What to expect in Final Fantasy 14: Endwalker—new classes, stat squish, bunny boys and more

Limsa Lominsa is empty, my belts are unequipped and I've been casually deafened by Shadowbringers' title music one last time—Final Fantasy 14 has officially kicked off its maintenance in preparation for Endwalker launching in early access on December 3. A new expansion means big changes, a new story and long login queues. There's a lot… Continue reading What to expect in Final Fantasy 14: Endwalker—new classes, stat squish, bunny boys and more

One of Epic’s next free games is a melee ARPG with lots of loot

It’s Thursday, and you know what that means – another round of free PC games from the Epic Games Store. This week, you can grab the Dead by Daylight and While True: learn(). As ever, Epic has revealed next week’s freebies, too, and one of them is an action-RPG that only came out last year. You’ll… Continue reading One of Epic’s next free games is a melee ARPG with lots of loot

Dead by Daylight is free on Epic, and here’s a code for 150,000 free Blood Points

With its steep price drops and regular free weekends, Dead by Daylight seems to constantly flutter on the brink of going free-to-play but never quite committing (probably on account of its ongoing popularity). The asymmetrical 4-v-1 slasher has about umpteen (22) paid DLCs starring new survivors and monsters, with the latest out today, featuring a… Continue reading Dead by Daylight is free on Epic, and here’s a code for 150,000 free Blood Points

WoW: Shadowlands’ Eternity’s End patch hits the PTR

Blizzard has launched World of Warcraft’s second major patch for the Shadowlands expansion onto the Public Test Realm. You’ve got a new raid, dungeons, quests, and a new mode for Torghast to check out, though expect to see some tuning tweaks as things rumble on. The main attraction is the new Sepulcher of the First… Continue reading WoW: Shadowlands’ Eternity’s End patch hits the PTR

Hearts of Iron 4 Anastasia Romanov – Poland’s secret monarch

Who is Anastasia Romanov and what does she have to do with Hearts of Iron IV? The short answer is that she’s a secret monarch choice for Poland in the WW2 grand strategy game. The long answer is a lot more nerdy. Historically, Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna was the youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II,… Continue reading Hearts of Iron 4 Anastasia Romanov – Poland’s secret monarch

Active Total War Troy development is over, leaving only Total War: Warhammer 3

Yesterday’s welcome respite from the onslaught of Total War: Warhammer III news has taken a strange turn as we’ve now had confirmation that A Total War Saga: Troy’s upcoming Rhesus and Memnon expansion will be its last. I joked yesterday that it’s not all about Warhammer III, but apparently it kinda is? A Creative Assembly… Continue reading Active Total War Troy development is over, leaving only Total War: Warhammer 3

How to fix the dreaded aim bug in Battlefield 2042

Among the many fixes in the very large “Update #3” patch that rolled out for Battlefield 2042 this morning, some players are finding an unwelcome surprise: they can't aim. They can't move their mouse left or right, specifically. This makes it pretty hard to play a first-person shooter. There's no way to rebind the X-axis… Continue reading How to fix the dreaded aim bug in Battlefield 2042

Deep Rock Galactic Season Two ‘will be a bit less ambitious and will come out faster’

With over 3 million copies sold and dozens of thousands of active players, co-op shooter-miner Deep Rock Galactic is kind of a big deal. So even if its much-anticipated Season 2 is still a few months away, we'll suck up any new information about it like an interplanetary dwarven miner sucks up alien eggs and… Continue reading Deep Rock Galactic Season Two ‘will be a bit less ambitious and will come out faster’