Overwatch patch unleashes Doomfist on console and reduces loot box duplicates

Posted 07/27 22:13 in Gaming | 0comments

Overwatch patch unleashes Doomfist on console and reduces loot box duplicates

Just a few short weeks after his debut on the Overwatch public test realm (and in a slickly-animated trailer), Doomfist has arrived in full force.The patch that unlocks Doomfist also brings with it several other changes to Overwatch that players should appreciate.

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Wolfenstein 2's season pass DLC is a trio of Nazi-killing stories across the US, and it sounds pretty cool

Posted 07/27 21:31 in Gaming | 0comments

Wolfenstein 2's season pass DLC is a trio of Nazi-killing stories across the US, and it sounds pretty cool

BJ Blazkowicz may be a one-man army but there's still plenty of Nazi killing to go around in Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus' season pass.Titled Wolfenstein 2: The Freedom Chronicles, the season pass will give players access to four packs (though you can also get the first one just by pre-ordering Wolfenstein 2).

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Destiny 2 director says the beta's giant killer turbine has been changed - 'I died to it a couple times too'

Posted 07/27 18:49 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny 2 director says the beta's giant killer turbine has been changed - 'I died to it a couple times too'

The most deadly adversary of the Destiny 2 beta will be less killer in the final version of the game.Bungie's nerfing the surprisingly deadly rods that spin above the shield generator turbines in Homecoming - AKA the very first mission you play in Destiny 2.

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Hands-On with Wolfenstein 2: one of the smartest, most-entertaining, games you'll play in 2017

Posted 07/27 18:49 in Gaming | 0comments

Hands-On with Wolfenstein 2: one of the smartest, most-entertaining, games you'll play in 2017

Instead of reinventing the bloody wheel, Wolfenstein 2 simply offers more of the same, with a host a fresh weapons and a horrifically satisfying hatchet attack thrown in for good measure.However, Wolfenstein 2’s secret weapon isn’t actually one of its weapons (although the hatchet comes close).

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Niantic explains what went wrong with Pokemon Go Fest and plans for future (including Moltres and Zapdos)

Posted 07/27 18:29 in Gaming | 0comments

Niantic explains what went wrong with Pokemon Go Fest and plans for future (including Moltres and Zapdos)

If anything, the unofficial after-party was when Pokemon Go kicked into high gear.With the release of Legendaries into the wild, players eagerly rushed to collect Lugia and Articuno.

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Destiny 2's pre-order bonus is an Exotic trace rifle called Coldheart, and yes, that's an all-new type of gun

Posted 07/27 17:27 in Gaming | 0comments

Destiny 2's pre-order bonus is an Exotic trace rifle called Coldheart, and yes, that's an all-new type of gun

If you want to have a head start on your adventures in Destiny 2, you might want to think about getting in a pre-order.While pre-order bonuses are typically the realm of vanity items or minor boosts, putting some money down early on Destiny 2 will net you an Exotic trace rifle called Coldheart.

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GTA 6 is already recording motion capture performances, according to this actor's resume

Posted 07/27 16:05 in Gaming | 0comments

GTA 6 is already recording motion capture performances, according to this actor's resume

You probably aren't surprised to hear GTA 6 may be in the works, but it's still cool to see some evidence that isn't just your brain saying "well Rockstar wouldn't not make it".Today's clue comes in the form of the resume for actor Tim Neff who, as spotted on NeoGAF, has listed motion capture roles for both Grand Theft Auto 6 and Red Dead Redemption 2 on his resume.

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With the [email protected] program helping its 500th indie game into the store, we ask about what comes next

Posted 07/27 14:02 in Gaming | 0comments

With the ID@Xbox program helping its 500th indie game into the store, we ask about what comes next

OXM: The [email protected] program has grown hugely since it launched.Which [email protected] games are you most excited about in 2017?

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Intrigue? Dragons? Violence? These 12 games have everything a Game of Thrones fan could want

Posted 07/26 23:27 in Gaming | 0comments

Intrigue? Dragons? Violence? These 12 games have everything a Game of Thrones fan could want

Much like Game of Thrones, the game is explicit about the violence, fear, and stigma that infiltrated all facets of life on the Continent.All of the machiavellian marriage plots in Game of Thrones have nothing on those you’ll find in Crusader Kings 2.

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Watch how Need for Speed Payback will let you turn a clunker into a supercar

Posted 07/26 22:06 in Gaming | 0comments

Watch how Need for Speed Payback will let you turn a clunker into a supercar

Of course, you won't be able to just cover your sweet supercar in flame decals and custom paint from the start, so a new trailer shows how you'll journey from being simply fast to being fast and furious.There are performance-enhancing customization items and vanity items in Payback.

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These hand-drawn Pokemon card recreations are so weird, yet so right

Posted 07/26 22:06 in Gaming | 0comments

These hand-drawn Pokemon card recreations are so weird, yet so right

You ever get nostalgic for the good old days of the Pokemon Trading Card Game, but are unable to play because you've long since parted ways with your old collection?That happened to Dutch game maker Tijmen Tio and friends recently, but they didn't let the thought go with a wistful sigh and nothing more.

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The Fallout Loot Crate has exclusive companion figures and build-your-own power armor

Posted 07/26 20:04 in Gaming | 0comments

The Fallout Loot Crate has exclusive companion figures and build-your-own power armor

You've probably heard of Loot Crate before, the subscription service that sends you a nerdy box o' swag at reduced cost.But what if you were the type who wanted a Loot Crate that was just about the post-apocalyptic world of Fallout?

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Work a 9 to 5, then marry a ghost accountant when you live the Sims 4 life on PS4 and Xbox One

Posted 07/26 19:03 in Gaming | 0comments

Work a 9 to 5, then marry a ghost accountant when you live the Sims 4 life on PS4 and Xbox One

EA announced today that The Sims 4 will arrive on PS4 and Xbox One on November 17, bringing the base game plus "many" post-launch updates to Sony and Microsoft's consoles.If you're somehow not familiar with The Sims by now (seriously, how is that even possible?

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These picturesque Destiny 2 time-lapse videos are exactly what you need to pass the weeks until launch

Posted 07/26 17:03 in Gaming | 0comments

These picturesque Destiny 2 time-lapse videos are exactly what you need to pass the weeks until launch

I can't make the game come out faster, but I can share these lovely videos from the player community that show two different time-lapsed angles of The Farm's wide-open horizons.And here's that shard of The Traveler at night, sparking and smoking in the distance.

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Six years after its release, is Catherine a sexist nightmare or feminist parable?

Posted 07/26 14:01 in Gaming | 0comments

Six years after its release, is Catherine a sexist nightmare or feminist parable?

When Catherine was released in 2011, first in Japan and America, then in Europe a year later, the overall reaction was positive.Neither should it come as a surprise that most of Catherine’s promotional material was obviously intended for the male gaze.

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Hellblade’s dark portrayal of viking hell and psychosis is this year’s anti-God of War

Posted 07/26 11:35 in Gaming | 0comments

Hellblade’s dark portrayal of viking hell and psychosis is this year’s anti-God of War

A dark, narrative driven combat game about madness and loss, hell and vikings, with all the sheen of a AAA production.“When we first started we had a good voice and an evil voice,” explains Ninja Theory’s creative director Tameem Antoniades.

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9 cool moments from 13 minutes of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy gameplay

Posted 07/25 22:26 in Gaming | 0comments

9 cool moments from 13 minutes of Uncharted: The Lost Legacy gameplay

Hidden temples, heavily armed guards, swimming through underwater caves… it's just another day in paradise for Chloe Frazier and Nadine Ross from Uncharted: The Lost Legacy.Check it out: This may be a new adventure starring a new leading lady for the franchise, but it looks like Lost Legacy will be blending new elements with more traditional Uncharted tropes.

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This fan video looks like the setup for an 'Overwatch Babies' spin-off cartoon show

Posted 07/25 18:35 in Gaming | 0comments

This fan video looks like the setup for an 'Overwatch Babies' spin-off cartoon show

Overwatch is known for many things, among them the iconic and visually distinct designs that immediately convey a character's abilities and personality.Freelance animator Chris Guyot, who has contributed to ad campaigns like Nick at Nite, challenged himself to likewise distill the Overwatch cast's essence into short, 2 to 4-second portrait clips, and the results are too cute to handle.

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I'm so excited for Destiny 2 that I skipped the beta completely

Posted 07/25 18:04 in Gaming | 0comments

I'm so excited for Destiny 2 that I skipped the beta completely

There are plenty of reasons why you might've missed the Destiny 2 beta, which was open to any and all PS4 and Xbox One players this past weekend.Or it could be that you're just like me: someone who has every intention of buying and playing Destiny 2, yet purposefully skipped the beta entirely.

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PSA: do not give out your information to the spam bots currently trolling PSN and Xbox Live

Posted 07/25 17:14 in Gaming | 0comments

PSA: do not give out your information to the spam bots currently trolling PSN and Xbox Live

But PSN and Xbox Live users are reporting a bit of a surge in spam activity lately, all from supposedly college-age women who find people via member search and are just looking for new people to talk to.Now seems like as good a time as any to remind you: do not give out information to strangers on the internet.

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