If you’re bored with Elder Scrolls, these secret races could be exactly what you’ve been waiting for

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If you’re bored with Elder Scrolls, these secret races could be exactly what you’ve been waiting for

Adding them to the roster of fantasy races to play as you adventure across Bethesda’s next voyage into Tamriel is a no-brainer.But aside from having brand new character models to ooh and aah at, what would these races actually play like?

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Remnant Decryption glyph solutions guide

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Remnant Decryption glyph solutions guide

If you've been poking around Mass Effect: Andromeda's Monoliths and Vaults, you'll no doubt have come across the game's Remnant decryption puzzles.These involve filling a console grid with glyphs you've scanned from the surrounding area, ensuring the same symbol only appears once in each row, column, and grid area.

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Pokemon Go celebrates Easter with eggs galore, double XP until April 20

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Pokemon Go celebrates Easter with eggs galore, double XP until April 20

Pokemon Go is a game heavily featuring eggs and candy collecting - so there really is no holiday more appropriate for a tie-in event than Easter.And from 1pm Pacific / 9pm BST today until April 20, the "Pokemon Go Eggstravaganza" will do just that - adding a greater variety of Pokemon to 2km eggs while also giving you more candy from hatching eggs.

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Xbox Scorpio looks smaller than Xbox One and some other details from the dev kit reveal

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Xbox Scorpio looks smaller than Xbox One and some other details from the dev kit reveal

Here are some conclusions we can draw about the Xbox Scorpio hardware that will hit stores in time for the holidays this year.The perspective in this photo is tricky, but it appears that the dev kit for Xbox Scorpio is smaller than the dev kit for the original Xbox One and perhaps only slightly taller than Xbox One S' kit.

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Do yourself a favor. Play the Prey demo... or miss out on one of 2017's most promising games

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Do yourself a favor. Play the Prey demo... or miss out on one of 2017's most promising games

The play is to believe, but you can’t necessarily be told what makes the game so brilliant.Being resourceful in this artificial version of reality is very much Prey’s thing, and without hundreds of hours of prior knowledge gained from playing other games, you’ll struggle to progress.

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The single-player campaign in Titanfall 2 is fantastic, but let’s not forget its core function: multiplayer

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The single-player campaign in Titanfall 2 is fantastic, but let’s not forget its core function: multiplayer

The excellence of Respawn’s single-player campaign was quite a surprise, so it’s no wonder some people have forgotten about its multiplayer.Suddenly, you’ve got even more gameplay variety in addition to many more levels of multiplayer progression.

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Nintendo Direct recap: Splatoon 2 and Arms headline a summer of Nintendo Switch games

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Nintendo Direct recap: Splatoon 2 and Arms headline a summer of Nintendo Switch games

Today's Nintendo Direct focused mainly on Arms and Splatoon 2, though we also got a rapidfire run-down of some other titles you can look forward to among the upcoming Nintendo Switch games.First, the big news: Arms is Nintendo's first big original game after The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and it's coming June 16.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2’s hero is almost identical to this Sleepy Hollow star… but her cryptic tweets keep fans guessing

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Star Wars Battlefront 2’s hero is almost identical to this Sleepy Hollow star… but her cryptic tweets keep fans guessing

She’s recently (and repeatedly) shared Star Wars content on her Twitter feed – placing her in an elite club of several million people, admittedly – and interviewed Horizon Zero Dawn star Ashly Burch.Either way, fans are convinced that Janina is the star of the new Star Wars Battlefront 2 story mode, which focuses on ‘The soldier’s untold story’, set after the events of Return of the Jedi.

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Splatoon 2 will let you squirt your ink on the go starting July 21

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Splatoon 2 will let you squirt your ink on the go starting July 21

You're a kid now, you're a squid now.And by "now," I mean you will be a squid and a kid when Splatoon 2 for Nintendo Switch launches on July 21.

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Nintendo Switch fighting game Arms puts up its dukes on June 16

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Nintendo Switch fighting game Arms puts up its dukes on June 16

The only fighting game based on spring-loaded arms (that I know of), Arms will launch on June 16, Nintendo has revealed.Like the rest of the Arms cast, Minmin is quite the interesting.

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Watch the April 2017 Nintendo Direct here for 3DS, Switch, Arms, and Splatoon 2 news

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Watch the April 2017 Nintendo Direct here for 3DS, Switch, Arms, and Splatoon 2 news

Nintendo is gearing up to share more about Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch games Arms and Splatoon 2 during a Nintendo Direct presentation today.And I know I just said "Nintendo" like four times in a row (five including that one), but I'm just using the proper names here, okay?

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Decide that Xbox One game isn't for you? Automated refunds are in Preview now

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Decide that Xbox One game isn't for you? Automated refunds are in Preview now

You'll also have to download and launch the game, and wait at least one day after the game's release date before initiating the refund process.Here's the full text of what Xbox Preview members were sent, courtesy of Reddit: Self-Service Refunds Now In Preview Alpha You’ve spoken; we’ve listened.

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How to make word games people will actually play

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How to make word games people will actually play

Poke around in a mobile app store and you will find a whole lot of word games, and most of them will not be very good.The best word games offer challenge, but also make the player feel smart whether they know a bevvy of 7-letter words or not.

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Horizon: Zero Dawn originally had you fighting robo-saurs with a machine gun

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Horizon: Zero Dawn originally had you fighting robo-saurs with a machine gun

What if instead of fighting with your bow, spear, and wits in Horizon: Zero Dawn… you just shot all the robot dinosaurs with a machine gun?That's how the earliest prototypes for Horizon played out, managing director Hermen Hulst explained in a conversation with Uncharted 4 co-director Neil Druckmann.

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An hour-long Prey demo is coming to consoles on April 27

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An hour-long Prey demo is coming to consoles on April 27

If you're still on the fence about Prey, the sci-fi game from Dishonored studio Arkane and publisher Bethesda, perhaps some hands-on time will help you make up your mind.Lucky you, you can have exactly that when an hour-long demo - appropriately titled "Prey Demo: Opening Hour" - arrives for Xbox One and PS4 on April 27.

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Check out these Overwatch Uprising tips before you try the new PvE event

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Check out these Overwatch Uprising tips before you try the new PvE event

The new PvE mode in Overwatch Uprising is a good time, but don't think it's easy just because you're fighting bots.Play the standard Uprising mode first, on normalUnlike Junkenstein's Revenge from the Halloween event, you don't have to play through Uprising with the four "canon" characters.

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How a Final Fantasy box-office bomb led to the strangely charming Blue Dragon

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How a Final Fantasy box-office bomb led to the strangely charming Blue Dragon

When it launched in the country in 2006, Blue Dragon did the seemingly impossible: it made Xbox 360 consoles sell.At the core of Blue Dragon sits smartly designed gameplay built from the most enduring of traditional RPG tropes.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild horses tips - tame your steed and bring it back from the dead

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild horses tips - tame your steed and bring it back from the dead

The world of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is positively intimidating.Depending on just how wild a particular horse is, you’ll need to be prepared to quickly eat to stop it bucking you off.

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The 10 hardest Hard Modes in gaming - these will destroy you

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The 10 hardest Hard Modes in gaming - these will destroy you

Back in the earliest days of gaming there was next to no hand-holding, tutorials were completely unheard of, and even toggleable difficulty settings were extremely rare.For years games coddled us, we grew soft, and the days of brutal, unforgiving difficulty and real challenge faded into memory.

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The secrets and tricks Pokemon games never tell you about (but you need to know)

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The secrets and tricks Pokemon games never tell you about (but you need to know)

No, we're not talking about disturbing things in Pokemon; we've covered that already, along with the craziest theories about Pokemon.Well, if you're planning on using the li'l rat, you might as well swap it with your friends.

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