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Valve Calls Metro Exodus’ Epic Games Store Exclusive Deal ‘Unfair’

Yesterday, Deep Silver and Epic Games announced that the PC version of Metro Exodus will be an Epic Games Store exclusive until 2020. In response, Valve has called the deal “unfair to Steam customers”.

GDC State of the Industry 2019: Steamed Unions

GDC, the annual Game Developers Conference, recently released the 7th State of the Industry survey results. Nearly 4,000 game developers participated and gave their opinions on topics like unions, Steam, and the time they spend working.

Become an Actual God in Upcoming Cultist Simulator Update

Weather Factory’s eldritch card game Cultist Simulator is getting a big update on January 22. The update will give players who completed the game a new mode that lets them continue their now-immortal character’s story.

Star Control: Origins Removed from Steam and GOG Over DMCA

Two designers of the 1990 MS-DOS game Star Control, Fred Ford and Paul Reiche III, have issued DMCA takedown notices against the company Stardock. This has resulted in spiritual successor/reboot Star Control: Origins being pulled from Steam and GOG.

ATLAS Creators Address Difficult Early Access

Last week, Instinct Games released ATLAS, a pirate-themed MMO, into Early Access after a few delays. However, early reviews and player impressions suggest that this game should have stayed in port a bit longer.

New Action RPG ‘Pagan Online’ Announced

Pagan Online is an action RPG created by Wargaming and Mad Head Games. Take on the role of an ancient hero in this Diablo styled new title!

The Walking Dead: The Final Season Resumes on the Epic Games Store

After a tumultuous development, The Walking Dead: The Final Season is arriving soon on a new platform on the PC. New customers on the PC can buy the current episodes and the future ones on the Epic Games Store as they release.

Frostpunk

Frostpunk is the first society survival game. As the ruler of the last city on Earth, it is your duty to manage both its citizens and its infrastructure. What decisions will you make to ensure your society's survival? What will you do when pushed to breaking point? Who will you become in the process?

Jagged Alliance: Rage! Review

It has been a few years since we have gotten a new addition to the Jagged Alliance series. This particular new addition plans to breathe new life into the franchise to try to reignite the flame that so many fans had with Jagged Alliance 2 while also adapting to what works now. As of writing this review the status for steam seems to average at around mostly negative for this game. Are those reviews...[Read More]

Epic Games Starting Their Own Games Store with 88% Revenue Cut

Epic Games is shaking up the online games distribution market with the announcement of their own games store. The store plans to give developers 88% of the money they make, among other plans.

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

A tactical adventure game combining the turn-based combat of XCOM with story, exploration, stealth, and strategy. Take control of a team of Mutants navigating a post-human Earth. Created by a team including former HITMAN leads and the designer of PAYDAY.

New Steam Revenue Splits Upset Indie Devs

A recent change to the Steam marketplace makes it so Valve will take a smaller cut of a game’s earnings if it reaches certain sales milestones. This change has sparked debate among smaller developers about Valve’s decision to make things easier for bigger games.