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Ray tracing in Quake 2.

What is ray tracing, and how will it change games?

What is ray tracing, and how will it change games?

Nvidia made real-time ray tracing mainstream, and now the RTX 3080 and AMD RX 6800 XT are taking the tech to the next level. Here's what you need to know.
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The best weapons in Splatoon 3

The best weapons in Splatoon 3

If you're at a loss for what tool you should arm yourself with for the best chances of winning that close Turf War, here are the best weapons in Splatoon 3.
A player walks by Wall-E while heading into a cave in Disney Dreamlight Valley.

Is Disney Dreamlight Valley multiplayer?

Is Disney Dreamlight Valley multiplayer?

If you're hoping to visit your friends' world, you may have to wait a little while longer.
Four cartoonish pirates meet at a desk in Return to Monkey Island.

How to get the eyepatch in Return to Monkey Island

How to get the eyepatch in Return to Monkey Island

This is a nice introductory puzzle to ease you into the adventure game. If you're stumped, here's how to solve the eyepatch puzzle in Return to Monkey Island.
A skeleton pirate saying you need a mop.

How to get the mop in Return to Monkey Island

How to get the mop in Return to Monkey Island

It may not sound like a tough challenge to solve, but if you're at a loss for how to get a mop in Return to Monkey Island, we'll clean this mystery up for you.
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How to gameshare on an Xbox One

How to gameshare on an Xbox One

Gamesharing on Xbox One will let you share most of your digital game library with a friend. However, you'll have to give away some secure info to make it work.
New battle pass characters including Spider-Gwen in Fortnite.

Everything to know about Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 4: Paradise

Everything to know about Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 4: Paradise

Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 4: Paradise is available now, featuring a slew of new additions, including a new chrome gameplay mechanic. Here's what's in store.
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How to use Discord on Xbox Series X

How to use Discord on Xbox Series X

Discord features are starting to arrive on the Xbox platform. Here's how to take advantage of them by connecting Discord voice chat to Xbox Series X and more.
Perks in Call of Duty: Warzone

The best Perks in Call of Duty: Warzone during Season 5

The best Perks in Call of Duty: Warzone during Season 5

Perks in Call of Duty: Warzone can be overwhelming to figure out, but we're here to help. These are the best Perks in the game and how to use them effectively.
Character with gas mask holding weapon in Warzone.

How to level up your weapons fast in Call of Duty: Warzone

How to level up your weapons fast in Call of Duty: Warzone

Weapon customization is at the heart of Call of Duty: Warzone, and in this guide, we'll walk you through how to level up your guns as quickly as possible.
Discord

What is Discord?

What is Discord?

Discord is a video game-focused voice and chat app that you'll want to start using if you're a gamer. Here's everything you need to know about Discord.
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How to Find a Village in Minecraft

How to Find a Village in Minecraft

Villages are locations that contain loot and other useful items in Minecraft. In this guide, we'll show you how to find a village and what they might contain.
An inkling rides a crab tank in Splatoon 3.

Splatoon 3: Best abilities in the game

Splatoon 3: Best abilities in the game

There are clearly a few that outshine the rest. Before you jump into your next Turf War, check out which are the best abilities to take with you in Splatoon 3.
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How to Change Your Twitch Name

How to Change Your Twitch Name

Are you unsatisfied with your Twitch name? Are you streaming and think a new username would suit you better or appeal to followers? Here's how to change it.
Luffy, Zoro, and Usopp glowing blue.

One Piece Odyssey: release date, trailers, gameplay, and more

One Piece Odyssey: release date, trailers, gameplay, and more

If you're a longtime crew member of the Straw Hat gang or looking to set sail for the first time, here's everything we know about the new One Piece Odyssey.
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Splatoon 3 beginner’s guide: 6 tips and tricks to get started

Splatoon 3 beginner’s guide: 6 tips and tricks to get started

We've put together the best tips and tricks you need to know to start splatting in no time. Here's a full beginner's guide for getting started in Splatoon 3.
The Ryzen 7 7700X CPU.

Ryzen 7 7700X vs. Intel Core i7-12700K

Ryzen 7 7700X vs. Intel Core i7-12700K

Ryzen's 7000 Series is set to release in 2022. Here's how the well-balanced Ryzen 7 7700X CPU option compares to the similarly-priced Intel Core i7-12700K.
Kenny Omega and Jon Moxley battling in AEW: Fight Forever.

AEW: Fight Forever — every confirmed wrestler in the game

AEW: Fight Forever — every confirmed wrestler in the game

AEW: Fight Forever is the first console game for the wrestling promotion. Here is a list of wrestlers who are confirmed for the game.
Goku flying on Nimbus in Fortnite.

How to win Fortnite

How to win Fortnite

In this guide, we will show you how to achieve a Victory Royale in Fortnite. It can be tough, but there are a slew of things you can do to gain the upper hand.
Chris Jericho, Jade Cargill, Jon Moxley, Britt Baker, CM Punk, and Kenny Omega on the cover of AEW: Fight Forever.

Everything we know about AEW: Fight Forever: release date, trailers, platforms, and gameplay

Everything we know about AEW: Fight Forever: release date, trailers, platforms, and gameplay

AEW: Fight Forever is in development and aims to deliver a wacky, fun arcade pro wrestling experience. Here's what we know about the upcoming game.
Darth Vader Force Choking Storm Trooper in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3.

All Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 3 quests

All Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 3 quests

Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 3 is here, and it comes with new features, as well as a fresh set of challenges. These are all the new challenges for Season 3.
Goku on glider in Fortnite.

Fortnite Chapter 3 guide: Season 3, week 14 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite Chapter 3 guide: Season 3, week 14 quests and how to complete them

The latest batch of Fortnite quests for Season 3, week 14 is live, and in this guide, we'll show you how to complete them.
A Nintendo Switch OLED Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

How to pre-order the Nintendo Switch OLED Pokémon Scarlet and Violet model

How to pre-order the Nintendo Switch OLED Pokémon Scarlet and Violet model

Get ready, trainers! If you want to catch this rare Pokémon Nintendo Switch OLED model, here's how you can pre-order one for yourself before they're all gone.
Two squid kids and a squid fighting.

Splatoon’s story explained: All the lore you need to know before Splatoon 3

Splatoon’s story explained: All the lore you need to know before Splatoon 3

The full story of the series may change how you view the ongoing battle between the squid-kids and the Octolings. Here's the entire story of Splatoon so far.
Steam Deck being held in two hands.

How to get Xbox Game Pass on Steam Deck

How to get Xbox Game Pass on Steam Deck

Would you like to play Game Pass games from Xbox on your Steam Deck? Microsoft offers a way with Xbox Cloud Gaming: Here's how to set it up and start playing.
A town landscape appears in Disney Dreamlight Valley.

Disney Dreamlight Valley: Where to find the Royal Tools

Disney Dreamlight Valley: Where to find the Royal Tools

You'll need to find all of these to truly get started on building up your town.
Donald Duck walks through a town in Disney Dreamlight Valley,

Disney Dreamlight Valley beginner’s guide: 10 tips to get started

Disney Dreamlight Valley beginner’s guide: 10 tips to get started

Getting started with your Disney Dreamlight Valley adventure? Here's 10 essential tips to start your new life out right.
Main character and Familiar from Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch.

The best games like Pokémon [Ultimate 2022 List]

The best games like Pokémon [Ultimate 2022 List]

What happens when you catch them all in Pokémon? Here are other games to check out if you're looking for something similar to the beloved Pokémon RPG series.
Ellie aiming a rifle.

The Last of Us Part 1: best weapon upgrades

The Last of Us Part 1: best weapon upgrades

Weapon upgrades are not free. It's a delicate balance, but we've picked the best weapon upgrades to help you survive your journey in The Last of Us Part 1.
Saints Row player shooting at enemies from the top of a car.

How to gain XP fast in Saints Row

How to gain XP fast in Saints Row

Earning XP and leveling up are important parts of Saints Row as they unlock new skills and improve your stats. Here are the best ways to earn XP in Saints Row.
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The Last of Us Part 1: All Training Manual locations

The Last of Us Part 1: All Training Manual locations

If you want to be an expert Boy Scout, turn on your Listen Mode and pay close attention to our guide on finding every Training Manual in The Last of Us Part 1.
Joel places a rifle on a table in The Last of Us Part I.

The Last of Us Part 1: All toolbox locations

The Last of Us Part 1: All toolbox locations

There's no backtracking, and missing one means you won't be able to max out any upgrades, so make a note of all the toolbox locations in The Last of Us Part 1.
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How to upgrade weapons in Saints Row

How to upgrade weapons in Saints Row

Upgrading your weapons is the key to survival in Saints Row. From enhancing stats to unlocking special abilities, here's how to upgrade weapons in Saints Row.
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How to earn money fast in Saints Row

How to earn money fast in Saints Row

If you want to take over Santo Ileso, you're going to need a steady source of income for all your activities. Here are the best ways to earn cash in Saints Row.