Mortal Kombat 11 has microtransactions, but they’re just ‘time savers’

Mortal Kombat 11 has microtransactions, but they’re just ‘time savers’

You’ll be able to spend real money in Mortal Kombat 11, but only to buy cosmetic items and consumables that you can earn by playing the game. Developer NetherRealm says its in-game currency is only meant to save time, they won’t be gating any content behind microtransactions. Mortal Kombat 11...

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Sadly, those huge Apex Legends creatures aren’t real

Sadly, those huge Apex Legends creatures aren’t real

You know those long-legged behemoths standing in the water outside Apex Legends’ island? Well, tragically, they aren’t real – they’re illusions, tricks of the eye, lies. A persistent player was able to launch himself directly at one of the beasts, and found that he flew right through its scaly flanks....

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God of War, One Year Later: Santa Monica Studio Thanks the Fans

God of War, One Year Later: Santa Monica Studio Thanks the Fans

Together we all dream big dreams. Dreaming big has led to an amazing sense of accomplishment for all of us here at Santa Monica Studio and it’s the belief in that dream that kept us going, from the very moment we set out to create a new beginning for God...

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Dota 2 champs OG defeated by AI team

Dota 2 champs OG defeated by AI team

In a historic first for artificial intelligence, an AI-powered Dota 2 team beat out the reigning world champions in the game, marking a significant milestone for the development of OpenAI. The OpenAI Five is a virtual team, built on AIs that were designed to learn how to play Dota 2...

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Ultimate Skyrim 4.0 is out now, the easiest way to overhaul the game

Ultimate Skyrim 4.0 is out now, the easiest way to overhaul the game

Skyrim has been out for more than seven years, but the game has managed to stand the test of time – largely thanks to a dedicated modding community. Ultimate Skyrim is a long-running project that has pulled in dozens of mods to create a total conversion for the game, rebuilding...

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You can’t transfer Destiny 2 characters between platforms thanks to Sony

You can’t transfer Destiny 2 characters between platforms thanks to Sony

Destiny 2 creator Bungie had initially wanted to enable cross-platform character transfers between PlayStation 4 and PC (and conceivably Xbox One as well), but Sony – which has a deal with Bungie to make certain Destiny 2 content PlayStation-exclusive – put the kibosh on the idea. That’s according to Kotaku’s...

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