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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Apr
30

Team Fortress 2 had its biggest player count drop ever – do we blame bots or Fortnite?

Team Fortress 2 has been one of the most consistent games in the Steam lineup, with Steam Charts reporting around 50,000 players through their entire tracking data back through 2012. The averages have been up – to 61k – and […]

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Apr
30

Heroes of the Storm's Dark Nexus drop takes the game back to its narrative roots

Heroes of the Storm’s latest content drop, Dark Nexus, marks a new type of storytelling for the game. In a recent interview, HotS’ creative content lead, Kevin Johnson, explained why Blizzard are changing the game’s narrative direction. Speaking of storytelling, […]

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Apr
30

Dark Nexus comes to Heroes of the Storm tomorrow

Heroes of the Storm’s next major content drop, Dark Nexus, goes live tomorrow. The drop, which brings new skins for Alarak and Gul’dan, also features a new canon comic based on HotS lore.  Heroes of the Storm’s latest hero is […]

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Apr
30

Rend release date, gameplay, trailer, alpha, talents – everything we know

What is Rend? Created by Frostkeep Studios –  founded by former Blizzard devs – Rend is a survival game that aims to right the wrongs prevalent in the genre. Where many survival games can be overly punitive and feature dull […]

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Apr
30

Cultist Simulator is a different, creepy kind of card game from Sunless Seas' creators

The recent craze for the Cthulhu Mythos has been handled with the subtlety of a monster sticking its fangs in your backside. Few know how to effectively depict the insanity that arises from seeking truths beyond human comprehension with any […]

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Apr
30

Eador: Masters of the Broken World is the challenge Heroes of Might & Magic fans have been waiting for

Maybe you noticed that it was going for free for a whole week in April, and maybe you decided to give it a whirl. And then you loaded Eador: Masters of the Broken World up and found an unfathomably complex […]

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Apr
30

Red Dead Redemption 2 gets a new trailer on Wednesday, still no PC version

Rockstar will release the third official Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer this Wednesday May 2, at 11:00 ET / 08:00 PT / 16:00 BST. Unfortunately there’s still no word of a PC release, with Rockstar saying only that the game […]

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Apr
30

Samsung, Hynix, and Micron accused of “a classic antitrust, price-fixing scheme”

Samsung, Hynix, and Micron are being accused of price-fixing in a lawsuit currently chasing class action status in the US. The allegations surround the companies colluding to actively limit the global supply of memory and drive up prices and revenue. […]

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Apr
30

PES 2019 will have new licensed leagues

Thanks to an inattentive employee in Hong Kong, we’ve been given an early peek at Pro Evolution Soccer 2019. The as-yet unannounced new installment in the PES series was mistakenly posted on the Hong Kong Playstation Store with an August […]

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Apr
30

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia PC review

Poised as we are on the brink of Brexit, it seems cannily appropriate for Creative Assembly to release a game all about the era in which England became a nation. Starting off in 878 AD, Thrones of Britannia sees Alfred […]