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Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn’t thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I’m just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn’t paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing.

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Amnesia: Rebirth promises a deeper kind of horror that ‘grows over time’

Amnesia: Rebirth promises a deeper kind of horror that ‘grows over time’

One of the things that impressed me most about the 2015 horror game Soma is how it managed to be less in-your-face terrifying than its predecessor, Amnesia: The Dark Descent, and yet more thematically horrific. It’s tough to get into without spoilers, but it’s a brilliant bit of bait-and-switch that really showcases how developer Frictional Games has evolved from one game to the other.

It sounds like the studio aims to deliver something similar with its next game, the recently-revealed Amnesia: Rebirth. Videos of players reacting to The Dark Descent’s scares made it a YouTube sensation, but creative director Thomas Grip told Gamespot that for the new game, “That doesn’t feel like what we wanted to do.”

“There are a bunch of things that we thought that people liked with [The Dark Descent] and then there’s a bunch of stuff that we felt we could do better and there’s a

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Twin-stick roguelite I, Dracula: Genesis hits early access

Twin-stick roguelite I, Dracula: Genesis hits early access

(Image credit: Moregames)If the Bitmap Brothers had made Enter the Gungeon or Nuclear Throne, it would look something like I, Dracula: Genesis, an isometric, twin-stick, roguelite shooter that's just launched in Steam Early Access. There's a fun, tantalising demo on...

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Family Man, the Breaking Bad-like blocky RPG, is out now

Family Man, the Breaking Bad-like blocky RPG, is out now

Choices in RPGs tend to have far-reaching consequences, but what if your decisions hit a little closer to home? That's the premise of Family Man, a blocky RPG where your choices will affect your family and town, for good or ill, as you try to rustle up enough cash to...

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MicroProse is working on a multiplayer VR bomber sim

Ancient strategy and sim publisher MicroProse rose from the grave earlier this month, after two decades under, accompanied by the announcement of a trio of games that all sounded just like the sort of things it published alongside Civ and X-COM years ago. Now it's...

EKWB announces star-spangled CPU water block in support of disabled vets

EK, maker of custom liquid-cooled PCs and components, is releasing a limited edition of its Velocity CPU water block in honor of this past Memorial Day Weekend. Fit with red, white, and blue flag motif, the star-spangled EK-Quantum Velocity Honor is a fitting...

The next Sherlock Holmes game depicts the famous detective as an arrogant young man

Frogwares has announced the next instalment in its quietly beloved Sherlock Holmes series, and this time things are a bit different. This time Sherlock Holmes isn't a regal looking middle age bloke, but a very debonnaire 21-year-old. Meanwhile, the game won't take...

This World of Warcraft player found a way to one-shot enemy players while naked

Rextroy is one smart World of Warcraft player. How smart, you ask? Well, last week he discovered a genius strategy to kill a raid boss in a single hit, and in his most recent YouTube video, he's come up with a way to kill other max-level players without wearing any...

The International Battle Pass 2020 is live

Valve said a few weeks ago that, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, The International 10 probably isn't going to happen in 2020. Despite that, The International Battle Pass, granting access to exclusive content, features, and rewards, is once again available for...