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Modern Warfare Remastered lands free maps and modes next week

Seeing map names like Bloc, Countdown, Pipeline, Showdown, Strike, and Wet Work brings back fond but perhaps overly-competitive memories of late nights spent with Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. On December 13, Modern Warfare Remastered wi...   read

 
 
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Review: Werewolves Within

Odds are you've played a game called "werewolf" or "mafia" once in your life. The rules are simple -- one or more people are an "imposter" of sorts, among a group of normal players who are attempting to figure out said imposter. At the end ...   read

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront joins EA and Origin Access next week

Electronic Arts' subscription service EA Access, and its PC counterpart, Origin Access, are adding Star Wars Battlefront on Tuesday, December 13. If you're a member, you'll be able to play the full game at no extra cost, though you won't ha...   read

 
 
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Some maniac walked all the way across Steep's map

Those who wish to explore Steep's vast open world will find themselves traveling in one general direction: down. That's the general goal when it comes to winter mountain sports. Just get to the bottom and make it look cool while you do it....   read

 
 
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Newest South Park: The Fractured but Whole trailer has a bit more story and fart jokes

South Park: The Stick of Truth was a fabulous experience. It felt like a long, interactive episode of the series that encompassed a lot of the show's recent seasons into a unique story. Good thing every bit of footage we've seen of the sequ...   read

 
 
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Today's Doom update adds bots to multiplayer

The fifth free update for Doom rolls out today, and with it comes a new grab-the-ball-and-score multiplayer mode, Infernal Run, as well as a higher level cap, bots (!!!), and a better SnapMap. As much as I don't have any interest in returni...   read

 
 
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What Remains of Edith Finch continues to be horrifying, dreamy, and intriguing

Few games stick with me after conventions as much as What Remains of Edith Finch has for the past two PlayStation Experiences. Last year, a shorter-haired, thinner me was on PlayStation's livecast to talk about why it intrigues me so (look ...   read

 
 
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The tactical ship battles of Dreadnought are coming to PS4, and hoo boy are they good

Somehow, Yager's take on gigantic tactical ships blasting the ever-loving crap out of each other stealthed under my radar. Dreadnought has been in closed beta since last April on PC, but it's now coming to the PlayStation 4 as well. I playe...   read

 
 
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PC deals: Save on Steep, Lara Croft GO, and other recent releases

PC gamers can save big on this week's new releases for some cheap, chill holiday gaming fun. Digital retailer Green Man Gaming is hosting the discounts as a part of its "VIP" sale. Simply login or create an account and get better-than-adver...   read

 
 
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The Ghost Recon Wildlands beta should be good for some silly fun

Ubisoft has opened signups for the Ghost Recon Wildlands closed beta, which is something I'd like to try out despite not really feeling the co-op squad shooter's super-serious tone or its disappointingly standard-feeling gunplay. The destr...   read

 
 


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343 details the huge update Halo 5's getting in two days

It has been more than a year since Halo 5 launched, but developer 343 Industries continues to support it with new maps, helpful features, and quality of life improvements. Actually, one of the biggest updates is right around the corner...   read

 
 
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Build your own home in the Homestead update for Elder Scrolls Online

Hearthfire may not have been the best DLC for Skyrim, but fans latched onto the base-building mechanics and loved their inclusion in Fallout 4. Many felt it was an integral part of the fun factor for the title, allowing you to stake a claim...   read

 
 
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Battleborn's winter update addresses a lot of concerns, neglects one crucial issue

"Why did Battleborn fail?" is a question that gets asked every few days on its subreddit. "How do we bring new players in and retain them?" is probably the more constructive way to phrase it. Gearbox has been paying attention to the communi...   read

 
 
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Akuma's Street Fighter V debut will come with a topless cheat code

When December 20 rolls around, Season 2 will have officially begun for Street Fighter V. It's a pivotal moment for Capcom given their relatively low sales for the game, and although they have claimed they will support it for several more ye...   read

 
 
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Get into the holiday spirit with Hitman's Christmas mission

I was trying to come up with a catchy Christmas pun to headline the article, then I realized that would be super cliche. So, forget about that nonsense and let's jump straight into the news. Hitman is going to be receiving a free holiday th...   read

 
 
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Here's a look at ReCore's missing fifth bot, which is coming early next year

ReCore launched with a giant mystery. Despite the fact that there were only four bots in the game, there were five spots reserved. There was a huge swath of land in the northwest part of The Cradle that was inaccessible. Some enemies ...   read

 
 
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Warhammer 40K squad shooter Space Hulk: Deathwing is 32% off

Warhammer 40,000 junkies looking for some first-person shooter action are in luck this week. Space Hulk: Deathwing is out on Friday for PC with a pre-order discount of $33.99 on Steam. Of course third-party retailer Green Man Gmaing is itch...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's holiday event begins next Tuesday

I'm not even actively playing Overwatch right now on account of the wallet-punching last several weeks this has been for big game releases, but I'm still feeling antsy for Blizzard's holiday event. Some details and clues seeped out after a ...   read

 
 
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All the changes coming to MechWarrior Online

While the biggest announcement of Mech_Con by far was the existence of MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries, a new single-player story-driven game and the first “proper” sequel to the series in 15 years, it wasn't the only one. Big things...   read

 
 
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Review: Tyranny

I really can't get enough of RPGs in the vein of Baldur's Gate or Planescape: Torment. Those type of games, which I guess we call "cRPG" now, helped shape what I enjoy in the gaming medium. I enjoyed Pillars of Eternity, though it didn...   read

 
 
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(Update) No wait necessary: PC version of NieR: Automata will release on same day as PS4

[Update: Turns out PC Gamer's information about a parallel release was incorrect. It sounds like it will not release simultaneously with the PS4 version.] For the first time in franchise history, a Drakengard/Nier game will be playable...   read

 
 
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Been a while since we've seen Rain World's good ol' slugcat

Rain World met its Kickstarter funding goal almost three years ago, and it has been largely out of the spotlight since then. Heck, the last time we wrote anything about the oppressive, waterlogged world was like a year and a half ago. But i...   read

 
 
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Mech_Con and the 2016 MechWarrior Championship was an eSports event for a hardcore community

When I traveled to Vancouver last year to cover the Steam launch event for MechWarrior Online, I was surprised when Piranha Games also took the opportunity to announce the launch of the 2016 MechWarrior World Championship. A six-month-long ...   read

 
 
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Review: Steep

Something's just a little bit off with Steep. More accurately, many things are just a little bit off with Steep. This snow-filled sandbox is at constant odds with itself as mounting inconsistencies make for an increasingly disjointed e...   read

 
 
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Underwater adventure Abzu out this week on Xbox One

This year, Giant Squid gave us a lovely and at times unabashedly whimsical underwater adventure game. I keep taking on any scrap of news I can as a blatant excuse to plaster its art here. But maybe you're well aware of Abzu already and you'...   read

 
 
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