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Everspace devs show reveal new open world space shooter

(Image credit: Rockfish Games)The devs of Everspace, one of the best space games on PC, have shown off the first images of their unannounced open world space shooter ahead of a full reveal next week.The Rockfish Games team first revealed they were working on the game earlier this week, and promised it will have "classic RPG elements". ...

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Australian politician calls country 'laughing stock of the world' for DayZ ban

(Image credit: Bohemia Interactive)An Australian politician has said the country's decision to ban DayZ over in-game drug use has made it look like "the wet blanket and laughing stock of the whole world".Tim Quilty, Liberal Democratic Party member of the Victorian Legislative Council, said the "absurd" ban was triggered by Bohemia Interactive's plans to include cannabis as a healing item. ...

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World of Warcraft Classic needs you to switch servers due to "massively overpopulated" Herod realm

In a blog post, Blizzard Community Manager Randy Jordan says that name reservations indicate the Herod realm will face an unprecedented overpopulation problem if players don't switch to the newly-opened Stalagg realm.This includes maintaining strict realm caps and balancing populations across different servers to ensure stability. ...

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Frostpunk, the world's most depressing city-building game, is coming to consoles in October

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In case there just isn't enough despair in your life, fear not: the incredibly grim city-building simulator Frostpunk is coming to PS4 and Xbox One October 11 at $30 USD.We even ranked Frostpunk among our favorite city-building games. ...

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"The greatest thing in the world ever" - The first reactions to Pokemon Sword and Shield’s Galarian forms are in

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The latest Galar research update trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield went live yesterday and introduced us to four new Galarian forms, and the designs of the new additions got everyone talking.Well, the Galarian forms are already earning themselves a lot of love, and, more importantly, producing some quality memes. ...

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Blizzard is helping people find old World of Warcraft friends

That's easier said than done if you just know an ancient character name, but Blizzard is trying to help players reconnect with its Classic Connections system (cheers, Kotaku).If you're trying to recapture that 2004-2006 magic, hop on over to the forums and find your pals. ...

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Nightshade Paolumu - tips and tricks for defeating it

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The Monster Hunter: World Iceborne Nightshade Paolumu marks a return for the gigantic puffball, albeit with some changes.While Nightshade Paolumu may not look as intimidating as the rest of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne's toothy terrors, it can still destroy those who dare to underestimate its power – in fact, Nightshade Paolumu can quickly decimate even the most experienced hunters if they happen to get caught napping. ...

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Relive World of Warcraft Classic with your old raiding buddies thanks to Blizzard's WoW reunion forums

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World of Warcraft Classic, Blizzard's legacy edition of its hit MMO that rewinds the years back to version 1.12 of Azeroth from 2004, is releasing in just three weeks time as a free update to anyone with a WoW subscription, and - to quote Illidan himself - you are not prepared. ...

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World of Warcraft Classic is getting one more test before launch

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World of Warcraft Classic is set to fling players back in time, to when WoW was just a wee baby MMO at the start of its long journey, later this month.Before that, however, there's one last test to make sure everything is running smoothly. ...

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Gamescom will kick off with world premieres from more than 15 publishers

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You've all had plenty of time to digest E3, so now it's almost time for Gamescom.It's only a fortnight away and, according to Geoff Keighley, who is hosting Opening Night Live, the cavalcade of announcements will start with world premieres from more than 15 publishers. ...

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How (And Why) Ghost Recon Breakpoint Moved To A Fictional World

We're here to see Ghost Recon Breakpoint, and Martinez is here to show us Auroa, the fictional world that couldn't feel farther from the sun-baked streets we just escaped.An aerial view of Liberty, Auroa's largest cityIn this sense, Breakpoint marks a turning point in the long-running franchise. ...

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The strange and surprisingly intense world of Wii Sports speedrunners

All Sports is another category in the Wii Sports speedrunning scene in which runners attempt to finish every game in the Wii Sports oeuvre as quickly as possible.I managed to obtain world records in the 9 Hole Golf and 3 Hole Golf categories which still remain unbeaten. ...

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Universal's New Jurassic World Ride Bridges The Past And Future Of The Movie Franchise

When Jurassic World first hit theaters in 2015, reviving the Jurassic Park franchise that had stalled out 14 years earlier, it ushered in a new era of dinosaur adventures.When Jurassic Park: The Ride first opened at Universal's Southern California theme park in 1996, it became an instant favorite. ...

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Universal Studios' New Jurassic World Ride Bridges The Past And Future Of The Movie Franchise

When Jurassic World first hit theaters in 2015, reviving the Jurassic Park franchise that had stalled out 14 years earlier, it ushered in a new era of dinosaur adventures.Now, the Jurassic Park ride at Universal Studios Hollywood has gotten the same treatment, and fans of the franchise can cast themselves in the chaos. ...

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Looks like World of Warcraft’s new patch will let you visit Hearthstone’s tavern

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Dataminer and programmer Martin Benjamins might have discovered the newest World of Warcraft location, and it’s an homage to Blizzard’s free-to-play digital card game, Hearthstone.oh wow this hearthstone tavern is REALLY coolModel viewer (will take a while to load)https://t. ...

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The Fortnite World Cup had no women, but top players want to change that

The Fortnite World Cup was a testament to that: Arthur Ashe Stadium was filled with men and women, with families, with people young and old.But despite that, women weren’t competing in the solos and duos events at the Fortnite World Cup. ...

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How the Fortnite World Cup could inspire the next Ninja or Tfue

The World Cup feels a lot like the end of the game’s first era and the beginning of a new chapter.Turner “Tfue” Tenney competing at the Fortnite World Cup solo tournament on Sunday, July 28th. ...

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World of Warcraft's goblin and worgen visual update is coming soon

If your worgen has started to look a little bit mangy, don't worry, their time has finally come.The new look will be tested in the Public Test Realms soon, along with some other new features coming to 8. ...

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The Fortnite World Cup drew more than 2.3 million concurrent viewers

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Fortnite's suitability as a top-tier esport may up for debate, but there's no question that it's a crowd-pleaser.Esports analyst Rod Breslau tweeted while the event was running that two million people were watching concurrently across Twitch and YouTube, and today Epic confirmed that the total peak concurrent viewer number was actually significantly higher. ...

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The Fortnite World Cup Finals were a victory lap for Epic Games

At the world’s largest tennis stadium in New York, the company held the first Fortnite World Cup Finals.The Fortnite World Cup celebrated that. ...

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