These graphically intense PC games crank the eye candy to 11—and make your PC sweat while they're at it.
The July 17 patch brings huge changes to Middle Earth: Shadow of War, removing all microtransactions and fixing the part of the game that felt most designed to coerce players into buying them.
Plus: Release dates for Bard's Tale IV and Monster Hunter: World, and Epic slashes its revenue share for the Unreal Marketplace—while giving all content creators four years of back-pay. This is gaming news for July 9 to 13.
"Less than half of one percent of customers" clicked on Steam's old Upcoming Releases page, so the bar is pretty low for the new algorithm-driven "Popular Upcoming" list.
Drawing inspiration from roguelikes, Mooncrash's constant tension and resource management allow Prey's already impressive web of systems to truly shine.
Plus Rocket League is free all weekend, Bethesda talks smack about Sony's crossplay restrictions, and the Vive Pro finally gets properly pricey bundles. This is gaming news for July 2 to 6.
The Razer Blade Stealth is a great laptop made even greater in this generation with a quad-core CPU. But compared to similar laptop competitors, there's one thing it still needs.
The Crew 2 hits almost the exact same highs and lows as its predecessor, a compelling fantasy of American car culture that's less fun as soon as you start actually racing.
Once a PlayStation mascot, Crash Bandicoot now joins the long list of games that are "Best on PC," thanks to lower-latency monitors and a higher frame rate.
For Myst's 25th anniversary, Cyan and Ubisoft finally worked out a deal on Mysts III and IV—meaning the entire series is on sale again (legally) for the first time in 10 years.
Halfway through 2018, these are the best PC games we've played so far.
There are currently 26 thousand games (and DLC, etc.) on sale on Steam, and 14 thousand of those cost less than $5. We've grabbed some of the better ones.
The Steam Summer Sale returns once more, this time with the cheapest price we've ever seen on the standalone Steam Link, plus the most ambitious minigame Valve's made in a while, "Saliens."
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden blends XCOM-like tactical action with real-time exploration reminiscent of isometric RPGs. Oh, and a pig wearing biker gang clothes and wielding a shotgun.
E3 may be considered a console show, but most of the blockbusters announced are coming to PCs, too. We've sifted through the major events to find the most noteworthy new games.