EA has pulled the original Titanfall from sale for good

Electronic Arts has pulled the original Titanfall from sale permanently. Developer Respawn announced on Wednesday that the game will also be removed from subscription services in March 2022, which will be eight years after its initial release. While the studio didn’t provide a reason for discontinuing sales of the game, the Titanfall series has been the subject of ongoing DDoS attacks for ...read more

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Forza Horizon 5 Player Banned for 8,000 Years Over Offensive Car

A Forza Horizon 5 player was apparently given an 8,000-year ban from the game over a livery they created. The design in question features North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un alongside the KFC logo, a "Send Nukes" hashtag, and the New Balance logo which now reads "Nuke Balance." The ban was shared on the Forza subreddit by user AllThingsRacing. Apparently, the livery was created by a friend of the ...read more

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GTA Trilogy physical edition delayed by Rockstar

Rockstar has delayed the physical release of the GTA Trilogy pushing it from early this month to December 17, 2021. In a tweet posted by Rockstar, the developer announced: "The release dates for the physical versions of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition have changed." Rather than releasing on December 7, 2021, like originally planned, the physical version of the ...read more

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A new US bill could ban the use of console scalper bots

A group of US Democrats have introduced a new bill in the hope that it will ban the use of bots to scalp high-value items including games consoles. The ‘Stopping Grinch Bots Act’ is being introduced by Representative Paul Tonko, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Ben Ray Luján, and is designed to crack down on bot technology. Bots work ...read more

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New PS5 system update improves system performance

Sony has released the latest system update for the PlayStation 5. However, according to Sony’s patch notes, Version 21.02-04.50.00 makes improvements to system performance, and nothing else. This makes it the third system update in a row that has “improves system performance” as its sole patch note. The last major system update for the PS5 was version 21.02-04.00.00, which was ...read more

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Halo Infinite’s Campaign Will Have 14 Missions

Halo Infinite’s multiplayer is going strong, and with 343 Industries committing to addressing issues with everything from cheating to Battle Pass progression, things are certainly looking good for that side of the experience. Soon, the other half will be available as well with the launch of Halo Infinite’s single player campaign, and with the full list of the game’s Achievements recently ...read more

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Mobile PlayStation Games Draw Closer As Sony Patents New Controller

A new patent has been published by Sony Interactive Entertainment that appears to suggest a new mobile-style controller is in the works, could a new handheld PlayStation device be on the way? The likelihood of a new PSP or PSVita being in the works is probably slim, but Sony’s CEO Jim Ryan has previously stated that the company will be bringing some first-party titles to mobile devices by ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Leaker Explains What Happened to Big Missing Feature

A reputable Battlefield leaker has revealed what happened to a big feature that was rumored to be in the new Battlefield 2042 game but didn't end up making it in the final version of the game. According to the leaker, the feature ultimately ended up being too ambitious, and to be fair, it did sound ambitious, but it was rumors of it that contributed to the massive amounts of hype the game at one ...read more

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EA has pulled the original Titanfall from sale for good

Electronic Arts has pulled the original Titanfall from sale permanently. Developer Respawn announced on Wednesday that the game will also be removed from subscription services in March 2022, which will be eight years after its initial release. While the studio didn’t provide a reason for discontinuing sales of the game, the Titanfall series has been the subject of ongoing DDoS attacks for ...read more

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Forza Horizon 5 Player Banned for 8,000 Years Over Offensive Car

A Forza Horizon 5 player was apparently given an 8,000-year ban from the game over a livery they created. The design in question features North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un alongside the KFC logo, a "Send Nukes" hashtag, and the New Balance logo which now reads "Nuke Balance." The ban was shared on the Forza subreddit by user AllThingsRacing. Apparently, the livery was created by a friend of the ...read more

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GTA Trilogy physical edition delayed by Rockstar

Rockstar has delayed the physical release of the GTA Trilogy pushing it from early this month to December 17, 2021. In a tweet posted by Rockstar, the developer announced: "The release dates for the physical versions of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition have changed." Rather than releasing on December 7, 2021, like originally planned, the physical version of the ...read more

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A new US bill could ban the use of console scalper bots

A group of US Democrats have introduced a new bill in the hope that it will ban the use of bots to scalp high-value items including games consoles. The ‘Stopping Grinch Bots Act’ is being introduced by Representative Paul Tonko, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Ben Ray Luján, and is designed to crack down on bot technology. Bots work ...read more

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Halo Infinite’s Campaign Will Have 14 Missions

Halo Infinite’s multiplayer is going strong, and with 343 Industries committing to addressing issues with everything from cheating to Battle Pass progression, things are certainly looking good for that side of the experience. Soon, the other half will be available as well with the launch of Halo Infinite’s single player campaign, and with the full list of the game’s Achievements recently ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Leaker Explains What Happened to Big Missing Feature

A reputable Battlefield leaker has revealed what happened to a big feature that was rumored to be in the new Battlefield 2042 game but didn't end up making it in the final version of the game. According to the leaker, the feature ultimately ended up being too ambitious, and to be fair, it did sound ambitious, but it was rumors of it that contributed to the massive amounts of hype the game at one ...read more

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Farming Simulator 22 moved over 1.5 million copies its first week

Farming Simulator 22 has only been out in the wild for around a week, and it has already sold over 1.5 million copies. Released on November 22, the developer, Giants Software self-published this time out and was able to streamline communication with international distributors and extend the network. And, it paid off. The series community is also growing with the series thanks to ...read more

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Minecraft devs confirm the new 1.18 ore distribution

Minecraft 1.18 is finally here, and that means it’s time to start exploring some deep caves and figuring out where the diamonds are with the new ore distribution. Luckily, the devs have provided some helpful charts and videos to get you pointed in the right direction. Previously, most types of Minecraft ore would generate evenly regardless of the y coordinate, so if you were mining within a ...read more

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A new US bill could ban the use of console scalper bots

A group of US Democrats have introduced a new bill in the hope that it will ban the use of bots to scalp high-value items including games consoles. The ‘Stopping Grinch Bots Act’ is being introduced by Representative Paul Tonko, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Ben Ray Luján, and is designed to crack down on bot technology. Bots work ...read more

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New PS5 system update improves system performance

Sony has released the latest system update for the PlayStation 5. However, according to Sony’s patch notes, Version 21.02-04.50.00 makes improvements to system performance, and nothing else. This makes it the third system update in a row that has “improves system performance” as its sole patch note. The last major system update for the PS5 was version 21.02-04.00.00, which was ...read more

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Mobile PlayStation Games Draw Closer As Sony Patents New Controller

A new patent has been published by Sony Interactive Entertainment that appears to suggest a new mobile-style controller is in the works, could a new handheld PlayStation device be on the way? The likelihood of a new PSP or PSVita being in the works is probably slim, but Sony’s CEO Jim Ryan has previously stated that the company will be bringing some first-party titles to mobile devices by ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Leaker Explains What Happened to Big Missing Feature

A reputable Battlefield leaker has revealed what happened to a big feature that was rumored to be in the new Battlefield 2042 game but didn't end up making it in the final version of the game. According to the leaker, the feature ultimately ended up being too ambitious, and to be fair, it did sound ambitious, but it was rumors of it that contributed to the massive amounts of hype the game at one ...read more

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Farming Simulator 22 moved over 1.5 million copies its first week

Farming Simulator 22 has only been out in the wild for around a week, and it has already sold over 1.5 million copies. Released on November 22, the developer, Giants Software self-published this time out and was able to streamline communication with international distributors and extend the network. And, it paid off. The series community is also growing with the series thanks to ...read more

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You can finally watch HDR videos on your PS5 YouTube app

The YouTube PS5 app now has HDR support, letting you watch extra vibrant videos straight from your new-gen platform. While PS5 launched with native support for HDR media, its video-streaming applications didn't support it across the board. Neither Sony or Google announced the small yet important change to the YouTube app, but video-centric news site FlatpanelsHD posted an image of the app with ...read more

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Minecraft devs confirm the new 1.18 ore distribution

Minecraft 1.18 is finally here, and that means it’s time to start exploring some deep caves and figuring out where the diamonds are with the new ore distribution. Luckily, the devs have provided some helpful charts and videos to get you pointed in the right direction. Previously, most types of Minecraft ore would generate evenly regardless of the y coordinate, so if you were mining within a ...read more

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Dying Light 2 Stay Human Has Gone Gold

As one of the major big releases coming early next year, Dying Light 2 Stay Human has more than its share of expectations. Nevertheless, Techland promised that there would be zero chance of another delay and it’s stuck to it. The official Twitter account has confirmed that the game has gone gold. Though it’s currently being sent for disc manufacturing and digital certification, Techland is ...read more

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GTA Trilogy physical edition delayed by Rockstar

Rockstar has delayed the physical release of the GTA Trilogy pushing it from early this month to December 17, 2021. In a tweet posted by Rockstar, the developer announced: "The release dates for the physical versions of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition have changed." Rather than releasing on December 7, 2021, like originally planned, the physical version of the ...read more

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Minecraft devs confirm the new 1.18 ore distribution

Minecraft 1.18 is finally here, and that means it’s time to start exploring some deep caves and figuring out where the diamonds are with the new ore distribution. Luckily, the devs have provided some helpful charts and videos to get you pointed in the right direction. Previously, most types of Minecraft ore would generate evenly regardless of the y coordinate, so if you were mining within a ...read more

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Nintendo Insider Provides Update on Splatoon 3

Splatoon 3 is set to release on Nintendo Switch in 2022, but it looks like fans won't have to wait until next year for an update on the game. According to reliable leaker @SamusHunter2, Nintendo will be providing some new information on Splatoon 3 before the end of 2021. Unfortunately, she did not offer specific information on what we'll be seeing, but apparently we can also expect new artwork ...read more

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Minecraft's Caves & Cliffs Part II Update Is Out Now

The day has finally arrived: Minecraft's Caves & Cliffs Part II update has come to both Java and Bedrock Editions of the game, bringing new world generation and some rather lovely new caves. We've covered the way the new terrain generation works already when we got our mitts on the Snapshot earlier this year, but after several more tweaks, patches, fixes and updates, the official release of ...read more

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Zelda 64 has been decompiled, potentially opening the door for ports

A fan group has successfully reverse-engineered 100% of Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time’s game code, VGC has been told. The community-led Zelda Reverse Engineering Team (ZRET) has been working for nearly two years to reverse engineer the N64 classic into parsable C code, which can be read by modern computers, similar to how fans were able to fully convert Super Mario 64 in 2019, after a ...read more

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Mario Odyssey Beaten In Under 58 Minutes, Setting New World Record

It's been four years since Super Mario Odyssey's release, and in that time speedrunners have been busy. From initial times measured in hours, speedrunners managed to knock it down to an hour and 15 minutes, then under an hour, and then under 58 minutes. And today, we have yet another milestone as a speedrunner completes Super Mario Odyssey in 57 minutes, 21 seconds. Tyron18 is now the world ...read more

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Life is Strange: True Colors is finally coming to Switch in December

Square Enix has announced a release date for the delayed Nintendo Switch version of Life is Strange: True Colors. The Life is Strange series will make its handheld debut when True Colors launches digitally for Switch on December 7 via the Nintendo eShop, with a physical release set to follow on February 25, 2022. The Switch edition of Life is Strange: True Colors was originally scheduled to ...read more

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New Monster Hunter Games Teased by Nintendo Leaker

Monster Hunter fans may want to tune into The Game Awards next month. On December 9, the latest installment of The Game Awards will go down, and awards will be dished out to some of the best games and some of the best game creators in the industry. However, that's not why most tune. Most tune in for the announcements and reveals that pepper the award show. According to scuttlebutt, The Game ...read more

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EA has pulled the original Titanfall from sale for good

Electronic Arts has pulled the original Titanfall from sale permanently. Developer Respawn announced on Wednesday that the game will also be removed from subscription services in March 2022, which will be eight years after its initial release. While the studio didn’t provide a reason for discontinuing sales of the game, the Titanfall series has been the subject of ongoing DDoS attacks for ...read more

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Forza Horizon 5 Player Banned for 8,000 Years Over Offensive Car

A Forza Horizon 5 player was apparently given an 8,000-year ban from the game over a livery they created. The design in question features North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un alongside the KFC logo, a "Send Nukes" hashtag, and the New Balance logo which now reads "Nuke Balance." The ban was shared on the Forza subreddit by user AllThingsRacing. Apparently, the livery was created by a friend of the ...read more

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GTA Trilogy physical edition delayed by Rockstar

Rockstar has delayed the physical release of the GTA Trilogy pushing it from early this month to December 17, 2021. In a tweet posted by Rockstar, the developer announced: "The release dates for the physical versions of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition have changed." Rather than releasing on December 7, 2021, like originally planned, the physical version of the ...read more

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Halo Infinite’s Campaign Will Have 14 Missions

Halo Infinite’s multiplayer is going strong, and with 343 Industries committing to addressing issues with everything from cheating to Battle Pass progression, things are certainly looking good for that side of the experience. Soon, the other half will be available as well with the launch of Halo Infinite’s single player campaign, and with the full list of the game’s Achievements recently ...read more

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Battlefield 2042 Leaker Explains What Happened to Big Missing Feature

A reputable Battlefield leaker has revealed what happened to a big feature that was rumored to be in the new Battlefield 2042 game but didn't end up making it in the final version of the game. According to the leaker, the feature ultimately ended up being too ambitious, and to be fair, it did sound ambitious, but it was rumors of it that contributed to the massive amounts of hype the game at one ...read more

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Farming Simulator 22 moved over 1.5 million copies its first week

Farming Simulator 22 has only been out in the wild for around a week, and it has already sold over 1.5 million copies. Released on November 22, the developer, Giants Software self-published this time out and was able to streamline communication with international distributors and extend the network. And, it paid off. The series community is also growing with the series thanks to ...read more

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Minecraft devs confirm the new 1.18 ore distribution

Minecraft 1.18 is finally here, and that means it’s time to start exploring some deep caves and figuring out where the diamonds are with the new ore distribution. Luckily, the devs have provided some helpful charts and videos to get you pointed in the right direction. Previously, most types of Minecraft ore would generate evenly regardless of the y coordinate, so if you were mining within a ...read more

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Dying Light 2 Stay Human Has Gone Gold

As one of the major big releases coming early next year, Dying Light 2 Stay Human has more than its share of expectations. Nevertheless, Techland promised that there would be zero chance of another delay and it’s stuck to it. The official Twitter account has confirmed that the game has gone gold. Though it’s currently being sent for disc manufacturing and digital certification, Techland is ...read more

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Mobile PlayStation Games Draw Closer As Sony Patents New Controller

A new patent has been published by Sony Interactive Entertainment that appears to suggest a new mobile-style controller is in the works, could a new handheld PlayStation device be on the way? The likelihood of a new PSP or PSVita being in the works is probably slim, but Sony’s CEO Jim Ryan has previously stated that the company will be bringing some first-party titles to mobile devices by ...read more

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One Game Awards reveal ‘has been in the works for 2.5 years’

Host and creator of The Game Awards Geoff Keighley has claimed that the December 9 show will feature a world premiere that he has “been working on with a developer for 2.5 years.” In a tweet published on Sunday, Keighley said that he visited the developer in the Summer of 2019 and that this was the last time he visited studios around the world. While last year’s show was not filmed in ...read more

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Spotify testing a new style of music listening that resembles TikTok

Spotify is testing a new style of discovering music, which resembles the style of TikTok or Instagram Reels. Called "Discover", users can swipe through a music feed that could even include short videos. Users can also interact with them such as adding them to Liked songs or visiting the album. The videos that are displayed on the feed are part of the Canvas feature that features short video ...read more

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Pokemon Go Developer Niantic Is Now Worth $9 Billion

Video games are big business right now. The industry has generated $82 billion of revenue through hardware sales alone in 2021, and a new report forecasts that number will increase to $135 billion by 2026. What makes that already unfathomable number even more impressive is that it doesn't even include mobile gaming, a branch of the industry that might well generate more money than any ...read more

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The Game Awards 2021 Gets Companion Podcast On Spotify

The Game Awards has emerged to be one of the biggest single events in gaming, with views that dwarf almost every other major one in the industry. It’s become the last big marketing time with tons of reveals and trailers, and this year promises to be much the same. It also seems there will an audio companion piece this year as well via Spotify. As announced by Spotify, they will be an ...read more

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Global Chip Shortage Will Continue Through 2022, Says Nvidia

The global semiconductor shortage has been a major headache for the entire tech industry for well over a year at this point, and that has, of course, applies to the games industry as well. Manufacturing has been unexpectedly complicated for Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony, as well as the likes of AMD and Nvidia in the PC space, and with it looking likely that supplies for the Switch, the PS5, and ...read more

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Dr Disrespect Reveals New Details on His Mysterious Twitch Ban

Back in June 2020, Dr Disrespect was banned from Twitch with no explanation and no warning. At the time of the ban, Dr Disrespect was one of the biggest Twitch streamers in the world and just earlier in the year Twitch paid a lot of money to lock him down. To this day, we still don't know why Dr Disrespect was banned, but this August he revealed that he's suing the Amazon-owned platform over the ...read more

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USB-C iPhone Sells for $86,000 On Ebay

An iPhone modified to charge and transfer data over USB-C would be a dream come true for some, and the world's first managed to prove the demand for such a device in a heated auction that ended in a massive increase over the price of an unmodified device. However, Apple's controlling approach to its products means it comes with a major catch. Apple devices have a long history of requiring ...read more

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Halo Infinite ‘Forever We Fight’ live action trailer released

Microsoft has released a live action trailer for Halo Infinite ahead of the game’s release next week. Having originally been scheduled for release in November 2020 as an Xbox Series X/S launch title, Halo Infinite will now be released for consoles and PC on December 8, 2021.

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New Call of Duty Warzone Pacific map trailer offers a tour Caldera

Activision has officially revealed Call of Duty Warzone’s new map Caldera. An image of the map confirms that the Caldera era of Warzone kicks off with ‘Operation Vulcan’, which is set in December 1944, while a new trailer offers a whistle-stop tour of the Pacific island. The scale map includes the names of 15 areas players can drop into and the locations of numerous points of interest.

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Halo Infinite’s campaign launch trailer has been released

Xbox Game Studios has released Halo Infinite’s official launch trailer. Having originally been scheduled for release in November 2020 as an Xbox Series X/S launch title, Halo Infinite will now be released for consoles and PC on December 8, 2021. Xbox is billing 343 Industries‘ game as the “biggest, most wide open and adventure-filled Halo experience yet”. With the game’s ...read more

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Dragon Ball: The Breakers Gets Gameplay Overview Trailer

There have been many Dragon Ball-themed games throughout the years, most of them fighting games, but also a mix of RPGs and card games as well. Next year, however, will get one of the most unique entries in the gaming side of the franchise with The Breakers. Instead of focusing on the core cast, it instead pits ordinary citizens against series villains in an asymmetrical multiplayer bout. It ...read more

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Halo Infinite Campaign Gameplay Shows off Side Missions

Given the surprise early launch of Halo Infinite’s free-to-play multiplayer, it’s understandable that there’s been a lot of excitement surrounding that half of the experience, but in recent weeks, excitement has grown exponentially for the single player campaign as well. The new footage that’s been shown off (and there’s been a lot of it) has impressed one and all, and it continues to ...read more

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Halo Infinite Gameplay Shows off Boss Fights on Legendary Difficulty

While 343 Industries has focused primarily on Heroic difficulty for its Halo campaigns in the past, with Halo Infinite, the developer has designed the base of the experience around Normal difficulty. Even though, series fans who love the more challenging nature of Heroic and Legendary need not fret- because there’s some new gameplay here that demonstrates that the upcoming shooter will still be ...read more

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New Dragon Ball Video Game Announced

A new video game associated with the beloved Dragon Ball franchise has been announced by publisher Bandai Namco. The game in question happens to be called Dragon Ball: The Breakers, and is set to release at some point next year. While most games associated with the Dragon Ball series typically end up being action-focused to some degree, The Breakers seems like it will instead be much more similar ...read more

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Rainbow Six Extraction trailer follows rescue mission that goes wrong

A new Rainbow Six Extraction cinematic trailer will get you in the tactical horror vibes you need for your upcoming rescue operations. One of the most unique aspects of Rainbow Six Extraction is what happens to your operators when they fall in battle: they don't die for good (or else you might run out of playable operators fast), but they aren't ready to roll right back into action like that ...read more

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