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    Battlefield 2042

    Thursday, December 2, 2021

    The Good: Video engine looks very nice. Lots of stuff can be destroyed. Hazard Zone is interesting. Portal is zany fun. 64v64 chaos. The Bad: 64v64 chaos. Classes…

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    Age of Empires IV

    Sunday, November 21, 2021

    The Good: Gobs of Triple-A polish. Videos, graphics, music, voice work – all first rate. Big single player campaign. The Bad: Iffy pathing. Have AIs really gotten no…

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    Forza Horizon 5

    Monday, November 15, 2021

    It’s taken three years, but the fifth entry in the Forza Horizon series is here and offers up its grandest spectacle yet. Since 2012, this offshoot of the…

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    Riders Republic

    Thursday, November 4, 2021

    Ubisoft’s ability to create racing experiences that cover a variety of genres is something that started with The Crew and was almost mastered with The Crew 2 –…

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    Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

    Thursday, October 28, 2021

    Last year’s Marvel’s Avengers was a well-crafted game – but one of the most divisive of the modern era as well. Those expecting an epic tale were left…

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15 Minutes of Dying Light 2 Staying Human Gameplay

Techland today debuted a 15-minute gameplay video revealing details about the quests and obstacles faced by the game’s protagonist. Dying Light 2 Stay Human will be available February 4th on PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and Nintendo Switch (Cloud Version).

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Kingdoms of Amalur Gets a New Expansion on December 14th

After almost a decade, the RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is getting a new expansion on December 14th. The Fatesworn expansion offers a brand new storyline, a new environment, various new quests and missions, new Chaos Realm dungeons all over Amalur, a new gameplay mechanic, new weapons and armor, new enemies, and much more. It will raise the level cap to 50, and even features a new soundtrack by composer Grant Kirkhope. Fatesworn requires the base game Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning.

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Sia Reimagines “Fly Me To The Moon” For Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker Launch

Square Enix, in collaboration with nine-time Grammy nominee Sia, today released a new rendition of “Fly Me to The Moon” in celebration of the upcoming launch of Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker on December 7th, which will take players to the moon in-game.

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Biggest Post-Launch Update for Battlefield 2042 Delivers Fixes and QoL Enhancements

Today, DICE dropped another patch addressing bugs and other feedback areas affecting players in Battlefield 2042, as well as adding quality of life changes and some brand new features to the game.

Weekly missions will be coming to Battlefield 2042, with a total of three varying missions each week. Players who finish all the available missions that week will earn a unique cosmetic reward. Additionally, some new game mode layouts for Rush, as well as new templates and options will be added to Battlefield Portal.

The patch will also bring several UI improvements in and outside gameplay, with over 150 fixes, changes and small improvements to gameplay, including changes for maps, weapons, vehicles and Specialists.

Players can expect more updates in early December focused on balance changes and bug fixes to further enhance the Battlefield 2042 gameplay experience.

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Annapurna Interactive’s Solar Ash Launches Today

Solar Ash, the 3D traversal game developed by Heart Machine and published by Annapurna Interactive, launches today for PlayStation and PC via the Epic Games Store.

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Century: Age of Ashes is Out Now for Free on Steam

Indie game developer and publisher Playwing today announced that their free-to-play multiplayer arena shooter, Century: Age of Ashes, is now available on Steam, with three competitive game modes, and will follow shortly on the Microsoft Store for Windows 10/11 and consoles in 2022.

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NBA 2K22 Season 3: ‘Iced Out’ Starts December 3rd

2K today announced that Season 3 of NBA 2K22 will be available this Friday, December 3rd. Experience the all-new Clutch Time mode in MyTeam, along with new music added to the soundtrack in partnership with Def Jam Recordings – including “Lose My Cool,” the brand new track from 070 Shake featuring NLE Choppa – and lots of new content and seasonal updates across MyCareer, MyTeam, and The W modes.

In Season 3, players will be able to experience the following:

  • MyCareer will bring players to the Rooftops in the City, where they will face elite competition at each Affiliation’s Rooftop court. By beating all Affiliation courts (eight games per Affiliation), players can earn a special belt. Additional updates include new rewards, the Animated Iced Out Bundle as a level 40 reward, a winter cosmetic update, and much more;
  • MyTeam introduces Clutch Time, an all-new multiplayer mode located inside the Pink Diamond Plaza, where players can experience four-point shots and fast-paced play designed to reward three-point specialists;
  • The W additions include four tiers of new rewards, along with new contacts to learn from like Lisa Leslie, one of the greatest basketball players to grace the hardwood, and former All-Star DeLisha Milton-Jones, who brings 17 years of WNBA experience to the table;
  • ‘First Fridays’ this Season feature some of the hottest tracks from both up-and-coming and established musicians at Def Jam Recordings, including Kendra Jae, Saint Bodhi, Bino Rideaux, and more.
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High Calibre Launches Today in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Today, Ubisoft announced that High Calibre, the fourth and final season of the Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 6, is now available on all platforms. This new season brings new updates with the addition of the Irish operator Thorn, the rework of the map Outback, new default colors of the teams, and a new Battle Pass featuring a new exotic weapon skin, amongst other updates.

In High Calibre, players will discover a brand-new defender: Thorn, equipped with the Razorbloom Shell: a throwable proximity device that once triggered initiate a timed blast. If an enemy player doesn’t get out of the area of effect on time, they will receive damage at the end of the fuse timer. Thorn is a medium speed, medium armor Operator, and her loadout consists of the new custom made UZK50Gi or the M870 as primary weapons and the 1911 TACOPS or the C75-AUTO as secondary weapons.

In addition, the Outback map has been rebuilt to improve balancing and player comfort. Both the main building and its exterior have been tweaked to allow Attackers to create and execute more effective strategies. In addition, new exterior soft walls have been added to the building, and some areas have been refurbished and cleaned up to remove junk and provide better lines of sight and balance.

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Alien Invaders Arrive in Knockout City’s Season 4, Coming December 7th

Unknown creatures are landing in Knockout City on December 7th, kicking off Season 4: Alien Invaders. The city’s Police Commissioner has mobilized the Knockout City Defense Force to combat these intergalactic intruders, and the DJ has teamed up with a mysterious caller in an attempt to contact these cosmic creatures to learn more. Knockout City’s newest season is bringing a plethora of new content, including a map, vehicles, events and more.

New gameplay content coming in Knockout City Season 4 includes:

  • A New Map: Alien Smash Site – Players will find themselves on a floating farm that is the crash site for a number of UFOs, introducing a unique mechanic where dodgebrawlers can jump onto floating saucers and hover across open pits below, moving at high speeds without losing the charge on a ball.
  • New Events and Playlists – With nearly back-to-back events and new playlist action, players can jump into Season 4 ready for anything. Over the coming months, Knockout City will feature four new two-week events with entirely new game modes, each with their own exclusive rewards.
  • Brand New Brawl Pass – With Season 4, all players will start again at Level 1, making their way through 100 new levels each stacked with new exclusive alien-themed rewards. There will be five weekly contracts, new Holobux offerings and more. Players will also keep all rewards earned in any previous Brawl Pass, so stock up on those unlockables while you can!
  • But Wait, There’s More – Players will have access to Alien UFOs as Crew Vehicles, a new Energy Drink: Pom, new bundles and daily store items.
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Aliens: Fireteam Elite Season 2 Coming December 14th

Cold Iron Studios today announced that Season 2 of Aliens: Fireteam Elite will be available on December 14th, for players across all platforms.

Following the September release of Season 1: Phalanx, this new season includes free items for all players, including a new mode called Point Defense. This fast-paced alternative to Horde Mode will challenge players in a new survival-based defensive match where your fireteam must protect, repair, and hold 3 different strategic points through multiple attack waves from the xenomorph hive. Players may buy temporary consumables to even the odds by utilizing Fabrication Points earned during the mode and can unlock up to 20 new rewards by completing the mode at various difficulties.

Season 2: Point Defense features the following free content:

  • New Game Mode: Point Defense;
  • New Feature: Lifetime Stats;
  • New weapons, attachments, and cosmetics added to the game as Point Defense rewards or at the in-game store;
  • New challenge cards.

Coinciding with the release of Season 2, the second Endeavor Pass DLC Pack, The Nostromo Salvage Pack, will also be made available. Emerging from a 57-year hypersleep, this pack includes over 20 exclusive items, including two Nostromo-themed class kit skin designs, eight weapon colors, four decals, four head accessories, four emotes, and more. The complete 4-DLC Endeavor Pass is included with the Deluxe Edition of the game. Individual Endeavor Pass cosmetic DLC packs are available separately for $9.99 USD each.