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Polygon reviews American Truck Simulator and finds its a trucking good time:

There aren’t many games out there that I’d spend several hours creating a Spotify playlist for. But American Truck Simulator scratches the exact same itch that Elite: Dangerous does. While they’re vastly different games, both evoke a sense of the wide open road, of the perfect road trip. Both give you freedom and put you in control of your own destiny and your own direction. Both are ridiculously compelling and they let you set your own pace.​

Definitely understand where they are coming from after spending extensive time in Farming Simulator 15. You just sort of get caught up in it.
The Division currently has a cheating problem but Ubisoft is aware and will hopefully have anti-cheat code in for the rumored beta (Game is currently alpha). Details:

"We are aware of the cheating issues in the closed beta on PC," the developer said in The Division's forums. "The team is fully committed to providing solutions against this and a system will be in place to ensure a fair experience for players when the game is released on March 8."

Exploits include altering statistics to grant players unlimited health and ammo, super-speed, critical hit chance, no recoil, and unlimited medical kits.​

Gamespot has links to more conversation and details here.
Gamespot reviews Lego Marvel's Avengers saying that:

After the inventiveness of Lego Dimensions, it's tough to go back to a game that follows the old Lego formula. But Marvel's Avengers mostly staves off franchise fatigue thanks to its fast-paced, cheery nature. If you've played a Lego game in recent years then you'll know what to expect: another familiar and fun adventure that you can enjoy with your kids.​
First Sony (with "Let's Play) now EA trying to trademark "Ghost". At least Ubi is fighting the good fight:

Ubisoft has filed an opposition against Electronic Arts' trademark application for the name "ghost," according to records kept by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

Ubisoft motioned to block EA's trademark attempt on Jan. 29, according to the USPTO's opposition notice. Ubisoft cited its own ownership of the phrase "ghost recon" (as in games such as Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter) as the reason why EA's trademark should not go forward.​

Check out more details at Polygon.
Black Desert launches on March 3rd.

PC Gamer has posted a few screenshots for Rainbow Six Siege upcoming DLC entitled Black Ice. Details on new operators you'll be able to play:

As for the new operators, they haven't yet been added to the site. According to leaks, the Canadian operators will include Frost and Buck – the former is a defence operator bearing a mechanical trap, while Buck can "toggle [an] under-barrel shotgun attachment to his main weapon".​

Check out the screens and details about the map here.
Big news for Epic Games as its been announced that Final Fantasy VII will use the Unreal Engine. Details from GamesBeat:

In-house engines like Crystal Tools and Luminous Studios are often expensive and difficult to make, while using licensed ones like Unreal Engine 4 can free developers of much of the grunt work that comes along with a homemade system. Unreal is the engine for in-development releases like Gears of War 4 and Street Fighter V. Other upcoming Square Enix games with Unreal Engine 4 include Dragon Quest XI and Kingdom Hearts III.​

Check out more details using the link.
Good news for folks worried about Blizzard charging for new maps and characters in Overwatch. They won't:

"There's been some worry and concern about this," Kaplan said. "We have ideas for additional maps and heroes that we'd like to add to the game. We thought about this and we decided the best way to add them to the game is to patch them in as free content and not as [paid] DLC. So hopefully that alleviates some concerns that people have."​

Gamespot has more details here.