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Fallout: New Vegas revisited: the most authentic 3D Fallout game

Reinstall Reinstall invites you to join us in revisiting PC gaming days gone by. Today, we revisit Obsidian’s Fallout: New Vegas, which seemingly every comments thread around calls the best one. Read on to see if Andy agrees. Left for dead, you wake up in the one-horse town of Goodsprings and begin a quest for vengeance in the Mojave Wasteland. That’s the beautifully simple setup for Fallout: New Vegas, which makes the vault sequence in …

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This Land Is My Land is an open-world stealth game set in the Wild West

If you regularly spit chewing tobacco into a tin at your local high noon saloon, then you might want to take a look at This Land Is My Land, a newly announced open world western from Game Labs. It looks darn pretty and aims to give a new perspective on the American frontier. While most westerns put you in the saddle of a cowboy, This Land has you play a Native American. According to This …

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Splash Damage are making a third-person survival horror game

Splash Damage are multiplayer specialists, with history that runs from Enemy Territory up through their most current project, Dirty Bomb. But it seems they’re broadening their horizons with their next project, which is set to be a new survival horror title that could release next year. One more to add to the list of upcoming PC games. That’s according to a financial report from parent company Leyou Technologies, which says Splash Damage is developing “several …

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Nintendo Switch is a game changer for the gaming industry | Opinion

Nintendo has been stepping up its game in the past year with its latest console, the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo’s leadership finally figured it would put to rest the age old formula it has been using to make money off of since the dawn of video games, and bring in new strategies to shake up the industry and make a name for itself once again. As one of the first gaming companies, Nintendo dominated the game …

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PUBG’s desert map will release when the game leaves Early Access in December

We weren’t sure what to expect from today’s Xbox stream for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Sure, there would be details on the console edition of what’s now probably the world’s most popular game, but we weren’t certain if there would be anything relevant to PC players. Turns out, we got a rough release date for the 1.0 version of the game and the desert map. Find out everything we know about PUBG’s desert map. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will …

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Spotlight your favourite indie game in the Golden Joystick Awards

There are loads of great games competing across 21 different categories in next month’s Golden Joystick Awards presented with Omen by HP. But what about the games created without the big budgets of AAA development? The Best Indie Game category celebrates exactly that—the achievements of smaller studios and lone developers, who continue to prove that phenomenal experiences needn’t be fueled by huge amounts of money.  This year’s nominees are:  Dream Daddy (Game Grumps) Everything (David …

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‘Mario Odyssey’ for Nintendo Switch video game review

By Christopher Byrd By Christopher Byrd October 30 at 1:36 PM (Courtesy of Nintendo) Mario OdysseyDeveloped by: NintendoPublished by: NintendoAvailable on: Nintendo Switch I can’t think of another 2017 title that has given me as much pure delight as “Mario Odyssey,” the new game for Nintendo Switch. In fact, I might have to look all the way back to “Mario 64” (1996), the game that did so much to popularize 3-D virtual environments, to find …

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China’s blocking the world’s hottest video game because it lacks “core socialist values” — Quartz

China’s media regulators on Friday (Oct. 27) took aim at PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), a smash-hit survival game that has sold over 13 million copies since its release in March. The video-game office of the official China Audio-Video Copyright Association published a notice (link in Chinese) stating that the game contains too much blood and gore, and thus will be unlikely to get a license to officially launch in China. The office cited consultations with the …

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World’s Hottest PC Game Could Be Banned in China Due to Violence

By October 30, 2017, 1:15 AM EDT The world’s hottest video game is set to be locked out of the biggest market. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds — where competitors fight to be the last one alive — is too bloody and violent, according to an announcement posted by the China Audio-Video and Digital Publishing Association. The gladiator-like mentality of the computer game deviates from the values of socialism and is deemed harmful to young consumers, it said. …

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Nintendo Could Be Working On A New Donkey Kong Game

by Robert Workman | October 29, 2017 Nintendo certainly has taken good care of its franchises as far as the Nintendo Switch is concerned, as we’ve gotten new games in the Splatoon, Super Mario, and Legend of Zelda series this year alone. Not to mention Metroid is getting some love with a fourth Prime game, as well as Samus Returns on the 3DS. And 2018 will be chock full of the return of several …

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The Mummy Demastered for Xbox One review: The game that’s better than the movie

Are you my mummy? Tom Cruise’s The Mummy was not the best movie, and it might have sunk Universal’s plans at a connected monster movie universe. But something good came from it, because WayForward has turned that film into a surprisingly great Metroidvania platformer called The Mummy Demastered. See on the Xbox Store See on Steam Got to stop that mummy Back in the eighties and nineties, action and horror movies often received platforming videogame …

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Massive tabletop game studio Fantasy Flight announce a dedicated videogame division

Fantasy Flight are one of the best known board and card-game studios out there, in large part due to their clever bridging of the gap between tabletop and modern media. Flashy video tutorials and integrated tablet/phone apps define many of their titles, such as XCom: The Board Game. The company has clearly decided that it’s time to take another step closer to digital, and have announced a new company division; the purely digital-focused Fantasy Flight …

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If skateboarding game Decksplash doesn’t clock over 100k players during a free week, it dies

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Developing and launching a game is a risky enough proposition, but for an indie studio to release a multiplayer game is fraught with danger. We’ve seen so many smaller online games launch, find zero players and die out. Bossa Studios (I Am Bread, Surgeon Simulator) are hedging their bets. Unless their upcoming online skateboarding game Decksplash can draw 100,000 players during a free event next week, they’ll be cancelling development. …

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Thank You, Mario! Nintendo Rescues The Year For Video Game Sales (OTC:NTDOY)

The Nintendo Co., Ltd (ADR) (OTC: NTDOY) Switch console has been a surprise hit for investors and has single-handedly rejuvenated U.S. video game sales. But according to NPD Group analyst Mat Piscatella, the Switch passed the torch to the recently-launched SNES Classic platform in the month of September. According to a series of tweets by Piscatella, the Switch remains the best-selling current-generation gaming console, but the SNES Classic was the top unit selling platform on …

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Which game character do you hate?

Welcome back to the PC Gamer Q&A! Every week we ask our panel of PC Gamer writers a question about games. This week: which game character do you hate? Okay, ‘hate’ is a strong word, but we all get annoyed by characters in games, for a variety of reasons—bad dialogue, voice acting, or whatever else. Here we’ve simply spotlighted the characters (and one car) that we can’t stand. We’d love to hear your suggestions in …

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