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Skull & Bones will include a swashbuckling story mode

If you thought Ubisoft’s upcoming Skull & Bones looked like it might be right up your alley but weren’t sure about multiplayer, rejoice. Ubisoft has confirmed, when speaking to PC Gamer, that the game will indeed offer a single-player narrative.  Keep an eye on our upcoming PC games list for more ships on the horizon.  According to a Ubisoft representative, the campaign will be “integrated” into the game rather than stand alone as something “aside” of the …

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Paradox Interactive upset fans with price hikes for their games

Paradox Interactive have gone and raised the prices on several of its games in specific regions on Steam.  Paradox Interactive has created some of the best strategy games out there. According to Paradox, this was intentional and a move to “match the purchasing power” of said areas as well as to “create a more equal price point” for their products around the world. The company states that their prices have remained largely the same over the past …

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Mistwalker’s RPG Terra Battle is expanding with two new games for PC and mobile | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

Mistwalker, a studio owned by the man who created Final Fantasy, announced two new games today: Terra Battle 2 and Terra Wars. The first Terra Battle came out in 2014 for mobile as a free-to-play app and achieved 2.7 million downloads. Many of those downloads came from Japan, where Terra Battle was at its peak shortly after its launch as the No. 6-ranked game in iOS App Store according to App Annie. It topped out …

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The PS4 Pro is “like a five-year-old PC” and is holding games back, says developer

Unveiled during EA’s E3 conference, A Way Out looks promising – from the team behind Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, the co-op adventure game offers asymmetrical drama filled with prison breaks and male bonding. Its developer, Josef Fares, has been giving out interviews about his studio’s new game.  For more future hits, check out our list of upcoming PC games.  In a chat with Engadget, Fares was talking about displaying his game on PS4 …

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Rico blends Superhot with your ’80s buddy cop fantasy

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube If you’re a fan of ‘80s action movies about loose-cannon cops, you may be feeling lucky (punk), because Rico has just been announced. Inspired by movies such as Bad Boys and games like Virtua Cop, Rico aims to blend the buddy-cop aesthetic with the punchy, time-manipulating shooting of games like Superhot and F.E.A.R. If you like to let bullets do the talking, learn some new languages with our list of …

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In Tropico 6 you can order commandos to steal the Statue of Liberty

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube What is left, after five games, for El Presidente to do? Tropico 6 answers that question rather emphatically: steal the Statue of Liberty. Johannes Pfeifer, narrative and cinematic designer, explained this new system of raids to us in a presentation at E3. Here are the upcoming PC games you should be excited about. “This is one of my favourites, the raids,” he explains while showing it off. “Each era grants …

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Can we get a Judge Dredd game? “Yes, we can.”

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Rebellion, the publisher-developers who own the British comic 2000 AD and, thus, Judge Dredd, are considering a game based on the incorruptible judge, jury, and executioner. It will be a happy day when we can add Judge Dredd to our list of upcoming PC games. We had a nice chat with Rebellion CEO Jason Kingsley at E3, where his company were showing their forthcoming titles Rogue Trooper Redux and Strange …

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The future of PC gaming is in China

Games industry analysts Newzoo have put together a new report on the state of the business in 2017, so it’s time to talk figures and data (I promise not to patronise you by acting like data isn’t interesting – we all know it is). Headline findings include a small decrease in PC boxed/digital revenues, yet a significant opportunity for PC properties in China. Continue your future-gazing with our list of exciting upcoming PC games. Indeed, …

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Microsoft creative director on reviving Age of Empires and making PC-only games | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

More companies at the Electronic Entertainment Expo tradeshow are targeting a PC gaming audience. Alienware had a booth on the E3 show floor to reveal new prebuilt rigs with AMD’s Ryzen Threadripper CPU. Razer was showing its new Razer Blade Stealth with a smaller bezel and Intel’s Kaby Lake Core i7. And Creative was demoing its first new PCIe Sound BlasterX sound card in four years. Even Microsoft, which debuted a new iteration of its Xbox …

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Friday the 13th: The Game gets a heaping helping of free content

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Friday the 13th: The Game got a hefty update today in response to frustrated fans after a rather rocky launch.  For more fun with friends, check out some of these awesome multiplayer games. Gun Media are giving away goodies as a kind of apology for the “rocky launch” and so that fans may give them a “slight reprieve” as they continue to work on the problems that still exist with finding …

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Browser games to make up 15% of PC gaming 2017 revenues

PC gaming owes a portion of its yearly global revenues to browser-based games like Runescape and Drakensang Online.     The PC gaming segment isn’t just about high-end 4K visuals, thread-ripping CPUs and the most powerful video cards–it has an accessible side to it where anyone can jump in and play even with older laptops and hardware. The PC browser market is filled with free-to-play games with freemium-style microtransactions that earn quite a bit of …

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Visceral’s Star Wars apparently stars Todd Stashwick as a [insert huge spoiler here]

A bunch of details have allegedly leaked for Visceral’s Star Wars game, the secretive third-person adventure game headed up by Uncharted creator Amy Hennig. While these reports are unconfirmed, be warned that what follows may well be spoilers.  Keep an eye on our upcoming PC games list for more future hits.  The leaks come via Making Star Wars, a site with previous on leaking legitimate news on upcoming Star Wars movies. That site’s track record …

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8 must-see indie Xbox and PC games you may have missed at E3 2017

With so many games announced and showcased at E3 2017, some were bound to slip through the cracks – particularly indie titles. Here are eight indie games we saw at the show that truly deserve your attention when they arrive on Xbox One and PC. 8 must-see indie games from E3 Laser League Laser League from 505 Games is a Tron-like, two-versus-two arena-based combat game. Both players on each side select characters (who play the …

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EA think you’ll be playing Anthem for ten years

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Unveiled at E3 2017, BioWare’s next game, Anthem, looks like a world to get lost in. Set in a  vast, hostile landscape, you’ll be stomping around it in mech suits, flying like Iron Man, and laying down rocket barrages on the monsters that roam the wilds, all while unlocking sweeter and sweeter gear. It’s third-person Destiny, essentially.   If you want to know what got announced at E3, check out …

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E3 2017’s big trends and what they tell us about the game industry

Videogame Christmas has been and gone for another year, and left in its wake only memories of sweating executive producers and promises of future delights. But E3 2017 wasn’t simply a meat market for games. I mean, yes, it was that, but it was also a window into the attitudes of the industry’s most prominent creators, financiers, and overcaffeinated-whoop-from-the-crowd-ers. Make sure you’re caught up with everything that happened at E3 2017. With the cardboard cutouts …

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