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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order datamine uncovers a familiar face, double-bladed lightsabers and more

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order datamine uncovers a familiar face, double-bladed lightsabers and more

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Story spoilers ahead! (Image credit: Electronic Arts) EA isn't offering early access to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order over fears of spoilers, but it hasn't ended up making a difference—dataminers have still managed to root around in the game files and discover plenty, including some story spoilers, so if you want to go in fresh, turn back now! Collected on Reddit by TheMastersSkywalker, the leaks include a video showing off Cal's combat skills and Force powers, some of which we've seen before. You can see a list of Cal's moves, from leaps and evades to deflecting blaster bolts. He can also get his hands on a double-bladed lightsaber, which he'll be able to switch to mid-combo.  On his galactic jaunt, Cal will visit Bogano, Zeffo, Kashyyyk, Datho
Sonic the Hedgehog is back, with a new look and fewer human teeth

Sonic the Hedgehog is back, with a new look and fewer human teeth

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Apparently it wasn't meant to be a horror movie. Sonic the Hedgehog's new trailer is here, unveiling a more palatable version of Sonic that won't haunt your nightmares for the rest of your life. Gone are the human teeth—thank god—and the creepy, realistic nose and beady eyes. It's a big improvement. New Sonic: is broadly Sonic shaped.(Image credit: Paramount Pictures) Old Sonic: an eldritch horror that will consume your soul.(Image credit: Paramount Pictures) Originally due out this year, the reaction to the first trailer and Sonic's horrifying new look was so overwhelmingly negative that it was delayed until 2020 to give the studio time to redesign the blue monster.   Jim Carrey still looks like he should be tying women to railroad tracks, but it's not a look I'm e
Fortnite gets a custom Remembrance Day island to memorialize Canada’s war dead

Fortnite gets a custom Remembrance Day island to memorialize Canada’s war dead

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The Royal Canadian Legion commissioned Remembrance Island to help it connect with younger generations. (Image Credit: Epic Games) November 11 is observed as Remembrance Day by Commonwealth member states as a time to commemorate the sacrifices of soldiers who died in the line of duty. But memories fade, and as the horrors of industrial-scale conflicts grow distant, it becomes increasingly difficult to keep younger generations, who have never experienced it, interested and invested. To help reinvigorate that connection with history, the Royal Canadian Legion commissioned Remembrance Island, a custom map available in Fortnite Creative Mode. The map, made at no cost to the Legion by Fortnite creator Jadan Allen, has no combat: Instead, players can explore a deserted beachhead, tren
No early access to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order for Origin subscribers

No early access to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order for Origin subscribers

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Origin Access basic subscribers won't have access to a demo, either. (Image credit: EA) Electronic Arts commonly offers early access to its new games (like Battlefield 5, for instance) as a preorder bonus, and ten-hour trials to Origin Access basic subscribers. That will not be the case for the upcoming Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, however, as EA said that it doesn't want spoilers to leak out before everyone has a chance to get their hands on it. The lack of early access was actually confirmed a couple of weeks ago in a support thread, not exactly the highest-profile announcement channel available. Today's tweet is much harder to miss, and also hits on what you will get for preordering: An orange lightsaber blade, a Bee-D-1 skin, and two bonus lightsaber hilts with the standa
Bad king simulator Yes, Your Grace has a beta next week you can sign up for

Bad king simulator Yes, Your Grace has a beta next week you can sign up for

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The beta begins on November 15th and you can throw your crown in the ring to try it. (Image credit: No More Robots, Brave At Night) Yes, Your Grace is a kingdom management game about making thankless decisions that will probably come back to bite you in your royal rear. I've spent more than my fair share of time with Reigns and Reigns: Her Majesty, unlocking secrets and achievements by being a terrible ruler and I imagine that Yes, Your Grace will let me be a similarly hapless and doomed monarch.  You'll reign from the throne room, hearing the requests of your advisers and subjects before dispensing policy for their problems. Naturally, resources are limited and you can't possibly help everyone. On top of that, "not everyone has the kingdom’s best interest
Check out 20 minutes of hack and slash Druid gameplay in Diablo 4

Check out 20 minutes of hack and slash Druid gameplay in Diablo 4

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Shapeshifting is fast and furious and wolf summons happen automatically. Diablo 4 has finally been confirmed and although we don't have a release date yet, that isn't stopping Blizzard from showing off some pretty polished gameplay. Game Informer has already posted gameplay of the Sorceress and Barbarian classes, and have now tested out the Druid. In the video below you can see three Druid characters playing together alongside multiple wolf companions. Game Informer highlights how shapeshifting as a Druid feels fluid with attacks that kick off immediately as skills are triggered rather than hanging behind any transformation animation.  Also noted is a slight change in how the summoned wolf companions work. The animals are always present once the skill is unlocked, rath
Wrap up the weekend with another Golden Key Shift Code for Borderlands 3

Wrap up the weekend with another Golden Key Shift Code for Borderlands 3

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This one dropped on Sunday and expires Monday, November 11th. (Image credit: Gearbox Software) The Golden Keys are flowing this weekend and Gearbox has kicked off Sunday with yet another Borderlands 3 Shift code for you to claim. You can claim your key in-game, and open that Sanctuary chest for a chance at some sweet loot. Today's key expires at 10 am CST on Monday, November 11th.  Here's your ticket for one Golden Key in Borderlands 3: CS53B-FBS9J-95TK5-BJTT3-KJKTJ. You can find more codes, including all the ones that don't expire, at our Borderlands 3 Shift codes hub, along with more details on how to use your Golden Keys. You can also cash in the Borderlands VIP codes that we have listed for you if you haven't already. Fortunately those have a better shelf life and
Voting opens for the Golden Joystick Game of the Year 2019 Award

Voting opens for the Golden Joystick Game of the Year 2019 Award

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A bumper crop makes this year a tough call. (Image credit: Future) The boat has sailed on the chance to vote on individual categories for this year's Golden Joystick Awards, but today you can have your say on the big one: the prestigious Game Of The Year 2019 award. The winner will be announced at the Golden Joysticks award ceremony, livestreamed on November 15th. The games to pick from are: Apex Legends (EA / Respawn Entertainment)Call of Duty: Modern Warfare (Activision Blizzard / Infinity Ward)Control (505 Games / Remedy Entertainment)Disco Elysium (Studio ZA/UM / Studio ZA/UM)Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Nintendo / Intelligent Systems)Gears 5 (Xbox Game Studios / The Coalition)Outer Wilds (Annapurna Interactive / Mobius Digital)Resident Evil 2 (Capcom / Capcom)Se...
Gearbox finally shows FL4K some love in latest Borderlands 3 patch

Gearbox finally shows FL4K some love in latest Borderlands 3 patch

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Amara gets buffs, too. (Image credit: Gearbox Software) Gearbox has finally stopped nerfing Borderlands 3's robot vault hunter FL4K. After two nerfs in as many weeks, the developer has decided it went too far, and is partially rolling back a recent change to FL4K's Leave No Trace skill, which has a chance to return ammo to the player's magazine when they land a critical hit. In a Borderlands 3 update last week, Gearbox added a two-second cooldown to the skill because it was "returning much more ammo than intended". Now, it has reduced the cooldown to 0.3 seconds, which might be a good middle ground. The new cooldown should "retain the promise of the ability" without making it super-powered again, it said in patch notes this week. Gearbox also nerfed Moze's Bloodletter clas
Fortnite: Durr Burger head, dinosaur, and stone head statue locations

Fortnite: Durr Burger head, dinosaur, and stone head statue locations

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Where to find the Durr Burger head, dinosaur, and stone head statue as part of the Fortnite Season X Road Trip missions. (Image credit: Epic Games) Fortnite Season 10 (or Season X, if you prefer) has completely restructured how challenges work. Now they're called missions and they're bundled up differently. As part of the Road Trip missions, you'll need to visit the Drift-sprayed Durr Burger head, dinosaur, and stone head statue. Luckily they've been around for a while, so they're pretty easy to find. We've located them and marked them on the map for easy battle stars. Check out the map below for where to find the Durr Burger head, dinosaur, and stone head statue.  (Image credit: Epic Games)