There may be a Fallout 76 stress test for PC ahead of the beta

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There may be a Fallout 76 stress test for PC ahead of the beta

With the Fallout 76 beta launching on PC on October 30, we really don't have all that long to wait until we can get our hands Bethesda's online Fallout game. It still feels like a long time, though, especially when the beta will be coming to Xbox One a week earlier. However, there's the possibility of a stress test for PC ahead of the beta's release date of October 30.

Valve says $500 Artifact decks is 'just not going to happen'

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Valve says $500 Artifact decks is 'just not going to happen'

Valve's CCG Artifact is a little different from most in that it won't be free to play. Instead, players will shell out $20 up front, which Valve boss Gabe Newell said in August will help prevent a "flood of free stuff that destroys the economy and the value of people's time." Even more interestingly, players will be able to buy and sell cards as part of an "open" economy on the Steam Marketplace.   

A new Control dev diary reveals a surprise addition to the cast

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A new Control dev diary reveals a surprise addition to the cast

Remedy's upcoming Control is a third-person shooter about the Federal Bureau of Control, a secretive government agency dedicated to investigating, containing, and controlling supernatural phenomena—a bit like FEAR, I suppose, but more of a spy org than a military unit. Today the studio released a new dev diary video examining two of the game's central characters: Jesse Faden, the new director of the FBC, and her predecessor, Zachariah Trench.