AMD Crimson 17.1.1 addresses Dishonored 2 R9 380 crashes

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AMD Crimson 17.1.1 addresses Dishonored 2 R9 380 crashes

A new AMD driver, Crimson ReLive Edition 17.It also addresses a crashing problem with R9 380 series cards and Dishonored 2.

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Obsidian tease Pillars of Eternity 2 announcement

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Obsidian tease Pillars of Eternity 2 announcement

At least, given the imagery used, I can’t imagine it being anything but a sequel (or spin-off, I suppose) to Pillars of Eternity.The image (repeated below) shows a crossed pipe and ear of wheat on a green background, all pretty solid references to the character of Edér.

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Path of Exile CEO explains how Xbox version will impact the PC version

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Path of Exile CEO explains how Xbox version will impact the PC version

This evening Grinding Gear Games revealed that their massively successful free to play ARPG Path of Exile is coming to the Xbox One.As PC players, we wanted to find out how the Xbox One version will impact the PC POE gaming community and PC version of the game.

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Fire Emblem Heroes brings the tactical RPG series to Android on February 2

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Fire Emblem Heroes brings the tactical RPG series to Android on February 2

On February 2, Fire Emblem will arrive on Android devices in the form of Fire Emblem Heroes, a small-scale take on the tactical RPG series.There are, as you might expect, some changes made to make the game fit its platform.

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One of the strangest Fire Emblem games being remade as Fire Emblem Echoes, coming to 3DS on May 19

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One of the strangest Fire Emblem games being remade as Fire Emblem Echoes, coming to 3DS on May 19

Today's Fire Emblem-themed Nintendo Direct was actually full of quite a few surprises.In addition to revealing Fire Emblem Heroes for smart devices, Nintendo also announced a whole bevy of new, proper, fully-fledged Fire Emblem games coming to both 3DS and Nintendo Switch - and the first of which is coming in four months.

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EA are doing their own EA Play thing for E3 again

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EA are doing their own EA Play thing for E3 again

It’s January, so we may as well start thinking about E3 already; EA certainly are, and have announced dates for their separate ‘EA Play’ event.That’ll be taking place between 10 June and 12 June, with relevant portions streamed live through EA.

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Injustice 2 special editions' 'premier skins' change more than just your look

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Injustice 2 special editions' 'premier skins' change more than just your look

There will be three versions of Injustice 2 when the game launches on May 16, NetherRealm and publisher Warner Bros.A standard edition, Digital Deluxe Edition, and Ultimate Edition will all be available for the choosing, and which one you purchase will probably depend on just on how invested you are in DC mythology.

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Long War 2 mod for XCOM 2 outlines new mission types

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Long War 2 mod for XCOM 2 outlines new mission types

There’s been a pretty steady feed of information about the upcoming Long War 2 mod for XCOM 2, which continues today with details about new missions.Pavonis Interactive (formerly Long War Studios) are the people behind Long War 2.

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Nintendo won't say if Virtual Console purchases will transfer to Switch, but its new account system could help

Posted 01/18 21:41 in Gaming | 0comments

Nintendo won't say if Virtual Console purchases will transfer to Switch, but its new account system could help

Instead of going through a convoluted transfer process or calling the customer support line, your digital Nintendo Switch purchases can be automatically linked to your Nintendo Account for easy retrieval down the line (y'know, like every other modern video game console).The question was initially about whether owners of Virtual Console games on current systems will be able to transfer over their Virtual Console purchases to Switch.

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Dishonored 2 PC gets Game Update 2 beta patch

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Dishonored 2 PC gets Game Update 2 beta patch

The Dishonored 2 update adding custom difficulty modes and the ability to replay individual missions has been released on the PC beta branch through Steam.This latest patch also makes numerous bug fixes, but the word ‘performance’ does not, sadly, show up in the notes.

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Castle of Illusion Steam key revokes under investigation

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Castle of Illusion Steam key revokes under investigation

Multiple reports of Castle of Illusion keys being revoked on Steam are under investigation by at least two of the digital stores involved.A fairly lengthy Steam thread is filling up with players who have had their copy of the game deactivated.

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The Division teases Last Stand DLC, further details tomorrow

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The Division teases Last Stand DLC, further details tomorrow

There’s not a whole lot to this brief teaser trailer for The Division’s next expansion, Last Stand, other than it serving as confirmation that the DLC will be along fairly soon.It’s mostly just an ad for a further ‘reveal’ due tomorrow.

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6 Nintendo classics perfect for Switch’s Joy-Con controller

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6 Nintendo classics perfect for Switch’s Joy-Con controller

The Nintendo Switch has the most unusual boast of any console: the Joy-Con controller is so sensitive it can make you believe tiny, invisible ball bearings are rolling around in the palm of your hand.At the moment, the only title that demonstrates the versatility of the controller is 1-2-Switch, a collection of zany minigames that each use the Joy-Con in different ways.

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Overwatch PTR philosophy discussed in latest dev update

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Overwatch PTR philosophy discussed in latest dev update

All Blizzard’s PTR servers give players the chance to test out possible upcoming changes to their games, and with Overwatch it’s especially important due to the competitive nature of the game.Feedback is vital to making improvements, especially when it comes to hero balance.

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Atlas Reactor Season 2 starts and it's now fully free to play

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Atlas Reactor Season 2 starts and it's now fully free to play

TRION’s turn-based strategy Atlas Reactor has launched its second season today and with it comes a change to the game’s business model.The game is now fully free to play and a new currency called Flux has been added which can be earned by playing.

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This fan hack of 1994's NBA Jam lets you play with modern teams, Hillary Clinton, or Harambe

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This fan hack of 1994's NBA Jam lets you play with modern teams, Hillary Clinton, or Harambe

Love the pixelated arcade action of the original NBA Jam but tired of playing the same teams from back in '94?I have some very good news pertaining to your very specific desire: one fan has painstakingly remade the entire SNES version of the game to feature all 30 modern-day NBA teams complete with players pulled from their current rosters.

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Dreadnought early access open beta key giveaway

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Dreadnought early access open beta key giveaway

We have thousands of open beta keys to dish out prior the open beta going live in a couple of weeks.These keys will give yo a headstart with all progress made now carried over into the open beta including XP, Credits and ship unlocks.

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Hitman's 101 trailer is as darkly funny as the game itself

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Hitman's 101 trailer is as darkly funny as the game itself

Why are you posting up a trailer about it now?Second: yep, the 101 trailer is indeed newly released.

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'The number 3 must not be said' - the best responses from Gabe Newell's AMA

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'The number 3 must not be said' - the best responses from Gabe Newell's AMA

Questions ranged from niceties to obvious spots like what the hell is going on with Half-Life 3 to broader questions about the company's future.I've pulled out the most telling bits of Newell's AMA responses for your perusal.

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It’s time to stop comparing the Switch to the Wii and Wii U. This feels like a very different Nintendo

Posted 01/18 16:26 in Gaming | 0comments

It’s time to stop comparing the Switch to the Wii and Wii U. This feels like a very
different Nintendo

I, like many, worried that the smartly creative, insightfully fun Nintendo was lost when the Wii U crash-landed.And, the Wii U’s life conspicuously curtailed, what we’re seeing now in the Switch absolutely feels like the product of a sobering learning process.

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