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ARK Survival Evolved Ragnarok explained, as latest PS4 and Xbox One update revealed | Gaming | Entertainment

ARK Survival Evolved Ragnarok was announced during E3 by Studio Wildcard and is already available to play on PC. It’s the first mod to be integrated into ARK as part of the ARK Sponsored Mods Program, and will be launched on PS4 and Xbox One. Wildcard have confirmed that they hope to launch the new map on consoles on July 4, however, plans can always change due to the lengthy certification process. But even if …

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Xbox One X Pre Order delay explained following PS4 Pro games boost and Halo 6 update | Gaming | Entertainment

The Xbox One X Pre Order product pages may have gone live but that doesn’t mean you can actually nab one yet. For anyone interested in getting the upgraded console early, the gap between the full announcement and release date has become quite real. Many times, when a new product is revealed, retailers will put Pre Order pages live. This happened with the Xbox One X, however, fans cannot actually use them yet. The reason …

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Metroid Prime 4’s Surprising Early Reveal Explained By Nintendo

by Nathan Birch | June 17, 2017 (Photo: Nintendo) In recent years Nintendo has become rather cautious about revealing games. More often than not, new titles are only unveiled months, if not weeks, before they’re set to be released. It can be a somewhat frustrating policy for fans, but its one that keeps expectations and hype levels carefully in check. For the most part, Nintendo stuck to their blueprint at E3 2017. Almost everything …

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This week in games: Red Dead Redemption 2 is delayed, Destiny 2 PC servers explained

Hands up if you’re surprised Red Dead Redemption 2 was delayed into 2018. Nobody? Nobody at all? That news, plus free copies of Rising Storm, a mercifully not-delayed-yet Divinity: Original Sin II release date, a technical dissection of Destiny 2‘s multiplayer back-end, Neill Blomkamp’s experiments with Steam as a film platform, and more. This is gaming news for May 22 to 26. Weekend freebies Rising Storm is a few years old now, and the Vietnam-bound …

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Microsoft’s new Surface Pro explained; Nintendo’s summer road trip – GeekWire

Microsoft’s new Surface Pro is the latest in the tech giant’s push to deliver its own hardware line. (Microsoft Image.) Microsoft continued its stream of Surface announcements this week with the new Surface Pro — notably not called the Surface Pro 5, even though it’s a successor to the Surface Pro 4. The company is billing it as a fast and powerful alternative to devices like the iPad Pro and is avoiding the “tablet” label by …

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Why “Overwatch” isn’t on the Nintendo Switch: EXPLAINED

Over 30 million people have played “Overwatch,” the excellent team-based shooter from the folks behind such massive blockbusters as “World of Warcraft,” “Diablo,” and “StarCraft.”  The game’s colorful, enormously fun, and ridiculously addictive — the perfect “one more match” game. “Overwatch” is a game full of colorful characters, like Winston here. Blizzard/YouTube Part of what makes “Overwatch” so good is how accessible it is. Not only are there a couple dozen unique characters to choose …

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Prey abilities guide: Neuromods and powers explained

Prey is the story of a person in the process of losing their humanity. Its player character, the drolly named Morgan Yu, awakes on the space station Talos I with uncomfortable holes in her memory. What’s more, she’s been the subject of an experiment to alter what it means to be human. That question is borne out in Prey’s weapons and abilities, which stretch from science and engineering skills we’d recognise on Earth to the …

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Xbox Scorpio delay over PS4 Pro explained, Xbox One’s leading feature dubbed “trainwreck” | Gaming | Entertainment

Xbox chief Phil Spencer has revealed more details on why the Xbox Scorpio is being released a full year after the PS4 Pro made its debut. Both will be rival high-end consoles but not until the new Microsoft project is released near the end of 2017. Spencer has now revealed that the hardware available and the price point were both defining factors behind the delay of the Xbox Scorpio. “We thought 4K TVs would get …

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Nintendo Switch Online Costs Explained

Just before Nintendo released its Switch console earlier this year, the company revealed that the system’s online service will cost somewhere between $17 and $26 following a trial period. Its services, albeit bare bones, had previously been free. Nintendo Everything translated a long interview from the Japanese Famitsu magazine, in which Nintendo general manager Shinya Takahashi and deputy general manager Yoshiaki Koizumi explained why the Big N will be charging for online play later this …

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