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Gaming Week in Review: Bethesda’s Creation Club is live, ‘Destiny 2’ launches with microtransactions and controversy

Bethesda’s Creation Club launches with purchasable content for “Fallout 4” and “Skyrim.” A few years back, Valve—the Seattle-based juggernaut best known for running online gaming marketplace Steam—worked with Bethesda to create a platform for game modders to sell their work. Several modders were secretly invited to create new content to …

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Gaming Week In Review: Many Blizzard animated shorts at Gamescom, ‘Age of Empires’ series revived

Blizzard releases new animated shorts for several of its games including “Hearthstone” and “Overwatch” at Gamescom 2017. Blizzard has stolen the Gamescom 2017 spotlight, which seems to be a new habit in the last three years. While the veteran gaming company brought many exciting announcements about their games, it mainly …

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Gaming Week In Review: Battle.net returns, Skaven confirmed for “TW:WH II,” “XCOM 2” expansion demo

Blizzard ditches the Blizzard App name and returns to its classic Battle.net. Battle.net is a household name among modern gamers. The online gaming service hosted many popular multiplayer games over the years including “Diablo II,” “Starcraft” and “Warcraft 3.” The name stuck when Blizzard created its own digital client to …

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Gaming Week in Review: ‘Ark’ release and DLC delayed, Doomfist live in ‘Overwatch’ and Competative Lucioball mode

Studio Wildcard pushes “Ark: Survival Evolved” full release to Aug. 29 and unveils more details on how a retail launch will affect the game. The impending release of “Ark: Survival Evolved” is enough to turn a few heads, whether it’s a beta-testing veteran or a wary skeptic waiting for the …

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Gaming Week in Review: ‘Overwatch’ anniversary event, ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ delayed

Blizzard is celebrating one year of ‘Overwatch’ with a special anniversary event featuring new maps, skins, emotes and more May 24 marked the official one year anniversary of Blizzard Entertainment’s hit game “Overwatch” — and what a year it’s been. Since the game was first released last spring, three new …

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