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Steam Deck: How to easily install the Epic Games Store launcher

I play most of my PC games through Steam, but thanks to Epic’s weekly giveaways over the past two years, I’ve amassed a surprisingly large collection of games that I wish I could play on Steam Deck, the new computer valve pocket. gaming computer. The problem: Epic doesn’t have an official launcher for Linux, and the third-party launcher options that ...

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Three Resident Evil games are getting official ray tracing patches

Capcom today announced next-gen versions of three recent Resident Evil games: Resident Evil 7, as well as recent remakes of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3. Coming later in 2022, the updated versions are designed to upgrade games. with the Xbox Series X and PS5, but PC will also receive a patch adding official support for ray tracing, among ...

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Five New Steam Games You Probably Missed (February 28, 2022)

On average, a dozen new games are released on Steam every day. And while we think that’s a good thing, it can be hard to keep up. Potentially exciting gems are sure to be lost in the deluge of new things to play, unless you sort through every game released on Steam. So that’s exactly what we did. If nothing ...

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Gaming Monitor Panel Face-off: IPS vs. VA

When it comes to the best gaming monitors available on the market, the dizzying array of sizes, resolutions, refresh rates, response times, FreeSync vs. G-Sync, and panel types can make purchasing decisions difficult. Our job is to make the buying process easier for you. So in this article, we’ll look at two of the popular panel types used in today’s ...

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How to build a Simon game with Raspberry Pi Pico

Simon says, Happy Birthday Raspberry Pi Pico! Released on January 21, 2021, the first chip in Raspberry Pi, the RP2040 has become the go-to microcontroller for 2021. The $0.70 chip is powering projects around the world. Simple flashing LEDs to 3D printer control boards, the RP2040 is a versatile chip. Announced via the Raspberry Pi Pico, a $4 microcontroller development ...

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Five fitness video games that will make you sweat

With the new year comes new resolutions – the most common being fitness goals. At the start of each year, millions of people join a gym with the hope of leading an active life. The majority of them give up over time due to laziness and boredom, although this time they have a new excuse – Omicron’s push. Planning home ...

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Dune: Spice Wars details hybrid 4X/RTS gameplay and early access features

Shiro Games’ upcoming Dune: Spice Wars has a towering legacy of great RTS games to match, and a recent FAQs on the game’s Steam page shed a little more light on its direction. What stood out to me the most was Shiro’s insistence on the hybrid nature of Dune: Spice Wars. It won’t be fully turn-based like 4X games like ...

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Acer launches trio of Chromebooks: which one best suits your needs?

Acer is launching a trinity of technological excellence in the form of Chromebooks. Each Chrome OS device has a specific consumer profile. Whether you’re a student, a hybrid worker, or a busy bee on the go, Acer has a Chromebook tailor-made for you. New Acer Chrome OS laptops coming this new year include the Chromebook 314, Chromebook 315, and Chromebook ...

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40 games later, I’m amazed the Jackbox Party Packs are still going strong

Choice of personnel (Image credit: Avenir) In addition to our major 2021 Game of the Year Awards, every member of the PC Gamer team is shining a spotlight on a game they’ve loved this year. We’ll be posting new staff picks, along with our top prizes, throughout the month. There is a game in Jackbox Party Pack 8 about drawing ...

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It’s been a great year for RPGs, if you hate and fear the new

In 2019, Disco Elysium pushed the RPG genre until people said it wasn’t really an RPG at all. They called it an adventure game or a visual novel. Disco Elysium was truly an RPG of course – one with its roots in the classic CRPG Planescape: Torment and the tabletop RPG genre with real dice – but it was revolutionary ...

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Five New Steam Games You Probably Missed (December 6, 2021)

Every day, around a dozen new games are released on Steam. And while we think it’s a good thing, it can be understandably difficult to keep up. Potentially exciting gems will certainly be lost in the deluge of new things to play, unless you sort through all the games released on Steam. So that’s exactly what we did. If nothing ...

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You can skip the ‘impossible’ intro of Halo Infinite by simply deleting it.

Must-watch intro videos: you hate them, I hate them, and yet the game developers insist on reminding us of who made the game we’re playing the 40th time we start it. I’ve launched Halo Infinite a few dozen times since its release, which means I’ve seen its 20-second intro video elusive enough to waste six minutes of my life. If ...

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The advent of the squid? Investigate the proliferation of Squid Game

Unless another show shockingly mobilizes in Q4, Squid Game is the mega-bit that will define 2021 in popular culture. Korean drama Netflix portrays the poor and oppressed of a contemporary society in the near future, enlisted as participants in a reality show where they must compete in deadly variations of children’s games, with the last person standing winning. a multi-million ...

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Android 12: five notable features coming to your smartphone

Android 12 is the biggest software update to ever come to smartphones – and there’s plenty to be excited about. From the new Material You design language to a new privacy dashboard that tells the user what kind of data has been used, we’ve rounded up all of the best new features in Android 12. Now that Android 12 is ...

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Last Minute 2021 MacBook Pro Rumor Says There’s a Notch

The Apple event on October 18 is expected to see the reveal of a whole new look for the new 2021 MacBook Pro 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros, with long-standing rumors pointing to a flatter look, the death of the TouchBar and the return of the MagSafe refill. . With that, of course, comes a slew of welcome internal upgrades ...

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The Unexpected Benefits of Playing Video Games at Work

One of the few benefits of the pandemic is that it has exposed work culture issues that have not been resolved for decades. Ironically, although they spend most of the time locked in their own homes, workers have enjoyed an unusual level of freedom over the past 18 months. The rise in remote work proven that staff don’t need to ...

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Resident Evil Village demake turns Dimitrescu Castle into Castlevania

For many gamers, Resident Evil Village’s few hours of operation are the highlight of the whole experience. Dodging Lady Dimitrescu as you wander around her labyrinthine castle and fend off the mutated prisoners lurking in the dungeon is one of the best Resident Evils of the past decade. Go figure, a giant castle run by vampires reminded someone of the ...

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Deep Rock Galactic board game coming to Kickstarter next year

If a board game version of Dwarf Mining and Spider Destruction from Deep Rock Galactic sounds like fun, good news: Developer Ghost Ship is launching a Kickstarter campaign sometime in 2022 to make it a reality. They even published a Blog showing what early versions of the board game look like and how that translates the cooperative experience to the ...

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Game Jolt raises $ 2.6 million to expand social platform for Gen Z gamers

Join the leaders of online gaming at GamesBeat Summit Next on November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. Game shot raised $ 2.6 million to expand its social platform where millions of Gen Z gamers and creators share and discover content around their favorite video games. The fundraising cycle marks a milestone for a company that has come a ...

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This new god game has a real Thanos snap button

Are you there, my God? It’s me, Mul Nephum of the Kingdom of Odoar. I really hope you are listening. It’s wild here. If the eternal war between the dwarves and the elves weren’t enough, we have zombies in the south and tornadoes in the east. I’m pretty sure humans were all destroyed years ago by this overheated sky laser. ...

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PC games are booming right now, but where do we go from here?

PC games have a turbulent history. It gained popularity after the 1983 video game crash, an event caused by excess console and shoddy games, and regained popularity in the 1990s thanks to the resurgence of the original Sony PlayStation consoles and Nintendo 64. However, PC games have managed to regain a stable position in the expected constantly growing global market. ...

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Witcher mobile game makes the real world less fun

The best thing that happened to me in my two hours of walking outside squinting at my phone playing The Witcher: Monster Slayer happened in the first five minutes or so. In the quest for the opening tutorial, I investigated a monster attack that left a horse’s decapitated head on the ground. Except in my game, after turning on augmented ...

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The Vive Focus 3 is the best standalone VR headset and no, you shouldn’t buy it

Image Credit: Devindra Hardawar / Engadget When it comes to VR tech, the Focus 3 has just about everything you would want in a modern headset. But there are some simple, less technical improvements that I liked too, like its mount for large 150mm wide scopes. It usually takes a little bit of effort to squeeze a headset onto my ...

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Android 12 will get you playing faster – here’s how

Android 12 will bring games a cool new feature for gamers when it lands on your Android phone later this year. You will be able to play games even before they finish downloading to your device. The announcement, made at this week’s Google for Games Developer Summit, effectively removes a stumbling block from the Google Play games ecosystem. It will ...

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Have you tried … delivering packages in an old Japanese horror movie in Night Delivery?

Night Delivery is instantly painful if you’re vulnerable to old Japanese horror movies like Ringu, Ju-On, Pulse, etc. The $ 3 indie game skips the scene and takes you straight into exploring the exterior of a single storey multi-building at night. Everything is seen through a grainy CRT screen filter that floats with bleeding video signals and VHS tape noise, ...

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Minecraft is now an R-rated game in South Korea

Minecraft, the incredibly kid-friendly sandbox game, has essentially been slapped with an adult-only age group in South Korea. The odd restriction comes down to the country’s “Cinderella Law”, which puts an end to any child or teenager hoping to play games with their friends until the wee hours of the morning. The law has been in place since 2011 and ...

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Tom’s Guide Awards 2021: Our favorite phones of the year

The past year has been a year of contrasts for phone makers. On the one hand, companies that make smartphones continue to find ways to innovate, whether it’s dynamically refreshing displays, improvements to AI-powered cameras, or fast-charging batteries. On the other hand, the Samsung-Apple dominance in the mobile market has become so pronounced that some phone makers, like LG, have ...

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