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New AMD Crimson Drivers

AMD Support now offers new version 16.10.2 Crimson reference drivers for AMD graphics cards. These offer support for Battlefield 1, Sid Meier's Civilization VI, Titanfall 2, Serious Sam VR Early Access, and Eagle Flight VR along with an SLI profile for Civilization VI. Here's more:

Fixed Issues

  • Fan speed may sometimes remain elevated on select Radeon RX 400 series graphics products even when an application has been exited.
  • Eyefinity group settings may not be retained after driver upgrade when using AMD CrossFire configurations.
  • Gears of War™ 4 may experience an application hang when using select high resolution and quality configurations in some specific game maps.
  • DirectX®12 content may be unable to launch on some older CPUs that do not support popcnt instruction.
  • Battlefield 1™ AMD CrossFire profile updates for game launch.

Known Issues

  • A few game titles may fail to launch, experience performance issues or crash if the third party application "Raptr" has its game overlay enabled. A workaround is to disable the overlay if this is experienced.
  • H.264 content playback may experience playback issues on internet browsers with hardware acceleration when also running gaming applications or content.
  • The Division™ may experience checkered corruption when using character model overlays or the game menu.
  • Some users without the Radeon WattMan feature may experience a Radeon Software popup error regarding Radeon WattMan.
  • FIFA 17™ may experience an application hang or black screen on launch for some select Hybrid Graphics or AMD PowerXpress mobile configurations.
  • H.264 content may experience blocky corruption when streaming using P2P content players on some Radeon RX 400 series graphics products.

New Total War: WARHAMMER Free and Paid DLC

The King and the Warlord is now available on Steam, featuring new content for Total War: WARHAMMER, the fantasy-themed strategy game. They also offer a free update for the base game, and a new video about the creation of the game. Here are all the details:

Creative Assembly, developers of the critically acclaimed Total War: WARHAMMER, unveils The King & The Warlord DLC pack today introducing two new Legendary Lords to the game, each leading their own faction. As King Belegar Ironhammer leads Clan Angrund to retake the ancient hold of Karak Eight Peaks, the vicious Night Goblin warlord Skarsnik directs the Crooked Moon Clan to thwart him. The pack brings a wide variety of new content including new Lords and Legendary Lords, quest-chains, famous Regiments of Renown, and new battlefield units including Bolt Throwers and Squigs! For complete details surrounding the DLC, please see the Steam page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/404014/

Released alongside The King & The Warlord is an in-depth look at the creation of Warhammer’s ever popular squigs. In Behind the Squig, we follow their creation from table top wildcard to fully animated, slobbering dwarf-munchers. Check out the video here: https://youtu.be/4kJNqVL320Q

In addition to The King & The Warlord DLC launch today, Creative Assembly also releases the 5th free DLC content pack for Total War: WARHAMMER today. Headlining this pack is Wurrzag Da Great Green Prophet, the legendary Greenksin Shaman and leader of the Bloody Handz Svaage Orc tribe. This free pack also contains three powerful new battlefield units for the Warriors of Chaos, and can be downloaded here: http://store.steampowered.com/app/404015/

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SAG-AFTRA Statement

SAG-AFTRA offers a statement on the state of negotiations for a new contract for video game voice actors. They say they are rejecting what they call a "freeloader model of compensation." Here's word:

“This group of video game employers knowingly feeds off other industries that pay these same performers fairly to make a living. This represents a 'freeloader model of compensation' that we believe cannot and should not continue.

“In this industry, which frequently uses performers and understands the intermittent and unpredictable nature of this type of work, fair compensation includes secondary payments when games hit a certain level of success with consumers, not simply higher upfront wages. Secondary compensation is what allows professional performers to feed their families in between jobs.

“No matter what these companies are peddling in their press releases, this negotiation is not only about upfront compensation. It is about fairness and the ability of middle-class performers to survive in this industry. These companies are immensely profitable, and successful games — which are the only games this dispute is about – drive that profit.

“We have proposed a fair payment structure that enables the sustainability of a professional performer community. These employers have unreasonably refused that. The time has come to end the freeloader model of compensation and that is why our members are united behind this cause.”

Watch Dogs 2 Zodiac Killer Preorder Mission

Ubisoft announces that preorders of Watch Dogs 2 will include a bonus mission. This is loosely based on actual events, as it centers on the notorious Zodiac killer. Word is: "An unwanted ghost of San Francisco’s past has resurfaced after fifty years. A killer is staging the bodies of his victims all over Oakland like the infamous Zodiac Killer of the Sixties, and he’s taunting the police and news outlets with coded messages. Will you succeed in decrypting the messages and hunting down the copycat?" This trailer offers a look. Continue here to read the full story.

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Nintendo Switch Announced

Nintendo offers new details on Nintendo Switch, the final name for their new upcoming console. This video shows off the new hardware, which is centered around a small tablet controller, an extension of their Wii U design. Word is: "Introducing Nintendo Switch! In addition to providing single and multiplayer thrills at home, the Nintendo Switch system also enables gamers to play the same title wherever, whenever and with whomever they choose. The mobility of a handheld is now added to the power of a home gaming system to enable unprecedented new video game play styles." There are more details in the official announcement:

In an introductory video released today (http://www.nintendo.com/switch), Nintendo provided the first glimpse of its new home gaming system and revealed that it is called Nintendo Switch. In addition to providing single and multiplayer thrills at home, the Nintendo Switch system also enables gamers to play the same title wherever, whenever and with whomever they choose. The mobility of a handheld is now added to the power of a home gaming system to enable unprecedented new video game play styles.

At home, Nintendo Switch rests in the Nintendo Switch Dock that connects the system to the TV and lets you play with family and friends in the comfort of your living room. By simply lifting Nintendo Switch from the dock, the system will instantly transition to portable mode, and the same great gaming experience that was being enjoyed at home now travels with you. The portability of Nintendo Switch is enhanced by its bright high-definition display. It brings the full home gaming system experience with you to the park, on an airplane, in a car, or to a friend’s apartment.

Gaming springs into action by removing detachable Joy-Con controllers from either side of Nintendo Switch. One player can use a Joy-Con controller in each hand; two players can each take one; or multiple Joy-Con can be employed by numerous people for a variety of gameplay options. They can easily click back into place or be slipped into a Joy-Con Grip accessory, mirroring a more traditional controller. Or, if preferred, the gamer can select an optional Nintendo Switch Pro Controller to use instead of the Joy-Con controllers. Furthermore, it is possible for numerous people to bring their Nintendo Switch systems together to enjoy local multiplayer face-to-face competition.

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DOOM Free Update 4

Bethesda.net has news that free Update 4 is now available for DOOM, adding an Arcade Mode and classic SnapMap modules to the first-person shooter remake. They offer this video with a look at what's new. Here's an overview:

Play every level with all guns, Runes and equipment upgrades fully unlocked. Customize your DOOM Marine's gear, guns and Praetor suit before each run to see what combinations will give you an edge. Compete against friends and players worldwide for the highest score by attacking demons quickly, avoiding their attacks and grabbing multipliers along the way. This is a perfect opportunity to replay one of the best single-player FPS experiences of 2016, and for the speed runners out there to make their mark. Good luck! For those long-time fans, Free Update 4 also brings Classic DOOM modules to SnapMap. You’ll now be able to play and build new maps using assets based on the original games. To give fans an easy way to play, the team at id Software decided to create some classic maps for us, so definitely check those out. For the creators out there, we can’t wait to see what you build with these new classic modules. We’ve also made it easier to recommend and review maps that you’ve played. You can even subscribe to creators via the new Snap Feed so you're always aware of new changes or updates to their maps.

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Mad Max for OS X and Linux

Feral Interactive now offers Mad Max for OS X and Linux, expanding the reach of this tie-in with the most recent installment in the apocalyptic movie series. A mini site is online as home to this, offering details on the game as well as OS X and Linux system requirements. These ports can be purchased there, and Steam now offers them in the same package as the Windows edition. Here's a refresher on the game:

Become Mad Max, the lone warrior in a savage post-apocalyptic world where cars are the key to survival. In this action-packed, open world, third person action game, you must fight to stay alive in The Wasteland, using brutal on-ground and vehicular against vicious gangs of bandits. A reluctant hero with an instinct for survival, Max wants nothing more than to leave the madness behind and find solace in the storied “Plains of Silence.” Players are challenged with treacherous missions as they scavenge the dangerous landscape for supplies to build the ultimate combat vehicle.

Overwatch PTR Changes

A post to the Overwatch forums by Geoff Goodman explains a change in their testing on the PTR. The principle designer on Blizzard's multiplayer shooter notes that they will now be testing more drastic balance changes. This means testing will go on longer than in past iterations of the PTR, and the changes being tested are unlikely to make it through to the live game without further refinement. This is a new approach, as they previously used the PTR to test the stability of new builds, rather than to make changes based on game outcomes. Here's part of the explanation:

We want to try a bunch of things and see whats fun and working, and iterate more quickly from there. In this way, we get to have you guys involved earlier in the process.

One quick note, since I already know this will come up. There aren't any Symmetra changes for this patch. Her changes ended up being much more significant and require more time to finish up, but shes feeling pretty great internally so hopefully we can get her out there pretty soon.

I don't have an exact ETA on when this PTR will update, but we're hoping for later this week some time. As always, the more you guys jump on and give feedback the better the game will be! Thanks.

Stellaris DLC and Patch

Paradox Interactive offers the promised Leviathans DLC for Stellaris, their sci-fi strategy game. This story pack is accompanied by a new "Heinlein" patch they call a "major free update" to the base game. Here's more on Leviathans: "Leviathans adds new exploration centered content, as you encounter new, potentially dangerous species, pirates and space creatures when you expand across the galaxy. New events and new options are open to you, bringing you even deeper into an epic space opera of your own creation." Here's more on both releases:

Stellaris: Leviathans includes:

  • Guardians: Powerful space entities with mysterious origins and motives. Fight or investigate them to unlock technologies and gain access to great treasures.
  • Enclaves: Independent outposts of traders and artists who are willing to make a deal. Exchange resources, purchase information about the galaxy, or commission a great work of art for your empire.
  • War in Heaven: Where will your fledgling empire lie if two ancient Fallen Empires decide to renew old grievances in a War in Heaven? Will you err on the side of caution and take a side with the stronger power, or will you strike at both whilst they are occupied with their own titanic struggle?
  • New art and music to add greater variety and listening pleasures to your game experience.

The launch of Leviathans is accompanied by the Heinlein update to the base Stellaris game, available to anyone who owns it. Heinlein is a huge free update to the game that addresses many issues for players, including:

  • A convenient Auto-Explore feature.
  • Rally points for your freshly-assembled Navy.
  • The Expansion Planner Interface.
  • An overhaul of Strategic Resources.
  • Clearer specialization/role for ship types.
  • More options for customizing new galaxies.
  • New smarter Sector Governors.

Adventure Quest Worlds 3D Open Beta

Open beta testing is now underway for Adventure Quest Worlds 3D, a cross-platform MMORPG for Windows, OS X, and mobiles. This is offered for free on Steam in early access. Here's word on the game, though they note that the iOS edition is now actually available yet:

AdventureQuest 3D is a massively multiplayer online RPG from the creators of the legendary AdventureQuest game series. The original AdventureQuest launched in October 2002 as a single-player Flash game and acquired over 65 million registered users.

AQ3D features fully explorable, beautifully rendered 3D environments and fast-paced real-time combat, and is characterized by the same epic high adventure - punctuated with unexpected comedy - found in the original AdventureQuest.

AdventureQuest 3D offers true cross-platform play that allows gamers to play on the same account from their PC, Mac, iOS, or Android devices.

Red Faction Leaves German Index

THQ Nordic announces that Red Faction is now legal for sale in Germany. The game began life 13 years ago on the country's BPjS  "index" of games considered harmful to young people, perhaps fuelled by fears that it would inspire violence on Mars. Their announcement of the news indicates they continue to lube the powers-that-be to relax the local restrictions on other titles in their portfolio:

Numerous discussions, tact and some skillful powers of persuasion were required to achieve this result. “At THQ Nordic we were aware of the implications of this momentous decision, and needed to adopt a bold approach.” says Jans Binsmaier, Publishing Director of the Viennese studio.

After the incredible news of our removal from the list, THQ Nordic is currently in (youth-free) party mode knowing that the Vienna-based team will be having further discussions with the BPjM: “We will of course still be nurturing our extensive games portfolio that now comprises over 350 titles, and will do our utmost to ensure that gamers can play our games in the future.” says Jan Binsmaier. We can still celebrate “small” successes like this even a decade later!

Techland Tour Video

This video takes us to Poland for a studio tour of Techland, showing where the magic happens from the reception area to the bathrooms. The audio portion is in Polish, so they provide subtitles to help more of us follow along. Here's their English explanation of the clip: "Take a tour of Techland’s studio and peek behind the curtain to see how AAA games are made in the further reaches of Europe. The tour showcases the studio, its staff and what they’re potentially working on for the future." Continue here to read the full story.

New Tobii Eye Tracker

Tobii announces the release of their next generation Eye Tracker for gaming. They say this is the first unit to support simultaneous eye- and head-tracking, and does not require any headgear. Here are some details:

Intended to complement, rather than replace, traditional PC gaming inputs, the Tobii Eye Tracker 4C uses gamer’s eye movement to create a new input modality. Pairing eye tracking with mouse and keyboard or gamepad controls give gamers a richer, more immersive experience as they are able to mimic actions that occur in real life, such as looking for cover or aiming at a target.

Available in over 40 titles at TobiiGaming.com including, Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Tom Clancy’s The Division and Watch Dogs 2 (coming soon), several new eye tracking enhanced games are added monthly. Tobii expects 100 eye tracking enhanced games by the end of 2017, including several more upcoming AAA titles.

Integrating customer feedback from existing Tobii EyeX gamers, Tobii made five key advancements for the Tobii Eye Tracker 4C:

  • Adding head tracking functionality, making it the only gaming device to provide simultaneous head and eye tracking capabilities, providing a superior experience in simulator titles like Elite: Dangerous. (Currently in Beta)
  • Adding Tobii EyeChip, the world’s first eye tracking ASIC, to reduce CPU load and power consumption from the host computer.
  • Decreasing the size and visibility of the illuminators.
  • Moving to an integrated USB2 cord (USB 2.0 BC 1.2) to increase the amount of compatible host devices.
  • Further advancing its industry-leading eye tracking quality with additional performance enhancements.
  • Keeping in line with Tobii EyeX, the Tobii Eye Tracker 4C will also support facial recognition for Windows Hello, Microsoft’s password-free login, allowing gamers to unlock their device with a glance.

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Congrats to Cleveland fans and the Indians on their American League championship. I find it easy to sympathize and root for such a long-suffering franchise, so this is heartfelt. This will create a quandary if the Cubs win the NL, since that team is the definition of long-suffering. Anyway, back to the Indians, to quote my beloved Ian Hunter, Cleveland rocks!

Cleveland Links: Thanks Ant and Acleacius.
Play: Wormax.io.
Links: Running Down That Crazy Westworld Man in Black Theory.
The creators of Westworld briefly considered a Game Of Thrones crossover.
Science: New antibiotic mined from human gut reverses drug resistance in superbugs.
Media: Logan - Official Trailer.
This may smell bad, kid, but it'll keep you warm.
John Cleese talks The Walk(ing Dead) with NOW TV - with subtitles. Thanks nin.
MAGICAL BATTLES! Skylanders Imaginators (Kids React: Gaming).
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Wednesday, Oct 19, 2016

SMITE Tactics Announced

A new trailer from Hi-Rez Studios announces SMITE Tactics, a new card-based strategy spin-off of their MOBA. An official website is online for the project, offering signups for beta testing. Here's word from the description:

SMITE Tactics is a game of strategy where players will carefully choose which minions to deploy across the battlefield and which gods will lead them. Every unit has unique abilities and players will build their armies prior to battle using collectible cards. Compete for prestige in 1v1 ranked competitive modes and experience various adventure modes versus AI. For more, visit http://www.smitetactics.com

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Another Wolfenstein Sequel Hint

Exploring Infinite Warfare with Actor-Writer Brian Bloom on Two Left Sticks is an interview with the voice actor about his latest gaming project. Along the way he offers strong hints that he is portraying B.J. Blazkowicz once again in another upcoming Wolfenstein game. He refers back to a quick tease from E3, and says: "I’ll be safe with this answer. If you look at Bethesda’s E3 2016 lineup there was a title hinted at in a cool way. It sparked a bit of wildfire. That subtle, very simple DOS language, going through the titles. Perhaps we’re working on that as we speak" (thanks PC Gamer). Similarly, a bit over a year ago made the same sort of hint.

Civilization VI Tutorial Blowout

With Sid Meier's Civilization VI due in just two days, 2K offers a flood of new videos with helpful hints on playing the strategy sequel. They offer clips on How To Choose a Civilization, How To Take Your First Turns, How To Explore, How To Deal With Barbarians, How To Make Diplomacy Work, and How To Get Help. Word is:

In this video, we'll answer one of the most common questions for new players, "How do I know which Civ to choose?" We'll show you what to look for when you are deciding between which civilization to lead to victory.

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Titanfall 2 Trailer

The GeForce website now offers a new trailer showing off gameplay from Titanfall 2, the upcoming mech shooter sequel. This is taken from the PC version, showing the game in 4K resolution with max settings running at 60 frames-per-second. They say this is running on a Titan X video card, but note that the recommended NVIDIA card for ultra settings at 4K is a GTX 1080. Word is: "Last month we brought you the world’s first look at Titanfall 2’s multiplayer running on PC at 4K, at 60 FPS, with every game setting maxed out. Today, we’re unveiling the single-player campaign running at the same level of detail, and once again in glorious 4K:" Continue here to read the full story.

Steamship Ahoy - Ships 2017

Ships 2017 is now available on Steam for Windows, offering the chance to perform seafaring missions in one of three ships. The official trailer shows how this works, and here's word:

Take control over 3 special purpose naval vessels. Complete various missions on dangerous waters of Baltic Sea.
Take part in recovery of objects from the bottom of the sea. Transport heavy cargo to its final destination, also including rescue and transport missions. Assemble massive naval installations on open waters.

Take control over the ship crew and their accessories (such as fire extinguishers, fire hoses, water cannons, inflatables and searchlights) in order to defend your ship against pirate attack, to extinguish fire on board or to pick survivors in a special game mode.

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New Paragon Character Next Week

Epic Games announces the release of version .33 of Paragon with the latest changes for their early access MOBA. This adds an interactive tutorial, news skins and emotes, and other changes to the game along with a new weekly card pack. They also offer a Countess announcement trailer showing off a new character to be added to the game on Tuesday. Here are the details on the Countess:

Countess will be playable as part of the Tuesday, October 25 update of Epic’s free-to-play PC and PlayStation 4 MOBA. You can find an image of Countess attached, and a detailed list of her abilities below.

  • Blade Siphon - Countess quickly spins her blades around her, causing damage in a circle around her. Passive: Countess regains a percent of her max health every time she kills an enemy, with bonus health for a Hero kill.
  • Shadow Slip - Countess targets a nearby enemy and blinks to it, dealing damage and applying a slow. If the target is a minion, it is executed. Reactivate to return to the original position.
  • Dark Tide - Countess sends out a roiling cloud of darkness in front of her, dealing damage to all enemies in the area of effect.
  • Feast - Countess jumps to a nearby enemy Hero, forcing them to look at her and stunning them before dealing a massive burst of damage. Countess is locked down for the duration of the attack.

As always, all Heroes in Paragon are free; you can find more information at www.paragon.com.

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Link of the Day: Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - Official Sneak Peek. Thanks nin and RedEye9.

David Brevik Joins Path of Exile

This press release announces David Brevik is working with Grinding Gears, so Path of Exile is the "Diablo-like" RPG series he recently mentioned joining. The release is in Chinese and posted as images, rather than text, thwarting auto translation, but PC Invasion reports that one of David's main roles will be to help launch the action/RPG in China. The first word we saw on this stated that Brevik was rejoining Blizzard, but as it turns out that is not the case.

Darksiders: Warmastered Edition Next Month

THQ Nordic announces a release schedule for Darksiders: Warmastered Edition, a remastered version of the original Darksiders. The PlayStation 4 and Wii U versions will come on November 22nd, while the Windows edition will come on November 29th. The THQ Nordic website has details on the warmastering:

  • Apocalyptic Power – Unleash the wrath of War, combining brutal attacks and supernatural abilities to decimate all who stand in your way
  • Extreme Arsenal – Wield a devastating arsenal of angelic, demonic and Earthly weapons; and blaze a trail of destruction atop Ruin, War’s fiery phantom steed
  • Epic Quest – Battle across the wastelands and demon-infested dungeons of the decimated Earth in your quest for vengeance and redemption
  • Character Progression – Uncover powerful ancient relics, upgrade your weapons, unlock new abilities, and customize your gameplay style
  • Battle Heaven and Hell – Battle against all who stand in your way - from war-weary angelic forces to Hell’s hideous demon hordes
  • Remaster Edition Features:
  • PS4, Xbox One and Wii U versions of Darksiders (Wrath of War)
  • Native 1080p rendering resolution
  • Doubled all the texture resolutions
  • Rendering improvements and rework
  • Better shadow rendering quality
  • Post processing effects
  • 60 FPS in moment to moment gameplay (PS4, Xbox One, PC, 30 for WiiU)

Pro Evolution Soccer 2017 Patch Plans

Konami announces details about the first two free content updates coming to Pro Evolution Soccer 2017. The October update for the sports simulation will include new players and gameplay tweaks and the November update will include 4K graphics among other things. Here's word:

KONAMI is committed to continually improving the on-field and presentation elements of PES 2017 and will regularly offer free updates throughout the year. The first download will be available at the end of October, with a second to follow at the end of November, and more to follow.

October’s 1.02 update will add a number of improved facial likenesses to players within the game. PES 2017 is globally recognised for its stunning player likenesses and the use of Player ID systems to ensure the on-field stars both move and play like their real-life counterparts. The October file will recognise over 39 players who have excelled in the early part of the season, and will offer photo-realistic reproductions of the likes of Wissam Ben Yedder, Mario Lemina, Aymeric Laporte, Victor Wanyama and Denis Suarez, and will also see their individual playing styles recreated within the game. The 1.02 download will also update the pitch side hoardings and introduce new official boot styles to the game, including the option of choosing a variety of studs.

With the advent of Sony’s new PlayStationPro® format, KONAMI’s November 1.03 update will introduce a 4K resolution mode within PES 2017, adding greater visual definition running at 60FPS. The 1.03 update will also see the introduction of key elements centred on KONAMI’s premier partnership teams: Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund. KONAMI has entered into long term partnerships with both teams and November will see extensive additions designed to reflect the match day experience at the English and German clubs.

Liverpool’s iconic Anfield stadium will be added to PES 2017’s roster on in-game venues, and will also be the first to show the club’s brand new stand within a video game. World recognised Liverpool songs and chants, including ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ will also be heard as the players walk on to the pitch and during matches. Borussia Dortmund’s stunning Signal Iduna Park ground will also be perfectly recreated for use in the game, will both licensed teams will have squad likenesses recreated, bringing the club stars to life.

Both the PES 2017 October and November updates will also add more official iconography and official boot styles to the main game, with kit additions and various bug fixes. More details will be revealed soon.

Legends of Callasia - The Stoneborne Released

Legends of Callasia - The Stoneborne is now available on Steam, offering an expansion for this Civilization-inspired, cross-platform strategy game. This requires the original game for Windows or OS X. If you are curious about this, the official website offers a playable demo that includes default heroes, starter campaigns, and unlimited multiplayer playtime. Here's word on the DLC: "Legends of Callasia: The Stoneborne is centered on a new playable faction, the Dwarves. It includes a new 10-level campaign, 11 playable Stoneborne heroes, 20 new maps, underground seasons, over 20 new cards, new emblems, new achievements, and a new enemy faction, the Cavespawn."

Accounting VR Game for Free

Steam now offers Accounting, a virtual reality game from Rick and Morty creator Justin Roiland. This requires an HTC Vive, and carries the hard-to-refuse price of free. Here's word on what this is about:

Content warning: cartoon violence, gore, suicide, tax work.

Numbers. What do they mean?
The modern field of Accountancy is a serious and honorable profession. Many human beings have spent their lives toiling over the hard science of numbers. Thousands have died so that we may get to the level of understanding that we have today. Thousands have died. However, as Accountants and Numbersmiths embraced the abacus and the calculator, today we must embrace the latest technological advancement.

Virtual Reality.
In early 2016, three highly qualified Accountants came together to see what potential economic savings and visualisations could be achieved with The HTC Vive. These Accountants were quickly and discreetly discarded to be replaced by award-winning game studio Crows Crows Crows and the newly announced VR studio Squanchtendo, to create the ultimate electronic number-crunching program.

Let’s get one thing straight: Accountancy is a mature profession and is not for children.

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