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Cryptocurrencies tumble following Google’s advertising ban

Google said it is banning all cryptocurrency ads starting in June.<p>Cryptocurrencies were dealt a blow today when Google announced a widespread ban on …

Sea Of Thieves Sets World Record For Human Cannonball Stunt

When it comes to promoting new games, publishers typically don't hold back with their marketing efforts. But for Microsoft's first new IP of the year, Sea of Thieves took things to a whole new level. To celebrate the game's upcoming March 20th release, Xbox teamed up with stuntman, David "The …

Sega Genesis Classics Collection Announced For PS4 And Xbox One, But Not Nintendo Switch

Sega has confirmed it will be releasing its Sega Genesis Classics Collection for PS4 and Xbox One this spring. It'll include more than 50 games from the company's iconic 16-bit system Genesis (or Mega Drive, for those outside North America). Fans can expect Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic the Hedgehog …

Surviving Mars review

A city-builder with a killer streak.<p>NEED TO KNOW<p><b>What is it?</b> A deadly survival city builder set on Mars.<b><br>Expect to pay</b> £35/$40<b><br>Developer</b> Haemimont</b> …

‘ARK: Survival Evolved’ Xbox Server Rental In Late October, Play Anywhere Now Waits For November

<i>ARK: Survival Evolved</i> players on the Xbox One received a bit of disappointing news Friday. Studio Wildcard announced that the long-awaited server …

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Star Wars Battlefront 2's Last Jedi DLC Release Date And New Content Detailed

Of the many changes from Star Wars Battlefront to Star Wars Battlefront II, one of the most significant is the inclusion of all eras of Star Wars films. That will only continue next month, as free post-release updates will introduce content from the upcoming <i>Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.</i> We already …

Sea Of Thieves Beta Now Available As Rare Continues To Address Issues

<b>Update 2:</b> Sea of Thieves' beta should now be available to everyone who is meant to have access, although some new pre-orders may have to jump through an extra step to get in. The beta was offline for a period of time for maintenance but is now back online. Rare continues to work on issues that …

EVE Online's 'Million Dollar Battle' Thwarted by Server Issues

It was the internet spaceships equivalent of a UFC prize fight ending in a three second knockout. An anticipated EVE Online battle that was expected …

You’ll soon be able to change skins at the start of an Overwatch match

Prepare to let your fashionista flag fly, because <i>Overwatch</i> is introducing a change to how you equip skins. As of today, presumably with the start of …

Fortnite had 3.4M users on Sunday before it crashed, Epic says

The highest number of concurrent players ever led to some technical difficulties<p>Epic Games says that <i>Fortnite</i>, the early access title that blends building with first- and third-person combat, hit a new high player count over the weekend. More than 3.4 million players logged in on Sunday, causing a …

Highlight Reel #377 - Fortnite Player Adds Insult To Injury

Highlight Reel #379 - That Backflip Tho

Burnout Paradise Remastered, Live (With Tim and Paul)

The Witcher’s Geralt confirmed for Soulcalibur 6

Watch Geralt battle Nightmare and Mitsurugi<p>Geralt of Rivia is oiling up his sword and heading to the stage of history. Bandai Namco confirmed today that the star of CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher will appear in <i>Soulcalibur 6</i> as a guest character.<p>In his gameplay debut, seen above, Geralt takes on …

The Witcher Twitter Account Teases News Soon

While you shouldn't get your hopes up for news on a new Witcher game or anything of the sort, some sort of news related to the series will apparently be shared on Thursday, March 15. A new tweet has teased an announcement will be made then, though it's anyone's guess as to what it will involve.</b> …

Three games get new Nintendo Switch demos

<b>The Nintendo Switch eShop gets three new game demos today.</b>It’s a busy week on the Nintendo eShop, with another onslaught of new games coming to the …

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds hits 5 million players on Xbox One

Microsoft and Bluehole Studios announced today that the battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds now has over 5 million players on Xbox One.<p>PUBG came out on Xbox One on December 12, so it reached this milestone in just a few months. PUBG is a console exclusive for Xbox One, so its …

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Fortnite: Battle Royale - 6 Common Mistakes Beginners Make

Given the popularity of games like PUBG and H1Z1, you might be familiar with the battle royale genre. However, Fortnite: Battle Royale is a tad different from its competitors. The game takes the base premise of the genre and gives you the ability to rapidly construct fortifications, like walls and …

Tomb Raider Review

At its best, Tomb Raider is a passable action movie. It has some cool fight scenes and a neat tomb to raid. But this iteration of iconic adventurer …

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Good at Fortnite? You could make £30 an hour from playing it (or FIFA or Call or Duty)

Who doesn’t dream of spending their days playing video games?<p>Whether it’s on a console, a portable, or just your smartphone, there have never been …

Drake and Ninja are playing Fortnite live on Twitch

What do Drake, Ninja the professional esports player, Kim Dotcom, Travis Scott and NFL player JuJu Smith-Schuster have in common?<p>They’re all playing Fortnite together right now and live-streaming it on Twitch . Yes, seriously.<p>You can tune in to Ninja’s channel here to check out the action.<p>Right now …

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3D Print Your Ship - Available Today! | Star Trek Online

Do you have a favorite ship in Star Trek Online? The one that’s always carried you through, no matter how tough the fight? The one that you’ve …

20% Costume and Boost Sale! | Star Trek Online

Some Captains are cut from a different cloth. These players know that to be a respected captain, you can’t just act the part – you have to look it …

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‘Fortnite’ overtakes ‘PUBG’ record with 3.4 million players at one time

Like two sumo wrestlers going at each other, the big multiplayer shooters continue to one-up each other with more and more players joining the fray. …

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‘Abused Games’ Twitter celebrates the video games that were loved to death

Or not so much, in the case of Superman 64<p>A Twitter account highlights some classic carts, cards and discs that have been well loved — but maybe a little too much — and still find them a good home.<p>Abused Games, which has been around for about five years but returned to posting in December after …

Nintendo Teases The "Appealing" Benefits Of Switch's Online Membership

Originally pegged to launch in late 2017, the Nintendo Switch's paid online service will finally go live in September. We know how much a membership will cost, but, outside of access to online play and voice chat, Nintendo hasn't shared all the details yet regarding what you get for your dollars. …

New Trailer for Cyberpunk 2077 Will Show "How Much Death" There Is

We May See a Lot of Bodies in Cyberpunk 2077<p>A new trailer has been crafted <i>Cyberpunk 2077</i>, which CD Projekt RED has in a safe somewhere. According to …

Ubisoft is looking into why a player got banned for making a 'photo mode' in The Division

One of the defining additions to games this generation has been the "photo mode". This quickly accessible option removes all HUD information and lets …

Xbox One Deals Watch: Pick Up LA Noire, Xbox One X Console Cheap Right Now

Xbox One Deals: LA Noire and console deals head up this week’s best sales<p><b>Xbox On</b><b>e Deals:</b><p><b>LA Noire – $27.49 ($12.50 Off)</b>• <b><br>RiME – $13.00 ($8.00 Off)</b>• <b><br>Call</b> …