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Destiny 2: The 5 reasons it’ll be bigger than Destiny

Destiny 2: The 5 reasons it’ll be bigger than Destiny

Now that we're into August, Destiny 2 is right around the corner - at least for people planning to play on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. There are a lot of expectations heading into the release of Destiny 2, and while we got a taste of the game during the open beta, there's still a lot that's unknown about it. Even with that in mind, there are plenty of reasons to believe that Destiny 2 will be much bigger than the original Destiny, and what follows are five of them.

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PUBG’s first-person update LIVE: servers launch detailed

PUBG’s first-person update LIVE: servers launch detailed

After a slight delay, the update enabling PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' hardcore mode has gone live. Hardcore mode has been in the works for a little while now, and is a highly anticipated feature, as it restricts players to a first-person perspective while playing the game. Many players believe that this will make the game more tactical in nature, which has been contributing a lot to the excitement.

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Overwatch Summer Games is back: What you need to know

Overwatch Summer Games is back: What you need to know

It's been a year since Blizzard rolled out Overwatch's first seasonal event, the Summer Games. Though the Summer Games were initially meant to coincide with the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, Blizzard has decided to bring them back again this year. Jeff Kaplan made the announcement in a new developer update video, revealing that the Summer Games will be returning next week.

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PUBG developer responds to outcry over paid cosmetics

PUBG developer responds to outcry over paid cosmetics

Last week, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds creator Brendan Greene detailed a new update arriving to the game on August 3. This update will add the long-awaited hardcore mode to PUBG, along with something else players weren't expecting: paid cosmetics. Though some cosmetics will continue to be free to unlock through simply playing the game, a select number of new outfits will only be available through Gamescom Invitational crates, which can only be unlocked by purchasing a key for $2.50.

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Stardew Valley multiplayer mode finally detailed – here’s what to expect

Stardew Valley multiplayer mode finally detailed – here’s what to expect

It's been a long time coming, but today we're finally get significant details about Stardew Valley's upcoming multiplayer mode. Fans of the indie darling have been waiting a long time for these details to be released, and after getting the core systems in place, developer Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone and publisher Chucklefish are ready to share them. Unfortunately, you'll be stuck waiting a while longer if you were hoping that Stardew Valley's multiplayer mode would release this year.

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PUBG just passed a massive Steam milestone

PUBG just passed a massive Steam milestone

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is a phenomenon in the world of PC gaming. The game has only been available since March, but in those four months, it has managed to sell over six million copies. An impressive enough feat for an early access title, but now PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is onto breaking long-held Steam records.

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AMD Radeon RX Vega images reveal air and liquid cooled versions

AMD Radeon RX Vega images reveal air and liquid cooled versions

The SIGGRAPH 2017 event, an annual conference focused on computer graphics, is being held in Los Angeles this weekend, and AMD is due to finally reveal their new Radeon RX Vega graphics cards. However, in addition to teasing it on Twitter, they're letting a few select attendees share images of the cards as part of a subtle marketing campaign, giving fans at home a tiny look at some of the details.

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PUBG’s new weapon revealed – here’s your first look

PUBG’s new weapon revealed – here’s your first look

Earlier in the week, the developers behind PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds told us about a major update that's coming on August 3. In addition to new loot crates and a new hardcore game mode, the game will also be getting a new weapon on top of that. At the time, Bluehole didn't tell us what that new weapon was, but today, it was finally revealed - say hello to the Mk14 EBR.

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Destiny 2 PC specs and beta dates are here

Destiny 2 PC specs and beta dates are here

Given the somewhat unexpected success of Bungie’s first major franchise outside of Halo, a lot of attention is being poured on Destiny 2, waiting whether it will rise up to the challenge or fall flat. The beta for consoles showed promise but also revealed some rather hard bugs that Bungie promises to iron out before launch. The beta testing, however, isn’t over yet. If you’re a PC gamer, it hasn’t even begun. The time is coming, however, and Bungie is giving out information to make sure you’re ready for it.

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Overwatch update enacts stricter penalties for bad behavior

Overwatch update enacts stricter penalties for bad behavior

Blizzard has delivered some news that's encouraging for a lot of its players and scary for a special few: it will begin enacting stricter penalties for toxic behavior in Overwatch. Blizzard has already shown us that it has no problem swinging the banhammer when cheating is involved, but if you're toxic to your teammates (or even your enemies) it will begin swinging in your direction too. These new rules go into effect immediately, so if you've been silenced or suspended before, you might want to clean up your act quickly.

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New PUBG update will bring FPS mode, paid cosmetic crates

New PUBG update will bring FPS mode, paid cosmetic crates

The next update for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is going to be a big one. Not only will the update be adding the previously-announced first-person mode into the game, but as developer Bluehole announced today, it will be adding three new types of cosmetic crates. These new crates will feature outfits influenced by Battle Royale, the movie that inspires the gameplay of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

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Overwatch teases new weapon skins feature

Overwatch teases new weapon skins feature

With each event that comes to Blizzard's team-based shooter Overwatch, arguably the best part are the new character skins that get added — the purely cosmetic costume changes that let players change-up the look of their favorite heroes. Now there's evidence that players might soon be able to change the look of a character's weapon individually from their skin, as hinted in a new video from Blizzard about the creation of Overwatch's newest hero Doomfist.

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