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Valve aims to combat Dota 2 toxicity with a CS:GO-style 'Overwatch' system

First launched way back in 2013, Overwatch gives CS:GO players the ability to upload gameplay clips that they believe contain evidence of cheating or griefing.Instead of waiting for Valve to act on it, however, it's passed along to an "investigator," who will examine the clip to determine whether or not an offense has taken place.

AMD's next-gen laptop CPUs could be a confusing mix of architectures

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I thought it was a good move by AMD to brand its latest Zen 3 desktop CPUs as the Ryzen 5000 series, in essence skipping right over Ryzen 4000.But all that could go out the window if, as rumored more than once, AMD opts to infuse both Zen 3 and Zen 2 into its Ryzen 5000 mobile series.

Frog Fractions DLC gets a big pile of secrets and achievements

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Frog Fractions: Game of the Decade Edition, the Steam remaster of the beloved browser game that teaches you nothing about fractions, is already loaded with secrets, but how about a few more?A free update containing plenty of both was released last week, though you'll need the Hop's Iconic Hat DLC to get the most out of it.

Disco Elysium is weirdly great as a Game Boy RPG

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It's immediately clear that a lot of care has been put into Disco Elysium: Game Boy Edition.The art evokes Pokémon and any number of '90s Game Boy RPGs, but it also suggests sights and characters of Revachol, breaking these scenes down to their essentials.

Amnesia: Rebirth review | PC Gamer

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Multiplayer?Judging by the number of times my housemates heard me shout at it, I'd say that Amnesia: Rebirth succeeded.

Leatherface and that guy from Saw are in Call of Duty: Warzone now

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Dead By Daylight doesn't have a corner on licensed horror movie characters, apparently, as Call of Duty Warzone's Halloween event, The Haunting of Verdansk, is bringing in some big bads for big scares.On October 20, Warzone is getting new skins for The Texas Chainsaw Massacre's Leatherface and Saw's Jigsaw, along with a whole bunch of new rewards, a custom map, and limited-time modes.

Bloodlines 2 senior narrative designer Cara Ellison has left the project

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In August, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 developer Hardsuit Labs announced that it had parted ways with both lead writer Brian Mitsoda and creative director Ka’ai Cluney.Today, publisher Paradox Interactive confirmed that senior narrative designer Cara Ellison has also left the project, and is no longer with developer Hardsuit Labs.

New Assassin's Creed Valhalla screenshots

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(Image credit: Ubisoft)The senior art director of Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Raphael Lacoste, has shared some screens showing off its vistas, which were presumably taken in photomode.The images come via Twitter and are quite compressed, but Lacoste promises to share some 4K versions later.

Graphic novel sales up 42% in North American bookstores this quarter

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Graphic novel sales in the North American bookstore market is up 42% this quarter, according to the market research company NPD Group.For the months of July - September 2020, 4 million print graphic novels were reportedly sold in the North American bookstore market - up tremendously from April - June 2020's 2.