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CD Projekt Red Hit With Layoffs As Gwent Development Slows Down

Gwent's remaining 30 team members will part ways with CDPR before the end of the year.

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Diablo 4's Servers Are "Prepared" For Launch Traffic

Blizzard feels like it's "done the work" to keep the Diablo 4 servers running on launch day.

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Overwatch 2's Pride Event Will Be Blocked In Certain Countries

Overwatch 2 will block Pride content in specific countries in a bid to "protect" its players.

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Overwatch 2 Short Story Confirms Pharah Is A Lesbian

Some good news for all the Pharmercy shippers out there.

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Silent Hill: Ascension Just Got A Trailer Out Of Absolutely Nowhere

The upcoming "interactive series" promises suffering, redemption, or damnation.

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Blizzard Accused Of Making Fake Accounts For Diablo 4 Q&A

Many of the social accounts asking questions either didn't exist or didn't ask until after the video went live.

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Fortnite Fans Aren't Happy About The Kinetic Blade Being Vaulted

The Kinetic Blade has gone the way of the Shockwave Hammer, and many of you aren't happy about it.

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Xbox Owning Call Of Duty Won't Be Unfair On PlayStation, Says EU

The EU feels that Xbox stands to lose more by taking Call of Duty from PlayStation than it does by simply leaving things as they are.

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Fortnite Nerfs Grenades After Five Years

Heavy Sniper fans might want to look away too.

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Cayde Returns In Destiny 2: The Final Shape

The Colonel is going to be so happy.

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Fortnite Fans Confused Over Star Wars Droid Tease

Fortnite teased Droids in the middle of a Clone Wars-themed Star Wars event, but they never came.

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Apex Legends All Women Team Member Accused Of Transphobia

An Apex player was accused of spreading transphobia that briefly got a trans competitor kicked out of an all-women tournament.

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Fan Run Modern Warfare 2 Servers Shut Down By Activision

X Labs, a "modding laboratory" that fixed a security exploit in the original Modern Warfare 2, and ran its own servers, has been shut down.

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10-Year-Old Spends £2,500 On Roblox Without Mum's Permission

The mum got her money back only after the BBC helped her with her case.

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Overwatch PvE And MMO Were In Development Since Launch

Overwatch's scrapped PvE mode has actually been in development since the first game's launch.

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Amazon Boss Wants Fans To "Move On" From The Lord Of The Rings Online

"The most likely scenario is...for people just to move over, because the other one is an old game."

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League Of Legends Dev Says Don't Assume Characters Are Straight

There are more queer League of Legends characters than you might think.