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A few days ago, in front of an audience of over 3000 people, the leader of the Imperium — the largest coalition in EVE Online and perhaps the largest player alliance in any video game — announced that it would go to war.

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Batterystaple Games and Fire Hose Games must agree with me that Mega Man X is the best Mega Man game, because their 20XX is an obvious tribute. 20XX perfectly recreates the feeling of Mega Man X, and generously adds all the procedural elements (scheduled challenges, permadeath, a progression system, loot) that players want out of an old-fashioned game these days.

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I've been reviewing Razer accessories and hardware for ages, and aside from the odd licence tie-in and those rainbow headsets, they have mostly had one thing in common — they have been black. Well now we've got the Mercury line, so bright and white they look like the restless spirits of real Razer products.

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The worst part of games like Cities: Skylines is that you can make an awesome city you can't actually live in. Cities: Skylines new Concerts add on won't let you live in the city of your dreams, but it brings the game a little closer to the things that make cities fun to live in.

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Most of the time, it isn't terribly difficult to slot games on Steam's best-sellers list into categories. You have your multiplayer survival game of the week, your triple-A hit, your discounted indie, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and so on. West of Loathing, though, defies categorisation. It marches to the beat of its own drum, spits into its own spittoon, and tells its own poop jokes.

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If AMD was more of a threat, NVIDIA might be encouraged to rush their next line of GPUs, codenamed Volta, out the door. But in the company's latest earnings call, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang indicated that the Pascal-based GPUs are the best option for gamers over the holidays - meaning we won't see Volta until next year.

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Saints Row spin-off Agents of Mayhem is out today, and it's a very different game than its over-the-top, gang-banging, devil-taunting predecessors. It can be daunting, but worry not — we've got tips.