The Jackbox Party Pack is the next free game from the Epic Games Store

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The Jackbox Party Pack is the next free game from the Epic Games Store

I’ve never played a Jackbox game—I don’t trust mirth—but I do like free things, and Epic will be giving the original Jackbox Party Pack away for free on January 24. You’ll only have until February 7 to pick it up, but all the time in the world to try and find some real human friends to play it with. 

One of our favorite GTX 1070 gaming laptops is $500 off

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One of our favorite GTX 1070 gaming laptops is $500 off

If we're being honest, the barrier of entry for PC gaming is relatively low. Plenty of amazing games exist on the market that don't require a powerful graphics card to run. Assuming you own a functional laptop already, you may be wondering why you would need a new one. 

Reports suggest Amazon is developing a game streaming service

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Reports suggest Amazon is developing a game streaming service

Multiple reports claim Amazon is developing a game streaming service, joining the likes of Microsoft’s Project xCloud and Google’s Project Stream, with the company already in talks with publishers about adding their libraries to the platform. And It could be out as early as next year. 

Get one of our best gaming chairs, the Respawn 200, for $48 off

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Get one of our best gaming chairs, the Respawn 200, for $48 off

While I've long advocated for a certain amount of tact and restraint among gaming peripheral manufacturers, one segment where this advice certainly hasn't found much purchase is amongst gaming chairs. Witness: the Respawn 200, a magnificent explosion of color and sharp angles and exquisite comfort on par with the most surreal of modern art, a luxury seat now available at 22% off ($166.94) on Amazon. 

Make weird art for an AI in Art Sqool next month

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Make weird art for an AI in Art Sqool next month

I’ve always wondered what the art students were up to when I was dozing through ancient history lectures. Art Sqool finally offers some insight into the mysterious lives of burgeoning artists by letting everyone become one. You’ll be able to wander the alien campus, get assignments and then watch as an AI educator and critic grades your great works when Art Sqool launches on February 15. Check out the trailer above. 

After spat with Unity, Improbable teams up with Epic Games for $25m 'transition' fund

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After spat with Unity, Improbable teams up with Epic Games for $25m 'transition' fund

Improbable and Epic Games have announced a surprise new $25,000,000 fund "to help developers transition to more open engines, services, and ecosystems". The announcement comes just hours after a public war of words between Improbable and Unity, after the former claimed that a recent change in Unity's terms of service rendered its SpatialOS technology in breach of Unity's terms – and thus potentially fatal to SpatialOS / Unity titles including Lazarus and Worlds Adrift.