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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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Ready at Dawn's arena combat game Deformers is out April 21

It's been months and months since Zack told us about the squishy arena combat game Deformers, and I'm still tickled by the fact that Ready at Dawn, the maker of The Order: 1886, is also behind this. As a quick catch-up, Deformers is a game ...   read

 
 
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Leaked Star Wars Battlefront II trailer shows Kylo Ren and Darth Maul

[Update: Official upload added.] The first look at Star Was Battlefront II was supposed to debut on April 15, but you know how these things go. A trailer with "game engine footage," viewable above, has slipped out ahead of schedule. Battle...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's Uprising event kicks off today

If I had a piggy bank full of Overwatch credits, I'd be fetching a comically oversized hammer right about now. The game's Uprising event begins today, and with it comes character skins, emotes, and other cosmetic rewards I desperately want...   read

 
 
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Review: Crawl

This is a review for Crawl. Yes, that Crawl. The one with all the gorgeous pixel art and GIFs you've been seeing on Twitter since God knows when. The one you might remember having played a few years ago, maybe with friends, hanging out on s...   read

 
 
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Review: Drawn to Death

From the mind of Twisted Metal and God of War designer David Jaffe comes Drawn to Death, a multiplayer-only arena shooter set within the doodle-filled confines of a teenager's notebook. This is a world in which a shark-headed ninja can grap...   read

 
 
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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is already a million seller on Steam

I've been sleeping on the latest Steam success story, but enough people have brought it up and shared amusing clips that I've finally started to pay attention. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is a battle royale game whose roots go back to the...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's Uprising event should be a good one

Ahead of a planned full reveal and release tomorrow, a trailer for the next Overwatch event inadvertently popped up today. Aside from lots of alluring and surely bank-breaking new skins (check the gallery!), the update will bring a mode not...   read

 
 
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Review: Use Your Words

Listen up fam, if you're into making dank memes and have a few equally 'lulz' friends who want to create them sitting around a TV via their cell phones, then this is the game for you. I guess? In a world that practically speaks, eats, and b...   read

 
 
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Funny contraption builder Besiege is adding multiplayer and a level editor

The gif-friendly Steam Early Access title Besiege is getting not one but two of its biggest fan requests: cooperative and versus multiplayer, and a level editor with Steam Workshop support for sharing. Better yet, you'll even be able to bui...   read

 
 
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Don't Starve Together's 'A New Reign' update brings new foes

After months of beta testing, the meaty Don't Starve Together update "A New Reign" is ready for a full release. It's out today on Steam for free, bringing with it more giants like the Toadstool and Bee Queen, a desert oasis, and a nasty su...   read

 
 
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Blizzard is building up to the next Overwatch event

What's this? An incoming Overwatch event? Blizzard is teasing a mysterious something for April 11, and with key points like "King's Row Uprising" and "Entered into record 7 years ago," it's hard not to be curious about what's in store for ...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2's multiplayer is free for the weekend

You'll be able to put your parkour-shooter skills to the test in Titanfall 2 with another free weekend event. Respawn is running a trial (PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One) now through Monday, April 3. Besides packing in the full multiplayer expe...   read

 
 
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Our first glimpse at Star Wars Battlefront II isn't far far away

Electronic Arts has made it very clear to investors that Star Wars Battlefront is a big part of its plans for the near future. Of course it is. The recent annualization of Star Wars movies means it's currently one of the most lucr...   read

 
 
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Party up with a Battlefield 1 Premium Pass owner to play the DLC maps for free

DICE is looking to lessen the "friction" between Battlefield 1 players who do and don't own the game's $50 Premium Pass. As is, these groups are split off when it comes to DLC, but with the studio's new "Premium Friends" system, they'll all...   read

 
 
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The Secret World is going free-to-play this spring

I don't know a whole lot about The Secret World, but I do know that it launched with the requisite subscription model that almost every MMO starts with. When sales were lower than expected, developer Funcom decided to go with a buy-to-play ...   read

 
 
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PlayStation will have timed-exclusive Destiny 2 content

They say history is destined to repeat itself. That will be the case with regard to timed platform-exclusive content in Destiny 2. Just like with the original Destiny, the sequel will have some content coming to PlayStation 4 before Xbox O...   read

 
 
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The first teaser trailer for Destiny 2 is here

Now that Destiny 2 is officially officially officially confirmed as a real game, Activision's wasting no time with the marketing efforts. One day after the first image promoting the sequel, we get the first video. Embedded above ...   read

 
 
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Destiny 2 announced more officially than those other confirmations

Destiny 2 is a game that's in production and will launch in the relatively-near future. That's important news because Destiny has been one of the biggest names in gaming for the past three years. Here's the simple but sweet tweet ...   read

 
 
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Titanfall 2's next update marks the return of Colony

A week from now, you should think about popping Titanfall 2 back in -- even if only for a few rounds. Respawn Entertainment is bringing out Colony Reborn, based on the dense town center map from the original game, as well as the R-101 with...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2 adds a new mode, maps, and weapons

At the risk of reminding Zack that we played Killing Floor 2 together once, had a good time, then proceeded to never cooperatively* fend off the Zed hordes again, I'd like to point out that there's a free new Descent Content Pack out now fo...   read

 
 
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Headmaster adds Party Mode and PS4 Pro support

Strange sports game Headmaster has a new update that's worth a look for PlayStation VR owners. Most notable is Party Mode, shown above. It's a rework of the turn-taking local multiplayer component with nine mini-games, ranging from Non-Alc...   read

 
 
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Nidhogg 2 might look strange, but it plays like a dream

Nidhogg 2 makes a funny first impression. The game's new look is a bit brutish compared the sleek minimalism of its predecessor, and the expanded arsenal -- which includes a dagger, bow, and broadsword -- steers away from the elegance of ra...   read

 
 
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Crawl's Early Access exit and console debut are set for April 11

With the news that Crawl is nearing a full launch on April 11, 2017, I'm left wondering if I had even realized, until just now, that Powerhoof was still doing its dungeon-based friend-slaying thing on Steam Early Access. Well, either way, n...   read

 
 
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These are the new PvP arenas for Dark Souls III

Even if you aren't keen on the idea of more player-versus-player arenas in Dark Souls III, let this pair of videos serve as a reminder that, oh yeah, the second and final DLC for the game isn't far off. The Ringed City is out on March 28, a...   read

 
 



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