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Epic Games Is Opening Its Own PC Store

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Fortnite maker Epic Games announced today that it’s opening its own PC store, the newest entry in a now-crowded market that also includes Steam, GOG, and Discord. Epic says its store will take a 12% cut – as opposed to Steam’s 30% cut – offering what appears to be a way better deal for developers.

This Week’s Kotaku Splitscreen Tackles Two Big Games

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This week’s episode of Kotaku Splitscreen tackles two big games: First we bring on Kotaku’s Ethan Gach to talk about the bizarre, buggy Fallout 76 (6:51) and then Kirk and I take a deep dive into Red Dead Redemption 2's story (35:32), spoilers and all. (Seriously, we spoil it all.) Listen here or via your favourite podcast app.

Sony Is Skipping E3 2019

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The company is ditching its traditional booth and press conference in a move that will have a significant negative impact on the video game industry’s annual trade show.