Twitter's most talked about game of year was a mobile RPG from 2015

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Twitter's most talked about game of year was a mobile RPG from 2015

Twitter has shared some of the data it's been rifling through recently, revealing what games we've been chatting about throughout 2019. Apparently, Twitter was inundated with game tweets, 1.2 billion of them, but one game dominated the conversation more than any other. A Japanese mobile game from 2015. 

Red Dead Online wants to tempt you to become a moonshiner with new bonuses

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Red Dead Online wants to tempt you to become a moonshiner with new bonuses

I finally got enough gold together to buy my way into Red Dead Online's moonshiner career a wee while ago by completing daily challenges for the cheap gods of the Wild West. There's a lot of repetitive work involved in running a frontier business, though, so I confess I've not been taking care of it. With the latest update, however, Rockstar is trying to get me back to work. 

Chinese is now Steam's most popular language, according to its hardware survey

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Chinese is now Steam's most popular language, according to its hardware survey

Simplified Chinese has become the largest language demographic on Steam, according to the results of Valve's December 2019 Steam Hardware and Software survey. Each month, this optional survey collects basic system configuration data on a portion of Steam's 90 million monthly active users ranging from what CPU they're using to how much free space players have on their hard drive. This survey also collects data on what language users have their Steam client set to, and, until now, English was the dominant choice, typically representing around 30 to 40 percent of users. 

Tiny houses are coming to The Sims 4

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Tiny houses are coming to The Sims 4

The tiny homes craze has quieted down for the most part, at least compared to several years ago when it seemed like every TV channel had its own show about people moving into itty bitty houses or remodeled trailers or converted cargo containers. But in The Sims 4 it looks like the trend of tiny homes is just about to kick off. A trailer for The Tiny Living Stuff Pack has arrived, showing fancy yet wee little homes that occupy 100 tiles or fewer.

Watch the first trailer for Rob McElhenney's new MMO comedy, Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet

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Watch the first trailer for Rob McElhenney's new MMO comedy, Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet

At E3 2019, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia creator Rob McElhenney announced Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet—not a videogame, but a faux documentary about the company behind the most popular MMO in the world. McElhenney plays Ian Grimm, the head of the studio, who—surprise!—is kind of a jerk. Naturally, that leads to tensions at the studio, as employees are forced to deal with the crushing weight of his ego while they work to build out the game.