Apex Legends Kicks Off the Holo-Day Bash Event December 1

Apex Legends Holo-Day Bash is here and it includes weekly cosmetics sales, the return of a fan-favorite mode, and tons of new wintery cosmetics. With the holiday season on the horizon, Apex Legends is getting into the spirit of the season. The Holo-Day Bash event runs throughout December and features all kinds of content. Between new cosmetics, a month’s worth of sales, and the return of a ...read more

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Leaker Teases Record-Breaking DLC

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC will reportedly have more DLC than any COD game ever. The news comes way of prominent Call of Duty insider and leaker, Tom Henderson, who recently took to Twitter to confirm that classic Black Ops maps -- like Jungle, Firing Range, and Summit -- are still coming to the game as free DLC content. In the process of ...read more

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New mod has Skyrim running at 60fps on Xbox Series X

Because Microsoft’s super-powered machine needs help running a nine-year-old game. Those lucky enough to have picked up an Xbox Series X will be able to play Bethesda’s Skyrim at 60 frames-per-second thanks to a new mod. That’s according to a post on Reddit, which says that the Uncap FPS Mod for the fantasy RPG allows the game to run at a fixed 60fps. This brings it in line with the ...read more

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Controller players on Steam doubled in size since 2018

Valve is giving greater support to the PS5 DualSense gamepad. The number of people playing games on Steam with a controller has doubled in the last two years. That’s according to Valve, who wrote in a blog post about its support for the newly-launched PlayStation 5’s DualSense gamepad that using a controller was an increasingly popular way of playing games on the PC platform.

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Minecraft Dungeons is getting a new Season Pass with four DLC

Mojan has announced a new Season Pass for Minecraft Dungeons along with a release date for the next DLC. The Howling Peaks DLC for Minecraft Dungeons will be released on December 9 alongside the Season Pass. Howling Peaks takes place on a mountain top and comes with new armor, weapons, artifacts, and new enemies such as the Squall Golem and Mountaineer.

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Xbox Head Phil Spencer Hints at TV App Release

Could Xbox be coming to smart TVs sooner rather than later? Xbox head Phil Spencer recently indicated as much, implying that it might even release before the end of 2021. While nothing has officially been announced, it seems like this would likely be via some kind of app to allow for cloud gaming. While Xbox is still in the relatively early efforts of its cloud gaming plans, the recent addition ...read more

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Red Dead Online is Getting a Standalone Release in December

Red Dead Online will branch out to a standalone multiplayer release across consoles and PC starting on December 1, 2020. With its debut in December 2018, Red Dead Online offered players the chance to go beyond the story mode of Red Dead Redemption 2 with an expansive multiplayer experience. Now two years after its launch, Rockstar is giving more players the dive to ride into the game’s ...read more

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Xbox Games With Gold Free Games for December 2020 Announced

Microsoft has revealed the free games Xbox Games With Gold subscribers will receive for December 2020. Unfortunately for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, these free games do not include any new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S games. Rather, Microsoft is offering two different Xbox One games and two different Xbox 360 games, all of which are playable on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox One either ...read more

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Apex Legends Kicks Off the Holo-Day Bash Event December 1

Apex Legends Holo-Day Bash is here and it includes weekly cosmetics sales, the return of a fan-favorite mode, and tons of new wintery cosmetics. With the holiday season on the horizon, Apex Legends is getting into the spirit of the season. The Holo-Day Bash event runs throughout December and features all kinds of content. Between new cosmetics, a month’s worth of sales, and the return of a ...read more

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Leaker Teases Record-Breaking DLC

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC will reportedly have more DLC than any COD game ever. The news comes way of prominent Call of Duty insider and leaker, Tom Henderson, who recently took to Twitter to confirm that classic Black Ops maps -- like Jungle, Firing Range, and Summit -- are still coming to the game as free DLC content. In the process of ...read more

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New mod has Skyrim running at 60fps on Xbox Series X

Because Microsoft’s super-powered machine needs help running a nine-year-old game. Those lucky enough to have picked up an Xbox Series X will be able to play Bethesda’s Skyrim at 60 frames-per-second thanks to a new mod. That’s according to a post on Reddit, which says that the Uncap FPS Mod for the fantasy RPG allows the game to run at a fixed 60fps. This brings it in line with the ...read more

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Minecraft Dungeons is getting a new Season Pass with four DLC

Mojan has announced a new Season Pass for Minecraft Dungeons along with a release date for the next DLC. The Howling Peaks DLC for Minecraft Dungeons will be released on December 9 alongside the Season Pass. Howling Peaks takes place on a mountain top and comes with new armor, weapons, artifacts, and new enemies such as the Squall Golem and Mountaineer.

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Xbox Head Phil Spencer Hints at TV App Release

Could Xbox be coming to smart TVs sooner rather than later? Xbox head Phil Spencer recently indicated as much, implying that it might even release before the end of 2021. While nothing has officially been announced, it seems like this would likely be via some kind of app to allow for cloud gaming. While Xbox is still in the relatively early efforts of its cloud gaming plans, the recent addition ...read more

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Red Dead Online is Getting a Standalone Release in December

Red Dead Online will branch out to a standalone multiplayer release across consoles and PC starting on December 1, 2020. With its debut in December 2018, Red Dead Online offered players the chance to go beyond the story mode of Red Dead Redemption 2 with an expansive multiplayer experience. Now two years after its launch, Rockstar is giving more players the dive to ride into the game’s ...read more

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Xbox Games With Gold Free Games for December 2020 Announced

Microsoft has revealed the free games Xbox Games With Gold subscribers will receive for December 2020. Unfortunately for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, these free games do not include any new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S games. Rather, Microsoft is offering two different Xbox One games and two different Xbox 360 games, all of which are playable on Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox One either ...read more

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New FIFA 21 Features Confirmed for PS5, Xbox Series X

FIFA 21 may have not gotten next-gen versions of the game on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X right when the new consoles launched, but the wait is almost over for the upgrade now. The new, upgraded version of FIFA 21 is scheduled to release on December 4th, and with it will come several new features to differentiate it from the older version and to capitalize on the powers of the new ...read more

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Apex Legends Kicks Off the Holo-Day Bash Event December 1

Apex Legends Holo-Day Bash is here and it includes weekly cosmetics sales, the return of a fan-favorite mode, and tons of new wintery cosmetics. With the holiday season on the horizon, Apex Legends is getting into the spirit of the season. The Holo-Day Bash event runs throughout December and features all kinds of content. Between new cosmetics, a month’s worth of sales, and the return of a ...read more

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Leaker Teases Record-Breaking DLC

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC will reportedly have more DLC than any COD game ever. The news comes way of prominent Call of Duty insider and leaker, Tom Henderson, who recently took to Twitter to confirm that classic Black Ops maps -- like Jungle, Firing Range, and Summit -- are still coming to the game as free DLC content. In the process of ...read more

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Minecraft Dungeons is getting a new Season Pass with four DLC

Mojan has announced a new Season Pass for Minecraft Dungeons along with a release date for the next DLC. The Howling Peaks DLC for Minecraft Dungeons will be released on December 9 alongside the Season Pass. Howling Peaks takes place on a mountain top and comes with new armor, weapons, artifacts, and new enemies such as the Squall Golem and Mountaineer.

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Red Dead Online is Getting a Standalone Release in December

Red Dead Online will branch out to a standalone multiplayer release across consoles and PC starting on December 1, 2020. With its debut in December 2018, Red Dead Online offered players the chance to go beyond the story mode of Red Dead Redemption 2 with an expansive multiplayer experience. Now two years after its launch, Rockstar is giving more players the dive to ride into the game’s ...read more

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Cyberpunk 2077 Shows Off Nearly 7 Minutes of PlayStation Footage

Cyberpunk 2077 finally gets some PlayStation footage. Check out almost seven minutes of PS4 Pro and PS5 (via backward compatibility) gameplay. The Cyberpunk 2077 release date is very quickly approaching. It won’t be long before players around the globe are booting up their various systems to hop into Night City. For the most part, pre-release footage has shown off what the game looks like on ...read more

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PS5’s UK stock shortages ‘are partly driven by scalper bot groups’

The UK’s PlayStation 5 stock shortages are claimed to have been partly driven by scalper groups using software to automatically buy consoles as they come in stock. Business Insider reports that one group with thousands of paid members has claimed to have purchased almost 3,500 PS5 consoles in the UK using bot software designed to purchase them as fast as possible. The bots work by ...read more

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Cyberpunk 2077 will let players toggle copyrighted music on or off

CD Projekt has announced that Cyberpunk 2077 will arrive with a "disable copyrighted music" toggle, enabling players to go through the game without hearing that portion of in-game tracks which, if streamed or recorded, could result in copyright strikes and takedown notices. This follows consternation among streamers in particular that they might have to play one of the year's biggest games ...read more

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Rumor: Resident Evil Revelations 3 in Development

If a new rumor is to be believed, a third entry in Capcom's Resident Evil Revelations spin-off is currently in the works. The rumor was shared by leaker @AestheticGamer1 on Twitter after a follower asked him about a new entry in the Resident Evil Outbreak series. The Revelations franchise began with an entry on Nintendo 3DS, which was eventually ported to all major platforms. Until Capcom makes ...read more

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A Sealed Copy Of Super Mario Bros. 3 Just Broke Records At Auction

Super Mario Bros. 3 is widely regarded as one of the best platformers of all time, and at least one game collector believes it's worth more than any other game in history. Heritage Auctions has announced that a sealed, boxed copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 for the NES has been sold at auction for $156,000--making it the most expensive single video game purchase ever made. The previous record was ...read more

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Doom Eternal on Switch Will Now Be Digital-Only

Players looking forward to picking up a physical Switch copy of Doom Eternal are going to be a little disappointed now that its digital-only. It has been a while since we last heard an update on Doom Eternal for the Nintendo Switch. We knew it was coming, just not when it was coming. We have finely gotten an update and it might not be a good one for players looking forward to snagging a ...read more

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Graded Pokemon Red and Yellow Games Sell For Big Money at Auction

Graded copies of vintage Pokemon games are selling for big bucks online. Graded copies of Pokemon Red and Pokemon Yellow both recently sold for over $75,000 at Heritage Auctions. A 9.8 Wata Games certified copy of Pokemon Yellow sold at auction for $78,000, while a 9.8 Wata Games certified copy of Pokemon Red sold for $84,000. Both were given Wata's highest grade, which may explain why they both ...read more

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Nintendo suing store for selling Switch hack

Once again, the Mario maker is fighting against piracy. Nintendo is taking an online store to court for selling software that can get around the Switch’s “technological protection measures.” The platform holder has filed a case against Le Hoang Minh in the Western District of Washington court – as spotted by Polygon – claiming that the Amazon seller is allowing people to jailbreak ...read more

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Nintendo is facing yet another Switch Joy-Con drift lawsuit

Nintendo is facing another class action lawsuit over drifting Switch Joy-Con controllers. The latest of several related lawsuits was filed in a Seattle court on Tuesday by a California-based minor through his guardian (thanks, Polygon). The plaintiff claims they first suffered Joy-Con drift approximately three months after purchasing a Switch console with their own money in March 2017 when ...read more

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Animal Crossing Celebrates Thanksgiving and Christmas in Events

Celebrate Turkey Day and Toy Day with your islanders. With the Halloween event out of the way, Animal Crossing: New Horizons players have been eagerly anticipating the next updates to the game. Nintendo’s biggest hit of the year has already seen a handful of updates, including swimming and diving, dream islands and more and now we have confirmation of the next two events, a Thanksgiving ...read more

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Minecraft Adds DLC From The Mandalorian and Original Star Wars Trilogy

The Minecraft marketplace now has a whole lot of Star Wars content, including skins and locations based on the original trilogy of films, as well as The Mandalorian. The crossover offers the biggest DLC mash-up offering in the history of Minecraft. There are 12 planet dioramas to enjoy, a licensed soundtrack, 36 skins, full bespoke texture set, and more. Players will also be able to pilot a ...read more

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Switch continues to dominate US sales

Nintendo Switch continued to dominate hardware sales in the US last month, achieving its best October on record. According to NPD data published by Nintendo of America, a combined total of 735,926 Switch and Switch Lite consoles were sold, up 136% compared to October 2019. The figures represent the second-highest October sales for any game console, Nintendo said. Only the Wii has bettered ...read more

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Apex Legends Kicks Off the Holo-Day Bash Event December 1

Apex Legends Holo-Day Bash is here and it includes weekly cosmetics sales, the return of a fan-favorite mode, and tons of new wintery cosmetics. With the holiday season on the horizon, Apex Legends is getting into the spirit of the season. The Holo-Day Bash event runs throughout December and features all kinds of content. Between new cosmetics, a month’s worth of sales, and the return of a ...read more

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Leaker Teases Record-Breaking DLC

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and PC will reportedly have more DLC than any COD game ever. The news comes way of prominent Call of Duty insider and leaker, Tom Henderson, who recently took to Twitter to confirm that classic Black Ops maps -- like Jungle, Firing Range, and Summit -- are still coming to the game as free DLC content. In the process of ...read more

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Controller players on Steam doubled in size since 2018

Valve is giving greater support to the PS5 DualSense gamepad. The number of people playing games on Steam with a controller has doubled in the last two years. That’s according to Valve, who wrote in a blog post about its support for the newly-launched PlayStation 5’s DualSense gamepad that using a controller was an increasingly popular way of playing games on the PC platform.

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Minecraft Dungeons is getting a new Season Pass with four DLC

Mojan has announced a new Season Pass for Minecraft Dungeons along with a release date for the next DLC. The Howling Peaks DLC for Minecraft Dungeons will be released on December 9 alongside the Season Pass. Howling Peaks takes place on a mountain top and comes with new armor, weapons, artifacts, and new enemies such as the Squall Golem and Mountaineer.

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Red Dead Online is Getting a Standalone Release in December

Red Dead Online will branch out to a standalone multiplayer release across consoles and PC starting on December 1, 2020. With its debut in December 2018, Red Dead Online offered players the chance to go beyond the story mode of Red Dead Redemption 2 with an expansive multiplayer experience. Now two years after its launch, Rockstar is giving more players the dive to ride into the game’s ...read more

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Cyberpunk 2077 will let players toggle copyrighted music on or off

CD Projekt has announced that Cyberpunk 2077 will arrive with a "disable copyrighted music" toggle, enabling players to go through the game without hearing that portion of in-game tracks which, if streamed or recorded, could result in copyright strikes and takedown notices. This follows consternation among streamers in particular that they might have to play one of the year's biggest games ...read more

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Rumor: Resident Evil Revelations 3 in Development

If a new rumor is to be believed, a third entry in Capcom's Resident Evil Revelations spin-off is currently in the works. The rumor was shared by leaker @AestheticGamer1 on Twitter after a follower asked him about a new entry in the Resident Evil Outbreak series. The Revelations franchise began with an entry on Nintendo 3DS, which was eventually ported to all major platforms. Until Capcom makes ...read more

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Valorant Won't Get Community-Made Maps For A Long Time

Valorant got its second new map a little while ago, but fans are already asking what the timeline of upcoming content will look like over the coming months. In the latest video from the game's development team at Riot, game director Joe Ziegler revealed some new details about the design process and theory behind Valorant's maps, including the fact that support for community-made maps will take a ...read more

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Xbox Series X Controllers Will Work On Apple Devices Soon

According to Apple, you will be able to use Xbox Series X controllers on iPads, iPhones, Apple TVs, and Macs. Apple's support page updated with a sentence, stating, "Microsoft and Apple are working together to bring compatibility for the Xbox Series X controller to customers in a future update." Apple currently supports Xbox Wireless controller, Xbox Elite Wireless Series 2 controller, Xbox ...read more

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Google Stadia iOS Beta is Coming Soon Via a Web App

After releasing almost a year ago, Google Stadia will start rolling out a better for iOS users through a web app instead of the App Store. In a report from Polygon, an iOS beta for Google Stadia is coming soon. Google has also detailed some pre-order bonuses for Cyberpunk 2077 and other upcoming games. Within the next couple of weeks, Google will roll out the iOS beta through a web app. Doing ...read more

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Apple Announces Big Change to the App Store

Apple has announced the App Store Small Business Program, which will allow App Store developers that make less than $1 million in annual sales eligible for a reduction in Apple's current commission rate. Typically, Apple takes 30% on all sales and in-app purchases, but the new policy will cut that number down to 15% for smaller developers and App manufacturers. This is a very big reduction, and ...read more

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The Game Awards 2020 Nominees Revealed

With this year’s edition of The Game Awards quickly approaching, those planning on casting their votes in the annual gaming awards show now know what categories they’ll be voting in and what games they’ll be voting for. The Game Awards producer and host Geoff Keighley announced the different categories for this year’s show as well as the games, developers, and individuals who are eligible ...read more

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Xbox App Upcoming Update Bringing Custom Gamerpics and Game Library

The update may be heading to iOS soon. If you received an Xbox Series X / S console last week, you’ll have no doubt been instructed to download the mobile phone application to help with setting the console up. Now, those with access to the beta testing of the iOS version of the app appear to be trying out some new features that could be heading to the app soon. The current state of the ...read more

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Capcom Publishes Official Statement on Ransomware Cyber Attack

Capcom published a new statement regarding the November 2 ransomware cyber attack, most notably listing potential personal data breaches. Capcom on November 16 issued an official statement regarding the ransomware cyber attack it has been targeted by. In the statement (Japanese, English) Capcom most notably started with an apology. While Capcom previously stated on November 4: “There is no ...read more

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Google Photos Will No Longer Offer Free and Unlimited Storage

Google Photos won’t be the free-and-easy picture backup service it once was. As The Verge reports, Google has revealed that Photos will no longer offer free, unlimited storage at “High Quality” (that is, slightly compressed) to all users as of June 1, 2021. The pictures you take will count toward your Drive storage limit, and you’ll need to subscribe to Google One if you’re running out ...read more

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Twitch Outlines New Music Copyright Plans

Twitch shared new insights into its plans for addressing copyright strikes against content creators’ accounts and how streamers can better manage their content to avoid these sorts of strikes before they happen. The addressing of the issue from Twitch follows a flurry of DMCA notification levied against content creators. Twitch said 99% of those notifications dealt with background music being ...read more

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Apex Legends Kicks Off the Holo-Day Bash Event December 1

Apex Legends Holo-Day Bash is here and it includes weekly cosmetics sales, the return of a fan-favorite mode, and tons of new wintery cosmetics. With the holiday season on the horizon, Apex Legends is getting into the spirit of the season. The Holo-Day Bash event runs throughout December and features all kinds of content. Between new cosmetics, a month’s worth of sales, and the return of a ...read more

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Cyberpunk 2077 Shows Off Nearly 7 Minutes of PlayStation Footage

Cyberpunk 2077 finally gets some PlayStation footage. Check out almost seven minutes of PS4 Pro and PS5 (via backward compatibility) gameplay. The Cyberpunk 2077 release date is very quickly approaching. It won’t be long before players around the globe are booting up their various systems to hop into Night City. For the most part, pre-release footage has shown off what the game looks like on ...read more

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Tomb Raider Reloaded Announced

Square Enix today revealed a new installment in the popular Tomb Raider franchise called Tomb Raider Reloaded. Rather than being straight-up sequel to the most recent Tomb Raider video games, Reloaded is a free-to-play, action arcade video game coming to mobile next year. It is developed by Emerald City Games (G.I. Joe: War on Cobra, Lionheart: Dark Moon) and published by Square Enix London ...read more

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Cyberpunk 2077 With Ray-Tracing, DLSS Highlighted in New Video

CD Projekt RED has been showcasing quite a bit of Cyberpunk 2077 with ray-tracing enabled, revealing just how much more immersive Night City looks with realistic reflections. A new behind the scenes video has been released which discusses the benefits of ray-tracing and DLSS for PC players. Check it out below. The gameplay here has been captured on the GeForce RTX 30 series. Yesterday, the ...read more

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Cyberpunk 2077 PC specs revealed for 1080p, 1440p, and 4K gameplay

As promised, CD Projekt Red has published PC configurations aimed at 4K, RTX, and more for Cyberpunk 2077. Originally, the PC specs released for Cyberpunk 2077 offered only two sets of configurations for minimum and recommended, without indicating resolution. Today, that has changed. Below you’ll find recommended configurations for 1080p low, 1080p high, 1440p ultra, and 4K ultra ...read more

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FIFA 21 Is Adding Free David Beckham Content For All Players

FIFA 21 is adding some new content focused on maybe the world's most famous soccer player--David Beckham. The iconic midfielder has signed an ambassadorial agreement with EA Sports to promote FIFA going forward, and to celebrate everyone can score some freebies. First up, players will receive an untradeable David Beckham item in FIFA Ultimate Team, letting you make use of his on-the-pitch ...read more

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IO Interactive’s New Project is a James Bond Game

IO Interactive's newest title will tell the origin story of the world's best secret agent, 007 Hitman franchise developer IO Interactive has revealed its newest project this morning, and it certainly fits. The studio is focusing on another British chap, except this one’s name isn’t the last two numbers on the barcode on the back of his head. He likes saying his last name first, his first ...read more

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GTA Online Fully Reveals New Heist, Island Map Location

After much teasing resulting in a ton of speculation from the Grand Theft Auto community, Rockstar Games revealed the best look yet at the new map location and heist coming to GTA Online. The heist in question is called “The Cayo Perico Heist,” and it’ll take place on a remote island called “Cayo Perico.” The exotic location is the “biggest GTA Online adventure ever,” according to ...read more

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