Treadnauts brings its multiplayer flying tank battles to Early Access

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Treadnauts brings its multiplayer flying tank battles to Early Access

Bouncy tanks that can drive up walls, strap on jetpacks and fire rockets? Yes please. Treadnauts, which has just hit Early Access, doesn't look particularly deep but I reckon it would be a lot of fun if you had friends over. It's a four-vehicle fight to the death with short rounds that will fill your screen with explosions. You fire rockets, rocket jump, squish your opponents, and drive up the walls with your sticky treads. 

Fortnite update 2.4.0 adds a minigun to the mix

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Fortnite update 2.4.0 adds a minigun to the mix

The Fortnite 2.4.0 update was meant to be out yesterday, but as explained in this Reddit post, ongoing technical issues with the previous update forced a slight delay. Those have since been cleared up, and the update is now live—and that means you can finally get your hands on that sweet minigun you've been lusting after.

King of Kong's Billy Mitchell gets kicked off the Donkey Kong leaderboard for allegedly playing on MAME, not real hardware

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King of Kong's Billy Mitchell gets kicked off the Donkey Kong leaderboard for allegedly playing on MAME, not real hardware

Arcade scene legend Billy Mitchell was essentially cast as the villain in the 2007 documentary The King of Kong, about the contest to break Donkey Kong's high score record. Though Mitchell hasn't held the top score in Donkey Kong for years, he's still a memorable figure. As of today, however, his highest scores are under scrutiny for being potentially fraudulent.

Battalion 1944 studio lead apologizes for launch problems

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Battalion 1944 studio lead apologizes for launch problems

Battalion 1944 is a competitive multiplayer FPS set in the Second World War. It's an old-school shooter, inspired by the early Call of Duty games, and there's obviously a lot of demand for that sort of thing. The game's launch on Early Access yesterday almost immediately drew in more than 16,000 players, which is good news but also bad, because the player count quickly overwhelmed server capacity.