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Hitman beta tip
You all probably already know this, but I'm super good at video games. I've previously explained how to play Curse of the NecroDancer as well as Curses N' Chaos. Now I have people come up to me on the streets to thank me...   read

Gigantic Beta Impressions
"Not another MOBA!" many of you are probably saying, but let me be the first to tell you that Gigantic is not another League of Legends clone. I loved it when I played it at PAX East 2015, and I love it now that I've been playing it in beta. You might love it, too.   read

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PS4 beta

Sign up to try the next PS4 software update early

Before Sony rolls out the next PlayStation 4 software update, it will hold a beta in early March to give the curious among us "a sneak peek at some of the features" coming to the console. If that sounds like something you'd be down for test...

 
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The Division

The Division's open beta starts tomorrow, here's what you need to know

Ubisoft is opening up its bleak take on New York City to everyone this weekend. Ahead of The Division's March 8 launch, the game's getting another beta. Anyone with a PC, PS4, or Xbox One can join the battle against societal collapse. Here...

 
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Overwatch

The Overwatch beta is back and it brought loot

The closed beta for Blizzard's multiplayer shooter Overwatch returns today in the Americas and Europe, and it has upgrades: a new progression system for cosmetic rewards, a capture-point mode called Control with a pair of maps, and the opti...

 
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The Division

The Division's open beta to begin on Feb 18 for Xbox One, Feb 19. for PC and PS4

Hot on the heels of the short closed test a couple of weeks ago, Ubisoft has announced when everyone will be able to get their hands on The Divison’s open beta. For Xbox One players, the open beta will begin on February 18. PS4 and P...

 
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Pokemon Go

Beware those Pokemon Go beta sign-up pages, they're all scams

The Pokémon Company has put out a warning concerning Pokémon Go, stating nothing has been announced regarding the upcoming beta and any new information will be shared via the official site. This seems to be a respons...

 
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Hitman

The Hitman beta starts this week, get a quick look at it

Hit "don't call it a reboot" Man is set to arrive in March (but not fully, since it's episodic -- gaming!), but before then you can get a taste of the beta. It drops on February 12 on PS4, and PC on February 19. Sorry Xbox One owners, Sony ...

 
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Tomorrow Children

The Tomorrow Children beta returns this weekend

I attempted to play the recent beta for The Tomorrow Children only to realize that, darn it, I was a few hours too late. After going through the brief tutorial section, I rode on a subway that was supposed to run to a town with other player...

 
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Overwatch

The Overwatch beta is back on February 9

Blizzard is bringing back the Overwatch closed beta on February 9 in the Americas and Europe, and February 16 in Asia. If you had access to it before the hiatus, you'll still be good to go. The newly refreshed beta will sport several worthw...

 
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The Division

PC cheats plague The Division's beta

PC participants of The Division’s beta claim the game is rife with cheaters. According to reports by Eurogamer, players can manually alter their XP level and ammo count. This means if you head out into the Dark Zone (which is manic en...

 
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The Division

The Division's beta is being extended by 24 hours

Are you having fun with The Division’s beta? Or maybe you had a hectic weekend and didn’t have time to play it? Well, Ubisoft has a little treat for you. In a post on the Ubisoft forums, it announced that The Division’s be...

 
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The Division

Ubisoft can't keep up with demand for The Division's closed beta

Ubisoft says it "can no longer guarantee access" to this weekend's closed beta for Tom Clancy's The Division due to "unprecedented demand." "If you have already pre-ordered The Division and have yet to receive your key, we're working close...

 
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Deals

The Division PC pre-order deals that include beta access

Ready or not (hopefully more on the ready side) Tom Clancy's The Division is slated to release March 8, 2016. The weekend beta has already started up on the Xbox One yesterday and has just went live for the PC and PS4 as of 4 AM P...

 
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Team Fortress 2

Think you're good enough to rock Team Fortress 2 competitively?

Here’s your chance to prove it, boyo. Though there’s, as yet, nothing on the official Team Fortress 2 website, Valve has launched a new Steam Community Group dedicated to keeping players updated about the new beta testing phase....

 
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Overwatch

The Overwatch beta will return with a new mode and more maps

Blizzard took its closed beta for Overwatch offline in December to pore over player feedback, tighten the balance, and continue working on new features. It will return a little later than some were expecting -- January is now out of the que...

 
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Black Desert Online

Black Desert Online gets a second beta and a standalone character creator

Did you miss Black Desert Online’s first English-language beta test? If so, I have some good news for you, as Daum Games has announced that a second and final beta test will be kicking off February 18. For those who’ve already p...

 
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The Division

Here's when you can play the next The Division beta

Ubisoft has confirmed that The Division’s next beta will start on January 28, 2016. According to a recent tweet, the closed beta test will be available on Xbox One from January 28 and on PC and PlayStation 4 from January 29, closing o...

 
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Garden Warfare 2

The Garden Warfare 2 open beta starts today

The Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 beta begins today. If you have an Xbox One or PlayStation 4, just head to your respective storefront and download away. It should be live in most if not all regions by this afternoon. You don't need ...

 
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Street Fighter V

Is there a new Street Fighter V PS4 beta on its way?

If you have the Street Fighter V beta client installed on your PlayStation 4, you may have noticed a gigantic patch dropped yesterday (thanks, EventHub). The update - listed as version 1.08 and weighing in at 3.1GB - is thou...

 
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Metal Gear Online

Metal Gear Online's PC beta temporarily pulled due to microtransaction exploit

Those Diamond Dogs can be a bunch of doggone dirty scoundrels. Konami learned that the hard way with its recently-launched PC beta for Metal Gear Online. The publisher was forced to temporarily take the game offline because some players fou...

 
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Torment beta

Torment: Tides of Numenera's beta nears

Torment: Tides of Numenera has been taking its time, but the beta will be out before long. All eligible crowdfunding backers will gain access during the week of January 17, 2016 (exact date TBA). Then, on January 26, the beta will see a wid...

 
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Triad Wars

Triad Wars, the F2P spin-off to Sleeping Dogs, is shutting down in January

When it was announced there was to be a successor to United Front Games’ Hong Kong open world crime game Sleeping Dogs, Triad Wars probably wasn’t what most people had in mind. Instead of the involving story and memorable c...

 
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Deals

23% off Street Fighter V deal back again for Steam/PC

Update: Coupon is now 25% off. Street Fighter V's third beta starts as early as midnight 12:01am PT Friday on PS4 and PC (Steam) and will end at 10:00pm Sunday. Pre-ordering the Steam PC copy will grant you beta access, and if you're a fan ...

 
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Street Fighter V

The third Street Fighter V beta kicks off tomorrow, here are all the details

Capcom is gearing up to hold the third beta for Street Fighter V. If that seems like a lot, well, it kind of is by today's standards. Capcom's using these events less as a marketing stunt and more as actual tests to improve the game. Crazy,...

 
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ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved is coming to Xbox One on December 16

ARK: Survival Evolved has done incredibly well on PC in the months following its early access release in June. At least two million people have tried to tame their own pet dino on Steam, and that number is set to expand with the imminent r...

 
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The Tomorrow Children

The Tomorrow Children is holding a beta soon

Q-Games has opened sign-ups for The Tomorrow Children's closed beta, which will run from January 21 - 23. North American players can register here, and European players can sign up here. You'll just need to provide your name, email address,...

 
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The Division

The Division adds alpha, delays beta, keeps release date

The pre-release plans for Tom Clancy's The Division got a minor shake-up today. The upcoming survival shooter no longer has a beta before the end of 2015. But, that doesn't mean we won't see it at all in December. Ubisoft took to its s...

 
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Uncharted 4

Here's how much space you'll need to play the Uncharted 4 beta

You'll need around 7GB free to play the Uncharted 4 beta. The news was revealed by developer Naughty Dog during a livestream last night. The beta will be available from this Friday, December 4. While you won't be able to pre-load the b...

 
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Black Desert Online

Black Desert Online is getting its first English-language beta test this month

Upcoming Korean MMO Black Desert Online has been making waves for quite a while now. The game is already in closed beta in Korea and Russia, and so the trickle of information coming from it has meant people have been eager for a while now t...

 

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gajknight

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It took me over 250 hours but I finally got the platinum for Soul Sacrifice Delta, making it so I have the plat for both games

 
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Overwatch plays like TF2, a bad TF2 designed for the

 
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Considering that when the PS Vita first came out, it used an almost identical CPU/GPU to the current iPad at the time (albeit with more cores and a greater clock speed), Im somewhat curious as to what a new handheld with an iPad Pros hardware could

 
Dreamweaver

After finding out what this months Bloggers Wanted prompt is, I decided to commit blog necromancy and revive a post I wrote about Mass Effect 3: Citadel DLC AND the anime Angel Beats! Thats right, I used to write blogs before doing Comments of the Week!

 
medicamecanica

After thinking it was a moba, I finally understand Overwatch and I think its going to be my multiplayer game Favorite character so far? Mercy, thats right Im a fuckin

 
ObliqueZombie

Yeah, Overwatch is fucking fun as hell! But a bit hard on Not awkward for every character, but some are obviously gimped with a controller

 
Occams

Lordy, Overwatch is fun! Bastion is gun mode as a defender if very

 
Fuzunga

I hope Overwarch finishes downloading before the beta period is

 
Parismio

I have Shantae and the pirates curse for wiiu Who wants it? I figured itd be gone by

 
Dangus Taargus

I just spent an hour setting my Steam Controller to treat only the bottom half of my DS emulator window as a mouse zone for the touchscreen in a Big Picture It kinda works better than I thought it but still doesnt really feel

 
KnickKnackMyWack

People seem pretty insistent on the idea that Zelda NX will be vastly superior to Wii why? When OoT was ported to GCN all it had was Master TP on Wii was almost no different from Unless its a remaster it wont be significantly

 
Gundy

Im gonna miss I never enjoyed getting my ass handed to me so

 
Torchman

God damn I want to be so mad at how little screen time Gunbuster itself has gotten and the pacing of the But then I find out Gunbuster is a combination And then it gets a hype battle versus an YOURE TEARING ME APART GAINAX

 
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Ive been working a lot in YOLO Animals, but peoples responses worth it:) Take a look at the game:

 
ACESandElGHTS

In celebration of my finally having finished MGS V: full motion Quiet/ Stefanie Joosten

 
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I didnt expect to like Overwatch this Anybody else using Lucio? Im shocked at how much I now enjoy using He seemed so lame at But hes secretly

 
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Played and streamed some more Yakuza 3 (that shibe is so cute!), made a few memes for YouTube but nothing really

 
Torchman

When your title mech doesnt show up for over half the shows length, maybe, juuuust MAYBE, you shouldve had more Too rushed for some moments to have any real Mechs been pretty badass so far

 
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