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Scary PC games to play on the spookiest day of the year

A full moon is a full moon.Also, this full moon is known as the 'Harvest Moon,' which in my opinion slightly adds to its spookiness. ...

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NHL 20 Dev On Bringing Battle Royale To Ice Hockey And What's New In Pond Hockey This Year

By now you might have heard that NHL 20, which is launching today on PS4 and Xbox One, features a battle royale mode.GameSpot recently caught up with EA Sports producer Sean Ramjagsingh, and he spoke to us about NHL 20's battle royale mode, called Eliminator, and lots more. ...

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2v2 RTS A Year of Rain is now taking signups for a closed beta

(Image credit: Daedalic Entertainment)Daedalic Entertainment is best known for point-and-click adventures, but earlier this year it announced that it's going to take a shot at the RTS genre with A Year of Rain.If you'd like to get a taste of what it's like before the launch later this year, signups for a closed beta are now being taken at beta. ...

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New Fortnite Darkfire Bundle Slated To Release Later This Year

The two companies are set to release the Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle on November 5 for $30 USD.Warner Bros says the Darkfire Bundle includes $80 worth of in-game content in the form of 13 new items. ...

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Yakuza 7 is coming next year, and now it has turn-based RPG combat

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The Yakuza series was always meant to continue after bidding farewell to longtime protagonist Kazuma Kiryu in Yakuza 6: The Song of Life.That "turn-based" part will probably make Yakuza fans go "hahhhh? ...

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EVGA’s new G5 PSUs come out with aggressive pricing and a 10-year warranty

(Image credit: EVGA)EVGA just updated its portfolio of power supplies with its new G5 series, comprising 1000W, 850W, 750W, and 650W models.They also come in a "new EVGA 2019 power supply box," which maybe your cat will appreciate. ...

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Why 2019 Is The Year Of Cyborg

Why 2019 Is The Year Of Cyborg



The former Teen Titan is finally getting his due on TV.But after the poor reception the movie got, Cyborg's solo movie--once slated for 2020--seems all but certainly canceled. ...

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Pokemon Go Thousand-Year Slumber Research Guide - How To Catch Jirachi

Not only will you soon have your first chance to catch Gen 5 Pokemon, the Mythical Pokemon Jirachi has also made its official debut in Go through the new Special Research questline called "A Thousand-Year Slumber."To catch the Mythical Pokemon, you'll first need to complete a variety of Research tasks. ...

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Pokemon Go Guide: A Thousand-Year Slumber Special Research And Jirachi

Not only will players soon have their first opportunity to catch Gen 5 Pokemon, the Mythical Pokemon Jirachi is also making its official debut in Go through the new Special Research questline called "A Thousand-Year Slumber."To catch the Mythical Pokemon, you'll first need to complete a variety of Research tasks. ...

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Horror puzzler Darq is getting multiple free DLCs later this year

(Image credit: Unfold Games)The solo developer behind horror-filled puzzle game Darq, who last week revealed why he turned down Epic Games Store exclusivity, will release multiple free DLCs before the end of the year.The DLCs, currently at the early concept stages, will add new levels to the gravity-bending puzzle game, Wlad Marhulets (aka Unfold Games) said on Twitter. ...

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OG Dota wins The International for the second year in a row, claims biggest esports prize ever

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In a first of Dota 2 history, OG Dota have become the back-to-back champions of The International—and, once again, bring home the largest prize in competitive video gaming.An intense best-of-five finals saw the European team persuasively take the series three-to-one for the championship over Euro rivals Team Liquid. ...

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Little Nightmares 2 is coming next year, and yes, there'll be more "monstrous" residents to terrify us

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Just in case you missed it in the Gamescom 2019 scrum, Bandai Namco has announced a sequel for its fabulously grim puzzle-platformer, Little Nightmares.Coming to Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One next year, Bandai invites you to the "disturbing and suspense-filled world of Little Nightmares". ...

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Elite Dangerous is getting a full tutorial and enormous fleet carriers this year

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Elite Dangerous is getting two major new features that bracket the spectrum of player experience.Starting with the first of those, the tutorial will give new pilots a reworked opening few hours in the game. ...

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Goofy strategy sim Spacebase Startopia announced for late next year

VAL is along for the ride to comment on your success or failure, "always at your side in both word and deed—and the occasional extremely unqualified comment.In addition to singleplayer, Spacebase Startopia will have online multiplayer and co-op for up to four players. ...

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Hyper Light Drifter and Mutant Year Zero are free on the Epic Games Store

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The Epic Games Store is doing its last double freebie this week, at least for now, giving everyone a copy of Hyper Light Drifter, the tricky pixel RPG, and the turn-based tactics game, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden.It's a bit like XCOM, but with even more RPG nods and a whole exploration layer. ...

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FIFA 20: Here Is Every New Addition And Change Being Made To Career Mode This Year

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FIFA 20's Career Mode is getting a major overhaul from FIFA 19 when the game launches on PS4, Xbox One, and PC next month.EA recently laid out all the new changes players can expect in FIFA 20's Career Mode. ...

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Spelunky 2 probably won't be out this year

Unfortunately, I don't think we're going to get to release Spelunky 2 this year.Development is still going well and we're not far off target, but the density and detail of the game is demanding more time. ...

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Avengers: Endgame includes an extremely well-hidden time travel Easter egg featuring a 3,000 year time jump

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Whatever it takes: the mantra of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in Avengers: Endgame and, presumably, those looking to hunt down every last secret that movie has to offer.Remarkably, months after release (and thanks to the new Endgame home release, out today in the US), one eagle-eyed fan has spotted a brand-new time travel destination hiding in the movie. ...

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Rumour: A free-to-play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare battle royale game is releasing early next year

So apparently Battle Royale in #ModernWarfare will be a free mode to release in early 2020.It will be downloadable as a separate game, but also will still be connected to the core game. ...

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A year after sexism report rocked Riot Games, studio says it's made 'significant strides'

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After a detailed Kotaku report last year highlighted serious issues of sexism and harassment at League of Legends developer Riot Games, the studio hired a chief diversity officer, Angela Roseboro, to help it improve its workplace culture.It's noteworthy that one of the high profile figures in Kotaku's reporting last year, COO Scott Gelb, was given a two month suspension but remains at the company. ...

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