Fearing legal action, emulation hub EmuParadise is removing all its ROMs

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Fearing legal action, emulation hub EmuParadise is removing all its ROMs

Last month, Nintendo filed lawsuits against two emulator sites, LoveRETRO and LoveROMs, citing their "substantial ill-gotten gains" and pursuing $150,000 for each Nintendo game hosted on the sites as well as up to $2 million for trademark infringement, not to mention the domain names and sources of their Nintendo ROMs. Today, EmuParadise, a longstanding emulation hub around since 2000, announced that it will no longer host ROMs on its site because it is not worth risking the "potentially disastrous consequences."

Cookie Clicker is 5 years old today

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Cookie Clicker is 5 years old today

Cookie Clicker is a game about clicking on a cookie to make more cookies, which can be used to purchase more advanced cookie-producing tools, like grandmothers and factories, which enables greater numbers of cookies to be produced more rapidly, which can in turn be used to buy even more powerful stuff, and so it goes on forever.

This year's Dota 2 short film contest saw some incredible entries at the last minute

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This year's Dota 2 short film contest saw some incredible entries at the last minute

Valve opened the gates on the 2018 Dota 2 short film contest at the end of May, and fans of the MOBA wasted no time submitting their videos. Passion aside, it's not hard to see why: the top submissions will be featured in The International 2018 Battle Pass, and the winners will be shown on-stage at The International itself. There's also some sizable prize money up for grabs: $25,000 to first place, $10,000 to second place, $5,000 to third place, and $500 to the rest of the top 10. 

60 Parsecs! is a space-age survival game from the maker of 60 Seconds!

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60 Parsecs! is a space-age survival game from the maker of 60 Seconds!

60 Seconds! studio Robot Gentleman announced today that its upcoming space-age survival adventure 60 Parsecs! will released on Steam on September 18. Similar to its predecessor, 60 Parsecs! will give intrepid, Cold War-era astronauts just 60 seconds to collect supplies from a doomed space station, which they'll have to rely on to survive a journey to a new, less apocalyptically-pancaked world.