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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Just Got A Completely Bananas Backstory

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the 2017 Early Access hit that kicked off gaming’s battle royale craze, has never really had a backstory. Why bother? The appeal was immediate: You’re thrown from a plane with 99 other people onto an island full of weapons. This being a video game, everyone is going to try and kill one…Read more… […]

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Just Got A Completely Bananas Backstory

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the 2017 Early Access hit that kicked off gaming’s battle royale craze, has never really had a backstory. Why bother? The appeal was immediate: You’re thrown from a plane with 99 other people onto an island full of weapons. This being a video game, everyone is going to try and kill one…Read more… […]

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Fallout 76’s New Project Paradise Quest Has You Do Genetic Experiments For Big Pharma

Without stuff to kill, the masses in Bethesda’s online survival game Fallout 76 tend to get restless, taking aim at one another when nothing else worth their time is available. Fortunately, this week’s update has offered up a fine distraction in the form of a public quest called Project Paradise.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Ubisoft Just Made A Lot Of Notable Changes To The Division 2

Players of The Division 2 received a new endgame mission called Tidal Basin that extends the game’s story today, but that’s just part of a raft of changes included in the game’s first big patch. The developers have revamped two of the game’s more controversial systems—Skill mods and Weapon mods—and, hey, as per the…Read more… […]

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Hearthstone Just Got Some Of Its Biggest Nerfs Yet

Yesterday, Blizzard dropped a Hearthstone balance update that could easily qualify as the most significant set of nerfs the game has ever seen. The Druid class, which from Hearthstone’s launch has been defined by the ability to “ramp” up its Mana pool and play more expensive cards at a faster rate than the opponent,…Read more… Continue […]

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The Next Fallout 76 Patch Will Bring Some Much-Needed Fixes

Fallout 76 is getting another big patch on December 4 that will begin trying to fix some of the game’s bigger problems, Bethesda said today on Reddit. In addition, the company said it plans to be more communicative in the future about what the Fallout 76 team is working on and when new updates for […]

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Ghost Recon Wildlands’ next free update is out July 24.

Ghost Recon Wildlands’ next free update is out July 24. Special Operations 2 will include a Ghost Mode featuring permadeath, as well as an option to turn off AI companions and travel the world completely alone. Ubisoft is also overhauling the Prestige credit economy so they can be earned in the campaign. Read more… Continue […]

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Far Cry 5 Gets Photo Mode In Latest Update But Not Much Else

A little over three months since release, Far Cry 5 finally has a photo mode. I had issues with the game, but its sprawling, coniferous forests and beautiful Montana sunsets were not among them. A photo mode feels like a no brainer. Unfortunately, the rest of this update serves more as a reminder of everything […]

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Winter Pool Parties Less Dangerous For Your Sims, And Other Patch Notes

With every new Sims expansion, there comes new bug fixes. Just before the Seasons expansion launched last week, The Sims’ team pushed through some fixes. Turns out that the expansion itself made a few more bugs, which they’ve fixed yesterday. Some of these patch notes are pretty funny. Here are my favorites.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Latest Hearthstone Patch Is Full Of Stealth Nerfs And Bugs

On Tuesday, Blizzard quietly released Hearthstone patch 11.2, whose seemingly-tame purpose was to introduce a limited-time event and a new purchasable card bundle. But the patch came with a few other changes, including “updates” to game mechanics and a long list of “bug fixes” that stirred up some major gameplay…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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It’s Now Easier To Tell Where Gunshots Are Coming From In PUBG

PUBG gets patched pretty frequently, but Bluehole isn’t always great about detailing all of the minute changes to the game. In an effort to be more transparent, the studio laid out examples of how the most recent update changes bullet sounds to help players more easily track where enemy fire comes from.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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They Are Billions Now Has A Ton Of Cool New Buildings

Despite still being in Early Access, They Are Billions is already really good. But the version of the game I fell in love with months ago just keeps getting better thanks to a number of smart updates, including the latest, which adds a number of super-powerful new buildings that can be used to help fend […]

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Rockstar Pulls David Bowie And More From GTA IV

As reported previously by our sister site in the UK, Rockstar is removing a number of songs in Grand Theft Auto IV due to licensing issues. A sizable patch for the game went live today cutting lots of songs across all the radio stations, including some classics, while only adding a few back by way […]

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Some Far Cry 5 Players Are Stuck In A Never-Ending Credits Loop

Far Cry 5's latest patch released this week on consoles. Although it addressed a number of minor issues with online multiplayer, mission progression, and overall stability, it doesn’t appear to have addressed one unique and particularly pernicious bug where some players who complete the game get stuck in a…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Heroes of the Storm’s latest patch went live yesterday, re-balancing various heroes to increase viab

Heroes of the Storm’s latest patch went live yesterday, re-balancing various heroes to increase viability. For instance, Auriel’s base damage has gone up along with better range for Resurrect and a 20% reduction in the cooldown. The changes might not be enough to save the support hero but it’s progress.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance’s Xbox Patches Are A Mess

Due to a confusing and opaque updating process, Xbox One players are still trying to figure out how their version of Kingdom Come: Deliverance compares to the one on PS4 and PC. Mixed messages from developer Warhorse Studios don’t seem to be helping.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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