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Updated 2019-06-18 05:15
Insurgency: Sandstorm Adds Free Content and Free Weekend
An update to Insurgency: Sandstorm on Steam updates this tactical first-person shooter to version 1.3 with a new map, game mode, weapons, and more. This is the first batch of free content from the...
ARK: Survival Evolved Free Expansion Tomorrow
Studio Wildcard announces plans for Valguero, a free expansion for ARK: Survival Evolved. This will launch tomorrow on Steam for the PC edition, while the console versions will receive the update...
Duck Season Opens
Duck Season (rabbit season, duck season!) is now available for Windows on Steam, offering a new version of this VR game that can be played on a traditional monitor. You'd be forgiven for thinking...
New AMD Drivers
AMD now offers new version 19.6.2 Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition drivers for AMD graphics cards (thanks DSOGaming). These do not add support for any new games, but do offer improved Vulkan...
It Came from E3 2019, Part 10
Xbox and Cyberpunk 2077 won the battle for media coverage at E3 2019. Cyberpunk 2077, Final Fantasy VII Remake lead online pre-orders post-E3.
Evening Multiplex
The History of Dragon Age: Origins - GVMERS. Thanks Ant. Nightmare Reaper Uncut Gameplay. Retro shooter is expected in Early Access on July 16th.
On Sale
Steam Daily Deal - Ride 2, 75% Off. Steam Daily Deal - Empyrion - Galactic Survival, 50% Off. Steam Daily Deal - Slap City, 40% Off. Steam Daily Deal - Fran Bow, 75% Off.
Evening Consolidation
Citizens of Space Launches Tomorrow on PS4. Inside the Aquatic Advancements of Vacation Simulator, Out Tomorrow for PS VR. Mini-Mech Mayhem Launches Tomorrow for PS VR. Truck Driver Is Now Available...
Zombie Army 4: Dead War Gameplay Trailer
This video is the E3 floor demo for Zombie Army 4: Dead War, offering a first look at gameplay from the coming undead-infested WW2 shooter. The description describes this imagined aftermath to the...
Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat League Tomorrow
Publisher WBIE and developer NetherRealm Studios announce the Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat League will launch tomorrow for all Mortal Kombat 11 owners, offering a new seasonal ranked mode for the fighting...
I am Not a Monster: First Contact Announced
Alawar Premium announces a single-player mode called First Contact is coming this year to I am Not a Monster, the retro, multiplayer, sci-fi tactical game. They offer preliminary details along with a...
It Came from E3 2019, Part 9
8 minutes of gameplay footage from the E3 2019 demo of Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. TweakTown's Best of E3 2019 Awards.
Gatherings & Competitions
CWL Anaheim Champions 100 Thieves Win Back-to-Back Titles.
Morning Interviews
STALKER 2: DEVELOPER INTERVIEW. PART TWO. Russian with English subtitles. Thanks DSOGaming.
Morning Consolidation
Ultimate Danger Bundle 4 Dangerous Games Including Dangerous Driving Is Now Available For Xbox One. An Arcade classic as an upcoming Atari 2600 port looks most impressive.
Morning Metaverse
Michigan Town Approves Fiber Internet Despite Intense Lobbying. Thanks Ant. Boris Johnson's full UK fibre plan needs more detail says industry. Amazons IMDb Freedive rebrands to IMDb TV, adds new...
Morning Tech Bits
Thanks Ant. 5 command-line games for Linux sysadmins. Thanks Linux Today. OS/2 Museum, West. Thanks Reddit. This 3D printer for kids can help them invent and build their own toys. Are Rare Earths the...
Shenmue III to "Assess" EGS Exclusivity
Kickstarter update from Ys Net, Epic Games and Deep Silver follows up to the recent news that Shenmue III will be a one-year exclusive on the Epic Games Store (thanks Eurogamer). This caused...
Insurgency: Sandstorm Free Content Roadmap
A post on Steam has a roadmap of free content coming this year to Insurgency: Sandstorm, the tactical first-person shooter (thanks PC Gamer). The post is extremely long as it covers a lot of bases,...
Steam Top 10
Valve's new list of the bestselling titles on Steam for last week parties like it's 2077: Cyberpunk 2077 Total War: THREE KINGDOMS The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Game of the Year Edition PLAYERUNKNOWN'S...
It Came from E3 2019, Part 8
Control was running with steady 60fps with its ray tracing effects enabled at E3 2019. Facebook's Jason Rubin: The state of Oculus Quest, Rift, and Go at E3 2019. PC Gamer's Best of E3 2019 Awards....
Sunday Patches
Command & Conquer: Generals mod removes the 30fps lock, completely unlocks the framerate.
Sunday Interviews
Fortnite Creative Showdown - Meet the Builders.
Sunday Metaverse
Target stores had hourslong register outage nationwide. Thanks Slashdot via Ant. Amazon Spark shuts down (did you even remember it existed).
Sunday Tech Bits
GIMP 2.10.12 Released. Thanks Reddit via Ant.
Fallout 76 Nuclear Winter Beta Extended
The Fallout 76 Website has word from Bethesda that they are extending beta testing of Nuclear Winter, the new battle royale mode for Fallout 76. Here's word: Weve been blown away by the reactions...
Overcooked! 2 Gets Free and Paid DLC
Developer Ghost Town Games and publisher Team17 now offer Night of the Hangry Horde on Steam, the first DLC for the Windows, Linux, and macOS editions of Overcooked! 2, their restaurant management...
It Came from E3 2019, Part 7
At E3 2019, video game makers held back the hype. Ten under-the-radar games at E3 2019 you need to get excited about right now - The Washington Post. 10 games at E3 that made a lasting impression -...
On Sale
Steam Daily Deal - Screencheat, 69% Off. Steam Daily Deal - Coming Out on Top, 50% Off.
Op Ed
PC Gamer - Anthem feels hopeless. "Though Anthem's problems at launch were significant, they also didn't feel impossible to rectify. The main campaign was a total bust, but Destiny proved that...
Gatherings & Competitions
The Fortnite SummerBlockParty Day One is starting later this afternoon.
Saturday Consolidation
Xbox Free Play Days: Fallout 76, Tom Clancys The Division 2, And LEGO DC Super-Villains. Hexologic Is Now Available For Xbox One And Windows 10 (Xbox Play Anywhere). Queens Quest 3: The End of...
Saturday Mobilization
9 hidden iOS 13 features that Apple didn't announce at WWDC.
Get Toonstruck Free
GOG.com is giving away another free game as part of their Summer Sale Festival, offering Toonstruck to keep with a 100% discount to all who pick up their copies between now and Sunday. For other free...
Amazon Cancels Games, Lays Off Developers
A report on Kotaku has word that Amazon Game Studios has cancelled some unannounced games and laid off "dozens of employees," offering severance packages if they fail to find other positions within...
Heroes of the Storm MechaStorm II and Storm League Changes Coming
A new trailer for Heroes of the Storm highlights MechaStorm II, a new mech-themed event coming to Blizzard's MOBA on Tuesday, bringing new themed skins and more. Blizzard also offers this update...
It Came from E3 2019, Part 6
E3 proved that video game publishers want to become Netflix. E3 2019 killed CG reveal videos. "Avengers" Game Devs Tweaking After E3. Thanks Ant. Avengers Game Character Designs Won't Change After...
Evening Patches
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 June 14th Update: New Weapon Tuning - Grind Weekend Playlist on All Platforms - CWL Anaheim Begins Today. Fortnite - Horde Rush LTM. Fallout California unofficial prequel...
On Sale
Steam Daily Deal - Gold Rush- The Game, 50% Off. Steam Daily Deal - Touhou Luna Nights, 25% Off.
Evening Interviews
Id Talks Doom Eternal Mod Support, Integrating More Traversal, And The Controversial Neon U.I. - Game Informer. Infinity Ward Talks Call of Duty- Modern Warfare PlayStation.Blog.
Gatherings & Competitions
Defeating the Meta: Siege Comp [League of Legends]. 2019 Call of Duty World League Championship takes place August 16-18.
Vector 36 and More Free This Weekend
Vector 36 is holding a free weekend on Steam, offering a couple of days to get acquainted with this hover-racing game gratis (thanks SteamDB via Ant). Here's a refresher on the crowded roster of...
Seeds of Resilience Sprouts
Seeds of Resilience is now available on Steam after an Early Access run for this turn-based survival/management game. Developer Subtle Games are environmentalists, and gameplay reflects that outlook....
Esports Life Tycoon Early Access Next Week
It's easy to imagine that coaching an esports franchise is like herding cats. The chance to experience this nears, as Esports Life Tycoon is getting set to enter Early Access on Steam on June 20th,...
Space Mercs Next Month
Prepare for the incursion of the Space Mercs, as developer Bearded Giant Games announces their arcade space combat game is set to launch on July 31st on Steam. This will be an action-packed...
Morning Interviews
Q&A: Writing new characters, new worlds in Obsidian's The Outer Worlds - Gamasutra Cyberpunk designer says CDPR is working on transgender character options - Gamasutra. Keanu Reeves: Games don't...
Morning Mobilization
Huawei delays the launch of its foldable phone until September. Mattel Unveils Hot Wheels id, Groundbreaking New Play System Bringing Together Physical and Digital Play. PUBG Mobile tops 400m...
Morning Metaverse
Chrome can display websites in dark mode, if you want it to. WSJ: Facebook's cryptocurrency finds backing from PayPal and Uber.
Morning Tech Bits
AMD Plans 64-Core Threadripper CPU: Report. Thanks Hypothermia. Silicon Valleys founder fetish infantilizes public companies.
Get Enter the Gungeon for Free
The promised chance to enter Enter the Gungeon for free is now available on Epic Games Store where the gungeon-crawler is free to keep for the next week. Epic also takes the opportunity to that...