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Overwatch is holding a free weekend on consoles starting Sept. 9

Given how successful Overwatch's open beta was, it makes sense that Blizzard would want to offer another free-for-a-limited-time experience to coax people into buying the team-based shooter. From Friday, September 9 at 11:00am Pacific until...   read

 
 
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Gears of War 4's Horde mode is class-based

Our second look at Horde mode in Gears of War 4 is much, much better than our first. The co-op survival mode will have five players fortifying positions with a mobile Fabricator tool and fending off creatures and even robots across 50 wave...   read

 
 
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Enter the Gungeon's free 'Supply Drop' update should bring me back in

I got burned out by the progression loop of Enter the Gungeon, but when I was into it, I was into it. I'm hoping to return someday soon. There's a free update planned for this fall (first on PC, then PlayStation 4 "soon after") that seems l...   read

 
 
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The first (albeit very brief) look at Gears of War 4's Horde mode

With fewer than two months before Gears of War 4 releases, we still don't know much about Horde mode. We know that the game has a Horde mode, and, well, that's about it. Now, we have our first clip of it, even if it doesn't give us a ...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1's upcoming beta doesn't require PS Plus, but it needs Xbox Live Gold

If you have "Insider Early Access," you're already happily participating in Battlefield 1's beta session, which features the Sinai Desert map. For the rest of you, you'll have to wait until August 31, when it hits open status. It'll feature...   read

 
 
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Tomb Raider's new game director helped create Dead Space

Crystal Dynamics has lined up a new game director, Ian Milham, for the Tomb Raider series. While you might not know him by name, you'll definitely recognize his work. During his time at Visceral Games, he was the art director on the wonderf...   read

 
 
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Oh yeah, all the BioShocks had really good intros

The BioShock series has been out of the spotlight for a few years now, but it's set for an imminent encore and it's going to perform a medley. That is to say, BioShock: The Collection comes out in just a few weeks, a bundle that ...   read

 
 
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Monsters and Monocles is a steampunk arcade shooter full of dandies

Monsters and Monocles is a send-up to the days of quarter-guzzling afternoons spent at the arcade. It’s a top-down shooter full of Victorian dandies and steampunk aesthetics that encourages solo play as much as it welcomes cooperative...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2's tech test returns tomorrow with improvements

The Titanfall 2 technical test returns tomorrow, August 26, and if you felt let down by what you played of the mech game's multiplayer last weekend, you should be able to spot some improvements. These are the patch notes from Respawn Entert...   read

 
 
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Doom, one of the best games of the year, is down to $20 on Amazon

The unthinkable happened in 2016: Bethesda made a good Doom game. Like, a really good one. Like, an honest-to-god contender for game of the year good one. If you haven't played it yet, now's your chance to get it on the cheap. Amazon has dr...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft shelves Division DLC in favor of fixing the core game

Ubisoft had a roadmap laid out for The Division's DLC, but it's taking a slight detour. Rather than continue to release new content, the developers are taking a step back and fixing a few things before getting in any deeper. In a post on Th...   read

 
 
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Bungie hints at matchmaking for raids in Destiny

GameCentral had the chance to catch up to Bungie's world design lead Steve Cotton to chat about Destiny, and among other Rise of Iron related material, they discussed the prospect of raid matchmaking -- something fans have been cl...   read

 
 
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Tormentor X Punisher is metal beyond good taste

Let's fucking do this! Sure at first glance it looks like I Made a Game with Zombies in It! without a tongue in its cheek, especially with the live-action trailer bits that look like Strafe with 1/10th the budget (I mean, a professional ba...   read

 
 
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Respawn responds to harsh Titanfall 2 feedback

I didn't get around to trying the Titanfall 2 multiplayer "tech test" over the weekend, but I sure heard a lot about it from folks who did. Players who viewed the sequel as a step down on multiple fronts made themselves loud and clear. Now,...   read

 
 
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Bethesda shows off last Fallout 4 DLC ahead of its release

Bethesda streamed roughly an hour of the new Nuka-World DLC yesterday, the last planned add-on for Fallout 4, which you can watch below. It's recommended that you approach the DLC when you're "at least" level 30. At the start of the vi...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1 is getting a customary FPS Season Pass

EA has announced the season pass for Battlefield 1, and it looks like it's going to run you $50 for four expansions. The first of which is due in March 2017 (five months after the game is released, so maybe wait before buying it?), titled "...   read

 
 
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Alienation now has weekly challenges and new loot

Local co-op support was the big post-release addition for Alienation, but Housemarque is back with another free update for its twin-stick shooter, as well as some DLC. As of today, you'll now have Weekly Missions with "unusual rules" to tac...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's new castle map Eichenwalde is smaller than you'd think

Despite picking support classes whenever and wherever possible, I was perfectly fine waiting for Blizzard to add Ana, Overwatch's first post-release hero, to the game proper before trying her out. But that new map, Eichenwalde? Not a chance...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's microtransactions include in-game currency

While it has already been fairly common knowledge that Deus Ex: Mankind Divided’s Breach mode would contain purchasable Booster Packs, the extent in which microtransactions have permeated throughout the overall game was somewhat of an...   read

 
 
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What did you think of the Titanfall 2 beta?

Last night, the first open beta for Titanfall 2 (on consoles at least) concluded. I was actually kind of sad because I had just started enjoying myself, particularly with a few major design shifts and improvements that were made on the...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's Season Pass looks a little underwhelming

I’ve never really been a fan of “mystery box”-styled Season Passes. They take the concept of dropping down money sight-unseen on content that isn’t out yet and add an extra layer of risk, as there’s no certaint...   read

 
 
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You can play Umbrella Corps for free on Steam this weekend (but you really shouldn't)

Curiosity has gotten the better of me. I'm among the less than 70 people on PC currently playing Umbrella Corps, Capcom's fast-crawling multiplayer-centric take on Resident Evil that saw a commercial release for some reason. That's sub-70 p...   read

 
 
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New Overwatch patch civilizes trolls, adds new emotes

[Art by Horuto on DeviantArt] Overwatch's Public Test Realm (PTR) was updated earlier today, allowing PC players to check out some of the game's upcoming features. We'll have a full breakdown of the patch notes later, but one of the mo...   read

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront's next DLC mode is a run on the Death Star

The destruction of the Death Star is well-trodden territory for Star Wars games, but that doesn't mean I'm tired of doing the iconic trench run. It's a classic! And it's where the next Star Wars Battlefront DLC will take us in September wit...   read

 
 
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Konami begins work on killing Metal Gear with 'Metal Gear Survive'

There's another Metal Gear game on the way, and it of course won't feature the talents of Hideo Kojima. No, Konami is developing a "co-op stealth game" with "familiar Metal Gear themes," set for a 2017 release on PC, PS4 and Xbox ...   read

 
 
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