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Steam Bans Scammers After Dev Reveals Potential Shady Game Reselling

Steam Bans Scammers After Dev Reveals Potential Shady Game Reselling

Image: Valve / Kotaku Earlier this week, a developer’s Twitter thread about shady Steam curators who potentially lie to get free game codes went viral. In the thread, using a bit of a sting-like operation to support his suspicions, the dev theorized that these shady curators take game keys and sell them instead of using …

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Game Dev Uses Steam To Yell About Keffals And Be Transphobic For Some Reason

Game Dev Uses Steam To Yell About Keffals And Be Transphobic For Some Reason

Screenshot: Dolphin Barn Incorporated / Steam Domina, a small indie game on Steam about managing gladiators has recently begun trending online, but not because it’s a really good game or it just got a cool update or anything like that. No, instead, the developer behind the game has included a wild and shitty rant about …

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Subnautica dev unveils "analogue" turn-based tactics game Moonbreaker

Subnautica dev unveils “analogue” turn-based tactics game Moonbreaker

After two games of terrifying deep sea survival, Subnautica developer Unknown Worlds is heading in a very different direction for its next project – a tabletop-inspired turn-based tactics game going by the name Moonbreaker, entering Steam early access on 29th September. On a fundamental level, Moonbreaker, which has been in development for around …

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Xbox’s latest dev tools add surprise boost for memory-strapped $299 Series S

Xbox’s latest dev tools add surprise boost for memory-strapped $299 Series S

Enlarge / The cheesy visual multiplying effect applied to this Series S isn’t meant to imply that it’s getting four times the memory boost in this week’s Microsoft GDK update. The actual multiplication amount is impossible to confirm until Microsoft updates its public-facing documents on the matter. Sam Machkovech The latest update to the Microsoft …

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Meet Your Maker is the next game from Dead by Daylight dev Behaviour Interactive

Meet Your Maker is the next game from Dead by Daylight dev Behaviour Interactive

Dead by Daylight developer Behaviour Interactive has revealed its next game: Meet Your Maker. It’s a first-person building and raiding game that takes place in a hellish, post-apocalyptic wasteland, with players building towering industrial outposts filled with traps to protect genetic material – and then infiltrating the outposts of others to steal the …

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The Callisto Protocol Dev Explains the Tech Behind the Game's Gory Details - IGN

The Callisto Protocol Dev Explains the Tech Behind the Game’s Gory Details – IGN

When it comes to making a new game, a significant development choice is deciding between using an in-house proprietary engine or one of the established and well-supported game development platforms. In the case of Striking Distance Studios and its upcoming game The Callisto Protocol, the team chose the latter – specifically Unreal Engine version 4.27. …

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Everything You Need to Know from Amazon's Alexa Live 2022 Event

Everything You Need to Know from Amazon’s Alexa Live 2022 Event

Alexa Live is an annual conference for developers who use the digital assistant. Screenshot: Amazon Amazon is hosting its annual Alexa developers annual conference, called Alexa Live, today. The event will introduce a heaping of new APIs for developers to build with, meaning new abilities coming to an Echo speaker or smart display near you. …

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HP Dev One - A Great, Well Engineered AMD Ryzen Linux Laptop Review

HP Dev One – A Great, Well Engineered AMD Ryzen Linux Laptop Review

Earlier this month marked the launch of the HP Dev One as an interesting collaboration between HP and System76 for a laptop optimized for Linux developers and running System76’s Ubuntu-based Pop!_OS operating system. It’s a very interesting laptop and well thought out for Linux use with an AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U SoC and integrated …

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Temtem Dev On The Difficulties Of Bringing The Pokémon Rival To Switch

Temtem Dev On The Difficulties Of Bringing The Pokémon Rival To Switch

Image: Crema First announced back in 2018 before dropping onto Steam Early Access in 2020 and later PS5, Temtem garnered a lot of well-deserved attention as a worthy challenger to Pokémon’s tried-and-true formula, with a focus on developing the online social and competitive elements of Game Freak’s series. Lucky for us Nintendo fans, Madrid-based developer …

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