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Remedy’s Been Working On A New Game for Nine Months

LinkedIn listings suggest that Quantum Break developer, Remedy, has been working on an unannounced new game for at least the past nine months.

Spotted by Gamer Center Online, Quantum Break lead designer Kyle Rowley has been lead designer on the new project for nine months, while Mikko Rautalahti has been Narrative Lead on “a thing I can’t talk about yet” for three. Videogamer also spotted Tuukka Taipalvesi‘s listing as Executive Producer on the project.

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Amazon takes on Netflix with standalone $9 per month Prime Video subscription

Online retailer Amazon announced this morning that it is started to offer its Prime Video service as a standalone subscription independent of its $99.99 per year Prime subscription, which also includes things like free two-day shipping, unlimited streaming of music, movies and television shows and other perks. In an effort to step up its challenge to Netflix, […]

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Dead Star Review

Multiplayer online battle arenas rarely have a need for a strong narrative background: In a game like League of Legends or Heroes of the Storm, you can chuck a bunch of characters with conflicting motives onto a table and order them to fight and no one will bat an eye. Death Star is a little like that with its three races, but I learned there’s a deeper story hidden in casual lines in the tutorial and hidden text snippets in the options. You can rightly regard it as little more than a MOBA mixing in elements of top-down twin-stick shooters, but as it turns out, this is also the tale of a bunch of war criminals and general scum doomed to battle for scraps in a dying solar system until its red giant goes supernova. And that’s the overarching theme of the whole experience–an unexpected degree of depth hidden below a simple and accessible veneer.

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