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Simone de Rochefort

Simone de Rochefort
Simone de Rochefort is a game journalist, writer, podcast host, and video producer who does a prolific amount of Stuff. You can find her on Twitter @doomquasar, and hear her weekly on tech podcast Rocket, as well as Pixelkin's Gaming With the Moms podcast. You can always count on Simone to make it weird.
Oxenfree

7 Games That Capture The Horror Of Living In The Pacific Northwest

There’s no place quite like the Pacific Northwest. Our grim winters (and falls, and springs) have inspired tons of creepy cult stories–from Twin…
Journey Game

Journey LIVE Blasts Past Its Funding Goal, And Could Come To More…

The Journey LIVE Kickstarter has more than destroyed its funding goal. With 28 days to go, Journey LIVE raised $15,000 of a $5,000…
Tanya Mortal Kombat XL

Mortal Kombat XL Adds To Its Selection of Classic Horror Fighters

Warner Bros. is releasing a special edition of last years Mortal Kombat X, which will bundle together all the game’s downloadable content, as well as…
Destiny Trials of Osiris

Coolest Thing We’ve Seen Today: 3v1 Destiny Rampage

In a move that can only be described as ridiculous, a Destiny player with too much time and talent on his hands won a…
Minecraft Educational Edition

Minecraft: Educational Edition Is the Official Classroom Version You’ve Been Waiting For

Microsoft has done a very smart thing and purchased MinecraftEdu, a company which adapts Minecraft for the classroom. Together, they will release a…
Oxenfree

Oxenfree Gets The Film Treatment, But I’m Not Worried

The creators of dialogue-driven teen thriller Oxenfree have set their sights on expanding the  game into films and more. Developers Adam Hines and…
Assassin's Creed

The Assassin’s Creed Film Is Entering Post-Production

According to a tweet from Assassin’s Creed head of content Aymar Azaïzia, filming has wrapped on the Assassin’s Creed film! The film is scheduled…
ARK Survival Evolved Modding

ARK: Survival Evolved Developer Announces Big Modding Contest, and New Dinos

Studio Wildcard is offering $60,000 to modders who introduce new “mods,” “maps,” or “total conversions” to ARK: Survival Evolved. The website defines a…
YouTube Revelmode Network

Pewdiepie Launches a New YouTube Network Within A Network

Pewdiepie has started a new YouTube “network within a network,” called Revelmode. A part of Disney’s Maker Studios, Revelmode brings together 9 YouTubers to…
Esports Heroes of the Storm

ESPN Launches Dedicated Esports Coverage Section

ESPN is getting serious about their esports coverage, with a new esports section of the ESPN website. The site has dedicated news sections for…
Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online Promises Big Community Updates

Bucketloads of updates are coming to The Elder Scrolls Online, according to a forum post by developer Zenimax. “We’ve already announced our first…
Finding Paradise to the moon sequel

iconFinding Paradise Is the To The Moon Sequel You’ve Been Waiting For

Acclaimed point-and-click adventure To The Moon is getting a sequel called Finding Paradise! Like To The Moon, Finding Paradise will follow two doctors…
Amazon Logo

Amazon Offers Ridiculous 20% Discount on New Games for Prime Subscribers

In a bid that seems designed to hurt me personally, Amazon is offering 20% discounts to any Prime subscriber who pre-orders video games.…
Jacob Frye in Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Why Jacob Frye’s Conflicts Make Him a Modern Hero

**spoilers for Jacob’s storyline in Assassin’s Creed Syndicate** Assassin’s Creed Syndicate has been rightfully praised for introducing the first playable female character in…
Pornhub year in review PlayStation

PlayStation Is Number One, and Other Pornhub Stats

Pornhub has released its annual analytics breakdown for 2015, and as usual it’s incredibly fascinating. The Year In Review presents a bunch of Pornhub…
Xbox One

Xbox Update Has Yet to Fix Video Stutter Problem

Xbox engineering lead Mike Ybarra said on Twitter that Microsoft is working to fix an Xbox error that causes video stutter in playback. People…
Oculus Rift Remote

Oculus Rift Remote Details Revealed, PC Specs Discussed

Palmer Luckey’s Reddit AMA has offered up new details on the remote for the Oculus Rift, as well as about the specs for compatible…
Palmer Luckey Oculus Rift Touch

Palmer Luckey Clarifies Why The Oculus Rift Costs So Much

Palmer Luckey has responded to confusion about the Oculus Rift’s final price through a Reddit AMA, as well as on Twitter. “I handled…
Oculus VR Headset

American Consumers Haven’t Heard of Most Virtual Reality Headsets, Even Oculus

Americans have heard of virtual reality, and boy do they want it. But most haven’t settled on a particular headset. To be more specific, they…
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO Teams Who Fix Matches Will Get Permanently Banned

Valve has made the decision to permanently ban any team that engages in match-fixing in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. If a team is found…

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