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Skyrim, Fallout 4 Director Going Into Gaming Hall of Fame

Having already received a Lifetime Achievement award, it's now been confirmed that Bethesda's Todd Howard will be inducted into a highly regarded gaming Hall of Fame.<p>The Skyrim and Fallout 4 director has been named as the 22nd inductee to the Academy of Interactive Arts & Science' Hall of Fame. …

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Top 10 Most Popular Video Game Trailers for 2016 Games, as Ranked by YouTube

Google has announced the top 10 most popular YouTube trailers for video games released in 2016.<p>There are basically no surprises here, as Battlefield 1's announcement trailer ruled supreme with some 49.9 million views. Rounding out the top five were Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare's reveal trailer …

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The White House Is Hosting a Gaming Marathon Livestream Today

The White House has announced the first-ever White House Competitive Gaming Event, which will see NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal and gaming celebrities take part in a streaming marathon.<p>The stream takes place today, December 12, starting at 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET right here on Twitch. You can also watch …

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Top 20 Best-Selling PS4 Games on PSN for November 2016

Sony has released its list of the best-selling US PSN games in November 2016, with a shooter coming top for the second month in a row.<p>On PS4, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare claims top spot, with last month's No.1, Battlefield 1, following just behind this month in No.2. Final Fantasy XV takes the …

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Consider the PS4 Pro before you buy that expensive gaming PC

PS4 Pro reveals the roadmap for the future of video game consoles<p>I have sunk a couple thousand dollars into a top-of-the-line gaming PC. After a week with the PS4 Pro, I’m beginning to regret it.<p>PC gaming has secured a monopoly on high-end visuals by catering to a subset of gamers willing to spend …

All the Video Games Releasing in November 2016

November is yet another big month for releases, including Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, the launch of Sony's PS4 Pro, the long awaited Final Fantasy XV, and much more. With so many games slated for this month, we've compiled every major game release date for your convenience. Below you can find …

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PlayStation 4 Pro review: 4K gaming is here

Is $399 for 4K gaming too good to be true?<p>The PlayStation 4 Pro marks a turning point for the modern console era. In fact, it redefines what a "console" even means. Consoles are supposed to offer "good enough" graphics at an attractive price point, and a consistent hardware target to allow …

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Target's Black Friday Gaming Deals Revealed and They're Really Good

Retailer Target has released its Black Friday 2016 ad--and there are quite a few video game deals. Featured on the front page of the retailer's ad this year is a solid Xbox One S deal. You can get the 500 GB Battlefield 1 bundle <i>plus</i> a $40 Target gift card for only $250.<p>Target will also offer games …

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Microsoft's FREE Xbox Games with Gold November update as Backwards Compatibility grows

<b>GAMES WITH GOLD UPDATE: Xbox November game descriptions:</b><p>Microsoft announced the four new Xbox Games with Gold additions that will be available in …

Xbox One news: Games with Gold November 2016 REVEALED, Five Backwards Compatibility titles

MICROSOFTGames with Gold November 2016 games have been revealed by Microsoft<p><b>UPDATE ONE</b>: The Games with Gold November 2016 games lineup for Xbox One …

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Next PS2-on-PS4 Game Might Have Been Revealed

It looks like Red Faction might be the next PS2-on-PS4 game.<p>European ratings group PEGI has rated the 2001 PS2 game for PS4 (via DualShockers), which suggests publisher THQ Nordic may be planning to launch the game on the new console. The ESRB, which rates games in the US, has not published a …

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The 10 worst movies based on video games

2016 has been a banner year for video game movies actually coming out, with "Warcraft," "Angry Birds" and "Ratchet & Clank" all hitting their release dates. "Assassin's Creed" is coming out in December, too, and looks like it could actually be not-horrible!<p>Still, video game movies in general have a …

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Hey, Here's an Idea: Maybe Stop Preordering Videogames

If you've ever preordered a videogame and felt disappointed by your purchase later, let me suggest a great thing to try: Stop preordering …

The biggest video games launching in Sept. – What are you buying?

The summer is nearly over, and like the last waves of the beach season, September is rolling in the video game blockbuster season. We have a healthy …

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Video Game Releases for May 2016

April may of been a busy month, filled with highly acclaimed releases and shocking disappointments, but it’s almost time for a fresh start.

Fox News makes on-point criticism of a video game

Someone doesn't like the nerfs in The Division's multiplayer<p>Gamers have become accustomed to Fox News Channel's panelists over the years laying into video games and landing punches based on stereotypes, poor assumptions or just plain wrong information. That's what makes this particular aside from …

Destiny is Getting a ‘No HUD’ Mode

<i>Destiny</i>‘s community manager DeeJ reveals that Guardians who enjoy taking screenshots or videos in the game will be treated to a no-HUD mode in the …

'Destiny' Is Crossing An Uncomfortable Line By Selling Full Sets Of Armor

A lot was announced yesterday in Bungie’s second livestream focused on the upcoming spring <i>Destiny</i> PvE update (which weirdly still doesn’t have an actual name). They unveiled an enormous change to the infusion system, which will let players ascend in light level with (presumably) far less grinding. …

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Destiny is getting new emotes inspired by Seinfeld, Dark Souls and Shia LaBeouf

Praise the sun and do The Elaine, Guardian<p><i>Destiny</i>'s April update will bring with it a host of new things to do when it drops for free next month — but Bungie is also giving players a bunch of new dances and emotes to purchase with Silver, <i>Destiny</i>'s in-game currency. Bungie revealed some of <i>Destiny</i>'s …

Destiny Xur Location and Items for April 1-3, 2016 Listed

Destiny Xur Location and Items for April 1-3, 2016 Listed<p>April 1, 2016Written by Mack Ashworth<p>It’s Friday, which means it’s time for another <i>Destiny</i> …

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These 15 Games Nominated for 2016 Gaming Hall of Fame

The Strong National Museum of Play today announced the 15 finalists for this year's World Video Game Hall of Fame inductees. The nominees include some of the best-known and most influential games in history, including Grand Theft Auto III, John Madden Football, The Legend of Zelda, Final Fantasy, …

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April Fools' 2016 Video Game Joke Roundup

You can't always trust what you read on the Internet, and this is especially true today. To help separate fact from fiction, we're rounding up the best April Fools' jokes we find. This post will be updated throughout the day as more join in on the fun.<p>Found something interesting? Drop us a line at</i> …

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Destiny’s UI Used to Look a Lot Different

In a talk given at GDC this week, Bungie’s lead UI designer gave an intriguing look at the journey <i>Destiny</i>‘s award-winning UI design went through …