Alien: Blackout is unrelated to Isolation, Fox says more is coming 'very soon'

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Alien: Blackout is unrelated to Isolation, Fox says more is coming 'very soon'

The imminent return of Amanda Ripley to the world of Alien videogames gave us quite a ride, from excited speculation to "Oh, it's a mobile game" when Alien: Blackout was announced. Which is not an inherently bad thing by any means—I love mobile gaming, and there's some great stuff out there that you can only get on your phone or tablet—but for Alien fans anxious for a full-scale followup to the outstanding Isolation, it was a letdown. 

Get a DualShock 4 controller today for $40 ($20 off)

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Get a DualShock 4 controller today for $40 ($20 off)

Sony's DualShock 4 is our top choice for a PC controller, thanks to its sturdy build quality and excellent analog trigger feel. If you've been looking to buy a new controller, multiple colors of the DualShock 4 are now $39.99 on Newegg. That's $20 below the MSRP, and $5-10 cheaper than the usual price.

The old Fallout games are now free for Fallout 76 players

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The old Fallout games are now free for Fallout 76 players

Bethesda is preparing two new patches for Fallout 76 this month, with the first due to arrive on January 14. Although details are a bit sparse on what these patches will contain (mostly bug fixes and squashed exploits, according to this week's Inside The Vault post), there is some Fallout goodness you can access right now. If you played Fallout 76 in 2018 (the full release, that is, not just the beta), you can fire up the Bethesda launcher today and get Fallout, Fallout 2, and Fallout Tactics: Brotherhood of Steel, all for free.

Bling out on a budget with the Corsair Strafe RGB MK.2, now $40 off

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Bling out on a budget with the Corsair Strafe RGB MK.2, now $40 off

Although it's functionally nonessential, adorning your PC with a smattering of pretty lights is like dressing up your RPG character to resemble Guy Fieri: it's simple, harmless fun and if you don't like it you can leave. That said, buying an RGB keyboard can be expensive, often necessitating that you shell out hundreds of dollars for an expertly engineered combination of metals and plastic. 

Lovecraft's Untold Stories and its giant penguins get a release date

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Lovecraft's Untold Stories and its giant penguins get a release date

You can’t walk down the street without tripping over some kind of eldritch horror these days, so Lovecraft’s Untold Stories has an uphill struggle convincing me that there’s anything left to say about the Cthulhu mythos. After a stint in Early Access, the action roguelike is launching on January 31. Check out the official trailer above.