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PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS Early Access Month 3 Update Features New Weapons and Weather

Players, Server performance has improved a lot over the course of the past few weekly patches. We will continue to work on improving server and client performance over the coming weeks and months. We have also been working hard to tackle down cheating players. This is an ongoing battle, but one we are committed to fighting! We have banned 25,000+ users in the last 3 months, and work daily with BattlEye to add new protections and detections for cheats appearing on the market. We are currently monitoring gameplay very carefully, and our data science team is spending much of their time preparing reports on how you play the game. We plan to make continuing changes to improve play area size & speed, loot balance, and gunplay properties in order to provide an exciting and fair gaming experie...

Top 15 Awesome New Games You Probably Didn’t Know About

There’s been a lot of great games that have been released in the last couple of months and with summer going on, you don’t even need an excuse to sit in and enjoy these games. So here’s a list of indie games that you can enjoy this summer. Mr. Shifty Shift through bullets, and master lightning-fast takedowns in an all new kind of action game from tinyBuild and Team Shifty! Mr. Shifty follows a teleportation-fueled heist to break into the world’s most secure facility. Graceful Explosion Machine Skillfully pilot the Graceful Explosion Machine, a fighter ship armed with a ludicrously overpowered quad-weapon array! Lost in deep space, you’ll shoot, dash and combo your way through jewel-hued alien worlds, fighting crystalline enemies to find a way home. Flinthook F...

Top 20 Incredible Deals From Steam Summer Sale 2017

Steam Sales are on at full, uh, steam, and it might be tough finding the best deals. So here are some of the biggest games worth picking up from the Steam Summer Sale 2017. Transistor – Rs. 84 (85% off) From the creators of Bastion, Transistor is a sci-fi themed action RPG that invites you to wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as you fight through a stunning futuristic city. Shadow of Mordor GOTY – Rs. 197 (80% off) Fight through Mordor and uncover the truth of the spirit that compels you, discover the origins of the Rings of Power, build your legend and ultimately confront the evil of Sauron in this new chronicle of Middle-earth. Dust: An Elysian Tale – Rs. 95 (80% off) Immerse yourself in a gorgeous hand-painted world on a search for your true identity. As ...

PlayStation Store Is Offering Some Unbelievably Cheap Deals Right Now

This week on the North American PlayStation Store, you’ll find a huge two-week Mid Year Sale that lets you save up to 50% (or up to 75% if you’re a PlayStation Plus member) on hundreds of games like Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year Edition, Ratchet & Clank, RIGS, and much more. Here’s the games on sale through the PlayStation Store this week, with many deals ending on July 4 at 8am PT/11am ET: *Note: The Mid Year Sale has hundreds of deals (and more seem to be added by the minute). Some of the highlights are listed below. Mid Year Sale (Sale Price, PlayStation Plus Price) PlayStation 4 & PlayStation VR ADR1FT – $4.99, $2.99 Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed – $14.99, $11.99 Among the Sleep – $7.49, $4.49 Arcade Game Series 3 in 1 Pack – $3.99, $3.19 Assassin’s Cre...

Xbox Games With Gold: Free Games for July 2017

Summer has officially arrived and we’re giving you plenty of reasons to stay inside with four exciting games coming to Games with Gold in July. For Xbox One, the open-world adventure game Grow Up will be available July 1 – 31, followed by the innovative (and colorful) racing game Runbow from July 16 to August 15. We’ll also have a couple of throwbacks to the Xbox 360 era thanks to Backward Compatibility. Step into the shoes of disillusioned and desperate criminals in Kane & Lynch 2 starting July 1 – 15, and then get ready for a swashbuckling adventure in LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game from July 16 – 30. All games will be available for a limited time only as part of Games with Gold, so get Xbox Live Gold today to get in on the action! • Grow Up ($9.99): Available July 1-3...

Assassin’s Creed Rebellion Announced for iOS and Android

Assassin’s Creed returns to the 15th century with Assassin’s Creed Rebellion, a free-to-play strategy RPG just announced for iOS and Android devices, and developed in close collaboration with Behaviour Interactive studio. The game offers an unique Assassin’s Creed visual experience thanks to a new artistic direction, presenting familiar faces in a new light while remaining faithful to the series. Giving players the chance to build their own Assassin Brotherhood, manage a fortress, and engage in covert missions against the Templars, Assassin’s Creed Rebellion brings together a roster of more than 40 Assassins. Recruit familiar Assassins such as Ezio, Aguilar, Shao Jun, Claudia, and Machiavelli, along with more than 20 new unlockable characters exclusively created for Assassin’s Creed Rebell...

Hidden Gems You Should Pick Up From The Steam Summer Sale 2017

With the Steam Summer Sale currently ongoing and a lot of great games going for sale and being showcased on the main store page, you’ve probably bought all the games that are showcased or just aren’t interested in the other ones but still want to take the opportunity to grab games at discounted prices. So here’s a list of hidden gems that you may not know about. Morphblade- $2.49/ Rs 129( 50% off) A minimalist strategic roguelike where every movement is a tactical choice and abilities can be combined to create new power synergies. GoNNER- $2.99/ Rs 110( 70% off) A vibrant frenetic roguelike shooter/platformer, with a colourful surreal aesthetic and punchy fast-paced combat that rewards combos and speed. Hydra Slayer- $2.99/ Rs 149( 50% off) An old school roguelike with a ...

BenQ ZOWIE to launch the Celeritas II gaming keyboard at ESL India Premiership Mumbai 2017

BenQ ZOWIE, “Official Esports Monitor Partner” for the ESL India Premiership 2017, will be launching the much awaited Celeritas II gaming keyboard along with showcasing their range of ZOWIE esports monitors and accessories at an exclusive booth at the Summer Season Finale scheduled for 1st and 2nd July in Mumbai. ESL India Premiership, which kicked off in April, is one of the largest esports events in the country with a prize pool of INR 67 lakhs. On this occasion, Rajeev Singh, BenQ India MD said, “At ZOWIE, we are dedicated to providing unprecedented gaming experiences to the professionals. After years of perfecting the technology for optimal and consistent keystrokes coupled with the best hardware and heavy in-house testing by professional gamers, we are proud to launch the Celeritas II...

Home Sweet Home – Gone Home Review (Spoiler Free)

For the longest time I can remember, writing a review for one of my favourite games – Gone Home has troubled me. It’s not because the review process is lengthy or tedious, it’s just that in this particular case, I can’t talk about it without giving away ‘Too Much’. I have come across numerous reviews across websites that have hacked the game to pieces laying bare the very nature of it without inviting players to delve into the experience themselves. Some spoiled it completely by describing the plot, some barely managed to describe the genre and some shamelessly ignored the entire plot point giving away the main storyline in the process. Although most of the scores praise the game highly (and rightly so) they failed to keep secrets to themselves and instead lay all the cards on the table. H...

White Day: A Labyrinth Named School for PC Launches August 22

PQube is excited to announce that White Day: A Labyrinth Named School, the Korean horror gem, will be coming to Steam on August 22, 2017! White Day: A Labyrinth Named School will now be launching simultaneously in Europe and America on both PC and consoles. It will be releasing on PlayStation 4 in North America on August 22, 2017 and in Europe on August 25, 2017. The bone-chilling horror game, White Day: A Labyrinth Named School, is widely considered a hidden gem in the survival horror genre. With a skin-crawling atmosphere, bloodcurdling scares, dynamically changing puzzles and multiple endings, this horror classic is being completely remade with expanded gameplay features and new storylines. Both old fans and new players alike will find plenty to love and fear in White Day: A Labyrinth N...

Secret World Legends Now Available, Launch Trailer

Are you ready to discover the deepest, darkest, and most shocking secrets of our world? The time is now! Today Funcom officially launched the shared-world RPG Secret World Legends and the game is available fully free-to-play via SecretWorldLegends.com on Windows PC. Reimagined and reborn from Funcom’s acclaimed massively multiplayer online game The Secret World, Secret World Legends features well over 100 hours of story-driven content that can be explored in entirety either alone, with a group of friends, or with strangers you meet in the online world. “From the ambitious scale of its storytelling to the quality of quest design and voice acting, Secret World Legends delivers an experience unlike any other you can find in gaming,” says Executive Producer Scott Junior at Funcom. “It’s a capt...

Observer ‘Hidden Horror’ Developer Commentary Gameplay Video

Bloober Team are no strangers to zeroing in on the unnerving and fear-inducing. Taking everything they learned from the horror hit, Layers of Fear, this Polish indie crew have refined their technique for the upcoming cyberpunk release, Observer. The developers have broken down their terrifying process in a gameplay video full of in-depth commentary. Catharsis is the goal of Bloober Team; to allow you to release of your own fears by experiencing them second hand. Check out the video for a full breakdown of their process and what you can expect from Observer, launching later this year on Steam, PS4 and Xbox One. Story Observer introduces players to a frightening concept: How would it feel if your fears could be weaponized against you? Det. Daniel Lazarski is an “Observer”; part of a corporat...


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