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Rainbow Six Siege new operators These two new Rainbow Six Siege operators make up Operation Phantom Sight, the second season of Rainbow Six Siege Year 4. Pretty much nothing is known about who Nokk actually is. Due to reasons of national security, everything on her personal file is redacted - her files, however, have been passed onto Six.
A new Iron Harvest gameplay trailer reveals 2020 release date Iron Harvest is a mech game with a twist. Instead of giant, fusion-powered war machines battling across the stars for dominion over the galaxy, these mechanical beasts are just barely post-WW1, and they're all driven by steam.
Submarines are coming to World of Warships - and made me relearn it I don't describe it this way to knock it, by the way - doing this, and doing it well, is the major reason World of Warships has become such a massively popular game. You can jump in a ship and start firing off broadsides right away - there's none of that spending a week at sea nonsense.
Submarines are now on their way to World of Warships The subs will be playable in a PvP event. For a limited time, you'll gain access to the submarines, diving deep under water and stalking your prey before sending a volley of torpedoes straight toward their stern - or wherever you feel like aiming, I won't tell you how to sub.
Kerbal Space Program 2 will not be an Epic store exclusive or have loot boxes After scores of games have garnered free brownie points by specifically announcing their lack of loot boxes, it seems we're now in an age where studios are pre-announcing that their games will not be Epic Games store exclusives. So rest assured, Kerbal Space Program 2 will be available on a wide range of digital PC platforms at launch.
Video games: PC gaming in the palm of your hand The Nintendo Switch has spoiled me something awful. My game-loving heart fully embraced the power to play wherever and whenever I want, and it doesn't want to go back. And that's great for all of the games available on the Switch. But what about all the other games I want to play?
Kingdom Under Fire 2 is coming in November Gameforge announced in July that after a decade of waiting, the MMOARTS Kingdom Under Fire 2 would finally be coming to North America. Doubts would be understandable-it was supposed to arrive in 2009, after all-but today the publisher kicked off preorders and dropped a new trailer committing to a November release.
Spend a day in the life of Ryo with this latest Shenmue III trailer Shenmue III is set to feature all of the kung fu action and meandering sidequests that the series has become known for. Check it all out!
Best CPU Coolers 2019: Air and Liquid Coolers for Your PC Upgrade your CPU cooling with one of these air or liquid coolers and enjoy higher clocks, less noise, and lower temps.
GreedFall: Diplomacy, Companions, and an Unknown World Shine Through in This New Action-RPG GreedFall puts players in an unknown world that can be shaped by diplomacy, deception, or brute force, all in hopes of finding a cure for a deadly disease.
The Sims 4 goes a little bit Hogwarts in wizardy new expansion Realm of Magic The Sims 4 is going a little bit Harry Potter in its latest, and distinctly wizardy, expansion Realm of Magic, which is coming to PC and Mac on 10th September, with a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One release scheduled for 15th October.
Empire of Sin Is XCOM Meets Boardwalk Empire, and It Looks Brilliant - Gamescom 2019 The prohibition-era strategy game from Romero Games is full of character.
The Best Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and 10+ Cases PCMag lead mobile analyst Sascha Segan recommends you protect that investment with a case, which also prevents smudges and makes handling the phone while using the S Pen easier. We've got you covered, literally, with the choices below. Note: A number of phone case makers are selling 5G-compatible versions for the new Samsung Galaxy Note 10.
Minecraft with RTX Trailer Shows Block Building in a Whole New Light We went hands-on to experience the improvements with Minecraft using RTX, and felt that it looks like an entirely new game. You can hear more of IGN's thoughts in the video below.
Marvel's Avengers Aims to Balance Comics History and Originality - Gamescom 2019 During the show, IGN sat down with Amos to discuss the aforementioned balancing act, hero customization, games as a service, and more. You can watch the full interview above.
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord "hopefully" won't spend years in early access "In order to really balance the game and make everything click with each other, we thought that it would be so much better if we just did an early access." With all the combinations of features in Mount and Blade, Yavuz says "I'm pretty sure that in some of them, something may go wrong, or we may discover that we've forgotten to address something.
Strap on these futuristic flip-flops to run around in VR There aren't many compact and immersive VR foot controllers on the market, but Cybershoes GmbH is looking to change the way we move in VR games. The company attended Gamescom last year with a prototype, but this year it returned with a third and final design, plus a 360-degree swivel chair and matching carpet.
Need for Speed Heat: 16 New Details from Gamescom 2019 We've learned many new details about Need For Speed Heat at Gamescom 2019, including more about the day and night cycle, cop chases, crews, customization, and much more.
SGJ Podcast 296 - Juggling All Your Games Welcome to this week's podcast, my friends! This week, Jim, Spaz, Hunter and I talk about not only how one deals with having a massive library of games - a great problem to be sure - but the choice paralysis that can go with it. It's a fun show with a lot of fun tangents.
Here's a half-hour of Bloodlines 2 gameplay from Gamescom Want to watch a half-hour of Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 gameplay? Since you're here, I'll assume that the answer is yes, and so courtesy of IGN here's a 28-minute clip of gameplay from a demo being shown at Gamescom.
Check out Code Vein's Butterfly of Delerium Boss in New Gameplay Trailer Bandai Namco has published a new Code Vein trailer as part of the Gamescom 2019 festivities. The latest unveils the Butterfly of Delirium boss.
Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Reveals New Character Bonyu Created by Akira Toriyama and New Screenshots Today Bandai Namco Entertainment reached out with a press release with another juicy Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot reveal, including a new character.
The Shared Story Mechanic In Man Of Medan Is Neat - Console Creatures Luke and Bobby were invited to try out the Shared Story mechanic found in the upcoming horror game Man of Medan from Supermassive Games.
Dragon Quest XI S - Switch VS PC LOW - Graphics Comparison Dragon Quest XI S, Switch VS PC LOW Settings at 1280x720p.
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