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Competition: Win one of 50 free keys for Circuit Breakers

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Circuit Breakers is a game where you kill robots, lots and lots of robots. There's robots coming out of every orifice of the game and they need killing. Are you up to the task, but low on cash? That's okay! Get in on our newest contest and you could get in on this robot scrapping gauntlet for free!

World of Warcraft hotfix makes the Garrison Shipyard more Playable

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The last thing any MMO wants is a region that gamers avoid because it's a waste of their time and energy. World of Warcraft is no different, as players have more or less abandoned the Garrison Shipyard. The Shipyard offers missions for player ships, and while they have a very high success rate, the ships themselves are often destroyed. Additionally, most of the experience earned from the missions go to the ships themselves, and worthwhile missions are a bit too rare.

Blizzard has issued a new hotfix that promises to make the Shipyard a far more attractive place for players to utilize.

Team17 celebrates 25th anniversary with a game deal per day til Christmas

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Team17 has decided to celebrate its 25th anniversary with 25 game deals, issuing one Team17 game deal a day from now through to Christmas. According to the announcement video, the studio is enjoying its own version of an advent calendar.

New Star Wars: Battlefront patch launched, game balancing brings outcry from the community

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A new update for the massively multiplayer online shooter Star Wars: Battlefront has been released, with an aim to balance gameplay, which has brought with it an outcry from the community about certain weapons being "nerfed".

The Cossacks expansion released for Europa Universalis IV alongside 1.14 patch

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Paradox Interactive has announced that not only is the sixth major expansion for Europa Univeralis IV, The Cossacks, now available, but the game is getting a new 1.14 update as well.

Koei Tecmo issues statement to GameWatcher on Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 controversy

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A few days ago, a Koei Tecmo rep stated in a Facebook post that Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 would not be coming to North America or Europe because of "many issues happening in video game industry with regard to how to treat female in video game industry." This frank posting sent waves around the video game industry and community, sparking debate about the role of women in video games.

Koei has finally released an official statement to GameWatcher clarifying the company's intentions with the game.

Space Overlords announced, coming to Steam in February 2016

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Publisher Excalibur Games has announced that indie developer 12 Hit Combo's giant robot game Space Overlords will be hitting Steam on 24th February, 2016.

Oculus Rift VR headset to have special announcement at Game Awards 2015

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The Game Awards 2015 host Geoff Keighley confirmed that Oculus founder Palmer Luckey will have a "special announcement" for the heavily anticipated Oculus Rift VR headset at the awards, which will be held this Thursday, 3 December 2015.

Frontier announces Planetary Landings beta for Elite: Dangerous now starting, details upcoming DLC for Horizons in 2016

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Frontier Developments has announced that the beta to test out the major new Planetary Landings feature of its Horizons Season Pass for Elite: Dangerous is now live.

Planetary Landings allows players to travel from space to the surface of a world, and then explore the world's land for the first time in Elite. They'll be able to fly over the surface in their spacecraft, then drop out a Scarab SRV (surface reconnaissance vehicle) and drive around the place - all in one continuous action, with no breaks or loading screens.

Just Cause 3 PC launch plagued with problems

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Just Cause 3 launched last night in the early hours of the morning and early reports suggest that the PC version is plagued with visual problems.

Players are reporting glitches in the textures, disappearing water effects and problematic frame rates. The Reddit subsection and the Steam forums are filled with people sending in screenshots of the problems they've been experiencing.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game by Platinum Games leaked by ratings boards

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It seems that Activision and Platinum Games have up until now managed to hide the fact they are working on an M-rated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game. Platinum Games are known for developing games as Bayonetta, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and the recently released Transformers: Devastation.

Westwood Studios Co-founders to recieve Industry Icon Award at Game Awards 2015

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Westwood Studios was once one of the dominant forces in video game development when it came to real-time strategy games. From 1985 to 2003, Westwood developed games that challenged even the illustrious Blizzard for the RTS crown. On Thursday, December 3, the studio will be honored with an Industry Icon Award at The Game Awards 2015.

WB Montreal is gearing up for two new AAA projects

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It's time to put the past behind and look to the future. Batman: Arkham Origins developer WB Montreal is gearing up for something big. The studio has posted several new job openings looking for staff to work on two new AAA projects.

Ubisoft will not tolerate trolls in Rainbow Six: Siege

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As Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege beta concluded recently, one of the concerns voiced in the community was the issue of team killing and how they intend to combat it. Recently, Ubisoft responded directly, confirming that it is aware of the issue and that it will not go unanswered.

Star Wars Battlefront Battle of Jakku reveal trailer released

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Today, EA hosted a livestream event from their UK branch in which they discussed the upcoming free DLC for the Star Wars: Battlefront, The Battle of Jakku, which releases tomorrow (December 1) for those who pre-ordered the game and December 8 for all other players. In concluding, EA dropped a new cinematic reveal trailer for the DLC showing off a Walker Assault battle on the new Jakku map.

1.2 update for Assassin's Creed: Syndicate lands tomorrow

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Ubisoft has announced in the official forums that Assassin's Creed: Syndicate will be hitting a new patch to update the game to version 1.2. Most of the fixes involve improving the AI of the enemies.

Developer Just Flight leaves Mastertronic to fly solo

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Flight sim developer Just Flight has left publisher Mastertronic, the studio's publishing director Alex Ford has revealed. The company now has the backing of an unnamed investor. This follows news that the studio was going into administration.

The fan-made official trailer for Just Cause 3 features things going boom

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Avalanche Studios announced the winner of their launch trailer contest that allowed fans to submit their own Just Cause 3 trailers. The winner of the contest has been revealed, "CoolTwinSkittles", and their trailer celebrates the fact that the game makes a lot of things go boom.

Defect: Spaceship Destruction Kit launches on Steam Early Access tomorrow, demo now available

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Defect: Spaceship Destruction Kit is an ambitious game that allows players to meticulously build any spaceship from a humble fighter to a monstrous base the size of the Death Star, and will be hitting Steam Early Access tomorrow, 1 December 2015.

Next game in the MotoGP series honors Valentino Rossi, coming June 2016

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Developer Milestone has announced that MotoGP 16 will be named Valentino Rossi: The Game and will be coming out next year in June 2016. The game will be published by PQube.

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