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Age of Empires: Definitive Edition delayed with possible early 2018 launch

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition delayed with possible early 2018 launch

Microsoft was set to release Age of Empires: Definitive Edition this month, but that has changed. In a post yesterday, the game's team revealed that the title has been delayed until next year, though the exact date isn't yet know. The Windows Store has been updated to reflect this change, only it currently lists a placeholder launch date of December 31, which the team says is incorrect.

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EA closes Visceral Games as part of Star Wars game overhaul

EA closes Visceral Games as part of Star Wars game overhaul

EA's Visceral Games, the studio behind games like Dead Space, is being closed down and its team members shipped off to other EA teams to work on other projects. This was announced as part of a larger revelation regarding the Star Wars game Visceral was working on; that game isn't going anywhere, but it is going to be reworked in a big way. EA explained that its action-adventure game, should it progress the way it has been, would be a 'story-based, linear adventure game,' and that's just not going to work out.

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Battlefield 1 Turning Tides expansion: 4 maps, 6 guns, a new class and more

Battlefield 1 Turning Tides expansion: 4 maps, 6 guns, a new class and more

The third expansion for Battlefield 1, Turning Tides, has been detailed ahead of its upcoming release. The DLC will be released in two waves, according to EA, which says the first will be arriving in December and the other in January. Anyone with the game's Premium Pass will get the drops two weeks ahead of everyone else, which includes anyone who picks up the pass before the DLC arrives.

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South Park: The Fractured But Whole Season Pass detailed: 3 DLCs

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Season Pass detailed: 3 DLCs

The frequently delayed South Park game The Fractured But Whole will be finally arriving next week, and ahead of that launch comes all the details about its Season Pass. Players who spring for the season pass will be on the receiving end of three DLCs, the first of which won't be arriving until the very end of this year, followed by the other two in 2018. Exact launch dates for each DLC haven't been provided, but we know what each will bring.

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Cuphead hits platinum milestone with more than a million units sold

Cuphead hits platinum milestone with more than a million units sold

Cuphead, the hit game from StudioMDHR, has sold more than 1 million units, according to the company, marking the platinum milestone for the title. The game, which is only available for Xbox One and Windows PC, features the character Cuphead with a design that, as the name suggests, features a cup for a head.

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Stream offers cryptocurrency option to livestreamers abandoned by Nintendo

Stream offers cryptocurrency option to livestreamers abandoned by Nintendo

Nintendo recently announced that its Creators Program would no longer be supporting YouTube Live livestreamed videos, leaving a bunch of gamers upset and abandoned without any solid way to bring in revenue from those particular livestreams. While ire at Nintendo is still raw, Stream has stepped up to offer a revenue alternative to those content creators.

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PlayStation Now adds horror games Until Dawn, Dead Island, and more

PlayStation Now adds horror games Until Dawn, Dead Island, and more

In the recent past, Sony made the horror game Until Dawn available to PlayStation Plus subscribers for free, and now it is finally adding it to PlayStation Now. This on-demand service allows subscribers to access a huge library of games that are available to stream instantly over the Internet, and it now includes more horror games just in time for Halloween.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta loot crates are making fans angry

Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta loot crates are making fans angry

The Star Wars Battlefront game released in 2015, while beautiful to look at, left a lot to be desired. The lack of a campaign turned many players away, and those who stuck with the title had a list of complaints: DLC fragmentation, hero tokens, and lack of customization among them. The team behind the game had vowed to solve those issues in the game's sequel, Battlefront 2, which is being released next month. The public beta, though, just hints at more problems.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta extended: two more days to play

Star Wars Battlefront 2 beta extended: two more days to play

If you missed the chance to play the public Star Wars Battlefront 2 public beta this weekend, EA has you covered. The company has announced an extension for the beta that leaves it available for a couple more days, giving everyone a chance to try it for the first time or keep grinding away at getting those coveted crates.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 public beta starts tomorrow on PS4, Xbox One, PC

Star Wars Battlefront 2 public beta starts tomorrow on PS4, Xbox One, PC

Star Wars Battlefront II arrives next month, but this weekend will bring a treat to diehard fans: the public beta starts tomorrow. The public beta will be for multiplayer gameplay, and will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC players. Those who play will get access to Arcade, Galactic Assault, 8 vs 8 Strike missions, and Starfighter Assault.

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Batman: The Enemy Within episode 2 arrives, first episode is free on mobile

Batman: The Enemy Within episode 2 arrives, first episode is free on mobile

Telltale Games has announced the launch of Batman: The Enemy Within. The company has launched the second episode in this series, "The Pact," for PC, Mac, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. As well, both the first and second episodes can now be downloaded on Android and iOS devices. Assuming you get it on mobile, the first episode is now free.

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Xbox One S Minecraft Limited Edition bundle arrives: 1TB console, Creeper controller

Xbox One S Minecraft Limited Edition bundle arrives: 1TB console, Creeper controller

The previously announced limited edition Xbox One S Minecraft bundle is now available to buy for $399.99 USD. The bundle features a 1TB Xbox One S console alongside a special 'Creeper' controller that has a unique look you're not going to find elsewhere. The controller isn't the only thing getting decked out with a blocky, pixelated design, though.

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