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No, PUBG Is Not An ‘Asset Flip’

On Steam, “asset flip” refers to a game that’s haphazardly assembled from pre-purchased environments, objects, and sound effects for the purpose of making a quick buck. Or at least that’s what it’s supposed to refer to. Over time, the definition of “asset flip” seems to have devolved into “anything that ever uses a…Read more… Continue […]

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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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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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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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UFC Champ Crushed By PUBG’s Circle, Somehow Wins Anyway

This afternoon’s entertainment is brought to you by UFC champion (who somehow finds time to have an entire professional video game streaming career on the side) Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. Prepare to witness a full spectrum of emotions in a mere 30 seconds.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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PUBG has temporarily disabled Steam item trading to prevent sales on third-party sites.

PUBG has temporarily disabled Steam item trading to prevent sales on third-party sites. “This is essentially an abuse of the system,” a rep wrote on Steam. “Once we figure out a way to prevent abuse, the restriction will be lifted.” You can still sell items on the Steam market, but person-to-person trades are no-goes.Read more… […]

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Red Zones Are Putting PUBG’s Creator At Odds With Players

Red zones, randomly occurring mortar hells, have been in PUBG since the beginning, but they’ve never been particularly popular with players. To many, they represent death by randomness, rather than skill. Recently, Brendan “PlayerUnknown” Greene came to the feature’s defense, and now players are pushing back harder…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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I Love Unfinished and Broken Games

I’ve been playing a lot of incomplete and glitchy games lately, from Radical Heights to Far Cry 2. Their messy imperfections often annoy players looking for sleek and polished experiences where everything runs smoothly but I find unfinished textures and falling out of bounds is strangely beautiful.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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PUBG Players Are Turning The Start of Matches Into A Loud Door Hellscape

PlayerUnknown Battleground’s upcoming map, Savage, returned to experimental test servers yesterday with a new coat of paint. In addition to adding more buildings and new textures, the update brings incredibly loud and annoying doors to the starting area.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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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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Some PUBG Clones Are Actually Being Sued

App stores are currently overrun with battle royale games that I will generously say are heavily inspired by PUBG and Fortnite. It’s a wild west out there, but amidst all the copy-catting, two games plucked from the masses are being taken to court by PUBG Corp., the company running PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Fortnite’s Map Is Annoying

After playing PUBG’s genuinely awesome new map earlier this week, I decided to embrace my battle royale fever and play some Fortnite as well. Relearning that game’s particular rhythm and playstyle has been fun but there’s one problem: I hate the in-game map.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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