Destiny 2’s guns won’t recoil on PC as they do on consoles

When Destiny 2 brings the first-person shooter from the console to the PC later this year, the developers at Bungie want the gameplay to feel the same across platforms. But there is at least one important change being made to make the PC edition of the game play differently for keyboard...

Destiny 2’s guns won’t recoil on PC as they do on consoles

When Destiny 2 brings the first-person shooter from the console to the PC later this year, the developers at Bungie want the gameplay to feel the same across platforms. But there is at least one important change being made to make the PC edition of the game play differently for keyboard...

Steam Summer Sale’s best discounts, chosen by Ars’ cost-cutting braintrust [Updated]

Sun? Beaches? Rooftop parties? Pish-posh! It’s time to hide with your favorite acronyms—WASD, AC, 4K—as a discount-minded, summer-vacationing PC gamer. The annual Steam Summer Sale has returned just in time to keep you occupied and indoors. After watching the sale kick off Thursda...

Steam Summer Sale’s best discounts, chosen by Ars’ cost-cutting braintrust [Updated]

Sun? Beaches? Rooftop parties? Pish-posh! It’s time to hide with your favorite acronyms—WASD, AC, 4K—as a discount-minded, summer-vacationing PC gamer. The annual Steam Summer Sale has returned just in time to keep you occupied and indoors. After watching the sale kick off Thursda...

Valve tries to one-up Oculus Touch with five-finger “Knuckles” VR controller

We first heard about Valve’s plans for a new SteamVR controller back in October when a few pictures and basic impressions started leaking out of the press-free Steam Dev Days conference. Now we’re getting more details about the upcoming VR hardware—code-named Knuckles—thanks...

Valve tries to one-up Oculus Touch with five-finger “Knuckles” VR controller

We first heard about Valve’s plans for a new SteamVR controller back in October when a few pictures and basic impressions started leaking out of the press-free Steam Dev Days conference. Now we’re getting more details about the upcoming VR hardware—code-named Knuckles—thanks...

So far, Beyond Good and Evil 2 prototype looks like No Monkey’s Sky

Ubisoft Creative Director Michel Ansel took to YouTube on Thursday to finally show the world that, yes, Beyond Good & Evil 2 is more than an unplayable cinema sequence. However, anybody expecting to see gameplay that resembled the game’s incredible E3 2017 reveal may be disapp...

Nintendo: Switch shortages are “definitely not intentional”

Since the days of the NES, people have accused Nintendo of intentionally underproducing hardware in order to drive an artificial feeding frenzy of demand in the marketplace. With the Nintendo Switch remaining nearly impossible to find at retailers nationwide, those same accusations of &...

Nintendo: Switch shortages are “definitely not intentional”

Since the days of the NES, people have accused Nintendo of intentionally underproducing hardware in order to drive an artificial feeding frenzy of demand in the marketplace. With the Nintendo Switch remaining nearly impossible to find at retailers nationwide, those same accusations of &...

Sand worms and lightning: Aven Colony takes city-building to exoplanets

Humans have consumed our world’s resources as if they were infinite. Earth remains, however, a finite planet. Without significant structural and behavioural change—the sort that is difficult to effect en masse— the long-term consequences of our self-sabotaging choices appear grave. In a...
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