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Mankind Divided's pre-order bonuses are now free

Pre-order culture may be out of hand, but at least some developers are starting to learn. Square Enix is now offering all of the pre-order DLC for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for free on each platform. This includes character skins, a bonus "m...   read

 
 
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Dreamfall Chapters will be getting a 'Final Cut' update on PC for free

Dreamfall Chapters has had quite the troubled development cycle. While the Kickstarter for the project was very successful, delays upon delays led many to believe the game would never properly be finished. The console versions have fared ev...   read

 
 
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Blizzard is about to fix Roadhog's ridiculous hook

If there's one shared hatred in Overwatch we can all bond over, it's gotta be Roadhog's hook. Whether you're on the receiving end and are snatched straight through what should be solid walls, or are playing as Roadhog himself, and hook a ta...   read

 
 
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The latest update for the PC version of Forza Horizon 3 appears to have been botched

Well, this is embarrassing. It appears as if the latest patch for the PC version of Forza Horizon 3 has been slightly botched by Playground Games. The update -- which was intended to add support for the Rockstar Car Pack -- clocked in at an...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go's holiday event is surprisingly worthwhile

Catch your Santa-hat Pikachu yet in Pokémon Go? There's still time! The odds are in your favor. Niantic is sweetening the pot with a few other incentives to play over the holidays. From the morning of December 25 through the afternoo...   read

 
 
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It's beginning to look a lot like Smissmas in Team Fortress 2

Not to get all morbid here right before Christmas, but sometimes, I feel like the odds aren't terrible that Team Fortress 2 will outlive me. (Well, all of us, really.) Valve's eternal team-based shooter is chugging along with updates, and t...   read

 
 


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Warcraft's Zul'jin is next for Heroes of the Storm

The next character confirmed for Heroes of the Storm is Zul'jin, the axe-throwing forest troll you might remember from Warcraft II or his later appearance in World of Warcraft. Admittedly, I had to think back for a moment, but looking at im...   read

 
 
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Blizzard's 2017 plans for Overwatch include a server browser

Game director Jeff Kaplan has once again taken some time to candidly chat about Overwatch. While this video is a "year in review," the bulk of it actually has to do with 2017. What's Blizzard up to? Lots! The Control map Oasis, which is i...   read

 
 
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Poland joins Civilization VI and it's here to steal your tiles

Ah, Civilization VI. The game I love and, thankfully (for the sake of my free time and general well-being), I keep forgetting I have installed. "Don't believe its lies. It will eat your weekend." The so-called Winter 2016 Update is out thi...   read

 
 
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Kilgore is the latest fighter coming to Killer Instinct

Killer Instinct hasn't finalized its cast yet. Come January, we'll have another combatant to contend with, and this one has a thing or two in common with series poster boy Fulgore. His name? Kilgore. Iron Galaxy has a sizable update out no...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is sending some holiday goodies to Animal Crossing players

Animal Crossing: New Leaf recently got a free update after being available for three years (four in Japan). While that is unprecedented in modern gaming, Nintendo isn't content to simply push that out and be done. To celebrate the holidays,...   read

 
 
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Thumper is now compatible with Vive and Oculus Rift

One of the early highlights of the PlayStation VR lineup has come to HTC Vive and Oculus Rift. As of today, Drool's unrelenting space-beetle rhythm game Thumper is now (optionally) playable on the three major virtual reality headsets. Which...   read

 
 
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Capcom's going to start publicly disgracing habitual Street Fighter V ragequitters

Capcom is set to take its boldest step yet in its ongoing efforts to combat Street Fighter V ragequitting. It's also the easiest step yet. The developer is simply going to add a profile icon that indicates "Hey, this guy ragequits a lo...   read

 
 
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The latest patch for the Ezio Collection is the most essential yet

Just last month, a video went viral on YouTube of some awkward-looking man in Assassin's Creed II. Most people thought the remastered collection introduced a brand new bug, but it turns out the weirdo just became easier to see. According to...   read

 
 
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Subnautica's new update awakens ancient alien technology

With a name like "Precursors," you should know not to trifle with them. But this is Subnautica, a game about poking around an alien ocean and generally not minding your own business. If there's dormant deep-sea technology to disturb and wi...   read

 
 
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Planet Coaster has a big free winter update

Winter levels are some of my favorite themed levels in video games. Don't get me wrong, I could go the rest of my life without ever setting foot in snow again, and that'd be a life well lived. But in games? The sights and sounds are whimsi...   read

 
 
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The first Stardew Valley console update is in the works

While Caitlin got along fairly well with Stardew Valley on consoles, it sounds like the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 versions aren't without their issues, some of which will be fixed "in the next few weeks." According to game creator Eric Bar...   read

 
 
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Dishonored 2's New Game Plus mode is better than expected

Prepped and ready to take on New Game Plus in Dishonored 2? If so, you'll be able to play the mode as early as today on PC, where it's currently available in beta form. The finalized update is set for PC as well as PlayStation 4 and Xbox On...   read

 
 
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Looks like Modern Warfare Remastered is getting microtransactions

What many feared has now come to pass; Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered has gotten an update that includes microtransactions. While nothing contained actually breaks the game balance or brings the game closer to being pay-to-win, it ...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's winter update is now live

Overwatch's Winter Wonderland event has just begun, and both PC and console players should now have access to the most recent update. In addition to the expected holiday themed skins, sprays, highlight intros and emotes, there's also a new ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go has several Gold/Silver Pokemon as of today

I've said for some time now that if Niantic started pulling from the Gold and Silver generation for Pokémon Go, I'd have to earnestly get back into it, and here we are. In December. Better bundle up! Pichu, Togepi, and "select other...   read

 
 
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Return to Arkham...with PS4 Pro support

Arkham Asylum and Arkham City are both pretty solid games. What wasn't solid was their conversion to current-gen consoles with the Return to Arkham port being pretty crappy on launch. While patches have fixed a majority of the issues, it lo...   read

 
 
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Shadowrun is now on Xbox One via backward compatibility

Shadowrun was a curious case of a shooter with impressive ideas that had a half-baked execution. I remember being ecstatic that there was finally a PC and Xbox 360 cross-play title, but the results were that PC users ended up getting the sh...   read

 
 
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Modern Warfare Remastered lands free maps and modes next week

Seeing map names like Bloc, Countdown, Pipeline, Showdown, Strike, and Wet Work brings back fond but perhaps overly-competitive memories of late nights spent with Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. On December 13, Modern Warfare Remastered wi...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV free updates road map: new characters and bosses planned

As a thanks for supporting the game, Final Fantasy XV director Hajime Tabata said the team will keep their promise of continuing to support the game after launch and thus have strengthened the update road-map "considerably beyond what we or...   read

 
 


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