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Zeiss VR One Connect puts PC games on mobile VR headsets

Zeiss says you need a “current” smartphone (a minimum resolution isn’t specified) but can use other headsets besides its own $99 VR One. It supplies a USB cable (hopefully a long one) to connect to your SteamVR-compliant computer, and a pair of controllers . The game relies on your phone’s built-in motion sensors and Bluetooth chip, but all the game processing is done on the PC. (It’s hard to see it working on a Gear …

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A “hidden gimmick” will make Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet accessible for non-anime fans

Revealed back at Gamescom and previously titled #Projekt1514, Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet hopes to be accessible for both hardcore SAO fans and those who don’t know the show. According to producer Yosuke Futami, Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet will feature “a hidden gimmick” that ensures that anyone can play it. Work on your aim with this list of great PC shooters. Speaking to PCGamesN during Gamescom, Futami stated that “this Sword Art Online [game] …

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GTA Online’s Smuggler’s Run update is now available for you virtual gun runners

Adding a hangar’s worth of new aircraft, vehicles and clothing options, the Smuggler’s Run update for GTA Online is now available. Whether you’re a small-time drug pusher and a veteran gun runner, this update gives smugglers of all stripes new tools by which to ply their trade. For more multiplayer fun, check out our list of the PC’s best multiplayer games. The main draw of the Smuggler’s Run update is the seven new aerial vehicles …

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Overwatch’s new reporting system will “completely ban” repeat offenders

Tackling toxic players is a challenge for any online game, and many Overwatch players feel that Blizzard isn’t doing enough to stamp out toxicity. In a response to a recent forum post, game director Jeff Kaplan explained the Overwatch team’s plans to fix its reporting and punishment system. Find out what’s changed in Overwatch patch 1.1.5. The initial grievance came as a result of a forum response by Kaplan, in which he laid down the law …

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Friday the 13th: The Game’s latest patch tries to curb team-killers

Even when a supernatural murderer is on the loose, the biggest threat to survival can be your own team-mates. After being plagued with team-killers over the past few months, Friday the 13th: The Game developers IllFonic have reduced the ways you can murder fellow camp counselors, thanks to a recent patch. Care for a scare? Here’s a list of the PC’s most frightening horror games. According to publisher Gun Media, “rampant abuse” from griefers had …

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You won’t be able to play the new Fortnite update for “at least 24 hours”

|Posted 5 mins ago Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube The next Fortnite update is being delayed. In order to fix game-breaking bugs, the developers, Epic Games, are pushing back the release of the Survive the Storm update to make sure everything is ready for release. While you wait for the new update, check out our Fortnite guide. The update, which was supposed to be released today, was due to bring a new survival mode, as …

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Ark: Survival Evolved PC review

We stand before each other in our underpants, each holding a Primitive Axe and eyeing each other’s beards. I inch a step forward, as does he. I inch backwards again, distancing myself from his thatched hut; he mirrors me. Then a third player in Chitin armour turns up from behind him, cheerily says “hello” in public voice chat, and shoots the other player dead with a Simple Pistol. Want more out of your survival experience? …

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The best strategy games | PC Gamer

When it comes to selecting the best strategy games, we go deep into genre’s rich history on PC. Whether you favour real-time bouts or brainy turn-based simulations, great strategy games throw you into uniquely massive scenarios that let you rule empires, control spacefaring races, and marshal cavalry charges against armies of hundreds. We love them. But we love some of them a little more than the others. Will you agree with our picks? Are there …

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Destiny 2’s raid is called Leviathan, and might involve being eaten by a giant space fish

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube The PlayStation Network trophy list for Destiny 2 has leaked online. It’s mostly pretty standard stuff – if surprisingly short – but two are notable, one of which appears to give away the name of the raid. For everything else we know about the raid so far, check out our Destiny 2 raid guide. According to trophy finders Exophase, the ‘Belly of the Beast’ trophy is awarded for completing the …

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Games like Dishonored 2 aren’t going anywhere, says Harvey Smith

Death of the Outsider, the upcoming standalone expansion for Dishonored 2, put me back on the sunny streets of Karnaca with a knife in my hand and a mission. Daud, the bad guy behind the assassination way back at the beginning of Dishonored, is getting old, so he hands off his to-do list to his protege, Billie Lurk. Her mission: kill the god-like being, the Outsider. I got to play about an hour of Death …

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Waiting for Destiny 2 on PC just got harder thanks to a drool-worthy beta

Enlarge / “PRESS ENTER TO PLAY”? Sweeter words have never been written, Bungie. October 24 already felt like a significant amount of time to wait for the PC version of shooting game Destiny 2. After strapping into the game’s first beta on PC, however, that two-month span began to feel a little more epic. The Destiny 2 PC beta is now live for anybody who pre-ordered the game via the Battle.net platform (or Blizzard Battle.net if …

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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 a sniper gun.”  The report doesn’t clarify whether this is a …

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 lets you play as a skeleton

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube With its release just under three weeks away, Larian Studios are making the final marketing push for Divinity: Original Sin 2. In a brand new trailer released earlier today, the studio revealed that adventurers will be able to play as an undead character. Plan your future spending with this list of upcoming PC games. Shown in a ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ moment during the trailer, a skeleton enchanter was …

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A Target listing hints at potential Bethesda Game of Thrones project

While the majority of Game of Thrones fans are still reeling from the Season 7 finale, there may be something on the horizon that will tie you over until Season 8. Spotted on Target’s website, a placeholder page has been found for a game titled “Bethesda: Game of Thrones”. Find your next adventure with our list of the best PC RPGs. First flagged up by user Yutrzenika1 on Reddit, the placeholder page lacked any extra …

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Half-Life 2: Aftermath hopes to piece together what remains of Episode 3

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Since the publication of Marc Laidlaw’s tongue-in-cheek reveal of the planned plot for Half Life 2: Episode 3, interest has flared up in regards to Half Life 2’s missing chapter. Gathering together leaked maps and prototypes from Valve, Half-Life 2: Aftermath gives fans a glimpse of what Episode 3 may have been like. Get up to speed on the Half Life 3 saga with our handy retrospective. Much like Laidlaw’s …

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