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Monthly Archives: July 2019

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Jul
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Fortnite season 10 release times revealed, along with a bigger than normal patch size

Fortnite season 10 – or, rather, season X as I’ve now been informed that we’re calling it – is due to launch tomorrow, and now Epic has provided the usual details on exactly when the update is going down. The […]

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Jul
31

Enjoy $15 off a gaming mouse complete with rapid-fire optical switches

If there’s one thing most of us know we need when it comes to competitive gaming, it’s all the help we can get. And we’ve found no more of it in our elusive gaming careers than when we finally made the change […]

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Jul
31

This demo shows what Cyberpunk 2077 would’ve looked like in 1995

Cyberpunk 2077 is due out next year, and besides its futuristic setting it also features all the expected bells and whistles of modern graphics, right down to the ray tracing support. But what if CD Projekt was making this back […]

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Jul
31

Wolfenstein: Youngblood’s first patch prevents you from cheating for in-game currency

Wolfenstein: Youngblood adds a whole lot more RPG to the Nazi-murdering series, and that includes an in-game coin currency for buying new weapon upgrades, boosters, and cosmetics. There’s some grinding to do if you want it all, but players quickly […]

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Jul
31

FIFA 20’s Ultimate Team is basically getting a battle pass

FIFA Ultimate Team continues to be one of the game’s most controversial aspects – hello, surprise mechanics – but also one of its most popular and profitable. FUT will, of course, return in FIFA 20, but EA has some new […]

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Jul
31

There hasn’t been a CS:GO rank reset, it’s just broken right now

If you’ve logged into Counter-Strike: Global Offensive today and noticed that your rank is gone, don’t worry, there hasn’t been a rank reset – at least, probably not. Players are reporting a variety of technical issues on CS:GO servers today, […]

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Jul
31

Apex Legends is getting one of its “most fan-requested features” next

It looks like fans of Respawn’s battle royale Apex Legends might be in for a treat. Publisher EA has just announced in its first quarter fiscal 2020 earnings call that something pretty exciting is heading to the game in the […]

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Jul
31

Meet the developer behind PolyStrike, a top-down Counter-Strike inside Dota 2

By day Markiyan Mocherad is a developer at Ukranian studio FragLab, working on an FPS with Wargaming. But over the past three years he has been making PolyStrike, arguably the most ambitious Dota custom game ever created, in his spare […]

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Jul
31

The centrepiece monsters we want to see in Total War: Warhammer 3

In the last edition or two of its tabletop game, most Warhammer Fantasy races got a ‘centrepiece’ monster. The Hell Pit Abomination, the Arachnarok Spider, the Mortis Engine/Coven Throne; these were the belles of the bestial balls. Standing head, shoulders, and often knees […]

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Jul
31

Valve might have earned $67k from the Team Fortress 2 economy bug

Earlier this week, a bug hit Team Fortress 2, guaranteeing that players who opened in-game chests would receive a rare cosmetic drop and tanking the game’s economy almost overnight. Valve has since disabled item trading, but while it’s working on […]