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There have been few issues recently in gaming more divisive than the Epic Games Store. PC gamers have been quick to take sides in a rapidly escalating war of the storefronts, all of which have valid points on what is a complicated issue.
Just in case you missed it, an extremely comprehensive leak happened this week concerning the GeForce RTX 2060 graphics card. Nvidia’s unannounced GPU was leaked in all its glory, including the specs, game performance benchmarks, potential pricing, and details of several different variants.
Look through any gaming forum and loot crates appear to be the bane of everyone’s life. Only, these things are generating record income year after year so there’s clearly a humongous market for this business practice. There are now AAA games that earn more from loot crates than they do from the sale of the game itself.
The launch of Fallout 76 was undoubtedly one of the biggest self-owns by a publisher in recent memory. The business equivalent of launching a portable nuke at your own head, wearing a fixed grin on your face as it blows you into oblivion.
Phew, it's been quite a ride this year. 2018 has been yet another stellar year in gaming, even if it arguably never quite hit the heights of 2017. There's been smash-hits, lots of angry people, drunken PR shenanigans, and a whole ton of gaming. But which have been your favourite three games you've played this year? They don't even have to be from this year to be honest, just whatever three games have meant the most to you this year, old or new.
 I’ve got something I need to get off my chest. I’ve never played a single second of DOTA 2. It’s always looked too daunting for me to dare try. I missed the original boat and soon people had racked up thousands of hours. I didn’t want to be the newbie heading in and trying to figure what the heck it was all about.
Video gaming can be an expensive hobby. Games definitely aren’t cheap, particularly if you buy them on launch day. It’s always a bit of a gamble as to whether you’re actually going to like a game, which is why reviews and videos are so helpful in judging whether it’s the right game for you before taking the plunge.
Picture the scenario. You’re an eccentric billionaire surrounded by opulent wealth. Money has lost all meaning; you can buy literally anything. But, there’s only so many times you can pop onto Amazon and buy a swanky new telly before boredom sets in. The real excitement is in buying, or funding, the impossible.
A few months have passed. The Egyptian sand has settled. It’s time to put our heads together and decide once and for all which was the better game - Assassin’s Creed Origins or Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.
If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably got too many game launchers and clients on PC.
We used to have to wander into one of a handful of game stores and hope their PC section was remotely decent. Not any more. Whether it’s Green Man Gaming, Instant Gaming, Fanatical, or just plain old Steam, there’s an absolute wealth of options for PC gamers looking to score bargains. While the likes of the PS4 have a fixed price for digital, we’re able to shop around and stores are allowed to, well, compete.