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Play demos of 13 upcoming games on Steam before the Game Awards

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The Game Awards is trying something a little different this year in the form of The Game Festival, a "digital consumer event" that will give gamers access to more than a dozen demos for upcoming games on Steam for 48 hours.co/k4n3guyJxcDecember 11, 2019"Six years ago I bet everything I had to create The Game Awards as a way to celebrate our passion for gaming. ...

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The first prequel comic for Marvel's Avengers is out today

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In anticipation of the upcoming Avengers video game, Marvel announced a collection of prequel comics that tell the story of the superhero dream team before the events in the game.The first comic, Marvel's Avengers: Iron Man, is out and available to buy today. ...

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Rocket League's new Blueprints get a price reduction

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Yesterday, I complained that after doing away with loot boxes, Rocket League's new Blueprint system still felt too expensive.The price of Black Market items—which are the most desired—hasn't changed, however. ...

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Gaming Headset deal: Save $50 on the comfy Plantronics RIG 800XL Wireless Headset

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One of today's best gaming headset deals brings us a huge, comfy pair of cans at an all-time low. ...

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Dragon Quest Builders 2 review

I can then spend that happiness to unlock more things to make even more bathrooms.There’s also an absolutely massive RPG story here full of peril and plot twists that ties into the original Dragon Quest II on NES. ...

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Wasteland 2 is free in the GOG Winter Sale

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As part of GOG's Winter Sale, Wasteland 2 is available to download and play for free, but be quick because the offer is only around for 48 hours.This free edition of Wasteland 2 is the Director's Cut Digital Classic Edition that includes the original Wasteland that was first released in 1988. ...

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A weird Fallout 76 bug breaks your armor when you reload your weapon

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Bethesda is looking into a very odd bug in Fallout 76, introduced in the most recent patch, that appears to be breaking the legendary effects of armor when weapons are reloaded.The bug isn't consistent, but based on the number of complaints in this Reddit thread, there's definitely something going on that's not supposed to be. ...

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Gigabyte's Radeon RX 590 graphics card is just $170 right now

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AMD's lineup of RX 500 series graphics cards is getting a bit old at this point, but the highest-end model—the RX 590—is still a good option for a 1080p budget gaming PC.Now you can get the RX 590 for just $170, one of the lowest prices we've ever seen for this card. ...

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Corsair's holiday sale includes up to 46% off headsets, keyboards, mice, and more

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Even though the Black Friday/Cyber Monday madness is behind us, the holiday sales are still going full throttle.Right now, Corsair has several hot-ticket items on its online store on sale (up to 46% off), including the HS70 Pro headset, K70 RGB keyboard, M55 RGB Pro mouse, and much more. ...

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Newegg is killing its Premier shipping membership, new ‘loyalty program’ coming

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Go ahead and wave goodbye to Newegg's Premier membership and the free 3-day (or sooner) shipping perk that highlighted the program.While the Premier program is about to go into forced retirement, some kind of "completely new loyalty program" will take its place. ...

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Acer's Predator Helios 300 gaming laptop with a GTX 1660 Ti is just $899 right now

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The Acer Predator Helios 300 is one of our top choices for the best gaming laptop, as it offers great hardware at competitive price points.Now you can get the 2019 Helios 300 with a GTX 1660 Ti graphics card for $899. ...

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Resident Evil Resistance stars a poor bastard named 'Martin Sandwich'

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Capcom announced earlier today that the team-based survival horror game Project Resistance, now known as Resident Evil Resistance, will be included with Resident Evil 3 Remake when it comes out next year.And now it's introduced us to one of the characters who will attempt to survive and escape its diabolical maze of horrors. ...

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Steam Holiday Sale date confirmed, award nominee reveals begin today

Voting will begin on December 19, which—not coincidentally—is also when the 2019 Steam Holiday Sale begins.Whatever the reason, the winner of 2019's Game of the Year Award is an instant classic. ...

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is getting a photo mode today

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is blessed with some exceedingly picturesque vistas and plenty of opportunities to take a break from your interplanetary misadventures to take some snaps.Unfortunately, the lack of a dedicated photo mode means that you're stuck with a goofy Jedi in most of the shots. ...

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Resident Evil 2 Remake has blown past the original's lifetime sales

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Resident Evil 2 Remake shifted 3 million copies during its launch week and has been a big part of a successful year for Capcom, and now it's hit a significant milestone: Resident Evil 2 Remake is now more popular, or has at least sold better, than the original Resident Evil 2.Since hitting 4 million sales in March, Resident Evil 2 Remake sales slowed down a bit, but by September it was just on the cusp of matching its progenitor, which boasts 4. ...

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WD’s aggressively priced Blue SN550 SSDs could be the affordable option to beat

Reinforcing this notion, Western Digital is shipping its new Blue SN550 NVMe SSDs at prices that are some of the best we've seen for an SSD at launch.Here's how the capacity options and pricing on WD's website shake out:WD Blue SN550 NVMe SSD 1TB—$99. ...

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Oculus Quest is giving VR the boost it needs for mass adoption

Make no mistake, though, VR continues to grow, with the Oculus Quest driving VR hardware sales to new heights.To wit, Nielsen's SuperData Research says VR hardware revenue is on pace to hit $2. ...

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This Fallout 76 armor bug is caused by the weirdest thing: reloading your gun

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Update: In an email, Bethesda confirmed that it's aware of this bug and is actively investigating a solution.Original story: Fallout 76 is no stranger to weird bugs, but this might be the weirdest one yet. ...

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Here's every game from the December 10 Nintendo Indie live stream, from Axiom Verge 2 to Sports Story

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Nintendo rang in the holiday season with a big round-up of upcoming indie games, including some hotly anticipated sequels.Sports Story(Image credit: Sidebar Games)Release date: mid-2020, Switch exclusiveThe sequel to Golf Story is going way beyond golf. ...

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Disney Plus sign-up: cheapest prices and money-saving bundles

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After a month of Disney Plus making headlines with shows like The Mandalorian, there are more than a few reasons to consider grabbing a Disney Plus sign-up.Big things are on the way, and Disney Plus is the only place to see them. ...

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