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It's nice to see Watch Dogs 2 get a three-hour demo

Watch Dogs 2 is still on my backburner, but I keep seeing tweets about the clothing options that kiiinda make me want to get into this game just to play dress up and screw around in San Francisco. Rather surprisingly, Ubisoft has issued a ...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2 will be coming to the Switch this Summer

So, it turns out that the upcoming Splatoon title for the Nintendo Switch will, in fact, be a sequel and not a straight port of the original Wii U game. This sequel will feature new weapons, forms of movement, maps, and even newer vari...   read

 
 
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Review: Rise & Shine

Have you ever fallen head over heals for someone extremely beautiful only to find out that what is at their very core is just not good, and may even be downright bad? It gives me no pleasure to say that is how I feel about Rise & Shine,...   read

 
 
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Cold Vengeance is a clunky, pitch-perfect action game

I rarely put a game down and immediately start writing about it. I prefer to let my experiences soak in a bit so that my hot takes can marinate into coherent thoughts. Today is different, though because I’ve been binging on Cold Venge...   read

 
 
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Blizzard's freezing out those who used Mei's ice wall glitch

For weeks now, enterprising and unscrupulous Overwatch players have been using an exploit to give themselves an almost unbeatable edge in the game's new three-on-three Last Team Standing mode. There's a bug where players can use Mei's ...   read

 
 
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Oh hey, Mass Effect 2 is free on PC

For a limited time, Mass Effect 2 is free on PC through Origin, and you should probably get on that. Before we know it, Andromeda will be here in late March. If you've flirted with the idea of getting into this oft-talked-about series, it's...   read

 
 
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Blizzard is about to fix Roadhog's ridiculous hook

If there's one shared hatred in Overwatch we can all bond over, it's gotta be Roadhog's hook. Whether you're on the receiving end and are snatched straight through what should be solid walls, or are playing as Roadhog himself, and hook a ta...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's deadly new map Oasis is out on all platforms

After a round of testing, Blizzard has added the Control map Oasis to Overwatch. Now all of us, regardless of platform, can know the thrill of dodging traffic and jump-padding like maniacs. Aside from the trailer and screenshot gallery, he...   read

 
 
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Log into Overwatch and get free loot boxes for the holidays

Even though it wasn't announced when the holiday event kicked off recently, Blizzard is giving people an extra incentive to play Overwatch on Christmas (my wife and I have been playing a bit!). Just yesterday the playerbase was met with a s...   read

 
 
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The best Rainbow Six Siege deals for PC yet

Update 12/28: New 15% off coupon makes the deals slightly better. See prices below. The PC gaming winter sales are live and launched, so the question you have to ask is: it the optimal time to join the ranks of the ever-growing Rainbow Six ...   read

 
 


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It's beginning to look a lot like Smissmas in Team Fortress 2

Not to get all morbid here right before Christmas, but sometimes, I feel like the odds aren't terrible that Team Fortress 2 will outlive me. (Well, all of us, really.) Valve's eternal team-based shooter is chugging along with updates, and t...   read

 
 
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Destructoid's award for Best PC Game of 2016 goes to...

Shame on me for underestimating Overwatch. For the longest time, I just assumed it'd be another Blizzard game, this time a shooter. I knew it'd be big, but in the exact same way all Blizzard games are big. You know, those PC games that the ...   read

 
 
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Blizzard's 2017 plans for Overwatch include a server browser

Game director Jeff Kaplan has once again taken some time to candidly chat about Overwatch. While this video is a "year in review," the bulk of it actually has to do with 2017. What's Blizzard up to? Lots! The Control map Oasis, which is i...   read

 
 
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Here's an exceptionally good deal on Battlefield 1's collector's edition

Battlefield 1 is, without a doubt, one of the best games of the 2016. The campaign that's structured as five television episode-size vignettes works surprisingly well. The style of it all goes a long way toward effectively portraying t...   read

 
 
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If there's one thing that Terry Crews loves more than yogurt, it's Overwatch

Recently, the Overwatch community took notice of Terry Crews' efforts to join the cast of the game as Doomfist -- a character hinted at throughout the game's lore (including its initial cinematic debut), that might one day make it into...   read

 
 
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Play The Division for free this weekend on PC

Ubisoft is holding a free-weekend event for The Division. Actually, it starts tomorrow, and you can preload the game files now. The catch? You have to go through Uplay. Bet you saw that coming. Once you're situated and ready to shoot and lo...   read

 
 
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Turtle Rock's next game will be another cooperative shooter

Turtle Rock Studios has had quite the mixed history with cooperative shooters. As Valve South, it developed Left 4 Dead which was an undeniably huge success. And, once the studio went independent, it created Evolve, which more or less ...   read

 
 
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Review: Star Wars Battlefront: Rogue One: Scarif

The Star Wars Battlefront season pass has gone from the nostalgic and iconic with its Death Star expansion straight into unfamiliar territory. The game's fourth and final add-on, Rogue One: Scarif, draws from the upcoming spin-off movie and...   read

 
 
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Doom 4 was canceled because it felt too much like Call of Duty

The story of Doom 4 is one that has mostly not been told yet. For years, id Software toiled away at the next Doom game while simultaneously working on Rage. Eventually, that project was scrapped and another (2016's Doom) was started. ...   read

 
 
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Adult Swim-backed run and gun Rise & Shine looks slick

Rise and shine: it's not just something I put off doing each and every morning. It's also a video game -- an eye-catching run-and-gun published by Adult Swim Games, in fact -- that's coming to PC and Xbox One on January 13, 2016. "Rise" is...   read

 
 
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Conan and Terry Crews play Battlefield 1 and pet bunnies on Clueless Gamer

I don't make it a habit to see every single one of Conan O'Brien's Clueless Gamer segments -- some of them come across as too forced -- but with actor Terry Crews guesting on this Battlefield 1 segment, I had to watch. Had to! Crews is jus...   read

 
 
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Shadow Warrior 2's new DLC is free, and it gets right to the point

Shadow Warrior 2 is a game that exists for two reasons: To tell dick jokes, and to assault the screen with an endless flurry of violence and viscera. Its newest add-on looks to trim all the fat from that formula, boiling it down to ju...   read

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront joins EA and Origin Access next week

Electronic Arts' subscription service EA Access, and its PC counterpart, Origin Access, are adding Star Wars Battlefront on Tuesday, December 13. If you're a member, you'll be able to play the full game at no extra cost, though you won't ha...   read

 
 
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The Ghost Recon Wildlands beta should be good for some silly fun

Ubisoft has opened signups for the Ghost Recon Wildlands closed beta, which is something I'd like to try out despite not really feeling the co-op squad shooter's super-serious tone or its disappointingly standard-feeling gunplay. The destr...   read

 
 
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343 details the huge update Halo 5's getting in two days

It has been more than a year since Halo 5 launched, but developer 343 Industries continues to support it with new maps, helpful features, and quality of life improvements. Actually, one of the biggest updates is right around the corner...   read

 
 


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Shinkz

It looks fucking terrible :(

 
Shinta

I actually thought this was one of the best Reggie interviews Ive Theres one pretty funny dig in But he handles a few of the questions pretty Their voice chat stuff is still baffling, but the rest doesnt sound so

 
Gundy

Now I have to name my FFXIV My only weakness!

 
Pixie The Fairy

Hit level 30 Arcanist this morning in Tonight (after some Overwatch) I shall become a fairy-wielding cat Then Ill go back to leveling Archer so I can unlock Bard this weekend and pray that job doesnt end as poorly as the FFXI

 
MeanderBot

Why doesnt Nintendo ever make new franchises? ~ Arms really shouldve been a Punch-Out

 
Serethyn

I have to echo Nekro/Dennis, Gravity Rush 2 is unbelievably pretty! The menus are so much more stylish than in the first game, too! Its been a long while since I was in awe of how beautiful a games, say, map screen Also, Kat!!! I missed her so

 
Shinta

Redout and Puyo Puyo Tetris are listed as $40 for the Curiously, Puyo Puyo Tetris is $30 on Guess not everyone is like Binding of Isaac at $40 isnt that like a $10 game? Rime

 
Shinkz

I stained my Pikachu tshirt and its not coming

 
On Air Fish

Im watching Idiocracy for the first time this Im not sure how Ive avoided it for so

 
Steve1billion

Even more recent, Ive just noticed I started my last two posts saying How dastardly of

 

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