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Valve Finally Shows Off New Steam UI Overhaul

An update to the Steam user interface and library has been in the works at Valve for years now. Today, the company finally feels comfortable enough to show off their Steam UI overhaul and did just that during a presentation at GDC 2019. I'd like to first thank Game Informer and PC Gamer (and again) for a lot of the information and screenshots you'll see below.

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First up, let's talk about the changes coming to how your Library will look and function with this new update. The Friends list is now integrated into a column on the right side. No idea if this is an optional...
 

The Outer Worlds, Remedy's Control, Detroit: Become Human, and More Announced as Epic Games Store Timed Exclusives


As part of today's GDC presentation, Epic Games announced a number of timed exclusives that are coming first to the Epic Games Store. Among these games are The Outer Worlds, Control from Remedy Entertainment, and even some PlayStation 4 exclusives like Detroit: Become Human from Quantic Dream.

Some of these titles, such as The Outer Worlds, will also appear on the Microsoft Store for Windows 10. I guess this just lends more confirmation that Epic is less about purchasing exclusives and more about simply paying companies to keep their games off of Steam. Consumers should not...
 

System Shock 3 GDC Teaser


As part of the Unity keynote at GDC 2019, a new teaser trailer for System Shock 3 was shown off. I suppose that also confirms that System Shock 3 is being built on Unity. I think that was already known prior to this? Perhaps not.

The game is currently in development from OtherSide Entertainment. A release date for the horror title is not yet known. ...
 

Nvidia Announces Real-time Ray Tracing for Older GTX Cards


Nvidia just announced today that they are bringing real-time ray tracing to their GTX lineup of cards. This support will begin with a driver update currently slated for some time in April.

Get ready to have your framerates destroyed. Think about it this way: Nvidia's RTX cards have special hardware that is dedicated to handling the load of real-time ray tracing. Even with this special hardware, enabling real-time ray tracing still destroys framerates on these new cards.

Now they're going to add support for it on to their older cards? It will certainly make your...
 

Epic Games Launcher Allegedly Scrapes Local Steam Data Prior to Granting Consent, Epic Responds

Earlier today, Reddit user PhoenixPoint and ResetEra member Madjoki found out that the Epic Games Launcher may be collecting your Steam history at startup. As part of their investigation, they found that at startup, the Epic Games Launcher searches your local computer for a Steam install. If it finds that Steam is installed, it then apparently proceeds to pull a list of files typically stored in your Steam Cloud. This data includes game saves for all users that have logged in to Steam on your computer.

Madjoki also found that it pulls a list of your Steam friends and their name history....
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  • Review: Call of Cthulhu (PC)

    Review: Call of Cthulhu (PC)

    Choices matter?
    Call of Cthulhu places you in the shoes of Edward Pierce, a private investigator that falls firmly in the overused trope of being one drink away from full blown alcoholism. Pierce is a man with a mysterious past and, apparently, a pre-destined future. A future that finds him headed towards Darkwater Island in an attempt to get some concrete answers as to what really happened to the Hawkins family. Was it a simple accident that consumed the lives of a mother, father, and their child, or was it something far more sinister? Darkwater is as much of a character in Call of Cthulhu as Pierce or the other island inhabitants. It's as inviting to outsiders as a slap across the face, but serves as the perfect setting for a story that involves the eldritch monster Cthulhu. Darkwater seems almost lost in time, shrouded in what seems like a perpetual green gloom and mist th...
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  • You Can Customize What in Ace Combat 7?

    You Can Customize What in Ace Combat 7?

    Your plane. You can customize your plane. Come on, what else would you be able to customize in a game that is all about flying?

    A new trailer for Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown shows us how you can customize your fighter jets with various paints, jobs, decals, insignias, and more.

    Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown will be released on January 18, 2019 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and on February 1, 2019 for the PC via Steam.

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  • Full Game List Revealed for PlayStation Classic

    Full Game List Revealed for PlayStation Classic

    Last month, Sony announced that they were going to release the PlayStation Classic much like Nintendo has done with the NES and SNES. What we didn't know at the time was the full list of 20 games that Sony hoped to include at release. Thankfully, we know now what those games are.
    North America will get the following 20 games:
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  • Tekken World Tour 2018 Finals Headed to Amsterdam

    Tekken World Tour 2018 Finals Headed to Amsterdam

    From December 1-2, a new king of the Iron Fist Tournament will be crowned. The Tekken World Tour 2018 Finals are headed to Amsterdam, bringing with it some of the world's best fighters. These players will battle it out in Tekken 7 to see whom among them is truly the best.
    With prize money on-the-line, the stakes for ultimate victory at the TEKKEN World Tour 2018 Finals will be high. Players wishing to participate, but who have not qualified through placement tournaments during the regular TWT season, will have the opportunity to compete in a Last Chance Qualifier (LCQ) event to be held on December 1st at The Theater
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  • Wouldn't A Live-Action Fallout 76 Trailer Be Nice?

    Wouldn't A Live-Action Fallout 76 Trailer Be Nice?

    Wouldn't it be nice if there was a Fallout 76 live-action trailer? And wouldn't it be nice to have that trailer released today? Then we wouldn't have to wait so long.
    Reclamation Day, 2102. Twenty-five years after the bombs fall, you and your fellow vault dwellers -- chosen from the nation's best and brightest -- emerge into post-nuclear America. Play solo or join together as you explore, quest, build, and triumph against the wasteland's greatest threats.

    The next Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. is slated to run from October 30 from 7-11PM (ET) on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. The full game is still slated...
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  • Screenshots of Nier: Automata's 2B in Soulcalibur 6

    Screenshots of Nier: Automata's 2B in Soulcalibur 6


    This weekend, we brought you word that 2B from Nier: Automata would be coming as a piece of DLC content for Soulcalibur 6. We had a trailer and everything. It was pretty neat.

    If you missed that news, fret not because we have something special in store for you today. How does a number of new 2B focused screenshots sound? Sounds good, yeah? Cool.
    2B wields two swords, Virtuous Contract and Virtuous Treaty. Both have been carefully tuned for maximum efficiency in the hands of a YoRHa android. Her fighting technique is specially designed for combat against machine lifeforms, employing acrobatic leaps and mid-air slashes, lightning-fast
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  • 2B from Nier: Automata Coming to Soulcalibur 6

    2B from Nier: Automata Coming to Soulcalibur 6

    It was revealed today that 2B from Nier: Automata is joining the fighting roster for Soulcalibur VI. The trailer, seen below, reveals that a lot of her combat abilities and moves have been successfully brought over to the combat arena. She has a lot of sword moves and even some blasts from her floating turret.

    In addition, it seems as though there may be some additional Nier: Automata goodies coming to Soulcalibur 6 in addition to 2B. The end of the trailer seems to give a little hint of this. I am going to assume this means either a Nier themed stage, additional costumes, or perhaps we'll even see 9S? Who knows!

    Ther...
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  • Twitch Announces New Features at TwitchCon 2018 Keynote

    Twitch Announces New Features at TwitchCon 2018 Keynote

    TwichCon 2018 officially kicked off today with a keynote presentation by CEO Emmett Shear. During the presentation, the company revealed a bunch of neat little statistics. More importantly, however, is the fact that they also revealed a bunch of new features coming "soon" to the Twitch platform.

    Let's just get the statistic stuff out of the way first.
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  • Get the First Look at Sean Bean in HITMAN 2

    Get the First Look at Sean Bean in HITMAN 2

    We already saw the real life Sean Bean promoting his appearance in HITMAN 2, but we have yet to see the digital version of him. At least we haven't seen him until right now.

    As a little reminder, Sean Bean assumes the role of Mark Faba, the first elusive target that Agent 47 is going after in HITMAN 2.
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  • My Hero One's Justice Released Today on Consoles and PC

    My Hero One's Justice Released Today on Consoles and PC

    If you aren't in the mood for some Wild West action today, you may be interested instead in picking up My Hero One's Justice from Bandai Namco. The game, out today for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam is based off of the "hit weekly Shonen Jump manga and anime series." From what I gather, this game focuses on action, complete with various super powers, and squad abilities.
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  • Call of Cthulhu Launch Trailer

    Call of Cthulhu Launch Trailer

    The launch trailer for Call of Cthulhu is here already ahead of the game's October 30th release on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
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