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PC Gamer Weekender 2018 early bird tickets are now on sale

The PC Gamer Weekender is returning for its third year on 17-18 February 2018 at the Olympia in Kensington, London. Like the last two years, you’ll be able to play great PC games before they’re released, attend developer talks on some of the biggest games around, join workshops on PC hardware and tons more. You can buy early bird tickets here for as little as £9.99. Early bird prices are available until midnight of December …

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Best chess games | PC Gamer

The best chess game was played between Adolf Anderssen and Lionel Kieseritzky in 1851, but the best chess videogames are something else entirely. The rules of chess are simple, but it’s one of the most demanding tests of foresight, tactics, and mental endurance there is. Because there multiple reasons to play software chess—roughly split between causal fun, studying, and competition—there are many different kinds of programs and games out there. This guide will introduce you …

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Nintendo World Championships 2017: Gamer portraits

1 of 15 Taylor Ballantyne Emil Nickname/Handle: Myth Age: 15 First Video Game Ever Played: Mario Kart Double Dash If I Was A Nintendo Character, I’d Be: Diddy Kong Advertisement 2 of 15 Taylor Ballantyne Abe Age: 12 First Video Game Ever Played: New Super Mario Bros. Wii If I Was A Nintendo Character, I’d Be: Inkling Boy 3 of 15 Taylor Ballantyne Anthony Nickname/Handle: 8owser16 Age: 12 First Video Game Ever Played: Mario Kart …

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PC Gamer Indie’s first month

It’s been four weeks since we launched the PC Gamer Indie channel with an exclusive look at the next game from the creators of FTL, and it’s been a whirlwind first month. We’ve published the winemaking diary of Geralt of Rivia (as told to our writer Ian Birnbaum and experienced through winery sim Terroir), and a conversation about death between Rachel Weber and the creator of A Mortician’s Tale. Lauren Morton rounded up cosy games …

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Gamer Coffee Shop Opens With 31 Personal Gaming Stations

The Lower East Side’s newest cafe has a theme not frequently seen in the borough: online gaming. Waypoint Cafe opened this week at 65 Ludlow Street with 31 personal gaming stations, plus coffee from Intelligentsia and pastries from Amy’s Bread. Game bars are not a new concept for New Yorkers — arcade games, board games, hand sports, and more proliferate at places across the city like Barcade, Fat Cat, and Royal Palms — but most …

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One Gamer Fund heard you liked video-game charities

There are so many charities in the video-game universe nowadays that Siegel decided it was time to round some up and see what kind of good they could do together. Yesterday, he launched One Gamer Fund, a collection of seven big gaming charities under one fundraising banner, a la United Way. The participating charities — AbleGamers, Child’s Play, Games for Change, Global Game Jam, IGDA Foundation, Stack-Up and Take This — will receive half of …

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Games like Stardew Valley | PC Gamer

In the time since Stardew Valley was originally released, I have played it into the ground. I’ve reached year 10 in my first save, pushed myself to complete the community center upgrades in a single year for my second save, and supported Jojamart just to give myself an excuse for a third save. Like many others, I was obsessed with Stardew Valley for bringing the casual farm and life sim genre to PC where I …

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One Gamer Fund unites seven gaming charities, and you can support them all this weekend

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Gamers are capable of tremendous generosity – Twitch’s frequent 24-hour charity streams are just one example of it – but this weekend, there’s a way to give without losing any sleep: One Gamer Fund is a new initiative that unites seven different gaming charities under one banner, and it’s holding its inaugural fundraiser. One Gamer Fund support the following charities: AbleGamers, who use customised interfaces to help the disabled enjoy …

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We’re launching the PC Gamer Indie channel

Independent games were born and raised on the PC. Our platform has always been friendly to the new, the small, and the weird. Today we’re excited to redouble our focus on a vibrant and important area of gaming with a channel dedicated to them: PC Gamer Indie. We’re new too, we’ll be small at first, and we might also be weird. Indie games have been an inseparable part of PC Gamer’s coverage for years but …

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PewDiePie said the n-word on YouTube. The Internet’s most famous gamer is out of excuses.

Screenshot/YouTube PewDiePie, a.k.a. Felix Kjellberg, has more subscribers than anyone else on YouTube. And on Sunday, he angrily used the n-word during a livestream that has since been seen by millions. In the now-deleted video, Kjellberg was streaming himself playing “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.” Furious at another player during a tense moment in the gameplay, the influential gaming personality said, “What a f—— n—–.” “Jeez, oh my God, what the f—,” he said. “Sorry, but what the f—. What a …

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Ark: Survival Evolved review | PC Gamer

Need to Know What is it? Open-world, online survival game—with dinosaurs!Reviewed on: Windows 10, i5 4690k, 16GB RAM, Nvidia GTX 970Price: $60/£50Release date: Out nowPublisher: Studio WildcardDeveloper: Studio Wildcard, Instinct Games, Efecto Studios, Virtual BasementLink: Official siteBuy it: Steam, Humble Store Read our affiliates policy. Waking up in Ark: Survival Evolved is a bit of a jolt. Lost and naked, new players open their eyes on the shore of an island teeming with dinosaurs and …

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PC Gamer Readers’ Top 100 list

Every year PC Gamer’s editors and contributors vote on a list of the 100 best PC games to play right now, and every year our Top 100 list is contentious. A game is always too low, and another too high, and another unbelievably missing. Such is the inevitable fate of any List Of Things In A Certain Order. But this year, we decided it would be fun to transform the heated comment threads under our …

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The best horror games | PC Gamer

So you’re looking to spook yourself with the best horror games you can play on PC. Whether you’re into jump scares, interactive fiction, thematically interesting stories or just large men running after you with a chainsaw, we’ve included a wide variety of games that’ll hopefully freak you the hell out. Enjoy. Like our lists of best strategy games or best FPS games, we tried to focus on a variety of horror experiences that still hold …

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The PC Gamer Show: the top 100 PC games, Absolver, PUBG AFK problems, and more

Welcome back to The PC Gamer Show, our weekly livestreamed podcast. You can catch the show live on Wednesdays at 1 pm PDT on our Twitch channel, or after the fact at any of the links below.     This week we talk about our time in the Destiny 2 PC beta, kicking ass in Absolver, the PC Gamer Top 100, and PUBG’s recent AFK problems before closing with our usual Twitch chat Q&A. The music from …

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Help us build the PC Gamer Readers’ Top 100 list

Every year we publish a list of the top 100 PC games we think people should play right now. That is, not the most important games—we keep that list separate—but the games we recommend everyone pick up and play today. And then you get to agree, or disagree, or call us hipsters because we love Spelunky. This year’s list has accrued over 500 comments in under a week. Clearly, you have some thoughts, and while …

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