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Bethesda shows off Dishonored 2 with new lead slashing steampunk robots

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Bethesda Softworks has officially announced the sequel of its popular stealth action-adventure game Dishonored at the E3 2015. With two playable characters, the new Dishonored 2 is developed by the same game makers who worked on the first part – Arkane Studios.

Dishonored 2 trailer shows a new protagonist set in a new city, seeking something and uses strange smoke-driven grappling power in order to teleport or jump between buildings quickly. Read more »

Check out the new Doom in action

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Bethesda and id Software finally took the wraps off their upcoming Doom game at their pre-E3 conference. Launching in 2016 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, the new Doom is the fourth game in the series and releasing after eleven years since Doom 3.

The E3 videos show off a lot of gameplay footage, including singleplayer and multiplayer, as well as the official launch trailer for the game. The game stays true to the Doom roots and will please a lot of the fans of the series while bringing in some new gameplay elements, especially a lot of cool finishing moves in melee combat. Read more »

Best Apps and Games of the Week

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Here are some of the best apps and games that came out this week. Read more »

Google announces YouTube Gaming, its competitor for Twitch

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The rumors were true, as it turns out. After it didn’t manage to purchase Twitch last year (which eventually got grabbed by Amazon), Google is launching a competing service. It’s called YouTube Gaming (and not YouTube Live as previously leaked), and it will become available “this summer”. YouTube Gaming will first be offered in the US and UK.

It will come with a new website and app, which will feature gaming-related videos and live streams, powered by what Google calls “the biggest community of gamers on the web”. Read more »

Disney offers nine of its games for free on Windows Phone till June 17

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Disney is offering a bunch of its mobile games for free on Windows Phone for a limited amount of time. If you have a Windows Phone 8.1 device, you can download nine of the company’s titles at no cost till June 17.

The list includes Where’s My Water?, Where’s My Perry?, “Where’s My Water?” Featuring XYY, Where’s My Mickey?, Temple Run: Oz, Temple Run: Brave, Disney Solitaire, Lost Light, and Disney Checkout Challenge. Read more »

Angry Birds Fight! brings match-three gameplay spiced up with RPG

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Farmers take note – Rovio has reached expert levels at milking things, pushing its Angry Birds cash cow into new territory. The new Angry Birds Fight! ditches the physics-based gameplay and switches to the “match three” mechanic popularized by the likes of Candy Crush Saga.

The game brings back the cute, animated characters with lively animations and sounds, which is perhaps the game’s biggest asset. Read more »

Sony PlayStation Now support arrives for select Samsung Smart TVs

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As expected, Sony Playstation Now support made its way to Samsung Smart TVs. Sony announced the partnership with Samsung on Playstation Now late last year.

Playstation Now is currently available as a live open beta for a number of the Korean giant’s 2015 Smart TV models in the United States and Canada. Read more »

Microsoft reveals Xbox One console with 1TB of built-in storage

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The previously rumored Microsoft Xbox One console with 1TB of built-in storage is now official. The Redmond giant will begin selling the device in the United States on June 16 for $399.99.

Select markets globally will also receive it later this month. A free copy of Halo: The Master Chief Collection will also be available for a limited time. Read more »

Best Apps and Games of the Week

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Here are some of the best apps and games that came out this week. Read more »

‘Hitman: Sniper’ for iOS and Android game review

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Remember those sniper missions in some of the action games? Now imagine doing that for the entire game. That’s essentially Hitman: Sniper in a nutshell. The game features Agent 47 perched atop a vantage point raining hell down on bad guys with his high powered sniper rifle.

Like Hitman Go before, Hitman: Sniper is made from the grounds up for the mobile platform and it shows. The game is now available on iOS and Android for $4.99. Let’s take a look. Read more »

Microsoft Xbox One with 1TB storage and a new controller spotted at Amazon

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Microsoft was working on a surprise for the console lovers but in the mean time Amazon jumped the gun. A listing of Xbox One with 1TB storage and new controller was spotted in the online store.

More storage is always welcome and to sweeten the deal, Halo: The Master Chief collection has also been included. The entire bundle would cost you $400, while a similar bundle with 500GB storage will cost you $350. Read more »

Doom 3 BFG Edition arrives on Nvidia Shield Tablet and Shield Android TV

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Doom 3 BFG Edition for Nvidia Shield Tablet and Shield Android TV made its way to the Google Play store. The classic video game title is priced at $9.99 and comes bundled with the original Doom and Doom II.

The video game has been developed by id Software, the original team behind the legendary franchise. Read more »

Steam Link, Steam Controller now available for pre-order

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Valve promised to release SteamOS for the general public in November. In the meantime, Steam Link and Steam Controller have been quietly put up for pre-order at the Steam Store. For the time being, only the ‘add to wishlist’ option is visible but the ‘more like this’ at the bottom of the listing reveals the price.

The multimedia streaming device Steam Link has been listed at $50 while the Steam Controller is also listed for the same price. The Steam Controller is meant to be enjoyed with Steam games. It features HD haptic feedback, two trackpads, one analog stick, and dual-stage triggers to engage in any kind of gameplay. Read more »

Valve launches 2-week no fuss refund policy on steam games, DLC and more

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Valve’s game distribution service Steam has been updated with a new refund policy. Under the new Steam Refunds policy, you can file for a refund for any reason within 14 days of game purchase and game play of less than two hours.

No matter if your PC didn’t meet the hardware requirements, the game was purchased by mistake, or you just didn’t like the game after playing it for an hour – Steam will grant you a refund. Read more »

Nintendo NX game console will not run Android after all

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Yesterday, we reported about a possibility that Nintendo will adopt Google’s Android platform for its upcoming game console codenamed NX.

However, today a company spokesperson refuted the claims and stated that there is no truth to the report. No reasons were cited for not using Android for NX game console. There goes a possibility of having yet another Android game console down the drain. Read more »