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Vaulting in PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds feels unnatural

The PUBG Corporation is testing its 1.0 update for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds this week, and it’s weird. I’ve spent so many hours with this incredible, janky battle royale shooter that I’ve grown accustomed to its mechanical idiosyncrasies. But now that I can easily and effectively hop over most obstacles in my characters way, the game just…

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MOBAs are the No. 1 target for game developers’ localization efforts

GUEST: The global market for digital games is set to generate more than $94 billion in annual revenue, according to a recent research  from market intelligence firm Newzoo. This prompted my company, One Hour Translation , to analyze industry marketing trends by examining about 9,550 translation projects of approximately 2,000 English-language video games in recent…

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The Game Awards pit Zelda, Mario, Destiny 2, Persona 5, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and PUBG for 2017’s best

Four blockbuster games shared the most nominations announced today by The Game Awards . Destiny 2 , Horizon: Zero Dawn , The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild , and Super Mario Odyssey shared six nominations each. And among the newcomers is Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, one of the hottest new games and a pioneer…

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Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds gets XB1 release date, PC “1.0” launch window

Enlarge (credit: PUBG Corp./Microsoft) The landing date for Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds on Xbox One is now official: December 12. The white-hot PC shooter game will land on all Xbox One consoles that day in the paid “Xbox Game Preview” program—which is Xbox’s “Early Access” equivalent and therefore indicative of an unfinished product. That should sound familiar to…

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TenGig wants to showcase Chattanooga’s tech with an esports festival

Esports is headed to Gig City. Chattanooga, Tennessee, has the fastest internet in the U.S. , and the upcoming TenGig Festival intends to make the most of that. From October 6 to 8, TenGig will be hosting tournaments for the massively multiplayer online shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and the multiplayer online battle arena League of Legends…

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PUBG vs. Fortnite: A game-genre copycat face-off heats up

Enlarge / Fortnite’s new Battle Royale mode includes this explosive splash screen. (credit: Epic Games) It’s inevitable: every time a wildly successful video game comes along, imitators quickly follow in its footsteps. The tradition began with Pong and Pac-Man clones, and that practice has continued on PCs, consoles, and smartphones ever since. “Homages” at best and “blatant ripoffs” at worst…

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The PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Family Dinner continues tonight

Crime Time™ is back at 8 p.m. Pacific tonight. That’s when the Games Industry Family Chicken Dinner Invitational Tournament returns to GamesBeat’s Twitch channel. Like last week, this is a silly night of custom PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds matches where folks that work in and around the games business come together to murder each other in the…

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Watch our PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Family Dinner tournament right here

Tonight, GamesBeat will stream the first Games Industry Family Chicken Dinner Invitational Tournament for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds . This is an informal competition where developers and other people who work in the games business compete for dominance in the last-player-standing shooter. The stream starts at 8 p.m. Pacific time, and you can watch it on our…

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Inside the company behind sensation Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds

SPONSORED: Presented by Intel Rapidly becoming — if not already — a phenomenon, Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds has captured imaginations and, with its constantly evolving world, is maintaining the interest of many gamers. If you’re not playing it, your friends probably are. Based in South Korea, not far from Seoul, we talked (via translator) to the VP…