Videogame Guides

Videogame guides to help gamers.
 
As soon as you start playing Assassin's Creed: Valhalla you should keep all the tips below in mind. Depending on your choices, some of these such as the Books of Knowledge early in the game may be missed. Follow these tips and it will help with the first few hours of the game as more opens up. Books of Knowledge Before leaving Norway (Fornburg), collect every Book of Knowledge before setting...
 
Following the rise of VR a few years ago, there's been a steady increase in the number of titles available. The problem is, many of these are simply not up to scratch whether it's the use of the hardware to convey the experience or the gameplay itself. There are certainly other games that could make this list but these are the few that have really stood out for various reasons such as...
 
The following codes will activate the cheats in Planet Coaster from Frontier Developments. Bollard – User Controllable Go-Karts Vroom vroom! Race around your tracks all by yourself with this amazing cheat! How to activate: Rename the Go-Karts track to “BOLLARD” and select the first person ride cam mode of one of the karts. You can then use the W A S D keys to drive the kart yourself (don’t...
 
As expected, the tilde key (`) unlocks a whole host of Fallout 4 cheat codes on the PC version. Hit the key and enter the following commands. General Commands tgm - God Mode tcl - Turn NoClip mode on / off tai - Toggle all NPC AI on / off tcai - Toggle NPC combat AI on / off tm - Toggle UI and menus on or off kill [target id]- Kill selected target killAll - Kill all NPCs in immediate...
 
Getting the Petroleum HQ You need to extract 9,600 barrels of Crude Oil in a day to unlock the ability to build a Petroleum HQ which you access through: City Specialization > Drilling Upgrade to the Petroleum HQ to Level 2 Once you have the Petroleum HQ you need to make §160,000 in a day from Petrol exports before you can upgrade it. The Petroleum HQ will automatically trade your Petrol...
 
Everspace is not an easy game. It’s a rogue-like experience and you are expected to die. Death brings rewards as you continue your journey of discovery across the game’s numerous sectors of space. There are a lot of key elements at play while out on your Everspace adventure. We’re going to look at some of these in this guide and pass on a few tips for budding pilots. Progression Everspace...
 
Avalanche's latest entry in the Just Cause 4 series sees the return of Rico Rodriguez as he shoots his way around Solis causing mass destruction. Discovered as the game released, Just Cause 4 comes with a rather special easter egg which pays homage to the indie title Getting Over It from developer Bennett Foddy. The frustrating little indie title released back in December 2017. This little...
 
Just Cause 4 features many Easter Eggs including quite a few new ones that have not appeared in previous games. There are some easy Easter Eggs that have made a return such as car number plates and references to Scorpion but we are only looking at the new ones in these guides. The really cool ones are a little trickier to find and you have to know where to look. Below you can watch videos...
 
Wolfenstein returned with the co-op focused Wolfenstein: Youngblood. Below are a few tips to help you on your way as either Sophie or Jessica. Solo or Co-op? Not everyone likes playing with other players, and although this is designed as a co-op game, Wolfenstein: Youngblood can be played alone with AI playing the role of the other sister. While not as reactive as a real player it does a...
 
Wolcen bosses can be particularly annoying and the first boss that players encounter is Eldric at the end of Chapter 1. Wolcen Studios decided that beating a boss once was not good enough and in Eldrich’s case, you are going to have to defeat him three times before being able to move on. This boss fight is split into three parts with Eldrich using different abilities in each part of the...
 
Prepare yourself for the second Wolcen boss battle which is the Lambach and it's not easy for numerous reasons. The main issue with this boss battle is the actual play area in which you need to defeat the Lambach. It's wider than it is deep which means a lot of movement is required in quite a small play area in Phase 2 of the battle. Phase 1 By far the easiest phase of this boss battle as...
 
This is a Fallout 4 Mini Nuke location guide. It will also show you where to find the Fat Man and the more powerful Big Boy that utilise the Mini Nukes. The Fallout 4 Mini Nuke is the most powerful weapon in the game. They can be fired from a hand-held catapult called the Fat Man or its Legendary version the Big Boy which will fire two Mini Nukes for the price of only one. The Big Boy can be...
 
The Fat Man is an iconic weapon and it has made a return in Fallout 76. Not all the Fat Man locations have been found as they can be random quest rewards. This mighty weapon doesn't always spawn at the same expected locations depending on the server you have joined. Despite this, there is one location the Fat Man always seems to appear and it's near the Garrahan Mining Headquarters to the...
 
With Fallout 4 releasing on PC today there are a few tweaks that can be applied to enhance the game, including changing the FOV from the default 80. To change the FOV do the following: Open the Fallot4.ini file Look for the [Display] section fDefaultWorldFOV=XX (change XX to the desired FOV) fDefault1stPersonFOV=XX (change XX to the desired FOV) Next do the followiing: Open the...
 
VorpX share some tips on how to get the most from GTA 5 in the Oculus Rift. Last week when I tested GTA 5 in the Oculus Rift with the new VorpX drivers it was a strange experience that made my stomach churn. I knew it would cause sickness because I was so keen to get in and test I didn’t mess about with the game settings too much or with the with the VorpX features. If you have an Oculus...
 
Need a helping hand with unlocking some extra chaos and carnage? Here are some codes. Even though GTA 5 has been out on the consoles for quite some time, PC gamers are now able to enjoy the open world anarchy too – and may not be aware of the array of cheats which can be activated in the game. While not all the cheats are known for the PC version just yet, the majority are available. First...
 
You’ve created a marvellous character in Pillars of Eternity, settled on some suitable appearance options, and just need to find the perfect portrait to represent them. But oh no! The default portrait options just aren’t providing you with anything worthwhile. What to do? Add some new faces, naturally. Pillars of Eternity lets you do this in a relatively simple way (as long as you’re fine...
 
City Skylines comes with a few pre-made maps but you can now easily import any location on the planet. There’s a handful of pre-made maps that come already included with the game but that’s probably not going to be enough to keep any enthusiast busy for months. Thankfully Cities Skylines comes with its own map editor so enthusiasts can get creative and expand the gameplay further. It would...
Just because 75 is not enough. Fear not you can increase the FOV and disable the intros. FOV is always a hot topic in PC games and with the release of Alien Isolation PC gamers are wondering about the FOV. As Tim pointed out in his PC port early impressions article, the game starts with a low FOV of 47 which is way too low and needs to be increased. The game’s max default setting is 75 but...