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Blizzard’s Overwatch surges to over 30 million players

Blizzard’s Overwatch surges to over 30 million players

Overwatch, the recent FPS from developer Blizzard, has been a bona fide smash hit since its release almost a year ago. And for good reason: it's one of the most original and exciting multiplayer games to along in some time, and it's full of refreshing characters and balanced mechanics. Players around the globe seem to agree, as Blizzard has revealed the game now has over 30 million registered players.

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Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 passes through Korean ratings board

Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 passes through Korean ratings board

If you were a fan of the original Mega Man Legacy Collection, then good news: it looks like a follow-up anthology has made a stop at the Korean Game Rating Board. Of course, since these are just re-releases of classic Mega Man games, it was a safe assumption that a second one would pop up sooner rather than later. Still, this pass through the Korean Game Rating Board suggests that the game is close to becoming a reality.

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Call of Duty: WWII release date and first details revealed

Call of Duty: WWII release date and first details revealed

Today was a exciting day for Call of Duty fans, as Activision and Sledgehammer games revealed the first details about the incoming Call of Duty: WWII. This is a big entry because it'll be taking the franchise back to its roots after the series had become increasingly futuristic in recent years. Though Sledgehammer spoke mostly in general terms today, we did find out a number of interesting details - including the game's release date.

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Heroes of the Storm 2.0 is now live

Heroes of the Storm 2.0 is now live

Get ready, Heroes of the Storm fans, because a significant rework is coming to the game today. After a month of teasers and hype, Heroes of the Storm 2.0 goes live today. This is something a re-launch of Heroes of the Storm, significantly reworking the way player progression is handled in-game.

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite gets a release date, 8 new characters

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite gets a release date, 8 new characters

Today is a big day if you've been waiting for more Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite information, as Capcom has delivered a lot of it. First and foremost is the release date for the game, but there were also a number of other reveals. These include the announcement of eight new characters and the reveal of Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's special editions.

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StarCraft gets its first patch in 8 years, finally goes free

StarCraft gets its first patch in 8 years, finally goes free

It isn't that uncommon for software to stop receiving updates years after it has been launched. After all, even Microsoft just recently did that with Vista. That is even truer for games, whose lifespans are a lot shorter than operating systems. Unless you're talking about StarCraft, which many loved and still love to play. While the game, which launched in 1998, formally stopped getting updates more than 8 years ago, Blizzard has restarted the development machine as it re-launches the real-time strategy game, this time for free.

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Star Wars: Battlefront II revealed with Imperial-focused story campaign

Star Wars: Battlefront II revealed with Imperial-focused story campaign

In case you haven't heard, there's a little event known as the Star Wars Celebration going on this weekend, and game publisher EA has used it to pull the curtain back on Star Wars: Battlefront II. A new, full trailer was premiered, focusing on the game's new single-player campaign and in-depth canon story that puts players in the role of the bad guys; specifically Iden Versio, the leader of Inferno Squadron, an elite special forces unit.

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Overwatch: Uprising event takes us back in time

Overwatch: Uprising event takes us back in time

It's time for Overwatch's next seasonal event, but instead of drawing inspiration from real-world happenings like holidays or the Olympics, this one focuses on Overwatch lore. This new event, dubbed Overwatch: Uprising, will take us back in time, to a period before Overwatch was disbanded and was needed to prevent another Omnic crisis.

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After seven years, Bayonetta finally arrives on PC

After seven years, Bayonetta finally arrives on PC

Back in the days of the Xbox 360 and the PlayStation 3, you may remember gamers making a lot of noise about a game named Bayonetta. The Platinum-made action game found a lot of fans when it first launched back in 2010, but one notable oversight is the fact that it never made it to PC. That all changes today, as Sega and Platinum Games have release Bayonetta on Steam.

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Minecraft Marketplace will offer curated maps and skins

Minecraft Marketplace will offer curated maps and skins

Microsoft and Mojang have announced a new premium marketplace incoming for Minecraft. With the simple name of Minecraft Marketplace, this new digital storefront will allow players to buy curated content like new maps, textures, and skins from Microsoft's partnered creators. While it sounds like a paid mod store at first blush, it's actually a little more exclusive than that.

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8-bit Bayonetta released free on Steam as April Fools’ surprise

8-bit Bayonetta released free on Steam as April Fools’ surprise

Sega has bucked the trend of lame April Fools' pranks this year by doing something that's actually cool. The game publisher has released an 8-bit version of the popular 3D action game Bayonetta on Steam. While the 2D game is very limited in mechanics — "Jump! Shoot! Score! Being bad never felt so retro," the description reads — it is completely free to download, making it a nice surprise for fans.

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Destiny 2 release date, PC version announced

Destiny 2 release date, PC version announced

After a number of leaks and a lot of speculation, Destiny 2 was finally revealed earlier this week. Disappointingly, that reveal only amounted to a single tweet from Bungie, leaving out most of the important details. Today Bungie is righting that wrong and sharing more about the hotly anticipated game, including its platforms and release date.

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