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Matt Wales


Matt Wales is a freelance writer and gambolling summer child who won't even pretend to live a busily impressive life of dynamic go-getting for the purposes of this bio. He is the sole and founding member of the Birdo for President of Everything Society.

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Media Molecule's Dreams is getting VR support in July

Arriving in a free update for all users.

Sea of Thieves is getting custom servers in the "near future"

But only for select creators and community groups initially.

FeaturePride Week: Down and out in Orgrimmar and London

The continuing importance of LGBT+ spaces in gaming.

Her Story and Telling Lies dev Sam Barlow teases "ambitious" new game

Say hello to Project A███████.

Bethesda and id Software announce online QuakeCon for August

Will include livestreams, tournaments, and more.

Rogue Legacy 2 is entering early access on PC in July

Coming to Steam and the Epic Store.

Facebook acquires Lone Echo developer Ready at Dawn

Will continue to be run as "independent studio".

Microsoft shutting down its Mixer live streaming platform in July

Will partner with Facebook Gaming instead.

More EA titles including The Sims 4 and Titanfall 2 now available on Steam

Plus loads of discounts on the publisher's games.

Cyberpunk 2077 delayed again to November

"Our intention is to make... something that will stay with you for years to come."

Team Cherry teases a bit more Hollow Knight: Silksong with new NPC reveal

Say hello to "towering old predator" The Huntress.

Stylish turn-based horror RPG Othercide gets a July release date

Coming to Xbox One, PS4, PC, and Switch.

Acclaimed VR rhythm shooter Pistol Whip is heading to PSVR next month

And there's a 'chill' free update coming in August.

Ark: Survival Evolved is free on the Epic Games Store this week

And there's a free new Crystal Isles map on PC.

Ex-Battlefield, Payday dev David Goldfarb unveils rhythm FPS Metal: Hellsinger

Out on PC, current- and next-gen consoles in 2021.

No Man's Sky getting cross-platform multiplayer support this Thursday

Out on Xbox and PC Game Pass at the same time.

Black Lives Matter indie game bundle has already raised over Ł43,000 on itch.io

All proceeds split between Black Lives Matter and National Bail Fund Network.

Amazon's team-based shooter Crucible "retiring" two of its three modes

To "refine the design of core systems without...compromises".

How to get back into Sea of Thieves

Whether you're a newcomer on Steam - or haven't played since launch - here's how to get acquainted.

CD Projekt unveils Gwent's next free expansion Master Mirror

And it's out at the end of the month.

Sea of Thieves Kraken: How to find, spawn and kill the Kraken, and Kraken loot explained

Everything you need to know about hunting down the Kraken in Sea of Thieves.

Sea of Thieves sailing: How to sail, sailing into and against the wind and sailing terms explained

How to sail faster, sink more ships and rule the oceans in Sea of Thieves.

Total War Saga: Troy will be free at launch on the Epic Games Store

Keep it forever if you grab it in the first 24 hours.

Adorable train set sandbox Tracks gets free suburban-themed expansion

And there's space-themed paid DLC on the way.

Sony says it has no interest in making its PS5 games compatible with PS4

Wants to offer something "that can really only be enjoyed on PS5".

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