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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 5 Live Now

Season 5 goes live with Shadow Company, multiplayer maps, weapons and more for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone.

A week ago, developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision started teasing Season 5 of post-launch content update for first-person shooter title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and free-to-play battle royale experience Call of Duty: Warzone.

Season 5 is unloading tons of new content including 100 tiers of Battle Pass system, modes, four multiplayer maps, operators, free weapons and other unlockable goodies for players of Modern Warfare and Warzone, starting today.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 5 Live Now


Latest official trailer offers a first-look at Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 5 gameplay overview.




Armistice alliance gets damaged after recent events at Verdansk and a new elite group known as The Shadow Company emerges and even though they are here to strengthen the Allegiance, these guys apparently play by their own rules.

Season 5 kicks in by expanding upon Warzone map by opening up Stadium doors and interiors of Train Station with a moving freight train. Moreover, there will be a new Ground War mode, Gunfight map and 6v6 maps for more action.

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Verdansk Opens Up


Shadow Company is arriving at Verdansk stadium for both Modern Warfare multiplayer and Warzone. Given a new premise for combat, you need to rethink your drop plans and come up with an improved strategy to secure victory.

Work alongside your fellow operators to secure the hulking locomotive to get some protection or use it for serious takedown. Mini Royale is a newly introduced, squeezed down version of main Battle Royale mode that never slows down.

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Train Station Now Open


You can get your hands onto 100 tiers of new content in newest Battle Pass for Season 5 by simply playing through. Earn up to 1,300 CoD Points and unlock new blueprints, Shadow Company operator, skins and much more.

New operator Marcus Ortega AKA Lerch is Shadow Company leader and is available in "Behemoth" skin. He becomes more tactical with his "Colossus" and "Gargantua" variants, earned upon completion of his operator's mission.

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Season 5 Battle Pass Contents


Keeping up with themes of Shadow Company, expect to see many Battle Pass items to have a dark and gritty makeover. On vehicle customization menu, look up for "Night Ranger" SUV, "Siege Tower" cargo truck and "Tarrasch" ATV vehicle skins.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 5 is currently live on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Those who own a copy of MW can get four new content and maps to challenge yourself playing Gunfight and Ground War modes.

Monday, July 27, 2020

PlayStation Plus Free Games for August 2020

PlayStation Plus free games lineup for August 2020 to add Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockdown.

Newest lineup of PlayStation Plus free games for August 2020 has been announced by Sony Interactive Entertainment lately. Monthly subscribers will get access to a brand-new title on launch day and a critically-acclaimed classic.

Sony is offering $10 credit on PS Store to celebrate their 10th anniversary of PS Plus online services for select members and handing out rewards in such way would help them avoid common criticism of already owning free games.

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PlayStation Plus Free Games for August 2020

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A modern-day remaster featuring single-player campaign mode of 2009 first-person shooter game, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered was launched back in March 2020 and is now joining PS Plus for next month.

A quirky multiplayer online party game for up to 60-person, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is a light-hearted battle royale from developer Mediatonic where you bend and bounce through many obstacles to win co-op challenges.

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MW2 Remastered will become available to subscribers on July 28 and Fall Guys will make its worldwide PS4 debut on August 4, 2020. Sony is also giving away a limited time free PS4 theme for supporting PS Plus service for over a decade.

Meanwhile, you can pick up either of or both NBA 2K20 and Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration from PlayStation Plus free games for July. All members of PS Plus are allowed to download and play these two titles until August 3, 2020.

Monday, June 29, 2020

Modern Warfare and Warzone: Season 4 Reloaded Update Live Now

Latest update Season 4 Reloaded to add multiplayer map for Modern Warfare and limited time 200-player mode for Warzone.

Running parallel in seasonal content with 2019 first-person shooter game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, free-to-play battle royale game Call of Duty: Warzone is going big on its latest update with fan-favorite Captain Price in frontlines.

In a recent announcement, Activision and Infinity Ward has revealed to include capacity of adding 200 players in Quads matches of Warzone. Modern Warfare will pick up a new gameplay mode and multiplayer map in Season 4 Reloaded.

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Modern Warfare and Warzone: Season 4 Reloaded Update Live Now

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Expected to arrive later today, upcoming Reloaded patch will bring up to 200 players during Quads experience of battle royale. Warzone demands that you must adapt into a new strategy when joining in alongside 199 others at Verdansk.

Now that lobby size is going to increase about 33%, everyone must watch their back and of their teammates at all times. Instead of being reckless and jumping into situations, be precise in your move since there are more Operators around.

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Find out a Juggernaut Suit within one of the airdropped care packages in Juggernaut Royale mode to unleash your mini-gun on enemies. Once you take it down, a new package will drop giveaway another suit to let loose on rival squads.

Complete in-game challenge to unlock .50 caliber-chambered, powerful semi-automatic sniper rifle Rytec AMR. Modern Warfare and Warzone players can find a blueprint variant of this long-range shooter via "Lost Souls" bundle in Store.

Juggernaut Royale Mode

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will get new multiplayer map Cheshire Park and new game mode Team Defender. Cheshire Park is designed to capture objectives via close quarter combats while taking position at front yards or phone booths.

Team Defender is a decade old formula with a twisted turn on usual "Capture the Flag" type of matches. As forces of Allegiance and Coalition reigns chaos, new Operator Roze and new collection of bundles are introduced in Store.

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Amidst fight, be on a lookout for Supply Run Contracts that will lead you to a neighboring Buy Station to earn discount for your next purchase. Spotter Scope is a high-powered, reusable gear that helps you take down enemies undetected.

Newcomers can pick up Warzone Starter Pack before joining their next fight in Verdansk for $4.99 only and get a boost in your loadouts. Also, there are 500 CoD Points, blueprint, calling cards, Operator collection, skins and much more.

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Call of Duty: Warzone Starter Pack

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Season 4 Reloaded update to have a download size of 22-36 GB approximately for players of Modern Warfare and additional 3.5GB for console owners to access multiplayer content, which can be reduced by removing other data packs.

Given how developer Infinity Ward and Raven Software releases each new updates for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone with continuously increasing file size, opting out of select content is like a blessing for players on console.

Monday, June 22, 2020

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Announced

Activision and Toys for Bob announces new Crash Bandicoot game titled Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time for PS4 and Xbox One.

Riding in success of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled, a mainline release for iconic platform series Crash Bandicoot was reportedly in works and even got leaked though a rating board listing earlier.

Today at Summer Game Fest, developer Toys for Bob and publisher Activision has officially announced Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time, currently scheduled to arrive on October 2, 2020 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles.

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Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Announced

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An official trailer is released to showcase gameplay and story bits from Crash Bandicoot's next adventure.




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Everyone's beloved orange marsupial is back in a sequel of his original trilogy after long to spin-jumping his way to platforming on consoles. Toys for Bob revamped a lot of original character designs for latest entry of Crash Bandicoot series.

Crash Bandicoot 4 takes place after Crash Bandicoot: Warped, where Crash defeated Doctor Nefarious Tropy and Neo Cortex in order to save his girlfriend Tawna and entire world from being mind-controlled by Cortex Vortex machine.

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Crash, his sister Coco and friends are to embark a journey through time to stop them again to save entire multiverse. Aside from adding new gameplay mechanics, dev team has included an ability to swap between Modern and Retro modes.

Keeping true to original franchise legacy, Toys for Bob added a bunch of new enemy types, hazards and locations. For modern gaming experience, levels are expanded than usual and made rooms for tricks like wall running and such.

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Totally Tubular Skins Pre-Order Bonus

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Crash 4 introduces powerful guardians of space and time known as Quantum Masks that empower heroes to overcome difficult obstacles. One of these masks is from an early video advert for PlayStation from back in November 2019.

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time will also be available for PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One family of devices like Xbox One X at launch. By purchasing Crash 4 from digital stores, you can get "Totally Tubular" skin pack as pre-order bonus.

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Crash Bandicoot 4 Gameplay and Release Date Leaked

Newly leaked images on 4chan reveals gameplay and release date for Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time.

There has been a rumor for long that publisher Activision to greenlit a new game in Crash Bandicoot series to develop soon following success of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled in recent years.

Shortly after being leaked from a listing at Taiwan Digital Game Rating Committee website, a series of new images from gameplay trailer is revealed for upcoming Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time with a release date set for Q4 2020.

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Crash Bandicoot 4 Gameplay and Release Date Leaked

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Showed up on 4chan imageboard, these (low resolution and detail) leaked images of Crash Bandicoot 4 offers an early peek of what Activision is planning to showcase for upcoming reveal at Summer Game Fest on June 22, 2020.

Three newly designed main characters Crash, his sister Coco and rival Dr. Neo Cortex, all of them are seemingly playable. These screenshots reveals a release date set for October 9 and hints at linear level designs from classic era.

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Crash Bandicoot 4 is apparently following an art style that is very similar to Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Crash is seen in a unique suit that could be one of the new Quantum Mask characters and more on that will be unveiled in future.

One screenshot shows pre-order bonus "Totally Tubular" skin pack for purchasing digital version of the game. Activision also sent jigsaw puzzles to major media outlets, giving signs of a new Crash Bandicoot game announcement.

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Fans have been waiting for about a decade to get a new game from iconic series since Crash: Mind Over Mutant came out in 2008. A promotional video advert for PS4 has teased new Crash Bandicoot game back in November 2019.

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time is being developed by Toys for Bob for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, which is scheduled to arrive on October 9, 2020 with no official confirmation of PC and Nintendo Switch release just yet.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Leaked

A recent leak on Taiwan Digital Game Rating Committee reveals Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time for PS4 and Xbox One.

After an attempt to remake Crash Bandicoot original trilogy for modern-day gaming platforms have met with great success in recent years, rumor starts circling that publisher Activision is interested in reviving 90's popular franchise.

Recent leaked listing from Taiwan Digital Game Rating Committee reveals Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time has been rated for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, developed by Toys for Bob, who previously worked on Spyro Reignited Trilogy.

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Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time Leaked

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Before people start noticing, those listings were removed from any search results for Crash Bandicoot. However, box art of the game confirms that aside from last-gen consoles, Crash Bandicoot 4 will be playable on Xbox Series X as well.

There are no mentions of PC or Nintendo Switch version release unlike N. Sane Trilogy and CTR: Nitro-Fueled. Also, worth noting is that PS4 box art doesn't giveaway any hint of PlayStation 5 launch or supporting cross-gen capability just yet.

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There is a short description featured within leaked listing of Crash Bandicoot 4, briefly detailing its premise.

Crash is relaxing and exploring his island in his time, 1998, when he finds a mysterious mask hidden away in a cave, Lani-Loli. The mask is one of the Quantum Masks and apparently knows Aku-Aku, Crash's mask friend! With the Quantum Masks returning and a Quantum Rift appearing near our heroes, they decide to bravely head through to different times and dimensions to stop whoever is responsible.

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Earlier, Activision has sent a series of jigsaw puzzles to many news media with a note saying, "A little something to help you pass the TIME" and sent from "Your Favorite Bandicoot", which revealed to be a new character resembling Aku-Aku.

These signs are all clear indication of a new Crash Bandicoot game announcement since Activision has sent out mysterious hints to various outlets before revealing Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled and Spyro Reignited Trilogy in past.

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Industry analyst Daniel Ahmad has noted that latest Crash Bandicoot game will be officially revealed at Summer Game Fest on June 22, 2020, while denying any possibility of a Switch version announcement during or anytime soon.

Activision started teasing a new Crash Bandicoot game through a PlayStation 4 promotional video from back in November 2019. An ad from same campaign was later spotted by a Reddit user, which uses a revamped design for Crash.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Modern Warfare Loading Screens Add Black Lives Matter Message

Loading screens for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone is changed with Black Lives Matter message.

Only days after release date for Season 4 of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Warzone is revealed, developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision came forward announcing a sudden delay until a later date.

In a response to recent protest across the world surrounding unlawful murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police on May 25, Infinity Ward updated Modern Warfare and Warzone loading screens with message supporting Black Lives Matter.

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Modern Warfare Loading Screens Add Black Lives Matter Message

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Right after calling off upcoming Call of Duty seasons, developer studio has added new loading screen to pledge their support to the cause. They are also planning to crack down on in-game racist content, remarks and usernames as well.

Whereas many corporate entities have voiced their support with protestor groups by speaking out against racism or donating money, Modern Warfare took a stance by replacing in-game screen with Black Lives Matter message.

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This latest change was originally noticed by Reddit user lordredapple on MW community subreddits earlier.

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In wake of George Floyd's death, there have been riots across cities by thousands of protestors. Additionally, both #BlackLivesMatter and #BLM hashtags are trending throughout social media and other online platforms denouncing racism.

Activision and Infinity Ward moved to take their stance shortly after Sony publicly announce postponing their recent PlayStation 5 reveal event in solidarity with other AAA-publishers like 2K Games, Electronic Arts, Rockstar Games and more.

Friday, May 29, 2020

Call of Duty: Warzone Adds Duos Mode

Infinity Ward finally adds Duos mode for Call of Duty: Warzone alongside currently available game modes.

From initial period of its launch, players have been requesting developer Infinity Ward and Raven Software on social media and everywhere else online to add a duos mode for free-to-play battle royale game Call of Duty: Warzone.

Taking all that community feedback into account, Infinity Ward has finally made duos playlist available ahead of Season 4 update of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare so everyone can grab a wingman before heading to Verdansk map.

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Call of Duty: Warzone Adds Duos Mode

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Usually, players are required to join forces in three-player squads with friends or random parties or brave a mission alone. Now that latest playlist for Warzone has been rolled out, everyone can pair up and jump into firefight.

Currently supporting up to 150 players, Verdansk will allow a maximum of 75 duos teams to duke it out among them for victory. You have to watch each others' back before they bleed out and loose loadout to save a trip to Gulag.

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Duos mode will put pairs against an odd challenge of defeating dozens of other squads where success heavily relies on good teamwork. Sticking close to each other at all times is very essential for survival and so is coordinating tactics.

With recent introduction of duos mode, teams of any size from one-to-four players can take part and have fun. Plan out your landing zone in advance, build a Buy Station, call out loot locations and revive each other when needed.

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Outlast Rival Squads

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Warzone is second iteration of battle royale shooter for Call of Duty series following Blackout mode from Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. It has managed to get over 50 million players worldwide to get on board within first month of its launch.

Infinity Ward has yet to reveal how upcoming Season 4 will change Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Warzone but they almost confirmed return of fan-favorite series protagonist Captain Price as a new operator.