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Bohemia raises $50k for Red Cross with Arma III Karts DLC

Arma III’s April Fools’ Day joke turned content add-on has brought in 1m Czech koruna – around $50k USD – for the Czech Red Cross. Developer Bohemia Interactive announced the milestone in a release on its website, and also discussed the success of the military shooter franchise’s new approach to …

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Humble Store purchases surpass $1m in charitable contributions

Humble Store customers have generated more than $1m in charitable contributions with their purchases, Humble Bundle organizers have announced. A post on Humble’s blog details the achievement. The organization launched the store back in November 2013, meaning the milestone was reached in around seven months time. "One million dollars for …

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Dark Souls 2 PC gets a price drop, Trials Fusion for PS4 gets retail release

Dark Souls 2 for PC will release at a lower-than-expected price of Rs 1,999 in India. Retailers had earlier listed the PC version for preorder at Rs 2,499 or Rs 2,999, but distributor E-xpress Interactive has now confirmed the Rs 1,999 price point. That’s still higher than most PC games …

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Spencer: Microsoft working toward ‘renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming’

Microsoft is working to develop a "renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming," according to MS Studios head Phil Spencer. Polygon reports from a Q&A last week during GDC, where Spencer revealed PC gaming is on the company’s priority list in 2014. "I think Valve’s an incredible company," he said. …

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Steam top ten sellers chart: March 9-15

South Park: The Stick of Truth maintained its position this week on Steam’s best sellers chart, once again finishing ahead of DayZ for the top spot. Counter-Strike: Global Offensive jumped to the third spot, thanks to a discount promotion; while Dark Souls II finished in fourth. Early access title Planet …

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Raptr reaches 22m members, 1.5m new accounts added each month

PC gaming network Raptr has reached 22m members worldwide, the company has revealed. Raptr CEO Dennis Fong announced that the service is now being used in over 100 countries, adding that an average of 1.5m new players join each month – thanks in large part to the firm’s recently released …

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Valve denies Steam anti-cheat system reports users’ browser histories

Valve’s headman Gabe Newell has responded to accusations that Valve’s anti-cheat system is combing through and reporting the browsing history of Steam users, outright denying the claims. Posting directly to Reddit, where the allegations were originally presented, Newell discussed what Steam’s VAC system does that might appear as if it’s …

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Microsoft’s PC gaming ambassador no longer with company

Microsoft’s PC games guy Jason Holtman has apparently moved on, a move that comes after less than six months on the job with the firm. VG247 points to an update on Holtman’s LinkedIn profile, indicating the industry veteran left Microsoft at some point last month. Holtman was hired on by …

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High Street retail offers PC games ‘invaluable exposure’

PC GAMING WEEK: Sales of boxed PC games may have reached their lowest point in history, but the creators of Football Manager and The Sims insist the High Street remains vital. The majority of PC games are bought digitally. Yet Sports Interactive’s Miles Jacobson and The Sims exec producer Rachel …

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Six biggest PC games of the next three months

PC GAMING WEEK:Here are some of the biggest PC titles set to hit stores in the next few months. Thief Publisher: Square EnixDeveloper: Eidos MontralRelease date: February 28th Square Enix’s reboot of the classic stealth series is sneaking onto PC at the end the month. South Park: The Stick of …

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