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Early Access title Dead Island: Epidemic is being scrapped

Deep Silver has confirmed that Early Access MOBA Dead Island: Epidemic will be killed off next month. This means that those who paid 29.99 for the starter pack, which included a number of items to be delivered upon the game’s official launch, will never receive their goods. The publisher has …

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State of Decay studio shutting down free-to-play RPG Moonrise

State of Decay developer Undead Labs has announced its RPG Moonrise will shut down at the end of this year. A post on thestudio’s blogreveals the title is having trouble retaining users in its preview phase on iOS and Steam, and plans have been made for its closure on December …

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Kickstarter for Rollcage successor Grip abandoned

Developer Caged Element have abandoned their attempt to Kickstart a successor to 1999 PlayStation racer Rollcage. Grip had been seeking CAD $657k ($500k/320k) but the studio decided to call it a day after raising just CAD $154k. We apologise for the lack of updates on our Kickstarter page; it’s hard …

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Darkest Dungeon devs make latest additions optional after player unrest

An update to Steam Early Access hit Darkest Dungeon that significantly increased the difficulty has led to a climb down of sorts from its developers. The game has received plenty of attention from the press and streamers, but a recent update introduced two new mechanics – Heart Attacks and Corpses. …

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Satellite Reign is leaving Early Access next month

The spiritual successor to Syndicate is on target for a full release in August. The game was successfully funded on Kickstarter in the summer of 2013 and then hit Steam Early Access late last year. It will be released in full on August 28th. We’re pleased to announce that Satellite …

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Ark: Survival Evolved hits 1m Early Access sales

The success story that is Ark: Survival Evolved continues to stomp all over the digital market. Studio Wildcard’s title has been getting a lot of attention from streamers, helping it to hit the sales milestone in a little over a month on the market. It was previously announced that the …

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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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