Category: Games

We need more video games that are social platforms first, games second
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We need more video games that are social platforms first, games second

During these long, mundane physically-distant days, stretching on into an uncertain future like an ever-lengthening beigeish corridor, it’s impossible not to miss hanging out with friends. Especially the kind of hanging out where you’re not really doing anything in particular, not talking about any one thing—just kind of being. As we continue to stay physically…

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Claiming Epic Games Store Freebies Just Got Way More Annoying
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Claiming Epic Games Store Freebies Just Got Way More Annoying

Claiming the Epic Game Store weekly free games will now require users to have two-factor authentication enabled. Epic Games explains the measure is to encourage users to enhance their account security. The tedious requirement stands from now until May 21. There will now be an extra annoying hoop to jump through to secure the weekly…

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11 Free PS4, Xbox One & PC Games You Should Download Right Now
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11 Free PS4, Xbox One & PC Games You Should Download Right Now

There’s a generous spread of games available to play for free right now. Whether you’re on PS4, Xbox One, or PC, there’s something out there for everyone. Titles include Uncharted 4, Journey, Assassin’s Creed 2, Just Cause 4, and more. Has the coronavirus lockdown got you down and left you twiddling your thumbs with nothing…

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Epic Games Throws Down the Gauntlet to the Publishing Industry
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Epic Games Throws Down the Gauntlet to the Publishing Industry

Epic Games has announced its own publishing branch. The company has struck deals with developers Remedy Entertainment, genDesign, and Playdead. EGP aims to offer the most developer-friendly terms in the industry. Not content with limiting its operations to developing games and running a digital storefront, Epic Games announced today that it is taking the first…

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Epic Games buys UK facial mapping startup Cubic Motion
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Epic Games buys UK facial mapping startup Cubic Motion

Epic Games announced today that it’s buying Cubic Motion, a computer vision startup that’s been building out a platform for capturing more realistic facial animations with a complex camera rig and software platform. The game studio behind Fortnite and the Unreal Engine has already done plenty of work with the UK-based startup, creating a number of…

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