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To bring attention to climate change, Ubisoft will burn down virtual forests

(Image credit: Ubisoft) Later this year, Riders Republic players will log into their extreme sports sandbox and be greeted not by idyllic California cliffs and trails, but by grim orange skies choked by smoke. They’ll find that a gas mask has been put on their character. And they won’t be able to access certain map areas deemed “

Speedrunner banned from charity event after faking world-record Metal Gear run

(Image credit: Konami) A world-record speedrun achieved during last week’s Summer Games Done Quick charity event was stricken from the record after the runner admitted it was faked. The runner in question is Mekarazium, who ran both Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and its DLC, Blade Wolf, during the marathon. Both runs have since been removed

Rockstar reportedly halts Red Dead Redemption remaster because of GTA Trilogy mess

(Image credit: Rockstar) Nothing succeeds like success, as the old saying goes, and nowhere is that more true than in videogames. Sequels have been a foundational part of the business for years, and more recently remakes and remasters have become big, bringing our favorite games from years gone by onto new hardware. But two huge and obvious candid

Today’s Wordle: Friday, June 10 answer and hint

(Image credit: Nurphoto via Getty) It’s Friday, so take it easy: here’s the answer to the June 10 (356) Wordle. I made the mistake of trying to multitask when I played today’s Wordle, which led to four yellow letters and no clue where they were supposed to go. I think I would’ve preferred a full set of greys—at least

Magic: The Gathering’s Baldur’s Gate set brings familiar faces to its most fun format

(Image credit: Wizards of the Coast) Crossovers between the two fantasy multiverses owned by Wizards of the Coast have mostly gone in one direction, with Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition receiving books about Magic: The Gathering settings like wizard college Strixhaven, city-planet Ravnica, and Greek mythology blender mishap Theros. Only in 2021

Today’s Wordle: Friday, June 10 answer and hint

(Image credit: Nurphoto via Getty) It’s Friday, so take it easy: here’s the answer to the June 10 (356) Wordle. I made the mistake of trying to multitask when I played today’s Wordle, which led to four yellow letters and no clue where they were supposed to go. I think I would’ve preferred a full set of greys—at least

Magic: The Gathering’s Baldur’s Gate set brings familiar faces to its most fun format

(Image credit: Wizards of the Coast) Crossovers between the two fantasy multiverses owned by Wizards of the Coast have mostly gone in one direction, with Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition receiving books about Magic: The Gathering settings like wizard college Strixhaven, city-planet Ravnica, and Greek mythology blender mishap Theros. Only in 2021

How to watch Wholesome Direct’s indie game showcase

(Image credit: Chibig) During the busy, boisterous week of not-E3 (opens in new tab), don’t forget to schedule yourself a little time to relax. Game showcases are typically dominated by big, loud, flashy trailers full of guns, monsters, and explosions, but there’s a calmer, gentler show filled with games that land a bit more on the chi

Redux Good tier gaming PC review

Our Verdict This entry-level system is perfect for anyone who wants a gaming rig but doesn’t have the time or the patience to pick every tiny detail for their build. However, the lack of a wireless network card and USB Type-C ports, while a necessary compromise at this price, might be a dealbreaker for some. For Lots of configuration opt

MSI Radeon RX 6750 XT Gaming X Trio grapihcs card review

Our Verdict The MSI flavoured RX 6750 XT Gaming X Trio is an exceptionally cool running and quiet card, but the standard 6700 XT is better value—while it’s still available that is. For Exceptionally quiet Excellent thermal performance A solid option for 1440p gaming Against Large price premium over an equivalent RX 6700 XT

Microsoft Edge’s ‘clarity booster’ will apparently make Xbox Cloud Gaming look better than it does on other browsers

(Image credit: Microsoft) It looks like Microsoft isn’t waiting for their Xbox and Bethesda (opens in new tab) Showcase this weekend to drop some gaming news. Microsoft’s Edge browser is getting some upgrades for its desktop app that also focuses on Xbox Cloud Gaming (opens in new tab). However, to be fair, I think it’s safe to a

Dota: Dragon’s Blood gets a third season on August 11

(Image credit: Netflix) Netflix’s animated Dota series, Dota: Dragon’s Blood, is coming back for a third season on August 11. The series doesn’t quite have the accolades received by Castlevania or Arcane (the League of Legends show), but for Dota players, it delivers storytelling they aren’t going to get from competitive MO

This free browser demo for Resident Evil Village is the perfect use case for game streaming

(Image credit: Capcom) Capcom has released a free, browser-based, streaming demo of its 2021 hit, Resident Evil Village (opens in new tab) based on licensed Stadia technology (opens in new tab) from Google. Google has made a big retreat from its game streaming service, rebranding to the more anodyne “Google Immersive Stream” and licens