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Five quick tips for Overwatch's new Arena modes

With this week's anniversary update, Overwatch overhauled its player vs. player elimination modes, adding three new maps and changing the rules for how matches will play out. The new rules are probably different than you're used to, so...   read

 
 
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You can grab Rising Storm: Game of the Year edition for free from Humble right now

With all the buzz surrounding Call of Duty's return to World War II, now seems like a great time to jump back into the past and relive some of the best FPS games from last generation. One of the more overlooked titles, Rising Storm, was ori...   read

 
 

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Early Access Review: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Let's not beat around the bush: I like PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. I like it quite a lot. In fact, I feel a little bit of gratitude towards it, or more accurately, towards Bluehole and Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene for coming up with it...   read

 
 
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If you want to know more about the Quake Champions characters, this comic series will fill you in

Despite my tepid reaction to the beta of Quake Champions, one has to admit that the characters are pretty bad ass. Seeing Ranger make a return is a nostalgic joy and some of the new characters look pretty awesome. I may not really care abou...   read

 
 
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Keystone is a new F2P shooter from the Warfame developer

Digital Extremes' Warframe always seemed kinda alright so this excellent art from its newest venture, Keystone, has me piqued. It comes from a second internal development team at Digital Extremes and is "a competitive first-person shooter w...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1 In the Name of the Tsar DLC adds female soldiers

You're going to have to wait until EA's pre-E3 event for the full details on DICE's latest Battlefield 1 update, but we do have a piece of art for the upcoming Russian DLC, In The Name of the Tsar. It is somewhat notable for featuring a wom...   read

 
 
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My one big worry for Destiny 2 after watching the reveal

The Destiny 2 gameplay reveal hit last week, and for the most part I'm pretty high on it. The stronger integration of clans into the game sounds very cool. The fact that it will facilitate mostly solo players getting to play its endgame con...   read

 
 
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Grim shooter Get Even delayed following Manchester bombing

Bandai Namco has delayed the release of Get Even by a month following the detonation of a homemade bomb at Manchester Arena that killed 22 people and injured 59 others. "Given recent events and out of respect we have decided to postpone the...   read

 
 
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Overwatch is getting its own minor league

Some of my favorite memories growing up were heading with my family out to Everett, WA to watch the AquaSox play. The 'Sox is a minor league baseball team affiliated with the Seattle Mariners. It's where Ken Griffey Jr. hit his first profes...   read

 
 
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LawBreakers is coming to PS4 at a very competitive price

LawBreakers, aka BlueStreak, aka the first game from the former Epic Games lead and developer Jed Whitaker most wants to do the nasty with Cliff Bleszinski's Boss Key Productions, is set to release sometime later this year. Originally annou...   read

 
 


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The original Shadow Warrior's alpha and beta have been released

While the original DOS version of Shadow Warrior has been available on Steam for a few years now (and for free), you now have the option to play through the alpha and beta versions of the game when downloading Shadow Warrior Classic. This m...   read

 
 
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Shadow Warrior 2 is now available on consoles

The sequel to the Shadow Warrior reboot by Flying Wild Hog is now available digitally on PS4 and Xbox One for $34.99. For a limited time, you'll also receive a copy of the first game when you purchase it from digital storefronts. No console...   read

 
 
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Here's what happened at the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal

Today during the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal event, we got our first proper look at this fall's sequel, "a new beginning for everyone." The studio previewed Homecoming, the first mission in the story campaign, and reiterated that the light-s...   read

 
 
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Overwatch anniversary event and Game of the Year Edition incoming

Hard to believe, but we're coming up on one year of Overwatch. If you thought Blizzard would hold an in-game event, yep, you're right! But that's not all. The anniversary event itself will run from May 23 to June 12, though we don't yet kno...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft announces Far Cry 5 and The Crew 2

It looks like today is poised to be a day with short announcements of games and nothing else. Right after Natsume came out with barely any information on the new Harvest Moon, Ubisoft has taken to their forums to present logos for Far Cry 5...   read

 
 
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Half-Life 2: VR made it through Steam Greenlight

A virtual-reality makeover for Half-Life 2 sounds like a terrific new reason to revisit the iconic game, and with Valve prioritizing other initiatives, fans have taken it upon themselves to make it happen. The community-built Half-Life 2: V...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft launches 'Operation Health' in support of Rainbow Six Siege

Ubisoft is dedicated to making sure Rainbow Six Siege can reach its fullest potential. While the online hasn't been the greatest thus far, that is soon going to change. In an initiative called "Operation Health," Ubisoft will be tweaking se...   read

 
 
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Zombie shooter Arizona Sunshine coming to PlayStation VR

Chris and I were just chatting about next week's Farpoint and the accompanying Aim Controller designed for PlayStation VR shooters. Will there be much support for the new peripheral? I'm doubtful. But the controller is landing at least one ...   read

 
 
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Payday VR is on the way with standard PC cross-play

So, this is a good idea. Overkill Software is working on Payday VR for a beta release later this year, and as shown in this debut trailer, it'll support co-op play with the existing version of Payday 2. Outside of what you can glean from t...   read

 
 
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Review: Sniper Ghost Warrior 3

During one of Sniper Ghost Warrior 3's early missions, a covert agent refers to protagonist Jonathan North as a "badass killing machine." It's meant to be a compliment, one that reaffirms the player's role as the sole arbiter of change amid...   read

 
 
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Review: STRAFE

My first look at STRAFE was from Destructoid back in 2015. When a successful Kickstarter had funded the game, I became intrigued by a marketing gimmick that centered heavily on "Bleeding Edge Graphics for 1996." I love shooters and 1996 was...   read

 
 
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This week is your chance to try Quake Champions

Quake Champions has been off doing its thing with a closed beta test. Maybe you signed up. Maybe you didn't. Maybe you wanted to, but you tend to have terrible luck getting accepted for these sorts of things, so you didn't even bother. This...   read

 
 
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Overkill's Walking Dead game suffers another delay

If you've been eager to get your hands on Overkill's The Walking Dead, then I'm sorry to disappoint you. Originally intended to release in 2016, Overkill's take on the franchise is now being pushed back to the second half of 2018. Much like...   read

 
 
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Battleborn: a great game with a fatal flaw

One year ago today, Battleborn released to the world. And sure, we have fun with Randy Pitchford's ridiculous tweet about it, but the game holds a secret not many know: actually, it is very good. It could have been popular. Heck, I think it...   read

 
 
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Devolver Digital is holding a digital convention for Strafe with prizes

I really like the way that Devolver Digital has been promoting Strafe. The official website is stylized like something from the early internet and even all of the promotional videos are riddled with film grain and VHS artifacts. It emanates...   read

 
 


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