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So, is Xbox Game Pass the Netflix of video games?

For years now, video game entrepreneurs have tried to create something that is the "Netflix for video games." In June 2010, OnLive launched and aimed to remove the barrier of needing a high-end PC to play many PC games. In January 2014, Son...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III's DLC will be going free on PC for a month

If you're somehow still playing Call of Duty: Black Ops III, then you'll be happy to know that next month, all of the DLC packs will be going free for a trial period on PC. The trial period will begin next Tuesday, May 30 at 6 pm BST/1 pm E...   read

 
 
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NBA Playgrounds' first major patch fundamentally changes how shooting works

In our positive review of NBA Playgrounds, we pointed out that it's an enjoyable game but that it's enjoyable despite of a glut of problems. Probably the most concerning dealt with shooting the rock. Players have unique shooting animations ...   read

 
 
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Come hear the WipEout Omega Collection soundtrack

Seeing the WipEout name pop up again is bittersweet, but some WipEout is better than no WipEout. The remastered-for-PS4 Omega Collection is coming soon, containing WipEout HD, HD Fury, and 2048 with enhanced visuals. Prior to the June 6 lau...   read

 
 
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Review: Perception

A first-person story-driven horror game with a strong blind female protagonist made by former developers of games like BioShock and Dead Space has got to be good, right? Plus, it has all the workings of a game someone, like myself...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4 is going free for the weekend on Xbox One and Steam

Let's get right to it: Fallout 4 will be free to play on Xbox One (with Xbox Live Gold) and Steam this weekend. If you're anything like me, you probably have thoughts about that and the game at large. For my part, I ultimately couldn't lear...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers

The Switch keeps up its momentum this week with Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers -- as a Switch exclusive it's a pretty big get, though Capcom notes that it could come to other platforms eventually. Disgaea 5 Complete is ...   read

 
 
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Here it is: Vanquish on Steam

One of Platinum's most beloved titles just made its PC debut. 2010's Vanquish just released on Steam mere minutes ago. We'll wait for those who need to leave to go queue up the download. Vanquish's Steam page lists the port at $20...   read

 
 
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Alienware Aurora gaming desktop starts at $733 during Memorial Day sale

Earlier this week we talked about various Dell (and Alienware) laptop deals on tap for Memorial Day. Today, we're spotting some actual decent pricing on Alienware's Aurora premium gaming desktop. Typically, we see these machines priced far ...   read

 
 
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Review: RiME

Rime has been through hell. Tequila Works initially pitched it to Microsoft, which didn't end up working out. Then they went to Sony with another exclusive offer, which did work out, until it didn't. Now they're back with a vengeance on fou...   read

 
 
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Review: Rock Band VR

I wasn't really sure what to expect when heading into Rock Band VR. I love the series, so more of it is always a good thing, but I knew this was something completely different. Perhaps that is the best way to describe it: something differen...   read

 
 
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What is your most played fighting game right now?

It's a golden age for fighting games right now. Not only are retro titles popping up like daisies all over the place (including the Switch), but we're getting a treasure trove of fighters within a three week span -- Injustice 2, Guilty Gear...   read

 
 
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Spider-Man: Homecoming has new poster and trailer, is a clusterf@%k

Marvel Studios and Sony and Disney and Columbia Pictures and whomever else is distributing Spider-Man: Homecoming have released a new poster to promote the film's release, and while others might say "it's not very good," ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon: Magikarp Jump is now available

It was only a matter of time. After a quiet launch in Italy, then a larger one in Japan, Pokémon: Magikarp Jump is now available for download in the US. Pokémon: Magikarp Jump is a free-to-play game that tasks players with rai...   read

 
 
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Somehow the Wii U version of Teslagrad was the most profitable

Developer Rain Games recently released World to the West upon gamers, but had to delay the Wii U port to further optimize it. While that may have been seen as a bizarre move (why bother releasing for a dead console?), this story seems to ex...   read

 
 
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Awesomenauts is now free-to-play on Steam

With 330 hours on my account, it feels utterly strange coming back to Awesomenauts after a long hiatus. I remember Clunk being my bestie, and not much else. There's a handful of characters I don't even recognize, which is frightening in a t...   read

 
 
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Review: Injustice 2

Back when I was playing the original Injustice: Gods Among Us, I didn't think a superhero fighting game could get much better: A decent single-player story, some fun side diversions, and the opportunity to send that smug little prick Nightw...   read

 
 
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Black Desert Online brings its real good faces to Steam

The extravagant MMORPG Black Desert Online has found its way onto Steam and that is a great excuse to share our favorite character-creator images. Let's see 'em. Personally, I've got to go with this one that looks a bit too much like Tom Cr...   read

 
 
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Shadow Tactics on consoles is a nice surprise

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is perhaps the coolest stealth game I'm not currently playing. It's a real-time tactical game set during Japan's Edo period in which you manage a five-person team, figuring out when and where to best mak...   read

 
 
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Pokemon GO cheaters subtly punished

Those too lazy to get up and go play Pokémon GO the way it was intended have turned to third-party software to roam the game and collect monsters, without needing to physically move. Niantic has devised an interesting punis...   read

 
 
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Netflix's Castlevania series looks like an anime

[Update: The full US trailer (starting with some awesome footage) has been released. Castlevania premieres July 7th.] A teaser for the Castlevania adaptation on Netflix has just been posted on Netflix Latin America's Twitter. Watch it befo...   read

 
 
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Witcher standalone card game Gwent is now in public beta

I still haven't really dug into Gwent: The Witcher Card Game, but I can rectify that soon now that it's in public beta on PC, PS4, and Xbox One (I mean, I kinda have since I played it in the series proper). While it was available ...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV survey has you voting on future content including playable characters

In the latest update, Final Fantasy XV poses a survey to players asking what sort of DLC they'd like to see in the future, allowing just a single vote. Don't view the image below if you want to avoid story spoilers. Choices include a h...   read

 
 
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Review: Expeditions: Viking

“We need wealth and power,” my huskarls would say. “Those with power are meant to be feared. Take what is yours.” “No, I will not spread this negative, derogatory stereotype of Vikings that will inevitably refl...   read

 
 
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Deal: Scoop up Fallout 4 at its best price this year

Still haven't picked up Fallout 4 or avoiding the Season Pass since they jacked the price up from $30 to $50? Well, today at digital retailer GMG the prices have dropped on Fallout 4 to the lowest it's been so far this year -- for both...   read

 
 


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