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Torchlight and Hob developer Runic Games has shut down (Updated)

Update: Amid the somber news, Runic Games co-founder Travis Baldree has launched a fact-filled Twitter thread to celebrate the studio’s nine-year history. Here are some highlights:  [2/?] Runic Games was first registered as ‘Surprise Truck’ and I got many calls asking if ‘Surprise Trucking’ could do a cross-country move.November 3, 2017 [7/?] The first Torchlight prototype involved a test model that looked remarkably like Jesus, dual wielding swords.November 3, 2017 [11/?] Torchlight 1 was made …

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Plex for Xbox One updated with new look and features

Today Plex announced some new features and updates for the Xbox One. The update, which will be rolling out over the next few days, includes Alexa compatibility, a new interface, mixed media libraries, better subtitle compatibility, and more. However, it’s technically a separate program so there are ways to download it ahead of time. According to the company, the brand new, media-centric interface reflects their love for gorgeous metadata and browsing media efficiently. As hinted …

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Sony release an updated PlayStation VR headset, but an Xbox One X VR headset may be worth the wait

Microsoft has long said that the Xbox One X will be VR-capable, promising “Our plan is to bring mixed reality content to the Xbox One family of devices, including Project Scorpio, in 2018.” In the meantime, Sony has already sold more than 1 million PlayStation VR headsets and has now announced an update to the headset with some improved features. The headset now features a more ergonomic design, with the headphone jack now in the …

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Valve will ‘continue granting free keys to help partners’ but with some provisos [Updated]

Update:  Valve has provided us with the following statement with regards to future free Steam key allocation:  “Steam keys have always been available for free to our partners to help them sell PC games at physical retail and on other digital stores. In return, we’ve asked that partners offer Steam customers a fair deal, similar to what they’re offering on other stores. None of that is changing.  “But over the last few years, new features …

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Updated: GTA creator shows off new cloud gaming engine with a VR sci-fi demo | GamesBeat | Games

Cloudgine has created a demo game, They Came From Space, to show off the quality of its cloud-gaming engine, which was designed from the ground up to take advantage of cloud computing and produce massive physics-based simulations. The game and technology are the latest creation from Dave Jones, the president of Cloudgine and the original developer of Grand Theft Auto. After a long career in design, he started Cloudgine in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 2012 to …

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Backwards Compatible Games List [Updated: 8/11/17]

Keep a tab on the latest backwards compatible titles with our constantly-updating list of fresh 360 games, patched to run on the Xbox One. Since November 12, 2015, the Xbox One has featured a long list of backwards compatible Xbox 360 games. And that list just keeps growing — so much that we wanted to make sure you’re kept up-to-date on the newest games patched for compatibility. Below you’ll find all the disc-based and digital …

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Microsoft: ‘MS Paint is here to stay’ [Updated]

Image credit: Microsoft Update: Microsoft Paint enthusiasts, not least those involved in yesterday’s online petition, can let out a collective sigh of relief—the simple computer graphics app is “here to stay”. That’s according to Microsoft, who has now addressed earlier concerns that MS Paint was doomed for the recycling bin as part of Windows 10’s incoming Fall Creators update.  Originally billed as “not in active development” and possibly scheduled to “be removed in future releases”, …

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Halo backward-compat news may spell death knell for Master Chief Collection [Updated]

Enlarge / Older Halo games are coming to Xbox One… again. Is this good news or bad news for Master Chief Collection owners? 343 Industries By the end of this year, the Xbox One’s backward compatibility program will finally include all of the Halo games released on the Xbox 360. Microsoft announced this news as part of its “Halo Summer Celebration” news update on Thursday, and while it’s good news for owners of those games, a …

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An Updated Japanese Sales Comparison

The Nintendo Switch has only been out since March. It’s now June, and the console is clearly having one helluva run in Japan. Let’s see how the Switch’s Japanese sales numbers compare to another blockbuster console, the PS4. This story was originally published on April 20, 2017. It has since been updated. As Kotaku previously pointed out, Switch sales were on the up tick in March, nearly doubling during its fourth week out in Japan. …

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NZXT Will ‘BLD’ Your Next Gaming PC, For A Price (Updated)

Update, 6/7/17, 8:10am PT: NZXT reached out to clarify a few things about BLD after this story’s publication. We covered the new information about BLD’s warranties in a separate post, which you can find here. The company also said that the $350 fee is meant to guarantee that systems will be built and shipped within two days of being ordered. Original article: 6/6/17, 1:40pm PT: Not everyone wants to spend hours researching different components, finding …

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Updated HP Omen line shows it’s getting serious about gaming

When we reviewed the 2016 model of HP’s Omen gaming laptop, we called it high-performance gaming minus the flashy design. For 2017 HP’s dropping a rethought-out line of its Omen gaming systems updated with the flashy design, just in time for E3. Remember the backpack VR PC prototype from last year? Now it’s ready to be a real product, but redefined as the Omen X Compact Desktop. It sits in a docking station for use as …

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Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey website updated, providing new info

Shin Megami Tensei games can always be a bit tricky to approach from the outside, what with their complex plots and morally gray characters. Usually they’re rooted in fantasy and myth, though occasionally they’ll dip into science fiction territory. Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey on the DS was one of these, and Atlus has recently announced a 3DS remake with new content and improved systems. The official website for Shin Megami Tensei: Deep Strange Journey …

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With updated visuals and full online support, Blizzard announce StarCraft: Remastered

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Rumours of a Brood War remake have been swirling around the ether for a while now, but Blizzard finally put them to rest last night. Announced at the “I For more classic strategy games, check out this list of the PC’s best. Don’t worry, StarCraft’s trademark lightning fast strategy has not been touched, with this remaster using the exact same game engine as StarCraft 1.6. But with new mission interludes, …

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Nintendo’s ‘Super Mario Run’ for iOS Updated With New Characters, Easy Mode and More Free Content

  Nintendo today released version 2.0 of Super Mario Run, its popular Mario-themed platform game for iOS devices. Today’s update adds a host of new features, including new playable characters, an easy mode, additional free content, and more. Starting today, players can get different colored Yoshis in Super Mario Run. Using a Yoshi of a particular color to play Toad Rally will result in more Toads of that color when a rally is won. For …

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