Destiny 2 developer diary delves into a tragic story about a moon clamp

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Destiny 2 developer diary delves into a tragic story about a moon clamp

A new developer diary has released for Destiny 2, and this one’s talking story. Bungie say this is a tale about a group of superheroes being stripped of their powers, once again becoming scrappy underdogs instead of Crota-killing uber-gods. 

Get up to speed on Destiny’s story with our handy primer at that link. 

How have their powers been stripped? Well, this alien warlord turned up at the Tower - Earth’s last refuge - and put a clamp on the Traveller, that big sky sphere. Now it’s all clamped up, its Light - a stat-boosting magical property - can’t reach the Guardians.

Sunless Sea’s writer is working on a questline in the next Dragon Age

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 Sunless Sea’s writer is working on a questline in the next Dragon Age

Failbetter Games founder Alexis Kennedy has officially revealed that he’s working on a questline for an upcoming Dragon Age game. The writer, who is responsible for the Fallen London series and Sunless Sea, is working for BioWare remotely from the UK, penning a bit of lore for something very specific. 

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Kennedy revealed the news in an interview with Eurogamer, where he spoke vaguely about his freelance role. 

Red Dead Redemption 2 gets a raft of new screens as console delay announced

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Red Dead Redemption 2 gets a raft of new screens as console delay announced

Originally Red Dead Redemption 2 was rumoured to be launching on console towards the end of this year. Whether that was the case or not, Rockstar has now announced plans for a short delay into spring 2018.

We can’t wait to add this to our upcoming PC games list. 

There’s been no confirmation on a PC port yet, but GTA V’s PC port was a while in the making and it wasn’t announced until console players had already stomped around Los Santos. We’re betting an announcement is coming at some point, so we’ll continue to cover it as if it is until we hear otherwise. 

Rainbow Six Siege is getting better servers and improved tech

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Rainbow Six Siege is getting better servers and improved tech

A new behind-the-scenes video has released for Rainbow Six Siege, showing off the development process behind Operation Health, Ubisoft’s three-month plan to repair and improve the state of the game. 

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Operation Health will be focused on three things: tech improvements, new deployment methods, and bug fixing. The first tech improvement will be one-step matchmaking, making it less of a trudge to get into the fight. 

Valve confirm they've hired the Kerbal Space Program team

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Valve confirm they've hired the Kerbal Space Program team

The Kerbal Space Program community has been abuzz today with the news that a portion of the KSP team at Squad have been hired by Valve. It all began when an ex valve artist spoke about the hires during a recent podcast. 

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Roger Lundeen, who worked at Valve as an architect and environmental designer between 2010 and 2013, said the hires happened around five or six months ago. You can hear the exact quote in the Game Dev Unchained podcast at around the 20:00 mark. It’s embedded below for ease. 

Overwatch Contenders, the first stage of Overwatch League, begins June 3

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Overwatch Contenders, the first stage of Overwatch League, begins June 3

The Overwatch League is kicking off next month with Overwatch Contenders. This new event will be a showcase of the League’s potential, as well as a way for potential team buyers to scout out talent.

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Of course, the players taking part will also be eligible for some lovely cash prizes, with a hefty prize pool of $50k per region. 

Microsoft's AR prototype glasses could be the horror game tech of your nightmares

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Microsoft's AR prototype glasses could be the horror game tech of your nightmares

Tech companies don’t often make great strides by mistake, but Microsoft may have inadvertently changed the horror game genre with their new lightweight augmented reality glasses prototype.

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Microsoft have been working on a true holographic display that fits in a pair of glasses. Far from the bulky AR headsets we’re used to, this new technology would be capable of creating truly 3D images.

Here's exactly what time Overwatch's Anniversary event starts in your region

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Here's exactly what time Overwatch's Anniversary event starts in your region

Overwatch’s next big event is just around the corner, bringing all-new skins, emotes, voice lines and more to Blizzard’s hero shooter. This one will even add three new maps, taking players right into a hacker’s home as we shoot up Sombra’s house

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There have already been a bunch of teasers for all the Overwatch Anniversary skins and other goodies, but it won’t be long until we can see them all properly, what with the event kicking off tomorrow.

Far Cry 5 is a modern Western set in Montana

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Ubisoft have just officially announced Far Cry 5 via a series of video vignettes. This time we’re heading to the old US of A, right into the heart of Hope County, Montana. 

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It looks like a modern day Western, with the short videos giving off some No Country for Old Men vibes. Look at this guy getting his head bounced off a church bell - he’s wearing a denim jacket. 

Nothing about PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds makes sense, so says Simon Miller

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Nothing about PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds makes sense, so says Simon Miller

What does PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds even mean? No, not the concept of the game, but the words of the title itself. Who is PlayerUnknown? Why does he have multiple Battlegrounds? When you’re a truth seeker like Simon Miller, these questions simply can’t go unanswered. 

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Breaking open this case file only asks more questions. How is Battlegrounds so popular when it’s a DayZ mod? How do you even pronounce DayZ? And isn’t modding just incredibly lazy? No, don’t answer any of those questions, that’s what Miller’s here for, and he only speaks the Truth.