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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…

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Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 – Where to find and use Gold Bars

By Lauren Aitken, Monday, 7 December 2020 14:46 GMT Gold Bars are a new feature in Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5, but where can you get them? Alongside a new map, subscription service and Battle Pass, some new elements have appeared in Fortnite’s classic Battle Royale mode. NPCs now hand out Bounties you can complete during a match and there are lots of Gold Bars to find.You can collect and use Gold Bars during Battle Royale matches and they’ll stay with you once you’ve left a match, regardless if you came first or were eliminated. There are a few ways…

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Travis Scott made $20 million from his Fortnite performance

By Patrick Dane, Wednesday, 2 December 2020 13:03 GMT Travis Scott apparently made serious bank for his Fortnite live event.Hip-hop artist Travis Scott apparently walked away from his live-event performance in Fortnite earlier this year with a huge profit.According to a source speaking to Forbes – via GamesIndustry.biz – Scott made around $20 million from the performance, including merchandise. This is in stark contrast to how much the singer made at physical performances. Scott’s Astroworld tour maxed out at $1.7 million in a single night. The entire tour, which spanned 9 months, made $53.5 million.What’s more, Scott reportedly netted a…

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Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 Battle Pass trailer shows off The Mandalorian and map changes

By Lauren Aitken, Wednesday, 2 December 2020 09:44 GMT Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 is about to begin and the Battle Pass trailer has finally dropped. A trailer for the Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 battle pass and gameplay is here, showing off new areas, heroes and features.Galactus is vanquished and now Fortnite is ready for its new season. Players are already jumping in and seeing the new area, and even some returning ones.The new season of Fortnite features a bounty hunter theme and as always, there’s a new Battle Pass up for grabs. The Mandalorian headlines this season as…

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Fortnitemares: Where to find and how to ride a Witch Broom

By Lauren Aitken, Wednesday, 21 October 2020 11:53 GMT As part of the new Fortnitemares challenges, you’ll need to find and take a ride on a Witch Broom. You can find barrels of Witch Brooms around the new Fortnitemares map in Solo, Duos and Squads matches. It’s a bit like picking up a fishing rod from a barrel – simply interact with it to equip one and away you go.Fortnitemares: Where to find a Witch BroomTo find a Witch Broom, you’ll need to hunt for a Witch Shack. We’ve managed to find two, so here’s where to look: Northwest of…

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Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 4 – Watch the Nexus War trailer here

By Lauren Aitken, Thursday, 27 August 2020 08:28 GMT Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 4 is finally here and we got our first look at the new Marvel-themed trailer. Thor and Galactus had been trying to prevent the Black Winter from taking over, but Galactus was distracted by the power emanating from the Fortnite Island. As a result, Thor followed him and crash-landed into a Battle Royale, lost his memories and, alongside other heroes, will be battling it out with Galactus in the Nexus War.The theme of the new season is the Nexus War and you’ll be able to chase the…