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Monthly Archives: August 2019

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Aug
19

Team Empire win the Rainbow Six Siege Major in Raleigh

Team Empire’s roster of Russian players faced the most successful team in Rainbow Six Siege esports and showed up with a dominant performance, culminating in a 7-3 win on Clubhouse. G2 went into the grand final having won the Paris […]

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Aug
18

Minecraft ray tracing is now officially a thing

Adding real-time global illumination to Minecraft has been done with a variety of shaders, but now everyone’s favourite block-based game is getting it for real: today at Gamescom, Nvidia and Microsoft announced that a free update will add RTX-powered ray […]

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Aug
18

Rainbow Six Siege Mira Elite skin release date: when does the Inspiracion Elite come out?

The punk-inspired Elite skin for Smoke has only just made it to Rainbow Six Siege, but already we have a new premium skin to look forward to, and engineer-inspired Mira Elite skin called Inspiracion. The Mira Elite skin appears to […]

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Aug
18

Here’s how the Rainbow Six Siege Battle Pass works and when it comes out

Looking for more details on the Rainbow Six Siege battle pass? Fortnite’s highly successful battle pass model has been replicated many times across the battle pass genre, and Ubisoft are looking to the system as an additional means of driving […]

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Aug
18

Three maps cut from Rainbow Six Siege’s ranked map pool

Ubisoft is looking to drastically tighten up the map pools for both casual and ranked playlists in Rainbow Six Siege in an effort to make the game easier to learn for newcomers and more competitive in ranked. The new map […]

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Aug
18

Tougher leave penalties are coming to Rainbow Six Siege

Ubisoft has announced that they are introducing harsher penalties to Rainbow Six Siege players who leave active ranked games. At the moment, players who leave a ranked match mid-game receive a very short ban of 15 minutes, which is significantly […]

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Aug
18

Shroud is playing today at the Rainbow Six Siege Raleigh Major

Former CS:GO pro Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek is at today’s Rainbow Six Siege Raleigh Major. While he’s not going to be playing in the actual tournament, he’ll be playing in the Creator’s Cup exhibition round with his team ‘The Rowdy Shroudys’ as […]

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Aug
18

Rainbow Six Siege’s next phase of Pilot Program skins leaked in new video

Rainbow Six Siege’s Pilot Program returns on September 10, introducing a fresh line of operator skins for 14 Esports teams across the four competitive regions: North America, Europe, Asia and Pacific, and Latin America. The previous set of Pilot Program […]

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Aug
18

Another senior producer has left BioWare

Another senior staffer has left BioWare, this time from the Dragon Age team in Edmonton, Alberta. Fernando Melo, a Dragon Age senior producer, announced that he was leaving the company effective August 16. Melo is the second senior producer to […]

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Aug
18

Here’s where to watch Opening Night Live from Gamescom

This week is Gamescom, the biggest videogames convention in the world. While events in Cologne officially get underway August 20, there’s going to be plenty to see starting tomorrow, August 19. One of those will be Microsoft’s Inside Xbox showcase, […]