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Massive weapon damage nerfs hit Warzone in an effort to increase overall time-to-kill

Raven is rolling out some major changes to the Warzone meta for Season 4 Reloaded, part of a plan to increase the game’s time-to-kill.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 4 Reloaded arrives today, and Raven is introducing some fairly drastic changes to the game to celebrate the occasion.Many assault rifles have been hit with quite severe nerfs to torso and headshot multipliers, meaning it’s going to take players longer to kill with those weapons on average.LMGs, meanwhile, are a more mixed bag; some will see headshot damage multipliers increased whereas others will see similar nerfs to the…

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Here’s your first look at the Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War and Warzone Season 4 Reloaded roadmap

Mauer Der Toten, the next Zombies map for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, as well as a wealth of new Warzone content, is coming to the game on July 15.Call of Duty fans, there’s a lot to look forward to in the coming weeks of Warzone and Black Ops Cold War. A classic Multiplayer map and new modes are coming to Black Ops Cold War, while Warzone is getting its own new objective mode with Payload  – as well as other meta-changing updates.For this update, there will be a download size of approximately 11.4GB to 21.3GB for those who…

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Another id Software game has been rated

By Dom Peppiatt 29 June 2021 10:45 GMT Another new id Software title has been rated in Australia, and this time the classification documents refer to Project 2021B – but what could it be?Earlier this year, we saw Doom Eternal VR revealed early by the Australian ratings board when a game called ‘Project 2021A’ was classified under the “virtual reality” category. Two months after the classification was spotted, the studio announced it was for Doom 3: VR Edition.Now, the ratings board is at it again (via Gematsu). This time, we’ve seen a slight progression in the naming convention and the feature of the game…

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CoD Warzone HARP | How to get the HARP U.A.V. killstreak

By Rebecca Jones 22 June 2021 14:15 GMT The HARP killstreak is a new addition to Call of Duty: Warzone with Season 4. However, this new U.A.V. is likely to be time-limited: it’s part of the Ground Fall event, which means its continued availability is uncertain past June 24th.Watch on YouTubePlayers of Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War will likely already be familiar with the HARP (a.k.a. High-Altitude Reconnaissance Plane). It’s been one of the most popular killstreaks — technically called scorestreaks these days — in BOCW since it was introduced in that game’s first season. Warzone players wanting…

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Death Stranding Director’s Cut has been rated for PS5

By Dom Peppiatt 22 June 2021 11:06 GMT The Entertainment Software Ratings Board has classified Death Stranding Director’s Cut for PS5 – and only PS5.Back at E3 2021, Kojima Productions confirmed that Death Stranding: Director’s Cut is indeed real and a full reveal for the game is just ‘weeks away’.Now, we’ve seen evidence backing that up, with the ESRB’s classification suggesting the game is close to launching – and maybe coming exclusively to PS5.Usually, if a game is going to arrive on multiple platforms, we’d see that noted in the ESRB listing. With this one, however, that has not been the case; it’s only listed…

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Check out Wasteland 3’s ‘The Battle of Steeltown’ DLC trailer here

By Dom Peppiatt 24 May 2021 19:18 GMT inXile Entertainment’s first Wasteland 3 narrative expansion, The Battle of Steeltown, is almost here. To welcome us to the new area, the developer has shared a new video.We’ve previously been introduced to Wasteland 3’s upcoming location – a new area that’s located in the southwestern portion of Colorado. The factory complex called Steeltown is where all of the tech that keeps Colorado running is manufactured. But there’s a dark side to the hub, too.Steeltown keeps the Patriarch in power and builds trucks, armor, weapons, and robots – but something’s wrong. Rangers have…

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Warzone developer Raven has now banned over 500,000 players

By Dom Peppiatt 16 May 2021 15:40 GMT Raven Software has been swinging the banhammer once again, and now the total number of banned players in Warzone has risen above 500,000 – or half a million.Cheaters are nothing new to Warzone. Raven Software has been battling with hackers and cheaters pretty much since the game went live. Back in February, we heard the developer had kicked off over 300,000 accounts for cheating, and then in April we heard the studio lament hackers were “ruining some of the [studio’s] best work”.Over the weekend, in another attack against the constant stream of cheaters,…

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Check out the Shadow Warrior 3 ‘That Damn Dam’ mission trailer here

By Dom Peppiatt 10 May 2021 19:28 GMT Publisher Devolver Digital and developer Flying Wild Hog have published a new trailer that shows off one of the missions from the upcoming Shadow Warrior 3.Just last week, we heard that Flying Hog was planning to launch Shadow Warrior 3 on Xbox One and PS4, as well as PC. Now, to keep that hype train chugging, the publisher has shown off another one of the game’s missions.According to the description of the level, players can expect a frenetic journey to the top of the titular dam where Lo Wang does battle with the…

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Resident Evil Village’s multi-platform demo window has been extended

By Dom Peppiatt 27 April 2021 10:43 GMT Capcom has extended the Resident Evil Village multi-platform demo window by an extra week after fans complained the opportunity to play was too tight.You may have noticed the particularly convoluted schedule Capcom organized for the second Resident Evil Village demo that allows you to play a portion of the game for up to 30 minutes.At the time of its announcement, many players complained that the window to play the demo was too tight, and not really respectful of their time thanks to how awkward the publisher’s timing was.Well, it seems like someone at…

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Here’s what The Last of Us Part 2 would look like running at 4K60 on PS5

By Dom Peppiatt 13 April 2021 10:13 GMT Ever wanted to know what The Last of Us Part 2 would look like playing on your PlayStation 5 at 4K resolution with a 60fps framerate? Well, wonder no more!Amidst rumours that we’re getting a remake of the original The Last of Us game, a Naughty Dog fan has employed the use of editing software and AI upscaling to give us a taste of what a true 4K60 patch would do for The Last of Us Part 2.Though once we heard whispers about Naughty Dog’s blockbuster 2020 survival game getting a dedicated…

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Over 10 minutes of The Day Before shooting and looting gameplay revealed in new trailer

The “open-world MMO survival” game The Day Before has always looked part DayZ, part The Last of Us, and part The Division – and that’s never more clear than in its gameplay trailer.Publisher MyTona and developer Fntastic have finally shown off some proper gameplay for the upcoming survival game, which is billed as being an open-world survival MMO set for launch on PC via Steam during Q2, 2021.Rather than the city we saw in the game’s first trailer, the gameplay trailer takes us out into the countryside. The tone is set by a mournful radio broadcast interrupted by gunshots and…

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Cinematic survival shooter Abandoned coming to PS5 later this year

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 8 April 2021 08:58 GMT Blue Box Game Studios has announced that its first-person survival shooter, Abandoned,  will be landing on the PlayStation 5 later this year.In a new post over on the PlayStation Blog, the Dutch developer explains the premise of the photo-realistic game and outlines what players can expect from the “cinematic, first-person horror survival shooter set in a highly detailed open world environment” that runs at 60fps in 4K.“The story is centred around Jason Longfield, who wakes up in a strange forest,” writes Hasan Kahraman, game director at Blue Box Game Studios. “Abandoned and not…

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Capcom is using a ‘life-size’ Lady Dimitrescu to promote Resident Evil Village

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 28 March 2021 16:30 GMT Capcom is really playing up to the massive height of Lady Dimitrescu (no pun intended) to promote Resident Evil Village in Hong Kong.The towering 9′ 6″ vampire, Lady Dimitrescu, has been making headlines for Resident Evil Village, and now Capcom is really leaning into the surprising popularity of the internet’s favorite giant woman.As per a Facebook post from Capcom Asia, the publisher is starting to publicize the game by sending out ‘life-size’, to-scale cutouts of Village’s primary antagonist (thanks, TheGamer).If you’ve ever wanted to feel just how small you’d feel beside…

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“There are more stories to tell with the Doom Slayer” says Doom Eternal dev

Doom Eternal has just wrapped up the rebooted series’ story, the one that kicked off with Doom in 2016, but that doesn’t mean id Software is done with the series just yet.In an interview with Polygon, Doom Eternal game director Hugo Martin has dropped some hints that the series could go on to cover more, untold stories in the future – and that the story of rebooted Doom, really, could only just be beginning.“While this is the end of the story arc that began in Doom (2016), we planted a lot of stakes in the ground with that story,” Martin…

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There’s another Resident Evil Showcase coming in April

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 22 March 2021 18:06 GMT In celebration of one of gaming’s most notable horror franchises turning 25, Capcom has announced another Resident Evil Showcase is coming in April.“A new Resident Evil Showcase will be dropping this April,” Capcom has announced in an official blog. “We don’t want to spoil any surprises, so we’ll leave it to all of you to speculate on what this upcoming presentation might contain.”At the time of writing, there’s no time or date attached to the broadcast – we just know that it’s coming in April.If you’re curious about what this new showcase…