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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 »

The man behind the fastest-growing PC game rarely plays it

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is a sensation. It’s the most-streamed game on Twitch. It’s the No. 3 most-played game on Steam. It’s sold 6 million copies in just four months, despite — and this is crazy — being a buggy, unfinished Early Access game with a ridiculous name. (See our guide full of PUBG tips here.) The other unusual thing about PUBG? ... Read More »

Foxhole is a persistent multiplayer game where wars can last for days

I spent three hours playing Foxhole, an isometric massively-multiplayer shooter that hit Steam Early Access today, without shooting anyone. ‘Supplies at location X’ is a constant call to action in the busy player team chat, and so I did my best, breaking down piles of salvage and delivering it to a manufacturing plant, where it was refined and shipped out by ... Read More »

This Weekend’s PC Game Deals: The return of the deals with Humble Bundles galore

If you’re someone who is itching to get their hands on a classic military shooter, or just can’t say no to a good deal, look no further than what EA is currently offering on its ‘On The House’ promotion. With just an Origin account as a requirement, you can grab 2004’s Medal of Honor: Pacific Assault for free. A game from an era ... Read More »