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New Rainbow Six Siege Blood Orchid operator leaked

Some art for a new operator for Rainbow Six Siege may have snuck out of Ubisoft. The operator in question, if the leak is real, will be part of the imminent Hong Kong Operation Blood Orchid update. Here’s everything we know about Rainbow Six Siege Blood Orchid. The leak doesn’t contain any actual details, but does give us a clear picture of what this operator looks like, along with some hints about his actual skillset. …

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s endgame turns the table on Talion

Details have emerged about Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s end-game. A video from Eurogamer details ‘The Shadow Wars’, a series of missions that take place after the events of the game’s main campaign. Check out our list of the best PC games. Having taken all of the lands and fortresses of Mordor from Sauron in the events of Shadow of War’s story missions, it’s now Sauron’s turn to try to take them back. The Shadow Wars missions …

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Peter Molyneux’s long trail back to PC games | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

Peter Molyneux is a legendary game designer, creator of the first “god game” and maker of hits such as Populous, Black & White, and Fable. He took a lot criticism from Internet haters a few years ago for over-hyping games that hadn’t shipped yet. So he dropped out of sight. But he didn’t stop making games. Now his 22cans studio in the United Kingdom is about to ship The Trail: Frontier Challenge for the PC. Kongregate will publish …

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Is Tokyo 42 a rip-off of a 30-year-old Spectrum game called Tokyo 41? Probably not…

Someone claiming to be the developer of a Spectrum game called Tokyo 41, is accusing SMAC Games and Mode 7 of ripping it off for their isometric murder’em’up Tokyo 42. Mark Followill has been contacting Paul Taylor, co-founder of Mode 7, the publisher behind Tokyo 42, since May, suggesting that their game is lifting from his 1987 Spectrum game Tokyo 41 – a game which no one appears to have written about on the internet …

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For Honor’s first major tournament won via exploits and bugs

As part of the For Honor season three release, Ubisoft hosted a livestreamed tournament over the weekend, to celebrate the next round of changes coming to their class brawler. Unfortunately, rather than showing off all the new stuff coming to For Honor, the tournament was dominated by bugs, glitches, and a troubling metagame. Check our our list of the best games on PC. In a Reddit thread, some of these faults were highlighted. The first …

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Making it in Unreal: how MMA fighters mo-capped the action-stealth of Past Cure

Nobody would have predicted that ping pong balls would revolutionise gaming. But just as Planet of the Apes is taking over cinemas, performance capture has become the new standard in triple-A. It’s increasingly rare to see a cutscene in a major release that doesn’t bear the hallmarks of mo-cap studio technology – the real-life body language and perfect lip-syncing that skips straight over the uncanny valley. Should this step forward be restricted only to the …

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Top 5 best graphics PC games in 2017

Gaming on PC has uplifted a lot since the last ten years. So, the number of users online and offline PC game has increased by a significant amount as well. The first quarter of 2017 has been generous, there are lots of PC games which is already out, and others are preparing for release. So, if you are looking for the best #Graphics PC games in 2017, then this article is pretty much helpful for …

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Here’s what’s changing for Destiny 2’s PC beta

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Bungie have clarified what will change in Destiny 2’s PC beta. Console players got to sample the sequel’s action in July, but the beta isn’t scheduled for PC until August 28, 2017. As frustrating as the delay may be for PC wannabe Guardians, Bungie have at least taken some of the lessons learned from the console test to roll out for the PC beta. Here’s what else is on its …

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Build a base inside a Vertibird with this new Fallout 4 mod

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube A new Fallout 4 mod lets you to create a moveable home base inside a Vertibird. So here’s how it works. Acting as a “hybrid” of fast travel and a player home/settlement, the Vertical Takeoff Outpost (VTO) is a “buildable Vertibird wannabe”, allowing players a small interior settlement that can be moved around.  Here’s what else is on its way in our list of upcoming PC games. You can’t quite drop …

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Super Mega Baseball 2’s been delayed, but at least we’ll get a beta now

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Super Mega Baseball 2 has been delayed until Q2, 2018. Talking directly to fans via a YouTube video (see above), Metalhead Software’s Scott confirmed that while the game was initially scheduled for a September 2017 release, the team thinks plugging a baseball game in winter is a “tough sell”, so have pushed back even further to early 2018. These free Steam games should keep you entertained while you wait. “We’ve been …

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Why I Love: playing games and watching TV at the same time

Why I love In Why I Love, PC Gamer writers pick an aspect of PC gaming that they love and write about why it’s brilliant. Today, Samuel talks about watching TV and playing games at the same time.  I’ve been getting into GTA Online’s Overtime Shootout, which launched this week. It’s nearly identical to Super Monkey Ball’s excellent minigame Monkey Target, where you take it in turns to launch off of a ramp, hover towards …

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Riot Games is sued because League Of Legends’ Striker Lucian Skin looks like a real footballer

An ex-professional footballer (that’s soccer, not the egg-kind) has convinced a Dutch court that Riot Games based a League of Legends character upon his likeness without his consent.  According to Het Parool (via PC Gamer), Edgar Davids filed a complaint stating LoL’s Striker Lucian skin looked too much like him owing to similarities of the character’s “skin color, hair, muscular posture, aggressive playstyle and well-known sports goggles” (as translated by Google). The judge agreed with him, confirming that …

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Here’s what you’ll get in the UK’s Ni No Kuni 2’s PC special edition

The contents of Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom special editions have been detailed and already, publishers Bandai Namco are talking about “limited quantities”. Will Ni no Kuni 2 make the shortlist of our best RPGs? In the UK, PC players will only be able to obtain the King’s Edition, which is shown above (the less pricey Prince’s Edition is for PlayStation 4 only). It’ll consist of a download code for the game, a steelbook case, …

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Funding for the ambitious MMO Dual Universe tops $7 million

Dual Universe developers Novaquark have raised an additional $3.7 million to support the game as it moves to Alpha release towards the end of this year. With the $670K raised via crowdfunding – plus donations from other private backers – this takes the total funding amount to an astonishing $7.4 million to build the first online virtual reality civilisation. Looking to lose yourself in a new world? Try a great MMO.  “Last year, Dual Universe became the …

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“Kill some people that maybe don’t deserve it” with this new free Western point and click

Point and click western Dead Horizon is out now on Steam. The developers describe the free game as a “short and dirty point and click western themed adventure game” featuring Bonnie Starr, a “former farmgirl turned infamous pistoleer as she attempts to gain redemption at the end of a gun.” Will Dead Horizon ever be a contender for our best PC games list? As reported by Siliconera, you don’t have to look far to see Dead Horizon’s …

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