Star Wars Battlefront 2 players are ruining the game with rubber bands

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 players are ruining the game with rubber bands

The economy of Star Wars Battlefront 2 is based entirely around credits now that premium transactions have been removed from the game, and earning enough credits to buy the loot boxes to get the cards you need or to unlock the heroes you want can take a lot of time. So clever players have found physical ways to cheat the system.

While one player created a simple robot to keep their character moving in order to farm credits without being removed from the game due to inactivity, the same thing can be done by simply adding a few rubber bands to your controller.

Destiny 2 Xur location and items, Nov. 24-27

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Destiny 2 Xur location and items, Nov. 24-27

If you played Destiny, you may be familiar with Xur, the weekly exotic item merchant. In Destiny 2, he’s back, and he can now appear all over the map. This week, he’s north of the Giant’s Scar landing zone on Io and there’s a helpful icon on the planet map to show you where he is. You can find Xur hiding out in a cave.

Xur’s inventory this week consists of the following:

PC shooter Sanctum 2 is free on Humble Bundle

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PC shooter Sanctum 2 is free on Humble Bundle

The game, developed by Coffee Stain Studios, is usually priced at $14.99 on Humble Bundle. Released in 2013 to mostly good reviews, it's a mixture of tower-defense and first person shooter.

Other Black Friday offers on Humble Bundle include The Witcher 3 for $19.99, Destiny 2 for $38.99, No Man's Sky for $23.99 and Civilization 6 for $29.99.

FIFA 18 fans organize Black Friday in-game purchase boycott

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FIFA 18 fans organize Black Friday in-game purchase boycott

Facing consumer anger, Electronic Arts was recently forced to cancel in-game purchases, also known as loot crates, for Star Wars Battlefront 2. Now the company is dealing with another consumer backlash, this time with its highly lucrative FIFA 18.

A consumer campaign called #FixFifa emerged this week from fans of the popular soccer series. Posts, videos and threads have sprung up on Reddit, YouTube and Twitter. A Change.org petition has so far attracted more than 23,000 signatures.

Free Wolfenstein 2 demo offers opening level

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Free Wolfenstein 2 demo offers opening level

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus is a tightly constructed shooter that offers a great story as well as memorable moments of extreme violence.

A new free-trial demo is now available, that offers the game's first level for PlayStation 4, Windows PC and Xbox One. The PC version of the full game is being offered at a 50 percent discount on Steam, Green Man Gaming and GameStop. Amazon is also selling console versions at discount.

Gazillion cans Marvel Heroes team

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Gazillion cans Marvel Heroes team

Marvel Heroes publisher Gazillion Entertainment laid off most of its employees yesterday.

The Disney-owned company had already announced plans to wind down Marvel Heroes by the end of the year. A letter sent company-wide by CEO David von Dorman informed staff that they were being terminated immediately, with just a few remaining to handle the company's wind-down.

Best local multiplayer and couch co-op games

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Best local multiplayer and couch co-op games

There’s plenty of reasons why you’d want to whip out four controllers, some friends (or family) and plop down on the couch for some games. Whether its the holidays, a get together or a weekend with terrible weather, local multiplayer games are one of the best ways to have fun with friends in the same room.

We’ve compiled a list of games for players looking to use teamwork to win and a handful for those who want victory all for themselves.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp server errors are bringing us down

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp server errors are bringing us down

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a good time so far — when it works. The new mobile game is suffering from some painful server problems, leading to frequent crashes, communication errors and infinite load times.

I’ve had all of the above happen to me, sometimes in the same playthrough. Loading up the game takes time, which is to be expected (as I wrote yesterday). On a design level, Animal Crossing has never been about expedience, anyway. (I wrote about that, too.) But, when I begin to dig into its menus, Pocket Camp starts to lose its grip.