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Ubisoft is launching its own subscription service called Uplay+

Ubisoft is launching its own subscription service called Uplay+

One of the most surprising things to come out of Ubisoft's E3 show is news that the company is gearing up to launch its own subscription gaming service. With Uplay+, as its called, users will have access to more than 100 Ubisoft PC games spanning its various franchises. Essentially, Ubisoft is following the lead of companies like EA and Microsoft here, which already offer subscription services of their own.

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Watch Dogs Legion lets you play as anyone you want

Watch Dogs Legion lets you play as anyone you want

As teased in the lead up to E3 2019, one of Ubisoft's big reveals at the show this year was Watch Dogs Legion. In the third game in the series, we'll still play as a member of DedSec, only this time, the setting shifts to a near-future London that has been swallowed by authoritarianism. It'll be DedSec's job to fight back against mass surveillance and oppression through hacking the world around you, but this time, there's an interesting little twist that separates Watch Dogs Legion from the games that came before it.

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Shenmue 3 trailer can’t hide fan rage over Epic exclusivity

Shenmue 3 trailer can’t hide fan rage over Epic exclusivity

Even though Shenumue 3 was recently pushed back a few months, it's still far enough along in development to make an appearance at E3. Deep Silver and Yu Suzuki delivered a new trailer for the game during E3 2019's PC Gaming Show today, but unfortunately, that trailer was also accompanied by what's sure to be some controversial news. Shenmue 3, as it turns out, will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store on PC.

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Yes, Xbox Project Scarlett will have a disc drive

Yes, Xbox Project Scarlett will have a disc drive

Yesterday, Microsoft shared the first details about its next-generation Xbox, which for now is called Project Scarlett. We didn't get to see the box itself, and we don't know how many consoles will comprise the Project Scarlett family, so there's still a lot that's unknown. Microsoft probably won't be talking more specifics for a while either, as Project Scarlett isn't due out until Holiday 2020 - around a year and a half from now.

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How Ikumi Nakamura captured the internet’s heart at E3 2019

How Ikumi Nakamura captured the internet’s heart at E3 2019

She came to E3 2019 with GhostWire Tokyo. She left with the audience's hearts and the world's giggles. She is Ikumi Nakamura, Creative Director at Tango Gameworks, with Bethesda, and she was quite easily the most enjoyable presenter at E3 2019. She was so genuine in her presentation and attitude that she inspired a viral wave of fan art - take a look!

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Xbox E3 2019 round up: Every single trailer from Microsoft’s press conference

Xbox E3 2019 round up: Every single trailer from Microsoft’s press conference

Microsoft hosted its E3 2019 press conference yesterday, and just like last year, it was packed to the brim with new announcements and trailers. In recent years Microsoft has adopted something of a "blink and you'll miss it" format, giving us game announcements rapid-fire for pretty much the entire duration of its show. There was a lot to take in and some things inevitably fell through the cracks, so here's every trailer that debuted at Microsoft's E3 2019 show yesterday.

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Samsung 27-inch CRG5 curved gaming monitor hits 240Hz

Samsung 27-inch CRG5 curved gaming monitor hits 240Hz

Samsung has brought its latest gaming monitor to E3 2019, with a 27-inch, 240Hz G-SYNC compatible curved LCD promising silky-smooth gameplay. The Samsung C27RG5 trades resolution for refresh rates: while it tops out at 1920 x 1080 pixels, rather than hitting 4K, the rate at which it can keep those pixels updated is much faster than the average monitor.

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Google Stadia publisher subscriptions promise another way to pay

Google Stadia publisher subscriptions promise another way to pay

Even though Google talked at length about its upcoming streaming service during last week's Stadia Connect presentation, it seems that there were some payment options it left out of the show. Apparently, in addition to Stadia Pro, Google will also allow you to subscribe to individual publishers. There aren't a whole lot of details on Stadia publisher subscriptions as they were basically mentioned in passing at E3, but Stadia manager Phil Harrison said enough to get our ears to perk up.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake finally has a release date

Final Fantasy VII Remake finally has a release date

For fans, it has been decades in the making. For others, it was a dream that almost never came true. Given how long they've waited, they might not mind waiting a little less than a year to finally get the gorgeous fully 3D remake they deserve. And that's exactly how long Square Enix is going to have them wait before the Final Fantasy VII Remake finally hits the PlayStation 4 and whatever PlayStation Sony might have by then.

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Bethesda at E3 2019: new games and updates coming

Bethesda at E3 2019: new games and updates coming

It's that time of year again for the gaming industry to have their time in the spotlight. Microsoft fired the opening salvo and Bethesda followed with guns blazing. Its new Orion game streaming tech and DOOM Eternal details might be the biggest news on its portfolio but they are far from being the only ones. Be it upcoming games or updates to existing ones or even remakes of old favorites, Bethesda has something in store for gamers in the coming months.

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The Elder Scrolls: Blades heads to Nintendo Switch later this year

The Elder Scrolls: Blades heads to Nintendo Switch later this year

Here's an announcement from Bethesda's E3 press conference you probably didn't see coming: The Elder Scrolls: Blades is coming to Nintendo Switch later this year. The Elder Scrolls: Blades was first revealed at last year's E3, and though it definitely isn't The Elder Scrolls 6, the little mobile game turned console port might be enough to tide a few folks over while we wait for the main event.

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Bethesda Orion game streaming tech promises to reduce latency, bandwidth

Bethesda Orion game streaming tech promises to reduce latency, bandwidth

Game streaming is once again the center of focus of industry news these days, especially with Google formally getting into the game. But despite all the delectable promises, the idea of game streaming still leaves some questions unanswered, both technical and practical. At its E3 presentation, Bethesda presented the answer to all those questions in the form of Orion, a collection of software tech to optimize game engines for superior performance while streaming.

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