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Blizzard broadly disputes report of $20M entrance fee to its Overwatch League

Yesterday, we reported on Blizzard's upcoming Overwatch League and rumors that buying a team would cost somewhere in the ballpark of $20 million. ESPN was the original outlet to run the story, and it purports to have multiple sources who ha...   read

 
 
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Yoji Shinkawa, legendary Metal Gear artist, lends his talents to Call of Duty

"Wow," is the first thing I thought when I saw these. That's my usual reaction to anything Yoji Shinkawa, best known for his Metal Gear art does, especially his work for Zone of the Enders. But now he's working on a decidedly more...   read

 
 
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(Update) Blizzard's asking $20M for a team in the Overwatch League and people aren't biting

[Update: Blizzard sent over a lengthy response that can be seen here.] Starting a professional esports team can be an expensive venture. A spot in League of Legends' League Championship Series is going for $1.8 million. However, Blizza...   read

 
 
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BioWare continues to smooth out Mass Effect: Andromeda

If you aren't playing Mass Effect: Andromeda but still catch yourself keeping tabs on the patches, you and me both, buddy. BioWare has detailed its latest patch and efforts to balance the multiplayer. Generally speaking, it's a lot of fixes...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2's Squid Sisters prologue keeps getting juicier

We're on chapter four of the Squid Sisters related prologue for Splatoon 2, and it's getting even more interesting. To sum up the story so far, we're roughly nine months away from the conclusion of the last Splatfest (read: the last real li...   read

 
 
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Pacifist runs are becoming increasingly popular in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

While many sandbox-oriented games are filled to the brim with useless dots and objectives (the Ubisoft radio tower formula), the formula is also capable of creating some pretty great moments, especially when it comes to the competitive aren...   read

 
 
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Contra is getting a live-action film in China

Hollywood made a movie based on Battleship -- of "You sunk my battleship!" fame -- and still made $300 million at the box office (against a $200 million budget), so it's hard to be surprised at absolutely anything that comes out of billion...   read

 
 
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After a bizarre history, finally we're getting a proper Castle of Shikigami localization

Alright kids, ready for a tale of weird localization? You already know that instead of the original Super Mario Bros. 2, we got a reskinned Yume Koujou: Doki Doki Panic, only getting the real game much later. Unlike Super Mario Bros. 2...   read

 
 
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Come see the Zombies Chronicles expansion for Black Ops III

As you might have heard last week, Zombies Chronicles is an about-to-launch expansion for Call of Duty: Black Ops III that assembles and remasters eight maps from the Treyarch back catalog. Before the $30 compilation releases first for Play...   read

 
 
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Volition's Agents of Mayhem has a lot of potential

Agents of Mayhem must've slipped off my radar, but it's back on now. Gosh I hope this turns out well. Today's trailer better introduces three of the game's dozen playable characters: Hollywood, Fortune, and Hardtack, who you might recogniz...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2 maps will rotate 'every two hours' when playing online

One of my biggest hopes for Splatoon 2 is that Nintendo will take little suggestions here and there to improve online play, and it seems like they're on the right track. Speaking to Edge Magazine, Splatoon producer Hisashi Nogami ...   read

 
 
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PSA: Grab the free Azure Striker Gunvolt DLC for Blaster Master Zero

Blaster Master Zero's free 1.2 update arrived yesterday on the eShop, which came with an extra difficulty mode and an extra character (Gunvolt) as DLC. While the update will naturally be applied instantly by way of a patch the DLC is housed...   read

 
 
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Ready or Not looks like a bloodier take on the Rainbow Six tactical formula

Developer Void Interactive just loosed the trailer for a SWAT simulator called Ready or Not, which seems to bring back the planning phase-fueled magic of a number of '90s shooters. It boasts eight player co-op or solo play with AI teammates...   read

 
 
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The official Splatoon 2 prologue essentially reads like fanfiction and I love it

In case you haven't heard, Nintendo is officially filling us in on the story between Splatoon and Splatoon 2, framed around the relationship of the Squid Sisters. In what basically reads like a script from a network drama, we're slowly lear...   read

 
 
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Treyarch is remastering eight classic Zombies maps for Black Ops III

Dedicated Call of Duty players are getting a treat in the near future. Some classic beloved content is being remastered and re-released, affording them the opportunity to relive those memories. But, it's all coming to a game that...   read

 
 
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Overwatch PTR changes include Genji, Hanzo, Reaper buffs

Blizzard is at it again with some reasonable changes for your favorite Overwatch characters -- especially if you're a Genji or Hanzo main. The brothers have had their wall climbing abilities buffed, so they can immediately attack after thei...   read

 
 
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Knock 25% off PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds as first deal is spotted

Update 5/5 - the discount coupon died. If there are any deals in the future check here. How about this for a nice deal alert? The first deal has been spotted on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, the wildly popular free-for-all battle royale FP...   read

 
 
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Riftstar Raiders, a four-player shoot 'em up, is now Switch bound

A few months ago a developer named Climax Studios introduced their newest project, Riftstar Raiders, to the world. As a four player shoot 'em up I figured it would get more buzz, but I haven't really seen anyone talking about it. That may c...   read

 
 
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Team-based shooter Paladins opens its beta on consoles

If signing up for the Paladins closed beta on consoles was too much of an ask but you're still interested in Hi-Rez's free-to-play take on team-based shooters, today's the day. There's now an open beta running on PlayStation 4 (North Ameri...   read

 
 
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Horizon Zero Dawn is adding more photo mode and HUD options

Horizon Zero Dawn players have been working their magic with the game's photo mode, and even though the open-world robo-dino adventure is still on my to-play list, it's usually sitting at the top of my mind. I can't go far online without bu...   read

 
 
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Smile! Geometry Wars 2 and 3 are backward compatible on Xbox One

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 is one of those games that I try to come back to each year, and I'm sure many of you hold it in similarly high regard. It's a modern-day classic! I'm also willing to bet there are leaderboard chasers among us ...   read

 
 
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Devolver Digital is holding a digital convention for Strafe with prizes

I really like the way that Devolver Digital has been promoting Strafe. The official website is stylized like something from the early internet and even all of the promotional videos are riddled with film grain and VHS artifacts. It emanates...   read

 
 
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Modern Warfare Remastered might be getting a standalone release this summer

Activision's restraint has been commendable. When a Modern Warfare remaster was announced last spring, it was tied to premium versions of Infinite Warfare. Most everyone assumed that a standalone release was inevitable, probably after ...   read

 
 
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Looks like Superhot VR is coming to Vive 'soon'

There are a handful of virtual reality games I feel like I'm really missing out on, and Superhot VR probably tops that list. Superhot? Excellent! Superhot VR? Even better! (Or so I'm led to believe.) Look, I wanna fight like Christian Bale ...   read

 
 
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Overwatch hits 30 million players, too many of them are Hanzos

Overwatch released almost a year ago and it shows absolutely no signs of slowing down. There were 7 million players in the first week, 15 million by August, and 20 million by November. Its growth rate is steady as it keeps accumulating tota...   read

 
 


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