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Nvidia reveals brand-new screenshots of PUBG’s desert map

NVIDIA has revealed five new screens of PlayerUnknown Battleground’s forthcoming Desert map, showing a landscape that’s altogether more varied than the now-familiar Erangel. The screenshots show a city area that has a variety of multi-storey buildings in various states of construction in an area that looks somewhat run-down. There’s also …

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GODSENT bench Dennis and release Znajder as struggles continue for Swedish CS:GO team

Struggling GODSENT have seen yet another roster change for the Swedish outfit that sees Dennis Edman benched and Andreas ‘Znajder’ Lindberg released as a free agent. Lindberg and Edman are, arguably, the two most valuable players on the team’s roster, but either way it’s a blow to the team. Lindberg …

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Here’s what’s coming in Destiny 2’s Curse of Osiris expansion

Yesterday, Bungie took to Twitch to reveal details about Destiny 2’s Curse of Osiris reveal, revealing details about new story, characters, destinations and even the expansion’s opening cinematic. Here’s what we’re getting, in handy bullet point form. Let’s preface this by saying there isn’t much new content planned for a …

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Stanislaw reveals that arguments led to him being benched from Team Liquid

Shortly after it was announced that Lucas ‘Steel’ Lopes would be replacing Peter ‘Stanislaw’ Jarguz in Team Liquid’s active roster, Jarguz took to Twitter to share his side of the story. Jarguz posted his account on Twitlonger, starting: “I was brought into Team Liquid to bring success with my leadership capabilities, …

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Vaulting and ballistics update comes to PUBG test servers – does it make the game better for players and viewers?

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds is a victim of its own prosperity. The game’s meteoric success has seen it set the highest all-time player peak on Steam (2.6m) and seen it bought by over 20m people since it was released onto Steam’s Early Access program in March. Unfortunately, the massive stacks of cash …

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Fortnite’s 1.9 update adds jump pads, shallow-water building and bigger ammo stacks

Fortnite’s Battle Royale 1.9 update is currently being rolled out worldwide, and it’s adding several changes to differentiate the growing battle royale title. The update adds launch pads to the game, a trap that throws players high into the air, giving them a vantage point on the nearby area and …

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Riot to bring LCK production in-house, from new $28m Seoul studio

Riot Games is planning to bring League of Legends’ Korean top-flight competition, the LCK, in-house and is building a dedicated studio for the purpose, due to open in September 2018, in time for the 2019 season. Inven Global report that the stadium is leased until 2029, and will seat 400-450 fans …

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Dev1ce out sick for first game of IEM Oakland, Zonic to fill in

A sick player for Astralis has meant that Counter-Strike 1.6 legend Danny ‘zonic’ Sørensen, the team’s coach, will step in for the first match of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament IEM Oakland. Sørensen will play the team’s first match against Ninjas in Pyjamas, according to a tweet from the Astralis account, …

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McLaren name Ben Payne as first-ever head of esports

McLaren has hired Ben Payne as their head of esports. Payne comes from Microsoft, where he worked in multiple roles, most recently involved with marketing, partnerships and events for Xbox EMEA. This is the first esports director role at a Formula 1 team, and has been announced during the last …

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Warface to get battle royale mode

It’s been a week or since a shooter has revealed its own battle royale mode, but to save us from panic, Crytek’s Warface has announced it’s own fight-to-the-death-with-scavenged-weapons ‘em up mode that will enter the Warface with the next update. Warface’s update seems to include all of the staples of …

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