Watch first gameplay from Bad Blood, Dying Light's standalone battle royale-style mode

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Watch first gameplay from Bad Blood, Dying Light's standalone battle royale-style mode

Bad Blood is an upcoming expansion to zombie masher Dying Light that's inspired by Battle Royale games—six players are dumped in a city arena and asked to fight through zombies to reach an extraction chopper, all the while keeping their eyes peeled for other humans. Developer Techland unveiled it last year following "numerous fans requests", and now it's shown off ten minutes of the game in action.

You can play F1 2017 for free until Sunday afternoon and then buy it for its cheapest ever price

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You can play F1 2017 for free until Sunday afternoon and then buy it for its cheapest ever price

F1 2017 is the closest games have come to recreating the real thing, and you can get behind its wheel for free this weekend. For the next 28 hours or so (until Sunday 1pm PT), you can play the entire game for free on Steam and if you want it for keeps then it's at its lowest ever price on both Steam and the Humble Store: $18/£13.50. That's a 70% discount, and the offer ends on Monday at 10am PT.

EA is working on an open-world Star Wars game

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EA is working on an open-world Star Wars game

Electronic Arts is working on an open-world Star Wars game with online elements, according to one of the company's job listings. It's looking for a lead online engineer to deliver "online features for a Star Wars open world project" from its Vancouver studio. 

Final episode of government snooping sim Orwell: Ignorance is Strength is out now

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Final episode of government snooping sim Orwell: Ignorance is Strength is out now

The third and final episode of government surveillance game Orwell: Ignorance is Strength is out now, and might be worth peeking at if you're into text-based puzzlers, or if you like the theme of state overreach and propaganda. The game has you trawl through phone transcripts, computer files, websites and news articles to uncover the truth about Raban Vhart, a dissident journalist. What sets it apart is that by compiling information 'chunks' in particular ways you can bend the truth and influence the story, which has multiple branches.

Boomer, the Far Cry 5 dog, can be healed by rubbing his tummy

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Boomer, the Far Cry 5 dog, can be healed by rubbing his tummy

The problem with dogs in videogames is that their presence inevitably changes the parameters of the mission. No matter what The Sarge says in the briefing, it's your second priority: Job number one is always—always—ensuring that your canine companion doesn't get smoked.