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EA aiming for Teen rating for Star Wars: Battlefront

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Electronic Arts revealed on Twitter that the publisher is aiming for a Teen rating for their upcoming massively multiplayer Star Wars shooter, Star Wars: Battlefront.

EA adds more servers to Star Wars: Battlefront

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Those of you playing the Star Wars: Battlefront beta on PC may have noticed lag and login issues. Electronic Arts has noticed and has announced that it has increased the servers for the beta.

LEGO Marvel Avengers makes its debut at NYCC 2015

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Warner Bros. Interactive and Traveler's Tales has unveiled their latest LEGO title at New York Comic Con 2015, which is LEGO Marvel Avengers, which will feature all of the recent movies from the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

First downloadable content pack announced for StarDrive 2

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Portland, OR-based indie developer Zero Sum Games has announced the first downloadable content pack for their 4x space strategy game StarDrive 2.

SNES-style JRPG Divinia Chronicles: Relics of Gan-Ti hits Steam Early Access

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Indie developer Team Monkey has announced that their third-person action-JRPG, Divinia Chronicles: Relics of Gan-Ti, has been released on Steam Early Access.

Rise of the Tomb Raider will feature 300 Expedition Cards, DLC revealed

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There's no release date yet for the PC version of Rise of the Tomb Raider, but gamers can get a sneak preview of what to expect from the Xbox version, which will include "Expedition Cards".

Pinball FX 2 debuts on Windows 10

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Zen Studios has announced that the Windows 10 version of their free-to-play pinball sim Pinball FX 2 is now available from the Windows App Store.

Focus Home Interactive fully reveals Mordheim: City of the Damned in new Overview trailer

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Focus Home Interactive, which is publishing developer Rogue Factor's tactical strategy RPG, Mordheim: City of the Damned, has fully revealed in new Overview trailer. The game is currently in Steam Early Access.

Mojang announces live Minecraft Story Mode event on October 12

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Mojang has announced that there will be hosting what the developer calls the "World's Largest Let's Play", a live stream of the first episode of Minecraft Story Mode, "The Order of the Stone".

The Chinese Room co-lead departs studio due to illness

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Jessica Curry, composer and co-load of Everybody's Gone to the Rapture developer The Chinese Room, has announced via an emotional blog post that she's leaving the team due to an ongoing struggle with a degenerative illness.

As well as writing the music for Everybody's Gone to the Rapture, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs and Dear Esther, Curry worked on frontline development for all three titles. She will still write music for the studio, but will mainly concentrate on other projects.

Latest Sorcerer King update adds a city build queue

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Shamefully I didn't mention it in my review, but one thing that really annoyed me about the otherwise fun Sorcerer King was the removal of a build queue from your city screen. Why, Stardock, why?

Praise be, the developer has added one in the game's latest 1.3 patch, along with several UI enhancements and a whole nuch of big fixes. You can read the full list of patch notes here, should you wish.

Isometric vehicle combat game Brigador is coming to Early Access sooner than expected

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Developer Stellar Jockeys has moved the Early Access launch of its isometric cyberpunk action game Brigador to October 16, four days earlier than originally planned.

From launch the game will feature six vehicles, eighteen weapons, and nine playable levels for PC, Mac, and Linux. More content will follow on in the coming months.

Here's some in-game footage from Funcom's Secret World spin-off The Park

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Funcom has released the first in-game footage from its psychological horror game The Park, which is set in the same universe as its fantasy-conspiracy MMO The Secret World.

In the video the team discusses the ideas behind its first singleplayer game in ten years, which sees a young mother try to find her son in a mysterious and fairly creepy theme park.

Sir, You Are Being Hunted multiplayer now at version 1.0

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Big Robot's aristocratic cyborg survival game Sir, You Are Being Hunted has received an update that brings its multiplayer element up to version 1.0, meaning that you no longer have to opt in to a Beta version in order to play.

"Over three-hundred thousand Sir, You Are Being Hunted players can now enjoy the company of friends and enemies whilst being hunted to death by robots," writes the developer, "thanks to a multiplayer client and the ability to launch dedicated servers. Multiplayer mishap was a feature promised way back in the mists of the 2012 Kickstarter, and marks the end of a splendid journey for the Big Robot team."

G2A calls its League of Legends sponsorship ban "heavy-handed and potentially damaging"

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Riot Games recently decided to ban key-selling website G2A from sponsoring League of Legends teams, due to the site's refusal to remove account selling and boosting options.

Now G2A has issued an official statement in response to the ban, calling it a "heavy-handed and potentially damaging" attempt to control the industry that will negatively affect the eSports scene.

Zoe the magic apprentice joins the cast of Orcs Must Die! Unchained in latest update

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Zoe the magic apprentice is the latest hero character to make an appearance in Robot Entertainment's free-to-play online tower defence game Orcs Must Die! Unchained.

The "wet behind the ears" student offers a slightly less refined take on magical attacks - hers do random elemental damage, and if that doesn't work she hits people with her spellbook. She's also got a pet fire-bat called Phoebe, who chips in with her own attacks.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided won't have a "choose your ending" finale

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Deus Ex: Human Revolution was a very good game, but come the final everything sort of fell apart. Essentially you were given a simple choice of several different endings, none of which were particularly affected by your actions in the rest of the game.

“We don’t want to have a ‘choose your ending’ at the end of the game,” producer Olivier Proulx told PCGamesN, “but it’s complex to build organically, the choice of the players, and have it reflected towards the end of the game."

The Witcher 3's next update will add six hundred changes and improvements

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Five months or so after it launched, and CD Projekt's insanely huge RPG The Witcher 3 will soon receive an insanely huge update, adding around six hundred different changes and improvements. Phew.

"All told, it packs a pretty impressive six hundred changes," explains CD Projekt's community lead Marcin Momot over on the game's forums, "including fixes for a load of quests, optimizations that'll make things smoother on PC and consoles, over one hundred fifty stability improvements to iron out hiccups, additional conversations with key characters that will enhance your relationships with them as well as the story as a whole, and a major and much-awaited fix that should take a good bit of the pain out of dealing with items in the Inventory by improving how items are ordered and sorted."

Broforce leaves Early Access later this month

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Free Lives' shoot 'em up action parody Broforce will leave Steam Early Access on October 15, after over a years of improvements, patches and free Bros based on various cult action stars.

Never a game to opt for the understated route, the additional campaign missions that will come with the full release see you head into Hell itself to punch the Devil in the nuts.

Obsidian's tank combat game Armored Warfare is now in open Beta

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Online tank combat game Armored Warfare, a rare foray into another genre from RPG specialists Obsidian Entertainment, has now entered open Beta. You can head over to the official website to download it.

From now on no progress will be wiped, so you can jump in and start unlocking stuff without fear of losing it all when the game is updated to version 1.0.

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