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Here’s how to get a free copy of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs 2

Ubisoft is giving away free digital downloads of Watch Dogs 2 to people who watch the upcoming Ubisoft Forward stream on July 12, featuring info on new games

Ubisoft exec Maxime Béland has resigned in the wake of assault allegations

Ubisoft Toronto's Maxime Béland has abruptly resigned after he was accused of choking a female employee, one of many allegations that have surfaced recently.
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PlayStation suspends Facebook advertising until end of month

PlayStation has announced it's joining the global StopHateForProfit campaign against Facebook and hate speech with companies like Honda, Coca-Cola, and Ford.
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PlayStation begins a new initiative touting indie games

PlayStation has created a new initiative aimed at players and meant to highlight independent developers and their new games, called PlayStation Indies.
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Minecraft Dungeons’ first DLC pack, Jungle Awakens, is now available

Minecraft Dungeons' First DLC Pack, featuring new items, enemies, and fun, is called Jungle Awakens and it's available for purchase now on all major consoles.
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Discord rebrands as a chat app, distances itself from gaming

Discord is moving away from gamers and expanding its message as simply a place for everyone to get together, talk, and interact with each other in a safe way.
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Xbox Live GM Dan McCulloch leaving company after 15 years

Xbox Live GM Dan McCulloch is leaving Microsoft after 15 years. His career started in partnerships and he worked his way through new technologies at Microsoft
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Ubisoft answers sexual harassment allegations, brings in consultants

Gaming company Ubisoft released a statement about the allegations of sexual abuse and harassment and hired outside consultants to investigate.
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Netflix shares a sneak peek of the new animated Cuphead show

Netflix shared a teaser trailer featuring new information about the upcoming Cuphead show, including a sneak peek on art style, animations, and voice actors

Fortnite’s Movie Nite will screen Christopher Nolan movies

Fortnite is hosting an in-game Movie Nite and will screen three Christopher Nolan movies in Party Royale, including Batman Begins, The Prestige, and Inception

How to watch the Fortnite Diplo, Noah Cyrus, and Young Thug concert

Fortnite is bringing Diplo, Noah Cyrus, and Young Thug together for an in-game concert on June 25. It's the latest in a series of concerts featuring music.
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The best new game releases for 2020

The Last of Us Part II release is joined by a new season in Destiny 2, DLCs for The Elder Scrolls Online and Pokémon Sword and Shield, and a Spongebob reboot.
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Twitch CEO says company is ‘looking into’ sexual harassment allegations

Twitch CEO Emmett Shear wrote a letter to employees in response to multiple sexual harassment claims swirling in the community and has pledged to take action.
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The Last of Us Part II breaks Uncharted 4 sales record

The Last of Us Part II is living up to its reputation as a blockbuster with launch sales eclipsing Uncharted 4 in the U.K., making it the best selling ever
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Apple is bringing keyboard and mouse gaming to the iPad

Apple announced at the WWDC 2020 event that it is bringing keyboard and mouse control capability to the iPad, allowing for more complicated control schemes
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Insomniac reveals new details about Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Insomniac says the new Spider-Man game with Miles Morales will be set in Harlem in the winter. More information about the game is featured in a recap video.
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Google drops the price of Stadia Premiere to $100

Google's cloud gaming device Stadia Premiere Edition is now $30 less expensive, but it loses the 3-month free Stadia Pro subscription.
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What you need to know about the new Pokémon Presents event

The Pokémon Company is holding a live event called Pokémon Presents with details about the latest expansion called Isle of Armor, as well as The Crown Tundra,
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The biggest news from the Upload VR Showcase: Summer Edition

The Upload VR Showcase Summer Edition 2020 featured games from both big developers and independent publishers, including Jon Favreau and Justin Roiland.

Nintendo Summer Game Sale offers big discounts on popular games

Nintendo is offering one of its biggest sales ever, with some titles being marked down 50% and others for less than $10.
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Xbox Game Pass adds eight new games for June 2020

There are eight games coming to Xbox Game Pass in June 2020 on console and PC. Titles include No Man's Sky, Thronebreaker, two Kingdom Hearts titles, and more
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New Last Of Us Podcast provides inside look at series

The first episode of The Official The Last of Us Podcast has been released, and it provides new insight into the 2013 game.