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DayZ Standalone now in closed alpha testing, paid public alpha still on track for June

Hoorah! Dean “Rocket” Hall’s bandit-riddled, zombie-fleeing mod DayZ has been threatening to take on a life of its own the past few months, and that threat no longer lies dormant—Rocket revealed in an interview that som...
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DICE LA manager talks Battlefield, recruitment, and future Star Wars games

In an interview with IGN, DICE LA’s studio manager Fredrick Loving discusses the studio’s work on this fall’s Battlefield 4 and keeps a solid poker face when on the topic of DICE’s connection to EA’s new Star Wars lic...
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Darkwood trailer delivers top-down scares from the atmospheric horror roguelike

Welcome to the twisted world of horror game crowdfunding, where a developer’s most effective method for raising money is to scare the living bejesus out of their potential audience. Which explains this second chilling look at...
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Square Enix want earlier interaction with customers, look to Kickstarter as inspiration

After a disastrous financial year, in which Square Enix not only failed to make their expected profits, but were hit instead with by massive financial loss, the company’s senior executive managing director Yosuke Matsuda has ...
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Gunpoint release date, demo and pre-orders pounce into view

Gunpoint developer, PC Gamer section editor and PR mastermind Tom Francis filled the long weekend with the most professionally executed marketing campaign ever seen. On Saturday we got the 2D stealth/hacking puzzler’s release...
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Marvel Heroes hands-on: punch a Hulk armies in Gazillion’s free-to-play MMO action RPG

This article was originally published in PC Gamer UK issue 252. Marvel Heroes embraces an idea that has been kryptonite to other superhero-themed MMOs: it lets players take control of its iconic characters. The official reason ...
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Planetary Annihilation planning December release, alpha access begins next week

Planetary Annihilation developers Uber Entertainment have, like an impending asteroid attack, come crashing down onto some solid release plans for their galaxy-spanning RTS. The big reveal is the first teasing of a final launch...
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Crusader Kings 2 patch 1.10 prepares for The Old Gods

Crusader Kings 2′s The Old Gods expansion launches tomorrow. In preparation, Paradox have deployed a huge patch list of tweaks, balance changes, fixes and new additions. And that means more funny-out-of-context patch notes. L...
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League of Legends cinematic trailer shows a giant serpent eating an on-fire bear

I tend to get quite annoyed by pointless cinematic trailers for games, but this luxuriant CGI video for League of Legends won me over – and this is coming from someone too intimidated by LOL (or MOBAs in general) to play beyo...
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