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Weekly Deals – Last minute call for Week 2 of Sony’s “Sale of the Dead”

Halloween gets more intense on PSN thanks to a catalog focused on action titles such as Capcom’s notorious Devil May Cry entries on PS4, along with Dead Island’s enhanced renditions and a couple of amazing bargains ahead of you. Make up your mind soon because these offers will be gone in a few hours!

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Microsoft Offers Refunds on CoD: Infinite War

One would think that when designing a multiplayer game for a AAA audience that the most important thing to focus on would be, say, the multiplayer funtionality. One would think that, but apparently Activision came to a different conclusion when developing Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare. The latest in it’s insanely long line of first person shooters about white america going to war with just about every brown person under the sun for increasingly dodgy and unrealistic reasons.

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What is Iron Harvest? King Art Games Announces RTS Title

German indie developer King Art Games has announced a new title expected for release in 2018: Iron Harvest. After a successful kickstarter campaign helped to get their fantasy RPG “The Dwarves” into production (set to be released in less than a month), the team at King Art Games has wasted no time in announcing their next effort. Continue reading What is Iron Harvest? King Art Games Announces RTS Title

Steam to Ban Misleading Images from Store Pages

The concept of expectations versus reality is far from unique to the world of video games. Advertising has universally functioned as convincing its target consumers that the product is better than it actually is. However, Valve is aiming to change that and inject some semblance of honesty into the storefront’s of the digital distribution platform Steam. Continue reading Steam to Ban Misleading Images from Store Pages

EVE Online Will Offer Free-to-Play Option

One of the more immersive, time consuming and ruthless MMOs on the market is EVE Online. Currently in its thirteenth year of operation, it has maintained a subscription model since its inception, putting it in pretty elite company along with World of Warcraft in terms of modern MMOs that have been able to sustain a subscription model for any significant period of time.

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Pay-to-Win Microtransactions

There are few features of modern gaming more reviled by gamers than microtransactions. But as they have become more common place, a large part of the gaming community has softened their stance to accept cosmetic purchases that don’t affect the overall balance of the game. In fact, this method (as seen with Blizzard’s Overwatch) is used to help fund the continued development of the game with the release of new heroes and maps that are periodically released without any additional charge. Continue reading Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Pay-to-Win Microtransactions