Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC megastar Conor McGregor are gonna “fight” in August. Since it’s a boxing match, Mayweather will almost certainly beat McGregor bloody and then use McGregor’s hair to mop up his own bodily fluids. To alleviate that inevitable disappointment and test the two fighters’ true skills,…
Recently, a user of independent digital game store Itch.io was thrilled to find a copy of Rimworld for 75 percent off. He snapped it up immediately. Problem: Rimworld isn’t available for purchase on Itch.io. At least, not legally.
In PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, using the third-person camera to peek around corners while you remain comfortably out of harm’s way is key to survival. As a human being with eyeballs that spend most of their time firmly in their sockets, you might recognize this as unrealistic.
Fire Pro Wrestling World has been out on Steam for two days. Already, it’s got a roster that includes all the greats, from Shinsuke Nakamura to Andre The Giant to the consensus best wrestler of all time, A Bear.
It’s a new Overwatch match, a fresh start. You’ve got a good feeling about this one. But then you get within spitting distance of the point, and suddenly Winston crashes down on you, Tracer sucks up your health pool like her weapon’s a giant milkshake straw, and Genji chops up what’s left—all in the blink of an eye.…
Overwatch’s newest hero, Doomfist, isn’t officially out yet, but that didn’t stop him from appearing in a recent pro exhibition match held on the game’s public test realm. Kim “Libero” Hye Sung of pro team Meta Athena charged out the gate with a barrage of punches that flattened more than half the enemy team. Sadly,…
In PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the only thing 50 players gathered in the same small space are supposed to do is kill each other. But with enough coordination, anything is possible.
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Developers make games, and speedrunners break them. Those goals might seem to be at odds, but Owlboy studio D-Pad keeps in touch with the game’s speedrunning community, and has left sequence-breaking glitches intact just for them. (It’s even added some back in.)
If you’re gonna cheat, you might as well do it on the cheap. That seems to be the going line of thought among would-be cheaters in games like Counter-Strike, who risk losing access to games and even their accounts if they get caught. Valve, however, has caught on to the loophole.
After two nasty losses and more than a year out of the spotlight, Ronda Rousey has likely retired from UFC. Once upon a time, this would have been a death knell for women’s MMA in the UFC, but now the UFC’s got an amazing crop of talent ready to get on with the show. Unfortunately, the organization isn’t doing much to…
Dogs are basically perfect. The only real problem with them is that they eventually die. As a show of appreciation to a prominent member of Titanfall 2's community, Iniquity, Respawn is adding a banner emblazoned with his sadly deceased pup to the game.
I’m on the elimination spree of a lifetime. 28 kills, no deaths. I feel unstoppable. An enemy Reaper tries to sneakily teleport onto the payload. I, as Pharah, rocket into the sky and unleash the full fury of my ultimate on him, just because I can.
The final moments of a PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds match can be some of the tensest in video games—a series of dread-soaked seconds that stretch on like hours, where both remaining players are the cat and the mouse. Or you can just say “screw it” and punch each other to death.
Castlevania-inspired rogue-lite Dead Cells just got a big update. It includes a new biome, changes to the island’s structure, new monsters, new weapons, and an overhaul of the economy system.
Years from now, historians will argue over whether this was a jump—constrained, as jumps are, by the laws of physics—or something else entirely.
Achievements might be arbitrary indicators that you Did A Thing, but they’re still thrilling to earn. On Steam, you can even put achievements on display and turn your profile into a gleaming monument to your accomplishments. Some developers have recently taken to front-loading subpar games with thousands of…
Steam refunds have been around for a couple years now, but many developers keep the particulars of them under their hats. Today, Rust’s Garry Newman published his survival sandbox’s refund data. It’s been refunded 329,970 times.