Bethesda reacts to Rage 2 leak

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Bethesda reacts to Rage 2 leak

Earlier today, Walmart Canada accidentally posted a list of new games, some announced and others not, that will presumably be revealed next month at E3. One of the surprise games on the list is Rage 2. The original Rage wasn't exactly a smash hit that demanded a sequel, after all, and neither Bethesda nor id Software have dropped a hint about it since Bethesda vice president of marketing Pete Hines allowed that Rage may have sold well enough to warrant a sequel. That was two years ago

A retailer might have just accidentally confirmed a new Splinter Cell, Rage 2, Borderlands 3, and more

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A retailer might have just accidentally confirmed a new Splinter Cell, Rage 2, Borderlands 3, and more

An errant listing on Walmart Canada's website may have spoiled some of the fun planned for this year's E3. Some of the entries on the "new game releases" page, now deleted but recorded for posterity by @Wario64 on Twitter, have previously been rumored (we described one of them as a "worst-kept-secret" just a couple of weeks ago), but one or two will probably come as a surprise. 

Acram Digital games removed from Steam for review manipulation

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Acram Digital games removed from Steam for review manipulation

Indie developer and publisher Acram Digital’s board game adaptations have been removed from Steam following an announcement from Valve confirming that the company engaged in review manipulation. Acram had two games on Steam: Eight-Minute Empire and Steam: Rails to Riches, both adaptations of well-regarded board games. Frustrated with negative reviews, it appears that a member of Acram’s staff, Grzegorz Kubas, took it upon himself to post multiple positive reviews for their games.