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From corporate shenanigans, to great and botched games, to moments that define our culture, we cover everything important in games for you.

Conor Caulfield
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Loading Screen: A Wicked Launch, More Paradox Delays and Hearthstone's Bad Maths

No Rest for the Wicked has launched, and it's no rest for the devs as they scramble for fixes to their mixed user review score, elsewhere Paradox have delayed another(!) game and the Hearthstone team have an interesting idea of how maths works.

Michael Bell
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Video: The Developer Behind The Most Wishlisted Game On Steam Needs You To Know Something

Ad Free Video! Steam's number one wishlisted game is coming out next week, but the solo developer behind Manor Lords needs those players to listen to him - Manor Lords might not be what they're hoping for.

Michael Bell
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Video: Paradox Admits Defeat On Cities Skylines 2 and Victoria 3

Ad Free Video! Refunds for those who bought DLC, a community council with content creators and more delays for paid DLC - Colossal Order are fully admitting the plan for Cities Skylines II has failed so far.

Michael Bell
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Video: Ybarra Wants You To Tip AAA Devs, Fallout London Gets Delayed & Content Warning 6 Million $ Gambit!

Ad Free Video! 2 Questions and a puzzle for you! Why don't we tip Game Developers? Why is Bethesda breaking Fallout 4 Mods and delaying Fallout London? How do you reach 1M Sales on an indie game after giving 6.6M copies for free? All these answered and more on this roundup!

Conor Caulfield
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Loading Screen: Player Expectation Problems

Steam's number one wishlisted game is coming out next week, but the solo developer behind Manor Lords needs those players to listen to him - Manor Lords might not be what you're hoping for.

Conor Caulfield
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Paradox Admits Defeat On Cities Skylines 2 and Victoria 3

Refunds for those who bought DLC, a community council with content creators and more delays for paid DLC - Colossal Order are fully admitting the plan for Cities Skylines II has failed so far.

Michael Bell
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Video: Overwatch's Mythic Problem

Ad Free Video! With Season Ten of Overwatch, Blizzard give everyone the ability to earn mythic skins from past Battle Passes! One Step Forward. But they’re also allowing players to spend $80 to buy those skins in their complete form. Two Steps Back Let's talk about it shall we?

Conor Caulfield
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Loading Screen: More Delays For Paradox, Take Two's 400 Layoff Swerve and Playstation's PC Plans

Paradox may be learning their lessons, with delays even coming for DLC now, Take Two said no more layoffs and now they're firing more than 400 people while Playstation break down the barriers between PC and Console - while erecting a new one with account logins.

Conor Caulfield
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Overwatch's Mythic Problem

Once again, a new season of Overwatch has launched and we need to talk about how Overwatch’s need to alter systems in the middle of their live game to try and meet their players expectations has given rise to yet more problems.

Conor Caulfield
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Loading Screen: Mike Ybarra Wants To Tip Devs on $70 Games, Helldiver's Datamining Dilemma and Lawbreakers Returns... somehow.

Today, Mike Ybarra wants to tip more on $70 games as we explain why that's fundamentally ridiculous, Helldivers has a datamining problem and somehow, after everything - Lawbreakers is being brought back. Kinda.

Conor Caulfield
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Loading Screen: CEO Unilaterally Closes Indie Studio - Blames Staff and Press

In one day, three years of work was wiped out for developers at Possibility Space, an indie team whose CEO seems to have decided that an unpublished leak to the press was so damaging that the team's game could not continue.

Michael Bell
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Video: Ubisoft Want $130 on Launch From You, 2042 is history & Deader Space!

Ad Free Video! 130 - that’s how many Dollars Ubisoft want you to pay for the Ultimate Edition of Star Wars: Outlaws! 7 - that’s how many Seasons Battlefield 2042 will have had as it’s live service ends. 0 - that’s how many Dead Space Projects are in development right now.