Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel’s Bloody Harvest event begins today
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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel’s Bloody Harvest event begins today

The Bloody Harvest Halloween event starts today in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, giving players the chance to earn a Jack-o’-Cannon. From today until November 2, players can head over to Regolith Range and pay boss Undeadlift a visit—he’s just like Deadlift, but with a pumpkin on his head. Players who defeat him have a chance to earn the Bloody ... Read More»
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Leaked trailer shows zombies in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
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Leaked trailer shows zombies in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

A trailer has appeared online that shows zombies in Sledgehammer Games’ upcoming Call of Duty title, Advanced Warfare. The trailer shows a soldier fleeing from a horde of fast-moving zombies. The soldier manages to clamber aboard a helicopter to make his escape before the camera pans round to see thousands of zombies climbing over a ... Read More»
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Bethesda officially confirms that Prey 2 has been cancelled
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Bethesda officially confirms that Prey 2 has been cancelled

Bethesda vice president of PR and marketing Pete Hines has officially confirmed that Prey 2 has been cancelled and is no longer in development at Human Head. “It was game we believed in, but we never felt that it got to where it needed to be – we never saw a path to success if ... Read More»
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Details on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’s Lord of the Hunt DLC revealed
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Details on Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor’s Lord of the Hunt DLC revealed

If you’ve played through Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, you know that the encounters with the Torvin, the fearless Dwarven hunter, are some of the brighter moments in a narrative that otherwise trends toward the dark side. Developer Monolith Productions has now revealed details on the game’s first full expansion due later this year, Lord of ... Read More»
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live-action promo puts viewers inside an exo suit
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare live-action promo puts viewers inside an exo suit

As per the usual for a new Call of Duty, publisher Activision has released a live-action promo for this year’s near-future entry. And while mildly entertaining to see exoskeletal hijinks in mostly live-action (because heavy FX and stunts abound, naturally), it’s thoroughly exhausting to see Activision find some half-assed excuse to find away to objectify ... Read More»
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Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires coming to PS3, PS4, Xbox One, PC January 2015
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Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires coming to PS3, PS4, Xbox One, PC January 2015

Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires will be available on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC from January 27, 2015, Koei Tecmo has announced. “Dynasty Warriors 8: Empires focuses deeply on the chaotic lives of the warriors as their fateful decisions affect the rise and fall of the nations they bravely fight for,” the publisher explains. ... Read More»
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Telltale releases a third Game of Thrones teaser
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Telltale releases a third Game of Thrones teaser

Telltale Games has released a third teaser image for its upcoming Game of Thrones series. This time the teaser image features a quote from the third book, A Storm of Swords. The quote reads: ”There’s squids in the Wolfswood, and flayed men ride the Kingsroad.” Two previously released teaser quotes focused on the Ironwoods, large trees found ... Read More»
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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Halloween event to begin soon
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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Halloween event to begin soon

A Halloween event is set to begin in Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel soon, according to Gearbox President Randy Pitchford. Pitchford took to Twitter to tease a “themed seasonal event” that will begin in the next couple of days. “Guess what? We have a themed seasonal event coming in-game in a couple of days for Borderlands: The ... Read More»
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Next Battlefield title set for holiday 2016 release
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Next Battlefield title set for holiday 2016 release

The next entry in the Battlefield series, following Battlefield Hardline, will be released in holiday 2016, EA revealed during its second quarter FY15 earnings call. EA CEO Andrew Wilson said during the call that the game—which wasn’t given a title, but will presumably be Battlefield 5—will release in quarter three of EA’s 2017 fiscal year, ... Read More»
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Judge throws out Manuel Noriega’s Black Ops II lawsuit
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Judge throws out Manuel Noriega’s Black Ops II lawsuit

A California judge has ruled to dismiss former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega’s lawsuit against Activision over his portrayal in Call of Duty: Black Ops II. Noriega had been seeking damages on the basis that he had not given approval for the use of his image in a handful of the game’s levels, where he was ... Read More»
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Battlefield Hardline release date finalized, probably
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Battlefield Hardline release date finalized, probably

Battlefield Hardline will launch March 17, 2015 in North America and Marh 19 in U.K, publisher Electronic Arts announced in a financial report posted online today. Originally slated for this fall, Visceral and EA decided to delay Hardline in order to incorporate changes based on player feedback from its beta only a month after its ... Read More»
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Far Cry 4 creative director says visual resolution doesn’t sell games
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Far Cry 4 creative director says visual resolution doesn’t sell games

Far Cry 4 creative director Alex Hutchinson disagrees with the ongoing 1080p debate, he made clear in a recent interview with OXM US. “It’s certainly not something I care about in a game,” said Hutchinson. “It feels weird to me that people are cool about playing a sort of retro pixel game, and yet the ... Read More»
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Keep your shirts on streamers, Twitch demands
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Keep your shirts on streamers, Twitch demands

Video game streaming service Twitch is no longer letting streams dress provocatively or consume alcohol at frat-like levels while on camera, according to the company’s recently updated rules of conduct. Among the established, understandable rules of conduct—don’t throw around racist, sexist, homophobic hate speech and whatnot—the updated rules now include dressing appropriately (as in no ... Read More»
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare season pass trailer shows off exclusive day-one MP map
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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare season pass trailer shows off exclusive day-one MP map

A new video for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s season pass content highlights the launch-day season pass–exclusive map, Atlas Gorge. The season pass, of course, nets players all four planned Advanced Warfare DLC packs—Havoc, Ascendance, Supremacy, and Reckoning—for $50 (versus $60 if purchased individually at 15 bucks a pop). The first of these, Havoc, will ... Read More»
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Rockstar details exclusive items and events for returning GTAV players on PS4, Xbox One, PC
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Rockstar details exclusive items and events for returning GTAV players on PS4, Xbox One, PC

If you played the PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 versions of Grand Theft Auto V then Rockstar has a few exclusive items and events lined up for you in the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC versions. First up, there will be exclusive events around the game world that will present players with various challenges. ... Read More»
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