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‘Rainbow Six Siege‘ update could make your PS4 crash

With more than 20 million players, it‘s safe to say that Rainbow Six Siege is still going strong. But, a new console crashing bug could put a damper on the good times for fans of the tactical shooter. At least on PS4, anyway. Gamers have been tweeting about the issue since the release of the title‘s latest patch, and Ubisoft has confirmed it is looking into it. For the time being, though, it doesn‘t have a fix. "Players

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‘Doom‘ for the Nintendo Switch feels exactly like it‘s supposed to

When Nintendo announced the launch of the Switch by using footage from The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, it was a surprise -- but a reasonable one. Bethesda‘s open-world adventure game was beloved, but old enough that a port to Nintendo‘s new console seemed entirely reasonable. When the company announced that it was bringing the upcoming Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus and last year‘s Doom reboot to the Nintendo Switch, how

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‘Golf‘ Easter egg on the Switch may be a tribute to Satoru Iwata

It sounds like that hidden version of Golf on the Nintendo Switch may actually a tribute to the company‘s late president, Satoru Iwata. A group of enterprising hackers (including "yellowS8" from our last report) discovered that unlocking it is limited to one day per year: July 11th, the day Iwata passed after battling cancer. You can‘t just go in and manually set your system clock, mimic Iwata‘s Nintendo Direct gesture

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Microsoft opens pre-orders for standard Xbox One X

Microsoft‘s Xbox One X is now available to pre-order. The console, touted as the most powerful ever (that claim excludes PCs, of course), will be out on November 7th worldwide. The company opened pre-orders for a special ‘Project Scorpio‘ edition last month, but those ran out fast. In fact, Microsoft says it was "the fastest-selling Xbox pre-order ever." The regular version is basically the same, save for a tiny green S

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YouTube‘s Twitch-like subscriptions are available to any channel

YouTube just stepped up its efforts to compete with the likes of Twitch and Mixer. As of today, YouTube Gaming‘s sponsorships (read: paid subscriptions) are open to any eligible creator. So long as you run a gaming channel that‘s enabled for livestreaming, can earn money and has at least 1,000 free subscribers, you too can ask viewers to pay a monthly fee (now 5) that unlocks custom emotes, immunity to chat slow mode and pa

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‘Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier‘ multiplayer will test friendships

Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier is an entirely choice-based game. There are no real heroes or villains among the humans and apes you play as, and no right or wrong paths to take towards the conclusion of this choose your own adventure. Atypical of storytelling games, though, there‘s a multiplayer element that‘s almost meta. Not only do you have to resolve conflicts within the game, you also have to do it within your own liv

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‘Neko Atsume‘ is coming to PlayStation VR in 2018

Neko Atsume was the smartphone hit where you collected and fed cats. That was... mostly it. It also took over the lives of several of my friends, and was huge enough to warrant a movie spin-off in Japan. Apt, then, that Tokyo Game Show is where PlayStation Japan President Atsushi Morita announced a virtual reality version of the cat... feeding.. sim (?), with no more information beyond a 2018 release date on PSVR. But, if I get to role-p

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Niantic‘s next AR game after ‘Pokmon Go‘ may use audio cues

Niantic is keen to prove that it‘s no one-trick pony. The company that brought augmented reality mobile gaming to the masses with Pokmon Go is dropping some interesting tidbits about its followup. The title will integrate audio prompts into its AR gameplay experience, the company‘s CTO Phil Keslin told TechCrunch. Instead of asking people to hold their phone up while interacting with the game, Keslin says the developer is see

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Get a glimpse of the music behind ultra-hard platformer ‘Cuphead‘

Cuphead will probably be equally remembered for two things: Its already-infamous punishing difficulty and its gorgeous hand-drawn look. But folks shouldn‘t count out its delightful big band/swing soundtrack, which pairs perfectly with the game‘s 1930s-esque animated style. Studio MDHR released a teaser video showing a "making of" look into recording the title‘s breakaway hit, "Floral Fury." Source: Studio M

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Nintendo Switch carries a copy of NES ‘Golf,‘ enthusiasts find

Much to the joy of its acolytes, Nintendo recently promised to revive the NES Classic Edition in 2018. But, the nostalgia trip doesn‘t end there. As it turns out, the company‘s latest console may carry a NES emulator. Hackers have found the system wrapped around an existing game hidden inside the Switch. The title in question is dubbed "FLOG," and it looks just like Golf (the 1984 sports sim for the NES). Source:

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‘Battleborn‘ is winding down months after going free-to-play

Battleborn‘s move to a free-to-play model doesn‘t appear to have helped its chances. Gearbox has revealed that it‘s winding down work on the hero-based team shooter as the studio shifts its focus to a "highly anticipated" (but unnamed) project. There isn‘t any more planned content after the upcoming Fall Update, creative director Randy Varnell says, including skins and balance patches. The servers will stick ar

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The Morning After: Weekend Edition

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to the weekend. Apple‘s big hardware event dominated the week‘s news, but it wasn‘t the only thing going down. We‘re still dealing with the aftermath of Equifax‘s leak, and now NBA jerseys come with NFC tags.

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