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Sonic Mania’s new trailer is a special one

Sonic Mania’s new trailer is a special one

Sonic Mania is, perhaps, the most anticipated Sonic the Hedgehog game this side of Sonic Generations. The game is out in just a couple of weeks, and Sega seems content to keep teasing new modes and features right up until launch day. The latest tease comes in the form of a new trailer, which gives us a look at two different special stages that will be found within Sonic Mania's various levels.

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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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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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Dualshock 4 Destiny 2 limited edition controller sports gold

Dualshock 4 Destiny 2 limited edition controller sports gold

PlayStation 4 owners will soon have a new Dualshock 4 option, one with a special limited edition design based on Destiny 2. The controller was recently unveiled by Sony alongside a couple of bundles, but take note: getting your hands on this item may be tricky if you're not located in Europe where it is being launched. The controller arrives in September.

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Dragon Quest XI confirmed for US release in 2018

Dragon Quest XI confirmed for US release in 2018

This weekend sees the release of Dragon Quest XI in Japan — where the debut of any new DQ game is a huge event — and with it finally comes news about the western release from developer Square Enix. A video with an announcement directly from Dragon Quest creator/designer Yuji Horii was shared, revealed that work has already begun on localizing Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age into English.

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PlayStation Plus price hike announced for EU

PlayStation Plus price hike announced for EU

PlayStation Plus members in the European Union are getting a rather disappointing bit of news today. Word of a PlayStation Plus price hike for the region has started making the rounds, and this new increase will be going into effect next month. If you want to secure some more PS Plus time at the current price, then, now is the time to buy.

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The Sims 4 release date announced for Xbox One and PS4

The Sims 4 release date announced for Xbox One and PS4

After three years of exclusivity on PC, Electreonic Arts has announced that The Sims 4 will finally make its way to consoles. Today the company announced the release date for the both the PS4 and Xbox One versions of the game. While The Sims 4 won't be landing on consoles until November, those who are subscribed to EA Access will be able to check it out just a little bit early.

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PlayStation Plus free games for August get explosive

PlayStation Plus free games for August get explosive

We're somehow already closing out July, which means that it'll soon be time for another batch of free PlayStation Plus games. Sony detailed these games today, and though the new selection covers a good number of genres, one thing is for sure: if you like explosions, this is the rotation for you.

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Ghost Recon: Wildlands multiplayer beta coming this summer

Ghost Recon: Wildlands multiplayer beta coming this summer

Ghost Recon: Wildlands was released back in March on consoles and PC, but so far the game has only consisted of story-driven PvE gameplay. Fortunately developer Ubisoft has finally revealed that the long-awaited PvP mode will be released this fall, and an open beta will be available to players this summer. Dubbed Ghost War, the multiplayer mode promises the tactical 4v4 team combat the Ghost Recon series is known for.

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Destiny 2 Beta’s biggest issues should be fixed by launch

Destiny 2 Beta’s biggest issues should be fixed by launch

In case you haven't already heard, there's currently a beta running for the highly anticipated Destiny 2. In the three short days that it's been available to players who've pre-ordered on PS4 and Xbox One, several issues have been prominently voiced by the community. These aren't things like bugs or glitches that you'd expect from a beta, but instead are related to gameplay, such as weapon damage and character abilities. Fortunately developer Bungie has said that many of these concerns have been addressed and won't be present when the final game launches.

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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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PlayStation 4 5.0 Beta System Update: How to get this game-changer

PlayStation 4 5.0 Beta System Update: How to get this game-changer

The most mega-large of updates to the base system UI and features of the PlayStation 4 (PS4) is available to the public now. While not every member of the public will be given access, the front door was effectively thrown open by Sony this week. All that lies between you and the next generation in PlayStation 4 software is a Sony guard at the door that checks to see if you're on the waiting list - so to speak.

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