Here's An Inside Look At PUBG's Anti-Cheat Efforts

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Here's An Inside Look At PUBG's Anti-Cheat Efforts

 Like many high-profile multiplayer games, cheating can become problematic and rampant. Recently, PUBG's developers released a video that gives a behind-the-scenes look at what the team does to discourage and decrease cheating.

Some of these efforts including aggressive approaches, like pursuing the help of law enforcement to track down and arrest those who make hacking tools themselves. The video, however, mostly touches upon internal tools that PUBG's Anti-Cheat Unit puts to use.

Watch the video below to find out how this is done.

This Fan-Made HD Remaster For Resident Evil 3 Is Impressive

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This Fan-Made HD Remaster For Resident Evil 3 Is Impressive

We've seen remasters and remakes in the past few years for certain Resident Evil entries, like Resident Evil 1 and 2, but if you've been itching for an HD remaster of 3, a dedicated fan and modder has made a solution for you.

Modder Mathieu Philippe has built Resident Evil 3: Seamless HD Project, a mod for the original Resident Evil 3 on GameCube that brings upscaled, edited, and restored graphics to the game.

This adds a sharper detail to all the environments, character models, menu screens, and more. You can watch a 10-minute preview below of how this all looks in-game.

Dauntless Receives Pirate-Themed Update Next Week

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Dauntless Receives Pirate-Themed Update Next Week

The free-to-play multiplayer monster hunting game Dauntless is receiving its first major update in just a couple days, titled Fortune and Glory.

The update brings new challenges called Trials, two new Hunt Passes, an in-game store called Lady Luck's Shop, and pirate gear. Trials will have players go head-to-head against bosses that have different modifiers and you will earn Steel Marks (a new currency) for completing them. A new "Dauntless" difficulty will award Gilded Marks instead, which is a rarer currency that allows you to buy more uncommon and unique cosmetic items.

This update also kicks off a new season called High Skies which comes with two Hunt Passes. Fortune and Glory officially launches on July 16.

Ubisoft Invites Fans To Create Music For Watch Dogs Legion

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Ubisoft Invites Fans To Create Music For Watch Dogs Legion

Ubisoft is partnering with HitRecord, a creative collaboration platform headed by actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, to invite fans to create their own custom music for Watch Dogs Legion.

HitRecord lets users upload user-created content like short films and music, and then other community members can remix it or collaborate with the original artist to make something new.

Ubisoft is looking for songs that fit into genres like rock, hip-hop, electronica, pop, metal, and punk. 10 original songs will be chosen, and $2,000 will be payed out to all involved contributors. If you're interested in competing, head here.

Reader Discussion – Which Games Have You Bought Battle Passes For?

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Reader Discussion – Which Games Have You Bought Battle Passes For?

Battle passes have become all the rage in multiplayer games. Most online competitive releases have them, and while the feature set and quality varies from game to game, most have one thing in common: Making an initial purchase, then leveling up by playing to unlock rewards you've ostensibly already payed for. On some occasions, you even have to pay extra once you have them. The whole thing is s clever way to squeeze more money out of dedicated players (you're already going to play you're passionate about. Why not pony up some cash and earn a few rewards for your "effort?"). But we want to know: How many of these things have you bought? Be honest.

Dota Underlords Gets Its First Free 'Proto Pass' While In Beta

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Dota Underlords Gets Its First Free 'Proto Pass' While In Beta

About a month after its initial beta release on Steam, Valve's official take on the auto-battler genre is getting its first battle pass.

The "Proto Pass," is free for all beta participants, though it's likely future iterations of this battle pass will have to be paid for. The pass lets players earn experience from playing games and offer various rewards for leveling up, including new boards to play on, visual flairs for win streaks and respawns, and fireworks going off when you win, among other things. For the full breakdown, check out Valve's official page.

Of course, a large part of the Proto Pass being free is that Valve is looking for feedback on the thing, so you see something you want or would like to tell the company what you think, be sure to send them feedback about it.

Gearbox Is Teasing A 'Celebration Of Togetherness' For Next Week

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Gearbox Is Teasing A 'Celebration Of Togetherness' For Next Week

Gearbox has posted an open invitation for what it's calling a "Celebration of Togetherness" event for next week, which could be hinting at the announcement of crossplay.

The company posted the announcement with a wedding invitation-like image, announcing the event would be on borderlands.com at 7 a.m. Pacific Time on July 16.

Gearbox CEO also tweet another obscure teaser about the event. "We’d be honored for you to take this moment to celebrate our togetherness and we anticipate that what we have prepared for you can create a shared moment of happiness, joy and wonder," he wrote.

Bungie Explains How Destiny 2: Shadowkeep's New Finishing Moves Work

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Bungie Explains How Destiny 2: Shadowkeep's New Finishing Moves Work

One of the many features Bungie highlighted in its recent vi-doc unveiling Destiny 2's Shadowkeep expansion was finishing moves. The company didn't totally explain how these attacks would work then.

Speaking with Polygon recently, however, Destiny 2 general manager Mark Noseworthy and franchise director Luke Smith outlined how the feature will work. “When enemies get below a certain health threshold, they’re going to have an indicator that means they can be finished,” Smith told Polygon. Players will be somewhat exposed during these animations, which can be customized with cosmetic items much like emotes (though Smith notes players will only be able to equip one a time at launch, but multi-equip and a randomizer are in the works for post-launch). 

The reward for pulling these moves off (beyond scoring a quick kill and some energy towards your super ability) can change depending on which mods you have equipped on your armor; Smith cited a mod that would generate ammo for your fireteam whenever you pull off a finisher. This, Smith said, could lead to new approaches to combat as fireteams coordinate which members finish off which enemies when.

What To Watch This Weekend: Gears 5, Halo 3, And Samurai Shodown

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What To Watch This Weekend: Gears 5, Halo 3, And Samurai Shodown

It's playoff weekend baby! We have lots of leagues in that stage today and tomorrow, while fighting game tournaments (which are essentially always in playoff mode) are popping off with Evo just around the corner.

The stage-three playoffs of the Overwatch League are this weekend, and guess what? The Shanghai Dragons are playing today! We also have two more matches tomorrow. (Stream / Schedule)

Gears 5's Eleague event is here, which means hours of high-level play to remind you that oh right, this series has some fun multiplayer! (Stream and Schedule)

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Features Same-Sex Romance Options

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Fire Emblem: Three Houses Features Same-Sex Romance Options

Nintendo's Fire Emblem series has focused on party relationships for a long time, and romanace is an important part of the experience for many players. In Fire Emblem: Three Houses you can romance both women and men no matter your character's sex.

During a June 12 livestream, Nintendo confirmed that romantic relationships would return to Three Houses but that there would be no offspring mechanic. Some who were disaponted by that news might be interested to learn that same-sex relationships are possible for select characters in the game. However, Nintendo hasn't confirmed who those characters are. Just like real life, love is a bit of a mystery.

Be sure to watch our New Gameplay Today for everything you need to know about Fire Emblem: Three Houses before its release on July 26.