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Nielsen ranks Battlefield 1, Call of Duty as the most anticipated holiday games of 2016

The YouTube dislikes don't seem to be slowing down Call of Duty much. According to the Nielsen company, Infinite Warfare is tied with Battlefield 1 as the most anticipated game of the holiday season. Followed by that pair is Final...   read

 
 
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Another orc enters the Heroes of the Storm battleground

I know people complain that Heroes of the Storm has too many Warcraft characters, but I can't get enough orcs, man -- bring them all in, I say! Today, Blizzard has announced the newest kid (old man) on the block -- Samuro, the Bla...   read

 
 
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The Gears of War Xbox One S is a neat tribute to the series

I wasn't tasked with designing the machine, but I'm hard-pressed to think of a look for a Gears of War Xbox One S that better fits the franchise. This thing is unapologetically brash, ostentatious, and indiscreet -- all words that...   read

 
 
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MineCon 2016 is a surreal snapshot of how far the series has come

It's appropriate that MineCon is in Anaheim, California this year, because it's incredibly Disney-like. Watching the bombastic opening ceremony, it was weird having flashbacks to playing the voxel-based alpha of the game way back when, with...   read

 
 
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The Eldar look like a real nuisance in Dawn of War III

To date, Relic has focused on the Space Marine side of Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III, but that's only one of the playable factions in the campaign. We'll also get to command the resourceful Orks and the oh-so-pesky Eldar. It's now the l...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV has a cutscene-heavy TGS trailer

Square Enix's Tokyo Game Show trailer for Final Fantasy XV delves further into the plot than the last few videos have, so if you're trying to keep that mostly a surprise until November's launch, you may want to hold off. Needless to say, t...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7 has an updated demo and you don't need PS Plus to play

Earlier this year, Capcom drove clue-hunting Resident Evil fans mad with its cryptic "Beginning Hour" demo for Resident Evil 7, but the scavenger hunt is far from done. Break's over! Today, the company issued a "Twilight Version" update for...   read

 
 
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Apple essentially just put its own version of LINE gaming stickers on iOS

Line, a popular Japanese social app, has been doing video game themed stickers for forever, but now Apple is getting in on the lucrative licensed emoji market. This week the company launched a new "iMessage Store" for those of you who have ...   read

 
 
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Creators of The Stanley Parable, Rick and Morty team up for Accounting

The minds behind Rick and Morty and The Stanley Parable are collaborating on a free HTC Vive game called Accounting. If you know anything of their prior work, you'll understand that despite outward appearances, this title isn't just about ...   read

 
 
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Nintendo showcases more bonkers Pokemon Sun and Moon forms

It's that time of year -- the time when Nintendo and The Pokemon Company will send us droplets of Pokemon Sun & Moon info every few days or so, and we'll like it! The new tidbit has to do with Rockruff, who is basically assimilatin...   read

 
 
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Here's what the second ever Call of Duty XP event looks like

Activision doesn't hold "XP" events very often. In fact this year's celebration is the second XP ever -- it's far from an annual event like BlizzCon seeing as the first was held all the way back in 2011. So naturally they'd want to go all-o...   read

 
 
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They've outdone themselves with the new Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare zombies mode

At the Call of Duty XP event, one fixture stands out the most -- Zombies in Spaceland. Not only does it house demo stations for the upcoming Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare minigame, but a full-on laser tag arena as well. It's almost li...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is the next game to commit to class-based multiplayer

Overwatch was far from the first game to use the "class-based" setup, but it sure is popularizing it. With the advent of franchises like Quake and Gears of War adopting it, it doesn't seem to be going anywhere anytime soon. A...   read

 
 
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Enter the Gungeon's free 'Supply Drop' update should bring me back in

I got burned out by the progression loop of Enter the Gungeon, but when I was into it, I was into it. I'm hoping to return someday soon. There's a free update planned for this fall (first on PC, then PlayStation 4 "soon after") that seems l...   read

 
 
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First an Ecto Cooler reboot, now this? Mario Hot Wheels are a thing

I was never really that into Hot Wheels or Matchbox cars. I mean, I loved the idea of the giant vehicles that turned into play sets, but even then I tended to gravitate towards Mighty Max or Tranformers (I did have the Turtles Party Va...   read

 
 
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You'll soon be able to play a demo episode of YIIK: A Postmodern RPG

Coming off of PAX weekend, you'll be able to get some extended hands-on time with YIIK: A Postmodern RPG. Ackk Studios is putting out a demo ("Episode Prime") on September 6, 2016, and it's the best kind of demo: one with its own content no...   read

 
 
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New Berserk screens tease potential Femto boss fight

Berserk fans know that the "Eclipse" event is one of the most brutal scenes ever depicted -- either in manga or anime history. So when Koei Temco announced that it wasn't going for an adults-only rating for the video game adaptation (CERO-Z...   read

 
 
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These Pokemon hamburgers are to 'dye' for

Australian burger pop-up Down-n-Out (In-n-Out down under) is selling a two-week run of Pokemon-inspired hamburgers. Squirtle got the shaft as the crew went with two starters, Bulbasaur and Charmander, as well as the ubiquitous Pikachu. The ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go draws massive, scary Taiwan crowds

Pokemon Go is still big in Taiwan, and man is it insane. Most of the more popular Go areas around me are ghost towns at this point with just a dedicated few left, but these images verified by the Eastern Broadcasting Company show massive cr...   read

 
 
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The unannounced PS4 Slim now has an in-depth unboxing video

[Update: The video has now been made private. Surely Sony doesn't want its cat out of the bag, and seeing as these aren't out yet then street date has certainly been broken, or these are possibly stolen. Either way, the PS4 Slim is rea...   read

 
 
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Majin Vegeta, co-op boss battles, open beta confirmed for Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

I haven't been all that jazzed about Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, but a few updates from Bandai Namco have changed my tune a lil' bit. Majin Vegeta is confirmed, but the "Expert Mission" mode is what I'm really interested in. It allows up ...   read

 
 
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Behold, the first screens for Metal Gear Survive, aka, 'Kojima's Revenge'

Kojima's Revenge Metal Gear Survive, a brand new video game from Konami Holdings Corporation, isn't looking so hot. Not, it's not looking so hot at all. While some were quick to dispel the notion of the premise of alternation dimension...   read

 
 
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Overwatch is getting a castle map next month

New characters are nice and all, but what I've really wanted for Overwatch is more maps. Blizzard is delivering next month with Eichenwalde, an Assault/Escort hybrid map where the attacking team will work its way through a German village a...   read

 
 
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Fantastic sci-fi 4x board game Eclipse is coming to PC

One of 2011's hottest board games was Eclipse: New Dawn for the Galaxy. It blended classic space 4X gameplay with a European-style board game mechanic governing the economy. I was fortunate enough to get a copy during its initial print run,...   read

 
 
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Super Smash Con grew quite a bit this year

The first ever Super Smash Con kicked off last year in Virginia, and it was a pretty relaxed, low-key affair, with a high tourney turnout and lots of energy. This year it's grown quite a bit though and they've not only expanded their space ...   read

 
 
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