TikTok will be banned on most US federal government devices

TikTok will be outlawed on almost all devices issued by the federal government after lawmakers passed a $1.7 trillion spending bill. Officials crammed the No TikTok on Government Devices Act, which the Senate unanimously approved last week, into the mammoth 4,155-page omnibus bill. The spending package was fast tracked in order to avoid a partial […]

Game Reviews

Stalker 2: Heart Of Chornobyl Returns With A Bang In New Gameplay Trailer

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl is still on track to release sometime next year, and developer GSC Game World has released its first trailer in six months, showcasing gameplay with some narrative trappings along the edges. Courtesy of IGN, the new video shows that S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 is looking pretty darn good. The narrative-driven shooter is […]


New York’s governor signs watered-down right-to-repair bill

Almost seven months after the state legislature overwhelmingly passed a right-to-repair bill, New York governor Kathy Hochul has signed it into law. But Hochul only greenlit the bill after the legislature agreed to some changes. Hochul wrote in a memo that the legislation, as it was originally drafted, “included technical issues that could put safety […]

Game News

Modern Warfare 2 longshots turn Call of Duty camo grind into camp fest

Modern Warfare 2 longshots are a critical part of the Call of Duty camo grind for the latest multiplayer game from Infinity Ward and Activision. They require players to get kills with each of the best Modern Warfare 2 guns at ranges outside their optimal distance. However, this process – and the time at which […]

PlayStation VR

[Nintendo Switch] Children of Silentown Review

Children of Silentown from Daedalic Entertainment, Elf Games, and Luna2 Studio is a dark point and click adventure game on Nintendo Switch. Check our Children of Silentown review! Children of Silentown from Daedalic Entertainment, Elf Games, and Luna2 Studio is a dark point and click adventure game on Nintendo Switch. It tells the story of […]

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Terraria’s Steam success is the fruit of unmatched long-term support

It’s been quite the year for Terraria developer Re-Logic, as Terraria’s Steam successes keep stacking up. The 2011 game closed out last year by netting the ‘Labor of Love’ prize in the 2021 Steam Awards for its continued support, inspiring the team behind one of the best sandbox games on PC to create a community-driven […]

Xbox Game Pass

Seven things to know ahead of its Xbox Game Pass launch

Monster Hunter Rise launches into Xbox Game Pass in a few weeks, and having rinsed the game on Switch, we thought we’d share a little insight into what to expect when hunting season opens anew on January 20th. Capcom’s latest game in its record-breaking Monster Hunter series is one of a few confirmed games coming […]

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GTA Online weekly update rings in new year with free gifts, new bike

It’s the final GTA Online weekly update for 2022, and Rockstar is helping you ring in the new year in style with a special free gift bundle for its Grand Theft Auto 5 online multiplayer game. There’s also a new motorbike available, the all-electric Western Powersurge, which arrives as part of the rollout of vehicles […]

Game Reviews

Pokémon Scarlet Collides With Elden Ring In This Awesome Mod

Two of the year’s biggest open-world games, Elden Ring and Pokémon Scarlet have been Frankensteined into one tantalizing entity thanks to the work of one talented modder. The modder in question goes by the handle Arestame, who tweeted a trailer of their handiwork that drops Scarlet assets into the Lands Between. The mod outfits the Tarnished […]

Xbox Game Pass

January’s Xbox Games with Gold announced, includes a quick completion

Microsoft has announced the Xbox Game with Gold titles for January 2023. Subscribers will be able to grab Xbox One quick completion Iris Fall next week, then colourful automation sim Autonauts later in the month. Next month’s Games with Gold titles have now been confirmed, offering Iris Fall from next week, followed by Autonauts in […]