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God of War PC Preload, Nvidia DLDSR Explained, PUBG Free to Play | Gaming News

God of War PC Preload

Hello, guys, and welcome to the Gaming News for the 12 Jan 2022. God of War PC will be available for preload in a couple of hours after recording of this video and the official release date is on Friday. Be sure to check it out if you haven't already. I would highly recommend God of War. It's such a good game. It was one of the best on PlayStation 4 and it has also been patched for PlayStation 5. But with PC, you'll be able to ramp it up to really high settings and hopefully it will be a good port. We have to wait and see.

PUBG Free to Play

The next bit of news for today is PUBG has gone free to play, so you'll no longer have to buy it, you'll be able to play it for free. And there might have been some speculation saying that they did that because every other battle royale is free to play. But Dave Curd, who is the creative director behind the game, sat down with a website called Games Radar, and he explains "We came to a decision to make PUBG free to play because we feel that it's truly the right time. Our game is in a great place with eight maps, an engaged community and our deep (weapon) mechanics. This is the natural step and a great way to introduce more players to the universe. I know that there are a lot of people who are interested in PUBG but have never gotten around to playing it for various reasons. Now is the perfect moment to get started." I have played PUBG. I thought it was decent. It's obviously more fun when you play with friends than it is to play solo, and it really led the way for the current wave of Battle Royale games, so be sure to check it out when you have time.

Nvidia DLDRS Explained

And the last bit of news for today is Nvidia have announced DLDSR technology. DSR technology allows upscaling of game graphics from, say 1080p to 4K, for example, while making it look better and so on. And DLSS allows for better frame rates, that was the idea of DLSS. DLDSR combines both. It will upscale the game while maintaining decent frame rates. The example they gave with the game Prey is that they were able to upscale it from 1080p to 4K and still maintain almost exactly the same frame rate. We will see if this comes to various games. I know that these acronyms can be a mouthful, but it's important to distinguish the technology's being used. DLSS, DSR and they've combined the two to be DLDSR. I hope that makes sense. Anyway, guys, that's it for the Gaming News for today. Thank you so much as always to all the new followers and I will see you tomorrow. Thanks guys. Bye bye.

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I have played hundreds of games in my life and have experienced truly amazing games. As time has passed and games continue to evolve, I want to share my gaming adventures with the world so you can improve your gaming experience too.

There are several gaming franchises I love experiencing a lot such as Final Fantasy, Resident Evil, God of War, Uncharted, Yakuza, Assassin's Creed, The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario, Xenoblade Chronicles and more.

In 1997 when I was 12 years old, a class mate of mine asked me, have you ever played Final Fantasy 7? I was like no, what’s that? He lent me his copy, and I remember on the first night I escaped Midgar after not being able to put it down for 5 to 6 hours even though it was a school night. Shortly after I finished the game and my gaming obsession was truly planted.

Towards the end of 1998 I played Zelda 64 Ocarina of Time. It was a revelation to me, given its combat, story telling, music and satisfying ending. It also gave a hint of what open world could look like given how “huge” Hyrule Field was, which was massive for the time. After nearly 25 years, Zelda 64 Ocarina of Time still sits at the top of my favourite games of all time list.

When I went to University during 2003 to 2007, it was the era of Half Life 2. I remember spending a portion of my student loan so I could get a gaming pc powerful enough to play it.

During that time I also started my adventures in MMOs including Final Fantasy 11 and World of Warcraft. It amazes me that they are still online to this day.

After leaving University, I like most people ended up in the 9 to 5 cycle, after a year of being stuck in the “no job without experience, no experience without a job”. At the time I was still living with my parents and I got distracted on girls for a while. My love for gaming never ended though, with it always being a fall back for me.

In 2013, I started my first YouTube channel, as a way to also document my time in the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn. I had seen some YouTubers who made really good videos. For me, at the time, it was a hobby to do on the evening and weekends, I never went into it thinking one day it would be my job. I would have made videos, even if it made no money at all.

After 10 years of multiple jobs, living a very miserable existence in the 9 to 5 cycle, it all abruptly ended in 2018 with my disability of severe anxiety preventing me from commuting to London to work any more.

During the Pandemic, a lot of people were losing their jobs, and there was a lot more time to produce videos and play games. While growing as a content creator, I noticed my Instagram page had little to no content. One day I picked up my phone and recorded a video talking about gaming as it was my favourite hobby.

As I have now played hundreds of games and my passion has evolved for the last 30 years, I see my love for gaming lasting until the day I die. Games have made me laugh, made me cry, and everything in between. The recent price increases have definitely dampened gaming for most gamers, but I am in a privileged position as an Independent Gaming Journalist to receive a lot of games for free from developers and publishers to review.

I hope I can always bring the highest quality Gaming News every day, in digestible 1 to 1.5 minute summaries, to share the passion I have always had for it.

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