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Forza Horizon 3
F1 2016
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Written by Joffy S on 25 July 2016 at 16:00

Last week we put MSI's GeForce GTX 1060 Gaming X 6G through its paces in a DOOM Vulkan benchmark. Fair's fair though, it's time to see how it stacks up to the competition - namely the ASUS ROG Strix variant of AMD's Radeon RX 480. Much has been made of the RX 480's bargain price (at least in some territories), but does this mean bargain bucket performance? [More]

Written by Stuart Thomas on 25 July 2016 at 14:00

In a rather brave turn of events, Ubisoft has decided to run a deal where it’s giving away Trials of the Blood Dragon totally free. Considering it only launched back in June that’s quite a good deal, but there is a catch - you have to beat the demo before you can download the full game. [More]

Most Popular Games Check Performance Release Dates Days
1 Battlefield 1 Oct-18-2016 84 days
2 Overwatch May-24-2016 Out now
3 No Mans Sky Aug-10-2016 15 days
4 FIFA 17 Sep-29-2016 65 days
5 Watch Dogs 2 Nov-15-2016 112 days
6 Doom 4 May-13-2016 Out now
7 Mafia III Oct-07-2016 73 days
8 Forza Horizon 3 Sep-27-2016 63 days
9 Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 Sep-15-2016 51 days
10 Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Nov-04-2016 101 days
11 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Aug-23-2016 28 days
12 Grand Theft Auto VI 2018? -
13 Dark Souls 3 Apr-12-2016 Out now
14 World of Warcraft: Legion Aug-30-2016 35 days
15 Dead by Daylight Jun-14-2016 Out now
16 Total War: Warhammer Fantasy May-24-2016 Out now
17 Star Citizen 2016 -
18 Quantum Break Apr-06-2016 Out now
19 Civilization VI Oct-21-2016 87 days
20 For Honor Feb-14-2017 203 days
Written by Neil Soutter on 25 July 2016 at 12:53

South Park: The Stick of Truth’s funniest game in gaming crown could be under threat later this year, purely because the sequel, South Park: The Fractured But Whole, promises to come along and do just about everything a whole lot better. A new behind the scenes trailer with Matt Stone and Trey Parker has been revealed for San Diego Comic-Con, with the duo revealing what they’re doing with the team dev team Ubisoft to take the South Park franchise to the next level. [More]

Written by Joffy S on 25 July 2016 at 11:17

Reports are emerging that Nvidia may be preparing a sooner than expected launch for its Volta GPUs, with the first due to arrive in May 2017, just 12 months after the Pascal-powered GeForce GTX 1080 dropped. [More]

Written by Stuart Thomas on 25 July 2016 at 10:00

If you were ever wandering the war-torn fields of Velen and thought ‘this isn’t making me feel motion sick enough, then help is at hand. A modder by the name of SkacikPL has been busy creating a proper first-person overhaul for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, allowing players to see through the eyes of Geralt himself. [More]

Written by Joffy S on 24 July 2016 at 16:00

There’s no doubting Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm over the past fortnight. Hundreds of millions of eager trainers have given the free game a download, and all sorts of crazy stories have sprung up surrounding its success. But the big question for Nintendo, Niantic and The Pokemon Company is - how long can this last? [More]

Written by Neil Soutter on 24 July 2016 at 14:51

Friday marked the 25th anniversary of Sega’s classic Sonic franchise, and the Japanese giant turned PC publishing behemoth took the opportunity to announce not one but two new Sonic titles - Sonic Mania and Project Sonic 2017. [More]

Written by Joffy S on 24 July 2016 at 12:10

Plans for the next generation of processors are beginning to shift into focus, with both Intel and AMD outlining launch windows for their respective Kaby Lake and Zen CPUs. [More]

Written by Joffy S on 24 July 2016 at 09:45

Mike Rayner, technical director at Microsoft’s new studio The Coalition, has been talking up the PC release of Gears of War 4, claiming a number of issues players have with the Windows 10 Store are being tackled in the run up to release. [More]

Written by Joffy S on 23 July 2016 at 16:00

While the tagline might be about the player catching them all in Pokemon, it increasingly feels as if it's Nintendo, Niantic and The Pokemon Company who are playing gotta catch 'em all with hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm, and it's still yet to even launch in dozens of territories. Suffice to say, get hundreds of millions of people doing one thing, and craziness and stupidity inevitably follow. Here's the highlights of what's been a manic few weeks for  Pokemon fans.

Written by Joffy S on 23 July 2016 at 15:00

For players of a sci-fi leaning the wait until No Man’s Sky finally arrives has been a painful one. Numerous delays coupled with wondering whether it was ever even going to come to PC has been enough to cause even the sanest minds to construct rickety spaceships in their back gardens in the hopes of one day blasting off. The best way to wait though has been to tuck into the already glorious space sims out there, with three reigning supreme over all - Elite Dangerous, Star Citizen and EVE Online. [More]

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