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Latest news

Introversion "closing in on the end game" for Prison Architect, will launch in 2015

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The latest Alpha release for Prison Architect is here, now at 29, and it's a "Massive alpha" update to the prison management sim. What's more is the Introversion team is finally ready to launch it this year.

Parole is now in the game, which is the 'end game' for all prisoners not serving a life sentence. Libraries and Places of Worship are also added for some quiet time. A new video is now out for Alpha 29.

Firaxis shows off first footage of Sid Meier’s Starships

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Developer Firaxis has just released the first footage of its upcoming Civilization: Beyond Earth spin-off, Sid Meier’s Starships. The slice of gameplay was shown off in a Twitch yesterday.

The legendary Sid Meier himself even made an appearance to explain how the space-fleet building turn-based strategy game works.

Sega of America to cut 300 jobs and close its San Francisco office as part of major restructure

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Sega of America has announced that it will be cutting 300 jobs as part of a dramatic restructuring of its business model. The company's San Francisco office will also be closed and moved to Southern California.

Some of those employees will be offered early retirement, while others will be offered positions at the new studio. According to a press release from Sega, "the total number of employees affected by this move will be realized after the complete transition is finalized in early summer."

Fan favourite and former mystery glitch Ermac joins Mortal Kombat X roster

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Following on from the confirmation of gross lizard-man Reptile earlier this week, developer NetherRealm has revealed the next addition to the Mortal Kombat X roster.

It's only grumpy ninja Ermac, the man who started life as a mythical glitch in the very first game, and then blossomed into a full-blown regular.

Heroes and Generals updated with new hit detection system

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An online shooter lives or dies on the quality of its gunplay, which is why developer Reto-Moto has updated its World War 2 themed title Heroes and Generals with an improved hit detection system.

With the addition of the latest Spaatz Addon #2 update the game now uses server-side hit detection instead of the more common client-side hit detection.

Guild Wars 2 will never raise its level cap, claims ArenaNet

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Generally when a popular MMO announces a new expansion, said expansion comes with a raised level cap. More content, more grinding, that's the rule.

Well, that's not the case with Guild Wars 2 and its forthcoming expansion Heart of Thorns, according to developer ArenaNet.

Battlefield: Hardline beta kicks off next week on February 3

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Confirming those rumours we heard earlier this week. EA and developers Visceral have revealed that the second Battlefield: Hardline beta will kick off next week on Tuesday, February 3.

This new chance to test the cops versus robbers shooter adds the new Hotwire mode, as well as a bunch of new weapons and gadgets. The beta will run for five days.

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