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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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Modern Warfare Remastered’ Xbox One, PS4 and PC standalone release is a bad deal

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is finally getting a standalone release on June 27, almost a year after it became available in a bundle with Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. At least it is on PS4 — Xbox One and PC gamers will have to wait longer. Modern Warfare Remastered is a great re-release of an excellent game. It’s a testament to the quality of the original (now a decade old) title that there’s …

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Stop waiting for Red Dead Redemption 2 – the best western shootout sim is already on PC

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Pyyyowng. There are few noises more iconic than a ricochet in the classic Westerns of the ‘40s – a pitch-bending yowl straight off the Looney Tunes soundboard. Of course, they were all hitscan weapons back then, bullets bouncing from gun to target in a split-second of suspended disbelief. But that sound made it seem as if the shells were whizzing all around, rebounding from saloon signs and splitting open barrels …

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Xbox fans hate ‘parity,’ but I want it after playing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

Bungie confirmed at E3 (the Electronic Entertainment Expo trade show) in Los Angeles last week that its upcoming sci-fi shooter Destiny 2 will run at 30 frames per second on all consoles. That includes even the far more powerful Xbox One X from Microsoft, which has the horsepower to render the game faster than PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or even the PS4 Pro. The concept of holding a game back on one console so that it …

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Rockstar Games, Take Two seem to back off of PC game modders

Now, after revolt by players including a campaign of bad ratings for the GTA games on Steam and a Change.org petition with over 77,000 signatures, Rockstar Games may have worked out a solution. A post on its support forum today said that Take Two has agreed that it will “generally” not take legal action against third party projects as long as they meet certain guidelines. After discussions with Take-Two, Take-Two has agreed that it generally …

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PC Gaming Weekly: Beyond E3’s spectacle, smaller games shine | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

I’m still in my recovery coma after last week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo, the huge game industry gathering at and around the Los Angeles Convention Center. E3 itself is a three-day tradeshow, but it’s long burst from those constraints and is now a near week-long celebration (or, to borrow a turn of phrase from The Hollywood Reporter‘s Tim Goodman, a Death March With Cocktails) of gaming. Much of E3 focuses on the triple-A (aka blockbuster) industry. …

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PC revenue is down 30% on last year and it’s (mainly) Overwatch’s fault

It’s time for more data! Specifically, Superdata, because that’s the name of the games industry analysts behind a new report. Superdata have examined the global digital games market for May 2017, and among their many interesting findings is evidence of Overwatch’s importance to PC gaming. What’s next in Overwatch? Check our tracker to stay up to date. The year-on-year news for the games industry as a whole is positive, with software digital revenue up almost …

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Gigantic to finally hit Xbox One and PC next month after two years of (mostly) closed beta

It seems hard to believe that the closed beta for Gigantic, Motiga’s upcoming multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title kicked almost two years ago with its open beta having become available in December last year. Now, Motiga and Perfect World have finally announced the public release date for the game. Slated to launch on July 20, Gigantic will become available to purchase on Xbox One, Windows 10, and Steam with the open beta remaining in …

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Gigantic finally set to launch in July on Xbox One and PC

Upcoming free-to-play title Gigantic has had a bit of a storied development history, but now it finally has an official launch date. Motiga and Perfect World have announced that the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) will launch in full on July 20 on Xbox One, Windows 10 and Steam. The launch, of course, follows an open beta that has been running since December 2016. That open beta will continue to run up until launch, so …

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Sea of Thieves should go into Early Access on PC and Xbox One right now | VentureBeat | PC Gaming

If you’ve paid close attention to the language coming out of major gaming publishers recently, you’ve probably heard buzzwords like “games-as-a-service” (GaaS) or simply “services.” That’s when a developer builds a game to keep players coming back for months or years with regular content updates and a core structure that never really ends. Think Overwatch or Destiny, and this year’s E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) trade show in Los Angeles revealed how services-based games like those …

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Mobile games make more money than console games and PC games: CHART

There’s a common feeling among video game enthusiasts that mobile games don’t really count. When it comes to the video game industry’s bottom line, though, mobile games are anything but worthless. This year, smartphone and tablet games combined are expected to bring in 42% of the gaming market’s global revenues, according to a recent Newzoo report charted for us by Statista. That’s well ahead of other, more traditional types of games. Games designed for consoles …

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Destiny 2’s PC weapons do have recoil, but it is “modified heavily”

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Update 22 June 2017: David Shaw, Destiny 2’s PC project lead, has clarified the recoil situation in a series of tweets.  A little recoil never hurt some of the best FPS games on PC. Shaw emphasises that Destiny 2 on PC still has recoil, but it’s modified for PC in order to suit the mouse and keyboard control scheme.  1/2 Re:Recoil model on PC- it’s modified heavily on PC for …

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We Want People To Believe in Microsoft as a Place They Can Get Great PC Games

During the E3 2017 PC Gaming Show, Microsoft Studios’ Adam Isgreen announced Age of Empires Definitive Edition, a remastered version of the beloved classic real-time strategy game. After the announcement, Isgreen sat down with VentureBeat to talk about what it means for Microsoft to invest more in PC gaming. The thing is, there are a lot of us at Microsoft — my whole career, I’m going on 25 years making video games. Most of my …

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Nintendo Exec Explains Why Switch Cross-Play With Xbox One And PC Exists

Last week at E3 2017, Nintendo and Microsoft surprised many fans by announcing that Rocket League and Minecraft would be cross-play compatible between Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC players. We’ve already heard a lot from Xbox boss Phil Spencer about why this functionality is possible, and today we got Nintendo’s side of the story. In an interview with GamesBeat, Nintendo of America corporate communications director Charlie Scibetta explained the thinking behind allowing Switch players …

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ARK Survival Evolved UPDATE: PS4, Xbox One and PC getting “large” patch today | Gaming | Entertainment

Studio Wildcard made the announcement on Twitter a few hours ago, confirming that the latest ARK Survivial Evolved update would be centered around bug fixes. The development team will be posting full PS4, Xbox One and PC patch notes later on – as there’s still some work being done – which will go through the tweaks, QOL changes, bug fixes, new features and more. “We’ve got a large update coming later today which will fix …

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