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Watch Hideo Kojima’s farewell to Metal Gear: a goodbye unique to gaming

Developer Hideo Kojima is done making Metal Gear. He’s done making any game at publisher Konami. And as fans play through his latest release, he’s saying goodbye.<p>Konami released an official “debriefing” video for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain that features Kojima and others talking about his …

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Assassin's Creed Syndicate's latest trailer strolls through Industrial Age London

Few video games have the obligation to deliver a sense of place like the Assassin's Creed series, and the latest trailer for <i>Assassin's Creed Syndicate</i> seeks to fulfill it in a two-minute tour of Victorian London.<p>From a cricket game and the parks to a public house and Big Ben, Ubisoft Quebec sends …

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YouTube Network "Deceived Customers" With Paid-For Xbox One Videos

<b>[UPDATE]</b> Microsoft has now released a statement on the FTC's investigation.<p>"We are pleased that the FTC recognized Microsoft has vigorous compliance processes and procedures for sponsored campaigns," a representative said in a statement.<p><i>The original story is below.</i><p>The United States government has …


Why Uncharted 4 Is Getting Single-Player DLC for First Time in Series History

Earlier this week, Naughty Dog announced that Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is getting a single-player expansion, marking the first time in franchise history that will happen. Although Naughty Dog is saving specific details about it for later, the developer has now explained why it's making it in the …

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain - A Beginner's Guide to Mother Base - Metal Gear Solid 5 - IGN Video

IGN takes you through the basics of maintaining your own Mother Base in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain. For more on MGS 5, check out our full …

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Valve's testing a new look for Steam on TVs

The November release of Valve's fancy Steam Controller is right around the corner, and the company seems to be getting the rest of its platform ready for launch day. Specifically, Valve is giving Steam's Big Picture Mode a visual overhaul, redesigning UI navigation in the TV-interface's game …

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain has a birthday present for players

Kojima Productions got you a little something for your birthday, Big Boss. If you happen to play the developer's latest, <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>, on your birthday, you'll get an urgent message that you'll need to return to Mother Base.<p>What happens next is a fun Easter egg that some …


Here's how Steam will soon work better with TVs and controllers

Valve is testing a new version of its Steam gaming platform for TVs, just a couple of months before the Steam Controller goes on sale. You can check it out for yourself by opting into the beta channel in Steam’s preferences, but here’s the main change in the tweaked Big Picture mode: a …

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Batman: Arkham Knight PC Patch Works Miracles, But Is Pulled

Publisher Warner Bros on Wednesday deployed a patch for the PC version of Batman: Arkham Knight, but has since removed it due to the update apparently going live prematurely.<p>The 626MB patch was delivered to a specific group of Steam customers who had all agreed to play beta builds of the game. …

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Gears of War Creator Defends Free-to-Play for LawBreakers

Gears of War creator Cliff Bleszinski's next game, LawBreakers, will use a free-to-play business model. But Bleszinski says in a new interview that Boss Key and publisher Nexon are still determining exactly how this will work. He admits that free-to-play doesn't have the best reputation, but …

Destiny Going Offline Today for Six Hours

Due to scheduled maintenance, Destiny servers will be down for about six hours today, September 3, Bungie has announced. The maintenance period will begin at 8 AM PDT / 11 AM EDT, and work is expected to be completed at 2 PM PDT / 5 PM EDT. That's a total downtime of about six hours.<p>If you're …

"Are You Guys Enjoying MGS 5?" Kojima Asks

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima wants to know if you're enjoying Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and also has some advice for how to play.<p>"Are you guys enjoying MGSV?" he asked his 771,000 Twitter followers today. Responses flooded in with various forms of "yes." But Kojima didn't stop …

Star Wars Devs Working on New Multiplayer Game

A squad of former BioWare developers have formed a new studio and today revealed a publishing partnership with Nexon America for their first title, an unannounced "multiplayer online action game."<p>QC Games is based in Austin, Texas, and is led by Dallas Dickinson, president and CEO of the studio. He …

Zynga’s Mark Skaggs to speak at GamesBeat 2015

Mark Skaggs, the co-creator of hit social games like FarmVille and Empires & Allies at Zynga, is our newest speaker at GamesBeat 2015. The senior vice president at San Francisco’s Zynga is the latest to join our event at the Grand Hyatt Union Square on October 12 and October 13 in San Francisco. …

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