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New details, screenshots from Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

A European Metal Gear Solid fan site has posted new screenshots from Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, which showcase Snake and Diamond Dog.




Each mission in the game features opening and closing credits, with plenty of side-objectives offering additional rewards for gamers. The Phantom Pain has open ended game play, and many missions don't require numerous return trips to Mother Base.




Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is scheduled for release in September for the PC, Microsoft Xbox One and Sony PlayStation 4.

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Super Mario, Warcraft inducted to video game hall of fame

The newly created video game hall of fame in New York's The Strong museum in the US has inducted Pong, Super Mario, Pac-Man, Tetris and World of Warcraft in it's inauguration, according to The Guardian.




The collection of game titles were apparently chosen based on their role in kick off, solidifying and expanding the world of video and computer games and were "recommended by a panel of judges made up of journalists, scholars and other experts on the history and impact of video games". While we didn't get the invite, the museum are now taking nominations for the 2016 round which can be lodged online so join us in our attempt to get the infamous E.T. video game nominated. Just kidding.

Yarr! Space pirates, large battlefields, multiplayer experiences

Set as a Kickstarter Staff Pick, this first person shooter project boasts the ability to make you "a pirate in space with friends online," allowing you to sail the seven.. err galaxies - alone or with companions.



Set for release on Steam (depending on Greenlight) with Microsoft Windows and Xbox One support, this game is focused on finding and boarding enemy player ships, seeing a large team split up into 4-5 player sub-teams in order to combat and take over an enemy ship from within - full-on pirate style!


This is claimed to be 100% skill based with no pay to win and opens up the doors to competitive PvP, custom matches versus AI or offline modes.

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ESL team up with Twitch and ReedPOP to give a 250k New York tournament

There has been more money thrown around for eSports in 2015 than ever before and this is added to by ESL's partnership with ReedPOP and Twitch to return to the theater at Madison Square, hosting what they claim is the "east coast's largest eSports tournament."




With $250,000 on the line, this ESL One competition is playing host to a Dota 2 event featuring many of the world's best teams.


Held as part of the New York Super Week, ESL is returning to last years venue of the Madison Square gardens and has recruited the help of the joinDOTA team to help them broadcast this event via Twitch TV to the world.

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Xbox boss says Microsoft fully behind Windows gaming movement

Microsoft and the Xbox team expect Windows 10 to become a solid overall operating system, but have special plans in regards to gaming. The company is removing middleware added to games for Windows Live, and expects to provide a better streamlined experience for gamers. However, there are plenty of other features that should excite gamers moving forward:




The idea that Xbox will be integrated into Windows 10 is another clear indicator that Microsoft wants to push Windows 10 forward - and hopefully generate extra interest in the Xbox One. Windows 10 is the "best version of Windows ever for both gamers and developers alike," and that will become clearer during the company's E3 event later this month.


"We weren't fully committed as a company, and I've said that before," said Phil Spencer, head Xbox executive, while speaking to PC Gamer. "We made commitments to developers and consumers that I don't feel we lived up to... the key difference now is that the Xbox team is driving the Windows and console gaming efforts as one connected ecosystem."

Fallout 4 could be available sometime in 2015

It has been a whirlwind couple of days for gamers, as Bethesda Softworks teased Fallout 4, and then announced it the next day. The actual launch date of the game hasn't been announced, but it seems likely Fallout 4 will be available before the end of 2015.




The official Bethesda online store originally had the title listed as "TBA 2015," which has now been changed to just "TBA." However, GameStop and Amazon both have the title listed for 12/31/2015, an unlikely date that is more of a placeholder for a late 2015 launch.


Gamers do know Fallout 4 will be available for the PC, Microsoft Xbox One, and Sony PlayStation 4. We'll just have to wait and see what Bethesda has up its sleeve for E3 later this month - where we'll hopefully learn more about Fallout 4.

Batman: Arkham Knight game title will be a 44GB digital download

The final game entry in the Arkham series, Batman: Arkham Knight, will be 44GB for PC, Microsoft Xbox One and Sony PlayStation 4 gamers.



Until launch, Warner Bros. is offering the $100 Premium Edition bundle for $90 - and it includes the video game, Season Pass for DLC content, Harley Quinn DLC, and a custom Batman Flashpoint skin.


Batman: Arkham Knight will be released for the PC, Xbox One and PS4 on June 23. The game has endured several delays that continually pushed the game's launch back, but hype for the Batman game remains strong.

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Acer further supports female-only gaming, signing female CS:GO team

In the lead up to the ESWC finals being held soon in France, Team Acer has picked up one of the favorite teams for the female-only CS:GO event who were previously housed at the now-disbanded organization of 3DMAX.




This French team won its last tournament 2-0 in last years ESWC finals and finished third at the Copenhagen Games female-only CS:GO tournament to teams 'Karma' and 'Ubnited'.


This female squad joins the other CS:GO division within Team Acer lead by Björn "THREAT" Pers from Sweden.

Devolver Digital releases Fallout 4-themed teaser

Devolver Digital, the publisher of the Hotline Miami series and many different indie games, has just released a little teaser of its own in the light of the Fallout 4 teaser and trailer released recently.




We're not exactly sure what it means, but we've been told that this is a lead up to "its own announcement at the end of the week" and this image is "a nod of 'respect' to Fallout" by a Devolver Digital Australian PR agency.

Assetto Corsa will launch for Sony PlayStation 4, Microsoft Xbox One

Kunos Simulazioni, the developer for Assetto Corsa, has announced the PC racing simulation will launch for the Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One in 2016.



Utilizing pure physics realism, Assetto Corsa has been designed as "your racing simulator," yielding higher precision accuracy in relation to car handling, design, and track measurements. Gamers will be able to play both single and multiplayer modes, along with customizing and modifying their vehicles.


There will be more than 100 cars available for the console launch of the game, including the Mercedes C9, Team Lotus 98T, Ferrari LaFerrari, and the Pagani Zonda R. Assetto Corsa will immediately launch with at least 20 different track configurations.

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