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Monthly Archives: January 2018

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Jan
25

Fortnite's latest patch heralds the return of Mutant Storms and the arrival of the Chug Jug

Another week means another Fortnite patch, and Epic are making some “long-anticipated quality of life changes” to Battle Royale. The update arrives later today, and marks the end of the game’s Save the World winter event. More than 45 million […]

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Jan
25

Bigger bounties in Elite Dangerous: Beyond will make space "more daunting for skilled pilots”

From today, us PC players are able to dive into the open beta for Elite Dangerous: Beyond – Chapter One, the first of this year’s major updates to Frontier’s multiplayer space game. The update changes many aspects of the game […]

Jan
25

Judge orders bot-makers to pay $1.3m to Twitch

Back in June 2016, Twitch filed a legal complaint against seven makers of ‘view bots’, software used to inflate the apparent view count, follower count, and chat activity on a Twitch channel. Almost two years later, a California judge has […]

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Jan
25

The Sea of Thieves closed beta reached the top of Twitch, but it wasn't all plain sailing

Sea of Thieves entered its closed beta yesterday, and it didn’t take long before it started making waves. Rare’s open-world pirate adventure had a few technical hiccups, but otherwise found some significant success. Here’s what you actually do in Sea […]

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Jan
25

EA say ‘significant changes’ are coming to Battlefront 2’s progression system

It was pretty clear even before Star Wars: Battlefront II launched that the game’s progression system would be getting an overhaul, and EA have now confirmed major changes are coming to the game in the near future. Check out our […]

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Jan
25

Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting a new PvP mode, skins, and… lootboxes

Ubisoft have announced their third free update to Ghost Recon Wildlands, named Extended Ops, adds new extraction maps, icon skins and a new PvP mode. The update will also introduce Battle Crates “designed to offer you an additional and accessible […]

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Jan
25

Get your first look at Rainbow Six Siege Outbreak's monsters

The third file in Rainbow Six Siege’s Outbreak ARG has been released. File three, which contains a selection of images and an audio file, offers the first look at the zombie-like enemies that will feature in the mission. Here’s everything […]

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Jan
25

The Zulus are (probably) coming next to Civilization 6

There are still two civs to be officially revealed in Civilization VI’s coming Rise and Fall expansion, but after a couple of new leaks, one of them seems almost certain: the Zulus are returning. Here’s everything we know about Civ […]

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Jan
25

5 reasons PC players should be excited about Monster Hunter: World

Monster Hunter: World is not out on PC until autumn 2018. Long before the leaves are falling from the trees, console players will be making big creatures fall from the skies, skewering them with elemental arrows, mounting them by jumping […]

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Jan
25

Now Washington state legislators are looking into loot box regulation

The controversy around loot boxes has become so prolific that it’s even escaped gaming circles to become a topic of interest for lawmakers and regulators around the world. The latest comes from the US, with a Washington state senator making […]