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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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Ditto sloshes into Pokemon Go

Pokémon games contain a lot of strange creatures, but few are more bizarre than Ditto. It's an amorphous pink blob of goo that has the ability to disguise itself as anything it touches. In the handheld games, this ability is provided...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV director warns about spoilers and details day one patch

Since Final Fantasy XV was delayed, Square Enix has promised a substantial day one patch that it's now calling an update -- more specifically the "Crown Update." Game director Hajime Tabata said it would add features to the game to mak...   read

 
 
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Let's go in-depth with Overwatch's new patch

Header by Kon-H on Deviantart. Background is a screenshot of the new Ecopoint: Antarctica map. As you may have seen yesterday, every version of Overwatch has been updated, giving everyone access to the new character Sombra. Chris ...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft is patching the genitalia out of Watch Dogs 2

I have to say, it's stories like this that make me really appreciate writing for a video games blog. Not because of the actual news itself, but because I finally have an outlet where it's not only appropriate, but somehow part of the job, t...   read

 
 
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Even the Ezio Collection has a day-one patch

I know I shouldn't be surprised by this, but Assassin's Creed: The Ezio Collection has a day-one patch on PS4 and Xbox One. We've come to the point in our lives where a remaster of an eight-year-old game has a patch. Considering this is Ubi...   read

 
 
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Overwatch gets experimental

[Header image found at ZeroChan] I wrote an article Wednesday about Overwatch's Public Test Realm (PTR) and how the Principal Designer told us that Blizzard is planning some significant changes to shake up the metagame. While the forum...   read

 
 
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Blizzard planning 'significant hero changes' for Overwatch

Overwatch's Principal Designer Geoff Goodman wrote a post on Blizzard's forums today announcing that the next patch might surprise people viewing the patch notes. Goodman wrote that his team intended to update Overwatch's Pub...   read

 
 
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The BioShock remasters finally get a patch on PC

[Photo by Ginger Troll] A few weeks ago, I spoke about how BioShock Remastered was pretty crappy on PC. 2K had announced it was working on a patch, but never gave out a specific date. Thankfully, the wait for a playable release is now over....   read

 
 
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ReCore gets a demo, and that's the best way to experience it

Those who are on the fence about buying ReCore have the opportunity to get pushed over to the other side. Microsoft has released a demo for its $40 budget title. The demo is unfiltered access to the first half hour of Joule's journey t...   read

 
 
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Forza Horizon 3 October update brings new cars and a strange PC error

In some weird twist of fate, the PC version of Forza Horizon 3 is requiring a full game download for the latest patch. Either Microsoft made a huge mistake, or we're now into the era of 51 GB updates. Imagine that kind of day-one downl...   read

 
 
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Latest Street Fighter V patch breaking the game on PC (Update)

[Update: Capcom says it is now working to roll back "the security measures added to the PC version of Street Fighter V. After the rollback process to the PC version, all new content from the September update will still be available to playe...   read

 
 
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ReCore's Xbox One load times are getting fixed this week

ReCore players on Xbox One will soon find that the game demands slightly less of their time. Armature Studios is rolling out a patch this week that cuts down on the egregiously long loading sequences, some of which are in excess of two...   read

 
 
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It might not be that hard for devs to enable PS4 Pro support

Earlier this month at the PlayStation Meeting, the PS4 Pro was unveiled. The idea is that all PlayStation 4 games work on every PS4, but they work a little better on the Pro. This upgrade to already-existing software comes via something th...   read

 
 
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Fixes are coming for BioShock Remastered on PC

When I took a look at the BioShock remasters on PC this past weekend, I was pretty disappointed. Instability, a lack of graphics options, and poorly implemented mouse controls were all present and accounted for. The only real plus was that ...   read

 
 
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ReCore's lengthy load times won't be improved for launch

Now that I've had a chance to play through all of ReCore, I realize that it's a game I liked a lot until I no longer liked it a lot. It stumbles and falls the longer it's played. All of the frustrations mount until its welcome is worn out. ...   read

 
 
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The Witcher 3 is getting a new patch in time for the Game of the Year Edition

Tomorrow marks the release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Game of the Year Edition, but even if you aren't picking up the meaty action-RPG bundle of goodness, CD Projekt RED has something for you, too: a patch! Yes, the studio is still pump...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky dev: '90% of crash issues' will be fixed in next PS4 patch

Hello Games has been hard at work trying to put out various fires since No Man's Sky launched two weeks ago, and it took to Twitter earlier today to update PS4 players on its status. Both the PS4 and PC versions have received multiple ...   read

 
 
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Here's what you can expect in the next major Overwatch update

By now, lots of people have had a chance to check out the new version of Overwatch's Public Test Realm (PTR). While we went into some of the fun stuff yesterday, there's a lot of balance tweaks that launched at the same time. Many of t...   read

 
 
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PS4 Neo could 'fundamentally change' No Man's Sky

The new PlayStation 4 model Sony is likely announcing in September, currently referred to as "PS4 Neo," could affect the future of just-release No Man's Sky, Hello Games head Sean Murray told the Daily Star. While this fly's contrary to rep...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky's day one patch almost sounds like a new game

These days it's not uncommon for a big game to have a day one patch that irons out some odd bugs or even activates a feature or two, but it's still a rare thing to have a doozy like the one planned for No Man's Sky's opening day.  In a...   read

 
 
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Zero Time Dilemma is now playable on your PSTV

Good news, everybody. Aksys announced on its Twitter feed today that a PlayStation TV patch for Zero Time Dilemma is finally up. If you've been waiting to play the game because you only own Sony's little neglected black box, now is your&nbs...   read

 
 
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Doom's next update has a neat feature that's a callback to the original game

Doom did what most people thought was impossible when it captured the essence of the 1993 game and adapted it to 2016 standards. It was an undertaking that seemed preordained to fall flat, but id Software did an incredible job making D...   read

 
 
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The Division is getting 'significant weapon balancing'

Ubisoft is getting serious with Tom Clancy's The Division. A few weeks back the company started banning cheaters on strike one and now there's a new patch planned that will bring, "significant weapon balancing" so that, "players will have t...   read

 
 
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Recent Uncharted 4 patch addresses crashing issues

Naughty Dog has released a recent patch for Uncharted 4 that quashed some naughty bugs. In addition to fixing some crashes in both the campaign and multiplayer, there's also a number of updates that address text bugs, as well as leader...   read

 
 



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