Microsoft Flight Simulator alpha and beta test signups are open

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Microsoft Flight Simulator alpha and beta test signups are open

The return of Microsoft Flight Simulator, revealed with a stunning trailer at the Xbox press event at E3, stirred up a surprising amount of interest around these parts. And if you got the same sort of nostalgic twinge when you saw those big hangar doors sliding open, you can now sign up for the Flight Simulator Insider Program, which offers behind-the-scenes updates on development through private forums and "exclusive" weekly newsletters, plus—this is the big one—opportunities to take part in technical alpha and beta builds.

Shenmue 3 is a 1-year Epic exclusive, publisher 'looking into' Kickstarter refunds

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Shenmue 3 is a 1-year Epic exclusive, publisher 'looking into' Kickstarter refunds

Shenmue 3 is going to be exclusive to the Epic Games Store on PC, upsetting some Kickstarter backers who expected to play the game on Steam. In an interview today with Ys Net's Yu Suzuki and publisher Deep Silver, we asked about the decision to make the game an Epic exclusive, and for clarity on whether backers would be able to get Steam keys or receive refunds.

You can finish Cyberpunk 2077 without killing anyone

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You can finish Cyberpunk 2077 without killing anyone

During the lastest hands-off demo of Cyberpunk 2077 at this year's E3, it was confirmed that you'll be able to finish the entire game without killing anyone. During a mission demonstrating different approaches to moving through an abandoned mall crawling with Animals—juiced-up gang members—some stealthy and relatively passive options to taking out or avoiding deadly confrontation were shown off. 

Atari VCS powered by Ryzen can run Windows, costs $249

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Atari VCS powered by Ryzen can run Windows, costs $249

If you're old enough to remember playing on an Atari 2600 game console, then you know how far gaming has come in the decades that have followed. There is a certain charm to games like Pong and Adventure, mostly in a nostalgic sense, but is it enough to warrant a throwback system with a retro catalog of games? The Atari VCS will answer that question.

Souls-like vampire ARPG Code Vein brings giant anime swords to PC this September

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Souls-like vampire ARPG Code Vein brings giant anime swords to PC this September

If you like Dark Souls and fantastically huge anime swords—and by my count, a lot of you sure do—post-apocalyptic vampire ARPG Code Vein is once again on the horizon. Last year's E3 trailer said it would be out in September of 2018, but that came and went. And here were are again, at E3, with another trailer and another September release date, only it's 2019. Hopefully this time they mean it.