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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!

New Point Break-licensed DLC announced for Payday 2

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Overkill has announced some new DLC for their co-op heist game PayDay 2 based on the movie Point Break (the remake, but it's hard to differentiate so it's easy to pretend it's the original 1990's film.) One DLC will be a premium pack, while the other is free. The DLC is being produced in collaboration with Alcon Entertainment, Warner Bros. Pictures and Lionsgate.

Retailers get special light-up Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars figurines

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Toys-to-life games can have some very avid collectors, and now Disney Infinity 3.0 is giving them more reasons to drool, as they are offering special light-up Star Wars figurines, including Yoda and Luke Skywalker.

Each of the six special figurines, all armed with lightsabers that light up, will be offered by different retailers, which will make some people have to burn a lot of gasoline to collect 'em all.

Don't Starve: Shipwrecked strands itself on the shores of Steam today

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Don't Starve has been one of the flagships of Klei Entertainment for sometime. Whether you're surviving the vanilla game, hunting giants in Reign of Giants, or living in the wilds with a friend in Don't Starve Together, the game has offered tons of hours of fun for its fanbase. The newest entry, Shipwrecked is making its way to Steam Early Access today and there's a video to promote the release.

Blizzard opens pre-orders for StarCraft Nova Missions DLC

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StarCraft II has done what it came to do and drawn the curtain on the main series for now, but Blizzard isn't done. At Blizzcon, the video game giant offered a glimpse at DLC that would be offered in 2016 featuring single-player missions centered around the Terran Ghost, Nova. Blizzard opened up pre-orders for the DLC today, offering serious savings if players purchase the collection of DLC early.

EA is offering Jade Empire on Origin "On The House"

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EA's "On The House" program for Origin has been a way for the publisher to offer popular and/or well-praised games to players free for a limited time. Now on the menu as of today is the often praised, but highly underrated Jade Empire: Special Edition.

An advent calender of free content from Nomad Games

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It's the season of giving and sharing and publishers and developers are getting into the spirit of things with free games for players. Nomad has announced a new program running from now until December 25. They'll be offering a free game for download until midnight of each day when a new game will replace it.

Sign-up for Black Desert Online Closed Beta Testing opened today

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Daum Games and Pearl Abyss have been gearing up for the western port of the popular action-RPG MMO Black Desert Online for sometime now. The first of a first of the planned Beta testing periods is coming up and Daum Games has opened sign-ups to invite players to get in on the action.

Dedicated XCOM fan crafts own working XCOM game in Microsoft Excel

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XCOM/UFO is definitely one of those franchises with a rabid and devoted fan-base dedicated to both the old school and interested in the development of the current crop of XCOM games coming out. After learning coding in Microsoft Excel for a job, one such fan decided to put his knowledge to work and coded a working XCOM game in the spreadsheet software.

Catch a GameWatcher Livestream of the Star Wars Battlefront: Battle of Jakku DLC tonight!

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Are you one of those people waiting till December 8 to check out the first of Star Wars: Battlefront's DLC, Battle of Jakku which released today for anyone who pre-ordered Battlefront? Want to have a peek at the DLC in action? We've got you covered! GameWatcher is hosting a Livestream tonight!

Bandai Namco opens online merchandise store today

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For gamers who need a Pac-Man knapsack or a Galaga hoodie, Bandai Namco has opened up an online merchandise store today for gamers who need classic and current videogame licensed clothes, posters and other stuff. doing its own World of Tanks advent calendar

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Just as Team17 is doing to celebrate its 25th anniversary, is running its own advent calendar of deals as well for World of Tanks.

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 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.

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