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Planet Coaster has had a good first year. With seasonal updates adding a plethora of new features and rides, modders and creative fellows have been able to build the rest with the game's simplistic modelling tools.

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Overtaking Grand Theft Auto V's record for the most concurrent Steam players at any one moment earlier this month, you'd think PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds was selling pretty well. And it is.

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For how much we've chimed on about Conan Exiles, we didn't quite expect to carry it onto into release, but given the game's Early Access state, it's going to be getting a lot of patches.

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Wasting no time following the release of the beautifully stylised Tokyo 42, Mode 7 Games have already announced their next publishing effort - The Colonists; a strategy sim handled by sole creator Richard Wallis.

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The rise of video games once spelled doom for tabletop and novel-based adventure games; but the Fighting Fantasy series managed to persist longer than originally expected.

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Landing onto Early Access on March 23, 2017, PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS is all about the shooting rather than fending off zombies or being clubbed in the back of the head and stripped naked. Being in Early Access and heavily shaped by player feedback, it's only natural to expect a few patches (and lengthy patch notes) along the way. Let's have them.

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The idea of spell-slinging has been a dream of kids and adults alike since the moment they were read stories of witches and wizards. While certainly not a rarity in video games as a whole, using your hands to conjure in-game spells is still somewhat of a niche.

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If you've been stuck in a jail these past few months waiting until The Escapists 2 was available to help speed your plans along, the wait is (almost) over.

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Data miners don't like surprises. Whether they're indifferent to them or not, their craft or source of entertainment digs through game files to find hidden secrets or relics that are never to be seen in-game.

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Following a massive hype train that wrestled with controversy upon release, Hello Games have been doing everything within their reach to keep No Man's Sky alive - and to make up for the miscommunication that led to the ambitious space sim being regarded as far more ambitious than it was ever meant to be.