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Doom

More DOOM than DOOM

I was late to the party with the new Doom. I picked only picked up the game a few weeks ago. Abd by now, all the reviews have been written, everyone knows its great. There are already tons of articles, opinion piece...   read
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Battleborn Pendles

Battleborn's 27th hero Pendles releases on August 4

It has been almost two months since the release of Alani, the Eldrid healer and 26th Battleborn hero. The small community of people still invested in Gearbox's FPS/MOBA have spent a lot of that time wondering "When are we going to get Pendl...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4's Naval Strike DLC is free on all platforms

Have you kept up with EA and DICE's free DLC promos for Battlefield 4? Here's another! Now through July 26, you can nab the Naval Strike add-on (that's the one with the giant-ass monster shark, four South China Sea maps, Carrier Assault mo...   read

 
 
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Battleborn maps

Three new Battleborn multiplayer maps coming this Thursday

Battleborn just celebrated the Lootpocalypse (recently extended for another week), wherein bosses were dropping legendary gear more frequently and loot packs cost less in-game currency to purchase. It had the effect of filling up the c...   read

 
 



Deus Ex preview
  Watch Video The eviction noticed burned pink on the apartment door. Neighbors stood callously outside on the second floor walk basking in the white foglight of the open-air atrium, whispering at eavesdrop levels about his financials woes. He sat on the couch whimpering, burying his head in his hands as if he were trying to see through them. I threw a potted plant at his head. Because I'm Adam Jensen.   read
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Star Wars
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Rogue One DLC coming to Star Wars Battlefront

Today at Star Wars Celebration Europe in London, England, Disney and Electronic Arts announced the fourth and final piece of Star Wars Battlefront's season pass content, Rogue One: Scarif. The expansion pack is a tie-in to the upc...   read

 
 
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Stifled
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Voice-controlled horror game Stifled is on Steam Greenlight, worth a look

When playing horror games, I'm not really the type to yelp when things jump out at me. I might make a little "guh" noise when SCARY LOUD THINGS happen, but that's about the extent of it. Gattai Games' new first-person horror explorer Stifle...   read

 
 
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Battleborn Lootpocalypse

Battleborn's 'Lootpocalypse' promises increased gear drops this weekend

A few weeks back, Gearbox increased the drop rate of legendary gear in Battleborn's campaign mode. This weekend, it's cranking the dials even further in what it's calling the "Lootpocalypse." Not only will bosses be even more likely to drop...   read

 
 
Call of Duty review
The last time we checked in with Black Ops III's DLC, Treyarch started to slouch a bit. Eclipse was a great add-on all things considered, but it didn't shine in comparison to Awakening, which had some of the brighter maps in the entire series. Descent, the third part of the Season Pass, is an even steeper decline.   read
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Battlefield 1
  Watch Video When I think of my time with EA DICE's Battlefield series, two thoughts reach out and smack me right in the face: 1) going to LAN cafes and playing Battlefield: Bad Company 2 with buddies and having a great time, and 2) ...   read
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Two years of Pitchford
  Watch Video Two years ago today, Randy Pitchford unleashed this gem unto the world. Last year, we celebrated its stilted beat poetry by writing our own Pitchford-esque prose. This year, we have the advantage of actually having played Battleborn, so we can examine it closely to see just how accurate the original assessment was. Battleborn is...   read
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TF2 Competitive update
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Team Fortress 2 adds ranked play in 'Meet Your Match' update

Are you ready to meet your fellow man, rip out his rib cage, and fashion a ladder of bones and viscera out of them to climb to the top ranks mercenary esteem and praise? Well, good news you sociopath, Team Fortress 2's new “Meet Your ...   read

 
 
Overwatch
When Overwatch's cast of heroes gets expanded past 21, it's likely that it'll be the right-most (and smallest) group on the character selection screen that has first dibs. That is if Blizzard's newest teaser is getting a...   read
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BioShock

It's time to announce BioShock: The Collection already

I was going to skip covering this stuff on account of how many times the still-somehow-unannounced BioShock: The Collection has popped up before, but 2K is clearly building to an imminent reveal. First, I saw a fresh "Welcome to Rapture!" t...   read

 
 
Doom
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 incredib...   read
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DESTINY
The future of Destiny is unclear.  That was my big takeaway from a recent interview with Bungie's Scott Taylor, the executive producer behind the online first-person shooter's forthcoming expansion, Rise of Iron. "W...   read

 
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Overwatch nerf

Overwatch's Torbjorn is the next to be nerfed (on consoles)

Looks like Torbjorn's day in the sun is about to come to an end, at least on consoles. Overwatch game designer Jeff Kaplan recently addressed console player's complaints about the turret-constructing devil in a Reddit thread, saying a nerf ...   read

 
 
Pro Overwatch drama
  Watch Video A 17-year-old Korean girl who goes by Gegury is ranked as Overwatch's 8th best player in the world. She's so good, seemingly from out of nowhere, that, "After winning the qualifiers for the Nexus Cup defeating many of the Ko...   read

 
Final Fantasy XV hands-on
  Watch Video I appreciate that Square Enix is probably stretched thin with 478 different Final Fantasy XV's spin-offs and tie-ins planned around the long overdue launch of the latest in the series. There's the prequel anime, Brotherhood....   read

 
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Battleborn

As expected, Battleborn is getting microtransactions

Gearbox is pulling a Garden Warfare 1 -- in that it launched its game without microtransactions, but is adding them in several months later. The culprit? Battleborn, which is getting a new premium currency system called "Platinum" on J...   read

 
 
LawBreakers
For the past couple of years, a very specific series of actions has played out at pre-E3 events in Los Angeles. As part of a large group, we've demoed two team shooters (I'll refrain from naming them). After the round ended a...   read
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PS4 VR shooter
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Farpoint is a mysterious PS4 shooter in VR

Sony showed off a brief trailer for Impulse Gear's Farpoint, a PlayStation VR game set on a Mars-looking red planet with an astronaut unwittingly stumbling on a drone, some kind of shipwreck, and a huge gross alien dirt spider. Doctor Tyson...   read

 
 
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UBISOFT
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Ubisoft's cocaine and American interventionism-themed Ghost Recon Wildlands launches on March 7, 2017

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands, a new open-world tactical shooter from Ubisoft that imagines a world in which cartels and unproductive conflicts over illicit drugs exist, will launch on March 7, 2017. You can find screenshots and plent...   read

 
 


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New Mirage trailer
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Watch this new Mirage trailer with your face before it gets chopped off

Mirage, the new game from the team behind Chivalry Medieval Warfare, had a new trailer revealed today. You can definitely see the Chivalry background behind the game, as head and limbs go flying. This time though, magic is involved. I ...   read

 
 
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SUPERHOT VR
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Superhot is entering the VR space, Oculus only

Superhot, the "Redlight Greenlight" of the FPS genre, will be joining the VR bandwagon with the help of Oculus. The trailer, revealed at the PC Gaming Show, showed the game and its use of the Oculus Touch (which is not yet available).&...   read

 
 
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