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New Doom beta only coming to Xbox One, PS4, and PC

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 04, 2014 11:30am PDT

While MachineGames' shooter is cross-gen, the Doom beta will not. Bethesda has confirmed that the beta will only be available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.


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Final Fantasy XIV free PS4 beta weekend starts now

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 04, 2014 6:00am PDT

If you want to explore the world of Eorzea, you'll be able to do so for free this weekend through an open beta.


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Landmark adds Player Studio this month

By Steve Watts, Apr 02, 2014 10:30am PDT

Landmark, the EverQuest Next creation suite, will become compatible with Player Studio sometime this month. That will allow you to use the simple creation tools and sell your items on the marketplace for real revenue.


EverQuest Next Landmark is now just 'Landmark'

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 27, 2014 8:00am PDT

Today, you'll be able to jump into Sony Online Entertainment's creation tool--but it'll be with a different name. EQN Landmark is now simply "Landmark."


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Project Spark open beta goes live on Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 18, 2014 8:45am PDT

Project Spark, Microsoft's build 'em up for Xbox and PC, is now available as an open beta on Xbox One. That means you no longer need to use a beta...


Titanfall: Hardpoint Domination mode caught on video

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 12, 2014 11:30am PST

The final Titanfall video we have from the upcoming beta showcases one more mode: Hardpoint Domination. Once again, this mode can be found in most...


Titanfall: Last Titan Standing video focuses on mech-on-mech combat

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 12, 2014 9:30am PST

The rules of the game are rather straightforward: your team must destroy the opposing team's Titans before they destroy yours. Watch nearly 16 minutes of gameplay from this new game mode.


Titanfall: watch us play Attrition from the Xbox One beta

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 12, 2014 9:00am PST

We've cut together a six minute video that gives you an abridged look at "Attrition," one of the game modes that will be available in the beta come Valentine's Day.


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Destiny beta to begin this summer

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2014 7:30am PST

Destiny's beta will begin this summer, Activision said at a recent earnings call. That narrows the window from its previous "early 2014" target.


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Project Spark starts today on Windows 8.1

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 03, 2013 7:00am PST

Microsoft and Team Dakota's ambitious game creation tool, Project Spark, can now be beta-tested by everyone using a Windows 8.1 system. Project...


"Or any form of Steelseries drivers! Thats what fucked me over."

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Destiny beta will hit Sony platforms first

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 14, 2013 8:47pm PST

The beta for Destiny will hit PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 first and will be available to anyone that pre-orders the game.


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EverQuest Next Landmark founder's packs to enable early access

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 11, 2013 8:05am PST

EverQuest Next Landmark was due this winter. But apparently, SOE didn't necessarily mean it would be ready by year's end. Instead, it will be available beginning February 28, 2014 for fans that purchase a Founder's Pack.


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Dark Souls 2 closed beta launches on PS3

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 24, 2013 11:30am PDT

As promised, the Dark Souls 2 beta has launched. In order to access it, you must be one of the first 90,000 people to enter this code into the PlayStation Store...


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EverQuest Next Landmark beta sign-ups open

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 23, 2013 2:30pm PDT

If you want an early peek at what EverQuest Next Landmark has to offer, it's time for a beta test. You want to join, right?


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Destiny beta coming early 2014, available with pre-orders

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 01, 2013 10:10am PDT

Destiny is Bungie's MMO-esque take on the FPS. With deep online integration, it's clear that the game will need to be beta-tested. And this is how you'll be able to join.


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