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Battlefield 2042 Players Join XP Farm Not Knowing They Are The XP

So the new Battlefield has this mode called Portal that’s like a great big sandbox, where players can customise games to basically be whatever the hell they want. And at the moment, because we live in the world we live in, a lot of those games are XP farms.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Circuit Superstars Is Charming, Old School Isometric Racing Fun

Top-down racers are enjoying something of a renaissance lately, between last year’s indie darling Art Of Rally and Rush Rally Origins, which goes for a more realistic take on the isometric style. I’ll admit that the from-above perspective has never been my preferred way to play racing games, and so I tend to stay away…Read […]

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Circuit Superstars Is Charming, Old School Isometric Racing Fun

Top-down racers are enjoying something of a renaissance lately, between last year’s indie darling Art Of Rally and Rush Rally Origins, which goes for a more realistic take on the isometric style. I’ll admit that the from-above perspective has never been my preferred way to play racing games, and so I tend to stay away…Read […]

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The Best Tales Of Arise Character Is This Cat

The Tales series of RPGs has long been known for starring a compelling cast of main characters. In that regard, the latest entry, last week’s Tales of Arise, doesn’t disappoint. All six party members are deeply fleshed-out, fascinating people. And like those of every previous entry, they’re all also flawed.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Best Tales Of Arise Character Is This Cat

The Tales series of RPGs has long been known for starring a compelling cast of main characters. In that regard, the latest entry, last week’s Tales of Arise, doesn’t disappoint. All six party members are deeply fleshed-out, fascinating people. And like those of every previous entry, they’re all also flawed.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Wow, This Quake Clone Is Smaller Than A Word Doc

Games today are massive, taking up dozens of gigabytes. Some recent bigger games, like Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War, cracked 250GB in total. That’s too big. But a new free mini-shooter out today, Q1K3, is a blast and only needs 13KB of JavaScript. It’s also part of a contest dedicated to devs making […]

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Some Of The Best Rocks In Video Games Are Actually Real

I’ve spent years using free rock assets from the Unity Asset Store and the Unreal Engine Marketplace, but never thought too hard about where those assets came from. I just needed rocks in my games. Vox recently published a video about how game developers create photorealistic rocks, and I was engrossed. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Battle Royale Players Upset Their Early Kills Were Actually Just Bots

Naraka: Bladepoint, a parkour melee battle royale out today for PC, starts you off in a match against bots. It’s a classic battle royale design choice, one that’s meant to ramp you up to speed, familiarize you with the game’s core mechanics, and maybe even offer a nice if artificial confidence boost. Yet some players…Read […]

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Battle Royale Players Upset Their Early Kills Were Actually Just Bots

Naraka: Bladepoint, a parkour melee battle royale out today for PC, starts you off in a match against bots. It’s a classic battle royale design choice, one that’s meant to ramp you up to speed, familiarize you with the game’s core mechanics, and maybe even offer a nice if artificial confidence boost. Yet some players…Read […]

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8 of the Best Game Creation Apps for Beginners

Making video games is deceptively difficult, and there are numerous game creation apps out there that can, with a little effort, help you design and build the game of your dreams.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Myth: Gods of Asgard Sure Looks Like Hades

We’ve all done it. Usually, “it” means lifting test answers off the kid in front of you, or pretending you’re the one who actually came up with that really funny joke. Less often, “it” means copy-pasting a widely lauded and enormously successful game down to the pixel. Well, allow me to introduce you to Myth: […]

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Myth: Gods of Asgard Sure Looks Like Hades

We’ve all done it. Usually, “it” means lifting test answers off the kid in front of you, or pretending you’re the one who actually came up with that really funny joke. Less often, “it” means copy-pasting a widely lauded and enormously successful game down to the pixel. Well, allow me to introduce you to Myth: […]

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Latest Outriders Patch Pisses Everyone Off Even More

Yesterday, developer People Can Fly released the latest—and repeatedly delayed—patch for Outriders. It was supposed to fix an issue wherein players would get killed instantly, without explanation. Instead, it appears to have irritated everyone under Enoch’s sun.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Latest Outriders Patch Pisses Everyone Off Even More

Yesterday, developer People Can Fly released the latest—and repeatedly delayed—patch for Outriders. It was supposed to fix an issue wherein players would get killed instantly, without explanation. Instead, it appears to have irritated everyone under Enoch’s sun.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Twitch Adds Over 350 New Tags Like ‘Black’, ‘Transgender’ And ‘Disabled’

Starting this week, streamers on Twitch are going to have over 350 new tags they can use to help classify their streams, related to “gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality, ability, mental health, and more”.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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