Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez plays League of Legends, and she's pretty good

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez plays League of Legends, and she's pretty good

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a well-known member of the Democractic Party in the US who serves as the Representative for New York's 14th Congressional District. She stepped into to our little spotlight recently when she, along with other US politicians, signed a letter calling on Blizzard to reverse the punishment it imposed on Hearthstone Grandmaster Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai. But it recently came to light that she actually plays League of Legends, too—and she's pretty good at it.

Destiny 2's One-Eyed Mask and Recluse are finally getting nerfed

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Destiny 2's One-Eyed Mask and Recluse are finally getting nerfed

Bungie promised in October, when it nerfed Destiny 2's bottom-tree Striker and Dawnblade subclasses, that the Titan helmet One-Eyed Mask would be dialed back at some point in the future. Today it nailed down when the nerf will land: The studio said in the latest This Week at Bungie blog that the overshield granted by defeating opponents will be removed at the start of the Season of Dawn, which kicks off on 10 December.

Here's the Terminator: Resistance launch trailer

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Here's the Terminator: Resistance launch trailer

In keeping with the games industry's habit of releasing launch trailers well ahead of actual game launches, the Terminator: Resistance launch trailer is here. It doesn't come out until December 10, but that doesn't mean we can't enjoy some delicately edited together footage of robots absolutely copping it.

Retro-ninja game The Messenger is free on the Epic Games Store

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Retro-ninja game The Messenger is free on the Epic Games Store

The Messenger is a retro-platformer with an interesting twist. It starts off like a fairly standard action-platformer from back in the day, but soon turns into "an expansive time-traveling adventure" that makes use of both 8-bit and 16-bit graphics and audio. And not just for visual flavor but as an actual mechanic: Players can swap between the two styles mid-level to solve puzzles, for instance.

Minecraft Dungeons has a firm release month

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Minecraft Dungeons has a firm release month

Minecraft Dungeons will release in April 2020, according to a new (and very brief) trailer. The isometric dungeon crawler adopts the familiar Minecraft voxel aesthetic, except instead of building fully-functioning calculators and scale models of the Taj Mahal, you'll be smashing enemies to bits and taking their loot.

Wasteland 3 gameplay trailer reveals a May 2020 release date

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Wasteland 3 gameplay trailer reveals a May 2020 release date

The first ever gameplay from inXile's upcoming party-based RPG Wasteland 3 was revealed today during Microsoft's big X019 livestream. The video showcased the snowy environs of Colorado, where a team of Desert Rangers has gone in search of one of their own, and also served up a release date of May 19.

Drake Hollow is the next game from The Flame in the Flood team

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Drake Hollow is the next game from The Flame in the Flood team

Drake Hollow is latest game from The Flame in the Flood developers The Molasses Flood, just announced at X019. There's little in the way of what it actually is, but the reveal trailer depicts a bunch of cool kids warping to a fantasy realm, replete with happy plant creatures and evil-looking shadow monsters.