Gaming

Blizzard Drops New Warcraft III Patch, Tourney, as Rumors of a Remaster Spread

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Warcraft III is widely considered to be one of the best real-time strategy (RTS) games ever produced, and fans clamored for a Warcraft IV for many years (and some still do). Blizzard has been silent on the idea, but it just released a patch for a 16 year-old game and announced a tournament in the

Nintendo Switch Hacked to Run Linux, So Can We Get Save Game Backups Now?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Hacker group Fail0verflow has announced a Switch hack that the organization claims can’t be patched or blocked by firmware updates on already-shipped Switches. They’ve published a screenshot of the device booting a Linux distribution, likely giving someone at Nintendo heartburn in the process. In case it wasn’t obvious, our Switch coldboot exploit:* Is a bootrom

Shadow of the Colossus PS4 Remake Is Exactly What We Hoped for

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When game developers discuss their biggest influences, Shadow of the Colossus is bound to come up. This beloved PS2 game released just a month before the Xbox 360 hit shelves, and capped off the sixth console generation with an instant classic. More than a decade later, Bluepoint Games has rebuilt the entire game for the

EA Remains Committed to Microtransactions, and That’s Partially Our Fault

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Game publisher Electronic Arts took it on the chin late last year when fans vehemently objected to the use of microtransactions in Star Wars Battlefront II. The backlash was so bad EA temporarily removed paid purchases from the game in order to retool the system, but gamers and even lawmakers are concerned about how these

The Nintendo Switch Has Outsold the Wii U in Less Than a Year

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nintendo hasn’t bothered to compete in the gaming spec race with Sony and Microsoft, preferring instead to focus on innovative hardware experiences. Sometimes that’s worked wonders, as with the original Wii. At other times it has been a bit of a flop, like with the Wii U. The current-gen Nintendo Switch (See on Amazon) is

Buying a Pre-Built Gaming PC Is Now Smarter Than Building Your Own

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Building a PC has long offered the best value when performance and reliability are your primary concern, but things are changing. With component prices skyrocketing, you may actually be further ahead to purchase a pre-built gaming computer even if it’s not exactly what you want. Hopefully, this won’t be the case forever, but now is