Hades now offers a test branch with early access to updates and fixes

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Hades now offers a test branch with early access to updates and fixes

Hades players who want to get an early look at what's coming next can now sign up for a test branch on Steam and the Epic Store that will grant access to the latest updates before they officially go live. Developer Supergiant said the test branch isn't for everyone, warning that you should only sign up if you're struggling with "some rare technical issue" or just want to help out with testing, but if that's your thing, now's your chance.

Outriders, the co-op shooter from Bulletstorm studio People Can Fly, delayed to early 2021

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Outriders, the co-op shooter from Bulletstorm studio People Can Fly, delayed to early 2021

Outriders, the co-op shooter being developed by Painkiller and Bulletstorm studio People Can Fly, will not make its expected "holiday 2020" release. Publisher Square Enix said that the game will have full cross-play support on all platforms—PC, Stadia, next-gen consoles, whatever—when it launches, but unfortunately that also means that the game won't be out until February 2, 2021.

Genshin Impact is getting 2 updates in 2020, including a new zone and a ton of improvements

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Genshin Impact is getting 2 updates in 2020, including a new zone and a ton of improvements

Genshin Impact launched just over a week ago, but today developer MiHoYo released a roadmap that stretches all the way to February 2021 and includes a new zone, in-game events, and a lot of smaller improvements. The first of those updates, simply called update 1.1, will arrive on November 11 and will be followed up by a second major update on December 23. MiHoYo has said it plans to keep this five-week cadence going forward for the time being.

Baldur's Gate 3's most-picked character editor options created the most generic dude possible

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Baldur's Gate 3's most-picked character editor options created the most generic dude possible

Baldur's Gate 3 includes a character creator that gives players the ability to customize their in-game race, class, and a whole array of physical attributes. It's how Fraser was able to whip up his dead-sexy dwarf with the soulful eyes and majestic beard. But it seems like an awful lot of other players have put it to less creative use, and Larian is very disappointed with all of you.

This gaming PC with an RTX 2070 Super is down to $1,100 right now

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This gaming PC with an RTX 2070 Super is down to $1,100 right now

Building your own gaming PC is usually cheaper than buying a pre-built machine, but there's definitely a reason why consoles are so popular. Some people would rather buy something that works out of the box, and sales can also turn pre-built PCs into a better value. That's definitely the case with the ABS Gladiator, which is now on sale for $1,100, $300 below the original price.

Star Wars: Squadrons studio Motive is working on 'several' new games

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Star Wars: Squadrons studio Motive is working on 'several' new games

Electronic Arts said yesterday that it has no plans to add more to Star Wars: Squadrons. Anything is possible, but creative director Ian Frazier reiterated that EA considers it a "self-contained" game, finished and complete. Today, Motive general manager Patrick Klaus followed up on that a bit with an update—a very vague, unspecific update—on what the studio is looking at getting up to next.

EKWB announces RGB cable tidies to fix a problem I didn't know I had

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EKWB announces RGB cable tidies to fix a problem I didn't know I had

Cable management: the number one pet peeve of any PC modder. If you are one of the hapless souls who suffers from the debilitating ailment that is emplekosyrmaphobia (fear of tangled wires), EK is here to ease your distress. At least, they’re here to relieve a related distress that few knew even existed, until now.