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The Circle Acts A Bit Differently In Competitive PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

This weekend, 16 squads face off in competitive battle royale in Katowice, Poland. But while their version of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds isn’t too different from the one you might have at home, there have been some slight modifications.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Dr Disrespect Calls Criticism Of His Mock Chinese Accent ‘Laughable’

Possibly the most popular streamer on Twitch, Dr Disrespect was called out yesterday by musician Jimmy Wong for acting racist based on a series of clips compiled by the latter in which Disrespect caricatures Chinese accents and language. During a recent stream, Disrespect fired back by saying that some of his best…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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deadmau5 donates $25k to charity on Twitch

Deadmau5 is a well known fan of the live streaming platform Twitch. He’s used it to stream unreleased music, played live from his studio, as well as broadcast his video game sessions. The producer’s presence on the platform this past weekend, however, centered not around the sampling of new tracks or mashing buttons on a controller, but rather, […]

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PUBG Patch Tries To Fix The Game’s Unpopular New Map

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ desert map of Miramar is a vast wasteland where one bad drop can leave you without a hiding place or weapons. A new update implements changes to the map, which had become so unpopular that players have been editing their game’s files to avoid it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How Esports Broadcasters Decide What You See

Gunfire, spells, commentators talking a mile a minute, momentum shifts, plays you can literally miss by blinking: there’s so much going on during esports events that there’s hardly any time to spare a thought for what’s going on behind the scenes, let alone what’s happening right in front of your eyes.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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PUBG Devs Publish Drop Rates For New Loot Boxes

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has outlined new additions to its loot box system to go live on the game’s test server. In addition to disclosing the odds of getting different cosmetics, the patch notes also point toward a new type of microtransaction that will be making its way into the game in the future.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Best Places To Start On PUBG’s Desert Map

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ desert map of Miramar is a massive sprawl of cities, mountain complexes and hidden bases. The new map’s sheer scale provides an overwhelming number of potential locations to drop into at the start of a match. Here are some of the best.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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I Accidentally Killed My PUBG Partner Because I’m A Horrible Person

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a dangerous battle of wits and reflexes. It takes calm nerves to come out on top. Yesterday, I failed to keep my nerves at ease and committed the greatest of all multiplayer shames: teamkilling.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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In 2018, PUBG Developer’s Priority Is A ‘Competitive,’ ‘Crash-Free’ Game

It was a photo finish, but the team developing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds made good on their promise and “launched” the game before the end of 2017. During an interview last week, I spoke to Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene about what’s next.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: The Kotaku Review

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is straightforward. Dump 100 players onto a map, tell them that only one person can win, and watch them tear each other apart. It is brutal and base, violent and wonderful. It’s a game that could only be made in 2017, for better or worse.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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We’ve made a correction to yesterday’s piece about PUBG cheats.

We’ve made a correction to yesterday’s piece about PUBG cheats. While Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene says that the majority of cheats are from China, the specific figure he cited was from Battleye, an anti-cheat provider, which we accidentally omitted from this story. We apologize for the error. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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