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Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth is free on Steam this weekend

If you're curious to try some Civilization, but have never been able to make the commitment, this weekend might be a good opportunity.<p><i>Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth</i> is available for free on Steam, starting now through Sunday at 1 p.m PT. The full game is also on offer right now at a 40 …

Gaming Industry

Everything You Need To Know Before Buying And Playing 'Elite: Dangerous'

To say I’m hooked on Elite: Dangerous would be an understatement. I’m sinking an average of 30 hours per week into the game. I’ve programmed a space-themed Spotify playlist for those long voyages between star systems. When those songs aren’t blaring out of my cockpit speakers, I’m streaming in …

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This War of Mine developer partners with charity that helps children in war zones

This War of Mine is one of the few games to look at how war affects civilians, and now its developer is working to apply that social consciousness to the real world.<p>Developer 11 Bit announced today that it is working with the charity War Child to support kids living in combat zones. Starting today …

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Here's why the Xbox One is getting another temporary price drop

It's been just 12 days since the long-running Xbox One $50 sale stopped and already Microsoft is announcing a second, similar deal.<p>Starting Friday, Jan. 16, the Xbox One without Kinect will receive a $50 price drop.<p>While Michael Nichols, corporate vice president of marketing for Xbox, told Polygon …