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  1. Discord

    This is just a quick update to let you all know that we have a brand new Discord server set up. It's now never been easier to connect with our dedicated community.

     

    https://discord.gg/KDfrTZ8

     

    If you want to get involved, provide feedback, or otherwise just say hi please feel free to.

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  2. Anno 2205 Giveaway

    We're giving away two copies of Anno 2205!

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  3. GOG.com announces GOG.com Galaxy client

    In today's GOG.com/CD Projekt RED Stream they announced a new client called "GOG.com Galaxy". They already have the GOG.com Downloader and a "client" which helps update the games you get from GOG, I believe this is just a rebranding of that client. Details are currently sparse, so if anyone has any more information please post it!

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  4. Uplay preventing players from launching Watch Dogs on PC

    Players looking forward to experiencing Watch Dogs on PC on launch day will be disappointed to find that it's currently impossible to login to the game at all.

     

    Uplay is required to launch the game, and those currently attempting to connect will be faced with the above "Login failed" screen as Uplay authentication servers are being hammered by the usual launch day problems.

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  5. Bypass Humble Store regional price increase using PCGamingWiki's widget list

    Humble Store announced that regional pricing has now been introduced for Euro and British territories. Whilst this isn't a shock in itself (and something that Green Man Gaming implemented recently) it is surprising to see that prices mostly match Steam's regional pricing, which means that European and British users will be charged anything up to 30% more than what they used to pay under the US dollar pricing.
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  6. Steam Holiday and Autumn Sale dates leaked

    An image of a supposed email from Steam Promotions has been posted on the Internet, revealing dates and specifics of the Steam Holiday Sale as well as an Autumn Sale.

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  7. Temporarily free: GameMaker Studio, the engine for Hotline Miami, Gunpoint and Spelunky

    GameMaker Studio, the game creation toolset and engine, has now become free as part of a temporary promotion. Normally costing $50, this toolset has helped budding indie developers get their first leg up into the industry by providing the basis for fantastic titles such as Stealth Bastard Deluxe, Gunpoint, Hotline Miami, Spelunky Classic, and most recently, Risk of Rain.
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  8. Valve announces Steam Reviews

    Valve has just announced Steam Reviews, a new service that allows Steam users to write, publish and share their reviews of Steam games.

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  9. Call of Duty: Ghosts: Arbitrary memory limitations

    Call of Duty: Ghost launched today and oh boy it isn't pretty launch for PC version. Steam Community Discussions are full of very angry players unable to run the game at all because of this (and few other problems) lovely error message: Your system memory (RAM) does not meet minimum specification for running Call of Duty: Ghosts.

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  10. Batman: Arkham Origins developer apologize for bugs

    Batman: Arkham Origins had pretty painful release. Although technically the game is alright (see our technical review), there are numerous game breaking bugs and glitches within game scripts. Since its release last week, Batman received two patches that fixes some of the problems and this evening Warner Bros. issued official statement.

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  11. Updated: Deadly Premonition PC port gets resolution fix

    PC port of Deadly Premonition is very similar to the Dark Souls port with resolution locked at 720p. Fortunately Durante (guy behind Dark Souls resolution fix) got himself a copy and created a new fix in a record time of one hour and nineteen minutes!

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  12. Witcher 3 to be DRM-free

    Today CD Projekt RED announced on their site that Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be 100% DRM-free.

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  13. GFWL and SecuROM removed from Batman: Arkham games, owners upgraded to GOTY editions

    Following this month's removal of Games for Windows Live on Bioshock 2, two more games have made the transition from Games for Windows Live to Steamworks.

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  14. Humble Bundle's DRM-free version of Worms Reloaded does not support online multiplayer

    The current Humble Bundle for Android 7 includes a version of Worms Reloaded which has omitted any multiplayer support in its DRM-free version. Multiplayer is supported only through Steamworks, and can only be accessed by redeeming the supplied Steam key.

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  15. Valve announce Steam Machines prototype specs

    Valve have announced the spec (or should I say, specs) for their own prototype Steam Machine (the very same being sent out to 300 lucky beta testers (cough, winners).

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  16. Valve announces Steam Controller

    Valve have released their third and final announcement for the Steam Controller, a new proprietary controller.

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  17. SteamOS announced by Valve

    First in the series of planned announcements, Valve has announced SteamOS,

     

    SteamOS is a brand new operating system based on Linux that's designed to be used in the living room.

     

    New features to SteamOS and Steam include:

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  18. Valve CEO: Why Linux is the future of gaming

    External URL: http://www.zdnet.com/valve-ceo-why-linux-is-the-future-of-gaming-7000020735/
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