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The best games on Steam

Steam, and so any list of the best ones is, in a way, just a list of good PC games in general. However, we think there are two good reasons to list our favorite Steam games to play right now. Best of the best (Image credit: Paradox) 2022 games: This year's launches Best PC games: […]Read More

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How to have the best Deus Ex-perience in 2022

immersive sim over 20 years after its debut. A sprawling spy-fi adventure that offers multiple solutions (intended or otherwise) to almost every problem, and a surprisingly reactive story despite each playthrough taking you through all the same locations. Its grungy cyberpunk world—deep with urban decay even as mega-corporations rule and security robots patrol the streets—feels […]Read More

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How we test PC gaming hardware

how well they fit a dog… but Hope's more bespoke tests aside, we have similar test methodologies. We will always use the same key songs we know well so we can hear the different tonal quality of different headsets.  We also have a script for mic testing, too, which allows us to really hear how […]Read More

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11 games with impressively tiny install sizes in 2022

mighty storage hog do you uninstall? Is that liveservice game worth the eighty gigs? Will your friends ever even want to play that triple-A shooter that’s eating half your SSD? We can’t make those hard decisions for you. But we can recommend games to make the most of your valuable disk space—games that can fit […]Read More

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V Rising is more than Valheim with vampires

V Rising slinked out of its coffin and into early access this week, joining the survival game ranks and the top of the Steam best sellers list. The comparisons with Valheim were instantaneous, and not entirely unwarranted. Both are novel early access survival romps boasting plenty of distinct twists that had great launches. But they […]Read More

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10 of the most brutal game challenges of all time

let Ryukyu thrive from sea to shining sea.  Hollow Knight: Pantheon of Hallownest Hollow Knight is already a difficult game, so when the developers added a 40-minute boss rush mode, culminating in a souped-up remix of the secret final boss—who is already one of the hardest encounters in the history of PC gaming—I knew I […]Read More

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10 of the most brutal game challenges of all time

let Ryukyu thrive from sea to shining sea.  Hollow Knight: Pantheon of Hallownest Hollow Knight is already a difficult game, so when the developers added a 40-minute boss rush mode, culminating in a souped-up remix of the secret final boss—who is already one of the hardest encounters in the history of PC gaming—I knew I […]Read More

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Don’t worry: Saints Row is still extremely silly

Saints Row's titular gang is speeding through Santo Ileso, utterly disregarding numerous laws of the road. There's the usual reckless driving and ignoring traffic lights, of course, but more notable is what she's dragging along behind her car: a portaloo. An occupied portaloo.  She's softening up the unfortunate crook inside the loo so she can […]Read More

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Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong review

Official site The virtual legacy of Vampire: The Masquerade is patchy to say the least, but the tabletop RPG did inspire one of the best-written video games of all time. 2004's Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines was a suy, humorous, and delightfully twisted portrayal of Los Angeles' undead underbelly, filled to bursting with weird and […]Read More