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Dear Esther Developer Dives Into the Post-Apocolyptic

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Dear Esther Developer Dives Into the Post-Apocolyptic A few months ago, I wrote about the illusion of choice in thechineseroom’s  mod/interactive story/game, Dear Esther. As a fan of atmospheric adventure games, Dear Esther struck me in a way that other games generally haven’t, but it also left me feeling uncomfortably cheated from an actual game. Lucky for fans of Dear Esther‘s ...

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Rinse and Repeat: Aeria Games Announces Starlight Story, Closed Beta Underway 

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Rinse and Repeat: Aeria Games Announces Starlight Story, Closed Beta Underway  Sometimes I think there is a big conspiracy going on between developers of browser based MMOs. How else do you explain the apparent “freeze” on innovation from foreign browser MMOs? The list of features most browser MMOs carry are the same features we saw when they were first introduced ...

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Hearthstone Nerfs A Dozen Cards In Advance Of Format Change 

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Hearthstone Nerfs A Dozen Cards In Advance Of Format Change  Blizzard took a bold step today, announcing the nerf — I mean, rebalancing — of 12 classic Hearthstone cards, in an effort to provide a better environment for Standard play, which will start up when Whispers of the Old Gods launches on April 26. Many of the changes are being ...

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UK police arrest teen from Lulz Security for DDOS attack

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UK police arrest teen from Lulz Security for DDOS attack U.K. police arrested a 19-year-old on Monday for allegedly attacking a police website earlier in the day, in what is the first arrest connected with the rogue hacking group Lulz Security. The Metropolitan Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) said the teenager was detained following an investigation into network intrusions and ...

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Knock Out for 10

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Knock Out for 10 Procreate has announced KnockOut 2, the latest version of its award-winning image-masking software. Procreate is Corel’s subsidiary company, devoted to bringing creative solutions to market. KnockOut 2 can create precise masks of complex objects in a fraction of the time it takes using tools supplied in dedicated image-editing applications, according to the company. It’s capable of ...

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Hey! You got a bit of Halo in my Killer Instinct! | Killer Instinct Season 3

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Hey! You got a bit of Halo in my Killer Instinct! | Killer Instinct Season 3 4   Not quite Master Chief. I’m not complaining! That’s right. One of the most iconic characters of the Halo franchise is joining the roster of Killer Instinct Season 3.  To be honest, I’m surprised it took the developers so long to do something like this; especially considering how many fans ...

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Saints Row IV Ends the Saints Row Saga | Saints Row 4

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Saints Row IV Ends the Saints Row Saga | Saints Row 4 Saints Row IV will be the last installment in this story arc for the Saints. But that doesn’t mean we won’t see them again. Scott Phillips, design director at Volition, told Gillen McAllister at E3, “We’re definitely considering Saints Row IV sort of the end of that saga of ...

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