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Wildlands may be the slickest, simplest fantasy skirmish game ever made

Enlarge Osprey Games Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Miniature battle games have been around as long as the tabletop hobby itself. From industry giants like Warhammer 40,000 to competitors like Frostgrave, The Walking Dead, or the Star Wars X-Wing Miniatures Game, […]

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How to connect a PS3 controller to your PC

Five years into a new console generation, the PlayStation 3 is all but extinct. Gamers have few reasons to break out their PS3 (unless they need an oversized paperweight). Still, if you’ve got a game-worthy PC, those old DualShock 3 controllers can be put to good use. With a few minutes and a Mini USB cable — which currently […]

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GamesBeat Decides 104: Cheap nylon bags and the FTC

The GamesBeat Decides podcast is back to talk about all of the games and news happening over the last week. That includes a check-in on Red Dead Redemption 2, trying to finish Spider-Man, and trying out The Missing. In the news, GamesBeat Decides co-hosts Jeffrey Grubb (PC gaming editor) and Mike Minotti (reviews editor) dive […]

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6 Games You'll Want to Buy in December

This year gave console and PC gamers truly excellent games to enjoy. December continues the trend, with six great titles to indulge in before the year is over. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. December has fewer standout titles than November and […]

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‘Pokémon: Let’s Go’: How to find Red, Blue, and Green

Pokémon: Let’s Go includes several major characters featured in the original Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow games, such as Professor Oak, Misty, Brock, and rival character Blue, but there are a few extra secrets for those willing to dig deeper. One of them is original protagonist Red, and you can fight him if you know […]

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The best ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale’ weapons

Picking up a gun in Fortnite Battle Royale is simple. Choosing the best weapon, though, isn’t always an easy decision to make. What do the different colors for each weapon mean? What should you choose when playing solo versus as a team? We’ve got you covered with an overview of weapon basics, rarity types, and the most effective arms […]

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The Lego Movie 2 is getting its own game

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced The Lego Movie 2 Videogame today. The title will be based off of the The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part, which is coming to theaters on February 18, 2019. Warner Bros. says that the game will release “alongside the film.” It is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and […]

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Samsung joins the QLC NAND party with its 860 QVO SSD

You may have noticed on black Friday and cyber Monday that prices for storage continue to drop. And now the new quad-layer-cell (QLC) tech is packing even more capacity into smaller and more affordable packages. Now, Samsung is launching its first QLC product, which could eventually push prices down even further. The Samsung 860 QVO […]

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Crypto-mining hangover continues to hit AMD and Nvidia

The crypto-mining craze is fully behind us. Few people are still using PC graphics cards to mine for Bitcoin-like cryptocurrency, and that has pushed shipments back down for the GPU market. Shipments of new GPUs were down 2.2 percent year-over-year in the third quarter of 2018, according to industry intelligence firm Jon Peddie Research. That […]

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There are the best Cyber Monday console deals

There’s still time to pick up a new gaming console at a discounted price thanks to Cyber Monday. Whether you’re in the market for a PlayStation 4, Nintendo, Switch, or Xbox One, you have plenty of deals to choose from. But hurry, you’re running out of time and you never know when one of these […]

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CD Projekt Red wants ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ quality for ‘Cyberpunk 2077’

CD Projekt Red wants the highly-anticipated Cyberpunk 2077 to have the same quality as Rockstar Games’ recently-released masterpiece, Red Dead Redemption 2. The publisher’s CEO, Adam Kracinski, was asked in a conference call with investors if CD Projekt Red thinks Cyberpunk 2077 will be good enough to earn a Metacritic score of at least 95 upon launch, […]

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Best Cyber Monday PS4 Deals

Black Friday has come and gone, but the biggest time of the year for deals isn’t over quite yet. Cyber Monday, the largest day for online sales each year, is right around the corner. Cyber Monday presents a great opportunity for picking up video game consoles, games, and accessories on significant discounts. From the PS4 […]

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Best Cyber Monday Deals at Gamestop

Black Friday has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean your savings have to stop! GameStop has a separate Cyber Monday sale, which begins on November 26, and you can expect to get plenty of great deals on video games, consoles, and accessories without even having to leave your home. We expect similar deals compared […]