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These are the new features you have to try in Xbox’s next update

April is here, and it comes with a feature-packed update to Xbox One. The company unveiled some of these new features on the premiere episode of …

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Wolfenstein II Nintendo Switch hands-on: A sharp-looking port

Indie developers like Yacht Club Games are seeing huge sales on the Switch, and big publishers are also getting in on that action. Bethesda Softworks has already launched Doom and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on Nintendo’s hybrid handheld/home console, and now it is getting ready to launch …

New Battlefield 1 Mode On The Way; Monthly Updates End Soon

It's now been a year and a half since Battlefield 1's launch, and since then, DICE has released numerous DLC packs and content updates. DICE has revealed that there are still a few updates left in the pipeline, but monthly patches are going to end in June.<p>In a blog post, DICE explained that, now …

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The latest Harry Potter mobile game puts Hogwarts in your pocket

In <i>Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery</i>, which launched today for Android and iOS, players create their own character and progress through seven years of rigorous tutelage at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. They must choose their preferred House, survive potions class with Professor Snape, …

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Fortnite Update 3.6 Adds Clinger Grenade; Read Patch Notes Here

Fortnite has evolved once again today with the release of its latest update, version 3.6. The official patch notes reveal a new item, the Clinger, and much more available now on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and mobile.<p>The Clinger is a new type of grenade available now that sticks to your environment or …

Game Development

Fortnite Server Downtime Has Ended, Update 3.6 Live Now

<b>Update 2:</b> Fortnite's server downtime has now ended, meaning update 3.6 is live and the game is playable again. We'll have the full patch notes up soon.<p><b>Update:</b> Fortnite's servers are currently down on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and mobile, as developer Epic prepares to roll out update 3.6 across the world. …

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God of War 4 director talks being influenced by Resident Evil series

As gamers everywhere continue to explore the newest God of War, Director Cory Barlog is talking how Resident Evil made an impact on the new game.<p>The</b> …

Gaming Industry

Twitch's custom extensions can now ask for Bits

You didn't think Twitch would offer streamer extensions without finding a way to generate money from them, did you? Sure enough, the customization feature now accepts Bits (the microtransactions you normally use to tip streamers) for on-page games and other features. Chip in a few cents and you can …

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May’s free Xbox Games With Gold are among the best we’ve ever seen

If you’re like us — and countless other people — you’re probably glued to your PlayStation 4 enjoying the new <i>God of War</i> right now. As fantastic as …

Freebies

Fortnite's Tomatohead Outfit Is Unsettling In The Best Way

This is one of those skins that leaked a few days before actually hitting the game, but it’s unsettling to see it all the same. <i>Fortnite: Battle Royale</i> just released the Tomatohead skin into the game, letting players roleplay as the deranged mascot for longstanding pizza restaurant point of interest …

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Xbox One Free Games With Gold Announced For May

May is coming, and Microsoft has let slip the Games with Gold offerings for the month a bit early this time. As always, next month will bring four new games free for Xbox Live Gold members--two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360. The first will be coming on Tuesday, May 1.<p>First on Xbox One, you can …

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Battle royale hybrid 'Darwin Project' is now free to play

It's tough to compete in the battle royale world, especially with <i>Fortnite</i> in the room. How do you convince players to try your game if they aren't immediately enraptured? Scavengers Studio knows how: give it away. The company has turned E3 darling <i>The Darwin Project</i> into a free-to-play title, with a …

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Xbox Games with Gold for May Revealed

The lineup of games available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers in May 2018 has been revealed.<p>The following titles we be available for download for Xbox …

Gaming

Radical Heights First Impressions - Ridiculous Fun

Radical Heights First Impressions – Ridiculous Fun<p>/ April 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM / Gaming, Gaming Previews<p>There’s no end to the growth of the Battle …

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God Of War PS4 Director Reacts To High Scores In Emotional Video

Today is the day. After years of development, Sony's God of War reboot for PlayStation 4 is finally out. Game director Cory Barlog and his team pushed hard on the game for five years to get the action-adventure title out the door, and that day has finally arrived.<p>Barlog posted a video of himself …

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Why ‘Battlefield 5’ Might Look a Lot Like ‘Fortnite Battle Royale’

A WWII Battle Royale.<p>There’s no denying it, <i>Fortnite: Battle Royale</i> has utterly changed the shooter game landscape. <i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</i> began …

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Darwin Project Battle Royale Goes Free-to-Play

Scavengers Studio's battle royale game, Darwin Project, is going free-to-play on Steam beginning today, April 20.<p>Darwin Project was released on Steam …

Gaming

God Of War Game Director Reacts To High Scores In Emotional Video

Today is the day. After years of development, Sony's God of War reboot for PlayStation 4 is finally out. Game director Cory Barlog and his team pushed hard on the game for five years to get the action-adventure title out the door, and that day has finally arrived.<p>Barlog posted a video of himself …

PlayStation 4

'God of War' is the game I've been waiting for my whole life

There is a moment early in <i>God of War</i> when Kratos and his son Atreus are hunting a boar in the woods near their house. Atreus shoots it with an arrow …

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Fortnite’s 50 v 50 mode is a great, safe place to practice your building skills

As good an opportunity as any for newcomers to try Fortnite<p><i>Fortnite: Battle Royale</i>’s limited-time 50 v 50 mode is a rare opportunity to learn the game’s building skills. Seriously. Don’t be fooled by the promise of humongous, end-game battles. The best reason to try the mode is the abundance of …

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Fortnite’s ‘50 v 50’ mode is teaching players how to be less selfish

The new and improve game mode encourages players to go out of their way to help strangers<p>Epic Games’ <i>Fortnite Battle Royale</i> reintroduced its much anticipated “50 v 50” game mode today, a new and improved version of the limited-time massive group combat game type that pits 50 real human players …

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Thanks to a cosmetic change, Epic accidentally rebalanced Fortnite's shotguns

Epic Games decided to change the rarity ranking of Fortnite's in-game shotguns, and the result was an unprecedented change in how each weapon was …

Game Development

Fortnite: Battle Royale Offering Double XP This Weekend

Fortnite's v3.5.2 update is now available for PS4, Xbox One, PC, and mobile, and it introduces a handful of new content to both Battle Royale and Save the World modes. On top of a new limited-time playlist, Epic has thrown in another incentive to play the game this weekend: double XP.<p>From now until …

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New Overwatch PTR Update Adds Rialto Map For PvP

Overwatch's latest map, Rialto, was added as part of the game's limited time Retribution PvE mode. The arena appears to have proved popular, as developer Blizzard has now added it as a PvP map on the game's Public Test Realm on PC.<p>This time round, Rialto is set during the day, rather than night as …

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Fortnite's Guided Missile Removed (For Real This Time)

Fortnite's Guided Missile has proved to be a divisive item since its introduction, with some fans unhappy about how powerful the weapon is. Developer Epic Games has now removed the Guided Missile, dooming it to the Vault, for the time being at least.<p>"We've gotten a lot of feedback around the Guided …

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XCOM Enemy Within is one of the best strategy combat games on iOS, now 50% off

2K’s XCOM: Enemy Within for iOS is getting a nice price drop today. The regularly $10 app is now available at <b>50% off</b>. While we have seen it drop down to $3 in the past, $5 is the best we have tracked in over 10 months. Rated 4+ stars from thousands.<p><b>iOS Universal:</b> XCOM: Enemy Within: <b>$5</b> (Reg. …

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Xbox One Gets 8 New Original Xbox Backwards Compatible Games

It's been a long wait, but the second round of original Xbox backwards compatible games have finally arrived on Xbox One. Eight more classic Xbox titles are now playable on Microsoft's current-gen console, with another batch set to follow next week.<p>This week sees the arrival of some of the original …

Xbox

Xbox's E3 2018 Plans And Fan Events Further Detailed

Gaming's annual extravaganza E3 is quickly approaching, and a number of publishers have begun announcing the dates and times of their conferences for the big event. Microsoft has already outlined its plans for this year's expo, and now the company has shared further details about what Xbox fans can …

Xbox

Heads Up: Microsoft Is Having a Big Digital Sale on Xbox One Games

<i>Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use.</i><p>Microsoft is having …

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Fortnite v3.5.2 Update Introduces 50v50 Mode; Read Patch Notes Here

Fortnite continues to evolve, and developer Epic Games has now released a new update for the game to iterate on it once more. The v3.5 content update--officially dubbed v3.5.2--reintroduces the limited time 50v50 mode and adds a new weapon, with plenty of bug fixes and balance tweaks also included …

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