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  1. McGrover

    Summer Games start Thursday

    Here's a friendly reminder not to do your Arcade games for loot boxes until the Summer Games event starts on Thursday, so that the lootboxes you earn will have more goodies available. Maximize your chances for the Lifeguard McCree, BBQ Soldier, or any of the new skins they've been teasing out...
  2. tiltedslim

    Steam Summer Sale

    How's your summer sale going? What games are my fellow Feverians getting that could use another player? I haven't gotten a whole lot of anything yet and I'm looking to pick up a few games that I can play with some of you.
  3. News Bot

    Fortnite Mobile Custom HUDs Now Available, Android Version Coming This Summer

    In a mobile-focused update, Epic Games shares a light roadmap for Fortnite Mobile including the release window for Fortnite on Android devices. "We are targeting this summer for the release," the team says. "We know many of you are excited for this release, and we promise that when we have more...
  4. News Bot

    Rocket League Summer Roadmap Brings Cross-Platform Support and Rocket Pass

    Psyonix has announced its summer roadmap plans for an upcoming Rocket League update, which is planned for July or August. There's a lot of fun stuff on the horizon, so if you're a big Rocket League fan, you'll definitely want to pay attention. The first thing on the docket is the long-awaited...
  5. News Bot

    Minecraft on Nintendo Switch Gets Cross-Platform Play and Physical Release This Summer

    If you play a lot of Minecraft on the go with your Nintendo Switch, but wish you could play with others on the platforms they use a lot, then get ready to be excited. This June, the Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition will welcome the Minecraft Bedrock Engine onto the platform, and you'l be able...
  6. News Bot

    Pokemon Go Fest Returns to Chicago This Summer, Safari Zone Headed To Germany

    After what can only be described as a disastrous Pokemon Go Fest last year, Niantic is giving it another go. Pokemon Go Fest returns to Chicago this year from July 14 to July 15 for Pokemon Go Fest 2018: A Walk in the Park. After settling a lawsuit that essentially resulted in all players...
  7. News Bot

    PUBG Global Invitational Hosts 20 Teams for $2M This Summer

    Battle Royale games are continuing to settle into the esports ecosystem by the day, so it would make sense that one of the bigger ones is going to get a high-profile tournament later this year. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will offer one of the ultimate tournaments this year, with 20 teams...
  8. News Bot

    Super Metroid Returns at Summer Games Done Quick 2018 (But Not As the Main Event)

    Games Done Quick is returning for its second week of speedrunning for charity at the end of June. And with Summer Games Done Quick two weeks away, the folks at GDQ have released the full schedule. Earlier this year, Awesome Games Done Quick made headlines by being the first GDQ since the...
  9. News Bot

    Brawlout Smashes Onto PlayStation 4 and Xbox One This Summer

    The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One appear to be light on party brawlers. Sure, friends can go mano-a-mano in certain fighting games, but there isn't really a game for all-out chaos aside from the rare Gang Beasts on PS4. Now it looks like Angry Mob Games is here to answer the call. On Wednesday...
  10. News Bot

    DOOM Soundtrack to Rip and Tear Eardrums on CD and Vinyl this Summer

    What do you listen to when you've got a room full of demons just itching to be blown away by a shotgun? The DOOM Original Game Soundtrack, of course. But not just any version of it. You need the upcoming CD or vinyl sets just announced by Laced Records in partnership with Bethesda Softworks and...
  11. News Bot

    Dark Souls: Remastered Switch Version Delayed to Ambigious 'Summer' Release Date

    Well, this is disappointing. After getting players around the world hyped for a Nintendo Switch release of Dark Souls: Remastered, it looks like Bandai Namco has announced a delay for the hotly-anticipated port, but only for the Nintendo Switch version. While the game was on track to land on all...
  12. News Bot

    Conan Exiles Leaves Early Access, Slated To Release This Summer

    Conan Exiles is finally being released from its own sort of exile, as it's leaving Early Access after a 14-month stint. You'll be able to enjoy the full version of the open-world survival game when it's rewarded with its long-awaited full launch this summer. This should be just the thing you've...
  13. News Bot

    The Cartridge Family 031 - Persona 5 Update, Unintentionally Spooky Games, DQXI This Summer

    Subscribe to The Cartridge FamilyApple Podcasts | Google Play | Stitcher Direct Download It’s been a good year for me (re: games), and things are only getting better. Example A: I’m knee deep in Persona 5, which of course came out last year but allow me this indulgence, would you...
  14. News Bot

    Bad North, A Roguelike Tactical Adventure, Debuts On Nintendo Switch This Summer

    During today’s Nindie Showcase, a handful of intriguing titles were announced for the Nintendo Switch. One of those was Bad North, a roguelike tactical adventure from developer Plausible Concept and it launches this summer. In Bad North, the king of the land is dead at the hands of Viking...
  15. News Bot

    New Japan Pro Wrestling Invades Fire Pro Wrestling World This Summer

    Did anybody else stay up all night to watch New Japan Pro Wrestling's biggest event of the year? Wrestle Kingdom 12 took place in the wee hours of the morning for U.S. denizens and the annual Tokyo Dome show did not disappoint for fans of some of the best non-WWE wrestling in the world. But...
  16. News Bot

    Hearthstone: The Winners & Losers of the HCT Summer Championship

    The Hearthstone Summer Championship having wrapped up over the weekend, with Kim 'Surrender' Jungsoo coming out the winner. The weekend was filled with thrilling moments and strong deck builds, but when the smoke cleared, Hearthstone players had a much clearer picture of the game's meta moving...
  17. News Bot

    Surrender Wins Hearthstone Summer Championship, Pavel Misses Cut for Worlds

    The Hearthstone Summer Championship is in the books. Four Hearthstone players have punched their ticket to January's HCT World Championship, but one player took home the lion's share of a $250,000 prize pool. That player was Korea's Kim "Surrender" Jungsoo, beating Jon "Orange" Westberg 3-2 in...
  18. News Bot

    Hearthstone: 4 Cards to Watch at the HCT Summer Championship

    The Hearthstone Summer Championship weekend is set to begin on Friday morning, with 16 players (four from four different regions) competing for a share of the $250,000 prize pool. With so much at stake, the competitors are all bringing their best decks forward. Shacknews is in attendance at the...
  19. News Bot

    Weekend PC Download Deals for 9/22: Free Depth Weekend, Humble Store Summer Sale Encore

    There's a heavy bounty to be found in this weekend's PC deals, with many digital retailers still finding something to celebrate. Bundle Stars turns 5 and offers up a slew of deals, while the Humble Store wraps up its End of Summer Sale by giving everyone a second chance at all of the past...
  20. News Bot

    Weekend PC Download Deals for 9/8: Free Skyrim Steam Weekend, Humble Store Summer Sale

    Greetings, travelers. It's been a while for this feature, hasn't it? Well, the hiatus has lifted and the Weekend PC Download Deals feature is back! So let's take a look at some of the best deals coming this weekend. Steam has a free weekend for Skyrim, EA titles are all over Amazon, and the...
  21. News Bot

    Esports Under Consideration For Inclusion in Paris 2024 Summer Olympics

    Some traditional sports analysts and fans have been fairly vocal about their opposition to esports, but it is here to stay. If a DOTA 2 competition with a prize pool tallying up over $20 million isn’t confirmation enough, maybe this next bit of news will do it for you. Video games have...
  22. News Bot

    Let the Overwatch Summer Games Begin - Again!

    Overwatch made a splash with it Summer Games event last year, tied to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero. The event was so popular that Blizzard is bringing it back again, this time to Sydney, starting today. Lucioball returns in its 3v3 format, but there will also be a new mode called...
  23. News Bot

    Civilization 6 Summer Update Adds Nubia Civ, Numerous Changes

    If you are still playing just one more turn in Civilization 6, then you will be thrilled to find out that the new Summer Update is available, bringing a host of changes and fixes to the game. If you have the Digital Deluxe edition, the even better news is that a new Civ and a new Scenario Pack...
  24. SkipperSW

    Let's Discuss | Killing Floor: Summer Sideshow

    This is for all of us who love a good orgasmic body-splosion from our loving game Killing Floor. Summer Sideshow is the first event that was made for Killing Floor 2. We still have Halloween and Christmas... and April Fool's Day. (Yes the Portal map was from the April Fool's) Any thoughts on...
  25. News Bot

    Oculus Rift and Touch Bundle Drops to $400 For Summer Sale

    If you haven't had a chance to get in on the VR craze because of the prohibitive cost, now is your chance to get a Oculus Rift and Touch bundle for the price of a PS4 Pro. Yep, that's $399.99 at a savings of about $200. Facebook announced the limited-time Summer of Rift sale on the official...