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Animal Crossing New Horizons Bug Off Tourney – Trophies, Prizes, and Rewards

The Bug-Off tourney in Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a four times yearly event, which sees friendly chameleon Flick presiding over a carnival of creepy-crawly catching taking place on your island. The event works similarly to C.J.’s fishing tourneys. However, the Bug-Off takes place once a month throughout the summer (June-September in the northern hemisphere), instead of quarterly like the fish. Watch on YouTube Flick is in charge of the event, where you’ll be tasked…

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The 2021 Australian PC Awards finale airs tonight—watch here and win Australian PC Awards

(Image credit: Future) Episode #3 unlocks above at 7:30pm AEST on Friday, June 25. Full list of Episode #1 & #2 winners The grand finale for the Australian PC Awards 2021 airs tonight (Friday, June 25) at 7:30pm AEST. Following two big blowouts across Wednesday and Thursday nights, tonight's proceedings focus on a new set of award categories including best Peripherals, best Australian Reseller and the coveted award for Excellence. The broadcast will feature winner…

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Halo Infinite team ‘feels good’ about holiday release, Phil Spencer assures Halo Infinite

Halo Infinite's poorly-received gameplay debut last year saw the instalment moved from a late 2020 release to some unspecified date in 2021. That was later narrowed down to Fall 2021 (Spring in Australia), but since then there's been a lot of online speculation about its exact release date, especially in light of its absence during the recent multiplayer showcase at E3 2021.  But you shouldn't panic, according to Xbox head Phil Spencer. While Microsoft doesn't…

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Swedish Esports Association confirms The International 10 will be moved The International 10

The annual Dota 2 championship tournament known as The International was slated to take place in Stockholm this year, but earlier this week Valve said that it was "looking for possible alternatives" for a host city. The Swedish government refused to classify the tourney as an "elite sporting event," and without that classification it's possible that players could be denied entry into the country because of Covid-19 restrictions. Valve left the door open for a…

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Razer’s RGB-covered 144Hz gaming monitor is on sale for $150 off Razer Raptor monitor

Razer is best known for its abundance of gaming-related keyboards, mice, headsets, and other accessories. Razer has also produced a few gaming monitors, most recently with the 'Raptor' series of displays. Razer just refreshed the 27" Raptor monitor with a higher refresh rate, but now you can grab the older model for $549.99. That's $150 off the usual price, and $50 lower than the Amazon Prime Day price. The monitor on sale is the last-gen…

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The best deals in the Steam Summer Sale Steam sale

Like a cool glass of water sent from the heavens to revive our parched lips, the Steam Summer Sale is here. (Please, ignore all the cold water in our backlog. We're not in the mood for that water.) With thousands of games on sale, it can be pretty overwhelming to find what you're looking for, so take a breather and let us do some heavy lifting for you.  We've been digging through the Steam Summer…

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Borderlands 3 cross-play arrives alongside the return of the Cartels event

The Revengence of Revenge of the Cartels event is live in Borderlands 3. Alongside the event, the Borderlands 3 update includes the promised cross-play functionality, permanent seasonal event toggling, a new level cap increase, and more. Watch on YouTube With the cross-play free addition for the game, you can play with others on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, Mac, Stadia, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store. In other words, all platforms the…

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Borderlands 3 crossplay is live, but PlayStation owners get left out in the cold Borderlands 3 crossplay update

In May, Gearbox boss Randy Pitchford revealed that crossplay was coming to Borderlands 3. An update released today has made it happen, meaning that players on PC, Xbox, Mac, and Stadia can now team up for all the shooting and looting their hearts desire. To get in on the action, you'll need to create a Crossplay Display name, which you'll be prompted to do after the update is installed, even if you don't enable crossplay.…

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Hide your wallets: the Steam Summer Sale has kicked off

It’s crying time again – for your wallet. Ready some more games to your Steam library that you may or may not get around to playing? Good, because the Steam Summer Sale has kicked off. Watch on YouTube There are thousands of games on sale as usual, and this time out, there is a fun choose your own adventure mini-game to play. So far I have been beaten up and contracted lead poisioning. I am…

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The Microsoft Store finally gets a much-needed overhaul for Windows 10 and Windows 11 Microsoft

 A new Microsoft Store is coming to both Windows 10 and Windows 11. During its Windows 11 presentation on Thursday, Microsoft showed off the store's new UI and confirmed that it will support a wider variety of app types. Chances are the only interaction you've had with Microsoft Store in recent years was downloading the Xbox app to use Xbox Game Pass and never have to use the store directly again. The store itself doesn't…

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