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Developer threatens to kill Valve CEO Gabe Newell

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Developer threatens to kill Valve CEO, has game pulled from Steam

A disgruntled indie developer has had his game pulled from Steam after he issued a death threat to Valve CEO Gabe Newell over Twitter.

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The GTA V beta is a lie

The GTA V beta is a lie

Rockstar has warned fans that invitations to participate in a Grand Theft Auto V beta for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC beta are fake.

The problem appears to have got far enough out of control that the developer has set up a dedicated page warning players against what it believes to be a phishing scam.

"Please Note: There is no pre-release ‘beta’ test for Grand Theft Auto V," reads the site. "If you see ads or solicitations to join a beta program, beware as this is likely some type of online phishing scam."

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Alone in the Dark creator seeks crowdfunding for new project

Alone in the Dark creator seeks crowdfunding for new project

Frédérick Raynal, the creator of the trailblazing survival game Alone in the Dark, has announced his intention to return to the genre.

Raynal has formed a new studio called Gloomy Wood and is seeking funds via the French crowdfunding platform Ulule to develop 2Dark.

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Two discs not practical for Master Chief Collection

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A two-disc Master Chief Collection not practical – 343

It simply wasn’t practical to ship Halo: The Master Chief Collection on two discs, 343 Industries says.

Yesterday it was revealed that those wishing to play the online modes in The Master Chief Collection need to download a 20GB day one update before they may do so.

“We realize that this isn't ideal for everyone, but it's the path to the smoothest eventual experience,” Halo development director Frank O'Connor wrote on NeoGAF.

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Comedian Rob Riggle to play Frank West in Dead Rising movie

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Comedian Rob Riggle to play Frank West in Dead Rising movie

Comedian Rob Riggle will play photographer Frank West in the upcoming movie adaption of Dead Rising.

Riggle, a former US Marine, is known for his work as a satirical correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and for his comedic roles in 21 Jump Street, Let's Be Cops, Step Brothers, and more.

Dead Rising: Watchtower is in production at Legendary Digital Media. The script is penned by Tim Carter (Mortal Kombat: Legacy, Sleeping Dogs).

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GTA V's FlyLo FM gets new-gen, PC update

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GTA V's FlyLo FM gets new-gen, PC update

Grand Theft Auto V's FlyLo FM will get 30 minutes of new music in the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC edition of the game.

The station, curated by musician Flying Lotus, plays music by producers such as Aphex Twin, Tyler the Creator, Outkast, and of the artist himself.

"I was really proud of the first bit of it," Flying Lotus said of the station, "but I still felt there was so much more to say, though, so I’m really excited about that."

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Assassin's Creed producer Jade Raymond leaves Ubisoft

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Assassin's Creed producer Jade Raymond leaves Ubisoft

Ubisoft executive Jade Raymond has stepped down from her role as managing director of Ubisoft Toronto to "pursue new opportunities".

Raymond had been with Ubisoft for 10 years. She started as a producer on the first Assassin's Creed. Raymond was a founding member of Ubisoft Toronto, and went on to become the studio head. She is one of only a handful of prominent women in the video game industry.

"I’ve spent 10 extraordinary years at Ubisoft, and I am proud to have been part of many of the best teams in the industry making truly remarkable games," said Raymond in a statement.

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Hatred dev says neo-Nazi claims "ridiculous"

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Neo-Nazi claims "fucking ridiculous" – Hatred CEO

The CEO of the studio developing isometric mass murder sim Hatred has called claims he is a neo-Nazi "fucking ridiculous".

On Friday, several sites reported that Destructive Creations CEO Jarosław Zieliński is a Facebook fan of the Polska Liga Obrony (Polish Defence League), an Islamophobic, anti-immigration, nationalist group in Poland.

FX artist Marcin Kaźmierczak was also found to be a supporter of the Młodzież Wszechpolska (All-Polish Youth), another right-wing nationalist group.

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Far Cry 4 Season Pass contains new PvP mode, Yetis

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Far Cry 4 Season Pass contains new PvP mode, Yetis

Far Cry 4’s season pass includes a new PvP multiplayer mode, an exclusive launch-day mission, Yetis, and more.

Ubisoft has outlined the contents of the game’s Season Pass, which collects all DLC planned for the game at a 20 percent discount on buying each individually.

It includes:

Tuesday 21 October

Driveclub review
Review
Driveclub review
Formal dress only.
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Hyrule Warriors Master Quest Pack trailer
Trailer
Hyrule Warriors Master Quest Pack trailer
Epona vs moblins.
The GTA V beta is a lie
News
The GTA V beta is a lie
You can ignore those emails.
Alone in the Dark creator seeks crowdfunding for new project
News
Alone in the Dark creator seeks crowdfunding for new project
Survival pioneer returns.
Quantum Rush: Champions – Early Access trailer
Trailer
Quantum Rush: Champions – Early Access trailer
A WipeOut-style racer for PC.
2Dark - Ulule campaign trailer
Trailer
2Dark - Ulule campaign trailer
From a pioneer in the survival genre.
A two-disc Master Chief Collection not practical – 343
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Two discs not practical for Master Chief Collection
“We realize that this isn't ideal for everyone."
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Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward teaser trailer
Trailer
Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward teaser trailer
New level cap, adventures, challenges.
Halo 2 Anniversary - Remaking The Legend trailer
Trailer
Halo 2 Anniversary - Remaking The Legend trailer
Of the Master Chief Collection.
GTA V's FlyLo FM gets new-gen, PC update
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GTA V's FlyLo FM gets new-gen, PC update
More than 30 minutes added.
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Halo: Nightfall – First Look BTS trailer
Trailer
Halo: Nightfall – First Look BTS trailer
The making of a live-action Halo feature.
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Assassin's Creed producer Jade Raymond leaves Ubisoft
News
Assassin's Creed producer Jade Raymond leaves Ubisoft
Will pursue new opportunities.
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Neo-Nazi claims "fucking ridiculous" – Hatred CEO
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Hatred dev says neo-Nazi claims "ridiculous"
“We are group of nice, normal guys."
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Deadcore launch trailer
Trailer
Deadcore launch trailer
A sci-fi platformer-FPS for PC.

Monday 20 October

Cyberpunk stealth shooter Metrocide is out today on Windows and Mac
Spotlight
Cyberpunk stealth shooter Metrocide is out today
From Sydney studio Flat Earth Games.
Dragon Age: Inquisition - Walking Tall with Miranda Raison trailer
Trailer
Dragon Age: Inquisition - Walking Tall with Miranda Raison trailer
BTS with Cassandra's voice actor.
Toy Soldiers: War Chest – Wave Focus trailer
Trailer
Toy Soldiers: War Chest – Wave Focus trailer
Survival mode outlined.
Total War: Attila - Londinium is Burning trailer
Trailer
Total War: Attila - Londinium is Burning trailer
See updates to siege scenarios.
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Limbo for Xbox One outed by Korean ratings board
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Limbo for Xbox One outed by Korean ratings board
A modern classic returns.
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Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition announcement trailer
Trailer
Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition announcement trailer
Another classic CRPG enhanced.
Evolve - Goliath Monster trailer
Trailer
Evolve - Goliath Monster trailer
Brute strength.
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare launch trailer
Trailer
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare launch trailer
Preemptive strike.
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Supreme Ruler Ultimate launch trailer
Trailer
Supreme Ruler Ultimate launch trailer
All prior games linked together.
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