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Evolve Behemoth test footage previewed

If like me you’re counting the hours until the Evolve beta goes live on PC later today, then chances are you need something to tide you over until this evening. What better way to pass the time then, than by watching some test footage of the game’s fourth and largest …

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Creative Assembly is making Total War: Warhammer

You never really believed that even after its hit with Alien: Isolation, that Creative Assembly would stop making Total War games did you? Despite Rome II’s somewhat lacklustre reception, another Total War game has been in the works for a couple of years already, but it steps into the world …

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Heroes of Might and Magic III HD coming in January

As great as all these announced HD remakes of classic titles are, I can’t help but feel a little sceptical that some executive isn’t rubbing their hands together somewhere at the prospect of selling me the same game but with a 10th of the work involved in making the original. …

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Dying Light PC specifications revealed

The minimum and recommended PC specifications for upcoming Zombie game, Dying Light, have been released. Originally, the spec sheet on Steam recommended 16GB of RAM alongside a GTX 780 or R9 290 graphics card. However, the page has since been updated to reduce these specifications a bit. The minimum spec …

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Bloodbowl II has a lot more life in it

The original Bloodbowl game from French developer Cyanide, was a pretty faithful adaptation of the Games Workshop tabletop experience. It had all the rules and even some new ones you could tweak and play with, but there was one thing it lacked: life. The original Bloodbowl not only featured many stadiums and …

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Microsoft apologizes for late Xbox developer payments

Last night it was discovered that some developers participating in the Xbox Live Indie Games program, weren’t being paid on time by Microsoft, for the second time. However, the company has come out to apologize and explain why payments didn’t go out as they should have. According to Microsoft, these …

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Eidos reveals new Deus EX project engine

Eidos just posted a mysterious screenshot, showing off the new Dawn engine, which is being used to power an upcoming Deus EX project. While the screenshot might not be taken directly from the currently unnamed game itself, it certainly fits the theme very well. The Dawn engine is a modified …

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Who wants to play Pokemon, in VR?

Dumb question really. I should have just posted the download link and waited for the applause to roll in. Of course you should probably also send some praise via the developer’s way too, since they’re now the first person to give us the ability to throw pokeballs with our real …

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Broken Age 2 delayed, again

Poor old Double Fine. It’s not having the best of times as of late. In the past few months it’s managed to annoy gamers by releasing Spacebase DF9 early and somewhat unfinished because the money just wasn’t there for its continued development. It’s let a dozen staff go from an …

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Google to kill NPAPI support in Chrome browser

Google is going ahead with its plans to end support for the NPAPI protocol in the Chrome browser which will in turn end support for the Microsoft Silverlight plugin. Business critical apps will have until the Autumn of next year to migrate. The Microsoft runtime depends on an ageing protocol …

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Distance is finally coming to early access in December

Distance, a game all about racing along at break-neck speed, gliding, twisting and flipping to the finish line with a thumping sound track and glowstick aesthetic – a bit like Tron’s take on Trackmania – has been teasing us with its unfinished status for some time now. Fortunately, it’s finally …

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CCP shuts down Vampire: The Masquerade fan remake project

Project Vaulderie, a fan remake of Vampire: The Masquerade, has been shut down by CCP Games, the developers behind Eve Online. According to the group behind the fan development project, they were served with a Cease and Desist letter, essentially shutting down development of the remake. The aim of Project …

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Tales from the Borderlands available today

Telltale games has been working on point and click adventures for some time now, expanding some of the most well beloved universes of games, movies and TV. But it took things to a new level when it made the Walking Dead episodic series. It felt like a whole new kind of …

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Ron Gilbert wants to take us back to the 90s

Ron Gilbert is a name that anyone who was a PC gamer in the ’80s and ’90s should be well aware of. Along with the likes of Double Fine’s Tim Schafer and the rest of the people at LucasArts, he created some of the world’s best point and click adventures, like …

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AMD retracts DirectX 12 compatibility statement

Last week we reported on AMD’s Chief Gaming Scientist, Richard Huddy, saying that DirectX 12 would not be coming to Windows 7, despite Microsoft not yet announcing its OS compatibility plans for the new API. It turns out that Huddy “misspoke” at PDXLAN last week and AMD has retracted the statement. …

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Apparently DirectX 12 won’t be coming to Windows 7

AMD’s chief gaming scientist, Richard Huddy, has said that Microsoft’s new low-level rendering API, DirectX 12, won’t be coming to Windows  7 users. DirectX 12 isn’t due out until the end of next year so Microsoft has yet to officially reveal operating system compatibility itself. The new API is pretty …

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Microsoft launches new version of Visual Studio

Microsoft has released a new, fully featured and free version of its Visual Studio program, opening up its set of tools for all developers. The key highlights of the announcement include open sourcing the full server-side .NET core stack, releasing the fully featured Visual Studio Community 2013 for free, launching …

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EA cancels Dawngate after six month open-beta

EA has canceled Dawngate, its upcoming free to play MOBA title, which was in development at Waystone Games. The title has been in development for some time and has been in open beta for the last six months, it also had a fairly large presence at industry events over the …

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Just Cause 3 on Xbox One screenshots leaked

It’s been four years since the world had its last real taste of Just Cause mayhem with its first sequel. True there was the multiplayer mod which brought people back to Panau, but as open ended and franticly fun as that is, it’s not as empowering as a solid, single player, …

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Here’s what the remastered Homeworld looks like

As if next February wasn’t exciting enough with Evolve set for release in its early days, the remastered version of one of the PC’s most legendary space strategy titles, Homeworld, is set to hit digital shelves courtesy of Gearbox, which has been working on the visually improved remastered version for …

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