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Sunday News - The Snake is Back

Hello and welcome to something you used to know as "Snake's News" back in Opium Pulses steam group one year ago. After leaving with two middle fingers up and behaving like a total di- male reproductive organ, excuse the language, I'm back and posting. To those who have no idea who I am - I'm a gamer (obviously), anime freak, potty mouth.So, with that short re-introduction - let's get to business.VICTOR ANTONOV JOINS INDIE SCENEViktor Antonov is the mind behind City 17 and Dunwall. Recently, he left Bethesda in order to work with his friend - Benjamin Charbit, ex-Ubisoft employee who

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Command & Conquer Multiplay(er)able

Command&Conquer onlineI want to share this information with everyone who loved the glory of C&C - especially in multiplayer.Yes it's true, EA took the servers for all of the C&C games down, but for anyone who might not know, fans of the amazing sagacreated an own network to play online. All you have to do is to go toC&C Online, register on the website and download the launcher. It will automatically ask you to create a log-in for the C&C Online servers.Once done you simply start the launcher and you're ready to play online.If you have the Steam Version of the game, you might run in

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GAMESCOM 2016 RETURNS

Gamescom - world's biggest exhibition for gamesAs every year, gamescom returns to Cologne, on 18th August - 21st August. Many developers will reveal their projects and upcoming games and make them playable for every visitor.Developer/Publisher like Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, Blizzard, Sony PlayStation, Crytek and many more!This is an amazing chance to get a sneak peak at upcoming games and try out other amazing stuff like Virtual Reality.As an international well known (and very well visited) exhibition, tickets for Saturday are already sold out. You can still get tickets for Thursday, Friday and Sunday.Additionally, gamescom offers a quite big variety of entertainment, including Cosplay tournaments and a festival

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Foresight Giveaway, Sale and Review!

Today we're telling you guys about a cool real time strategy game set in space from the awesome people at Strides Interactive. We've got a giveaway, a 33% off sale and an in-depth review from one of OP's finest curators.Let's start with the giveaway, there will be 10 lucky winners and it will run for a total of 2 weeks.CLICK HERE TO ENTER OUR FORESIGHT GIVEAWAY!Next we have a 33% off sale exclusively on the Opium Pulses store, which you can also purchase for free if you have enough points.CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT THE SALE!Next up is the review from

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Introducing Opium Pulses Giveaways!

Today we're introducing Opium Pulses' brand new project, our fully featured giveaway platform designed to provide giveaways for our users, an open and capable giveaway system for community leaders and a promotional platform with social sharing features for game developers!However we didn't just want to create another giveaway platform with no unique features, so below is the main 5 categories of giveaways, giving all members higher chances of winning: Free-for-all - Anyone can enter these, keep an eye out for flash giveaways or small entry limits to increase your winning chances!Newbies - Only members who have been a member of OP for less than a year

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Doom Online Impressions After Open Beta.

It seems reviews on Steam for the Doom Open Beta have been flooded with negative impressions over the last week, mostly down to Doom's new modern features and play-style. We at OP believe it's the best possible thing for the franchise and actually breathes new life in to a series that hasn't been taken seriously as a completive multiplayer game for over 2 decades, unlike competitors such as Unreal Tournament and even its more forward-thinking cousin, Quake. The way we see it, is this will appeal most to fans of 90's era Quake and more modern titles from the Halo series. From Quake,

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Update on OP Giveaways

Dear Opium Pulses Website Users,Since the launch of our giveaways beta early this month, we've had a lot of feedback, some pointing out what is loved and some pointing out what we could have, and should have done better.We've listened to every bit of feedback and as some of you may have noticed, winner picking is currently flawed and is often sending notifications and sometimes even emails to multiple winners, regardless of how many keys the giveaway contains.This is something we aren't happy with, and are putting every effort in to making sure it works flawlessly before we officially announce this

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The end for Desura?

Is Desura gone forever?So as I am sure many of you know, just under a year ago now, Desura's parent company (Bad Juju Games, Inc) filed for bankruptcy and although the website was still up, it was relatively unsupported and hadn't been updated since last year.A couple of days ago, the website appeared to be down and has not come back up since. Does this mark the end for Desura?A few people have found that the site is accessible after adding the following lines to the end of your host file (C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc): 54.186.210.232 desura.com54.186.210.232 www.desura.com54.186.210.232 static.desura.com54.186.210.232 secure.desura.com54.186.210.232 button.desura.com54.186.210.232 rss.desura.comMeaning, the domain is

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Call of Cthulhu, Street Fighter, Darkspore, SonyVR and Hololens News

Call of Cthulhu Game to be Released Next YearThe infamous tales from H.P. Lovecraft’s world of horror will be recreated as a video game, namely that of Cthulhu, with Cyanide Studios and Focus Home Interactive bringing just that on 2017. Focus originally teamed up with Sherlock Holmes developer Frogwares to announce the project through a bunch of concept art, though the title went silent for two years. The project seems to be resparked though, as Tech Times notes that it will be “based on the long-running pen and paper RPG of the same name.” “On a mission to find the truth

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The Ship: Remasted and VR for Wounded Veterans

The Ship: Remasted now on Steam Early AccessOne of the pioneers of multiplayer stealth deathmatch games, The Ship (yes it's spelled that way) is now on Steam Early Access with The Ship: Remasted, almost 10 years after the initial game's release, though the game is currently LAN (16 players) and limited online multiplayer (4 players) only. "The Ship: Remasted is a remake of the classic 2006 game, The Ship: Murder Party. A multiplayer game, set aboard a series of 1920's cruise ships, you are tasked by the mysterious Mr X to kill or be killed. Each player is given the name