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Horizon Forbidden West Fans Just Got Bad News

While some "Horizon Forbidden West" fans were upset because of Aloy's looks last month, other fans have been patiently waiting for news on the release date of the game. Unfortunately, the future looks grim, as a couple of industry insiders have shared news no one likes to hear: The game might just be pushed back until 2022.
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Valve CEO Explains The Steam Deck's 'Superpower'

Valve's Steam Deck made waves in the gaming industry when it was announced earlier this month. The handheld console acts as a portable PC, and its very existence had the internet divided on whether it was worth its hefty price tag. However, gamers may find themselves being won over by the device when they hear just how versatile it is. As explained by Valve CEO Gabe Newell, the new console's "superpower" is that it can be used freely in conjunction with other platforms and programs from other developers.
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Dr Disrespect Knows Where He Wants To Stream Next

Controversial streamer Dr Disrespect has seemed a bit adrift ever since he was banned from Twitch under mysterious circumstances. Although the gaming personality has a solid following on YouTube, it seems he has a new home in mind. The streamer has been dropping hints that he would be interested in partnering up with Netflix, and in a recent stream even said he envisions himself as "the head of [a] Netflix streaming platform."
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This One Ability Changes Halo Multiplayer Forever

"Halo" multiplayer will never be the same again, thanks to one upcoming ability. For the first time ever, when "Halo Infinite" finally releases, players will be able to drop their unwanted weapons. During a lengthy sneak peek at the technical preview for "Halo Infinite," 343 Industries revealed that players will...
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Rocket League Just Crossed Over With A Classic Spy Movie

"Rocket League" developer Psyonix just announced that an iconic car from the "James Bond" films is available to purchase in-game. In a blog post, Psyonix revealed that, as of July 29, the 1963 Aston Martin DB5 from "Goldfinger" is available in "Rocket League" for a limited time. The bundle includes the car (which has rocket boost and an Octane hitbox,) Silver Birch Paint Finish, unique Engine Audio, 007's Aston Martin DB5 wheels, and a Reel Life Decal. The bundle costs 1,100 Credits, which will set you back $10 USD. It's important to note that you can only equip the items in the bundle on the Aston Martin and the Aston Martin "cannot be customized with all item types."
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The Truth Behind The Fake Fallout Studio

Former "Fallout" developer Interplay has just squashed rumors surrounding a relaunch of the studio. As reported by IGN, publisher Interplay Entertainment has confirmed that a Twitter account and press release teasing the relaunch of the Interplay studio is fake. The now-closed Twitter account @InterplayEnt began teasing last weekend that the developer would be re-opening in October, with a formal announcement coming on July 28.
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You Can Now Watch This Forgotten Street Fighter Movie

If you never played the game and only saw the original "Street Fighter" live-action film starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, you might have written off the source material as a video game that should never become a movie. Of course, it's only one of many flicks based on the popular fighting franchise. In addition to the multiple live-action interpretations of "Street Fighter," there have been plenty of animated adaptations to satisfy fans of the series. And now, there's another entry for English-speaking audiences to add to the list.
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Mass Effect Reveals Players Are More Alike Than You'd Think

One of the well-known highlights of the "Mass Effect" series is how it enables players to make a full swathe of choices that will dictate the rest of how the space opera goes, thanks to the series' innovative save file transfer system. Some decisions you make in the first "Mass Effect" will be seen in "Mass Effect 2," which translate to "Mass Effect 3." But even given the numerous decisions one can make throughout their time playing "Mass Effect," it turns out that "Mass Effect" players are all pretty alike when the time comes to choose any given path.
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Fortnite Just Teased Its Biggest Concert Event Ever

"Fortnite," the massively popular battle royale game, has been something of a pioneer when it comes to massive in-game concert events. Between a Marshmello show that drew 10 million viewers to an out-of-this-world Travis Scott concert that made the rapper into a giant, "Fortnite" has made it a point to blend music and gaming. Now, the game is teasing another upcoming concert that might just be the biggest event the game has hosted to date.
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Alinity Apologizes After Restaurant Drama Backlash

Alinity has been a complicated figure on the internet for quite some time now. She originally popped up as problematic after incidents were caught on livestream with her pets. While one of her cats eventually got revenge, her actions since then have still led to a lot of people disliking her. Now she's facing backlash from an awkward restaurant visit.
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How The Olympics Got xQc Banned From Twitch

Controversial streamer xQc is no stranger to being suspended. From being booted from the NoPixel "GTA Online" server multiple times to experiencing a slew of Twitch bans, the former professional "Overwatch" player has a history of bending rules and facing the consequences. His latest Twitch ban, however, might just be one of his most unexpected yet.
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Pokemon Go Has Banned A Ton Of Innocent Players

Too many cheaters can easily ruin a game, but does "Pokemon Go" fall into this category? If you ask the innocent players who were recently banned from the popular pocket monster AR game, the answer is yes. After receiving several complaints from users who claimed they had been wrongfully banned,...
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World Of Warcraft Is Trying To Win Back Players During The Lawsuit

A lawsuit filed against Activision Blizzard alleging a toxic work environment that permitted systemic sexual harassment has shaken the company to the core. Gamers staged a surprising protest in "World of Warcraft" while a staggering number of Activision Blizzard employees signed an open letter outlining their disappointment. It appears that one section of the business, the "World of Warcraft" team, has started down the long road to regaining community trust with a statement on its plans to address the issue.
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This Limited Edition Accessory Finally Makes The Xbox Series S Portable

With several new handheld systems releasing in 2021, dedicated portable gaming consoles are coming back in a big way, and it looks like Microsoft might have their own entry – in a certain sense. Xbox Australia announced a limited edition Xbox Series S suitcase that comes equipped with a monitor, making the console easier to pack and play than ever before.
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The Real Reason This EA Exec Dislikes The Word 'Gamer'

Electronic Arts' vice president of brand has said that the term "gamer" is outdated, pointing to the fact that gaming is so prolific in the modern era. In an interview with AdWeek, Elle McCarthy talked about her current mission of redesigning and reinvigorating EA from a branding perspective. McCarthy said that the concept of gaming has evolved beyond a specific medium or an industry.
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Donuts Can Get You Free Xbox Game Pass, But There's A Catch

Two heavyweights of their industries have come together at last. That's right, Krispy Kreme and Xbox have finally teamed up to give gamers Xbox-themed doughnuts and a chance to try Game Pass for free. Krispy Kreme introduced the new pastry in a tech-styled ad on Twitter, dubbing it the Nexus...
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Nintendo Is Ending Another Mario Game Whether You Like It Or Not

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Facebook Just Halted Oculus Quest 2 Sales For An Uncomfortable Reason

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