Dark Souls streamer beats entire series without taking a single hit

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Dark Souls streamer beats entire series without taking a single hit

"Gaming history!" screams streamer The_Happy_Hob as he rams his spear into Gwyn, Dark Souls' final boss. He's not wrong: with that thrust he became the first player to complete the entire Dark Souls trilogy without taking a single hit. I can't even begin to imagine the amount of skill, preparation and concentration it took to pull that off.

Snowy battle royale game Darwin Project sweeps into Early Access

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Snowy battle royale game Darwin Project sweeps into Early Access

Ten-player battle royale game Darwin Project has arrived on Steam Early Access, and developer Scavengers Studio plans to have the final game ready to go for the summer. The game, which is set in a snowy Canadian arena, leans heavily on social features, including a "show director" that watches over each match and can intervene on the action, along with ways for people watching on Twitch or Mixer to influence what's going on.

Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition given March 27 release date

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Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition given March 27 release date

The modern remaster of Bioware's third-person RPG Neverwinter Nights will release on Steam on March 27, Beamdog has announced. The developer—which is made up of former Bioware employees and handled the Enhanced Editions of Baldur's Gate 2, Icewind Dale and Planescape Torment—revealed the release date in a livestream yesterday, where it also talked about how it will update the game going forward.

PUBG's latest anti-cheat update causing crashes and wild FPS fluctuations for some players

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PUBG's latest anti-cheat update causing crashes and wild FPS fluctuations for some players

It's been a good few days for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, all told. It showed off its next map alongside development plans for 2018, while Gabe Newell revealed that it was the third highest earning game ever on Steam. But it's been by far a perfect week. An anti-cheat update on Thursday began randomly banning innocent players, while the latest patch is creating an equal amount of chaos, causing random crashes and wild framerate fluctuations for some players. 

Smart puzzler Q.U.B.E is free for the next 24 hours

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Smart puzzler Q.U.B.E is free for the next 24 hours

If you're feeling stuck for games to play today, then here's a suggestion: try Q.U.B.E, the puzzler from 2012 about manipulating coloured blocks with sci-fi gloves. It's free for the next 24 hours or so, it'll only take you three hours to complete, and it's a smart game with lots of good ideas. Click here to grab it.

Star Wars: The Old Republic's lead writer heading up new studio working on episodic narrative game

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Star Wars: The Old Republic's lead writer heading up new studio working on episodic narrative game

The lead writer of Bioware's Star Wars MMORPG The Old Republic will head up a new studio called Fogbank Games, which is ultimately owned by 21st Century Fox. The media giant also owns film studio 20th Century Fox, and Fogbank's first project is an episodic narrative game inspired by one of the studio's franchises, which include The Simpsons, Alien, Home Alone and Die Hard. I'm looking forward to finding out which one.