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GTA V patch affects new-gen graphics quality

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GTA V patch affects new-gen graphics quality

The latest patch for Grand Theft Auto V on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has led to a downturn in the game's graphical performance.

Rockstar said it is aware of the issue and is working on a fix.

"We are aware of some graphical issues on the Xbox One and PS4 versions of GTAV after the most recent Title Update, and we are investigating a fix now," said Rockstar.

The patch, 1.08, included a laundry list of bug fixes and changes.

The issue does not appear to affect the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 editions of Grand Theft Auto V.

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GOG's expanded refund policy takes a jab at Steam

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GOG's expanded refund policy takes a jab at Steam

GOG.com has expanded its refunds policy, making it easier for consumers to get their money back when they've made a mistake.

GOG now offers refunds on any game for 30 days as long as the user hasn't begun to download it. Previously, this window had been 14 days in line with EU law.

In addition, if the game won't run due to technical issues and the support team can't help, the 30 day refund window also applies.

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Steam is hosting a Sega sale this weekend

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Steam is hosting a Sega sale this weekend

Sega's catalogue of games is on sale this weekend over at Steam with up to 75 percent off some of its most popular titles.

The sale runs through to March 30.

Nearly all of the Total War, Company of Heroes and Dawn of War back catalogs are discounted 75 percent.

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Milestone Studios announces MotoGP 15

Milestone Studios announces MotoGP 15

Milestone has unveiled MotoGP 15, the third entry in its motorcycle racing series.

This new edition will feature better rider customisation, an enhanced career mode and the entire 2015 season of the motorcycle world championship.

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Valve-endorsed Half-Life 2 mod upgrades visuals

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Valve-endorsed Half-Life 2 mod upgrades visuals

A new fan-made Valve-endorsed Half-Life 2 mod that improves the game’s visuals will be available from tomorrow on Steam.

Half-Life 2: Update is a free release that adds improved lighting, effects, textures, and some bug fixes to the classic shooter.

It also includes more than 100 community-recorded commentary notes about development and the impact of Half-Life 2 itself, featuring the voices of well-known Youtubers including Caddicarus, Brutalmoose, Ricepirate, Balrog the Master, ProJared, and Ross Scott from Freeman's Mind.

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Call of Duty franchise has sold more than 175 million copies

Call of Duty franchise has sold more than 175 million copies

Ahead of the Call of Duty world championship this weekend, Activision has circulated an infographic with some interesting data about the series' lifetime achievements.

Headlining the infographic is news that the franchise has sold more than 175 million copies across all titles in the series over the last 10 years.

There have been more than 100 billion multiplayer matches, which is equivalent to 263 million English profession football seasons, and players have thrown 300 billion grenades - more than 44 times the number of mobile phones in the world.

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Borderlands: The Handsome Jack Collection has a 16GB day one patch for Xbox One

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Borderlands: The Handsome Jack Collection has a 16GB day one patch for Xbox One

Borderlands: The Handsome Jack Collection has a 16GB day one patch on Xbox One and an 8GB day one patch on PlayStation 4.

Much of the patch's size is accounted for by The Pre-Sequel's Claptastic Voyage DLC, which wasn't completed soon enough to be included on the disc.

There is also a substantial list of bug fixes for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Konami suspends Kojima Station show

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Konami suspends Kojima Station show

The apparent feud between Hideo Kojima and Konami took on a new dimension today as the publisher announced that the developer's web show, Kojima Station, would not air tomorrow as scheduled.

The news was delivered via a new publisher-controlled Twitter account (Japanese) for Metal Gear Solid. Additional Tweets clarified that the show had not been cancelled altogether.

It's the latest development in what appear to be an ongoing hostilities between Kojima and Konami. Last Friday, reports claimed that Kojima and Konami would part ways after the completion of The Phantom Pain.

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PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 coming today

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PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50 coming today

PlayStation 4 firmware update 2.50, codenamed Yakimura, goes live today and comes loaded with a number of highly anticipated features.

Yakimura included Suspend/Resume, which allows users to suspend any game by putting the PS4 into rest mode, then quickly resume by pressing the PlayStation button on the dualshock controller.

Users can now also back up and restore the PS4 hard disc to and from an external USB drive. Hard disc drive data includes settings, saved data, screenshots and video clips as well as games, patches and download data.

Friday 27 March

Game of Thrones: The Sword in the Darkness review
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Game of Thrones: The Sword in the Darkness is irresistible intrigue
A spoiler-free look at episode three.
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Pillars of Eternity release trailer
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Pillars of Eternity release trailer
Obsidian's latest is finally here.
GOG's expanded refund policy takes a jab at Steam
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GOG's expanded refund policy takes a jab at Steam
"Hitting 'Buy' doesn't waive your rights".
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MotoGP 15 announcement trailer
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MotoGP 15 announcement trailer
A third chapter from Milestone.
Milestone Studios announces MotoGP 15
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Milestone Studios announces MotoGP 15
Coming in autumn.
Evolve – Behemoth and New Hunters Gameplay trailer
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Evolve – Behemoth and New Hunters Gameplay trailer
Creature feature.
Slain – Xbox One trailer
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Slain – Xbox One trailer
A gory Castlevania.
Gear Gauntlet – Xbox One trailer
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Gear Gauntlet – Xbox One trailer
A demanding side-scroller.
The Fall – Xbox One trailer
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The Fall – Xbox One trailer
Celebrated sci-fi story comes to XO.
Call of Duty franchise has sold more than 175 million copies
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Call of Duty franchise has sold more than 175 million copies
Players have thrown 300bn grenades.

Thursday 26 March

Etherium launch trailer
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Etherium launch trailer
Sci-fi RTS out now.
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Giana Sisters: Dream Runners teaser trailer
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Giana Sisters: Dream Runners teaser trailer
Racer coming to new-gen and PC.
Konami suspends Kojima Station show
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Konami suspends Kojima Station show
The apparent row continues.
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Total War: Attila - Blood & Burning trailer
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Total War: Attila - Blood & Burning trailer
The Celts Culture pack.
Poncho - gameplay trailer
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Poncho - gameplay trailer
A puzzle-platformer.
Rocksmith 2014 Edition - Anthrax DLC trailer
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Rocksmith 2014 Edition - Anthrax DLC trailer
Four tracks.
YouTube to launch game and eSports streaming service
Rumour
YouTube to launch game and eSports streaming service
If you can't buy 'em, fight 'em.
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