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UFO 50 project will launch collection of new 8-bit games in 2018

UFO 50 project will launch collection of new 8-bit games in 2018

Can't get enough classically-designed 8-bit games? Then the team behind UFO 50 has good news for you. The collective, which is comprised of five people, plan to create a collection of 50 individual multiplayer and single-player games, all of them in the 8-bit style of classic games, but with what the team describes as being 'new ideas and modern game design sensibilities.' The team is behind existing things like Spelunky, Madhouse, Skorpulac, and more.

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Dragon Quest Builders 2 announced for PS4 & Switch, original trilogy for 3DS

Dragon Quest Builders 2 announced for PS4 & Switch, original trilogy for 3DS

With Dragon Quest XI having just been released in Japan, developer Square Enix used the current excitement for the long-running RPG series to announce Dragon Quest Builders 2. The sequel to the 2016 Minecraft-inspired world-building game will be coming to both the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch, and a special livestream presentation was used to reveal gameplay footage and new features.

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Hearthstone gets new Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion next week

Hearthstone gets new Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion next week

Developer Blizzard has finally announced the release date for the new Hearthstone expansion, Knights of the Frozen Throne, and the good news for fans of the digital card-based game is that they won't have long to wait. Packed full of new features and cards, the expansion will be available for download next week, on Thursday, August 10th.

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Titanfall developer says it remains dedicated to the franchise

Titanfall developer says it remains dedicated to the franchise

Fans of the multiplayer-only original Titanfall were treated to an excellent follow-up last year with Titanfall 2, however the continued release of maps and other DLC just hasn't been enough to give the game the shelf life it deserves. In a new interview, Vince Zampella, CEO of developer Respawn, has spoken about how several factors worked against Titanfall 2's release, as well as reaffirm that they are still dedicated to the franchise.

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Rime on Switch release date revealed for North America and Europe

Rime on Switch release date revealed for North America and Europe

The adventure game Rime will be available on the Nintendo Switch soon, and Greybox, the company behind it, just gave us the release dates for both North America and Europe. The game is already available for PC gamers to download from Steam, and starting this upcoming November, it'll also be available for Switch owners. Cost will depend on region.

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Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 Episode 2 arrives this month

Minecraft: Story Mode Season 2 Episode 2 arrives this month

Telltale Games has announced that Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two's second episode will be available starting this month. The company made the announcement earlier today, also saying that it will be launching Minecraft: Story Mode - The Complete Adventure for the Nintendo Switch the end of this month, doing so as both a physical cartridge and as a digital download.

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Xbox One Wireless Controllers updated with trio of new designs

Xbox One Wireless Controllers updated with trio of new designs

Following a day after Sony unveiled a specially designed Dualshock 4 controller comes a similar announcement from Microsoft: it has three new Xbox One controller designs in the pipeline, and they'll be joined by a new slimmer Xbox Wireless Adapter for using the controllers with a Windows 10 PC. The new products will be available starting on August 3.

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Xbox One X bundles arrive at Taco Bell as special meal prizes

Xbox One X bundles arrive at Taco Bell as special meal prizes

Taco Bell may make your dreams come true, at least if those dreams involve buying cheap Mexican food and winning an Xbox One X bundle in the process. The fast food chain has teamed up with Microsoft to offer the latest Xbox console as a prize for some lucky customers, but only for one particular meal item. This isn't the first time Taco Bell has promoted Microsoft's console; it did the same back with the original model's release.

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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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Final Fantasy 15’s Regalia car comes to Forza Horizon 3

Final Fantasy 15’s Regalia car comes to Forza Horizon 3

Final Fantasy XV players have been able to drive the Regalia — the large, luxurious car used by the game's heroes — in several ways, including within the hit RPG itself, and even in real life (if they had a huge pile of cash to spend), but next week they'll be able to take it for a ride in another video game entirely. Microsoft has announced that FF15's Regalia will be coming to Forza Horizon 3 on the Xbox One and PC for free next week.

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CoD: Modern Warfare Remastered standalone hits PC and Xbox One

CoD: Modern Warfare Remastered standalone hits PC and Xbox One

When Infinite Warfare arrived, it came in a bundle with a remastered version of Modern Warfare, the fourth game in the franchise's lineup. That bundling was disappointing to some, but such disappointment was eradicated late last month with the announcement of a standalone copy. While that standalone copy went live on June 27, it was only the for the PlayStation 4, leaving everyone else to wait.

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