science fiction

Dead Space is the latest on the house title for PC through EA Origin

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 13 February 2018 21:24 GMT Nothing’s more romantic than blasting zombie-alien hybrids in space. For some of us anyway. Visceral Games’ first entry in the Dead Space franchise is the latest game to be made available on the house by EA through its Origin service. This is the second time EA …

Destiny 2’s Crimson Days event returns with new take on The Burning Shrine, really nice rewards

Crimson Days has returned to Destiny 2 along with a 2v2 Crucible playlist and a new take on Destiny 1 map The Burning Shrine set in a future timeline. Bungie has provided more details on this week’s Crimson Days event in Destiny 2. The Valentine’s Day-themed event returns after a hiatus last year, and like …

Fortnite: after SMG removal, expect more items and weapons to be removed from play

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 13 February 2018 11:31 GMT Fortnite Battle Royale is not afraid of removing weapons after adding them if it means the overall balance improves. In the most recent Fortnite Battle Royale developer update, Epic Games revealed a bunch of exciting updates it’s currently working on for the game, including a 60fps …

Overwatch is free to play this weekend on PC, PS4, Xbox One

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 13 February 2018 09:44 GMT It seems we’re getting an Overwatch free weekend every month now, as Blizzard just announced a new one taking place this weekend. The upcoming Overwatch free weekend kicks off on Friday, February 16 and goes on until Monday, February 19. The free weekend includes unlimited access …

Relic abandons Dawn of War 3 as a result of poor sales

Dawn of War 3 developer Relic is ending support for the game less than a year after its release. Dawn of War 3, which released in April last year, will not be getting any more content patches or expansions. The game’s developer, Relic, has confirmed that it’s abandoning plans for future content. The reason being, …

The next Overwatch PTR patch will make Sombra more effective

By Sherif Saed, Friday, 9 February 2018 13:54 GMT Sombra is the next Overwatch hero to get a rework. In an Overwatch patch that’ll soon be released on the PTR, Blizzard is making some big changes to how many of Sombra’s abilities work. This is the first rework of its kind for Sombra, who’s one …

Destiny 2: Bungie explains how Nightfall scoring changes will work starting with the next update

Changes are coming to Nightfall Strikes in Destiny 2. Destiny 2 players can expect an update to Nightfall Strikes in the the future, and these changes include scoring, challenges, and rewards. The changes outlined for Nightfall are rather extensive, so buckle up Guardians, you’re in for a bit of a long read. Nightfall scoring and …

Destiny 2: Xur location and inventory for February 9-12

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 9 February 2018 18:37 GMT Xur, Agent of the Nine has opened up shop again this week with some wares he wished to part with – for a price, obviously. Our dear, tentacle-faced pal Xur is back this week with more goodies. He’s currently stationed on Io in the Giant’s Scar, …

Destiny 2 Xur update: should you buy the Jade Rabbit?

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 9 February 2018 20:02 GMT The Jade Rabbit is one of the Exotic Scout Rifles in Destiny 2, and Xur is selling it this week. This week’s Xur weapon pick in Destiny 2, the Jade Rabbit, will be familiar to veteran players on PlayStation. Reason being: it was a Exotic weapon …

Destiny 2 changes to Prestige include curated loadouts and special modifiers

In the weekly update, Bungie touched upon timing and changes for the Eater of Worlds Prestige mode raid activity, as well as a tweak to the lockout on Lost Sector chests. Earlier this week, Bungie noted in its Destiny 2 development roadmap Eater of Worlds Prestige had been pushed into May. Reason being: the team …