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Red Dead Redemption 2 mows down competition – Metacritic's 2018 best of

Milosz Szubert, 04 January 2019, 18:46

Metacritic has traditionally compiled lists of highest-rated games of the past year. They feature Red Dead Redemption 2 and Nintendo Switch, which boasts the highest number of titles with an average rating above 90/100.

Android Messages receives anti-spam filter, raises privacy concerns

Conrad Hazi, 04 January 2019, 17:37

The default application for sending SMS on Android receives an anti-spam filter. To protect us from unwanted content, it will analyze incoming and outgoing messages and phone numbers, which raises understandable concerns about privacy protection.

Return of the Obra Dinn with the highest number of IGF nominations

Adrian Werner, 04 January 2019, 14:45

The shortlist of nominees for the IGF Awards, i.e. the most important indie games festival, has been announced. Titles such as Return of the Obra Dinn, Opus Magnum, Noita and Do Not Feed the Monkeys will compete in the most prestigious categories.

Law amendment will impact Japanese gaming industry

Bart Swiatek, 04 January 2019, 13:58

An amendment in the Unfair Competition Prevention Act was passed in Japan, penalizing serial code auctions and tempering with game saves.

Good times for PC players – RAM will become cheaper

ElMundo, 04 January 2019, 13:52

After years of rising prices, everything indicates that things are coming back to normal – we can expect further reductions in RAM modules this year.

What Remains of Edith Finch another free game on the Epic Games Store

Bart Swiatek, 04 January 2019, 13:25

The Epic Games Store platform has revealed the title of the next game, which will be made available to all customers for free. It's going to be the atmospheric adventure What Remains of Edith Finch.

Korean gaming giant Nexon up for sale

Bart Swiatek, 04 January 2019, 13:15

NXC holding, along with Korea's biggest game developer and publisher company, is being put up for sale.

Catherine is coming to PC?

Agnes Adamus, 04 January 2019, 12:46

A mysterious sheep photo on Bayonetta's Steam page may suggest a PC version of Catherine.

Microsoft tests new Windows 10 login procedures

Christian Pieniazek, 04 January 2019, 12:16

In the near future, instead of a password, Windows 10 will require you to show your finger or face.

Pokemon GO earned almost $800 million in 2018

Adrian Werner, 04 January 2019, 11:46

Turns out Pokemon GO is not quite dead yet. The game has recorded a 35% revenue increase compared to last year.

A new Marvel game from ex-Blizzard developers

Bart Swiatek, 04 January 2019, 11:27

Second Dinner, a team founded by ex-Blizzard members will be working on a new Marvel Universe game.