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The world’s largest games company just invested in a tiny UK developer

Tencent, the Chinese internet service provider that owns League of Legends studio Riot Games and is possibly the biggest games company in the world, have announced their new investment in Milkytea Studios. Milkytea is a small team based in Liverpool, currently working on their third game, Hyperbrawl Tournament. Before they get snapped up by corporate giants, check out our list of the best indie games on PC. In a press release circulated on Twitter, Milkytea’s …

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Kickstarter disaster Unsung Story has been sold to the developer of Barbie & Her Sisters Puppy Rescue

Oh, Unsung Story. You poor, poor mess of a Kickstarter project. Backers pledged $660,000 back in 2014, eager to see a new tactics RPG from the mind of Final Fantasy Tactics creator Yasumi Matsuno. Since then, it’s been nothing but trouble and long stretches of silence from developer Playdek. It was , and though development seemingly continued after that, nothing materialized. And now if anything ever does, it won’t be coming from Playdek. Today’s backer …

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A Developer That Hasn’t Worked With Xbox One X, Says It Can Stand Aside Some of the Greatest PCs

Xbox One X is the most powerful and smallest console ever made by Microsoft. The machine is capable of delivering native 4K in most games. However, a decent number of games would still be dynamic resolution and checkerboard 4K. While the machine can be considered a beast of a console, it is in no way able to stand aside powerful PCs. So saying that it can is a statement that can not be taken seriously. However, …

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Gorn developer thinks this is the most “savage VR face-smashing game ever produced by man”

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Broforce developer, Free Lives, have released their “ludicrously violent” gladiator VR game, Gorn, on Steam Early Access. To celebrate – but for one week only – the studio’s dropped the usual $19.99 retail price to $15.99. For more small studio successes, check out our list of the best indie games. Promising an “unique, fully physics-driven combat engine” that’s “the most brutal and savage VR face-smashing game ever produced by man”, …

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One Titanfall 2 developer shared secrets of how enemies spawn to help out speedrunners

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Speedruns often require players to break a game, to find its exploits and abuse. In a lot of cases, a developer will stay tight-lipped about where those exploits lie. In the case of Respawn Entertainment and Titanfall 2, though, they did quite the opposite.  Titanfall 2 is one of the mentions on our list of the best FPS games on PC – check out what else we’d recommend! An Angry …

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Developer says there’s a “night and day” difference between the Xbox One X and PS4 Pro

When Microsoft announced the Xbox One X at their E3 2016 keynote, we all knew that they were going to release the most powerful console ever conceived to date, since they promised as much. Today, we revealed some amazing benchmarks showing how much more powerful the console was in relation to the original Xbox One, and their competitor’s products. Well, the Director of Design Gareth Wilson of Sumo Digital, the upcoming Crackdown 3 developer, decided …

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RuneScape developer reflects on 15 years of making games | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

Few games from the turn of the century are still around. Sure, the Mario and Halo franchises are doing just fine, but they have done so through multiple sequels and expensive marketing budgets. The massively multiplayer online role-playing game RuneScape, however, has survived and thrived by helping to define the free-to-play business model and through dedication to community. RuneScape is now more than 15 years old. It is a sandbox online game in which players …

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Developer of PC survival game ‘Rust’ shrugs off $4 million in refunds like it’s nothing

Imagine a $4 million loss sliding off your back like it’s no big deal. Well, Rust developer Garry Newman doesn’t have to imagine it at all.  On Wednesday, he casually tweeted this:  All told, Facepunch Studios gave out $4 million in refunds — which is only 6 percent of the total sales Rust has made since its soft launch release on Steam’s Early Access platform three and a half years ago, according to an interview …

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Rust has lost over $4 million in refunds, but its developer doesn’t mind

Steam refunds are good for customers, since they give us the chance to try games without the worry that they might not run on our system, or that they might just not click when we get our hands on them. For developers, they’re potentially a different prospect, since a sale now doesn’t necessarily mean that money is safe. If you don’t want to mess about trying premium games, we have a good list of the …

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Forza 7 on PC is “a huge milestone” for developer Turn 10

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Following its reveal at the Microsoft conference during E3, Forza 7 developers Turn 10 are keen to make this installment great on both PC and console. In an interview with Nvidia, executive producer Ryan Cooper discussed how developing Forza 7 for PC acts as a massive landmark for Turn 10 as a studio. Put the pedal to the floor with these great PC racing games. According to Cooper, the studio …

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Rockstar is talking with OpenIV developer, issues new statement on mods

The drama between modders, Rockstar Games, and Take-Two Interactive continues to unfold. Rockstar has issued another statement, this time on singleplayer mods in general. And, there’s some potentially hopeful news as to the fate of singleplayer modding tool OpenIV. First, Rockstar Games has added a topic to its support page in regards to singleplayer mods for the PC versions of its games. This is obviously in response to the controversial decision of GTA publisher Take-Two …

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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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Dauntless developer says he’s ‘super excited’ about Monster Hunter: World

Dauntless has often been described, including by us, as being a lot like Monster Hunter. In fact, Tom called it “the PC Monster Hunter game we’ve all been waiting for” in his January hands-on. So when an actual Monster Hunter game was announced at E3, the potential for awkwardness was clear. But the developers of Dauntless are taking it in stride: Executive producer Jesse Houston told Polygon that he’s “super excited” about Monster Hunter: World, …

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Game Freak is Hiring a Developer for a New Nintendo 3DS Game

Put on your tin foil caps, Pokemon fans. Earlier this week, Game Freak posted a new job listing for a 3D-focused programmer to work on a new RPG for the Nintendo 3DS. No other details were given, but the popular speculation is that the job listing is probably to a new Pokemon game. If the job listing IS for a Pokemon game, it throws a major wrench into speculation about the future direction of …

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Rainway Developer In Talks With Nintendo About PC Games Streaming On Switch; Good News May Come Soon

A little while back, we reported that a new app called Rainway, which should allow 60 FPS PC games streaming on compatible devices, was in development. The developer also announced the Switch as one of the compatible devices, and it seems like good news may be coming soon. On the app’s official Twitter profile, it’s been confirmed the team has been talking with Nintendo about Rainway, teasing that some good news may be coming soon. We received …

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