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So Does Battlefield 2042 Only Pretend It's Not About Climate Change?

So Does Battlefield 2042 Only Pretend It's Not About Climate Change?

article18 June 2021

Battlefield 2042 uses the climate catastrophe and the subsequent refugee crisis as the backdrop for its fictitious conflict – and yet tries to pretend it doesn't. For AAA games, weirdly understood notion of being apolitic has become sanctity.

So Does Battlefield 2042 Only Pretend It's Not About Climate Change?
14 Best Games from E3 2021

14 Best Games from E3 2021

article17 June 2021

It wasn't the best E3 in history. We didn't see announcements that swept us off our feet, no longed-for brands returned. But there were sizable new announcements, and some of them are certainly worth a look. Here's a list of our favorite games of E3 2021.

14 Best Games from E3 2021
Nintendo Showed Up to E3 Prepared

Nintendo Showed Up to E3 Prepared

article16 June 2021

This year's E3 wasn't particularly fun, but it wasn't without a few nice moments. One of them was the Nintendo Direct.

Nintendo Showed Up to E3 Prepared
Indie Games Won E3 2021

Indie Games Won E3 2021

article15 June 2021

For a show known for their blockbuster reveals and showcases, E3 2021 felt very different this year giving smaller studios and their games the chance to shine.

Indie Games Won E3 2021
Capcom’s E3 Showcase Didn’t Need to Happen

Capcom’s E3 Showcase Didn’t Need to Happen

article15 June 2021

I'm not sure it could have been worse. Capcom's presentation might as well have just not happened.

Capcom’s E3 Showcase Didn’t Need to Happen
Square Enix at E3 Offers a Mix Bag of Emotions

Square Enix at E3 Offers a Mix Bag of Emotions

article15 June 2021

Some questionable choices took away from the hype Square Enix games ought to bring to an E3 presentation.

Square Enix at E3 Offers a Mix Bag of Emotions
Xbox Comes Out Swinging at E3 2021

Xbox Comes Out Swinging at E3 2021

article14 June 2021

Microsoft put on the best event during E3. Lots of games, little talk and lots of hope. Let's talk about Microsoft at E3!

Xbox Comes Out Swinging at E3 2021
Ubisoft at E3 Ushers in an Age of Rehashing

Ubisoft at E3 Ushers in an Age of Rehashing

article13 June 2021

Ubisoft is one of the most important companies for gamers in the world. So it is not surprising that we expect much more from them.

Ubisoft at E3 Ushers in an Age of Rehashing
Your Game Collecting Can Turn Into Useless Junk

Your Game Collecting Can Turn Into Useless Junk

article09 June 2021

Problems with the durability of storage media may soon render massive collections of boxed games just a huge pile of useless junk. Does the problem actually exist, or are we dealing with exaggerated hysteria?

Your Game Collecting Can Turn Into Useless Junk
The Games We'd Love to See at E3 2021

The Games We'd Love to See at E3 2021

article08 June 2021

We let our imagination run wild and chose a dozen or so games that we would most like to see triumphantly return during the biggest video games even of the year.

The Games We'd Love to See at E3 2021
8 Most Annoying Things About PC Gaming

8 Most Annoying Things About PC Gaming

article06 June 2021

The PC has many advantages as a gaming platform. However, that the popular desktops have some serious flaws. Here are the few things that really get on my nerves in PC gaming.

8 Most Annoying Things About PC Gaming
Best games on Xbox Game Pass 2021 - Subscribe'n'play!

Best games on Xbox Game Pass 2021 - Subscribe'n'play!

article04 June 2021

The dozens of great games in your Xbox Game Pass subscription represent hundreds - even thousands - of hours you'll spend in large open worlds or smaller, story-driven RPGs. Here are the best games on Xbox Game Pass.

Best games on Xbox Game Pass 2021 - Subscribe'n'play!
Best RPG Series That Aren't Coming Back Any Time Soon

Best RPG Series That Aren't Coming Back Any Time Soon

article03 June 2021

Many RPGs deserved proper follow-ups, yet they have been sitting on the shelf with poor prospects for the future for years. Here is a sad reminder of the great role-playing games that are unlikely to be revived any time soon.

Best RPG Series That Aren't Coming Back Any Time Soon
Best Video Game Releases of June 2021

Best Video Game Releases of June 2021

article31 May 2021

June may not have the most important premieres of the year, but it's definitely a month where there should be something for everyone.

Best Video Game Releases of June 2021
Techland Doesn't Seem to Hurry, But It's No Surprise

Techland Doesn't Seem to Hurry, But It's No Surprise

article29 May 2021

Have you already seen Dying Light 2 preview? And have you seen the release date? December 7 is a day that tells us a lot about the status of the game's development.

Techland Doesn't Seem to Hurry, But It's No Surprise
Trebuchets, Cows, and Horror of War - Sieges in Games and History

Trebuchets, Cows, and Horror of War - Sieges in Games and History

article27 May 2021

Spectacular scenes of castle sieges can sure be entertaining, but in reality, they were a slow process, full of dread – let alone for the civilians. Playing the upcoming Siege Survival: Gloria Victis I wondered – how different are games and history?

Trebuchets, Cows, and Horror of War - Sieges in Games and History
10 Mods That Grew Into Full-Blown Games

10 Mods That Grew Into Full-Blown Games

article25 May 2021

Some of the most popular games enjoy quite unlikely origin stories tied to the modding scene. Here are 10, fan-made mods that have become groundbreaking smash-hits, or at least great, standalone video games.

10 Mods That Grew Into Full-Blown Games
The Best RPG Companions and Squad Members

The Best RPG Companions and Squad Members

article22 May 2021

There are some companions from game you just can't forget. Even when we don't know what cause the hero fought for and what the plot was really about. This is probably most evident in RPGs.

The Best RPG Companions and Squad Members
The Hard-Earned Success that Nearly Killed Resident Evil

The Hard-Earned Success that Nearly Killed Resident Evil

article20 May 2021

One of the best – and in many people's opinion, definitely the best – instalments of the Resident Evil series was created in pain, producing not only the original game, but also two others. And also driving the whole series into a dead end.

The Hard-Earned Success that Nearly Killed Resident Evil
Wrath of the Druids is Better Than AC Valhalla. Because it's not Bottomless

Wrath of the Druids is Better Than AC Valhalla. Because it's not Bottomless

article19 May 2021

More of the same thing used to be the golden rule of expansions, until Assassins' Creed Valhalla. Wrath of the Druids, the newest DLC to ACV is less of the same thing, and that's why it's great.

Wrath of the Druids is Better Than AC Valhalla. Because it's not Bottomless
Challenging in a Clever Way - 8 Original Ideas to Make Games Difficult

Challenging in a Clever Way - 8 Original Ideas to Make Games Difficult

article18 May 2021

Death or failure in games tends to quickly become insignificant. That's why some developers use clever tricks to make us care more about not losing.

Challenging in a Clever Way - 8 Original Ideas to Make Games Difficult
Wolfenstein 3D: Blade Of Agony - The Mod To End All Mods

Wolfenstein 3D: Blade Of Agony - The Mod To End All Mods

article13 May 2021

29 years after its initial release, Wolfenstein 3-D is still kicking ass and taking names. B. J. Blazkowicz returns in Wolfenstein: Blade of Agony – one of the best mods ever delivered for any video game.

Wolfenstein 3D: Blade Of Agony - The Mod To End All Mods
The Best Mods to Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord

The Best Mods to Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord

article11 May 2021

Mount and Blade wouldn't be such a popular game if it wasn't for the modding scene. Bannerlord goes the same direction, and you can already find some interesting modifications online. Here's an overview of these, plus a sneak-peak of the upcoming ones.

The Best Mods to Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord
Lootboxes on Steroids - What's Gacha and Where Did It Come From?

Lootboxes on Steroids - What's Gacha and Where Did It Come From?

article10 May 2021

Asian mobile games conquer the western gaming world, bringing the ambivalent concept of gacha. What is it and where did it come from? What are the mechanics based on and how did it all come about?

Lootboxes on Steroids - What's Gacha and Where Did It Come From?
Nine Good Games With Some Really Bad Missions

Nine Good Games With Some Really Bad Missions

article06 May 2021

Even the best games and series like Grand Theft Auto or Call of Duty sometimes have that one mission, which seems like it was made by the developer's viscous grandma. Here are nine of them.

Nine Good Games With Some Really Bad Missions
The Best Video Game Releases of May 2021

The Best Video Game Releases of May 2021

article04 May 2021

Everyone will find something interesting among May releases – from trying to save the universe from the Reapers, to escaping from an oversized woman. We guarantee a full variety of games!

The Best Video Game Releases of May 2021
Players Are Amazing - The Most Creative Gaming Fan Art

Players Are Amazing - The Most Creative Gaming Fan Art

article04 May 2021

When passionate gaming doesn't quite cut it, and someone has a bit of talent and a lot of creativity, amazing things can happen. There are plenty of examples of some wild imagination that only we, gamers enjoy.

Players Are Amazing - The Most Creative Gaming Fan Art
Cyberpunk 2077 Refunds - All the Fuss About Nothing?

Cyberpunk 2077 Refunds - All the Fuss About Nothing?

article30 April 2021

If I had to pick the single most intriguing piece of info we learned from CD Projekt's recent financial report, it sure was the low number of Cyberpunk 2077 refunds. While the company only revealed a partial number, the final figure could be surprising.

Cyberpunk 2077 Refunds - All the Fuss About Nothing?
Farming Simulator 19 Best Mods - New Maps, Tractors and Money Cheats

Farming Simulator 19 Best Mods - New Maps, Tractors and Money Cheats

article29 April 2021

A good farmer is not afraid of work. The community around Farming Simulator 2019 isn't either, and thanks to this, new mods are constantly being created to enrich the fun even today. Here is our review of the best of them.

Farming Simulator 19 Best Mods - New Maps, Tractors and Money Cheats
10 Fresh Announcements You Might Have Missed

10 Fresh Announcements You Might Have Missed

article28 April 2021

We all love to be properly surprised by a small game. The following article is intended to introduce you to ten interesting new games that have been easy to miss among the big announcements.

10 Fresh Announcements You Might Have Missed

Extensive articles on computer, console and mobile games, films, comics, pop culture as well as hardware and tech features. Here you will find rankings and charts, as well as factual editorials and essays on the video game industry and interviews with developers. We do not focus solely on AAA games, as the indie game scene is a bonanza of interesting subjects that we often discuss. In particular, we recommend the Best Gacha Games 2021 - There's an Anime Girl Hiding in This Loot Box! article, which is currently the most popular.