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Valve Adding 'Pay What You Want' Option to Steam Workshop Mods

After what could be described as a cool reception to the news that Valve would allow modders to charge for their creations, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell took to reddit to talk about mods, Valve’s reasoning behind the move, and his confidence that mod authors won’t have their …read more

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Naomi Meets the Slender Man in Slender: The Arrival

Naomi attempts to runs for her life terrified as she encounters the Slender Man for the first time. …read more

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Gabe Newell Says Valve Will Dump Paid Mods If They're Bad for Gamers

Valve CEO Gabe Newell said that if the new Steam program that allows users to sell mods instead of just giving them away for free turns out to be bad for gamers, the company will ditch the idea.

“Our goal is to make modding better for the authors and gamers,” …read more

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Gabe Newell Says Valve Will Dump Paid Mods If They're Bad for Gamers

Valve CEO Gabe Newell said that if the new Steam program that allows users to sell mods instead of just giving them away for free turns out to be bad for gamers, the company will ditch the idea.

“Our goal is to make modding better for the authors and gamers,” …read more

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Gabe Newell Says Valve Will Dump Paid Mods If They're Bad for Gamers

Valve CEO Gabe Newell said that if the new Steam program that allows users to sell mods instead of just giving them away for free turns out to be bad for gamers, the company will ditch the idea.

“Our goal is to make modding better for the authors and gamers,” …read more

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Destiny: Tower and Reef Changes You Need To Know About

Gothalion is back from Bungie and he tells us all about the Reef, the Tower and why they’re both incredibly important …read more

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Destiny: Tower and Reef Changes You Need To Know About

Gothalion is back from Bungie and he tells us all about the Reef, the Tower and why they’re both incredibly important …read more

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Facebook Hints That Oculus Rift Isn't Shipping This Year

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The clues are piling up that the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset will not launch in retail by the end of the year.

Speaking on Facebook’s most recent quarterly earning call, the company’s chief financial officer David Wehner said that it has …read more

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PS4 Launches Beta for Sequel to One of PS3's Best Multiplayer Games

You can now sign up to beta test Rocket League, the PS4 follow-up to one of the most entertaining multiplayer games on PS3, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars.

The beta is now underway, and you can register for access at developer Psyonix’s website. All you’ll need to …read more

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Console Players Deserve PC-Style Graphics Settings, Project Cars Dev Says

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The ability to tweak graphics settings largely remains the domain of PC gamers. Project Cars is proving to be an exception to that, as it will offer players on Xbox One and PS4 some control over various visual effects.

As first discovered by Digital Foundry, …read more

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Should We Worry About Star Wars Battlefront? - Podcast Unlocked

Our Podcast Unlocked crew debates whether or not Star Wars Battlefront is shipping with enough content. …read more

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Why We're Excited for Square Enix' E3 Conference - Game Scoop!

The Japanese publisher potentially has one of its strongest lineups ever. …read more

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Killing Floor 2 Will Ban Racist, Sexist, and Other Abusive Players

We’re all used to skipping right through end-user license agreements (EULA) when we install new games, but you should take a moment to read Killing Floor 2‘s EULA, especially if you’re planning on being a jerk in the game.

In part six, titled “Cheats, Cheating and Abusive Behaviors,” developer …read more

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GTA V and VR - Just Because You Can Doesn't Mean You Should

Jeremy had the opportunity to play GTA V with the Oculus Rift, but it didn’t go exactly as anticipated… …read more

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Two New RPGs Headed to PSP (Yes, PSP) in North America and Europe

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Although the PlayStation Portable software market in the West dried up years ago for most developers, not everyone has abandoned the pursuit of bringing niche RPGs to the US, Canada, and Europe. Gaijinworks and MonkeyPaw revealed their latest efforts this week, which will see two new games brought over from …read more

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Molyneux Says Talking to Press About Early Ideas Is a Mistake

22 Cans co-founder Peter Molyneux has made his first public appearance following a big controversy in February around the developer’s game Godus, which failed to deliver on the rewards promised on its Kickstarter page, game features, and a life changing experience for one player.

According to a report …read more

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Apple Watch Gets New Apps From Gameloft

Mobile publisher Gameloft has announced the release of four new apps for Apple’s smartwatch.

While the applications can’t really be called games, they do allow Apple Watch users to interact with a handful of Gameloft’s iOS titles currently available on mobile, including Asphalt 8: Airborne, Modern Combat 5: Blackout, Brothers In …read more

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Watch Feminists React to Playing GTA 5 for the First Time

BuzzFeed has uploaded a video capturing the reaction of several feminists who are playing Grand Theft Auto V, which is also their first experience with a Grand Theft Auto game.

The result is pretty much what you’d expect. “If you were going through your formative years and this …read more

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Puzzle & Dragons Z: Touring the World

Daniel Orihuela, from Nintendo of America, takes us on a tour of the starting town in Puzzle & Dragons Z. …read more

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Garry's Mod Creator Responds to Steam's Paid Mods Program

Garry’s Mod creator Garry Newman has published a blog post in response to Valve’s decision to allow developers and modders to sell their mods directly through Steam Workshop.

As a developer who got his start with a free mod which later …read more

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Galactic Civilizations 3 Is A Massive Space Sandbox

Brandin Tyrrel and Stardock CEO Brad Wardell discuss customization, depth, and modding potential in the upcoming space strategy game. …read more

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Weekly Recap: Witcher 3 1080p Controversy, Xbox Sales Fall, Destiny House of Wolves Revealed

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THE BIG STUFF:

Microsoft Apologizes for Confusion Over 1080p/60fps Witcher 3 Footage on Xbox Channel: On Wednesday, Microsoft posted a new Witcher 3 gameplay video to its YouTube Xbox channel that ran at 1080p/60fps. But fans quickly pointed out that the Xbox One version …read more

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25 Great Colleges For People Who Love Video Games

University of Southern California


The USC Games Program has long been considered the premier game design destination in the country. With high-profile faculty members straight from the industry itself and an assortment of stunning alumni success stories, like Kellee Santiago and Jenova Chen who created Journey, USC earns its reputation as …read more

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18 Pretty Great Bloodborne Weapons and Armor Sets

1. The Saw Cleaver


This is the best weapon to use as training wheels when you start your quest. It’s pretty lightweight, so it allows you to run in and thrash on your enemies without tuckering out. You may graduate to better weapons as you continue, but when you’re naked and …read more

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23 Super Cool Facts You May Not Know About League of Legends

1. Zilean Is Named After the Game’s Design Director


Zilean, the great Chronokeeper, is named after Tom “Zileas” Cadwell, a design director at Riot Games. Cadwell’s got an impressive pedigree, with a computer science degree from MIT, and credits at Blizzard on Warcraft III The Frozen Throne and WoW.

2. The Game …read more

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How to Counter Goro in Mortal Kombat X

Welcome once again to a new episode of How To Counter! This time out, I’ll be helping you take down the four-armed menace known as Goro.

As a pre-order exclusive, not everyone has access to Goro, which means not everyone knows him well enough to beat him. That’s ok. …read more

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Destiny: Why We're Already Excited for House of Wolves

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This week we were lucky enough to have King Gothalion join Destin Legarie and Fran Mirabella to talk about the huge Reef reveal from Bungie for the House of Wolves. How excited are they? Listen …read more

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Destiny: Why We're Already Excited for House of Wolves

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This week we were lucky enough to have King Gothalion join Destin Legarie and Fran Mirabella to talk about the huge Reef reveal from Bungie for the House of Wolves. How excited are they? Listen …read more

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How to Counter Goro in Mortal Kombat X

Goro is a four-armed pain. Watch this episode of How To Counter to learn how to put him down. …read more

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Valve Announces The Dota 2 Major Championships

Competitive Dota 2 will see three new official events added to its calendar, beginning this fall with the Dota Major Championships fall tournament. Seasonal events lead up to the annual International Championships each summer.

“These marquee tournament events will see top teams competing at premier venues around the …read more

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Fireteam Chat Ep. 15 - Why We're Already Excited for House of Wolves - IGN's Destiny Podcast

Gothalion joins Fran and Destinthis week to talk about everything we learned from Bungie about their next DLC the House of Wolves. …read more

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What Are You Doing This Weekend? (4/24)

It’s Friday! We wanna know what you all are playing, watching, reading, listening to, everything! Marty and Zach also give you some recommendations in case you don’t have plans. …read more

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GTA 5: Your Best Moments

The above video highlights some of the best moments submitted to IGN from the community. We sorted through the many submission tirelessly to bring you the best, most hilarious, and skilled based videos sent by you!

There’s no denying that Grand Theft Auto V and Grand Theft Auto Online …read more

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Microsoft's Biggest Xbox One Exclusives of 2015

Don’t count out the exclusives.


In the current world of console gaming, there is a massive focus on multi-platform releases. But what sets each platform apart are their exclusives. So here’s a list of some of the biggest games that you can only play on Xbox One! (Note: This list includes …read more

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Nintendo's Biggest Wii U/3DS Exclusives of 2015

Don’t count out the exclusives.


In the current world of console gaming, there is a massive focus on multi-platform releases. But what sets each platform apart are their exclusives. So here’s a list of some of the biggest games that you can only play on Wii U and 3DS!

Splatoon



Splatoon is …read more

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Sony's Biggest PS4/Vita Exclusives of 2015

Don’t count out the exclusives.


In the current world of console gaming, there is a massive focus on multi-platform releases. But what sets each platform apart are their exclusives. So here’s a list of some of the biggest games that you can only play on PS4 and PS Vita! (Note: Due …read more

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GTA 5: Your Best Moments

You, the IGN community, submitted wonder moments to be spotlighted here on IGN. We tirelessly picked out the best we could find. …read more

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Mortal Kombat X DLC & Just Cause 3 Trailer Incoming - IGN Daily Fix

Jason Voorhees Mortal Kombat X DLC gets a release date & Just Cause 3′s new box art hits alongside news of an upcoming trailer. Plus Microsoft’s third quarter report is in & Bungie changes a big part of Destiny. …read more

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Naomi Encounters a Different Monster in Slender: The Arrival

Naomi ventures into the deep ominous woods in search of Kate. Will she encounter the Slender Man this time around? …read more

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Plains - Shovel Knight Walkthrough (Part One)

IGN’s guide to Shovel Knight! In Part One, begin your adventure through the Plains to confront on old frenemy – The Black Knight. …read more

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