Ken Allsop

Ken Allsop

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News Writer
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March 2022
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Ken is a news writer for PCGamesN. He wants to play everything that comes out, but keeps finding himself back on old favorites. As such, you’ll find him covering the latest updates for FFXIV and Terraria, and diving deep into some of today’s biggest games such as Baldur’s Gate 3 and Diablo 4. He especially loves RPGs, soulslikes, and roguelikes, and just won't stop talking about the Monster Hunter and Like a Dragon games. A masters graduate in mathematics, you’ll also find Ken playing the piano, cello, and guitar in his spare time.

Sandbox management game Ale and Tale Tavern gets co-op Steam demo

Co-op sandbox management game Ale and Tale Tavern gets free Steam prologue First Pints - Two people dressed in traditional fantasy garb hold up glasses of beer.

Delightful DnD roguelike Dice and Fold has big post-launch plans

New Steam roguelike Dice and Fold details lengthy post-launch roadmap - A sorcerer wearing a hooded cloak clutches a staff.

Excellent survival ARPG The Riftbreaker gets new DLC and a Steam sale

Excellent mech-based survival ARPG The Riftbreaker gets free update and new story DLC - A yellow mech suit looks out over a mushroom-filled purple biome.

Diablo 4 Season 5 might be shorter, but it looks like the biggest yet

The Diablo 4 Season 5 PTR is imminent, and it's looking like the biggest update for the Blizzard RPG yet - A man with white face paint wearing a golden crown.

Ultra-hard new co-op game Chained Together races up the Steam charts

Ultra-hard co-op game Chained Together is blowing up on Steam, and it's under $5 - A giant spiked gate looms ominously over a path..

Beautiful new cyberpunk sandbox building game Dystopika hits Steam

Stunning cyberpunk building game Dystopika launches on Steam - A neon-lit cityscape covered with teal smog.

Gorgeous 2D pixel art metroidvania Noreya launches on Steam

Colossal space sim sandbox game X4 gets huge update and new story DLC

Huge space simulation game X4 Foundations gets big update and new story DLC Timelines - A red ship flying through space.

Classic, realistic city builder makes its return in Industry Giant 4.0

Classic city-building game gets a modern successor in Industry Giant 4.0 - A large factory and warehouse by a quarry and a river.

Roguelike city builder Super Fantasy Kingdom sets launch window

Roguelike city builder Super Fantasy Kingdom sets January launch window - A bearded king wearing a crown smiles as he rests a large sword on his shoulder.

New FPS Histera is a free Steam game with an ever-shifting battlefield

New multiplayer FPS Histera is a free game out now with a constantly changing battlefield - A soldier in a blue demon mask.

Excellent Diablo rival Grim Dawn gets even better with massive update

Excellent dark fantasy ARPG Grim Dawn gets even better with big update - A man wearing a wide-brimmed hat holds out his arm for a bird to land on in the Diablo 4 rival.

New Elden Ring patch notes arrive ahead of Shadow of the Erdtree

Elden Ring patch notes 1.12 arrive ahead of Shadow of the Erdtree DLC - A warrior wearing hefty golden armor.

Big Dead Cells sale is the best time to try the immaculate roguelike

Dead Cells Steam sale is the perfect time to try the immaculate roguelike - A cartoon person with a giant flaming eyeball for a head.

Get $200 worth of the best Monster Hunter games for 85% off on Steam

Monster Hunter Bundle Steam sale gives you two of the best RPGs for 85% off

FF14 Dawntrail release date, trailers, story, and more

Free Total War Warhammer 3 legendary hero Karanak arrives very soon

Total War Warhammer 3 free legendary hero Karanak - A red-skinned dog in the WH strategy game.

FF14 server status and maintenance times - is FFXIV down?

FFXIV server status and maintenance times - Xenos yae Galvus, a beautiful man with long golden hair falling over his faces as he reclines in a chair, jaw resting lightly on his fist

New fast-paced, StarCraft inspired RTS game Battle Aces sets beta date

New RTS game inspired by StarCraft opens beta signups - A character in Battle Aces, the new strategy game from former SC2 designer David Kim

Stunning turn-based strategy game feels like the return of FF Tactics

The First Descendant endgame will push your teamwork to its limits

Stardew Valley style fantasy game gets even better with big new update

New Helldivers 2 update makes a ton of weapons and stratagems better

Big Helldivers 2 update delivers a ton of weapon and stratagem buffs - A soldier in a yellow cape flexes their biceps.

Diablo 4 midseason patch imminent as Blizzard dates Season 5 reveal

Diablo 4 Season 4 midseason patch to arrive ahead of Season 5 PTR - A Sorcerer wearing a bone helmet in the Blizzard RPG.

New No Man’s Sky rival with amazing Steam reviews is free to try now

Astrometica prologue is a free Steam game that's Subnautica in space - A person in a space suit stands before a giant base.

Dark and Darker has plenty of players despite struggling Steam reviews

Dark and Darker Steam player count holds firm despite mixed reviews - A blonde-haired man wearing an orange hood.

New Halo inspired co-op shooter is basically a sci-fi PvE Battlefield

BAFTA-winning dev reveals new co-op shooter with incredible destruction tech - A blue-haired soldier carrying a large sci-fi rifle.

Intense Tarkov rival with a horror twist kicks off open beta on Steam

Intense tactical FPS with a horror twist kicks off open beta test - A man's worried face in Level Zero Extraction.
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