8 things to watch out for this week

1) Sea of Thieves takes Rare, and maybe all of online gaming, into uncharted waters – but how long will the adventure last? Just a few years ago we were wondering when Rare would stop making Kinect Sports sequels and start doing original projects again. The 32-year-old studio will deliver on Tuesday when Sea of Thieves, its long-awaited online pirate…

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After heavy criticism, Star War Battlefront 2 lootboxes go cosmetic only – but is it too little too late?

In a perfect world, Star Wars Battlefront 2 would have been known for its gorgeous graphics, exciting gameplay, and an enjoyable single-player campaign. In the real world, any positives the game had going for it were quickly overshadowed by accusations of predatory and extreme implementation of lootboxes. Publisher EA is taking steps to remedy that, and changes are set to…

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Avengers: Infinity War directors on how much larger the movie’s biggest battle is compared to Civil War’s superhero scrap (hint: it’s a lot)

Avengers: Infinity War is going to be big. That was never in doubt. Thanos’ galaxy-wide hunt for the Infinity Stones was only ever going to end one way. But we never thought it’d be as massive as it looks like it’s turning out to be. The previous granddaddy of gigantic action scenes was Captain America: Civil War’s none-too-insignifcant airport scene….

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Daily NewsRadar: Overwatch’s Brigitte will be here soon, Quake Champions gets Instagib, and Hearthstone reveals new cards

You’re this close to the weekend – just one more day to go. Fortunately, these invigorating pieces of news should help you make it there no problem!  Brigitte is headed into the Overwatch fray next Tuesday  Like father, like daughter. Brigitte, a tanky support hero and Reinhardt’s shield-bearing progeny, will debut on the live Overwatch servers next week, March 20….

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