Entries in 'pc' (148)

Making Final Fantasy 15 on console was '100x more difficult' than the Windows Edition, says director

Making Final Fantasy 15 on console was '100x more difficult' than the Windows Edition, says director

After one of the longest development cycles of this generation, you might have forgiven game director Hajime Tabata for taking a well-earned rest when Final Fantasy XV came out last ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 10th 2017 at 9:30AM in News
Desktop 2.0: What's next for PC gaming in 2018

Desktop 2.0: What's next for PC gaming in 2018

Naysayers have been ringing the PC gaming death knell for years, but take a closer look at the data and a different picture emerges. Since 2012, global PC gaming revenue ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Oct 9th 2017 at 11:00AM in News
Pillars of Eternity II

Versus Evil to publish Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Independent publisher Versus Evil is to publish Obsidian Entertainment's Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, the company has announced. The sequel to the hit RPG will launch on PC, Mac and ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Sep 21st 2017 at 3:25PM in News
Steel Media launches PCGamesInsider.biz

Steel Media launches PCGamesInsider.biz

After its initial announcement back in July, Steel Media has now launched its brand-new PC games industry website, PCGamesInsider.biz, together with its new PC Connects event, which launches at the ...

Katharine  Byrne
by Katharine Byrne
on Aug 8th 2017 at 3:18PM in News

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Peter Molyneux's The Trail coming to PC soon

Peter Molyneux's The Trail coming to PC soon

22cans’ smartphone title The Trail will be released for PC on Steam this summer, publisher Kongregate has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2017 at 10:01AM in News
SuperData predicts big things for Destiny 2 on PC

SuperData predicts big things for Destiny 2 on PC

The decision to bring the Destiny series to PC for the first time will result in a big boost in sales for Activision and Bungie.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2017 at 10:17AM in News
Free-to-play indie game Moirai shut down after database attack

Free-to-play indie game Moirai shut down after database attack

The makers of a completely free quirky indie mystery title have been forced to abandon the title following ongoing malicious attempts to breach its database.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2017 at 10:43AM in News
Nintendo will not follow rivals onto PC

Nintendo will not follow rivals onto PC

Platform holder Nintendo has said it will again buck the trend by not increasing its focus on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 6th 2017 at 10:17AM in News

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Cuphead will be released on Steam, but PS4 version ruled out

Cuphead will be released on Steam, but PS4 version ruled out

We now have a clearer picture of exactly how gamers will be able to get their hands on the hotly anticipated Cuphead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2017 at 10:37AM in News
AMD is finally gaining ground on Intel

AMD is finally gaining ground on Intel

It looks as if AMD's new Ryzen PC processors are having the desired effect.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 4th 2017 at 10:31AM in News
Phil Spencer wants to extend Xbox backwards compatibility to PC

Phil Spencer wants to extend Xbox backwards compatibility to PC

The prospect of official emulation of original Xbox games on PC looks like it could be a realistic one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2017 at 11:31AM in News
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is getting an official Zombie mode

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is getting an official Zombie mode

The ambitious plans for PC hit PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds continue to ramp up with confirmation of an all-new zombie mode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2017 at 11:06AM in News

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Rime removes Denuvo DRM

Rime removes Denuvo DRM

Denuvo's time as the shining light of PC piracy protection seems to be over.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2017 at 10:52AM in News
Battle.net branding has not returned, despite Destiny 2 announcement

Battle.net branding has not returned, despite Destiny 2 announcement

Blizzard has not backtracked on its plan to retire the Battle.net name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 22nd 2017 at 11:11AM in News
Steam clamps down on 'fake game' Trading Card scammers

Steam clamps down on 'fake game' Trading Card scammers

The Trading Card system will be locked away from new releases on Steam until they have have proven themselves to be real games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2017 at 9:58AM in News
Microsoft reveals Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers

Microsoft reveals Windows Mixed Reality motion controllers

Microsoft's push into the worlds of VR and AR is really gathering pace with the announcement of a new dedicated controller.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2017 at 10:17AM in News

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Valve pledges to open up about Steam's inner workings

Valve pledges to open up about Steam's inner workings

Valve has pledged to work directly and transparently with the Steam community as it continues to evolve PC gaming's largest marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2017 at 9:43AM in News
Over three years after its smash success, DayZ finally enters beta

Over three years after its smash success, DayZ finally enters beta

It was the surprise hit of late 2013, but DayZ still, remarkably, remains in alpha on Steam Early Access.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 5th 2017 at 10:42AM in News
Arkane is determined to get Prey right on PC

Arkane is determined to get Prey right on PC

The performance problems that hit some PC players of Dishonored 2 have left developer Arkane more determined than ever to make sure that this week's release of Prey goes smoothly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
Forza Horizon 3 gets crazy Hot Wheels expansion

Forza Horizon 3 gets crazy Hot Wheels expansion

The second expansion for Forza Horizon 3 offers a very different prospect to the game’s first DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2017 at 10:42AM in News
New AMD Vega cards will arrive by June

New AMD Vega cards will arrive by June

Despite having just last week unveiled its RX500 series of graphics cards, AMD has confirmed that its next-generation GPUs will arrive this quarter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2017 at 11:22AM in News
Platinum drops Vanquish PC hint

Platinum drops Vanquish PC hint

Those who were hoping the recent release of Bayonetta on PC might be the start of a trend could be in for some good news.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2017 at 9:43AM in News
Bayonetta estimated to have sold 100k+ on Steam

Bayonetta estimated to have sold 100k+ on Steam

It seems as if the surprise arrival of Bayonetta on Steam has been a big success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2017 at 10:26AM in News
Bayonetta could lead the way for more Platinum PC releases

Bayonetta could lead the way for more Platinum PC releases

Publisher Sega and developer Platinum Games have announced and released a PC version of Bayonetta all on the same day.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 12th 2017 at 9:45AM in News
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 1m Early Access sales

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 1m Early Access sales

The PC games scene has been taken aback by another surprise hit – PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2017 at 11:22AM in News