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Titanfall 2 technical tests returns today, with a host of changes

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Titanfall 2’s first technical test last week was a big hit or miss with fans.While some, like me, welcomed some of the changes and found the balance to be quite appreciable, the large majority, including Darryn, felt the opposite.

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Mortal Kombat XL is in open beta all weekend on PC

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Yesterday, Ed Boon tweeted out a very explicit teaser, one that essentially said that Mortal Kombat XL would finally be making its way to PC.Back in January, it surfaced that there were no plans to bring Mortal Kombat XL to PC.

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We’ve decided to improve the narrative for Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Posted on 08/29 02:13 in More | 0

There’s a lot to be said about the latest Deus Ex game, ideas and themes that need to be unpacked for a title that deals heavily in a marketing language of “mechanical apartheid” and “Aug Lives Matter”.Nowhere is that idea more prevalent than in the opening scenes when (SPOILERS MASSIVE SPOILERS I DIDN’T ASK FOR SPOILERS!

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Salvation comes to Call of Duty:Black Ops III on September 6 for PS4

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ANYWAY, back on track because I’m talking about the fourth and final bit of DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 before all eyes avert their gaze fully towards Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.As usual, the final slice of DLC for Black Ops 3 follows the regular Call of Duty formula: Four maps and some zombies action.

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Final Fantasy XV swaps between open-world and linear gameplay

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If you’ve been watching anything to do with Final Fantasy XV (including its unfortunate/fortunate delay to the end of November), you’re likely to have seen mostly open-world gameplay.You’d almost be excused for assuming the entire game is like that, but that’s far from the truth.

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Captain America is the supervillain we deserve as his endgame begins

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Murder, double agent shenanigans and apparently blind loyalty to the Red Skull and his reborn HYDRA movement.Just another day in the life of Steve Rogers, otherwise known as Captain America.

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Steve Rogers is no longer the Captain America of the MCU

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Zemo’s master plan worked perfectly, pitting Avenger against Avenger in a triple-threat brouhaha that also featured the Winter Soldier.Tony Stark was out for blood, Captain America was sticking to his guns and Bucky was caught in the middle.

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In Other News – 26 August 2016

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Guys, this might be my very last ION post ever.It’s just that I have a powerball ticket, and I’m pretty certain that I’m going to wake up as a millionaire tomorrow morning.

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There’s a new VR eSports startup which just got a $6.2 million investment

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However, would spectating a virtual game with interesting characters who have a complex understanding naturally fit better in a virtual surrounding?Some feel that way, although the vibe at an arena is not easily matched, but the dream of Virtual Reality is becoming, well, a reality as a new startup has received a $6.

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The good, the bad and the ugly of the past week – 26 August 2016

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It may look bare now, but in a week or two, the Christmas stuff is going to go up.Win a R1000 Raru voucher with Cadbury Dairy Milk Bubbly’s Friends in a Fish Tank!

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Flamebait Friday Debate: Where do you draw the line on micro-transactions?

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As video game consumers, we’ve all grown both weary and wary of all the DLC in our games.But there’s a very different sort of DLC that’s permeated games.

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HTC aren't pleased with the Riot-LCS owner dispute

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It’s no secret that this public dispute would eventually shed light on existing issues, but the brand damage done is enough to cause concern for partners of the LCS.” While the dispute began with patch timing, it soon shed light on a number of issues within in the LCS which directly affect brand involvement and sponsorship.

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Here’s 15 minutes of DontNod’s Vampyr

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I’ve been keen on Life is Strange developer Dontnod’s Vampyr since it was first announced.Largely, it’s because I have a fascination with vampyric lore, and also because I need a good vampire game.

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Batman cosplayer earns Guinness World Record for functional batsuit

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Rubber muscles may look cool, but not being able to actually turn your neck is somewhat of a hindrance.It also somewhat ruins the illusion of being Batman: A billionaire who fights crime with fists and an arsenal of gadgets.

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Ed Boon has teased Mortal Kombat XL for PC

Posted on 08/29 02:13 in More | 0

Back in January this year, it surfaced that Mortal Kombat XL wouldn’t be coming to PC.This announcement follows a poll Ed Boon did almost a month ago, where he asked his followers to vote for what news they wanted to see most on Mortal Kombat X.

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The Trials of Osiris are talking a short break in Destiny

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When it comes to tests of skills, Destiny has the ultimate gauntlet for Guardians: The Trials of Osiris.And it’s taking a short break, before it returns in Rise of Iron.

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Rocksmith 2014 Edition Remastered is a game coming out in 2016

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Well this is 2016, and that’s pretty much the standard procedure.If you’re a returning Rocksmith player and expect this new content to be handed out as a thank you for purchasing the game back when it made sense, then you’re in for a surprise.

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Owlboy nearly set to soar after eight years in development

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In an age where the indie bubble was still inflating, Owlboy set out to be one of its first big hits.A heavy pixel-art platformer packed with gorgeous animations and heart, Owlboy seems like a game you probably should’ve already fallen in love with.

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Modern Warfare Remastered is Call of Duty’s “biggest bonus content ever”

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“It’s our biggest bonus content ever, our most valuable bonus content.Especially something like Modern Warfare Remastered.

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The Flash could face the Rogues in his solo movie

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Superhero movies are usually content to let their resident spandex-clad saviour focus on one primary threat, backed up by numerous henchmen.Think the Joker in the 1989 Batman movie, Yellowjacket in Ant-Man or Aunt May’s nip-slip in Spider-Man.

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