Brutal Doom is getting new guns, dual wielding, and the option to remove vertical axis aiming

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Brutal Doom is getting new guns, dual wielding, and the option to remove vertical axis aiming

Brutal Doom is the mod that keeps on giving, cranking up the classic FPS to ridiculous levels, adding new guns, features and, obviously, lashings of extra gore. Some people like to pick and choose how their favourite FPS evolves, though, and many don’t like how you have to aim up and down, because it changes the feel of the original too much. Well now there’s an option to turn on auto-aim so you only have to aim left and right.

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Previously there was a bug that meant auto-aim couldn’t be implemented. Trying to shoot distant enemies often defaulted to aiming at a corpse on the floor. Luckily, the developer has plugged that, so purists can toggle it on in the options menu and blast away. 

PSA: The Culling is free to try this weekend

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PSA: The Culling is free to try this weekend

Brutal deathmatch arena game The Culling has temporarily reduced the financial barrier to entry, allowing anyone to try it out for free this weekend. From now through Sunday, The Culling can be accessed for free through Steam. Additionally, the early access title is 33% off through May 1st, bringing the price down to $16.74. Changes and adjustments are still being...

Overwatch audio files suggest a space map could be coming

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Overwatch audio files suggest a space map could be coming

Blizzard recently said they were working on three new ‘standard’ Overwatch maps, all of which will hopefully be released this year. They’re in the final stages of development, essentially, and fans may have just discovered some hints as to where they’ll be set. 

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Fans have been going through audio files datamined from Overwatch events back in June 2016. Most of the files have now been identified, added to the game since that time for Sombra, the Summer Games, and more. 

How Crawl found the fun in unfairness

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How Crawl found the fun in unfairness

This is The Mechanic, where Alex Wiltshire invites developers to discuss the inner workings of their games. This time, Crawl [official site]. Crawl is a game about cooperation, betrayal and murder and accumulating enough eldritch power to kill a god. Made by Australian indie Powerhoof, it’s a couch multiplayer game played with up to three […]

Echo of Soul is heading to China (again)

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Echo of Soul is heading to China (again)

Good news, Echo of Soul fans in China: The game is coming back. (It’s not coming back in North America, it never left. It’s remaining here. It’s still here. Nothing has changed.) The title is heading to the country once again under the care of the small and heretofore largely unknown publisher Hoga. This isn’t the first time the Korean...

Martian survive ’em up Rokh hitting early access in May

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Martian survive ’em up Rokh hitting early access in May

Martian crafty survival sandbox Rokh [official site] is coming to early access (of course) on May 16th. Sure, you’ve crafted and built in survival sandboxes before. Okay, you’ve done it in space too. And sure, you have even done it on Mars. But have you crafted and built in a Martian survival sandbox whose look […]

Overwatch Crosses 30 Million Players

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Overwatch Crosses 30 Million Players

Blizzard officially announces that its first-person shooter Overwatch crosses upwards of 30 million players registering for the game's team-based action.