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'Counter-Strike' players will be policing their own ranks for cheaters with a new feature called 'Overwatch' that is currently in beta. Valve will review cases for now, but Overwatch will eventually be entirely community-driven.
Reports are pouring in that Microsoft and other publishers will take a cut, possibly as large as 90-percent, of Xbox One used game sales. Retailers are being made to register every transaction through a Microsoft service, sources say.
EA's Ghost Games studio and Criterion Games are hard at work on the first next-gen Need for Speed title, 'Need for Speed: Rivals'. The game also heads to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC in November 2013.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment reveals 'Dying Light' from 'Dead Island' developer Techland. The game is a first-person 'action survival horror' game coming to current- and next-gen consoles, as well as PC, in 2014.