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Ubisoft's Roller Champions is back for two more weeks

It has been a long time since we last heard from Ubisoft's arcade-like three-on-three roller derby game Roller Champions. After a surprise reveal at E3 (that leaked well ahead of time), Ubisoft launched an open alpha so that everyone could ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Nioh 2 is running a closed alpha on PS4 and it looks glorious

We're home. Team Ninja has shared its first real gameplay footage for Nioh 2 ahead of E3 2019 and I can't properly express how stoked I am to go oni hunting again. I forgot just how fast and ruthless Nioh's combat can be when you aren't abu...

 
 
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Giveaway: Take a Closed Alpha Test key for Steel Circus

Just take a key from our Closed Alpha Test giveaway for Steel Circus. Ok well we're already behind on this, so not much time to dilly-dally. We've got 100 total Closed Alpha Test keys for Steel Circus, so just take one, already.

 
 
 
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Alpha footage for Disney Infinity 4.0 surfaces

It's been a few years since Disney Infinity was cancelled. We heard a scant few details about what Infinity 4.0 might have entailed, but now we have a better idea of what Disney Interactive was shooting for. An anonymous source uploaded som...

 
 
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Anthem's closed alpha will be held next week

EA and BioWare have announced that the first closed alpha test for its third-person co-op game Anthem will be held next weekend. On December 8 and 9, select players will be able to log on during specific time slots to try out BioWare's next...

 
 
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Pathologic 2's meaty alpha build is worth a look

If you're in the mood to take a chance on a strange, uneasy, and uneven but ultimately memorable experience, heads up: there's a public alpha build for Pathologic 2. It's an open-ended survival adventure about doing what little you can duri...

 
 
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The Battlefield V closed alpha returns next week

Battlefield V players are getting another crack at the WWII shooter early next week. DICE is running its second closed alpha on Tuesday, August 14 "for a limited time." How do you get in? "Players eligible to participate in the Battlefield ...

 
 
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Battlefield V's next test phase is set for 'late summer'

I'm a couple of days removed from trying out Battlefield V, and now I can't help but wish I had spent more time with the closed alpha. Crawling around in the snow, patching up blown-out windows, going stupidly out of my way to revive squad ...

 
 
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Battlefield V's closed alpha is my kind of mayhem

My mind isn't completely made up yet, but after a couple hours with the Battlefield V closed alpha test, yeah, I'm feeling it. It was one thing to hear DICE talk about some of the big changes regarding squads, health and ammo, revives, and ...

 
 
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Battlefield V closed alpha trial kicks off on PC today

EA has revealed details surrounding its first ever alpha test of the upcoming entry in the stories Battlefield series, Battlefield V. Lucky PC players will receive invitation to jump into the preliminary build, so that developer DICE can te...

 
 
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Boss Golf has all the charm of the '90s 'Tycoon' games

"Tycoon" style games used to be all the rage in the late ‘90s. After Rollercoaster Tycoon proved the formula was popular, various knock-offs flooded the casual PC market and made it incredibly easy to pick up a tycoon game for your pr...

 
 
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We have 500 codes for the new PUBG 4x4 map alpha test

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is about to get more chaotic than it has ever been before. The two PUBG maps in rotation are both 8x8 kilometers, and that has helped dictate the pace of matches. Now, PUBG Corp is going to experiment...

 
 
 
 
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Housemarque is seeking testers for an unannounced PC game

Last year Resogun maker Housemarque revealed it was getting out of arcade game development, much to the disappointment (but also understanding) of fans. The studio cited "lackluster sales" for Nex Machina and an industry trend toward "multi...

 
 
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Flynn: Son of Crimson is as cathartic as they come

You know the feeling of popping bubble wrap? Stepping on an extra crunchy leaf in the fall? I've found that certain mechanics in games are comparable to those small tangible pleasures in life. Wall jumping in Super Metroid, flattening goomb...

 
 
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My janky EGX-perience with Assassin's Creed Origins

Despite queuing for entrance on each of the days I attended EGX, and even standing in line for Super Mario Odyssey on its UK debut, the queue for Assassin's Creed Origins was easily the longest line in terms of duration (though it still see...

 
 
 
 
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My Time At Portia might be my next obsession

There's something about games like Harvest Moon that really grabs me. Do a little farming, hang out with my neighbors; it's a relaxing escape. Just last year I lost a good six-month span of being productive to a little game called Stardew V...

 
 




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Game idea: Hunting/fishing game, but roles are The animal hunts the Playing as a trout is especially Another game idea: Just a big sandbox filled with all the animals in recorded You can pet them

 
Dennis Carden

Game idea: create the spookiest possible horror game, story, and Just some real messed up scares and Have the protagonist give absolutely zero They can frolic merrily around a Silent Hill-esque locale, whistling

 
TheIntern

I think its time reporters start adding and dont lie to me to every question they

 
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Game Idea: Dark Souls but its Toy Kindle the Looking forward to the Bo Peep and Ham/Ornstein and Smough knock off Great Wolf Slink should be a memorable fight as

 
IneptMelonhead

Im 60% through Guacamelee 2 and really enjoying Does seem like it might be a little too similar to the first one but its been a few years since I played

 
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Man, Ubisoft is really taking this franchise in a strange I joked they were doing everything possible instead of Feudal Japan, but this definitely confirms it

 
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Game idea: Regular Show but its a point and click adventure game

 
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The list of reasons for Trump to resign from office is extremely long, and I definitely agree with Hayes on everything

 
 

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