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Rainbow Six Siege may go free-to-play someday, but first Ubisoft wants to solve smurfing

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There are more ways than ever to spend money in Rainbow Six Siege.When I sat down with game director Leroy Athanassoff at the Six Invitational 2020, I was curious to know: will Siege ever go free-to-play? ...

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Do you like Factorio and Mindustry? Play free production game DeFacto

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(Image credit: Antoine Zanuttini)If you enjoy building conveyor belts and depleting natural resources, then you've been pretty well served lately with games like Factorio and Mindustry.Enter DeFacto, a free production game you can play in your browser. ...

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You can finally play that massive Harry Potter RPG in Minecraft

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Courtesy of modding group Floo Network, you can now learn how to cast spells and brew potions in Minecraft.And although the Minecraft School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is still pretty green, it has a playable alpha currently available to all aspiring spellcasters. ...

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Play the Animal Crossing: New Horizons PAX East demo and get a special Tom Nook tote bag

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons is bringing a slice of island life to PAX East.If you're headed to the show in Boston from February 27 to March 1, you can check it all out on the convention floor at Nintendo's booth No. ...

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Dreams Review - Create And Play

It's also where you'll find Media Molecule's own creations, including Art's Dream.Each one is integral to the story being told, but they're also used to demonstrate the variety that's possible in Dreams' creation suite. ...

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PUBG Update 6.2 Will Enable PS4 And Xbox One Cross-Play

The update will make its way to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of the game soon too, and is now available on the Public Test Server.Beyond everything else included in the patch, this update will finally allow players to make cross-platform parties, meaning that PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players can party up before the beginning of a match. ...

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Play Broomstick League for free in the open beta this weekend

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Broomstick League is a 3v3 esports competition that's basically Rocket League by way of Harry Potter.You can find out for free in the weekend-long open beta that kicks off on Friday. ...

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Call of Duty Warzone battle royale is coming in March with a free to play version, says report

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Call of Duty Warzone, the often leaked, yet to be revealed battle royale for Call of Duty, is coming in March, according to a new report.In addition to unlocking automatically for owners of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, it will also come as a free to play game to better compete with games like Fortnite and Apex Legends. ...

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Save $200 with this ROG gaming laptop deal to play games like Fortnite on the go

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If you're hunting down a cheap laptop - or a gaming laptop deal, more specifically - Microsoft has an offer for you.That's a notable saving on a capable machine that'll play most of today's games on medium settings at the least. ...

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Kingdom Hearts--You Can Now Play Through The Entire Series On Xbox One

The Kingdom Hearts series made its debut on Xbox in 2019 with Kingdom Hearts III, but newcomers to the series can now go back and experience every title in the series.The first bundle collects Kingdom Hearts HD 1. ...

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Switch Gets Surprise Free-To-Play FPS Release

If you're looking for a realistic free-to-play shooter to take on the go on your Switch, your search might soon be over: the multiplayer FPS Warface is coming to Nintendo's console very soon.First released in 2013 by Crytek Kiev, Warface first made its way to the PS4 and Xbox One in late 2018, where it amassed 13 million players over the course of a year. ...

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Wide Ocean Big Jacket game review: You don’t play, you participate

Video games and film are fairly diametrically opposed mediums, despite attempts by game creators to emulate the visual medium of film.In big-budget games like Red Dead Redemption, The Last of Us, and Final Fantasy, this has become the way a story is told. ...

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It looks like Obsidian’s co-op survival game Grounded is getting a limited play test soon

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Obsidian is gearing up to launch Grounded, its first game under the Xbox Game Studios banner, and the company is teasing a limited beta coming soon for Xbox Insiders.”If you’re not already an Xbox Insider, it’s not too late to sign up at the link above. ...

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Disney wants developers to 'come and play' with its properties

At the 2020 DICE Summit, and shared by The Hollywood Reporter, Disney's Senior VP for Games and Interactive Experiences, Sean Shoptaw, said he wants to "empower [developers] to do really unique things" with Disney's huge list of properties.He encouraged the developers at his DICE talk to "come and play" with its franchises. ...

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Fortnite Boss Condemns Loot Boxes, Praises Cross-Play

2020 Summit in Las Vegas that loot boxes share the same characteristics as gambling, and they have no place in games.I think we will see more and more publishers move away from loot boxes. ...

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Fantastic Four: John Krasinski would "love" to play Mr. Fantastic in the MCU reboot

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There have been rumours swirling for a while now that John Krasinski – director of A Quiet Place Part II, star of The Office – could play Mr.Speaking exclusively to our sister publication Total Film magazine for the latest issue, Krasinski spoke about potentially taking on the role. ...

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Bleeding Edge beta kicks off next week, here’s how to play

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The first of two Bleeding Edge closed beta periods begins next week and there are three ways you can participate.If you’re curious when precisely you can play the first closed beta, the developer has put together a handy timezone graphic. ...

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Free Apex Legends Season 4 PS4 Play Pack Available Now (PS Plus Only)

That said, PS Plus members who play Apex on PS4 can get a nice perk right now.A new Apex Legends Play Pack released Tuesday on PS4 with free in-game items, and anyone with PS Plus can claim it now. ...

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PS4 Remote Play survey asks if you want to stream to Switch or get a slimmer DualShock

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PS4 Remote Play lets you stream games from your console to your computer or phone, but how about beaming them straight to your Switch or Apple TV?Those are some of the many possibilities seemingly put forth in a new PS4 Remote Play user feedback survey, with a selection of especially intriguing questions shared with the public by Reddit user YouRedditHereFirst. ...

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The Sims 4 hits 20 million players, with online play hinted for a next-gen game

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The Sims may be hitting 20 years old within the next week, but Maxis's series is showing no signs of slowing down, according to EA's most recent earnings report.In the document, it was announced that The Sims 4, the latest entry released in 2014, has hit a rather healthy 20 million lifetime players across all platforms. ...

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