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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