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Star Citizen Arena Commander Capture the Core mode is live
Sick of dogfighting aimlessly? This new Star Citizen Arena Commander mode could be just the ticket to spice up the weekend.
The Sims 4 gets epic wood, greatly reduces career options
Welcome to another fascinating edition of good news/bad news about The Sims 4, courtesy of the Maxis advertising campaign.
Football Manager 2015 gets pack shot – Beta 2 weeks before release
Football Manager 2015 will be releasing in few months and there are more details coming soon.
Twitch to remove copyright audio. May as well leave now
With Google at the helm this was bound to happen and Twitch users may as well give up now.
DayZ 0.48 hot fix due 13 August, 0.49 may add gardening
I’ve not read a DayZ update blog in a while, but they’ve got awfully convoluted and technical.
Evolve delayed to 2015, GTA V PC still on course for Autumn
Tucked away in part of the quarterly financial details released by publisher Take-Two today is news of a delay to Evolve.
Wing Commander 3 is free on Origin for an undisclosed period
Before Chris Roberts fell into a Star Citizen shaped vat of internet money he was one of the main chaps behind the Wing Commander series.
Thief 2014 trailer with Stephen Russell voice mix unearthed
Here’s an interesting find from the world of “what might have been”; an early Thief (2014) trailer with a rough Stephen Russell voice mix on it.
Dislike Sacred 3? Check out Unbended by original Sacred devs
Sacred 3 has been a massive disappointment for fans of the series so let’s look at Unbended as a true Sacred alternative.
Northward’s pre-alpha demo resembles a pixel art Settlers
Northward is a top-down, pixel art settlement construction game that’s ultimately intended to be a co-operative affair.
Heroes of the Storm Artifacts are being removed from the game
Blizzard has listened to the Heroes of the Storm community and decided the new systems are not working.
The Witcher 3 video shows CD Projekt Red’s Comic-con adventure
If you didn’t get to San Diego Comic-con, this video about CD Projekt Red’s SDCC showing of The Witcher 3 might create the experience for you.
Total War: Rome 2 patch 14 brings campaign and AI improvements
Beta testing of this Total War: Rome 2 patch 14 has been completed and it’s now live.
Path of Exile: Forsaken Masters mini-expansion announced
The teasing is over, Grinding Gear Games has revealed their next major content update and details of the new features.
Elite: Dangerous “Standard” Beta launches – Lots of patch notes
Today is the day Elite: Dangerous expands for beta testers which also means it’s slightly cheaper to play.
Firefall finally launches, sort of
Update: Okay, it looks like it may actually be available on the official website now, insofar as there’s a download and account creation link.
New Mass Effect details from ComicCon, Mako returns and more
The Mass Effect panel at San Diego’s ComicCon has proved to be of far more interest than the underwhelming showing at E3 2014.
Watch the Star Citizen Planetside environments being created
What do Star Citizen planetside locations look like? This video gives a taster.
Gaming Live to take on Twitch with new service for streamers
With Twitch reportedly having been sold to Youtube (Google) for $1bn, Gaming Live is about to launch as an alternative.
Far Cry 4’s team visits Nepal for an unusually interesting trailer
I’m not quite sure when or why VICE Magazine got involved in videogame trailers, but this Far Cry 4 one is another interesting co-production.
The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection free on Origin for July
EA is giving away copies of The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection on Origin until 31 July, if you fancy that game in your collection.
DOTA 2 The International 4 winners are crowned
After days of tense DOTA 2 battles it’s all over. The DOTA 2 The International 4 winners stomp home with $5,028,308 after an entertaining final.
Techies appear in Dota 2’s The International 4 All-Star match
Okay, that was something. Techies have appeared for the first time in Dota 2, as played by Arteezy, in Dota 2‘s The International 4 All-Star match.
Dark Souls 2’s gargantuan 1.08 calibration patch out now
Everything changes with the release of Dark Souls 2‘s new patch, thanks to all the balance tweaks it contains.
Solarix psychological stealth survival horror FPS needs your backing
UK developer Pulsetense Games has been working on their FPS Solarix for three years and they’re looking to finish it with help from backers.
Dark Souls 2’s Crown of the Sunken King DLC gets more screenshots
More screenshots from the first in Dark Souls 2’s Lost Crowns DLC trilogy have been released today, showing more locations from the Crown of the Sunken King.
Dota 2’s The International 4 playoffs end; main event matches decided
The playoffs of Dota 2‘s The International 4 tournament have ended, which means the matches starting the main event are now set in stone.