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Firewatch

Firewatch's PS4 patch is live, makes things much better

Playing Firewatch last week was quite the polarizing experience for me. I loved a lot of individual components -- specifically the interactions between Hank and Delilah -- but I really didn't like the game as a whole. Something ab...

 
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Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege patch brings custom matches, spectator cam

The latest Rainbow Six Siege patch introduces custom matches for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Update 2.1 had already been deployed across PC last week, but an update on the official Ubisoft forum thread now confirms the patch is now live for...

 
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Firewatch

Firewatch dev 'super fu*king bummed' about PS4 frame rate issues

Developer Campo Santo is working "actually, literally, around the clock" to fix the frame rate drops experienced by PS4 players of Firewatch. "Couple'a updates," Vanaman stated on reddit. "One is that we're in pipe with SCEA to get a p...

 
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Rise of the Tomb Raider

First Rise of the Tomb Raider PC patch mostly just makes sure you can go 'sploring

Rise of the Tomb Raider is quite the good showing from Crystal Dynamics. Good enough, in fact, that we awarded it our Best Xbox Game of 2015. But, when we put it through its paces on PC, we found performance to be lacking, not up to th...

 
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Fallout 4

Fallout 4's next big patch is available now for PC, later this week for consoles

For those of you still roaming about Boston in Fallout 4, you'll be happy to know that your time in the city of lobster rolls should soon be more polished. If you're playing on PC, the automatic update is available right now. Console player...

 
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Witcher 3 patch

The Witcher 3 patch 1.12 smashes Hearts of Stone bugs

There's a lot to peruse in this 1.12 patch-notes-filled The Witcher 3 PDF. Much of it has to do with the new-ish Hearts of Stone expansion and fixing bugs therein, but rest assured that this patch isn't 15gb (a much more reasonable 1.4gb) a...

 
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Diablo III

New patch for Diablo III brings loads of new content

Still playing Diablo III? Yay! Brace yourself for a huge patch and an influx of brand new content. Patch 2.4 - which brings a new zone, Greyhollow Island, with entirely new enemies, as well as new dungeons, challenges, and an assload of new...

 
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Arkham Knight

Arkham Knight's latest PC patch is drenched with fixes

David Cage had nothing to do with the newest Batman: Arkham Knight PC patch, but you'd be forgiven if you mistakenly believed that he did. Not Heavy Rain but heavy rain is the most notable change made to the game among a big ol' l...

 
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CS:GO

Valve is undoing weapon tweaks that broke Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is a finely tuned, tightly balanced game. While on the whole that’s a good thing, it does make the game a house of cards: when things go even slightly wrong it can throw the entire game out and make a ...

 
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Fallout 4

Fallout 4's first patch is boring, but probably necessary

Sometimes, video game patches sort out or enable quirky features. For instance, The Witcher 3 had one earlier this year where severed heads no longer disappeared. That's a good patch! Developer CD Projekt Red was like "Players won't li...

 
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Need for Speed

What's new in the latest Need for Speed patch

Ghost Games has detailed what's new in the upcoming Need for Speed patch, "Icons." Community lead Ben Walke stated in a blog post the developer was aware of issues with AI catch-up (AI cars that magically keep up with you when racing) ...

 
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Bloodborne

A nice big 9GB patch just landed for Bloodborne

If you're an avid Bloodborne fan eagerly awaiting more content, you're likely already aware that The Old Hunters is just four days away from launch. What you might not have been aware of is that a 9GB patch for the game landed today. While ...

 
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Fallout 4

There's a Fallout 4 patch hitting PC next week

It's no secret that Fallout 4 is pretty damn buggy. Bethesda open world RPGs are not known for technical polish, and the development team knows that well. Thankfully, the first patch for the game will be rolling out next week on PC. While B...

 
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Rock Band 4

There's a ton of stuff coming to Rock Band 4 in December, including Rock Band 3

Rock Band 4 launched in a state that felt kind of bare bones. Several features were cut from past games in favor of just getting you to simulate playing music in your living room again. A lot of that's getting added after the fact in a...

 
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Uncharted

New update will 'visually improve' Uncharted: Nathan Drake Collection

A second patch for Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection is bringing "various visual improvements." What, exactly, is being visually improved isn't detailed, but the patch will also bring "adjusted trophy requirements, adjusted forward mov...

 
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Arkham Knight

Arkham Knight is still broken on PC for many people

Four months after its half-arsed and broken PC port, Batman: Arkham Knight has finally been opened up for sale again on Steam. Except there are still major problems with the game. Because of bloody course there are. In its patch notes relea...

 
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Destiny

Playing Destiny Nightfall Strikes can 'feel like losing'

Have you been playing Destiny's Nightfall Strikes recently and feeling like the rewards earned were not worth the time put in to earn them? Well, you're not alone. According to Destiny creative director Luke Smith, a lot of you are very unh...

 
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The Witcher

The Witcher 3's next patch is 15GB on consoles

You know they mean business when you have to open a PDF to read patch notes. CD Projekt RED has detailed patch 1.10 for The Witcher 3, and it's freaking huge. The changelog is housed within a 13-page document that covers fixes for the gamep...

 
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Destiny

Latest Destiny hot fix addresses Three of Coins exploit

Destiny's latest Hot Fix has nerfed the Three of Coins Exotic Engram exploit. If you'd been consuming a Three of Coins consumable and then hopped into the Scourge of Winter mission, only to keep rinse/repeating the final boss for Exotic gea...

 
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Mortal Kombat X

New Mortal Kombat X patch live on PS4

A new Mortal Kombat X patch is now live on PlayStation 4. A tweet from director Ed Boon, which linked to a patch information page on the WB site, didn't offer any further information on when the update would be rolling out on PC and Xbox On...

 
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Buggy launches

Don't expect games to have less buggy launches

2014 was a rough time for games being released in complete, bug-free states. Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Sonic Boom, Halo: The Master Chief Collection… so many games were released that were just down-right broken and had to be rel...

 
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Metal Gear Solid V

That Metal Gear Solid V Quiet bug has finally been patched

Last week we reported on a bug in Metal Gear Solid V where, if you took Quiet with you on missions 29 or 42, you could end up finding your save game completely corrupted. Thankfully, the newest patch for the game seems to have fixed both sa...

 
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Arkham Knight

The interim patch for Arkham Knight on PC has been released

Oh Arkham Knight, you were a trainwreck and a half, weren’t you? When it released on PC a few months ago, it was slammed for it’s terrible performance, bugs, and overall rushed production. The game was pulled from sale on PC sho...

 
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Starbound

The Pleased Giraffe update brings colonisation to Starbound

Chucklefish’s Starbound has received its latest stable release, adorably titled Pleased Giraffe. The big, major addition in this update is the ability to colonise your worlds. The idea is simple, set up a house on a planet, place a c...

 
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Witcher 3

Latest Witcher 3 patch makes it so you can hoard severed heads

Look, not everyone's a lunatic with some sort of dark pit (un-amiibo) in their basement. Those people probably have a stockpile of severed heads already. The latest Witcher 3 patch is for those who don't possess a bunch of lopped-off d...

 
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Grand Theft Auto V

GTA V Online patch addresses framerate woes, but breaks mods

Rockstar has released a new PC patch to address the framerates issues plaguing Grand Theft Auto V Online since the release on the Ill-Gotten Gains DLC. "We also received some reports linking decreased performance when using Story Mode mods ...

 
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Destiny

Bungie nerfs Gjallarhorn, tweaks our favourite Destiny Exotics

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 handful of rev...

 
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Mortal Kombat X

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

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 want to pull t...

 
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The Witcher 3

The next Witcher patch makes inventory much, much better

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 literal inventory sc...

 
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Stay freeeshh!

Splatoon's first balance patch nerfs the Kraken

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 Squelcher. The Ca...

 

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GuerrillaOcelot

I finished Senran Kagura Estival Versus Also, I wrapped up the remaining challenges on Also, I made progress on Dark Souls It has been a good Who needs the outdoors?

 
OverlordZetta

Holy shit! Konami has announced a new game? And its coming to every Sony console AND every Nintendo one?! And its from an old Huson Soft IP?!? And its NOT Bomberman?!?! EDIT: And it may just be a PS2 port somehow severely mislabeled on top of that?!

 
gajknight

PSA: Do not buy the Last Maharaja DLC for AC It is hot trash and Bretts 6/10 is 4 points too Awful, janky and Jack the Ripper though, that is excellent Do get

 
Jinx 01

Steam made a little addition that I *really* Part of the problem with reviews is that games change a lot with patches & updates, especially in Early This makes it easier to see where a game is at the

 
Kaleido Ruby

I think its trying to tell us

 
Amna Umen

My best friend (who introduced me to Dtoid) is developing a game and could use some feedback on his It means so much to me that he succeeds that Im using my 200th QP! Any feedback you leave here Ill pass onto him

 
OverlordZetta

11 years later and this is still my favorite hub world music in a Id just leave the game open and do other stuff to have it playing while I went about my Good, good

 
Sr Churros

I predict the new Battlefield this year will probably be a 2142 sequel, because futuristic shooters are currently in and EA is playing If that ends up being I think they lost a hell of an opportunity for not releasing a sequel for it

 
CoilWhine

I streamed and beat an awesome indie game windowframe, where the window width is used as a weapon and obstacle, streamed part four of Amazing Frog (I unlocked the city and found a boat by getting enough points) + replayed Dead Bits (why? idk)

 
Luca Blight

Goodnight or good morning everyone Im off to

 
Roxas1359

Working on my last research paper of the Need tons of primary sources relating to Japanese American resettlement after the Era of Internment and I cant think of where to Hmm, time for me to put on my thinking

 
JuIc3

Bloodborne, day 3!!! Link found in

 
Rico the Penguin

*adjusts glasses*

 
gajknight

Managed to defeat Nue in the Nioh Satisfying man, I see good things in this games future, for Finishing up the AC Syndicate DLC, then its onto Cant fricking wait man!

 
Torchman

Last call for quesitons for the Ask Me Anything Going to start writing it Feel free to ask multiple questions!

 
Barry Kelly

Im still having a problem seeing embedded youtube videos when using SSL on It looks like the browser (Chrome) wont load them because the embedded URL is a plain

 
Dwavenhobble

So a group of Scientists have been given permission to see what happens when they inject stem cells into the brains of brain dead patients to try and bring them back to Ill get my zombie plan material ready just in case I think lol

 
Parismio

I was looking up some guides for dark souls on youtube for some lols and came across this Shes so adorable and her guides are hilarious! I was going to share the Dark Souls video but the comments reminded me how cancerous the community

 
King Kaiser

Current (finals) mood:

 
Occams

Beat Dark Souls 3, the Nioh demo, Ratchet and Clank and I dunno why but I dont really feel a sense of accomplishment at Been reading Cats Eye by Margaret Thats really good at

 
Luca Blight

To celebrate my 100th post I will use my own homemade Let see OH

 
TheLimoMaker

There are few FPS games I Battlefield 4 captured my time and attention despite its modern If rumours of a past-setting turn out to be true I will fall in love all over again in Or itll be in the future and Ill cry a

 
Dr Mel

I will, occasionally, find the need to just say Jonathan Holmes out loud or substitute it in lyrics of songs that are stuck in my Its a good

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Lately Ive noticed my Nyko Power Pak+ 3DS battery loses power much faster than it used And this is with the brightness set to 3 and power saver on Im thinking of getting a new one to see if that Or is it the games Im playing?

 
ShadeOfLight

Welp, Alucard is dead (*shakes fist at Rival The good news is I still hadnt caught anything on Route 33, and the first encounter was a female Welcome to the team, Seras the Zubat!

 
Trueghostbody

Fear Effect Sedna gameplay trailer

 
Luca Blight

Im curious did Capcoms studios ever told a good video game story?

 
Jed Whitaker

What if a person were to comment on something and actually talk about that thing instead of being upset that someone has a different opinion than them? THAT WOULD BE THE DAY!

 

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