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Overwatch is taking players to Junkertown for its next map

Blizzard Entertainment announced a new map for Overwatch  during its Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany today. Junkertown, the Australian home of the bomb-loving character Junkrat and his oversized bodyguard Roadhog, will be playable at the show. Junkertown will be an escort map, meaning the attacking team has to push a payload to its destination while the…

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Jurassic World Evolution is a theme park sim from Planet Coaster dev Frontier

Frontier, the developer behind the sublime Elite Dangerous and Planet Coaster has new sim in the works. Jurassic World Evolution is a theme park sim, but instead of ferris wheels you have Triceratops, and instead of worrying about guests getting sick, you have to worry about guests getting eaten by a freaking T-Rex. Jurassic World…

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AMD users: It’s safe to play Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice now

Hellblade is one of the sleeper hits of 2017 . It’s a psychological action-thriller that explores the mental health of its hero, but PC players who use AMD graphics cards were having issues enjoying Hellblade. In the later stages, players with these GPUs were seeing severe performance hits that made the game choppy and unplayable…

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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon unveils a new evolution, player avatars, and a mystery

Nintendo revealed new details about Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon today, the next installments in the hit series. Both games are coming out for the 3DS portable on November 17. Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are the sequels to Pokémon Sun and Moon , which came out last year and sold over 15.44 million copies. It’s typical…

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Vava’s Moov 14 gaming earbuds pound your noggin with thumping bass

For around $25, you can find an endless number of earbuds online. But Vava , a manufacturer of variety of consumer-electronics products , is aiming to win over the gaming audience with its entrance into this sector. The company’s Moov 14 Gaming Earbuds are available now for $26 , and it’s positioning them with a…

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Nintendo Switch outsold PlayStation 4 and Xbox One last month

Nintendo Switch consoles were easier to find last month, and this led to hybrid handheld/home console outselling its competition. The NPD Group’s monthly report is out , and the industry-tracking firm confirmed that the Nintendo console outsold the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One in July. The system is also contributing to a healthy gaming…

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Twitch is making it easier to find the best Hearthstone and Overwatch streams

Blizzard’s Hearthstone and Overwatch are two of the most popular games on Twitch, the No. 1 game-streaming site in the world. Now, fans of those titles will have an easier time finding content that suits their needs. Twitch is adding new search filters for each game. For Overwatch, you can look for streams for specific…

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Uncharted: The Lost Legacy — the first 20 minutes are gorgeous

PREVIEW: Sony’s Uncharted: The Lost Legacy  is one of the prettiest games you’ll play this fall. The game debuts as an exclusive on the PlayStation 4 on August 22. We’ve played through the game and thought that the first 20 minutes of cinematics and gameplay would be a nice treat for players who can’t get…