Update News


PUBG Update Will Deliver Map Selection

By Chris Jarrard, Apr 19, 2018 11:35am PDT

Bluehole aims to provide the end-users a choice without making matchmaking tougher for fans of less popular maps.


"Not sure I follow what sort of design decisions and scrapping really had to go on. If that ..."

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Sea of Thieves Event The Hungering Deep Announced, Content Roadmap Revealed

By Charles Singletary, Apr 13, 2018 10:40am PDT

The first major content update will arrive in May and the developers have opened up about additional plans throughout the year, including adding pets to the game.


PUBG Update 10 Jumps Out of a Plane Onto Test Servers

By Chris Jarrard, Apr 11, 2018 1:45pm PDT

The newest PUBG update brings the long awaited removal of clothing from maps and spruces up the desert wasteland of Miramar.


"I don't know, it seems like this might really cut down any chance you have to loot outside of ..."

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Fortnite 3.4 Patch Introduces The Guided Missile & Sniper Shootout Part 2 To Battle Royale

By Charles Singletary, Mar 29, 2018 9:15am PDT

This time around, the sniper event adds the Hunting Rifle and Crossbow while removing the Magnum.


PUBG 1.0 Update 8 Introduces Weapons Skins and Region Locking

By Chris Jarrard, Mar 26, 2018 10:25am PDT

And thousands of whiny forum boys rejoiced at the thought of never having to share a server with the Chinese.


"man, just when we got emotes for proper translanguage communication. The last time I wound up ..."

- Fooldozer see all 15 comments

Steam No Longer Ugly Thanks To High DPI Support Update

By Chris Jarrard, Mar 22, 2018 11:15am PDT

Steam finally took off its glasses and let its hair down. Now I want to ask it out to the prom.


Basebuilding Update Touches Down as Astroneer's Biggest Addition Yet

By Chris Jarrard, Feb 22, 2018 6:15pm PST

Construct the Astro-Base of your dreams with all-new parts, blueprints, and much more.


"Once this hits 1.0 I'll probably pick it up much like I did Subnautica."

- one random winner see all 3 comments

Fortnite Battle Royale 3.0.0 Patch Adds 60 FPS for Consoles, Season 3 Battle Pass, and More

By Asif Khan, Feb 22, 2018 9:15am PST

Epic Games' Battle Royale is gettting a new Season Pass and it is available right now.


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Luigi's Balloon World Update Hits Super Mario Odyssey on Nintendo Switch

By Asif Khan, Feb 21, 2018 11:30pm PST

Luigi #1! The update also adds Neon and Coin filters for Snapshot Mode alongside brand new outfits for Mario and Cappy.


"It's two modes, in the first you're given I think 30 seconds to hide a balloon and in the second ..."

- one random winner see all 8 comments

The Evil Within 2 First-Person Mode Now Available

By Asif Khan, Feb 14, 2018 9:15am PST

The survival horror game is adding a first-person mode.


"Huh... where the hell do you download it? Nothing on the steam page to indicate where to ..."

- ThatsBriskBaby see all 7 comments

Astroneer Blasts Off With New Research Update

By Chris Jarrard, Dec 18, 2017 1:15pm PST

System Era Softworks is leaving a big present under Astroneer owners’ trees this holiday season.


"oh snap! good timing! holiday downtime for playing.... DOH wish I had some spare time "

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Destiny 2 - December 12 Update

By Sam Chandler, Dec 11, 2017 11:30am PST

All the changes coming to Destiny 2 in the December 12 Update.


Massive Quake Champions Update Adds New Champion This Week

By Chris Jarrard, Dec 11, 2017 10:05am PST

Quake Champions will receive one of its biggest updates ever.


"BTW for anyone curious in seeing how QC plays, several of the games from DH Winter were ..."

- Johnny Law see all 7 comments

Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle Gets Free PvP Update

By Chris Jarrard, Dec 07, 2017 12:10pm PST

They gave Mario a gun and now he’s gonna turn it on you…


Rocket League's Autumn Update Patch Goes Live Today, With LAN Support For PC

By Asif Khan, Sep 28, 2017 9:20am PDT

Psyonix just keeps making this game better and better. Check out the details on today's update.


"Two crashes during placement matches. >:( Not gone back on to check but apparently that'll ..."

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