The mainstream FPS only knows one kind of Latina
One mired in negative stereotypes
3 years ago
The 25 best FPS games on PC to play in 2023
The worthiest reticules of all time
7 months ago
Our 15 favourite PC games of 2020 so far
A baker's dozen (plus two)
The 25 best multiplayer games to play on PC in 2023
Great games to play against friends
Valorant: Best graphics settings for FPS
Can't beat buttery frames.
Valorant: Best Agents
Here's our pick of the best agents in Valorant.
Valorant: How to play Killjoy
She's a joy to play.
Valorant's second Act kicks off tomorrow, includes a new Battlepass and a Deathmatch mode
So many skins.
Killjoy confirmed as Valorant's next Agent
Let’s pretend we didn’t see this coming.
How does Valorant Ranked work - How to rank up
Here's how the ranked system works.
Riot accidentally leaks Valorant's next Agent, and they're a turret-toting engineer
PAX Arena Valorant Invitational’s Knockout stage takes place this weekend - here’s what you need to know
Valor-ant you excited?
Valorant is getting a team deathmatch mode later this month
With three new maps
5 months ago
Valorant and League Of Legends join Game Pass next week with all characters unlocked
Game Pass will also offer perks for Riot's mobile games
12 months ago
Riot Games acquire World Of Tanks and World Of Warships support studio
Wargaming Sydney’s dev team will support Riot’s live-service games
1 year ago
Valorant is getting a new map in update 5.0, but saying goodbye to an old one
Farewell to Split
Every League Of Legends champion will soon be available via Game Pass
Plus content from all Riot's other games
Riot say "Whoopsie!" after accidentally suggesting a Valorant character liked NFTs
Even a fictional character liking NFTs would be embarrassing
Valorant's new agent Neon breaks the game's pacing, but in a good way
Gotta go fast
Riot Games to pay $100 million in gender discrimination lawsuit settlement
Bumped up from a proposed $10 million settlement
Ultimate Audio Bang #20: a festive farewell
Ultimate Audio Bang #18: do FPS games still need a campaign?
It's a yes from us
2 years ago
Valorant's new agent Chamber spawns snazzy guns for himself
Why buy weapons when you can magic them into your hands?
UItimate Audio Bang #15: 1v1 me on shooter trivia
We test each other's shooter knowledge
Valorant's latest patch nerfed the floating knife-fiend Jett
Plus tweaks to Skye and Kay/o, and Fracture is in competitive rotation
Ultimate Audio Bang #14: big meaty guns slapping meat
Weighty weapons and audible footsteps
Valorant's new defender-centred map Fracture has arrived
Attackers can come at you from either side, how stressful
Valorant's new map Fracture sounds like a defender's nightmare
It plops the defending spawn in-between plant sites
Ultimate Audio Bang #13: dungeons and Destiny
Roll a 1 to shoulder barge an alien
Ultimate Audio Bang #12: esports Olympics
We pretend CS:GO doesn't exist
Ultimate Audio Bang #10: into the depths of dark lore
Now I know why Widowmaker is blue
Ultimate Audio Bang #09: our favourite heroes in shooters
Or agents or operators or characters
Valorant's next update adds a robot and changes just about everything
Patch 3.0 tweaks agents, economy, weapon accuracy and more
Valorant's next character is KAY/O, a killer robot who suppresses enemies
Also he's got some regular grenades
Ultimate Audio Bang #07: A ping of beauty
Ping of the hill
Valorant's new game mode makes your whole team play as the same agent
Can't wait to come face to face with five Killjoy turrets
Valorant will start recording voice chat to tackle hate speech
Bad news for people who yell at me
Valorant's sunny new map Breeze is out now
Alongside Episode 2 Act 3
Valorant's new map has a neat yet pointless trap door
Check out some early footage of Breeze
Valorant's new map is a lovely seaside getaway
Take a trip to Breeze-y Bermuda
Valorant's newest agent Astra has arrived
Nova gonna give you up
Valorant's Astra has one of the trippiest abilities the game has seen yet
First impressions of the new star-slinging agent
Valorant's next agent is star-slinging space lady, Astra
Say hello to my new main
Valorant's new Gun Game-style mode is exactly the sort of chaos I crave
Learning random character abilities on the fly is more fun when enemies are charging you with knives
Valorant's new Gun Game-inspired mode, Escalation, arrives tomorrow
The more kills you get, the worse your weapons get
Riot Games CEO sued by former assistant for alleged sexual discrimination
Riot Games say they're investigating the allegations
Playing alongside cheats in Valorant can get you banned
Is one win worth three months on the sidelines?
Valorant map Split is no longer an attackers' nightmare
Riot added a cheeky new location to plant the Spike
Valorant's new teleporting wizard Yoru arrives today
Along with the game's next Act
Riot and Bungie join forces to sue Valorant and Destiny 2 cheatmakers
"When we become aware of a cheatmaker, you bet we’re going to go after them"
Valorant's stealthy new agent Yoru arrives next week
And Episode 2 Act 1 is set to begin
Valorant leak reveals new agent is another tricksy teleporter
He can go fully invisible AND invulnerable and I already don't want to play against him
Valorant's Snowball Fight is the sort of chilled-out mode it needed
Pun not intended
Valorant's first holiday event is a snowball fight with knives
This sounds like a bad idea, actually
PSA: don't play Valorant while waiting for banana bread to bake
"Lads, let's wrap this up. I've got banana bread in the oven."
Riot rewind today's "technical nightmare" of a Valorant update
They'll try again later this week.
Valorant's new bird-throwing agent Skye arrives today
And Icebox hits competitive rotation
Valorant ushers in Act 3 with an icy new map today
With a brand new agent scheduled to arrive later this month
Valorant's new agent is a healer who throws animals at her enemies
She comes from a land down under
Valorant's new character won't arrive until later in Act 3
The devs are prioritising their cold new map, Icebox
Valorant's cool new map is coming sooner than expected
Ice, ice baby.
Valorant's latest patch has nerfed the Operator hard
Valorant's director wants to add some chilled social spaces to the competitive FPS
"Tools to actually help you live a more full life inside of Valorant, as opposed to very stressful competitive games back-to-back"
Valorant's latest patch accidentally makes Omen invulnerable
Plus some actual nerfs for Sage and Killjoy
Valorant has temporarily removed Raze because her ultimate is very broken
Instead of nerfing it, Riot Games have somehow managed to double her rockets
Valorant is getting a deathmatch game mode this week
As well as some pretty new Glitchpop gun skins
Valorant's now officially unveiled new agent has many adorable robots
The turret only has a 180 arc calm down
Valorant's leaked new agent has a turret, which is (potentially) fine
Peek at Killjoy's kill toys
Valorant gives big buffs to Viper, little nerfs to Raze and Brimstone
Plus some shiny new skins have leaked
Valorant might be getting a replay system so you can rewatch all your cool strats
Gifting is on its way soon, too
Valorant's anti-cheat has a hidden message to recruit hackers
Valorant's new $100 skins will turn your guns into dragons
They'll set you back a whopping £100
Valorant adds a surrender option, with ranked to follow when it's working
I give up
Valorant's ranked mode is "likely" to shoot out next week
It's nearly time to care about numbers
Riot Games suspended an executive over his "abhorrent" Facebook post about George Floyd [update: he's gone]
Valorant update 1.01 adds new orbs but it's still just "shootergame.exe" on the inside
Made of the same stuff
Valorant has a great bug where you fuse into other players
Why are they not laughing
Riot's shiny new tactical shooter Valorant has launched
Look out for the good frog in a great hat
Valorant's next Agent is vampiric heart-taker Reyna
Break my heart
Valorant launches with a new map, mode and Agent this June
Free for all
Omen is Valorant's best trickster
More good Omens
Riot have banned nearly 9000 Valorant cheaters
A good Omen
Overwatch League star player "Sinatraa" is moving to Valorant
He "straight up just lost passion for the game"
Valorant now letting players turn off its anti-cheat when not playing
Obviously it needs to go back on if you fancy a match or two
Riot looking for "long-term solutions" after devs report sexist harassment in Valorant
Riot trust Valorant's anti-cheat so much, they'll pay big bucks for exposing flaws
High-stakes Bounty Hunting
All Valorant streamers can now give you access to the closed beta
Any streamer playing Valorant can activate drops
Ranked play may hit Valorant's closed beta "in a couple weeks"
The numbers must go higher
Riot are already banning cheaters in Valorant's beta
Fire up the ban hammer
Valorant key-sellers and bots get the boot to free up beta slots
Hand in your keys
Riot's new game Valorant is already breaking Fortnite's records
It's in closed beta now
Valorant's first hero spotlight shows off flame-spitting Phoenix
So hot, he's cool
Riot Games reveal Valorant, their multiplayer tactical FPS
Counter-Strike meets Overwatch
Valorant's first Ultra Edition skins transform your guns into dragons
Better drag your wallet out for this one.
Valorant Servers Offline - When are they back up?
All the latest information on periods of maintenance downtime or server issues.
Valorant: How to improve your aim
Up your accuracy with our guide.
Valorant: How to level up your Battle Pass fast
Here's how to rank it up.
Valorant: Best Guns
Here's our pick of the best guns in Valorant.
Valorant Ascent map callouts and tips
Learn the callouts that everyone should know on Valorant's latest map
Valorant Reyna guide - 20 tips on how to pop off as Reyna
Everyone loves an overpowered vampire
Valorant error codes list: how to solve "something unusual has happened", Error 43, and more
What to do when "something unusual has happened"
Valorant Store: how to purchase Valorant Points and use the Item Store
Plus how to purchase new agents and cosmetics with Valorant Points
Valorant crosshair guide: how to set up your crosshair like a pro
What crosshairs do the very best Valorant players (and I) use?
How to report in Valorant - how to deal with cheaters and other unwelcome players
Play your part in keeping the playerbase healthy
Valorant characters guide: all agents and abilities explained
How to dominate as any of the Valorant characters
Valorant: How to play Reyna
Here's everything you need to know about Reyna.
Valorant Error Code 43 - what is it and how to fix
It's a pretty easy fix.
Valorant Battle Pass: Contracts and rewards explained
Here's everything you need to know.
What time does Valorant release?
Here's when you'll be able to get stuck in.
Valorant's new agent revealed in launch artwork
Valorant: When does the Closed Beta end?
Here's when it ends for good.
Valorant: How to download and install
Here's how to get the game.
Valorant officially launches June 2nd
New agent, mode, and map at launch.
Valorant: Best mouse DPI and sensitivity settings guide
The best settings for your plastic rodent.
Valorant Vanguard not initialized - How to fix
Here's how to fix the issue.
Valorant Couldn't Start - How to fix
Valorant loves an error, here's how to fix this one.
Valorant guns: all weapon stats and recoil patterns
Become a true master of the Valorant weapons arsenal
Valorant: Tips and Tricks
Some helpful pointers to get you up and running.
Valorant Closed Beta - How to get a key
Here's how to increase your chances of getting access.
Valorant vs CS:GO - How are they different?
They might seem pretty similar, but there are some key differences.
Valorant team comps guide: how to create the best possible team
Maximise your chances of victory before the match has even begun
Valorant ranked guide: all ranks and badges explained
Learn how skill-based matchmaking works in Riot's new tactical shooter
Valorant Sova guide - 25 tips and tricks, arrow lineups, and more
Search and destroy
Valorant Brimstone guide - 28 tips and tricks covering all Brimstone abilities
Control the map with the master of smokes
Valorant Viper guide - 24 tips and tricks every Viper player should know
A guide to being toxic
Valorant Breach guide - 24 tips and tricks for all Breach mains
OFF YOUR FEET
Valorant Jett guide - 30 tips and tricks to maximise your Jett skills
Valorant Cypher guide - 28 tips and tricks, best camera placements and more
The most disgusting post-patch Spycam placements out there
Valorant Phoenix guide - 30 tips and tricks that all Phoenix players should know
Hot flashes incoming
Valorant: How to play Viper
Here's how to pilot this poisonous assassin.
How to play Breach
Breach for the stars.
Valorant Omen guide - 30 tips and tricks covering all Omen abilities
The right way to use your smokes and teleports
Valorant: How to play Jett
Here's our guide to help you get to grips with this agent.
Valorant: How to play Cypher
Here's how to get to grips with this agent.
Valorant Sage guide - 32 tips and tricks, best Sage wall boosts
Halt your enemies in their tracks with these top-tier Sage tips
Valorant: How to play Sova
He's so-very good.
Valorant: How to play Raze
Raze your game.
Valorant: How to play Sage
We'll hit you with some sage advice.
Valorant Raze guide - 40 tips and tricks that every Raze main should know
How does Raze fare after her nerf?
Valorant: How to play Omen
Valorant: How to play Phoenix
Our evolving agent guide for Phoenix.
Valorant: How to play Brimstone
Brimming with utility.
Valorant: How to customise your crosshair
Here's how to get your crosshair on point.
Valorant Haven map callouts and tips
Valorant Bind map callouts and tips
Valorant Split map callouts and tips
What is the Valorant closed beta start time? (BST, EST, PST, CEST)
Here's when it kicks off in your region.
Valorant release date, beta details, gameplay, and characters revealed
Everything we know about the new FPS from Riot Games
Valorant: Everything you need to know
We've rounded up all the key features.
Valorant: Agents guide - All Abilities explained
Here's a look at all the Agents in Valorant.
Our favourite games of 2020
New year, old games
People's private names for Valorant map spots are delightful
See you at Kitty Cat
Valorant PC requirements and how to get the best performance
How to hit 144fps even on an ancient graphics card
The beeping of the bomb is one of Valorant's best tricks
Beep is death
Here's proof that Valorant lets you outsmart rather than just outshoot
A Spy reborn
Valorant makes a compelling case for a hybrid of CS:GO and Overwatch
The best battle wizards in town
Riot's first-person shooter Valorant aims to take Counter-Strike's crown
With a handful of Overwatch abilities