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You can play Umbrella Corps for free on Steam this weekend (but you really shouldn't)

Curiosity has gotten the better of me. I'm among the less than 70 people on PC currently playing Umbrella Corps, Capcom's fast-crawling multiplayer-centric take on Resident Evil that saw a commercial release for some reason. That's sub-70 p...   read

 
 
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New Overwatch patch civilizes trolls, adds new emotes

[Art by Horuto on DeviantArt] Overwatch's Public Test Realm (PTR) was updated earlier today, allowing PC players to check out some of the game's upcoming features. We'll have a full breakdown of the patch notes later, but one of the mo...   read

 
 
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The Crew is getting a police-centric expansion

I first got into The Crew after its Wild Run expansion had already come out, and good lord did I get into it. I still can't fully understand or rationalize why I like this open-world racer so much aside from "racing at top speed across a m...   read

 
 
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SCUM, a prison riot survival game, is a-comin' early next year

I'm pretty sure we all know that we're just a few short years from seeing actual bloodlust integrated into our reality television. Croteam (Serious Sam and The Talos Principle) and Gamepires (Gas Guzzlers Extreme) want to explore that with ...   read

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront's next DLC mode is a run on the Death Star

The destruction of the Death Star is well-trodden territory for Star Wars games, but that doesn't mean I'm tired of doing the iconic trench run. It's a classic! And it's where the next Star Wars Battlefront DLC will take us in September wit...   read

 
 
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Perhaps unsurprisingly, The Tomorrow Children will be free-to-play

The multiple beta tests for The Tomorrow Children have totally messed with my sense of how far along the game actually is and when it's coming out. Much sooner than I would have thought, it turns out! The PlayStation 4 game will first launc...   read

 
 
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Alright, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's take on Zombies is pretty good

Back in May, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's reveal was met with an outcry of disapproval as militant fans waged a war to click the dislike button on YouTube as many times as possible. (It's currently the second-most disliked video in You...   read

 
 
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Overwatch is getting a castle map next month

New characters are nice and all, but what I've really wanted for Overwatch is more maps. Blizzard is delivering next month with Eichenwalde, an Assault/Escort hybrid map where the attacking team will work its way through a German village a...   read

 
 
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PC players will have to sit out Titanfall 2's technical test

Ahead of an incoming multiplayer technical test for Titanfall 2, Respawn Entertainment has clarified an important detail -- why the preview build will be playable on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but not PC. According to Respawn CEO Vince Zam...   read

 
 
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Blizzard is overhauling Overwatch competitive play for Season 2

In the days leading up to Overwatch's second season of competitive play, director Jeff Kaplan has begun detailing the many tweaks being made. This nearly 15-minute video couldn't even cover everything! Much of the work being done is me...   read

 
 
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This month's Battlefield 1 open beta has two modes

As a series, Battlefield usually shows well in trailers given the sheer spectacle of its multiplayer. Case in point: this one for Battlefield 1! You've got horses, tanks, planes, and a ferocious-looking armored train all clashing in a sand...   read

 
 
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MercurySteam is bringing Raiders of the Broken Planet to gamescom

MercurySteam is following up its work on Castlevania: Lords of Shadow for Konami with an original sci-fi "shooting and brawling" game called Raiders of the Broken Planet, which I've liked the sound of it so far. Today, we're getting a look...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2 officially releases on PC and PS4 November 18

I've been playing a ton of Killing Floor 2 since it came to Steam Early Access April 2015, and it's been great, bloody fun. For those of you who tend to skip Early Access or prefer playing on PlayStation 4, your wait is almost over. On...   read

 
 
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GoldenEye: Source is still around and it's about to be updated

We're a day out from GoldenEye: Source 5.0 and, good lord, this project has been going on for more than a decade! Crazier yet: we even covered it back when it was new! That's baffling to think about. This is a free Source Engine mod that r...   read

 
 
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Review: Blade Ballet

The inimitable Jack Handey once wrote "Boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other." Add some robots, and that's basically Blade Ballet.   read

 
 
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Metroid Prime: Federation Force continues to look awesome in new story trailer

One of my most anticipated games just got a new trailer that has me even more pumped. I'm speaking, of course, of Metroid Prime: Federation Force, a game that takes the formula of the Prime series and combines it with a bit of Monster...   read

 
 
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'Zombie Dom' is one of the Gears of War 4 pre-order bonuses

The pre-order bonuses for Gears of War 4 are mostly what you'd expect. Gold weapon skins. Some alternate outfits. The four Xbox 360 Gears titles for use on Xbox One via backward compatibility. Then there's Zombie Dom. Just what in the heck ...   read

 
 
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Bug? Currently in No Man's Sky you can't see other players

[Update: Hello Games' Sean Murray has responded to this situation, though he is still very vague.] A redditor decided to do a little experiment in No Man's Sky after landing on a planet named by another player and sending them a m...   read

 
 
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Snazzy, splashy looks at all of LawBreakers classes

For weeks now, LawBreakers developer Boss Key has been rolling out stylish and short introduction videos for all of the game's different classes. That concluded today, as the last clip was finally revealed. Let's take a look at everyon...   read

 
 
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Blizzard's going to punish people who play Lucioball as other characters

Lucioball is a Rocket League-like game variant for Overwatch, a three-on-three soccer match in honor of the Rio Olympics. It's mostly just a bunch of Lucios pushing a giant ball around. Except, sometimes other characters sneak in and ruin e...   read

 
 
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This is how the Overwatch Season 1 rewards break down

The inaugural competitive season of Overwatch is winding down soon. How have you fared so far? Aside from some nail-bitters that ended in aggravating sudden-death rounds, I've had a good time with it overall. When the teams are evenly match...   read

 
 
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Evolve now lets you take characters for a test run before buying them

Evolve has seen something of a resurgence in its player base ever since going free-to-play last month. As such, it has put some pep in developer Turtle Rock's step, as now there are all sorts of new hunters, features, and events that ...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 4's China Rising DLC is free this week

Okay, dirt bikes, you win. I'll scramble to remember my password and load up Origin. Until next Tuesday, August 9, EA is giving out more Battlefield 4 DLC. This week, it's China Rising, which entails the Air Superiority mode, four maps (Si...   read

 
 
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The ten-hour Garden Warfare 2 demo is back

Oh, hey, this sounds familiar! EA is offering a ten-hour trial for Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2. That's plenty of time to figure out if this particular type of team-based shooter is to your liking. I know it can be hard to carve out...   read

 
 
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Oh, the trouble two Mercys can get into

Like a couple of curious cats, this pair of Mercys wondered if there's a way to travel through the great abyss on Overwatch's Nepal map. And, like the cats, curiosity killed them. Lucky for them, they can just bring each other back to life...   read

 
 
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