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Scum sells more than 250,000 copies in less than a day

Scum, the painfully accurate early access survival game, is attracting quite the following. Not content with dethroning Fortnite from its near-permanent spot at the top of Twitch (before it had even come out) Scum has continued its meteoric rise, surpassing 250,000 copies sold in just a day since release. read more

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Just Cause 4’s grappling hook has “more than 4 million” customisations

Just Cause 4 has so many grappling hook customisation options that within just a few hours of play, no two players will have the exact same setup. In an interview at Gamescom, game director Francesco Antolini said that when developer Avalanche Studios attempted to calculate the total number of combinations, they found several million variations. read more

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Just Cause 4’s extreme weather systems won’t clash, “each extreme weather is bound to a biome”

You may have hoped that the extreme weather events in Just Cause 4 could meet and combine their destructive awesomeness. The whirlwind pulling enemy jeeps up into the air and flinging them into a lightning storm, or a sand storm shot through with lighting strikes. Unfortunately, that’s not going to happen. Each weather sytem will stick to its specific biome. read more

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“Intel’s processor supply shortfall” could mean we have to wait until 2019 to get our hands on a Core i9 9900K

Intel is struggling to make enough 14nm chips to satisfy the demand it has created for itself. Normally that would almost be a cause for celebration – yay, we’re so popular we just can’t make enough product! But that’s not necessarily the case here, Intel isn’t usually so reliant on a single process node to deliver every single bit of silicon it creates. read more

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Loot Gaming July 2018 Subscription Box Review & Coupon

Loot Gaming is a monthly subscription box from Loot Crate featuring collectibles, apparel, accessories and more from the biggest and best video game universes. Each box will have $60 in items, plus a booklet/mini-mag and pin. read more

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Star Citizen fans are not pleased about CitizenCon 2018’s $20 virtual ticket

The developer of Star Citizen will charge fans for a virtual ticket to their annual convention. Details regarding online access to this year’s CitizenCon were released last night, and it was revealed that Cloud Imperium Games will be charging fans $20 for digital access to the convention. read more

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In Tropico 6 you can put inflatable tube men and fish tanks in your palace

We’ve heard before that one of Tropico 6’s additions to the Caribbean city-building series will be extensive customisation options for your presidential palace, but we’ve been missing details. And one of those details is wacky-waving inflatable-arm-flailing tube men. read more