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Ion Maiden's PAX demo has me psyched

Ion Maiden has been making waves as of late and for good reason. This is the game idiots like me have been clamoring for ever since Call of Duty skyrocketed into popularity and started becoming the template for a modern first-person shooter...

 
 
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11 new games added to GOG Connect

Good Old Games is one of the better consumer-friendly digital marketplaces because it provides you with DRM-free games and usually has some goodies thrown in for older games. Over the past year and a half, GOG has been allowing you to conne...

 
 
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Darksiders III and Biomutant getting DRM free versions on GOG

While Valve's Steam might be the dominant force for digital PC marketplaces, GOG.com has slowly been expanding its library to match the digital juggernaut. A lot of people prefer DRM free versions of games not tied to a digital launcher (ev...

 
 
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Deadpool is about to get pulled from the Steam store

It seems like the merc with a mouth just can't sit still for too long. High Moon Studio's Deadpool has come and gone from Steam so many times that hearing about another delisting is hardly surprising. Licenses expire and Activision has neve...

 
 
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PSA: Sonic Forces' PC port is a hot mess

Sonic Forces has already had a bit of an uphill battle to face releasing after Sonic Mania, but it looks like PC users are going to have an even rougher time of it. Thanks to the magic of Denuvo DRM, most users can't even progress past the ...

 
 
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Gran Turismo Sport is barely functional when offline

Always online DRM has been a hot topic for years now. While I can understand wanting to combat piracy, putting such a stipulation mostly hurts legitimate buyers when server issues crop up. Gran Turismo Sport looks to be the next game that s...

 
 
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Fans angry at Sonic Mania's Steam DRM requirements

Sonic Mania has burst onto the scene to heaps of praise from critics and the community, who have suffered terrible games featuring the blue blur for decades now. Something to celebrate, at long last.It's not all roses in Green Hill Zone how...

 
 
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Mass Effect: Andromeda warps away from Denuvo in latest patch

On July 6, BioWare released a new update for the PC version of Mass Effect: Andromeda. The release notes at the time indicated that the patch was going to focus primarily on improving facial animations and stability, along with numerous oth...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Nintendo Switch won't be region locked

Back in October, when Nintendo first announced its upcoming Switch console, I couldn't help but feel a bit concerned about the prospect of the hardware manufacturer implementing a form of region-restrictions that may impede on a user's abil...

 
 
 
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Yogscast and Humble Bundle team up for an awesome cause

Yogscast is fairly popular, even if I couldn't name a single thing they've done. For a few years now, they've been hosting a "Jingle Jam" event to raise money for charities during the holiday season. It was only natural that Humble Bundle w...

 
 
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Grab Shadow Complex for $1 in the latest Humble Bundle

Shadow Complex is often hailed as one of the best Metroidvania style games around. I never got around to playing it, due to the game being based on the works of Orson Scott Card, but the newest Humble Bundle makes it tough to say no. $1 for...

 
 
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GOG has some more EA games that don't require Origin

I honestly had no clue that a lot of more recent EA titles were available at GOG.com. I've kind of sworn off of the publisher ever since it created Origin, but having its titles in a DRM-free manner could persuade me to pick up some older "...

 
 
 
 
 
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If you liked Darkspore you have a week left to play it

EA is pulling the plug on Maxis’ action-RPG Darkspore. The news was announced in December (thanks, PC Gamer) but it seems not many of us noticed… which may be the issue, let’s face it. “Today, we are announcing that...

 
 
 
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uPlay's latest update makes it a bit less annoying

Many people really, really hate Ubisoft’s uPlay platform. It’s seen as an unnecessary thing that stands between people and their games, especially when combined with a second client like Steam. Launching a uPlay-enabled game thr...

 
 
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Windows 10 has killed SecuROM and SafeDisc DRM

Back in the days before Steam, Origin, or uPlay, the infamous SecuROM and SafeDisc were two of the primary types of DRM developers could use. In the name of “preventing piracy” (read as “preventing perceived lost profits b...

 
 
 




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Shoggoth2588

I made a short CBlog (for me) about game collections that I didnt It should be live an hour or It seemed like a good idea since its almost E3 and I wouldnt be surprised if we see a bunch of new collections this

 
CaimDark Reloaded

So turns out that an annoying drawback of bagging a bunch of physical games is that you have to STAND UP and walk up to the console when you want to play something Then walk back to the Who does that? What a shocking revelation!

 
Spiders For Sale

Divinity OS is losing steam after the first A lot more combat, a lot less interesting things to see and interact Said combat is slowly turning into mere routine, as

 
ShadeOfLight

With Zelda being playable in Hyrule Warriors and also having her BotW costume, I felt it necessary to recreate that most captivating and memorable moment from Breath of the

 
TheNewDeadar64

So remember like, a year ago I was building a Pentium i200 machine? No? Well, either way Im almost Picks in the comments because mobile :D

 
Greenhornet214

Linkle is my new waifu

 
Rad Party God

And yet again, this takes me WAAAY back; PSP vs We all know how that ended, but its amazing to see how both were unveiled and I admit that the PSP looked a lot sexier than the OG Both systems were amazing though, but I far preferred the NDS =)

 
Shoggoth2588

Im going to call it before walking into the last room and watching the last 40 or so minutes of plot: Ive beaten Xenoblade Chronicles 2 again! 2017 was a great year for JRPGs considering this is the second one Ive played through twice in a

 
Kerrik52

This has quickly become my favorite Its so comfy! #SymphogearSunday

 
Chris Hovermale

My Gravity Rush 2 Token grinds been going faster than I thought! Just might get it all done today!

 
 

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