Battlefield 6 Confirmed to Release on PS4 and Xbox One

In addition to confirming the release window for Battlefield 6 today, those in charge at Electronic Arts also announced today that the game will be coming to more platforms than originally expected. Previously only known to be on next-gen platforms for certain, EA has now revealed that DICE will also be bringing the next installment in the ongoing first-person shooter series to last-gen hardware ...read more

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Valve Boss Gabe Newell Hints at New Releases on Console Platforms

It sounds like Valve could be looking to bring more of its games to console platforms in the future. Thanks to a new tease from company CEO Gabe Newell, Valve could have more information to share later on in 2021 when it comes to more of the publisher's games appearing on Xbox, PlayStation, or even Nintendo hardware. During a new question-and-answer session featuring Newell that appeared on ...read more

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Ubisoft Shifting Focus Towards More Free-to-Play Games

Big changes seem to be in the works at Ubisoft, as the publisher has confirmed plans to shift away from the number of AAA releases that it offers per year, and more towards "high-end free-to-play games." The publisher revealed these plans in a full-year earnings call. The announcement comes just a week after the publisher revealed plans to release The Division: Heartland, a free-to-play game ...read more

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Battlefield 6 Release Window Announced by EA

Electronic Arts and DICE have always made clear that Battlefield 6, which is the upcoming installment in the ongoing first-person shooter franchise, was poised to release later on in 2021. Up until this point, however, no specific windows for release had been given by EA other than this late 2021 window. Well, that has fortunately now changed as the publisher has now given us a better idea of ...read more

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Halo Infinite concept art reveals two new Brutes and Warthog

343 Industries is sharing some new Halo Infinite concept art that previews two new Brutes, a new gun, and the Warthog's bigger, tougher cousin. First up, Hyperius and Tovarus are "a couple of Brute brothers you're likely to run across" in Halo Infinite. Neither of the Brutes look particularly pleasant, but Hyperius in particular looks downright intimidating with their red hair and skin, spiky ...read more

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Valorant New Agent 'Grenadier' Codename Potentially Leaked

Valorant Episode 2 Act 3 is underway, and players are still enjoying the new Breeze map. However, most players are disappointed that the latest Act didn’t introduce a new agent. Riot’s FPS title, Valorant, features several amazing agents, and each of them comes with distinct abilities. Of course, gunplay is still the most important part of the gameplay, but agents’ abilities can also ...read more

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Next-gen PlayStation VR is reportedly 4K, has vibration motors

Details of Sony’s new PlayStation VR headset have reportedly leaked. According to multiple UploadVR sources, Sony’s upcoming hardware will offer a resolution of 4000×2080 pixels (2000×2040 per eye), which is slightly less than current market leader HP Reverb G2 and a bit more than the Oculus Quest 2. It will also include gaze tracking capable of foveated rendering (which is discussed ...read more

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Ubisoft has delayed Skull & Bones yet again

Ubisoft's long-awaited pirate game Skull & Bones has been delayed once again. The publisher said in its latest earnings report that the game is now slated to launch during the fiscal year 2022-2023, which runs April 1, 2022-March 31, 2023. This is just the latest delay for Skull & Bones, but it's not much of a surprise. In September 2020, Ubisoft confirmed its developers were working on a "new ...read more

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Battlefield 6 Confirmed to Release on PS4 and Xbox One

In addition to confirming the release window for Battlefield 6 today, those in charge at Electronic Arts also announced today that the game will be coming to more platforms than originally expected. Previously only known to be on next-gen platforms for certain, EA has now revealed that DICE will also be bringing the next installment in the ongoing first-person shooter series to last-gen hardware ...read more

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Ubisoft Shifting Focus Towards More Free-to-Play Games

Big changes seem to be in the works at Ubisoft, as the publisher has confirmed plans to shift away from the number of AAA releases that it offers per year, and more towards "high-end free-to-play games." The publisher revealed these plans in a full-year earnings call. The announcement comes just a week after the publisher revealed plans to release The Division: Heartland, a free-to-play game ...read more

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Battlefield 6 Release Window Announced by EA

Electronic Arts and DICE have always made clear that Battlefield 6, which is the upcoming installment in the ongoing first-person shooter franchise, was poised to release later on in 2021. Up until this point, however, no specific windows for release had been given by EA other than this late 2021 window. Well, that has fortunately now changed as the publisher has now given us a better idea of ...read more

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Halo Infinite concept art reveals two new Brutes and Warthog

343 Industries is sharing some new Halo Infinite concept art that previews two new Brutes, a new gun, and the Warthog's bigger, tougher cousin. First up, Hyperius and Tovarus are "a couple of Brute brothers you're likely to run across" in Halo Infinite. Neither of the Brutes look particularly pleasant, but Hyperius in particular looks downright intimidating with their red hair and skin, spiky ...read more

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Ubisoft has delayed Skull & Bones yet again

Ubisoft's long-awaited pirate game Skull & Bones has been delayed once again. The publisher said in its latest earnings report that the game is now slated to launch during the fiscal year 2022-2023, which runs April 1, 2022-March 31, 2023. This is just the latest delay for Skull & Bones, but it's not much of a surprise. In September 2020, Ubisoft confirmed its developers were working on a "new ...read more

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Xbox Series X Update for May Improves Quick Resume and Xbox Game Pass

The team at Xbox has today released a new console update for the month of May for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox One platforms. Although the update doesn't drastically change how any of the Xbox consoles will operate, it is filled to the brim with quality of life improvements, especially for those on next-gen hardware. Perhaps the most notable inclusion in this May Xbox update comes in ...read more

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Red Dead Online Update Gives Players Trading Bonuses and Treasure

Red Dead Online expectedly got its latest update on Tuesday, and with that release came some new bonuses for people fond of trading and those who want to hunt for treasure. Many of the activities in Red Dead Online focused on Trader Missions are giving out more rewards than usual this week. Pamphlets and other items are also on sale as part of the game’s recurring cycle of bonuses and ...read more

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Resident Evil Village Ships Over Three Million Copies Worldwide

After debuting in first place in the latest UK physical sales chart, Capcom has now confirmed that Resident Evil Village has shipped more than three million copies across the globe since it launched four days ago. While previous entries have bettered it in terms of shipments at release, this makes Ethan Winters' second entry in the franchise one of the most widely distributed instalments to date. ...read more

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Battlefield 6 Confirmed to Release on PS4 and Xbox One

In addition to confirming the release window for Battlefield 6 today, those in charge at Electronic Arts also announced today that the game will be coming to more platforms than originally expected. Previously only known to be on next-gen platforms for certain, EA has now revealed that DICE will also be bringing the next installment in the ongoing first-person shooter series to last-gen hardware ...read more

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Ubisoft Shifting Focus Towards More Free-to-Play Games

Big changes seem to be in the works at Ubisoft, as the publisher has confirmed plans to shift away from the number of AAA releases that it offers per year, and more towards "high-end free-to-play games." The publisher revealed these plans in a full-year earnings call. The announcement comes just a week after the publisher revealed plans to release The Division: Heartland, a free-to-play game ...read more

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Battlefield 6 Release Window Announced by EA

Electronic Arts and DICE have always made clear that Battlefield 6, which is the upcoming installment in the ongoing first-person shooter franchise, was poised to release later on in 2021. Up until this point, however, no specific windows for release had been given by EA other than this late 2021 window. Well, that has fortunately now changed as the publisher has now given us a better idea of ...read more

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Next-gen PlayStation VR is reportedly 4K, has vibration motors

Details of Sony’s new PlayStation VR headset have reportedly leaked. According to multiple UploadVR sources, Sony’s upcoming hardware will offer a resolution of 4000×2080 pixels (2000×2040 per eye), which is slightly less than current market leader HP Reverb G2 and a bit more than the Oculus Quest 2. It will also include gaze tracking capable of foveated rendering (which is discussed ...read more

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Ubisoft has delayed Skull & Bones yet again

Ubisoft's long-awaited pirate game Skull & Bones has been delayed once again. The publisher said in its latest earnings report that the game is now slated to launch during the fiscal year 2022-2023, which runs April 1, 2022-March 31, 2023. This is just the latest delay for Skull & Bones, but it's not much of a surprise. In September 2020, Ubisoft confirmed its developers were working on a "new ...read more

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Red Dead Online Update Gives Players Trading Bonuses and Treasure

Red Dead Online expectedly got its latest update on Tuesday, and with that release came some new bonuses for people fond of trading and those who want to hunt for treasure. Many of the activities in Red Dead Online focused on Trader Missions are giving out more rewards than usual this week. Pamphlets and other items are also on sale as part of the game’s recurring cycle of bonuses and ...read more

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Resident Evil Village Ships Over Three Million Copies Worldwide

After debuting in first place in the latest UK physical sales chart, Capcom has now confirmed that Resident Evil Village has shipped more than three million copies across the globe since it launched four days ago. While previous entries have bettered it in terms of shipments at release, this makes Ethan Winters' second entry in the franchise one of the most widely distributed instalments to date. ...read more

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Fortnite may be getting a new 'Daybreak' PVE survival mode

Epic may be preparing to bring a new PVE survival sandbox to Fortnite, as files referencing "Daybreak" appear in today's 16.40 patch. As spotted by Eurogamer, the latest Fortnite update includes references to an "open world simulation sandbox" previously teased by leaker Hypex earlier this month. From the looks of various leaks, Daybreak takes place on an entirely different map from Battle ...read more

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Fortnite may be getting a new 'Daybreak' PVE survival mode

Epic may be preparing to bring a new PVE survival sandbox to Fortnite, as files referencing "Daybreak" appear in today's 16.40 patch. As spotted by Eurogamer, the latest Fortnite update includes references to an "open world simulation sandbox" previously teased by leaker Hypex earlier this month. From the looks of various leaks, Daybreak takes place on an entirely different map from Battle ...read more

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Nintendo Switch Pro Mentioned by Third-Party Company

The Nintendo Switch Pro has long been rumored, and Universal Display Corp may have provided even more evidence for the system's existence. In a first quarter investor call, the company mentions the reports that Nintendo has selected an OLED screen for the upgraded model of the Switch console. It should be noted that the investor call does not specifically confirm anything. The wording seems to ...read more

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Nintendo’s confirms chip shortages are hampering Switch production

Nintendo has confirmed that the global shortage of semiconductors is hampering its Switch production efforts. The company said on Thursday that it had shipped 28.83 million Switch units in its last fiscal year and that it expects to ship 25.50 million in the current one ending on March 31, 2022, which would see the system overtake Wii to become Nintendo’s best-selling home console to ...read more

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Nintendo says future acquisitions would be driven by ‘tech innovation’

Nintendo has said that any potential acquisitions it makes would be driven by the company’s need to keep pace with “rapidly advancing technological innovation”. President Shuntaro Furukawa discussed the company’s plans for its ¥1 trillion ($9.2 billion) war chest during a press conference following Thursday’s publication of its full-year earnings results. “We need to secure ...read more

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Nintendo Switch Pro Speculation Ignited by Latest Nintendo Comments

Some new comments from Nintendo have ignited Nintendo Switch Pro speculation. We've been hearing about a new Nintendo Switch model for over a year, but only via rumors, reports, and leaks. At the moment of publishing, Nintendo hasn't commented on any of this unofficial information nor has it said a word about the console itself. However, it did seemingly hint at its existence during a recent ...read more

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The Nintendo Switch has now outsold the Xbox 360

The Nintendo Switch has outsold the Xbox 360 after selling over 84 million units, becoming the eighth best-selling console ever. As highlighted by The Gamer, and announced via Nintendo’s financial results for the last fiscal year, The Nintendo Switch has now sold 84.59 million units, taking over the number of Xbox 360 units sold by 590,000. However, Nintendo is yet to outsell its most ...read more

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Switch nears 85 million in record year for Nintendo

Switch has now shipped almost 85 million units following a record year for Nintendo. Lifetime Switch shipments were 84.59 million units as of March 31, 2021, which marked the end of Nintendo’s fiscal year – up 4.72 million units from 79.87 million as of December 31, 2020. Nintendo said on Thursday that fourth quarter hardware sell-through to consumers “exceeded the record high posted ...read more

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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2 Gets Nintendo Switch Release Date

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 will come to the last of its confirmed release platforms next month now that the game has a release date for the Nintendo Switch version. Activision announced this week that the Pro Skater combo game will release on the Nintendo Switch on June 25th. The game doesn’t yet have an updated Nintendo eShop page for people to pre-order it, but you can still pre-order ...read more

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Valve Boss Gabe Newell Hints at New Releases on Console Platforms

It sounds like Valve could be looking to bring more of its games to console platforms in the future. Thanks to a new tease from company CEO Gabe Newell, Valve could have more information to share later on in 2021 when it comes to more of the publisher's games appearing on Xbox, PlayStation, or even Nintendo hardware. During a new question-and-answer session featuring Newell that appeared on ...read more

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Ubisoft Shifting Focus Towards More Free-to-Play Games

Big changes seem to be in the works at Ubisoft, as the publisher has confirmed plans to shift away from the number of AAA releases that it offers per year, and more towards "high-end free-to-play games." The publisher revealed these plans in a full-year earnings call. The announcement comes just a week after the publisher revealed plans to release The Division: Heartland, a free-to-play game ...read more

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Battlefield 6 Release Window Announced by EA

Electronic Arts and DICE have always made clear that Battlefield 6, which is the upcoming installment in the ongoing first-person shooter franchise, was poised to release later on in 2021. Up until this point, however, no specific windows for release had been given by EA other than this late 2021 window. Well, that has fortunately now changed as the publisher has now given us a better idea of ...read more

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Halo Infinite concept art reveals two new Brutes and Warthog

343 Industries is sharing some new Halo Infinite concept art that previews two new Brutes, a new gun, and the Warthog's bigger, tougher cousin. First up, Hyperius and Tovarus are "a couple of Brute brothers you're likely to run across" in Halo Infinite. Neither of the Brutes look particularly pleasant, but Hyperius in particular looks downright intimidating with their red hair and skin, spiky ...read more

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Valorant New Agent 'Grenadier' Codename Potentially Leaked

Valorant Episode 2 Act 3 is underway, and players are still enjoying the new Breeze map. However, most players are disappointed that the latest Act didn’t introduce a new agent. Riot’s FPS title, Valorant, features several amazing agents, and each of them comes with distinct abilities. Of course, gunplay is still the most important part of the gameplay, but agents’ abilities can also ...read more

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Ubisoft has delayed Skull & Bones yet again

Ubisoft's long-awaited pirate game Skull & Bones has been delayed once again. The publisher said in its latest earnings report that the game is now slated to launch during the fiscal year 2022-2023, which runs April 1, 2022-March 31, 2023. This is just the latest delay for Skull & Bones, but it's not much of a surprise. In September 2020, Ubisoft confirmed its developers were working on a "new ...read more

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Red Dead Online Update Gives Players Trading Bonuses and Treasure

Red Dead Online expectedly got its latest update on Tuesday, and with that release came some new bonuses for people fond of trading and those who want to hunt for treasure. Many of the activities in Red Dead Online focused on Trader Missions are giving out more rewards than usual this week. Pamphlets and other items are also on sale as part of the game’s recurring cycle of bonuses and ...read more

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GTA 3 and Vice City reverse-engineered code back online

Modders once again have access to some of the reverse-engineered GTA 3 and Vice City code thanks to a counter-DMCA. Earlier this year, a group of creators managed to successfully reverse-engineer GTA 3 and GTA Vice City code, allowing modders to update and tweak the classic games in ways never before possible. Code for the project, dubbed re3, was posted in its entirety on GitHub. ...read more

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Gamescom 2021 Will Be a Digital Event

Gamescom 2021 will no longer be held as a hybrid event as originally intended. Instead of mixing in-person and online experiences, Gamescom 2021 will be a digital-only event scheduled to take place in August. Its digital format may be disappointing to those who were planning on attending the event in Germany, but the digital structure of the event means that it’ll at least be free for all those ...read more

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Stadia’s head of product has left Google

A senior member of the Google Stadia team has left the company, just a couple of months after Google closed down all its internal Stadia development teams. John Justice was the VP and head of product for Stadia, but The Information reports that Justice is no longer with the company. “We can confirm John is no longer with Google and we wish him well on his next step,” a Google ...read more

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Verizon Sells Yahoo, AOL In $5 Billion Deal

Telecom giant Verizon Communications has announced plans to sell Yahoo and AOL to a private equity company called Apollo Global Management. The sale price? $5 billion. The deal is expected to close later this year. According to The New York Times, the deal covers not only the Yahoo and AOL brands, but their advertising platforms, too. Verizon is not completely divesting of Yahoo and AOL, as it ...read more

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Phantoml0rd wins Twitch lawsuit

In 2016, Twitch imposed a lifetime ban against popular CS:GO streamer James "Phantoml0rd" Varga. The reason for the ban was never made clear—Twitch said only that the channel was closed "due to terms of service violations"—but it was widely assumed to be related to allegations that he was also the owner of the CS:GO skin gambling site CSGOShuffle, which he heavily promoted on his ...read more

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The Game Awards Ratings Keep Passing The Oscars

Over the last few years, ratings for The Game Awards have been steadily increasing, while viewers have been tuning out the Academy Awards. In a startling comparison, video game industry analyst @BenjiSales stacked the two award shows against one another to compare the number of viewers. The Academy Awards this year saw a steep decline over last year's show, with 9.8 million viewers tuning in ...read more

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Bitcoin 'Inventor' Claims Copyright Of Bitcoin White Paper

London's High Court has given the go-ahead for Craig Steven Wright to pursue a copyright infringement lawsuit against the publisher of the bitcoin.org website. Wright is claiming that he is the original writer of the bitcoin white paper that is held on the site in question, which outlines the technology of the cryptocurrency. The white paper was written back in 2008 and is called Bitcoin: A ...read more

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AT&T Reportedly Looking to Sell Rooster Teeth

AT&T is reportedly looking to sell Rooster Teeth according to a new report. Back in 2018, AT&T acquired Otter Media that included the likes of Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, and more media companies. But in the years since, AT&T has notably been narrowing down this acquisition by selling off its various pieces to other companies such as the notable acquisition of Crunchyroll by Sony (which is ...read more

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Cyberpunk 2077 Boss Laughs After Being Asked About Google Stadia Sales

Earlier this year, Google announced that it would be closing the first-party studio division of Stadia and would instead look to focus on supporting third-party projects well into the future. Unfortunately, if a new response from one of the creators of Cyberpunk 2077 is any indication, it sounds as though even third-party titles might not be boding quite well on the game streaming platform at ...read more

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Custom PS5 Mod Lets You See Inside the Console

While PlayStation owners wait for Sony to offer customizable options for the PlayStation 5, people have taken it upon themselves to create mods and other personalizations. Much of those mods have dealt with the consoles’ faceplates seeing how they can easily be popped off, a feature which many assume will lead to unique faceplates being sold in the future. One of the newest mods that takes ...read more

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Footage of Lost Sonic Game Sonic 3DX Appears Online

It’s no secret that Sega has produced a lot of Sonic games over the years, including several spin-offs that saw varying degrees of critical and commercial success. One of the most successful Sonic spin-offs are, naturally, racing games, because no matter where Sonic is or what he’s doing, a blue hedgehog has to go fast. While the Sonic racing games never achieved enormous popularity, it did ...read more

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Valve explains why it never tells CS:GO players anything

Valve has a reputation for being pretty secretive, and while the company has been slightly more open in the past year or so, it’s still not in the business of regularly telling Dota 2 or Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players what’s coming in future updates. That’s by design, as devs behind these games have now explained that their policy is to “let updates do the talking”.

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Resident Evil Village Launch Trailer Released

Resident Evil Village developer and publisher Capcom has released one final trailer, its launch trailer, before the highly anticipated video game releases tomorrow, May 7th, for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Google Stadia, and PC. The trailer itself is relatively short, and largely includes characters and environments we have seen before in previous trailers, but it is ...read more

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New Back 4 Blood Trailer Shows Off Card System, Gameplay

Turtle Rock Studios’ Back 4 Blood got a new trailer this week to show off more of its card system, a defining feature of the game mean to ensure that each playthrough is different from the last. These cards and their effects as well as the game’s Director system have been previewed more than once since the game’s announcement and were even able to be experienced hands-on before during some ...read more

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The King of Fighters 15 shows off Chris in latest trailer

Chris has been announced as the latest character to join The King of Fighters roster. The King of Fighters 15’s roster has expanded with Chris who is part of team Orochi Team. In charge of vocals for the band CYS, he and his bandmates Shermie and Yashiro is also a member of the Four Heavenly Kings of Orochi. Although he has no experience in martial arts, he overwhelms his opponent with ...read more

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Rainbow Six Siege “Apocalypse” event kicks off tomorrow

The Apocalypse has come to Rainbow Six Siege, at least in the form of a limited-time event. The new mode will be available beginning tomorrow, running from May 4-18. Rainbow Six Siege is always a leaky ship, and that gets especially weird as the developers like to tease new content well ahead of release. Last week, Ubisoft hinted at something major coming to the multiplayer game, and it ...read more

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Apex Legends trailer highlights Valkyrie's destructive abilities

A new Apex Legends trailer outlines newcomer Apex Legends Valkyrie's abilities, and she looks absolutely lethal. In the trailer just below, you can see Valkyrie in action, with a deep dive on her abilities in particular. This Apex Legends newbie is able to put her jetpack to use anywhere and everywhere, soaring high above the battlefield using the gadget as her passive ability.

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