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Discord game store takes on Steam and Epic with better dev deals

Discord game store takes on Steam and Epic with better dev deals

A couple of weeks ago, Epic announced that it was launching a digital storefront that would compete with Steam, the giant of PC gaming. One way Epic is hoping to tempt developers and publishers over to its own store is by offering a better revenue split than Steam does, only taking 12% of each game's sale as opposed to Steam's 30%. Today, Discord is throwing its hat in the ring by announcing that its own game store will soon offer an even better revenue split than both Steam and Epic.

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Blizzard moves developers off Heroes of the Storm, cans 2019 pro league

Blizzard moves developers off Heroes of the Storm, cans 2019 pro league

It looks like development is beginning to wind down on Blizzard's Heroes of the Storm. The company has announced that it has moved some developers away from the game and over to other projects. Though development on HotS will continue with new heroes and events, the company says that the "cadence will change".

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Geralt from The Witcher is coming to Monster Hunter World

Geralt from The Witcher is coming to Monster Hunter World

It's a big day for fans of Monster Hunter World, because Capcom has made a bunch of announcements about what's next for the game. Capcom has revealed a new expansion for Monster Hunter World, along with a particularly exciting crossover event for RPG lovers. On top of that, those who find themselves a bit intimidated by Monster Hunter World will soon be able to try the game before they commit to buying it.

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Mortal Kombat 11 release date revealed with a very brutal trailer

Mortal Kombat 11 release date revealed with a very brutal trailer

If you're a fighting game fan, then it's been a very eventful 24 hours for you. Not only is today the launch day of Super Smash Bros Ultimate, but NetherRealm Studios has also announced Mortal Kombat 11. It did so in a new trailer that debuted during The Game Awards, and as you'd expect, that trailer has plenty of gory, bone-breaking brawling.

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Epic shelves Unreal Tournament as Fortnite continues dominating

Epic shelves Unreal Tournament as Fortnite continues dominating

Those of you looking forward to the completion of Epic's Unreal Tournament might want to temper your expectations. Epic has confirmed that the new Unreal Tournament isn't in active developement, but that much was already obvious. After all, the game hasn't been updated in more than a year at this point, so even without confirmation from Epic, fans probably already assumed this was the case.

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Steam makes a play for big game publishers

Steam makes a play for big game publishers

For years now, Steam has been the largest digital storefront for PC games. Slowly but surely, competitors to Steam have been rising up, and to ensure that big publishers keep putting their game on the platform, Valve has decided to tweak its Steam Distribution Agreement. There are a few changes coming along with this update, but the most important are the new revenue sharing tiers.

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Anthem closed alpha begins next month: How to sign up

Anthem closed alpha begins next month: How to sign up

Now that we're only a few months out from the release of Anthem, it seems that BioWare and EA are ready to begin testing the game. BioWare has announced the first round of alpha testing for Anthem, and it's going to let a select group of players take the game for a spin. Unfortunately, it seems like this is going to be a fairly limited test, so many who are looking forward to the game won't get a chance to check it out just yet.

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No Man’s Sky Visions update has big planet changes in store

No Man’s Sky Visions update has big planet changes in store

It's been a pretty big year for No Man's Sky already, but before we close the book on 2018, the team at Hello Games is pushing another seemingly massive update out the door. Today, Hello Games delivered full patch notes for the game's incoming Visions update, and they're pretty beefy. Though the Visions update is a big one, many of the new features seem to be centered around making the universe a more diverse place.

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Overwatch free week begins today: How to get playing

Overwatch free week begins today: How to get playing

In case you missed the news, Overwatch begins another free promotion today. Usually, these free-to-play periods for Overwatch only last a weekend, but this time around, the game will be free for nearly an entire week. That means you'll be able to play through the holiday weekend and spend a significant amount of time with the game before deciding whether or not to buy.

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Steam Link hardware is dead, long live the Steam Link app

Steam Link hardware is dead, long live the Steam Link app

Valve is arguably great at software, both its own games as well as its game publishing and distribution platform. It seems to have worse luck, however, when it comes to making and selling its own hardware. Steam Machines, both its own as well as its partners, have long been considered a failure now the other parts of its ecosystem are also falling to pieces. The latest to join that Valve hardware graveyard is the Steam Link box, which, admittedly, may have been way ahead of its time.

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Fallout 76 first post-launch update is here and it’s big

Fallout 76 first post-launch update is here and it’s big

Fallout 76's first post-launch update is here, and it's absolutely massive. The patch weighs in at a whopping 47GB, which is nearly as big as the game itself. Currently, Fallout 76 is down for maintenance as the update is applied, with no word on when the game will come back up just yet.

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Final Fantasy 14 reveals new Shadowbringers expansion for Summer 2019

Final Fantasy 14 reveals new Shadowbringers expansion for Summer 2019

The annual Final Fantasy XIV Fanfest is taking place in Las Vegas this weekend, and developer Square Enix used the event to surprise attendees with a big announcement: the MMO game will getting its third major expansion in summer 2019, titled Shadowbringers. Naoki Yoshida, FF14's producer and director, was there to reveal a bunch of details on new update, including an epic storyline, new dungeons and raids, new job types, and even a new playable race.

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