Steam Top Sellers - Week Ending 25 September

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Steam Top Sellers - Week Ending 25 September

This week’s Steam Top Sellers shows a rise to the top for GTA 5 but there are some new entries.Stunlock Studio will be particularly pleased that the Battlerite Early Access (see preview) is going particularly well with the game jumping straight into the second spot.

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NBA 2K17 review: 'the model that all modern sports video games should aspire to'

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NBA 2K17 review: 'the model that all modern sports video games should aspire to'

For the better part of a decade - certainly since the explosively popular cultural touchstone that was NBA 2K11 with its legendary Jordan Challenge mode - 2K Sports’ NBA franchise has been the gold standard of sports video games.Not only is NBA 2K17 massive in scope, it looks and sounds great throughout.

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The Community Spotlight - 09/24/2016

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The Community Spotlight - 09/24/2016

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Giant Bomb Community Spotlight and I, @zombiepie, am once again honored to be your host this week.We had an oddly encouraging trend this week when you look at the best that the Giant Bomb Community had to offer: helping people.

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Valve tells devs Steam Store changes are coming soon

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Valve tells devs Steam Store changes are coming soon

When we launched the Steam Discovery Update, we introduced a new and smarter Steam store built around personalization and recommendations.We’re adding a new section to the home page for new releases that have reached the top sellers list.

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Failbetter reveals Sunless Skies and head into space

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Failbetter reveals Sunless Skies and head into space

Moving away from the oceans of Sunless Sea, the game will take the Victorian Empire into space.or as they call it, The High Wilderness.

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Petroglyph reveal 8-Bit Invaders RTS

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Petroglyph reveal 8-Bit Invaders RTS

Petroglyph’s experiment with 8-Bit Armies and 8-Bit Horde appears to be paying off and now they have revealed 8-Bit Invaders.8-Bit Armies paid homage to the original C&C.

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Watch a Planet Coaster coaster plough through the crowds

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Watch a Planet Coaster coaster plough through the crowds

Theme parks in the UK probably won’t appreciate this video from Frontier following a spate of real crashes this year, but it does demonstrate some coaster carnage.Fortunately Frontier has opted to not make this realistic otherwise it would be a real mess.

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Oculus' Palmer Luckey issues statement explaining pro-Trump group support

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Oculus' Palmer Luckey issues statement explaining pro-Trump group support

Yesterday Oculus founder Palmer Luckey was reported by the Daily Beast to have been involved in funding a pro-Trump dirty meme group Nimble America.“I am deeply sorry that my actions are negatively impacting the perception of Oculus and its partners.

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Play Battlefield 1 a week before launch with Origin Access Play First Trial

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Play Battlefield 1 a week before launch with Origin Access Play First Trial

Gamers who have shelled out for Origin Access will be able to jump into Battlefield 1 for a limited time prior to the game’s launch, Battlefield 1 launches on 21 October  but  EA Acces* and Origin Access members will be able to take the game for a spin starting 13 October.This trial period will give members ten hours of play time before the game fully launches.

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Destiny: Rise of Iron's Wrath of the Machine Raid stood undefeated for a whole two hours

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Destiny: Rise of Iron's Wrath of the Machine Raid stood undefeated for a whole two hours

Call my bookie; here I was betting that Destiny: Rise of Iron's Wrath of the Machine Raid would go unconquered for three hours, and then Clan Redeem had to go and complete it in just over two.Come on guys, you were supposed to take a dive!

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5 ways Star Citizen proves more crowdfunding isn't always a good thing

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5 ways Star Citizen proves more crowdfunding isn't always a good thing

Before you do, check out these 5 ways Star Citizen has proven that more crowdfunding isn't always a good thing.We're just adding more and more and more and more and more'".

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Destiny 2: Scale, depth, and true RPG scope will deliver the sequel the first game deserves

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Destiny 2: Scale, depth, and true RPG scope will deliver the sequel the first game deserves

Vanilla Destiny, while gorgeous, well designed, and a superb shooter, was very light on meaningful things to do.The planets of Destiny 2 need to be packed with things to find, characters to interact with, and missions to undertake.

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7 cute game characters who are secretly praying for death

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7 cute game characters who are secretly praying for death

Sure, the internet is full of angsty attention-seekers if you know where to look (ie.Facebook, Twitter, anywhere with the facility to post comments or status updates), but in real life, people tend to keep their bad stuff locked down.

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Developer cancel Oculus support after Palmer Luckey's "Trump-endorsing"

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Developer cancel Oculus support after Palmer Luckey's "Trump-endorsing"

Last night it came to light that Oculus founder Palmer Luckey had become involved in funding a funding pro-Trump dirty meme group and the fallout could now be starting with SUPERHYPECUBE.In a statement released by Kokoromi and Polytron, who is publishing the game, they make it clear that they are no longer working on an Oculus version of the puzzler.

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11 places you've seen the type of 'hackers' in this Watch Dogs 2 trailer before

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11 places you've seen the type of 'hackers' in this Watch Dogs 2 trailer before

I love hackers.They're always these tough dudes (usually with tattoos) and slightly goth girls with colored hair and or people with masks that make emoji faces.

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Watch Dogs 2 trailer introduces the DedSec members

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Watch Dogs 2 trailer introduces the DedSec members

Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Watch Dogs 2, introducing the wacky-hackers of DedSec.They’re a colourful bunch, keen on bringing down the Blume company who are engaged in all sorts of naughty business.

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No Man's Sky PC patch 1.09 released as players dwindle

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No Man's Sky PC patch 1.09 released as players dwindle

They don’t do much in the way of direct communication these days, but Hello Games are continuing to patch No Man’s Sky on PC.This patch is another run at bugs, issues, and problems, rather than the addition of any kind of new features.

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$2.5m 38 Studios lawsuit settlement approved by Judge

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$2.5m 38 Studios lawsuit settlement approved by Judge

The long, long running saga of Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios and its failed effort to develop a Kingdoms of Amalur MMO with Rhode Island public funds appears to be over.An agreed upon settlement of $2.

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New Mafia 3 trailer is all about weapons, and the very not-nice things you'll do with them

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New Mafia 3 trailer is all about weapons, and the very not-nice things you'll do with them

And what would a violent criminal be without a ludicrous arsenal that would make the most conflict-hungry warmonger blush?That's the centerpiece of a new Mafia 3 trailer, as Lincoln's buddy (well, I'm assuming ex-buddy) continues to squeal to the feds about his operation in New Bordeaux: I don't think anyone is pretending that Lincoln Clay is anything more noble than a bad guy who wants revenge on some other bad guys, or at least I hope not.

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Destiny is best when I’m weak, lost, and confused, and Rise of Iron does that better than any expansion so far

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Destiny is best when I’m weak, lost, and confused, and Rise of Iron does that better than any expansion so far

It only comes around once every six months to a year, as new expansions drop, but damn, I look forward to feeling lost and confused in Destiny.So feeling confused and adrift in Destiny is really important to me.

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