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Halo 5 Update Coming Today, Adds Xbox One X Support And Makes A Big BR Change

Halo 5: Guardians might be more than two years old now, but Microsoft and developer 343 Industries are not finished yet supporting the Xbox One game. A big new update is coming out today, November 2, adding Xbox One X support, new game modes, and making significant and potentially controversial changes to weapon balance. The update adds 4K UHD support on Xbox One X, though that won’t matter much to the general population as the …

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Toxic gaming communities must face real consequences if we expect to see change – The State Hornet

I was 11 years old the first time that I managed to secure an internet connection fast enough for me to play my Playstation 2 online. The brown-skinned character I had created to represent myself in the game was ready to step into the new frontier of online gaming, and so was I. Or at least I thought I was. Before long, much of my free time was consumed by chasing new virtual adventures with …

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PUBG news – Battlegrounds making THIS big change for Xbox One release date | Gaming | Entertainment

PUBG developer Bluehole is working on new features for the Xbox One release date and full PC launch. In a recent blog post, the Battlegrounds developer said that it was testing new vaulting and climbing abilities. This will make it easier to traverse the map and create new ways to ambush opponents. Interestingly, Bluehole said that it will take at least a month to test these features, which means the full release might not happen …

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Staunton’s Greater Good Gaming wants to change the way you think about video gamers

STAUNTON – You open your eyes and glance at the clock sitting on the bedside table. It’s 4 a.m. You turn your head in the direction of the doorway and glance down the hallway. You can hear it. That faint familiar sound you have come to know so well. As you put on your robe and make your way to your child’s bedroom you see the flickering light seeping through the cracks of his door.  You take …

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Battlegrounds UPDATE – Could this change everything for the jewell in the Xbox One crown? | Gaming | Entertainment

PUBG is showing no signs of slowing down, although the success of Fortnite could soon change everything. A new SteamSpy report (via DualShockers) suggests that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has sold a staggering 15 million copies. It’s also expected to pass 2 million concurrent players on Steam, having peaked with 1,96 million players this weekend. PUBG will be released on Xbox One later this year, while PS4 owners may have to wait until next summer. The delay …

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Overwatch’s Jeff Kaplan Talks About Toxicity in the Gaming Community and What Needs to Change

The team over at Blizzard is incredibly involved within the gaming community and Overwatch is no different. It’s not odd to see if the game’s director talking amongst players in the forums on any given day with updates, news, and just everyday conversation. That being said, that also means they can see the uglier side of gaming up close and personal. Jeff Kaplan, the director for the hit FPS from the creators of World of …

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Overwatch Mercy UPDATE – Blizzard makes another MAJOR change to character on PS4, Xbox One | Gaming | Entertainment

Overwatch developer Blizzard is updating more than just Mercy’s Ultimate ability. Mercy is currently in the process of being revamped on the Overwatch PTR (Public Test Realm) on PC. Once Blizzard is happy with the changes, the character update will be rolled out to PS4, Xbox One and PC. As part of the Mercy update, the popular will only be able to resurrect characters on an individual basis. This will be a regular move with …

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Can They Change Our Behavior? : All Tech Considered : NPR

In Paintball Hero, one of the latest video games centered on social and political issues, players rescue pigs, chickens and cows in a slaughterhouse. PETA hide caption toggle caption PETA In Paintball Hero, one of the latest video games centered on social and political issues, players rescue pigs, chickens and cows in a slaughterhouse. PETA If you don’t have time to call your senator, stage a protest or partake in a rescue mission at a …

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Screen saviors: Can activism-focused games change our behavior?

In Paintball Hero, one of the latest video games centered on social and political issues, players rescue pigs, chickens and cows in a slaughterhouse. PETA If you don’t have time to call your senator, stage a protest or partake in a rescue mission at a slaughterhouse, you can at least save some chickens on your phone. Thanks to the new animal rights app Paintball Hero, created by 17-year-old game developer Skylar Thomas, animal liberation is …

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Gaming Fest Makes a Play for Change

“Minecraft: Education Edition” tailors the familiar game to classroom needs. Photo courtesy MEE. BY CHARLES BATTERSBY | Rescuing the princess is a mainstay of video games, but some developers are out to do more than save a fictional damsel. They want to save the real world. For the 14th year, the Games For Change Festival (G4C) will gather together game designers, researchers, and humanitarians to explore how video games can be used for positive impact. …

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4K Xbox One X Assassins Creed: Origins gameplay isn’t the only BIG change you’ll see

MICROSOFT/UBISOFT 4K Xbox One X Assassins Creed: Origins gameplay isn’t the only BIG change you’ll see Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Origins has managed to wow gamers this last week following the release of twenty minutes of glorious 4K Xbox One X gameplay (which you can see further down) but stunning graphics is far from the biggest change coming to the game. It has also been revealed that the new Assassins Creed game will have …

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COD: WWII’s War mode is a big change… for COD

Another year, another COD, and this time the big angle is we’re going ‘back to its roots’ with our ‘boots on the ground’, and all that. Is there anything worth finding, back at said roots? After a go on COD: WWII’s multiplayer at E3, here’s what I reckon. For all the details all in one place, here’s everything we know about COD: WW2 so far. First of all, let’s acknowledge that however much Activision say …

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If You Haven’t Been Able To Get Hold Of A Nintendo Switch Yet, Everything’s About To Change

Annoyed you still can’t find a Nintendo Switch in stock? You’re not the only one! But Nintendo have said they are doubling down their efforts to “meet demand”. Nintendo / MTV It’s not unheard of for manufacturers – in a bid to make us think that their product is soooo popular – to deliberately stifle production, keeping stocks lows and demand high. But that’s “definitely” not the case for Nintendo, the company insists – the demand for the …

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is making THIS change ahead of Xbox One release date | Gaming | Entertainment

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is about to receive another major update ahead of its Xbox One release. And the latest update is quite a biggie, because Battlegrounds developer Bluehole is finally changing the loot system. Specifically, the team has noticed a bug in which items spawn more or less than intended. As part of the update, the spawn rate of the UMP has slightly decreased, while UZI spawn rates have increased. “Due to a bug, we’ve been …

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Nintendo Switch firmware 3.00 system update available now, adds substantial new OS features – full change log

By Brenna Hillier, Tuesday, 20 June 2017 02:12 GMT Nintendo Switch has a substantial new system update bringing the firmware to version 3.00 – and it’s not just boring old stability improvements this time. Switch users can now download and install firmware 3.00 and unlike Nintendo’s usual lightweight change logs this significant update adds stacks of small but much appreciated new features to the operating system software. Some of the new features in this Switch …

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