Overclockers News roundup: 18th June
Free Games this week
This week on the Epic Games store the Mega sale has come to a close but that hasn’t stopped the regular schedule of freebies as you can pick up two new games. Pathway is a turn-based strategy adventure game set in the 1930s. There are 5 different campaigns of varying difficulty and each of Pathway’s 16 unlockable characters has their own set of skills to explore as you raid ancient tombs and outwit your foes. Pathway is free from June 18th-25th. The escapists 2 is a fun indie strategy game where you have to risk it all to breakout from the toughest prisons in the world. GOG is giving away free copies of the Eye of the Beholder Trilogy which is based on the Advanced D&D 2nd Edition’s game rules. The game is free to keep HERE until June 19th by clicking on the banner. Indie Gala is giving away Adam Wolfe for free which is a detective puzzle game with a twist. You can log into your account and get the complete edition free HERE.
NZXT release limited edition Rainbox six Case
Fans of Rainbow six siege will be able to build the ultimate themed PC inside this limited edition PC Case. Only 500 have been created Worldwide and the bold design takes the NZXT 510 to the next level. The case has been transformed with a Rainbow six paint job, and large illuminated logo. It even comes bundled with a "Breach Charge" themed NZXT Puck for Headset & Cable management. The large tempered glass window means you can show off your hardware, and there is space for ATX motherboards, Watercooling, 6 drives and a vertically mounted GPU. Overclockers UK have limited stock of this rare case so be quick and click the thumbnail! It’s available for £229.99.
AMD officially announces new CPUs and motherboards
AMD’s Ryzen 3000 processors made the CPU market a more even playing field and AMD has improved some of the most popular chips even further. The Ryzen 3000XT series is a refresh of three CPUs and each one now comes with an increase in clock speed. We don’t yet have confirmed pricing but it’s expected to be similar to the CPU’s they replace and these new processors will be available on the 7th of July. Click the thumbnail to find out more. Alongside these new CPU’s AMD finally released a large range of B550 motherboards. Overclockers UK has many available for pre-order now HERE. Pricing starts at only £108.95 and each motherboard has Gen4 PCIe support and many will support future AMD AM4 CPUs.
Steam Summer Game festival is Here
The Steam Summer game festival is taking place from June 16th-22nd and allows gamers to explore demos, broadcasts, and live events from top games and highly anticipated upcoming releases. Over 900 titles are included from every genre so there’s plenty to choose from and some big names are Desperados III, Grounded, Superliminal, Heavy Rain and Detroit: become human.
The Gaming events and announcements so far
We have had quite a few of this year's online gaming events already and if you take a look at our events calendar by clicking the thumbnail you can see what is yet to come. The events we’ve seen so far are the Indie Live expo, IGN Expo, Escapist Indie showcase, PC Gaming show, Future Games show, Guerilla collective and Upload VR showcase. The big games we’re expecting to see are Star Wars, Halo Infinite, Batman, Bioshock 4, Call of Duty, Diablo 4, Spiderman, Harry Potter, Elden Ring, Ghostwire: Tokyo, Starfield, Horizon Zero Dawn, Dune, Final Fantasy VII and Deathloop. There’s going to be plenty of trailers, gameplay, interviews and announcements to look forward to.