Take a tour of a System Shock remake toilet

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Take a tour of a System Shock remake toilet

System Shock developer Nightdive Studios posted its August update on the remake's Kickstarter, teasing a new level, concept art and character designs. There's a lot of art to rifle through, but more importantly we get a look inside one of System Shock's futuristic lavatories. Finally!

DayZ has been refused classification in Australia

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DayZ has been refused classification in Australia

DayZ has been refused an age rating by the notoriously strict Australian Classification Board. It's not unusual for games to not receive a rating in Australia, often leading to developers making changes to fit the draconian rules, but DayZ has been available in Australia for years. It entered Early Access in 2013 and finally launched last year. 

Niche is a cute genetics survival game that's now free for schools

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Niche is a cute genetics survival game that's now free for schools

Niche is a turn-based survival strategy romp full of adorable fluffy creatures that you need to keep alive. Evoking Spore, you can create your own beasties, customising them and giving them different genetic traits to help them survive. The stuff you make in Niche, however, is all based on real genetics and evolutionary principles, giving you a wee biology lesson while you play with the critters. 

Decay of Logos looks like Zelda: Breath of the Wild crossed with Dark Souls

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Decay of Logos looks like Zelda: Breath of the Wild crossed with Dark Souls

Decay of Logos is a fantasy RPG with a strong whiff of Breath of the Wild and Dark Souls about it. More specifically, it blends the art style and exploration of the former with the exacting, slow burn combat of the latter. The Steam description proudly boasts that it has "minimal hand-holding", and most importantly, it features a "mystical elk" companion.

A year after sexism report rocked Riot Games, studio says it's made 'significant strides'

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A year after sexism report rocked Riot Games, studio says it's made 'significant strides'

After a detailed Kotaku report last year highlighted serious issues of sexism and harassment at League of Legends developer Riot Games, the studio hired a chief diversity officer, Angela Roseboro, to help it improve its workplace culture. On Tuesday Roseboro published a post on Riot's website outlining the studio's progress so far, stating that "My goal was to not only create a true 'North Star' or vision that would provide an anchor for our diversity and inclusion work, but I also wanted to have a solid foundation for a multi-year roadmap with tangible actions, accountability, and measures to monitor our progress."

DuckTales: Remastered is being removed from digital storefronts

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DuckTales: Remastered is being removed from digital storefronts

Everybody was excited about DuckTales: Remastered, the 2013 update of the hit NES platformer from 1998, until it actually arrived and we all learned an important lesson about nostalgia. It wasn't bad, really, just a little too faithful to its roots—"very much a 24-year-old game," we said in our review—yet lacking the touches that would enable players to enjoy the game as it really was, like an 8-bit mode or the original soundtrack.

Amp up with this Corsair TX650M PSU, just $75 after rebate

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Amp up with this Corsair TX650M PSU, just $75 after rebate

In the business of building a new PC? Or maybe you just need a new PSU? You can grab a pretty reasonable deal on the Corsair TX650M, which can be found nestled within Corsair's decidedly rich portfolio of PSUs using the Great Wall platform, responsible for the same company's SF450 and SF600 lines.