Tag Archives: PC Gaming

Shadow Realms is way better than it looked

I'm not sure how it was when viewing from home, but Bioware's reveal for Shadow Realms sounded atrocious at the EA press conference. It sounded like anything but the sort of game we were hoping for. But then I went behind closed doors and found out that it's actually pretty awesome.

The EvoPoints Downloads Of The Week – 15/08/2014

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The EvoPoints Downloads Of The Week – 08/08/2014

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Play Battlefield 4 for free for a week

Battlefield 4 had a rather tumultuous launch, causing EA's stock to take a tumble and even get investigated by shareholder to see if they knew the game was going to be such a problem. Fans of the franchise say the game is excellent, and now you can find out for yourself, risk free.

New Settlers gets co-op

Ubisoft is excited to tell us about their new Settlers game, Kingdoms of Anteria. Fans of the franchise love building their economies, but there are other new elements of the game that I'm not totally convinced that players will love.

The EvoPoints Downloads Of The Week – 01/08/2014

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The Sims 4 trailer details emotional selfies

The new Sims 4 trailer shows that this latest iteration of the game will include a greater emotional range that will have a deeper impact on gameplay. Gone are the days of just keeping your Sims happy at all costs, those strange and varied emotions will change how they interact and what they do.

Can your PC run The Sims 4?

The Sims 4 is coming in just a couple months now - 2 September is launch day and I'm sure plenty of you are readying your Origin client in anticipation. We know The Sims 4 isn't like The Witcher and won't require excessive PC hardware, but does your PC meet the minimum requirements?

The EvoPoints Downloads Of The Week – 25/07/2014

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Valve’s controller may be getting a thumbstick

Valve’s entering the hardware game. As masters of service delivery, they’ll soon be deploying licenced third party hardware in the form of Steam Machines; little Linux-powered set-top boxes that die-hard Pc gamers can wilfully ignore. I’m far more interested in Valve’s revolutionary controller with its odd haptic feedback.

Report: PC and console gaming to decline

Right now, thanks to the new consoles and the games that accompany them, video games as an industry are on an upswing. They’re not the only thing contributing to the gaming market’s revenue incline though; free-to-play games are generating more income than most of us core gamers would like. Still, they’re not enough to keep things swimming; according to a report we can expect a sharp drop in PC and console gaming in 2019.

The EvoPoints Downloads Of The Week – 18/07/2014

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Get Dark Souls II Pre-Order DLC on PC for free

People who pre-ordered Dark Souls 2 were treated to a bunch of cool swords, staves and axes. They could all eventually be found in the game - in the palace for sale from the ghost. However, they certainly can be helpful when you first start the game, and thanks to a hidden file, they can actually be yours.

These are the most played PC games

PC gamers are tricky to track. Steam helps and gives some cool stats, but not all games are played through Steam. Raptr offers gamers the opportunity to track trophies and other achievements on PC, and gives some insight into what people are playing.

The EvoPoints Downloads Of The Week – 11/07/2014

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