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News: The Escapists 2 is launching 17 hours early on Steam

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 Team 17 has announced that the sequel to the popular sandbox prison-escape game The Escapists will be launching on Steam 17 hours earlier than originally planned. You could call this a breakout of sorts. As a result the new Steam release schedule will be midnight in the UK and 1am in Europe. To celebrate the…

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The 2017 Pokemon World Championships Start Today!

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Today marks the start of the 2017 Pokemon World Championships in Anaheim, CA where players will be competing over the weekend to win their share of over $500,000 in prize money and their own cute Pikachu trophy. Tournaments will see different age divisions vying to prove who is the very best, like no one ever…

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News: 2K announces The Rock has meaningless ‘Executive Soundtrack Producer’ title on WWE 2K18

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2K has announced that Dwayne ‘The Rock [Registered Trademark]’ Johnson is the Executive Soundtrack Producer on WWE 2K18, a role which involves picking 11 tracks (a few of them are bangers, to be fair). He’s got a lot on, though, what with carrying the hopes of many, being in half a dozen films at once,…

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News: Let’s Sing 2018 is coming out in October on PS4 and Switch… and the Wii

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Ravenscourt and Voxler has announced that Let’s Sing 2018 will be released on October 20 for PS4 and Nintendo Wii (yes, it’ll work on Wii U). Sadly there’ll be no Xbox One version this time around. It’ll also make its debut on Nintendo Switch just in time for Christmas. Time to work on your vocal…

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UK Daily Deals: Silver PS4 Slim With Two Controllers, Doom, Dishonored 2 and Fallout 4 for Under £250

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Help us get to 5000 likes! Like our pages on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest deals straight to your news feed. Silver 500GB PS4 Slim With Two Controllers, Doom, Dishonored 2 and Fallout 4 for Under £250 Note that the Silver PS4 Slim comes with two controllers naturally. To get this deal, add the Silver PS4 Slim 500GB…

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Splatoon 2 Topped Software Sales for July 2017

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According to figures released by The NPD group, Nintendo Switch was the top-selling console for July 2017, and Splatoon 2 was the month’s best selling game in the US. Splatoon 2’s success, coupled with “new inventory released in support of the launch” helped drive Switch to the top spot. Overall, hardware spending was up 29…

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Volume Dev Surprise Launches New Game Subsurface Circular

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Thomas Was Alone and Volume developer Bithell Games revealed, and surprise-launched, its latest project, Subsurface Circular. The game is a classic text-based adventure with a graphical twist that can be completed in one sitting. Players assume the role of a detective tasked with investigating a series of disappearances, with the story set in futuristic environments occupied entirely…

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The Best PC Gaming Controllers

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Be sure to visit IGN Tech for all the latest comprehensive hands-on reviews and best-of roundups. Note that if you click on one of these links to buy the product, IGN may get a share of the sale. For more, read our Terms of Use. Even though PC gamers (correctly) worship at the altar of the mouse and keyboard,…

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Video: Sonic Mania – VG Live

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It feels like we've all found a portal to the 90s as Sonic the Hedgehog is back on top of the video games world once again with the release of Sonic Mania and Colm is keen to show Alice what he and many others have waited over 20 years for. Source: Video Gamer

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Wild West Online Aims to Fill Red Dead Redemption 2's PC Void

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Wild West Online developer Stefan Bugaj headed me off at the pass, bringing up the elephant in the room (Red Dead Redemption 2) before I could. “We were inspired by Westworld and the impending not-coming-to-PC Red Dead Redemption 2,” he said with a smile. “Westerns started coming back. So we thought would fill a fun unfulfilled…

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News: Forma.8 is coming to Nintendo Switch next week

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MixedBag Games has announced that it’ll be releasing Forma.8 for the Nintendo Switch on August 24. Forma.8 takes on the Metroidvania action-adventure formula, backed up by its own visual style and with huge game world for the player to explore. Playing as the small exploration probe, forma.8, you’re left stranded alone on an alien planet….

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UK Daily Deals: Exclusive Glacier White PS4 Pro Destiny 2 Game and Expansion Pass Bundle for Under £350

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Help us get to 5000 likes! Like our pages on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest deals straight to your news feed. Preorder the Glacier White PS4 Pro Destiny 2 Game and Expansion Pass Bundle for Under £350 The most powerful PlayStation ever made is now availble in Glacier White. This bundle was £399.99 as recently as yesterday. Bundle…

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Dragon Ball FighterZ: Four New Characters Announced

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Super Saiyan Blue Goku and Vegeta, Android 16 and Android 18 have been announced for Bandai Namco’s upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ. Siliconera has received information from the latest issue of Jump magazine, which details the new arrivals for the long-running franchise’s new brawler. Details are fairly thin, but Android 18 will definitely be a playable character, and…

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Digital Comics Provider Madefire Adding Big DC Comics Titles

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You’ll soon be reading almost all the DC Comics titles you’ve ever dreamt of via the Madefire app. Madefire on Wednesday announced that it will be adding tens of thousands of new and back list DC Comics titles to its catalog beginning today. The catalog will be available through the Madefire App and feature more…

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Shenmue 3: Deep Silver Announced as Publisher

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Shenmue 3 is one step closer, with the announcement that the long-gestating video game is to be published by Deep Silver. In a press release available from the official Shenmue 3 site, series creator Yu Suzuki has spoken of his “confidence” in both the game and the new partnership, citing Deep Silver’s “deep passion for…

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News: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds sales surpass 7 million

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds clearly has no chill, as sales for the sales juggernaut have now passed seven million. It’s also leapfrogged Counter-Strike: GO in the last 24-hours for most concurrent players with over 600,000 users playing the game at the same time. That’s just outrageous. According to figures taken from SteamSpy, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has surpassed seven…

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Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier Announced

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Debut developer Imaginati has revealed Planet of the Apes: Last Frontier, a standalone cinematic adventure game set between the events of 2014’s Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and this year’s War for the Planet of the Apes. It will be released for PS4, Xbox One and PC this fall. Published by the new…

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News: Rock of Ages 2 comes out on PS4, Xbox One and PC at the end of August

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Ace Team has announced a surprise sequel to its Monty Python influenced tower defense game Rock of Ages, that sees the player smashing enemy defenses with huge rock boulders. Even better news is that it’ll be coming to the PS4 and Xbox One on August 29, following its PC release on August 28. Smashing stuff….

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News: Destiny 2 shows off explosive 4K PC footage in new beta gameplay

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Activision has revealed gameplay footage of the PC version of Destiny 2 running at 4K, in advance of the PC open beta which will run from August 29-31. The beta gives players a chance to play part of the ‘epic storyline’ and delve into a few cooperative and multiplayer modes. Players who’ve pre-purchased the game…

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UK Daily Deals: £1100 off LG 55-Inch HDR OLED TV Using Code, Glacier White PS4 Pro Destiny 2 Bundle

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Help us get to 5000 likes! Like our pages on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest deals straight to your news feed and also to find exclusive codes that we provide for our readers. £1100 off LG 55-Inch HDR OLED TV Using Code This is the perfect TV for gaming! Currys have already reduced the 2017 model of LG…

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