'Overwatch' anniversary event includes a new Deathmatch map

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'Overwatch' anniversary event includes a new Deathmatch map

The two-year anniversary of Overwatch is coming up, and to celebrate the team at Blizzard has a few treats in store. From May 22nd through June 11th, gamers on the PC, PlayStation and Xbox One only have to log into Overwatch to participate in the event. The anniversary event will also be playable on Overwatch's free weekend, from May 25th to May 25th. PlayStation users will not be required to have a Plus account in order to play during the free weekend.

'Destiny 2' puzzle leads to a real-world reward

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'Destiny 2' puzzle leads to a real-world reward

Bungie is well-known for including cryptic references in its games, but it's not often those references lead to real-world gains. A massive team of gamers investigating an area in Destiny 2's new Warmind expansion decoded an elaborate cipher puzzle that, in the end, produced a message with geographical coordinates in upstate New York (conveniently, near the home of Warmind developer Vicarious Visions). That, in turn, led to a very tangible prize that included not only coins (one for each person who visits), but a life-size replica of the Valkyrie weapon from the game -- the only example you'll find outside of Bungie and Vicarious Visions.

Valve switches on Steam Controller's mobile connection in beta

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Valve switches on Steam Controller's mobile connection in beta

Valve's latest beta client activates the Steam Controller's Bluetooth Low Energy function -- a necessary feature if you want to use the gamepad to play on a mobile device in the near future. If you'll recall, the company recently announced that Steam Link will be able beam games to the dedicated iOS and Android apps it's releasing during the week of May 21st. That means you'll soon be able to play on a phone, tablet or TV, so long as it's on the same 5GHz network as the host PC or it's connected to the computer via Ethernet cable.

HQ Trivia is hosting a special game with 'The Voice'

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HQ Trivia is hosting a special game with 'The Voice'

HQ Trivia's game on Monday night will give you the chance to earn and withdraw more than a couple of bucks in earnings. The hit mobile game will give away $50,000 that evening -- and a trip for two to LA to see The Voice's live finale on May 21st. HQ Trivia has teamed up with the singing competition in what NBC describes as a "first-of-its-kind partnership."