Category Archives: Vortex Hardware News

Aquatic Update Brings Dolphins, Coral Reefs, And More To Minecraft

Yesterday’s Minecon Earth show brought several Minecraft-related announcements, one of which is the Update Aquatic which brings underwater life to the game. Soon, Minecraft will feature dolphins, coral reefs, shipwrecks, and more. The update splits the oceans into iomes, and each

Reader Discussion – Which Third-Party Games Do You Want To See On The Nintendo Switch?

We’ve seen some great third-party games arrive on the Switch recently, such as Skyrim, Doom, and L.A. Noire. Skyrim in particular runs extremely well on the console and makes for a fantastic port that you can play on the go. 

CD Projekt Red Assuages Concerns, Says Cyberpunk 2077 Will Be A "Huge Single Player, Open World Story-Driven RPG"

Backlash against insidious microtransactions has been rampant this past week, pushing even EA to remove these elements from the recently released Star Wars Battlefront II. With these business models being hotly debated, developer CD Projekt Red came into the conversation,

Watch Us Discuss Wolfenstein II's Most Unforgettable Moments

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus has proven to be one of the most powerful and divisive, games of the year thanks to its balance of somber and zany. In this episode of Spoiled, myself and fellow editors Matt Bertz, Kimberely

11 Years After Launch, Titan Quest Receives New Expansion

After more than a decade after its launch, Titan Quest recently received a new expansion. This new content came as a surprise, without any prior announcement, and is currently available on Steam. This new expansion pack, titled Ragnarök, brings Norse

Hitman's Elusive Targets Make A Comeback

Hitman’s Elusive Targets, which are contracts that are periodically added to the game for a limited time, are coming back.  However, there’s a catch. If you have already tried to kill these targets the first time they came to Hitman,

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR Review – The Worst Way To Experience Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim released on two new platforms this year. The Switch version has been a nice surprise, performing better than expected and proving Skyrim is a great game to play on the go. The other new platform,

The Incredibles 2 Trailer Shows Off The Unpredictability Of A Baby With Superpowers

After much anticipation from fans, Pixar finally revealed a trailer for The Incredibles 2 today. The beloved superhero family is coming back to the big screen next summer, and this first teaser gives us a glimpse at Jack-Jack’s powers. The

Card Game RPG Shadowhand Releases This December

Shadowhand, from the developer Grey Alien Games, is a strategic RPG card game where you play as an aristocrat posing as a highwaywoman in 18th century England. It mixes both RPG elements and solitaire, by having you battle other characters

What To Watch This Weekend: Street Fighter V, Rainbow Six Siege, And PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Look, everyone’s just waiting for Thanksgiving here in the States, okay? It’s the that strange week where everyone sort of has senioritis but can’t really do much about it. What were we talking about? Oh right, tournaments! There’s a few