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Fortnite Galactus event confirmed for early December

Infamous Marvel big bad, Galactus, is set to arrive in Fortnite thanks to a Chapter 2: Season 4 crossover event taking place in December.The massive, planet-eating villain will finally see arrive in a one-time-only Nexus War finale live event that’s set to kick off on December 1, 2020, at 1pm PT / 4pm ET / 9pm GMT.Galactus arrives as part of the latest in a series of Marvel x Fortnite crossovers that have been on-going throughout Season 4 of Fortnite: Chapter 2.Not too much information has been shared by developer Epic Games, but we have been given a little briefing on…

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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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Sony announces PlayStation Black Friday 2020 deals

By Henry Stockdale, Friday, 20 November 2020 17:14 GMT You wouldn’t think Black Friday actually starts next week with all the deals going live today, but despite recently launching the PlayStation 5, Sony have now released their own set of offers today. Now live via Amazon and PlayStation Direct, there’s quite a range of options from older PS4 classics to this year’s biggest hits. Having launched their own PSN and PS Plus discounts today as well, there’s plenty of additional offers elsewhere too.Anyone already subscribed to PS Plus is also entitled to free shipping via PlayStation Direct, so if you aren’t,…

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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 comes with a free copy of Stadia Premiere

By Grace Curtis, Thursday, 19 November 2020 19:21 GMT If you’ve ever wanted to try out the premium version of Google’s digital streaming service, they’re now offering it for free – provided you’re willing to fork over the $59.99 price for a copy of Cyberpunk via the Stadia platform.This is the latest in Google’s attempts to push Stadia, following on from a promotional deal earlier in the month that gave YouTube Premium subscribers a free copy of the $100 cloud gaming bundle. In the UK, just signing up for Stadia will knock almost £30 off the price for the premiere package….

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Ubisoft’s official store goes live with Black Friday 2020 sales

By Henry Stockdale, Thursday, 19 November 2020 18:47 GMT Ubisoft’s biggest games are already seeing some heavy discounts across online stores, from heavy hitters like Assassin’s Creed to Watch Dogs, but today, the French publisher have taken things a step further.Launched today across their official website, Ubisoft’s official Black Friday sales have gone live, providing even more discounts on digital downloads. Going up to 80% off, it’s mostly PC editions here but it depends on the game. Some copies are also available for the Xbox One, PS4, Xbox Series X|S and PS5. With that in mind, here’s our top recommendations. Assassin’s…

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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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Watch Hitman studio IO Interactive’s new project announcement here

By Dom Peppiatt, Thursday, 19 November 2020 12:58 GMT IO Interactive is revealing its latest project today, November 19, and you can tune in to the action right here.The Danish developer announced plans to reveal a “new project” today at 6am PT / 9am ET / 2pm GMT. Though we currently know very little about what this game will actually be, we do know a few select bytes of information.We know, for example, that IO Interactive was tasked by publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment to create a game in a “new universe,” thanks to an announcement from the company earlier…

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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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Respawn refuses to crunch team for Apex Legends

By Alex Calvin, Thursday, 12 November 2020 17:21 GMT Apex Legends maker Respawn is trying to update the game without breaking its staff.Developer Respawn Entertainment has said that it won’t make its staff work long hours to increase the amount of content for Apex Legends. In an AMA event on Reddit, game director Chad Grenier replied to someone accusing the studio of being “extremely slow” with new updates for the free-to-play battle royale title.“We also refuse to crunch the team, so we’ll probably be slower at making content than if we worked 15 hour days but that’s just not something…

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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…