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Gaming Today The Best Graphics Cards for Modders in 2020

It's a question that actually comes up more often than not on our forums: "Which graphics card is best to run modded Fallout 4?"  It's a good question, too. Games that run mods often tend to perform worse than stock versions for various reasons. So what should you, as a modder, look for when buying a GPU?Given the recent instability in GPU prices this year t...

 

Gaming Today Warcraft 3: Reforged UI is a re-skinned Google Chrome

You might be wondering why Warcraft 3: Reforged's menus are pretty brutal on CPU and memory usage - in-fact, many gamers have taken to social media to complain the menus actually seem to be running slower than the game itself. Weird, you might think?Well one user on Twitter, Colin Cornaby, has figured out the source of the problem. It would appear that the g...

 

Gaming Today EA earns $1 Billion from Microtransactions per quarter

While many gamers seem to hate microtransactions, the reason for their continued existence was made patently clear inside Electronic Arts latest financial performance report, as it seems folks just keep on buying them - to the tune of nearly $1 Billion per quarter. That's a fair old wedge of lolly. Of course, EA pushes these types of offerings heavily, espec...

 

Gaming Today Bethesda details Fallout 76's reputation system

Fallout 76 is getting a new reputation system with the upcoming Wastelanders update, which adds NPC's to the game officially for the first time, and will see players siding with settlers or raiders, something that has been absent so far from the online version of the Fallout universe.There's nothing really new or revolutionary about it, except for the fact t...

 

Gaming Today Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order sales could hit 10 million

The rip-roaring success of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order seems to be continuing a-pace, and it seems that the step away from first person multiplayer titles to third person story-driven action has proven more successful than anyone could have hoped. Fans had been clamouring for such a game for years, and now it seems it was all justified. EA have confirmed th...

 

Gaming Today Details and screenshots for Halo Forge PC revealed

Halo: The Master Chief Collection's development is continuing a-pace, which aims to update several classic games in the series and bring them to the PC platform. One of the next updates to be brought to PC will be Forge mode for Halo: Reach, something that is currently conspicuous by it's absence.The mode will also appear in future games to be released in th...

 

Gaming Today Play Resident Evil 2 as Geralt with this mod

Everyone loves the awesome Resident Evil 2 remake, and everyone loves Geralt of Rivia, so it was inevitable that the two would collide at some point. That time has now come with this pretty excellent new mod that adds Geralt to the game.Admittedly he doesn't quite fit into the vibe of Resi 2, but who cares, right? He's looking sufficiently badass in his armo...

 

Gaming Today Days of War leaves Early Access after three years

Days of War, a new WW2 shooter heavily inspired by Day of Defeat, has been in Steam's Early Access for many years, but has finally gone on general release.The game is developed by Driven Arts, and is funded by a Kickstarter campaign. The game is basically a spiritual successor to Day of Defeat, and even includes remakes of some maps from that game, such as D...

 

Gaming Today Seven of Nine returns in Star Trek Online: Legacy

Star Trek Online's Legacy event is now underway and celebrates the 10th anniversary of the game, and frankly it really makes me want to dive back in and give it another go.Of course, it handily ties into Star Trek: Picard, which is currently airing, and Jeri Ryan's Seven of Nine, who also returns in that series, makes an appearance in the game in her updated...

 

Gaming Today Grab Farming Simulator 19 for free on Epic Store

I've never been convinced by Farming Simulator, but a friend of mine recently recommended it. In two minds about weather to splash my cash on the title, I can now happily report I don't have to, as the game is currently free on the Epic Games Store.My understanding is that the game is an accurate simulation of farming, as you'd expect from the title. What I...

 

Gaming Today Sega Europe switching to recyclable game packaging

Physical releases are becoming more and more of a rarity these days, but despite being a far cry from the glory days of big box packaging and console games coming in VHS sized cases, physical games can still be found, more often for consoles, in standard DVD casing.Sega of Europe however have decided to do their bit for the environment by switching the packa...

 

Gaming Today Warcraft 3 Reforged launches this coming Tuesday

Warcraft 3 Reforged is a reworking of the original classic with new, 4K graphics, enhanced gameplay and engine upgrades, and it's due to drop very soon on Tuesday, the 28th of January.You can give the beta of multiplayer a try right now though, should you be impatient. The game will feature The Frozen Throne expansion too, along with the ability to create mo...

 

Gaming Today YouTube steals Activision Esports rights from Twitch

Activision Blizzard have confirmed they've signed a new, exclusive deal with YouTube for the rights to stream live all their esports events and content for Overwatch, Call of Duty, Hearthstone, and World of Warcraft.Twitch previously held exclusive rights in a two-year deal with the company outside of China, although that deal only covered Overwatch League....

 

Gaming Today James Buys Dead by Daylight, and other Gaming News

James is back with the latest gaming news, including Steam's Lunar New Year Sale, new games coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC, and the NHS suggesting loot boxes lead kids to gamble. Oh, and in-case he didn't mention it, James has also bought Dead by Daylight.

 

Gaming Today Ark: Genesis has been delayed until late February

Ark: Genesis, the next expansion for Ark: Survival Evolved has been delayed again, with a new release date slated for the 25th of February. It was originally slated for December last year, before being pushed back to January. The developers released a statement apologising for yet another delay, stating that there were still further issues with "polishing, b...