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Fixing Far Cry 4's Annoying Intros (On PC)

The PC version of Far Cry 4 launches with around 117 unskippable splash screens, subjecting the user to all kinds of ridiculous Far Cry branding (and that of supporting companies). After a while it becomes a hassle, but it’s OK, you can get rid of them.


Team Fortress 2 Mod Makes Gameplay Smoother And Jazzier

Sometimes, a small addition to a game can really mix things up, turning it into a completely different experience. In this case, a brilliant, funny experience: Sekti42′s Smooth Jazz mod for the Heavy’s Minigun in Team Fortress 2 changes all the sound effects of the weapon to various jazzy ones.


Counter-Strike's Pro Cheating Scandal Might Be A Good Thing

Hear me out: Counter-Strike‘s pro cheating scandal — which has seen three top-tier players get banned and others put under a hot magnifying glass of scrutiny — sucks right now, but it could be a good thing in the long run. Or it could create standards the sport can never live up to.


Begun The Steam Sales Have

Depending on your financial perspective we have some great/bad/catastrophic news for you. The Steam sales have begun and you are about to spend some money. There are 5,617 games on sale at the moment. This is terrifying.


Top Counter-Strike Players Caught In Big Cheating Scandal

To say that all is not well in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive‘s pro scene would be a massive understatement. Multiple pros have been caught cheating by Valve’s official anti-cheat software, and even more are suspected.


Steam Sales Could Start This Wednesday

It’s not Christmas yet. It’s not even December. But according to a VG247 report, PayPal let it slip that the Steam sales are going to start this week, so get ready.


Steam Sales For Android: Never Miss Another Deal

Valve has done a lot of work to make the search for Steam deals, discounts and sales easier (if you choose to ignore all the sites that make this straightforward already), but it always helps to have another tool in one’s bargain-hunting arsenal. If you own an Android-powered device, there’s a new app you can grab, the appropriately named “Steam Deals”, that should be right at home on your, uh, home screen.


Valve's Taking Steps To Make Early Access Games Suck Less

Investing in Steam’s Early Access games can be risky. Accidents can happen, developers can abandon their projects, or games can turn out to be a lot different from the original vision. Now, according to a report, Valve is allegedly updating its Early Access guidelines to combat this.


The Pinball RPG I Always Wanted

Rollers of the Realm is a pinball/RPG hybrid. It’s also the type of pinball game I’ve wanted for a long time.


PC Game Has The Funniest Out-Of-Context Forum Topics

As we’ve seen with its patch notes, Crusader Kings II is a game that, taken out of context, sounds completely insane. The game’s forums are no different.