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Doom Eternal director stresses that the game won't have microtransactions: the bare minimum of what we should expect

January 28, 2020 1 min read

We're entering a new era of loot box legislation, where watch dogs actually have an eye on these sorts of things: is there a chance 2020 could be a "cleaner" year for microtransactions in what are ostensibly single-player experiences? Maybe.

We saw a glimmer of hope with Torchlight IIIcompletely dropping any pretense of it being a free-to-play, microtransaction-fueled entry, and at the very least,...

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Atari planning construction of 'gaming hotels' for U.S. locations

January 28, 2020 1 min read

In a peculiar bit of news, Atari has revealed plans to enter the hospitality business, with the announcement of  number of branded "gaming hotels", to be built in eight U.S. cities.

Construction expected to begin this year, and will see the "one-of-a-kind video game-themed destinations" pop up in Phoenix, AZ, followed by similar lodgings in Austin, TX, Chicago, IL, Denver, CO, Las Vegas, NV, San...

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WWE's Zelina Vega rocks up to the Royal Rumble as Mortal Kombat's Sindel

January 28, 2020 1 min read

This weekend, World Wrestling Entertainment held its annual Royal Rumble PPV from Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. It wasn't a bad event, by Dubya Dubya Eee standards, with highlights including a shocking return by a ring legend, a dominant performance from giant stack of meat Brock Lesnar, and this, another neat bit of cosplay from Zelina Vega.

Vega, (in what might be the greatest moment in...

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Review: Coffee Talk

January 27, 2020 1 min read

Coffee is my blood. Not literally that would be hideous but the caffeine-infused drink has become an unfortunate necessity, something required to start my day, keep me moving once we hit lunch and, on occasion, warm up those colder evenings. (Decaff, of course.)

I visit the same coffee house almost daily, to the point where I have become recognisable, both by name and by drink. It's nice to...

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Giveaway: Try out Disintegration, a new shooter from the co-creator of Halo

January 27, 2020 1 min read

We've got a giveaway going so you can try outDisintegration in its special closed beta!

Hey, remember when Disintegration was revealed and everyone wanted to play it because it looked really cool? Well, now you can do just that! They're running a closed beta period for the next couple of days, so take a key so you can check out the new game from the co-creator of Halo!

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Puppet Combo: One man's take on indie horror gaming

January 27, 2020 1 min read

[I’ve been following Puppet Combo’s work for a few years now, and I love everything I've seen, but I still haven’t gotten around to actually playing any of their titles yet. Luckily, Xeo is here to remind me to tighten the hell up and finally get on that. – Kevin]

Why are there not more slasher games? This is a question I've thought about many times since I was a teenager, given that slashers are...

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Playdate: XCOM 2

January 27, 2020 1 min read

I'm at home but that doesn't mean we can't get wild with some aliens, ya know?
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These are the Nioh 2 character contest winners

January 27, 2020 1 min read

I'm going to spend entirely too long tuning my Nioh 2character. That's just the way it is. If you'd rather embark on the yokai-busting adventure sooner than later, you may want to pick a preset character.

Last year, Team Ninja held a contest in which Nioh 2beta players could submit their custom-designed character for a chance at having their creation featured in the final game. Now, the results...

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Quick Look: Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition

January 27, 2020 1 min read

It's been a long road getting from here to there, but we're finally there... or here? Either way, if you haven't seen anything of Kentucky Route Zero, we've got you covered!
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How many chances do you give a broken game before you just give up?

January 27, 2020 1 min read

Broken video games are a sad part of this industry. Whether the developer has hundreds of people on staff or so few you can count them all on one hand, too often we see games in no shape to be played by the public hitting store shelves anyway. For those who buy these broken games, the question becomes how long do you stick with it before moving onto something else.

That's just one of the topics...

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Uncharted movie delayed once again, now set for 2021

January 27, 2020 1 min read

For Sony, the long road to its Uncharted movie adaptation has been a mission as complex and challenging as Nathan Drake's digital adventures. Following on from the late-2019 news that the production had lost its sixth director, Travis Knight, Sony has been forced to push the movie back from its original December 2020 release date.

As noted by The Hollywood Reporter, the Unchartedmovie is now...

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Revenant took out Forge in Apex Legends

January 27, 2020 1 min read

Respawn Entertainment just went ahead and killed off Forge, an unlikable big lug planned for Apex LegendsSeason 4, so that Revenant a freaky skeletal robot can bask in the spotlight again.

The promo site for Assimilation, the fourth season, now reads: "RIP Jimmie 'Forge' McCormick."

Fans have been expecting Revenant's arrival ever since they spotted the rumored character in 2019, but Respawn...

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