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The Culling 2 Tanks So Hard That Developers Pull Game From Steam

The Culling 2 released last week and, right away, it tanked. After a week of negative reviews and its online player-base dropping into the single digits, The Culling 2’s creators at Xaviant Games have pulled the plug. According to the studio’s YouTube video announcement today, anyone who purchased the $20 game across…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Somebody’s Making A Game About Making Battle Royales

Think there are too many similar battle royale games? Or perhaps you’re a member of PUBG’s community, ready to revolt over the state of the former king of the genre. If you think you can do a better job, Battle Royale Tycoon will give you a chance.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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PUBG Is Struggling To Find Its Place In A Battle Royale World

A declining player base. Multiple public-relations gaffes. And gameplay that still feels unfinished. Can PUBG turn its fortunes around, or will the game that launched a whole genre be remembered as just a flash in the frying pan?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Realm Royale Mixes Wizards And Warriors With Fortnite

When hero shooter Paladins announced a battle royale mode, it felt a bit like a tacked on extra to a game struggling for identity. That battle royale mode has transformed into a standalone game, Realm Royale. While it’s still in alpha and rough around the edges, Realm Royale has a few good ideas that could […]

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It Took Six Minutes For E3’s First Battle Royale Announcement

Battlefield V bring the series back to World War Two and, dear God, has playable women. EA revealed more details today at the EA Play press conference including a closer look at the game’s multiplayer. And of course, that means a battle royale mode.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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There’s Now A Battle Royale Game With Freak Physics And It’s Great

Battle Royale games are a dime a dozen these days, each with unique tones and degrees of seriousness. Totally Accurate Battlegrounds offers the silliest take yet, with floppy-armed noodle people and deliberately glitchy gunplay taking the experience to absurd heights.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Giant PUBG Stage Looks Like Battle Royale Meets Hollywood Squares

This weekend at DreamHack Austin, many squads will face off in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. And they’ll be doing it on a fantastically massive stage that highlights the theatrics and action of a 64-player, 16-team battle royale.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Is Getting A Battle Royale Mode

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is getting a battle royale mode, developer Treyarch said today, following in the footsteps of PUBG and Fortnite with a mode called Blackout. It confirms Kotaku’s report from last month that Activision will be the first major publisher to join the battle royale craze.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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PUBG Apparently Has Mysterious Golden Treasure Chests Now

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is still working the kinks out of its new map, Sanhok, adding more and details with each new test period. The most recent test opened the map to all players, who have discovered strange golden chests lurking around the island.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fortnite Players Are Having Fun Trolling Thanos

Don’t let his superpowers fool you: Thanos’ arrival in Fortnite is surprisingly silly. Players are taking advantage of Thanos in the best ways, or using Thanos to spread cheer. Given that Thanos is supposed to be a homicidal villain, seeing him in Fortnite’s ridiculous world has been amazing.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fortnite’s Avengers Crossover Is So Good, It Should Be A Permanent Mode

The hottest game in the world has teamed up with one of the biggest movie franchises around, and while it’s technically a marketing ploy, damn if it’s not a good one. This is the most fun I’ve ever had with Fortnite.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fortnite’s Comet Drama Showed What The Game Does Best

You’ve probably heard about how a comet hit the Fortnite map by now. There’s a reason so many people were transfixed by this cosmic encounter: developer Epic made it feel like an event, worthy of wonder in the same way a real-world solar eclipse would be. In an age of instant social media updates, constant […]

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Despite Haters, Fortnite Players Fill Enormous Dusty Divot Crater 

Now that the Fortnite comet has hit, the map is doted with craters. The biggest crater, as we all know, is located at Dusty Divot. You can’t really go to Dusty without entering a fight now. Regardless, one group of fearless Fortnite fans challenged themselves to build over the entire crater, and it turned into […]

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The Newest Battle Royale Contender Is In Very Early Access

Lawbreakers developer Boss Key Productions released Radical Heights today as a free-to-play early access game on Steam. The “x-treme early access” battle royale game comes too late to cash in on the genre’s popularity. While it might have a few good ideas, it is one messy game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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