Ivan’s first brush with tech was as a little baby mashing the keys of his dad’s ZX Spectrum. He got his first PC in 1993 and has been an avid gamer and tech nerd ever since. After earning cool-sounding and possibly useful degrees in music and management, he worked as an itinerant English professor, piano teacher, translator, and proofreader. He kept writing and talking tech along the way. His favorite subjects include video games, software, and new gadgets.
Apex Legends Lands on Nintendo Switch, Supports Cross-Play
The popular battle royale Apex Legends has arrived on Nintendo’s handheld Switch console, as announced on the game’s official Twitter account.  It offers cross-play with PC and other consoles, but not cross-progression at the moment. You can find the game on Nintendo’s online marketplace,
Microsoft Officially Acquires Bethesda, Confirms Future PC and Xbox Exclusives
Microsoft’s $7.5-billion acquisition of Bethesda has finally received a green light from the European Commission. This places eight gaming studios under the ZeniMax Media banner - Bethesda and ZeniMax Online Studios, id Software, Arkane, MachineGames, Tango Gameworks, Alpha Dog, and Roundhouse
Upgraded Nintendo Switch With OLED Screen Coming This Year, Report Says
Nintendo is reportedly planning to release a new Switch console model with a larger OLED display and support for 4K graphics by the 2021 holiday season. Bloomberg broke the story, releasing details about the new and more powerful model, which is expected to feature a 7.2 inch 720p OLED screen mad
The Sinking City Removed From Steam Again
Valve has removed The Sinking City from its digital storefront Steam after receiving a DMCA from the game’s developer Frogwares. Frogwares alleges that producer Nacon bought a copy of the Cthulhu-inspired video game, changed the content to include Nacon logos, and reuploaded it to Steam without
Viking Wonder Valheim Sells Over Five Million Copies During First Month on Steam
The widely popular Viking survival simulation Valheim sold more than five million copies on Steam’s digital marketplace since its launch on February 2. It also secured a spot among the top five most played games on Steam with more than 500,000 concurrent players at one point in February. Develo
Shred the Mountains With This Witcher 3 Snowboard Mod
We might not be able to hit the mountains IRL, but the latest mod for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt brings the fun of snowboarding to our screens. Wild Hunt? More like Radical Hunt! If you’ve ever wanted to ride the slopes of Skellige’s mountains, modder Feregorn can help you with that. His mod, c
The Craziest Gaming Gadgets Ever Made
There’s no denying it: Gamers love gadgets. Over the years, we’ve seen our fair share of cool, weird, and just plain crazy accessories companies tried to sell to this demographic. And here are the wildest of the bunch: KFConsole This bucket-shaped gaming PC that also houses a tray for keeping
Video Game Market Just Had Its Best Month Ever
Amid a global economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the video game industry recorded its most profitable month, generating $11.5 billion in revenue in November 2020. According to the latest SuperData report, earnings went up by 15%, with PC games seeing a new revenue record with a
Cyberpunk 2077 Snafu Catches Sony, Microsoft Off-Guard
If you’ve purchased a copy of Cyberpunk 2077 for a last-gen PlayStation or Xbox console, you may be able to return it for a refund. “May” is the most we can say after game developer CD Projekt Red apparently caught Sony Interactive Entertainment and Microsoft off-guard by acknowledging flaw
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