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The Game Awards 2018: God of War and Red Dead Redemption win big

2 monthes ago   |   By BBC

Fortnight and Celeste are also among the winners at the annual gaming ceremony.
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Best Nintendo Switch Christmas Deals

Best Nintendo Switch Christmas Deals

2 monthes ago   |   By Tom's Guide

A hand-picked collection of the best Nintendo Switch games, bundle, controller, and accessory deals.
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Mortal Kombat 11 Announced: Trailer, Release Date, And Screenshots

Mortal Kombat 11 Announced: Trailer, Release Date, And Screenshots

2 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

NetherRealm Studios has announced Mortal Kombat 11, the latest entry in its much loved fighting series. The announcement was made during The Game Awards , where series co-creator Ed Boon appeared to introduce an awards for sports/racing game. Except, this was a fakeout that led to a trailer for the game, which showed Scorpion fighting Raiden; we've since gotten more details and screenshots courtesy of a Steam listing. As you can probably guess, the trailer for Mortal Kombat 11 was typically brutal. With heads being removed from bodies and blood flowing freely. Interestingly, there was a...
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Rage 2 Release Date Confirmed With New Trailer At The Game Awards

2 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

Rage 2 , the long-awaited sequel from Id Software and Avalanche, finally has a release date. At The Game Awards 2018, publisher Bethesda officially confirmed that the single-player post-apocalyptic shooter is launching on May 14 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Bethesda also released a new trailer for the game showing off some of the crazy things you'll be able to do in the open-world. Check it out in the embed above. The game is set 30 years after the events of the first Rage , which was released in 2011 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The Earth has started to recover after being...
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IGN UK Podcast 464: The Games Awards Got Got

2 monthes ago   |   By IGN

Anyone who's anyone in games media were at The Games Awards in LA this week.
Except us.
But fear not, we got in early this morning and watched all the trailers because we're professionals, and so we could go through them all on this week's podcast.
We've also been playing a brilliant game called Don't Get Got, and there's a brief Coverwatch update, which let's face it - that's why you're here.
Remember, if you want to get in touch with the podcast, please do: ign ukfeedback ign.com
IGN UK Podcast 464: The Games Awards Got Got
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Best free iOS games to play on your iPhone or iPad in 2018

Best free iOS games to play on your iPhone or iPad in 2018

2 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

There's no doubt that gaming has become a staple of nowadays pop culture, permeating very well into almost any other aspect of out everyday lives. The most popualr video games peek at us from books, clothes, and other mundane paraphernalia around every corner. And while mobile games are generally not as popular as the cross-platform phenomenons of the industry, there's a hefty amount of excellent time-sinkers available on the App Store.
What's better than a great smartphone game to sink some time in? Well, a great free smartphone game to sink some time in! If you're donning an iOS ...
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People of the Year 2018: Yves Guillemot

2 monthes ago   |   By GamesIndustry

Ubisoft's CEO declared victory over Vivendi in years-long takeover struggle, made some smart investments, and took some big risks. The company made some hit games, too.
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Rage 2 Release Date Confirmed At The Game Awards

2 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

Rage 2 , the long-awaited sequel, finally has a release date. At The Game Awards 2018, publisher Bethesda officially confirmed that the single-player post-apocalyptic shooter is launching on May 14 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Bethesda also released a new trailer for the game showing off some of the crazy things you'll be able to do in the open-world. Check it out in the embed above. The game is set 30 years after the events of the first Rage , which was released in 2011 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. The Earth has started to recover after being ravaged by a global...
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Munchkin.io ends 2018 in style with a new class introduction and Google award

2 monthes ago   |   By 148Apps

While it can sometimes seem like we are drowning in a sea of battle royale games, few struggle to actually deliver the kind of fun and frantic experience you'd expect from a refined entry in the genre. Well step aside from those other games because Munchkin.io continues to go from strength to strength, by adding a new character class and also being named by Google as one of the best indie games of the year and being globally featured in the Google Play Store starting from today.
To get anyone unfamiliar with Meerkatgames' take of real-time battle royale genre, Munchkin.io is thought of as...
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Fortnite's Map Got The Block During The Game Awards

Fortnite's Map Got The Block During The Game Awards

2 monthes ago   |   By GameSpot

Epic Games' Donald Mustard appeared at The Game Awards to make a special announcement for Fortnite: Battle Royale. In a short trailer, a giant slab called The Block flattened Risky Reels, just as it happened in the actual game. This new space goes hand-in-hand with the new Creative mode and will serve as the showcase for unique new content. The Block will be the dedicated area for player-created content, and players will help determine what gets featured in that area. Mustard didn't detail just how players will choose, or how often it will swap out. He did tease that Risky Reels could...
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The Game Awards 2018 - Scavengers World Premiere

2 monthes ago   |   By N4G

Midwinter gave us a sneak peek on their new space action-adventure Scavengers at The Game Awards 2018. The cinematic trailer showed us some footage which Im presuming is the prologue of the game. Have a look for yourself.
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'Ashen' ditches Xbox Play Anywhere and Steam for Epic Games exclusivity

'Ashen' ditches Xbox Play Anywhere and Steam for Epic Games exclusivity

2 monthes ago   |   By Windows Central

The PC game store wars are heating up, with Epic Games firing off major salvos at last night's Game Awards. Xbox Play Anywhere seems to be among the first casualties.
Epic Games spent quite a lot on advertising during last night's Game Awards, with several high-profile exclusives for its fresh PC digital distribution platform. One stung a little more than the others, however.
Ashen, long-touted as coming to both the Microsoft Store and Steam, launched on Xbox last night out of the blue. The asynchronous co-op open-world RPG sports a haunting art style, with gorgeous visuals, and tight...
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Why Epic's new PC game store is the Steam competitor the industry needed

Why Epic's new PC game store is the Steam competitor the industry needed

2 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Epic Games' new digital game marketplace, announced earlier this week and surprise launched during the Game Awards yesterday evening, has raised a lot of eyebrows in the industry. With its favorable 88 / 12 percent revenue split and Epic CEO Tim Sweeney's pledge to better support creators, many in the industry are wondering whether this will be the game store that could truly rival Valve's Steam, which has been the dominant platform for PC game distribution for well over a decade.
We're not going to know how successful the store will be for quite some time. Last night, Epic announced the...
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Need a gaming phone? The Razer Phone 2 is your best bet

Need a gaming phone? The Razer Phone 2 is your best bet

2 monthes ago   |   By Android Central

Mobile gaming has come a long ways since the days when Angry Birds or Candy Crush dominated the app store. The platform is exploding, with competitive games like PUBG Mobile and Fortnite captivating gamers. If you want the best Android gaming experience - and want be prepared for what else is to come - we're here to help.
With the Razer Phone 2 , Razer has officially claimed the crown for the best Android gaming phone... for the time being, at least. Razer brought a lot of interesting concepts to the table with its first Razer Phone, but it missed the mark in a lot of fundamental ways that...
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Here's The Full List Of Winners From The Game Awards 2018, Including GOTY

2 monthes ago   |   By Forbes

Who won The Game Awards last night between God of War, Red Dead Redemption, Fortnite and others? Check out the full winner's list here.
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Vancouver-made Celeste wins ‘Best Independent Game' at the 2018 Game Awards

Vancouver-made Celeste wins ‘Best Independent Game' at the 2018 Game Awards

2 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Vancouver-based Matt Makes Games' Celeste , the studio that's also behind hit multiplayer game TowerFall , took home the ‘Best Independent Game' and ‘Games for Impact' honour at the 2018 Game Awards. Celeste is an ultra-difficult sidescroller for the Nintendo Switch that garnered a significant amount of attention when it first released earlier in 2018. While Celeste features throwback, pixelated visuals, it very much feels like a game released in 2018 thanks to its sleek level design, responsive controls and surprisingly difficult puzzles. Best Independent Game award goes to celeste game!...
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Reggie Fils-Aime, Famous Black Nintendo of America President, Retires This April

Reggie Fils-Aime, Famous Black Nintendo of America President, Retires This April

The video game industry still has a lot of issues when it comes to making the public actually aware of who it is that makes the products we all enjoy. The visible faces... Read more ...

Xbox Games Pass is reportedly coming to Switch

Xbox Games Pass is reportedly coming to Switch

Could we see Xbox Games Pass on the Nintendo Switch? Recent rumors from the YouTube channel Direct-Feed Games suggests so. We've seen Microsoft and Nintendo increasingly cozy... Read more ...

Kingdom Hearts III Review - A Main Attraction Worth Waiting For

Kingdom Hearts III Review - A Main Attraction Worth Waiting For

Publisher: Square Enix Developer: Square Enix Release: January 29, 2019 Rating: Everyone 10+ Reviewed on: PlayStation 4 Also on: Xbox One If Disney has taught us anything, it's... Read more ...

Anthem launches on Xbox One and PC

Anthem launches on Xbox One and PC

Everyone can pretend to be Iron Man now! Anthem is a shared-world third-person shooter from BioWare. BioWare is the studio behind famous franchises like Dragon Age and Mass... Read more ...

Xbox Game Pass could be streaming to Nintendo Switch soon

Xbox Game Pass could be streaming to Nintendo Switch soon

It looks like Microsoft and Nintendo are starting a new exclusive gaming club and Sony's not invited. Over the course of Sony's snub of cross-platform play capabilities... Read more ...

The Video Game Industry Says A Fond Farewell To Reggie Fils-Aime

The Video Game Industry Says A Fond Farewell To Reggie Fils-Aime

With the recent announcement that Nintendo's corporate darling, Reggie Fils-Aimé, is stepping down this April, Twitter is full of people from around the video game industry... Read more ...

Wave of layoffs expected at Guild Wars 2 dev ArenaNet

Wave of layoffs expected at Guild Wars 2 dev ArenaNet

Update More game industry workers will soon lose their jobs, as ArenaNet confirms Kotaku's report that employees of Guild Wars 2 dev ArenaNet were warned today to expect... Read more ...

Free Weekend - BATTLETECH, up to 50% off!

Free Weekend - BATTLETECH, up to 50% off!

Play BATTLETECH for FREE starting now through Sunday at 1PM Pacific Time. You can also pickup BATTLETECH for up to 50% off the regular price!* If you already have Steam installed, Read more ...

Apex Legends Review - Battle Royale Gets A New Titan

Apex Legends Review - Battle Royale Gets A New Titan

If Apex Legends has one thing going for it, it's the feeling of being complete -something not every battle royale game can boast. The shooter sub-genre's incredible popularity... Read more ...

Fortnite's Marshmello concert brought in nearly 11 million players

Fortnite's Marshmello concert brought in nearly 11 million players

Fortnite drew in an audience of 10.7 million people across all gaming platforms with its recent Marshmello concert, according to developer Epic Games. This easily tops the... Read more ...