An FPS Server guide for developers It's not rocket science and to be honest, most if not all of these features have been around for some time. However we keep seeing new games released, with a lot of these basic features missing. Click here to view the list of features we've been asking for since 2001
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With the next big Windows Update coming in a few months, Microsoft will be adding a few new features to Windows 10 that should make PC gamers happy.
As part of their Creators Update, Microsoft will be adding some PC gaming enhancements to Windows 10
Increased performance in gaming
Our goal is to make Windows 10 the best Windows ever for gaming. With the Creators Update, we’re introducing a new feature called Game Mode. Windows Insiders will start seeing some of the visual elements for Game Mode this week, with the feature being fully operational in builds shortly thereafter. Our vision is for Game Mode to optimize your Windows 10 PC for increased performance in gaming. This is a big update for Windows; we’re looking forward to Insiders getting their hands on this new feature for further testing, and we’ll have much more to share on what it is and how it works soon, so stayed tuned.
For more information and source, head over to the official Xbox wire blog
Valve is offering a Top 100 bestsellers of 2016 list showing the top games of the year, measured by gross revenue:
Tom Clancy's The Division
Total War: WARHAMMER
Grand Theft Auto V
No Man's Sky
Dark Souls III
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
The Witcher III: Wild Hunt
The latest milestone in Day of Infamy’s development has been reached, as we move from Alpha phase into Beta. Thank you to our passionate community, who provided feedback through our surveys, forums, and analytical data that enabled us to make some major changes. Maps such as Bastogne and Reichswald have been overhauled, improved balance to player classes, performance improvements, and various bug fixes.
We are also introducing several major features, such as stats and rankings, the unit system, air support, and new game modes. New shaders for characters and environment materials have boosted the graphic fidelity of the Source engine. As we move forward into the Beta phase, our focus will shift from experimentation to finalization. We will polish the visuals, improve the user experience, and finalize content.
An interesting article regarding why its so hard to stop cheating on the PC. I find it interesting that developers don't want to talk about it. You would think they owe their customers something in regards to what they are doing to stop cheating
When deliverance came last April, it came not from the type of tech one might suppose Valve's billions could buy, but rather from a chance posting of LMAOBOX's source code on an obscure forum. A good Samaritan passed it on to Valve itself, which quickly incorporated it into its Valve Anti-Cheat System and soon after slapped hordes of players with bans. The sweep made some prime catches, including almost 200 players from Team Fortress 2's UGC esports league.
Read the full article over at PC Gamer, thanks to Zeroy for the link via twitter
Project Reality is an ambitious user-made mod that's served to keep Battlefield 2's multiplayer component active since the closure of GameSpy in 2014. It's now launched its version 1.4 which adds the Falklands Conflict—a ten-week war between the UK and Argentina that took place in 1982.