Anno 1602 is free from Ubisoft

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Anno 1602 is free from Ubisoft

Anno 1602—or 1602 AD, as it was known in North America—was originally released in 1998, which in the context of videogames might as well be 1602. But it's an RTS/management game, which generally hold up to the years better than other genres, and even graphically it's not too bad: Dated but far from ugly. All of which is relevant right now, 20 years down the road, because from now until December 22, it's free for everyone

Battlefield 5's guns are going back to normal, thank goodness

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Battlefield 5's guns are going back to normal, thank goodness

I have to think hard here, because if I ever said that Battlefield 5's time-to-kill was too low, I'll have to eat my words. I don't think I ever claimed that the guns were too powerful, and neither did anyone else, as far as I can tell, but last week, DICE went with what the data was telling it: that new players were dying too quickly and getting frustrated. In response, it made many guns less powerful, requiring approximately one extra bullet each for a kill.

How to play de_dust2 in Fortnite

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How to play de_dust2 in Fortnite

The moment Fortnite Creative was revealed, it was only a matter of hours before someone recreated Counter-Strike's de_dust2. It is something of a rite of passage for any fledgling level editor, and Fortnite has passed the test.