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Ubisoft hosting "livestream presentation" of Rainbow Six Siege Closed Alpha @ 7.00pm GMT, new gameplay trailer

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There's a livestream set for today from Ubisoft where they'll be showing content planned for the PC Closed Alpha for Rainbow Six Siege. The stream begins @ 2.00pm EST / 7.00pm GMT.

The beans are yet to be spilled on the planned Closed Alpha which is due for PC, but footage has leaked recently so it should be starting soon. A new gameplay trailer has been released as well.

EA update The Sims 4 with basements in free content patch

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Basement dwellers rejoice because you can now have your Sims skulking underground thanks to the latest content update for The Sims 4. You can even dig two levels deep, and there's now a fourth floor.

The basements can be fully customised in Build Mode for some "absolutely incredible lots." This stretches buildings from three to six floors, which is great for those really, really deep plunge pools.

European Commission "agrees areas for action" for single digital market

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Geo-locking is the current bane for consuming digital content today as it keeps up artificial borders that hold back releases and outright prevents others. The European Commission is now looking at legislation to end it.

What does this mean? It could signal the demise of big price differences across regions, as well as their launch dates. Re-directing users to 'local stores' with 'local pricing' would be a big no-no.

64-bit client for Stonehearth with Alpha 9, team "really building momentum now"

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It's time to throw off those 32-bit shackles as the new Alpha 9 update for kingdom-builder Stonehearth introduces the option to go 64-bit. This month's alpha update also rebalances combat and adds some music for it.

We also get travelling merchants visiting our towns and they'll buy our excess wares, and we can now toggle an autosave option. There's a "whole boatload of bug fixes" thrown in for good measure.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt can have chromatic aberration toggled off

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Weird distortions at the edge of your screen? That's likely chromatic aberration, which means not all colours are being focused properly, and it's something that irks some and goes unnoticed by others.

In any case, CD Projekt RED has pledged a setting will be available to slay the beast in The WItcher 3, so no matter where the game camera is focusing you won't get those distorted borders.

Death Row added in latest Prison Architect Alpha 31 update

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Introversion has finally brought the solemn duty of executions to the sandbox in Prison Architect, having only been available in the story campaign thus far. Now wardens can construct their own, should they choose to.

It's not a mandatory requirement for a prison, and neither does it afford any 'advantage'. It's available to unlock through the new Lawyer employee, who can also grant permission for 'indeterminate sentences'.

*UPDATED* Dead or Alive 5: Last Round drops on PC, short an online multiplayer mode

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Dead or Alive 5: Last Round is available now on PC, which is good. If you want to play online multiplayer though, you'll have to wait up to three months for a patch. Which is bad.

Yes, while the Steam PC version of Team Ninja's brawler features 4K support and even (my god) anti-aliasing, it doesn't yet allow you to beat up your friends online.

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