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Korean Politician Uses Frying Pan As PUBG Visual Aid

by Peter Paltridgeon 10/18/2017
Why did this South Korean congressman bring along a golden frying pan to a meeting? And what does PUBG have to do with it? As you know, discarded frying pans can be used in Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds as enemy pummelers or bullet deflectors. When the Gamescom PUBG Invitational tournament was held last August, golden frying pans […]
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PUBG Sets New Steam Record

by Peter Paltridgeon 10/11/2017
How much higher can Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds go? Is there any limit to how many users its servers can take? Every step PUBG takes is a step up, and this latest benchmark of success is a record for Steam as a whole. No game on the platform has logged two million concurrent players at once….but PUBG […]

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Bluehole Spins Off Subsidiary Company Devoted To PUBG

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/30/2017
Why is Bluehole, the developer behind Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, splitting in two? And what does Chinese company Tencent have to do with it? The reason Bluehole is gaining a second hole is because it really needs one. The Korean company has decided to form a subsidiary company dedicated solely to PUBG, now that it will most […]
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How Much Will The Final Version Of PUBG Cost To Buy?

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/11/2017
Will the final version of Playeruknown’s Battlegrounds on Steam cost more than the Early Access version currently available? Should gamers still on the fence buy now, or wait? As it is, PUBG is $30. Other beta games have had their prices raised after they were completed. Brendan Greene is successful enough now that he could […]

PUBG Becomes Most Concurrently Played Game On Steam (Briefly)

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/28/2017
Remember when Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds rose to fourth most played game on Steam, bypassing GTA V and coming up on Fallout 4? It has since shattered that record and blown past Counter-Strike as well. How high can it possibly go? The king of all Steam games, for quite a while now, has been DOTA 2, manufactured […]
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PUBG Developer Shoots Down Rumors of Chinese Buyout

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/15/2017
Did Chinese congolomerate Tencent buy a controlling investment in Bluehole, the developers of PUBG? It would appear not, yet the rumor was reported all over the Web yesterday…so where did it get started? A Chinese news outlet called Yicai News Group first reported this story. From there it was passed on to Yicai Global, their […]

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PUBG Adds A First-Person Mode

by Peter Paltridgeon 08/04/2017
The challenge of solitary survival in Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is somewhat alleviated by the fact that, from a third-person perspective, you can see enemies coming before they get to you. Now imagine you didn’t have that kind of warning. PUBG now has a first-person camera option, and it ups the challenge considerably. Without the ability to […]
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PUBG Adding Three New Loot Crates, One Of Them Worth Real Money

by Peter Paltridgeon 07/25/2017
Wishing for some new items to fall into your lap? Development studio Bluehole, who gave us the hit survival game Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, will be adding three new loot crates to the game on August 3. You may already be aware that PUBG was partly inspired by the Japanese film Battle Royale. The new vanity items […]