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Wrath of the Machine is the best Destiny raid outside of King's Fall

Raiding is my favorite part of Destiny. It's not even close. While some folks prefer getting friends together and casually chilling with Strikes or Patrols once a week, I'm firmly in the progression camp. It's partially due to my MMO upbrin...   read

 
 
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It's up to us to save the space whales in Blubber Busters

The proper way to save a space whale from space-whale disease? Why, hop inside the magnificent beast and melt the parasitic sickness away with a flamethrower, of course! Just as nature intended. This is Blubber Busters, a PC action-platfor...   read

 
 
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Space-faring survival game Osiris: New Dawn tops the Steam charts

Survival games: folks still aren't tired of 'em, particularly when they let people venture off into space. That's when we start getting into "dream game" territory for certain players and the money comes pouring in. Unsurprisingly, the ambi...   read

 
 
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Big changes are coming to Overwatch's Symmetra later this year

According to Master Overwatch, a stat collection site for Overwatch that's been up since the game's launch, Symmetra still has the highest winrate in the game on PC, and is in second place behind Torbjorn on consoles. You might think s...   read

 
 
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(Update) Destiny 2 reportedly 'a totally new game,' set for PC release

[Update: Famed NeoGAF leak artist shinobi602 has offered additional details to Kotaku's report, confirming the expanded "playspaces" concept. Specifically, shinobi602 cites Saturn as a future location, reportedly "bigger than all of the pla...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's new patch will adjust controller aiming, allows for quicker turns

If you've already forgotten by now Blizzard tunes the PC and console editions of Overwatch separately, and the latter is about to get another big patch soon (many features of which you can test now on the PTR on PC). Basically what it does ...   read

 
 
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Review: Star Wars Battlefront: Death Star

The Death Star is such a no-brainer for Star Wars Battlefront. The iconic assault against the Empire's superweapon has appeared time and time again in games, and for good reason. It's cool! Thrilling, even. And as much as I prefer DICE's...   read

 
 
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PS4 players get the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta first in October

The next Call of Duty, YouTube dislikes and all, launches in November, but you'll be able to try it out for yourself soon enough. For folks that have pre-ordered Infinite Warfare the PS4 beta starts on October 14 at 10AM PT. Beyond tha...   read

 
 
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Review: Destiny: Rise of Iron

In the several days since Destiny: Rise of Iron launched, I've basically been doing nothing but play it. While it's meant to last casual players weeks on end, my raid group and I chewed through, and although we still have some SIVA Clu...   read

 
 
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Doing the Dew unlocks Titanfall 2's 1v1 mode

[Update: A rep for EA has provided the following statement on the promotion: "Players will also earn Coliseum tickets by playing multiplayer. The Mountain Dew and Buffalo Wild Wings promotions are just another way for fans to get ticke...   read

 
 


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Nab Mirror's Edge, Saboteur, or Spore for cheap on GOG

EA is adding some DRM-free titles to GOG today for all you Origin-averse out there, and they'll be on sale at a decent discount for the next week. You can get half off the original Mirror's Edge and The Saboteur. I was real interested in th...   read

 
 
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Review: Rive

It's weird for me to say I'm reviewing the final game from a developer. Two Tribes wasn't sold, nor is it shutting down. After 16 years and a changing industry it just can't keep up with, the team is just going to stop. Rive is supposedly t...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: Destiny: Rise of Iron

Four expansions later, Destiny is a better game than it was at launch. I fell short of claiming "it's come a long way," because a lot of the core issues with Bungie's philosophy have persisted throughout the game's now two-year hi...   read

 
 
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Kicks and queues: Destiny's Rise of Iron expansion is having a bumpy rollout

[Update: After two hours things have been smoother, though there are still scattered reports (myself included) of being dropped from the game and connection issues. The worst seems to be over, however.] The Destiny: Rise of Iron expans...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1's PC specs shouldn't give you shell shock

Now that Battlefield 1 has peeked its head up out of the trenches long enough to have a beta, we know what kind of armaments PC players need to stand a chance in no man's land. EA actually published minimum specs prior to the beta, but...   read

 
 
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Have a look at some more Star Wars: Battlefront III footage

I've been somewhat fascinated by Free Radical's cancelled Star Wars: Battlefront III for a fair while now. The game itself was meant to expand hugely upon the Star Wars: Battlefront formula by allowing players to switch between pl...   read

 
 
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Hi-Rez Studios' familiar-looking team shooter Paladins hits open beta

Today marks my first time really looking at Paladins, the new team-based shooter from Smite maker Hi-Rez. So, excuse me if this is well-worn territory by now, but boy does it look familiar. The game comes across as a veritable hodgepodge o...   read

 
 
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We get to blow up the Death Star in Star Wars Battlefront next week

The long-awaited Death Star expansion for Star Wars Battlefront drops this Tuesday for folks who have the season pass (and those who are about to give in at last). Finally, everything's coming up [you]! The DLC's main addition is Battle St...   read

 
 
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ReCore's missing fifth robot seemingly coming as DLC

Players who have put significant time in ReCore have noticed something that's kind of off. The game makes room for a fifth robot companion -- there's allotted space in the menu, references to the T8-NK frame, and five hunting challenge...   read

 
 
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The BlizzCon virtual ticket extras have been revealed

BlizzCon will be held in November once again this year, and Blizzard is rolling out another "Virtual Ticket" pack that comes with access to all its panels, as well as the token digital goodies for its stable of games. This time the bundle i...   read

 
 
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Bungie seems to be planning a big pre-Destiny expansion ARG event

This past week streamer Mr_ Amplified discovered something odd in Destiny, and what seems to be a new ARG game. Earning the buff called "Splendor 2.6," a glittery aura appeared above their avatar's head -- an alteration that can't be r...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1 had one of the biggest betas ever

As it turns out, people really want to turn the clock back to 1914. Or, they really want to get a sneak peek at one of this year's biggest video games. It's one or the other. Whichever it is, EA DICE's Battlefield 1 had a wildly succes...   read

 
 
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These are the ridiculous requirements to nab Gears of War 4's 'Seriously' Achievement

The Gears of War games have always posed an intimidating challenge for its most dedicated players. These are the "Seriously..." Achievements, and they have gotten increasingly difficult with each installment. With Gears of War 4 o...   read

 
 
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Gal Gun is bringing its schoolgirl satisfying shenanigans to Steam

Gal*Gun: Double Peace, easily 2016's best on-rails shooter set in a high school where you have to fight off throngs of lovestruck ladies, has one more big release in the works. If you've been patiently waiting for a PC port, I have som...   read

 
 
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Overwatch gets 'high bandwidth' mode update on PC

Blizzard's Overwatch team has always been upfront with how its netcode works, but needed a ton of time to test its high-bandwidth version before it moved beyond just custom games. That time is now, as the patch is live on PC. It brings...   read

 
 
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