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Rare Games Will Never Charge for Sea of Thieves Content Expansions; It ‘Would Segregate Our Players’
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Rare Games Will Never Charge for Sea of Thieves Content Expansions; It ‘Would Segregate Our Players’

Rare Games and Microsoft’s Sea of Thieves achieved amazing success since its launch, surpassing 5 million players and more than 40 million hours of streaming on Twitch and over 300 million views in YouTube videos. The recent surge in numbers and new players is mainly due to the studio’s continuous support to the game with content updates, the latest being Cursed Sailsadding tons of skeleton-pirate themed content to the game. What makes all this more enjoyable is Rare’s commitment to never charge their players for new content updates. read more

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Difficulty Settings Detailed; Separate Difficulties for Combat, Exploration and Puzzles
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Shadow of the Tomb Raider Difficulty Settings Detailed; Separate Difficulties for Combat, Exploration and Puzzles

Developer Eidos Montreal and publisher Square Enix’s upcoming entry in the Tomb Raider franchise, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, looks to be one of the best and most innovative instalments. According to Game Director Daniel Chayer-Bisson, it is the “the most difficult Tomb Raider of all the Tomb Raiders” as well. Earlier this month, the title received a new trailer, showcasing the new tombs players will explore and all the new obstacles, puzzles and enemies they’ll face. read more

Doom Eternal won’t have SnapMap, but it will have single-player DLC
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Doom Eternal won’t have SnapMap, but it will have single-player DLC

The focus for today’s Doom Eternal reveal was squarely on the campaign, but the previous game bolstered that with SnapMap – a set of level creation tools that let you build levels out of prefab parts. The feature wasn’t as deep as it could have been, though it did allow for some fun creations. But id has decided to cut SnapMap this time around and focus on more substantial helpings of extra content. read more

Doom Eternal has extra lives and 1-ups
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Doom Eternal has extra lives and 1-ups

There was a lot to absorb in today’s Doom Eternal gameplay presentation, and one little detail nearly slipped under the radar – extra lives. We see the Slayer grab a 1-up during the course of the action, but didn’t get any info about how that works in-game. So we had to find out – and we did just that in a Q&A session after the QuakeCon keynote. read more