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Apex Legends: Emergence brings Ranked Arenas to the game on August 3

By Stephany Nunneley 22 July 2021 20:00 GMT During EA Play Live 2021, Respawn and EA revealed that Apex Legends: Emergence, the next major update for the game, will launch next month.To get you pumped for it, a new Apex Legends trailer was released and provides a look at the new Legend, Seer. The video also includes a look at the latest weapon making its way into the game as well as the “chaos” it and Seer will bring to the arena. Watch on YouTubeThe video also gives you a first look at Seer’s abilities and how he offers a…

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An updated PS5 digital model has been spotted and it’s a bit lighter than the current model

By Stephany Nunneley 20 July 2021 18:22 GMT An updated PS5 digital console has been spotted, and the only change seems to be that it’s a bit lighter than the current offering. Going by the pdf of the new manuals uploaded by Sony, the PS5 Digital Edition listed on Japanese websites is around 7% lighter than the current model. The new model (CFI-1100B) is apparently 300g lighter than the model that’s available now (CFI-1000B) (via Renka_schedule). In other words, the only difference between the two digital models is that one is slightly lighter than the other, something most people won’t…

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Rainbow Six Extraction delayed to 2022, Rider’s Republic delayed to October

By Stephany Nunneley 16 July 2021 17:54 GMT Ubisoft has delayed two of its games. Rainbow Six Extraction and Rider’s Republic have both been delayed by Ubisoft. Watch on YouTubePlanned for a September 16 release, the next Rainbow Six will instead be released in January 2022. “Our ambition with Rainbow Six Extraction is to deliver a full-fledged AAA experience that changes the way you play and think about cooperative games,” said Ubisoft in a statement. “With unique features like Missing In Action or The Sprawl, every mission is set to be a tense and challenging experience in which you’ll lead…

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This week’s Black Ops Cold War update added PS5 DualSense Controller support for PC

By Stephany Nunneley 15 July 2021 21:17 GMT Those who own a PS5 DulSense should know Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War now supports the controller on PC.The Season 4 Reloaded update for Black Ops Cold War stealthily added DualSense support on PC today, though the feature wasn’t included in the patch notes, apparently.Watch on YouTubeWith the controller, the game now also supports haptics, but, should you not be interested in trigger haptics, you can turn them off in the game’s setting under the “Controller” tab (thanks, reddit [1] [2]).Today’s update also includes the 6v6 map Rush, new weapons, new multiplayer…

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Dirt 5 players can expect some new content next week

Dirt 5 players can expect some new content coming next week on July 20.Additional cars, tracks, events, and more Playgrounds options are coming to Dirt 5. Watch on YouTubeIt’s all part of the Super Size Content Pack, Update 5.00, and the Parts Unknown Playgrounds Update.The first of the new free circuits to be added to the game will be Sao Conrado and Rio Seafront, Brazil. Both have slightly different layouts perfect for off-road machines. These tracks, and their reverse variants, are available in Arcade mode with all customizable weather conditions. Both are used for multiple events in the new Career…

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Hunt: Showdown is getting a new map and it’s out now on the test servers

By Stephany Nunneley 10 July 2021 18:20 GMT Crytek has released a new map available on the PC test servers for Hunt: Showdown. The new map called DeSalle will feature new experiences and challenges for Hunt: Showdown players.DeSalle is the first map to be released for the game in three years and expands the roster to three, joining Still Water Bayou and Lawson Delta.The map features an autumnal theme where you will be hunting clues, monsters, each other, and new Miner Grunt enemies equipped with helmet lights.It also has 16 new areas of urban sprawl of two Wild West towns…

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The Apex Legends Thrillseekers event features a new Arena map, weekly rewards, more

Apex Legends players have a new event to look forward to.The Thrillseekers event is coming to Apex Legends, and it includes a new Arenas map, weekly rewards tracks, and some new looks.Watch on YouTubeKicking off next week on July 13, the Thrillseekers event will feature the new Overflow map, which is lane-focused and each area is separated by lava-filled structures. Combat on this map tends to favor short to medium ranges along with POI: Slope or Overlook.Overlook is a long, open area with a height advantage, while Slope offers high grounds which can be used for flanks or defensive setups.With…

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Check out nine minutes of Deathloop gameplay

During tonight’s Sony State of Play, Bethesda showed off nine minutes of footage from Arkane’s upcoming game, Deathloop.The video of the PC and PS5 title showed an exclusive extended gameplay walkthrough of the game where you’ll be trapped in a timeloop or Deathloop if you will, with your worst enemy. Watch on YouTubeIn the video, protagonist Colt is on the hunt for Aleksis “The Wolf” Dorsey, one of eight key targets to eliminate before the day once again resets. There are various ways to reach and take down a target, and the video showed just one course of action. Once…

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Watch tonight’s PlayStation State of Play broadcast here

By Stephany Nunneley 8 July 2021 16:48 GMT Sony’s State of Play livestream takes place later today and you can watch it here.Today’s State of Play will kick off at 2pm PT, 5pm ET, 10pm UK and will feature around 30 minutes of game news and footage.Watch on YouTubeThe presentation will focus mainly on Arkane’s Deathloop as there will be a nine-minute gameplay demo shown. Alongside a look at the action-adventure game will be news on PlayStation third-parties and some indie games. Sony has promised a look at first-party titles will come later this summer. We have slotted the YouTube…

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This Week’s PlayStation Event Won’t Include God Of War Or Horizon

During last month’s E3/Summer Game Fest announcement bonanza, Sony was one of the many conspicuously absent companies. However, if you were expecting big, E3-style announcements out of the PlayStation maker’s July showcase, prepare to be disappointed. In a blog post today, Sony Interactive Entertainment senior director of content communications Sid Shuman said that the much-anticipated July 8 “State of Play” event will mostly focus on Deathloop and other third-party games.“In this extended gameplay sequence, we’ll see Cole use his abilities to stealthily skulk across rooftops…or go in guns blazing to create a whole lot of mayhem,” Shuman wrote of Deathloop….

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Red Dead Redemption 2, Judgment and Nioh 2 come to PlayStation Now in July

By Dom Peppiatt 5 July 2021 20:57 GMT God of War, Nioh 2, Moving Out, Red Dead Redemption 2, and Nioh 2 will join PlayStation Now in July, extending the service’s offerings even more.One name there stands out from the pack: Red Dead Redemption 2. As per a statement on the PlayStation blog, Red Dead Redemption 2 will join the service this month and then remain on PS Now until November 1. The game – as with everything on PS Now – is playable on PS4 and Ps5.If you’re interested in playing the game, though, that should be more than enough…

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Check out the Tales of Arise opening animation here

By Dom Peppiatt 5 July 2021 16:35 GMT Ahead of Tales of Arise launching later this year, in September, Bandai Namco has released the opening animation for the game – and you can check it out here.The Tales of series has a pretty long history with impressive and over-the-top intro animations, and the latest game in the series isn’t bucking that trend.“Tales of Arise takes place in a solar system containing the two neighboring planets of Dahna and Rena,” reads a summary of the game’s story. “The inhabitants of Dahna have always paid reverence to their planetary neighbors on Rena –…

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VG247’s Definitely Not a Podcast Video Chat #2 – Cloud gaming, game movies, Kojima’s Xbox game, and more

By Tom Orry 2 July 2021 20:20 GMT As per last week, we are back once again to have a little chat about the week that was in video games. We still don’t have this setup as a “proper” podcast, but a podcast is what this essentially is. Look out for a full podcast launch in the near future, where hopefully the show will have an actual name, plus musical jingles and things to make you think we’re a professional outlet and not a bunch of people in casual clothes broadcasting out of bedrooms.Watch on YouTubeBut, this is not that…

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Control sequel and multiplayer spin-off in the works at Remedy

Remedy Entertainment and 505 Games have announced a new game set in the Control universe is in the works along with a sequel to the popular game. The Control spin-off codenamed Condor, is a multiplayer game set in the game’s same world. Remedy said that while it has almost solely focused on single-player experiences, the developers are also fans of multiplayer games and that playing with others can make games “shine as brightly as any single-player experience.”“Control is first and foremost a world, a place for multitudes of stories, events, and characters, said Remedy’s Mikael Kasurinen, game director. “A place…

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Hitman 3 owners can play Sapienza free for the next 10 days

By Stephany Nunneley 26 June 2021 17:41 GMT Now through next week and into the weekend, all Hitman 3 players can play the fan-favorite map Sapienza for free. This means you have until July 4 to indulge in the map while playing Hitman 3 or the Hitman 3 Starter Pack. Watch on YouTubeSapienza was released for Hitman in 2016, and is compatible with the current game, just like all the other maps, and it contains the World of Tomorrow mission. In it, you are trying to destroy a DNA-specific virus and also assassinate Ether Biotech Corporation scientists Silvio Caruso and…