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Quakecon's Steam sale offers steep discounts on 'Doom' and 'Wolfenstein'

QuakeCon is right around the corner, and Bethesda is determined to capitalize on the wave of good vibe for id Software’s gaming legacy — including, we’d add, the looming 25th anniversary of Doom II. To that end, it’s launching a QuakeCon sale on Steam that runs until July 30th. There are steep discounts on recent id-associated titles like the 2016 Doom reboot (67 percent…
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Exploratory adventure 'Vane' is now available on Steam

Several months after the PS4 launch, the trippy adventure game Vane is ready for the PC crowd. Friend & Foe has launched the title on Steam for $20, with the soundtrack available separately through Steam and Bandcamp for $7. It preserves the exploration-driven gameplay…
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You can watch the 'Fortnite' World Cup finals while playing 'Fortnite'

Are you such a big Fortnite fan that you can’t bear the thought of having to stop playing to watch the Fortnite World Cup finals? You’re in luck. Epic Games has introduced picture-in-picture streaming as part of the game’s 9.41 update, giving you a way to tune into the esports tournament even while you’re trying for a victory royale of your own. You just have to hit a…
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The Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con drift problem, explained

Nintendo Switch owners have been experiencing problems with the console’s removable Joy-Con controllers for months, with users reporting weird joystick drifting problems that cause false inputs and have been steadily growing over time as original Switch machines grow older. A recent report by Kotaku shined a light on the Joy-Con drift issue, but if you’re looking for more information on the…
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Doom Patrol gets new season, and will stream simultaneously on HBO Max and DC Universe

At San Diego Comic-Con last night, DC Universe made a slew of programming announcements for its slate of original content, including that it was renewing its live-action TV series Doom Patrol in a partnership with WarnerMedia’s forthcoming streaming service HBO Max. WarnerMedia largely skipped San Diego Comic-Con this year, opting not to bring news or previews for some of its big projects, like…
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