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The Division 2 Is Political, Despite What Its Developers Say

The Division 2 shifts the setting from New York City to a ruined Washington D.C. While the gameplay aims to fix issues players had with the original, statements from one of the game’s creative directors about the narrative are frustrating. The goal, we’ve been told, is not to make a political statement, but in this…Read […]

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The Division 2 Feels Like An Apology To Those Burned By The Last Game

It’s clear the developers of The Division 2 have a long list of the grievances people had with first game, even though many of those problems were patched out during the game’s radical post-launch improvement. That wasn’t enough, and now they’re really pouring on the charm while making a sequel that is impressive to…Read more… […]

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Everything Ubisoft Showed At E3 2018

It’s the third day of E3 press conferences, and Ubisoft just took their turn. The Parisian publisher showed a bunch of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, some hot Skull & Bones pirates, and announced a Star Fox crossover as well as a new Trials game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Division’s next big patch, 1.8.2, will be out on June 14, the developers said today in a livestr

The Division’s next big patch, 1.8.2, will be out on June 14, the developers said today in a livestream. It adds two legendary versions of missions, “reactivation caches” that contain three non-classified gear sets and “shields” which unlock things in The Division 2 but won’t be unveiled until E3 next week. Also:…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Creator Of Amazing Division Screenshot Mod Swiftly Banned For Life

At the beginning of the month a modder from Finland updated a program that lets players of the 2015 game The Division take jaw-dropping screenshots. On Tuesday of this week, just over a week later, he was informed by the game’s publisher that he’s been banned from the game forever.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Division’s fourth week-long global event, Ambush, is live.

The Division’s fourth week-long global event, Ambush, is live. Like its predecessors, it changes basic rules governing combat. This time, you do more damage in firefights if you’re stationary and lose the buff if you move outside of cover. The event is part of this game’s post-release elevation from flawed to…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Division’s latest global event changes the rules yet again for Ubisoft’s shooter.

The Division’s latest global event changes the rules yet again for Ubisoft’s shooter. In Strike, which runs for five more days, a downed enemy drops an exploding grenade that hurts nearby enemies. A more advanced Strike setting applies similar detonation chain reactions to players who take lots of damage. A fun tweak!Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Division’s Free 1.8 Update Is Better Than Its Paid Expansions

After numerous multiplayer-centric patches and expansions, The Division finally got a big improvement for solo players this week. The new update is shockingly large and shockingly good. It seems designed to make every type of Division player happy.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Deciding to go up against Destiny 2's first expansion for some reason, The Division’s huge and e

Deciding to go up against Destiny 2's first expansion for some reason, The Division’s huge and excellent-sounding free 1.8 update will be out tomorrow. Check out detailed patch notes (including radical changes to Underground). The game and its DLC will be free this weekend. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Division’s free, ambitious 1.8 update will hit the game next week, date TBD (probably Tuesday).

The Division’s free, ambitious 1.8 update will hit the game next week, date TBD (probably Tuesday). It will expand the map with a new region that adds twists to the game’s PvE. It will also offer a horde mode called Resistance and a PvP mode called Skirmish. Oh, and it adds an overhaul of the […]

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The Division’s Second Global Event Is Live Now And Mostly Good

The Division’s relatively quiet second year continues to see small, smart tweaks made to the co-op cover-based game. Until next Tuesday, the game is running with modified rules as part of its second “global event,” this one changing how much damage players do to computer-controlled enemies (and vice versa) depending…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Division’s Second Global Event Is Live Now And Mostly Good

The Division’s relatively quiet second year continues to see small, smart tweaks made to the co-op cover-based game. Until next Tuesday, the game is running with modified rules as part of its second “global event,” this one changing how much damage players do to computer-controlled enemies (and vice versa) depending…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Division’s Second Global Event Is Live Now And Mostly Good

The Division’s relatively quiet second year continues to see small, smart tweaks made to the co-op cover-based game. Until next Tuesday, the game is running with modified rules as part of its second “global event,” this one changing how much damage players do to computer-controlled enemies (and vice versa) depending…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Division’s Next Patch Finally Expands The Map For PvE Players

Building off of a trailer released on Wednesday, the developers of The Division delivered an impressive livestream yesterday that shows that the game’s free 1.8 fall patch may be the best for players who are into combat in the game’s open world. Some changes to how combat unfolds were especially encouraging.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Division’s next big free update, slated for this fall, will add a new playable space on the west

The Division’s next big free update, slated for this fall, will add a new playable space on the west side of Manhattan, including what appears to be a real NYC landmark, the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier. New PvE and PvP modes are also being added. A few more details are on Ubisoft’s blog, and an […]

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