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AMC Games’ first title is the intentionally boring ‘Airplane Mode’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Bacronym/AMC Games Desert Bus won’t be the only big name in town for games that are purposefully, excruciatingly boring. AMC is marking the start of its game publishing division by unveiling Airplane Mode, a game from Bacronym that tasks you with sitting through a nearly six-hour transatlantic flight… in real […]

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Production is finally starting on the ‘Halo’ TV series

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Showtime, Twitter After six long years, filming for the Halo TV series is ready to start. Showtime has announced that production on the game-based show is “about to begin,” and has revealed three new cast members in the process. Danny Sapani (of Doctor Who and The Last Jedi) will play […]

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‘Death Stranding’ for PC will come to both Epic Games Store and Steam

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Kojima Productions When you heard that Death Stranding was coming to PCs next summer, did you cringe at the rumors that it might be yet another Epic Games Store exclusive? You can relax. Kojima Productions and 505 Games have confirmed that the game will be available through both Steam and […]

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‘Minecraft Earth’ early access comes to the UK and 8 other countries

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Mojang/Microsoft Minecraft Earth‘s early access release is finally rolling out to countries around the world, although it’s not necessarily available where you might expect it. Mojang and Microsoft have confirmed that the augmented reality game is now available on Android and iOS in nine countries. The UK is the most […]

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YouTube star Jarvis banned from ‘Fortnite’ over cheating

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Epic Games Another YouTuber is facing the consequences of cheating first-hand. Epic Games has permanently banned popular YouTube creator and FaZe Clan member Jarvis from Fortnite after he posted videos where he used aimbots (which virtually guarantee flawless shots) to wreak havoc in the battle royale game’s non-competitive modes. In […]

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‘Dota 2’ will match players sooner if they’re open to different roles

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SAI AUNG MAIN/AFP via Getty Images Play class-based games and you’ll know that it’s tough to convince people to play certain roles — there are only so many people who’d rather be the support character than the front line hero. Valve’s solution for Dota 2? Give players an incentive to […]

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Epic Games Store revamp helps you find trending titles

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Epic Games The Epic Games Store still has a lot of work left if it’s going to match some players’ expectations, but there are signs of progress. Epic has launched a redesigned storefront that lets you see what games are trending, filter releases by genre and otherwise track down the […]

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Ubisoft is developing five games for Microsoft’s next Xbox

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Ubisoft During a recent earnings call, Ubisoft CEO and co-founder Yves Guillemot announced that the publisher is working on five games for Microsoft’s next Xbox console, according to Game Informer. Three of the five titles are Watch Dogs: Legion, Gods & Monsters and Rainbow Six: Quarantine, which will be released […]

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‘PUBG Mobile’ Payload Mode adds helicopters and airstrikes

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links PUBG/Tencent/Lightspeed & Quantum Studios PUBG on your phone is about to get decidedly more lethal. Tencent has introduced a promised Payload Mode to PUBG Mobile on Android and iOS that adds both aerial combat and the means to defend yourself. You can fly in attack helicopters to wreak havoc on […]

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DeepMind AI now keeps up with ‘StarCraft II’ Grandmasters

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links DeepMind DeepMind’s StarCraft II AI can already hang with human players, but now it’s ready to handle the best of the best. The team has revealed that its AlphaStar AI can play one-on-one matches in the real-time strategy game at a Grandmaster level for all three factions (Terran, Protoss, Zerg). […]

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