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Valve Shuts Down New Way Of Estimating Game Sales On Steam

In April, Valve made changes to Steam that bolstered user privacy while hammering a few nails into the coffin of unofficial sales tracking monolith Steam Spy. The service is not 100 percent dead, but developers have been searching for alternatives. Last month, they found one. Now it’s been shut down, too.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How Harlan Ellison’s Most Famous Short Story Became An Amazing Video Game

The first time that Cyberdreams producer David Mullich showed author Harlan Ellison a page of the dialogue he’d written for the 1995 game based on his short story “I Have No Mouth, And I Must Scream,” Ellison asked, “Who wrote this shit?” When Mullich replied that he had, Ellison got visibly embarrassed and…Read more… Continue […]

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Easter Egg Hunters Discover A Hidden Weapon In Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1’s easter eggs include a giant shark hidden in a puddle and a dripping pipe that gave the announcement date for Battlefield V. An easter egg from last year—which initially granted a dog tag—escalated to include weapons skins and secret codes. Recently, easter egg hunters completed the last step, finding a…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Shape Of The World Is A Gorgeous Exploration Game

Shape of the World is an exploration game that weaves colors into breathtaking landscapes. The shifting pastel horizons create one of the best game worlds I’ve ever explored, capturing both the thrill of hiking and the colors of a solid psilocybin trip.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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PUBG Is Struggling To Find Its Place In A Battle Royale World

A declining player base. Multiple public-relations gaffes. And gameplay that still feels unfinished. Can PUBG turn its fortunes around, or will the game that launched a whole genre be remembered as just a flash in the frying pan?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Kingdom Come Gets Town-Building Expansion, Hardcore Mode

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a game you can have a tough time with, partly because of its difficult approach to “realism”, partly because it’s a very busted video game. As of today, anyone looking to make the former even tougher can play through a new “hardcore” mode.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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That Floor Is Lava Game We Played As Kids Works Really Well As A Video Game

At first glance, Hot Lava seems little more than YouTube reaction fodder, a tricky platformer with plenty of things to make entertainers mug and scream for their audience. But playing reveals a movement-based game as fun as Mirror’s Edge or Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater. It’s silly. but the thrill of completing a level…Read more… Continue […]

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The rumored, leaked and teased nightclub management expansion to Grand Theft Auto Online is coming o

The rumored, leaked and teased nightclub management expansion to Grand Theft Auto Online is coming out some time in July. In a post today, development studio Rockstar noted players can “[r]un your nightclub business from setup, design, staffing and promotion.” More details to come.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Players Are Cheating The Steam Summer Sale Game, But They’re Not Sure Why

For the first time in years, the Steam summer sale has a limited-time game attached to it. It’s called Saliens, and it’s, well, not very good. That hasn’t stopped dedicated groups of Steam users from trying to exploit the gooey-green alien crap out of it, though.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Realm Royale Mixes Wizards And Warriors With Fortnite

When hero shooter Paladins announced a battle royale mode, it felt a bit like a tacked on extra to a game struggling for identity. That battle royale mode has transformed into a standalone game, Realm Royale. While it’s still in alpha and rough around the edges, Realm Royale has a few good ideas that could […]

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