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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Zombies Easter Egg Guide

With the release of Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War comes the inexorable pull of zombies – loaded with references, new weapons and, of course, the Easter egg. Luckily this one is on the easier side than the esoteric secrets we’ve seen in the past, and can be done on your own with just a little skill. For this reason, we’ll tackle this as a solo player but it only gets easier with a full squad. Loadout and AetheriumThis section will be dedicated to gearing you up beforehand. Aetherium is a valuable part of that process and will come…

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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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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War gets Nuketown today and double XP for the rest of the week

By Sherif Saed, Tuesday, 24 November 2020 09:19 GMT Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s first post-launch map arrives today alongside a new patch.Just as we got done downloading the recent Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War patch, Treyarch is already here with another one. Today’s update is, of course, the one that brings Nuketown ’84 to the game as its first free map.The update arrives on all platforms today at 10am PT, 1pm ET, 6pm GMT – the usual reset time for Call of Duty. This is also when double XP and double weapon XP kick off,…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War map Nuketown ’84 coming next week

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 20 November 2020 20:45 GMT Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War players will get a new map next week.Nuketown ’84 will drop for Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War players next week on November 24.Alongside the map comes some other Nuketown goodness via a weapon bundle.To get the Nuketown weapon bundle, everyone who purchases Black Ops Cold War and logs in before December 4, or who play the game at any point online up until 10am PT/1pm ET/6pm UK on November 20, will receive a free Epic Shotgun Weapon Blueprint and nine cosmetic items.Here’s what’s…

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Cyberpunk 2077 PC specs revealed for 1080p, 1440p, and 4K gameplay

By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 20 November 2020 16:46 GMT As promised, CD Projekt Red has published PC configurations aimed at 4K, RTX, and more for Cyberpunk 2077.Originally, the PC specs released for Cyberpunk 2077 offered only two sets of configurations for minimum and recommended, without indicating resolution.Today, that has changed.Below you’ll find recommended configurations for 1080p low, 1080p high, 1440p ultra, and 4K ultra settings, as well as ray tracing setups.Earlier today, Nvidia-specific configurations were announced alongside a developer video featuring gameplay footage with RTX on.If you are a console user, check out the game running on Xbox One X…

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Borderlands 3 players can now participate in the Golden Path Mini-Event

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 19 November 2020 20:14 GMT A new mini-event in Borderlands 3 has kicked off. From November 19 through December 3, Borderlands 3 players will get Legendary item rewards for completing select campaign missions during the free Golden Path Mini-Event. You will be able to acquire the Lyuda Legendary Vladof Sniper Rifle, Handsome Jackhammer Legendary Hyperion SMG, Nemesis Legendary Dahl Pistol, Hellwalker Legendary Jakobs Shotgun, and more.During the event, select missions in the main story campaign guarantee Legendary rewards. It’s worth noting the buff does not apply to optional side missions or any missions in campaign add-ons….

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Cyberpunk 2077 trailers show off gameplay, Johnny Silverhand, and Keanu Reeves

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 19 November 2020 18:14 GMT During the latest Night City Wire, CD Projekt premiered a Johnny Silverhand trailer showing off the rocker played by Keanu Reeves in Cyberpunk 2077. In the video below, as well as the new gameplay trailer, you get a look at how Johnny Silverhand influences your Cyberpunk 2077 character, and what this long-dead rocker’s goal is while he’s messing about in your head.Silverhand will be with you through most of the game as a digital ghost of sorts. Figuring out his motives and the mystery of this dogging hologram is part of…

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CD Projekt shows off Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox Series X

By Alex Calvin, Tuesday, 17 November 2020 17:54 GMT Is this game not out yet?Polish games giant CD Projekt has given us a look at what its upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 will look like on the newly-launched Xbox Series X.In the latest episode of Night City Wire, the studio showed what the eagerly-anticipated sci-fi RPG would look like running on both Microsoft’s new and super-powered Xbox Series X – via backwards compatibility – as well as its last-gen Xbox One X.In a press release after the event, CD Projekt said that it will be showing off Cyberpunk 2077 on PlayStation consoles…

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Halo Infinite news coming soon, but 343’s game won’t be at The Game Awards

By Patrick Dane, Tuesday, 17 November 2020 10:33 GMT For those hoping to hear from Halo Infinite soon, it seems like your wait may go on a little longer yet.Since Halo Infinite‘s delay, developer 343 has been radio silent. The game was meant to be out last week alongside the launch of the Xbox Series X/S but Master Chief sadly couldn’t make it to the next generation just yet.Fans are now clamouring for when we might hear more on the game. Many have been proposing we might catch a glimpse at The Game Awards on December 10. The show has…

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Call of Duty: Warzone gets 120fps update on Xbox Series X but not PS5

By Patrick Dane, Saturday, 14 November 2020 15:26 GMT Call of Duty: Warzone has seen a huge bump in performance… but only on one next-gen console.A new update to Call of Duty: Warzone seems to have disproportionately favoured one next-gen console over another. The Xbox Series X has received a stealth update that sees it exceed the performance of the PS5.With the hardware now out, early adopters of the consoles are marvelling at the power the new generation brings. Bumps in performance to pre-existing, ever-popular service games are sure to go a long way to filling out launch libraries too.However,…

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Destiny 2’s Season of the Hunt trailer shows off returning characters and weapons

By Patrick Dane, Saturday, 14 November 2020 13:14 GMT Despite Destiny 2: Beyond Light launching just this week, the game is already ready for a new content drop.The world of Destiny 2 moves quick, and that’s doubly true right now. Since Tuesday players have been tearing through the game’s newest expansion Beyond Light, keeping busy with a huge host of new content. However, it’s already gearing up for another big content drop with the launch of Season of the Hunt.There is always something to do in Destiny 2. Be it something new or a long put-off pursuit, the sheer magnitude…

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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War players frustrated at weapon experience requirements

As players begin jumping into Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, they are beginning to find long grinds ahead of them.Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War hit shelves yesterday, and players are already deep into the multiplayer experience. For many though, it looks like the grind for better usability in weapons is a little too much.For engaged communities, a new game launching is always a big deal. Players will often take time off work, and begin their grind, especially in multiplayer games. Getting early advantages can be key, so putting a lot of time into the game in…

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Destiny 2: Beyond Light Aspect of Control guide – Where to find Entropic Shards

There’s lots to be getting on with in Destiny 2: Beyond Light, including searching for some elusive Entropic Shards. Entropic Shards look like little Darkness Pyramids and can be found in various locations. You’ll probably have noticed they are immune to damage unless you’ve managed to progress through the main campaign and acquired Salvation’s Grip.As part of the Aspect of Control quest, which is part of the Born Into Darkness quest from the Exo Stranger, you’ll need to destroy five Entropic Shards.We’ve found nine so far, so here’s where you can find them. You can find our Stasis Prototype Quest:…

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Xbox Series X/S, Call of Duty and Destiny 2 launches drive record UK broadband use

British broadband has been hit hard by a series of big game launches.Broadband providers in the UK are trying to keep up with bandwidth demands as new consoles and big, blockbuster games are released. The Xbox Series X and Series console launches, new Destiny 2 content and the upcoming Call of Duty are seemingly behind this huge spike in internet usage in recent days.The BBC reports that internet providers BT, Virgin Media, TalkTalk, Vodafone, City Fibre and Zen Internet all had to cope with a spike in broadband usage on Tuesday, November 10.That’s the same day that the Xbox Series…

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Call of Duty: Warzone Xbox Series X video shows huge leap over Xbox One version

By Patrick Dane, Thursday, 12 November 2020 16:33 GMT We now have a better idea of how Call of Duty: Warzone looks on Microsoft’s new machines compared to its older Xbox One models.If you’ve wanted to get a good look at how Call of Duty: Warzone looks on a base Xbox One compared to an Xbox Series X, you’re in the right place.A new comparison video from ElAnalistaDeBits shows the graphical differences between Activision’s free-to-play battle royale game on Microsoft’s machines.The jump between the consoles is fairly staggering, especially at its most extreme. The Xbox One looks much worse running…

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Deathloop’s release date potentially spotted on New Zealand PlayStation Store

By Patrick Dane, Wednesday, 11 November 2020 17:48 GMT Deathloop’s new release date may have been revealed as a listing on the PlayStation Store suggests the game launches May 20, 2021.Arkane Studio’s mind-bending shooter Deathloop looks like it’s going to be full to the brim with style and flash. The time-loop manhunt premise has been turning heads since it was announced at E3 2019.Those excited about the announcement got some disappointment late last year though. Sadly, it was revealed that the game was getting pushed to the second quarter of 2021. Up to this point, we’ve not had any further…

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Destiny 2: Beyond Light – Where to find the Perdition Lost Sector

By Lauren Aitken, Wednesday, 11 November 2020 15:31 GMT There are many secrets to uncover on Europa in Destiny 2: Beyond Light, including some brand new Lost Sectors. Lost Sectors are often difficult to find but usually reward you with pretty decent weapon drops. They are filled with enemies and a boss or two that you’ll need to defeat before you can secure the goods. In this guide, we’ll be looking at where to find the Perdition Lost Sector on Europa. It’s one of the first Lost Sectors you’ll come across naturally, so here’s what you’re looking for.Once you’re able…

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Every weapon in Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War has unique haptic feedback on PS5’s DualSense

By Patrick Dane, Wednesday, 11 November 2020 11:52 GMT Every gun in Black Ops Cold War will have a unique haptic profile using the DualSense controller on PS5.The PlayStation 5 is landing with a long list of features, but one of the aspects being praised ahead of the console’s launch is the nifty new DualSense controller.One of the key features of the DualSense sees it use haptic feedback to make precise and nuanced vibration. It’s a new tool for developers to communicate to players and one that has a promising future. One such use will be how it’s being utilised…

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Destiny 2: Beyond Light – How to get the Fang of Xivu Arath Artifact

By Lauren Aitken, Tuesday, 10 November 2020 18:56 GMT There’s a new Artifact to claim in Destiny 2: Beyond Light, so here’s how to get your hands on it. Artifacts can be improved by selecting mods that can boost weapon damage, help you find more ammo and can ultimately increase your Power level.This season, you’ll be getting the Fang of Xivu Arath Artifact, but you’ll need to complete the opening mission first before you can get your hands on it.Destiny 2: Beyond Light – How to get the Fang of Xivu Arath ArtifactTo get started, log in and begin the…

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Destiny 2: Beyond Light – How to get the Duality Exotic Shotgun

By Lauren Aitken, Tuesday, 10 November 2020 18:12 GMT Destiny 2: Beyond Light is here and there’s a brand new Exotic weapon up for grabs. < –more–>The Duality Exotic Shotgun is now in-game for Destiny 2: Beyond Light players but how do you get your gauntlets on it? Worry not, Guardians, for we have the answer.Destiny 2: Beyond Light – How to get the Duality Exotic ShotgunIf you have the premium Season Pass, you’ll be able to claim a Premium Rewards package for your class which is full of new seasonal treats.Alongside a set of Wild Hunt armour, you’ll also…