Stellaris director is moving on to a new 'secret project' at Paradox

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Stellaris director is moving on to a new 'secret project' at Paradox

The Stellaris: Megacorp expansion came out a week ago and Fraser seemed to like it quite a bit, if you can call being appalled by the bottomless depths of your own rapacious corporate excesses "liking it," and I guess he does. Anyway, it turns out that it will be game director Martin Anward's last bit of work on the game, as he announced yesterday that he's moving on to something else.

Discord is offering developers a 90/10 revenue split

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Discord is offering developers a 90/10 revenue split

Discord, which started selling games through its chat platform in August, will allow developers to self-publish games with a 90/10 revenue split from 2019. This comes not long after Epic announced that it would offer a better split than Steam, only taking 12 percent of the game’s revenue. 

Free Dishonored 2 DLC makes the world black and white

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Free Dishonored 2 DLC makes the world black and white

I am just on the cusp of diving into Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, so the arrival of a couple of free modes is rather timely. For the price of making a Bethesda.net account, you can get your hands on the new Black and White mode and Mission+ mode, along with the original pre-order bonus for Dishonored 2:  the Imperial Assassin’s Pack. They’re available for both Dishonored 2 and Death of the Outsider. 

Epic shuts down Fortnite leaker FNBRLeaks

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Epic shuts down Fortnite leaker FNBRLeaks

Prolific Fortnite sleuth and leaker FNBRLeaks has closed its social media and GitHub accounts after apparently receiving a cease and desist letter from one of Epic’s lawyers. On Twitter, the account made a few final tweets before blinking out of existence, while a longer statement was posted on TwitLonger.

Fortnite's Infinity Blade is getting nerfed

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Fortnite's Infinity Blade is getting nerfed

Fortnite’s Infinity Blade is a mythic weapon that was introduced this season, and it’s been causing chaos. It’s immensely imbalanced, blessing its wielder with regenerating health, the ability to leap great distances and the strength to destroy buildings in one hit. The response to the weapon’s introduction in the regular game mode and Winter Royale tournament has been largely negative, and Epic’s planning an update to address some of the issues, though likely not the ones players wanted.