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You can play the first two hours of sci-fi mystery Hevn for free right now

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Who likes Deus Ex-style immersive sims? You do. Who thinks a bit of modern survival gameplay is just the thing to freshen them up? You do. Who wants to play Hevn? Well, maybe you do. To celebrate its release next month you can play the first two hours of Hevn right now. If living just isn’t hard enough, risk being burned alive inside the best PC survival games. You can …

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We Want People To Believe in Microsoft as a Place They Can Get Great PC Games

During the E3 2017 PC Gaming Show, Microsoft Studios’ Adam Isgreen announced Age of Empires Definitive Edition, a remastered version of the beloved classic real-time strategy game. After the announcement, Isgreen sat down with VentureBeat to talk about what it means for Microsoft to invest more in PC gaming. The thing is, there are a lot of us at Microsoft — my whole career, I’m going on 25 years making video games. Most of my …

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Win one of 100 Steam keys to play the first hour of beautiful narrative-puzzle game Aporia!

Do games have too many words? If you think they do then Aporia: Beyond the Valley should be right up your street. It’s a first-person puzzle game that’ll be available for PC on July 19th but there’s an hour-long demo you can play right now – all you have to do is enter our giveaway below. Aporia tells its story without any words, instead asking you to piece together its narrative by exploring non-linear environments, …

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Free Friday The 13th Game DLC Out Now On PC/PS4 As Apology For Server Issues

Update: The free Friday the 13th: The Game update has been released on PS4 and PC, but Xbox One players will have to continue to wait. As explained in a post on the game’s Facebook page, the patch did not pass Microsoft’s certification process, meaning it will need to be amended and resubmitted. Studio head Wes Keltner explained, “This was due in part to some instability of the new content and the memory leak issue …

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Ubisoft confirms that Skull and Bones will have a single-player ‘narrative campaign’

Ubisoft said when it announced the high-seas swashbuckling sim Skull and Bones that the game will support both solo and co-op play—”Raid the Hunting Grounds alone or group with other players to hunt larger prey,” to be precise—but the focus was clearly on the multiplayer side of things. For those of you who don’t like to share the booty, or get ganked by tricked-out frigates, there will be a proper single-player campaign included as well.  …

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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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