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The Division won’t have microtransactions, except it will

The Division won’t have microtransactions, except it will

I'm pretty excited for Tom Clancy's The Division. I was cautiously excited until the beta, where my brother and I spent a good while mowing down enemies together. While it wasn't a perfect experience, it had all of the elements that I was looking for in a co-op MMORPG shooter. One of the biggest things I've been wondering is whether or not the game would have microtransactions, which can ruin any gaming experience.

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Sony patent reveals PowerGlove-like VR gaming controller

Sony patent reveals PowerGlove-like VR gaming controller

You're not going to believe this, but the Power Glove — Nintendo's awful, wearable game controller released in 1989 — could be coming back, at least in spirit, and from Sony. Several patents have been discovered by a NeoGAF user that reveal the PlayStation maker is looking into a glove-based controller to be used with virtual reality gaming experiences. Not only would it allow hand movement tracking, but the ability to physically interact with items in a VR world.

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Capcom looks to punish Street Fighter V players that quit matches early

Capcom looks to punish Street Fighter V players that quit matches early

If you've ever played any kind of competitive game online, like a FPS or fighting game, you're probably familiar with the "rage quit." It's when someone is so frustrated at being beaten by their opponent (usually by a wide margin), or they've been on a losing streak and just can't take another loss, so they quit the match instead of see it to the end. Turns out the newly launched Street Fighter V has a problem with players rage-quitting, and developer Capcom is asking for help in handling the situation.

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Here are the first new Shenmue 3 screenshots

Here are the first new Shenmue 3 screenshots

Remember Shenmue 3? The game that was seemingly announced out of nowhere at E3 last year and went on to smash a number of Kickstarter records with its crowdfunding campaign? Well, creator Yu Suzuki has taken a break to step out and prove that work is still progressing on the $6.3 million-funded project with a handful of new screenshots. Suzuki and his team were present at the Monaco Anime Game International Conferences (MAGIC) event in, well, Monaco, today to give a presentation.

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Want your own Dark Souls Estus Flask? Here’s what you have to buy

Want your own Dark Souls Estus Flask? Here’s what you have to buy

When big games are released, the publisher will often make some sort of "deluxe" or "collector's" edition available. When you cough up the dough for this special edition of the game, you'll get things like art books, music, and maybe some kind of cool collectible. Dark Souls III is no different, however, this is one of the first times I can recall a game getting a special version of a strategy guide with similar bonuses.

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Resident Evil 4, 5, and 6 launch for PS4, Xbox One this year

Resident Evil 4, 5, and 6 launch for PS4, Xbox One this year

Capcom has announced that Resident Evil 4, 5 and 6 will be arriving on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this year, starting with the 6th installment and working backwards as the year progresses. The first game will be available as a download and physical disc (the latter in North and South America) on March 29, with more general timeframes provided for the next two games (you’ll have to wait until autumn to get the fourth game). A teaser trailer joins the announcement.

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Here’s your Fallout 4 Survival Mode guide

Here’s your Fallout 4 Survival Mode guide

Kids these days have it so easy. Back in my day, we played games like Battletoads and Karate Kid, and spent countless hours just trying to get back to the spot where we kept dying. Now they've got quick saves, difficulty levels, and the internet to help guide you through any game you'd like. But Bethesda wants to make Fallout 4 hard enough to satisfy even the most masochistic of gamers.

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Uncharted 4 trailer caught using Assassin’s Creed artwork, dev apologizes

Uncharted 4 trailer caught using Assassin’s Creed artwork, dev apologizes

Yesterday saw Sony and game developer Naughty Dog drop an impressive new story trailer for the upcoming Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End. However, some eagle-eyed viewers noticed a piece of in-game artwork in the video that didn't belong. As in, it was artwork from a completely different game, by a different company, to be specific. A scene in the trailer showed a framed painting on the wall, which turned out to be a piece of concept art from Ubisoft's Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag.

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New Uncharted 4 story trailer reveals trouble in a beautiful paradise

New Uncharted 4 story trailer reveals trouble in a beautiful paradise

Sony's hit PS4 exclusive Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is just two months away from its April 26th release date, so they've taken it upon themselves to finally shed a little on the game's story with a new trailer. Previous videos have showcased the title's action gameplay and beautiful environments, while teasing the emergence of hero Nathan Drake's brother. Now we've got a better idea of why the two are working together and how Drake got dragged into another adventure.

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PlayStation VR event confirmed for March 15

PlayStation VR event confirmed for March 15

Now that the final consumer editions of both the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive virtual reality headsets have been revealed with set pre-order dates, Sony needs to get into gear with regard to specifics about its upcoming PlayStation VR hardware. The gaming giant seems to know this, as they've just announced a special media event to take place on March 15th, alongside the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.

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Bethesda outlines Fallout 4 Creation Kit release plans

Bethesda outlines Fallout 4 Creation Kit release plans

Fallout 4 was, and is, a great game. Sure, there are plenty of things to argue about, such as the never-ending missions that sent you off to rescue settlements. But overall, I enjoyed it a lot. I put it down a month or two ago, and have been letting it sit until Bethesda opens up mod support for the game. And now we finally have an idea of when that will be.

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Dark Souls 3 pre-orders come with original game, or soundtrack

Dark Souls 3 pre-orders come with original game, or soundtrack

The Xbox store has been a wealth of information lately. For some reason, the Australian version of the store has been providing a little too much info. First, we saw the Dark Souls pre-order information last week, then just yesterday, they spilled the beans on the Doom pre-order bonuses. Both pages were pulled shortly after they went up, making us wait for an official announcement.

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