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Halo Infinite multiplayer looks like everything I want – I couldn’t be more excited

The delay of Halo Infinite might have been painful last year, but from the multiplayer showing at E3, it’ll have been worth the extra wait – regardless of how the campaign shakes out.Watch on YouTubeAs always after the madness of E3, I’ve taken some time over the last few days to reflect on what I saw this E3 – and the more I think about the show, the more I’m left absolutely desperate to get my hands on one particular game – the Halo Infinite multiplayer.I, like many, was a Halo multiplayer obsessive in the 2000s. I remember hooking my…

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Back 4 Blood may be on Xbox Game Pass day one

By Sherif Saed 12 June 2021 10:02 GMT Warner Bros. may have leaked a big Back 4 Blood announcement.Back 4 Blood, the co-op shooter from Left 4 Dead creator Turtle Rock, could be launching into Xbox Game Pass. The news was leaked in the description of a YouTube livestream of the game’s upcoming PvP reveal.Watch on YouTubeAs spotted by EricKillMongerz on Reddit, towards the bottom of the blurb, It’s revealed that Back 4 Blood will be on Game Pass on day one, across Xbox as well as PC. The video has since been made private, but it’s likely going to…

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Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands won’t be a Borderlands game, just like Pringles aren’t crisps

First things first, I don’t care about the precise legal definition of Pringles. But there was a fiasco a few years back about whether they could be described as crips rather than processed starch snacks or whatever. The point is: Pringles are blatantly crisps. Or at the very least a kind of crisp. And so to Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, revealed last night at the Summer Game Fest with the following trailer, and a chat between Geoff “the ref” Keighley and voice actor Ashly Burch, in which it was claimed that it was not going to be a Borderlands game. Only,…

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The Anacrusis is a co-op shooter from legendary Valve writer Chet Faliszek

By Sherif Saed 11 June 2021 10:35 GMT The Anacrusis is the new game Chet Faliszek has been working on for the past few years.At the Summer Game Fest Kickoff live event, developer Stray Bombay revealed The Anacrusis – a co-op shooter with a retro-future aesthetic.Watch on YouTubeStray Bombay is, of course, the studio established by Valve veteran writer Chet Faliszek, and Riot Games designer Kimberly Voll in 2019. Faliszek was one of Valve’s most recognisable faces, having contributed to many of the studio’s classic games.The Anacrusis is four-player co-op FPS, coming to PC this fall, that stars four unlikely…

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Cross-Play is coming to Overwatch

By Stephany Nunneley 9 June 2021 20:16 GMT Cross-Play is coming to Overwatch soon, allowing players to group up and play together.Overwatch players will soon be able to play with others, regardless of platform, thanks to the latest global Battle.net update.Watch on YouTubeThe update will allow players from around the world to team up, as long as they have a Battle.net account and have linked their appropriate console accounts.If you are unsure how to create a Battle.net account, or want to know how to link your platform to a Battle.net account, Blizzard has you covered.To celebrate, everyone who logs in…

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Necromunda: Hired Gun’s first patch fixes dialogue’s low volume

By Sherif Saed 7 June 2021 11:22 GMT The first major update for Necromunda: Hired Gun is here.Necromunda: Hired Gun, the Warhammer 40,000 shooter from Streum On, has received its first update. The patch, which came out on Friday, targets some of the game’s most common problems.Watch on YouTubeIn particular, the update improves sound mixing to better bring up the dialogue, one of the key problems we called out in our Hired Gun review. It also appears certain levels had missing sounds, which the patch added.One major issue many ran into when playing the game with a controller is just…

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Crysis Remastered Trilogy coming to consoles and PC this fall

By Stephany Nunneley 1 June 2021 16:38 GMT Crytek today announced that a Crysis Remastered Trilogy will release for consoles and PC this fall.The Crysis Remastered Trilogy features the single-player remasters of Crysis, Crysis 2, and Crysis 3, optimized in partnership with Saber Interactive.Watch on YouTubeThe three-game bundle will be available on PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and for PC, with the game playing “even smoother” on next-gen PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.Crysis Remastered is available for these platforms now, and the remasters of Crysis 2 and Crysis 3 will also be made available separately.“We’re excited to announce that these iconic…

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Ubisoft will show Far Cry 6 on PS4 and Xbox One to avoid a Cyberpunk 2077 situation

Though Far Cry 6 will take advantage of the power of new consoles, Ubisoft won’t abandon the millions of existing owners of last-gen machines.Far Cry 6‘s impressive visuals were one of the few things that stood out at the game’s gameplay reveal on Friday. But good graphics can often leave owners of PS4 and Xbox One worried, and they have a damn good reason to.Watch on YouTubeFar Cry 6 is, of course, far from the only big open world game that will be releasing on both console generations. Cyberpunk 2077’s disastrous launch on PS4 and Xbox One still stings for…

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Throwback fantasy FPS Graven has launched in early access

Throwback FPS and RPG hybrid Graven has summoned itself an early access launch. Co-publishers 3D Realms and 1C call it “a marriage between modern development tools and techniques with a stark late 90s aesthetic”. It does actually look nicer than the old shooters it was partially inspired by, but it sure does look how I think I remember them. It’s even planning for online and split screen co-op later in development. If you’re hungry for a spot of first person spell-slinging and puzzle solving and crossbow shooting, it’s just launched in early access. Read more

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Metro Exodus: Enhanced Edition gets DualSense haptic feedback support on PC

By Dom Peppiatt 23 May 2021 20:36 GMT Metro Exodus: Enhanced Edition is the first PC game to fully support the PS5 DualSense pad, with a new patch enabling haptic feedback and adaptive triggers for the game.Developer 4A and publisher Deep Silver added a new update on Friday afternoon that added support for the DualSense controller if you’re playing in wired mode. This is the first time you can use the triggers in any version of the game, too, given that the PS5 version of Metro Exodus: Enhanced Edition isn’t due to release until June 18.Twitter user @mrdomino_ showed off the new…

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Crysis Twitter account is teasing something to do with Crysis 2

By Stephany Nunneley 22 May 2021 20:31 GMT Is a Crysis 2 Remaster in the works? Only Crytek knows for sure.The official Crysis Twitter page recently posted an interesting tweet referencing Crysis 2. Watch on YouTubeThe tweet reads: “They used to call me Prophet.” This is of course reference to something spoken by Major Laurence “Prophet” Barnes in the game.Barnes was also a character in the original Crysis. He was the commanding officer of Raptor Team, and also has a role in Crysis 3 (thanks, PC Gamer). The Twitter account also followed up this tweet with an image of the…

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Back 4 Blood’s colourful cast of characters (and monsters) take centre stage in new trailer

By Sherif Saed 20 May 2021 14:01 GMT Back 4 Blood looks to be giving its heroes a lot of character, and unique abilities.Although it is a four-player co-op game, inspired by Turtle Rock’s earlier work on Left 4 Dead, Back 4 Blood‘s cast of playable heroes is comprised of double that – eight!Watch on YouTubeThe developer today unveiled a new trailer that introduces us to all eight survivors. Back 4 Blood calls its zombie hunters The Cleaners, who got together to rid the world of the Ridden – the game’s zombies – block by block. The characters are of…

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Call of Duty: Warzone massively reduces Stopping Power drop rate

By Dom Peppiatt 20 May 2021 11:10 GMT Raven Software has drastically altered the drop rate for the field upgrade Stopping Power in Call of Duty: Warzone with this week’s mid-season update.If you’re unfamiliar with Stopping Power, the upgrade allows you to reload your current weapon with more powerful rounds that dish out extra damage to anyone unfortunate enough to be in your sights.Players have been calling for Raven to modify and balance the upgrade for a while, complaining it reduced the already controversial TTK in the game to a frankly trivial level.[]“Given Stopping Power’s efficacy and lack of counter…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone video gives you a look at Rambo and Nakatomi Plaza

After some teasing last week, Activision has released a trailer showing off Rambo and Nakatomi Plaza in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War and Warzone.The 80s inspired Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, and also Warzone, is getting some 80s movie action with the next planned update.Watch on YouTubeTeased for this week, the latest video shows off Rambo in action as well as a look at Nakatomi Plaza. You know, where “some heroes Die Hard, others draw First Blood.”Rambo is of course doing very Rambo things, and the shot of Nakatomi Plaza shows some vent crawling action with a…