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Four Halo games are backward compatible on Xbox One

A slew of Halo games for Xbox 360 are now playable on Xbox One through backward compatibility, and if you don't own or don't care to mess with The Master Chief Collection, that's darn good news. The timing here works out rather well. I've ...

 
 
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STRAFE is getting a massive update with extra content

Say what you will about the hugely divisive STRAFE, but I thought the game was a total blast. It certainly can be obtuse and definitely isn't an old-school shooter, but developer Pixel Titan's take on on first-person Spelunky was a challeng...

 
 
 
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Time to wreck Nazi heads in Wolfenstein II's new NSFW trailer

A new trailer hit the airwaves today for Bethesda's first-person shooter sequel Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. It looks like absolute, wanton, gun-toting carnage.All-American John Cena-type B.J. Blazkowicz is back in action, teaming up w...

 
 
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Call of Duty: WWII's story seems to be shaping up well

People play games like Call of Duty for different reasons. Some are all about the multiplayer. Others are into zombie slaying. And then there are the folks who just want to run through the campaign and call it a day. If the story is what yo...

 
 
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It's hard as hell to see during PUBG's foggy weather

During its September update, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds added a foggy weather variant to its 8x8 kilometer map. Unlike the pretty views afforded by the sunset weather effect, or the infrequent lightning strikes in the stormy version, PUB...

 
 
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Call of Duty: WWII will have an open PC beta this month

The multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: WWII has come and gone on consoles. Next up? PC! Sledgehammer will run an open multiplayer beta on Steam from September 29 through October 2. The studio says this is meant to be a stress test and a way...

 
 
 
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Video Review: Destiny 2

A little over a month ago I stumbled my way through the front door of Destructoid, knocking things over as I went, writing about video game news, with an original goal to write various tips and guides on current games. But then instead I en...

 
 
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Destiny 2's first month of events mapped out

One of Destiny's strengths is its ability to highlight and modify certain activities so playing the same content for the umpteenth time isn't quite as stale as one might expect. Destiny 2 is looking no different in that regard, and Bungie h...

 
 
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The Japanese Destiny 2 trailer really understands the game

In all my time playing the first Destiny, the one thing I took away from the game is that people love their dance emotes. The lore or gunplay or even level design doesn't matter; you just have to dance at every possible chance. If Destiny 2...

 
 
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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 10 million sales

There hasn't been a game as popular as PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in quite some time. The indie darling, which is still in Early Access, has hit a new milestone of 10 million copies sold. I think at this point, the development team can d...

 
 
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Gearbox has 90% of its attention on Borderlands 3

Gearbox's PAX West 2017 panel just finished, and while most of it was about the efforts of the company's publishing arm, it had hints about the development side. We didn't get to actually see anything on Borderlands 3, but president and Int...

 
 
 
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Guide: The best Overwatch duos for Quick Play

There are a lot of great resources out there for Overwatch players. Tons of guides, tutorial videos, and strategies that you and your crack squad of regular teammates can employ. Deep strategies you can use to climb the competitive ladder a...

 
 
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Deathmatch is live in Overwatch with hero changes

Deathmatch has come to Overwatch. With today's update, you'll be able to find free-for-all and Team Deathmatch in the Arcade along with a new map, Château Guillard, designed just for Deathmatch. In Deathmatch, eight players go head-t...

 
 
 
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Jetpack shooter Midair is worth a look for Tribes fans

Like Tribes? You should check out Midair. I was always too terrible at skiing to stand a chance in these jetpack-wearing shooters, but if you've still got the muscle memory, you'll be right at home here. The only catch is that right now, i...

 
 
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'Half-Life' writer posts his vision of Episode 3

A year after leaving Valve, former lead writer for Half-Life, Marc Laidlaw, has posted to his website a narrative outline for what could have been the plot of Half-Life 2: Episode 3 in-character as "Gertrude Fremont." The site is down with ...

 
 
 
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I can't wait to die countless times in PUBG's desert map

During a Gamescom keynote presentation, Brenden Greene shared a quick look at PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' upcoming desert map. According to Greene, the image reflects the level's work-in-progress status, but if you ask me, it seems like ...

 
 
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PUBG's first-person mode can be creepy at times

And I don't just mean the Assassin's Creed-esque face! Brett and I partnered up for a few rounds of first-person mode, and the end result felt like a mix between a walking sim as we combed over houses and survival horror as the weather took...

 
 
 
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Overwatch is getting a new Escort map called Junkertown

Junkertown, the latest Overwatch map, is going to feel right at home for Junkrat and Roadhog players. It's an Escort map set in the post-apocalyptic-looking wreckage of a destroyed omnium where the Junkers and their Queen live. Speaking of,...

 
 
 




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Guild Wars 2 has a new expansion that goes live in about a This is probably the least talked about MMO expansion Ive seen in Oh well, I cant wait to get started The new elite classes are going to be

 
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trying to avoid Destiny 2 and continue to bury myself in D1 burned me too bad, and D2 is putting up a rather convincing argument!

 
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