• Discord game store tests kick off with freebies for Nitro users

    7 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    The competition between Steam and Discord is heating up. Back in July, Steam rolled out a new chat client that appeared to take heavy inspiration from Discord, and today, Discord is biting back by going after Steam's core business of selling games. Yes, Discord has launched a game store of its own, and though it's starting small, it has the...
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  • Dead Cells Review The Dark Souls of Plagiarism | Sick Critic

    Dead Cells Review The Dark Souls of Plagiarism | Sick Critic

    7 monthes ago - By N4G

    Dead Cells is the new rogue-like from French company Motion Twin, whove been developing games since 2001. Dead Cells hit the Early Access storefront in May of 2017, and over a year later, their love and labor has finally been fully released.
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  • Perfect World reignites Torchlight with new studio

    7 monthes ago - By GamesIndustry

    Runic Games co-founder Max Schaefer returns to shuttered outfit's franchise with Perfect World subsidiary Echtra Games
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  • Monster Hunter: World stomps onto PC

    7 monthes ago - By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

    Capcom have just launched Monster Hunter: World on Steam, giving their dinosaur-fighting action-RPG series its long-awaited western PC debut. Going by how the game has rocked Steam's sales charts for several weeks before even launching, it's one many PCnauts have been keen to see. And now it's here. Out now. Available for purchase and play. It's pretty neat, Nic Rueben's Monster Hunter: World PC review will tell you.
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  • Ōkami

    7 monthes ago - By Giant Bomb

    Ōkami is an action-adventure game in which the goddess Amaterasu restores life and beauty to a world that has been taken over by malevolent beings through the power of celestial calligraphy techniques.
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  • Best Deals From The QuakeCon 2018 Steam Sale

    7 monthes ago - By Game Rant

    Steam offers huge discounts on games published by Bethesda in celebration of the QuakeCon 2018 convention, which is taking place in Texas this weekend.
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  • Discord Enters the Game-Selling Business

    7 monthes ago - By Tom's Hardware

    Discord is taking on Steam by introducing a new Discord Store and offering access to older games via the Nitro subscription service.
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  • Inside The World Of Lo-Fi Horror

    Inside The World Of Lo-Fi Horror

    7 monthes ago - By GameInformer

    Mainstream horror titles have fallen significantly in popularity since their heyday in the PS1 era. Although games like Resident Evil 7 and Until Dawn made waves upon release, their success is tempered by never-released titles like Silent Hills and Dead Space 4, and commercial disappointments like The Evil Within 2. Big publishers seem increasingly hesitant to take a risk on triple-A horror. But while the high-budget space has scaled down, indie creators have stepped up to fill in the gaps and give players the spooks.
    Over the past several years, games with tiny development teams and...
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  • Discord turns retailer with beta launch of game storefront

    Discord turns retailer with beta launch of game storefront

    7 monthes ago - By Gamasutra

    Discord has likened its new storefront to a 'cozy book shop,' explaining it wants to keep the marketplace uncluttered so consumers can easily find what they're after. ...
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  • 'Gris' is a gorgeous 2D platformer about personal loss

    'Gris' is a gorgeous 2D platformer about personal loss

    7 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Gris might be the prettiest game I've ever played. The 2D platformer is set in a dream-like world filled with crumbling statues, towering temples and inky, shape-shifting birds. Even the trees - a typically unremarkable part of video game environmen...
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  • Discord Opens Up Curated Storefront

    Discord Opens Up Curated Storefront

    7 monthes ago - By GameInformer

    Discord is well known as one of the most popular chat apps in the world and likely the primary universal one for gaming. It has become a common place for gamers to congregate and voice chat in and out of games and manage their friends lists across a number of different digital services. It now seems Discord is going to compete with some of those digital services directly.
    The chat app is pursuing a store is aggressively curated, hoping to invoke a small town bookstore feel. In the same way employees of locally-owned bookstores write little suggestion cards on new releases and old...
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  • Discord is launching a game store

    Discord is launching a game store

    7 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Just a few weeks back, Valve moved into Discord's turf a bit with a dramatic overhaul of Steam's chat system .
    Today, Discord is returning the favor by playing with the idea of selling games through its namesake chat platform.
    The company says it'll launch a beta of the game store later today, though it'll initially be limited to a small slice of its userbase. More specifically, the beta will roll out to just 50,000 users from Canada at first.
    It'll be dabbling in game sales on two fronts: they'll directly sell some games, while other games will be added perks for its Discord Nitro...
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  • Discord's Not Just for Chat Anymore-It's for Buying Games, Too

    7 monthes ago - By Wired

    By selling games to its millions of users, the chat app moves into a new position against rivals like Steam.
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  • Discord will start selling games

    Discord will start selling games

    7 monthes ago - By The Verge

    Discord is looking to supply games directly to its users. The company announced today that it's rolling out a store beta to 50,000 Canadian users, who will be selected from the platform's Nitro subscribers at random. Its launch lineup includes Saints Row: The Third , Metro: Last Light Redux , Super Meat Boy , Hollow Knight , and Starbound .
    Discord's game offerings will be curated by employees with the goal of creating a “local bookstore” vibe of hand-picked choices. The company also plans to introduce “First on Discord” titles, indie games exclusive to the platform for 90 days, as well as...
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  • The world's biggest chat platform for gaming is taking aim at Steam, the world's biggest gaming storefront

    The world's biggest chat platform for gaming is taking aim at Steam, the world's biggest gaming storefront

    7 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The world's largest chat platform for gaming, Discord, has over 150 million users.
    On Thursday, the company announced a new digital storefront for games - a major move aimed at taking on the biggest game store in the world, Steam.
    Discord's store is limited to start, with only a small handful of games from a few publishers.
    With over 150 million users, Discord is the world's largest gaming chat platform.
    Though the service is used by lots of different groups, the focus for Discord is gaming: It offers both text and voice chat. On Thursday morning, that service expands into an entirely new...
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