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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 […]

The Switch Gets Its First Survival Game

by Peter Paltridgeon 10/16/2017
Looking for something in the survival genre to play on your new Nintendo Switch? Last week there were zero games, this week there’s one. How well is it doing? You can’t play PUBG on the Switch yet, and due to a temporary exclusivity deal with Microsoft, it won’t be appearing on any other console for […]

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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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Single-Player In PUBG Is A Future Possibility

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/25/2017
To play Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds you need about a hundred people or so…how do you imagine a single-player mode would work? Is Bluehole considering it? Brendan Greene, AKA the “Playerunknown” from the title, participated in a Reddit AMA last week. One of the questions he was asked was if a single-player mode was in the works. […]

Fortnite: Battle Royale Is Coming September 26

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/20/2017
Waiting around for Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds to hit consoles? If you’re willing to accept anything in the genre, will Fortnite’s Battle Royale do? Announced this week by developer Epic Games, Fortnite: Battle Royale is basically a mode planned for Fortnite that will now be separated and sold by its lonesome — sold for free. Yes, Battle […]

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PUBG’s Latest Update Hits Today

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/14/2017
When will Bluehole finally put out the PUBG update they’ve been promising for weeks now? How does today sound? Bluehole sent out a tweet earlier this week hinting at what the update would contain. “Some of the key features of the new build include a new weapon, foggy weather condition, FPP leaderboards, and multiple bug […]
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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 […]

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Over Ten Million People Own PUBG Now

by Peter Paltridgeon 09/05/2017
How many copies can a game possibly sell in six months? Especially if the full version of it isn’t technically out yet? Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds made its beta public in March. Since then they’ve been improving the programming, squashing bugs and adding additional content…all while grabbing sales by the millions. Developer Bluehole just announced today over […]

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 […]