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Q.U.B.E. 2 shows off its first glimpse of gameplay

Originally announced back in August, Q.U.B.E. 2 from developer Toxic Games have now released their first glimpse of early gameplay in the form of an eight minute video. Similar to the Portal series, you as the player character known as Amei...

 
 
 
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Here's another look at Skyrim on Nintendo Switch

We've seen trailers and even off-screen footage for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Nintendo Switch, but there's still plenty we don't know about this version. Bethesda hasn't exactly been forthcoming. Digital Foundry briefly went hands-on w...

 
 
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Sephora makes esports debut with GIRLGAMER

On the surface, Sephora may not seem like the right match for an esports event. Sponsors reach out to esports events to reach a demographic of young male viewers. On the other hand, the representation of female pro gamers is very low. The GIRLGAMER Esports Festival was a response...

 
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Biomutant's Gamescom trailer looks...okay?

The initial leak of Biomutant from last week had me a bit excited. While I'm not exactly big on anthropomorphic lead characters, I do love martial arts and kung fu films, so a nice open-world with those properties could have made for an int...

 
 
 
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Hearthstone musical short makes me miss Gaston

At Gamescom yesterday, Blizzard Entertainment showcased another fantastic Overwatch animated short. This has also been followed up with another fun cinematic, this one promoting Hearthstone.The song-and-dance mini-movie stars young wanderer...

 
 
 
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Super Mario Odyssey's newest kingdom is for the foodies

The same way that we need more volcanoes and more astronauts, we need more cooking levels. Games like Rayman Origins have kitchen stages with lava-hot stews and fork-wielding chefs. Cooking is good for video games and hardly anyone's ...

 
 
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New Overwatch animated short focuses on Mei-Ling Zhou

At Blizzard's Reveal Ceremony at Gamescom today, they screened a brand new animated Overwatch short, the first in quite some time, featuring the story of adorable/frustrating Queen of Cryo, Mei.Mei's episode is short on action, but features...

 
 
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Lola Pop looks like a mime gone rogue

Nintendo is at Gamescom this weekend and they've brought along ARMS with them. Since a new character, Lola Pop, was recently revealed, Gamescom is the perfect venue to show-off some of her moves and give players a run down of the match-ups ...

 
 
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Watch Blizzard's livestream from Gamescom right here

Today, Blizzard will be live-streaming from Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. The Reveal Ceremony is set for 5pm GMT on August 23. That's 12pm EST and 9am PDT. (The start time already changed by an hour once before, so stay sharp.)A whole host ...

 
 
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Get to know Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown at Gamescom

Gamescom is kicking off, and right away a new announcement's hitting me like a QAAM locked onto my heart. That's right, I'm talking about the next Ace Combat game, Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown, and it's full of the loveliest nonsense that I ...

 
 
 
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Relic Entertainment is doing Age of Empires IV

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War and Company of Heroes studio Relic Entertainment is on board for the long-awaited Age of Empires IV. Details are light and the attached trailer doesn't show any gameplay, but just knowing who's developing the g...

 
 
 
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Sea of Thieves will be cross-play on PC and Xbox

Xbox brought Rare and Sea of Thieves to gamescom, and the pirate adventure has impressed yet again. But, there's a new announcement that means your swashbuckling squad can be a little bit more diverse. For the first time, Microsoft an...

 
 
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Xbox One interface is getting a light mode

Sick of how dark everything is on your Xbox? You can brighten your console in the near future. One of the more granular-but-actually-interesting announcements from Xbox at gamescom is that a future update will bring a light mode. It'll chan...

 
 
 
 
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Shenmue III has found a publisher through Deep Silver

Since Shenmue III's announcement back at E3 2015, glimpses of the game have been somewhat few and far between and the status of the game itself shows it's clearly still deep in development (the last major update on the project was a delay t...

 
 
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What's up with ReCore? We find out in five days

You'd be forgiven if you thought ReCore was dead. For months now, it's existed akin to a heart rate monitor that blips the faintest beat just often enough to indicate there's still some life left. We'll find out in five days what that ...

 
 
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Nintendo holding Mario and Metroid livestreams at Gamescom

Nintendo will be in Cologne, Germany later this month for Gamescom, and they're bringing two of their heavy-hitters with them; Super Mario Odyssey and Metroid: Samus Returns, which they will stream during Europe's largest video game show.Th...

 
 
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Ghost Rider is next in line for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

Taking a cue from their recent Firebrand and Dormammu reveal, Capcom and Marvel have confirmed Ghost Rider for Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite with a rather sweet comic book variant cover. Also like Firebrand and Dormammu, we won't get to see ...

 
 
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Rainbow Six FINALLY in chibi form

Great news for gamers everywhere today, as it's confirmed that Rainbow Six: Siege is definitely getting that range of chibi figurines we were all waiting on.The "SIX Collection" consists of five figures. Each of the cute lil' guys and gals,...

 
 




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