It Takes Two is the next game from the creator of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

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It Takes Two is the next game from the creator of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Filmaker-turned-game-developer Josef Fares is well known for making story-driven co-op games like Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and A Way Out, but his next game looks like something a little different. It'll still feature co-op play between two players, but It Takes Two is about a little girl coping with the separation of her parents. She creates two dolls that represent her parents and, through some magic we don't understand, can control them and their emotions. "You're almost playing their emotions," Fares says.

Apex Legends is coming to Steam, getting crossplay

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Apex Legends is coming to Steam, getting crossplay

Is a game really "on Steam" if launching it through Steam launches another launcher, namely EA's Origin? It's debatable, but for the sake of simplicity, I'll say that Apex Legends is coming to Steam this fall.

Halo 3 testers who use racist slurs will be removed and 'face consequences in the retail game'

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Halo 3 testers who use racist slurs will be removed and 'face consequences in the retail game'

Halo 3 testing officially kicked off last week, giving Halo Insiders a chance to get their hands on the next addition to Halo: The Master Chief Collection before it's rolled out to the world at large. 343 Industries community director Brian Jarrad said yesterday that more people are being invited into the test, which has been extended to June 26, and he also had a very stern warning for everyone taking part.

The Sims 4 and Titanfall 2 are now on Steam

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The Sims 4 and Titanfall 2 are now on Steam

Ahead of today's big EA Play livestream, Electronic Arts has dropped another batch of its games and DLC on Steam, including the prison drama A Way Out, the life-and-swimming-pool-murder simulator The Sims 4, and—finally—the outstanding robot-jock shooter Titanfall 2.

Red Dead Redemption 2 shown running faster on Linux than Windows 10

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Red Dead Redemption 2 shown running faster on Linux than Windows 10

Windows is still the best operating system for a gaming PC due to the widespread developer support (software and hardware) and sheer number of games available, but let's give Linux its due. Gaming on Linux has improved leaps and bounds over the years. Some games even run faster on Linux than they do on a Windows PC, as a recent Red Dead Redemption 2 benchmark battle on YouTube demonstrates.