Derren Brown co-writing duo discuss writing for Get Even

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Derren Brown co-writing duo discuss writing for Get Even

The latest trailer for The Farm51’s first-person sort-of-horror-mystery-shooter (I think) Get Even features the game’s main writing pair.Iain Sharkey and Stephen Long have collaborated on several projects with Derren Brown, so it’s probably safe to expect a fair bit of misdirection.

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Full Warhammer 2 Lizardmen roster reveal coming tomorrow

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Full Warhammer 2 Lizardmen roster reveal coming tomorrow

The full extent of the Lizardmen army in Total War: Warhammer 2 will be unveiled tomorrow by Creative Assembly.They’re doing it in a Facebook stream (a change from their usual Twitch), which will air at 4pm BST tomorrow (16 May).

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Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 coming later this year

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Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 coming later this year

Warner and TT Games are back with more Lego superheroes in Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 bringing a new adventure to the PC.In this installment, the heroes will be battling Kang the Conqueror across Chromopolis.

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Why Renowned Explorers: International Society Should Be More Renowned

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Why Renowned Explorers: International Society Should Be More Renowned

Renowned Explorers: International Society is something I don’t think I’ve ever really written about, which makes me sad, because I’ve spent somewhere in the region of 20-30 hours playing it.In Renowned Explorers, you are a 19th century expedition leader trying to become the most renowned explorer in a global society of like-minded individuals.

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Part 20 of Plays Omikron: The Nomad Soul

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Part 20 of  Plays Omikron: The Nomad Soul

In this week’s installment of Omikron: The Nomad Soul, I’m on the hunt for shiny objects and Sorcery Shops.I find the latter, in the course of doing something else, but the jewels are proving elusive for now.

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Steam Top Sellers week ending 14 May

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Steam Top Sellers week ending 14 May

There’s not much change this week on the Steam Top Sellers chart as Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds stays at the top for the eighth week.Prey misses out on the top spot after more than a week of sales and positive reviews.

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Quake Champions closed tech beta live - Play now

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Quake Champions closed tech beta live - Play now

The next stage of the Quake Champions beta process is now underway after a few weekends of closed testing.This tech test is inviting everyone to the frag-fest from today until 21 May.

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Balance patch for Dawn of War 3 coming later this month

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Balance patch for Dawn of War 3 coming later this month

A new update from the people at Relic indicates that Dawn of War 3 will be receiving its first balance patch on 24 May.Specific unit balance changes aren’t detailed in the post, but it gives a broad sense of what Relic will be changing.

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Episode 77 of the Podcast - The Pied Piper of Paradox

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Episode 77 of the  Podcast - The Pied Piper of Paradox

A new city builder (well, colony builder) has emerged from Paradox’s fan convention.Surviving Mars comes from the same developers as Tropico, and puts you in charge of a budding martian infrastructure project.

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Colonies and terraforming covered in new Endless Space trailer

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Colonies and terraforming covered in new Endless Space trailer

Leading up to release on 19 May, Endless Space 2 is taking a trip through the 4X’s.Today, they’re at Expansion, having already taking a brief look at how the game does Exploration.

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Alan Wake getting 90% Steam discount ahead of removal from sale

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Alan Wake getting 90% Steam discount ahead of removal from sale

This coming weekend may be the best time to get hold of Alan Wake on PC for a while, as the game will soon be pulled from sale.Between 13 May and 15 May, Alan Wake will be available at a 90% discount (making it about $3.

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Space colony management game Surviving Mars revealed

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Space colony management game Surviving Mars revealed

More news from PDXCON today, Paradox has joined forces with Haemimont Games to release a new management strategy game called Surviving Mars.As the title suggests, players will be challenged to build a colony on Mars and keep the inhabitants alive by managing resources and all the other functions required to keep a space colony ticking.

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Paradox to publish Hairbrained Schemes' Battletech - New video

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Paradox to publish Hairbrained Schemes' Battletech - New video

Paradox is currently holding PDXCON and there’s a flurry of announcements today including news that Paradox will be publishing Hairbrained Schemes’ Battletech.“We couldn’t miss the chance to work with Harebrained Schemes given how big of fans we are of their work on the Shadowrun Returns series.

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Prey patch leaves beta. Released as 1.2 to fix saves

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Prey patch leaves beta. Released as 1.2 to fix saves

The Prey beta patch released by Arkane yesterday has now been pushed live after a short test.2 patch, this is the patch that should fix corrupted save games.

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Blizzard responds to rumours of $20 million Overwatch League fee

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Blizzard responds to rumours of $20 million Overwatch League fee

Blizard has been keen to highlight their upcoming Overwatch League but yesterday ESPN reported that there have been problems with eSports teams reluctant to get involved.The Overwatch League is planned to operate much like a football franchise where fans could get behind local teams and franchises to cheer them on.

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Dungeons 2 currently free on Humble Store

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Dungeons 2 currently free on Humble Store

This may or may not be something you’re interested in, but hey: Dungeons 2 is completely free on the Humble Store right now.If you don’t go in expecting something quite as great as that particular game, then hey, you might have a pretty good time!

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Straight Up Films appears to out fifth Thief game as film tie-in

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Straight Up Films appears to out fifth Thief game as film tie-in

Production company Straight Up Films list a Thief project in their ‘In Development’ section, and suggest a fifth title in the series is being made.I suppose there’s also the chance that this may be referring to something like another entry in the GO series.

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Operation Health announced as part of Rainbow Six Siege Year Two

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Operation Health announced as part of Rainbow Six Siege Year Two

Ubisoft are rearranging the schedule for Year Two of Rainbow Six Siege in order to squeeze in server improvements and other fixes.Dubbed ‘Operation Health‘, this initiative will push back some of the proposed Season Two inclusions to a later date.

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Half Life 2: VR mod lands on Steam Greenlight

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Half Life 2: VR mod lands on Steam Greenlight

Called quite simply Half Life 2: VR, the Greenlight page is now up and running and it’s not going to take long to get this greenlit.Valve never updated the Source Engine for the new modern Vive and Rift headsets so HLVR languished.

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Square Enix to sell IO Interactive. HITMAN could be in trouble

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Square Enix to sell IO Interactive. HITMAN could be in trouble

The statement reads: “In addition, the Company announced that it has decided to withdraw from the business of IO INTERACTIVE A/S, a wholly-owned owned subsidiary of the Company and a Danish corporation, as of March 31, 2017, and that the decision has resulted in booking of the extraordinary loss amounting to 4,898 million yen in the financial results for this Fiscal Year.“As a result of this the Company started discussions with potential new investors and is currently in negotiations to secure this investment.

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