Category Archives: Board Games

Stadia gives PUBG free to Pro members, and reveals Crayta – a Dreams-like exclusive

Google has launched its latest Stadia Connect presentation, breaking down what’s coming to the platform in the near future and reminding you that, yes, you can now play Stadia for free. Stadia has two new games available today – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Octopath Traveler – EA has announced plans to

DICE ends Battlefront 2 updates in favor of Battlefield 6 – not Battlefront 3

Today, EA and DICE have announced that updates for Star Wars: Battlefront 2 are coming to an end following the launch of The Battle of Scarif this month. This comes just after the companies announced the final Battlefield 5 update would be coming this summer – and it seems DICE’s focus is moving entirely toward the next

Epic’s free games now require two-factor authentication – but only for three weeks

If you want to claim your free PC games from the Epic Games Store over the next few weeks, you’re going to need to make use of two-factor authentication. Epic will now “periodically require” 2FA when claiming free games, but strangely, this requirement is only going to last for a handful of weeks. “Beginning

Valorant finally lets you leave custom games

The next major patch for the Valorant beta is coming soon, and it’s making some big improvements to custom games – most notably, you can actually quit them now. The big addition here is actually competitive mode, but that’s coming a bit after the update actually launches – for now, there are a big variety of

CoD: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered PC pre-loads start today

While Call of Duty has quit with the timed-exclusive maps, it seems we’re now well into the era of timed-exclusive games – but fear not, Modern Warfare 2 Remastered is almost ready for launch on PC. The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered PC release date is still set for April 30, and you can start your pre-loads

Kill It With Fire is a spider murder sim for arachnophobes – there’s a free demo on Steam

Do you hate spiders? Like, hate them enough to kill them, but not enough to avoid games that feature them? Then Kill It With Fire is the game for you. The upcoming indie title is all about killing spiders with increasingly ridiculous volumes of collateral damage, and if you’re looking for a few free laughs, there’s a de

Payday 2 gets a new update – with daily skins, a pager counter, Holdout changes

Overkill’s 2013 shooter Payday 2 has just got a brand new update, bringing a fresh batch of content, features, tweaks, tinkerings, and fixes to the game. Highlights include “Happy Holdout” – that is, changes to the mode to make it “a bit more appealing” – as well as a summer-ready heis

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne roadmap suffers an indefinite delay due to COVID-19

Monster Hunter World updates are finally in sync across PC and consoles – but that bit of good news comes just as the game’s future additions get an indefinite delay due to COVID-19. The next big stop on the Monster Hunter World: Iceborne roadmap was Title Update 4, originally due to launch in May. Now its release is &l

Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor release date confirmed for late May, following delay

April 28, 2020 ZeniMax Online’s confirmed the Greymoor Elder Scrolls Online chapter is delayed until May 26. The next The Elder Scrolls Online Chapter, Greymoor, was initially due to launch on PC on May 18. But that release date has now been pushed back to May 26 for PC players, following the onl

Riot updates Valorant’s anti-cheat to give players “more visibility and control over it”

There’s been quite a bit of chatter about Valorant’s anti-cheat system, Vanguard, since the upcoming FPS game’s launch in closed beta. Developer Riot Games has previously posted information about why it runs at system boot, and now the studio’s let the community know about another upcoming update which