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Overwatch
When Overwatch's cast of heroes gets expanded past 21, it's likely that it'll be the right-most (and smallest) group on the character selection screen that has first dibs. That is if Blizzard's newest teaser is getting a...   read
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BioShock

It's time to announce BioShock: The Collection already

I was going to skip covering this stuff on account of how many times the still-somehow-unannounced BioShock: The Collection has popped up before, but 2K is clearly building to an imminent reveal. First, I saw a fresh "Welcome to Rapture!" t...   read

 
 
Doom
Doom did what most people thought was impossible when it captured the essence of the 1993 game and adapted it to 2016 standards. It was an undertaking that seemed preordained to fall flat, but id Software did an incredib...   read
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DESTINY
The future of Destiny is unclear.  That was my big takeaway from a recent interview with Bungie's Scott Taylor, the executive producer behind the online first-person shooter's forthcoming expansion, Rise of Iron. "W...   read

 
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Overwatch nerf

Overwatch's Torbjorn is the next to be nerfed (on consoles)

Looks like Torbjorn's day in the sun is about to come to an end, at least on consoles. Overwatch game designer Jeff Kaplan recently addressed console player's complaints about the turret-constructing devil in a Reddit thread, saying a nerf ...   read

 
 
Pro Overwatch drama
  Watch Video A 17-year-old Korean girl who goes by Gegury is ranked as Overwatch's 8th best player in the world. She's so good, seemingly from out of nowhere, that, "After winning the qualifiers for the Nexus Cup defeating many of the Ko...   read

 
Final Fantasy XV hands-on
  Watch Video I appreciate that Square Enix is probably stretched thin with 478 different Final Fantasy XV's spin-offs and tie-ins planned around the long overdue launch of the latest in the series. There's the prequel anime, Brotherhood....   read

 
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Battleborn

As expected, Battleborn is getting microtransactions

Gearbox is pulling a Garden Warfare 1 -- in that it launched its game without microtransactions, but is adding them in several months later. The culprit? Battleborn, which is getting a new premium currency system called "Platinum" on J...   read

 
 
LawBreakers
For the past couple of years, a very specific series of actions has played out at pre-E3 events in Los Angeles. As part of a large group, we've demoed two team shooters (I'll refrain from naming them). After the round ended a...   read
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PS4 VR shooter
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Farpoint is a mysterious PS4 shooter in VR

Sony showed off a brief trailer for Impulse Gear's Farpoint, a PlayStation VR game set on a Mars-looking red planet with an astronaut unwittingly stumbling on a drone, some kind of shipwreck, and a huge gross alien dirt spider. Doctor Tyson...   read

 
 
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UBISOFT
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Ubisoft's cocaine and American interventionism-themed Ghost Recon Wildlands launches on March 7, 2017

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands, a new open-world tactical shooter from Ubisoft that imagines a world in which cartels and unproductive conflicts over illicit drugs exist, will launch on March 7, 2017. You can find screenshots and plent...   read

 
 


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New Mirage trailer
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Watch this new Mirage trailer with your face before it gets chopped off

Mirage, the new game from the team behind Chivalry Medieval Warfare, had a new trailer revealed today. You can definitely see the Chivalry background behind the game, as head and limbs go flying. This time though, magic is involved. I ...   read

 
 
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SUPERHOT VR
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Superhot is entering the VR space, Oculus only

Superhot, the "Redlight Greenlight" of the FPS genre, will be joining the VR bandwagon with the help of Oculus. The trailer, revealed at the PC Gaming Show, showed the game and its use of the Oculus Touch (which is not yet available).&...   read

 
 
Battlefield
During EA's sorta-kinda E3 livestream, it showed a short trailer for Battlefield 1. Explosions, drama, and soldiers losing their hearing due to other dick soldiers shooting their guns to close to one another are all included....   read

 
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Call of Duty

Kit Harington is going to be the big bad in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, proud owner of the second-most disliked YouTube video ever, comes from a series that doesn't shy away from celebrity talents. Recently, Advanced Warfare brought in a cold, calculating Kevin Spa...   read

 
 
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Overwatch

Overwatch has a pretty stiff penalty for habitual match-quitters

Having someone on your team quit in the middle of an Overwatch game can temporarily cripple your side. It throws the balance off until the servers can find another player to backfill, and those precious seconds can lead to a surpr...   read

 
 
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Doom

Doom's multiplayer is being taken over by id, who promises to fix things

We've spent plenty of time praising Doom's single-player campaign. Our review breathlessly covers it, and we even dedicated most of a podcast to discussing it. The reason we keyed in on that aspect of the game so heavily is because the...   read

 
 
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Killing Floor 2

You can try Killing Floor 2's Sharpshooter class right now with an opt-in beta

There aren't many games that make me obsessively speculate about upcoming character classes, but I and many others have been waiting for Killing Floor 2's Sharpshooter perk (read: class) since it released on Steam Early Access last year. Si...   read

 
 
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Iron Gjallarhorn
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Watch the Destiny: Rise of Iron leaked trailer while you can

Joining yesterday's Watch Dogs 2 advertisement leak, Destiny's upcoming Rise of Iron has had its trailer leaked via a Snapchat ad ahead of Bungie's planned livestream. If the video is no longer there it's because someone at Activision was ...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex
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Square Enix gives us a long look at the new Deus Ex's gameplay ahead of E3

Well, I haven't "been to Prague" been to Prague, but I have watched this 17-minute Deus Ex: Mankind Divided video. The Czech town serves as the game's hub as Adam Jensen runs around the City 17-like dystopia. As the developer-guided demo n...   read

 
 
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Destiny: Rise of Iron

More details on Destiny's newest expansion that may bypass last generation

Early today, Brett brought news of a leak saying that Destiny: Rise of Iron would be releasing September 20. Since pre-E3 has become "Leak Week" (a term I'm going to try really hard to spread [and probably fail]), we now have more informati...   read

 
 
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Rise of Iron

Destiny's next big add-on, Rise of Iron, lands on September 20

We're one day away from Bungie's official reveal of the next (and possibly final) Destiny expansion, but we already know plenty about it. Its rumored name is finally corroborated by the official Destiny site, which outs its releas...   read

 
 
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Overwatch fan art

Overwatch characters make such good cats

Overwatch has had no shortage of fan art to further cement its cast in public consciousness. I made some. Blizzard made some. If the crew was a bit less humanoid, a little more pocket monster, there'd probably be enough visual recognition t...   read

 
 
Deus Ex
  Watch Video Deus Ex's newest augmentation has virtual reality sensibilities. Not actual real-world virtual reality, but a game mode designed to mimic it in the most cyberspace of ways. At a pre-E3 event in Los Angeles, Deus Ex: Mankind D...   read
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LawBreakers

LawBreakers kicks off its alpha this month

Boss Key is going to start taking in closed alpha test players for its team-based arena shooter LawBreakers in mid-June, just in time for E3. If you're looking for more fast-paced FPSs to play after burning through Doom, you should try to s...   read

 
 
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