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Ram in Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege Reveals New Season Operation Heavy Mettle Reveal & New Operator "Ram"

Today Ubisoft fully unveiled the next season coming to its successful multiplayer squad first-person shooter Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, alongside its new operator.  The new season, which will…

August 13, 2023 | 05:56 EDT

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Rainbow Six Siege Teases Operation Heavy Mettle Reveal & New Korean Operator

Today Ubisoft released a quick cinematic trailer to tease the reveal of the next season of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege, dubbed "Operation Heavy Mettle." We don't get to see much, besides what…

August 10, 2023 | 12:45 EDT

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Escape From Tarkov Patch 0.13.5 Brings New Boss, Gear Presets, And More

Escape from Tarkov patch 0.13.5 is arriving today, bringing with it a new boss to fight, swappable gear presets, and more. Where previous Tarkov updates have focused on improving the game's…

August 10, 2023 | 03:12 EDT

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Ubisoft Announces Better than Expected Financial Results & Boasts Ubisoft Forward Success

Ubisoft just announced its financial results for Q1 of the fiscal year 2023-24, related to the period between April 2023 and June 2023. Net bookings for the quarter were €267.7 million. While this…

July 20, 2023 | 04:33 EDT

Escape from Tarkov

Escape from Tarkov Update Aims to Increase Accuracy & Reduce Desync

If you play Escape from Tarkov, you know that at times it can suffer from a number of issues, and an update coming tomorrow aims to mitigate some very relevant ones. Numbered, the update…

July 5, 2023 | 06:48 EDT

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Escape from Tarkov Developers Vow to Take Action Against Datamining

The developers of Escape from Tarkov at Battlestate Games have announced that they will start taking action against dataminers leaking unreleased information about the game.  The announcement was…

June 25, 2023 | 02:09 EDT

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Starship Troopers: Extermination Early Access Roadmap Revealed

Starship Troopers: Extermination has been out there in the world for a little while, and now, Offworld Industries has shared the game's Early Access roadmap. Content making its way to the multiplayer…

June 2, 2023 | 02:50 EDT

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Rainbow Six Siege's New Operator Fenrir Gets "Dreadful" Animated Trailer

Following the full reveal of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege's new season "Operation Dread Factor," its new operator Fenrir got an animated trailer. We get to take a glimpse at Fenrir's past, before…

May 14, 2023 | 03:25 EDT

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New Rainbow Six Siege Season "Operation Dread Factor" Fully Revealed With Fearsome Operator Fenrir

Today Ubisoft fully revealed the new season for its popular shooter Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, including a new operator and more tweaks and additions.  As we saw yesterday, the new Swedish…

May 14, 2023 | 02:48 EDT

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Rainbow Six Siege Reveals New Operator Fenrir With Operation Dread Factor Cinematic Trailer

Ubisoft is preparing to fully reveal the next season of its ultra-popular FPS Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, and today we get the cinematic trailer. Specifically, the trailer provides the first…

May 13, 2023 | 12:24 EDT

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Rainbow Six Siege Reveals Consulate Map Rework Coming With Operation Dread Factor

Ubisoft is preparing to reveal the next season of its ultra-popular FPS Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, and today they revealed an appetizer.  The new season, titled Operation Dread Factor, is going…

May 7, 2023 | 03:46 EDT

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Ready Or Not Back On Steam After Accidental Takedown

The popular early-access tactical shooter Ready or Not was removed from sale on Steam for over an hour earlier today. This perplexed even the developers, who after the delisting posted on Steam…

May 4, 2023 | 04:20 EDT

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Starship Troopers: Extermination Early Access Release Date Revealed

We now have a Starship Troopers: Extermination Early Access release date. If you hate bugs (as you should), you'll be able to blast 'em on PC via Steam starting from May 17th, and you won't just be…

May 3, 2023 | 10:04 EDT

Escape from Tarkov Arena

Escape from Tarkov Arena Shows its FPS Gameplay in New Trailer

Battlestate Games released new gameplay of its upcoming FPS spin-off Escape from Tarkov Arena.  In case you missed the announcement back in 2022, Escape from Tarkov Arena is a session-based…

April 8, 2023 | 05:15 EDT

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Aliens: Dark Descent Release Date Revealed For June

Focus and developer Tindalos Interactive have revealed the Aliens: Dark Descent release date. The tactical squad-based action game is coming to PC and consoles on June 20th, and to accompany the…

March 21, 2023 | 09:49 EDT

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Rainbow Six Siege Year 8 Detailed: Developers "Looking at the Next 10 Years"

Today Ubisoft revealed what players can expect from the full year 8 of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege content. During the broadcast of the Six Invitational 2023 tournament, creative director…

February 19, 2023 | 09:34 EST

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Rainbow Six Siege Revels Season 1 for Year 8, New Operator, & Features

Today Ubisoft revealed the first season of the eighth year of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, including plenty of news.  The new season, which was teased yesterday, is titled "Operation…

February 18, 2023 | 05:55 EST

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Rainbow Six Siege Cinematic Trailer Marks a Dark Beginning for Year 8

Ubisoft's popular tactical shooter Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is about to enter its 8th year, and today the publisher revealed a cinematic trailer. The trailer is quite dark, showing a squad…

February 17, 2023 | 12:13 EST

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Ubisoft Teases Unannounced "Large Game" & Announces Financial Results

Ubisoft just announced its financial results for the first nine months of the fiscal year 2022-23, related to the period between April and December 2022. During the third quarter of the year, the…

February 16, 2023 | 12:29 EST

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[Updated] PSA: Escape From Tarkov Steam Page Is Fake

Update: Valve has stepped in and taken down the fake Escape From Tarkov Steam page, which will now redirect you to the Steam homepage if you visit it. All the assets have also been taken down, per…

January 24, 2023 | 10:05 EST

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Escape From Tarkov Patch 0.13 Takes To The Streets Today

Escape from Tarkov's latest patch is coming today, finally opening up the long-awaited Streets area of the game...or part of it, at any rate. You can look forward to a new area to explore, new skills…

December 28, 2022 | 08:58 EST

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Ubisoft Allegedly Turns Deaf Ear To Esports Harassment Complaints

Esports pro Cherna, whose real name is Danielle Andrade, has quit one of the top South American esports leagues, citing a total lack of support on Ubisoft's behalf. Cherna is a pro Rainbow Six Siege …

December 21, 2022 | 10:18 EST

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Huge Ready Or Not November Update Adds New Maps And More

The Ready or Not November update has arrived, and it's the game's biggest yet. The "Adam Update" brings five brand new levels, four weapons to get to grips with, and a host of new AI behaviors that…

November 30, 2022 | 09:52 EST

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Starship Troopers: Extermination Lets You Blast Bugs Next Year

Starship Troopers: Extermination is a just-announced sci-fi co-op FPS title from Offworld Industries, who are known for their work in Squad, a hardcore FPS. In the latest Starship Troopers title, you…

November 28, 2022 | 10:52 EST

Aliens: Fireteam Elite Crossplay

Aliens: Fireteam Elite Crossplay Coming Soon

Aliens: Fireteam Elite crossplay is finally coming nearly a year after its launch, along with a bunch of other neat additions on July 26, 2022. Along with Aliens: Fireteam Elite crossplay, its…

July 14, 2022 | 09:33 EDT

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Hell Let Loose Producer James Light Dies Aged Just 28

James Light, a producer on the World War II multiplayer shooter Hell Let Loose, has unexpectedly died due to complications arising from cardiac surgery. Max Rea, founder of developer Black Matter,…

July 6, 2022 | 09:10 EDT

A player aiming at an enemy through a sniper scope in Escape from Tarkov

Escape From Tarkov Patch 12.12.30 Update and Wipe Launched

Escape from Tarkov patch 12.12.30 is live, bringing new content and a wipe to the military multiplayer FPS. With the latest update, Battlestate Games also continues its silence regarding the war in…

June 29, 2022 | 10:37 EDT

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Aliens Fireteam Elite Releases New Patch Details

The Alien franchise has produced many games, the most recent being Aliens: Fireteam Elite, which will be getting updated. Announced both on the game's official website and its Steam, Patch 1.0.3.…

June 21, 2022 | 03:09 EDT

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(Updated) Ready Or Not Returns To Steam After Trademark Claim

Update June 20th 8:12AM: Spicy Horse's American McGee has confirmed that his games were likely removed from Steam due to a glitch. In a tweet, McGee said that he was trying to remove Akaneiro: Demon…

June 20, 2022 | 08:22 EDT


GTFO Rundown 7.0 Rise Update Includes Ten New Expeditions

The GTFO Rundown 7.0 Rise update has just launched, and it includes a new Garden environment and ten new expeditions that should challenge even the best players. There are also two new enemies that…

June 16, 2022 | 10:20 EDT

Ready Or Not

Ready Or Not Update Includes New Maps And Physics

The Ready Or Not game aims to create realistic encounters and they're going to get more real. The devs have announced a new update which will add new content, game elements, and performance aspects.…

June 13, 2022 | 03:52 EDT

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Next Escape From Tarkov Update Details Shared

Yesterday, Battlestate Games held a livestream in which the studio revealed some more details about the next Escape from Tarkov update. It's bringing the highly-anticipated Lighthouse expansion, as…

June 10, 2022 | 09:21 EDT

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Escape From Tarkov Arena Finally Revealed By Battlestate

Battlestate Games has finally officially revealed Escape from Tarkov Arena. It's a smaller-scale standalone shooter with PvE and PvP elements that looks like it'll be largely focused around combat…

June 6, 2022 | 09:21 EDT


GTFO Rundown 7.0 Rise Unlocks Soon

If you're into GTFO, you probably should know that GTFO's Rundown 7.0 Rise is unlocking very soon: June 16, 2022. On that day, there will be a new set of expedition unlocks for yourself and your crew…

June 3, 2022 | 11:55 EDT

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New Ready or Not Maps Detailed in Dev Update

Void Interactive has shared more details and new screenshots about the two new Ready or Not maps Club and Valley, both of which are expected to arrive in a June 2022 update. Ready or Not is a first-…

May 26, 2022 | 04:01 EDT

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Next Ready or Not Update Coming June 2022 With New Maps and More

The next Ready or Not update arrives in June 2022 and promises to be Void Interactive's "largest content update yet," delivering new maps, new weapons, and more. Ready or Not is a spiritual…

May 18, 2022 | 01:49 EDT

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Escape from Tarkov Update Nerfs Item Drops to Combat Boosting and RMT

A new Escape from Tarkov update severely restricts the ability to drop items to other players in an attempt to combat boosting and real-money trading (RMT). Escape from Tarkov charges players with…

May 11, 2022 | 02:50 EDT

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Escape from Tarkov Rogues Event Invades 3 Locations

An Escape from Tarkov Rogues event has been announced -- this deadly faction has invaded three locations of the game, making your Raids a little more challenging. Escape from Tarkov removed all…

May 6, 2022 | 02:43 EDT

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All Escape from Tarkov Traders Removed for 5 Days

All of the Escape from Tarkov Traders have been removed from the game for 5 days, making this looter shooter even more challenging than before. Escape from Tarkov challenges players to survive in a…

April 27, 2022 | 04:43 EDT

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Escape from Tarkov Update Patch Adds Repair Kits and More

Escape from Tarkov Update Patch has arrived, adding NVIDIA DLSS, Weapon and Armor Repair Kits, and more to the game. The last few months have been pretty wild for Escape from Tarkov.…

April 13, 2022 | 03:53 EDT

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Escape from Tarkov Reveals New Daily Tasks, Crafting Changes, and More

A number of new features and improvements have been revealed for Escape from Tarkov including new crafting mechanics, an expansion to the Lighthouse, and more. Escape from Tarkov is a looter shooter…

April 4, 2022 | 02:14 EDT

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'Everything Will Be Fine' With Escape from Tarkov, Dev Says

Many game developers are being affected by the Russia-Ukraine War, but Battlestate Games doesn't anticipate any problems with Escape from Tarkov due to sanctions on Russia or other issues. The…

March 9, 2022 | 02:41 EST

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The Rouble is Crashing in Escape from Tarkov

The in-game economy of Escape from Tarkov is being affected by the real-world downward slide of the Russian Rouble, mirroring the economic impacts affecting the currency in the real world. Escape…

March 1, 2022 | 04:18 EST

Ready Or Not

February Ready or Not Update Adds New Map and Two Weapons

The Ready or Not February update includes a bunch of new additions for players to try out, including two new weapons, a new test map, and melee suspects. The weapons are the G36C-a German 5.56…

March 1, 2022 | 09:37 EST

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Devs Explain Why Ready or Not Alpha Testing is Gated Behind $120 Supporter Edition

VOID Interactive has released a statement explaining why Ready or Not alpha testing is restricted to players who purchased the $120 Supporter Edition. Ready or Not is a new tactical shooter that…

January 18, 2022 | 02:47 EST

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January's Ready or Not Update Adds Two New Maps, and More

Ready or Not launched on Steam's Early Access last month, and there's already a lot of promising content within. Not to skip a beat, developer VOID Interactive announced the latest Ready or Not…

January 15, 2022 | 03:08 EST

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Ready or Not Devs Respond to Controversy Over Edgy Placeholder Assets

Tactical FPS Ready or Not has found itself mired in controversy, ultimately resulting in Void Interactive responding to these allegations with a statement. 2022 is going to be a feast for fans of…

January 7, 2022 | 04:09 EST

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Ready or Not Release Date Coming 2021, Gameplay Tutorial Shown

The Ready or Not release date will arrive before the end of the year and a new Ready or Not gameplay tutorial video gives us an idea of what we can expect from the spiritual successor to the SWAT …

December 16, 2021 | 02:34 EST