CoD: WW2 Datamine Suggests Non-Cosmetic Loot Boxes May Be Coming

Guys- after the dumpster fire that was Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s loot box controversy, followed by EA scrambling to fix their game’s progression system, followed by various government agencies around the world declaring that they will look into the issue of loot boxes and regulating them- you would think you want to keep your head low. Which, to be fair, Activision has- they introduced ...read more

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Adds Two New Guns into the Game

Last night, the official Twitter account for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds announced that two new guns (the DP-28 and AUG A3) are coming to the game’s test servers. According to the developer PUBG Corps, the DP-28 is a light machine gun that holds up to 47 rounds and supports 4x scopes and red dot sights, while the second weapon, the AUG A3, is a bullpup assault rifle that houses 5.56mm ...read more

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Nintendo Switch, Xbox One X Will Be Big Holiday Sellers, Says GameStop

GameStop held its quarterly conference call for investors and analysts earlier today, and it’s already predicting a wild holiday selling season – especially when it comes to two particularly hot products. Interim CEO Daniel DeMatteo first commented on the Nintendo Switch, and how the retailer’s results have been driven by “continued momentum” from Nintendo’s latest hardware. The ...read more

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Session Hopes to Revive the Skateboarding Genre on PC and Xbox One

It’s no secret that games about skateboarding have died out in recent years. Despite some teasing by EA themselves, there is currently no word on Skate 4, and the classic Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series crashed and burned with Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 in 2015. It’s a genre of gaming that sorely needs some attention, and creā-ture Studios is doing just that with Session, which they recently ...read more

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Arcade Mode Receives New Details

Bandai Namco recently released new details on the Arcade Mode in Dragon Ball FighterZ that allows players to rank up against enemies while unlocking content. In a press release from Bandai Namco, the Arcade Mode was described as an area where players can test their fighting skills against the AI combatants in what appears to be themed challenges. One of the examples provided that’s shown in ...read more

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Xbox Game Pass adds Mass Effect, Darksiders, Mega Man 10 in December

Those planning to grab an Xbox Game Pass for $1 have six more titles to give a go once they sign up. Gears of War 4 was announced for Xbox Game Pass last week, and today Microsoft announced six other titles to expect in December. Along with Gears of War 4, Darksiders: Warmastered Edition, Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter, This War of Mine: The Little Ones, Casey Powell Lacrosse 16, ...read more

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CoD: WW2 Datamine Suggests Non-Cosmetic Loot Boxes May Be Coming

Guys- after the dumpster fire that was Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s loot box controversy, followed by EA scrambling to fix their game’s progression system, followed by various government agencies around the world declaring that they will look into the issue of loot boxes and regulating them- you would think you want to keep your head low. Which, to be fair, Activision has- they introduced ...read more

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Session Hopes to Revive the Skateboarding Genre on PC and Xbox One

It’s no secret that games about skateboarding have died out in recent years. Despite some teasing by EA themselves, there is currently no word on Skate 4, and the classic Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series crashed and burned with Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 in 2015. It’s a genre of gaming that sorely needs some attention, and creā-ture Studios is doing just that with Session, which they recently ...read more

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Arcade Mode Receives New Details

Bandai Namco recently released new details on the Arcade Mode in Dragon Ball FighterZ that allows players to rank up against enemies while unlocking content. In a press release from Bandai Namco, the Arcade Mode was described as an area where players can test their fighting skills against the AI combatants in what appears to be themed challenges. One of the examples provided that’s shown in ...read more

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Xbox Game Pass adds Mass Effect, Darksiders, Mega Man 10 in December

Those planning to grab an Xbox Game Pass for $1 have six more titles to give a go once they sign up. Gears of War 4 was announced for Xbox Game Pass last week, and today Microsoft announced six other titles to expect in December. Along with Gears of War 4, Darksiders: Warmastered Edition, Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter, This War of Mine: The Little Ones, Casey Powell Lacrosse 16, ...read more

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Free trials for Battlefield 1’s classic expansions are now live

Battlefield 1’s “They Shall Not Pass” and “In the Name of the Tsar” are currently playable for free. There has been a metric ton of gaming news to follow lately, from expansion launches to the countless Black Friday deals. One detail you probably shouldn’t miss, however, is that Battlefield 1’s current expansions are free-to-play for the next two weeks. “They Shall Not ...read more

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A bunch of Bethesda’s 2017 games are half price for Black Friday

The Black Friday deals keep coming, and Green Man Gaming are currently offering three of Bethesda’s most recent games for 50% off their original prices on PC. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is slashed to £20/$30 while The Evil Within 2 comes in at the same price £20/$30. Slightly older than those two but still very recent is Prey, which comes in at £15/$20. It’s worth noting ...read more

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CoD: WW2 Datamine Suggests Non-Cosmetic Loot Boxes May Be Coming

Guys- after the dumpster fire that was Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s loot box controversy, followed by EA scrambling to fix their game’s progression system, followed by various government agencies around the world declaring that they will look into the issue of loot boxes and regulating them- you would think you want to keep your head low. Which, to be fair, Activision has- they introduced ...read more

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Adds Two New Guns into the Game

Last night, the official Twitter account for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds announced that two new guns (the DP-28 and AUG A3) are coming to the game’s test servers. According to the developer PUBG Corps, the DP-28 is a light machine gun that holds up to 47 rounds and supports 4x scopes and red dot sights, while the second weapon, the AUG A3, is a bullpup assault rifle that houses 5.56mm ...read more

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Dragon Ball FighterZ Arcade Mode Receives New Details

Bandai Namco recently released new details on the Arcade Mode in Dragon Ball FighterZ that allows players to rank up against enemies while unlocking content. In a press release from Bandai Namco, the Arcade Mode was described as an area where players can test their fighting skills against the AI combatants in what appears to be themed challenges. One of the examples provided that’s shown in ...read more

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Free trials for Battlefield 1’s classic expansions are now live

Battlefield 1’s “They Shall Not Pass” and “In the Name of the Tsar” are currently playable for free. There has been a metric ton of gaming news to follow lately, from expansion launches to the countless Black Friday deals. One detail you probably shouldn’t miss, however, is that Battlefield 1’s current expansions are free-to-play for the next two weeks. “They Shall Not ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII Double XP Weekend Announced

Call of Duty: WWII has taken up a lot of my time since it launched earlier this month, but I’ve constantly wondered when we would get our first in-game event. Well, we now have our answer, as late last night, developer Sledgehammer Games revealed that an event titled Winter Siege would be coming to the game in just two weeks, on December 8, 2017. While full details about the event have not ...read more

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Lucasfilm weighs in on Star Wars: Battlefront 2 loot box controversy

Lucasfilm has come out in support of EA’s decision to temporarily remove microtransactions from Star Wars: Battlefront 2. Over the weekend, information about what went on behind the scenes at EA before the publisher pulled the paid-for currency, Crystals, came to light. As reported, Disney’s chairman of consumer products and interactive media division, Jimmy Pitaro, made a call to EA ...read more

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CoD: WW2 Datamine Suggests Non-Cosmetic Loot Boxes May Be Coming

Guys- after the dumpster fire that was Star Wars Battlefront 2‘s loot box controversy, followed by EA scrambling to fix their game’s progression system, followed by various government agencies around the world declaring that they will look into the issue of loot boxes and regulating them- you would think you want to keep your head low. Which, to be fair, Activision has- they introduced ...read more

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Session Hopes to Revive the Skateboarding Genre on PC and Xbox One

It’s no secret that games about skateboarding have died out in recent years. Despite some teasing by EA themselves, there is currently no word on Skate 4, and the classic Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series crashed and burned with Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 in 2015. It’s a genre of gaming that sorely needs some attention, and creā-ture Studios is doing just that with Session, which they recently ...read more

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Steam Link on Sale for $5, Historic Low Price

If you've been looking for the perfect gaming PC streaming solution, we have a deal that you can't afford to overlook. Right now, Steam is offering the Steam Link streaming device for 90 percent off. No, that was not a typo, and no, this isn't a price mistake; it's just a really great deal. Right now you can grab your very own Steam Link for $4.99. Usually these are going for $50. Grab one for ...read more

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Free trials for Battlefield 1’s classic expansions are now live

Battlefield 1’s “They Shall Not Pass” and “In the Name of the Tsar” are currently playable for free. There has been a metric ton of gaming news to follow lately, from expansion launches to the countless Black Friday deals. One detail you probably shouldn’t miss, however, is that Battlefield 1’s current expansions are free-to-play for the next two weeks. “They Shall Not ...read more

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A bunch of Bethesda’s 2017 games are half price for Black Friday

The Black Friday deals keep coming, and Green Man Gaming are currently offering three of Bethesda’s most recent games for 50% off their original prices on PC. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus is slashed to £20/$30 while The Evil Within 2 comes in at the same price £20/$30. Slightly older than those two but still very recent is Prey, which comes in at £15/$20. It’s worth noting ...read more

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The Massive Steam Autumn Sale Is Now Open; Brings Tons of Discounts

Black Friday is almost here, and Steam has just opened its traditional Autumn Sale, bringing sizable discounts to a massive number of games. The deals include discounts up to 80%, and comes with plenty of gems for you to browse. As usual, the games are mostly for PC, with many compatible with Mac and Linux. Highlights include NieR: Automata 40% off, Middle-earth: Shadow of War 40% off, ...read more

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Intel Announces Partnership with AMD to Create a New Core Processor

This week, Intel announced that they would be partnering with long-time rival, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) to produce a new Core processor. According to the press release, a new Core processor with custom Radeon graphics inside the chip package, with the primary focus on gaming performance. Additionally, Intel has confirmed that the new product will be designed to provide a thinner, lighter, ...read more

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Anime streaming service Crunchyroll hijacked to distribute malware

Popular anime streaming service Crunchyroll was recently hijacked by cybercriminals yesterday, with visitors being prompted to download software that was infected with malicious code. Crunchyroll's Twitter account on Saturday tweeted a warning to its followers, telling them not to access its website. According to a report by Kotaku, the malicious file in question is named 'CrunchyViewer.exe.' ...read more

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Apple warns of possible screen burn-in on new iPhone X

You just shelled out almost $1,000 for your new iPhone X (unless you got it on eBay or got the solar-panel model), and you can't wait to try out all the new features and that Super Retina OLED display. Just don't keep the screen on full brightness for extended periods of time, or you could experience some screen burn-in effects. The effect, also known as "image persistence," can be a problem ...read more

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iFixit gives us a look inside the iPhone X

Apple's iPhone X went up on sale in-store today along with the early pre-orders showing up at customers' doorsteps. While some people are eagerly waiting for their package to arrive, there are a few who have already dismantled the handset to give us a glimpse of the innards. iFixit, however, has dismantled the iPhone X completely, revealing details about the hardware used, as well as a ...read more

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iPhone 7 on iOS 11.1 breached three times by security researchers

Security researchers are always trying to find software or firmware holes to exploit so that they can then fix the problem before malicious hackers do the same thing. The two-day Mobile Pwn2Own competition in Japan found the iPhone 7, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Huawei Mate 9 Pro all vulnerable to various hacks. The competition, part of Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative designed to "reward ...read more

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iPhone X fetching a premium on eBay, selling for as much as $6,000

It comes as an expected part of the process when something rare goes on sale and Apple's iPhone X is no different. Mere minutes after the start of pre-orders, auction site eBay was flooded with listings for the phone, some as high as $6,000. While the $6,000 mark is rare, it's still quite impressive how much value the rare handset commands considering that isn't out of stock and is just ...read more

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New Xbox One X Trailers Boast Enhancements to Halo, Forza and more

Xbox One X is finally available in most markets worldwide, and to show off what the new console can do, Microsoft released a batch of trailers showcasing enhanced games. We get one trailer for Forza Motorsport 7, one for Halo 5: Guardians, and one for ARK: Survival Evolved. While the trailer for Halo and Forza are a bit more meaty, with Forza even including commentary from developers on the ...read more

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Call of Duty: WWII – Carentan Bonus Map Trailer

Carentan map is available for those who own the Call of Duty: WWII Season Pass. During PlayStation’s Paris Games Week keynote, a new trailer debuted for the Carentan Bonus Map. Call of Duty WWII is the next mainline Call of Duty game from developer Sledgehammer Games. It is set to release on November 3rd for the PS4, Xbox One and PC. We've also seen a huge amount of leaked Call of Duty: ...read more

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L.A. Noire looks gorgeous running in 4K

One of the best looking games of the last console generation is about to look even better when L.A. Noire gets rereleased with 4K resolution support. A new 4K trailer celebrates the updated visuals that the remastered game will boast, but fans should note that the 4K Ultra HD visuals are only possible on the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X.

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The final Assassin’s Creed Origins trailer is here

The full launch of Assassin’s Creed Origins is right around the corner, and in case you’re not excited yet, Ubisoft has released a full launch trailer for the game. Bouncing back and forth between hieroglyphs and full gameplay, the trailer shows how you’ll make your way through Ancient Egypt, exploring the beginning of the Assassin Brotherhood. “The corners of this world speak of a ...read more

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Gears of War 4 Xbox One X Update Gets New Trailer

Today Microsoft released a new trailer for the Xbox One X update coming on November 7th for The Coalition’s latest game Gears of War 4. The video shows the various enhancements made to the game, which is by now almost a year old, turning it into a “true 4K experience” with HDR including wide contrast ratio and color accuracy, up to 60 FPS with performance mode selected, Dolby Atmos 3D ...read more

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Xbox One X Invites You to “Feel True Power” with Second Teaser Trailer

Today Microsoft released another teaser trailer for the Xbox One X, with the slogan “Feel True Power.” This is the second ad of a series started yesterday, but while the first one focused on the fact that the Xbox One X’s power will make your eye dilate, this one has the console making the actor gasp in awe. We get to see quite a few glimpses of games that will support the console, ...read more

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