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Monthly Archives: February 2018

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Feb
28

Overwatch PTR patch 1.21 notes: Brigitte is now up for testing

This is going to be a fun patch cycle. It’s not just a patch cycle for a new hero, Brigitte, but the first new hero since the Overwatch League began. How will it change the cycle and development process? Will […]

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Feb
28

The latest Pillars of Eternity 2 backer update explains the game's ships with puppets

Sometimes backer updates or developer updates can be slow, boring, going deep into technical changes that go over my tiny writer’s brain. Of course, that’s not the case when the two people on-screen are puppets, making Pillars of Eternity 2’s […]

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Feb
28

Twitch Prime subscribers are getting free outfits in Fortnite

Free things are great, so here’s a free thing (if you’re subscribed to Twitch Prime, anyway): there’s two free outfits, called Sub Commander and Havoc, going out to those who have paired their Twitch and Epic accounts now. Exactly how […]

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Feb
28

Professionalism, Pick & Ban, and big orgs: how Ubisoft are taking Siege esports up a gear for Year 3

There were more than a few flashes of brilliance at the Season 3 Finals in São Paulo, but only an event like the Six Invitational 2018 could cement – at least in the minds of viewers – the staggering transformation […]

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Feb
28

A new method of banning toxic players is being tested in Rainbow Six Siege, so stop using slurs

The button that allows you to report players in Rainbow Six Siege has often been somewhat of a mystery to players, as the inner workings of what it does and how Ubisoft respond have always been under wraps. Macie Jay, […]

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Feb
28

Far Cry 5 has a new live action trailer featuring a baptismal murder

Continuing the string of Ubisoft’s live action trailers, with Assassin’s Creed and The Division previously getting their own, Far Cry 5 has its own live action trailer, which you can watch above. It tells the story of how Joseph Seed […]

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Feb
28

Overwatch's next hero is Brigitte Lindholm, here's her abilities, weapons, and description

It’s true, Torbjörn’s daughter Brigitte Lindholm is the next Overwatch hero. Blizzard just accidentally revealed it on the official forums, without as much fanfare as you might expect, but the page has since been taken down, and her official page […]

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Feb
28

Injustice 2 is getting a legendary edition including the DLC characters and a new tutorial

Despite the fact that Injustice 2 only actually came out on PC about three months ago, a legendary edition of the game has already been announced. Injustice 2 – Legendary Edition is coming out on March 27, and includes all […]

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Feb
28

Crytek CEO and president Cevat Yerli has stepped down

Crytek announced today that Cevat Yerli, co-founder, CEO, and president of Crytek would be stepping down from the role at the company, with his brothers Avni and Faruk Yerli stepping up as joint CEOs. Cevat Yerli will remain at Crytek […]

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Feb
28

AMD's Ryzen 2 chips could finally take the gaming crown from Intel's Core processors

Back when AMD’s Ryzen first launched there was a fervour within the PC building community that I, or anyone else cuckoo for computer parts, hadn’t seen in a very long time. AMD are back – and they are competitive. Not […]