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Pokemon Unite releases in July for Switch, coming to mobile in September

By Stephany Nunneley 17 June 2021 17:05 GMT The Pokemon Company promised yesterday we’d get some Pokemon Unite news today, and it delivered.Pokemon Unite will release for Switch in July and will arrive iOS and Android in September, The Pokemon Company and developer TiMi Studio Group announced today.Watch on YouTubeThe real-time, team-based battle game with cross-play capabilities will be free to start and was announced back in June 2020.Pokemon Unite takes place on Aeos Island, an island said to be on the ocean’s unexplored frontier. On it, you will find the Unite Battle Committee (UBC), which runs a series of tournaments. In Unite…

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Pokemon Unite news coming tomorrow

By Stephany Nunneley 16 June 2021 20:58 GMT Looks like we’re getting some news on Pokemon Unite tomorrow.The Pokemon Company has announced it has some Pokemon Unite news for those looking forward to the game coming to Switch and mobile.Watch on YouTubeAccording to the tweet, there will be an announcement made tomorrow, June 17, at 7am PT, 9am ET, 2pm UK. Maybe it will be a release date.The real-time, team-based battle game with cross-play capabilities will be free to start and was announced back in June 2020.In it, two teams of five Pokemon will try to defeat the opposing team….

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Fortnite Season 7 Battle Stars | How to redeem all Battle Pass content

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7 has launched with a slightly different Battle Pass system. Instead of advancing through tiers and unlocking content linearly as you go, you’ll now earn Battle Stars that you can spend to unlock content that appeals to you first.Watch on YouTubeIf this sounds a bit too good to be true, you’ll probably be unsurprised to learn that there are quite a few restrictions. Battle Pass content is divided into Pages, and you’ll need to complete previous pages and/or level up before you can get to the higher ones which (for most people’s money, I think) contain…

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Super Squad playtest and interview: UK dev Bad Fox Studios aims to shake up MOBA genre with new 5v5 team shooter

We might not feature the game development sector all that much on Esports News UK, but the UK is home to a host of dev talent that often gets overlooked. Bad Fox Studios is one such developer, which has built Super Squad, a new 5v5 MOBA-like team shooter that the studio is calling a Multiplayer Online Shoot-‘Em-Up (MOSH). Esports News UK editor Dom Sacco catches up with three members of the team to interview them while playtesting Super Squad at the same time. Continue reading Super Squad playtest and interview: UK dev Bad Fox Studios aims to shake up MOBA…

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Path of Exile: Ultimatum expansion recently launched on PC, but not without issues

The latest expansion to the free-to-play Action RPG Path of Exile: Ultimatum is now available on PC.Significant updates have been added with the Ultimatum expansion for Path of Exile, including the addition of the Trialmaster.Watch on YouTubeIt also includes the high-reward challenges Inscribed Ultimatums which provide rewards to players.There are also revamped reward systems as well as new Skills and Support Gems themed around blood and provide players with powerful skill advantages.In support of the volume of content being brought with the Ultimatum expansion, Grinding Gear Games has released some content focused information over the past week: Challenge Rewards  Balance…

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Dota 2’s next big update will make it so new players don’t get scared off

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 25 March 2021 12:10 GMT If you’ve ever struggled to get into the famously dense and complicated Dota 2, you’ll be pleased to know that Valve‘s next big update for the game is designed for you.The introduction to the awkwardly complex game is going to be entirely rethought in a new update that hits the game later today. In a pretty huge, in-depth post, Valve explained exactly what’s going to change.“We think a mixture of diverse tools and resources have the greatest potential at helping new players learn based on their specific needs,” says the developer…

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Fortnite wolves | How to tame or kill wolves

Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 6 has the Primal theme, bringing with it a host of wilderness survival mechanics. Among the new additions are wild animals which are now roaming the map. Currently the local fauna is made up of chickens, frogs, boars, and wolves.Of the four, wolves are particularly interesting for a couple of reasons. They’re the only animal in the game that will attack you on sight, so it’s good to know in advance how to deal with them if they spot you.But taking the time to tame a wolf will get you a fearsome animal companion who’s capable…

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Fortnite: Golden Artifacts near the Spire | All locations for the weekly quest

Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 6 launched yesterday, and naturally a new set of weekly challenges are already underway.Completing these quests are of vital importance if you’re looking to unlock all the content from the season’s Battle Pass, including some highly sought-after new skins.This first quest requires you to collect three Golden Artifacts from near The Spire, a new location that’s opened up on the map.Where to find Golden Artifacts in Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 6So far we’ve found five Golden Artifacts, though you only need to collect three to complete the challenge. (This can be done across multiple matches).All of…

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Fortnite: Season 6 | New skins, map changes, and more

Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 6 begins today, with a new set of collaborative skins based on Tomb Raider‘s Lara Croft garnering the most attention.There’s still more to see, however, as the season also introduces weapon crafting, the game’s first single-player story segment, and a whole host of other new skins which are worth looking out for (even if they’re maybe not Tomb Raider levels of cool).The season’s theme is wilderness, with the subtitle Primal giving you some hints as to what changes to expect on the map. New skins in Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 6 How to unlock the new…

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Wild Rift’s open beta lands in the Americas on March 29

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 9 March 2021 17:31 GMT Residents of North and South America will be able to participate in the beta.Riot Games has announced the open beta for League of Legends: Wild Rift on mobile. The open beta will go live on March 29. Wild Rift’s Open Beta comes to the Americas on March 29th. #GetRiftReady pic.twitter.com/yxrI6KrUTp — League of Legends: Wild Rift (@wildrift) March 9, 2021While currently playable in other parts of the world, this will be the first time it will be made available in North and South America. You can expect to grab the beta…

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Auto Chess is being adapted into a MOBA

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 19 January 2021 20:58 GMT Time is a flat circle, I swear to God.Right. So. Auto Chess is being turned into a MOBA.The news was broken earlier this month by publisher Dragonest – as spotted by Kotaku – which said that that it would be adapted into a MOBA title featuring all the of the characters and heroes from the Auto Chess game.The title will apparently be free, boast both day and night versions as well as destructible objects. In a video, Dragonest said one of Auto Chess MOBA’s core design pillars was “fairness,” meaning no…

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Mobile version of League of Legends: Wild Rift heads to North America in March

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 9 January 2021 14:27 GMT Those who reside in North America will be able to try out the mobile version of League of Legends: Wild Rift in March.According to Riot, an open beta for the mobile version of League of Legends: Wild Rift will be made available in March.While currently playable in other parts of the world, this will be the first time it will be made available in North America.Wild Rift is also coming to consoles, but whether or not it too will be made available in March wasn’t stated. But you can at least expect to…

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Pick up GTA, Fall Guys and League of Legends goodies in Prime Gaming this month

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 8 January 2021 11:55 GMT Amazon is giving away more than 35 games for free in January.Folks subscribed to Prime Gaming can score content for the likes of GTA, Fall Guys as well as both League of Legends and Legends of Runeterra this month.For GTA, Prime Gaming mmebers are receiving access to the Sonar Station from the Kosatka submarine, as well as $1 million of in-game currency every single month. This is apparently to celebrate GTA Online’s recent huge Cayo Perico Heist update.The Fall Guys Winter Warmer costume bundle is still available to Prime Gaming subscribers,…

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Reminder: Battleborn will be completely unplayable in a few weeks

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 5 January 2021 16:01 GMT RIP.You have less than 20 days to play Gearbox’s oft-forgotten team shooter Battleborn.Per an updated blog post on publisher 2K’s website, Battleborn is being taken offline on January 25, at which point the game will no longer be playable. That’s right, you can’t even run through the single-player campaign once the servers goes down.This follows 2K removing the game from storefronts in November 2019 and the ability to buy the premium Platinum currency ending in February 2020.Battleborn, of course, was released back in May 2016 and though initial sales seemed promising…

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It looks like Riot is making a League of Legends MMO

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 18 December 2020 15:16 GMT One of many new titles that the studio has in the works.It would appear that Riot Games is making an MMO title set in the League of Legends universe.That’s according to the studio’s VP of IP and entertainment Greg Street, who said on Twitter that the studio was beginning work on a brand new project, one that “many” League of Legends fans and Riot staff have been asking for. Responding to a fan, Street confirmed that this game was in fact an MMO.This is the latest in a string of new…