Destiny 2 players are trying to decipher a mysterious distress call

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Destiny 2 players are trying to decipher a mysterious distress call

One of the reasons Destiny 2 has had such a long run as a service game is that it periodically surprises the community with weird puzzles and ARGs, some of which are fiendishly complex (and some of which are brain-achingly frustrating). We don't know what the latest one, launched today, will end up being—but rest assured, the guardian brain trust is already on the case.  

Godfall's system requirements are steep

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Godfall's system requirements are steep

Godfall, the "looter-slasher melee-action RPG" from Counterplay Games and Gearbox Publishing, is set to arrive on the Epic Games Store on November 12. That's just ten days from now, so if you're interested, this is a fine time to figure out whether or not your PC is up to the task of running it.

Steam's payment system crashed an hour before the Halloween sale ended

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Steam's payment system crashed an hour before the Halloween sale ended

Steam's payment system appears to have crashed, with less than an hour to go before the Halloween sale ends. The problems were first reported on Reddit, after which I went to Steam and tried to buy a 59p platformer. The transaction hung for a while, before returning the line: "There seems to have been an error initializing or updating your transaction. Please wait a minute and try again or contact support for assistance. "