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Steam Summer Sale live, Valve’s servers suffer

Steam Summer Sale live, Valve’s servers suffer

Those who have been following the leaks over the past few days probably won't be surprised by this news, but the Steam Summer Sale has officially kicked off. As always, this means deep discounts on much of Steam's catalog, giving price-conscious gamers the chance to pad out their libraries on the cheap. That's all well and good, but at the moment at least, there's one small problem.

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GOG Galaxy 2.0 enters closed beta: How to sign up

GOG Galaxy 2.0 enters closed beta: How to sign up

Last month, GOG announced an interesting new PC client called GOG Galaxy 2.0. As you might expect, you'll be able to use GOG Galaxy 2.0 to manage and launch the games you've purchased through GOG's store, but this release takes things a significant step further. The goal of GOG Galaxy 2.0 is to collect all your games in one place, regardless of where you bought them or the platforms you own them on.

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Alpha Protocol removed from Steam: Sega’s got the reason why

Alpha Protocol removed from Steam: Sega’s got the reason why

Back in 2010, Obsidian Entertainment released a role-playing game by the name of Alpha Protocol. Though there was a good amount of hype heading into Alpha Protocol's release, the post-launch reaction to it was divided. Some loved it, some hated it, some never played it. That was the only Alpha Protocol game publisher Sega commissioned from Obsidian, and though the world has since moved on from Alpha Protocol, it has remained available through various digital storefronts, waiting for people who may want to dive into Obsidian's back catalog.

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PUBG’s latest update takes inspiration from Apex Legends

PUBG’s latest update takes inspiration from Apex Legends

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is getting a big update today, and one new feature in particular will be familiar to people who have played Apex Legends. Though Apex Legends has its own problems, it's hard to argue with the effectiveness of its ping system, which allows players to mark enemies, guns, items, or other contextual things of note for teammates. Now PUBG is getting a similar system in the form of Radio Messages.

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Epic Games Store’s next free title is here and it’s great

Epic Games Store’s next free title is here and it’s great

The free game offered through the Epic Games Store has rotated, and the one up for grabs this week is particularly great. By logging into your Epic Games account before June 20th, you'll be able to claim a free copy of Enter the Gungeon. If you haven't played this indie gem yet, this is a really good chance to check it out.

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Opera GX browser for gamers stops runaway CPU and RAM use

Opera GX browser for gamers stops runaway CPU and RAM use

Opera has launched a new browser focused on gamers, allowing for precise control over just how much of your PC resources the app can tap into. Opera GX won't be released fully until later in the year, but an early access program is kicking off today to give gamers a taste of what to expect.

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Shenmue 3 trailer can’t hide fan rage over Epic exclusivity

Shenmue 3 trailer can’t hide fan rage over Epic exclusivity

Even though Shenumue 3 was recently pushed back a few months, it's still far enough along in development to make an appearance at E3. Deep Silver and Yu Suzuki delivered a new trailer for the game during E3 2019's PC Gaming Show today, but unfortunately, that trailer was also accompanied by what's sure to be some controversial news. Shenmue 3, as it turns out, will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store on PC.

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Xbox E3 2019 round up: Every single trailer from Microsoft’s press conference

Xbox E3 2019 round up: Every single trailer from Microsoft’s press conference

Microsoft hosted its E3 2019 press conference yesterday, and just like last year, it was packed to the brim with new announcements and trailers. In recent years Microsoft has adopted something of a "blink and you'll miss it" format, giving us game announcements rapid-fire for pretty much the entire duration of its show. There was a lot to take in and some things inevitably fell through the cracks, so here's every trailer that debuted at Microsoft's E3 2019 show yesterday.

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Gears 5 release date revealed with early access for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

Gears 5 release date revealed with early access for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate

If you were hoping for a release date announcement for Gears of War 5 during Microsoft's E3 show, your wishes were granted. Microsoft finally gave us a release date for the highly anticipated game, and the good news is that it'll be here in just a few months. You can even get early access to Gears 5, as long as you're willing to shell out some extra cash for one of Microsoft's new premium subscriptions.

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Xbox Game Pass Ultimate detailed with subscriptions for PC and console [Update]

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate detailed with subscriptions for PC and console [Update]

A couple of weeks back, Microsoft announced that Xbox Game Pass was coming to PC. While some of us may have expected Xbox Game Pass to roll out on PC at some point later this year, Microsoft wants to get the ball rolling as quickly as possible by launching the PC version into beta today. As if that weren't enough, Microsoft is also making it easier (and cheaper) to subscribe to Xbox Game Pass on both Xbox One and PC.

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Minecraft Dungeons takes a page out of Diablo’s book next year

Minecraft Dungeons takes a page out of Diablo’s book next year

Action RPGs are one of the most enduring genres around, and now, one of the biggest game franchises in the world is going to take a crack at it. We expected Microsoft to make some kind of Minecraft announcement during its E3 2019 presentation, but few were probably expecting what was actually revealed: Minecraft Dungeons. Not much is known about Minecraft Dungeons at the moment, but the teaser Microsoft debuted today certainly tells us enough to pique our interest.

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Xbox Game Pass for PC beta appears with price details

Xbox Game Pass for PC beta appears with price details

Last month, Microsoft announced that Xbox Game Pass is coming to PC, but some details were missing, notably pricing and availability. PC gamers were advised that more details would be provided during E3 2019, but they've instead appeared on the company's website ahead of its E3 event today. The subscription appears to be live in beta form and accepting signups at this time.

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