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Great moments in PC gaming: Grabbing that first Draft win

Great moments in PC gaming are bite-sized celebrations of some of our favorite gaming memories. Magic: The Gathering Arena (Image credit: Wizards of the Coast) Developer: Wizards Digital Games Studio Year: 2019 Magic: The Gathering can be a harsh game to master. I've been playing for longer than some of you have been alive, and […]Read More

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What’s your favorite PC Gamer magazine cover?

PCG Q&A here. Some highlights: – What do we want from Fallout 5? – What's the greatest length you've gone to just to run a game? – How many save files do you keep per game? Our community manager, Stevie Ward, has been going through her collection of PC Gamer's print edition and asked what […]Read More

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X-Men: The Ravages of Apocalypse really was an X-Men game

Richard Cobbett wrote Crapshoot, a column about rolling the dice to bring random games back into the light. This week, a Storm rises, a Gambit is played, and Wolverine's healing factor goes up against the best the Quake engine can dish out. (Turns out it's a bit over-rated.) They don't make 'em like this any […]Read More

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YouTube needs to get serious about small streamers if it

this one help guide. It's convoluted and difficult compared to Twitch's alternative and, though Twitch suffered a long period of hate raids (and while they still occasionally happen), no one ever wanted raids to go away, signifying just how important they are to Twitch's culture. Hosting a raid from a channel you're not familiar with […]Read More

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Celebrities and the PC games they love

Red Dead Redemption adaptation too. Cavill's love of games doesn't just end with The Witcher. You may recall that video of him building his PC and the ruckus it caused on the internet. He has also been known to play Overwatch, and he's a big Warhammer fan as well. Here's an especially fun interview where Cavill […]Read More

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What does your streaming setup really need?

Streamlabs or OBS Studio. The former is really great for beginners as not only is it easy to understand and set up, but it also comes with a lot of graphics and alerts so you can get going straight away. The downside is that it got accused of plagiarism and 'unethical' business practices for originally […]Read More

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Don’t fear the metaverse, I’ve seen the proof that it

Almost a third of Americans are more scared of the metaverse than excited about it. 87% of people are seriously concerned about the potential privacy issues within it.  And yet, despite the fact that it so obviously looks like a nightmarish post-society hinterland of immersive pop-up ads and utterly worthless consumer items; despite the fact […]Read More

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The Queen’s Gambit is now a chess game you can

The Queen's Gambit become something of a lockdown hit: the show, based on a 1981 novel by the same name, follows chess prodigy Beth Harmon on her journey from playing in basements to playing the world's best in the Soviet Union. Now Netflix has decided to belatedly capitalise on the show's popularity by… making a […]Read More

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Meet the community creating classic Tomb Raider adventures in 2021

The '90s Lara Croft still lives. While Crystal Dynamics reinvented Lara as Girl Rambo, dedicated fans are keeping her original lycra-clad incarnation fighting fit thanks to the editing tools included in 2001's Tomb Raider V: Chronicles. Community hub TRLE.net hosts over 3,000 new adventures to play added over the years, many full-length games packed with […]Read More