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Overwatch

Overwatch is rolling out competitive play today on PC, next week on consoles

It has taken Blizzard longer than expected to get Overwatch's competitive mode up, running, and ready, but today's the day -- if you're on PC, that is. The patch enabling competitive play is expected to go live later today, according to the...   read

 
 
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Doom

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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Halo 5

Halo 5 is getting Warzone Firefight and a free-play promo next week

Next week is a big one for Halo 5: Guardians, whether you own the game or not. On June 29, 343 Industries is adding Warzone Firefight, a round-based PvE survival mode, as well as Score Attack for the campaign, three maps (Attack on Sanctum,...   read

 
 
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Hotline Miami 2

Hotline Miami 2's level editor is ready at last

The level editor for Hotline Miami 2 is no longer in beta, and to celebrate, I think a Carpenter Brut playlist is in order. If it seems like this rollout has taken its sweet time, I agree -- the game is over a year old and, initially, I tho...   read

 
 
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Overwatch

Blizzard nixes Overwatch's 'Avoid this player' feature

Today on the Overwatch front we learned that, yes, it is possible to be too skilled. Blizzard has issued a patch on PC to disable the "Avoid this player" functionality because it is "not currently performing in a way that [it feels] is heal...   read

 
 
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Steam Controller

The Steam Controller's Activator Update makes it even more customisable

Valve has released a beta build for its newest Steam Controller update, and somehow it’s managed to cram even more customisation options into an already almost overloaded pad. The Activator Update’s patch notes are slightly conf...   read

 
 
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Rocket League
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Rocket League's incoming Neo Tokyo update is the big one

Psyonix is cooking up a substantial update for Rocket League launching June 20, 2016. There's going to be a new(ish) multi-tiered map, Neo Tokyo, which has been streamlined and touched-up from its original appearance as Underpass in the "R...   read

 
 
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Paragon
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Epic is opening up Paragon's beta on August 16

I'm not necessarily looking for another MOBA, but Paragon has made the rounds among enough friends who have had decent things to say about it (even Steven!) that I'll have to give it a look eventually. The game hits open beta for PC and Pla...   read

 
 
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Minecraft

Mojang blows hot 'n' cold with new Minecraft content

Update 1.10, The Frostburn Update, brings new polar and desert regions to Minecraft. As well as the usual smattering of fixes and revisions, an auto-jump option, and a polar bear, we’ll also see an all-new technical block called Struc...   read

 
 
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Xbox One
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Xbox One preview members can chat with Cortana starting this week

This summer's Xbox One update introduces the digital personal assistant Cortana, and for those of you in the Preview program, you'll have the chance to sample the voice-based navigation as early as this week by opting in. Cortana is access...   read

 
 
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Steam Controller

Valve has sold over 500K Steam Controllers

More than half a million Steam Controllers have been sold, according to Valve. The funky, big-eye-looking device has continued to improve since we reviewed it. Here are some of the recent enhancements for further customization and ease of u...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter V

Capcom is holding Ibuki back until the end of June

Street Fighter V's next character, Ibuki, was supposed to be out in May. That is no longer the plan due to "unforeseen delays." Why wait so long to inform players? I'm not sure. But Capcom says it will "work to communicate information surro...   read

 
 
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Olly Olly OxenFREE DLC

Oxenfree's getting free DLC, PS4 version out today

Oxenfree is easily one of my favorite games this year (check out my collector's edition cooler in the header), as it feels tailor made for those who love dark '80s adventure flicks, spooky stories, and eerie pop synth. Now the game is ...   read

 
 
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Unreal Tournament
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Unreal Tournament has a new map to try out

After marathoning Doom's pitch-perfect campaign this past weekend and dabbling in its not-half-bad multiplayer, I've been in the mood to revisit a random assortment of first-person shooters. A little Painkiller here, a bit of Unreal Tourn...   read

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee

Playtonic confirms playable Yooka-Laylee demo, but no release date yet

A playable Yooka-Laylee demo will be available to some backers of its Kickstarter campaign. The spoiler-free demo offers a glimpse of the game’s sandbox, platform design to those who have donated at least £20 towards the £...   read

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto Online

Get ready for 'massive' updates coming to Grand Theft Auto Online

Brace yourself - there’s a load of “massive, feature-rich” content heading to Grand Theft Auto Online.  In a recent update, Rockstar stated there’s “a lot more to come in 2016” in the &ldqu...   read

 
 
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StarCraft II
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StarCraft II is bolstering its co-op with mutators

I feel like I missed out on a big chunk of StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void by not spending more time with the co-op missions. Blizzard is trying to win over folks like me and keep existing players busy with an upcoming patch that will add...   read

 
 
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Metal Gear Online

Metal Gear Online is still hanging in there

My first week of Metal Gear Online went so poorly that I never came back to give it a proper second chance but, looking over these latest patch notes and the several that have come before it, someone must be out there sticking with the mult...   read

 
 
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Galak-Z: The Void

Galak-Z: The Void is cold and empty

[Spoilers for the end of Galak-Z below.] The conclusion of Galak-Z's original four-season story mode ends on an ominous note. A-Tak and his crewmates in the Axelios have fought and scraped and bled their way through half the galaxy and it l...   read

 
 
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Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley is getting co-op, console versions, and a new content update

ConcernedApe hasn’t finished consuming every waking moment of your life with Stardew Valley just yet. Plans for future updates have been unveiled, and there’s a hell of a lot there to drag you back to your happy little farm. In ...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4

Fallout 4 finally gets Survival Mode on PC, along with a bunch of other fixes

It has been a long time comin', but Bethesda just added Survival Mode to Fallout 4 on PC. The new mode takes away almost all of the easy-to-lean-on convenience of Fallout 4. For instance, there's no fast travel, you can only save while...   read

 
 
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Quantum Break

Quantum Break has a new Xbox One update with lots of fixes

How are you liking Quantum Break? It's much more divisive than I expected it to be, but then, I didn't have to contend with performance problems and other technical mishaps found in the Windows 10 version. That stuff surely would have color...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker
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Even Babymetal is teaming up with Mario Maker

The metal idol group Babymetal is coming to Super Mario Maker as a character costume, which is something I should probably find strange, but don't -- not after the pigeon, Barbara the Bat, and Chitoge Kirisaki. Nintendo has gone to unexpec...   read

 
 
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Dark Souls III update

From Software is making two of Dark Souls III's covenants less of a pain

From Software is rolling out an update for Dark Souls III today across all platforms and it's one I've been desperately awaiting. I couldn't scan the bullet points fast enough! It's here! Many of us have struggled to get the Blue Sentinels ...   read

 
 
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Fallout update update

Fallout 4 1.5 update and Survival Mode to hit consoles 'in coming weeks'

Bethesda has released some minor fixes in the Fallout 4 1.5 patch line on PC, for those who decided to opt into the beta, perhaps to try out the new, more challenging Survival Mode. Today's update (there are instructions on how to access th...   read

 
 
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