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Ubisoft announces Rainbow Six mobile featuring Siege-like gameplay, is also rumoured to be working on a new battle royale shooter

Ubisoft has announced a new mobile FPS for iOS and Andoid devices, named Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Mobile, amidst reports it is also working on a separate battle royale shooter. Rainbow Six mobile announced Led by a new and dedicated team at Ubisoft Montreal, Rainbow Six Mobile aims to ‘deliver a true Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege experience, where tactical gameplay meets fast-paced action’. Players will face off in 5v5 PVP matches in the ‘Attack vs Defense’ game mode. Continue reading Ubisoft announces Rainbow Six mobile featuring Siege-like gameplay, is also rumoured to be working on a new battle royale shooter

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Hitman 3 Year 2 content includes a roguelike mode, new map, customizable safehouse, and more

The Hitman Trilogy is also coming to Game Pass soon. Hitman 3 is entering year two, and today, IO Interactive provided information on what to expect out of it. One of the more interesting bits to expect out of Year 2 is a new mode with roguelike elements called Freelancer which introduces strategic planning and a customizable safehouse. Coming this spring, the mode features Agent 47’s Safehouse. This playable space is customizable as it allows you to choose exactly what type of Hitman you are. As you progress through Freelancer, more areas of the Safehouse can be unlocked and new…

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The Ascent is coming to PlayStation consoles, according to the ESRB

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. The ratings board is pretty reliable about outing games ahead of time. It looks like The Ascent is coming to PlayStation consoles. That’s according to an ESRB rating dug up by Gematsu which lists the game for PS4 and PS5. The same listing popped up in Taiwan back in December. The Ascent is an isometric shooter RPG set in a cyberpunk metropolis where mega-corporations rule a world, one where everyone works for them in a form of indentured servitude, paying…

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Sniper Elite 5 will take you to France when it releases next year

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Take on Nazis in 1944 France. Rebellion has announced Sniper Elite 5, the next iteration in the action-adventure shooter series. Relasing simultaneously on Xbox Game Pass, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, the Epic Games Store, Steam and Windows Store, Sniper Elite 5 once again stars Karl Fairburne who will travel to 1944 France to destroy Operation Kraken. As the elite marksman and SOE Operative, Fairburne is connected to a covert US Ranger operation to provide Sniper support as…

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Ubisoft announces NFT platform Quartz and the first game to use it will be Ghost Recon Breakpoint

Ubisoft has announced Ubisoft Quartz, a new platform for players to acquire Digits, the first Non-Fungible Tokens (NTFs) playable in an AAA game and running on energy-efficient technology. Launching in beta with Ghost Recon Breakpoint on Ubisoft Connect for PC, Digits will be released as part of limited Editions, each composed of a fixed number of cosmetic items. Digits are “a new way to experience cosmetic items,” which are collectible in-game vehicles, weapons, and pieces of equipment that offer players “unprecedented ways to connect with and enjoy more value from the games they love,” said Ubisoft. Each Digit is a…

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Current-gen exclusive Serious Sam 4 surprise launches on Xbox Game Pass

Another week, another surprise arrival on Xbox Game Pass – but this time, Xbox One owners are being left out. Another week, another surprise launch on Xbox Game Pass! This time, it’s Serious Sam 4 from Croteam and Devolver Digital. You’ll play as the last remaining resistance to an extra-terrestrial invasion, leading the Earth Defence Force as Sam “Serious” Stone and his heavily-armed squad of misfit commandos. The game is a day one launch on Game Pass, arriving without that much fanfare, but then neither did some of Xbox Game Pass’s most recent arrivals either (most notably Townscaper and Generation…

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Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves gets a Steam page ahead of potential release date reveal later this week

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection has a Steam page, but no release date – but could that be about to change? The Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection finally has an official Steam page, a few months after we initially heard that the compilation would be arriving on PC and PS5 in early 2022. The game, which collects remastered versions of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and Uncharted: The Lost Legacy was first announced for PS5 and PC back in September,…

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CSGO found to be the most stress-relieving shooter, according to University of Leeds study on heart rates and blood pressure

For all its drama, smack-talking and screaming at LANs, Counter-Strike is apparently the most calming esports shooter out there. That’s according to a new study from human biology and psychology researchers at the University of Leeds, which investigated the physiological effects of stress related to gaming. The study by the UK university, commissioned by BetVictor, focused on popular FPS and battle royale games including Apex Legends, CSGO, Call of Duty Warzone and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). Continue reading CSGO found to be the most stress-relieving shooter, according to University of Leeds study on heart rates and blood pressure

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Warframe’s next expansion The New War arrives this month

Digital Extremes have announced the release date for Warframe‘s hefty new expansion, The New War. On December 15th, players will be able to jump into a fresh set of campaign missions in the looter shooter, but instead of playing as your usual Warframe, you’ll hop into the shoes of a bunch of different characters. The devs call it a “cinematic expansion” that’s chock-full of story stuff answering “long-standing questions” about the game’s universe. Read more

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Amazon is handing out a nice batch of games with Prime in December

A nice list of titles coming to Prime Members in December. Amazon Prime Gaming titles have been announced for December and there are quite a few games to claim for PC. There’s something for everyone on the list too: driving, shooting, action, adventure, you name it. There’s Frostpunk, Football Manager 2021, Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered, and more. Here’s the full list of what Prime members are getting in December: Football Manager 2021 Frostpunk Journey to the Savage Planet Morkredd Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered Spellcaster University Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse Tales of Monkey…

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GoldenEye 007’s German ban has lifted, fuelling speculation it’ll arrive on Nintendo Switch Online

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. GoldenEye 007 is no longer banned in Germany, leading some to believe the game could arrive on the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack service. GoldenEye 007’s German ban has been lifted, leading some people to believe that the game could be set to arrive on the Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack service. As per a report from Eurogamer Germany (via Eurogamer), Rare’s classic Nintendo 64 shooter has been moved off the German list of games that cannot be…

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Resident Evil Village to receive free DLC

If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy. Resident Evil Village players will get some free DLC at some point in the future. News of free DLC coming to the game was mentioned in Capcom’s latest integrated corporate report included with its Q2 FY2021 financial results. The DLC was mentioned by Capcom’s director and executive officer, Yoichi Egawa, speaking regarding the company’s development plans (page 49). Egawa starts off by discussing how the company will be allocating 80% of its development investment budget to steadily develop popular IP…

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Returnal now has a suspend cycle feature along with Photo Mode

Kind of like a save point. Housemarque has finally added a more handy suspend feature to Returnal, allowing you to come back to a certain point in your game. Part of today’s update, the Suspend Cycle will allow you to pause your cycle to be continued later. This will let you exit the game and turn off your console without losing progress. This functionality is not your traditional “Save Game” mode though, because the game will only create a single use suspend point. Once you begin playing again, the suspend point is deleted and cannot be used again. Your game…

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Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands classes, environments, spells, and melee mechanics revealed

New information includes focused looks at the Stabbomancer and Brr-zerker classes. Quite a bit of new gameplay details have been provided for Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands. Today, Gearbox Software gives us details on the Stabbomancer and Brr-zerker classes, new magical environments like Butt Stallion’s Castle, an overview of spells and melee mechanics, and much more. In Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, you can create your own hero through appearance customization and a multiclass system that allows you to mix and match six different character skill trees. Two of those classes include the aforementioned Stabbomancer and Brr-Zerker. Stabbomancers are sneaky, critical-hit-focused assassins who use…

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Ash is Apex Legends’ next playable hero, Season 11 trailer coming later this week

Ash – who you may know as the hero running the in-game Arenas – is coming to Apex Legends soon. Apex Legends is getting another new hero, Ash, when Season 11 – Escape – kicks off at some point in the not-too-distant future. Thanks to a brand new Stories from the Outlands trailer (embedded below) released by Apex Legends developer Respawn and publisher EA today, we know the name and backstory of the next character we’re going to get to play as: Ash. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RY6j8RzpI5U “Ash is done just overseeing the games: she’s ready to win them and prove she’s the Apex…