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Vikki Blake

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When​ ​her friends​ ​were falling in love with soap stars, Vikki was falling in love with​ ​video games. She's a survival horror survivalist​ ​with a penchant for​ ​Yorkshire Tea, men dressed up as doctors and sweary words. She struggles to juggle a fair-to-middling Destiny/Halo addiction​ ​and her kill/death ratio is terrible.

Steam revises revenue share policy to let "big game" developers keep more of their profits

"This change will reward the positive network effects generated by developers of big games."

Rocksteady isn't developing Superman and won't be announcing anything at The Game Awards

It's not a bird. It's not a plane. And - "spoiler - it's not Superman".

Latest Quake Champions patch nerfs all damage dealing abilities

Light Champions get a little boost, though.

Diablo creator slams Blizzard in livestream

"We don't know if any of this is the case. However, you can easily imagine this."

Destiny 2 director "not disappointed" with Forsaken sales

"Building Destiny for players who love it is and will remain our focus going forward."

Leaked photos suggest Valve is working on its own VR headset

...and sources report a Half-Life VR game, too.

Valve responds to Chinese players review bombing Dota 2 in protest against racist taunts in tournaments

"It is really damaging to the entire Dota community whenever even a single professional player uses discriminatory language."

Report: YouTube launches on Nintendo Switch next week

UPDATE: Available to download now.

LittleBigPlanet is 10 years old

Birthdayboy Sackboy.

Free new nightmare difficulty and cheats roll out for The Evil Within 2 on PC

Update also includes cheats for Infinite Stamina, One-Shot Kills, and Invincibility, too.

Bethesda says Fallout 76 "wasn't doable" on Nintendo Switch

But insists Switch is "a viable platform".

Report: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 server rates are a third of what they were in the beta

UPDATE: Treyarch responds, says it prioritised game stability for launch.

Silent Hill comes to Metal Gear Survive for a limited-time Halloween event

Huh. Cassette tape. What's going on with that cassette tape?

Ubisoft to terminate online services for Just Dance 2018 on last-gen consoles

I Am Alive, Tom Clancy's EndWar, Splinter Cell Double Agent, Assassin's Creed 2, and Rayman 3 are also affected.

Dreadnought developer Six Foot lays off "about a third" of its staff

"It reminds me very much of the Telltale situation."

Looks like Diablo 3: Eternal Collection won't be cross-play after all

"We do not have any plans to implement cross-platform gameplay at this time."

For Honor's Marching Fire expansion includes 'graphical enhancements' to lighting, weather, and textures

And all without inflating size or detrimentally affecting performance.

Google has hidden a text adventure game in Chrome

"A strange tingle trickles across your skin."

PUBG's next Xbox update addresses achievement issues and brings several "quality of life" additions

"Stability issues" pushes Training Mode back to November, though.

Destiny 2 Forsaken players think they've found the Malfeasance quest line

...But there are no clues yet on how to secure the gun itself.

Insomniac offers to patch out the ill-fated marriage proposal in Spider-Man

"The Easter egg is probably the saddest Easter egg in a game."

Expect "quitting penalties" and join-in-progress when Destiny 2's Gambit goes live next week

Can we get something for people who go AFK in Strikes, too?

Sega confirms Valkyria Chronicles is coming to Nintendo Switch next month

Grab a 25% discount, too, if you're picking up Valkyria Chronicles 4.

Play Counter Strike: GO for free now

...but you can only play against bots.

Battlefield 5's PC open beta will have a profanity filter

"It's actually sad that things like these are needed."

Here's what's changed, and what's coming up, in H1Z1 on PlayStation 4

"We've brought a ton of content and features to the game."

The Uncharted movie is "close to the starting line", says director

There's a script, a star, and a "near horizon" schedule.