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Remastered BioShock collection for PS4, Xbox One surfaces in Brazil rating

Remastered BioShock collection for PS4, Xbox One surfaces in Brazil rating

This isn't the first time we've heard speculation about "BioShock" remastered, but this time around the speculation is joined by seemingly solid evidence. A Brazilian government agency has listed “BioShock: The Collection” on its website alongside ratings for five versions of the game: two for PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360, and another three for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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‘The Division’ beta had record 6.4m players

‘The Division’ beta had record 6.4m players

“The Division” beta came to an end today, and with its close comes an announcement from Ubisoft: more than 6.4 million gamers played the beta, making it the largest beta ever for a new title on present-gen gaming consoles. Ubisoft went on to break down some of the details, among which is that players spent an average of 5 hours playing the beta.

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Tales from the Borderlands eps 1-5 get physical release in April

Tales from the Borderlands eps 1-5 get physical release in April

If you've been waiting to check out Telltale Games' Tales from the Borderlands series, or only played one episode and planned to come back to it, the perfect opportunity to dive in will arrive in late April. That's when a physical disc release will see all five episodes collected into a single purchase, available for PlayStation 4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC. There's no easier way to get introduced to the story-driven spin-off of Gearbox's Borderlands FPS series.

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Fallout 4 named DICE Awards’ GOTY, Bethesda says 3 titles in progress

Fallout 4 named DICE Awards’ GOTY, Bethesda says 3 titles in progress

Developer Bethesda's mega-hit Fallout 4 was named as game of the year last night at the DICE Awards, which are widely recognized as equal to the Oscars of the gaming industry. The post-apocalyptic RPG was the recipient of several other honors that night, including being named role-playing game of the year and "outstanding achievement in game direction," while the accompanying mobile app, Fallout Shelter, was awarded with mobile game of the year.

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Call of Duty Black Ops III gets cheap multiplayer-only version on Steam

Call of Duty Black Ops III gets cheap multiplayer-only version on Steam

Activision has just released a version of Black Ops III that many Call of Duty fans have likely wanted for some time: one that only has the multiplayer mode. Available now on PC via Steam, the Multiplayer Starter Kit leaves out all the non-multiplayer essentials, like that boring campaign story, and lets players just focus on gunning down human opponents. Plus, it's only $15. However, there's still a number of multiplayer features taken off the table for that low price.

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Fallout 4 DLC details, release schedule announced

Fallout 4 DLC details, release schedule announced

Fallout 4 players who have spent the last few months completing quests and exploring the game's world to their heart's content are about to have another reason to dive back into the post-apocalyptic wasteland. Actually, several reasons. Developer Bethesda has announced three separate DLCs to see release over the spring months: Automatron, Wasteland Workshop, and Far Harbor. With a mix of new enemies, new locations, new abilities, and new stories, players will have plenty to keep them busy once again.

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Street Fighter V’s confusing list of what is (and isn’t) available at launch

Street Fighter V’s confusing list of what is (and isn’t) available at launch

Street Fighter V is finally launching for the PlayStation 4 and PC this week (February 16th), and series fans and fighting game aficionados are eager to dive in. Much has been said about the title's extensive plans for DLC, which will include not just new characters, but a story mode and an in-game store and currency. Developer Capcom has detailed the schedule for upcoming content, as well as confirmed what will be included with the game at launch.

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PS4’s most disappointing launch title seems to be getting a sequel

PS4’s most disappointing launch title seems to be getting a sequel

Back when the PlayStation 4 launched in 2013, one of the biggest first-party games from Sony was Knack, a 3D platformer/beat 'em up from in-house developer Japan Studio. The game wasn't terrible, but it turned out be another example of a mediocre launch title, getting mostly lukewarm reviews from critics. Despite all this, some evidence has come to light that indicates Sony currently has Knack 2 in development.

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2016 Call of Duty will be something ‘new, innovative’ from Infinity Ward

2016 Call of Duty will be something ‘new, innovative’ from Infinity Ward

Activision released its quarterly financial report earlier this week, and with that we learned that a full sequel to Destiny would be on its way from developer Bungie in 2017. But what about the publisher's other big FPS series, Call of Duty? Well, Activision didn't forget about it, as it confirmed that a new game in the long-running series would see release in 2016, with Infinity Ward developing the upcoming entry.

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Need for Speed for PC trailer teases March 15 release

Need for Speed for PC trailer teases March 15 release

As promised, Need for Speed is arriving this spring — March 15, to be precise — a launch that had been delayed in September 2015. Though having to wait longer is always disappointing, the postponement was for a good reason: the extra time was needed to give PC gamers unlocked frame rates, something fans had been heavily requesting. It’ll all be worth it in the end, then, and as that end draws near, EA has revealed the PC version in a new trailer.

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Kanye West reveals video game about his mom going to heaven

Kanye West reveals video game about his mom going to heaven

It was almost a year ago exactly when hip-hop mega-star Kanye West made a passing comment during a radio interview about making his own video game. It's something that most of us probably never expected anything to come of, but we should've know Yeezy would stay true to his word. At a launch party this week for his new album, The Life of Pablo, West revealed the first look at his game, which is about on his late mother ascending to heaven.

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Watch Dogs sequel confirmed for release by April 2017

Watch Dogs sequel confirmed for release by April 2017

Watch Dogs, the much-hyped open world game that put players in the role of a hacker, is getting a sequel, it turns out. While the first game, released in May 2014, was received by fans and critics with a fair amount of disappointment, developer & publisher Ubisoft has confirmed that work has begun on Watch Dogs 2, and that it's due to be released by April 2017.

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