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Sandbox building game Lego Worlds headed to PS4, Xbox One

An official Lego take on the formula popularized by Minecraft seemed like a good idea last year when TT Games debuted Lego Worlds on Steam Early Access, and it still does today. The open-world building and exploration game hasn't had its fu...   read

 
 
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Saints Row IV opens the floodgates for mods

Saints Row IV is a wacky game as is. Each entry in the series pushed the absurdity further, and in this one, you are a gang boss turned democratically-elected President of the United States that fends off aliens using superpowers because wh...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft has enabled more Watch Dogs 2 multiplayer modes

As a follow-up to Ubisoft pulling some of the online functionality in Watch Dogs 2 due to performance issues, the company has issued an update today that fixes and reintroduces online features to the Bay Area mayhem simulator. Through the M...   read

 
 
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Weather the storm tomorrow in The Division's Survival add-on

Tom Clancy's The Division finds common ground with The BeeGees tomorrow: They're both all about (ah ah ah ah) stayin' alive. The second add-on for The Division makes its way to two-thirds of available platforms on November 22. Ub...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft pulls 'seamless multiplayer' from Watch Dogs 2 due to lag and crashes

If you pick up Watch Dogs 2 today, you'll be able to play with a friend in co-op by sending them an invite, but an issue affecting the game's wider performance and stability has led Ubisoft to temporarily strip out part of the multiplayer e...   read

 
 
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The Ezio Collection represents some of the best and the worst for Assassin's Creed

One of the earliest moments in Assassin's Creed II has Ezio's gang of friends ready to brawl with rival Vieri de' Pazzi's crew. Vieri begins the fight by lobbing a rock toward Ezio. The rock hits Ezio squarely in the head and permanent...   read

 
 
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Horizon Zero Dawn's open world looks absolutely fantastic

Horizon Zero Dawn developer Guerrilla Games has spent a lot of time making experiences that are, in some ways, the exact opposite of Horizon. The studio is best known for the Killzone games, first-person shooters that are mostly ...   read

 
 
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Review: Watch Dogs 2

Since releasing in 2014, Ubisoft's Watch Dogs has meant something different to almost everyone who played it. Though the open-world hack-a-thon is often critiqued for lacking personality and the graphical downgrade debacle, it sti...   read

 
 
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Old man Ezio's makeover did wonders for him

It's 2016 and Ezio Auditore da Firenze is about to waltz back into our lives. He's proverbially old -- Assassin's Creed II came out in 2009 -- and literally old as we'll see in Revelations. He's looking better than we remember him, th...   read

 
 
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Snag a copy of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon while it's free on PC

Even if you aren't that into the Far Cry series, you should consider Blood Dragon. You never know -- you might actually like it! Right now is an especially good time to do so if you have a capable PC. The game is free to claim through Ubiso...   read

 
 
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Hangar 13 has a Mafia III patch out and says it isn't done 'improving the game'

Mafia III wasn't the critical darling that 2K was surely hoping for, but it is selling, and that gives developer Hangar 13 more of a chance to tidy up and support the game with free content additions into the future. We're getting a little ...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft gives us a first look at The Division's Survival add-on

It's the middle of New York City, but it certainly doesn't look it. With all that inclement weather and desperation, this is more akin to the Antarctic research station from The Thing. And, staying alive through the night is an equally unc...   read

 
 
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GTA Online brings the fight to the Game Grid with Tron-like lightcycle battles

The newest update to GTA Online doesn't carry the general vibe most people associate with Grand Theft Auto. This is more futuristic, more surreal, more Tron. Oops! (Listen, we all know it's Tron but don't call it Tron, alright? W...   read

 
 
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inFamous: Second Son patched for HDR and 4K support

Ahead of the PlayStation 4 Pro dropping next Thursday, Sucker Punch has put out updates for inFamous: Second Son and the standalone inFamous: First Light that refine the games' visuals. There's now support for high-dynamic range imaging (HD...   read

 
 
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Neon November: Ubisoft is giving away Blood Dragon later this month

Ubisoft's celebrating 30 years of existence by paying homage to the decade where it all started: The '80s. Rex Colt is fighting the good fight by bringing his uniquely crude, neon-swathed carnage to PC free of charge this month.  Ubiso...   read

 
 
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GameCenter DX takes an extended look at Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Nintendo brought The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild to Japanese gaming show GameCenter DX, and that means plenty more footage of Link's tree chopping, boar hunting, raft sailing ways. Comedian and actor Masaru Hamaguchi provides comme...   read

 
 
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Red Dead Redemption 2 teaser teases and not much else

Did you blink? The follow up to one of the best games of 2010, if not the decade, showed little beyond environments in its first trailer. Reminiscent of the first Grand Theft Auto V trailer which didn't explicitly tell us much, this trailer...   read

 
 
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Watch Dogs 2 will be two weeks late on PC

Time has taught me not to expect day-and-date parity between console and PC versions of Ubisoft games, so it's not exactly unexpected to hear Watch Dogs 2 is facing that same situation. The PC version is now aiming for November 29, 2016, tw...   read

 
 
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Red Dead Redemption 2 coming Fall 2017

It's official. The Rockstar Red Dead Redemption 2 page is now live. Not a surprise given the recent hints dropped on Twitter. Some may have been wishing for a new a title in the Red Dead series, but given the massive success ...   read

 
 
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Review: Mafia III

As I played Mafia III, I found myself thinking more and more about Assassin's Creed. Not the Assassin's Creed of today -- a series overrun with options and bloat -- but the original game. The trigger for my recollection is because Mafi...   read

 
 
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This glitch makes all of ReCore's toughest challenges simple, and it requires visiting a dungeon that's not even supposed to be there

ReCore's optional dungeons are the purest parts of the game. They're self-contained challenges that put an emphasis on platforming, combat, or exploration. These are the three core tenets of the whole game, but these dungeons' lean nat...   read

 
 
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Conservative Irish irate at 'sick glamorisation' of IRA in Mafia III

Right-wing Northern Irish politicians are mad at a Mafia III mission where the protagonist does a job for the benefit of the Irish Republican Army (IRA). According to The Irish News, it "has been branded 'sick' by outraged unionists and has...   read

 
 
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Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience is out, not definitive

Look, Konami doesn't have a lot of options. It's a bad place to work, and its most creative talent was loyal for much longer than necessary. So we're getting Metal Gear Survive, to re-use some assets and try to make some money. Also releas...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: Mafia III

Mafia III begins with protagonist Lincoln Clay playing a part in a grand heist. It's not something we haven't seen before in video games, but it still feels kind of unexpected. This game's predecessor, Mafia II, spent far too much time...   read

 
 
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ReCore gets a demo, and that's the best way to experience it

Those who are on the fence about buying ReCore have the opportunity to get pushed over to the other side. Microsoft has released a demo for its $40 budget title. The demo is unfiltered access to the first half hour of Joule's journey t...   read

 
 
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10 minutes into chapter 13 and Im convinced Im playing a different game They didnt seriously ok this did they?

 
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I was going to do a front page article on the censored scene in Tales of Berseria, but decided against it for its spoiler-y nature, not wanting to spoil anything for Not sure if anyone else is going to pick it up, but just be warned

 
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