Data miners have been at it again and we now had leaked game files that show the possibility of a new map coming to Fortnite in Season 11. Season X has not been the greatest of seasons coming from Fortnite with many players complaining about how they are finding the game boring and too much the same with a new map never making an appearance.
At the moment in Season X, we are seeing slight map changes coming into the game each week and most of them coming with rift zones with the most recent map changes being Greasy Grove making a comeback with a Taco Theme and Moisty Palms replacing what was Moisty Mire and Paradise Palms and that becoming a Prop area where players can change into an object to hide from enemies.
Now we are seeing new names coming from leaked game files which looks very much like potential new places on the map and could indicate a whole new map. So, what names have been leaked? There are quite a few which is why speculation is so high in terms of a new map. Here...
Last week we mentioned how there was going to be a huge nerf to supers and buff stacking when Shadowkeep is released but now we have some good news that will make Destiny 2 players a lot more happier.
All weapons will be getting buffs to PvE damage, this seems to be the way Bungie would like to handle things when it comes to reshaping the meta for when Shadowkeep arrives.
Firstly, let's start with the weapons and how much of a buff they will be getting.
Auto-Rifles will be getting a 25 - 30% damage buff but this will depend on the enemy rank.
Bows will see a 31% damage buff to minor enemies with a 26% damage buff to major enemies.
Hand Cannons will see a 30% damage buff against minor enemies and also a supposedly fixed cannon bloom for 140/150s
Machine Guns will see a 25% damage buff against minor enemies
Pulse Rifles will see a 28% damage buff against minor enemies
Scout Rifles will see an 18-36% damage buff depending on the enemy rank
Sidearms will see a 16% damage buff to...
It has been a long time coming but it would seem that Fortnite has finally been dethroned as the most played game on Xbox One. For well over a year at least, Fortnite was the most played game on Xbox One alone and one of the main reasons behind that was because it was a free game and it became very popular due to streamers such as Ninja playing it quite a lot when streaming.
Gears 5 was released earlier this week and so far it's been doing really well with many saying that this may be the best game in the franchise yet.
Being that Gears 5 has dethroned Fortnite as the most played game on Xbox One, it would definitely seem that many gamers are for sure, enjoying Gears 5. The fact that Gears 5 is also available on Game Pass at a low monthly fee, that may have definitely helped in Gears 5 reigning over Fortnite. The gaining access to the game early as well if you were an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate member was a huge incentive and not one many were wanting to turn down, I mean, who...
Loot boxes are in-game rewards that can either be earned by playing the game or you also have the option to purchase them using real money. For those who tend to purchase them using real money, it can be quite addictive and therefore has caused a debate as to whether loot boxes in games promote and encourage gambling and should, therefore, have a warning about being gamble aware.
With loot boxes, you are not guaranteed to get something you want whether you received the loot box through playing the game or through a real-money purchase which means those who purchased the loot boxes with real money can easily become addicted until they get the item they want in the game. So far, there has been no law passed which states video game creators must have warnings.
A House of Commons committee has advised that loot boxes in video games should be regulated as gambling. They have also advised that children should be barred from purchasing loot boxes from video games as well as they can be...
Have you ever been gaming on your iPhone and noticed how warm the phone tends to get when you are handling it and gaming? It's pretty scary, especially how hot it does get over a short period of time and often leads us to turn off the game we were playing and leave the phone to cool down.
RAZER may have come up with a solution that many of us have been looking for when it comes to gaming on our iPhones and may prevent us from worrying about the heat. They have come up with a phone case that will prevent your phone from overheating when you do something that can be quite resource-heavy such as gaming.
Sounds cool, but what will the case be made of and how will it prevent my phone from overheating when I am in the middle of a game? More importantly, will the case also help protect my phone from bumps and scratches or is it solely for cooling purposes?
The phone case is made up of soft microfiber lining which will help prevent your phone from getting scratched, it will then have...
Many of us may have grown up playing the Playstation right from the very first Playstation until the latest console released by Sony which is the Playstation 4. As all Playstation gamers know, the buttons on a Playstation controller are X, circle, square and triangle or at least that is how many people say each button when they give advice on which button to press when playing a game and 81% of people who voted on what they would call the button X said they would say it as the letter.
Playstation has today come forward and shocked many Playstation users by saying that they have been calling the X button the wrong name for years. Surely not, right? I mean it's an X? Not according to the makers of the Playstation, Sony.
If you have been calling it the X button for years, you are wrong in doing so as the name for that button is in fact cross and not X!
With so many people saying it wrong for so long, will it be easy to just switch from saying X to saying cross? I know for sure I...
If you are a gamer the one thing you will always be looking out for is new ways to play games. On September 19th, 2019 Apple will be releasing their very own Arcade game subscription service which will cost $4.99 a month! Not only that but you will also be able to use your Xbox One and Playstation 4 controllers with the Arcade as it will support these devices on launch, how amazing is that!
What will the game subscription service allow me to do though many will ask? If you are the owner of an iPhone, iPad, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac or Apple TV you will be able to play games across all of these devices for that one low monthly price.
Much like other services such as Google's Stadia, Apple's game subscription service will not be streaming games to your devices, instead, you will be able to download the games to your device and play them once they are downloaded. That means whether you have an online connection or not, you will always be able to play your games.
Playstation 4 exclusive games are now going to start looking a little different with a change made by Sony. It would seem that Sony wanted a way for their exclusive games to look a little more unique and be something they could be proud of.
Each game in the Only on Playstation collection will contain different artwork, this is definitely something that is a game collectors dream!
These games can be purchased from GAME in the UK
The question on every gamers mind though is, will they all be the same price and will pre-orders have the collectible artwork? The answer to that is no, pre-orders will not guarantee you the collectible artwork and all the games will have a different price, the artwork will also only be available whilst stocks last so you do have to be quick if you want these to add to a collection!
So far only 10 games have been announced as to having the collectible artwork all of which are of course Playstation Exclusives and these can be seen listed below
Earlier today Sony officially revealed the Playstation 5. The PS5 is slated for a Holiday 2020 release. The Playstation 5 is said to have a new technology in it's controller and Sony says "don't call it a Dualshock 5" at least not yet........here is a quote from the official playstation blog:
To that end, there are two key innovations with the PlayStation 5’s new controller. First, we’re adopting haptic feedback to replace the “rumble” technology found in controllers since the 5th generation of consoles. With haptics, you truly feel a broader range of feedback, so crashing into a wall in a race car feels much different than making a tackle on the football field. You can even get a sense for a variety of textures when running through fields of grass or plodding through mud.
The second innovation is something we call adaptive triggers, which have been incorporated into the trigger buttons (L2/R2). Developers can program the resistance of the triggers so that you feel the...
The developers of The Last of Us Part 2, Naughty Dogg, held an interview and discuss the game, new mechanics, new enemies, and some story plot points. Insiders got to play two demos of the game at different points within the game and they discuss this. They go on to discuss the changes they've made to gameplay and the overall universe of the game. It seems like it's shaping up to be a fantastic sequel and it's visually stunning from what we've seen. You can watch the interview below:
They discuss an upgraded upgrade/crafting system, new enemies, new friends and more. The last of Us part 2 comes out February 21st, 2020 exclusively to the Playstation 4.
As a streamer, it can be difficult to gain a following or for people to find and watch you. So how do you get out there in the giant sea of content creators and stand out? Here are some do's and don'ts on how to grow your following and become a successful streamer:
1) Follow 4 Follow does NOT work. Do not do this..
2) Have a easy to remember username. Avoid numbers, dashes or other special characters in your usernmae. Saying that...... KISS (Keep it simple, stupid!) and try to keep your username unified across all major social platforms you're a part of if you can help it.
3) Get a logo! No one likes a default/blueberry! Having noticeable branding is IMPORTANT to your success!
4) NEVER shut up! Even if you're streaming to 0 viewers. Continue to talk and try to hold a conversation as if you were streaming to 10,000 people! No one likes a...
The Mafia series is beloved by it's fans. Games full of action, explosions, and criminal activity. The original and it's sequel were great games, but they came out many years ago, 2002 and 2011 respectively. It's been seen that the trademarks for Mafia and Mafia 2 have been renewed, which can be searched up for yourself using the following The trademark links expire, but you can search for them by name or the serial numbers: 88564619, 88564555 and 88564671. It seems like Take Two Interactive is planning on releasing remasters for Mafia and Mafia 2, but will they be for current generation consoles? Or will they wait for next generation since that's right around the corner? Hopefully we'll hear more soon. Are you interested in Mafia and Mafia 2 getting the remaster treatment? Let us know in the comments below!
It's been a long time coming but during Sony's State of Play broadcast we were finally given an official, concrete release date for Naughty Dog's upcoming The Last of Us Part 2. The sequel to the critically acclaimed blockbuster hit The Last of Us will be available worldwide on 2.21.20 That's right, February 21st, 2020 we will have our hands on the next installment of what's shaping up to be a FANTASTIC series. Here is the release date reveal trailer from State of Play
Infinity ward has revealed that the Crossplay beta will be going live on September 20th. Which means PS4 players will be able to resume playing the beta on the 20th at 6PM PT alongside PC and Xbox One players who have pre-ordered the game. Xbox and PC pre-orders gain access to the beta for the first time on september 19th. The beta will be open for ALL platforms on September 21st from the sounds of things. Infinity Ward will also be holding a crossplay beta live stream to show off how crossplay will work within Modern Warfare later today at 10am PT. Which is 1pm ET.
What are your thoughts on the beta if you've played it already? PC and Xbox players, are you excited to try the Modern Warfare beta this Thursday? Let us know in the comments below. Maybe you can squad up with us.
So as it turns out, you can download the Modern Warfare beta for Free without having to acquire a beta code or pre-order for the game. You need a PSN account from Saudi Arabia, it's pretty easy to set up a new account for this. Steps are in the video below.
PS4: 9/12-9/16 - Starting at 10am PDT
Open for all platforms: 9/21-9/23/19
Here's how to get the PS4 beta so you can start playing on 9/12/19 when it goes live:
1) Create a new PSN account
2) Set your country as Saudi Arabia
3) Set your language to English
4) Set your city to Riyady
5) Set your state/province to the same thing.
6) Postal code use 5709
7) Verify email
8) head to the store > What's New > Modern Warfare
9) Scroll over to "Download the Beta"
10) Start downloading.
Overwatch is one of the most popular games to date with many people still playing this game, 3 years after it was first launched. Now, Overwatch fans are able to play Overwatch on the Switch which means you can play the game whilst on the go too!
So, when is Overwatch going to be available on the Switch you may ask? You can download and play Overwatch on the Nintendo Switch from 15th October 2019 so you really do not have that long to wait at all!
This is absolutely amazing news for people who hate to be stuck sitting in front of a monitor or TV screen to be able to play Overwatch, now you have the choice of being able to play in front of a TV or somewhere else with the Nintendo Switch being portable! We can only wonder what other games will eventually be brought over to Nintendo Switch, I for one am excited to see what else will come in the near future.
I have a lot of fond memories from the Super Nintendo so seeing games from the SNES come to Nintendo Switch, as you would imagine, I was jumping for joy and couldn't wait to download it on my Switch!
If you are a Nintendo Switch Online member then you will have access to this through the Nintendo Store free! Can't get better than that, right? But what if I told you it could? Not only will you get access to Super Nintendo, those of you who have Nintendo Switch Online will also get exclusive access to an original wireless SNES controller. Amazing!
So, what games are available when you download Super Nintendo on the Switch? You can see these below
Breath Of Fire
Joe And Mac 2: Lost In The Tropics
Kirby's Dream Course
Kirby's Dream Land 3
Stunt Race FX
Super EDF: Earth Defense Force
Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts
Super Mario Kart
Super Mario World
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Super Puyo Puyo 2
Last week, the studio head at Treyarch Studios was forced to resign after a series of tweets were posted. David Vonderhaar was asked by 'someone he respects' to step down as lead studio head of Treyarch. Vonderhaar or "Vahn" as he's known in the Call of Duty community has stated that he will no longer have anything to do with the Call of Duty franchise going forward, leading people to speculate that the studio head was fired by Activision. The tweets were since deleted and Vahn's account was deactivated for a short period of time after the tweets were made, but reactivated with the tweets deleted and now David Vonderhaar has no traces of Call of Duty on his twitter profile.
It's sad to see that we live in a time where anything political posted on social media can make a man lose his job. You will be missed and your absence will certainly be felt at Treyarch with the next Treyarch Call of Duty title coming next year in 2020.
Good luck in yourfuture endeavors and god speed, Vondy.
Many Fortnite players may now be jumping for joy and getting back into enjoying Fortnite like they used to! Just last night, Epic Games announced that they have finally nerfed the mechs making it much more fair for all.
What does this mean for those who use the mechs and those who don't? For those who use the mechs they will now see less rockets being fired at a time and you will notice how they are not as powerful as they were before when hitting enemy players. If you are using the mech you will also notice that you can now no longer pick up materials when stomping and dashing. One thing many mech users may be pleased to hear is that, the health for a mech has now been increased from 1000 to 1250! Sounds fair? It definitely seems that way with the Fortnite community already talking about how much better the changes are.
Time will tell as to whether or not these changes will keep the community permanently happy, hearing that they are happy so far though especially this close to a...
Infinity Ward has revealed that this weekend, exclusively on Playstation 4 there will be an Open ALPHA for the gunfight mode in the upcoming Call of Duty Modern Warfare. The mode is a 2v2 face-off mode where two teams of 2 go through rounds eliminating each other in a bracket style elimination to determine which team wins. Here is a trailer for the open alpha being held this weekend only on Playstation 4:
The open Alpha is free for EVERYONE on the Playstation 4. PS Plus memberships are not required to download and try out the 2v2 gunfight mode in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.
Modern Warfare is out worldwide October 25th, 2019. The Open Beta starts first on PS4 on September 12th, followed by an open beta for PS4, Xbox and PC on September 19th. Pre-order for early access.
Sources: Infinity Ward, Call of Duty, Activision, Gamescom 2019.
EDIT: You can download the Alpha RIGHT NOW on PS4 for FREE for the 2v2 game mode.