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GTA Online Los Santos Summer Special

Here’s everything included in the GTA Online Los Santos Summer Special update

GTA Online just released its latest update called the Los Santos Summer Special, and it features race cars, missions, bug fixes, and loot to collect and find.
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Subscription service EA Access is coming to Steam

EA Access, a gaming subscription service that gives early access to EA games, meaningful discounts, and a huge vault of older titles, is coming soon to Steam
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The next two John Wick films are confirmed and will be filmed back-to-back

The next two John Wick movies starring Keanu Reeves are going to be filmed back to back, with the fourth having a release date on Memorial Day weekend 2021.

Destiny 2 reveals next big event, called the Solstice of Heroes

The Solstice of Heroes is Destiny 2's summer 2020 event and it features lots of new goodies for players, as well as new pursuits, cosmetics, and glowing armor.
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Multiplayer is free on Xbox One consoles for Big Game Weekend event

Xbox is unlocking multiplayer for four days so that players without Xbox Gold or Xbox Game Pass can experience multiplayer on an assortment of games for free.

Free 2D fighting game Brawlhalla gets a mobile release, supports crossplay

Brawlhalla, a free-to-play 2D fighting game by Blue Mammoth Games, has been released on mobile platforms and supports crossplay with players on all consoles.
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After chaotic launch, Fall Guys will patch game to address issues

Fall Guys experienced one of the more chaotic launches, but the developers have been very responsive to player complaints and said a patch is on the way soon.
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Ninja came back to Twitch to stream Fortnite with Dr Lupo

Ninja, one of the most popular streamers in the world, came back to Twitch to stream Fortnite with Dr Lupo. He hasn't been back on the platform in a long time.
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Ubisoft exec Tommy François was fired from company, didn’t resign

Ubisoft fired executive VP Tommy François after an internal investigation regarding allegations of sexual misconduct. He was initially suspended without pay.
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Fall Guys suffers chaotic launch with server issues and two-way review bombs

The much-hyped game Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout was so popular during its launch that the game's servers couldn't handle it, causing massive review bombs.
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Here’s everything new in the latest Red Dead Online update

Rockstar Games unveiled the latest update to Red Dead Online and it includes a new frontier pursuit mode as well as a number of gameplay tweaks and new outfits.
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The Last of Us TV show will ‘expand’ source material, not undo it

The Last of Us HBO series producer Craig Mazin said that he'll stay true to the source material of the game, and expand the source material rather than undo it.
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John Wick screenwriter to pen new Splinter Cell anime for Netflix

John Wick screenwriter Derek Kolstad is working on a Splinter Cell anime show for Netflix.
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Epic Games Founder Tim Sweeney targets Apple over developer fees

Tim Sweeney doesn't think it's fair or a good business practice that Apple and Google take 30% off the top of all sales related to apps.
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CD Projekt Red says there won’t be a Cyberpunk 2077 beta following email scam

A group of unknown scammers sent out invites for a beta request for Cyberpunk 2077. CD Projekt Red tweeted that it was a scam and that there was no beta.

Paper Mario: The Origami King review: All heart

Paper Mario: The Origami King, the latest entry in the storied franchise on Nintendo Switch, is a beautiful game but it's plagued by a tedious battle system.

New Fable game is going to be a mix of old and new ideas

The head of Xbox Studios said that the new Fable game isn't going to be restrained by technology and will contain a balance of old and new ideas in the game.

Rockstar plans big updates for Red Dead Online, GTA Online

After months of silence on the issue, Rockstar has finally announced that it's updating Red Dead Online and GTA Online with new features for players to use.
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How to watch today’s Xbox Series X Games Showcase

The Xbox Series X games showcase will introduce some of the upcoming games for the next-generation console. Here's how to watch today's event live.
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Ubisoft will not charge $70 for games released for the holiday season

In an earnings call on Wednesday, Ubisoft confirmed that upcoming Christmas releases will retail for $60, but it didn't rule out price increases in the future.

July’s best gaming deals, including deep discounts on WB Lego games

July is a month for both new releases and deep discounts. The PlayStation store features marquee deals this month and Walmart has Ghost of Tsushima for $10 off.
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Mario Kart Tour finally gets a landscape orientation mode

Nintendo updated Mario Kart Tour, the mobile version of its popular racing game, to include a landscape orientation mode, something it previously lacked.

Twitch signs rapper Logic to an exclusive seven-figure deal

Twitch has signed the rapper Logic to an exclusive streaming deal reportedly worth seven figures. The rapper said he'll be streaming weekly on the gaming site.
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GameStop will require masks for customers, but employees can’t enforce the rule

Video game retailer Gamestop joins a growing list of U.S. companies requiring face masks when entering a store. The new measure goes into effect on July 27.
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Beat everyone at The Old Guard Netflix game and win a subscription for life

Netflix created a video game based on the movie The Old Guard. If a player gets the top score in the world, they'll win a lifetime subscription for 83 years.
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Former Nintendo head Reggie Fils-Aimé joins Rogue Games

The former head of Nintendo of America, Reggie Fils-Aimé, has joined Rogue Games to help usher the company past mobile games and into the console game space
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Ubisoft Montreal replaces studio head Yannis Mallat after misconduct allegations

Following a tumultuous few weeks for Ubisoft, the company has decided to replace Ubisoft Montreal studio head Yannis Mallat with executive Christophe Derennes.
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Hyperscape: Here’s everything you need to know about new battle royale game

Hyperscape is a new entry into the battle royale genre, and it has a number of features that make it an innovative and unique entry into the gaming sphere
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The best new game releases for July 2020

New releases in July include a new Paper Mario title, a virtual reality Iron Man game, and a tale about a samurai in 13th-century Japan fighting off invaders.
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Bungie extends Destiny 2 Twitch Prime rewards for another four months

Bungie has extended its partnership with Twitch Prime for four more months, giving players access to free exotics, emotes, ships, and cosmetics every month.
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Amazon’s New World MMO is delayed again, this time for a year

Amazon Game Studios has again delayed its upcoming massively multiplayer online game New World until the spring of 2021. It was previously delayed until August.
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Sony invests $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games

Sony and Epic Games furthered their collaboration, with Sony investing $250 million in the gaming company for a minority stake to continue a shared mission.
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Everything you need to know about the Tetris mobile game show

Tetris is now a nightly mobile game show called Tetris Primetime. Here's everything you need to know to start playing the beloved puzzle game competitively.
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Here’s everything you need to know about Ubisoft Forward

Ubisoft is putting on a digital showcase for all its upcoming games called Ubisoft Showcase, and it will feature both upcoming games and new game surprises