PC Building Simulator comes to consoles

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PC Building Simulator comes to consoles

PC Building Simulator is the kind of simulator we can really appreciate, because unlike, say, firing up an A-10C, building PCs is something we have experience with and are capable of actually doing (usually) without hurting ourselves. It went into full release earlier this year, although even in Early Access it was a good way for inexperienced builders to get a feel for the process without blowing anything up.

Apex's new super-legendary item basically costs $170

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Apex's new super-legendary item basically costs $170

The Iron Crown Collection event that debuted in Apex Legends today is basically a bite-sized Battle Pass: 12 new Epic items, 12 new Legendary items, a new currency, a separate store to spend that currency, a new loot box, a temporary solos mode, and a new set of temporary challenges. All this stuff arrives in the middle of Season 2, which itself features 100 levels of collectibles to grind through and rewards for completing daily and weekly challenges.

Destiny 2 director reflects on the state of the game and what's coming next

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Destiny 2 director reflects on the state of the game and what's coming next

Part one of Destiny 2 game director Luke Smith's long-awaited multi-part magnum update spends most of its time looking back at the game's recent history, touching on topics including the impact of the Annual Pass on the development team—it was a grind—and the challenge of maintaining difficulty while keeping things interesting for players who are constantly growing more powerful. But it also offers a few insights into what's coming next, including an update to Pursuits, changes to the storefront, and a culling of Gambit.

Fornite, Apex Legends cheaters have been targeted by 'hit and run' malware

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Fornite, Apex Legends cheaters have been targeted by 'hit and run' malware

Digital security firm Sophos has issued a warning about a sophisticated piece of malware, dubbed Baldr, that since early this year has been distributed via purported cheats for games including Fortnite, Apex Legends, and CS:GO. The software is "an up-and-coming password stealer" that's progressed through at least four major revisions, that enables users to steal credit card numbers, login credentials for gaming sites and other online platforms, and other personal information—at least some of which is being sold on dark web forums.