The Tech Game: February 2018

Nintendo Removes New User Review Feature156604.8
Injustice 2: Legendary Edition includes all Fighter Packs139935
Fortnite’s next weapon is the Hunting Rifle221,1435
Activision Teases More Remasters of its IPs Coming this Year211,1635
PUBG leaderboards have been reset, patch to fix infinite loading147575
Witcher 2, Crackdown, and More Among New Xbox One X Enhanced 360 Games187885
Fortnite and PUBG Made Some Serious Money In January221,0054
Humble Brawler Bundle Brings Big Savings On Fighting Games124745
Xbox Live deals: Forza 7, Dead Island, more EA games155104
PS4 Exploit: 5.05 Webkit exploit released, 4.55 functional Jailbreak223,3994.2
Tony Hawk No Longer Working With Activision on Pro Skater Series188064.7
Sea of Thieves Pre-orders Driven By Twitch Streams125735
Dragon Ball FighterZ February Patch Detailed, Fixes Incoming83814
GTA Online Update Brings Hot New Sports Car and Huge Discounts97054.3
Rumour: Vanquish 2 Might Be An Xbox One Exclusive84584.3
GTA Online Gets New Trademarks116823
Payday 2 Is Now Available on Nintendo Switch, Check Out the Trailer105673.5
PUBG's Next Xbox One Update Will Focus on Stabilization151,1945
CoD: WWII's First DLC Gets Release Date For Xbox One and PC191,3205
Two Point Hospital Receives First Gameplay Video96554
Xbox Game Pass March Titles Revealed; Sea of Thieves and More147103.7
Emergency Battlefield 1 patch fixes stuttering in Apocalypse patch63284.3
Spend $100 and get $15 in new limited-time PSN promo93544
New Nvidia drivers boost PUBG performance131,0204.6
Report: Apple really does plan three new iPhones in 2018181,4835
Nintendo Switch is the fastest-selling games console in France114584.8
Fortnite Battle Royale Is Getting Jetpacks Soon242,5963.3
Microsoft CEO Talks About Owning Both Xbox and PC Gaming148234
Cyberpunk 2077 Confirmed for Steam Release105903.7
Sledgehammer Games' New Studio Head Writes Letter To Fans202,2124.1
A Battlefield 2018 Reveal Trailer Is Underway141,2264.8
Someone left a hidden message in Metal Gear Survive121,9544.8
Rocket League's Tournaments Beta Has Been Extended94144.2
Speedrunner Conquers Super Mario Bros.’ Minus Worlds In Record Time111,2003.8
Grab Assassin's Creed Origins For $30 Right Now At GameStop103284
Rumor: Little Nightmares May Be Coming To Nintendo Switch95434.4
Samsung announces the Galaxy S9 with 'the most advanced camera ever'211,3014.8
Rise of the Tomb Raider Is Coming to Xbox Game Pass176034.9
343 Industries Wants Halo Players' Feedback on Master Chief Collection188654.8
H1Z1 has lost 91% of its players in the last seven months242,0174
Little Nightmares DLC 'The Residence' Releases Today75563.8
Angry Birds maker Rovio loses over half of its value84923
Gran Turismo Sport Update With 12 New Cars Coming Next Week76784.3
Sea of Thieves stress test open to Xbox Insiders148175
Warhammer: Vermintide 2 beta has kicked off on Steam129224
Fortnite: Time Played stat disabled to combat server stress141,0594.3
Destiny 2's Upcoming Patch Introduces Nightfall Strike Scoring134273
Turok 1 and 2 Remaster Launch on Xbox One on March 2121,3215
Pokémon Go Kicks Off Legendary Week Through March 5115563.5
Hunt: Showdown PC Requirements Announced, Now Available156944.7
Call of Duty: WW2 New Update Speeds Up Gamplay, Balances Quickscoping171,8634.3
Assassin’s Creed Origins: Curse of the Pharaohs DLC Delayed111,2253.5
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Infinite History DLC Gets Release Date91,3705
Pokémon Switch Generation 8 Starter Pokémon Reportedly Leaked131,5064.3
New Battlefield Will Be Playable At EA Play This Year Before E3126974.7
Konami Is Charging Real Money For 'Metal Gear Survive' Save Slots211,6293.5
Dark Souls 3 Humble Bundle Includes the 'Ashes of Ariandel' DLC114305
Fable Fortune Available on Xbox One and PC Right Now101,1134.5
A New Map for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to Be Announced Next Month211,2153.3
Gabe Newell's son thinks Valve needs to try something new158694.7
EA Play Returns to Hollywood Ahead of E3 2018 this June155515
Super Smash Brothers Reportedly Making Its Way to the Switch167903.8
Upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ patch will address connectivity issues94405
‘Super Mario Odyssey’ gets its Balloon World update125565
Video game sales topped $1 billion in January, the best in seven years238424.4
The countdown has begun for the end of net neutrality211,5513.6
Sony Bans PSN Account 8 Years After Creation Due To Username Violation342,7043.8
Call of Duty: WW2 multiplayer is free to play on Steam this weekend126464
Sea of Thieves’ Skeleton Forts Revealed in New Video81,0904.2
SoulCalibur 6 New Trailers Confirm Ivy and Zasalamel81,1324
Burnout Paradise Remastered Will Not Feature Microtransactions197304.2
Major Nelson Teases Major Xbox One Changes221,2143.5
All editions of Fortnite are 50% off right now201,2213.2
PUBG: PC test patch hits live servers today, comes with 2 new crates141,0173.6
Dragon Ball FighterZ clips show off DLC characters155163.6
FIFA 18 Update Makes Much Needed Changes to Ultimate Team155134
My PlayStation gives users web access to their PSN profile123573.8
Xbox Games With Gold for March Announced271,5984.3
Xbox One Adds Three New Titles to the Backwards Compatibility231,1544.3
Rocket League Receives DC Super Heroes DLC Pack Next Month175913.8
Sony Revisits the PlayStation 4 Announcement Five Years Later176713.6
Xbox Live deals: Shadow of War, Halo Wars 2, and more165943.8
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Is Testing Ping-based Matchmaking155903.6
Burnout Paradise Remastered announced for a March release189484.5
Call of Duty: WWII Developer Co-Founders Depart from Sledgehammer221,4284.3
Rumor: Diablo III Coming to Nintendo Switch134313.7
Battlefield 1 Update Adds Apocalypse DLC and More, Full Patch Notes157964.3
Age of Empires: Definitive Edition could release on Steam at somepoint103034.3
Rainbow Six Siege Operation Chimera, Outbreak now live on test server91,1834.7
Rainbow Six Siege Outbreak gameplay is tactical Left 4 Dead251,6004
Microsoft: We Won’t Ban the Use of Keyboards and Mice With Our Games231,0433.6
EA Publisher Sale Kicking Off Tomorrow For Xbox One And Xbox 360208453.8
Overwatch Players Find Major RIP-Tire Bug146083.3
The future of Rainbow Six Siege: 100 operators in 10 years, no sequel158023.5
Fable Fortune is Leaving Early Access and Going Free-to-Play153484.4
Controversial Counter-Strike Streamer "PhantomLord" Sues Twitch261,7334.8
Cities: Skylines - Xbox One Edition to get user-created mods for free176284
Epic Games Adds 30 More Tiers to Fortnite's Battle Pass263,0144
Assassin’s Creed Origins Update Brings Discovery Tour and New Game145284.3
Twitch Delays New Community Guidelines145514.3
Star Wars Battlefront II Update Scheduled for Release154855
400-Player Battle Royale Mavericks: Proving Grounds Trailer Released302,7264
Rainbow Six Siege Devs Have No Plan For A Sequel155934.3
CoD: WWII Weekly Update Includes Double XP, Scorestreak Tuning171,1914
Fortnite Is Fixing the Pump Shotgun211,3664.5
Twitch had more viewers than CNN in January176984
Grand Theft Auto V Premium Edition Listed On Amazon221,6234.3
Rainbow Six Siege is getting a pick and ban phase146884.2
Forza Motorsport 7 Update Now Available With New Features136294.4
Assassin’s Creed III could be getting an Xbox One remaster137834
Location for Halo World Championship 2018 Finals Revealed145473.6
Overwatch Is on Sale for a Limited Time; Includes All Versions125153.8
Bardock and Broly are two DLC Characters in Dragon Ball FighterZ98104
Friday the 13th: The Game on PC Is Half-off83684.6
Play Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Free on PC for the Weekend175844.2
Xbox One X and Xbox One S Will Soon Get 1440p Resolution Support281,4115
New SoulCalibur VI Trailer Is All About Mitsurugi121,7663.6
Sony Offering Discounts on PlayStation VR Bundles and Headsets217784
Kentucky governor says video games are to blame for school shootings371,9804
Street Fighter V Blanka Gameplay Video Shows Off His Moves In-Game74474.4
Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Chimera Trailer Reveals Two New Operators91,4504.6
Human: Fall Flat Reaches 2 Million Copies Sold155934.3
Rumor: New Sonic Kart Racing Game Won't Feature Any Other Sega Characters136524.2
Dungeons 2 is free for the next couple of days on GOG125144
Tax Refunds in Grand Theft Auto Online Announced291,6674.2
Latest Steam update adds sorting and filtering options to the wishlist175144.7
Dead by Daylight Patch Brings Howling Grounds Event and More, Now Live135814.6
PUBG Hits 30 Million in Sales, Player Count Experiences First Big Dip229633.8
Rainbow Six Siege: Operation Chimera Trailer Reveals Two New Operators146404.2
Xbox Live multiplayer free for all Xbox users this weekend194464.2
Fortnite update 2.5.0 is live – here’s the patch notes138004
Steam’s Lunar New Year Sale Is Now Live239854.2
PUBG developer promises to share development roadmap soon228814
Farming Simulator 19 Announced For Fall 2018 Release171,7373.4
Stardew Valley Multiplayer Beta Currently Planned For Spring124323.7
Assassin’s Creed Origins Discovery Tour Mode Gets New Images and Info103534.4
Sea of Thieves scale test coming this weekend for closed beta testers117013.9
Free Fortnite Battle Royale items if you’re a PlayStation Plus Member128053.8
Call of Duty Online Is Testing A New Battle Royale Mode453,7473.9
Rumor: The Lunar Steam Game Sale Could Kick Off As Soon As Tomorrow229813.9
Rocket League Tournament Beta to Begin Next Week175653.9
Valve Shut Down Developer on Steam for Reviewing Its Own Games176483.6
Dead Space is free to claim on Origin for a limited time224753.9
Fortnite: expect more items and weapons to be removed from play271,0434.1
Overwatch Patch Out Now With Capture the Flag Fixes153814
Spyro the Dragon trilogy remaster coming to PS4 this year – report191,2423.8
Sea of Thieves World Size Is Linked to Frequency of Encounters124363.9
Psyonix Teams Up with Hot Wheels to Create Rocket League RC Toy Set251,2323.8
Love Is in the Air in This Week’s Grand Theft Auto Online Update247773.7
Sea of Thieves will never have loot boxes246343.9
Let It Die Now At 4 Million Downloads206914.2
Xbox Live Deals: CoD: WW2, XCOM 2, Destiny 2, Rocket League, more185743.9
Epic Games Explains Why Fortnite's SMG Is Being Vaulted201,1764.2
Mafia II and Prey come to Xbox One Backward Compatibility278014
Hawaii Introduces New Bills to Ban the Sale of Games With Loot Boxes231,2943.9
Overwatch Getting Yet Another Free Weekend Across All Platforms204964.3
Sea of Thieves PC System Requirements and Recommended Specs Revealed156894
New Sea of Thieves Trailer Talks Lore and NPC Factions107083.9
Rumor: Sea of Thieves Xbox Bundles Leak On Amazon145724
Ubisoft Pledges to Continue Supporting Nintendo Switch236504.6
Dynasty Warriors 9 Gets Explosive Launch Trailer155163.9
Q.U.B.E. 2 Finally Gets Release Date on PS4, Xbox One, and PC158463.7
Assassin’s Creed Origins Set to Sell Twice as Much as Syndicate186003.7
Blizzard has no plans for Hearthstone on Nintendo Switch114323.7
Rainbow Six Siege Outbreak event will pit operators against 5 monsters162,0514
Fortnite Devs Respond to Skill-based Matchmaking Concerns159824.1
New Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer Shows How Much Death There Is In The Game116784.3
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile Games Have Launched In China251,4263.9
Sony surveying users on possible PSN name change feature176473.9
DayZ coming to Xbox this year, Preorders for OG Xbox controller & more251,6593.6
Battlefield 2018 – More Evidence Suggests It Will Be Set During WW2247974.3
Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Trailer Has "Power By Its Cuteness"115114.2
Sega Genesis Gets its First New Game in Two Decades147033.7
World of Tanks Celebrates 4 Years on Consoles with Anniversary Event175184
Destiny 2 changes to Prestige include curated loadouts and modifiers165793.9
Fortnite Battle Royale: daily challenge system changes, & more251,1084
PS4 Pro Supersampling Offers Noticeable Improvements134324.2
Twitch Updates Community Guidelines Regarding Community Toxicity156934.5
Friday the 13th Game Devs Release Single Player Trailer199223.7
Far Cry 5 Lands Five Minutes of 4K Footage, Showing Diverging Gameplay291,7324.4
Call of Duty 2018 Teased By Treyarch: “Can’t Wait To Share More”423,0224.1
Monster Hunter World Was #1 Selling Game on the PSN Store in January206053.9
Destiny 2 Update Provides Details for the Changes Coming to Nightfall194684.2
Worms W.M.D. Physical Release for Nintendo Switch Cancelled164643.9
Overwatch: Xbox One X vs PS4 PRO Head To Head Graphics Comparison141,0494.1
Monster Hunter World Shipments Pass Six Million Units Worldwide113693.8
Civilization 6: Rise and Fall Expansion Now Available102704.1
Fortnite passes PUBG with 3.4 million concurrent players321,6693.8
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Conviction comes to Backward Compatibility197843.8
Three new Xbox Play Anywhere titles come to the Microsoft Store137503.8
Star Wars: Battlefront II Players Apparently Getting Free Crates166073.9
PS4 Name Change Rumors Circulate, But There's a Catch221,2074.1
Activision Blizzard made over $4 billion on microtransactions in 2017199774.3
PS Plus Extra Game Boost Expands February 2018 Line-Up135393.8
Fortnite To Get 60 FPS Mode On Consoles With New Patch201,2363.8
PlayStation's Top Downloads for January Revealed144244
Rainbow Six Siege: New Outbreak 'Briefing' Trailer181,5934
Nintendo Switch Has More Launch Year Games Than Any Other Console174033.8
Latest Overwatch Update Brings Much Needed Quality of Life Changes175614.1
PUBG Xbox One patch reverts changes made a week ago207834.1
Fortnite Hit 3.4 Million Peak Concurrent Players on February 4th235933.9
ARK Park Set To Release On March 22215224.4
Sea of Thieves Gets New Trailer Showcasing the Lore Behind the Game179214.3
Activision Confirms Next Call of Duty Is by Treyarch262,2363.3
Call of Duty: WWII, Crash Bandicoot Set Big Records For PlayStation153673.8
PS4 Rest mode exploit revealed (5.xx firmware)232,5383.5
Fortnite gets Valentine’s Day crossbow with unlimited ammo - new patch269254.1
Do Not Disturb Mode, Mini Game Hubs, and more rolling out to Xbox216794.6
The Duke Xbox Controller is Back and Available to Pre-Order249754
Xbox Unveils Sea of Thieves Hard Drive, Custom Controller Stand159643.9
Star Wars: Battlefront II May Finally Be Getting a Conquest Mode144173.9
Horizon: Zero Dawn Actually Had Working Co-Op At One Point113943.9
Grand Theft Auto V Shipments Pass 90 Million Units225904.3
Rainbow Six Siege will be free to play on all platforms next weekend225534
Microsoft Celebrates 4 Million PUBG Players With Free Loot Crates211,2054.5
Xbox One S PUBG Bundle Revealed, Hitting Stores Soon186874.5
Red Dead Redemption 2 — Take-Two “Confident” About New Release Date204984.5
PS4's System Software Update Includes Wallpaper Customization, & More154023.6
PUBG's New Anti-cheat Patch Goes Live, Blocks ReShade301,1944.1
Fortnite: Battle Royale limited-time mode Shooting Test 1 is live now271,0754.4
Rainbow Six Siege: Horrifying New Outbreak Trailer Shows Aliens292,0264.4
Pokemon Go Could Be Adding A Major New Feature in Next Update278064.1
Capcom Lays Off Members of Its Dead Rising Team Lowers Scope194444.3
MLB The Show 18 Gets Its Very First Trailer246844.1
Up to 85% off games and software at SCDKeys261,8364.5
Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Shows Housing, Battle Royale – Rumor291,3414.3
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy coming to PC and Switch this year221,0204.4
DayZ coming to Xbox Game Preview “at some point this year”, PS4 “event331,1254.1
Ark: Survival Evolved Plans to Visually Update Older Creatures227714.2
Red Dead Redemption 2- Cool Pre-order Offer Revealed261,1384.5
Sea of Thieves Beta Had an Impressive Turnout Despite Rough Start184774.3
Razer Announces Gold Razer Phone, Celebrating Chinese New Year191,0033.9
Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Coming To PS4, Xbox One, PC And Switch625,6784.2
Grab Dark Souls III + DLC for $12 with March’s Humble Monthly Bundle237744.7
Dragon Ball FighterZ Modders Are Adding in Sweet Character Costumes189144.6
Huge Terraria 1.3 Update Coming Soon for Xbox One191,5584.5
Overwatch achieves native 4K resolution on Xbox One X199474.1
Alien Horror Game The Peterson Case Announced241,2884.4
Assassin's Creed Origins Officially Cracked, According to Hackers221,3964.1
Final Fantasy XV on PC Will Allow Xbox One Crossplay175054.1
League of Legends' New Fighter Keystone Rune Projected for Patch 8.6106473.9
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Will Now Have A Team To Focus On Cheats226004.5
Take-Two Once Again Suggests Borderlands 3 Is Coming136764.3
Microsoft Responds to Xbox Game Pass Backlash from Retailers161,4294.3
Sony CEO Kaz Hirai is stepping down125244
Heaps of anime movies & series discounted on Xbox One & Windows 10157214.2
PS4 Pro Finally Getting System Supersampling With Firmware Update 5.50131,0854.1
Fortnite update schedule revised, Valentine’s & Spring events delayed181,0184.4
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Has 9 Million+ Views for Replay Daily153984.1
Assassin’s Creed Dynasty May be the Next Assassin’s Creed Game- Rumor131,1244.4
Fortnite bugs “Taking longer than expected to fix"301,4984.3
Far Cry 3 Classic Edition announced for PS4, Xbox One with Season Pass182,1264.1
Sony Has Shipped 76.5 Million PS4 Units By December 31, 2017184954.1
Xbox One Update 1802.180131-1450 comes to Xbox Preview Alpha Insider198923.8
Destiny 2’s Next DLC Coming in May With Season 3146734.3
Overwatch’s Year of the Dog Event Kicks Off Lunar New Year Next Week134183.8
Microsoft is NOT Buying Valve, Gabe Newell Confirms to Fan271,2194.3
Rainbow Six Siege 'Outbreak' zombie mode detailed, new teaser trailer211,6613.7
Xbox hardware revenue up 14% due to Xbox One X launch154664.3
Nintendo Will Support Switch For More Than 5-6 Years143694
SNES Classic Edition Produces Big Sales Numbers For Nintendo122863.8
Sonic CD Is Now Free On Sega Forever For Mobile Devices123383.9
Original Fantasy Shop Simulator Shoppe Keep Is Coming to Xbox One144004
Loot Boxes Are Not a Form of Gambling, EA CEO Says311,0414.2
EA Reports Loss in Wake of Star Wars Battlefront 2 Backlash185024.2
PS Plus Will Offer RIME and Knack in February164134.3
Grand Theft Auto V Tops 2017’s Best Selling Digital Games234754
Battlefield 2018 Will Release in October Says EA217424
CS:GO Fan Spends $60,000 On Super Rare Rifle Skin341,7854.2
Final Fantasy XV version 1.21 and PC benchmark tool now available156854.1
Rumor: God of War Might Be Getting Its Own PlayStation 4 Pro Bundle146484.1
Xbox Live now has 59 million users246184
Upcoming changes announced for Halo: Master Chief Collection166173.8
Red Dead Redemption 2 Delayed Again, But Finally Gets a Release Date291,5864.2
PUBG made $712 million in 8 months, dominating the premium PC market288664.2
Call of Duty: WWII's Prop Hunt Mode Will Make a Return Next Month241,9414
Nintendo Switch’s Sales to Customers Are Over 13 Million Units162763.9
Fortnite Battle Royale Adds a Minigun and New Expedition Types221,6054.4
Battlefield 1 Player Count Tops 25 Million Unique Users174394.1
New Mobile App Titled Mario Kart Tour Announced by Nintendo176624.2


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