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2 Days ago
Criticism against Two Worlds II microtransactions spurs response from TopWareCriticism against Two Worlds II microtransactions spurs response from TopWare
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"Two worlds 2 players"
This is a typo; you must have meant Two Worlds 2's two players
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Nidhogg 2 is a more violent, more colourful successor to the indie duelling gameNidhogg 2 is a more violent, more colourful successor to the indie duelling game
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But it looks, visually, like garbage.Reply
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Don't let that sway you. Nidhogg is one of the most fun multiplayer indie games I've played over the last couple of years. Especially local multiplayer, it's hilarious. :)

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1 Week ago
Monster Hunter: World will be 30fps on consoles, but it might be different on PCMonster Hunter: World will be 30fps on consoles, but it might be different on PC
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#fuck30fps
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#fuck60fps

Any arbitrary framerate lock is daft, my monitor is 144hz.

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2 Weeks ago
Malthael is now out and playable in Heroes of the StormMalthael is now out and playable in Heroes of the Storm
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Malt heal or Malthael?Reply
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Whoops, ty. Malthael.

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1 Month ago
Why didn't Tyranny sell? Paradox on Obsidian's RPG "everyone was hoping would do better"Why didn't Tyranny sell? Paradox on Obsidian's RPG "everyone was hoping would do better"
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I found the combat very bland. This story could have practically been delivered as a CYOA book with minimal losses.
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2 Months ago
Assassin's Creed creator's Ancestors is no longer episodic, has sabretooth tigersAssassin's Creed creator's Ancestors is no longer episodic, has sabretooth tigers
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Patrice Desilets: "If the candidate has a dick he’s not hired."
No three guesses as to how much tripe this will turn out to be.
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2 Months ago
Joining Sleeping Dogs and Just Cause, We Happy Few is getting a film adaptationJoining Sleeping Dogs and Just Cause, We Happy Few is getting a film adaptation
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This title is one trainwreck after another.
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1 Year ago
Actually, Overwatch's competitive mode is coming in JuneActually, Overwatch's competitive mode is coming in June
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They've changed their mind just now guys.
It's coming in June.
https://twitter.com/PlayOverwatch/status/738044550371893248Reply
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Cheers for this!

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1 Year ago
StarCraft 2 co-op is getting mutators and paragon levels in patch 3.3StarCraft 2 co-op is getting mutators and paragon levels in patch 3.3
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Do both players need to own LotV to play co-op?Reply
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No, you can play without buying the game :)

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2 Years ago
Tale of Tales abandons game dev after poor sales for Sunset, art-funding cutsTale of Tales abandons game dev after poor sales for Sunset, art-funding cuts
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I thought the whole point of a successful kickstarter was that it paid for production costs. How did they make a loss?

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A highly priced indie point and click narrative game is about as niche as you get; I don't think anyone is surprised by this outcome. The quality of the marketing material on their steam store page does a good job of living up to the negative stereotype, which IS surprising given their prior experience. Anyone could have told them that people would not be willing to pay £15 for something that conveys itself like that.

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I'm not saying they deserved the outcome - after their previous offerings they obviously do have talent - but the mistakes in this attempt are obvious for all to see, and their handling of the affair was pretty inexcusable.

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I don't think this says anything against the market. It is not "troubling" that consumers are capable of making sensible choices.

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Indeed. The reviews on Steam would appear to paint a different picture than what the press have said about the game.

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