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Overwatch gets updated colorblind feature with nine color options

Overwatch gets updated colorblind feature with nine color options

Though Blizzard's hit game Overwatch already offered a colorblind setting, many players complained that it was inadequate. The solution involved a color filter, not a true colorblind mode, resulting in mass color changes that altered the entire look of the game. That has change, with Blizzard releasing an update that brings nine color customization options.

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Fortnite Season 6 will bring major spatial audio improvements

Fortnite Season 6 will bring major spatial audio improvements

Fortnite, despite being great, isn't perfect. Players have a variety of criticism and feedback about certain elements, audio consistently being one category that many players feel needs improvement. Epic Games has been listening and is back with a solution to many problems, revealing upcoming updates that will offer better distinction between footstep sound effects, improved spatialization, and more.

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Telltale Games lays off most employees as part of “majority closure”

Telltale Games lays off most employees as part of “majority closure”

It's a sad day for Telltale Games, the studio behind many notable video games, including the episodic The Walking Dead series and more. The company revealed in a statement that it laid off the majority of its employees today, the remainder sticking around only to wrap up some business obligations for the board and company partners.

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Fortnite Fall Skirmish Week 1 details: Everything you need to know

Fortnite Fall Skirmish Week 1 details: Everything you need to know

Tomorrow kicks off the first of many events under Epic Games' new Fortnite competition series Fall Skirmish. The company announced the new competition a few weeks back, later providing more details with the promise of an update when the first event neared. Now those details have arrived, with Epic revealing its Week 1 format and more.

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PlayStation Now adds option to download games for offline use

PlayStation Now adds option to download games for offline use

Sony's cloud-based video game streaming service PlayStation Now has added a major new feature available only to subscribers: the ability to download content for offline use. This is an important feature for the service, opening it up to customers who want the on-demand content but don't have an Internet connection capable of streaming the games.

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Fortnite purple cube transforms Loot Lake into giant bounce pad

Fortnite purple cube transforms Loot Lake into giant bounce pad

The giant purple cube in Epic Games' hit battle royale game Fortnite has apparently reached its destination, a spot many fans had guessed would be the final resting place: Loot Lake. The map's giant lake, home to small islands and an isolated house, is now a giant, gelatinous blob of purple bouncy magic.

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SteelSeries Arctis 3 with wired, Bluetooth audio gets 2019 upgrades

SteelSeries Arctis 3 with wired, Bluetooth audio gets 2019 upgrades

SteelSeries has updated its Arctis 3 gaming headset, which includes wired and Bluetooth connectivity, to include new audio and comfort enhancements. The headset is particularly suitable for use with the Nintendo Switch, enabling owners to connect the headset to the console using the wired connection and to the Nintendo Switch Online app using the Bluetooth connection.

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Fortnite Fall Skirmish starts September 21: everything you need to know

Fortnite Fall Skirmish starts September 21: everything you need to know

Earlier this week, Epic Games announced that it would be launching a Fortnite Fall Skirmish event, though it didn't have too many details at the time. We knew the event would kick off soon, but now we finally have a specific date: next Friday, September 21. Unlike Summer Skirmish, the new iteration of it will run for a total of six weeks with $10 million total in awards.

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PlayStation 4 update 6.0 was a giant disappointment

PlayStation 4 update 6.0 was a giant disappointment

PlayStation 4 owners fired up their consoles today, only to discover a surprise update to version 6.0. Such a nice round number would usually accompany a nice big update, one packing at least one major feature and more than a couple decent tweaks. That wasn't the case, though...in fact, the update didn't include any new features and instead offered a changelog with a single phrase.

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Overwatch adds exclusive Legendary Demon Hunter skin for Sombra

Overwatch adds exclusive Legendary Demon Hunter skin for Sombra

Blizzard Entertainment has announced a new exclusive skin for the Overwatch character Sombra. The company will be holding its BlizzCon event later this year and anyone who purchases a ticket will be able to get the new skin. Called "Legendary Demon Hunter Sombra," the new skin has arrived in the game now.

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Nintendo Switch wireless NES controller preorders start next week

Nintendo Switch wireless NES controller preorders start next week

Nintendo has announced the upcoming launch of a wireless controller for the Nintendo Switch, one that is designed to look like the original controller included with the NES. These rectangular wireless controllers will support Nintendo's newest console, including connecting to it when it's time to recharge their internal batteries.

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Fortnite Fall Skirmish revealed: $10 million in awards across 6 weeks

Fortnite Fall Skirmish revealed: $10 million in awards across 6 weeks

Epic Games has revealed plans to launch Fortnite Fall Skirmish, a continuation of the Summer Skirmish competition it started earlier this year. The company has vowed to award $10 million spread out across the six weeks of the competition, but it hasn't revealed all of the details yet. Epic vows the games will "start soon."

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