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Friday, August 7, 2020

New Suicide Squad Game Teased

Rocksteady Studios teases upcoming Suicide Squad game ahead of DC Fandom event on August 22, 2020.

Back in June, there has been a rumor of Rocksteady Studios was reportedly working on a brand-new Suicide Squad game from a series of leaked domain names and believed to be revealed at upcoming DC Fandom event in August 2020.

Just today, Rocksteady released a new teaser image of Superman and logo for their newest Suicide Squad game on Twitter, with a brief tagline to reveal more information about the ongoing project at DC Fandom on August 22, 2020.

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New Suicide Squad Game Teased

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A silhouette of Superman and a Suicide Squad logo on his head as a target actually nods back to a previously leaked domain "SuicideSquadKillTheJusticeLeague.com", hinting at a possible clash between DC's anti-hero squad and Justice League.

According to early rumors, Suicide Squad will hunt down Man of Steel and fellow members of Justice League as part of their mission. In recent years, DC Comics has explored similar ideas in "Justice League Vs. Suicide Squad" story in 2017.

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Rocksteady posted an image of Superman in a latest Tweet, announcing new Suicide Squad game.


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Suicide Squad is a top-secret government black-ops unit that originally formed as "Task Force X" by Amanda Waller. She would recruit lesser known super-villains for highly dangerous military operations to offer amnesty for their past crimes.

In past, Rocksteady has worked on Batman: Arkham series, which received critical-acclaim and concluded with Batman: Arkham Knight in 2015. Now they are making a return with another DC Comics property that became popular recently.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Hits 5 Million Sales

Square Enix reveals to have sold over 5 million copies of Final Fantasy VII Remake since its launch.

Despite having being released amidst a worldwide pandemic of COVID-19, action role-playing game Final Fantasy VII Remake from developer/publisher Square Enix became became fastest-selling PlayStation 4-exclusive ever at launch.

In a recent announcement, Square Enix officially revealed to have shipped and digitally sold over 5 million copies of Final Fantasy Remake so far, which makes the game their highest-selling digital release on PlayStation platform ever.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Hits 5 Million Sales

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As a modern-day remake of original PlayStation title, FFVIIR is completely built from ground-up for PS4 consoles. Square Enix has reimagined fan-favorite protagonist Cloud Strife from 1997 classic title for a new generation of audience.

FFVII Remake is having a huge sale and is currently available to purchase digitally at 34% off on PlayStation Store, for $39.59 only. Much of its DLC add-ons and PS4 dynamic themes are also made free for players until August 19, 2020.

RELATED: Final Fantasy 7 Remake is Best-Selling Game of April 2020

FFVII Remake remains a timed exclusive on Sony console until April 10, 2021 and may debut on other platforms at some point. FF7R debuting on other platforms will only increase its overall lifetime sales and set some new milestones.

At this point, fans are eagerly waiting for a sequel and Square Enix has confirmed working on developing part two of Final Fantasy 7 Remake. Like its predecessor, FFVII Remake sequel is most likely to be a title exclusive to PlayStation.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

3 out of 10 and Wilmot's Warehouse Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games is giving away PC version of 3 out of 10 and Wilmot's Warehouse for this week on Epic Games Store.

After a lackluster week of free games earlier, Epic Games put a slightly better effort in putting up an improved selection for their weekly promotional offering on Epic Games Store, revealing latest array of titles added most recently.

Epic Store is giving away 3 out of 10, EP 1: "Welcome To Shovelworks" and Wilmot's Warehouse for this week. Anyone with a free account can claim these titles to add to their online collection before July 30, 8:00 AM PT/10:00 AM EDT.

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3 out of 10 and Wilmot's Warehouse Free on Epic Games Store Now

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If you ever wondered what really goes down in world's worst video game studio, then you are welcome to Shovelworks Studios. Part of your experience is of an animated show and part of the rest is negatively driven playable sitcom.

Wilmot's Warehouse is a 2019 puzzle game by developer Hollow Ponds that lets you step into the shoes of a logistics worker. You will be taking care of a storehouse by stacking loads of products in order that makes sense to you.

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Epic Store originally made announcement for Wilmot's Warehouse only and 3 out of 10 was a last-minute addition. Both of these games currently have their ratings pending but presumably they are suitable for everyone in general.

Upcoming giveaway on Epic Games Store seems quite promising than ongoing EGS lineup as they are going to offer PC version of Remnant: From the Ashes and The Alto Collection next week as freebies, starting from August 13, 2020.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne to Bring Back Old Seasonal Events

Capcom announces to celebrate first anniversary of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne with returning seasonal events.

Although a long-running series from developer/publisher Capcom, action-role-playing game franchise Monster Hunter became increasingly popular to Western audience following release of Monster Hunter: World back in 2018.

MH: World received a follow-up expansion Iceborne, a year after its release and to celebrate its first anniversary, Capcom is allowing everyone to observe previous limited time seasonal events from August through September 2020.

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Monster Hunter World: Iceborne to Bring Back Old Seasonal Events

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MHW players frequently take part in limited time events including crossovers, offering exclusive quests and rewards. Capcom is bringing back previous seasonal events from first year of MHW: Iceborne to New World starting in August.

On August 20, Winter Star Fest and Holiday Joy Fest will kick in to run until September 3, 2020. Appreciation Fest and Grand Appreciation Fest will start from there for Spring Blossom Fest and Full Bloom Fest to pick up on September 17.

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Capcom announces to bring back popular limited time events for MHW: Iceborne in a recent Tweet.


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There will be two variants of each of these in-game festivals; one for MHW hub and another is set for Iceborne. Capcom has promised to make almost all previous quests available to players whether they purchased MHW: Iceborne or not.

Whether you are a seasoned Hunter or a casual, Monster Hunter World: Iceborne got you covered with tons of quests and rewards. They may be a lot for newcomers to take in, veterans will enjoy anniversary holiday of a lifetime.

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, August 3, 2020

Marvel's Avengers to Add Spider-Man as PlayStation-Exclusive Hero

A friendly neighborhood Spider-Man will join Earth's Mightiest Heroes in 2021, exclusively on PlayStation.

An accidental leaked listing from online retailer site Base.com has revealed earlier that your friendly-neighborhood Spider-Man will be joining upcoming superhero action-adventure game Marvel's Avengers, exclusively for PlayStation.

As soon as rumor mill started rolling, that product description was removed and associate art director Jeff Adams of developer Crystal Dynamics officially confirmed that Spidey is coming to Marvel's Avengers at some point next year.

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Marvel's Avengers to Add Spider-Man as PlayStation-Exclusive Hero

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A launch, Spider-Man will only become available to players on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 as an exclusive playable hero. Official sources have yet to announce if everyone's favorite web-slinger will be permanent or timed exclusive.

Given how Marvel's Spider-Man and Spider-Man: Miles Morales are exclusive to PlayStation consoles, there is little possibility of Spider-Man ever arriving for Google Stadia, Windows PC, Xbox One and Xbox Series X versions of the game.

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According to recent blog post, Spider-Man will join Earth's Mightiest Heroes in early 2021 and will make his debut via an in-game event. There will be unique challenges for him to take on and show off his incredible acrobatic abilities.

Just like other heroes within its roster, Marvel's Avengers to feature several suits and gameplay style to forge your own version of Spidey. Crystal Dynamics heavily focuses on overall fluidity of transition between combat and his movement.

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Though inspiration for Marvel's Avengers version of Spider-Man came from works of artists John Romita, Sr. and Steve Ditko, fans can expect to choose from a wide variety of choices alongside his early iteration with webbed underarms.

Marvel's Avengers will begin its pre-order beta on August 7, 2020 and you can pre-load a day earlier. On second War Table stream, Crystal Dynamics reveals to add Hawkeye to base game as a post-launch hero for no additional cost at all.

Sunday, August 2, 2020

Marvel's Avengers Will Reportedly Add Spider-Man as PS4 Exclusive

An online leaked listing suggests Spider-Man will join Marvel's Avengers as a PS4-exclusive character.

In recent War Table livestream, upcoming superhero action-adventure game Marvel's Avengers have revealed dates for beta and post-launch hero ahead of September 4, 2020 global release on Google Stadia, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

For some time, there has been speculation of friendly-neighborhood web-slinger joining Earth's Mightiest Heroes at some point. One recent unofficial Reddit leak does claim that Spider-Man will show up swinging, for PlayStation consoles.

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Marvel's Avengers Will Reportedly Add Spider-Man as PS4 Exclusive

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According to a now-deleted listing from online retailer site Base.com, PS4 version of Marvel's Avengers will let you play as Spidey himself. Before an eventual removal, product description clearly had stated "exclusively on PS4" to no surprise.

Whether or not their marketing copy was provided by official sources is yet to be confirmed. Base.com also has a listed release date of May 15, 2020, which is inaccurate at this point and has been rescheduled to Q4 2020 long ago.

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Reddit user FNaF_walrusman noticed a leaked listing that hints at Spider-Man to be a playable character.

Online retailer says Spider-Man will be exclusively playable in the PS4 version of Marvel's Avengers from r/GamingLeaksAndRumours


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In a prior announcement, publisher Square Enix revealed to have made a deal with PlayStation and promised to deliver surprise for PS4 players. Parent company Sony currently holds movie rights for Spider-Man and made a successful game.

PS4-exclusive title Marvel's Spider-Man has sold over 13 million copies worldwide to become best-selling super hero video game of all time. A spin-off sequel, Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales is set to launch later this year for PlayStation 5.

RELATED: Marvel's Avengers to Get Free Next-Gen Upgrade

By end of this year, developer Crystal Dynamics plans to release next-gen console version of Marvel's Avengers, in association with Eidos Montréal and Square Enix for all owner of the game on current-gen without any additional charge.

A major Marvel character like Amazing Spider-Man being a PlayStation-exclusive hero for Marvel's Avengers will not really motivate players on PC or Xbox platforms much to pick a copy at launch even if these rumors are even true after all.

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Halo: The Master Chief Collection to Add Cross-Play

343 Industries plans to add cross-play, custom game browser and more to Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

While anticipating release of upcoming first-person shooter Halo Infinite for holiday 2020, developer 343 Industries and publisher Xbox Game Studios are still committed to include new games to Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

In a recent update, Halo 3 joined Master Chief Collection and 343 Industries plans to introduce cross-play, custom game browser, input-based matchmaking, keyboard and mouse support and server region selection by end of 2020.

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection to Add Cross-Play

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Cross-play support will enable players on Windows PC and Xbox consoles to jump together into adventure. You are most likely to get paired with a player with same input device such as controller or keyboard, in input-based matchmaking.

Aside from their key-features to include in roadmap for 2020, dev team has also planned for double keybinds for all games, in-game frame rate cap adjustments, PC file share, quality of life improvements, Steam account linking and more.

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Despite having a rocky launch back in 2014, Master Chief Collection has improved over time and 343 seems to be more than willing to update its multiplayer experience just for the price of base game or an Xbox Game Pass membership.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection was originally launched by 343 Industries and Microsoft with Halo: Reach back in 2019. Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2 and Halo 3 have been added to Halo: MCC and Halo 3: ODST is expected to join next.