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Raw Metal is a Cool Game
Cool Game Alert spotlights the most interesting PC games around, celebrating weird, quirky and underappreciated gems that we think you should play. Here's Raw Metal, a game that mixed in a little bit of Metal Gear with a lot of OSHA violations.
What even is a game genre? | Chat Log
On this week's Chat Log, Mollie and Lauren talk with Harvey Randall about one of the most divisive topics: categorizing games. Sure, things are easy when we're just talking RPGs—unless it's ARPGs versus action RPGs. Don't even get us started on cRPGs. What about the Metroidvanias and the Roguelikes—and are Soulslikes a real genre too?
Elden Ring: Shadow Of The Erdtree | Official Gameplay Trailer
Here's the brand new trailer for Elden Ring's long awaited expansion, Shadow of the Erdtree, which will release on June 21.
A Guide to Realm Cards | Nightingale
Learn all about Realm Cards in survival game Nightingale—a unique item that lets you change the very nature of the realms you're exploring.
HASTE: Broken Worlds is a Cool Game
Sprint through procedural, crumbling fantasy worlds, outrunning the apocalypse behind you. Cool Game Alert spotlights the most interesting PC games around, celebrating weird, quirky and underappreciated gems that we think you should play.
Committing 16 MONTHS For An EVE Online Scam... | Tales From The Hard Drive | PC Gamer
A tale of friendship, betrayal and an extraordinary EVE Online Scam... Have you ever thought someone was a friend, only to find out they've been lying to you the whole time? EVE Online is well known for the scams carried out by players in-game, but one unfortunate EVE Online user 'Tikktokk' fell victim to a much more personal scam. He faced not only the loss of a friendship, but the loss of his prized 120B ISK Chremoas that had over 400 kill marks
A Guide to Crafting | Nightingale
Get the most out of Nightingale's stylised Victorian world by creating and customising your crafting benches. Here's our guide to getting the most out of crafting in Inflexion's distinctive survival game.
Peripeteia is a Cool Game
Peripeteia is indie gaming at its most raw—wild ambition on a shoestring budget. Cool Game Alert spotlights the most interesting PC games around, celebrating weird, quirky and underappreciated gems that we think you should play.
Meet The Fuel Rats of Elite Dangerous | Tales From The Hard Drive | PC Gamer
We speak to the people behind The Fuel Rats, a specialist community of Elite Dangerous Commanders who often risk their own safety to rescue those who find themselves stranded in the far corners of the galaxy, running out of fuel. Run out of fuel and you soon run out of Oxygen, and help is rarely nearby. That's when you need to call The Fuel Rats! Exploration is a huge part of the appeal of Elite Dangerous, but for one intrepid explorer, curiosity very nearly got the better of him... until The Fuel Rats embarked on a daring rescue mission that took over 600 hours of flying! CMDR. Deluvian set out from the edge of the Milky way and travelled over 140 light years away before calling for help... Would the Fuel Rats get to him in time? Find out in the latest episode of Tales from the hard drive from PC Gamer
The Blood Plague That Ravaged World of Warcraft | Tales From The Hard Drive
In 2005, unlike today, thoughts of Pandemics were far from most people's minds. But at this time World of Warcraft was almost brought to it's knees as the contaminated Blood Plague pandemic swept through server after server. The plague spread with alarming speed across all corners of the World... of Warcraft, eventually infecting over 4 million players. What was most intriguing were the actions of individuals in the game as the plague spread. There were those who turned martyr, risking their own health to save others while there were some who deliberately tried to spread the infection far and wide.
They Hacked Minecraft for 3 Years... And Stole Everything | Tales From The Hard Drive | PC Gamer
Nerds Inc, are an infamous Minecraft group of exploiters and griefiers on the 2B2T anarchy server. Before they pulled off this incredible heist, they tracked players' movements for over three years.
ROAD TRIP Square Enix's 2016 road trip epic is a special chapter of Final Fantasy I'm glad I finally played.
Big Deck Energy Developer LocalThunk says his deckbuilder, Balatro, is actually based on a game called Big Two, not poker.
Purge the unclean Meticulously scouring Xenos flesh from tank treads really gives you time to think.
Bumpy Landing Cheap plastics for high prices let down an otherwise decent flight sim experience.