Rainbow Six Siege Update Includes Two Navy SEAL Operators

Rainbow Six Siege Update Includes Two Navy SEAL Operators

Rainbow Six Siege update Operation Dust Line will release in early May, Ubisoft revealed. The update—like the Operation Black Ice DLC, which was released in February—will introduce two new counterterrorism operators. Ubisoft has revealed the new operators to be Valkyrie and Blackbeard from the United States Navy SEALs. Valkyrie, whose primary role is as defense, will “have access to deployable sti…
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ESL Bans Porn-Sponsored Esports Team

ESL Bans Porn-Sponsored Esports Team

The Electronic Sports League has banned Team YP, a pro gaming team from Europe. Team YP’s main sponsor is adult website YouPorn, which breaches an ESL policy which prevents teams from being sponsored by organizations which are “widely known for pornographic … or other adult/mature themes and products.” According to VentureBeat, Team YP offered to re-brand several times, however the offers were tur…
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Nintendo's Amiibo-Exclusive Game Releasing This Week

Nintendo's Amiibo-Exclusive Game Releasing This Week

Nintendo’s new Amiibo game Mini Mario & Friends: Amiibo Challenge will arrive on the Nintendo eShop on April 28. The game, which is only playable with the use of Amiibo figures, is the latest in Nintendo’s puzzle series that began as Mario vs. Donkey Kong. All Amiibo will be compatible with Mini Mario & Friends, but certain Mario series characters will unlock special abilities for the in-g…
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First Hollywood, Now Bollywood – Stan Lee Making Indian Superhero Film

First Hollywood, Now Bollywood – Stan Lee Making Indian Superhero Film

Fresh from conquering Hollywood, comic book legend Stan Lee, is making his first foray into Bollywood superhero films. As reported by Variety, Stan Lee is helping to adapt his Indian superhero, Chakra the Invincible for a live-action Bollywood production. Chakra – a teenage Mumbai tech genius who dons a suit that supercharges the seven centres of spiritual power in his body – has so far appeared i…
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Huge Overwatch Truck Hits a Car at PAX East

Huge Overwatch Truck Hits a Car at PAX East

At PAX East this weekend, Blizzard was running a cross-promotion between Overwatch and Uber, but things didn’t go quite to plan. Soldier, a massive Overwatch-branded 76′ Ford F560 truck apparently crashed into another car. Thankfully no one was hurt. However, to make things even more embarrassing, CEO of Gearbox Randy Pitchford told his half a million Twitter followers about it. Just left PAX East…
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Fox News Does Not Approve of The Division's Recent Nerfs

Fox News Does Not Approve of The Division's Recent Nerfs

Fox News has declared a new enemy – The Division. Well, more specifically, nerfs to its crafting system. Weird. As reported by VG24/7, Red Eye host Andy Levy made his unexpectedly in-depth feelings on Massive’s changes to the Ubisoft multiplayer shooter pretty clear: In a segment about skills that every 18 year-old should have, he finished by adding, “Be able to level up your character in the Divi…
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Rock Band 4 Getting Online Play, Expansion

Rock Band 4 Getting Online Play, Expansion

Harmonix has laid out what’s coming to Rock Band 4 in the year ahead. This Fall, Rock Band 4 will be getting an expansion followed by synchronous online multiplayer this Holiday. While details of the expansion will be fully revealed at E3, we do know it’ll include enhancements to the music library – filtering, a thumbs up/thumbs down rating system – as well as support for Xbox 360 ION Drum Rockers…
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Silicon Valley: Season Premiere Review

Silicon Valley: Season Premiere Review

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode follow. Well, Silicon Valley’s last season finale cliffhanger wasn’t quite as devastating as it let on, but Richard’s “firing” certainly got the ball rolling on Season 3 in a hurry. Mere minutes into the premiere, I was cracking up at the Bambot gag, which got me back into the mindset of this show’s uniquely bizarre humor. Just the visual gag of Erlich trying…
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Fear the Walking Dead: "Ouroboros" Review

Fear the Walking Dead: "Ouroboros" Review

Warning: Full spoilers for the episode below. I consider “Ouroboros” to be a nice improvement over the first two episodes of Season 2. Not a huge leap in quality, but enough that it’s noticeable. There were still a few groan-worthy moments here and there, like Chris wandering off on his own and Nick’s losing his footing and falling down that beach embankment, but overall things clicked a lot bette…
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What Did You Think of Game of Thrones' Season 6 premiere?

What Did You Think of Game of Thrones' Season 6 premiere?

This being the first year HBO released NO press screeners for a new Game of Thrones season, I’ve watched the episode live and am now working on the review. While you wait, head on down to the comments and share your thoughts on “The Red Woman.” Matt Fowler is a writer for IGN and a member of the Television Critics Association (TCA). Follow him on Twitter at @TheMattFowler and Facebook at Facebook.…
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