Monster Hunter World breaks its own Steam record

After becoming Steam’s biggest launch of 2018, Monster Hunter World is now setting new records only days after launch. On release day, the PC version of Monster Hunter World peaked at over 240,901 concurrent players on Steam. This was the highest for any 2018 game on release, and certainly Capcom’s best ever launch on PC. Monster Hunter World launched on a Thursday, though, so there was ...read more

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DOOM Eternal Dev Explains Why It’s Not Called DOOM 2

Upon unveiling the gameplay for DOOM Eternal, id Software impressed many of us with the expanded movement, gorgeous level design and intense action that made the first game so lovable. Interestingly enough, when we first heard rumours of a follow-up to DOOM (2016), we thought the game would simply be called DOOM 2. However, id Software went with a different route. Speaking to IGN, executive ...read more

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Nintendo Sells Over 700 Million Systems Combined

We know that Sony recently crossed a huge threshold when it comes to the 500 million consoles it recently sold. But that’s not to sell the competition short. In fact, Nintendo’s been doing rather well on its own part. Gamnesia has posted a report breaking down the sales numbers for Nintendo’s consoles -- and that number is impressive as well. Apparently the company has sold over 300 ...read more

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Paintjobs and Emblem Editor Returning With Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

While Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has enough customization to make you feel like your soldier is your own, there are certain things that haven’t been announced when it comes to personifying yourself. That said, this weekend’s beta hints at what could be included in the game -- and customization fans should be thrilled. Charlie Intel recently reported that some screenshots sent in by fans ...read more

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PUBG's Xbox One Test Server Patch Notes Released

The patch notes for the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds test server have been released with the much-anticipated bullet penetration and dynamic weather features included. PUBG’s Xbox team has been previewing those features and more for a while now, all of which are finally testable on the console’s special servers that let players sample the changes to come. Sharing news of the reopening ...read more

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Insurgency is free on Steam right now

You can now get one of the best PC first-person shooters ever for free on Steam. Insurgency, the hardcore shooter from New World Interactive, is free on Steam for the next 48 hours. All you have to do is download and play Insurgency between now and August 15th at 10pm PDT and it’s yours to keep forever. No catch. If you’re already an owner of Insurgency on Steam you can now apply ...read more

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DOOM Eternal Dev Explains Why It’s Not Called DOOM 2

Upon unveiling the gameplay for DOOM Eternal, id Software impressed many of us with the expanded movement, gorgeous level design and intense action that made the first game so lovable. Interestingly enough, when we first heard rumours of a follow-up to DOOM (2016), we thought the game would simply be called DOOM 2. However, id Software went with a different route. Speaking to IGN, executive ...read more

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Paintjobs and Emblem Editor Returning With Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

While Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has enough customization to make you feel like your soldier is your own, there are certain things that haven’t been announced when it comes to personifying yourself. That said, this weekend’s beta hints at what could be included in the game -- and customization fans should be thrilled. Charlie Intel recently reported that some screenshots sent in by fans ...read more

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PUBG's Xbox One Test Server Patch Notes Released

The patch notes for the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds test server have been released with the much-anticipated bullet penetration and dynamic weather features included. PUBG’s Xbox team has been previewing those features and more for a while now, all of which are finally testable on the console’s special servers that let players sample the changes to come. Sharing news of the reopening ...read more

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New Spyro Reignited Trilogy Screenshots Reveal Spyro 3

Publisher Activision and developer Toys For Bob have released a trio of new Spyro Reignited Trilogy screenshots showing once again how good the purple dragon looks touched up with modern technology. More specifically, the new screenshots are of Spyro: Year of the Dragon, or as many refer to it Spyro 3, the last game in the classic PlayStation trilogy. Even more specifically, the new screens ...read more

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Forza Horizon 4 leak suggests Halo-themed event

A big batch of Forza Horizon 4 screens have made their way online, revealing, among other things, a Halo crossover event. More specifically, it looks like Forza Horizon 4 will feature a showcase event featuring Halo’s Warthog. But that’s not all, one of the leaked images shows a Covenant battlecruiser and a Halo ring in the background. The screenshot is among a few dozen others which ...read more

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Anthem Gets New Details About Co-Op and Solo Play, Missions, and More

BioWare’s Anthem is an online game, so players are certainly encouraged to play together with either friends or strangers on the internet. Yet, you can also play part of the content solo. Executive Producer Mark Darrah gave more information on how it works and more on Twitter. Speaking of loot, when players defeat an enemy in co-op, loot is instanced. Basically, it’s not shared, and each ...read more

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DOOM Eternal Dev Explains Why It’s Not Called DOOM 2

Upon unveiling the gameplay for DOOM Eternal, id Software impressed many of us with the expanded movement, gorgeous level design and intense action that made the first game so lovable. Interestingly enough, when we first heard rumours of a follow-up to DOOM (2016), we thought the game would simply be called DOOM 2. However, id Software went with a different route. Speaking to IGN, executive ...read more

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Paintjobs and Emblem Editor Returning With Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

While Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has enough customization to make you feel like your soldier is your own, there are certain things that haven’t been announced when it comes to personifying yourself. That said, this weekend’s beta hints at what could be included in the game -- and customization fans should be thrilled. Charlie Intel recently reported that some screenshots sent in by fans ...read more

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New Spyro Reignited Trilogy Screenshots Reveal Spyro 3

Publisher Activision and developer Toys For Bob have released a trio of new Spyro Reignited Trilogy screenshots showing once again how good the purple dragon looks touched up with modern technology. More specifically, the new screenshots are of Spyro: Year of the Dragon, or as many refer to it Spyro 3, the last game in the classic PlayStation trilogy. Even more specifically, the new screens ...read more

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Anthem Gets New Details About Co-Op and Solo Play, Missions, and More

BioWare’s Anthem is an online game, so players are certainly encouraged to play together with either friends or strangers on the internet. Yet, you can also play part of the content solo. Executive Producer Mark Darrah gave more information on how it works and more on Twitter. Speaking of loot, when players defeat an enemy in co-op, loot is instanced. Basically, it’s not shared, and each ...read more

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Watch New Shadow of the Tomb Raider PS4 Gameplay

The Japanese arm of Square Enix presented a nice chunk of gameplay of the upcoming action-adventure game Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Since the gameplay was streamed from Japan, we actually get to see the Japanese version in action. The livestream was actually presented by Square Enix President and CEO Yosuke Matsuda, who appears to be a big fan of western games. Yet, isn’t the one the one ...read more

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New Horror Game Teased by Bandai Namco

Today the Japanese arm of Bandai Namco opened a teaser website for what appears to be a brand new game. The site is titled “Summer Horror Project” and the site reproduces a rather creepy video feed of a rather typical Japanese lowrise house. Among the keywords in the site’s source code there is a mention of zombies, and clicking on the social media buttons lets you share the message ...read more

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Monster Hunter World breaks its own Steam record

After becoming Steam’s biggest launch of 2018, Monster Hunter World is now setting new records only days after launch. On release day, the PC version of Monster Hunter World peaked at over 240,901 concurrent players on Steam. This was the highest for any 2018 game on release, and certainly Capcom’s best ever launch on PC. Monster Hunter World launched on a Thursday, though, so there was ...read more

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DOOM Eternal Dev Explains Why It’s Not Called DOOM 2

Upon unveiling the gameplay for DOOM Eternal, id Software impressed many of us with the expanded movement, gorgeous level design and intense action that made the first game so lovable. Interestingly enough, when we first heard rumours of a follow-up to DOOM (2016), we thought the game would simply be called DOOM 2. However, id Software went with a different route. Speaking to IGN, executive ...read more

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Paintjobs and Emblem Editor Returning With Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

While Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has enough customization to make you feel like your soldier is your own, there are certain things that haven’t been announced when it comes to personifying yourself. That said, this weekend’s beta hints at what could be included in the game -- and customization fans should be thrilled. Charlie Intel recently reported that some screenshots sent in by fans ...read more

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Insurgency is free on Steam right now

You can now get one of the best PC first-person shooters ever for free on Steam. Insurgency, the hardcore shooter from New World Interactive, is free on Steam for the next 48 hours. All you have to do is download and play Insurgency between now and August 15th at 10pm PDT and it’s yours to keep forever. No catch. If you’re already an owner of Insurgency on Steam you can now apply ...read more

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New Spyro Reignited Trilogy Screenshots Reveal Spyro 3

Publisher Activision and developer Toys For Bob have released a trio of new Spyro Reignited Trilogy screenshots showing once again how good the purple dragon looks touched up with modern technology. More specifically, the new screenshots are of Spyro: Year of the Dragon, or as many refer to it Spyro 3, the last game in the classic PlayStation trilogy. Even more specifically, the new screens ...read more

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Forza Horizon 4 leak suggests Halo-themed event

A big batch of Forza Horizon 4 screens have made their way online, revealing, among other things, a Halo crossover event. More specifically, it looks like Forza Horizon 4 will feature a showcase event featuring Halo’s Warthog. But that’s not all, one of the leaked images shows a Covenant battlecruiser and a Halo ring in the background. The screenshot is among a few dozen others which ...read more

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Fortnite Store Update Adds Spandex Squad Gear

Mullets and big hair are back baby! Today at 8 p.m. EST, like every day at 8 p.m., Epic Games updated the Fortnite Store, and this time said update includes some brand-new items. In addition to a variety of old items, the store update adds the "Spandex Squad Gear," which includes two new outfits, a new glider, and a new harvesting tool. The highlight of the store update is undoubtedly the ...read more

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High School Student Sends EarthBound SNES Cartridge Into Space

We always knew that the classic Super Nintendo role-playing adventure EarthBound had worldwide appeal — but who knew that it had the potential to reach for the stars? Initially reported by Kotaku, there was an interesting experiment conducted by a high school student, in which he sent a SNES EarthBound cartridge into the reaches of space. Ronnie Doyle, 14, recently posted this video over ...read more

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Popular ROM Site EmuParadise Effectively Shut Down After 18 Years

For some, EmuParadise was more than a site with a wide assortment of ROMs. It was essentially a museum that celebrated retro gaming and even reminded us of certain games that are hard to come by in physical form. But, alas, it looks like Paradise just wasn’t built to last. After 18 years of operation, EmuParadise is closing down, based on this report from Reddit. While we won’t link to the ...read more

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Discord is launching its own games store

Discord is expanding well beyond its voice chat app roots with a bevy of new features. Discord is becoming even more like Steam by starting its own PC store. Simply called the Discord Store, the new service is available now in closed beta for 50,000 or so Canadian testers. The Discord Store will function in a similar way to Steam, Origin, Uplay etc., in that it’ll offer games for direct ...read more

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Fortnite on Android could be a Samsung exclusive launching this week

Fortnite for Android could possibly be launching this week exclusively on the Galaxy Note 9, according to Dataminers. XDA-developers reports that Fortnite might be launching on Android as a Samsung exclusive on the Galaxy Note 9 and potentially on the Galaxy Tab S4 too. After datamining the installer APK file, the site reports that customers who pre-order the new smartphone will receive ...read more

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Pokemon Go Will Be Getting PvP By the End of 2018

When Pokemon Go was first announced, there was a lot that was promised that did not make it into the final release of the game. This included features such as trading, battling, and more. While the trading feature was added recently, the battling element is still missing from the game. However, Niantic has now stated that they are working on a PvP mode and that will be added to the game by the ...read more

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Watch New Shadow of the Tomb Raider PS4 Gameplay

The Japanese arm of Square Enix presented a nice chunk of gameplay of the upcoming action-adventure game Shadow of the Tomb Raider. Since the gameplay was streamed from Japan, we actually get to see the Japanese version in action. The livestream was actually presented by Square Enix President and CEO Yosuke Matsuda, who appears to be a big fan of western games. Yet, isn’t the one the one ...read more

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New Horror Game Teased by Bandai Namco

Today the Japanese arm of Bandai Namco opened a teaser website for what appears to be a brand new game. The site is titled “Summer Horror Project” and the site reproduces a rather creepy video feed of a rather typical Japanese lowrise house. Among the keywords in the site’s source code there is a mention of zombies, and clicking on the social media buttons lets you share the message ...read more

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Blood Ancestors Gets an Early Access Release Date and Trailer

Following the alpha test phase, Snowpeak Studio has announced an early access date for its medieval fantasy, team-based competitive multiplayer title Blood Ancestors. Fans can look forward to playing the early access version of the game on Steam on August 16th. To coincide with the announcement, the developers have also shared a brand new trailer. The open alpha for Blood Ancestors occurred ...read more

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Updated: Leaked Rainbow Six Siege teaser reveals brand-new defender

The latest playable Rainbow Six Siege operator has been revealed a bit earlier than Ubisoft planned. It seems that yesterday, Rainbow Six Siege meant to tease a new character using a brief gif on its German Twitter account. Then it went a step further and revealed an entire trailer on Facebook. That video was quickly taken down, but not before we got a good look at the latest operator. As ...read more

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Forza Horizon 4 Trailer Previews Every New Feature

Even with yearly, alternating sequels in the Forza Motorsport and Forza Horizon franchises, Playground Games’ Forza Horizon 4 still looks special. After debuting at E3 2018, the developer has been hosting a number of streams detailing all the different features and gameplay systems available. In a new features trailer, it previews all of these within a few minutes. Check it out below. The ...read more

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New Rage 2 Gameplay Trailer Shows Off New Factions and Vehicle Combat

During the opening keynote address of QuakeCon 2019, id Software and Avalanche Studios revealed new gameplay of the upcoming open-world shooter Rage 2. Much like the trailer that we saw at E3, this gameplay trailer features voice-over that takes you through a mission from Rage 2. We get to see a lot of new weapons, abilities, and more vehicle combat than last time over the course of this ...read more

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