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Must Reads: How to Get Your Steam Games DRM-Free (Sometimes)

Their Stuff GOG Now Offering Steam Users DRM-Free Copies Of Their Games (Kotaku) Today GOG announced GOG Connect. It’s a clever use of Steam’s API that lets you link one Steam account with GOG. You’ll then get DRM-free versions of Steam games you’ve purchased. Don’t Mess With This Motorised Patriot …


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Must Reads: The Warcraft Movie is Not Good

Pillars of Eternity 2 is in the works (PC Gamer) Obsidian is starting work on Pillars of Eternity 2, CEO Feargus Urquhart revealed in an interview with Gamepressure, although ‘revealed’ might be too grand. XCOM 2’s New DLC Adds A Dash Of Shadow Of Mordor To The Game (Kotaku) XCOM …


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Must Reads: That Time Russia Accidentally Tweeted C&C

Their Stuff Publisher Defends Negative IGN Review Of Their Game, Shoots Down ‘Supposed Conspiracy’ (Kotaku) Game publisher Paradox issued an unusual statement this morning, defending a negative IGN review of their newest game while shooting down conspiracy nuts who believed that IGN’s criticism was influenced by outside factors. UK Russian …


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Must Reads: A History of Star Wars on Mac

Our Stuff Get Your Star Wars Day Deals Here A History of Star Wars Games on the Mac How to Install Mods for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II on Mac, Linux, and Windows Their Stuff Stardew Valley Mac & Linux ports announced (MacGameCast) In a blog post …


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Must Reads: Final Bosses Are Becoming Terrible

Their Stuff Opinion – Stop Making Terrible Final Bosses (Game Informer) A sense of dread always hits me when I confront the final boss in a game. A lifetime of death and despair has conditioned me to expect the worst from these encounters – the one-hit kills, the enemy that …


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Must Reads: KOTOR 2, An Unfinished Symphony

Their Stuff A beginner’s guide to watching competitive League of Legends, Part I: An introduction (SB Nation) Your guide to the most popular esport on the planet. A beginner’s guide to watching competitive League of Legends, Part II: The strategy (SB Nation) How to follow the action on the screen …


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Must Reads: These RCT3 “Facts” Don’t Add Up

Our Stuff 6 “Facts” You Didn’t Know About RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Their Stuff XCOM 2 mod adds Fire Emblem-style squad relationship building (PC Gamer) Since its release earlier this year, I’ve had as much fun tinkering with the multitude of cool mods for XCOM 2 as I have locking horns …


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Must Reads: Baldur’s Gate Comes Under Fire

Their Stuff The RPG Scrollbars: Story Mode (Rock Paper Shotgun) Essentially, at any time you can flip a switch and even a Level 1 mage can suddenly wander into a Beholder’s lair and poke every single one of its eyes out without the slightest danger. You can’t die. At all. …


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Must Reads: The Best Isometric RPGs

Their Stuff Ten Isometric Action RPGs Worth Trying (Kotaku) It’s a catalog of sometimes pretty similar games, where finding the best one for our taste can be difficult. Hopefully our guide will help in the selection. The Mac gaming boom: An expert speaks (Mac Kung Fu) You might not have …


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Must Reads: XCOM 2 Gets the Double Dragon Treatment

Our Stuff XCOM 2 Gets New DLC and Patch on Mac and Linux Layers of Fear Patch Brings Gameplay Improvements and Other Fixes Tomb Raider is Coming to Linux Their Stuff Ten Great New Locations In World of Warcraft: Legion’s Main City (Kotaku) The floating city of Dalaran is returning …