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Closed Beta Trailer

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 19:53
The land of Mondel is at war between those who love fantasy and tech in this MMO.
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Titanfall DLC Details & Mario Kart Bundle - IGN Daily Fix

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 19:51
Titanfall new maps are revealed & Mario Kart 8 Bundled is announced for UK. Plus, faster turn around on the next Watch Dogs and Elder Scroll Online reveals new Adventure Zone.
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5 of The Biggest News Stories for April 24th

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 19:30

The Elder Scrolls Online and Titanfall's War Games map gets gorgeous new screenshots (which you can see in the video above), Nintendo announces three new things that are bound to make you happy, and Ubisoft totally teases us talking about making a possible Watch Dogs sequel. I also unveil our Fix Fan of the Week and detail how you can become one!

Here are the top stories we covered:

Screens of the new map War Games and details about what it will explore.

Check The Elder Scrolls Online first adventure zone in these new screenshots!

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Let's Play Daylight: What Barbie Adventure Taught Me

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 19:00
As Destin struggles to escape in Daylight, he remembers a tip from watching Barbie Adventure.
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Minecraft: Explore Every Inch of Denmark

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 18:35

If you can't afford a plane ticket to Denmark, you can at least explore its more geometric clone in Minecraft. Denmark's Ministry of Environment has recreated the entire country in the popular building game, using maps and elevation data for reference.

Danish site DR.DK (via VentureBeat) reports that the file size for the ambitious project is about 1TB, consisting of 4 trillion individual bricks. The actual country is roughly 43,000 square kilometers. The Ministry's Simon Kokkendor and Thorbjørn Nielsen created the model by feeding the map data into an algorithm that created it in Minecraft automatically. Since this is based on topographic data, it probably lacks modeling for individual buildings.

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Live Titanfall Tournament: IGN Competes

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 18:16

On Friday, April 25, IGN's undefeated Titanfall tournament team is competing in the MLG GameBattles online tournament. You can watch it right here starting at 3pm Pacific/6pm Eastern.

After 57 straight wins, and winning three tournaments -- 3v3 Last Titan Standing, 4v4 Last Titan Standing, and 5v5 Variant -- we're playing in a Single Elimination event with 64 teams.

The 6v6 tournament is three games per round, and you can catch us streaming matches live right on this page from IGN's Twitch.TV channel.

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Earn Quick XP and Loot From Zombies - The Elder Scrolls Online

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 17:20
IGN's Shawn Saris ( @MrTheVestman ) shows you the best way to farm zombies, earning tons of loot and experience in the process. For more on ESO including crafting, questing, werewolves and more, check out the full wiki on IGN @ http://www.ign.com/wikis/elder-scrolls-online
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Star Trek: TNG in a CCG? Make it So…

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 17:16

Wanna call attention to your science fiction card game? Not many better ways to do that than by licensing one of the biggest franchises in the genre, Star Trek: The Next Generation. That's what Infinity Wars, a digital collectible card game, has accomplished. It's releasing a TNG expansion in May, supplementing the game's six existing factions with two new ones: the Klingons and the Federation. I've never heard of a game landing a major license after it's been released—Infinity Wars has been on Steam Early Access for around a month—so this piqued my curiosity.

The most surprising thing about the addition of Star Trek to Infinity Wars is just how different the tone of the existing game world is from Star Trek's. The currently existing factions include militant religious fanatics, undead techno-zombies, and Mass Death-casting demon worshippers. There are also violent-but-cute animals. The net effect feels much more like the brutal mystical universe of Warhammer 40k than the rational utopianism of Star Trek.

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A Full Round of Titan Mode in Minimum

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 17:04
Get a look at a full match of Titan mode from Atari's MOBA-inspired shooter.
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Hearthstone's Curse of Naxxramas Expansion: New Details!

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 16:45
Blizzard reveals more info on how you'll unlock those 30 new cards.
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Stan's Titanfall Montage

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 16:31
IGN is celebrating bring your kid to work day, and one 9-year old showed off his editing skills with this epic Titanfall video.
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The Making of Child of Light, Part 3 - The Storytellers

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 15:42
Meet the voices and the storytellers behind the modern day fairy tale of Child of Light. Learn about Aurora's transformative journey from childhood to adulthood on her quest to recover the sources of light.
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Infinity Wars Gets Star Trek: TNG

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 15:37
Star Trek: The Next Generation meets the Infinity Wars card-battle game.
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Just Cause 3 May Arrive in 2015

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 14:34

The rumored and teased Just Cause 3 may be released next year by Square Enix.

Christofer Sundberg, founder and chief creative office at Avalanche Studios, lists an unannounced sandbox action game on his LinkedIn profile, purportedly created by Avalanche Studios New York and published by Square Enix. Sundberg describes the project as a "new installment in a very well-known game series. The game ... is scheduled for completion in June 2015 for next-generation console platforms."

Over a year ago, Kotaku columnist Superannuation reported that the link for the unannounced project went to the Just Cause website, which was a cute but unsubtle hint that the game is Just Cause 3. Since then, though, Sundberg has altered the link to go to Avalanche's website.

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Snapshot 14w17a Ready for Testing!

Minecraft Forums News Feed - Thu, 2014-04-24 14:24
While this Snapshot may seem to be a bit feature-light, Mojang has been pouring in some hard hours into the plugin API, which isn't too far off on the horizon now! While a good bit of the API is written, it is unstable enough to warrant some extra work before being tested. Don't worry though, it won't be long now! In the meantime, enjoy some sweet new worldgen features, and a potload of bugfixes!

FEATURES:
  • New highly customisable terrain generation! (Create new world -> “World Type: Customized”)
  • New customisable world borders! Check out the /worldborder command.
  • Lots of bug fixes, performance gains and code cleaning-upper-izing.
  • ???
Please report any and all bugs you find in Minecraft to bugs.mojang.com. If nobody reports a bug, they can’t fix it!

To get snapshots, open your launcher and press the “New Profile” button. Call it “snapshots” and check the box saying “Enable experimental development snapshots” and save. To switch to the normal version, you can select it in the dropdown at the bottom left corner of the launcher. Back up your world first or run the game on in a different folder (See the “new profile” dialog).

Snapshots can corrupt your world, please backup and/or run them in a different folder from your main worlds.

Cross-platform server jar:
REPORT BUGS TO:
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Unboxing Loot Crate's May Edition

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 14:17
This month's box is called "Dragon". What could be inside? IGN's own Greg Miller and Tim Gettys find out.
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Titanfall's first DLC map shown off in new images

GameSpot's PC Reviews - Thu, 2014-04-24 13:59

Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment today released the first images of War Games, one of the new maps coming to the game next month as part of the Expedition DLC, which was announced earlier this month at PAX East. War Games, described as a "parkour playground," is based in a virtual reality world where Pilots compete in simulated environments of Angel City, Rise, and Airbase Sierra.

The IMC will start in an Airbase-style structure, featuring working Marvins and a tank repair garage. The Militia, on the other hand, start off in an environment based on Angel City, but featuring new night time twist. Respawn says in a blog post that War Games is one of the game's "most wallrunning friendly maps" the developer has ever created. You can read more about War Games on the Titanfall website.

War Games is one of three new maps coming to Titanfall through the upcoming Expedition DLC. The other two are called Swampland and Runoff, though Respawn hasn't said much about these maps yet.

The Expedition DLC is included with the $25 Titanfall DLC Pass and can be purchased separately for $10. A new 2v2 Last Titan Standing mode is also coming to Titanfall sometime in the future and will be available as a free download for all players.

Titanfall launched for Xbox One and PC on March 11 and was the top-selling game overall in the United States during the month. The Xbox 360 version was released on April 8. For more on Titanfall, be sure to read GameSpot's previous coverage.

Eddie Makuch is a news editor at GameSpot, and you can follow him on Twitter @EddieMakuchGot a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email news@gamespot.com
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Watch Game Scoop! Episode 300 LIVE

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 13:55

Game Scoop! -- IGN's video game talk show -- is about to level up. The show turns 300 on Friday, April 25th. Please join us for a special live streaming event. We'll be taking your questions live, giving away a PS4 with a copy of Watch Dogs, and getting into other shenanigans.

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What: Game Scoop! Episode 300 Live

Where: Right here in this article.

When: Friday, April 25th, 11AM Pacific (7PM London)

Why: Chat with the Game Scoop! crew live and maybe win yourself a PS4 with a copy of Watch Dogs!

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The Making of Child of Light - Part 3

GameSpot's PC Reviews - Thu, 2014-04-24 13:48
Meet the voices and the storytellers behind the modern day fairy tale of Child of Light.
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Unreal Engine 4 Gets SteamOS, Indie Xbox Support

IGN.com - Thu, 2014-04-24 13:37

Unreal Engine 4's 4.1 update brings with it development support for SteamOS, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Linux, and a plethora of other improvements and additions to the engine.

Members of Microsoft's ID@Xbox indie program and registered PlayStation developers using the engine will receive access to the UE4 source code at no extra cost. Additionally, the update includes new content level examples, tutorials, rolling and flying templates, an asset deletion assistant, an undo history window, and bug fixes. For more information on the update, check out the release notes.

During the Game Developers Conference 2014, Epic Games announced that the Unreal Engine 4 would adopt a subscription model to make its engine more accessible.

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