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Final Fantasy XV director warns about spoilers and details day one patch

Since Final Fantasy XV was delayed, Square Enix has promised a substantial day one patch that it's now calling an update -- more specifically the "Crown Update." Game director Hajime Tabata said it would add features to the game to mak...   read

 
 
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New Game Plus will make it to Dishonored 2 next month

Arkane and Bethesda have passed along word that new custom difficulty settings and a New Game Plus mode are in the works for Dishonored 2 next month. They'll arrive in an update, with the exact date TBA. Not exactly a lot to go on here, but...   read

 
 
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Civilization VI's fall update has a lot of changes

As a novice-at-best Civilization player, I tend not to get these games at launch. I know I'll enjoy them, but the discounts will eventually come and so too will updates and expansions. I'm usually not in a rush! With Civilization VI, though...   read

 
 
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Somehow, Awesomenauts is still being updated

I'll never forget the good times I've had with Awesomenauts. Ronimo has continued to support its 2D MOBA for years, and it's to the point now that I can hardly fathom how it's still able to come out with updates when so many players have mo...   read

 
 
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Let's go in-depth with Overwatch's new patch

Header by Kon-H on Deviantart. Background is a screenshot of the new Ecopoint: Antarctica map. As you may have seen yesterday, every version of Overwatch has been updated, giving everyone access to the new character Sombra. Chris ...   read

 
 
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Today's big Battlefield 1 update brings much-needed changes

DICE is rolling out a meaty fall update for Battlefield 1 across all platforms, and I've definitely got some late nights ahead of me trying to squeeze in more time with this game. Some of the changes (find the full pdf here) are expected bu...   read

 
 
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Unwrap Xbox One's holiday update today

Xbox One's newest update rolled out just in time for the holidays, and, in the spirit of the season, Microsoft is trying to bring people together. That's the biggest point of emphasis for the new feature set. First announced at E3 this yea...   read

 
 
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Thumper has a new hardcore mode and PS4 Pro support

As if Drool's rhythm-violence game Thumper isn't enough of a challenge already when you're going for perfect runs, there's an update out today that will push you further into the depths of suffering/bliss. In "Play +" mode, you only get a s...   read

 
 
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Hangar 13 has a Mafia III patch out and says it isn't done 'improving the game'

Mafia III wasn't the critical darling that 2K was surely hoping for, but it is selling, and that gives developer Hangar 13 more of a chance to tidy up and support the game with free content additions into the future. We're getting a little ...   read

 
 
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Firewatch adds a calming new free-roam mode

Firewatch maker Camp Santo is rolling out a new free-roam mode that lets players take in the soothing sights and sounds of the Wyoming wilderness without distractions like objectives getting in the way. For this type of game, with this type...   read

 
 
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You can now make gifs and memes with PS4's Sharefactory

The ability to easily capture game footage and disseminate it is one of the best parts about this console generation, whether it's a system-level app like Sharefactory on PlayStation 4 or a game-specific photo mode created by its developer....   read

 
 
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Surprisingly, TrackMania Turbo's VR mode didn't make me feel ill

Ever since Nadeo announced VR support for its twitchy arcade racer TrackMania Turbo, I've been anxious about how that might work and whether I'd be able to handle it without getting nauseous. The game is full of impossibly large jumps, wall...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go data miners are seeing signs of second-gen Pokemon

Whether you're still playing Pokémon Go daily or you're waiting for an enticing-enough reason to return, having more creatures to collect should be a real boon for the mobile sensation. Specifically, the second generation of Pok&eacu...   read

 
 
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The PlayStation 4 Pro launch lineup has some nice surprises

We're a week out from the PlayStation 4 Pro and that means we're seeing more and more concrete details surface regarding which games will support the system at launch and beyond. It hasn't exactly been smooth sailing since the Pro's reveal ...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1's update plans include a Suez rework and Hardcore servers

As an on-again, off-again fan of the series, I'm loving Battlefield 1. It's still early days, but I've had some exceptional multiplayer moments -- that charge toward retreating enemy forces after your team takes a sector of the map in Opera...   read

 
 
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The Witness shows how PS4 Pro patches should be done

We're starting to see patches trickle out that set games up for next week's PlayStation 4 Pro launch. While The Witness isn't quite ready for its 4K and high-dynamic range update, it will be one of the early games to use Sony's higher-end c...   read

 
 
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Here's what's new in Animal Crossing's huge update

In case you missed it, the Nintendo Direct for Animal Crossing: New Leaf took place earlier this morning, and an update for the title is available now. You'll have to download it manually, and I suspect that's because Nintendo didn't w...   read

 
 
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inFamous: Second Son patched for HDR and 4K support

Ahead of the PlayStation 4 Pro dropping next Thursday, Sucker Punch has put out updates for inFamous: Second Son and the standalone inFamous: First Light that refine the games' visuals. There's now support for high-dynamic range imaging (HD...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter V has run out of super meter in the sales department

Capcom had decent expectations for how Street Fighter V would perform in its first few months on sale. Due to fan hype and EVO starting shortly after launch, Capcom was betting about two million units would ship by March. Turns out, the gam...   read

 
 
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Rebellion patches in PS4 Pro support for Battlezone

Battlezone isn't making the same waves that other PlayStation VR games like Job Simulator, Thumper, and Rez Infinite are, but I keep coming back to it and staying up way, way too late trying to best its challenging procedurally-generated ca...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft has overhauled The Division

Is too late for The Division? Have players moved on, never to return? Today's update should bring some of them back to the online third-person shooter and, with any luck, keep them sufficiently engaged to stick around into the endgame. This...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2's day-one patch is a mere 88MB

Prepping a modern-day video game to be played for the first time often involves waiting. Lots and lots of waiting. Your console has to be up to date, and the game disc needs to install, and you can't forget about the day-one update, many o...   read

 
 
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Overwatch gets experimental

[Header image found at ZeroChan] I wrote an article Wednesday about Overwatch's Public Test Realm (PTR) and how the Principal Designer told us that Blizzard is planning some significant changes to shake up the metagame. While the forum...   read

 
 
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Blizzard planning 'significant hero changes' for Overwatch

Overwatch's Principal Designer Geoff Goodman wrote a post on Blizzard's forums today announcing that the next patch might surprise people viewing the patch notes. Goodman wrote that his team intended to update Overwatch's Pub...   read

 
 
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Doom looks ripe for a replay with Arcade mode

I played Doom once and adored it. Then I went straight back in to mop up the collectibles, and continued having a good time. Next it was on to the multiplayer, which didn't do much for me, and I've since been meaning to play the campaign a...   read

 
 


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