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Rocket League's servers died after it went free-to-play yesterday

Things are back up now, but they were down for a good few hours

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Total War Saga: Troy's Amazons DLC is out now, and available free

Play as two Amazon queens to make your mark on the Trojan War

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Among Us 2 cancelled so the devs can focus on the original

"Seeing how many people are enjoying Among Us 1 really makes us want to be able to support the game and take it to the next level"

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3 weeks ago

The Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning remaster has arrived

If you're in the market for a new hack and slash RPG adventure, you're in the wrong place, because Kingdoms Of Amalur: Re-reckoning is technically an old hack and slash RPG adventure. The remaster of the 2012 game came out today, bringing slightly nicer graphics and gameplay to an old fan favourite. There's a cheeky 50% discount on Steam right now too, if you already…

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Call Of Duty: Warzone’s new operator is a cowboy played by an Italian rapper

It's about time Call Of Duty: Warzone got a cowboy, all the cool video games have cowboys. Warzone today adds a new operator named Morte - a former Italian soldier with a Wild West dress sense rivalling that of Overwatch's McCree. He's played by a pretty popular Italian actor, singer and rapper called Fabio Rovazzi, who was invited to Infinity Ward to get scanned into…

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Feature: "It was very, very obvious that QA was lowest down on the ladder."

Paradox Interactive’s QA staff allege poor treatment, low pay, and mismanaged layoffs

Three months ago, Paradox Interactive signed a collective agreement, to better establish workplace rights with the unions in their company. In an industry where we hear so many horror stories about underpaid and poorly treated employees, unionisation can be an important tool in giving workers a bigger voice, and providing support when it comes to negotiating their rights. This moment has only come after months…

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Minecraft fans have discovered the location of the “most iconic image in Minecraft history”

It's been just over a month since the location for Minecraft's title screen was discovered, and now another group of intrepid fans have managed to find the location of another oft-seen image. Pack.png is a picture you'll probably have come across yourself if you've played Minecraft Java edition - it's the image used for the default texture pack, as well as the default server icon.…

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Crusader Kings 3 hits Australian Steam today after ratings board trouble

Good news, Aussie pals. After some issues with the Australian ratings board, Crusader Kings 3 is now available to you on the Microsoft Store, and it's coming to Steam later today.When Paradox Interactive's medieval strategy game launched on September 2nd, it didn't come out in Australia because the Classification Board outright refused it a rating, effectively banning it. While no one's really sure what went…

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4 weeks ago

Sea Of Thieves adds good dogs and treasure vaults next week

The next big Sea Of Thieves update is right around the corner, bringing new four-legged friends, new gold hoarders missions, and loads more good stuff on September 9th. It's called The Vault Of The Ancients, and, as you may guess from the name, it's introducing new quests to explore treasure-filled vaults throughout the seas. You'll be able to uncover these with an excellent dog in…

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Horizon Zero Dawn PC patch stops Aloy being a tiny child forever

The battle to make Horizon Zero Dawn stop crashing on PC continues with the game's latest patch, which came out this week. Turns out there are an awful lot of ways for Guerrilla's cyber dino-hunting adventure to crash, from GPU hangs to AI aiming at weird places. These are amongst the issues solved this week, as is a slightly weirder problem which caused players to…

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Valorant’s latest patch accidentally makes Omen invulnerable

Valorant's latest big patch is live, with loads of buffs, nerfs and tweaks for agents and gameplay mechanics alike. Riot's tactical FPS has had a few issues with hit registration since it came out, and this update has some changes to the game's visual effects to give a bit more clarity as to where your bullets are actually going.We're also getting buffs for characters like…

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Overwatch’s Bastion gets the attack helicopter buff he never needed in a new mod

Ah, the Overwatch Workshop. It's an excellent tool for creating all sorts of wacky modded game modes in Blizzard's colourful hero shooter, and players have produced some real gems with it since it was added. From Weeping Angels to a self-playing piano you can import songs to, there are endless possibilities. But for all of the weird and wonderful things players have made, sometimes it's…

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EA Play has arrived on Steam

Electronic Arts left Steam nine years ago to do their own thing with Origin, but over the last few months their games have been returning. Now, their subscription service, EA Play, is on Valve's platform, too, allowing you to play games like the Dragon Age series, Battlefield V, and more on Steam for a monthly or yearly fee. It's not just the old stuff EA…

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1 month ago

Lemnis Gate is a tactical FPS about fighting inside time loops

Time loop games seem to be all the rage right now don't they? You've got stuff like Arkane's Deathloop and Luis Antonio's 12 Minutes, and now the upcoming FPS Lemnis Gate, which we saw a shiny new trailer for during Gamescom Opening Night Live. It's a strategic first-person shooter in which players duke it out across five turns which each take place in a 25-second…

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Wasteland 3 is out now, InXile’s latest post-apocalyptic RPG

InXile Entertainment's latest adventure in the post-apocalyptic lands of the USA, Wasteland 3, came out today, bringing with it a big bizarre statue of a robo-Ronald Reagan. The RPG will have you fill the boots of a lone Ranger, tasked with reestablishing society in the wastes of Colorado. It's a bit like old school Fallout, what with being a story-driven RPG full of turn-based tactical…

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Warhammer Age Of Sigmar: Storm Ground turn-based strategy game announced

The first strategy adaptation of Games Workshop's Age Of Sigmar is coming next year. Developed by Gasket Games, Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground will put players in charge of fantasy forces fighting turn-based tactical battles. The announcement trailer from Gamescom Opening Light Live didn't reveal too much, but it did show some golden shiny lads riding dragons, which was pretty cool.

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Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is out next spring

Last night, we got a first look at some gameplay for Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, showing off loads of the exciting bits from all nine episodes of the Star Wars films that we'll get to play through. Riding banthas, cool lightsaber fights, and rides in a bricky Millennium Falcon are but a few of the things we can expect when the game launches…

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Medal Of Honor: Above And Beyond trailer reveals Respawn’s VR shooter

Medal Of Honor: Above And Beyond got a new story trailer at tonight's Gamescom Opening Night Live and despite the gritty WW2 subject matter, it looks pretty fun. Coming from Respawn Entertainment, the makers of Apex Legends, Above And Beyond will revive EA's shooter series in VR. It'll place players into the boots of an Office of Strategic Services agent who's dropped behind German lines…

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Time loop game 12 Minutes features Willem Dafoe, Daisy Ridley, and James McAvoy

Remember that time loop game 12 Minutes? It's the one where a couple are hanging out in their dimly-lit apartment, reliving a rather unpleasant home invasion over and over again. Cheery game. Well, it turns out that home invader is played by none other than Willem Dafoe, the wife is played by Daisy Ridley, and the husband is played by James McAvoy. What a cast!…

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BioWare give us more tantalising glimpses at Dragon Age 4, still no actual news

We just got the biggest look yet at Dragon Age 4 during Gamescom's Opening Night Live and... they still didn't really show us much. Not that I'm complaining! A morsel of info on BioWare's excellent RPG series is enough to sate me months, and the new screens and tiny segments of in-game footage shown tonight will surely keep fans speculating until we finally get a…

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Control is out now on Steam, along with its Alan Wake expansion

If you've been waiting for Control's Epic exclusivity to end, well, wait no longer. Remedy Entertainment's third-person spook-em-up arrived on Steam today in the form of an Ultimate Edition containing the base game and both expansions, The Foundation and AWE. As fate (read: Remedy's marketing department) would have it, AWE launched today as well. It's the long-rumoured Alan Wake expansion, which has you exploring a…

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Left 4 Dead 2’s first content update in eight years is made by fans

Left 4 Dead 2 will soon get a content update bringing an old favourite Left 4 Dead map to Valve's co-op zombiethon. The Last Stand is a community-made update that's being officially published by Valve, and fans of the original L4D might recognise its location from Survival Mode.Catch the teaser trailer below for a short, sweeping view of a creepy lighthouse overlooking a cliffside.

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Fortnite Season 4 has Marvel Comics supervillain Galactus trying to gobble up the island

Marvel's planet-gobbler, Galactus, is the new looming threat over Fortnite with Chapter 2: Season 4 starting today. The battle royale's new season is one big Avengers-style crossover called Nexus War, and it's brought loads of unlockable superhero outfits to dress up in while you battle the world-eater. Skins for heroes including Iron Man, She-Hulk, Wolverine and a bunch of others can be unlocked in the…

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