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Ark: Survival Evolved Players Are Tripping Over The Latest Expansion’s New Mushrooms

Aberration, the paid DLC expansion for Ark: Survival Evolved that arrived this week on PC and consoles, includes a lot of weird, new stuff like invisible flying lizards and a Reaper Queen that can impregnate the player with baby reapers. It also has a new type of mushroom that causes beautiful, dizzying hallucinations.Read more… Continue […]

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Ark: Survival Evolved Launch Brings Serious Server Overcrowding

Yesterday, Wildcard’s dinosaur extravaganza Ark: Survival Evolved finally launched after two years in early access development. Things didn’t get off to the smoothest of starts, however, with several unforeseen technical issues leading to the game’s official servers coming online later than expected. Eventually, that…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Ark: Survival Evolved is out of early access and officially available in version 1.0 form today on P

Ark: Survival Evolved is out of early access and officially available in version 1.0 form today on PC and consoles, with physical editions also available for PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Sure, you could have been playing it all this time, but if you were waiting until they were officially finished making it…Read more… Continue […]

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Some Ark: Survival Evolved Servers Are Getting Wiped After All

Remember when Studio Wildcard said it was going to wipe the Ark: Survival Evolved servers prior to launch, and then it said it wouldn’t? Well, now it’s going to wipe some of them—and it’s withdrawing customer support for surviving servers after the retail version hits August 29. Is your head spinning yet?Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Some Ark: Survival Evolved Servers Are Getting Wiped After All

Remember when Studio Wildcard said it was going to wipe the Ark: Survival Evolved servers prior to launch, and then it said it wouldn’t? Well, now it’s going to wipe some of them—and it’s withdrawing customer support for surviving servers after the retail version hits August 29. Is your head spinning yet?Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Sadly, Most ‘Survival’ Games Aren’t Really About Survival

Looking over reviews of recent Steam sandbox hit Citadel: Forged With Fire, I was struck by a repeated refrain: Finally, reviewers cheered, a game that eschews survival “busywork” like hunger, thirst, and stamina. It’s true that in many so-called survival games, survival is tedious. But survival is about more than…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Ark: Survival Evolved Studio Reverses Plan To Wipe The Servers

On Monday July 17th, we at Kotaku UK received an email about Ark: Survival Evolved, offering an interview with its developer Studio Wildcard to discuss a major change. Wildcard would today announce, we were told, that all official game servers would be wiped at launch, despite previously pledging that this would never…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Ark: Survival Evolved Just Doubled In Price On PC

In anticipation of the game’s retail release, Ark: Survival Evolved developer Wildcard has increased the price of its popular dinosaur survival game on Steam from $29.99 to $59.99. This makes sense considering it’ll be officially available 0n August 8 as a full retail game. So far, it’s just been in Early Access.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Ark: Survival Evolved Comes Out August 8, With Collector’s Editions

Early-access darling Ark: Survival Evolved is nearing completion. Studio Wildcard told Kotaku that it will finally give the game a proper launch on August 8 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC, with an Xbox One X version coming on November 7. It’ll even have two collector’s editions.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Ark’s New Steam Achievements Could Be So Much Better

Ark: Survival Evolved is getting some proper achievements on Steam in next week’s big update, most of them pulled directly from the console versions. That’s great, kind of. As much as I love this dinosaur-themed survival time waster, it can lack direction, and achievements can give a bit of direction to an open-ended…Read more… Continue […]

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Ark: Survival Evolved’s Volcano Is About to Erupt, And Players Will Want to Dive In

Ark: Survival Evolved’s long-dormant volcano, situated near the center of the game’s Island map) is about to blow, and developer Wildcard is strongly suggesting that anyone in the immediate vicinity kindly steps out of the way. (But you’ll want to go back later.)Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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