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Notch’s “weird creative block,” and why 0x10c won’t be as moddable as Minecraft

0x10c is Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” Persson’s latest project: a multiplayer space sandbox which simulates ships down to an emulated 16 bit processor that runs player-written code. Designing computers in computers ca...
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Dota 2 bests League of Legends to become most played “core” PC game in the …

Comment That’s not the Wild West, frontiersgames though these two are, but most of the Western world. In the first quarter of 2013, Dota 2 overtook League of Legends as the most played “core” Western PC game, according to...
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Dota 2 “most played” report challenged by Riot – we investigate

Yesterday, we reported on a study published by DFC Intelligence, claiming that Dota 2 had overtaken League of Legends as the most played game in North America and Europe, and citing data from XFire and other unnamed sources. Bu...
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Dota 2 tournament postponed due to online attacks

Officials for the G-1 Champions League, a prominent Chinese organization that runs Dota 2 tournaments, have postponed some rounds of their season 5 tournament due to a rash of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, they ...
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Mass Effect 3 Narrative Mode and Action Mode explained

When you start Mass Effect 3, you don’t pick a difficulty, but you do pick a mode: Action, Role-playing or Narrative. Role-playing is how we’ve played both previous games. But the other two are radically different. Narrativ...
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Dota 2 update introduces new Skywrath Mage hero

Dota 2‘s latest update introduces players to a new character, Skywrath Mage, and implements several gameplay and community fixes, according to a post from Valve. Skywrath Mage is a radiant ranged intelligence hero and dea...
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PC Gamer US Game of the Year awards 2011

If it happens in videogames, it happens on the PC first. Every year, developers conjure new ways to dazzle, mystify, challenge, and entertain us—some with a handful of deceptively simple game mechanics and a unique art style,...
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Dota 2′s The International 2013 returns to Seattle

Valve has announced the third annual The International championship for Dota 2. 2013′s event returns to Seattle’s Benaroya Hall, with 15 teams of five from across the world competing for the title. The five-day tour...
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Tim Schafer talks Double Fine’s uphill battle to publish games on PC

Is there any bigger darling on the internet than Tim Schafer and Double Fine right now? After all, you guys forked over north of a million bucks just to see the man revisit the point-and-click adventure genre, a wonderful littl...
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