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‘Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot’ arrives on January 17th, 2020

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Bandai Namco When Bandai Namco said Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot was coming in early 2020, it was clearly being conservative. The action RPG is now slated to punch its way to PC, PS4 and Xbox One on January 17th. On top of that, completists should be happy — the game […]

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Nissan envisions car-themed esports gaming chairs

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Nissan Nissan’s connection to gaming might extend beyond the occasional car in a racing sim. The automaker has joined with FaZe Clan and OpTic Gaming to design a trio of “esports gaming chairs” themed around (what else?) some of its more iconic cars. The GT-R Nismo is a “performance” chair […]

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‘Minecraft’ now has 112 million players per month

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes Fortnite might still have the lion’s share of public attention, but that doesn’t mean it’s hurting the other gaming phenomenon. Microsoft’s Helen Chiang told Business Insider in an interview that Minecraft now has 112 million active players every month, a surge of 20 million over figures from […]

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Nostalgic games, comics draw crowds

North Bay Nugget Celine and Alexis Levasseur check out some of the items on display at a vendor’s booth at NostalgiaCon, Saturday, at the Callander Community Centre. Although Celine was “just really browsing,” Alexis was looking for Pokemon and video games during their visit. PJ Wilson/The Nugget CALLANDER – Joe Kennedy was feeling nostalgic as […]

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‘Gears 5’ will add new modes and maps in its first six months

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links The Coalition/Microsoft Now that Gears 5 is out the door, The Coalition and Microsoft are ready to preview what’s next. They’ve outlined what you can expect in the first six months, and there shouldn’t be a shortage of new material. The initial season (“Operation” in Gears speak) is starting off […]

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Steam recommendation engine no longer favors popular titles

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Steam has gone back to the drawing board with its game recommendation engine. The gaming marketplace today updated its recommendation feed to be more precise and diverse in the titles it suggests. The Steam Store’s discovery system has taken some heat over the years, often coming up with titles that […]

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The Game Awards will stream on more than 45 services on December 12th

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Fall hasn’t officially started yet, but that isn’t stopping The Game Awards’ organizers from thinking about their year-end event. Geoff Keighley and crew have announced that their mix of ceremony and game announcements will take place on December 12th at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, […]

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Even ‘Civilization VI’ is getting a battle royale mode

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Firaxis/2K Games Firaxis and 2K are taking an all-too-familiar approach to revitalizing a game: tack on a battle royale mode in a bid to capture the Fortnite crowd. They’ve released an update to Civilization VI that introduces Red Death, a 12-player competitive mode that grafts battle royale on to a […]

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‘Control’ DLC hints at an ‘Alan Wake’ tie-in

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Remedy/505 Games Remedy’s game worlds might collide in a very conspicuous way. The studio has shared a roadmap for Control‘s downloadable content through 2020, and a second paid expansion (AWE) due in mid-2020 hints at a not-so-subtle crossover between Jesse’s adventures and those of Alan Wake. Officially, the company has […]

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EA meets with gamers to help curb toxic behavior online

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links CHRISTOPHE GATEAU/AFP/Getty Images EA knows online harassment is a problem with its games like anyone else’s, and it’s taking some (small) steps toward creating a less toxic space. The publisher used the recent Gamescom expo to hold the first meeting of the Healthy Communities Player Council, a group of gamers […]

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