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Monthly Archives: April 2018

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Apr
27

NFL Thursday Night Football will stream on Twitch

If you want to watch somebody playing a game, you go to Twitch. That’s been the case for most videogame fans for years, but what if it also became a destination for viewing those traditional competitive games people have been […]

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Apr
27

Steam Spy lives, but its new form is “not very accurate”

Earlier this month, Valve set forth a significant change to Steam by making all user profiles private by default. That’s not huge on the user side, but it cut off a number of third-party tools which made use of the […]

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Apr
27

Frostpunk has sold 250,000 copies in 66 hours

Frostpunk might be grim, bleak, and responsible for turning Julian into a ruthless dictator (see our review below), but it’s also very popular. Developers 11 bit Studios have just announced that the game has already sold 250,000 copies. As promised, […]

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Apr
27

Steam charts: most popular games, 20 April, 2018

What are the best-selling games in the Steam charts this week? Every week PCGamesN recount the highest-performing titles on Valve’s platform, from the ten Steam top sellers to the Steam games with the most concurrent players. Why? Because knowing what […]

Apr
27

Intel Ocean Cove could be the next new Intel CPU core code name

It’s Intel news day here at PCGamesN, and the latest is… the new code name from the big blue chip giant is Intel Ocean Cove. Or might be. We’re not sure, but in a job listing spotted by Sweclockers Intel […]

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Apr
27

System Shock, Thief, and BioShock devs are reinventing the genre with Underworld Ascendant

Underworld Ascendant opens with a problem: you must escape from a series of chambers armed with absolutely no weapons. This area is designed as an “un-training level,” with the intent of teaching you how important physical properties are. “We found […]

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Apr
27

Activision didn’t consult Spyro The Dragon’s creator about the remaster

Spyro The Dragon returns on September 21 (on console, at least – we’re still waiting on a possible PC version), but there’s one person who wasn’t informed: his creator. In an interview with YouTube channel Game Brain, character artist Charles Zembillas reveals […]

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Apr
27

Another superhero skin has been teased ahead of Fortnite season 4

Update, April 27: Epic Games have teased another skin for Fortnite season 4. Epic Games revealed yesterday that Fortnite season four was pretty likely to have a superhero theme, with a tweet teasing what I think it’s safe to assume […]

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Apr
27

Shadow of the Tomb Raider's predatory Lara signals a dark new chapter

The direction of Lara Croft’s new adventure is spelled out in the title. Much like how Rise of the Tomb Raider signalled Lara’s ascent from shipwrecked survivor to athletic archaeologist, Shadow of the Tomb Raider tells us that this will […]

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Apr
27

Ex-Spec Ops devs are making a strategy game about the Nazi resistance

Paintbucket Games have announced Through The Darkest Of Times, a historical strategy game set in Nazi Germany. The team consists of just two developers, both veterans of Yager, where they worked on Spec Ops: The Line and Dead Island 2. […]