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Bungie nerfs Gjallarhorn, tweaks our favourite Destiny Exotics

How am I gonna get through PoE 35 now?
Jul 17
// Vikki Blake
Bungie has messed with our weapons, you guys. In a long update ("I hope you’re wearing your reading pants"), Destiny's sandbox designer, Jon Weisnewski, has detailed the various tweaks made to base weapons, as well as a...
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Mortal Kombat X

There are some secret brutalities hidden in the latest Mortal Kombat X patch

One of many things in the Predator Patch
Jul 08
// Brett Makedonski
Hearkening back to a time when you had to figure out special moves on your own in the glow of your local arcade, the latest Mortal Kombat X patch adds some new moves but it won't hold your hand in explaining them. If you...
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The Witcher 3

The next Witcher patch makes inventory much, much better

No free DLC this week
Jul 06
// Brett Makedonski
When The Witcher 3's Patch 1.07 releases later this week on all platforms, players will find changes to inventory that make the process of hauling around tons of equipment far more manageable. That includes not only the liter...
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Stay freeeshh!

Splatoon's first balance patch nerfs the Kraken

Two new weapons are being added tonight
Jun 26
// Patrick Hancock
We've got some Splatoon update information to share! Two new weapons are being added to the game tonight, and an actual balance patch is coming on June 30. The two weapons tonight are the Carbon Roller and Custom Dual Squelch...
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World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft Patch 6.2 lets you whale on Gul'dan

He deserves it after Hearthstone BS
Jun 23
// Joe Parlock
Blizzard have rolled out a new, huge patch for everyone’s favourite destroyer of lives, World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor. Patch 6.2, dubbed Fury of Hellfire, brings a lot of new additions to the game. The Tanaan ...
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FF Type-0 HD patch

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is getting a console patch today

Minor improvements
Jun 09
// Chris Carter
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD was surprisingly good, and it looks like Square Enix isn't quite done with it yet. In addition to the announcement of a full-on PC port later this year, the publisher has revealed a patch for the conso...
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Darkest Dungeon update

Darkest Dungeon update adds two new characters, fresh terror

So good I almost had a heart attack
May 29
// Nic Rowen
Darkest Dungeon is my jam. I've been playing the hell out of the early access build and while I've had an absolute blast, I was reaching the bottom of the barrel in terms of current content. So it should come as no surprise t...
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Witcher 3 bug

Watch out for a potential game-wrecking bug in the Witcher 3

If you aren't getting XP, wait
May 28
// Steven Hansen
Here's another hazardous Witcher 3 bug to look out for, at least until it's fixed. This week's Witcher 3 patch brought with it an unexpected bug that makes it so players are not getting experience for quests. Keep doing enoug...
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Legendary weapons now drop three times as often in Borderlands

Orange you glad you're still playing?
May 27
// Brett Makedonski
While dedicated players still roam the fringes of the Borderlands, Gearbox has been playing the part of mad scientist. Or, at least normal scientist. The developer's been toying with the way that legendary drops function in t...
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Witcher 3

Witcher 3 getting locked to 30 FPS on Xbox One

Hopefully this lessens instability
May 27
// Laura Kate Dale
If you've been playing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Xbox One, you may have noticed that the frame rate on the console isn't entirely reliable. While at times it will rise above 30 FPS, at other times it will dip notably below ...
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1001 Spikes

1001 Spikes Wii U patch offers new control options and Off-TV play

...but it has some issues
May 24
// Jonathan Holmes
Last April, Nicalis announced that I'll be a character in 1001 Spikes someday. As you might imagine, that announcement has changed the way my brain works. "Is today the day that I get to play as myself alongside Jonathan Blow...
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Save bug

Witcher 3 bug kills Xbox saves, console patch not ready this week

Watch out for save bug on Xbox One
May 22
// Steven Hansen
While reception towards the usefulness of The Witcher 3's day-one update on Xbox One was mixed, the general stability patch CD Projekt RED is working on would be welcomed all around. Especially on the Xbox One, where people a...
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The Witcher 3

Maybe you shouldn't download that Witcher 3 patch on Xbox One

What's important to you?
May 18
// Brett Makedonski
Before firing up The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for its global launch tomorrow, you'll be prompted to download a day one update. This patch is supposed to fix some issues, and generally make everything better. That's not quit...
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Huge Mortal Kombat X patch meant to fix PC problems deletes save data

May 05
// Steven Hansen
Yesterday, NetherRealm's Ed Boon promised "huge improvements" for the PC version of Mortal Kombat X, which does not work as well as the console version. This came in the form of an extensive 15GB patch, detailed here. Unfortu...
Halo photo

Latest Halo: Master Chief Collection patch brings improvements to ranking, stability

But is it too little too late?
Apr 22
// Vikki Blake
The latest patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection -- which focuses on "ranking, matchmaking penalties, stability, as well as game-specific improvements for each title" -- also confirms that progress on the remastered Hal...
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Bloodborne patch

Bloodborne's game-breaking glitch patched

Long load times remain untouched
Mar 31
// Jordan Devore
Last week, Chris told us about a game-breaking glitch in Bloodborne that made it so an item called the Lunarium Key, which is needed to reach a main-story boss, wouldn't appear. The issue has been fixed, so you can play co-op...
Halo photo

Halo: The Master Chief Collection patch seeks to bring relief

Are we done beta testing yet?
Mar 04
// Robert Summa
As is the trend nowadays, big-name titles don't get released polished and complete, that's what those day one suckers are for. Recently, the biggest suckers have been the Halo faithful who have been crushed under the immense ...
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Skyrim patch

No more file size limit for Skyrim mods on Steam Workshop

2GB textures and HDR for everybody!
Mar 03
// Jason Faulkner
Bethesda will be removing the 100MB file size limitation from Steam Workshop mods in an upcoming patch for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.  Finally, all those gorgeous gigantic textures can be installed from Steam itself, i...
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Dragon Age: Inquisition

Upcoming Dragon Age: Inquisition patch will add item customization, storage, and more

I can finally hoard to my heart's content!
Feb 14
// Jason Faulkner
BioWare has made some of the most critically acclaimed games of all time. Unfortunately, it's also made some of the buggiest. Dragon Age: Inquisition is no exception. It is a wonderful adventure and one of my favorite games o...
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Dead State demo/patch

Dead State gets a new public demo and a hefty patch

All my friends are dead
Jan 31
// Jason Faulkner
Earlier this week, Dead State received its first major patch of the year and a completely revamped public demo. The game had a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2012 and was introduced on Steam Early Access in February ...
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Dark Souls II

Free Dark Souls II patch to bring content parity with PS4, Xbox One versions

Also improved load times (PS3 only)
Jan 15
// Steven Hansen
Dark Souls II is coming to PS4 and Xbox One on April 7 as Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin. The re-release, which collects all three DLC packs and makes other improvements, is also coming to PC, PS3, and Xbox 360,...
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Unity patch

The latest Assassin's Creed Unity patch is a meager, tiny 40GB on Xbox One

Luckily, there's a work-around
Dec 17
// Brett Makedonski
The fourth Assassin's Creed Unity patch released yesterday, and Xbox One users found that it was substantially larger than advertised. The update, which was meant to be 6.7GB, clocks in at 40GB on the Microsoft console. ...
Master Chief Collection photo
Master Chief Collection

343's released yet another patch to try to fix Halo

Enough patches to make a quilt
Dec 08
// Brett Makedonski
343 Industries is caught in a tough place when it comes to trying to fix Halo: The Master Chief Collection's broken multiplayer component. It obviously wants to roll out updates as quickly as possible. But, it also wants ever...
Assassin's Creed Unity photo
Assassin's Creed Unity

Ubisoft outlines the bugs it's killing with third Assassin's Creed Unity patch

'Won't solve every problem, but we're expecting that it will dramatically improve your experience'
Nov 17
// Brett Makedonski
Less than a week after release, Ubisoft's already planning and detailing the third of Assassin's Creed Unity's patches. This update is said to be "larger in scope" than the previous patches, and will focus on several problema...
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Smash Bros.

Nintendo hopes to strike balance with new Smash Bros. 3DS patch

Say goodbye to your replays
Nov 11
// Brett Makedonski
Fighting games constantly strive for the fabled perfect balance that turns the contest into a pure standoff of skill rather than giving one player an edge based on character. Nintendo's taking more steps to inch closer to its...
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Sad day: Bungie nerfs Destiny's loot cave

'Not our dream for how Destiny is played'
Sep 25
// Brett Makedonski
Bungie's grand social shooter Destiny has boiled down to an interesting and repetitive formula for a lot of players lately: fire into the darkness of a cave and hope some interesting gear drops. No world exploring, no co...
Watch Dogs photo
Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs patch releasing shortly on all consoles and PC versions

It probably still won't look like the E3 build, though
Jun 19
// Brittany Vincent
Hey, guys! We've got some more Watch Dogs news! I know how much you all love that, but hear me out. There's a new patch coming for all platforms. That means PS4, PS3, PC, Xbox One, and Xbox 360. The patch is being rolled out ...
FFXIV photo

Final Fantasy XIV's patch 2.28 brings lots of great changes

Here are some impressions
Jun 05
// Chris Carter
I play a lot of MMOs, and not all of them are as updated as often as Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Traditionally, major patches (2.1, 2.2, and the upcoming 2.3) deliver the stuff everyone wants, like more dungeons, raids...
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Unreal Tournament 3 and S.T.A.L.K.E.R. saved from GameSpy shutdown

Wait, S.T.A.L.K.E.R. has multiplayer?
Jun 02
// Alasdair Duncan
I've found it really encouraging that developers are willing to make their multiplayer games playable after the shutdown of GameSpy. There was quite a list of games that were going to be going offline but after some big names...
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Halo: CE lobby update

Halo: CE multiplayer will live on through official patch from Bungie

Internet lobby system will work exactly how it always has
May 12
// Brett Zeidler
A little over a month ago GameSpy Technology announced they were shutting down on May 31, and their server hosting along with them. Various games have found solutions with different levels of official support, but some titles...

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