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Star Trek Online console editions won't have cross-play

Star Trek Online may only have just been announced for its console debut after nearly six years running on PC, but some questions still burn in the minds of veteran PC players wondering what the news might mean for them, and among curious c...   read

 
 
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Yep, No Man's Sky is going to be a big ol' time sink

Hello Games has demoed another extended slice of No Man's Sky with IGN. If you have a tenuous grasp on what this space adventure game is about moment to moment, managing director and studio co-founder Sean Murray describes this latest play...   read

 
 
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Space 'walking simulator' Adr1ft gets another trailer before lift off

Adr1ft tells the story of an astronaut floating through a destroyed space station with no memory of what happened or how she got there. Adam Orth conceived the game in 2013 after he resigned from Microsoft, having made controversial c...   read

 
 
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343i celebrates Halo World Championships with new video and free Spartan stuff

To celebrate the Halo World Championship finals today, developer 343 Industries has released a free REQ pack to all Spartans. The pack also includes the Challenger armour set and the new HaloWC emblem.  And that's not all. If you&rsquo...   read

 
 
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P.A.M.E.L.A. is another open-world survival game with zombies, only in the future

I first wrote about P.A.M.E.L.A. when it was a Steam Greenlight hopeful and was pretty bummed to find out it was going to have survival elements. At the time, it was not clear just how deep those survival elements would run, but this ...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2

Killing Floor 2 now has full Steam Workshop integration

Last week I wrote that Tripwire Interactive is bringing a competitive mode to Killing Floor 2. Some of you are excited to see how that turns out, and others would prefer the game to stick to its cooperative roots. Today, Tripwire annou...   read

 
 
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Divide is a promising isometric sci-fi adventure

My initial reaction to Divide was, "All right! An isometric action-adventure sci-fi game!" Then I saw a flash of combat that looked like it was ripped straight out of a twin-stick shooter. "Ooooh." Divide is in development at Exploding Tub...   read

 
 
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Destiny

Anti-lag measures rolling out across all Destiny playlists next week

Bungie will be applying anti-lag measures across all Crucible playlists in Destiny from next week.  Initially the settings were trialed in Iron Banner and Control, but from March 8, 2016, you’ll find it rolling across all other m...   read

 
 
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Bungie

Ride Along with Bungie

Bungie has announced Ride Along, its new behind-the-scenes livestream series. The weekly show will debut on March 2 and provide an insight into how Destiny is made, as well as “introduce you to the people who make your games.” T...   read

 
 
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Sci-fi RPG Consortium free on GOG.com

As a nice promotion for the ongoing Consortium: The Tower Kickstarter campaign, Interdimensional Games is giving away Consortium: The Master Edition on GOG.com for 48 hours. In his review of the player-choice-driven sci-fi game, our good pa...   read

 
 
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Destiny

Bungie makes several interesting changes to Destiny PvP matches

Bungie’s weekly update has been rebranded This Week at Bungie… and that’s not the only change coming from the Destiny developer this week. There are two new Crucible playlists headed our way - Freelance 3v3, and Free...   read

 
 
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Review: Fortified

The 1950s were considered the golden age of campy sci-fi films, with aliens often invading Earth alongside giant animals, and, of course, robots.  Fortified tries to recreate the feeling of those films in a third-person cooperativ...   read

 
 
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Review pending

I shot martians to death and lived to tell about it in Fortified

One part third-person cooperative shooter, one part campy 1950s sci-fi, Fortified releases today for PC and Xbox One. I've had the chance to play through the single-player mode and will be doing a full review once the game goes pu...   read

 
 
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Fortified Trailer
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Blow up classic sci-fi horrors in Fortified next week

Next week, on February 3, Fortified launches on Steam and Xbox One. I'll be reviewing it. Go me! In the meantime, check out the launch trailer above to get a glimpse at how the game's aesthetics have changed since Jordan played it at PAX P...   read

 
 
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Original Homeworld devs back with prequel tale Deserts of Kharak

Following up on its early 2015 Homeworld Remastered Collection, Gearbox is publishing developer Blackbird Interactive's new Homeworld tale, Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak. The "prequel from some of the original creators of Homeworld&nbs...   read

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront

EA admits Battlefront 'may not have the depth' you want in the game

Electronic Arts' CFO Blake Jorgensen admitted Star Wars Battlefront's "accessible" design "may not have the depth [hardcore players] wanted in the game." Talking at the Nasdaq Investor Conference in Europe and reported b...   read

 
 
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Destiny
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Here's how Destiny's Refer-a-Friend thing works

Bungie has revealed what spoils you can score if you successfully convince a pal to play Destiny.  There are already 25 million registered players in Destiny, but that's not enough for Bungie. The publisher wants you to introduce a fri...   read

 
 
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Destiny

Destiny players experiencing 'Vulture' issues on Xbox One

Some Xbox One Destiny players have been encountering "Vulture" errors since the 2.02 update recently rolled out. You should only receive that error if you try to play co-op or PvP without a Xbox Live Gold (or PlayStation Plus, as the code i...   read

 
 
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Destiny

Refer a friend to Destiny and get a reward

As a thank you for recruiting new Guardians this holiday season, Bungie will be rewarding players with a new Refer-a-Friend scheme for Destiny. "After this update is deployed, some of the more tech savvy among you will be able to dig u...   read

 
 
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Check out this awesome Darth Vader PS4 controller

The Darth Vader-themed PlayStation 4 DualShock controller will be available in Europe from November 18, 2015, and November 19 in the UK. Sony confirmed the news on the official EU and UK PlayStation twitter accounts.   read

 
 
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Fallout 4

Destiny inspired Fallout 4's gunplay

Bethesda looked to Bungie's sci-fi shooter Destiny when it was designing Fallout 4's gunplay. In an interview with Game Informer (via GameSpot), the development team looked to Destiny not just because of its gameplay reputation, but also be...   read

 
 
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Halo 5: Guardians

Halo 5 grosses more on day one than Spectre in UK

Halo 5: Guardians grossed £7.7 million on day one in the UK, Microsoft has announced. Halo 5 entered in pole position in the UK chart, selling twice as many copies as Assassin's Creed Syndicate, and twice as many as 343 Industries' pr...   read

 
 
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Destiny

25 million people have played Destiny

The Taken King has brought an extra five million players to Destiny, boosting the number of registered players from 20 million to 25 million. Activision confirmed the figures yesterday during its earnings report. "Day-one downloads broke Pl...   read

 
 
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Titanfall

Respawn: 'Next year is going to be a very big year for Titanfall'

Respawn boss Vince Zampella says 2016 is going to be "a very big year for Titanfall". "We continue to focus on Titanfall," Zampella told Venture Beat. "Next year is going to be a very big year for Titanfall. For us, it is exciting to t...   read

 
 
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Destiny
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This guy solos Crota's End...on a Rock Band drum-kit

While Crota's End never quite duplicated the challenge of Destiny's very first raid, The Vault of Glass, those of us familiar enough with the second raid know all too well that it's the end that's the tricky bit. But then this guy comes alo...   read

 
 
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