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Gears 5 multiplayer to debut in new Eleague TV series on TBS

Microsoft is betting big on Gears 5’s esports potential. During the latest episode of Inside Xbox (Microsoft’s online series on Xbox news), the company revealed that it’s partnering with esports broadcaster Eleague to showcase Gears 5 multiplayer in a new TV series on TBS called Eleague Gears Summer Series: The Bonds and Betrayals of Brotherhood. […]

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order releases on November 15

Respawn Entertainment showed off their upcoming game, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, during a reveal event at Star Wars Celebration today in Chicago. It is coming out on November 15 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game stars a Jedi Padawan named Cal Kestis that survives Order 66, which killed most of the […]

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GamesBeat Decides 115: Why is everything always rising?

The new teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and Sunday’s Wrestlemania give us plenty to talk about on GamesBeat Decides this week. Also on this episode, co-hosts Mike Minotti and Jeffrey Grubb talk about Katana Zero and Pathway as well as more Sekiro and World of Warcraft. In the news, the crew talks about […]

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How Call of Duty’s Blackout battle royale is faring amid greater competition

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 made a big splash when it debuted last fall. It had the first Call of Duty battle royale map with Blackout, and it had a much larger Zombies experience as well. But battle royale is more competitive than ever, and Call of Duty must contend with competitors like Apex […]

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s League Play is gaining traction

Esports is getting more popular than ever, and that’s ringing true with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4‘s online multiplayer play. Game studio Treyarch has revealed that League Play, a new ranked competitive mode introduced in February, is more popular than any previous competitive modes in a Call of Duty game. In fact, as the […]

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Borderlands 3 confirms September 13 release date and Epic Games Store exclusivity

Gearbox Software announced today that Borderlands 3 is releasing on September 13 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. This release date leaked earlier this week, but now it’s confirmed. That leak also noted that the PC version of the multiplayer shooter would be exclusive to the Epic Games Store, and this has also proven […]

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Warframe turns 6 and is bigger than ever

Developer Digital Extremes is celebrating another milestone for Warframe. The online cooperative shooter hit its sixth anniversary last week, and it is quickly approaching 50 million registered players. This comes after a 2018 where Warframe broke its record for peak simultaneous online players and was consistently among the 20 most-viewed games on Twitch. While other […]

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Call of Duty: Blackout rocks players with Alcatraz battle royale map

Call of Duty’s Blackout battle royale mode is getting a new map called Alcatraz tomorrow on PlayStation 4. This island locale has players fighting through a foggy, cramped environment. Like the real Alcatraz, a prison sits at the center of the rocky hill jutting out from the sea. Unlike the real Alcatraz, you can’t escape […]

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Borderlands 3 trailers reveal more-derlands

Developer Gearbox finally revealed Borderlands 3 today. During a panel presentation at PAX East in Boston that involved stage magic and technical difficulties, the studio showed a 4K trailer for sequel to its breakout looter shooter. Gearbox did not provide a release date, but it did promise that it would share more on April 3. […]

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Wolfenstein: Youngblood turns killing Nazis into co-op fun on PC and consoles on July 26

Wolfenstein: Youngblood will let two players kill Nazis at the same time, and it ships on July 26 on the PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Machine Games and Arkane Studios Lyon are finishing up the game, which features the twin daughters of BJ Blazkowicz as the main characters. Publisher Bethesda released a […]

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Warframe nears 50 million players milestone on sixth anniversary

Digital Extremes announced today that Warframe is getting close to hitting the 50 million players mark. The cooperative shooter came out back on March 25, 2013 for PC. The free-to-play game is celebrating its sixth anniversary today. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions followed later that year Warframe was not an instant success. It took […]

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Minh ‘Gooseman’ Le shares how to get the guns right in shooters

Minh Le knows his guns. Nicknamed “Gooseman,” Le helped create a mod for Half-Life 2 back in 1999. It became Counter-Strike, one of the most popular online multiplayer games of all time. Today, Valve’s latest version, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, has become a huge esports title. And after a long road as a game developer, Le […]

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Battlefield V’s roadmap promises content through the fall

Battlefield V’s Firestorm battle royale mode debuts Monday, March 25. But that’s only the next step in developer DICE’s plans for the future. The studio revealed its roadmap for upcoming additions to the World War II shooter today. In addition to Firestorm, DICE has a number of new maps, modes, and missions coming over the […]

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Battlefield battle royale trailer’s real star is a tractor

DICE finally showed off real gameplay from its upcoming battle royale mode Firestorm. The studio released a trailer this morning that touches on many its key details. In particular, the company emphasized how traditional Battlefield mechanics will impact last-player-standing gameplay. But, more importantly, the company also revealed that you can drive tractors. Battlefield V: Firestorm […]

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Video: Gunfire Games is creating an endless adventure in Remnant: From the Ashes

Presented by Intel Gunfire Games is heading into a bit of unfamiliar territory with Remnant: From the Ashes. The Austin-based studio is known for making melee-heavy combat games like Darksiders 3 and Chronos, but Remnant is the first time it’s applying its action expertise to a shooter. Coming to PC and consoles later this year, […]

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Video game industry struggles with attempt to pull it into New Zealand shooting

On the eve of the biggest conference for game developers, the makers of video games are struggling with a shooter’s attempt to bring them into the forefront of the shootings in New Zealand. I am feeling heartsick about this event, with so much loss of life. And I worry that the aftermath will once again […]

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Battlefield V’s Firestorm battle royale mode launches March 25

Developers DICE and Criterion Games announced today that Battlefield V‘s battle royale mode, Firestorm, will come out on March 25. It will be free to everyone who owns the base game. Battlefield V came out in November, 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The first-person shooter takes the series back to its World […]

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Battlefield V’s battle royale mode gets big reveal

Developer DICE is planning to finally show off its battle royale mode for Battlefield V tomorrow. In a trailer that is going live at 6 a.m. Pacific time, the studio will reveal the details of the mode that it’s calling Firestorm. You can watch the trailer right here once DICE flips the switch: [embedded content] […]

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Halo: Master Chief Collection comes to PC with Halo: Reach

Halo is coming back to the personal computer. Microsoft revealed today that it is launching Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Windows. This bundle previously launched on Xbox One and includes Halo, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, and Halo 4. Now, Microsoft is also planning to add Halo: Reach as it releases the […]

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Overwatch’s Baptiste makes it even harder to kill anyone

Overwatch has released its 30th hero, Baptiste, on the game’s test server. After messing around with this new healer for a bit, I’m worried. Just yesterday, I wrote an opinion piece on how Apex Legends should learn from Overwatch’s mistake and be careful when it makes new heroes. Today, we may be looking at another […]

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