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Fallout 76 character customization will add card-based perks to SPECIAL system

Game director Todd Howard dives into how players will customize their Vault dwellers<p><i>Fallout 76</i>, the upcoming multiplayer survival game from Bethesda Game Studios, will employ a card-based system for character customization, game director Todd Howard explained at QuakeCon today.<p>Like other Fallout …

Fallout 76

How Fallout 76 will deal with griefers

‘We turn the assholes into interesting content,’ says Bethesda’s Todd Howard<p><i>Fallout 76</i> is a massively multiplayer game with player-versus-player combat. This raises questions of how the game will manage the more malevolent members of the player base, those hellbent on killing other human players …

Fallout 76

Fortnite is about to get a very powerful sniper rifle

That fort isn’t going to protect you for long<p>The opening screen in <i>Fortnite</i> currently announces the upcoming arrival of a new heavy sniper rifle, and recent leaks indicate that it could radically shift the game’s basic strategy.<p>“New Epic and Legendary sniper rifle capable of dealing high damage to …

Fortnite

No Man’s Sky player is sharing 3.8 billion credits worth of gear with random strangers

You get a Stasis Device, and YOU get a Stasis Device!<p>One player in <i>No Man’s Sky</i> will soon set out with a shipload of the game’s most ludicrously valuable items. The plan? Drop them on unsuspecting travelers in multiplayer. At 18 million credits each, receiving even one or two items would be a big …

No Man's Sky

Siding with the the Horde lets players be the villains of Battle for Azeroth

The Horde have already committed atrocities before Battle for Azeroth is officially released, so where will they go from there?<p>After years of defending the world from outside threats, <i>World of Warcraft</i><i>: Battle for Azeroth</i> is finally taking things back to the simple Horde versus Alliance conflict …

Shades of Grey

Destiny 2’s Eververse will be more player-friendly in Forsaken

Tess is coming back, but she’ll be a bit more predictable this time<p>The Eververse, <i>Destiny 2</i>’s real-money cosmetic shop, will be updated with the release of <i>Destiny 2: Forsaken</i> and season 4. The system will be seeing quite a few changes between season 3 and 4, Bungie recently explained, with many of …

Destiny 2

Here’s how Destiny 2’s economy will be changing with Forsaken

Farewell reputation tokens, hello planetary materials<p>In this week’s This Week at Bungie, the studio revealed how the economy of <i>Destiny 2</i> will change when the <i>Forsaken</i> expansion is released on Sept. 4. Reputation tokens will, for the most part, be going away in favor of destination materials, like …

Destiny 2

Bungie is changing how players gear up in Destiny 2: Forsaken

This should sound pretty familiar to most Destiny 1 veterans<p><i>Destiny 2</i> developer Bungie wants the nature of power acquisition to change in the upcoming <i>Forsaken</i> expansion, the studio said in its latest This Week at Bungie post. Bungie is looking to return the system to how it worked in the original</i> …

Destiny 2

Bethesda spokesman ramps up pressure on PS4 for cross-console play

Publisher is insisting Elder Scrolls: Legends progress will carry over, regardless of platform<p>Bethesda Softworks’ top spokesman made a remarkably candid comment to Game Informer yesterday: Platforms that don’t allow cross-console play may be cut out of <i>The Elder Scrolls: Legends</i><i>’</i> launch later this …

The Elder Scrolls

As promised, Ubisoft is packaging Assassin’s Creed Odyssey with a reversible cover.

As promised, <b>Ubisoft is packaging Assassin’s Creed Odyssey with a reversible cover.</b> Players choose between controlling the Spartans Alexios or …

Assassin's Creed

Here's 12 Minutes of New Assassin's Creed Odyssey Gameplay

Ubisoft has released 12 minutes of <i>Assassin's Creed Odyssey</i> gameplay footage (via IGN) ahead of its release later this year.<p>The new footage shows off …

Assassin's Creed

Lil Yachty Responds to His Fortnite Haters: 'I'm a Millionaire'

Lil Yachty isn’t the most conventional rapper, but he can rap. Of this there is no doubt. Can the 20-year-old star play <i>Fortnite</i>, though? Not well, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Games Improved The Most By Free Updates

Video games have changed over the years from the one-and-done packages of the early console heyday. Now games almost have more in common with …

Gaming Industry

Master Chief will play a lead role in Showtime’s ‘Halo’ TV series

Given how long a live-action <i>Halo</i> television series — or movie, for that matter — has spent in development limbo, it’s reasonable for fans to be a …

Jordan Peele

New Fortnite Limited-Time Mode, Steady Storm, Available Now

Fortnite's 5.20 update has arrived for PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and iOS. On top of introducing a new weapon and an assortment of gameplay tweaks to Battle Royale mode, it marks the start of the game's latest limited-time event: Steady Storm.<p>As its name implies, Steady Storm mode features …

Gaming Industry

Keeping Sea of Thieves afloat

There's no understating how important Sea of Thieves is to Rare. It's the studio's first big gamble since Kinect Sports and the team's Twycross …

Sea of Thieves

Mom’s letter didn’t work; Epic’s ‘Fortnite’ lawsuit against 14-year-old can continue

It’s anything but game over for the developers of “Fortnite” in their legal battle with a Delaware teenager who bragged on YouTube about his use of …

Judiciary

Next Location For 'Assassin's Creed' Could Be Japan, According To A New Discovery

Italy, England, France, and Egypt. These are just some of the places the <i>Assassin's Creed</i> story has taken us, and the next location could be a feudal …

Japan

Next Assassin's Creed Game May Be Set In Japan

A new fan theory suggests the next <b>Assassin's Creed</b> game could pick up a Hattori Hanzō sword and take a swing at a game set in Japan. As fans prepare …

Assassin's Creed

The Division 2 for PlayStation 4: Everything you need to know

Back in 2016, Ubisoft introduced an original new IP called The Division. Set in New York City, The Division's roots started firmly in the loot …

New York City

A flawed game with accidental origins, Assassin's Creed nonetheless changed the whole direction of open-world gaming

The biggest franchises often have the humblest of beginnings. For Ubisoft, the road to establishing a billion-dollar brand began in 2003. Production …

Assassin's Creed

BioWare Further Explains How Anthem's Single-Player Experience Works - GS News Update - GS News Updates

Airs Daily<p>GS News Updates are here to keep you up to date with the very latest and greatest in gaming news.

BioWare

Surprise! 'Fortnite' is blowing every game out of the water on Twitch

In the first half of 2018, there was one game on Twitch that performed heads above the rest: <i>Fortnite</i>.<p><i>Fortnite</i> has taken Twitch by storm this year, …

Gaming

New 'Fortnite' Leak Shows Hats and Vehicle Decorations May Be Coming

More stuff to spend money on.<p><i>Fortnite: Battle Royale</i> data miners are at it again. A new feature for the game was found within its files, and if this …

Gaming Industry

Are console Fortnite players better than PC players?

The Fortnite Battle Royale Solo Showdown has now concluded and some fans on Twitter made an interesting discovery. Many are starting to argue that …

Fortnite

The Best No Man's Sky Bases We've Seen So Far

<i>No Man’s Sky</i>’s latest update allows players to build bases anywhere, unlike the previous version of the game, where you could only build in preset …

No Man's Sky

Destiny 2: Legendary Collection comes with every expansion this fall

The original game, Warmind, Curse of Osiris and Forsaken all in one package<p>Bungie announced today alongside a new trailer for <i>Destiny 2: Forsaken</i> that the entire game will now be purchasable in one complete package. The <i>Destiny</i> <i>2: Legendary Collection</i> will come with the base game, <i>Curse of Osiris</i>,</i> …

Destiny 2

Don’t expect to play Anthem with more than a few friends at launch

<i>Anthem</i> will not let squads embark on missions in groups any larger than four, at least at launch.While four players is often the standard maximum for …

Gaming Industry

Fortnite may not be available in the Play Store when it launches

At some point in the near future, Epic Games is going to launch their mega popular game <i>Fortnite Battle Royale</i> for Android. But when it arrives, there …

Android News

Fortnite’s third Twitch Prime pack reportedly leaks

Another <i>Fortnite</i> Twitch Prime pack is almost here, according to a new leak. <i>Fortnite’s</i> Twitch Prime packs are usually military-themed collections of …

Gaming