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Summer Game Fest 2022 - Warhammer 40k: Darktide Brings the Pain | COGconnected

Warhammer 40K: Darktide casts aside the Space Marines and puts players in the shoes of expendable scoundrels in this co-op horde shooter.

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Astro Bot Hands-On Preview - A Joyful PS5 Platforming Adventure | CGM

CGM Writes: After seeing the new PlayStation exclusive, Astro Bot at Summer Game Fest, we give our take if it truly is as joyful as it looks.

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Jin_Sakai19m ago

These are the kind of games I like. Can’t wait!

Hofstaderman10m ago

Can't wait. Can never bring myself to delete the first one off my ssd even when I need space, its that good.

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3 Most Exciting Indie Games From Future Games Show 2024 You Should Know About

With Future Games Show 2024 taking place last week, certain indie titles truly managed to stand out from the crowd.

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Valve facing £656,000,000 lawsuit over claims Steam is ripping off players

The owner of Steam has been accused of overcharging 14 million PC gamers in the UK and 'shutting out' competition in a new lawsuit.

Dan5020h ago

Overcharging? Have these people never heard of sales?

just_looken19h ago(Edited 19h ago)

"Valve, the owner of Steam, is being sued for £656m over claims it is abusing its dominant market position to overcharge players.

The collective action claim has been filed with the UK’s Competition Appeal Tribunal by digital rights campaigner Vicki Shotbolt.

In the lawsuit, Shotbolt accuses Valve of ‘shutting out’ competition when it comes to buying PC games and DLC, which has led to 14m people in the UK being overcharged for PC games as a result.

The claim is seeking up to £44 compensation for every UK player who has bought a PC game or add-on content from June 5, 2018."

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So they are trying to take the apple/sony/xbox approach were there is only one store without ever using a pc for gaming.

Anyone with a ounce of pc gaming knowledge knows steam did nothing when competition and the launcher war happened but now every publisher that had there own launcher with games only available on that platform are slowing coming back to steam.

This "lawsuit" should be directed to launcher's like rockstar's as they have games only available on there like the gta collection or ubisoft with xdefiant heck epic launcher exclusive games. There is no grounds in which steam has locked down content to there platform except there own games though there are disc versions of those except half life alex.

Pc players still have the best choice on game buying with multiple launcher's and site that offers keys like my fav humble bundle but on the same platform we have the worst drm along with those 3rd part launcher's that need to run in the background.

anast19h ago

How about suing them for the game files that the customer should own?

Goodguy0118h ago

Steam allows 3rd party apps (which I hate) and...we all know that egs is the one that keeps buying exclusivity lol. A lot of devs and consumers rely on steam hence it's very heavy support.

VariantAEC2h ago

Imagine a child safety advocate switching gears and targeting how a business sells games, weird right? I could be wrong, and maybe old blonds in England with the name Vicki Shotbolt are a dime a dozen... but assuming this is the same Vicki Shotbolt of The Parent Zone, her company The Parent Zone partnered with MS in 2014. That's a long time ago I know, but apparently Shotbolt has ties with the UK government.

I'm not saying anything, but MS doesn't let partnerships like that die.

paulust200217h ago

If I get 44 pound from them I'll only be spending it in the steam store...fucking absurd ..one of the most ethical companies out there and largely due to them not being a public offering imo

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