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Gabe Newell is the co-founder and CEO of Valve, the company behind Steam and games like Half-Life and CS: GO. In a recent interview, Valve CEO talked about the competition with the Epic Games Store and Apple’s model of controlling everything. Newell mentioned that in the long-run, competition is great and it keeps the platform honest. The following is what he had to say regarding the matter: First of all, competition is great. That’s why we love the PC platform, everybody has to compete on a wide variety of dimensions. Competition in game stores  is awesome for everybody. It keeps us honest, it keeps everybody else honest. Newell admitted that in the short term, this can get pretty ugly and it might seem like Epic Games Store is trying to make Valve look bad. But it’s ugly in the short term. You’re like, ‘Argh, they’re yelling, they’re making us look…

Amazon’s New World is a major game that is coming out later this year but there is not much that we know about it. The devs would have us believe that the game is going to depend on player skill a lot and that is a good thing. Here are some new details that we have about the game. Amazon’s New World Details Powered By The Cloud New World is a game by Amazon so it makes sense that the game is going to use Amazon Web Services. The following is what Game Director Scot Lane had to say regarding the matter: “We made New World thinking, ‘What could we do in the MMO genre, and what could Amazon do?’ We have the power of the cloud thanks to Amazon Web Services, so we can push things in ways they haven’t been pushed before. We thought it’d be cool to…

If you have been playing Mount And Blade 2: Bannerlord for a while now then you might have progressed to a point where you can take on castles. If that is indeed the case then you must be wondering what is the best way of capturing a castle in Mount And Blade 2: Bannerlord. In this guide, we are going to go over that. How To Capture A Castle In Mount And Blade 2: Bannerlord Capturing castles can be tricky but using this method, you will be able to do that pretty quickly and effectively. What you need to do is tell your army to hold back. Do not take the castle head-on with your army. With the army held back, for now, you need to take a siege tower to the castle walls. You will need a few men to do this. The siege tower moves slowly so this…

If you are a man in Mount And Blade 2: Bannerlord then you are going to need a woman to marry. Marrying has a couple of advantages and we have gone over them in our marriage guide. You should not marry the first woman that you like. There are a couple of stats that you should know about before picking your wife. In this Mount And Blade 2: Bannerlord guide, we are going to go over the best single women that you should look out for. Who Are The Best Single Women To Marry In Mount And Blade 2: Bannerlord? The following is what you need to know about the stats of the different single women in Mount And Blade 2: Bannerlord: Abagai Alijin Alynneth Anidha 1-Hand 180 0 0 0 2-Hand 180 0 0 0 Pole 180 0 0 0 Bow 150 0 0 0 Cross Bow 120 0…

Dying Light 2 is an upcoming game that is going to release on current and next-generation consoles. On PS5 and Xbox Series X, Dying Light 2 is going to feature Ray Tracing and the devs think that Intel might offer the same. Tomasz Szalkowski, the Rendering Director of Techland was asked if ray tracing is something that only large studios could make use of and the following was his response: This technology is available to anyone with the right hardware. In the near future, that will no longer be a barrier. This year AMD cards supporting ray tracing will be available and we also expect the next generation of RTX cards from Nvidia to come out. I think Intel will join that club as well and the new generation of consoles will also support ray tracing. Widely available engines already support ray tracing, so everyone can try it out. We…

Godfall is the first confirmed game that is going to run on the PS5. We have seen a few glimpses of the game but here we have some new information that you might want to know about. Godfall is inspired by Dark Souls and other games. It is also going to support ray tracing. Godfall Details You Need To Know About The following are some new details about Godfall that you need to know about: If Godfall Coming To PS4? Godfall is intended for the PS5 and is “genuinely tailored to run only on Sony’s new console” according to PS Magazine. It also mentions that at the time of writing there is no PS4 version in the works and that there is not going to be a cross-gen patch. Where To Play Godfall On PC? At launch, the game will be available on the Epic Games Store only. It is…

If you have played the Prince of Persia games then you will remember the rewind mechanic that allowed you to travel back in time if you made a mistake. This allowed the player to cheat death. It turns out that this feature was added so that the creative director would not die over and over again. The Creative Director of Prince of Persia back in the day was  Patrice Desilets. He talked about why this feature was added to the game and the following is what he had to say regarding the matter: I was dying a lot in the first Prince Of Persia [on Amiga] and I found it boring to respawn. And so I thought, “What if we have this rewind feature where you see your character instantly restart if you miss your jump or if you’ve been killed by a booby trap. So instead of just respawning,…

Assassins Creed was originally supposed to be the next Prince of Persia game called Prince of Persia: Assassins.  Back then it was supposed to be the next big title for the next generation of consoles. It was going to redefine the action-adventure genre. Assassins Creed did go on to become a hit and it is a multi-million dollar franchise in 2020. The following is what former AC Game Director Patrice Desilets had to say regarding the matter: It was a mandate I received from my employer, which was to do a Prince Of Persia sequel for the next generation of consoles that tried to redefine the action-adventure genre. That was the mandate I received. Desilets mentioned that it was hard for him to do another game with a prince. The following is what he had to say regarding the matter: A Prince is not an action character per se. He’s…

Patrice Desilets was the one that brought the Ezio in the Assassins Creed games. The Ezio games were the high point in the Assasins Creed series and they are still regarded as the best AC games. Patrice Desilets talked about what he thought about the AC games after brotherhood and his response was very interesting indeed. Patrice Desilets mentioned that since Brotherhood, he did not find the AC games fun anymore. The following is what he had to say regarding the matter: I don’t really have an opinion because I didn’t really play the series [after Brotherhood]. Look, I tried Assassin’s Creed III for two hours, and then I realised that I was working instead of just playing, and so I said, “You know what? I’m having no fun, no pleasure, so I better quit.” Since then, and I say this with a smile, but I shield myself against this…

Patrice Desilets is not only the creator of Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey but he has also worked on iconic games such as Prince of Persia: Sands of Time and Assassins Creed. In a recent interview, he was asked whether Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey would get sequels and he confirmed that would indeed be the case. Patrice Desilets envisioned Ancestors as the first part in a trilogy and he is interested in making the rest of the games. The following is what he had to say regarding the matter: For sure. We didn’t go through all of human evolution, so there are some years left for us to tackle in sequels down the road, because the game finishes around two million years ago, so we’ve still got two million years to cover eventually… so we’ll see. We’ll see if we do [a sequel] in the future. On paper, on the design…