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After a year of Epic Games exclusivity, ‘Hades’ heads to Steam Early Access

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Hades, the next game from Bastion and Pyre developer Supergiant Games, is coming to Steam Early Access on December 10. The game has been available in early access on the Epic Games Store since December of last year. In Hades, players take on the role of a son of Hades, […]

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‘Minecraft Earth’ beta brings AR building to Android next week

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Mojang/Microsoft Don’t worry, Android fans — if you’ve been wondering when you can try the augmented reality experience of Minecraft Earth, you don’t have too much longer to wait. Mojang and Microsoft have revealed that the Minecraft Earth beta will reach Google-powered devices sometime next week. It’s encouraging users to […]

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‘Blair Witch’ expertly remixes horror gaming’s greatest hits

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Blair Witch is scary. That’s not a revelation for most people, considering the pop culture status the movie achieved when it came out in 1999, ushering in an enduring age of found-footage horror films. But, that’s not what we’re talking about here. Blair Witch, the video game, is terrifying. Developed […]

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‘Blacksad’ is a promising detective game based on a cult comic

Engadget RSS Feed Blacksad is a long-running graphic novel series that covers some heavy topics through a noir detective window. Set in the 1950s, it follows hardboiled detective John Blacksad, with each book focusing on a new case. It’s one of my favorite series, but there’s always been one problem: There’s not enough of it. […]

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‘Disintegration’ is a tactical shooter that questions transhumanism

Engadget RSS Feed At a glance, Disintegration looks a tad generic. The battle-ready robots, dressed in fashionable jackets and scarves, feel like they were ripped straight out of a Destiny artbook. And there’s a reason for that — the game is being developed by Halo co-creator Marcus Lehto and his indie studio V1 Interactive. Don’t […]

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The Morning After: The Apple Card is incompatible with leather

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Apple Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Ready to take a ride in a flying taxi? Cool, just try to find a place to put your Apple Card where it isn’t touching anything, and then we can all fly back to 1995 and play Panzer Dragoon. Just don’t put it […]

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Terminator T-800 and The Joker are coming to ‘Mortal Kombat 11’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Warner Bros./NetherRealm Studios Warner Bros. and NetherRealm Studios rounded out the list of Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack DLC characters with a pair of intriguing new fighters. The Terminator T-800 (with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s likeness) and Batman’s nemesis The Joker are making their way to the game. And no, Mortal Kombat […]

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Google Play Store redesign makes it easier to find games

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Google The go-to destination for Android apps has undergone some changes. Google announced today that it has rolled out a visual redesign of the Google Play Store. The refreshed interface should make hunting for apps easier for the app store’s two billion monthly active users. Especially if you’re a player […]

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Microsoft contractors listened to what people told their Xbox consoles

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links luza studios via Getty Images Microsoft contractors reportedly listened to Xbox owners too. Earlier this month, we learned that contractors heard audio snippets from Skype calls and Cortana interactions. Now, Vice reports that Microsoft contractors also listened to audio picked up by Xbox consoles. The device was only supposed to […]

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‘Need for Speed Heat’ isn’t anything like ‘Payback’

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links The long-running Need for Speed franchise is stuck in a rut. The 2015 reboot, simply titled Need for Speed, was criticized for its cringeworthy live-action cutscenes. Its successor two years ago, Need for Speed Payback, had an irritating upgrade system built around collectible Speed Cards. The last game to broach […]

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