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Grand Theft Auto 6 said to be in production, Tokyo was once considered

Grand Theft Auto 6 said to be in production, Tokyo was once considered

Grand Theft Auto 5 is far from being an aging title at this point, with a near endless number of activities available in the open-world crime game, but it is a solid two and half years old. This means that it's likely time developer Rockstar starts making plans for the next sequel. According to sources talking to TechRadar, that's exactly the case, with "preliminary" production having started on Grand Theft Auto 6.

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Atari Vault hits Steam with 100 classic games in one package

Atari Vault hits Steam with 100 classic games in one package

Classic and retro video game fans will be eager to hear that Atari Vault has just landed on PC via Steam, making it the easiest way possible to enjoy 100 of the most iconic arcade and home console titles from the early generation of gaming. This eliminates the need to use emulators and ROMs to enjoy games like Asteroids, Centipede, Pitfall, and Pong, not to mention it being cheaper than buying several included titles individually.

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Doom’s playable demons, super weapons revealed

Doom’s playable demons, super weapons revealed

As the May 13th release of the new Doom draws near, developer Id Software continues to reveal more details on the game's modern multiplayer features. Last week we were given a brief tour of the modes and arenas where players will be gunning each other down, and now we're getting a look at some of the special weapons, as well as the much-touted ability to transform into a demon for a brief period during matches.

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Rock Band 4 for PC offers every DLC song ever for $2.5k

Rock Band 4 for PC offers every DLC song ever for $2.5k

It's a really big discount that doesn't readily appear that way due to its massive size: those who want all the DLC songs for Rock Band 4 on PC can get them (if the crowdfunding campaign is successful) for a cool $2,500 USD. That reward tier was recently added to the game’s crowdfunding campaign, where maker Harmonix aims to raise enough funds to bring the title to PC.

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Dark Souls 3 can be played on Xbox One right now

Dark Souls 3 can be played on Xbox One right now

Fans of the Dark Souls games have eagerly been awaiting the third entry in the series, and its April 12th release in the US is almost here. However, the painfully-difficult action/RPG title made its debut in Japan today, and a loophole has been discovered that allows Xbox One users to start playing the game right now, and in English. So if you can't wait another two and a half weeks to get killed over and over again, here's your chance to start now.

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Battleborn open beta hits PS4, Xbox One in April

Battleborn open beta hits PS4, Xbox One in April

Borderlands developer Gearbox has announced the details on an open beta for its next big shooting game, Battleborn. Starting in April, just under a month before the game's full release, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC players will be able to try out all the characters and a wide range of gameplay types. The best part is that the beta will be truly "open" to everyone, with no requirements for a pre-order or even Xbox Live/PlayStation Plus subscriptions.

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Nintendo refutes report that Wii U production is ending

Nintendo refutes report that Wii U production is ending

While Nikkei, the Japanese business newspaper, may have a decent record when it comes to predicting and leaking the future plans of the country's tech giants, it seems its recent report about Nintendo ending production of the Wii U game console is a bit far from the mark. Nintendo has come forward and stated that is not true, and it has plans to continue producing the Wii U throughout the rest of the year.

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Nintendo Wii U production tipped to end this year

Nintendo Wii U production tipped to end this year

Nintendo will stop production of the Wii U by the end of this year, sources say. Such a business move will mark the end of Nintendo's lackluster console, and will reportedly be joined by the announcement of a new game console, though details are sparse at this time. Poor sales are cited as the cause, and the Nintendo NX is most likely the rumored replacement.

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‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ DLC brings zombies on March 29

‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ DLC brings zombies on March 29

Next week, Xbox owners with Rise of the Tomb Raider will get access to the game's next DLC "Cold Darkness Awakened." First came “Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch” and Endurance Mode; this time around, gamers are getting a hoard of zombie Trinity soldiers to battle against, and they're tasked with shutting down the decommissioned base from which the zombies are raised.

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DOOM: all six multiplayer modes detailed

DOOM: all six multiplayer modes detailed

The new DOOM is arriving on May 13, and it’ll be bringing multiplayer modes with it. Bethesda has detailed all six planned multiplayer mode, and has dropped a trailer that shows a snippet of gameplay. The six multiplayer modes include: Soul Harvest, Freeze Tag, Warpath, Domination, Team Deathmatch, and Clan Area, a mixture of new and classic battles for maximum fun. Check out the video after the jump!

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Next Destiny update lands in April with new challenges, gear

Next Destiny update lands in April with new challenges, gear

Fellow Destiny fans, rejoice! Developer Bungie has finally shared some solid info on the next activities update for everyone's favorite shooter. Since the release of the huge expansion that was The Taken King back in September, things have gotten little stale, with the last few months seeing only minor, temporary "events" to hold our attention. That's set to change on April 12th, however, as Destiny will be receiving its largest non-paid update ever, including promises of new gear and activities.

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Telltale details episodic Batman game, will put players in Bruce’s shoes

Telltale details episodic Batman game, will put players in Bruce’s shoes

Developer Telltale Games first teased its upcoming Batman title back in December, but at SXSW earlier this week they revealed some new details on how their game will differ from other recent Batman releases. We already knew the game would see Telltale use its method of episodic releases, a formula they've perfected with their Walking Dead, Wolf Among Us, and Tales from the Borderlands titles, but now the developer has shared that we'll see just as much screen time with Bruce Wayne as we will his masked alter ego.

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