fortnite performance mode

Fortnite Introduces “Performance Mode” For Older Computers

by Peter Paltridgeon 12/14/2020
What’s the matter, friend? Is Fortnite chugging along on your Commodore 64? There’s good news…Epic has decided to lift the burden off older computers with a new graphics mode that increases the framerate by reducing graphical elements. The mode lowers visual quality to take the load off the CPU and GPU. “For players already on […]
featured image

Here's What Division Testers Will Be Testing

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/21/2016
Ubisoft is preparing its latest update patch for The Division — Update 1.4. This is the version of the game that will be available to testers beginning September 26 (technical testing begins romorrow). They’ve written a blog post revealing their goals for the update and how they’re rebalancing the game, and fortunately for us, they […]

featured image

The Division's Public Test Server Launches In Five days

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/20/2016
Ubisoft is finally ready to push the “ON” button to that big public test server they promised you. It’s the opinion of many that Ubisoft should have tried this from Day One, but better late than never. Here’s how it’ll work: you’ll need the PC version of The Division to test at all (will the […]
featured image

Private Matches Now Possible in Destiny

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/13/2016
One of the most requested missing features in Destiny has finally been granted. Bungie announced today that, as of the latest update, private matches are now possible. The update affects PS4, XBox One and PC players. Announced during the first-ever Destiny Private Match competition hosted by Major League Gaming, and in celebration of the upcoming […]

featured image

The Details Of Destiny's Big Update

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/08/2016
On the eve of Destiny’s next big expansion, Rise of Iron, Bungie has been preparing an update for some time. Labeled 2.4.0, it rebalances the power of a lot of the game’s weapons. Fabian Strategy is now more powerful, while Thorn is less so (the base range is increased for Fabian and decreased for Thorn). […]
featured image

Ubisoft Considering Second Season Pass For Rainbow Six Siege

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/06/2016
A recent private survey conducted by Ubisoft has been leaked on Reddit. The survey, for the game Rainbow Six Siege, appears to have been for gauging reactions to proposed things that could be included “in the future season pass.” There’s already a season pass offered, but it expires December 1, on the first-year anniversary of […]

featured image

Ubisoft Announces Renewed Effort To Squash Division Bugs

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/31/2016
Ubisoft knows The Division hasn’t worked out as smoothly as they’d hoped. This hasn’t stopped them from pursuing a movie deal out of the game (and you just know they’re going to try a Division 2 at some point) but they’re aware their creation turned out to be a malfunctioning mess. That’s why they’re taking […]
featured image

Surprise — Quake Got A New Episode Today

by Peter Paltridgeon 06/24/2016
Today is the day the influential shooter known as Quake made its PC debut, twenty years ago. As a special anniversary present, Machine Games — current developers of Wolfenstein: The New Order and original developers of Quake — has released a new chapter of the original game. “Happy 20th to Quake @idsoftware!” said Machine Games […]

featured image

Halo 5 Goes Hog Wild Tomorrow

by Peter Paltridgeon 05/30/2016
Developer 343 Industries spoke at length about Hog Wild, the latest free Halo 5 expansion, in a new blog post today. In summary, there will be a lot of hogs, but as for the details… The update mainly adds extra vehicles, but it’s also packing additional armor sets, designs, and a new weapon called the […]
featured image

Ubisoft Offers Division Players Apologies, Free Credits

by Peter Paltridgeon 04/19/2016
Ubisoft runs a weekly stream devoted to their game The Division called State of the Game. Today they had quite a lot to deal with, since as we’ve repeatedly reported, the state of their game is…not good. Community developer Yannick Banchereau addressed the audience on Twitch, admitting that yeah, The Division has been full of […]