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PlayStation Experience is back, but this time it's in Anaheim

Like a free spirit or a wandering nomad, PlayStation Experience is on the move once again. In 2014, the inaugural PSX was in Las Vegas. Last year, Sony took over part of the Moscone Center in San Francisco. This year, it'll take place in An...   read

 
 
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Review: Forza Horizon 3

You and me, Carter! We're racing for slips! And not the "now I own your car" kind of slips, but pink slips. The loser's fired and has to go work in some other corner of the industry! Wait, what? We can both review Forza Horizon 3? Oh, that ...   read

 
 
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This Audi-shaped Xbox One is proof that not all custom consoles look good

Modeling a console after a car doesn't sound like a bad idea. Lopping off the front section of the car and modeling the console after that sounds like a significantly worse idea. But, someone did it anyway. Meet the Xbox One S Audi R8 edit...   read

 
 
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Firewatch is getting a movie adaptation

Indie developer and publisher Campo Santo has announced that it's teaming up with Good Universe, a motion picture production company. The goal behind the partnership is to create video game adaptions of movies and vice versa. The first proj...   read

 
 
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Iceland's not in FIFA 17 because it rejected EA's low-ball offer

One of this year's feel-good stories in soccer (football, fútbol, the beautiful game) was Iceland's run to the quarterfinals of Euro 2016 earlier this summer. The tiny Nordic country improbably made it through the group stage before ...   read

 
 
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Mafia III destroys more rackets than John McEnroe

Further proof positive that I am bad at this job. That headline is an extremely unclickable headline. John McEnroe references in 2016? Like, who's going to understand that? I cater to the four percent of people who understand both crime sy...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's first story add-on brings someone back from the last game

Adam Jensen loyalists will now find a familiar face in Prague. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's first story DLC, System Rift, is focused on a character from 2011's Human Revolution. System Rift released today and it reintroduces Francis Pri...   read

 
 
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Rocket League channels BioShock for its next update

Let me pitch you something: Cars playing soccer, but under the sea. Sounds pretty okay, right? That's what Rocket League has in store for its next update. Psyonix leans hard into the BioShock aesthetic for its AquaDome map. That ...   read

 
 
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Doing the Dew unlocks Titanfall 2's 1v1 mode

[Update: A rep for EA has provided the following statement on the promotion: "Players will also earn Coliseum tickets by playing multiplayer. The Mountain Dew and Buffalo Wild Wings promotions are just another way for fans to get ticke...   read

 
 
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October's Games with Gold break out a little earlier than usual

Breaking out. It's a phrase with a couple of meanings that are relevant to next month's free games on Xbox One. Someone who's confined to a place might look to break out. Or, an athlete who suddenly performs above their regular skill level ...   read

 
 


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ReCore's Xbox One load times are getting fixed this week

ReCore players on Xbox One will soon find that the game demands slightly less of their time. Armature Studios is rolling out a patch this week that cuts down on the egregiously long loading sequences, some of which are in excess of two...   read

 
 
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It might not be that hard for devs to enable PS4 Pro support

Earlier this month at the PlayStation Meeting, the PS4 Pro was unveiled. The idea is that all PlayStation 4 games work on every PS4, but they work a little better on the Pro. This upgrade to already-existing software comes via something th...   read

 
 
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PlayStation discounts all the Assassin's Creed games by at least half

You don't have to rely on one of Desmond's ancestors to do the slash, slash, slashing right now; PlayStation has already done it. A new PlayStation sale discounts every Assassin's Creed title by at least 50 percent. That includes everything...   read

 
 
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Killer Instinct just added its free campaign mode

Killer Instinct fans have spent most of 2016 waiting for it, and the time's finally here. Iron Galaxy's well-performing fighter gets its single-player campaign mode today. Shadow Lords has released for Killer Instinct. The idea b...   read

 
 
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Review: Dear Esther

As I finished Dear Esther, I felt nothing. There was no sense of revelation or tinge of intrigue. I wasn't sad nor happy nor content. I felt no emotion at all. I wasn't moved in the least, which is ironic given all that walking. This is pro...   read

 
 
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Rare employees need to work on their pirate vocabulary

Rare, a developer that is currently making a pirate-themed video game, doesn't know a ton of pirate vernacular. Or so this video would make it seem. Sure, the sample size is pretty small and the questions are kind of obscure, so it probabl...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1's PC specs shouldn't give you shell shock

Now that Battlefield 1 has peeked its head up out of the trenches long enough to have a beta, we know what kind of armaments PC players need to stand a chance in no man's land. EA actually published minimum specs prior to the beta, but...   read

 
 
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Nyko's Charge Block seems to work fine, but it's just not for me

Nyko, longtime manufacturer of items that make gaming marginally more convenient, has a new product. It's the Charge Block, a drop-and-charge base for powering up your controllers. After using it for three days, it seems like a great produc...   read

 
 
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Frank West is a millennial, and that's more dangerous than any zombie apocalypse

[I've never unleashed a scalding hot "Millennials are ruining the world" take before. Bear with me as I perfect the artform.] We all shudder to think what would happen if there was an honest-to-god zombie apocalypse. Panic in the streets, ...   read

 
 
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ReCore's missing fifth robot seemingly coming as DLC

Players who have put significant time in ReCore have noticed something that's kind of off. The game makes room for a fifth robot companion -- there's allotted space in the menu, references to the T8-NK frame, and five hunting challenge...   read

 
 
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Now you can pay Blizzard to change your BattleTag

BattleTags are Blizzard's way for players to identify themselves across all of the developer's games. It's not a new concept, as Xbox Live's Gamertags and PlayStation's PSN ID have been around for more than a decade. But, it's something tha...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1 had one of the biggest betas ever

As it turns out, people really want to turn the clock back to 1914. Or, they really want to get a sneak peek at one of this year's biggest video games. It's one or the other. Whichever it is, EA DICE's Battlefield 1 had a wildly succes...   read

 
 
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These are the ridiculous requirements to nab Gears of War 4's 'Seriously' Achievement

The Gears of War games have always posed an intimidating challenge for its most dedicated players. These are the "Seriously..." Achievements, and they have gotten increasingly difficult with each installment. With Gears of War 4 o...   read

 
 
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PlayStation San Diego studio suffers layoffs (Update)

[Update: PlayStation responded to our inquiry. The layoffs were confined to a certain team, and the studio has not closed. Here's PlayStation's response in full: "We can confirm there has been a reduction in headcount at San Diego Stud...   read

 
 
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The Witness is a very different game when the curiosity is gone

I am something of a Witness scholar. Back in January, I spent weeks pushing myself to my brain's limit in order to learn all of the island's secrets by the time the review embargo lifted. I'm proud to say I accomplished that (and with no gu...   read

 
 
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