Blizzard kicks off the 2018 Overwatch World Cup

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Blizzard kicks off the 2018 Overwatch World Cup

The 2018 Overwatch World Cup officially got underway today, as Blizzard announced that from now until April 28, when Competitive Season 9 comes to an end, it will be tracking the average skill rating of the top 150 players in each country. Once that bit of preliminary analysis is wrapped up, the top 20 countries will be invited to take part in the World Cup Tournament. 

Humble Indie Bundle 19 comes with Soma, Superhot and plenty more

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Humble Indie Bundle 19 comes with Soma, Superhot and plenty more

The 19th Humble Indie Bundle is now live over on the Humble store. It'll be available through 11 am Pacific on Tuesday, April 10, with a new batch of games to come on Tuesday, April 3. If you purchase the bundle anytime before then, you'll receive the new games when they're added to the bundle, provided your purchase cracks their price tier. Speaking of which, here's what each price tier gets you right now:  

Watch these Fortnite players make love not war

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Watch these Fortnite players make love not war

I've always thought it was a bit tragic that Fortnite is a kill-on-sight kind of game. I mean, I get it, it's a battle royale. But does that mean everyone has to be your enemy? That's a question that redditor 'zblockariah' answered when they shared this heartwarming video of love and friendship blossoming on the field of battle.

Battletech release date revealed in a new story trailer

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Battletech release date revealed in a new story trailer

The new trailer for Harebrained's turn-based tactical combat game Battletech sets up a not-exactly-new tale of deposed backwater nobility going to war to reclaim their lost throne. But you're not the noble—you're the hired gun taking up arms for the cause not because you're a believer but because you've got bills to pay. It's a fairly bare-bones setup, but as an excuse to hustle around in hundreds of tons of stomping, fire-spitting death robots for cash. It'll do. More relevantly to our immediate interests, the trailer also brings us a release date of April 24.   

Nvidia's Far Cry 5 Game Ready drivers are now available

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Nvidia's Far Cry 5 Game Ready drivers are now available

Nvidia has released its Game Ready 391.35 drivers for Far Cry 5. Our review is in progress, and there's plenty to like so far (perhaps a bit too much at times). We've also performed our initial benchmarks and found the game runs about the same as Far Cry Primal. We're told the new drivers shouldn't change performance much and mostly focus on bug fixes, but these are WHQL tested and should be safe to use whether or not you're playing Far Cry 5—or at least as safe as any drivers are.