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You Can Now (Try And) Play The Leaked 2001 Duke Nukem Forever Build

You Can Now (Try And) Play The Leaked 2001 Duke Nukem Forever Build

Picture: Duke Nukem Forever You know how yesterday we wrote about that 2001 build of the infamous Duke Nukem Foreverand how it was supposed to be released to the public in June? Yeah, by “June”, they meant “the day after”, because it’s now available to download and try out. Everything present in the 4chan leak …

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Mass Effect 4 Merch Has Fans Talking About Shepard's Return

Mass Effect 4 Merch Has Fans Talking About Shepard’s Return

screenshot: EA If there’s one thing Mass Effect‘s Commander Shepard has earned, it’s some goddamned rest. Over the past 24 hours, flavor text for a promotional product, as spotted by a YouTuberfeels fans into has tizzy of speculation that the galactic hero would be returning in some sort of new adventure. But the fan-favorite role-playing …

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Left 4 Dead Almost Didn't Have Zombies Because Of Gabe Newell

Left 4 Dead Almost Didn’t Have Zombies Because Of Gabe Newell

Photo: Olly Curtis / Future Publishing (Getty Images) Quick, without thinking too much, describe Left 4 Dead in only a few words. You probably came up with something like “a co-op zombie shooter.” Or perhaps “an online co-op FPS zombies game from Valve.” Point is, zombies would almost certainly be in there. Even so, back …

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FFXIV Mod Drama May Prompt Official HUD Upgrades, Director Says

FFXIV Mod Drama May Prompt Official HUD Upgrades, Director Says

screenshot: Square-Enix As part of a larger blog reiterating the Final Fantasy XIV team’s disapproval of mods following their prevalence in a high-profile raid event, producer and director Naoki Yoshida promised to improve the massively popular game’s HUD to match the functionality of these unofficial tools. “We believe that people use [mods] to expand the …

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Meet The Only Person Keeping Action RPG Babylon's Fall Alive

Meet The Only Person Keeping Action RPG Babylon’s Fall Alive

Babylon’s Fall, the troubled live-service action-RPG from action game luminaries Platinum Games, has seemingly hit life support. After two months on the market and a lukewarm reception at launch, Square Enix’s latest effort was reduced to just one player on PC last week. They revealed themselves on Twitter after VGC reported the shocking player count …

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Meet The Only Person Keeping Action RPG Babylon's Fall Alive

Meet The Only Person Keeping Action RPG Babylon’s Fall Alive

Babylon’s Fall, the troubled live-service action-RPG from action game luminaries Platinum Games, has seemingly hit life support. After two months on the market and a lukewarm reception at launch, Square Enix’s latest effort was reduced to just one player on PC last week. They revealed themselves on Twitter after VGC reported the shocking player count …

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Xbox Network Had A Rough Weekend, Raising DRM Questions

Xbox Network Had A Rough Weekend, Raising DRM Questions

Photo: Fabian Sommer/Picture Alliance (Getty Images) If Xbox Live was Microsoft’s online gaming service at the height of its powers, then this past weekend was Xbox Dead. For more than 36 hours in mid May, Xbox players had trouble connecting to the Xbox network. In some cases, players say they couldn’t even play single-player games …

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40K Game Developers Criticized Over Ridiculous Twitch Drops

40K Game Developers Criticized Over Ridiculous Twitch Drops

screenshot: Complex Games Complex Games, the developers of the new Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhuntershave issued a statement to be frustrated players after running a campaign where certain in-game items were only available to those who sat through some Twitch streams. Via gaming pcwhile Complex probably thought they were running a fairly standard (by …

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40K Game Developers Criticized Over Ridiculous Twitch Drops

40K Game Developers Criticized Over Ridiculous Twitch Drops

screenshot: Complex Games Complex Games, the developers of the new Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhuntershave issued a statement apologizing to players after running a campaign where certain in-game items were only available to those who sat through some Twitch streams. Via gaming pcwhile Complex probably thought they were running a fairly standard (by 2022 …

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Twitch Streamers Turn Depp V. Heard Trial Into Meme, React Fest

Twitch Streamers Turn Depp V. Heard Trial Into Meme, React Fest

A “tears” counter?screenshot: Pokimane / Kotaku If you’ve visited Twitch lately, you may have noticed that the most-popular “Just Chatting” category and the front page have been dominated by one thing: the defamation trial between actors Amber Heard and Johnny Depp. What started on April 11 as an in-court battle recounting a toxic relationship filled …

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