UK Regulators Are Cracking Down On Misleading Mobile Game Ads

UK Regulators Are Cracking Down On Misleading Mobile Game Ads

If you’ve ever used Instagram or Facebook, you may have encountered ads for mobile games like Gardenscapes and Homescapes. They follow a fairly typical formula: a logic challenge coupled with a prompt like, “You’ll never be able to solve this.” In the UK, regulators are now cracking down on these advertisements, arguing they misrepresent the games on offer.

Tips For Playing Torchlight III

Tips For Playing Torchlight III

After being announced in 2018 as Torchlight: Frontiers, falling off the radar for a bit, and then resurfacing earlier this year as a proper numbered sequel, Torchlight III is out today for PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4. If you’ve played the first two — or, hell, any fantasy-themed action…

Everything We Know About Amazon Prime Day 2020 [Updated]

Everything We Know About Amazon Prime Day 2020 [Updated]

Amazon Prime Day 2020 is officially on, and we’ve got all the details on what you need to know to grab the best games bargains and deals. Grab The Nintendo Switch Pro Controller For $67 Today The Best PC And Tech Deals From Amazon Prime Day The Best Board Game…

Here’s A Ton Of Great Gaming Monitor Deals

Here’s A Ton Of Great Gaming Monitor Deals

A lot of people have been building PC rigs over the last couple of months, primarily thanks to a ton of great Ryzen deals over the last few months. So, naturally, it’s a great time to think about cheap gaming monitors as well.

The Best Board Game Deals For Amazon Prime Day 2020

The Best Board Game Deals For Amazon Prime Day 2020

Board games are the perfect afternoon entertainment, particularly in the coronavirus era. Whether you’re playing solo or with a few socially-distanced mates, board games are just solid, good fun. If you’re looking to get stuck into some new tabletop adventures in ‘these strange times’, you’re in luck this Amazon Prime…

America Got The Better Super Mario Bros. 2

America Got The Better Super Mario Bros. 2

Every discussion about the American version of Super Mario Bros. 2 invariably turns to its origins as a completely different game. “It’s not the ‘real’ Super Mario Bros. 2,” is a fact some folks are more than happy to point out, and in some ways, they’re absolutely right. I just…

Borderlands 3’s Bloody Harvest Event Is Back, And Just As Fun As Last Time

Borderlands 3’s Bloody Harvest Event Is Back, And Just As Fun As Last Time

No trick, Vault Hunters, Borderlands 3’s latest event is quite a treat. Yesterday, the well-liked “Bloody Harvest” kicked off again. On a surface level, “Bloody Harvest” bears similarity to any other Borderlands event — shoot everything, get guns — but it stands apart by being a total blast with minimal…

They Finally Did It: Fallout 76 Is Pretty Good Now

They Finally Did It: Fallout 76 Is Pretty Good Now

Last April I bought a PC copy of Fallout 76 for $25. It was such a cheap price that I finally couldn’t resist trying it out. After five or so hours of doing some quests and building a small shack I called home, I moved on. While I enjoyed exploring…

Lowlands Away

Lowlands Away

Alisher Mirzoev is an environment artist and matte painter based in Russia who has worked on stuff like Pathfinder and Styx.

Maybe Rhythm Games Can Help Teach Fighting Game Skills

Maybe Rhythm Games Can Help Teach Fighting Game Skills

Fighting games are hard, but what if they taught players how to perform combos with concepts from a more approachable genre? A new video imagines what it might be like to learn important techniques by way of a rhythm game-style tutorial.

I Am Two Shanghai Dragons Wins Away From My First Tattoo

I Am Two Shanghai Dragons Wins Away From My First Tattoo

You know how parents quantify the passage of time to an excited child in the number of sleeps? Well, instead of sleeps, I am two Shanghai Dragons wins away from getting my first tattoo. That’s because the Overwatch League Grand Finals tournament kicked off earlier today — much earlier today…

Mortal Kombat 11 Cheapens Its Guest Characters’ Legacies

Mortal Kombat 11 Cheapens Its Guest Characters’ Legacies

At the end of First Blood, the 1982 movie adaptation of the David Morrell novel of the same name, John Rambo tells his former commanding officer that there’s no turning off the violence he was taught to inflict as a veteran of the Vietnam War. He breaks down. He weeps….