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Homefront E3 demo: unbelievably intense

I wasn't expecting too much going into the very, very hot little room where THQ was demoing Homefront, but it makes a hell of a first impression. I came out wowed by the quantity and quality of explosions in the single-player levels, which center around the Hitler-like rise to power of Kim Jong Il's son, and his conquest of the United States.

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Homefront dedicated servers detailed

Homefront PC's online component is being developed by Digital Extremes, the creators of Unreal and Unreal Tournament. Their job is to add PC specific features to Homefront, including clan support, vehicle cockpits, stat tracking and dedicated servers. Read on to find out what you'll be able to customise in Homefront's online game.

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Homefront patch coming this week, spells bad news for cheaters

THQ announce that Homefront will be getting a PC patch later this week. The update will make a number of balance changes and engine optimisations, and also add a DemoURL feature that will make it easier for players to download and share in-game videos with server admins, making it much easier to record evidence of cheating, so perpetrators can quickly be found and banned. Other changes include the addition of mouse acceleration and smoothing options, UI improvements for large games, improved SLI/Crossfire support, and much more. The full list of changes can be found on the official Homefront site.

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Spring is here! This is bad news. The outside world is going to get sunnier with each passing day, making us feel even more guilty about all the time spent indoors playing games. There's only one answer, and that's to do what Al Pacino did when he went bonkers in Insomnia, and cover all of the windows with blankets and newspaper until encased in a shroud of comforting gaming darkness. In spite of all that, something about all this sunshine makes me want to give something away. Did you know there's a Homefront novel? There is! Would you like to win it? Read on to find out how, and to get your daily fix of PC gaming news. Update: A winner has been decided! There were loads of great entries for this one, but the book goes to kill4pie for a sly dig at the game's 5 hour campaign.

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Team Fortress 2 is free! That's the big news of the day with a big update and Meet the Medic into the bargain Valve have even managed to do what we once thought impossible and overtake Counter Strike in the Steam most played list. We'll certainly be playing over the weekend. If you haven't played before then check out our beginner's guide. A roundup of the rest of today's news lies within.

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Today we are sad because it's no longer pancake day. We know that it's not against the law to make pancakes when it isn't pancake day, but it somehow seems so wrong. In an effort to cheer ourselves up, we decided to go ahead and launch two competitions. If you like the sound of Darkspore, or would like to try Trion World's new MMO Rift, check them out. In the news today we had Microsoft talking about improving Games for Windows Live. Speaking of fixing things, Crytek put up a patch for the Crysis 2 demo and Sports Interactive unleashed their massive January update on Football Manager 2011. In between all of this we also had a think about Battlefield 3, and put together a list of 10 things we really want to see from the sequel. Now it's time to sit back and relax with a list of everything that's been going on in PC gaming, and more importantly, watch the next episode of Adventure Call. Are you ready to begin your quest, traveller?

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The IGF awards have shown that this has been an amazing year for indie games. Minecraft we've all heard of, and Amnesia: The Dark Descent is great, too. But there are dozens of other gems to discover and play. Have a look at the IGF winners this year, many of them are free to play, or at least have demos to try. Or perhaps you'd rather stare at some gorgeous gaming images instead. Duncan Harris' shots of Crysis are extraordinary. If you're looking for a new desktop background, it's certainly worth checking them out. But that's enough sightseeing, we're here to round up everything that's been going on in PC gaming into a handy list. Here it be.

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There's an occupational hazard that comes with working at PC Gamer, and that's the chance that the first link you click on each day might just be an incredibly addictive web game that threatens to ruin your productivity for the rest of time. Today, that happened with World's Biggest Pac-Man, with its simple but epic twist on a classic formula. We struggled past the urge to spend the rest of the day dodging ghosts and eating millions of blobs, and moved onto the news of the day, including a video of the next Minecraft update, news of incoming mod tools for Call of Duty: Black Ops, and the latest sinister twists and turns in Valve's potato ARG. But what else has been going on in the world of PC gaming? Read on to find out, and to stand a chance of winning a copy of the original Portal.

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GDC is over, but there's no resting here in the PC Gamer office. A quick oil change and some coffee brewed in the heart of a black hole was all it took to get us back into the action. What's more, we're armed. Should invading forces again breach the walls of PC Gamer towers, we'll be ready. Read on for your daily dose of PC gaming news, and a clue as to what we've been fighting each other with all day.

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Steam Summer Camp offers free stuff and a prize draw

The Steam Summer Sale launched earlier this week, and brought with it something new. The Steam Summer Camp offers a whole host of new achievements for Steam games. Earning them can get you a selection of prizes. Every achievement you earn counts as an entry into a prize draw. 100 people in the draw will win their top 10 Steam wish-list games. So if you don't have a Steam wish-list now is the time to make one. We take a look at some of the prizes and the easiest way to get them inside.

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Sixteen PC games that dominated E3

Another year, another E3 gone by. It's the perfect time to take stock of the great games we've seen, heard, felt, smelled, or tasted over the last three days. Here are the sixteen games that stood out for us, and what we said about them.

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