The Tech Game: February 2018

Nintendo Removes New User Review Feature151,7714.4
Injustice 2: Legendary Edition includes all Fighter Packs131,5675
Fortnite’s next weapon is the Hunting Rifle221,8145
Activision Teases More Remasters of its IPs Coming this Year212,0344.8
PUBG leaderboards have been reset, patch to fix infinite loading141,5424.7
Witcher 2, Crackdown, and More Among New Xbox One X Enhanced 360 Games181,5315
Fortnite and PUBG Made Some Serious Money In January221,6143.5
Humble Brawler Bundle Brings Big Savings On Fighting Games126644.5
Xbox Live deals: Forza 7, Dead Island, more EA games157554.5
PS4 Exploit: 5.05 Webkit exploit released, 4.55 functional Jailbreak224,7934
Tony Hawk No Longer Working With Activision on Pro Skater Series181,2614.3
Sea of Thieves Pre-orders Driven By Twitch Streams129074.8
Dragon Ball FighterZ February Patch Detailed, Fixes Incoming86144.3
GTA Online Update Brings Hot New Sports Car and Huge Discounts91,2074
Rumour: Vanquish 2 Might Be An Xbox One Exclusive86584.5
GTA Online Gets New Trademarks119053.7
Payday 2 Is Now Available on Nintendo Switch, Check Out the Trailer107964
PUBG's Next Xbox One Update Will Focus on Stabilization151,5214.8
CoD: WWII's First DLC Gets Release Date For Xbox One and PC191,6334.8
Two Point Hospital Receives First Gameplay Video99364.3
Xbox Game Pass March Titles Revealed; Sea of Thieves and More148954
Emergency Battlefield 1 patch fixes stuttering in Apocalypse patch64604.5
Spend $100 and get $15 in new limited-time PSN promo94564
New Nvidia drivers boost PUBG performance131,6384.5
Report: Apple really does plan three new iPhones in 2018182,0815
Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling games console in France116434.8
Fortnite Battle Royale Is Getting Jetpacks Soon243,5003.2
Microsoft CEO Talks About Owning Both Xbox and PC Gaming141,3184
Cyberpunk 2077 Confirmed for Steam Release108663.5
Sledgehammer Games' New Studio Head Writes Letter To Fans202,9034.3
A Battlefield 2018 Reveal Trailer Is Underway141,7204.8
Someone left a hidden message in Metal Gear Survive122,8824.7
Rocket League's Tournaments Beta Has Been Extended95734.2
Speedrunner Conquers Super Mario Bros.’ Minus Worlds In Record Time111,6793.8
Grab Assassin's Creed Origins For $30 Right Now At GameStop105694.2
Rumor: Little Nightmares May Be Coming To Nintendo Switch97744.2
Samsung announces the Galaxy S9 with 'the most advanced camera ever'212,0784.7
Rise of the Tomb Raider Is Coming to Xbox Game Pass179954.8
343 Industries Wants Halo Players' Feedback on Master Chief Collection181,3024.9
H1Z1 has lost 91% of its players in the last seven months242,9204
Little Nightmares DLC 'The Residence' Releases Today78803.8
Angry Birds maker Rovio loses over half of its value86483.3
Gran Turismo Sport Update With 12 New Cars Coming Next Week78384
Sea of Thieves stress test open to Xbox Insiders141,2104.8
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 beta has kicked off on Steam121,2774.3
Fortnite: Time Played stat disabled to combat server stress141,5524
Destiny 2's Upcoming Patch Introduces Nightfall Strike Scoring136833
Turok 1 and 2 Remaster Launch on Xbox One on March 2121,7614.5
Pokémon Go Kicks Off Legendary Week Through March 5117553.7
Hunt: Showdown PC Requirements Announced, Now Available158604.8
Call of Duty: WW2 New Update Speeds Up Gamplay, Balances Quickscoping172,0464.3
Assassin’s Creed Origins: Curse of the Pharaohs DLC Delayed111,5784
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Infinite History DLC Gets Release Date91,9894.3
Pokémon Switch Generation 8 Starter Pokémon Reportedly Leaked133,9054
New Battlefield Will Be Playable At EA Play This Year Before E3128624.3
Konami Is Charging Real Money For 'Metal Gear Survive' Save Slots212,2274
Dark Souls 3 Humble Bundle Includes the 'Ashes of Ariandel' DLC115785
Fable Fortune Available on Xbox One and PC Right Now101,5414
A New Map for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to Be Announced Next Month211,4553.5
Gabe Newell's son thinks Valve needs to try something new151,1464.5
EA Play Returns to Hollywood Ahead of E3 2018 this June151,0474.3
Super Smash Brothers Reportedly Making Its Way to the Switch161,1193.6
Upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ patch will address connectivity issues97295
‘Super Mario Odyssey’ gets its Balloon World update129534.3
Video game sales topped $1 billion in January, the best in seven years231,1334.3
The countdown has begun for the end of net neutrality212,0503.5
Sony Bans PSN Account 8 Years After Creation Due To Username Violation343,7093.7
Call of Duty: WW2 multiplayer is free to play on Steam this weekend129403.8
Sea of Thieves’ Skeleton Forts Revealed in New Video81,3194
SoulCalibur 6 New Trailers Confirm Ivy and Zasalamel81,5064.2
Burnout Paradise Remastered Will Not Feature Microtransactions199864.3
Major Nelson Teases Major Xbox One Changes221,5273.4
All editions of Fortnite are 50% off right now201,5593.4
PUBG: PC test patch hits live servers today, comes with 2 new crates141,4033.7
Dragon Ball FighterZ clips show off DLC characters157753.7
FIFA 18 Update Makes Much Needed Changes to Ultimate Team157273.8
My PlayStation gives users web access to their PSN profile125863.7
Xbox Games With Gold for March Announced272,0484.1
Xbox One Adds Three New Titles to the Backwards Compatibility231,4224.4
Rocket League Receives DC Super Heroes DLC Pack Next Month178333.7
Sony Revisits the PlayStation 4 Announcement Five Years Later179133.8
Xbox Live deals: Shadow of War, Halo Wars 2, and more161,0663.8
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Is Testing Ping-based Matchmaking157963.5
Burnout Paradise Remastered announced for a March release181,4184.6
Call of Duty: WWII Developer Co-Founders Depart from Sledgehammer221,7644.2
Rumor: Diablo III Coming to Nintendo Switch136803.8
Battlefield 1 Update Adds Apocalypse DLC and More, Full Patch Notes151,1884.5
Age of Empires: Definitive Edition could release on Steam at somepoint105244.3
Rainbow Six Siege Operation Chimera, Outbreak now live on test server91,6714.3
Rainbow Six Siege Outbreak gameplay is tactical Left 4 Dead242,3054
Microsoft: We Won’t Ban the Use of Keyboards and Mice With Our Games231,5303.7
EA Publisher Sale Kicking Off Tomorrow For Xbox One And Xbox 360201,2324
Overwatch Players Find Major RIP-Tire Bug149573.6
The future of Rainbow Six Siege: 100 operators in 10 years, no sequel151,0823.6
Fable Fortune is Leaving Early Access and Going Free-to-Play155284.5
Controversial Counter-Strike Streamer "PhantomLord" Sues Twitch262,5324.7
Cities: Skylines - Xbox One Edition to get user-created mods for free171,1374
Epic Games Adds 30 More Tiers to Fortnite's Battle Pass263,8714.2
Assassin’s Creed Origins Update Brings Discovery Tour and New Game147324
Twitch Delays New Community Guidelines147964
Star Wars Battlefront II Update Scheduled for Release157085
400-Player Battle Royale Mavericks: Proving Grounds Trailer Released303,4354.2
Rainbow Six Siege Devs Have No Plan For A Sequel158414.4
CoD: WWII Weekly Update Includes Double XP, Scorestreak Tuning171,4793.8
Fortnite Is Fixing the Pump Shotgun212,0124.6
Twitch had more viewers than CNN in January171,0424
Grand Theft Auto V Premium Edition Listed On Amazon222,1264.1
Rainbow Six Siege is getting a pick and ban phase149814.2
Forza Motorsport 7 Update Now Available With New Features138574.3
Assassin’s Creed III could be getting an Xbox One remaster131,1864.2
Location for Halo World Championship 2018 Finals Revealed149773.5
Overwatch Is on Sale for a Limited Time; Includes All Versions127473.7
Bardock and Broly are two DLC Characters in Dragon Ball FighterZ91,1873.8
Friday the 13th: The Game on PC Is Half-off85794.3
Play Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Free on PC for the Weekend179344.2
Xbox One X and Xbox One S Will Soon Get 1440p Resolution Support282,2704.8
New SoulCalibur VI Trailer Is All About Mitsurugi123,7713.8
Sony Offering Discounts on PlayStation VR Bundles and Headsets211,3443.8
Kentucky governor says video games are to blame for school shootings373,1874
Street Fighter V Blanka Gameplay Video Shows Off His Moves In-Game77644.5
Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Chimera Trailer Reveals Two New Operators92,3174.3
Human: Fall Flat Reaches 2 Million Copies Sold159514.3
Rumor: New Sonic Kart Racing Game Won't Feature Any Other Sega Characters131,0694
Dungeons 2 is free for the next couple of days on GOG127834.2
Tax Refunds in Grand Theft Auto Online Announced292,2114.3
Latest Steam update adds sorting and filtering options to the wishlist179184.6
Dead by Daylight Patch Brings Howling Grounds Event and More, Now Live138584.5
PUBG Hits 30 Million in Sales, Player Count Experiences First Big Dip221,4644
Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Chimera Trailer Reveals Two New Operators141,1144
Xbox Live multiplayer free for all Xbox users this weekend197194.3
Fortnite update 2.5.0 is live – here’s the patch notes131,2204
Steam’s Lunar New Year Sale Is Now Live231,4564.2
PUBG developer promises to share development roadmap soon221,4934
Farming Simulator 19 Announced For Fall 2018 Release172,4313.3
Stardew Valley Multiplayer Beta Currently Planned For Spring126523.6
Assassin’s Creed Origins Discovery Tour Mode Gets New Images and Info105064.3
Sea of Thieves scale test coming this weekend for closed beta testers119353.8
Free Fortnite Battle Royale items if you’re a PlayStation Plus Member121,1173.9
Call of Duty Online Is Testing A New Battle Royale Mode444,9234
Rumor: The Lunar Steam Game Sale Could Kick Off As Soon As Tomorrow221,4854
Rocket League Tournament Beta to Begin Next Week178603.8
Valve Shut Down Developer on Steam for Reviewing Its Own Games179333.6
Dead Space is free to claim on Origin for a limited time227914
Fortnite: expect more items and weapons to be removed from play271,4804.1
Overwatch Patch Out Now With Capture the Flag Fixes155874
Spyro the Dragon trilogy remaster coming to PS4 this year – report191,9483.7
Sea of Thieves World Size Is Linked to Frequency of Encounters126264
Psyonix Teams Up with Hot Wheels to Create Rocket League RC Toy Set252,0203.8
Love Is in the Air in This Week’s Grand Theft Auto Online Update241,4833.8
Sea of Thieves will never have loot boxes241,0314
Let It Die Now At 4 Million Downloads209174.3
Xbox Live Deals: CoD: WW2, XCOM 2, Destiny 2, Rocket League, more188283.8
Epic Games Explains Why Fortnite's SMG Is Being Vaulted201,6354.1
Mafia II and Prey come to Xbox One Backward Compatibility271,2994.1
Hawaii Introduces New Bills to Ban the Sale of Games With Loot Boxes231,8013.9
Overwatch Getting Yet Another Free Weekend Across All Platforms206924.3
Sea of Thieves PC System Requirements and Recommended Specs Revealed159453.9
New Sea of Thieves Trailer Talks Lore and NPC Factions101,2253.8
Rumor: Sea of Thieves Xbox Bundles Leak On Amazon149694.1
Ubisoft Pledges to Continue Supporting Nintendo Switch239574.7
Dynasty Warriors 9 Gets Explosive Launch Trailer157273.9
Q.U.B.E. 2 Finally Gets Release Date on PS4, Xbox One, and PC151,3493.6
Assassin’s Creed Origins Set to Sell Twice as Much as Syndicate188963.9
Blizzard has no plans for Hearthstone on Nintendo Switch117173.9
Rainbow Six Siege Outbreak event will pit operators against 5 monsters163,6264
Fortnite Devs Respond to Skill-based Matchmaking Concerns151,5484.1
New Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer Shows How Much Death There Is In The Game118594.3
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile Games Have Launched In China251,9813.8
Sony surveying users on possible PSN name change feature179313.8
DayZ coming to Xbox this year, Preorders for OG Xbox controller & more252,4873.5
Battlefield 2018 – More Evidence Suggests It Will Be Set During WW2241,2424.2
Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Trailer Has "Power By Its Cuteness"117174.2
Sega Genesis Gets its First New Game in Two Decades149633.8
World of Tanks Celebrates 4 Years on Consoles with Anniversary Event177533.9
Destiny 2 changes to Prestige include curated loadouts and modifiers169433.8
Fortnite Battle Royale: daily challenge system changes, & more251,7214.1
PS4 Pro Supersampling Offers Noticeable Improvements136124.3
Twitch Updates Community Guidelines Regarding Community Toxicity159944.4
Friday the 13th Game Devs Release Single Player Trailer191,2193.8
Far Cry 5 Lands Five Minutes of 4K Footage, Showing Diverging Gameplay282,3404.3
Call of Duty 2018 Teased By Treyarch: “Can’t Wait To Share More”413,8084.1
Monster Hunter World Was #1 Selling Game on the PSN Store in January208073.8
Destiny 2 Update Provides Details for the Changes Coming to Nightfall196764.3
Worms W.M.D. Physical Release for Nintendo Switch Cancelled168043.8
Overwatch: Xbox One X vs PS4 PRO Head To Head Graphics Comparison141,4824.1
Monster Hunter World Shipments Pass Six Million Units Worldwide115493.9
Civilization 6: Rise and Fall Expansion Now Available103914
Fortnite passes PUBG with 3.4 million concurrent players322,7343.8
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction comes to Backward Compatibility191,1023.9
Three new Xbox Play Anywhere titles come to the Microsoft Store131,1483.9
Star Wars: Battlefront II Players Apparently Getting Free Crates168823.8
PS4 Name Change Rumors Circulate, But There's a Catch221,7204.2
Activision Blizzard made over $4 billion on microtransactions in 2017191,3984.2
PS Plus Extra Game Boost Expands February 2018 Line-Up138913.8
Fortnite To Get 60 FPS Mode On Consoles With New Patch201,7013.7
PlayStation's Top Downloads for January Revealed146854
Rainbow Six Siege: New Outbreak 'Briefing' Trailer182,1553.9
Nintendo Switch Has More Launch Year Games Than Any Other Console177823.9
Latest Overwatch Update Brings Much Needed Quality of Life Changes177674.1
PUBG Xbox One patch reverts changes made a week ago201,0434.2
Fortnite Hit 3.4 Million Peak Concurrent Players on February 4th239133.8
ARK Park Set To Release On March 22219014.2
Sea of Thieves Gets New Trailer Showcasing the Lore Behind the Game171,2334.2
Activision Confirms Next Call of Duty Is by Treyarch262,6913.4
Call of Duty: WWII, Crash Bandicoot Set Big Records For PlayStation155513.8
PS4 Rest mode exploit revealed (5.xx firmware)233,3493.7
Fortnite gets Valentine’s Day crossbow with unlimited ammo - new patch261,6134
Do Not Disturb Mode, Mini Game Hubs, and more rolling out to Xbox211,0514.7
The Duke Xbox Controller is Back and Available to Pre-Order241,6294
Xbox Unveils Sea of Thieves Hard Drive, Custom Controller Stand151,5073.8
Star Wars: Battlefront II May Finally Be Getting a Conquest Mode146403.8
Horizon: Zero Dawn Actually Had Working Co-Op At One Point116183.9
Grand Theft Auto V Shipments Pass 90 Million Units228744.3
Rainbow Six Siege will be free to play on all platforms next weekend229103.9
Microsoft Celebrates 4 Million PUBG Players With Free Loot Crates211,6564.4
Xbox One S PUBG Bundle Revealed, Hitting Stores Soon189484.4
Red Dead Redemption 2 — Take-Two “Confident” About New Release Date207094.6
PS4's System Software Update Includes Wallpaper Customization, & More156373.8
PUBG's New Anti-cheat Patch Goes Live, Blocks ReShade301,7194
Fortnite: Battle Royale limited-time mode Shooting Test 1 is live now271,5064.3
Rainbow Six Siege: Horrifying New Outbreak Trailer Shows Aliens293,4314.3
Pokemon Go Could Be Adding A Major New Feature in Next Update271,2274.1
Capcom Lays Off Members of Its Dead Rising Team Lowers Scope197194.2
MLB The Show 18 Gets Its Very First Trailer241,0884.1
Up to 85% off games and software at SCDKeys262,5964.3
Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Shows Housing, Battle Royale – Rumor291,7404.4
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy coming to PC and Switch this year221,2864.3
DayZ coming to Xbox Game Preview “at some point this year”, PS4 “event331,4764.1
Ark: Survival Evolved Plans to Visually Update Older Creatures221,2934.1
Red Dead Redemption 2- Cool Pre-order Offer Revealed261,5514.4
Sea of Thieves Beta Had an Impressive Turnout Despite Rough Start187654.3
Razer Announces Gold Razer Phone, Celebrating Chinese New Year191,4253.9
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Coming To PS4, Xbox One, PC And Switch627,0654.2
Grab Dark Souls III + DLC for $12 with March’s Humble Monthly Bundle231,0944.6
Dragon Ball FighterZ Modders Are Adding in Sweet Character Costumes181,2394.6
Huge Terraria 1.3 Update Coming Soon for Xbox One193,9164.3
Overwatch achieves native 4K resolution on Xbox One X191,3244.1
Alien Horror Game The Peterson Case Announced241,6884.5
Assassin's Creed Origins Officially Cracked, According to Hackers221,9024.2
Final Fantasy XV on PC Will Allow Xbox One Crossplay177554
League of Legends' New Fighter Keystone Rune Projected for Patch 8.6109743.9
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Will Now Have A Team To Focus On Cheats221,1094.4
Take-Two Once Again Suggests Borderlands 3 Is Coming138824.4
Microsoft Responds to Xbox Game Pass Backlash from Retailers161,8014.3
Sony CEO Kaz Hirai is stepping down127273.9
Heaps of anime movies & series discounted on Xbox One & Windows 10159984.3
PS4 Pro Finally Getting System Supersampling With Firmware Update 5.50131,4424.1
Fortnite update schedule revised, Valentine’s & Spring events delayed181,5184.3
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Has 9 Million+ Views for Replay Daily156094
Assassin’s Creed Dynasty May be the Next Assassin’s Creed Game- Rumor131,5474.3
Fortnite bugs “Taking longer than expected to fix"302,2314.2
Far Cry 3 Classic Edition announced for PS4, Xbox One with Season Pass183,3414.2
Sony Has Shipped 76.5 Million PS4 Units By December 31, 2017187534
Xbox One Update 1802.180131-1450 comes to Xbox Preview Alpha Insider191,2063.8
Destiny 2’s Next DLC Coming in May With Season 3141,0154.2
Overwatch’s Year of the Dog Event Kicks Off Lunar New Year Next Week136163.8
Microsoft is NOT Buying Valve, Gabe Newell Confirms to Fan271,8844.2
Rainbow Six Siege 'Outbreak' zombie mode detailed, new teaser trailer212,2313.6
Xbox hardware revenue up 14% due to Xbox One X launch158464.3
Nintendo Will Support Switch For More Than 5-6 Years146024.1
SNES Classic Edition Produces Big Sales Numbers For Nintendo124333.8
Sonic CD Is Now Free On Sega Forever For Mobile Devices125464
Original Fantasy Shop Simulator Shoppe Keep Is Coming to Xbox One147233.9
Loot Boxes Are Not a Form of Gambling, EA CEO Says311,6464.2
EA Reports Loss in Wake of Star Wars Battlefront 2 Backlash187114.2
PS Plus Will Offer RIME and Knack in February166264.2
Grand Theft Auto V Tops 2017’s Best Selling Digital Games236943.9
Battlefield 2018 Will Release in October Says EA211,0654
CS:GO Fan Spends $60,000 On Super Rare Rifle Skin343,3234.2
Final Fantasy XV version 1.21 and PC benchmark tool now available151,0864.1
Rumor: God of War Might Be Getting Its Own PlayStation 4 Pro Bundle149494.1
Xbox Live now has 59 million users249444
Upcoming changes announced for Halo: Master Chief Collection168073.9
Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed Again, But Finally Gets a Release Date292,2834.1
PUBG made $712 million in 8 months, dominating the premium PC market281,1664.2
Call of Duty: WWII's Prop Hunt Mode Will Make a Return Next Month242,5224.1
Nintendo Switch’s Sales to Customers Are Over 13 Million Units164273.9
Fortnite Battle Royale Adds a Minigun and New Expedition Types222,2314.3
Battlefield 1 Player Count Tops 25 Million Unique Users177194.2
New Mobile App Titled Mario Kart Tour Announced by Nintendo179144.1

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