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Computing

‘For Honor’s’ performance will cut down many PCs, but you can fight back

Ubisoft’s For Honor is putting gaming PCs on notice with an appetite for power, and you’ll be sent packing if your machine can’t hold up its own sword. Here’s what to expect.
Gaming

‘For Honor’ Beginner’s Guide: Best practices for becoming a melee master

'For Honor' is more complicated than your traditional hack-and-slash game. From the title's tricky controls to its rock-paper-scissors-style combat, there's much to learn. Thankfully, these tips and tricks should help you master "The Art of…
Gaming

Ubisoft serves up the PC system requirements for upcoming ‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’

Ubisoft finally released the system requirements for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands. PC gamers will need at least 6GB of system memory, a GTX 1050, and an Intel Core i5-2400S to run the game at 720p.
Gaming

Take down a drug cartel in this month’s ‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’ open beta

Ghost Recon Wildlands' is getting an open beta on February 23, giving prospective buyers a chance to try out the game before it's released. Unlike Advanced Warfighter and Future Soldier, the game is returning to contemporary…
Gaming

Bots in ‘For Honor’ are using some next-level taunts that cut as deep as a katana

Players have discovered that the AI-controlled bots in For Honor have access to stinging taunts that players can't even get yet. Their only method of reprisal is getting so good at the game that the bots never win.
Gaming

Does the latest ‘Watch Dogs 2’ update give hints about ‘Watch Dogs 3’?

Watch Dogs 2's latest title update has amended the game's ending, offering a possible hint at a third game's setting in the form of coordinates. Both previous games have taken place in the United States.
Movies & TV

Jason Momoa talks ‘For Honor,’ growing up without a TV, and making Aquaman cool

Actor Jason Momoa got his first taste of video gaming with Ubisoft’s For Honor arcade-style fighting game. After taking on other celebrities on Twitch, the Game of Thrones alum talked about his upcoming roles as Aquaman in Warner Bros. DC…
Podcasts

Close to the Metal Ep. 30: For Honor will kick your gaming PC's butt 32:28

PC games are more realistic than ever, but producing that quality at smooth frame rates is becoming more difficult than ever. This week on Close to the Metal, we'll look at how tough it is to run For Honor, and talk about Windows…
Gaming

‘South Park: The Fractured But Whole’ may be delayed a full year

At E3 2016, 'South Park: The Fractured But Whole' was scheduled to be released that December. Three months went by before Ubisoft announced a delay into the first quarter of 2017.Now, the publisher has announced another delay.
Gaming

Live-action prequel to ‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’ hits Amazon Prime this month

Ubisoft will explore the backstory behind its upcoming open-world shooter Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands in War Within the Cartel, a live-action prequel premiering via Twitch and Amazon Prime Video later this month.
Gaming

Most post-launch ‘For Honor’ content will be free to all players

Post-launch content will be broken up into seasons. Every three months, all players will receive new maps, modes, gear, and heroes to buy with in-game currency. The $40 season pass is probably not worth it for most players.
Gaming

You'll have one more chance to try out 'For Honor' during its open beta

Ubisoft has announced that For Honor will receive an open beta from February 9-12 on Xbox One, PS4, and PC, giving users another opportunity to try out "The Art of the Battle" before its February 14 release.