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View the new Hearthstone expansion cards online

By: Emma Tucker | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 day, 17 hours ago

Last month, Blizzard revealed a new expansion for Hearthstone at BlizzCon 2016.

 

 

The expansion has been named Mean Streets of Gadgetzan and comes with a brand new deck cards.

 

Mean Streets of Gadgetzan has been scheduled for release on December 1, 2016. Gamers wanting to view all 132 cards can now do so via the official official game website.

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Steam Winter Sale is coming, prepare your wallet

By: Ma Yong Kang | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 day, 18 hours ago

Like always, we always know if Steam has a summer sale, it will have another winter sales. It's a given as we pour our money down to Lord GabeN pockets. but, when does this winter sale start?

 

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Thanks to NeoGAF user "Tizoc", we now know "the Winter sale runs from December 22, 2016@ 9:50pm Pacific and ends January 2, 2017@ 10:10 am Pacific". The helpful folks over at Eurogamer.net have confirmed this information on their end. so, the leak is legit.

 

Black Friday was only last week and now we got Steam sales? We can expect the same thing from other companies like Blizzard and EA dropping the price of their games but at what extend?

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Useful tips for Battlefield 1 from its subbreddit

By: Ma Yong Kang | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 day, 19 hours ago

For the people who don't know, Reddit is usually a place filled with nitty discoveries and game changing tips. Today, we got three from the Battlefield 1 subreddit that can bring up your A game. Thanks to "Sidewaard", "Dioroxic" and "TheSaltyRhino" from the community over there for providing these informations.

 

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Do you hate that airship which it have been shelling on your head and ruining your game, maybe you can let them taste some of your pain with the trench periscope. Sidewaard states : "If nobody is really paying attention to the airship, pull out the trench periscope and spot it, the massive red outline is unmissable and it's hilarious to watch the thing get absolutely battered as soon as you spot it with the trench periscope.."

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Free Titanfall 2 multiplayer trial launches this weekend

By: Emma Tucker | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 day, 20 hours ago

Publisher Electronic Arts is bringing Titanfall 2, to gaming consoles this weekend, and yes it's free!

 

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The free multiplayer demo will be starting on November 30, for all EA and Origin Access subscribers on Microsoft Xbox One, Windows PC and Friday December 2, for everyone else. Gamers will be able to download the Titanfall 2 trial direct from the PlayStation Store.

 

To make the deal even sweeter any progress that players gain during the free period will transfer to the original base game.

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New Battlefield 1 custom game mode is announced

By: Ma Yong Kang | More News: Gaming | Posted: 1 day, 21 hours ago

Battlefield 1 blog have posted today a thank you note for the Battlefest that occurred during the weekend. In this very same note, the developers revealed that a new custom game mode named "Line of Sight" will be coming later this week, a new map in December and plans for next year.

 

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"Line of Sight" is a twist on the fan-favorite rush mode where only scout and medic will be available. However, scouts will have double bullet damage. Medics will need to balance out their loadout and bring the very best in them to help their teams win.

 

Players will be delighted to learn that they will receive a free map called "Giant's Shadow" in December. According to the devs, " you'll take part in the Battle of the Selle in the cold autumn of 1918, where a massive crashed airship casts its shadow onto the battlefield."

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Ubisoft lying over The Division player numbers

By: Anthony Garreffa | More News: Gaming | Posted: 2 days ago

The Division's player base has dive bombed since launch, with a massive 97% drop in players since the peak launch of around 100,000 players - and now, Ubisoft has been caught red handed fluffing The Division's player base numbers.

 

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In a recent interview with GameSpot, Ubisoft's VP of Live Operations, Anne Blondel, said: "Since the release of patch 1.4, we went back to the daily active users we had at launch, because people were [so impressed]". GitHyp on the other hand, adds: "while the numbers have in fact gone up after the latest Survival content update and 50% off sale on Steam, Ubisoft's latest claim doesn't hold up when taking a look at the actual player counts on Steam - which GitHyp has been tracking every hour since The Division's launch".

 

  • The last week: 24,400
  • One month ago: 6,300
  • Peak: 113,000

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New Mass Effect: Andromeda 4K footage blows us away

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 2 days, 1 hour ago

BioWare saved the best for last at The Game Awards 2016 by showcasing its new Mass Effect: Andromeda gameplay footage in glorious 4K, introducing us to the next generation of the Mass Effect franchise.

 

 

While BioWare still hasn't revealed an official release date for Mass Effect: Andromeda, the studio almost did something better by showing off 5-minutes of absolutely incredible gameplay. While the footage was filled with eye-candy, it was also jam-packed with information: we saw the jetpack in action, the new flamethrower hand ability, we saw some Tech Combos in action (yes, combos are still in!), the new environment scanning ability, and got an in-depth look at the fluid combat. We also saw the new and improved dynamic Galaxy Map, and the extremely minimalist non-combat HUD, which only has a slim compass at the top with on-screen quest indicators.

 

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Read Also: Mass Effect: Andromeda: everything we know so far

 

On the combat side, we see some of the game's new skills in action, like the purple warp barrier shield that pops up like a wrist-mounted buckler, and even an orange kinetic barricade bulkhead that you can hide behind as cover. Ryder uses an awesome super attack by pressing both RT and LT together at the same time, unleashing a chaotic DBZ-like Warp strike to annihilate foes.

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild gets new gameplay footage

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 2 days, 2 hours ago

The Game Awards 2016 showcase saw Nintendo reveal two major gameplay trailers for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, showing off the expansive world of Hyrule and dropping some flavor-filled lore.

 

 

The first trailer was just a 1-minute brief teaser, but the second clip was an entire hands-on gameplay demo of the Wii U version. Of course, Nintendo isn't about to show off the version on its new handheld-hybrid Switch console. Nintendo Treehouse alums Bill Trennen and Nate Bihldorff played through a quick section of the game, showing off some combat, exploration, inventory management, and much more.

 

 

While Breath of the Wild looks great, I have to say I'm not impressed by the overall graphics: the grass, for instance, is very jaggy while in motion, even with the distinct trade-offs that Nintendo has made with the cel-shaded graphics. I feel that the game isn't yet finished, and Nintendo is showing off little clips and teasers to get fans interested...but I don't feel this footage reflects the final version.

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Shovel Knight getting new prequel Specter of Torment

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 2 days, 2 hours ago

Yacht Club Games today announced Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, a prequel adventure set in the beloved 16-bit world of the platformer franchise.

 

 

Specter of Torment isn't an expansion: it's a standalone game that will be "built from the ground up so that it can be a completely unique experience," and features a new character called Specter Knight, who wields an awesome scythe for some reaper-style platformer combat. Specter Knight has all kinds of new unique abilities and attacks, as showcased in the trailer, with all kinds of new bosses and areas to explore.

 

"Whoah! Did you get everything!? You'll not only play through Specter Knight's own story, but also see new areas, new music, new enemies, new objects, new boss fights, new weapons, new armors, and way, way more than ever before. Even the villainous boss knights have prepared new tricks and tactics!"

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Prey reboot gets a new futuristic gameplay trailer

By: Derek Strickland | More News: Gaming | Posted: 2 days, 2 hours ago

Arkane is rebooting Prey, and from what we've seen so far, the game looks pretty damn good: it has creepy psyhological horror, futuristic sci-fi concepts, and surprisingly chaotic FPS action. Now the studio has dropped yet another gameplay trailer for the game, showing off the kind of eerie content that awaits gamers in 2017.

 

 

In fact, Prey isn't actually a reboot or a remake--it's a re-imagining of the series. "Prey is not a sequel, it's not a remake, it has no tie with the original. You have to look at it as a re-imagining of the IP," says Raphael Colantonio, president of Arkane Studios and creative director of Prey.

 

"Prey isn't just about shooting aliens. It's more of a hybrid game where narratives mix with action and a little bit of an RPG layer. So you have some weapons, but you have lots of other things too, including powers you can learn from the aliens themselves."

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