/Gaming/ Last Updated: Fri, Apr 28th, 2017 @ 8:55pm EDT

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Shane Roberts on Gear, shared by Shane Roberts to Kotaku

Razer Takes Only Logical Next Step, Adds RGB Lighting To A Mouse Pad

It’s also a pretty great mouse mat.

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Chris Carter

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe guide: Winning in Battle Mode

Strategies for everything old and new

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Nathan Grayson

Track: Muther | Artist: letlive. | Album: Fake History

Track: Muther | Artist: letlive. | Album: Fake History

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The Lowest Seed In Dota's Kiev Major Just Beat The Top Team

It’s not often you see upsets like the one that happened today in Kyiv, Ukraine, where the lowest seed of the tournament not only pushed the top seed to a game three, but eliminated them altogether.

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Mat Elfring

Who Is Adam Warlock? - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, which is in theaters internationally now and comes to the US on May 5, expands upon the Marvel Cinematic Universe by introducing new characters of the cosmic variety. The newest film in the studio's constantly growing universe debuts a slew of new characters during the five post-credit sequences, which we break down here.

We're taking a closer look at Warlock, a character who has heavy ties to the Marvel cosmic universe.

Warning: Spoilers for the post-credit...

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Allegra Frank

Watch Emma Watson pick the right answer to one of gaming’s toughest questions

The Circle is terrible, but at least it has this ...

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Samit Sarkar

Overwatch surpasses 30 million players

That’s a lot of play(er)s of the game

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Not Even Excellent Outfits Can Save Overwatch Pros From Other Team's Genji

KongDoo Panthera’s outfits are so good. While other Overwatch teams go with the standard “we wear jerseys basically all the time” look (aka “the Kevin Smith”), KongDoo’s players prefer to snazz it up. Last season they wore stylish dress shirts and suspenders. This season? Sailor uniforms.

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Matt Wales

Ark: Survival Evolved's Volcano Is About to Erupt, And Players Will Want to Dive In

Ark: Survival Evolved’s long-dormant volcano, situated near the center of the game’s Island map) is about to blow, and developer Wildcard is strongly suggesting that anyone in the immediate vicinity kindly steps out of the way. (But you’ll want to go back later.)

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Eddie Makuch

Overwatch Passes 30 Million Players, Up From 25 Million

Blizzard's shooter Overwatch has reached a new player milestone.

The developer announced today that the game has now passes 30 million registered players, which is up from the 25 million figure that was announced back in January.

More than 30 million players have charged into Overwatch!

Thanks for grouping up with us, heroes. We couldn't ask for a better team. ???? pic.twitter.com/j2lRsUtpnd

— Overwatch (@PlayOverwatch) April 28, 2017

Importantly, Overwatch has not necessarily sold 30...

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Eddie Makuch

Destiny Will Be Down For Maintenance Next Week, Here's When

Destiny's servers will be offline for a few hours next week, Bungie has announced.

The servers will come down for maintenance on Thursday, May 4, beginning at 10 AM PT. Bungie said in its latest weekly blog post that it expects the maintenance to be finished at 2 PM PT, meaning the downtime will amount to around four hours if everything runs as planned.

"The server maintenance will not introduce any content changes or gameplay impact," Bungie said.

In other Destiny news, Bungie has released a...

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Eddie Makuch

Halo 5 Dev Acknowledges "Disconnect" Between Marketing And Actual Game

Recently, Halo boss Frank O'Connor frankly acknowledged the issues people had with Halo 5's story. He said he understands that some wanted a more Master Chief-centric story, and assured fans that Microsoft is taking this feedback into consideration for the next Halo game.

Now, developer 343 Industries has shed some further light on the subject. In its latest weekly blog post, the studio started off by reminding fans that the next Halo game is still under wraps. "It's important to note that...

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Tamoor Hussain

Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite: What We Liked, Disliked and Want

A preview build of Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite has been doing the rounds, and a lot has changed. There are a lot of technical details to unpack if you're a fan of the fast-paced fighting franchise, so GameSpot's avid Marvel Vs. Capcom players from around the globe--Joey Yee, Tamoor Hussain, and Edmond Tran--decided to get together to let their thoughts, impressions, and opinions flow freely.

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Edmond: Let's kick it off with the basics: Marvel Vs. Capcom has changed its button...

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Eddie Makuch

Halo 5 Big Team Battle Gets More Maps, As New Halo 2 DLC Released

Coming up on two years after its release, Halo 5 continues to get new content and updates. In 343's latest weekly blog post, the developer talked about the big new update today for Halo 5's Big Team Battle multiplayer mode.

Starting off, the mode Assault is now playable in the mode, featuring BRs to start and a longer match timer. As for the new maps, there are five in all, each of which was made by community members using Halo 5's robust Forge tools.

In addition to Big Team Assault, the Big...

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Stephen Totilo

The Lack Of Master Chief Was The Least Of Halo 5’s Campaign Problems

Video game sequels often fix the problems of their predecessors thanks to, among other things, the iterative advancements of technology. That’s on top of the fact that making creative work in the gaming medium is still an exercise in being an artistic pioneer. So you at least hope that the people making sequels know…

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Riley MacLeod

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

Weekends are for going to sing karaoke for your friend’s birthday but never knowing the available songs because all you know is 90s punk rock, musical theater, and obscure hymns from the 1800s. Also, video games.

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Chris Pereira

Check Out Bethesda's E3 Showcase Invite, Which May Tease Two Announcements

Bethesda has sent out invites for its E3 media briefing, and with it, some interesting artwork featuring the company's various franchises.

Pictured below, the art depicts Bethesdaland, a mock theme park that consists of areas dedicated to the likes of Doom, Quake, and The Elder Scrolls. That may signal that we'll see news regarding those franchises--certainly, Quake Champions announcements wouldn't be a surprise--but more interesting are the two areas depicted as under construction.

It's...

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Brian Crecente

Play NYC joins Tribeca Games and NY Comic Con as NYC’s game expos expand

Tribeca is this weekend, Play NYC in August

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Chris Carter

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tips: Drifting to win

Behold, the new ultra mini-turbo!

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