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Overwatch 2’s latest hero is an overdesigned mess

(Image credit: Activision Blizzard) The best Overwatch heroes are one-trick wonders. Mechanics and personality are all carefully crafted to push them into performing a single role with extreme confidence, whether that’s Reinhardt’s fortress protecting the team or the venomous push-and-pull of Moira’s vampiric healing.  The s

The Cycle: Frontier review

Our Verdict The Cycle: Frontier is well-polished but undone by tedium and a lack of imagination. Need to know What is it? A PvPvE extraction shooter. Expect to pay Free-to-play Developer YAGER Publisher YAGER Reviewed on Nvidia GeForce GTX-970, Intel i7-4790K, 16GB RAM Multiplayer? Yes Link Official site (opens in new tab) A sub-genre has been bre

Razer Key Light Chroma review

Our Verdict The Razer Key Light Chroma absolutely nails what it sets out to, but it’s also very much a niche product with a high price tag. For RGB lighting effects are rad Blazingly bright white LEDs Solid stand with wide compatibility Against App control is rocky at times You could buy multiple streaming lights for less Ve

The strange world of The Backrooms explained

(Image credit: Kane Pixels) Jump to: Origin a e s t h e t i c Context Imagine an endless hallway. Fluorescent lighting flickers dimly against stained, yellowing walls. Doorways lead to empty rooms, or circle back on themselves. You are alone, forgotten in a purgatorial nightmare, and something’s watching you. Welcome to The Backroo

Razer Key Light Chroma review

Our Verdict The Razer Key Light Chroma absolutely nails what it sets out to, but it’s also very much a niche product with a high price tag. For RGB lighting effects are rad Blazingly bright white LEDs Solid stand with wide compatibility Against App control is rocky at times You could buy multiple streaming lights for less Ve

The strange world of The Backrooms explained

(Image credit: Kane Pixels) Jump to: Origin a e s t h e t i c Context Imagine an endless hallway. Fluorescent lighting flickers dimly against stained, yellowing walls. Doorways lead to empty rooms, or circle back on themselves. You are alone, forgotten in a purgatorial nightmare, and something’s watching you. Welcome to The Backroo

The Raspberry Pi Pico W brings wireless functionality to this tiny computer

(Image credit: Raspberry Pi ) When you think back to the early days of electronic computing with rooms full of house sized units to do what we’d now consider fairly basic tasks, tiny cheap computers are nothing short of amazing. Sure, we live in an age where everyone has a super beast in their pocket that can do miraculous things. But these

My return to Elden Ring has turned me into a crafty little rat

(Image credit: From Software) Tragically, I have returned to The Lands Between. After burning through every single possible loose end (and killing a lot of players underground), I put my main character to rest after 160 hours. I was ready to be done with the game. Two months later, however, I felt the call of the Elden Ring once more. But figuring

9 things you probably don’t know about Elden Ring

(Image credit: FromSoftware) I’ve played something like 100 hours of Elden Ring, and yet I feel like you could still fill a book with things I don’t know about it. It’s a huge game, full of developer FromSoftware’s usual cryptic lore, and subtle touches that would still be easy to miss in a game a 10th its size.  Even

Lollipop Chainsaw is getting a remake next year

(Image credit: Dragami Games) After vaguely announcing in June that Lollipop Chainsaw was “back,” (opens in new tab) we now have confirmation that a remake is in the works and set to release sometime next year. Yoshimi Yasuda, former CEO of Kadokawa Games and producer on the original Lollipop Chainsaw, is returning to remake the game u

Wordle today: Tuesday, July 5 answer and hint

(Image credit: Nurphoto via Getty) Let me help you solve your daily Wordle puzzle. Whether you want a clue for today’s quiz or just the answer to the July 5 (381) Wordle, I’ve got all the hints and tips you need. It’s funny how one green letter in the right place can make all the difference, isn’t it? Like a solid key in a

Pimax’s 8K VR headsets just got a 120Hz upgrade

(Image credit: ©Pimax) Pimax has increased the refresh rate of its Pimax 8KX headsets from 90Hz to 120Hz. When Pimax refers to a headset as 8K, it means that the two screens for each eye make up the total. This means this headset actually has a resolution of about 4k per eye, which is still pretty insane. These Pimax headsets also support the

The Netherlands moves toward an outright loot box ban

(Image credit: BSR Agency (Getty Images)) Representatives of six political parties in the Netherlands have filed a motion (opens in new tab) calling for more stringent regulation of loot boxes in videogames, and possibly even an outright ban. The motion (via Google Translate) describes loot boxes as “addictive,” and says that they̵