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Overwatch's new map Oasis is a fun addition

If you play Overwatch on PC, you may want to update the Public Test Realm (PTR) and load it up. Blizzard's unveiled a new set of control point maps for their popular first-person shooter, and it looks like it'll be heading to cons...   read

 
 
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Overwatch data mining implies winter event is in the works

While most of the focus of the new update on Overwatch's Public Test Realm (PTR) has been on the changes to Symmetra, it looks like some other data for the upcoming patch may have given away Overwatch's next holiday event. Reddit user Venxa...   read

 
 
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Symmetra's overhaul in Overwatch puts her over the top

Header image by PersonalAmi on DeviantArt. Soon after the announcement that players would be able to try out Symmetra's changes in Overwatch, the Public Test Realm (PTR) opened up for PC players to give her a test run. Since Sym is one of m...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2 is on the right track with its free DLC plan

Respawn Entertainment has a commendable post-release strategy for Titanfall 2, one that will hopefully help grow the player base and keep folks engaged enough to stick around. The short of it is that "anything that has effect on gameplay" w...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's rework of Symmetra sounds fantastic

As someone who had a lot of early success with Symmetra in Overwatch but eventually felt forced into taking more generally valued roles like Mercy or Lúcio, I have been eager to hear specifics about Blizzard's promised rework of the...   read

 
 
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The System Shock remake won't launch until 2018

It looks like Shodan won't be returning to torment us for a little while. According to a recent Kickstarter update from Night Dive Studios, the release date for System Shock Remastered is now Q2 2018. The original estimate was December 2017...   read

 
 
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Early Black Friday price for Titanfall 2 now on PC too at 45% off

Update: Best Buy/Amazon deals are dead. Only one remains is PC digital copy at Origin. From $34.99 to $29.96 to $32.99... Titanfall 2 has been the discount king thus far this fall for pre-Black Friday season. Today only, Best Buy joins the ...   read

 
 
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Review: Killing Floor 2

Over the last year and a half, I've been playing a ton of Killing Floor 2 (just under 400 hours) during its time on Steam Early Access. It's an in-staff joke at this point: if news about the game pops up, the team knows I want to read it an...   read

 
 
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The prospect of Titanfall 3 isn't so clear

Titanfall 2 might be a critic and fan darling, but the success of the game is up in the air. With EA launching it a week after Battlefield 1 and a week before Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, it seems like everything is working against the g...   read

 
 
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Today's big Battlefield 1 update brings much-needed changes

DICE is rolling out a meaty fall update for Battlefield 1 across all platforms, and I've definitely got some late nights ahead of me trying to squeeze in more time with this game. Some of the changes (find the full pdf here) are expected bu...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2 is already at the $29 Black Friday price

Black Friday continues to start earlier and earlier online despite all the ruckus about closing retail stores on Thanksgiving. A prime example arrived in the past 24 hours thanks to an aggressive Walmart early Black Friday kick off (which A...   read

 
 
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Dishonored 2 co-creative director Harvey Smith on success, cult game status, and gold-plated toilets

[Dishonored 2 is out today, and Chris is warping and killing his way through Karnaca to give you a review as soon as he can. In the meantime, you could read my extremely-last-minute interview with co-creative director Harvey Smith belo...   read

 
 
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Gearbox is officially supporting the fan-run 'Battleborn Day'

Regardless of your feelings about Battleborn, you have to respect a community that's able to rally around its game of choice in an effort to improve things for not only itself, but would-be players. It's something I've personally experience...   read

 
 
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Snag a copy of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon while it's free on PC

Even if you aren't that into the Far Cry series, you should consider Blood Dragon. You never know -- you might actually like it! Right now is an especially good time to do so if you have a capable PC. The game is free to claim through Ubiso...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2's jiggling butt physics like woah

While I'd be remiss to call Nic Rowen's excellent Titanfall 2 review incomplete, it must be noted for posterity -- to be able to look back and say to my grand-children, "Yes, I was on the right side of history" -- that Nic failed to mention...   read

 
 
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Fans declare November 12 'Battleborn Day,' want to repopulate servers

Don't call it a dead game. The small-but-dedicated Battleborn fan base doesn't like hearing it. Still, even the diehards have little trouble admitting that matchmaking times could stand to be shorter and skill levels between two matchmade t...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1's update plans include a Suez rework and Hardcore servers

As an on-again, off-again fan of the series, I'm loving Battlefield 1. It's still early days, but I've had some exceptional multiplayer moments -- that charge toward retreating enemy forces after your team takes a sector of the map in Opera...   read

 
 
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Shadow Warrior 2 gets a neat collector's edition that's limited to 5,000 copies

Lo Wang's classin' things up right now. Well, relatively speaking, of course. His name's still Lo Wang and he's still the protagonist of a game about a million dick jokes.  Shadow Warrior 2 is getting what its calling a Special R...   read

 
 
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Someone put the new Doom inside the old Doom

Doom (4) for Doom is a mod that brings the weaponry (and ensuing upgrades), playable demons, and glory kills of id Software's 2016 Doom into the 1993 original's shell. The results are fabulous. The mod saw an initial release earlier this y...   read

 
 
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Complete Titanfall 2 deals roundup for Friday's release

Better than the original? That's what EA is hoping for in round two with Titanfall 2. Thus far, early reviews and impressions are positive and aggregate sites peg it at a 88/100. If you're a diehard Titanfall fan even when the servers were ...   read

 
 
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Turtle Rock Studios is done with Evolve, but it'll stay online 'for the foreseeable future'

Evolve had a rush of buzz going for it pre-release, but the four-on-one monster-shooting game was never quite able to bring in -- and, crucially, hold onto -- players to the extent that developer Turtle Rock Studios and publisher 2K hoped a...   read

 
 
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Doom's Arcade Mode is the ideal way to play the campaign

Doom is a really solid shooter. It evokes old-school level design with an emphasis on all-out action and not a lot in the way of fluff. The story definitely draws too much attention towards the end, but the game has a breakneck pace that ha...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2's day-one patch is a mere 88MB

Prepping a modern-day video game to be played for the first time often involves waiting. Lots and lots of waiting. Your console has to be up to date, and the game disc needs to install, and you can't forget about the day-one update, many o...   read

 
 
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Husk is a Polish take on Silent Hill, and I'm fascinated

Like most video game horror fans, I'm legally obligated to brag to you about how big of a horror fan I am. There was a time in my life where I was inspired by Chris's Survival Horror Quest and systematically began tracking down and pla...   read

 
 
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Scream Fortress VIII is now live

Team Fortress 2 is celebrating its eighth (!) Halloween this year, and new events and items went live a few hours ago. Valve may be feeling a little pressure from Overwatch, because it looks like there's more new stuff available this time t...   read

 
 
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