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DICE is moving to monthly updates for Battlefield 1

Every few days I'll run across some wild gif from Battlefield 1 and think, "Hey, I should get back into that at some point." It hasn't happened, in part because I don't own the expansion pass, but it might soon. In a blog post, DICE laid ou...   read

 
 
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Review: Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition

When we bought into the promise of next-generation gaming in 2013 with the launch of the PS4 and Xbox One, I doubt any of us thought we'd be playing remasters of last-generation games four years later. Here we are, though, with yet another ...   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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Far Cry 3 joins the Xbox One backward compatible list

If you've been looking to relive the terrors of the Rook Islands, but no longer have an Xbox 360, Microsoft has got you covered! As announced by the official Xbox Twitter, Far Cry 3 is now available on Xbox One via backward compatibility. I...   read

 
 
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Bethesda showcases new Quake Champions character, announces beta start date

For anyone still interested in the different "champions" in the upcoming Quake Champions, Bethesda has released a new trailer that goes over Anarki's abilities. Anarki was actually in Quake III Arena, so he should be familiar to any old-sch...   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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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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Fifteen minutes with Dusk just isn't enough

There's a lyric on Beach Slang's second album that sounds like it could be Dusk's mantra. "Play it loud, play it fast. Play me something that will always last," howls singer James Alex. Though the request is simple, it's a loaded gun. ...   read

 
 
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Quake Champions ain't your granddad's Quake

I’m a big fan of old-school shooters. I cut my teeth on them in my youth and I still get a kick out of how ultra fast paced and skill based those older games were. I can return to classics like Unreal Tournament and Quake III Arena wi...   read

 
 
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Destiny's Age of Triumph will bring all four raids up to current levels

Bungie's first livestream detailing the upcoming Destiny event Age of Triumph happened today, and in it the studio showed off its newest record book. It measures in at 13 pages, dwarfing the previous record books. (Rise of Iron's record boo...   read

 
 
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Activision is charging $15 for Modern Warfare Remastered's Variety Map Pack

When Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare first got the Variety Map Pack in 2008, the DLC was $10. When Modern Warfare Remastered gets those same maps, first on PS4 on March 21, they'll cost $15. What gives? Well, Activision can get away with it....   read

 
 
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Bethesda opens up registration for Quake Champions' closed beta

If you're eager to get some hands-on time with Quake Champions, it looks like you'll finally have a chance. Bethesda has opened up registration for the closed beta that will be happening in a few weeks. They also let loose a new trailer tha...   read

 
 
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Overwatch: Orisa overview

Overwatch's newest member Orisa hit Blizzard's public test realm earlier this morning. I've been testing out the bot, and it seems like she'll be a great addition to the team. Read on and I'll go over her loadout and abilities.   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1's first expansion debuts on March 14

It won't be much longer now before we can stop looking at Battlefield 1's first expansion and start playing it. They Shall Not Pass debuts this month, adding the French army, four maps, a tug-of-war control point mode called Frontlines, so...   read

 
 
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Duck Hunt in VR adds dual-wielding and grenades

Some of the best Virtual Reality games are also the most simple, and it doesn't get much simpler than NES launch title Duck Hunt. You have a gun, your dog flushes out ducks, you shoot them. It's simple. To the point. Easy to understand. It'...   read

 
 
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Battlefield: Bad Company 2's Vietnam expansion is free on Xbox Live today

Every Xbox player is a fortunate son today as Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam is free on the Live Marketplace. Bad Company 2 is one of the many backward compatible games on Xbox One, so nabbing this will let you experience it on your new...   read

 
 
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Turok 2: Seeds of Evil remaster hitting PC in March with new multiplayer mode

I think the reason Horizon: Zero Dawn stands out so much to me is there aren't enough games where you shoot dinosaurs anymore. Nightdive, I assume, sensed the void and decided to fill it with a much anticipated (from me) port of Turok 2: Se...   read

 
 
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Look out for Titanfall 2's Live Fire mode tomorrow

It's been some time since Respawn first started talking about Live Fire, its pilot-only six-on-six mode, but I have to commend today's release date announcement relative to the release itself. The free update drops tomorrow, February 23 wit...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's competitive season 3 is ending soon

Overwatch's third competitive season is drawing to a close, meaning players have just a few days left to work on their rank and earn points towards unlocking golden weapon skins. The season will end on February 21 at 4:00 PM Pacific time, o...   read

 
 
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Build big guns and dodge bullets in Mothergunship

Mothergunship looks like the digital equivalent of a heart attack. The upcoming first-person shooter from Terrible Posture Games is fast, furious, and full of explosions.    read

 
 
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Prey is more than just System Shock 3

When Bethesda announced Prey during last year's E3, those who had been following the troubled development of the series were confused. Some history: the first game was about Tommy Tawodi, a Cherokee mechanic who was abducted by aliens ...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 1's Winter Update brings ribbons and higher level caps

Aside from They Shall Not Pass, an upcoming Battlefield 1 expansion, DICE has also been toiling away on the game's Winter Update. I don't like seeing the "W" word this time of year -- no more snow, please! -- but I do like the sound of high...   read

 
 
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Bastion is nearly unkillable on the PTR right now

Alongside the Roadhog and Winston changes in the latest PTR patch, Bastion also received a few tweaks. While we've known for awhile now that the changes would focus on making his sentry and tank mode transformations more viable, things migh...   read

 
 



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