Inktober's a fountain of stuPENdous video game fan art - here are some of our favorites

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Inktober's a fountain of stuPENdous video game fan art - here are some of our favorites

Inktober began in 2009 as one artist's attempt to improve his inking skills through a month of daily illustrations.Since then, it's exploded into a worldwide phenomenon that'll fill your Twitter feed with artistic greatness.

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Activision says it's not using a system it patented to push microtransactions via matchmaking

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Activision says it's not using a system it patented to push microtransactions via matchmaking

A system patented by Activision could use a player's matchmaking experience to help drive microtransactions, Rolling Stone's Glixel reports.The patent, which was filed way back in 2015 but only just recently granted on October 17, 2017, describes a "system and method for driving microtransactions in multiplayer video games.

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How to get to Canada in South Park: The Fractured But Whole

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How to get to Canada in South Park: The Fractured But Whole

Who doesn't want to go to Canada, land of maple syrup, hockey, and friendly neighbors with flapping heads?Well, you can go there in South Park: The Fractured But Whole.

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This PUBG clone with a Terminator 2 license from China looks alright, actually

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This PUBG clone with a Terminator 2 license from China looks alright, actually

So maybe Playerunknown's Battlegrounds doesn't inherently lend itself to the concept of a clone paired up with the license for a 26-year-old action movie.But this Terminator 2: Judgement Day mobile battle royale game from Chinese tech giant NetEase?

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Here's what happens if you try to cheat in South Park: The Fractured But Whole

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Here's what happens if you try to cheat in South Park: The Fractured But Whole

Trying to skip to the good part of South Park: The Fractured But Whole?The game will call you out with a jab at coach of the New England Patriots, Bill Belichick, as well as their quarterback Tom Brady.

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be Xbox One X Enhanced in 2018 (but still no Halo 6 news)

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be Xbox One X Enhanced in 2018 (but still no Halo 6 news)

343 Industries Bonnie Ross has confirmed Halo: The Master Chief Collection will be Xbox One X enhanced.This tweet from the official Halo account says the actual words, but Ross seemed to cautiously talk around the idea in a recent livestream, mentioning things like bringing the game to "the latest game operating system.

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EA vanquish another studio, adding Visceral to their kill list

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EA vanquish another studio, adding Visceral to their kill list

At this point if your studio gets purchased by EA, you might as well start combing the classified ads.The news of Visceral’s demise, dispassionately re-framed as a corporate “update on the Visceral Star Wars project,” emerged earlier today.

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These Assassin's Creed shoes are… pretty stylish, actually - and you can win a pair

Posted 10/17 23:35 in Gaming | 0comments

These Assassin's Creed shoes are… pretty stylish, actually - and you can win a pair

Ubisoft is really going all out on rare Assassin's Creed Origins merch, huh?The shoes were designed by sneaker artist Dominic Lowman of Carmeno Custom Kicks, with visual elements reminiscent of hieroglyphics and papyrus.

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Visceral Games, the studio behind Dead Space and an upcoming Star Wars game, has been closed by EA

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Visceral Games, the studio behind Dead Space and an upcoming Star Wars game, has been closed by EA

The studio, which began as EA Redwood Shores in 1998 and changed its named in 2009, was responsible for games like the Dead Space series, Dante's Inferno, and Battlefield: Hardline.Perhaps most notably, it was also working on a new Star Wars project led by former Legacy of Kain and Uncharted series director Amy Hennig.

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Vermintide 2 adds Chaos, character careers, smarter loot drops in 2018

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Vermintide 2 adds Chaos, character careers, smarter loot drops in 2018

More details about Warhammer: Vermintide 2 have been released today, putting a bit more flesh on the bones of the initial reveal.There’s confirmation that the Skaven will be teaming up with Chaos to double your number of antagonists, some pre-alpha gameplay footage, and information about Hero ‘careers’.

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Wolfenstein 2 'launch' trailer launches projectiles at Nazis

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Wolfenstein 2 'launch' trailer launches projectiles at Nazis

It does feature some Nazi rockets taking off, and lots of projectiles being ‘launched’ at Fascists, so in a way I suppose that counts.In the trailer, Grace Walker (of the American resistance cell) is issuing a call to arms to rise up against the occupying Nazi force.

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Football Manager 2018 sketches out the Fantasy Draft mode in new video

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Football Manager 2018 sketches out the Fantasy Draft mode in new video

The fifth pre-release Football Manager 2018 video casts a summarising eye over the Fantasy Draft multiplayer mode.Apparently, Fantasy Draft will be returning with a “cleaner look” and more gameplay options.

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How to find Mr. Hankey in South Park: The Fractured But Whole

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How to find Mr. Hankey in South Park: The Fractured But Whole

Here's how to find him: First, make sure you have the Sandblaster fart power.You'll need it to solve the puzzle waiting for you.

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Total War: Warhammer 2 Mortal Empires release date is 26 October

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Total War: Warhammer 2 Mortal Empires release date is 26 October

What was previously semi-confirmed is now officially confirmed; the Total War: Warhammer 2 ‘Mortal Empires’ campaign is coming 26 October.According to that same twitter thread, Mortal Empires will be playable at TwitchCon (20-22 October Long Beach, California).

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Destiny 2’s enemies are heavily inspired by real ancient civilisations and hold clues to future DLC

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Destiny 2’s enemies are heavily inspired by real ancient civilisations and hold clues to future DLC

At first they look like robots.These aliens are similar to Ancient Greece in that each one sees themselves as the ultimate, impeccably elegant civilisation.

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Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus launch trailer finally answers that pesky 'where's Hitler?' question

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Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus launch trailer finally answers that pesky 'where's Hitler?' question

Bethesda and MachineGames published the minute-and-a-half long video today to whet the world's appetite for another round of forcible Nazi extraction techniques.Crucially, this trailer also has an unexpected cameo from History's Actual Greatest Monster.

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Destiny 2 treasure chests Oct 17-24: Here's where Cayde-6's loot is on Titan

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Destiny 2 treasure chests Oct 17-24: Here's where Cayde-6's loot is on Titan

It's time for Destiny 2's weekly reset and with it comes five new treasure chests to track down.This week Cayde-6 is getting lazy and returning to Titan, a small map with not a great deal of hidey holes.

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Watch Assassin's Creed Origins' Bayek solve a brutal murder mystery

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Watch Assassin's Creed Origins' Bayek solve a brutal murder mystery

In the exclusive gameplay walkthrough from Assassin's Central above, you can check out one of Origins' many investigation side quests  in action.And no, the end result isn’t good but Bayek at least takes revenge for the senseless gory crime.

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Medal of Honor: Airborne review: 'innovative ideas make for a shooter that rewards creative play'

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Medal of Honor: Airborne review: 'innovative ideas make for a shooter that rewards creative play'

The main innovation in Airborne, and the one most obvious from the title, is that you play Boyd Travers, a paratrooper in the US Airborne Division.So NPCs - both allies and enemies - respond purely to their surroundings, as affected by your presence.

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The new Xbox One update gets you ready for Xbox One X - transfer your games now, download 4K stuff and more

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The new Xbox One update gets you ready for Xbox One X - transfer your games now, download 4K stuff and more

The new Xbox One update is currently rolling out and basically gets you read for Xbox One X, letting you transfer your games and get 4K stuff ahead of launch.As far as transferring your games and stuff to Xbox One X goes, once you have the update you'll be able to copy your games, apps and settings to an external hard drive, ready to put on your new Xbox One X when it arrives.

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