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1 million ‘Fortnite‘ winter tournament is open to all

Now that Epic has had some time to refine Fortnite‘s online tournament system, it‘s committing to higher stakes for its competitions. The studio is launching an open Winter Royale tournament with a total of 1 million in prizes. Anyone in the North America and Europe regions can qualify by excelling in event sessions during the qualifying days on November 24th and November 25th. If you make the cut, you‘ll play in your r

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The Morning After: SpaceX turns BFR into a ‘Starship‘

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We haven‘t cleared Thanksgiving yet, but there are already important viewing plans to make for December. Once you‘re through all of today‘s movie news, it‘s time for space exploration with NASA and Elon Musk, plus there‘s another bug popping up in Google‘s Pixel 3.

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47GB ‘Fallout 76‘ patch nearly replaces the entire game on PS4

Prior to release, beta testers of Bethesda‘s Fallout 76 ran into an issue that caused the entire game to spontaneously redownload itself on their PCs. Now a major patch has arrived on all platforms and for PS4 players at least, it‘s a similar experience. Patch notes indicate the update addresses many performance and stability issues, as well as tweaking the game‘s PVP mode. But on PlayStation, gamers faced a 47GB downlo

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Fan-made ‘Half-Life‘ remake ‘Black Mesa‘ is nearly complete

Want to feel old? The original Half-Life has turned 20. Valve released its definitive shooter on November 19th, 1998, both stretching the possibilities of the genre (both in technology and storytelling) and laying the groundwork for the company‘s gaming empire. But it‘s not Valve celebrating the momentous occasion -- instead, it‘s up to the fans. Crowbar Collective has released a trailer for the final portion of its

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If you like Smash, you‘ll love ‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate‘

It was inevitable that a new Nintendo console would spawn another installment in the storied Super Smash Bros. series. And now we‘re just weeks away from the return of the fun and frantic fighter that‘s been responsible for countless smiles, frayed friendships and broken controllers. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has far more characters and stages than any of the preceding releases, but the general gameplay formula has merely be

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Nintendo won‘t release an N64 Classic anytime soon

The NES and SNES Classic consoles served as bellwethers for the retro gaming revival that‘s currently in full swing. Naturally, everyone thought the N64 Classic was next (with both an earlier trademark filing and controller patent adding fuel to the fire). And what better time to launch then Christmas, right? Wrong. According to Nintendo America President Reggie Fils-Aime, the company has no plans to release an N64 Classic now, nex

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