When is Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 2 starting and what changes could be on the horizon?

The new season has been delayed… again (Picture: Epic Games) Fortnite‘s next major update finally has a date, having been pushed back several times by Epic Games. Chapter 2’s debut season has already run much longer than previous ones and is looking as though it will last around four months as opposed to the expected 10 weeks. Fans are starting to get impatient and thoughts are turning to what we can expect next. So when is Season 2 starting and what changes could be on the horizon? When is Fortnite…

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Sony exclusives on PC would destroy the PlayStation – Reader’s Feature

Horizon Zero Dawn – coming soon to PC? (pic: Sony) A reader is worried about rumours that Sony is planning to release its exclusive games on PC and how that will affect console gaming. The start of a new generation is always a dangerous one for games companies. Even if you dominated previously you have to begin with a blank slate and build up everything, except your reputation, from zero. Or at least that’s how it used to work. In this coming generation both Microsoft and Sony are promising full…

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Weekend Hot Topic, part 2: Most trusted video game companies

A name to trust (pic: FromSoftware) GameCentral readers reveal the game publishers and developers they trust the most… and the ones they don’t. The question for this week’s Hot Topic was suggested by reader Trantor, who asked who you trust most in terms of being honest with customers and putting out a good product the majority of the time. Since it was a question of trust, not loyalty, many were happy to name companies such as Capcom, Nintendo, and Rockstar Games as companies they give the benefit of the doubt…

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The real computer games: Uplink and Digital: A Love Story – Reader’s Feature

Uplink – using a computer on your computer (pic: Introversion) After the release of Stories Untold on Switch, a reader takes a look at other games where you’re pretending to use a real computer. Ever since I first got my hands on a computer, I’ve been fascinated by the sorts of games that get released. You have your role-playing games like Wizardry or the shooters like Halo, then there’s the very small sub-genre of video games that aim to mimic a real computer, which seems rather redundant as you’re already…

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Upcoming Nintendo Switch games in 2020

Switchers, assume the position. 2020 looks set to be a good one (Picture: Getty) There’s always plenty of speculation about what games are going to be released each year, and there’s a fair share of safe guesses and hopeful longshots being banded around for the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo is looking at a busy few years, with Universal’s Super Nintendo World coming to Orlando, Florida in 2023. But for some Nintendo news with a far more manageable wait time, we’ve taken a look at what games are coming to the Switch…

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How I avoided getting addicted to World Of Warcraft Classic – Reader’s Feature

World Of Warcraft: Classic – a close escape (pic: Blizzard) A reader reveals how he almost got pulled back into World Of Warcraft and why he’s glad Blizzard’s customer support is so bad. I’ve been clean for over six years. I had got to the point where I didn’t even think about it anymore, when once upon a time it was everything and everyone. I would spend every waking hour thinking about it, I would cancel nights out because I wanted to indulge myself. I even called in sick to…

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Weekend Hot Topic, part 1: Most trusted video game companies

Do you trust Rockstar? (pic: Rockstar Games) GameCentral readers reveal the game publishers and developers they trust the most… and the ones they don’t. The question for this week’s Hot Topic was suggested by reader Trantor, who asked who you trust most in terms of being honest with customers and putting out a good product the majority of the time. Since it was a question of trust, not loyalty, many were happy to name companies such as Capcom, Nintendo, and Rockstar Games as companies they give the benefit of the…

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How Microsoft first party developers will make or break Xbox Series X – Reader’s Feature

Microsoft Studios – one format, many developers (pic: Microsoft) A reader looks at the increasingly long list of Microsoft’s internal studios and the games they’re likely to make for Xbox Series X. The narrative regarding Microsoft and their exclusive games this generation has been very negative, and rightly so. But going into next gen I’m really interested for the first time in years as to what Microsoft have got cooking up. I want to break down all their studios: 343 Industries – Halo Infinite, I’m hopeful this is a true…

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Nintendo explains what that random blob on the Switch screen does

A mystery that maybe only a few of us knew about is solved (Pic: Nintendo) Ever noticed that weird little blob at the bottom of your Switch screen? Ever wondered what it’s there for? Nintendo has the answer. While we’re all wrapped up in that Nintendo Switch Pro rumour that’s making the rounds, there is another pressing question that needs to be answered – what does that random blob at the bottom of the screen do? It’s admittedly easy to overlook, but plenty of us have spotted it there at…

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Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2 delayed by… a fortnight

We’ll have to wait about an extra fortnight… Get it? (Pic: Epic Games) Fortnite’s next major update has had to be pushed back again, as Epic Games move the game over to a different physics engine. Fortnite players have been able to enjoy new cosmetics and other items since the beginning of the year, but most are probably hungry for a major update to the game. One was supposed to come at the beginning of February to herald the beginning of Chapter 2 Season 2, but Epic Games has unfortunately…

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