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Dying Light is Using DMCA to Censor Mods

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If you are a Dying Light player and cannot stand the film grain, good news. There is a mod to remove it. The bad news? Techland, the developers behind Dying Light, think you are cheating. The latest patch notes of v1.2.1, there is a statement: • blocked cheating by changing game’s data files As the Reddit post stated: Among other things, ... Read More »

Details on Devil May Cry Definitive Edition

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The recent trend of relaunching games continues with Devil May Cry Definitive Edition and Capcom has released details regarding the new iteration at its press release. The game has been enhanced in multiple directions in order to maximize its potential on next-gen consoles. It will run on 1080p at 60 fps on the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. It will ... Read More »

Details Released Elaborate on AOL Cleanup/Closures

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On January 27th, TechRaptor reported on the closure of the popular video game blog Joystiq as part of an effort by AOL to restructure its organization. Details were scant at the time and even the folks at Joystiq seemed a bit confused as to whether their blog would last the night, but in the past few days information has surfaced ... Read More »

Final Fantasy XIV is going to DirectX XI

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Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn has been one of the more successful relaunches in recent memory, and after hearing from the designers, there is much more in store for the game. At a recent panel titled Letter from the Producer, the designers spent an hour and a half detailing their future plans for the game, including patch details, expansion news, ... Read More »

EA Looking Into “Free-To-Start” Model for Consoles

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Electronic Art’s CEO Andrew Wilson is looking into something new for console owners. According to Wilson, EA is looking to expand its free-to-play options by pushing for what is being coined as “free-to-start,” or basically a new way to provide game trials to consumers. “On free-to-play, with consoles, we think about this much the way that we think about free-to-play overall. ... Read More »

Vulture for NetHack Coming to Steam

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When the original NetHack was released on July 1987, it’s refinement of the genre paved the way for many of the modern roguelikes we have today. NetHack is one of the oldest games still being worked on today, with a new version teased last September. In a few days, Steam users will be able to play a graphical revamp of ... Read More »

Nintendo Announces New Youtube Content Creators Guidelines

Nintendo has revised their policy on YouTube videos.

Ever seen Youtubers play a classic Nintendo game like Super Mario Brothers 3 or Kid Icarus? Well, Nintendo has officially announced a new content creators program, which will allow users to make videos based on the content of Nintendo’s published work, in a revenue sharing model with Nintendo. Now please note, this would be separate from YouTube’s share that are ... Read More »

Offworld Trading Company Heading to Early Access

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In a message to its community, Mohawk Games have announced that their upcoming real time strategy/business simulation/very exciting-looking title ‘Offworld Trading Company’ will be making its way to Steam’s Early Access program, after having been in the hands of fans for some time through Mohawk’s own “Founder’s Program”, in which the earliest of adopters (from when the game was less of ... Read More »

Pokémon: Reckless Emboar Event Live For NA

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Following up to the Contrary Serperior event, the code for Reckless Emboar event, previously available only to Nintendo’s Japanese Customers, is now live for players in North America as well.  The code for Reckless Emboar is “POKEMON500″ and must be entered into the Mystery Gift interface on the title menu of Pokémon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire to receive these ... Read More »

Titans Launches on the App Store

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Titans is a new mobile card game from Uken Studios.  The game is available to download as of Thursday, Jan. 29th in the App Store.  Titans aims to bring a fresh approach to the card battle game genre with crafting and real-time multiplayer combat. Read More »