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Competition: We have five Galactic Civilizations III - Founder Elite keys to give away

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We're in a terrible spot of bother. We have five Founder Elite keys to Stardock's Galactic Civilizations III and can't trust ourselves not to lose our jobs and families as we get seduced by just-one-more-turn.

So we decided the best thing is to just give them away. These Founder Elite keys grant access to all future DLC and expansions to GalCiv 3 forever. They can't be bought anywhere, not even for love.

PC patch for The Witcher 3 expected Monday, 'will address no XP glitch'

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CD Projekt RED is going to spend the weekend on a rather important patch for The WItcher 3. Right now the RPG is suffering a problem with collecting quest experience whereby none is rewarded. None!

It was said this only affected quests that were 6 levels or more below Geralt's current level, but it's not consistent. This 'no XP glitch' is also believed to be only on PC and PS4. The patch won't retroactively add lost XP.

First-person sci-fi horror SOMA releasing September 22nd, new 12 minute gameplay trailer

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Frictional Games' first-person horror SOMA has been dated September 22nd for PC and console. The game has been in the works for 5 years and their biggest issues have been "how to handle our themes properly."

They didn't want just another 'run from monster' horror, " it does have that sort of thing too," but promises "the horror runs way deeper." It explores "unsettling aspects of subjects" like consciousness and identity.

Report: Steam Summer Sale begins June 11th through E3 2015 to June 20th

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Hide your money! The Steam Summer Sale is almost upon us poor PC gamer saps once again and it's reportedly cranking out the mega discounts from June 11th. That means it‘ll be colliding with E3 2015.

Don't go thinking you'll have much time for friends, work or loved ones when it hits - between scouring E3 for scraps and stalking the Steam Store - many a wallet will be left destitute and guilt-ridden.

Tropico 5 now features spy-craft as Espionage releases

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The latest expansion to Haemimont Games' Tropico 5 is now out among the masses. El Presidente is empowered by his own covert agents in the field.

New police and military buildings are available with Espionage, as well as new spy mechanics. We'll have to keep the good people of Tropico safe from meddlesome Global Powers.

LEGO Jurassic World trailer offers "VIP tour"

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A new trailer for the upcoming LEGO Jurassic World has been released by WB Games, and it offers a tour of what's being offered to visitors. It also teases some more gameplay and customisable dinos.

All four of the Jurassic Park films are part of LEGO Jurassic World and it releases on PC and many, many consoles June 12th. There's also two DLCs tied to pre-orders which will go on sale after launch day.

Spaceforce Rogue Universe HD launches on Steam, "re-mastered" and supporting 1080p

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Dreamatrix announces the return of Spaceforce Rogue Universe with this HD re-release. This open-ended space simulator has been "re-mastered in HD" and can now handle the practically-standard 1080p.

Trade, exploration, combat, construction, questing and diplomacy are all in Spaceforce. There are 14 spacecraft and 10 professions to take up, and a robust economy is ripe for traders.

Post-zombie-apocalypse strategy Rebuild 3: Gangs of Deadsville out today

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Northway Games is today releasing Rebuild 3: Gangs of Deadsville on PC. It's quite a name isn't it? What the heck is it though? It's a strategy and simulation game where we lead survivors in randomised cities.

We start small with a puny fort against the great zombie hordes and slowly expand block by block in the city, rebuilding as we go. We'll have to contend with scavenging, expanding, defending, NPC factions and story events.

Bioshock franchise still "really important", says Take-Two CEO

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There aren't currently any Bioshock games on the horizon, but Take-Two's CEO Strauss Zelnick says that the franchise is still "really important" to its subsidiary publisher 2K Games.

Zelnick was speaking during the Technology, Media, and Telecom Conference in New York this week, where he also revealed the franchise has sold more than 25 million copies in total. 2013's Bioshock Infinite accounted for 11 million of those copies.

Need for Speed reboot will require an internet connection to play

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The Need for Speed reboot coming to PC and consoles this year will require an internet connection to play, EA has revealed. The publisher confirmed the not entirely welcome news on Twitter yesterday, but promised that "the benefits are nice".

Fiends and Frenzy update adds new classes and bosses to Darkest Dungeon

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Gritty, grimy dungeon crawler Darkest Dungeon has received its biggest Early Access update yet, adding new hero classes, loot and bosses, plus a laundry list of big fixes and tweaks.

Fiends and Frenzy introduces two new miscreants to your roster, the Man-At-Arms and the Arbalest. The former is a melee specialist, while the latter adopts my favourite approach, namely hiding at the back shooting unspeakable abominations while they're distractedly chewing on the front-liners.

Free story expansion released for point and click thriller Gods Will Be Watching

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Developer Deconstructeam and publisher Devolver Digital have released a free mini-expansion for their unique little point and click thriller (though that description doesn't really do it justice) Gods Will be Watching.

The update adds a final chapter to the game, which will close the story of Sgt. Burden and his crew. It's set twenty years after the events of the main game.

Women's national teams will be playable in FIFA 16, for the first time in the series' history

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Erm, so let's ignore the whirlpool of controversy currently enveloping FIFA, and focus on something positive; for the first time in the FIFA video game series, women's football teams will be playable in FIFA 16.

16 national sides, to be exact, featuring top players from the sport's most successful nations including the USA's Hope Solo, England's Eni Aluko and Brazil's Marta.

Obsidian is crowdfunding Pillars of Eternity: Lords of the Eastern Reach, a collectible card game

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Obsidian has announced the next product set in the Pillars of Eternity universe, though it might not quite be what you were expecting; the studio is partnering with Zero Radius to bring physical card game Pillars of Eternity: Lords of the Eastern Reach to market.

As long as it passes a $30,000 Kickstarter goal, that is. That looks very likely, considering it's already reached $20,000 with another 34 days still left to go.

Terraria's 1.3 patch dated June 30th in teaser trailer

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By the end of next month Terraria will have achieved its 1.3 dreams with the highly anticipated patch adding a slew of new features, items, overhauls and enemies. Over 250 new items are going to bring the total count over 3,000.

Weapons will be useable on mounts, NPCs have better AI and animations, there will be Steam multiplayer integration, a dedicated Hook equipment slot, UI tweaks and a whole lot more on June 30th.

XP bug 'being addressed' in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, new trailer out

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Dark fantasy RPG The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has a bug problem, and not the kind a witcher silver sword can handle. CD Projekt RED has acknowledged a nasty little problem has snuck in with the 1.04 patch.

The problem is with earning experience from any quest that's marked 6 levels (or lower) beneath you. All other quests should be okay though. The developer has "found the issue" and are "especially sorry".

Prison Architect now at Alpha 33, introduces mail and 'graded cell quality'

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Another month, another Alpha milestone for Introversion Software's Prison Architect. This new update includes a new room: the Mail Room.

Prisoners enjoy a bit of correspondence, and the chance for some extra contraband. Introversion also introduce 'prisoner grading' that's tied to a new 'room quality' for cells that feature luxuries.

Over 7 minutes of gameplay in latest Batman: Arkham Knight trailer

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A new gameplay tease has been posted by WB Games and Rocksteady for Batman: Arkham Knight. There's over 7 minutes worth of footage captured from the PS4 version of the game, but don't mind that.

What we're really looking at is the meat of Arkham Knight's moment-to-moment thug beat-downs. From the trailer, our chained combo skills will be put to the test like never before.

Ubisoft: There will "not be a companion app" for Assassin's Creed Syndicate

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Aside from ditching multiplayer, Ubisoft is also not going to produce yet another companion app for the upcoming Assassin's Creed Syndicate. These apps launch on iOS and Android and had game content tied to them.

This wasn't a welcomed practice by many fans as it took people out the game, and Assassin's Creed: Unity took it to an all-new level with obscene clutter on the main game's map. Ubisoft is sticking to the "core experience" now.

Paradox unveil more Common Sense in latest Europa Universalis IV dev diary, expansion out June 9th

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The latest developer diary from Paradox Development Studio is here for the upcoming Common Sense expansion to Europa Universalis IV, and it's focusing on Colonial Nations and Protectorates this time around.

Even more 'subject interaction' is revealed like being able to rename our colonial nations, ending the curse of ye olde spelling erorrs. We can replace their governors too, and tell them to start a colonial war!

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