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GOG.com Will Support Linux, SteamOS
Good Old Games will be adding Linux support to their long line of consumer-friendly options, as they explore expansion. The addition of Linux distros Ubuntu and Mint support means that GOG.com will become a prime place to purchase games for SteamOS users.
Steam Controller Redesign Should Make Xbox One And PS4 Gamers Happier
Valve has decided to make some major revisions to their Steam Controller. The new version of controller is much more conventional but still has some innovative features.
CryEngine Will Support SteamOS
Full, native Linux support is coming to the CryEngine software development kit, Crytek has recently confirmed ahead of the upcoming Game Developers Conference taking place next week in San Francisco, California.
Nekro Preview: Action-Strategy For The Wicked
"Myth meets Dungeon Keeper" is a ballsy way to describe a new game. That's how darkForge pitches their action-strategy game Nekro, though. They managed to raise over $150,000 on Kickstarter with that premise. Can they deliver on their bold claim, though?
Humble Weekly Sale Features 12 Nordic And Daedalic Games
Nordic Games and Daedalic Entertainment are the masterminds behind the latest Humble Weekly Sale, launching the “Adventure Company & Friends” bundle this weekend with discounted prices down as low as a single dollar. No matter what the game is, it's hard to argue with giving it a test run for a buck, especially when you're talking about a bundle of games.
Valve Defends Anti-Cheat System From Spying Accusations
Steam users have accused Valve of scanning their Internet history with their anti-cheat software. Valve CEO Gabe Newell denied this today and stated that they have no interest in tracking your porn habits.
Rust Patch Removes Zombies, Adds Locked Backpacks
Rust haters can no longer call it a DayZ clone. Facepunch Studios has decided to remove zombies from the survival game's world.
Rust Cheat Fixes Coming Soon
The alpha version of survival game Rust has more than its fair share of cheaters. Designer Garry Newman says that stopping these cheats are a "huge priority" for the development team at Facepunch Studios.
Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number Coming This Summer
Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is just months away. The official Twitter account for the gory, top-down shooter revealed today that it will launch sometime in the third quarter of 2014.
DayZ On SteamOS? Dean 'Rocket' Hall Hopes So
During the AMA yesterday on Reddit, users asked lead designer of DayZ, Dean “Rocket” Hall, if the popular (and fast-selling) zombie survival game would make the jump to SteamOS.
Hearts Of Iron 4 Coming In Early 2015
Today Paradox Interactive announced Hearts of Iron 4, the latest entry in their World War 2 grand strategy series. HOI4 will be released next year on PC and Linux.
To The Death Heads To Kickstarter, Asks For $400,000
One game that doesn't seem to aim to contend with any direct brand or franchise out there is something from Scary Mostro and Section Studios called To The Death.
Valve Aims To Keep Users Happy Not Just Seek Profit, Says Indie Dev
During the Steam Dev Days, a number of developers came together under a Valve-spread umbrella to get firsthand looks at the upcoming Steam Machines The idea was to spur discussion about the future of gaming through the Steam ecosystem and it seems to have paid off big.
Valve: No Refunds If Steam Early Access Game Is Cancelled
Steam Early Access lets developers sell games before they've been completed to help fund their development. If these games are never finished, though, you won't be able to get a refund.
Rust Newbie Guide: Cook Your Chicken
Rust drops you in a field with a torch, a stone and some bandages. There's no tutorial or objective marker to follow. So, what the hell do you do?