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Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy coming to PC, consoles

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy coming to PC, consoles

The video game industry is home to a wide variety of genres that go beyond the usual culprits like shooters and RPGs. There are simulations for doing surgery or building PCs, games that test your patience with a draw of luck, and even some that are like an interactive romance. But how about one that plays like a choose your own mystery novel? That’s precisely what the Ace Attorney series is and Capcom is now bringing the first three installments of the franchise to consoles and, surprisingly, PCs.

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Onimusha: Warlords is coming to modern platforms nearly 18 years later

Onimusha: Warlords is coming to modern platforms nearly 18 years later

Here's an announcement none of us were expecting: Capcom has revealed that it's reviving the Onimusha series. It's been a long, long time since the last Onimusha game, so to hear that Capcom will be revisiting the series definitely comes as a surprise. We're not exactly getting a new Onimusha game; instead, Capcom will take us back to the title that started it all, announcing an enhanced port of the original Onimusha: Warlords for modern platforms today.

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Steam Play beta lets Linux gamers play some Windows-only titles

Steam Play beta lets Linux gamers play some Windows-only titles

There were whispers about it just last week but now it’s totally official. Steam Play, which was originally intended as a single-purchase system for buying games that run on Windows, Mac, and Linux, is taking cross-platform compatibility to the next level. Yes, Valve is now testing running Windows games on Steam on Linux. And, much to the satisfaction of Linux and open source advocates, it’s doing it the right way by building on and supporting initiatives that will benefit not just Steam but the entire Linux ecosystem as well.

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Valve’s Twitch rival Steam.TV revealed early, then pulled

Valve’s Twitch rival Steam.TV revealed early, then pulled

On Friday the world got an early peek at a Twitch-like live streaming platform from Valve. The site Steam.tv went live for a brief period of time, showcasing a stream from Valve's own annual Dota 2 tournament, The International 2018. Shortly after, the site was pulled and left with a blank page, although Valve has confirmed that the platform is real and was only made public by accident.

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Bethesda confirms Fallout 76 won’t be available on Steam

Bethesda confirms Fallout 76 won’t be available on Steam

Bethesda has revealed that Fallout fans won't be able to purchase the franchise's latest installment on Steam. The company plans to directly offer Fallout 76 for purchase through its own website, a deviation from previous Fallout games on PC. Confirmation followed a couple of hints, including the presence of a generic "PC game" logo on the Fallout 76 purchase page.

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Stardew Valley’s big multiplayer update is now live on PC

Stardew Valley’s big multiplayer update is now live on PC

Today is a big day for Stardew Valley fans, because multiplayer has arrived at last. That's the case in the PC, Mac, and Linux versions of the game at least, and the update that enables multiplayer is actually a massive one. That's because it's also adding a bunch of new content to the game, so there's plenty here for folks who prefer playing alone as well.

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Steam Chat now live for all: Behold!

Steam Chat now live for all: Behold!

Today the Steam Chat system went live for the whole entire world, all at once. This system wasn't necessarily built specifically to destroy any other system for chat - like Discord, for example - but it might well put a dent in their usership. For Steam games anyway. This system was in play in Beta mode for quite a while and just went fully live just today.

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PUBG custom matches will soon be available to all

PUBG custom matches will soon be available to all

PUBG has supported custom games ever since it first launched, but for most players, they've been inaccessible this entire time. Instead of letting all players create custom games, PUBG Corp instead limited that ability to a select group of PUBG partners - typically streamers who had audiences large enough to fill up a custom server. Earlier this year, PUBG Corp said that it eventually wanted to open custom games to all players, and today we're seeing the first step in that process.

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Monster Hunter: World PC release date and specifications revealed

Monster Hunter: World PC release date and specifications revealed

It's safe to say that Monster Hunter: World quickly became a sensation when it launched on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 early in the year. Fans were definitely excited for Monster Hunter's return to consoles, and it didn't take long for Monster Hunter: World to gather up an impressive collection of glowing reviews and become the best-selling game in Capcom's history. All the while, though, PC players were left on the outside looking in.

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Shenmue 1 and 2 remasters slated for August release

Shenmue 1 and 2 remasters slated for August release

We won't be seeing Shenmue 3 launch until sometime in 2019, but the good news is that series fans will have something to tide them over in the meantime. Back in April, Sega announced that it's remastering the first two Shenmue games for Xbox One, PS4, and PC. Today, we know when those remasters will launch, and release is only several weeks away.

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Steam Summer Sale 2018 on now with 1000s of deals on games

Steam Summer Sale 2018 on now with 1000s of deals on games

Just as the rumors foretold, the Steam Summer Sale has launched at last. Like every other annual sale Valve holds, this one offers deep discounts on many of the games in Steam's catalog. Steam veterans might not find a ton of exciting deals after years and years of sales like this, but for anyone who might be a relatively new to the world of PC gaming, the Steam Summer Sale is definitely a good time to pad your library.

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PUBG’s Sanhok map finally launches this week

PUBG’s Sanhok map finally launches this week

After months of waiting and a lot of testing, PUBG's new Sanhok map is nearly ready for prime time. PUBG Corp has announced that the new map will launch in the live version of the game later this week, which means no more downloading test servers if you want a chance to play it. The map has proven very popular with players throughout its testing phases, so expect it to get a lot of playtime once it's finally in the game.

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