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Grab A Great PC Game For Free From The Humble Store Right Now

If Psychonauts is not already part of your PC game library, you can add it free of charge right now. The Humble Store is giving away the Double Fine game for free, but you’ll have to act quickly to claim your copy. Grabbing the game is as simple as adding it to your cart–do so here–and checking out. You’ll need a Humble account in order ... Read More »

Which classic PC game is on your pile of shame?

Every week, we ask our panel of PC Gamer writers a question about PC gaming. This week: which classic PC game is on your pile of shame? Oh, boy. We also welcome your answers in the comments. Andy Kelly: System Shock 2 I know this is an important game. I know it inspired some of my favourite developers. I know some consider ... Read More »

PC Game Adding Option To Disable Popular YouTuber Characters After Players Complain

Shortly after the release of Steam prison break hit The Escapists 2, players flooded the forums with questions. “Who are these people with weird names and funny colored hair,” they wanted to know, “and why can’t I make them go away?” The Escapists 2 is a sandbox game in which you try to escape from a series of increasingly ludicrous prisons including a ... Read More »

Hunting Yankee is a North Korean game about shooting US soldiers

In 2011, THQ released Homefront, a first-person shooter that pits the citizens of America against invading North Korean soldiers. Six years later, it’s time for the Norks to get some payback: As reported by state-run media outlet Arirang-Meari(via NK News), a North Korean developer has released a new game called Hunting Yankee, a “3D amusement” in which you “shoot down American men with ... Read More »

Watch KFC’s weird VR training game about frying chicken

Remember when VR was cool, back when it was fiction about cyberspace? Well, now it’s here, and the corporate world is doing everything it can to make it suck. Case in point: Earlier today, Eater published a report stating that KFC is making employees play an Oculus Rift initiation game which teaches them how to make fried chicken. That sounded unlikely to ... Read More »

What’s the Internet ‘game’ killing young people worldwide?

Blue Whale: A reported suicide game (Source: Twitter) Over the past few months, an Internet “game” called the ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ has been blamed for the deaths of well over 100 young people in countries around the world — including at least five teens in India. The government has now asked Internet majors like Google, Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram, Microsoft and Yahoo to “immediately remove” links of ... Read More »

This Weekend’s PC Game Deals: A superfine Summer Sale, with a double dose of free weekends

This Weekend’s PC Game Deals is where the hottest gaming deals are amassed into an easy to follow format, in one place, from all over the internet. So kick back, relax and hold on to your wallets. Summer sales are still popping up everywhere, and this week, it’s Bundle Stars’ turn, with the store calling it its ‘biggest ever’ sale. The summer ... Read More »

Report: League of Legends is No. 1 in PC game revenue so far in 2017

According to a report by SuperData, League of Legends is No. 1 in the world in terms of PC game revenue since the start of 2017. Long championed as perhaps the most popular game in the world, it’s no surprise to see League of Legends at the top of the list. With millions of players around the world, League maintained its market presence across multiple continents ... Read More »

Tell us the smartest you’ve ever felt playing a game

The first (and only) time I got one of Braid’s incredibly well-hidden stars, its rare collectibles, I felt like an utter genius. My impossible solution of luring an enemy across the map, up an elevator, across a gap, and manipulating time to pounce on its head at the arc of its jump seemed preposterous. I felt like I’d surely concocted ... Read More »

12 reasons why gaming on a PC is better than game consoles

Ah, the old gaming PC versus video game console debate. Each have their merits, and each have their own league of fans who vehemently swear by one or the other. At the end of the day, it’s all about personal preference. Sure, it’s true that gaming consoles are easier for casual gaming on the couch, but there are 12 good ... Read More »