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Movie crossover brings Milla Jovovich to Monster Hunter: World Iceborne as a playable character

The Monster Hunter movie directed by Paul W. S. Anderson is coming out in December, and so here’s the inevitable marketing crossover. A singleplayer side story is being added to Monster Hunter: World Iceborne in which you play as Milla Jovovich’s character from the movie, Artemis. Jovovich voices the character, who kind of looks like her, in two limited-time event quests you’ll need to be Master Rank to unlock. The first sets you up against a Black Diablos in the Wildspire Waste, and rewards you with the materials needed to craft an Artemis α+ armor set, as worn in the…

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Fortnite has horrible corn and pie bodies now

Click the enlarge button for a clearer look at these terrible corn and pie people. (Image credit: Epic Games)Fun fact about mince pie: People used to think it caused nightmares, and in some cases, even insanity. Given that, the Nightmare Before Christmas grin on Mincemeat, one of two new and terrible Fortnite skins, is appropriate. I really don’t like the way Mincemeat’s crust-skin has big gashes in it, exposing his soft, fruit and rum innards. However, Cobb is arguably the more horrible skin, because his flexed arm leads me to believe that the kernels of corn on his body are…

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The Brotherhood Of Steel are coming to Fallout 76 a week early

You’d think it’d be hard to get anywhere early, weighed down by all that power armour. And yet, despite all odds, the Brotherhood Of Steel has marched into Fallout 76 a little earlier than planned. After accidentally gifting Xbox players the gift of technophilic paladins, Bethesda have chosen to just give the update to everyone rather than roll back the update and have folks wait another week. Nice! (more…)

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Black Friday SSD deals: the fastest PC storage for the best price

Looking for a bargain Black Friday SSD deal is one of the easiest ways to give your PC a major speed boost. Hopefully your PC is already running on one, but these days, we could all use a little more SSD storage. An extra terabyte isn’t going to boost your framerate in Call of Duty, but it’ll at least mean you can fit the damned thing alongside the rest of your game library. Right now Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is the mightiest of all the mighty storage hogs on PC right now, clocking in at 231GB. That’s big enough…

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Microsoft Flight Sim’s second world update spit-shines the USA

Yee-haw, pilots. Lasso the young’uns to their seats, because Microsoft Flight Simulator‘s next stop is the grand old US of A. The massive aviation sandbox just pushed its second world update, granting a number of states with improved resolutions, laying down some hand-crafted airports and 50 spruced-up points-of-interest to make your stateside tours an absolute treat. (more…)

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A Total War Saga: Troy finally adds multiplayer this week

Like any good strategy game, A Total War Saga: Troy is a battle of wits between two seasoned commanders. But ’til now, Creative Assembly’s Homeric army-smasher has only let you face the cold, calculating mind of its AI strategists. That changes with the commencement of Troy’s multiplayer beta this Thursday, finally letting you bash heads with friends for control of the ancient Greek archipelago – or join them in battle across a co-operative campaign. (more…)

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Microsoft Flight Simulator update adds new airports and points of interest

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 20:37 GMT Microsoft Flight Simulator has been updated with plenty of new points of interest and new airports.USA world update is now available for Microsoft Flight Simulator.It comes with four new airports and almost 50 new points of interest.In addition to the above, you can expect several fixes and improvements to performance and stability, planes, UI, input, activity, and the world.The full update notes are below.Microsoft Flight Simulator – USA World UpdateAirports KATL – Atlanta International KFHR – Friday Harbor KDFW – Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) KSWF – New…

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Amazon, Best Buy and Gamestop are offering big Black Friday discounts on Switch games

By Henry Stockdale, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 20:12 GMT As we get closer to Black Friday, many sites are continuing to post their hottest deals and if you’re a Nintendo Switch owner, you’ve got no end of choices to go on.From Nintendo’s star icon (We of course mean Luigi) searching haunted hotels to the JRPG powerhouse that is Fire Emblem: Three Houses, there’s something for everyone and Amazon, Best Buy and GameStop have been bringing us some outstanding offers. If you’re happy to go pre-owned, GameStop are also knocking an extra couple of dollars off too, though this varies from game…

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Forget the stream leak, here’s a proper look at Cyberpunk 2077’s Nomad intro

With just over two weeks to go until Cyberpunk 2077 hits shelves, CD Projekt have slip another ratty VHS tape of footage under our office doors. Okay, so this one has “PlayStation” written all over it, but let’s peel that sticker off and take this latest vid for what it is – a dusty, banged up showcase of the smuggling shenanigans, interrogations, and disorderly driving wot makes up a Nomad V’s first steps into Night City. And this time, the footage didn’t fall off the back of a truck. (more…)

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Black Friday gaming mouse deal: one of PC gaming’s most popular mice for $38

The Logitech G502 holds a special place in our hearts. From its sleek design to its fantastic Hero sensor, it delivers again and again in-game. That’s why it always brings me such joy to report to you when it’s on sale. Amazon Black Friday deals 2020From a grand ol’ price of $79.99 way back in 2018, this gaming mouse has steadily declined to roughly around the $50 mark as of late, perhaps a touch less. Due to the Black Friday festivities, however, it’s now down to a new low of $37.90. So what do you get for $37.90? A gaming…

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Red Dead Online launching a cheaper standalone version

For those who fancy the rootin’ tootin’ multiplayer shootin’ of Red Dead Online but aren’t too interested in the grudgin’ trudgin’ singleplayer buy-in of the full Red Dead Redemption 2 package, Rockstar have announced a standalone version of RDO. It’s launching next week with an introductory price of $5 for several months, which, sure, is a price that’d get my interest. Not least of all because I want to try doing conference calls inside Red Dead Online. (more…)

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

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 17:58 GMT 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 experience that PC players have had with Skyrim.Right now, Skyrim is available on Xbox Series X via backwards compatibility. Bethesda has promised free…

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Dreams can come true! Mortal Kombat 11 now has 1995 movie characters DLC

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 17:56 GMT Well, this is a blast from the past.The latest skin pack for Mortal Kombat 11 brings a few classic look to NetherRealm’s bloody brawler.The Klassic MK Skin Pack introduces the voices and likenesses of Christopher Lambert, Linden Ashby, and Bridgette Wilson-Sampras from the iconic 1995 Mortal Kombat film to the game for Raiden, Johnny Cage, and Sonya Blade respectively.These skins are known as “Protector of Earthrealm Raiden,” “Hollywood Kombatant Johnny Cage” and “Island Bound Sonya Blade.”They’re available right now and costs £4.99.This retro-themed content was hinted at in September, when a…

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Here’s a look at Cyberpunk 2077 running on PS4 Pro and PS5

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 17:54 GMT CD Projekt Red has released a video showing Cyberpunk 2077 running on PlayStation systems.The video showcases Cyberpunk 2077 running on both PS4 Pro and PS5 via backwards compatibility.The gameplay is taken from the Nomad lifepath, one of the three playable backstories players can choose to jump into when they kick off their adventure.In it, you can see action from the Badlands, the desert area which surrounds Night City, as well as from the streets of Night City itself.Last week, the developer showed the game running on Xbox One X and Xbox…

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Nvidia’s RTX 30-series mobile GPUs rumoured to land this January with AMD CPU support

Nvidia’s mighty GeForce RTX 3080 GPU will hit laptop PCs in January, so says WCCFTech. That’s all we’ve got to go on for now, but that would have these mobile chips arrive roughly when we’d expect them to, and reportedly with belated support for AMD processors in tow. The full range of new GPUs will include 3080, 3070 and 3060 Mobility chips. The 3080 and 3070 will land first, in January, with ASUS and MSI mooted as launch partners.  Price-wise, Nvidia is said to expect system prices for 3060-powered laptops to start at $999, 3070 lappies will kick off at…

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PowerColor’s Red Dragon RX 6800 XT GPUs Will Awake Soon

PowerColor Red Dragon Radeon RX 6800 XT (Image credit: VideoCardz)Following PowerColor’s official announcement of the Red Devil Radeon RX 6800 XT and RX 6800, VideoCardz has shared renders of what we can expect from the vendor’s Red Dragon series. In regards to hierarchy, PowerColor’s Red Dragon-branded graphics cards are a notch below the Red Devil. Therefore, the offerings typically come with a more modest design and a factory overclock. As the renders show, the Red Dragon Radeon RX 6800 XT features less flamboyant aesthetics. There are zero traces of RGB lighting on the shroud, which will surely appease consumers that…

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Dell’s ultrawide Alienware monitor hits a new low price for Black Friday

Attention, ultrawide monitor deals hunters in the US. Dell’s Alienware AW3420DW is currently down to a new all-time low of just $830 at the moment as part of Dell’s [cms-block] sale this week. That’s $70 lower than what you’ll find over on Amazon at the moment, but you’ll need to hurry, as this “door buster” deal is already 78% claimed. (more…)

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Black Friday TV deals at Best Buy cut prices by up to $1000

By Grace Curtis, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 15:28 GMT Always good for a discount even in normal times, BestBuy is on top form this year with a huge Black Friday sale. They’ve cut prices on everything from whisks to fridges, but we’ve spotted one place where you can make savings in the hundreds – widescreen TVs. At the lower end of the scale in terms of size and price are a range of small 4K LED TVs from brands like Samsung and Toshiba. Discounts are less impressive, but still hefty – for example, the $300 43” Insignia Smart TV, which comes…

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Black Friday laptop deal: this Asus TUF Gaming with a GTX 1650 Ti is just $600

A good gaming laptop does not have to cost a fortune, or even north of a grand these days. Case in point, this Black Friday deal for an Asus TUF Gaming laptop with an Intel Core i5 10300H CPU and a discrete GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU is well south of a grand, on sale for only $599.99 at Best Buy right now. That is $200 below its list price, and a good bargain for the hardware. Amazon Black Friday deals 2020The list price is what you can generally expect to pay for a cheaper gaming laptop built around a…

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Sony’s PS5 US TV ads were seen three times more than Xbox

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 12:34 GMT It looks like Sony spent big in the build-up to the PS5’s launch.Ads from PlayStation 5 maker Sony were seen almost as much as the rest of the industry combined.That’s according to data from over on VentureBeat, which shows that Sony’s adverts racked up a huge 701m impressions on US TV between October 16 and November 15. Its most-viewed ad was the PlayStation 5 launch trailer, Play Has No Limits, which was seen 258.4m times.In total, Sony was behind 47% of the total impressions for US TV ads for this…