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Overwatch director confirms more animated shorts are on the way

Overwatch director confirms more animated shorts are on the way

Despite strictly being a multiplayer-only game, Blizzard's Overwatch has a surprisingly detailed universe with plenty of story and lore for each of its characters. A large portion of the game's story is told through the animated short films that the developer has released on occasion, with the popular clips focusing on the backgrounds of specific characters, introducing new ones, and detailing the past events that led to the game's scenario.

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Destiny 2 PC details start with no dedicated servers

Destiny 2 PC details start with no dedicated servers

There's no doubt that a lot of console players are excited for the launch of Destiny 2, but those who claim PC as their favorite platform have plenty of reason to be excited as well. While console players got to experience the first game in all of its (sometimes rough) glory, this will be the first shot PC players have at the series. That's a pretty big deal considering there was never any guarantee that Destiny would make its way to the platform, and now Bungie PC lead David Shaw is spilling more details on what we can expect from Destiny's first PC outing.

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Have a look at Destiny 2’s gameplay reveal trailer

Have a look at Destiny 2’s gameplay reveal trailer

It's a pretty big day for Destiny fans, as Bungie and Activition have revealed the first gameplay trailer for Destiny 2. The game, which was officially revealed a couple of months back, seems to have a lot in common with the original Destiny, though today Bungie also revealed some new features that will make Destiny 2 stand out from its predecessor.

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Quake Champions open beta begins today – here’s how to play it

Quake Champions open beta begins today – here’s how to play it

Get ready, Quake fans, because the first game in the series in 12 years is entering into an open beta of sorts today. Though Bethesda and id Software prefer to call this a "large-scale tech test," there isn't really a difference for those of you who will be playing it. So, how do you get into this open beta for Quake Champions?

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Vanquish PC port confirmed – watch the trailer here

Vanquish PC port confirmed – watch the trailer here

Sega is on something of a PC-loving roll lately. Last month, it brought the much-loved Bayonetta to PC after seven years of exclusivity to consoles. When that happened, a lot of Platinum Games fans began requesting the same treatment be given to Vanquish, an Xbox 360 and PS3 action shooter that has turned into something of a cult classic over the years.

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Overwatch loot box odds revealed following Chinese regulation

Overwatch loot box odds revealed following Chinese regulation

If Overwatch players are familiar with anything, it's the game's loot boxes — rewards for rank-ups and various numbers of match wins — and their tendency to almost never give the most desired cosmetic items. Players have often complained about the poor drop rates for Epic and Legendary items, which include things like costumes, voice lines, and emotes. Now, thanks to new regulations in China, Blizzard has disclosed the exact odds of players receiving different types of loot box items.

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds dev “looking at” Xbox One and PS4 versions

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds dev “looking at” Xbox One and PS4 versions

If you play games primarily on PC, then you've probably already heard of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Similar to previously released mods for ARMA and H1Z1, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds takes its popular Battle Royale gameplay and turns it into a full game. It's quickly become a smashing success on PC, selling more than 2 million copies since launch, which means that a console version should be coming up, right?

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Steam and GOG sales celebrate Star Wars Day early

Steam and GOG sales celebrate Star Wars Day early

Star Wars Day is quickly approaching, but Steam and GOG have decided to start the festivities a little early. Both online retailers have kicked off special sales in celebration of Star Wars Day, discounting much of their Star Wars game catalogs. There are some good deals to be found, provided you aren't like me and don't already buy all the Star Wars-related stuff you come across.

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Darksiders 3 officially confirmed for 2018 release

Darksiders 3 officially confirmed for 2018 release

Once upon a time, we weren't sure if we'd ever see another Darksiders game. For a while there, it looked like the franchise would go down with the bankruptcy of THQ. Now, THQ Nordic has officially confirmed Darksiders 3 after an Amazon listing was posted earlier today, delivering a launch trailer for the game along with a handful of screenshots and concept art images.

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Has-Been Heroes review: Good ideas in a frustrating package

Has-Been Heroes review: Good ideas in a frustrating package

I’m not sure if you've noticed, but these super difficult games known as roguelikes - named for the 1980 game Rogue - seem to keep growing more and more popular. Distinguished by sometimes brutal difficulty, quick runthroughs that often end in failure, permadeath, and an element of randomness, these games are addicting in their challenge. You will fail a lot, but put in enough practice and maybe you’ll finally succeed. There are already plenty of great roguelike games on the market - FTL: Faster Than Light, Rogue Legacy, The Binding of Isaac, and Spelunky, to name a few. Now Has-Been Heroes from Frozenbyte wants to add its name to that list. Does it have what it takes?

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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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