Gaming industry

The RPG genre is experiencing a new Golden age
I wonder where those daredevils who proudly declared the death of role-playing games as a pure genre are now? They said that modern gamers do not have time to understand…

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Ten ridiculous game myths that gamers believe in
When the joke went too far In the era of the dashing nineties, when gaming journalism was in its infancy, and the Internet was not developed as it is now,…

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How the worst 40 seconds in dead space almost killed the game
The story of the creation of one of the most famous horror films In the process of creating games, the authors ' ambitions can turn into huge problems for the…

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Through the thorns to the Monolith. How the legendary S. T. A. L. K. E. R. series was created.

While waiting for the second part, we remember how the iconic franchise was born
For many people, S. T. A. L. K. E. R. is more than a game. More than 12 years have passed since the release of the first part, but fans return to this universe again and again. However, not everyone knows what production hell the GSC Game World Studio had to go through at the time. Today we will tell you about how the legendary franchise was created.

It all started with Olesya Shishkovtsova and Alexander Maksimchuk-programmers who came for an interview at GSC Game World together with X-Ray, their engine for video games. Sergey liked the new technology very much, but at first it was decided to use it to create real-time strategies. Work began on two projects at once: Pilgrims, which combined elements of the shooter with mass battles, and Commandos. Continue reading

IPhone 9 and iPad Pro. What else will Apple show at the spring presentation?

Top insights from top analysts

The annual event is about a month away, but we already know approximately what the kupertinovites are going to show. Spoiler: this is not only iPhones, but also a few more interesting devices. Read more in our article.

When will the presentation take place?
Apple plans to announce new devices at the end of March. To be more precise-30 or 31 numbers. The second option is more likely, because all the company’s recent presentations took place on Tuesday. Continue reading

How video games help the Chinese to survive the epidemic of coronavirus

The local industry is booming, and developers are unwittingly making money from a deadly disease
In many regions of China, a coronavirus quarantine has been in place for several weeks — residents do not leave their homes and work remotely if their profession allows them to. Traditionally, in January and February, the Chinese have a long vacation, which has a positive impact on the local (and not only) gaming industry. But the effect of the quarantine was unexpectedly strong. How much-explains the developer from Beijing.

Everyone seems to already know what the COVID-19 coronavirus is. This is a dangerous disease transmitted by airborne droplets. Continue reading

Best PC gaming builds in 2020

Six current configurations — from cheap but working to powerful and expensive
Do you want to build a powerful gaming computer, but you do not have enough experience for this or have a very limited budget? It doesn’t matter! We have prepared several ready-made configurations for you from 40,000 to 170,000 rubles. You just have to choose the right one!

Budget, but severe option for 40,000 rubles
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 2600x — 9 500 rubles
Motherboard: MSI B450M PRO-VDH MAX-4,760 rubles Continue reading

Best gifts for gamers on February 23

Laptop, chair, keyboard, mouse, and headphones — complete game set
The most male holiday annually puts girls in a dead end. What to give a young person/friend / colleague, except socks and shaving foam? In fact, the choice is huge, especially if a man is fond of video games. We have collected the most interesting gadgets and accessories that any gamer will be delighted with.

Acer Nitro 7 Laptop
One of the most interesting gaming laptops today in terms of price/quality ratio. Continue reading

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Preview of Disintegration-a new shooter from the author of Halo
Impressions from the closed beta test of a promising project Disintegration is definitely one of the most ambitious debuts of this year — it is being developed by one of…


Digest of the best gadgets in January
Robots, smartphones, TVs and laptops In the first month of the year, manufacturers traditionally present many new gadgets. The fact that in early January, the consumer electronics show CES is…


Fifteen years of Resident Evil 4-a game that changed the genre of action games
We tell you how one of the greatest video games in history was created On January 11, 2005, Resident Evil 4 was released-a truly epoch-making game. Thanks to it, the…


How the worst 40 seconds in dead space almost killed the game
The story of the creation of one of the most famous horror films In the process of creating games, the authors ' ambitions can turn into huge problems for the…


We remember the wild pirate dubbing of old games
"Voiced by professional actors» In 2020, gamers are excited about professional dubbing of games. Whole teams of famous actors are engaged in voicing, giving out the product at the level…