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ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ gaming monitor is DisplayHDR 1000 certified

ASUS ROG Swift PG27UQ gaming monitor is DisplayHDR 1000 certified

ASUS Republic of Gamers has announced ROG Swift PG27UQ, a gaming monitor featuring NVIDIA G-SYNC HDR, a 144Hz refresh rate, and more. The new monitor is targeted specifically at gamers, bringing with it a typical "gaming" design complete with customizable lighting features. The company plans to launch the model next month, but has detailed all the features ahead of time.

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Battlefield 5 reveal trailer shows return to World War 2

Battlefield 5 reveal trailer shows return to World War 2

EA has unveiled Battlefield 5 and many of the details fans want to know. A debut trailer gives players their first look at the game, which is set during World War II and its "unseen locations." The game will be arriving on October 19, around the same time Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will be launched. The company has also confirmed that it is ditching the premium pass.

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Minecraft Aquatic update Phase One arrives with a ton of new items

Minecraft Aquatic update Phase One arrives with a ton of new items

The first phase ("Phase One") of the Minecraft Aquatic Update has been released, Mojang has announced. The update is called Phase One due to the update's planned two-part release. The first phase -- the one out right now -- is for the Xbox One and Windows 10, as well as Windows Mixed Reality devices and the Oculus Rift.

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Black Ops 4 battle royale mode: everything you need to know

Black Ops 4 battle royale mode: everything you need to know

Confirming previous rumors, Activision has decided to ditch the single-player campaign in newly revealed Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. However, the company has more things to offer in substitution, not the least of which is its own take on the battle royale genre popularized by PUBG and Fortnite. The new mode is called "Blackout," and we've got all the details on what to expect.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4: three Zombies modes, but no single-player campaign

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4: three Zombies modes, but no single-player campaign

Activision has taken the wraps off Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, confirming that the game won't have a single-player campaign but will double down on the franchise's popular Zombies element. A total of three Zombies experiences will be included with the game at launch, which is scheduled for October 12 on the three major platforms: PC, PS4, and Xbox One.

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Rainbow Six Siege will be free starting tomorrow: how to get it

Rainbow Six Siege will be free starting tomorrow: how to get it

Tactical shooting game Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege will be free on all the platforms it supports this upcoming weekend. The game was first launched on December 1, 2015, ultimately enjoying solid ratings from critics and players. It's not unusual to see these games offered for free occasionally once used prices drop substantially, and that's what is happening starting tomorrow.

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Fortnite for Nintendo Switch port possibly revealed in job listing

Fortnite for Nintendo Switch port possibly revealed in job listing

Epic Games may be planning to launch Fortnite, its hit battle royale game, on Nintendo Switch. A hint of the unofficial plans appeared in a job listing posted by Iron Galaxy Studios, the company that brought The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim to the Switch. The job listing, which has since been edited to remove all references, made a mention of work on Fortnite.

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Star Wars Battlefront 2: Han Solo Season with Jabba’s Palace arrives May 16

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Han Solo Season with Jabba’s Palace arrives May 16

Electronic Arts and DICE are gearing up to launch Han Solo Season for Star Wars Battlefront 2, the game that faced a massive boycott and drew political attention to loot boxes last year. The company has since eliminated many of the unwanted elements it tried to pass onto gamers, leading some to finally buy a copy of the game. If you're counted among them, brace yourself: an update later this month will bring Jabba's Palace.

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10 Fortnite secrets and strategies every player should know

10 Fortnite secrets and strategies every player should know

It's hard to ignore Fortnite -- everyone is talking about it, YouTube is full of videos about it, and there's seemingly a new update every in the news every week. If you finally caved and downloaded it, only to promptly die at the hands of a twelve-year-old, this article is for you. Here are ten things every Fortnite player should know, including some strategies to help you get your first win.

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Top 10 mobile games of 2018 so far

Top 10 mobile games of 2018 so far

Smartphones and, to some extent, tablets are great for doing almost everything. And by "almost everything", we do mean it quite literally, from browsing the Web, binging on Netflix, typing articles like this, or, for the really adventurous, even coding and managing a website. Of course, mobile devices are also great for playing a game or two to relax or, conversely, get pumped up and hardware has come to a point that even today's mid-range smartphones can handle "console-quality" titles. So if you're on a quest to find some games to while your time away, take a peek at our Top 10 list for every mobile gaming genre there is.

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Chrome 67 to make mobile Web-based games, VR, AR better

Chrome 67 to make mobile Web-based games, VR, AR better

Chrome 66 just came out of production, finally blocking annoying autoplaying content, but Google is already whetting developers' and users' appetites on what's coming next. While it might not be a grand launch just yet, Chrome 67 will be laying the foundations that will make Web-based mobile experiences better by taking advantage of the smartphone's sensors as well as the new WebXR framework that combines VR and AR APIs into one.

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Alienware created a stunning hotel room for gamers

Alienware created a stunning hotel room for gamers

Alienware is behind a special room at the Hilton Panama City hotel that caters to gamers. The room was created in partnership with Dell, according to a local report, and it features a battlestation complete with a huge display and Alienware logo. The room isn't just for show, though -- anyone can rent it for about $359/night.

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