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16 Studios Removing Alleged Spyware From PC Games After Fan Outcry

In Mario Kart, red shells target your nearest rival and ruthlessly stop them in their tracks. Everybody hates them. Marketing company Red Shell, meanwhile, helps video game companies more accurately target you. This fact has not sat well with some players who have recently discovered the software in a veritable…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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No, PUBG Is Not An ‘Asset Flip’

On Steam, “asset flip” refers to a game that’s haphazardly assembled from pre-purchased environments, objects, and sound effects for the purpose of making a quick buck. Or at least that’s what it’s supposed to refer to. Over time, the definition of “asset flip” seems to have devolved into “anything that ever uses a…Read more… Continue […]

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Jurassic World Evolution Is A Clumsy But Fun Park Builder

Movie tie-ins are a gamble that usually ends with a lackluster game. For every Spider-Man 2, there’s a dozen games that are clunky and not worth your time. Jurassic World Evolution falls somewhere in between. It’s not the most detailed park-building sim, but if you embrace some of its clumsiness, you’ll find yourself…Read more… Continue […]

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Valve just announced Steam China.

Valve just announced Steam China. The goal is to introduce more games to China, though how that will work isn’t clear yet. In recent times, Steam has added some popular Chinese games. However, Chinese players have become Steam users’ go-to object of borderline-xenophobic rage thanks to cheating issues.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Babylon’s Fall Is The Next Game From Nier Developer Platinum Games

Platinum Games has a new project. During their E3 2018 press conference today, Square Enix announced Babylon’s Fall. The reveal trailer dropped heavy lore for the setting and showed off some dark fantasy action.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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A Game About Stopping Corporate Demon Takeovers

Settling a bet with Rock, Paper, Scissors is nice but it’s even better when you can read the future. In Fortune 499, you use fortune-telling cards to predict your opponent’s move and win battles against the demons attacking the human resources department. Fun combat and a unique twist on magical bureaucracy make it a…Read more… […]

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Steam’s Irresponsible Hands-Off Policy Is Proof That Valve Still Hasn’t Learned Its Lesson

Yesterday, Valve announced a sweeping new policy for Steam: From now on, the platform will allow “everything” except for games Valve decides are “illegal, or straight up trolling.” In light of recent controversies like the school shooter game Active Shooter, the announcement came as a surprise to those who were…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Valve Says It Will Now Allow ‘Everything’ On Steam, Unless It’s Illegal Or ‘Straight Up Trolling’

In recent times, Valve has struggled to draw a line in terms of what’s allowed on Steam. Controversy has raged over the removal of games with explicit sexual content as well as objectionable themes like the glorification of school shooters. In response to all of this, Valve has decided to open the floodgates even…Read more… […]

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There’s Now A Battle Royale Game With Freak Physics And It’s Great

Battle Royale games are a dime a dozen these days, each with unique tones and degrees of seriousness. Totally Accurate Battlegrounds offers the silliest take yet, with floppy-armed noodle people and deliberately glitchy gunplay taking the experience to absurd heights.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Stick Fight Is A Perfect Game To Play With Non-Gamers

Most of the time, I want to be gaming. If you’re here, probably, you can relate. In the grand scheme of personality traits, that one isn’t so bad; just not 100% satisfiable in every circumstance. Sometimes I find myself in an unfortunate situation involving me, chilling, and several other people who don’t play games,…Read more… […]

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How to Stream Steam Games to Your Android Device with Steam Link

I’ve always been a fan of Valve’s Steam streaming, because it means you don’t have to lug your desktop PC around your house or apartment whenever you feel like gaming somewhere else. Though your laptop might not be able to run The Witcher 3 natively—or at least, not very well—it’s a lot easier to let […]

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