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Looks like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will get loot boxes too, the only question is when

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The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare beta seems to have unintentionally confirmed a feature that many players are significantly less excited about than 20v20 battles and nocturnal skirmishes with night-vision goggles: loot boxes.The user interface element referring to loot boxes appeared in Nero's after-action report after they hit beta rank six. ...

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New The Walking Dead teaser trailer shines a spotlight on the horrors of the Whisperers

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The Whisperers are causing havoc in the new The Walking Dead season 10 trailer.The new Walking Dead trailer, which you can watch above, begins with the Whisperers hissing, “Now is the end of the world. ...

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Super Nintendo World will open in spring with Super Mario Kart and Yoshi rides

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The first Super Nintendo World park is opening in spring, and you'd better bring your racing spirit because it's opening up with a Super Mario Kart ride.It's a whole new separate area of the park," Williams said. ...

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Who's that Pokemon? Pokemon Sword and Shield gets a cryptic teaser for a new Pokemon

Taking a different twist on their classic silhouetted who's that Pokemon gag, a pixelated, distorted image of a new Pokemon has appeared with a description that's partially blocked out.Once you click through, it'll take you to the blurred out image of the mysterious Pokemon. ...

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New Game of Thrones prequel series based on Fire & Blood is close to getting a pilot

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Game of Thrones may have wrapped in May, but we're nowhere near done seeing adaptations of George R.We already know about one prequel series, starring Naomi Watts and informally codenamed Bloodmoon, and now we're learning about a new prequel series based on Martin's supplementary Fire & Blood novel, set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones. ...

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Discord is getting rid of Nitro's selection of subscription games

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Discord has decided to stop supplying Discord Nitro subscribers with a catalog of free games, the company announced in a blog post.Apparently, there weren't a whole lot of Nitro-subscribers actually playing the games, so when it was time to renew the games' contracts, Discord figured it was better to just let the contracts expire and cancel the service. ...

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Destiny 2 Shadowkeep roadmap reveals dungeon release date, raid challenges, Exotic quests and more

The expansion will launch on Tuesday, October 1, followed by the Destiny 2 Shadowkeep raid and the Vex Offensive activity on Saturday, October 5.This ought to give hardcore players plenty to chew on for the expansion's first week and weekend. ...

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Resident Evil Project Resistance is "a great survival horror experience", says Capcom producer

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The producer of upcoming Resident Evil spin-off, Project Resistance, has responded publicly to criticism of the series' new direction, stating that while it's "totally valid that people want more of the quality core [Resident Evil] experience" Capcom needs "to continue to branch out and try to offer up new gameplay in addition to refining the experiences people expect".“Been seeing a lot of people who are not pleased with the idea that we’re making Project Resistance,” Walker said on Twitter (thanks, VGC). ...

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Kind Words is a wholesome game about helping people in real life, and it's out now

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Kind Words asks you to send anonymous letters to real people with words of comfort or encouragement, and send requests for the same when you're feeling low.In Kind Words, players anonymously write out their concerns and sorrows by making short requests for letters," reads Kind Words' Steam description. ...

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Nioh 2 beta goes live in November and the "masocore" sequel definitely won't have an easy mode

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Earlier this week we found out the highly-anticipated sequel for Nioh – called Nioh 2 predictably enough!com/EPPoqWBsiZSeptember 15, 2019"Yokai hunters, ready to face the Dark Realm? ...

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Call of Duty Modern Warfare was abruptly removed from the Russian PlayStation store

Sure enough, Activision has confirmed that the Modern Warfare PS4 beta will not be available in Russia, assuring that the multiplatform betas won't be affected and that more information is coming soon.“Unfortunately Sony Interactive Entertainment is unable to support the Modern Warfare Beta on PS4 in Russia this weekend. ...

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Borderlands 3 already has "the best numbers in Gearbox history", says Gearbox CEO

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Borderlands 3 might not have had the smoothest start – a lot of people remain unhappy the looter-shooter is tied in with an Epic Games store PC exclusivity deal, and PlayStation 4 players have been complaining about performance issues – but according to Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford, the game is giving the publisher its "best numbers in Gearbox history!Double that, though, and you've got a number just shy of 250K. ...

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Destiny 2's next big update will rebalance almost every weapon type - and nerf a few, too

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On the heels of sweeping subclass changes, Bungie recently revealed a raft of weapon changes coming in Destiny 2 Shadowkeep on October 1.First, let's get two big, fundamental weapon changes out of the way. ...

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Avengers: Endgame's original time travel helmet designs were taken from another MCU movie

We have some early development with that kind of being a bubble around their head.Uppendahl stated: “The directors [Joe and Anthony Russo] were like, ‘I don’t think that’s as heroic as it could possibly look. ...

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Norman Reedus' Death Stranding character is not happy if you keep staring at his crotch

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As the hype-train gears up towards November, Death Stranding is in the headlines once again… only this time, it's for more, er, revealing reasons.We've already seen a full 50-minutes of the game in action courtesy of Tokyo Game Show earlier this week, but another Death Stranding gameplay video has also been unveiled during Tokyo Game Show, this one featuring Norman Reedus' character, Sam, much more heavily. ...

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Gears 5 gets a patch to fix "stability issues and network performance"

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Gears 5 has its first update, and fans who have spotted the patch are curious as to what mysteries it contains.#Gears5 Title Update Release - Sept 12We have released a small Update (~300MB) to address a number of stability issues and improve network performance in 3 player co-op. ...

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Frank Miller returns to Batman comics with Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child

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Frank Miller's penned a new Dark Knight Returns comic.A new one-shot comic, titled Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child, will continue the story first told in Miller's seminal 1986 book The Dark Knight Returns and marks the fourth instalment in the Batman series. ...

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Wilmot’s Warehouse is a clever puzzler about staying organized

About two minutes into puzzle game Wilmot’s Warehouse, I had an “Oh no!These stars can then be used later to upgrade your warehouse or give Wilmot new abilities. ...

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Dirt Rally is free to own on Steam if you download it before September 16

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A couple of weeks ago you could get Codemaster's Dirt Rally for free by subscribing to the Humble Store's newsletter.Now you can the 2015 racing game for free simply by downloading it from Steam before September 16. ...

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Randy Pitchford says Borderlands 3 has twice as many players on PC as Borderlands 2 did

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Borderlands 3 launched on September 13, and I don't know about you but my Twitter feed is full of people talking about it (and pictures of dogs, obviously).September 13, 2019That's on PC of course. ...

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