Call of Duty has seen an unexpected resurgence this year. The March release of Warzone, the battle royale addition to last years Modern Warfare, has generated a wave of enthusiasm for the franchise not seen since its peak years during the Xbox 360-era. There has been much curiosity about how the Treyarch-developed Cold War would continue Warzones momentum and the alpha, released last weekend exclusively for the PS4, provided some answers. <meta property=
Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War is coming in November, and in what is now a well-established tradition a beta test will take place about a month before it comes out. Activision announced the beta dates today, and in what is rapidly becoming another Call of Duty tradition, PlayStation 4 players will get to go first.The PS4-exclusive period will begin on October 8 for anyone who's preordered the game, and then roll into a PS4 open beta from October 10-12. The next weekend, b
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Treyarch intentionally made sniper rifles overpowered in the alpha test of Call of Duty: Blacks Ops Cold War. The weapons will be nerfed for the game's beta.
"We buffed Snipers to evaluate their performance in this Alpha specifically"
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Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War feels like a major step backward compared to Modern Warfare 2019.
If youre anything like me, you have an allergy towards paying full-price. Luckily, every Friday The Root will bring you a roundup of some of the best games currently on sale across the Playstation, Xbox and Nintendo platforms. So, now that the preamble is out of the way, lets get to saving you folks some money. <meta property=
Here's everything you need to know about the 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War' open alpha on PS4.
Three game modes across two maps for all PS4 owners
Over the weekend, Bandai Namcos information page for upcoming game Elden Ring briefly redirected to a fake Instagram account. The account said more news about the long-silent game was coming soon, as if Elden Rings most devoted fans havent suffered enough. <meta property=
After a mass layoff at Lab Zero followed harassment allegations against its interim CEO, former developers created Future Club, a new cooperative studio.
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Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War sparked a debate about SBMM versus CBMM in the Alpha.
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Welcome to Morning Music, Kotakus new, daily hangout for folks who love video games and the cool-ass sounds they make. Might want to double up on your wake-up juice of choice this morning, as its almost impossible not to dance and sing along to the music of Bust-A-Groove... or Bust-A-Move, depending on your region. <meta property=
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, the latest PS4 game from developer Vanillaware, tells the story of 13 Japanese high school students who get mixed up in a war between mechs and massive kaiju beasts that spans over a century and a half of history. To get the whole story, you have to weave together chunks of narrative from each of the 13 characters. Also, theres some strategy-style mech action. <meta property=
We spoke with Assistant Producer on Super Bomberman R Online, Tatsunori Matsuo, about the Stadia-exclusive features and other recent additions.
A new Dragon Ball FighterZ update will be released next week on all formats, bringing new balance changes to all available characters. The new update releasing on September 15th on consoles and on September 16th on PC will buff several characters like Jiren, Krillin, Piccolo, and Yamcha while others like Zamasu have been considerably nerfed. […]
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A new Demons Souls comparison video has been shared online, showcasing the masterful work done by Bluepoint Game on the now classic game developed by From Software. The video, now available in 4K resolution, has been put together by Joshua Gamez, who did an amazing job in recreating the PlayStation 5 showcase footage in the […]
Paradise Killer is one of the biggest surprises of 2020. This open world murder mystery—the first release from indie studio Kaizen Gameworks—succeeds where many other detective games fail, by letting you actually be a detective. There are no missions, objective markers, or prescribed paths to follow. It's just you, an island full of clues, and a killer to catch. And if you accuse the wrong person because you didn't gather enough evidence, well, tough.You p
If you're an even moderately Online Person and a fan of video games, chances are you're aware of the Twitter account @CanYouPetTheDog. Its mission is simple: to create "a catalog of pettable and non-pettable dogs in video games," compiled from screenshots and video clips sent in by followers (or "manual input resulting in visual representation of petting", if you're fancy). It's sometimes hard to find truly wholesome content
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Deathloop, the FPS where Groundhog Day meets Dishonored, revealed a new trailer today during the PlayStation 5 showcase. And in it we finally begin to see what we're up against in the time-loop action game.The real challenge of Deathloop isn't as cut-and-dry as simply eliminating eight targets in a single day before the time-loop restarts. It's that such a feat isn't even possible. There just isn't enough time to make it across the island to kill eigh
ZeniMax Online Studios director Matt Firor says "ESO will continue to be supported exactly as it was"
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REDMOND, Wash. (AP) Microsoft is buying the company behind popular video games The...
Microsoft is buying the company behind popular video games The Elder Scrolls, Doom and Fallout
Microsoft's buyout of ZeniMax Media, parent company of Bethesda Softworks, is a continuation of a long collaborative history, but changes are coming.
Reunions, grudges, and a sea change for the industry
Non-stop action, world-turning story surprises, and a "giant rhino bug" mark The Elder Scrolls Online's new Markarth DLC
The deal is set to be one of the largest ever acquisitions in the video game industry. Once the deal is finalized, Microsoft will own popular franchises such as Wolfenstein, Quake, and DOOM.
The surprising partnership between Bethesda and Xbox, valued at $7.5 billion, could have a positive influence on Series X, even without exclusivity.
It's difficult to fully comprehend the staggering impact and breadth of this deal without context, so we'll attempt to break things down a bit below.
The tech giant gains control of 'The Elder Scrolls,' 'Doom,' 'Dishonored,' 'Prey' and many more valuable IPs.