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WildStar’s second phase of closed beta is no longer region-locked

And thank your stars for that—dungeon-plundering and interior design should be available to everybody. While the first phase of closed beta was primarily US players, WildStar’s now choosing not to discriminate based on geo...
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Support for original Guild Wars goes automated, as ArenaNet focus on its sequel

In a move that can only lead to a Skynet-style machine takeover of the world of Tyria, development and manned support for the original Guild Wars has (largely) come to an end. Bug fixes and regular tournaments will continue, bu...
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Reinstall – Planescape: Torment

Reinstall invites you to join us in revisiting classics of PC gaming days gone by. This week, Richard Cobbett delves into the questions of human nature while beating up monsters in Planescape: Torment. Most RPGs give you a ques...
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Mod of the Week: RikMuld’s Camping Mod, for Minecraft

The days in Minecraft seem so short, the nights so very long. Who hasn’t been out exploring, lost their bearings, and realized, as the sky grows dark, that they’ll have to dig a hasty hole and spend the night in it? RikMuld...
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Saturday Video Crapshoot: Police Quest 1, 2, 3

You have the right to watch the above video. You do not have to laugh, but any sniggers or guilty smirks may be taken and used against you. If you do not have a sense of humour, one may be provided. Everything else will assume ...
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MyGaming Dota 2 Season 3 launched, sponsored by Cooler Master

MyGaming is pleased to announced that Season 3 of the MyGaming Sunday Evening Cup Series will be sponsored by Cooler Master South Africa. Round 1 of the battles kicks off this weekend, 19 May 2013. PolarfluKe will once again be...
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The Swapper clones itself to Steam May 30th, celebrates with a clayful new trailer

You remember The Swapper, right? For beneath that rather bland name lies a gorgeous handmade science-fiction platformer in which you have the power to make clones of yourself. Rather than using them to do chores or carry him al...
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Surrealist stealth game Tangiers will let you collect conversations, hurl them at enemies

I don’t know where Tangiers has been hiding, but I’m glad it’s finally emerged from the shadows of its stark industrial environment to show off its first teaser trailer, because it’s a doozy. Inspired by literature (Wil...
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Thief preview: Garrett returns to a city of voyeurism and detail, power and character

Originally published in PC Gamer UK issue 252. “I heard it’s like stroking a turtle!” There are probably lots of reasons for not listing a crass line of NPC dialogue as your favourite part of any game, let alone the much-...
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