Shelter developer teases new online RPG

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Shelter developer teases new online RPG

You probably know Might and Delight (if not by name) from its Shelter games about mother animals and their extremely accident-prone offspring. The harrowing experience of keeping your adorable badger and lynx children from being eaten or freezing to death has spawned other Shelter spinoffs by the studio: the "forum in game's clothing" called Meadow and lone baby lynx simulator, Paws. Earlier this year, the studio also announced Shelter 3, but that's apparently not all it has in store for us.

Gears of War 5 multiplayer tech test detailed, recommended specs revealed

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Gears of War 5 multiplayer tech test detailed, recommended specs revealed

The Coalition has announced the details of the upcoming Gears of War 5 "Versus Multiplayer" tech test, which is scheduled to begin on July 19. The test will give players access to the Arcade, "a new approachable, frenetic Versus experience," plus the Escalation and King of the Hill game modes, on two new multiplayer maps. There's also a new Bootcamp training mode, and a "mini Tour of Duty" that will enable players to unlock exclusive "Tester Weapon Skins" for use in the full game.

Pokemon-inspired MMO TemTem has a playable alpha if you pre-order soon

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Pokemon-inspired MMO TemTem has a playable alpha if you pre-order soon

Temtem, which we described as looking "as close to a Pokemon MMO as legally possible" last year, has been moving along after a successful Kickstarter. The developers recently opened the door to more players (and more money) with an alpha for everyone who pre-orders the game. But there's a catch: those pre-orders are only available for a couple of weeks.

G2A says it will pay devs 10 times what they lose in chargebacks due to fraud

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G2A says it will pay devs 10 times what they lose in chargebacks due to fraud

This week, several developers and publishers expressed their displeasure at seeing their games sold via key reseller G2A, some even saying they'd prefer people to pirate their games instead of purchasing them from the website. Today, G2A has responded with a statement where it says it will pay developers ten times the money they've lost through chargebacks for keys bought with stolen credit cards, as long as there's proof.