaked the combat system and even built entirely new landmasses inside of Morrowind, Oblivion and Skyrim over the past decade or so, but the most impressive mods of all are the ones that require the most work: total conversions.

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Review
Overwatch Review

‘Overwatch’ review: unrivaled, but unfinished

By on June 3, 2016 at 2:00 PM.

‘Overwatch’ review: unrivaled, but unfinished

Overwatch, like many of Blizzard’s games, is the culmination of a genre.

World of Warcraft is the biggest MMO of all time, StarCraft is the high-water mark for strategy games and Hearthstone has no close competitors.

Now Overwatch has come to dominate the FPS landscape, and with a solid core gameplay loop, a colorful roster of characters and just enough content to charge full price, it might have already accomplished its goal.

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How to Fix Windows Automatic Updates

Windows has finally fixed its awful auto-update system

By on May 13, 2016 at 11:47 AM.

Windows has finally fixed its awful auto-update system

Anyone who’s used a Windows PC for more than 20 minutes has probably run into the scheduled updater. This evil snippet of code will, on occasion, forcibly restart your PC, no matter how urgent a piece of work might be.

In the latest beta version of Windows 10, Microsoft has revealed how it will fix the auto-install with a new feature called “Active Hours.” It still doesn’t allow you to turn off auto-install — Microsoft is determined that you stay up to date — but it does the next best thing.

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No Man's Sky Preview

‘No Man’s Sky’ is the ultimate role-playing game

By on April 1, 2016 at 2:40 PM.

‘No Man’s Sky’ is the ultimate role-playing game

Having watched every preview video and read every interview on the Internet, I wasn’t sure No Man’s Sky could do anything to surprise me. On Thursday, I had a chance to play the universe simulator from Hello Games for the very first time, and although I knew what to expect, I came away with a surprising revelation:

No Man’s Sky has the potential to be the best RPG ever made. More →

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Xbox One Cross-Network Play

Microsoft reveals Xbox One gamers will be able to play against PS4, PC players

By on March 14, 2016 at 1:31 PM.

Microsoft reveals Xbox One gamers will be able to play against PS4, PC players

In an blog post on the Xbox Wire this Monday, ID@Xbox director Chris Charla announced that Xbox One developers will now have the ability to include cross-network support within their games. Xbox One games have always been able to interact with other Xbox Live games on Windows 10, but this will bring other console and PC networks into the fold as well. More →

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Play PS4 Games on PC Mac

Play PS4 games on your PC or Mac with the next major console update

By on March 1, 2016 at 8:43 AM.

Play PS4 games on your PC or Mac with the next major console update

On Tuesday morning, Sony revealed that the next system software update for the PlayStation 4 will be available to those in the beta program starting this week. Codenamed MUSASHI, the 3.50 update is one of the most meaningful to hit the PS4 in months, bringing both minor improvements and major new features to the console. More →

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The Division Preview

‘The Division’: Ubisoft’s massive shooter could be the most ambitious game of 2016

By on February 9, 2016 at 3:30 PM.

‘The Division’: Ubisoft’s massive shooter could be the most ambitious game of 2016

The Division is a lot of things. First and foremost, it’s a competent, if unimaginative, third-person shooter. It’s an RPG as well, with plenty of loot to collect and experience to gain and skills to choose from. It also shares a great deal in common with the modern MMO, in that you’re never more than a few button presses away from teaming up with other players online.

This kitchen sink approach has doomed other equally ambitious games, but The Division manages to stay afloat, even underneath the weight of all the adjectives that describe it.

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Best Games of 2015

The 10 best video games of 2015

By on December 18, 2015 at 1:45 PM.

The 10 best video games of 2015

Another year has passed in the new generation, and it was easily the biggest yet. Over the course of 2015, we saw sequels to many of our favorite franchises, original properties that surprised and delighted us all and several shocking disappointments that no one could have predicted. So, basically, it was another year in video gaming. More →

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