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Overwatch’s Bastion footage breaks down playstyle

Although MOBAs might have their own rote features and gameplay elements designed to increase strategic options, one of the best aspects of them is that they give you a colourful stable of characters to pick from. This means they all have different abilities and more crucially, different roles within the …

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A Steam Greenlight dev had a bit of a meltdown

Now we’ve seen indie developers lash out at the gaming community before, Phil Fish has ‘quit’ Twitter several times and cancelled Fez 2, other developers have censored criticism of their own games with DMCA takedown notices on YouTube and now the developer behind Dark Base 01 has decided to use …

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Ninja Theory reveals more details on Hellblade

Ninja Theory, the developer behind the Devil May Cry reboot along with other action titles like Heavenly Sword, has revealed more details on its upcoming title, Hellblade, which was announced at E3 last year. In a pre-E3 trailer, we meet the main character, Senua, who suffers from various hallucinations and …

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Desura has gone bankrupt

The online game marketplace, Desura, has filed for bankruptcy shortly after reports that developers had not been paid for their sales on the platform. The lack of payment for small indie developers has apparently been going on for months, similarly to when Crytek UK were having issues and could not …

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Brickbox brings Lego to virtual reality

Although the upcoming Lego Worlds is an impressive take on the Minecraft formula, giving players the ability to explore a world, terraform it and build things to their heart’s content, it’s very much a modern take on Lego. It’s Lego with characters that have animated faces and licensed properties. That’s …

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2K teases ‘perfect world’ future in Advent

The future world of Advent is a perfect one, or at least, thanks to ADVENT technology, it nearly is. Due to gene therapy, it’s said that disease and illness are all but eradicated, but not all is well in this idyllic future setting. The spit and polish appears to be …

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Moonrise wants to be a PC Pokemon MMO

Even though Nintendo and Game Freak want to keep hitting new, successive generations of gamers with each Pokemon title, whilst still offering a few developments for long time players, the fact that neither company has ever put out a multi-platform MMO experience has always felt like leaving a fortune on …

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Microsoft details cross-IHV multi-GPU tech in DirectX 12

Microsoft Corp. has revealed first details about its cross-vendor multi-GPU technology supported by its upcoming DirectX 12 application programming interface. As reported, the new tech allows using graphics processing units developed by different companies to work together. However, there is a catch: applications should be designed to support the Multiadapter …

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League of Legends Tribunal to return soon

The League of Legends’s player run Tribunal system was an ambitious attempt to curb negative attitudes and comments from players of the highly competitive, and often toxic game. However about a year ago it was pulled, with Riot stating that it wanted to revamp the feature and improve it in …

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Valve can now ban you from non VAC protected games

Valve is opening up the Steam platform even more for developers, allowing them to report hackers and cheaters directly to Valve, who can then block access to a specific title on your account. This means that Valve can now ban you for cheating in non VAC protected games. Valve announced …

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