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RP prices are increasing by 20% in League of Legends in the UK because of Brexit

Riot are increasing the cost of LoL’s in-game currency, RP, in the UK. The reason given for this price increase is that the pound has been performing poorly this past year, ever since the UK voted to leave the European Union.  To prepare for post-Brexit UK, why not bookmark our list of the best free PC games.  “Last June, the UK voted to leave the European Union, triggering a drop in the value of the …

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You can play a forgotten SNES Rayman game on PC

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Michel Ancel’s Rayman lived an early life as a platformer on the Super Nintendo long ago, and now you can experience said platformer by means of an emulator on PC.  Read more: the best Steam games you can play for free. A long-lost prototype was recently uploaded by Lizardcube founder Omar Cornut, with the blessing of Rayman’s creator. Ancel himself actually happened upon the prototype last year, and now Cornut has …

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How Mount & Blade 2: Bannerlord simulates its huge medieval battles

Almost ten years after their first release in 2008, the Mount & Blade games still offer something unique in gaming: large-scale medieval battles in which you are both a participant and a commander, nestled within a strategy sandbox. Though refined with 2010’s Mount & Blade: Warband, developers Taleworlds concede there’s a certain lack of polish in the series so far. Here’s everything we know about Mount & Blade: Bannerlord 2 so far. “Warband was a …

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What’s up with Assassin’s Creed: Origins’ giant snake?

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube After Assassin’s Creed: Origins’ reveal trailer at Microsoft’s conference this E3, one question a lot of fans had was: what’s up with that giant snake at the end? Is AC going full Conan the Barbarian? Everything we know about Assassin’s Creed Origins suggests there’s no magic involved. But you never know… That question was put to game director Ashraf Ismail by Game Informer toward the end of this interview. He’s …

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You can now play as Eurovision’s Epic Sax Guy in Dark Souls

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube The kitsch banality of the Eurovision Song Contest and the gritty, punishing world of FromSoftware’s Dark Souls have little in common. Or at least they did until someone modded Epic Sax Guy into Miyazaki’s action-RPG. Want more? Here’s a list of the best RPGs on PC. Epic Sax Guy, aka Sergey Stepanov, first graced our screens back in 2010, as Moldova’s answer to Europe’s best (worst) musical reality TV show. He …

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Two other studios will help Bungie make Destiny 2’s live content

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Destiny 2 publishers Activision will use Vicarious Visions and High Moon, two of their dev studios, to help Bungie make more regular content for their forthcoming social shooter. Missed any news? Here’s everything we know about Destiny 2 so far. The news comes via Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg who was speaking with GamesIndustry.biz yesterday. In a wide-ranging interview that also covers Skylanders, Call of Duty, and (bizarrely) Twin Peaks, he …

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The Eldritch Zookeeper blends Don’t Starve’s survival with Zoo Tycoon’s management

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube The Eldritch Zookeeper is coming to Steam from Matt Luard, creator of The Cat Machine. If you’ve dreamed of running a zoo full of adorable Eldritch creatures that may exhibit strange powers and eat/trample your guests at any time this title is for you. Check out some of the best simulation games for PC.  As the titular zookeeper, you’ll have to build enclosures for your supernatural beasties and make sure …

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Five Nights at Freddy’s 6 gets cancelled

The Five Nights at Freddy’s creator Scott Cawthon has confirmed the next FNaF game has been cancelled—despite having spent the last month dropping hints regarding what it might entail.  Taking to a Steam community update post, Cawthon explains he simply no longer wants to work on the game and that he’s been “neglecting other things in [his] life for the sake of trying to keep up with mounting expectations.” Cawthon highlights this move does not …

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Samsung TVs have a new Steam Link streaming app that works shockingly well

Last week I plugged an Xbox 360 controller into my Samsung KS8000 TV and started playing PC games on it–with my PC still sitting on the other side of the house. There was no console, no set top box. I couldn’t believe it worked, but it did, thanks to a recent collaboration between Valve and Samsung to bring Steam Link functionality to Samsung Smart TVs. Samsung released a beta app to its TV app store …

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Evil Geniuses disband their Overwatch team after just two months

Well, that didn’t take long: after just two months, Evil Geniuses have announced that they’re disbanding their competitive Overwatch team. “Effective today, Evil Geniuses would like to announce the release of its Overwatch team and the free agency of its members,” the esports organisation announces in a press release on July 1. “This comes after a dialogue where the result was one that both the roster and EG management felt was beneficial for all parties …

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Win a copy of AI conversation game Bot Colony on Steam! We have 25 keys to give away

Sure, you’ve played a lot of games, but how many have you spoken to? Bot Colony is a game that lets you talk to it. It’s all about having conversations with robots whose conversations are pieced together by an intelligent AI. Unlike most other games about conversing, in Bot Colony you’re able to freely type (or speak) what you wish into the game, and the robots will be able to produce an answer, generated dynamically. …

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Sling webs with Spider-Man: Homecoming VR, free on Steam

Sony’s getting fans pumped up for the upcoming Spider-Man movie release this Friday with a free VR experience. If you have an HTC Vive or Oculus Rift headset you can head onto Steam for the Spider-Man: Homecoming VR experience. Check out some of the best VR games on PC. In Spider-Man: Homecoming VR you can take the role of Spider-Man himself and check out your Stark Industries web shooters. You’ll have access to multiple types …

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For Honor’s latest update makes revenge less sweet

The latest update to Ubisoft’s For Honor, Update 1.09, lands on PC on July 13. It’s bringing several changes to both Orders and Revenge with it. Alongside several other quality of life improvements players will find that Revenge is being nerfed and Orders getting a type of facelift.  If you’re bored, get excited about these upcoming PC games. The way you actually earn Revenge going forward will change, where you’ll earn less during 1vX scenarios going …

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In Kingdom Come: Deliverance I threw fists, dice, and very nearly poo

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Kingdom Come: Deliverance has been a long time (kingdom) coming. By the time of its scheduled release date of February 13 next year, it will have been in development for over four years. For most of that time, its original pitch hasn’t changed: a medieval RPG with as much historical accuracy as possible. Dungeons without the dragons. Intriguing though this is, I’ve been wondering how the game will actually play …

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RICO is what you’d get if John Woo made Rainbow Six

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube At first, RICO appears to be a tactical shooter in the vein of Rainbow Six. Your aim is to clear buildings of Russian mafia mobsters while searching for evidence to arrest their bosses on RICO charges (a law set up to catch mob bosses who order, but don’t take part in, low-level organised crime). In practice it plays like John Woo made a SWAT game. While you wait for RICO, …

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