The team behind Ion Maiden is working on a new Quake engine game

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The team behind Ion Maiden is working on a new Quake engine game

Ion Maiden is a brand new first-person shooter about a former Global Defense Force recruit on a mission to murder an evil transhumanist mastermind. Which is pretty cool, but what's cooler is that it's built using the Duke Nukem 3D's Build engine — an engine going on 22 years of age. It's in Early Access at the moment, but according to the Steam reviews so far it's very good.

Microsoft plans to bring Xbox Game Pass to PC

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Microsoft plans to bring Xbox Game Pass to PC

In a quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella mentioned plans to bring the subscription service Xbox Game Pass to the PC. For $10 per month, Xbox console players get access to a library of more than 200 new and old games: the selection includes some big Microsoft exclusives, like Forza Horizon 4 and Sea of Thieves, as well as indies and third party games like Rocket League and Fallout 4. As long as you pay for the subscription, you can play as many of them as you want.

Super Meat Boy is getting a new multiplayer race mode this week

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Super Meat Boy is getting a new multiplayer race mode this week

Super Meat Boy is getting a new multiplayer "Race Mode" later this week, allowing players to, you guessed it, race through the game's levels. Previously exclusive to the Nintendo Switch, the mode has two sub-modes: 'Normal' lets players choose where they'll race and whether they want to include Dark levels, while 'Random', as the name suggests, throws up levels at random.

CS:GO pro who cheated gets five-year ban

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CS:GO pro who cheated gets five-year ban

Nikhil 'forsaken' Kumawat, a former member of OpTic India's CS:GO team who was caught cheating last week during the Extremesland Asia finals, has been banned by the Esports Integrity Coalition from "all esports related activity for or with any ESIC member organization" for a total of five years.