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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order releases on November 15
April 15, 2019

Respawn Entertainment showed off their upcoming game, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, during a reveal event at Star Wars Celebration today in Chicago. It is coming out on November 15 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The game stars a Jedi Padawan named Cal Kestis that survives Order 66, which killed most of the Jedi during the events of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Fallen Order will focus on combat. The debut trailer...

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World of Warcraft's next big patch could save the Battle for Azeroth
April 13, 2019

World of Warcraft’s seventh expansion has been a controversial one. If you go on community sites like Blizzard’s forums or the game’s Reddit page, you’re likely to see a lot of grumbling. Many players dislike Battle for Azeroth’s added features and derivative story. The MMO’s next major patch, Rise of Azshara, is its best chance to change public opinion. It will be the biggest addition of content to the game since Battle for...

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Roblox hits 90 million monthly users as European growth picks up
April 9, 2019

Roblox has hit more than 90 million monthly active users, up from 80 million a couple of months ago, as its presence in Europe takes off. And players are playing a billion hours a month in the user-generated virtual world and games. Roblox’s top 150 games — which its players make — are now available in French and German, along with localized community moderation, customer support, and parental resources, said Craig Donato, chief...

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Everybody’s Golf VR hands-on -- A game anybody can play
April 3, 2019

Everybody’s Golf VR is a good name for this golfing virtual reality game for the PlayStation VR headset. It is a virtual reality game that lets anybody play a round of golf. I tried it out at a Sony preview event, and I was able get right into it. I put on the headset and held the PlayStation Move controller in a single hand. A virtual assistant told me how to approach the ball and get ready to swing. It told me how much power to put into...

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Phil Harrison's next stop is at the GamesBeat Summit
April 1, 2019

Google’s leadership team trusted Phil Harrison to head the search company’s foray into games. As vice president in charge of Google Stadia, Harrison has to make sure that the company has put all the right things in place to make its cloud gaming platform a success. I’m happy to report that Harrison will be one of our speakers at GamesBeat Summit 2019, which will be held on April 23 and April 24 in Los Angeles at Two Bit Circus, the...

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Twitch Prime members can get 12 months of Nintendo Switch Online
April 1, 2019

Nintendo is partnering with Amazon to provide some bonus extras to Twitch Prime members. If you have an Amazon Prime account connected to your Twitch, you can get up to 12 months of Nintendo Switch Online at no additional cost. “We’ve teamed up with Nintendo to bring members up to a full year of great experiences on Nintendo Switch,”Twitch Prime vice president Ethan Evans said. “Twitch Prime members already get free PC games and...

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Borderlands 3 trailers reveal more-derlands
March 31, 2019

Developer Gearbox finally revealed Borderlands 3 today. During a panel presentation at PAX East in Boston that involved stage magic and technical difficulties, the studio showed a 4K trailer for sequel to its breakout looter shooter. Gearbox did not provide a release date, but it did promise that it would share more on April 3. The trailer, however, did give a good look at what players should expect. It once again features a new cast of...

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Microsoft rescued Minecraft from Notch
March 31, 2019

Minecraft is still one of the most popular games in the world. It has 91 million monthly active players, according to Microsoft. And now The Minecraft Team is working to ensure the game doesn’t open with any references to its old creator, Markus “Notch” Persson. In the latest update to Minecraft, the game will no longer say “Made by Notch!” or “The Work Of Notch!” when you first boot up the game. Other messages will continue to...

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Star Citizen's alpha 3.5 brings a city planet, female characters, and new flight system
March 30, 2019

Cloud Imperium Games is announcing today the Alpha 3.5 update for Star Citizen, the sci-fi universe that is has been in the works for the past five years. Fresh from raising $46 million in venture capital and $211 million in crowdfunding, Star Citizen is launching updates on a quarterly basis as it marches toward a launch in the summer of 2020 for its Squadron 42 story-based game. The new patch adds the sprawling city-planet ArcCorp, playable...

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Conan Unconquered real-time strategy PC game gets May 30 release date
March 30, 2019

Funcom announced that it will publish the Conan Unconquered real-time strategy game from Petroglyph Studios on May 30 on the Windows PC. I got a look at the game in a preview session during the Game Developers Conference last week. It’s a fast-paced game where you have to defeat wave after wave of enemies that are attacking your stronghold. The horde throws enemies such as giant spiders and diseased infantry at you. But, of course, you have...

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