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Hearthstone: Designing Tavern Brawl’s Interface

The very first sketch.

Hearthstone’s Art Director Ben Thompson visited IGN’s Sydney office recently, and while he was here he shared some concept art for Tavern Brawl, showing off some of the stages the team went through as they discussed the look and functionality of the new(ish) mode.

His comments are below each image…

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This 30 game museum is an incredible collection that sets a new bar for video game compilations. …read more

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Rocket League Highlights - GameSpot vs. Psyonix

Check out some of the highlights from when GameSpot played against the Rocket League developers. …read more

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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer NFC Bundle Unboxing

With the release of Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer in Japan last week, Nintendo set it’s NFC Reader — a device that will allow existing 3DS owners to use amiibo — into the wild. The peripheral uses two AA batteries and will be sold for $19.99 USD …read more

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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer NFC Bundle Unboxing

With the release of Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer in Japan last week, Nintendo set it’s NFC Reader — a device that will allow existing 3DS owners to use amiibo — into the wild. The peripheral uses two AA batteries and will be sold for $19.99 USD …read more

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Smite Developer Reveals New Shooter for PS4, Xbox One, and PC

Hi-Rez Studios has announced a new IP titled Paladins. The team-based first-person shooter is coming to PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 with a free-to-play model. Paladins will have a “rich fantasy setting” and is scheduled for release next year.

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GS News - Tons of Metal Gear Solid News, and Fallout 4 Will Be Huge

Metal Gear Solid 5 on PC will be released earlier than expected, although MGS: Online will not launch with the game on any platform; and a Fallout developer has played for over 400 hours and is still finding new things. …read more

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Game of Thrones Cast Gets Actor From Star Wars Episode 7, Minority Report

The newest addition to the cast of HBO series Game of Thrones has been announced, and it’s film legend Max von Sydow. He will play Brandon Stark’s mystical tutor, the Three-Eyed Raven.

The actor has appeared in many different movies, including Minority Report, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and the upcoming …read more

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Rocket League Is "Absolutely, 100 Percent Going to Other Platforms"

Rocket League launched last month on PlayStation 4 and PC, and it quickly became very popular. It has already passed 5 million downloads, and, at times, it has had over 100,000 concurrent players. Now, it appears that Rocket League is coming to more platforms.

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Street Fighter 5: Vega Reveal Trailer - Rewind Theater

Watch as Vince Ingenito talks you through Vega’s snazzy reveal trailer for Street Fighter 5. …read more

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Have a first look at Star Wars Battlefront's Fighter Squadron mode

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Destiny: Why The Dreadnaught Will Be Awesome - IGN's Fireteam Chat

The Fireteam Chat crew talks about the new Dreadnaught setting in Destiny and why they think it’s going to be a huge improvement. …read more

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Konami's Low Morale and Final Fantasy 12 Remake?

More first-party exclusives coming Xbox One and Final Fantasy 12 may be getting an HD remaster or remake? Plus, Vega gets revealed for Street Fighter 5 and Konami’s morale at an all-time low. …read more

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New Article About Konami Suggests Grim Situation at Company - IGN News

An article in Japanese financial newspaper Nikkei paints a grim picture of the situation at Konami, suggesting employee morale is at an all-time low. …read more

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Resident Evil 4 HD Mod Improves Textures on PC

Resident Evil has been getting a lot of HD love lately, with the Resident Evil HD Remaster, the announcement of Resident Evil Zero’s upcoming HD remaster, and recent talk of Resident Evil 2 possibly getting a remake as well. Now, two modders are working on their own graphical improvements for …read more

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PlayStation Now Update Coming Tomorrow - IGN News

Tomorrow, Sony’s game streaming service, PlayStation Now, will support two more devices: The Vita and PlayStation TV. …read more

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The Phantom Pain Gets New PC Release Date - IGN News

The PC version of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has a new release date of September 1st, 2015, to match its console launch. It was originally supposed to hit PC two weeks later, on September 15th. …read more

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Splatoon Update and Rare Replay - IGN Daily Fix

This week highlights Rare Replay, a new Splatoon update, Etrian Odyssey Untold 2: The Fafnir Knight, and more. Helping you with a weekly round-up of the biggest game releases each & every week. …read more

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Guitar Hero Live Will Have Singing

When Guitar Hero Live was announced, it was differentiated from past Guitar Hero and Rock Band games by its focus on guitars. There aren’t drum or bass parts in GH Live, just support for two guitars. But today, developer FreeStyleGames revealed that there will also be vocal parts …read more

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Beware Windows 10 Upgrade Scam Emails

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If you get an email encouraging you to upgrade to Windows 10, take heed – some scam emails are promising download links to Microsoft’s new OS, but are actually pushing malware onto unsuspecting PC users.

According to the Cisco blog, these emails may appear legit at first glance, …read more

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Fake Swat Prank Leads to Ban for Popular League of Legends Twitch Streamer

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Trick2g is a regular League of Legends streamer on Twitch. Viewers of his stream know him for his insane antics and off-the-wall persona.

And while he’s loved for his clowning around, he’s also known for trying to educate his viewers by popularizing a game mode called “Sub Wars,” where he …read more

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Rocket League 'Absolutely' Coming to Additional Platforms

Vehicle sports game Rocket League is “absolutely, 100 percent” coming to additional platforms, according to developer Psyonix.

Following Rocket League’s early success on PlayStation 4 and PC, Psyonix Vice President of Marketing and Communications Jeremy Dunham told Gamezone the developer is now “in a position” …read more

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Get a Rainbow 6 Siege Beta Code

Ubisoft and IGN have partnered up for Gamescom to give our fans the opportunity to get into the Rainbow Six Siege beta, which starts September 24th! We got our hands on PC, Xbox One, and PS4 codes and wanted to make sure to share them with you.

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GTA Online's Pacific Standard Job gets one last double GTA$ and RP event

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Gears of War Ultimate Edition: See Xbox One vs. Xbox 360

The Xbox One Gears of War remake not only features redone graphics, but completely redone cutscenes too. Dig our Xbox One vs. 360 graphics comparison and cutscene comparison so you can see the changes. First, the graphics comparison:

And here’s the cutscene comparison, which shows how the newly re-motion captured cutscenes …read more

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PlayStation Game-Streaming Service Officially Hits PS Vita Tuesday

PlayStation Vita owners can very soon try out the final version of Sony’s game-streaming service PlayStation Now. The service will see its official launch on Tuesday for the portable, as well as PlayStation TV, Sony writes on the PlayStation Blog. PS Now was previously available on PS Vita …read more

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Full List of Xbox One Backwards Compatible Games (So Far)

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With the introduction of Gears of War 1 and Shadow Complex today for Xbox One backwards compatibility and plans for more Gears games in the future, the list of supported games has risen to more than two dozen. The service is available now only for Xbox One …read more

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Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain's System Requirements Revealed

Following developer Konami’s announcement that the PC version of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will now launch on the same day as the console versions, it has revealed the system requirements of the game.

On the game’s Steam forums, community manager Robert Peeler published the …read more

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EA Teases New Star Wars: Battlefront News for Gamescom

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A new mode for Star Wars Battlefront may feature a squadron of X-Wing fighters.

Electronic Arts has released a brief trailer for their large-scale multiplayer battle game, during which they teased the new mode with a squadron of X-Wing fighters taking to the skies in the last few seconds of the …read more

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Star Wars Battlefront Gamescom 2015 Teaser

Electronic Arts shows off a few seconds’ worth of footage for a new mode featuring a squadron of X-Wings. Expect to learn more this week at Gamescom 2015. …read more

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Here's When the Next MGS5 Trailer Drops - IGN News

Konami will reveal a new trailer for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain this Wednesday, August 5, at Gamescom. …read more

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How to Get Every Gears of War on Xbox One for Free - IGN News

Microsoft and The Coalition have announced that Gears of War,Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3, and Gears of War: Judgment for Xbox 360 will be backward compatible on Xbox One this fall. …read more

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Watch This Mirror's Edge Catalyst Teaser, More News Coming This Week

It looks like we’ll be getting our first substantial look at Mirror’s Edge Catalyst gameplay this week. Publisher EA published a short gameplay teaser today, and announced that more news and gameplay is coming soon.

The video is short, but it’s beautiful. It’s running in 60 frames per second and …read more

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Batman: Arkham Knight Huge Patch Released, Adds Photo Mode and More

Rocksteady Studios today released a new patch for Batman: Arkham Knight–and it’s a big one.

The standout feature of the 4.3 GB patch is a new Photo Mode. This lets users snap photos of Batman–or anyone or anything else–and then edit and …read more

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Star Wars Battlefront's Dogfighting Mode Teased, Official Reveal Coming This Week

Star Wars Battlefront fans won’t have to wait long for more information about the game’s multiplayer. Today, EA released a short teaser of Battlefront’s Fighter Squadron mode, and announced that it is getting an official reveal on Wednesday.

The teaser video is short, but it shows a couple of …read more

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The Phantom Pain Gets New PC Release Date

The PC version of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has a new release date of September 1st, 2015, to match its console launch. It was originally supposed to hit PC two weeks later, on September 15th.

Konami announced the news today on its website and on …read more

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Gears of War Ultimate Edition: 'Tyro Station' Multiplayer Gameplay

See how the Gears of War 1 map “Tyro Station” looks on Xbox One in Gears of War: Ultimate Edition. …read more

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Gears of War Ultimate Edition: 'Canals' Multiplayer Gameplay

See how the Gears of War 1 map “Canals” looks on Xbox One in Gears of War: Ultimate Edition. …read more

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GTA 5: How to Earn Double In-Game Cash and Experience This Week

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Rockstar Games has announced the next Double GTA$ and RP Heist bonus promotion for Grand Theft Auto Online, the multiplayer mode for open-world action game Grand Theft Auto V.

For the past few weeks, Rockstar has been offering up extra in-game cash and experience for completing certain heists. This week, …read more

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Metal Gear Solid 5's online multiplayer delayed by a month

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