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Terminally ill boy gets his wish to play Fallout 76 granted
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Terminally ill boy gets his wish to play Fallout 76 granted

When 12-year-old Wes Pak learned that the cancer he’d been fighting for more than half his life had taken a turn for the worse, he was devastated. Doctors had recommended to his parents that they stop treatment, and they said he likely wouldn’t live to the end of the year. As the reality of the diagnosis set in over the next few days, Pak realized that he wouldn’t ever have a chance to play Fallout 76, which comes out in November. read more

Cyberpunk 2077 Dev Isn’t Afraid to Admit Game Features Politics
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Cyberpunk 2077 Dev Isn’t Afraid to Admit Game Features Politics

Cyberpunk 2077 is a sci-fi action RPG title from the creators of The Witcher franchise, CD Projekt RED. Since its gameplay premier during E3 2018, the game went under criticism for its first-person view and other topics. In addition to that, the studio wanted to make sure players felt Cyberpunk 2077’s world is live and vibrant, and they aren’t afraid to admit there is politics involved. read more

‘Matter’ trademark points to Bungie’s next IP
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‘Matter’ trademark points to Bungie’s next IP

Bungie has filed a trademark for something called Matter. The filing specifically specifically covers videogames, and even comes with a logo that doesn’t appear to fit in with any existing Destiny iconography – meaning this is unlikely to be a new expansion or addition to the lore. There’s no official word just yet on what this is, but popular speculation suggests it’s Bungie’s next IP. read more

Valve renames an Artifact card after accidental racist connotations
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Valve renames an Artifact card after accidental racist connotations

Valve has offered a steady reveal of Artifact cards over the past several days, but one of those reveals came with some extremely unfortunate connotations. Thankfully, the developers have already confirmed that the card – originally titled Crack the Whip – will now be called Coordinated Assault, after a wave of criticism about the original title’s implied (though admittedly accidental) racism. read more