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Every big video game conference needs a “and you can play it right now” moment. Today’s Ubisoft Forward event announced that Ubisoft’s battle royale, Hyper Scape, is moving into open beta today – meaning anyone on PC can play. During the technical alpha, players had to hope for a Twitch drop to get access, but
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During tomorrow’s recently announced Paper Mario: The Origami King-focused Nintendo Treehouse Live stream, WayForward is unveiling its new project, which is in a franchise that’s new to the developer. The careful wording in the announcement has fans on social media speculating WayForward could be creating the next entry in another developer’s existing franchise. The announcement
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Valve have expanded Counter-Strike: Global Offensive‘s anti-cheat tech with new restrictions blocking third-party software which interacts with the game. ‘Trusted mode’ cuts off certain types of cheat, which is good. It also has the side-effect of blocking popular legitimate software including Nvidia Freestyle graphics filters and certain modes in OBS, the video capture & streaming
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The novel Ready Player One blended 1980s pop culture and modern day virtual reality in a fun way when it released in 2011. Director Steven Spielberg was apparently a fan of writer Earnest Cline’s work, and adapted Ready Player One into a special effects filled motion picture that hit theaters in 2018. The book was
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Have you played Frog Fractions? While it may seem an unassuming amphibious edu-game, Twinbeard’s maths ’em up may be one of the most important games of the last decade. Unfortunately, it’s one that’s increasingly a pain to actually play. Today, Twinbeard “Sandwich Imagineer” Jim Crawford announced that the game’s Steam release is just around the
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Lego Art is a new line of sets that allow you to build artwork, specifically portraits. The first series consists of sets for Star Wars: The Sith, Iron Man, The Beatles, and Andy Warhol. If you purchase the Star Wars: The Sith set, you can construct a 2D portrait of one of three Sith Lords
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Evo 2020 has been canceled following allegations of sexual misconduct made against Evo CEO Joey Cuellar, who was placed on administrative leave earlier in the day, and is now being relieved of all responsibilities with the company and tournament. Early this morning, Evo released a statement saying “The behavior in these accusations runs directly counter
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Nudist tree-puncher Rust is feeling the need for speed. While Facepunch Studio’s big ol’ murder sandbox has so far let you locomote by foot, horseback or the miracle of flight, today’s update has littered the wilderness with battered old motorcars. They’re filthy, broken, knackered old lemons, but hey – there’s a reason the devs didn’t
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Digital subscribers of Game Informer can now read our enormous cover story on one of the most anticipated games of the year: Cyberpunk 2077. Following today’s cover reveal, our digital issue is now live to subscribers on web browsers, iPad/iPhone, and Android devices. Individual issues will be available for purchase later today. You can download the apps to view the issue by
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When The Outer Worlds released last year on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, it won acclaim from critics and consumers alike for its choice-driven gameplay and clever writing. However, when the RPG came to Switch, players on Nintendo’s console didn’t get to see the game at its best; the performance can be pretty rough.  To address concerns
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Variety reports that detective RPG Disco Elysium is being adapted into a TV series. It’s still very early in the development process, so no writers or actors have been attached to the project. Although no talent is officially working on the show yet, Helen Hindpere, lead writer for the game from developer ZA/UM said, “We’re so
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While Baby Mario, Baby Luigi, Baby Peach, Baby Daisy, and even Baby Rosalina have appeared recently in games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Mario Kart World Tour, Baby Wario has been left in the dust since his sole appearance in 2006’s Yoshi’s Island DS. Now, the developers behind Dr. Mario World have announced that
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