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Star Wars Battlefront 2 launches this year with story mode

Star Wars Battlefront 2 launches this year with story mode

Star Wars Battlefront is a pretty decent game if you're into multiplayer shooters, but it has one big glaring fault: the complete lack of a story mode. That's a big source of criticism revolving around the game, and it'll be changing in the game's sequel. Star Wars Battlefront 2 is in the pipeline, and it has been confirmed that it'll feature a proper single-player campaign story mode.

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Rainbow Six Siege goes free this upcoming weekend

Rainbow Six Siege goes free this upcoming weekend

If you’ve been putting off playing Rainbow Six Siege, this upcoming weekend will be your chance to reverse that trend without spending anything. Ubisoft has announced a free weekend this upcoming February 2 through 5, giving everyone a chance to experience the title, including all of its modes, maps, and operators. Those who really like what they experience will also get the chance to grab the game at a steep discount.

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Resident Evil 7 biohazard sold 2.5m units in first three days

Resident Evil 7 biohazard sold 2.5m units in first three days

The hotly anticipated Resident Evil 7 biohazard launched first on January 24 in North America, Asia, and Europe, followed by a launch in Japan on January 26. In the three days since its first launch date, the game went on to sell more than 2.5 million copies for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. That's a significant percentage of the 7.15 million demo downloads Capcom saw ahead of the game's release.

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KontrolFreek unveils performance gaming clothes for gamers

KontrolFreek unveils performance gaming clothes for gamers

Are you a gamer serious about your passion? If so, KontrolFreek has unveiled a new line of clothing targeted specifically at you and your similarly passionate fellow gamers. Called Performance Gaming Wear, the company's new clothing products are designed specifically for gamers, offering elements like larger-than-average hoods to accommodate headsets and giant pockets in which console controllers can be stored.

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Hitman ‘Professional Difficulty Level’ arrives on January 31

Hitman ‘Professional Difficulty Level’ arrives on January 31

The video game Hitman will get a new difficulty option when the January update drops next week. Called 'Professional Difficulty Level,' it will become the new most-difficult option for those who want to truly test their Hitman skills. The default game difficulty will be dubbed 'Normal Difficultly Level.' Certain game aspects, though, won't be available to those playing under 'Professional.'

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Resident Evil 7 DLCs bring new game modes starting January 31

Resident Evil 7 DLCs bring new game modes starting January 31

The hotly anticipated Capcom game Resident Evil 7 biohazard has finally launched, and fans have just a few days to grab a copy before the first DLC drops. Starting January 31 for certain buyers and everyone else at a later date, the DLC will offer the first volume of banned footage included with the Deluxe Edition and Season Pass, as well as a new mode that includes multiple gaming varieties and tasks.

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Inside, Limbo game developer Playdead teases next title with single image

Inside, Limbo game developer Playdead teases next title with single image

Playdead, the small Danish developer behind the highly acclaimed indie games Inside and Limbo, got its fans excited this weekend by revealing the first image for its next project. Posted on Twitter with next to no details, the image features a look that will be immediately familiar to fans of Playdead's previous games, with a very dark, limited color palette.

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Halo Wars 2 multiplayer beta now live on Xbox One & PC

Halo Wars 2 multiplayer beta now live on Xbox One & PC

Microsoft launched the second multiplayer beta for the upcoming real-time strategy game Halo Wars 2 on Friday, making it available to all Windows 10 PC users, as well as Xbox One players with a Xbox Live Gold subscription. The new beta will run through Monday, January 30th, and builds on last summer's Halo Wars 2 trial by introducing the Blitz gameplay mode, which is designed to speed things up, giving players a more action-oriented experience.

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Injustice 2 beta registration goes live

Injustice 2 beta registration goes live

If you can’t wait for Injustice 2 to launch this upcoming May, you may get the chance to try it out early. NetherRealm and Warner Bros. Games have officially launched registration for the game’s beta; those who signup will be in the pipeline to get a beta code. This beta registration is for North America, and comes ahead of the game’s May 16 launch date. You’ll need a PlayStation 4 or an Xbox One to play the game.

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The Division DLC ‘The Last Stand’ brings new game mode

The Division DLC ‘The Last Stand’ brings new game mode

Ubisoft has detailed the third expansion for Tom Clancy’s The Division. With “The Last Stand” DLC, gamers will get access to a new game mode with ‘clear objectives,’ though it’ll also include elements presently existing in the Dark Zone. That’s only a sliver of everything coming to the game with “Last Stand,” however, and there’s more good news beyond the new game mode: the DLC will be available on PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 at the same time.

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Xbox One backwards compatibility expands with Tekken 6, two others

Xbox One backwards compatibility expands with Tekken 6, two others

Microsoft's ever-growing backwards compatibility list just got a bit longer with the addition of three new titles, the most notable of them being Tekken 6. As with all the other games already on the list, Xbox One owners will be able to play these older Xbox 360 games on the current-gen Microsoft gaming console, breathing new life into one's old-ish video game collection.

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Injustice 2 story trailer arrives: bitter fights between former friends

Injustice 2 story trailer arrives: bitter fights between former friends

Shortly after learning the game’s release date, we’ve gotten our first story trailer for Injustice 2, giving us our first decent and long look at the title. The trailer is dubbed “The Lines are Redrawn,” and it gives us a glimpse of a world in which superheroes are fallen beings, where old friends are new enemies. It is, overall, quite dark, and presents many of the major characters in the series, including Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman.

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