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It looks like you can use a Switch Pro controller on your PC

Here's a pleasant surprise. According to some folks who got the Switch Pro Controller early, the peripheral will pretty much just plug-and-play on the PC. Redditor CalKnight was one of the first to discover this, and posted a video of himse...   read

 
 
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The Games with Gold lineup for March 2017 is...okay?

I'm a little shocked at the game selection for Games with Gold next month. Usually Microsoft kills it in terms of big-name titles or critically acclaimed indie hits. This month, though, we're getting a bunch of nonsense on the Xbox One and ...   read

 
 


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New Civilization VI update brings Australia DLC and Steam Workshop

One of the most-requested features for Civilization VI will soon be upon us. In an upcoming free update, Steam Workshop support will be going live alongside some new team options and the Australian Civilization DLC. While I've sunk more tim...   read

 
 
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You can pretty much skip load times with this Street Fighter V mod

Apparently some people were taking issue with the load times present in Street Fighter V. Color me surprised, because I've often heard other issues that relate more to the lack of content than anything wrong with the game code. Still, one m...   read

 
 
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John Cena will be demoing the Switch with some YouTubers

Even with the Switch launching in roughly nine days and with a public preview event still scheduled for two cities, Nintendo is going to be demoing the Switch in a few more places with some twists. This time, they are bringing a mock living...   read

 
 
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Pewdiepie apologizes for offensive jokes, claims media bias against him

There's a pretty interesting Youtube video about how "the marketplace of ideas" is a load of crap powerful enough to help get an unthinkable candidate elected president. It speaks to the idea that "The Discourse" in today's social media tri...   read

 
 
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(Update) How Content ID and Party Hard's music screwed both YouTubers and TinyBuild

[Update: YouTube's PR team got back to us with some more information on the Content ID system. According to YouTube's help site, content matches for "so-called Royalty free production music libraries" -- see also: the music used in Party Ha...   read

 
 
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Disney and YouTube punish Pewdiepie over jokes, claim anti-Semitism

Disney and Maker studios have cut ties with YouTube star Pewdiepie (Felix Kjellberg) entirely on the grounds that several of his videos have featured anti-Semitic content, including two Indian men that Kjellberg paid to hold up signs saying...   read

 
 
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Bastion is nearly unkillable on the PTR right now

Alongside the Roadhog and Winston changes in the latest PTR patch, Bastion also received a few tweaks. While we've known for awhile now that the changes would focus on making his sentry and tank mode transformations more viable, things migh...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2 will be getting a limited demo on the Switch

The Nintendo Switch won't be launching with too many games, but fans looking forward to this summer's Splatoon 2 won't have to wait much longer to get some hands-on time with the game. Much like how Nintendo demoed the first title to stress...   read

 
 
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Get the first Psychonauts for free with a pre-order of Rhombus of Ruin

Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin will be launching for PS4 on February 21. It is a PlayStation VR exclusive that takes place immediately after the events of the first game. That may sound daunting to anyone who hasn't played the first tit...   read

 
 
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Japanese Switch commercials show off Splatoon 2, Zelda: BotW, and Mario Kart

Nintendo has just released some commercials promoting the upcoming Switch console. The ads show off some gameplay from a few of the system's most heavily anticipated titles, including Splatoon 2, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and...   read

 
 
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Tracer's pulse pistols from Overwatch look dangerous

YouTuber LaserGadgets was inspired to make some weapons by last year's hit game Overwatch. The difference between the guns he made and those made by most other cosplayers is that his actually work. Overwatch's breakout character ...   read

 
 
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PlayStation Plus' lineup for February is pretty decent

For a couple of months now, Microsoft has been outdoing Sony on the front of free games for subscribers. While the February lineup for Xbox Live Gold is decent, Sony actually managed to pull out the stops and provide a better month for its ...   read

 
 
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Tony Hawk says new game is in the works, without Activision's involvement

For gamers of the late '90s and early 2000s, the Tony Hawk Pro Skater series was a phenomenon. Not only had we never seen an extreme sports games be so well realized, but each new iteration added so many new elements that it felt like the d...   read

 
 
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New Double Dragon IV trailer sets up the story

Double Dragon IV is coming out in a few days! I didn't realize how close we were to the launch date, but I'm not so sure I'm going to even pick this up. Having couch co-op is a big plus, but the lack of online co-op definitely hurts. The PS...   read

 
 
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DiRT 4 revealed, confirmed for June

It's been six years since DiRT 3 was released, but earlier today Codemasters announced a new sequel in the DiRT franchise will be coming to the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in June of this year. The game's theme is "Be Fear...   read

 
 
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Here is some actual gameplay of Ghost Recon Wildlands

The previous trailer released for Ghost Recon Wildlands didn't fill me with a lot of confidence. It looked like Ubisoft was taking a beloved series and shifting its style for mainstream appeal. While this extended gameplay trailer doesn't r...   read

 
 
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Did Nintendo sell us a ROM of Super Mario Bros.?

The Virtual Console on the Wii and Wii U has been pretty crappy. While there are definitely a bunch of classic titles available, Nintendo's treatment of the service comes off as an afterthought. This is a company with one of the richest bac...   read

 
 
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Torment: Tides of Numenara shows off combat in this new trailer

If there's one role-playing game I regret never having played, it's got to be Planescape: Torment. This PC RPG has gained a huge cult following over the years, and it's pretty easy to find people willing to sing its praises. From what ...   read

 
 
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Overwatch director discusses the PTR, upcoming changes

Overwatch released a video earlier today in which director Jeff Kaplan talked for a bit about the Public Test Realm (PTR) and how it relates to the main game. Among the topics discussed were the differences between the PC and console v...   read

 
 
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Scalebound trailers are being snuffed out online

Whether or not Scalebound looked like your cup of tea, Microsoft wasn't gelling with the project. There is a lot of speculation on the why, but the game has been officially cancelled, so any potential fans are left in the cold. At least the...   read

 
 
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Ambitious GTA V mod looks to import GTA IV's Liberty City

Grand Theft Auto Online might be the biggest cash cow Rockstar has ever created, so I at least understand, from a business perspective, why single-player DLC for Grand Theft Auto V hasn't been considered. Why actually put in that effort and...   read

 
 
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Terry Cavanagh releases his next game, Tiny Heist

Terry Cavanagh is the man behind VVVVVV and Super Hexagon. Even if you've never played those games, you've probably heard about their extreme difficulty. While I love VVVVVV and have since surmounted most of its challenges, I'm still perple...   read

 
 
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Diablo turns 20

Diablo released on December 31, 1996, meaning that today is the 20th anniversary of the game that wore out a million left mouse buttons. There will be events commemorating the release in all of Blizzard's games, and the developer also ...   read

 
 


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