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Fall Guys developer creates a bidding war for charity

Fall Guys developer creates a bidding war for charity

Brands and influencers are bidding for a chance to have their own custom skin added to Fall Guys, with over £300,000 being raised so far for gaming disability charity Special Effect. Fall Guys has enjoyed wild success since its launch early last month. It’s been purchased over 2 million times on Steam and has been downloaded by 8 million PlayStation Plus members. Much like other big multiplayer titles before it,...

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Why the Epic Games and Apple lawsuit is a big deal

Why the Epic Games and Apple lawsuit is a big deal

Apple is threatening to remove Unreal Engine from all Mac and iOS devices, putting dozens of developers and titles at risk. Fortnite was dramatically pulled from the App Store several weeks ago and is no longer available on any iOS device, including all iPhones and iPads. It’s the result of an ongoing legal feud between the game’s developer Epic Games and Apple over App Store percentage cuts. In summary, Epic...

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How Flight Simulator could usher in a new era of cloud based games

How Flight Simulator could usher in a new era of cloud based games

Microsoft’s latest entry in its long-running Flight Simulator series has the entire world available to fly around in. It’s the start of cloud-based gaming. Being able to travel the world and fly over your own house inside a video game was an impossibility even just a few years ago. The processing and downloading power required to digitally store Earth in its entirety was simply not available, yet Microsoft’s newest...

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Halo Infinite’s reveal proves that Xbox isn’t doing enough

Halo Infinite’s reveal proves that Xbox isn’t doing enough

The big reveal for Halo’s next instalment showed off lacklustre graphics and dated gameplay. It’s clear that Microsoft isn’t keeping up with Sony. Microsoft premiered eight minutes of brand new campaign gameplay from its upcoming Halo reboot, Halo Infinite, yesterday evening as part of a livestreamed reveal event. We also got a glimpse of a handful of new smaller, indie titles, as well as the announcement of a new...

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