Australia's National Film and Sound Archive is now preserving videogames

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Australia's National Film and Sound Archive is now preserving videogames

Australia's National Film and Sound Archive has expanded its remit to include videogames, as well as all related storyboards, artwork, soundtracks and publicity materials. That means the NFSA's archives will steadily accrue a trove of Australian-developed titles, with eight already confirmed for inclusion.

Brutal Minecraft is the cutest, bloodiest Doom wad in recent memory

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Brutal Minecraft is the cutest, bloodiest Doom wad in recent memory

Minecraft isn't completely violence free per se, but as far as videogames go it's quite serene. Aggroing enemies tends to just throw them back a bit, they become awash in a gentle red glow. But what if you could obliterate them into tiny pieces of ludicrous gibs? That's what Brutal Minecraft is, a full conversion mod for Doom that convincingly adopts the bright tranquil aesthetic of Minecraft. Except, with lots of violence.

Save $170 on this LG 27-inch 4K HDR gaming monitor on Amazon

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Save $170 on this LG 27-inch 4K HDR gaming monitor on Amazon

Looking a cheap 4K HDR gaming monitor? You can pick this LG monitor that usually runs for $549.99, but Amazon is slashing the price down to $378, a nice 31 percent off MSRP. It usually retails for around $450, but Amazon's got this gaming monitor at it's lowest price ever.

Bungie aims to release a non-Destiny game at some point before 2025

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Bungie aims to release a non-Destiny game at some point before 2025

Bungie is deep in Destiny 2 right now, but it's got an eye on the future, too. CEO Pete Parsons told IGN that tomorrow's launch of Shadowkeep and New Light is "a really bright shining spot on our ability to bring products to the marketplace and customers" as an independent company, which in turn is helping the studio pursue its goal of becoming "one of the world's best entertainment companies" by 2025.

Judge allows streamer to sue Twitch for more money over 2016 suspension

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Judge allows streamer to sue Twitch for more money over 2016 suspension

James "PhantomL0rd" Varga was suspended from Twitch in 2016 over his association with CSGO skin gambling site CSGOShuffle. He used and promoted the site on his channel, but emails reported by esports journalist Richard Lewis were found to "heavily suggest, almost to a degree of certainty" that Varga actually owned the site, which he did not disclose while promoting it, and that he was using "house money" rather than his own when he gambled on it.

Destiny 2 is now offline, will go live on Steam tomorrow

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Destiny 2 is now offline, will go live on Steam tomorrow

The good news is that the process of moving Destiny 2 from Battle.net to Steam ahead of the launch of Shadowkeep and New Light has begun. The bad news—because there is no light without darkness—is that Destiny 2, and Destiny if that's still your thing, are now offline, and won't be back until tomorrow.