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    WoW Classic BETA notes from BETA tester perspective

    So turns out I got lucky and got into WoW Classic BETA on very first wave. I will be testing and comparing it to my memories as well as private servers that many have been using while official severs were not available. I will be testing with Mage at this time and Druid later. So let me know if...
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    BFA Beta Key Giveaway

    On Friday July 6 from 10 a.m. PDT through 9 p.m. PDT, you can enter for a chance to win a Battle for Azeroth beta key by sharing a screenshot of a slain enemy or NPC of the opposite faction with the hashtag #BattleForBeta on Twitter. Winners will be randomly selected and contacted within one...
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    Please Take A Look: H1Z1 Open Beta

    H1Z1 has officially entered the open beta stage of development on PS4, surpassing 1.5 million in a 24-hour period. We're a couple days behind, but we're going to dive into the game in our Please Take A Look livestream series. The stream will go live at 5:30 ET and the VOD will be added to this...
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    H1Z1 PS4 Open Beta Launch Brought In Over 1.5 Million Players In 24 Hours

    Daybreak Games has announced that H1Z1 officially surpassed 1.5 million players in a 24-hour period after launch on the PlayStation 4. A full release is scheduled for release later in 2018, but the open beta is available for free right now. “This is an incredible milestone and we want to...
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    Android P Mobile OS Launches in Public Beta Today

    Ready to get your hands on the latest version of Android? Today at Google IO 2018, it was announced that the public beta for Android P is going live today, which you can sign up for right now via this link. This time around, the offer to test out Android P is also being extended beyond only...
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    Head Into the Zombie Apocalypse as State of Decay 2 Technical Beta Sign Ups Open

    Microsoft and Undead Labs are about to launch the zombie survival game State of Decay 2 later on this month, and it's going to be a big release for Xbox fans and anyone who loves running away from bloodthirsty zombies. That's just about everyone, right? If you're interested in giving it a try...
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    Stardew Valley Multiplayer Beta is Available Now on Steam

    Stardew Valley originally hit the scene in early 2016 and went on to become one of the biggest success stories in all of gaming that year. Its mix of tending farm, quirky characters, and retro aesthetic proved to be a winning combination. The game eventually spread to consoles following its big...
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    Star Control: Origins' Fleet Battles Beta 2 Release Includes New Weapons and Ships

    Stardock is still cruising along with the development of Star Control: Origins, and it's planned for launch this year. The company just announced a special milestone, in fact, in the form of Star Control: Origins Fleet Battles Beta 2, which brings several new tidbits along with it for anyone...
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    Sky Noon Closed Beta Set To Kick Off This Week

    Fresh off a hot showing at this year's PAX East 2018 exhibition, the development team at Lunar Rooster is gearing up to kick off an all-new Sky Noon closed beta experience that should be of interest to PC players looking to jump in on some crisp first-person action/brawler gameplay. Set during...
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    How To Sign Up For PUBG's 4x4 Savage Map Beta

    At GDC 2018, PlayerUnknown teased a new island map for PUBG. It features some new textures and designs for buildings and more opportunities to maneuver over water but, most importantly, is a more condensed battleground. The release date for the new 4x4 island map, codenamed Savage, hasn't been...
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    The Crew 2 Gets a June Release Date, Collector's Edition, And Beta

    It feels like an eternity since Ubisoft announced a sequel to their relatively new racing IP, The Crew. But, it would seem that fans of the open-world racer won't have much longer to wait for The Crew 2 as today Ubi has revealed the release date will be June 29 for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Along...
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    ARK: Survival Evolved Coming to Mobile Devices, iOS Closed Beta Underway

    Mobile technology is more powerful now than ever before, and one of the easiest ways to see its strength in action is to load up a modern mobile game. No longer confined to simple puzzle or card games, mobile technology these days can run the sort of games that people were playing on their home...
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    Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Beta Preview: A Study in Bloodletting

    Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is gearing up for its release next month, and part of developer Fatshark's plans for the game's final push before launch involved a closed beta test that ran over the course of last weekend. In it, players were granted access to a number of missions that saw them laying...
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    Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Beta Hits PS4, Xbox One, and PC This Weekend

    Fans of the Warhammer: Vermintide series, rejoice! The Warhammer: Vermintide 2 beta will hit PS4, Xbox One, and PC this weekend. Victor Magnuson, Game Designer and Producer at Fatshark, detailed what gamers should expect from the beta in this video dev diary. Players will be able to play one of...
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    How To Join The Rocket League Tournament Beta

    Part of the tremendous success of Rocket League has come down to developer Psyonix's efforts to keep the game fresh and interesting for seasoned veterans and newcomers alike. One of the latest features that the studio has been cooking up is the new Tournaments mode, which is right around the...
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    Darwin Project Final Open Beta To Test Twitch Integration This Weekend

    Darwin Project is a new entry in the competitive survival genre, which is seeing massive growth on the backs of games like PUBG and the battle royale game mode. While there are certainly quickly made clones that copy the formula of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, some games are attempting to...
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    When is the Next Beta for Sea of Thieves?

    The latest Sea of Thieves beta has sailed away taking with it cherished memories of piratey goodness. Now that we’ve shaken off the sea salt, we can’t help but wonder when will Sea of Thieves receive its next beta? We just can’t get enough of Rare’s upcoming title, and...
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    The Second Metal Gear Survive Beta Is Live Now Through February 18

    The second Metal Gear Survive beta has gone live ahead of its projected February 16 launch. Developing... More...
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    Rocket League Tournaments Beta Dates Announced

    Two weeks ago, Psyonix laid out their plans for the future of Rocket League via a Spring Roadmap. While the posting outlined a set of new updates for the game, including cross-platform parties, tournaments, and quality of life improvements, there were no specific dates for when these additions...
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    Metal Gear Survive Adds Steam To Final Open Beta

    In just about two weeks players will get a chance to experience their first Kojima-less Meta Gear ever when Metal Gear Survive makes its multi-console debut. Before that happens everyone will be able to get a small taste of what can be expected in the full game when Metal Gear Survive has its...
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    How To Sign Up for the Metal Gear Survive Beta

    Not everyone was a fan of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. For some players, it was the ultimate jump into the modern era that the series needed; for others, it was a rather tedious grind through a typical mad Kojima narrative. Either way, now that Kojima is out of the picture, Konami is...
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    Battle for Azeroth Beta (Build & Notes)

    Hello everyone, WhitexLegs here. It's about that time again for WoW to begin Alpha and Beta testing for their latest expansion. The folks at wowhead.com recently posted the latest news from Blizzard regarding changes and features to experience in the Alpha, Beta & potentially the full release...
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    Ancestors Legacy Open Beta Starts Today, Xbox One Launch Details Revealed

    Ancestors Legacy brings some Viking intensity to the RTS genre in a way modeled after Relic Entertainment's Company of Heroes series. Instead of driving around tanks and shooting a multitude of rifles at each other, though, you'll be sacking villages with arrows and engaging in melee skirmishes...
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    When Does The Sea of Thieves Closed Beta End?

    Game players who like to stay on top of the latest titles have surely at least heard about Sea of Thieves, the open-world pirate-themed adventure title from Rare that's currently playing host to an extended closed beta test. The game is such a fun experience that the Shacknews crew still doesn't...
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    Rare Extends Sea of Thieves Closed Beta By Two Days

    We at Shacknews got an opportunity to play some Sea of Thieves during the Closed Beta and had an incredibly entertaining time, but not without some turbulence at the start. Getting into a match was quite the chore and it seems many others had similar experiences, so Rare is extending the Closed...