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WATCH: Canal Walk’s Gaming Expo hit the right buttons!

Cape Town – Canal Walk’s Gaming Expo was the hub for gamers, shoppers and just about anyone – young and old, families and friends – who just wanted to get their hands on a controller. It was a magnetic event that had just about everyone wanting to play more. Entry was free from the 24th – 29th of October in the Centre Court. There were thousands who attended who were treated to various gaming stations. …

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Halloween savings hit GOG and Humble Store alongside free games

The clock is ticking on your ability to play horror games at a seasonally appropriate time, but if you don’t have a thing to play don’t worry – GOG and the Humble Store are offering a wide selection of horror favorites on discount, and they’re giving away free stuff to boot. On the Humble side, the giveaway is Guns of Icarus Online, a steampunk airship online arena that allows you to build custom vessels and …

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Digital Extremes have “hit the pause button” on The Amazing Eternals development

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Digital Extremes have been around for well over 20 years now, having worked on everything from Epic Pinball and Unreal Tournament to a licensed game based on the Star Trek reboot. But these days they’re best known for F2P powerhouse shooter Warframe, and they were looking to follow up that success with a hero shooter called The Amazing Eternals. But it seems this latest project won’t be coming to fruition. …

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Roblox DOWN: Login issues hit online games | Gaming | Entertainment

The big multiplayer title is apparently having server issues tonight, with users reporting problems logging into the game. No official announcement on Roblox being down has been issued by developers, although there are plenty of independent reports on the problems. “It’s still not working, I’m in the UK,but I was about to get 2,000 and then …..BANG, it’s down,” one user wrote. While another posted the issues affecting them: “An error occurred while starting Roblox …

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DOS classics Star Control 1 & 2 hit Steam, but you might want to try this HD fan-remaster

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube It’s hard to believe that Star Control is regular gaming news again, but here we are. Not only is the series returning twice over with Stardock’s Star Control Origins providing a prequel, but original developers Toys For Bob have resurfaced to produce an as-yet-unnamed direct sequel to Star Control 2. We don’t talk about Star Control 3. In order to help people get up to speed, Stardock has re-released the …

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This nifty utility compacts your games without a performance hit

Windows 10 includes tools to help you use less drive space, one of which is a compression utility called Compact. Normally you would access this through the command line. Now there is an open-source graphical interface available called Compact GUI that makes the built-in utility much easier to use, and less daunting to inexperienced users. CompactGUI is available on Github. Several users on Reddit claim it is working wonders on their game libraries, essentially working …

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Heavy machinery sim and TV tie-in Gold Rush: The Game becomes a surprise hit on Steam

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube It’s always fascinating when a game that I was completely unaware of the existence of finds itself a top-seller on Steam. While only there briefly before dropping to 4th, Gold Rush: The Game launched into the 2nd place slot in the revenue-ranked Top Sellers list on Steam last night, nestled comfortably betweed PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Middle Earth: Shadow of War. Not bad for a Kickstarter-funded heavy industrial sim paired with …

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Two Disney Gaming Classics Hit Xbox One and Windows 10 October 31

Start Slideshow Disney fans of all ages can be excited for Halloween for an entirely different reason than the holiday’s festive nature. Why go out into the spooky night when you can go to your local store, buy discounted Halloween candy, and binge on two upcoming Disney gaming classics on your Xbox One? Two new Disney games are making their way to the Xbox One and Windows 10 on October 31st: Disneyland Adventures and Rush: …

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Nintendo Switch games news – Nintendo bags another SMASH HIT from PS4 | Gaming | Entertainment

Nintendo Switch fans have been given more good games news this week, as Darkest Dungeon is announced for the console. A hit on PS4, PlayStation Vita and PC, the Switch version was announced on the official Darkest Dungeon Twitter page. The tweet was accompanied by a video of the game being played on a mysterious device. The camera then pans back to reveal Darkest Dungeon being played on Nintendo Switch. There’s no word on a …

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The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ on Nintendo Switch has hit its new lowest price

By Jamie Wallace, Wednesday, 27 September 2017 14:10 GMT If you’ve been holding out on picking up a copy of the Switch version of Ed McMillen’s gross-out rogue-like, now’s your best shot. Over at TheGameCollection right now, you can pick up a boxed copy of the brand new UK release of The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ on Nintendo Switch for an all-time low price of £27.95. Despite the game having been available in the US …

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The Simpsons Hit and Run and gateway gaming

Earlier this week I received some startling news – this month The Simpsons: Hit and Run turned 14 years old. For anyone that somehow managed to miss this game when it was released in 2003, it was intended to be a parody of Grand Theft Auto 3 and it allowed you to joyride through the town of Springfield , completing missions and causing chaos.  To this day I credit it with being my gateway into …

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PC Friars hit the road once again to open Big East schedule – Sports – providencejournal.com

Kevin McNamara Journal Sports Writer kevinmcnamara33 PROVIDENCE – The Big East rolled out its men’s basketball schedule on Tuesday and, once again, the Providence Friars will have to cope with a few hurdles in the upcoming season.  The Friars will play their first two conference games on the road for the second straight season due to a conflict at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center with the always-successful Disney on Ice shows. A year ago the …

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Report Suggests Nintendo Switch Manufacturing Could Hit 18 Million This Year

The Nintendo Switch has now been on the market nearly six months, but demand has led to continually limited stock in various territories. Some parts of Europe have decent availability, but in areas such as Japan and North America units can be tough to find. Nintendo, for its part, has repeatedly stated that it will strive to meet demand but stuck to its 10 million shipped units forecast in its Q1 financial reports. An article …

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Rainbow Six Siege’s Season 3 will hit Technical Test Servers from August 29

In a livestream panel from Gamescom, Ubisoft have revealed new information about Rainbow Six Siege’s upcoming Season 3.  What’s happening in Rainbow Six Siege next? Here’s everything we know. Operation Blood Orchid, the first update of the new season, will include over 1300 bug fixes, including adjustments to the smoke system and rebalancing some of the Operators. The attacking team will also be supplied with two drones each as opposed to one, and Ubisoft promise they’re “evaluating …

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Xbox Live down: Xbox One status hit by new crashing errors | Gaming | Entertainment

Xbox Live has been reported down by many players tonight, starting at around 11pm UK. Microsoft has confirmed that issues are affecting their core services, telling fans: “We are aware that some members may be having problems purchasing content. “We are working to resolve the issue as quickly as possible, and we will be sure to provide you with frequent updates.” The problem is listed as affecting Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows 10. Affected …

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