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New Defiance trailer highlights giant monsters, laser weapons, and offroading ATVs

When a giant monster with a head of aliens that shoots fireballs falls from the sky, you’re going to want friends with large alien weaponry. The latest trailer for Defiance, the cross-platform MMOFPS from Trion Worlds that ti...
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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams developer launches new Kickstarter campaign

Black Forest Games, the studio that kickstarted, developed, and produced Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, is delving back into the Kickstarter gauntlet with a new “Run and Gun” co-op platformer called Ravensdale. The game loo...
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Starcraft 2 Heart of the Swarm’s new units

Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm’s new units have been unveiled at Major League Gaming’s Anaheim Championship this weekend, and I’ve just had a chance to play with them. Read on for advanced tactics* with the new toys from...
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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified hands-on preview — What I liked and didn’t

I played the first five or six hours of The Bureau: XCOM Declassified on PC last week. Here’s what stuck with me and what made me frown. Loved: The art direction The faces, egad. Every character is stylish and elegant, presum...
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Aussie web store applies Internet Explorer 7 tax “to help make the internet a better place”

With the help of some almost illegible notations passed to me by the PCGamer.com browser analysis badger, I happen to know that roughly 12% of you are using Internet Explorer right now. You might want to consider migrating to a...
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Controversy Rages Over Dota 2 And Starcraft II Event Overlap

Please enable JavaScript to watch this video. The world of eSports is growing day by day, and that means more events with larger prize pools then ever before. But that can also lead to collisions in scheduling for some of the b...
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Dishonored on PC “has its own different interface,” PC standards are “a religion”

Bad ports hurt, especially when the game getting the shoddy treatment is otherwise good. Dishonored might be quite good, so a little before E3 I asked co-designers Raphaël Colantonio and Harvey Smith — who have a great deal ...
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Former eSports team manager charged in hacking conspiracy

Dmitry ‘ddd1ms’ Smilianets, the former leader of the pro team Moscow 5, has been officially charged with a computer hacking conspiracy and conspiracy to commit wire fraud along with three other Russians and a Ukrainian. Acc...
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Buy low, sell high in Team Fortress 2′s “peculiarly sophisticated barter economy”

Yanis Varoufakis, Valve’s new economist-in-residence, has posted his first investigation into Team Fortress 2′s economy. The hat trade is more fascinating than I anticipated. Varoufakis’ educational post explains (in term...
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