Surviving the Aftermath, the sequel to Surviving Mars, is out today

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Surviving the Aftermath, the sequel to Surviving Mars, is out today

Surviving the Aftermath was announced earlier this month as the sequel to Surviving Mars, the Martian colonization sim released last year by Haemimont Games and Paradox Interactive. Very little was revealed at the time but we got a closer look at the now-underway PDXCON and discovered a few surprises, including that it doesn't take place on Mars—and that it's available today on the Epic Games Store.

Remedy rolls back Control update that forced players to use the Epic Store launcher

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Remedy rolls back Control update that forced players to use the Epic Store launcher

The update that brought Photo Mode to Remedy's outstanding shooter Control today also delivered another, unexpected surprise. A small number of users on Reddit (via USgamer) noticed that, after the update was applied, it was no longer possible to launch the game directly through the executable file or their Steam library: It was only accessible through the Epic Games Store launcher.

Save $600 on this RTX 2080-powered gaming desktop at Best Buy

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Save $600 on this RTX 2080-powered gaming desktop at Best Buy

Gaming desktops don't always have to cost an arm and a leg, right now you can grab the HP Omen Obelisk for $1,399 ($600 off). This stoic mid-tower from HP's gaming line has been one of our best gaming PC picks for some time, and this is the lowest price we've ever seen on this imposing desktop, and you'll even get a free copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to flex your new hardware. With pre-built PCs you're always going to pay a small premium for assembly and components, but a deal like this keeps that markup to a bare minimum once you add up the MSRP for all the components.