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The Culling
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The Culling is what a Hunger Games game would be like

Developer Xaviant has announced Battle Royale-esque The Culling, a new game wherein 16 players battle to the death in a Hunger Games-like island arena.  Just like Hunger Games, you must scavenge for weapons, food, and resources, and &l...   read

 
 
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Star Trek Online

Star Trek Online kicks off its 6th anniversary celebrations

Star Trek Online turns six years old this week, and it's time for developer Cryptic to celebrate the fact as is the custom: By holding its yearly anniversary event. Players that log in between now and February 24th can participate in a...   read

 
 
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Mario Maker maintenance

Super Mario Maker is offline until tomorrow

[Update: Nintendo says everything's back to normal. Happy level hunting.] While you can still play and build levels in Super Mario Maker offline, the game's online features are temporarily unavailable while Nintendo fixes a bug in Create mo...   read

 
 
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MKX online beta
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Sign-ups for Mortal Kombat X's enhanced online beta begin Jan. 19

NetherRealm is taking another stab at Mortal Kombat X's online performance. After listening to player feedback, the team is changing the way the game works online, switching from a “dynamic input latency model” to a roll-back sy...   read

 
 
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The Division
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This new The Division trailer looks incredible

After a trailer accidentally went up too early, and then was pulled, and was then mirrored and shared and Streisanded all over the place, Ubisoft has now officially released yesterday’s leaked trailer for The Division. The trailer off...   read

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto Online servers still down on PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4 servers for Grand Theft Auto Online has been offline for several hours. Rockstar's status page acknowledges on the official site that the issue persists, but does not give an indication as to why the servers are down...   read

 
 
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PSN is down
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Sony is working to bring PlayStation Network back online

Having issues with PlayStation Network today? We're right there with you. Sony has confirmed it's aware of the problems. "We are still working on resolving today's issues with PSN," tweeted SCEA's official support line. "Thanks for your con...   read

 
 
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Bloodborne

Bloodborne is offline for 'emergency maintenance'

Yesterday, I logged into Bloodborne for another evening of futile attempts to beat the optional boss in The Old Hunters. It's a maddening exercise in patience. One slip-up, and you're out. Plenty of people are struggling with the DLC's firs...   read

 
 
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Rainbow Six Siege
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Like killing off your own team members in Rainbow Six Siege? Ubisoft has plans for you

Ubisoft will not tolerate players who kill off their own teammates in Rainbow Six Siege. Replying to a fan tweet that asked if there were plans to "to do anything about trolls that kill people on their [own] team," the developer warned that...   read

 
 
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Nuclear-free FOB
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Consoles lead Metal Gear Solid V's race to nuclear disarmament

In case you missed it, the Metal Gear series has always had a pretty strong anti-nuclear message, and it's never been more literal than in Metal Gear Solid V, the multiplayer "FOB" component of which allows players to develop and ...   read

 
 
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Destiny Exotics

Destiny begins the quest for Sleeper Simulant today

When it comes to Destiny's vast collection of fancy space guns, exotic weapons are the fanciest of them all. Every exotic weapon has unique qualities and is usually designed to bend or break a rule that governs one of the game's mechanics. ...   read

 
 
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MGS V

You can now buy 'base insurance' in MGS V

Forward Operating Bases in Metal Gear Solid V are centers of operation you can set up around the world. These bases can be acquired using in-game premium currency, but it takes an awful lot of it to do anything. Realistically, many players ...   read

 
 
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Zelda

Zelda: Tri Force Heroes region locks online play

Cloaked behind a curtain on the flank of Nintendo's overflowing E3 booth this year, the company set up an intimate corner for press to see the likes of Star Fox Zero and Super Mario Maker without having to deal with the swarms of people tak...   read

 
 
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Splatoon

Europe's next Splatfest has a decidedly theatrical slant

While we wait for Europe's next Splatfest to start on August 29, we now know that it's not going to share North America's robotic battle theme. Say goodbye to Autobots vs. Decepticons -- Europe's next Splatfest will be Singing vs. Dancing. ...   read

 
 
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Rising Thunder tier list

My completely inaccurate Rising Thunder tier list

Rising Thunder is an experiment I'm not quite sure about yet. On one hand, it seems to be custom made for me: an aging fighting game fan with a well-documented obsession with robots and a pair of cinder-block mittens for hands. A game that,...   read

 
 
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Rising Thunder

Rising Thunder aims to shake up the fighting game scene

If you were one of the many watching the EVO 2015 livestreams over the weekend, then you no doubt saw a trailer for Rising Thunder, a brand new fighting game featuring battling robots. While viewers didn't get much info about it, they were ...   read

 
 
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League of Legends

'Online harassment is not an impossible problem,' says Riot

"How do you introduce governance into a society that didn't have one before?" That's the question posed by - and to - League of Legends developer Riot, as it grapples with unacceptable behaviour and online toxicity.  According to Riot,...   read

 
 
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Splatfest

Splatfest fallout: Why isn't merit rewarded in Splatoon?

Perhaps the greatest injustice of the year happened over the July 4 weekend. Nintendo's shooter Splatoon ran its first splatfest event, pitting cats versus dogs. The sides shot it out while less patriotic Americans were shooting off fire cr...   read

 
 
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Splatoon

Splatoon Splatfest may pit you against your own team

[Art by 3D Rod.] I've reviewed Splatoon two times in as many months (most recently for our free digital magazine), which has given me ample opportunity to think about why the game resonates with so many people. At its core, it's a game is a...   read

 
 
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Splatoon
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Saturday's Splatoon Splatfest postponed

If you were planning on enjoying tomorrow's first North American Splatoon Splatfest, then you'll have to tame that excitement. Due to a "matchmaking issue" that "was discovered in the first Japanese Splatfest that resulted in long wait time...   read

 
 
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Shadow Warrior 2

Shadow Warrior 2 goes even more over the top with co-op action

2013's Shadow Warrior reboot from Devolver Digital made a name for itself when it was released on PC. As most reboots of classic titles tend to go for a more gritty and toned-down vibe, the developers at Flying Wild Hog went in the opposite...   read

 
 
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Hollowpoint

Hollowpoint gives co-op shooting a fresh perspective

Update: Cross-play for PS4 and PC will not be a feature for Hollowpoint.It feels like you can't go anywhere without seeing another co-op shooter set for release or being announced for the first time. Since the success of titles like Left 4 ...   read

 
 
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Bethesda.net

Bethesda games gets new hub, called Bethesda.net

At Bethesda's E3 press conference tonight, the publisher announced its new hub Bethesda.net (pronounced without a "dot"). The hub will handle all of Bethesda's online games. The list of games that will go through the centralized hub is show...   read

 
 
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Star Trek Online

Star Trek Online starts summer event, answers important question

Indeed, Star Trek fans, the answer that's eluded us is finally here: Andorian chest hair is as white as fresh snowfall.   Now, you could go back to your business, or you could stick around Star Trek Online between today and July 1...   read

 
 
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Star Trek Online
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Star Trek Online goes to (more) war in its Season 10 update

If we go by seasons, Star Trek Online has been the longest-running Star Trek-branded property of all, with the game's Season 10: The Iconian War update having gone live just this week. Of course, that's a bit of a cheat, as developer ...   read

 
 
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