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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Gets 2017 Xbox One Release

Microsoft confirmed that PUBG Corp’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) is finally making the long-awaited transition to consoles with a release on Xbox One this year. PUBG is currently in Early Access on Steam and commands a huge following of dedicated, die-hard fans with millions of players around the world. In the game, 100 players are crammed onto a single airplane that flies over an island and players have the ability to jump out and skydive down …

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Gamers from Around the World Gather for Gaming, Esports, and More This Week at BlizzCon® 2017

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BlizzCon® 2017, Blizzard Entertainment’s epic celebration of gaming and community, is almost here! This Friday, November 3 and Saturday, November 4, gamers from around the globe will gather at the Anaheim Convention Center for a weekend filled with Blizzard gaming news, events featuring players’ favorite community personalities, epic esports tournaments, contests spotlighting cosplayers and other talented creators, a performance by Grammy Award–winning band Muse, and much more. While tickets to the convention are …

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Win a virtual ticket to watch all the excitement of BlizzCon 2017 live on November 2-3!

BlizzCon 2017 kicks off at the Anaheim Convention Center in California on Friday, November 3 and will go on throughout November 4. It will sport the usual fantastic roster of gaming events – covering everything Blizzard. There will also be developer panels, cosplay competitions, and esports events. Sounds great, right – wouldn’t you like to attend yourself? You’re in luck! We’re giving away five virtual tickets for BlizzCon 2017 right here. What is a virtual ticket? Well, …

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SK Gaming defeat Virtus Pro to win EPICENTER 2017

A set of Counter-Strike champions have returned to the top spot in the world, as they survived one of the year’s toughest team pools in St. Petersburg, Russia. SK Gaming have won EPICENTER 2017 with a victory over Virtus pro, a team who had just suffered the greatest slump of their careers. The grand finals of the week-long event ended with a 3-2 series map score. Related: SK Gaming eliminate Astralis from EPICENTER VP came …

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Esports And Gaming Summit 2017 opens!

The Philippines’ biggest games convention returns. Here’s what you can catch! Published 7:09 PM, October 28, 2017 Updated 7:09 PM, October 28, 2017 2K18. This year’s edition of the popular basketball sim makes a strong showing at ESGS 2017. Photo by Nadine Pacis/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – One of the biggest gaming events in Southeast Asia is back.The annual eSports and Gaming Summit or ESGS started Friday, October 27, 2017. And like every year, there’s a …

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The biggest issues with Steam in 2017, according to 230 developers

Image via Youtuber Retro4214 In the past, PC Gamer has interviewed developers about what it’s like to release a game on Steam as a small team, and written about what we think Valve needs to do to make Steam a better store for PC gamers. We’re publishing the results of this developer survey to give you more insight into the business of releasing games on Steam, and how developers feel about the biggest PC game …

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EE Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2017 nominees: Best Gaming/VR Device

The 14th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are just a couple of weeks away, with this year celebrating 18 categories from best smartphone and best camera to best gaming/VR device and best car. To be nominated within our Awards, all products and devices must have been reviewed by us in full over the last 12 months and as you can imagine, there are some fantastic contenders. Every year in the run up to the Awards we produce a …

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Games with Gold November 2017 BONUS as new Xbox One title is revealed | Gaming | Entertainment

Games with Gold November 2017 was recently announced by Microsoft and includes two new games for Xbox One and Xbox 360. Both Trackmania Turbo and Tales from the Borderlands were confirmed today for Xbox One fans, while Backwards Compatibility will also get a boost. Xbox 360’s Nights into Dreams and Deadfall Adventures are being launched and will be available on all platforms. But what fans might not have known is that there’s another bonus game …

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November 2017 Free Games With Gold For Xbox One And 360 Revealed

With the end of the month in sight, Microsoft has revealed the next batch of games that will be available for free to Xbox Live Gold subscribers. As always, November’s Games With Gold lineup consists of four games spread across Xbox One and Xbox 360. On the Xbox One side, the month starts out with the fun, fast-paced racing game TrackMania Turbo. That will be available for the entire month, and it will be joined …

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The ultimate Xbox One fall 2017 update review

Recently the Xbox One fall 2017 update arrived, bringing with it tons of new features to the console. Among the new features are 1080p Game DVR, a refined dashboard experience, new customizable content blocks, and much more. For a full rundown, hit this link. As we head towards the launch of the Xbox One X, let’s examine all the new changes. Dashboard and design: Fluent takes center stage The new Xbox dashboard utilizes Microsoft’s “Fluent …

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Steam Top Ten Selling PC games 23rd of October 2017

A new week, a new list. it is time for an update. These are the top ten selling titles on Steam for the week as reported by Valve: PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDSThe Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year EditionSouth Park: The Fractured But WholeELEXMiddle-earth: Shadow of WarCupheadSteam LinkICEYSouth Park The Fractured But Whole Standard Edition ASIADivinity: Original Sin 2 Steam Top Ten Selling PC games 16th of October 2017 – …

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Mineski Dominate LGD Gaming to Win the PGL Minor 2017

Image via PGL Mineski will take home the PGL Minor 2017 trophy, $130,000 in prize money, and 150 Qualifying Points as they take down LGD Gaming 2-0 in the Grand Finals of the second Dota 2 Minor of the season. Mineski’s win comes exactly a week after they lost 3-1 to the defending champions, Team Liquid, in the Grand Finals of the Starladder Minor. And, for the Dota 2 veteran from Malaysia, Chai ‘Mushi’ Yee Fung, this will be his first international LAN title since winning Starladder …

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Games with Gold November 2017 news as new Xbox One bonus is revealed | Gaming | Entertainment

The Games with Gold November 2017 lineup will soon be announced by Microsoft. The tech giant usually confirm their roster of titles quite far in advance of launch, although there have been some changes to this strategy of late. October’s Games with Gold titles weren’t revealed until very late in the month, something that fans will be hoping won’t happen again. There have been no leaks so far on what could be included, so it’s …

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Gaming video to make $4.6 billion in 2017

The video games industry’s Gaming Video Content (GVC) segment is tremendously lucrative, and according to analyst firm SuperData, it will pull in over $4 billion in 2017.     Gaming Video Content is one of the biggest pillars of the current Games-as-a-Service (GaaS) business model that gaming’s biggest publishers–Activision, EA, Take-Two Interactive, and Ubisoft–are currently embracing. Service-based games such as Overwatch are built to monetize engagement, which is continually generated via content creators streaming gameplay …

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Best Xbox One Controllers 2017

The Xbox One comes with a tremendous controller included by default – it’s easily one of the best gamepads ever made, and has the added perk of working for PC games too. Still, that doesn’t mean there’s no room for improvement, and if you’re looking to replace your controller – or just grab a second for multiplayer – you’ve got plenty of great options, both from Microsoft and from third party manufacturers. And if you’re looking …

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