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Ernest brings the boom to Battleborn

Ernest dropped for Battleborn's season pass and digital deluxe edition owners a few days ago. He goes live for the general public this Thursday, bringing all sorts of explosives to scare his enemies stupid. He rounds out the Peacekeeper fac...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 4 has adopted a new user interface on consoles

DICE has rolled out its new "centralized" user interface for Battlefield 4 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The revised UI is the same one we'll see in Battlefield 1 this October and in fact if and when you own both games, it'll be possible ...   read

 
 
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Battleborn's 29th hero is some punk kid in a mech suit

Ernest releases today for Battleborn's early access users, and already we have a glimpse into the future. The 29th hero to be released "in the next couple months" is Kid Ultra, that smarmy-looking youth you see up there in the header image....   read

 
 
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You'll soon be able to make and play Halo 5 maps on Windows 10

Starting Thursday, September 8, PC players will be able to dip their toes into Halo 5: Guardians map-making. As previously covered, 343 Industries and SkyBox Labs are bringing the game's Forge mode over to Windows 10 -- that's the day it'll...   read

 
 
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Doom is now only $20 at GameStop, Collector's Edition 62% off

We were expecting Doom to eventually hit the $20 price point, but what we didn't expect was that GameStop would be the retailer to make it happen. Today seems to also be a Doom discount frenzy day, because the May 2016 title also has i...   read

 
 
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You can now relive Call of Duty 2 on Xbox One

Folks have politely and sometimes not-so-politely asked the powers that be to get Call of Duty: Black Ops II playable on Xbox One. It's among the most-requested games, if not number-one. First, there was Black Ops -- it joined the backward-...   read

 
 
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Destiny: Rise of Iron's raid won't be as technical as King's Fall

Destiny players have gone through three raids now. Crota's End is generally considered the weakest, but there's ongoing debate about which is better between the first raid, Vault of Glass, and the most recent one, King's Fall. One thing the...   read

 
 
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Forget Champions, I just want Quake!

A recent GameSpot interview with Tim Willits, Quake Champions project lead, has confirmed that the shooter will allow for non-champion-based deathmatch in custom games. While that isn't the same as creating a different game mode without the...   read

 
 
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Infinity Ward sees Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare as a sub-series, not as a one-off

Through the years, Call of Duty has had plenty of titles that have served different roles. Some, like the Modern Warfare and Black Ops games, are individual installments in a sub-series of the Call of Duty franchise. Oth...   read

 
 
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This Prey footage brings back memories of Geist

Even after that last round details from QuakeCon, I'm feeling a little hazy on what exactly Prey will be like (or maybe -- well, probably -- I'm still just coming to terms with its deviation from the original Prey and also the dropped boun...   read

 
 


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Battleborn's Ernest is only a week away for early access

Gearbox and 2K are ramping up the downloadable stuff for Battleborn. It was more than two months between the first DLC character Alani and the second one Pendles. The wait won't be so long for Ernest, who is showing up less than a month aft...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2 open beta announced, trailer unveiled

There are only a few more days until the open beta for Titanfall 2 begins. Why not check out the trailer to pump yourself up? The Titanfall 2 "Open Multiplayer Tech Test" will be running from August 19 to the 21st on PS4 and Xbox One ...   read

 
 
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PC players will have to sit out Titanfall 2's technical test

Ahead of an incoming multiplayer technical test for Titanfall 2, Respawn Entertainment has clarified an important detail -- why the preview build will be playable on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but not PC. According to Respawn CEO Vince Zam...   read

 
 
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Watch Overwatch cosplayers watch Overwatch porn

Today's unexpected discovery? Heavily-censored, pixelated Overwatch porn (or, "hentai," for you sticky sticklers) is actually incredibly funny to watch, the abstraction emphasizing the absurdity of cartoon sex. Add four real-life Overwatch...   read

 
 
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This month's Battlefield 1 open beta has two modes

As a series, Battlefield usually shows well in trailers given the sheer spectacle of its multiplayer. Case in point: this one for Battlefield 1! You've got horses, tanks, planes, and a ferocious-looking armored train all clashing in a sand...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2 officially releases on PC and PS4 November 18

I've been playing a ton of Killing Floor 2 since it came to Steam Early Access April 2015, and it's been great, bloody fun. For those of you who tend to skip Early Access or prefer playing on PlayStation 4, your wait is almost over. On...   read

 
 
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What's the sickest alien you've seen in No Man's Sky?

No Man's Sky features a full universe with infinity +1 planets, most of which seem to be hospitable to some kind of plant and wildlife. A lot of times these creatures look the same, a randomly generated amalgamation of limbs and swim bladde...   read

 
 
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GoldenEye: Source is still around and it's about to be updated

We're a day out from GoldenEye: Source 5.0 and, good lord, this project has been going on for more than a decade! Crazier yet: we even covered it back when it was new! That's baffling to think about. This is a free Source Engine mod that r...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2's single-player brings Pacific Rim cheese in the best ways

Earlier this week I drove up to Bumfuck Nowhere, California (Chatsworth, I guess) to visit Respawn Entertainment and see just what the heck was going on with Titanfall 2's single-player. After two dusty hours of traffic, my battery died fro...   read

 
 
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The Evil Within and Rage sold enough to warrant sequels

The headline says it all, check please. Just kidding. In an interview with Finder.com.au, Bethesda Softworks vice president Pete Hines enthusiastically said that The Evil Within made enough money to justify a sequel. He also thinks tha...   read

 
 
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive receives rare 25% off deal this week

In a rare non-Steam Summer sale moment, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive has a discount. Green Man Gaming just put up a price tag of $11.29 which is 25% off the usual $14.99. It's not amazing, but given the game sells so well Valve hardly e...   read

 
 
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$130 Amazon Battlefield 1 Collector's Edition doesn't come with the game

Talk about jumping the trench on a horse! Battlefield 1's Collectors Edition comes with a statue, steel book case, cloth poster. Also: "Messenger pigeon tube with exclusive DLC content, Exclusive patch, and Premium packaging." If ...   read

 
 
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Yeah, I'm not sold on Quake Champions yet

Quake Champions was a nice surprise out of E3, but the teaser didn't give us much to on, and talk of classes and abilities turned some long-time fans off entirely. Today's gameplay footage out of QuakeCon is a better showing, inherently, t...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 4's China Rising DLC is free this week

Okay, dirt bikes, you win. I'll scramble to remember my password and load up Origin. Until next Tuesday, August 9, EA is giving out more Battlefield 4 DLC. This week, it's China Rising, which entails the Air Superiority mode, four maps (Si...   read

 
 
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Battleborn's Pendles is a slippery sneak

The 27th Battleborn hero Pendles becomes available for the general public on August 4 (to purchase with a non-negligible sum of in-game currency), but he has been available for season pass holders for the past few days now. I took the steal...   read

 
 
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