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Cyberpunk 2077’s rumoured E3 appearance rings true

CD Projekt Red’s upcoming game has been rumoured to be making an appearance at E3 2018. The rumour comes from polish gaming site www.gry-online.pl but is apparently drawn from two sources and sounds pretty credible. The much-awaited game was announced way back in 2012 with a scintillating teaser trailer being …

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Nvidia announces ‘TV’ for the PC master race with the BFGD

The first big gaming announcement of this year’s CES really is Big. There’s nothing the PC industry likes more than a new product standard and Nvidia has created the mother-of-all-displays with its new Big Format Gaming Display (or BFGD in an apparent nod to the legendary DOOM weapon). The first …

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PUBG briefly toppled from Steam charts by rage-inducing Getting Over It With Bennet Foddy

Having set the streaming world alight with its fury-inducing play, the spiritual successor to QWOP enjoyed a brief stint at the top of the Steam charts after its release this week. Getting Over It With Bennet Foddy had previously been made available on the Humble Store. The surreal title challenges …

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds leaves Early Access on December 20th; New map hits testing today

2017’s defining game will get its full post Early Access release on PC on December 20th. That’s a little later than the September date that was originally touted back in March, but at just nine months after release is still a remarkable achievement for a game that has grown so …

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Steam ditches Bitcoin payments

Valve has removed the ability for users to pay for goods on Steam using Bitcoin, blaming the decision on ‘high fees and volatility’. The company highlights the fact that Bitcoin transaction fees have now jumped as high as $20 per transaction – a far cry from the $0.20 fee that …

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PUBG could get a ‘socialist makeover’ in China

Tencent’s agreement to become the Chinese publisher of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in the region could result in some drastic changes to the game for Chinese players. The English language press release about Tencent and Bluehole’s partnership quotes Tencent’s senior VP Steven Ma as saying: “PUBG is currently the most popular survival …

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Streamer criticised for beating and refunding a Steam game live on air

Twitch streamer WeeGeeTheGod has been criticised for what some are calling an abuse of Steam’s refund policy. Polygon reports that WeeGeeTheGod, whose real name is Cade McKown, recently streamed a complete playthrough of recent Sega release Sonic Forces. McKown was clearly not enjoying the game, and upon completion then streamed …

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