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The battle royale genre continues to gain traction as games such as PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite's new mode gain more and more popularity by the day. Pair that with the rise of interest in virtual reality, and gamers win with a new VR title that combines the best of both worlds into one simple game: Virtual Battlegrounds. Oneiric Entertainment unveiled their latest trailer in the ...read more
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Destiny 2 has dominated many players’ free time since the game was released, but just over a month after the game became available, it appears that the number of active players on consoles is already dropping quickly. There are plenty of reasons for why a game’s playerbase might drop suddenly, but the answers are rarely anything good for the game itself or the developers. For this game in ...read more
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Activision’s upcoming shooter Call of Duty: WWII will give players an inside look at the brutalities and consequences of war, but one man is facing his own battle in the real-world over the game. According to a report from Indiana’s local WTHI TV news, a Terre Haute resident has been arrested for the theft and sale of stolen PlayStation 4 copies of the unreleased game. Dshaye Towles, the ...read more
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There's nothing quite like a Steam sale to clear out your wallet. The seasonal Steam sales are always huge events, and today the start and end dates of the next two Steam Sale events have been leaked via Kotaku UK's Laura Kate Dale. As you can see, the next big sale event we have to look forward to is about a month away. The Steam Autumn sale is set to begin on November 22, and will run until ...read more
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DICE’s Star Wars Battlefront 2 will have a full-fledged story campaign this time around, unlike its predecessor. It will be handled by Motive Studios, helmed by Jade Raymond, and will feature the Empire’s Inferno Squad commander Iden Versio dealing with the Rebellion after the death of the Emperor. For a story that covers 30 years of Star Wars history though, how much time will the ...read more
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The Xbox One X is due to launch on November 7, and Microsoft is due to launch an advertising and marketing blitz for it this weekend, with a new commercial. Ahead of that commercial, they have released a teaser video, which gives us an idea of what the final ad will be like. It feels like Microsoft will be doubling down on the power angle in their marketing- which is sensible, because being ...read more
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Gears of War 4‘s October update is going live October 23rd, and this marks the last time that new maps will be added to the game. Still, longtime fans of the franchise should be happy with what’s on offer. The two new maps arriving this month are Fuel Depot and Lift Apex. Fuel Depot is a faithful recreation of the same map from the first Gears, featuring that mad dash for the longshots on ...read more
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The newest iteration of DOOM is a technical marvel. Whether you’re playing on PC or your favorite game console, the game runs incredibly. Steady frame rates and fast gameplay is partially why the re-imagining is so great. Whenit was announced for Nintendo’s recently released hybrid console, the Nintendo Switch, one of the many questions raised was “how well would it run?” According to ...read more
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The Microsoft store page for Need for Speed: Payback has received an update, revealing the game’s download size. Need for Speed: Payback, according to the Microsoft store, is going to be a relatively small download at just 17.81GB. This is definitely very modest compared to many games today, and if it’s anything to go by, the PS4 and PC versions shouldn’t be too much higher. The ...read more
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Though Bungie continues to infuriate fans with its tone-deaf approach to the end-game in Destiny 2, it is putting the required amount of effort into launching the PC version. Out on October 24th and handled by Vicarious Visions, Destiny 2 will release on October 24th for PC. In its recent weekly update, Bungie has detailed what will be available at launch. First off, you can expect the ...read more
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