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Xbox One

Xbox One's video editor adds green-screen effects and more in big update


Finally, a reason to use this life-affirming photo of Ron Perlman
Feb 16
Thank you, Xbox One Upload Studio, for not being conducive to good, readable header images. It's been four days since Holmes asked our staff to slip this picture of Ron Perlman into a post, and with each passing day I've fel... read
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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
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... read
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Broforce x Aliens

Broforce fulfills my dream of fighting aliens as Kurt Russell


The Alien Infestation update is live
Feb 12
With Steven "I don't care for Aliens" Hansen out traveling for work, it's the perfect time to talk about today's free Alien Infestation update for Broforce. We knew to expect good things after seeing the explosive Bro Dredd ... read
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Master Chief beta

Halo: The Master Chief Collection's next update requires public beta testing


So it's come to this
Jan 21
343 Industries has had enough issues with Halo: The Master Chief Collection that, two months after release, it's come to this: public beta testing for an impending large-scale content update. Testers will be chosen from a poo... read
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Steam FPS counter

Go on, check your frames per second in Steam


Broadcast some games while you're at it
Jan 20
While some of you might have experienced Steam's frames-per-second counter while it was in beta, the rest of us are only now taking a look at the nice little extra. To enable the feature, go to Steam > Settings > In-Gam... read
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Dark Souls

Dark Souls PC multiplayer no longer region locked


Phantom menace
Jan 20
Region-free Dark Souls multiplayer, just the way we like it. From Software has issued an update on Steam that allows players to summon and invade one another regardless of where they live. While these cross-country connection... read
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Hyrule Warriors DLC

These are the Majora's Mask DLC outfits for Hyrule Warriors


Next update adds skill deleting, quick restarts, higher max level
Jan 16
When the Majora's Mask DLC for Hyrule Warriors drops (January 29 in Europe and Japan; February 5 in North America), players will gain access to these three new costumes. As expected and feared by some, Lana is getting the Sku... read
Crawl photo
Crawl

Control a three-headed hydra with your friends in Crawl


Update adds many new monsters to embody
Jan 15
Crawl, the multiplayer dungeon crawler from Powerhoof where you control the monsters and try to kill you friends, just released a new update on Steam today. In addition to a big list of bug fixes and stat balancing, the Plague Mushroom update introduces a ton of new content. read
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Depth

Shark vs. diver game Depth adds Megalodon Mode


The latest update brings new mode, more sharks and level editing tools
Dec 21
I've never been much for official "best of" lists for any given year, but if you pinned me down and asked me what my favorite multiplayer experience was in 2014, I'd have to reply that it was had in Digit... read
GTA V holiday photo
GTA V holiday

Log in to Grand Theft Auto Online for holiday gifts


Merry Christmas, Mr. Falcon!
Dec 18
This image. This real, developer-made image for Grand Theft Auto Online. Love it. Rockstar is rolling out limited-time holiday content, like snowballs, festive clothing and masks, new vehicles, and presents. Depending on when... read
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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
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. ... read
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Twitch Xbox One

Twitch Xbox One app adds 'multiplayer K/D ratio' filter, past broadcast viewing


And you can manually change the stream quality level
Dec 09
The Xbox One Twitch app has been updated and now console users can watch archived streams, manually select the quality level of broadcasts (!), follow specific games instead of just channels, and search for people. But what's... read
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
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... read
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Red Faction

Red Faction Guerrilla ditches Games for Windows Live for Steam


Alright, I'm in
Dec 02
It's a good time to get back into Red Faction Guerrilla. The game's destruction tech holds up well and, now that Games for Windows Live has been pushed aside to make room for Steamworks support for multiplayer (which is shock... read
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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
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... read
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Goat MMO Simulator

Free 'Goat MMO Simulator' update coming Thursday


A reason to revisit Goat Simulator
Nov 17
Coffee Stain Studios hasn't stopped supporting its wonky physics sandbox game Goat Simulator, thank goodness. The mobile version didn't entice me, but this fantasy-themed Goat MMO Simulator expansion is exactly the type of w... read
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Halo woes

343 'working 24/7' to fix Halo matchmaking issues


The Master Chief Catastrophe
Nov 14
If I owned an Xbox One, I'd be digging into Halo: The Master Chief Collection right about now. Well, attempting to, anyway: the compilation has issues with multiplayer matchmaking taking forever or otherwise not working as i... read
The Forest photo
The Forest

Fend off cannibals with a friend in The Forest


Co-op update is live
Nov 11
There's this Discovery show called Naked and Afraid in which two nude strangers survive in the wilderness for three weeks. It's alright but the novelty wears off fast. Imagine how much more entertaining it'd be if there were ... read
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Smash Bros.

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


Say goodbye to your replays
Nov 11
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... read
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Spelunky PlayStation

Spelunky updates: PS TV support, replay fast-forwarding, Daily Challenge ghosts


New features for the PlayStation ports
Nov 10
A reason to bring up Spelunky again? Yup, better jump on that. The PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita versions of the game have new updates that are worth a look. PS4 Fast forward replays Misc. fixes PS3 L... read
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Defender's Quest

Defender's Quest HD coming as free update


Great game!
Nov 05
Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten is one my favorite tower defense games, right up there with Immortal Defense, but I haven't gone back to play it again. That'll have to change soon -- there's an HD re-release with ne... read
The Sims 4 photo
The Sims 4

Your Sims can now 'accidentally' drown in the The Sims 4


Pools are back
Nov 04
The Sims 4 was notably missing pools at launch, though something tells me many of us weren't playing the game then. As an on-again, off-again Sims player, I passed. If you're waiting for The Sims Studio to flesh out the game ... read
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Xbox One

An update on updates: Xbox One's monthly updates will continue in 2015


But don't expect anything in December
Nov 03
The Xbox One is a very different console than when it launched last November. Monthly updates to the user interface and operating system have made it significantly easier to navigate and have added a lot of requested features... read
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Evil Within update

The Evil Within PC updated with settings for 60 FPS and letterbox removal


Achievements work with the console enabled
Oct 29
Based on everything I've heard about The Evil Within, I genuinely do not know if I'll like the game. It could be one of my favorites this year, but I also wouldn't be shocked if I ended up hating it, all the same. I'll contin... read
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Super Smash Bros. 3DS

Smash Bros. 3DS update vaguely addresses balance issues


Required for online play
Oct 27
The first post-release update to Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is a bit of an enigma. Nintendo doesn't give the specifics of it, just that it'll "make for a more pleasant gaming experience." We'll have to take your word... read
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Risk of Rain update

Risk of Rain's new engine should mean less slowdown


Update brings characters, items, and challenges
Oct 22
Risk of Rain is a great little action platformer that'll make you feel like garbage before building you up into an unstoppable force of destruction. Try it, sometime! You can even bring friends along. Developer Hopoo Games ha... read
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Crazy Taxi City Rush

Hey, you know what Crazy Taxi needed more of? Hulk Hogan


Not really
Oct 02
Remember when Hulk Hogan was an actor in movies like Suburban Commando -- side note: you must look this up, if you aren't familiar with it -- or the time his family got their own television series on VH1? Forget about all of ... read
Destiny photo
Destiny

Destiny's loot is now way less aggravating


The club is full of ballers and their pockets full grown
Oct 01
Here we go. The patch that fixes -- or, at least improves -- how loot works in Destiny. Chris already detailed the patch, which is out now, at length. But the short of it is that Legendary (purple) engrams will now always awa... read
The Sims photo
The Sims

The Sims 4 is getting pools, ghosts, and Star Wars costumes


As free updates
Oct 01
Pools. Get to the pools! They were notably absent from The Sims 4 at launch but they're arriving in November as a free update. Sim deaths are going to skyrocket. Speaking of which, more immediately, the game is adding ghosts... read
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Crawl Update v0.2

Eye-catching Early Access title Crawl receives its first major update: Demon Lord


Looks like my weekend plans have been made for me
Sep 26
Talented Melbourne-based indie developer Powerhoof has announced that its delightful local (for now?) multiplayer game Crawl is getting a fairly substantial update titled Demon Lord. Notable changes include, but are not limit... read
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Steam

Dawn of War II is no longer tied to Games for Windows Live


Multiplayer now handled by Relic servers
Sep 05
Relic has migrated the excellent Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II and its Chaos Rising expansion away from Games for Windows Live, just as the studio said it would. Unfortunately, not everything made it over to Steamworks, in... read
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Techies omg

Techies officially coming to Dota 2 next week


'Time to find a new hobby'
Aug 30
Techies, the explosive and suicidal Dota 2 Hero, is finally coming to the game next week, as detailed in the latest Dota 2 blog update. I've never played Techies in DOTA, but here's what I've gathered so far: Techie... read






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