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Fake News Video Game Is A Little Too Real

Fake It To Make It is a game that puts you in charge of a website devoted to creating and spreading fictional and/or sensationalised online “news” articles. It has been put together by someone who clearly knows how online media works, and that makes it more than a little frightening. Amanda Warner, the game’s designer, says Fake It is primarily inspired by “the Macedonian teenagers who profited from fake news leading up to the 2016 election in the United States” The game takes place entirely within the confines of a fake publishing platform, where you’re tasked with either writing or copying (like, literally copying) sensational news pieces, pushing them out onto the internet and making sure you get paid for your work (or lack thereof). An overview of the main game screen, tracking things like your income and story performance. As someone who spends 9-10 hours a day looking at a platform like this, and who despite ten years in this job still gets a little queasy at the disconnect between how easy it is to hit “publish” and how many people end up seeing your stuff, playing the READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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Fan Creates Patch To Fix Nier: Automata's Graphics

Nier: Automata is a fine video game, but it also has some technical problems on PC which are a bit of a bummer. Where Platinum and Square have come up short, though, a fan-made mod is making things right. Kaldaien’s FAR mod (Fix Automata Resolution) does like its name suggests and fixes the game’s fullscreen resolution issues to make it an actual 1080p (rather than a stretched 900p), but it also does other more important stuff like dramatically increase the game’s framerate through better optimisation of Automata’s lighting and shadows. Advertisement Advertisement For a taste of the kinds of framerate improvements you can hope for, check out some of the people in this thread reporting jumps from 30fps to 50-60. If you’ve got the game and want to try it out while you wait for an official patch, you can download it here, in both automatic and manual install versions. READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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The Signal From Tölva Receives New Trailer Revealing April Release Date

Annapurna Interactive

What Remains of Edith Finch Hands-On Preview: Collecting Memories

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The Surge Receives New Images Detailing the Game’s Environments

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Anamorphine Delves into the Human Psyche with Story Teaser Trailer

Developer Artifact 5 recently revealed a trailer hinting at the emotional story found within their PC game, Anamorphine. The surrealist exploration sim is rich with imagery meant to confused and, at times, disturb the player. The release …Read More The post Anamorphine Delves into the Human Psyche with Story Teaser Trailer by Leif Conti-Groome appeared first on DualShockers.

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Steam Gets a Forecast for Some Bad Weather with Storm VR

A trio of developers have gotten together to try and simulate a blizzard in their weather survival game, Storm VR. TeamStormVR, Anrick and UNIT9 recently released their experience on Steam for the low price of $1. …Read More The post Steam Gets a Forecast for Some Bad Weather with Storm VR by Leif Conti-Groome appeared first on DualShockers.

Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2

Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2 Opening Cutscene Will Rock Your Heart

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Blizzard Announces StarCraft Remastered, Due Out this Summer

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New Absolver Gameplay Demo Footage Released

Paris-based developer Slocap and publisher Devolver Digital have released 15 minutes of Absolver alpha gameplay footage from the demo that was recently shown off at PAX East 2017. …Read More The post New Absolver Gameplay Demo Footage Released by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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Deck-Building RPG Monster Slayers Shuffles onto Steam

While rogue-likes are becoming a dime a dozen in the indie PC scene, deck-building games are still moderately used. Monster Slayers is hoping to change this up with its release on Steam yesterday. The hybrid RPG …Read More The post Deck-Building RPG Monster Slayers Shuffles onto Steam by Leif Conti-Groome appeared first on DualShockers.

Die Young

Die Young Gives a Quick Peak at the Island Through Alpha Preview

After a few months after its initial announcement, survival sim Die Young has entered an open alpha on Steam. Available to purchase through IndieGala (who also happen to be the developers), the open world game is available …Read More The post Die Young Gives a Quick Peak at the Island Through Alpha Preview by Leif Conti-Groome appeared first on DualShockers.

Chuusotsu – 1st Graduation: Time After Time

Fruibat Factory to Bring Chuusotsu – 1st Graduation to the West; Prefundia Page Launched

Fruitbat Factory announced they will be localizing the Studio Beast developed visual novel Chuusotsu – 1st Graduation: Time After Time in west for PC-steam. …Read More The post Fruibat Factory to Bring Chuusotsu – 1st Graduation to the West; Prefundia Page Launched by Azario Lopez appeared first on DualShockers.

Battle Brothers Officially Launches on Steam with a Brutal Trailer

It’s been two years since Overhype Studios began work on Battle Brothers in Steam Early Access. Check out the trailer they’ve provided in honor of the game’s launch. …Read More The post Battle Brothers Officially Launches on Steam with a Brutal Trailer by Jordan Loeffler appeared first on DualShockers.