Breach developer QC Games closes its doors

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Breach developer QC Games closes its doors

Breach is an ambitious co-op dungeon crawler with echoes of Shadowrun, The Secret World, and Devil May Cry, released in January by a team of former BioWare and EA developers calling itself QC Games. It sounded promising, but met with mixed results when it entered Early Access on Steam in January, and its peak player count of roughly 1200 quickly cratered after release.   

BioWare boss Casey Hudson says the studio's problems 'are real'

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BioWare boss Casey Hudson says the studio's problems 'are real'

Earlier this week, Kotaku ran a report on the troubled development of Anthem, which alleged serious problems at developer BioWare including aimless management, internecine rivalries, and increasingly common incidents of "stress leave" among employees. BioWare issued a hasty public response to the report, but it was so evasive and dismissive that it only served to cast the studio in an even worse light. 

Upgrade to a 1440p IPS monitor for only $219

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Upgrade to a 1440p IPS monitor for only $219

It's fun to window shop the best gaming monitors money can buy, like Acer's Predator X27. But the for more frugal, whether out of necessity or sensibility, there are more affordable options. Falling into the mid-range category is Acer's V277U, a 27-inch IPS monitor that is on sale today for $219.99.

Where to find Fortnite's knife-point treasure

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Where to find Fortnite's knife-point treasure

Another challenge in Fortnite this week is utilizing the Treasure Map loading screen in a fun new way to keep up with this season's pirate theme. X usually marks the spot, but in this scenario, it's a knife! It's pretty easy to figure out the general location, but lucky for you we know the exact knife-point treasure location for easy battle stars. 

Where to find Fortnite's five highest elevations

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Where to find Fortnite's five highest elevations

A new challenge this week in Fortnite will bring you to new heights—quite literally. In the Fortnite Season 8 challenge to "Visit the 5 Highest Elevations on the Island," you're tasked with finding the five tallest peaks to be found in Battle Royale.