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Heavily rumoured for years now, Valve has taken the veil off its upcoming Steam redesign during a GDC panel.
Last week we were treated to a cinematic look at Battlefield V's imminent Firestorm battle royale mode, and that's all well and good, but what we really wanted to see was what the game looks like in action.
I’m not a religious man by any means, but I think we got concrete proof of the existence of God today when Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 was announced by Paradox Interactive.
Everyone's 10th-favourite Assassin's Creed game is being given the remaster treatment this month. Assassin's Creed III: Remastered updates the colonial America stab-em-up for a modern audience, moving to a new graphics engine, enhancing the visuals, improving gameplay mechanics and more. AC3 may be seven years but don't expect running the remastered version to be an easy task though...
Deep Silver and Epic Games made a pretty surprising announcement during GDC 2019, claiming the Epic Store exclusive release of Metro Exodus sold 2.5x more units than Metro: Last Light sold on Steam when it launched in 2013.
UPDATE: First announced last August, Denuvo has now launched its anti-cheat solution design to prevent players cheating in multiplayer titles, particularly eSports. 
It can sometimes feel like Lovecraftian horror games are everywhere these days, although seldom do they actually live up to their legacy. Frogware's The Sinking City is looking mighty promising indeed though, pairing a 1920's-style investigative adventure with a flooded city, bizarre murders, and creeping dread of cosmic horrors. The Sinking City comes to PC in June, and here are the PC specs you'll need.
Nvidia has held an investor day during which it has proudly boasted the GeForce RTX series is off "to a great start". Nvidia makes the surprising claim that its Turing GPU has enjoyed a more successful launch than Pascal, and that the majority of its customers are happy to pay a price increase for the next-gen.
Epic Games brought out the big guns yesterday evening, announcing a whole swathe of upcoming titles that’ll be exclusive to the Epic Games Store. This includes a trio of PlayStation 4 exclusives from Quantic Dream, made up of Heavy Rain, Beyond: Two Souls, and last year’s Detroit: Become Human. Detroit was already one of the best-looking games going so it could look absolutely fantastic with the power of a gaming PC behind it.
Vlambeer co-founder Rami Ismail has had some inflammatory words to share about Valve, saying the recent controversy of Metro Exodus moving from Steam to the Epic Games Store was simply because Valve was “out-businessed”.
New games don’t appear to be particularly high on the agenda for Konami, although it continues to mine its past glories before it earned its soiled reputation. Konami has announced the Konami 50th Anniversary Collection for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch, a collection of games celebrating Konami’s long and storied history.