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Overwatch devs talk buffs for Mercy and Mei, nerf for Zenyatta

Over on the Overwatch forums, principal designer Geoff Goodman explained some upcoming changes for several characters. Mercy, a hero who has had a significantly lower winrate than her pure healing counterpart Lucio, is getting a much-n...   read

 
 
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Horses are okay, but Battlefield 1's tanks and planes look better

Mama didn't raise no fool. We've heard about all about Battlefield 1's horse-riding options, but I'll politely decline. See these tanks? Yeah, sign me up for one of those. Call me crazy, but I feel a little bit safer inside the impenetrabl...   read

 
 
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'Zombie Dom' is one of the Gears of War 4 pre-order bonuses

The pre-order bonuses for Gears of War 4 are mostly what you'd expect. Gold weapon skins. Some alternate outfits. The four Xbox 360 Gears titles for use on Xbox One via backward compatibility. Then there's Zombie Dom. Just what in the heck ...   read

 
 
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Quantum Break is coming to Steam after all

Well well, this is nice surprise. Despite prior claims that Remedy and Microsoft Studios' Quantum Break would be a "Windows Store exclusive," the time-bending shooter is breaking free with a Steam release on September 14, 2016. Wait long en...   read

 
 
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Everyone's favorite Overwatch character is getting a video short soon

Due to a leak from an international Blizzard social site (which is happening a lot this year!) we sort of get a heads up yesterday that Overwatch would be getting another short -- but now we have full confirmation. The publisher notes ...   read

 
 
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Earth Defense Force 4.1 has some tough new DLC levels on PC

I'm perfectly fine with my console copy of Earth Defense Force 4.1: The Shadow of New Despair, but knowing that more of you are able to get into the bug-blasting shooter now that it's on PC makes me happy. And heck, I may double dip with th...   read

 
 
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Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is out this week on PS4, Xbox One

Four years later, High Moon Studios' Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is back with a pair of new ports for current consoles. The third-person shooter appeared out of nowhere on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 digital storefronts in Australia ...   read

 
 
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Snazzy, splashy looks at all of LawBreakers classes

For weeks now, LawBreakers developer Boss Key has been rolling out stylish and short introduction videos for all of the game's different classes. That concluded today, as the last clip was finally revealed. Let's take a look at everyon...   read

 
 
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Blizzard's going to punish people who play Lucioball as other characters

Lucioball is a Rocket League-like game variant for Overwatch, a three-on-three soccer match in honor of the Rio Olympics. It's mostly just a bunch of Lucios pushing a giant ball around. Except, sometimes other characters sneak in and ruin e...   read

 
 
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This is how the Overwatch Season 1 rewards break down

The inaugural competitive season of Overwatch is winding down soon. How have you fared so far? Aside from some nail-bitters that ended in aggravating sudden-death rounds, I've had a good time with it overall. When the teams are evenly match...   read

 
 
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Review: Kill Strain

Choo choo! Everyone wants aboard the MOBA train. That includes Sony, who developed Kill Strain -- a game predicated on an intriguing 5v2v5 setup involving two teams of competing Mercenaries and one team of angry neutral Mutants. It's a...   read

 
 
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Anyone can play the new Doom DLC if you're invited by a friend who has it

Doom DLC doesn't really interest me (the base game was fine on its own), but Bethesda is doing a few cool things with it that have me perked up. The new Unto the Evil pack was released yesterday in honor of QuakeCon 2016, and it b...   read

 
 
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Here's a new look at Prey's gameplay

Earlier today, we hypothesized that Bethesda might show a bit more Prey in the near future. It was an easy guess to make. QuakeCon's happening right now and Prey's one of the bigger games that Bethesda's working on. We were right on t...   read

 
 
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The new Prey seems like it'll have a metroidvania bent

Prey's reboot is a shakeup to more than just the narrative elements. It's seemingly also a change to the very structure of the experience. Prey (2006) was a linear game, featuring 22 isolated levels. This Prey looks to be more ak...   read

 
 
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There's hope for a PC port of Platinum's Vanquish

Six years after its console release, Vanquish's legacy might not be completely set in stone. There's a chance that the Platinum-developed cult classic is getting a swan song, and it's through a more substantial route than the likes of Xbox'...   read

 
 
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Evolve now lets you take characters for a test run before buying them

Evolve has seen something of a resurgence in its player base ever since going free-to-play last month. As such, it has put some pep in developer Turtle Rock's step, as now there are all sorts of new hunters, features, and events that ...   read

 
 
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Destiny: Rise of Iron is shaking up the previously lame Relic game

Relics, an item slot added in the Destiny: Taken King phase, were a nuisance. Mainly they were just things that held players back from reaching the level cap of 320 back before the April update, with nominal stats and bonuses that were...   read

 
 
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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 officially revealed, keeps asking for more

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3. Read that name, but forget the number. The number's not important because developer CI Games seems to aim to retool the series. Instead of being a sniping game, this installation wants to be one that makes use of a...   read

 
 
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The ten-hour Garden Warfare 2 demo is back

Oh, hey, this sounds familiar! EA is offering a ten-hour trial for Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2. That's plenty of time to figure out if this particular type of team-based shooter is to your liking. I know it can be hard to carve out...   read

 
 
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Overwatch will be getting Rio Olympic-themed cosmetic items

[Update: Lucioball, a Rocket League-like mode, is confirmed as a new game as per the PlayStation Blog. The event starts today, and more limited time events are confirmed for the future.] Overwatch just got its first big update recently...   read

 
 
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Oh, the trouble two Mercys can get into

Like a couple of curious cats, this pair of Mercys wondered if there's a way to travel through the great abyss on Overwatch's Nepal map. And, like the cats, curiosity killed them. Lucky for them, they can just bring each other back to life...   read

 
 
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Try Rainbow Six Siege for free this weekend on PC and Xbox One

Ubisoft has put together another one of those free-play weekends for its tactical multiplayer shooter Rainbow Six Siege, and this time the promo is happening on both PC and Xbox One (with an active Xbox Live Gold membership, granted). It is...   read

 
 
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Doom has free and paid DLC incoming

After touching up Doom with a photo mode and a "classic" gun placement option, id Software has shifted its attention to multiplayer and SnapMap for the game's second free content update due out tomorrow, July 29. There are two new multipla...   read

 
 
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After this week, the previous generation versions of Destiny will not be updated

It's a small update (mostly dealing with bugs), but 2.3.1.0 is the last patch that PS3 and Xbox 360 owners will get for Destiny. As previously announced, Bungie notes that the current-gen versions (PS4, Xbox One) are the only viable options...   read

 
 
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Ghost in the Shell Online has a confusing full title, and potential

While people have been arguing about the Scarlett Johansson casting for the Ghost in the Shell film, I've been busy re-acquainting myself with the series. It...took a while. The original movie? Near perfect. The fact that a multimedia hydra...   read

 
 
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