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Lego Worlds brings Minecraft gameplay with February launch

Lego Worlds brings Minecraft gameplay with February launch

If Minecraft was inspired by the idea of playing with real-world Legos, then it's time for the influential sandbox building title to do the same for the Lego video game franchise. Warner Bros. has just announced the February release for Lego Worlds, an open-world game that promises to allow players to "build anything, do anything, and go anywhere," on PS4, Xbox One, and Steam.

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Steam autumn sale kicks off just in time for Black Friday

Steam autumn sale kicks off just in time for Black Friday

Steam is looking to get in on all the Black Friday excitement, launching its annual autumn sale today. There are nearly 12,500 games being discounted during this sale, which is a fairly staggering number. You won't have a ton of time to track down the hidden gems either, as this sale wraps up on Tuesday, November 29.

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Google Earth enters the world of VR with new Steam app

Google Earth enters the world of VR with new Steam app

Google Earth is a pretty impressive tool on its own, but today it stands become even more breathtaking thanks to Google Earth VR. Google launched the new app today, giving users the opportunity to visit locations around the world in virtual reality. Unfortunately, its release is limited to just one VR headset for the time being.

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The 8 best PC games under $10 (Late 2016)

The 8 best PC games under $10 (Late 2016)

Buying a new game when you only have $10 to spare can be a tough proposition. Luckily, if you're playing on PC, there are a number of games that go for a Hamilton or less. The problem then becomes separating the good from the bad, which can be tricky considering the sheer number of games on platforms like Steam and GOG. So, in an attempt to do just that, here are 8 excellent PC games that can be purchased for $10 or less.

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You can still get Skyrim Special Edition for free, but not for long

You can still get Skyrim Special Edition for free, but not for long

Those looking to take advantage of Bethesda's free Skyrim Special Edition offer on PC still have a window of opportunity to do so, but it's running out. If you've fallen victim to that demon called "procrastination," you might be pleased to know that the free Skyrim Special Edition promotion isn't over yet, despite the fact that the game launched around the world today.

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Skyrim Special Edition trailer released with digital launch info

Skyrim Special Edition trailer released with digital launch info

Skyrim Special Edition is just a week away from release, and Bethesda has unleashed a new trailer that shows off some more footage from this enhanced edition. Bethesda's timing is impeccable - with today's releases of Battlefield 1 and Civilization VI, some folks likely forgot that Skyrim Special Edition is nearly upon us. If you're one of those people, consider this your not-so-subtle reminder.

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Steam gets native support for PS4 controllers

Steam gets native support for PS4 controllers

When it comes to playing PC games with a controller, the most common options gamers have is either a Xbox 360 or Xbox One controller. Valve's own Steam Controller is the most recent addition to the mix, but it comes with a steep learning curve and can sometimes require lots of customization to be used comfortably. Fortunately there will soon be another choice in the form of the other leading console controller: the PS4's DualShock 4.

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Valve’s controller refresh has bunny ears for VR

Valve’s controller refresh has bunny ears for VR

A new set of controllers appears to be making their way into the fold at Steam Dev Days this week. In a development chat a slide was shown picturing a number of controllers, including some of the first controllers made for the HTC VIVE and a couple we've never seen before. While generally we'd write something like this off as previously developed hardware - before the product out already - it's been reported that the final (preview) product is somewhere at the event, live and in person.

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Turok 2 PC port confirmed in all its retro FPS glory

Turok 2 PC port confirmed in all its retro FPS glory

If you happened to own a Nintendo 64 back in the late '90s, chances are you're pretty familiar with the Turok series. While Goldeneye is often credited with being the big console FPS of the time, Turok: Dinosaur Hunter and its sequel, Turok 2: Seeds of Evil, were highly regarded in their own right. The popularity of the series can be seen in the successful PC re-release of Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, which made its way to Steam in December of last year.

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Outlast 2 demo available for Xbox One, PS4 and PC

Outlast 2 demo available for Xbox One, PS4 and PC

It’s October, and that means it’s socially acceptable to shroud yourself in all things scary and disturbing. If you prefer to entertain fears via your gaming console, good news: Outlast 2 has a new demo that can be downloaded for free on Steam, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 until November 1. The demo went live a handful of hours ago on the PlayStation Store and Microsoft Store, as well as Steam, of course, as an unexpected surprise for fans.

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No Man’s Sky comes under investigation for Steam page advertising

No Man’s Sky comes under investigation for Steam page advertising

Whether you love or hate No Man's Sky, there's no denying that it's gone through a controversial launch. Shortly after the game released, there were a fair number of players and commentators criticizing the lack of advertised features in the game, and in fact, the game's Steam page still displays pre-release promotional materials that show off features which never made it into the final game. Those trailers and screenshots have caught the attention of the UK-based Advertising Standards Authority, which has revealed that it is investigating claims of misleading marketing.

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Steam overhaul rumored to feature reworked home page, global customer preferences

Steam overhaul rumored to feature reworked home page, global customer preferences

It may not be long before Steam gets a makeover. Apparently Valve has posted a developers-only update to let them know of an incoming overhaul, and briefly touch on the new features they can expect when the new Steam arrives. Even better is that this update claims that the newest version of Steam will be rolling out in the next few weeks, so the service's new look might be just around the corner.

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