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Melee combat game Absolver still looks intriguing

Sloclap and Devolver Digital are bringing the online-centric combat game Absolver to PC and PlayStation 4 on August 29, 2017. I still mostly know this game as "the one with fisticuffs and funny masks," but you might remember Zack drawing co...   read

 
 
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This week is your chance to try Quake Champions

Quake Champions has been off doing its thing with a closed beta test. Maybe you signed up. Maybe you didn't. Maybe you wanted to, but you tend to have terrible luck getting accepted for these sorts of things, so you didn't even bother. This...   read

 
 
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Dota 2 is getting a co-op mode in support of The International 2017

Since Dota 2's inception, Valve has held a massive event, named The International, to highlight the best players of the game in a gigantic battle for supremacy. Players form teams and duke it out for a chance to win an insane amount of mone...   read

 
 
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Knock 25% off PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds as first deal is spotted

Update 5/5 - the discount coupon died. If there are any deals in the future check here. How about this for a nice deal alert? The first deal has been spotted on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, the wildly popular free-for-all battle royale FP...   read

 
 
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Team-based shooter Paladins opens its beta on consoles

If signing up for the Paladins closed beta on consoles was too much of an ask but you're still interested in Hi-Rez's free-to-play take on team-based shooters, today's the day. There's now an open beta running on PlayStation 4 (North Ameri...   read

 
 
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Cave Story's Switch port will contain an exclusive co-op mode

The perennial classic Cave Story will be making its way to Switch with an exclusive feature: co-op multiplayer. Announced by Nicalis on Twitter, it looks like the added benefit to getting yet another version of the indie hit is having the c...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty: WWII's campaign is all about the bros, but in multiplayer you can make it ladies' night

Female playable characters in Call of Duty games have become the norm. As more women enter into combat roles in the armed services, it only makes sense that games taking place in the near and distant future would include them. It's how thin...   read

 
 
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Gundam Versus is heading West

Gundam Versus is a game I didn't know I needed in my life. I've never been that big a fan of the anime series, but I really love Virtual-On from the arcades and I could definitely go for a giant robot fighting game. Versus will be releasing...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1's spring update has some terrific additions

As a Medic player in Battlefield 1, I'm all about today's massive spring update. Along with a wide-ranging list of other additions, tweaks, and fixes, there's now a Medic ability to "spot" your deceased teammates so they visibly know you're...   read

 
 
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Ready at Dawn's Deformers has had one troubled launch

Did you know that the studio behind The Order: 1886 has a new game out? It's true. Released last week, Deformers is an altogether different concept from Ready at Dawn, trading out a cinematic romp through alternate-history London for little...   read

 
 
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Awesomenauts is going free-to-play at last

On May 24, the 2D MOBA Awesomenauts is finally, thankfully going free-to-play. That's a while from now, though. Why make the announcement so early? Ronimo is gearing up for the free-to-play transition with a beta update for current players ...   read

 
 
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Guide: It shouldn't take too long to earn the new Overwatch rewards in Heroes of the Storm

It's an exciting albeit overwhelming week for Heroes of the Storm -- especially if you're an Overwatch fan. Aside from new character reveals (D.Va!) and introductions (Genji!), and the game's far-reaching 2.0 launch (expect to get a ton of ...   read

 
 
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Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3's multiplayer mode has been delayed until Q3 2017

It looks like CI Games can't really catch a break with Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3. We reported on the insane load times yesterday, but more reports have surfaced of glitchy and broken gameplay alongside just a general mediocre experience. If y...   read

 
 
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Friday the 13th starts the slashing in late May

Get to running, sexy promiscuous teens. Consider this fair warning, a chance for a head start. Jason's going on the prowl next month. Developers Gun Media and Illfonic just took to Twitter to reveal that their highly-anticipated Friday the...   read

 
 
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Super Bombeman R runs so much better now

As much as Super Bomberman R missed the mark in some basic, fundamental ways, the developers have stuck with it, and I have to commend their post-launch support. The latest update is a big one, offering a much-smoother frame rate (if it isn...   read

 
 
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Grand Theft Auto online is getting a top down racing mode

The original Grand Theft Auto and its first sequel employed a different viewpoint to the games we have today. Instead of being third-person, they went for a top down view due to hardware limitations of the time. PC's and consoles weren't ab...   read

 
 
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Blizzard is giving out 20 characters in Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard is looking to bring new players into Heroes of the Storm with next week's major "2.0" launch. Things like Genji and Hanamura from Overwatch, a refresh of the progression system, loot chests, and emoji are all well and good. But eve...   read

 
 
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Terraria now has 4K support on PC

Another Terraria update? It's as if someone dared the developers to execute the best post-release support in the industry, and now they just won't back down. Seriously though, good on 'em! Today's PC update is less about content (though you...   read

 
 
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Assassin's Creed players are gathering to resuscitate the long-dead multiplayer

One of the oft-overlooked aspects of the Assassin's Creed series is the competitive multiplayer. Brotherhood was the first installment to introduce it, and it was really great. Tricking other players and blending into the environm...   read

 
 
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Relic releases a dev diary for Dawn of War III ahead of its open beta

I get the feeling that Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III is going to be divisive to the fan base. A lot of people seem to be complaining about a supposed "dumbing down" of mechanics or how there isn't anything new on offer. I don't necessar...   read

 
 
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Here's our first big look at the new Micro Machines

Size is relative. That's the concept at the core of the magic of Micro Machines. Try to stick with me: Cars are usually big, but this time they're very small and that's fun. It sounds condescending but it's honestly not meant to be. There'...   read

 
 
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Two more maps are hitting Titanfall 2 next week

As a nice follow-up to that recent Titanfall 2 DLC roadmap, Respawn has shared its plans for the next free update, "A Glitch in the Frontier," which will bring out the tranquil map Glitch and the more claustrophobic Live Fire-specific map ...   read

 
 
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Watch Dogs 2's next patch adds paintball guns, new MP modes

Even with a season pass loaded with pointless stuff, Watch Dogs 2 keeps receiving a bunch of free DLC. That is a pretty nice gesture, especially since this newest update looks to be adding something super cool. Along with a new PvP mode cal...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2 has plans for more maps and a new Titan

With each new free content update for Titanfall 2, it's as if I can hear the game itself cry out to put down everything else I'm playing and come blow up mechs instead. The next few months will see even more updates, as you'd imagine, and R...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2 hits Switch this July with a salmon-blasting horde mode

If you're already sold on Splatoon 2, the date to remember is July 21, 2017. Nintendo shared that release date and also a first look at a new mode, Salmon Run, during today's Direct presentation. This is a four-player mode in which players...   read

 
 


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