Despite PC being a term that should cover most computers, it is nowadays generally used to refer to machines running a Windows operating system. PC users have access to games in a number of ways, with the most common modern source being via Valve's digital distribution service Steam. Games can also be downloaded DRM-free, though this is becoming increasingly less common.

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Hookah Haze by Tenchu Developer Mixes Visual Novel Storytelling and Adorable Pixel Art

Japanese developer  Acquire and publisher Aniplex revealed a brand new upcoming visual novel titled Hookah Haze.  The game is inspired by the Hookah lounges (or Shisha lounges) that are rather…

December 4, 2023 | 03:43 EST

Yor from Spy x Family and Chun Li from Street Fighter 6 fight in illustration

Street Fighter 6 and Spy × Family Crossover Teased With Gorgeous Anime Trailer

Today Capcom released a trailer focusing on the collaboration between Street Fighter 6 and the anime movie Spy × Family Code: White. The crossover was teased all the way back at Anime Expo in the…

December 4, 2023 | 12:06 EST

Explorer Emilie and Lego Version for Fortnite

You Can Get a Free Explorer Emilie Skin in Fortnite Via LEGO Collaboration

Following yesterday's announcement of LEGO Fortnite, Epic Games is celebrating by giving players a free skin named Explorer Emilie.   Not only can the skin be acquired without spending any stars or…

December 3, 2023 | 06:42 EST

Mortal Kombat 1 - Peacemaker and Quan Chi face off

John Cena Will Voice Peacemaker in Mortal Kombat 1 while Quan Chi Gets a Release Date

Today Warner Bros. Games and NetherRealm Studios announced the release date of the next DLC character for Mortal Kombat 1, Quan Chi, alongside much-awaited info on Peacemaker.  First of all, Quan…

December 3, 2023 | 03:47 EST

DNF Duel Battle Mage Artwork

DNF Duel Reveals Release Date and Gameplay For New DLC Character Battle Mage

It's December, so it's almost time for DNF Duel players to enjoy a new DLC character, the Battle Mage.  Today Nexon announced a release date for the new fighter, which will launch as DLC and as part…

December 3, 2023 | 01:53 EST

Lego Fortnite, Fortnite Festival, nd Rocket Racing

3 New Fortnite Games Announced as Big Bang Live Event Brings Servers to Their Knees

During its Big Bang Live event hosted today, Fortnite creator Epic Games announced three brand new games that will become playable within Fortnite itself. The first is LEGO Fortnite, coming on…

December 2, 2023 | 09:10 EST

Starfield artwork and screenshot

Starfield Passes 12 Million Players as Phil Spencer Has "a Ton of Confidence" in Its Future

Today, during a panel at CCXP in São Paulo, Brazil, Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer talked about Bethesda's latest RPG, Starfield. Spencer announced on stage during the livestreamed talk that the…

December 2, 2023 | 03:12 EST

Fortnite OG Key art

Fortnite Will Bring Back OG in 2024 After it Shattered Records with 100 Million Players in November

Fortnite's OG season has proven incredibly successful, so much so that many players have demanded its permanence. Luckily, Epic Games is listening.  While the original map and content from Chapter 1…

December 2, 2023 | 01:03 EST

Lucilius in Granblue Fantasy Versus Rising

Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising Reveals the Return of Lucilius, Character Pass Roadmap, and More

Today Cygames hosted a new livestream sharing a lot of news about the upcoming fighting game Granblue Fantasy Versus: Rising. We start with a look at the story, which will be expanded with a third…

December 2, 2023 | 11:25 EST

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New Granblue Fantasy: Relink PS5 Gameplay Looks Amazing and Reveals English Voice-overs

Today a large chunk of new gameplay of the upcoming action JRPG Granblue Fantasy: Relink has been shared, showing more of Cygames' magnum opus. The gameplay was shared by the YouTube channel Arekkz…

December 1, 2023 | 09:57 EST

Official artwork for the Fiend from Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne on a stylized red and black background.

Shin Megami Tensei TTRPG Finally Getting English Localization

Atlus and Sega's JRPG series, Shin Megami Tensei, has seen a growing fanbase outside of Japan. With that popularity, some of the franchises' more niche bits of merchandise are beginning to see an…

December 1, 2023 | 07:04 EST

Alan Wake 2 Key Artwork  Featuring Alan Wake and Saga Anderson

Alan Wake 2 Getting New Game+ Feature

Today Remedy Entertainment dropped a very explicit tease on a much-requested feature coming to its survival horror Alan Wake 2.  Apparently, the game is getting a New Game+ mode, which will let…

December 1, 2023 | 02:35 EST

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Cyberpunk 2077 Update 2.1 Detailed, Adding Working Metro, Accessibility Options, and Much More

Today CD Projekt RED detailed a new update coming to its popular RPG Cyberpunk 2077, and it's a sizable one with many new features and changes. As announced yesterday, the update will be numbered 2.…

December 1, 2023 | 01:09 EST

The Rockstar logo above an announcement of the time and date for the first Grand Theft Auto 6 trailer, flanked by palm trees

First Grand Theft Auto 6 Trailer Premiere Date Revealed for Next Week

Rockstar has officially revealed the premiere date for the first Grand Theft Auto 6 trailer. The hotly-anticipated first look at the upcoming open-world crime sandbox (we assume, at least) will…

December 1, 2023 | 09:26 EST

Argenti from Honkai: Star Rail and Nicole from Zenless Zone Zero

Honkai: Star Rail Shows Argenti and Zenless Zone Zero Unveils Nicole in a HoYoverse Double Whammy

Today HoYoverse delivered a double whammy with two character trailers for its successful RPG Honkai: Star Rail and the upcoming ARPG Zenless Zone Zero. We start with Zenless Zone Zero and one of its…

December 1, 2023 | 02:19 EST

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 Banu Haqim Art and Logo

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 Reveals Banu Haqim as Third Playable Clan

Today Paradox and The Chinese Room revealed the third playable clan for the upcoming action RPG Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2, Banu Haqim. This is the third clan revealed as playable in the…

November 30, 2023 | 09:25 EST

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Banishers: Ghosts of New Eden

North America, 1695. Antea Duarte and Red mac Raith are both lovers and Banishers, people who hunt ghosts. Following a terrible mission, Antea is fatally wounded and becomes one of the very spirits…

November 30, 2023 | 07:53 EST

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Stargate: Timekeepers

10 years after the last Stargate game, fans of the series will get to return to the SG-1 universe in an all-new adventure. Starting after the events of Season 7, during the Battle for Antarctica, you…

November 30, 2023 | 07:35 EST

Star Citizen Pyro and Intergalactic Aerospace Expo

Star Citizen Shows New Pyro System as IAE 2953 Event Breaks Records Earning Almost $24 Million

The Intergalactic Aerospace Expo 2953 event just ended in Star Citizen, but Cloud Imperium Games has more content in store.  First of all, today we get a new video showcasing the part of the Pyro…

November 30, 2023 | 06:28 EST

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth Masataka Ebina and Dwight Méndez

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth English Trailer Reveals Danny Trejo and Daniel Dae Kim's Performances

Today Sega released a new trailer with English voiceovers of the upcoming mainline Yakuza game Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth.  While we had already heard most of the voices before the trailer…

November 30, 2023 | 04:18 EST

A screenshot of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl showing a character holding a lucky charm

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl Has Entered the Final Phase of Development

Today Ukrainian developer GSC Game World announced that the development of the highly anticipated game S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl has entered its final phase.  The game is still slated for…

November 30, 2023 | 03:30 EST

The Game Awards Players' Choice Award Nominees Alan Wake 3, Honkai: Star Rail, Baldur's Gate 3

The Game Awards Players' Voice Keeps Baldur's Gate 3, Alan Wake 2, Honkai, but No Starfield

Today the remaining games for the second round of the Player's Voice award at The Game Awards have been announced, with some big titles not making the cut. Only ten games survived the first culling…

November 30, 2023 | 02:05 EST

Baldur's Gate 3 Patch 5 art and Orrin's outfit on Astarion

Baldur's Gate 3 Massive Patch 5 Is Available Now With Performance Improvements and Many New Features

Today Larian Studios released the much-teased Patch 5 for Baldur's Gate 3, and that's certainly a very big one. The update requires a 28.7 GB download on PC, and a little north of 130 GB available…

November 30, 2023 | 12:32 EST

Three Guardians standing on a cliff in Destiny 2

Destiny 2 Starter Pack Removed From Sale After Massive Fan Backlash

A massive fan backlash has caused Destiny 2 developer Bungie to pull the game's new Starter Pack from sale. In a post on X (formerly known as Twitter), Bungie says that it's been "monitoring the…

November 30, 2023 | 09:56 EST

Two characters, one holding a bottle and one holding a small dog, in Far Cry 6, a game in the Xbox Game Pass December 2023 lineup

Massive Xbox Game Pass December 2023 Lineup to Include Major AAA Games and More

Xbox has unveiled the Xbox Game Pass December 2023 lineup - yes, all of it at once - and it looks pretty impressive. While previous months might have been slim pickings for Xbox fans, there's no…

November 30, 2023 | 09:34 EST

Songbird in close-up in a high-end club-style venue in Cyberpunk 2077

Cyberpunk 2077 Update 2.1 To Bring "Hotly Anticipated" Changes Alongside Ultimate Edition Release

CD Projekt Red has announced that Cyberpunk 2077 update 2.1 will land alongside the launch of the game's Ultimate Edition. Announced earlier this month, the Ultimate Edition will launch across PC,…

November 30, 2023 | 08:40 EST

A close-up of the Shiva summon in Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis

Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis PC Release Date Confirmed By Square Enix

Square Enix has announced the Final Fantasy VII Ever Crisis PC release date. The gacha RPG, which is currently available on iOS and Android devices, will land on PC via Steam on December 7th,…

November 30, 2023 | 08:18 EST

Shadowheart in Baldur's Gate 3

Baldur's Gate 3 Getting Performance Improvements on PC and PS5 Thanks to Optimization Done for Xbox

If you're unsatisfied with the performance of Baldur's Gate 3 on your PC and PS5, help is on the way with the next update, thanks to an unexpected ally.  Today Larian Studios' director of publishing…

November 29, 2023 | 11:26 EST

Vampire Dynasty Key Art and Screenshot

Vampire Dynasty Announced as New Game of Toplitz' "Dynasty" Open-World Simulation Series

Publisher Toplitz Productions and developer Mehuman Games announced Vampire Dynasty, a brand new game of the "Dynasty" series. The game will place the players in the fanged role of vampres in the…

November 29, 2023 | 04:58 EST

Steam Deck with Elden Ring and Persona 5 Royale Startup Movies

Steam Deck Gets New Startup Movies Inspired by Elden Ring, Persona 5, and More Games

Valve just released a batch of startup movies for its Steam Deck handheld PC inspired by five popular games.  The platform already had a variety of startup movies to choose from, but they were based…

November 29, 2023 | 03:13 EST

PlayStation Plus poster for December 2023

PlayStation Plus Monthly Games for December 2023 Announced: Powerwash Simulator and More

Today Sony Interactive Entertainment revealed the games that PlayStation Plus Subscribers will receive at no additional cost in December 2023.  The announcement has been made, as usual, on the…

November 29, 2023 | 01:45 EST

Steve cockily throwing a punch at the camera in Tekken 8

Tekken 8 Steve Gameplay Trailer Shows A Boxing Legend In Action

Bandai Namco has released another new Tekken 8 character introduction trailer, this time for British boxing legend Steve Fox. Along with Leo and several others, Steve was technically unveiled…

November 29, 2023 | 09:35 EST

The new cover art of Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien Featuring Mitsuki and Haruka

Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien Interview - The Return of a Visual Novel Legend Via Steam

Kimi Ga Nozomu Eien is one of the most beloved visual novels released in the early 2000s, and now it's coming back on PC via Steam.  The game was was initially born as an eroge, and it was never…

November 29, 2023 | 09:00 EST

HAL-9000 and Xbox Logo

Xbox CFO Discusses Opportunities with AI, How Microsoft Measures Its Success in Games, and More

Today Xbox chief financial officer and corporate vice president of finance and operations Tim Stuart spoke about the application of AI to the gaming business, the acquisition of Activision Blizzard,…

November 28, 2023 | 09:40 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Fanfest 2023 Tokyo Logo and Viper Art

Final Fantasy XIV Reveals Tokyo Fan Festival 2023 Schedule Including Keynote With Dawntrail Details

Today Square Enix announced the full schedule of the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2023 in Tokyo, which will also bring the next round of details about the next expansion titled Dawntrail…

November 28, 2023 | 06:50 EST

New Witcher game and Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty art

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Sold 4.3 Million Copies as Dev Team for the Sequel is Being Built

Today CD Projekt announced its financial results for Q3, 2023, including some interesting information about Cyberpunk 2077 and the Witcher franchise. We learn that the expansion of Cyberpunk 2077…

November 28, 2023 | 01:42 EST

A lion-like humanoid warrior with plate armor in Dragon's Dogma 2

Dragon's Dogma 2 Release Date Leak Confirmed by Steam Ahead of Showcase

The Dragon's Dogma 2 release date appears to have been leaked on its official Steam page ahead of an announcement later today. On the Dragon's Dogma 2 Steam page, a release date of March 22nd is…

November 28, 2023 | 09:53 EST

Concept art of a soldier standing in front of a World War I medical hospital in War Hospital

War Hospital Release Date Brings WWI-Era Medical Management to PC in January

Nacon and developer Brave Lamb Studio have announced the War Hospital release date. The management sim, which will, as you've probably guessed, let you oversee your very own World War I-era medical…

November 28, 2023 | 09:38 EST

A character in Dragon's Dogma 2

Dragon's Dogma 2 Release Date Officially Announced Alongside Deluxe Edition and More

Update: The release date of Dragon's Dogma 2 was announced during a livestreamed event hosted by Capcom, alongside the reveal of new gameplay and details.  As leaked earlier today, the release date…

November 28, 2023 | 04:17 EST

Star Citizen - RSI and Arrastra and Mark Hamill

Star Citizen Just Had its Biggest Crowdfunding Day Ever With $3.5 Million in 24 Hours

The crowdfunding effort for the space simulator Star Citizen continues, and the game just enjoyed its biggest day of funding ever.  According to the handy Star Citizen Funding Dashboard by CCU Game…

November 27, 2023 | 08:25 EST

The protagonist of Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin Has Failed to Meet Sales Expectations

Today Frontier Developments announced that its recently released real-time strategy game Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realms of Ruin has not met the company's expectations in terms of sales. The press…

November 27, 2023 | 01:14 EST

Destiny 2: The Final Shape key art with new release date

Destiny 2 The Final Shape Expansion Officially Delayed to "Deliver an Even Bigger and Bolder Vision"

Today Destiny 2's developer announced that the upcoming expansion titled The Final Shape has been delayed by a few months. The expansion was supposed to launch on February 27, 2024, but it will…

November 27, 2023 | 12:33 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Hairstyle Design Contest Entry by MissMoonRiver and Aesthetician

Behold Final Fantasy XIV's Fabulous Potential New Hairstyles as Design Contest Winners Are Revealed

Today Square Enix announced the winners of its recent Final Fantasy XIV Hairstyle Design Contest 2023.  The developers revealed 40 winning entries, providing a glimpse on some of the hairstyles that…

November 27, 2023 | 02:18 EST

A close-up of a demonic Roman warrior in the King Arthur: Knight's Tale expansion Legion IX

King Arthur: Knight's Tale Expansion Legion IX Lets You Play As A Roman Tribune

Neocore Games has announced a brand new King Arthur: Knight's Tale expansion that will revolve around the Roman Empire. Legion IX will see you leading a Roman campaign into Avalon as a tribune of…

November 27, 2023 | 10:09 EST

An aerial view of a complex city in Cities: Skylines 2

Cities: Skylines 2 Devs Warn "Unfinished Editor" Could Result In Broken Mods

Paradox and Colossal Order have released a new Cities: Skylines 2 Word of the Week column containing updates on what the devs are up to, and this time, it's all about modding. In the new Word of the…

November 27, 2023 | 09:34 EST

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival 2023 London Logo and Dawntrail Key Artwork

Final Fantasy XIV London Fan Festival Was an Epic Celebration of One of Gaming's Best Communities

At the end of October, Square Enix hosted the second Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival of the current cycle in London, following the first stop in Las Vegas back in the summer.  The event, which was…

November 28, 2023 | 09:00 EST

Key art for Wizordum by Emberheart Games and published by Apogee.

Wizordum Preview - A Nostalgic, Dungeon Delving FPS

I distinctly remember the beginning of my boomer shooter obsession. Since I was either not born yet or far too young to play most boomer shooters on launch, my yearning to play more retro shooters…

November 28, 2023 | 10:00 EST

Goku in Dragon Ball FighterZ

Rollback Netcode Finally Coming to Dragon Ball FighterZ With Beta Starting Next Week

After a long wait, Bandai Namco is finally ready to let Dragon Ball FighterZ fans try the game with rollback netcode, at least only on one platform, for now. The much-requested feature will be the…

November 26, 2023 | 08:27 EST