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Why it’s not RIP for D&D video games

It might have recently turned 40 years old, but Dungeons & Dragons hasn’t thrown its last die yet. Having almost single-handedly created the role-playing genre upon its release in 1974, D&D is to thank for the modern state of RPG games. Without it, there wouldn’t be Fallout 4, The Witcher …

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The World Ends With You returns to App Store

Square Enix has re-listed The World Ends With You: Solo Remix on the App Store, following confirmation that the game is now compatible with iOS 8. The publisherpulled the gamefrom the App Store in February due to game-breaking bugs introduced by Apple’s latest OS for its mobile platform, but the …

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Steam top nine sellers: June 21-27

Ark: Survival Evolved continues to dominate Steam’s top selling products chart, beating out Grand Theft Auto V and all other comers again this past week. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, The Witcher 3 and Batman: Arkham Knight round out the top five. Past chart-toppers H1Z1 and Cities: Skylines made the list as …

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Team Secret on independence and why they’re seeking sponsorship

After taking their fourth major Dota 2 title in a row at ESL One Frankfurt last weekend, Team Secret are ready to finally take on sponsorship. Team manager Matt "CyborgMatt" Bailey explained the core ideals of Team Secret to eSports Pro at the ESL event, and their unique approach to …

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Final Fantasy VII remake director didn’t realise he’d got the job

Tetsuya Nomura, the director of Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VII remake, didn’t know he’d landed the job until after production had got underway. Nomura was the character designer of the original game, a new version of which was announced during Sony’s E3 press conference last week. He’s also in charge …

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So 2,240 bottlecaps DOES buy a copy of Fallout 4

Bethesda has decided that a fan who handed over 2,240 bottlecaps in the hope it could be exchanged for a copy of Fallout 4 WILL receive a copy of the game. It was reported last week that a fan called Seth had sent the gift of bottlecaps – Fallout’s in-game …

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What we thought of Microsoft’s HoloLens demo at E3

One of the most impressive demonstrations at E3 took place during Xbox’s press conference, and centred on its HoloLens augmented reality tech. Whereas VR takes players deeper into the games, HoloLens takes games out from the TV and places it in the living room. The AR headset made its surprise …

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Nintendo is looking into its own Early Access program

Early Access games could become a reality on all three console platform following Nintendo’s confirmation of interest. "We don’t have anything to announce, but I can say that we’re certainly exploring options and capabilities," Nintendo of America’s third-party relations and indie development boss Damon Baker told Polygon. "So anything is …

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Bethesda’s first E3 conference could be its last

Skyrim developer Bethesda made a thumping E3 press conference debut this year, but that may be the last time we see the company on the LA stage. I don’t know if we’ll do one next year. I don’t know if we’ll do one again,” marketing boss Pete Hines told The …

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Techland goads Destiny with #DrinkForDLC Dying Light campaign

Dying Light players have been told that they will receive some free DLC if they partake in a social media campaign poking a bit of fun at fellow title Destiny. Some Bungie fans reacted negatively to news earlier this week that some future content for the game will for a …

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