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Visceral Games promises that Battlefield: Hardline will be stable at launch

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Mike Glosecki is the gameplay systems producer for Battlefield Hardline, and apparently he believes that the PC is “by far the best gaming platform around.” In a new post on the game's website, he explains Visceral's vision for the PC version of the shooter.

You might already have sussed this out, but the developer and EA are trying to convince everyone that Hardline won't have a launch as comically awful as Battlefield 4's was.

Far Cry 4's abominable Valley of the Yetis DLC drops on March 10

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Far Cry 4 gets some abominable snowmen later this March. To be honest, part of me kind of wants to end this news post right there. That's really all you need to know.

Okay then, some more info. Valley of the Yetis drops hero Ajay Ghale in the middle of a lost valley inhabited by some crazy cultists and their Yeti overlords. Commence the violence.

Data-miners dig up Hearthstone patch info that suggests a possible Blackrock Mountain expansion

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Those dastardly data-miners have been at it again - Hearthstone fan sites are buzzing with the news that information taken from a patch that appeared on the Blizzard servers yesterday hints at a new expansion for the strategic card game.

Some quick data-mining revealed hidden references to a new adventure focusing on World of Warcraft's iconic Blackrock Mountain region, including Molten Core, Ragnaros, and Golden Celebration card backs.

Capcom apologises for Resident Evil: Revelations 2's missing offline co-op on PC

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PC players who bought survival horror Resident Evil: Revelations 2 when it launched earlier this week were disappointed to discover than offline co-op play had been cut out from their version of the game.

Now publisher Capcom has issued an apology, explaining that they the feature was never intended to be in the PC version, and that this was mistakenly omitted from the Steam product page until the last minute.

Europa Universalis IV is free to play on Steam this weekend

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If you've always wanted to give Paradox's grand strategy Goliath Europa Universalis IV a go, but you've maybe felt a little intimidated by the sheer scale of the thing, here's a chance to try it out before you buy.

From now through Sunday 1PM PT you can download and play the game for free on Steam. Should you like what you find, you'll be able to grab the game for a 75% discount during the same period.

Civ 5 Battle Royale sees 42 nations battle to the death

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The Civilization series lends itself well to emergent stories. Does anyone remember the endless Civ 2 war a Reddit poster documented a couple of years back?

This Civ 5 Battle Royale project is something on an even bigger scale though; 42 different AI-controlled civs are battling it on a huge map of Earth, and the Reddit r/Civ community is watching, munching popcorn and watching the world slide into chaos.

Arcade shooter Over 9000 Zombies! is out now

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Right, you lot love zombies right? Well every single game in the world seems to pack in the undead at some point, so someone out there does.

Well let's cut to the chase; if you want some zombies to blow up, developer Loren Lemcke's indie title has them, Over 9000 Zombies! To be exact. The indie arcade shoot 'em up is available now on Steam.

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