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CoD Cold War Outbreak: best guns | The best loadout for zombies

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War‘s new Outbreak mode sees you once again facing off against a zombie threat.Before you travel to the Ural Mountains and begin your investigations into the Dark Aether, you’ll want to take some time to plan your loadout for the mission.Read on for our recommendation of the best guns, weapons, and upgrades to pick when playing Outbreak mode: Best Gun: The M16 Best Wonder Weapon: Ray Gun Best Melee Weapon: Machete Best Field Upgrade: Ring of Fire Best Gun: The M16I’m a fan of the classics, and the already well-established benefits of the M16…

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Valheim has sold over two million copies in under two weeks

Follows the title selling over one million copies in its first seven days.Viking survival game Valheim has shifted more than two million units in less than a fortnight.Developer Iron Gate broke the news overnight, saying that the game had hit this milestone within 13 days of its February 2 launch. In fact, Valheim apparently shifted 275,000 copies on Saturday alone.This comes in the wake of the game selling more than one million copies in its first week.Not only is Valheim selling well; a lot of people are playing it. The title apparently boasted the second-highest concurrent player figure on Steam…

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Valheim: Haldor the merchant | Finding the trader to purchase Ymir flesh and more

Valheim is a survival game all about finding resources and crafting your own tools — but nevertheless, sometimes you just have to buy the things you need. Enter Haldor the trader, Valheim’s premier (not to mention only) merchant character.Haldor is the exclusive source of a number of items in Valheim. This includes the ultra-rare crafting resource Ymir flesh, several unique pieces of armour, and — for some reason — all the game’s fishing tools.On this page: How to find Haldor the merchant in Valheim What can you buy from Haldor the merchant? How to get coins to pay Haldor How…

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Dbrand’s black PS5 faceplates sell out in a few hours

By Alex Calvin, Friday, 12 February 2021 12:29 GMT You can’t get one of the company’s Darkplates before May at the moment.Within a few hours of going live, skin company Dbrand’s black PlayStation 5 faceplates have pretty much sold out.The PS5 Darkplate went live this morning (Friday, February 12) and were out of stock within just a few hours. At the time of writing, you won’t be able to get one of these faceplates shipped before May. Buying the Darkplate will set you back $59 – though at the moment it’s just $49.As the name suggests, this is a black…

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Summer Game Fest 2021 looks set to be “more condensed” than debut year

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 9 February 2021 12:00 GMT But we still don’t know what to expect from this year’s iteration of Geoff Keighley’s show.This year’s Summer Game Fest is going to be “more condensed” than its debut in 2020.That’s according to organiser Geoff Keighley, who said on Twitter that the team was going to “make it more condensed.” In a subsequent tweet, the industry personality said that its debut last year was “tough” due to the coronavirus pandemic.“Last year was tough with COVID, appreciate the vote on confidence,” Keighley wrote.“We are seeing what can come together!”There isn’t much news…

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Cyberpunk 2077 hotfix targets save file bug on PC

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 5 February 2021 14:37 GMT A hotfix is now available for Cyberpunk 2077 on PC.Hotfix 1.12 fixes a vulnerability in Cyberpunk 2077 that could be used as part of remote execution, including save files.It fixed a buffer overrun issue and removed/replaced non-ASLR DLLs.The fix basically applies to the use of mods/custom saves on PC. CDP became aware of a vulnerability in external DLL files the game uses which can be used to execute code on PCs. Until a fix was issued, it suggested folks refrain from using files from unknown sources.CDP was reached out to by…

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BioWare says getting multiplayer to work for Mass Effect Legendary Edition would be “really hard”

By Alex Calvin, Wednesday, 3 February 2021 17:03 GMT The undertaking would have been “too complicated,” the studio says.Developer BioWare has said that it hasn’t included multiplayer in the upcoming Mass Effect Legendary Edition due to the sheer amount of work it would take to get right.Speaking to Game Informer, project director Mac Walters said that people would mostly be playing these remasters for the story elements; getting the multiplayer aspects to work would have been “too complicated.”“I had all of these analogies early on to try to help people understand what this remaster is going to be about,” Walters…

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PS5 exclusive Destruction AllStars delivers immediate thrills but severely lacks content

When the unlockables are just varying colours of the same outfit and some emotes, there’s little to drive prolonged play.Destruction AllStars, the latest PS5 exclusive, arrived on PS Plus at the start of February and it’s undoubtedly a fun time. Smashing a car into other cars has been a jolly good throughout numerous console generations, so the fact it’s still capable of getting those endorphins into your brain is no surprise. Somewhat surprising is how well the mixture of car combat and on-foot gameplay work alongside each other, which gives AllStars a neat twist on the arena-based car combat genre….

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Here’s what to expect from BlizzCon 2021 on February 19 and 20

Sounds like the usual mix of game updates, Q&As and community goodness, without being packed into a convention centre.Blizzard has shared a bit more about what this year’s BlizzCon – sorry, BlizzConline – is going to look like.Folks can tune in to watch the show entirely free on February 19 and 20 to see what the firm has been cooking up behind the scenes. Blizzard promises reveals from its various development teams, as well as opportunities for the community to ask their burning questions. There are six different channels that viewers can check out, but don’t worry – this will…

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Plans for a Wall Street GameStop movie are already in the works

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 1 February 2021 17:34 GMT A movie based on the turbulent events surrounding the on-going GameStop/Reddit stock situation is already in the works.In a new report by Deadline, it’s been revealed that MGM has acquired the rights to the book proposal for a new title called ‘The Antisocial Network’ from author Ben Mezrich.This book will follow the events of “a ragtag group of amateur investors, gamers, and internet trolls” who – through investments, coordination, and playing the bankers at their own game, “brought Wall Street to its knees.”Apparently, Mezrich and his representatives started sharing the proposal…

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Yakuza director Toshihiro Nagoshi is Sega’s next creative director

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 31 January 2021 16:30 GMT Yakuza series director Toshihiro Nagoshi is due to step down as chief creative officer (CCO) of Sega, and will become creative director instead.Nagoshi – who worked as executive director on Yakuza: Like a Dragon – has been a key part of the Yakuza franchise since it first launched back in 2005, and he’s been with Sega since the mid-90s arcade days, too.Nagoshi’s new role (which will formally begin on April 1, 2021) was revealed in an announcement that also confirmed that the company will be making some more wide-reaching changes in…

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The Last of Us Part 2 may be getting a PS5 patch, according to industry insider

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 28 January 2021 12:08 GMT The Last of Us Part 2 may be getting a dedicated PlayStation 5 patch in the not-too-distant future, according to one industry insider with a decent track record.Naughty Dog’s 2020 survival horror hit may be due to get a PS5 patch, according to someone with a recent history of reliable news leaks. ResetEra forum member Navtra replied to a comment in a PS5 thread stating that “a patch was in the work at some point” for the record-breaking Game of the Year award winner, but they aren’t sure “if it’s still happening…

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Hitman 3 Codes: door and safe code list for every keypad in every level

By Alex Donaldson, Friday, 22 January 2021 16:20 GMT Agent 47 is a skilled assassin… but nothing is worse than a locked door. Hitman 3 has a wonderful, open-ended series of levels which gradually escalate and challenge the player – but one thing every level of the game has in common is that each features at least one locked door or locked safes that will stand between you and valuable intelligence at the very least – and in some situations, these codes will stand between you and major mission objectives.Remember, standard locked doors in Hitman can be tackled a few…

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New Pokemon Snap file size and mysterious ‘online functions’ listed

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 18 January 2021 14:38 GMT Nintendo has updated its product page for the unfortunately-named New Pokemon Snap, revealing the file size and some mysterious new features.Last week, we learned that in New Pokemon Snap, we’ll be touring the islands of the Lental region, exploring a suite of diverse ecosystems, and snapping pics of over 200 Pokemon while we’re at it.We also learned that the game will launch in stores and on the eShop for Switch on April 30 for $59.99 or your regional equivalent – but today, we’ve gleaned a little more info about the upcoming spin-off.Thanks…

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Cyberpunk 2077 staff didn’t think game should ship in 2020, the 2018 demo was ‘entirely fake’ and more – report

A new report has given us a deeper insight into the development and launch of Cyberpunk 2077, with comments from the studio challenging the contentious write-up after its publication.According to Bloomberg, Cyberpunk 2077’s development was even more troubled than the studio let on – even in spite of the months of delays the game eventually suffered.A massive new report over on the site (protected by a paywall) dives into the nitty-gritty of the game’s troubled development, revealing tensions between the development staff and CD Projekt’s management. One developer told Bloomberg that working on the game was like “trying to drive…