Monthly Archives: September 2014

360 degree Hitman trailer shows off Marrakesh

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Until the travel industry wises up and makes Agent 47 the official mascot for international holidays/naughty murdering, Square Enix and IO’s own trailers will have to do. Once again, they’ve created a tourist destination that looks absolutely lovely, and ripe

The Watch Dogs 2 release date may have escaped

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Screenshot by JehutyRunner. According to an ad that appeared briefly on IGN (snapped by NeoGAF user JehutyRunner), Watch Dogs 2 will release November 15 and will indeed be set in San Francisco. Assuming it’s accurate, it won’t be the first

Colorful motherboard wields integrated GeForce GTX 1070 GPU

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We suspect there’s going to be a lot of interest in Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 1070 when it hits retail later this week (June 10), and rightfully so—it’s faster than a Titan X and costs half as much. Equally intriguing are

Jay Wilson, former Diablo 3 game director, is leaving Blizzard

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Jay Wilson, the former game director of Diablo 3, announced on Twitter today that he is leaving Blizzard, and the videogame industry, at the end of this week. “Sad to say after 10 of the best years of my life

Battlefield 1 devs reveal weapon changes

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Alongside a tiny teaser for Battlefield 1’s multiplayer mode, DICE has revealed how its weapons will differ from those of Battlefields gone by. “The weapons of Battlefield 1 are a bit more specialized,” lead weapon designer Julian Schimek says. “To get the most

See the trailer for The Division’s upcoming Underground expansion

At Microsoft’s press conference at E3 2016, the trailer for The Division’s upcoming Underground expansion was shown. You can watch the trailer above. Once you’re done watching, prepare to wait a while. The expansion will come to Xbox One on

The stats don’t lie, Lucio is Overwatch’s most valuable hero

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Overwatch keeps a detailed record of your in-game stats—sorting kills, damage, healing, and lots more by hero. But what’s the point of knowing your stats if you can’t rub your superior McCree winrate in the faces of your friends? Since

Nostalrius PM reports back on Blizzard meeting

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When Blizzard issued Nostalrius (the world’s most popular Vanilla WoW server) with a cease and desist order in April, the community outcry was unprecedented. Over 250,000 people signed a petition asking Blizzard to reconsider. Sceptical though I am of internet

What happened in hardware

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As we head into summer, developments in tech are heating up in a big way. The past several weeks have seen numerous graphics card announcements, which led to some price drops this week on prior generation cards, and there’s a

Mighty No. 9 pre

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Update: Comcept hasn’t responded to my inquiry, but Brian Ashcraft of Kotaku said the “better than nothing” quote did not come from Inafune. That’s not official, but given that Ashcraft is Kotaku’s expert in all things Japanese (and has lived