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Steam flash sales are coming back

Steam flash sales are reportedly on the way back. The quick hit discounts will now allow developers to choose whether the flash deals last six, eight, ten, or 12 hours, giving the big Steam sales regular shake-ups to keep things interesting over the week or so that they typically run. read more

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World of Warcraft has an unlikely new hero – meet Zappyboi

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A new World of Warcraft cinematic, Old Soldier, was released last night ahead of the game’s new expansion, Battle for Azeroth, which releases later this month. And while the video is clearly intended to have wider-ranging relevance within the game’s ongoing narrative, it’s also served to offer World of Warcraft a new fan-favourite character. Enter ‘Zappyboi’. read more

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Steam charts: most popular games, 28-3 August, 2018

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Every week PCGamesN recount the highest performing titles on Valve’s platform, from the ten Steam top sellers to the Steam games with the most concurrent players. Why? Because knowing what games people are flocking to is useful for discovering new titles and reminding us of the ones we really ought to have tried by now. read more

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Anthem’s Fort Tarsis is “a single-player experience”

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Since the reveal of Anthem at E3 earlier this summer, there’s been some uncertainty about how the game’s single-player and multiplayer would mesh with one another. As BioWare general manager Casey Hudon put it in a recent blog post; “how can there be agency of your story in a living world that you share with friends?” read more

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World of Warcraft is now more than 5,000 days old

World of Warcraft fans might be gearing up for the release of Battle for Azeroth, the long-running MMOs seventh expansion, but they might not have noticed that Blizzard’s flagship game just passed a major milestone of its very own. World of Warcraft has now been live for more than 5,000 days. read more

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AMD launches a Ryzen chip to rival Intel’s Kaby Lake G… but only for the Chinese market

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AMD has launched a semi-custom chip for Chinese electronics manufacturer Zhongshan Subor – thus solving the mystery baffling onlookers ever since the package, nicknamed AMD Fenghuang, first appeared in benchmarks. This bespoke SoC (system-on-chip) will power both a gaming PC and a console within the Chinese market very soon. read more