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Streamer completes zero hit run of the Dark Souls Trilogy

A dedicated Dark Souls fan has completed a run of the game's entire trilogy without taking a single hit. The_Happy_Hob streamed the nerve-wracking achievement, a year in the making, on his Twitch channel. The final moment (which contains lo...

 
 
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PUBG breaks 2 million concurrent players on Steam

As time marches on, so does the player count for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. According to Steam, the battle-royale style shooter has reached a new peak of over 2 million concurrent players - 2,016,498, to be exact.  This information...

 
 
 
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The Division has best-selling week one for any new IP

The Division shares its DNA with a lot of Ubisoft games but it is technically not a sequel and it isn't exactly based on existing property (despite the "Tom Clancy's" in the title). That makes it a "new IP."  And this new IP went beyon...

 
 
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The Division breaks launch day records for any Ubisoft title

So Tom Clancy’s The Division is doing really well for itself. According to a press release from Ubisoft, the game has had the most launch-day sales for any Ubisoft game ever, breaking the record set by Watch Dogs two years ago. It als...

 
 
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Fallout 4 already shattered one Steam record*

Less than 24 hours after release, Fallout 4 holds one of Steam's most coveted records. Well, kind of. It holds that record if you don't count other games that constantly beat out Fallout 4 and every other game. At the time of...

 
 
 
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No Halloween plans? Steam hits new user record over weekend

Steam is continuing its trend of increasing concurrent players and breaking past service records every few months. Just in June it was exciting to see Steam hit 10 million users using the service at the same time. This Halloween marked a ne...

 
 
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10 million of us were logged onto Steam on June 14

Steam hit 10 million concurrent users on the weekend. That's concurrent, you guys - 10 million people all on Steam at the same time, just before midday (PT) on June 14, 2015. Most of us were playing Dota 2, Counter-Stri...

 
 
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GTA V now holds Steam's record for concurrent players*

A lot of people eagerly awaited Grand Theft Auto V's debut on PC, and those same people turned up to play it as soon as they possibly could. When the game finally released on Steam yesterday, more than 300,000 players simultaneously transpo...

 
 
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Record breaking competitive Dota 2 match lasts over 3 hours

Dota matches have a reputation for becoming grindy slogs, but I'm pretty sure they aren't supposed to resemble the intractable grind of WWI trench warfare. On Friday a qualifying match between competitive teams Cloud9 and SFZ stretched on f...

 
 
 
 
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Caitlin Oliver goes for a new Splatterhouse record LIVE

A lot of people cite Super Metroid as the first game that showed them how tense and isolated videogames can make them feel. For me, that realization came four years earlier when I picked up Splatterhouse on the Turbografx-16. Like Supe...

 
 
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Pokemon X and Pokemon Y sold 4 million in 2 days

4 million in two days? Yep. That's Pokemon for you. Nintendo's first worldwide Pokemon launch was a success. They report that that Pokemon X and Pokemon Y managed to sell more than 4 million units across Japan, Europe, and The Americas this...

 
 
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CCP releases statistics for largest EVE Online fight

Last weekend, we reported on a battle that was taking place in EVE Online. At the time, it wasn't hard to see that it was the literal largest battle that had ever taken place in the game since it launched back in 2004. Developer CCP has ana...

 
 
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D3 Player earns world first Hardcore Inferno completion

It appears that after official confirmation from Blizzard community manager Bashiok, Canadian Diablo player Kripparian (with assistance from Krippi) is the first person to complete Inferno Mode on Hardcore in Diablo III. What that means (f...

 
 
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Trials Evolution sets new record for day-one XBLA sales

The people at Ubisoft who made the decision to pick up Trials developer RedLynx probably had a pretty terrific weekend. It was recently revealed that Trials Evolution broke the record for "highest grossing day-one sales" among Xbox Live Arc...

 
 
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Gamer endures 16 hours of DDR for a Guinness World Record

[Update: As expected, the endless cycle of record breaking continues onward. While we aren't going to report on every incremental change until the end of time, we will point out that Travis Houk played DDR X2 for 40 hours and 2 minutes las...

 
 
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November NPD: Xbox 360, Call of Duty, Skyrim lead sales

As usual, this past November saw the launches of some of the most popular and critically acclaimed games in recent memory. Nothing was going to top Call of Duty, of course; in fact, that mammoth franchise showed continued growth, with Moder...

 
 




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Batman 1&2 are also on sale! I was gifted the original on Steam long ago, but my laptop couldnt run it, so Ive never played

 
 

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