You can change game modes in "Minecraft" by using the "/gamemode" command, but you'll need to enable cheats first.
You can’t gift games through the Epic Games Store – you can only purchase games for yourself. Once you purchase a game, it’s linked to your Epic Games account, and can’t be shared unless someone else uses your account. To purchase a game from the Epic Games Store, simply find […]
To change your Epic Games email, you will need access to your current and new email address. If you don’t have access to both emails, you can use Epic Games’ support and submit a help ticket to change your account email. Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library for more stories […]
You can add friends in the Epic Games Launcher using their email address or Epic Games username, or through your Facebook or Steam account. Adding friends in the Epic Games Launcher allows you to play multiplayer games together. To add a friend, open the “Friends” tab in the Epic Games […]
You can download “Fortnite” on a PC through the Epic Games Launcher, which you can download and access through Epic Games’ website. The Epic Games Launcher lets you download and install every title made by Epic Games, including all three versions of “Fortnite.” The “Fortnite” app is free to download, […]
You can uninstall the Epic Games Launcher from your PC or Mac in just a few moments each. To uninstall the Epic Games Launcher from your PC, go to the “Add or Remove Programs” section of the Windows Control Panel. To uninstall the Launcher from your Mac, find its icon […]
I’ve been using Samsung’s crazy super-ultra-wide monitor that’s as wide as two 27-inch monitors stuck together to play video games. The CRG9 lets your games play and look at their very best, even more so than a standard size monitor with a sharper 4K resolution than the 1440p resolution on […]
The $US50 Glorious Model O is an incredibly lightweight mouse weighing in at only 67 grams versus other wired gaming mice that weigh in over 100 grams. Such a light mouse is great for fast-paced video games, especially first-person shooters like “Fortnite,” “Apex Legends,” and “Battlefield V.” The cable is […]
Nvidia announced on Tuesday the full release of its GeForce Now game streaming service, which has been in beta for several years. GeForce Now will compete against other streaming services like Google Stadia. With that said, GeForce Now is geared towards PC gamers rather than console gamers, as GeForce Now […]
Popular “Fortnite” Twitch streamer Tfue got a new keyboard, and it costs $US3,500. It was built by a YouTube and Twitch creator called Tae Ha Kim who streams himself reviewing and building custom keyboards. They keyboard is made of aluminium and stainless steel, and is built with high-quality parts, some […]
Nearly two dozen VR headsets work with Steam, meaning that you have a wealth of options when diving into the world of virtual reality games. VR headsets allow you to play Steam games specifically made for virtual reality, such as “Beat Saber,” as well as older games modded to support […]
Steam Wallet is a digital-banking tool used by Steam to allow users to add funds to their Steam account. Steam Wallet allows users to purchase games with funds in their accounts instead of directly using their credit or debit card. In select games, you can also use funds in Steam […]
This year was somewhat slow for new video game releases, with multiple publishers working on games for the new consoles coming in 2020. 2019 still had its fair share of major releases, though, like “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare” and “Pokémon Sword and Shield.” Below we’ve selected our 15 favourite […]
You can turn off all notifications on your Steam account or pick and choose which notifications you receive. Steam notifications inform you when an individual on your friends list is playing a game or when you receive a new message. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Although a majority […]
“Half-Life: Alyx” is the first “Half-Life” game in more than 12 years, and it will only be playable in virtual reality. “Half-Life: Alyx” will require a high-end virtual reality headset, two motion controllers, and a decent gaming computer to run the game properly. Valve, the game’s creator, released a $US1,000 […]
To set up a Steam Link device, you’ll need to connect it with an HDMI cable to your TV, and connect it either wirelessly or with an ethernet cable to your computer. Steam Link allows gamers to play their favourite Steam games on a TV. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York recently revealed her passion for the computer game “League of Legends” Many consider “League of Legends” to be difficult and time-consuming, but the game has spawned an international community with millions of fans and hundreds of dedicated professional players. Ocasio-Cortez’s Silver IV rank makes […]
You can uninstall Steam games right from your Steam Library or the game’s landing page, and reinstall them again later. Once you uninstall a Steam game, it won’t be playable until you reinstall it. Some games, especially if they’re new, take up a tremendous amount of space on your computer […]
You can download Steam straight from the official Steam website, and there are versions available for both PC and Mac computers. Steam is the largest digital distribution platform for games, and millions of users play games on the service daily. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. In 2003, the […]
You can delete your Steam account right from your browser by going to your account settings. Deleting your Steam account will make almost every Steam game unplayable. You’ll also lose any money in your SteamWallet, along with all of the information on your profile. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
You can update Steam games automatically or manually. Steam usually updates your games for you as patches are released by the developer, and downloads the updates automatically. You can also choose to manually download a beta version of a game. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Steam will default […]
To stop Steam from opening at startup, you’ll need to remove it from your computer’s startup applications list. When you install it, Steam is set as a default application, meaning it will open whenever you log into your computer. The method to stop Steam from opening on startup differs slightly […]
You can gift games on Steam to the people on your Steam Friends List in a few steps. This is done by purchasing a game and designating the game as a gift, which will send a copy to your friend’s SteamInventory page. When gifting games, you don’t have to worry […]
You can play many Steam games offline – as long as they’re single-player or local multiplayer games and fully up-to-date. Steam requires you to be connected to the internet when you activate offline mode, which you’ll need to do before you can launch games without an internet connection. Visit Business […]
You can move your Steam games to another drive right from your Steam library, just by clicking a button. If your computer uses multiple hard drives, Steam will install games by default to the main drive. If that gets full, you’ll have to move your games to another drive. Steam […]
You can find your Steam ID from the profile tab of the Steam application by locating its URL. Your Steam ID is a 17-digit number unique to you, which you can use to link other people to your profile, or use for third-party applications. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
You can change your Steam username to change the name other people see when they look at your account, and what they will search for to find you. This won’t change your account name, but it will change the profile name displayed in the Steam application and in games, as […]
You can redeem a Steam code that you receive on gift cards through the Steam Store, and use their credit to purchase games. Redeeming a Steam code puts the gift card’s dollar value into your Steam Wallet. You can also use certain codes to activate games through Steam, adding them […]
You can add friends on Steam to join their multiplayer games, message them when they’re online, and see which games they recommend. To add a friend on Steam, you can enter their Friend Code, click a link, or go to their profile. Steam will keep your friends saved to a […]
To figure out how much your Steam account is worth, you’ll need to calculate how much it would cost to replace every product currently in your account’s library. Third-party tools can connect with your account and use Steam’s database to appraise your library, and give you an estimate of how […]
You can refund a game purchased on Steam if you request the refund within two weeks of purchase, and have played the game for less than two hours total. When your game is refunded, it will be removed from your Steam library, and you’ll receive the full value of your […]
You can share games on Steam through family accounts, which let you install games that are in another user’s library. The game will still be owned by the original purchaser’s account, but family sharing will allow other accounts to play the game at no extra charge. Steam won’t allow shared […]
“Red Dead Redemption 2” will be released on PC on November 5. The open-world cowboy adventure game was originally released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 28, 2018. If you preorder “Red Dead Redemption 2” via the Rockstar Games Launcher before October 22, you’ll get to choose two […]
Epic Games, the company behind “Fortnite,” is quietly expanding its headquarters and overall business. Epic recently announced plans to expand its Cary, North Carolina headquarters from 450,000 to 500,000 square feet, creating space for as many as 2,000 new employees. Epic has also used the massive amounts of revenue from […]
“Osu!” is a free music game that lets you use a mouse, tablet or touch screen to follow along with different songs. Professional gamers use “Osu!” to practice aiming and improve their mouse skills. “Osu!” has tons of customisation options- you can design your own tracks to play, or download […]
The International is one of the biggest annual events in esports, and this year, the event is currently offering a crowd-funded prize pool of $US33,039,566 The event is a championship tournament for “Dota 2,” a popular free-to-play game that’s been around for more than a decade. Eighteen teams from around […]
For $US15 per month, the new Xbox Game Pass Ultimate combines Xbox Live Gold, the online membership service, and Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft’s video game subscription service for both Xbox and PC. Current Live Gold and Game Pass subscribers can upgrade to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $US1, and all […]
The $US250 Razer Turret is the first keyboard and mouse combo specifically designed for the Xbox One. Microsoft unveiled keyboard and mouse support for more than a dozen Xbox One games last year, and the list is slowly growing. The Razer Turret is fully wireless and works with Windows 10 […]
Epic Games is the veteran game development studio that created “Fortnite,” in addition to many other games over the past 25-plus years. In late 2018, Epic leveraged its massive “Fortnite” player base to launch a major new initiative: The Epic Games Store. In the following year, Epic has made several […]
“Rape Day” is an upcoming indie video game about rape and murder during a zombie apocalypse. The game is scheduled for an April release on Steam, the most popular platform for PC gaming. “Rape Day” is under review, but its Steam store preview page features images of sexual violence. Steam […]
Epic Games, the company behind “Fortnite,” recently launched a digital storefront for PC video games called the Epic Games store. Ubisoft, the developer of the highly anticipated game “The Division 2,” will release the game in the Epic Games store instead of the most popular online platform for PC games, […]
Steam is a digital marketplace and video game platform used by tens of millions of PC gamers on a daily basis. The most popular games on Steam have more than 500,000 players online at any given time. Valve, the company behind Steam, recently released a list of the 100 highest-grossing […]
It’s been a great year for video games. With the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One approaching the end of their life cycles, developers have delivered some of the best games of the console generation during 2018. The Nintendo Switch has also continued to expand its library of games in its […]
“Battlefield V” is set to launch on November 20th, but it will be missing Firestorm, a Fortnite-inspired battle royale mode that has been teased since the game was first announced. The game’s creators have promised ongoing improvements and new content for “Battlefield V” in the months after launch, but Firestorm […]
Televisions with 4K and HDR functionality are more affordable than ever, but there’s still a lack of actual 4K HDR content to watch. Luckily, video game developers are constantly pushing the boundaries of new visual technology, and there’s no shortage of new games to showcase the power of modern displays. […]
The latest game in the Resident Evil franchise is “Resident Evil 2,” a remake of the 1998 classic arriving on January 25th, 2019. “Resident Evil 2” is rebuilt from the ground up, blending the horror elements of the original with the action-oriented gameplay of newer “Resident Evil” games. “Resident Evil […]
According to Steam, more than 27 million players have registered an Xbox 360 controller with their account, making it the most popular option by far. Steam is the most popular PC gaming social network and storefront, making it a pretty good indicator of larger market trends. Steam Input allows PC […]
Summer is here! But amid the hot weather and long days, sometimes there’s no better feeling than heading indoors to cool down, sitting back in your favourite chair, and finding a great video game to play for a while. So if you’re feeling physically and/or mentally exhausted from the summer, […]
Perhaps you’ve thought about it before: What if I stick TWO monitors together to play games in super-ultra-widescreen? But that’s never been a reality, at least for me and probably a lot of PC gamers out there. When you place two monitors together, you get the monitor bezels right down […]
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