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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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Nasty Looking Xbox One X Doritos Set to Hit Stores in Time for Console Launch

Doritos Set to Deliver Xbox One X Chips Earlier today, we told you about a Project Scorpio Xbox One X Edition leak that certainly looks legit. We also gave you some reasons why you might want to hold off picking up an Xbox One X at launch. Well, more Xbox news has surfaced as Doritos is offering a series of Xbox Doritos in Mexico in time for the Xbox One X launch. A photo of …

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Battlefield 1 DOWN: Servers for PS4 and Xbox One players hit by new multiplayer outage

BATTLEFIELD 1 UPDATE EA has now at least acknowledged the issues impacting some players. When responding to one fan’s complaints on Twitter, the official support account replied: “We’re seeing some reports and checking it out. Thanks for the heads up my friend.” It’s still not entirely clear what is causing the server problems, but reports on Down Detector have increased in frequency with more players unable to join the game or fellow EA titles like …

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‘Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle’ might be the next big hit for Nintendo’s Switch

Nintendo’s Mario is teaming up with Ubisoft’s bizarre rabbids in a new game that might be your next favorite Switch title.Mario is coming to Nintendo’s (NTDOY) new Switch console, but he’s sharing the spotlight with some relative unknowns. Ubisoft’s “Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle” is a turn-based strategy-style game co-starring Ubisoft’s (UBSFF) own rabbids, cartoonish bugged-eyed rabbits. It’s a bizarre mash-up to be sure, but it somehow works surprisingly well. And while I was certainly …

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ARK Ragnarok hit by new PS4 and Xbox One release delay as Wildcard extend pre orders | Gaming | Entertainment

ARK Ragnarok is a full conversion mod that is proving popular on Steam. While available on PC, it’s not finished and will likely require a fair few update before it is. That’s due to the development team building a 144 sq kilometer map, designed to be explored by land/sea/air with most places accessible by foot. But for those on PS4 and Xbox One hoping to get in on the action, there have been a series of …

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White Rabbit Gaming retain their title at the VS Gaming Dota 2 Masters – Critical Hit

The Electronics & Gaming Expo played host to its first ever Dota 2 competition this past weekend, and VS Gaming made sure it would be one to remember. Being, in my opinion, one of the biggest hits at the expo, the Dota 2 stage played host to South Africa’s top eight Dota 2 teams in the VS Gaming Masters program. Starting early on the Friday teams entered a gruelling competition with the end goal of …

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