PC gaming platform GOG Galaxy has announced GOG Galaxy 2.0, which will allow players to “install and launch any PC game you own, no matter the platform,” chat with friends across PC and console, and add their console games to their library. Closed beta signups are open now.
The weekend is for... I usually write something not games related here, but I just started The Witcher 3 again. The weekend is for playing The Witcher 3. That is the extent of my plans.
The weekend is for taking up running again, or at least plodding around the park cursing myself for saying “I’ll just start again when it’s warm out” last winter. It’s also for video games.
Fortnite Season 9 is here, and things look pretty different. There are new buildings, new ways to get around the map, and a lot of things floating in the sky.
Snowy survival game The Long Dark’s latest update, “Steadfast Ranger,” adds a new weapon, the revolver; causes cold and fatigue to affect your aim with the rifle; and changes the sprain mechanic, among a host of other neat-sounding tweaks. Watch the video above or see the change list here.
Fortnite’s vault opened today in Loot Lake, after weeks of chasing runes across the map. There were conflicting opinions about what it would do, but it seems to have done...everything?
Esports team Rise Nation has released Fortnite players XXiF and Ronaldotv from its roster following World Cup cheating allegations, the team tweeted last night. XxiF was accused of teaming, and Epic later removed him from the World Cup rankings. According to Dexerto, Ronaldo has been accused of teaming with the…
The weekend is for going to a Kentucky Derby viewing party and losing some money. Then it’s for consoling myself with video games.
May’s PlayStation Plus games are here, and even though it still feels weird that there’s only two of them, they’re not bad. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active PlayStation Plus account.
Hitman 2's Elusive Target Sean Bean will reappear May 3-June 3 in Miami in a mission called “The Undying Returns.” It’s part of developer IO’s discounted Miami Pack and will be available to all players with access to the level.
May’s Xbox Live Games with Gold aren’t too exciting, but it’s at least a diverse lineup. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active Xbox Live Gold subscription.
Epic has finally addressed Fortnite’s controversial 8.20 patch, which removed a popular mechanic from the main game by which players would get health and shields when they eliminated opponents. According to Epic, the mechanic, called “siphoning,” made players avoid the main battle royale mode.
The weekend is for going to buy some of those mesh bags you put produce in so you can feel like you’re doing something for the environment. It’s also for playing video games.
Even if you’re not a Marvel fan (I’m not), Fortnite’s Avengers tie-in, Fortnite Endgame, is a lot of fun. It continues the game’s recent trend of unique limited-time modes that barely feel like Fortnite but still fit right into its world.
CCP has cleared EVE Online player Brisc Rubal of allegations regarding sharing confidential information and breaking a non-disclosure agreement. Rubal was formerly a member of EVE’s governing body, the Council of Stellar Management, but was removed from office and has since chosen to resign. CCP will reinstate his…