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Friday, September 20, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer Open Beta Live Now

Multiplayer Open Beta for Activision shooter title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is live now on all platforms.

Upcoming first-person shooter title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare announced a free Alpha back in August at opening night live of Gamescom 2019 and recently, had its first Beta program wrapped up for players on PlayStation 4 consoles.

Early Access Beta program launched for PS4 players first on September 12 before coming to PC and Xbox One on September 19. Open Beta program goes live for all platforms from September 20 and will last until September 23, 2019.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer Open Beta Live Now

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Be battle-ready to jump into multiplayer Open Beta program of Modern Warfare and get rolling with your squad.




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From quick paced multiplayer action of 2v2 Gunfight mode in close quarters to regular gameplay of 6v6 firefights, those who placed their pre-order for CoD: MW get to join in early and will be playing for longest possible time.

Newly introduced aspects include bullet penetration, door breaching, gun mounting and night vision for great tactical experience. Cross-platform play is coming too and console players will either require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold subscription.

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Players on PC platform will need a Battle.net account with a steady internet connection and updated drivers for optimal performance. Redemption code for Beta test weekend comes with pre-order but in case of digital purchase, people are already good to go for pre-load.

Pick a side and choose your operator to personalize them with in-game calling card, emblem, and clan tags. Couple of preset loadouts like assault, ghost and heavy support are there to start with and to unlock demolition and sniper later.

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Dive Into Open Beta

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Reaching on Level 10 of higher before September 23 will earn you a fully customized Hammer Shotgun as free item reward. This weapon comes with pistol grip on top of a holographic sight for quick-handling and great for short-range.

Modern Warfare a series reboot as well as the latest installment of Call of Duty spin-off series from developer Infinity Ward and publisher by Activision that is currently set to release on October 25, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Spyro Joins Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Grand Prix

Spyro the dragon meets Crash Bandicoot in latest Grand Prix event for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.

Earlier in June 2019, beloved kart racing game Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled was brought over to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One by developer Beenox and publisher Activision as a remaster to Crash Team Racing.

During launch, CTR: Nitro-Fueled has announced to bring limited time Grand Prix events with a roadmap. For its latest season of themed content, Spyro N. Friends joins today, August 30 and will run until September 29, 2019.

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Spyro Joins Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Grand Prix

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Sharing deep root in PlayStation past, Spyro the Dragon hails from classic platformer series Spyro from late 90's just like Crash. Both of them can now have a chance to take on each other in a legendary crossover on racing tracks.

More new characters will join this latest Grand Prix season as usual alongside new items and karts. Spyro will be showing up on opening menu screen and Grand Prix cinematic for entirety of this season and some friends will join too.

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New Unlockable Characters

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Hunter and Gnasty Gnorc will be accompanying Spyro throughout this tour as unlockable playable characters. Their arrival will include whacky new karts like Spyromobile and Gnasty Ride that totally matches their persona.

On top of these basic offerings, players can unlock new decals, paint jobs and stickers to personalize their karts. Also, you can choose from loads of old and new character-specific skins such as Dark Spyro and Gnome Velo.

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Dark Spyro and Gnome Velo Skins

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Another new addition of this season is themed track Spyro Circuit that is inspired by long legacy of the purple dragon. Some items have gone through cosmetic makeover like power-up crates becoming chests and wumpa fruit as gems.

Magical portals from Spyro series have served as an idea for travelling to different places through magic castles and there are more than one that can heat-up some intense racing competition among many players.

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Spyro Circuit Track

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Following successful launch of Spyro Reignited Trilogy last year, everyone's favorite purple dragon is under spotlight once again and Beenox thought making a crossover between two classic series would be a great treat for fans.

Anyone with a copy of Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled can jump right into Grand Prix events without spending an extra buck. So, have unlimited fun with racing and customization for next four weeks till Spyro N. Friends season lasts.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2v2 Mode Alpha Announced

PS4 players can test your skills in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare free Alpha for Gunfight Mode from August 23 without PS Plus.

Ahead of opening night live at Gamescom 2019, upcoming first-person shooter game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare from developer Infinity Ward and publisher by Activision announced to have an exciting reveal on multiplayer.

More action from intense new 2v2 mode Gunfight is coming soon to a free Alpha for players on PlayStation 4 from August 23 to 25. PS4 owner with an internet connection can jump right in without requiring a PS Plus subscription.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2v2 Mode Alpha Announced

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Gamescom 2019 unveils a brand-new trailer focused on Gunfight mode of upcoming Alpha program for CoD: MW.




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Prepare yourself and a partner on PS4 console for an entire weekend of 2v2 that kick starts very soon. You will be given access to five close-quarter maps to fight another duo team that includes newest addition of Docks and Speedball.

Each team of two players will enter a fight to win five rounds with random weapons at hand from a wide range of loadouts. You never know whether you are going to get a scoped shotgun or will end up with a pistol until you get them.

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Whatever you are handed out to, you will be wise to act quickly and work on your reflexes with any given firearms. Good thing is, enemy team is also given the same loadout and that can also make things a bit unpredictable at times.

Gunfight Mode pushes you to adapt into unpredictable loadouts in each match to survive 2v2 maps. It is a simplistic approach to Multiplayer experience of Modern Warfare, which is far more complicated with weapon customization.

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Those looking forward to enter Multiplayer Beta will have to wait until September 12 and it comes to PS4 first. PC and Xbox One players can join in from September 19 before an Open Beta arrives on September 21 for all platforms.

Modern Warfare sub-series heading towards a soft-reboot in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, which is currently scheduled to release worldwide on October 25, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with cross-play support.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Call of Duty 2020 Rumored to Be Black Ops Reboot

According to rumor, Call of Duty 2020 game is going to be a reboot of Black Ops sub-series and grittier than Modern Warfare.

Starting from this year, Call of Duty first-person shooter franchise is slowly leaning towards a reboot of their popular sub-series and thus, fourth Modern Warfare release is simply referred to as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for 2019.

Although CoD: MW is currently due for an October 2019 launch, publisher Activision has already rallied up developer Treyarch for Call of Duty: Black Ops 5, which may end up simply being named Call of Duty: Black Ops instead.

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Call of Duty 2020 Rumored to Be Black Ops Reboot

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Set during 1961 and 1968, first Black Ops title has served as a sequel for Call of Duty: World at War and had Cold War as its premise. This is a hint of series reboot similar to Modern Warfare, which went back to roots of their first game.

Originally, Raven Software and Sledgehammer Games were working on upcoming Black Ops title, which is set to be on Cold War era. It was likely to feature some story campaigns based on Korean and Vietnam Wars as well.

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This rumor came from Twitter account of TheLongSensation, a YouTube insider who previously confirmed MW reboot.


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Before it was officially revealed, this YouTuber has leaked out correct name for latest Modern Warfare game when many other established outlets have done the same, which nicely establish credentials for information source.

When Raven Software and Sledgehammer Games collaboration for Call of Duty 2020 wasn't looking too good, Activision has put Treyarch in charge of creative leadership to have the project running from that point onwards.

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Black Ops is looking forward to a reboot model that is similar to Modern Warfare, where they took both new and old player base back to its original setup but somehow still keeping things fresh for everyone to enjoy a refined experience.

Call of Duty is an M-rated franchise that people like to point at for being a motivation behind people doing violent act from time to time and upcoming 2020 title Call of Duty: Black Ops would fan the flame by being more gruesome than MW.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer Gameplay Reveal

First look at gripping, intense multiplayer gameplay for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is officially revealed.

Long after releasing third installment of Modern Warfare sub-series, developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision has teamed-up once again for upcoming first-person shooter title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, a series reboot.

Lately, Gunsmith system and Gunfight mode from multiplayer is revealed and a full gameplay showcase was announced for August 1, 2019 with more details before CoD: MW launches for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 25.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Multiplayer Gameplay Reveal

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Brand-new reveal trailer offers a look at most immersive multiplayer to date for new and old players in CoD: MW.




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Developers are aiming at providing a unified experience that assures everything will work the same on all platforms, be it single-player campaign mode or multiplayer with friends online, everyone should enjoy some badass action.

We already had an early look at 2v2 game mode titled Gunfight where people will team-up in duos and have other parties eliminated in 40 seconds. Otherwise, they will get busy defending an overtime flag and earn six points.

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Newest entry includes Cyber Attack, a 6v6 round-based mode that sends you with an EMP device to plant near enemy data center to win. Each player will have one spawn and teamwork will always be a key to finish your mission fast.

Also joining are Domination that pits two teams of 40 players to go around capturing control points and Headquarters, where a team of ten would seek various HQ to defend within maps in a king of the hill-style multiplayer mode.

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Modern Warfare brings back their iconic weapon and loadout customization for players but completely gotten rid of any Season Pass. Instead, post-launch maps and other contents will be released for free to keep everyone engaged.

Gunsmith system has brought back loadout options to define your playstyle choices that were once a core aspect of MW. Modifying your firearms can be seemingly overwhelming at first but you will get used to it with practice over time.

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Killstreak system was born in CoD: MW and is returning once again offering various rewards. Having eight kills in a row will unlock an Infantry Assault Vehicle, a light tank with a .50 cal on top to ruthlessly storm through enemy lines.

There are Perks to offer passive advantages like holding on to credit for a Killstreak even in death or being able to track nearby targets. Depending on you your preference, you can go run 'n' gunning, sniping, team support or even camping.

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Unlock Infantry Assault Vehicle

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Ahead of October 25 release, you can get into Early Access beta program exclusively on PS4 for a weekend from September 12 to 13, which will be followed by an Open Beta that runs from September 14 to 16 for all PlayStation 4 owners.

Then PC and Xbox One players would be able to get into Early Access weekend running from September 19 to 20. An all platform Open Beta arrives on September 21 that has cross-play enabled and will run till September 23.

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Since support for cross-platform play will be there from start, things will get interesting when console and PC players will finally get together or go up against each other on multiplayer, which can often led to intense scenarios.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is moving away in 2019 from many past traits and Infinity Ward is looking forward to deliver an iconic FPS game that is grounded in reality and often doesn't shy away from showing its gritty sides.

Monday, July 22, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Gunsmith System Teased

Activision teases Gunsmith weapon customization system for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer.

Newest addition to Call of Duty first-person shooter series for this year is going to be Call of Duty: Modern Warfare from developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision, which is currently scheduled to release on October 25, 2019.

A soft reboot for Modern Warfare sub-series, the game has revealed Gunfight mode for a fast paced 2v2 play earlier. Most recently, Gunsmith weapon customization system is teased ahead of their multiplayer gameplay reveal next month.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Gunsmith System Teased

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Activision has briefly showcased possibilities of customizing a rifle with parts in one of their latest Tweet.



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Ever since Infinity Ward has introduced customizable loadouts in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, it became an essential part of the series that each follow up release have adapted and upcoming MW will have it refined for better.

Gunsmith will allow players to tool up their primary and secondary weapons for competitive game mode with adjustments and firepower. Picking up important attachments from an array of kits is very crucial in multiplayer matches.

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When it comes to Assault rifles, you have nine areas to choose from to augment your weapon and they are balanced suppressor, CQB grip, corp combat, holo sight, lightweight stock, muzzle break, scout combat optic or a perk.

However, you can only customize up to five parts for each guns at your disposal unless they are already filled. According to unique playstyle, each player would take a different approach to tweak their weapons that suits them in battle.

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Most interesting aspect of gun balancing is its limitation of five mod slots because different guns will offer varied amount of available slots. When there are fewer mod slots, people will pick up parts very carefully and leave out some.

As players will get their hands on more slots, they would likely to pick up pieces that are most important to enhance those weapons. In both scenarios, people would have to be very careful about what they end up choosing to kit their guns.

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Gunsmith system was surely a nice throwback for veteran players of competitive mode who has been playing Call of Duty since early days. We would likely to see how perks will work out in Modern Warfare multiplayer reveal on August 1.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is planning to support cross-platform play for multiplayer mode at launch on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Also, they are completely getting rid of traditional Season Pass to offer free post-launch content for everyone.

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Mod Adds Easy Mode

Months after release, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice eventually gets an apparent easy mode, thanks to latest mod.

When developer From Software launched action-adventure game Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One teaming up with publisher Activision in early 2019, it received immense praise aside from criticism for extreme difficulty.

Though majority of players and hardcore gamers have embraced it, mainstream critics and game journalists were asking for an easy mode. Their prayers have finally been answered as a new mod has arrived to add an easy mode.

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Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Mod Adds Easy Mode

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Currently available at Nexus Mods, Sekiro The Easy mod will not completely make the game easy but help people make more progress. Without altering enemy behavior or positions, it makes some simple changes to lower game difficulty.

It provides attack buffs to protagonist one-armed Wolf and thus, helps taking down enemies quicker. Players are also given infinite amount of in-game currency Spirit Emblem to access abilities and weapons while removing fall damage.

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Item drop rates and buff duration for weapons are increased along with timer of Puppeteer Ninjutsu technique to backstab opponents. There are other mods to balance out some features but Sekiro The Easy packs a couple of them into one.

Newcomers who are on the verge of giving up trying to get killed over and over again in Sekiro can at least try out this mod and receive significant perks to at least get a hold of things since the mod addresses more than a single issue.

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Players would still have to learn how to overcome every in-game challenges and tackle enemies since it doesn't affect any of their intelligence but offers you a better fighting chance against odds that seemed to be unconquerable until now.

It has only been months that Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice came out and From Software is already in full swing with their upcoming project Elden Ring, which have Dark Souls creator Hidetaka Miyazaki on board with Game of Thrones author George R. R. Martin.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Gunfight Mode Revealed

Infinity Ward introduces Gunfight, a 2v2 mode for upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare rebooted title.

With developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision on board, newest entry in Call of Duty first-person shooter series is revealed to be Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, scheduled to launch on October 25, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Chasing growing trend of Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 introduced their version of battle royale mode last year. In 2019, CoD is coming back with a fast paced, 2v2 multiplayer mode titled Gunfight.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Gunfight Mode Revealed

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Two teams of duos are pitted in a small map against each other with gears and weapons to eradicate the other party within 40 seconds. However, an overtime flag will spawn no one is killed in given time and players will have to defend it for points.

For each three seconds of defending it, you score a point and earning six points before your rival team is what you need to win a match. Players need not to create a class or worry about selecting loadouts before going into war.

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2v2 Multiplayer Gameplay

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Drop into a quick match anytime you want with your friends online and start shooting to save your own skin, because health isn't auto-regenerating. So, keep your eyes open, talk to your partners and be ruthless if you have to.

Infinity Ward sees Gunfight as their take on popular fighting game series Street Fighter, where players engage in short, 2v2 matches. These fights are intense and for a short time span in each fight, you need to be strategic to survive.

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Classic Captain Price in Blackout!

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Currently, three maps are confirmed for close-quarters combat of Gunfight mode for upcoming reboot of 2007 shooter. First map is set in a warehouse, then second location takes you in a dense forest and a container yard in desert comes in third.

Also, placing pre-order for any version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare will allow immediate access to classic version of Captain Price for Blackout mode of Black Ops 4 as a playable character from July 11 on PS4 with the rest to follow.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Operation Apocalypse Z Update

Aether story of Zombies mode continues and new changes come to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 in twisted Operation Apocalypse Z.

Although inclusion of battle royale mode Blackout is a unique aspect of first-person shooter title Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 among other series titles, Zombies always remained an essential part of modern day Call of Duty experience.

Keeping that in mind, developer Treyarch and publisher Activision are about to release Operation Apocalypse Z update on July 9 for players of PlayStation 4, a week before arriving on PC and Xbox One platforms at July 16, 2019.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Operation Apocalypse Z Update

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Below is a brand-new official trailer showcasing newest Zombies experience in Black Ops 4 with brief details.




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Marking fifth Operation of CoD: BO4 shooter, players are about to encounter hordes of ravaging undeads on all available game modes. Plus, newly added maps throughout various modes will add more twist to an already exciting gameplay.

Try out new score-based game mode Sticks & Stones where you will only have ballistic knife, combat axe and a crossbow. Secure kills to earn varying points and go after leading player marked with a gold dot to gain upper hand.

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New Specialist, Reaper

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A new specialist, Reaper will return from Call of Duty: Black Ops III and this advanced war robot is an expert on heavy assault. Armed with Scythe heavy machine gun, he can inflict suppression effect on targets within range via explosive rounds.

He also uses a special issue jamming device, Radar Shroud to conceal a certain area on enemy mini-maps to go undetected for him and his teammates. Once unlocked, Reaper is playable in both Blackout and multiplayer modes at Tier 1.

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Players owning Black Ops Pass will get three more multiplayer maps including two Zombies-themed and one Black Ops classic. Fight a giant robot in Der Schatten map or head over to museum location of Remnant before returning to Havana.

BOP owners will also receive access to get into an all-new Zombies experience titled "Alpha Omega" in continuation of Aether storyline. Treyarch lets players to choose from both Primis and Ultimis characters before going into action.

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End of days are imminent upon us since undead armies has raided Blackout maps, turning waters red with blood. Two varied main maps will be up for play that includes special enemies and unlockable hidden Zombies secrets.

Then visit over to prison island map Alcatraz in dark to get ambushed by horde of living dead and discover latest twists in Nightfall. Pitted in a completely awry scenario, players need to come up with change of tactics to survive the darkness.

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Operation Apocalypse Z Roadmap

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Of course, players on PS4 are getting their hands of Apocalypse Z first from July 9 and to check out entire content list, have a look at the roadmap above. If you are on PC or Xbox console, you are only a week away from joining as well.

Those who purchased Digital Deluxe Edition for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 would not require owning Black Ops Pass for select contents. Also, theme outfits and weapon camos are making it to Black Market aside from 40 Tiers of rewards.

Friday, June 21, 2019

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Out Now

Kart racing game Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled from Beenox and Activision is now available on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One.

An original PlayStation classic kart racing game from 1999 by developer Naughty Dog and publisher Sony Entertainment, Crash Team Racing Remastered releases today on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

In an attempt to launch on modern-day gaming platforms, developer Beenox and publisher Activision has completely reworked the game from ground up titled as Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Out Now

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CTR is back in all-new glory of HD makeover including 18 tracks with 13 additional ones to go crazy on road. Fan-favorite Adventure, Arcade, Battle and Time Trial modes are all back to keep its core experience intact for fans and newcomers.

Aside from Crash Bandicoot and his sister Coco, a total of 15 playable characters are there and ready to race. Although some of them are immediately accessible at start, others will be unlocked once you play through Adventure Mode.

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Kart and Character Customization

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You can take part in both offline and online play or play co-op in four-player split screen system if you want to. Also playing online lets you earn Wumpa coins, in-game currency that allows you various customizations for your character or kart.

Whether it is cart bodies that you want replaced or to apply a new paint job, everything is on the table to mix and match. Also, appearance of your racers can be changed using cool N. Sane Trilogy skins and distinct victory animations.

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Bonus Grand Prix Seasonal Content!

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Beenox and Activision has already planned to introduce some themed content like CTR Nitro-Fueled Grand Prix from July 3. New challenges and more seasonal content will become available for free to everyone who owns a copy.

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled proudly represents its legacy of nineties with enhanced graphics and classic features. While keeping core gameplay intact, the remake manages to stands out from other team kart racing games.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Revealed

Activision and Infinity Ward officially reveals Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for a global release on October 25, 2019.

Months after looming in shadow of rumors and speculation, newest title from Call of Duty first-person shooter series in 2019 is finally revealed to be Call of Duty: Modern Warfare by developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision.

It also came out with an official announcement of releasing worldwide on October 25, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This is a re-imagining of their modern military shooter sub-series with lots of change rolled into it.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Revealed

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A brand-new cinematic trailer has been launched to offer an exclusive first-look into 2019 Call of Duty game.




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Classic campaign mode is coming back once again after it was removed last year for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and players would assume the role of a highly-trained operator on a journey that is based on really gritty narrative about global power-play.

You would engage in an intense campaign side by side with special force operatives throughout the world during single-player experience to complete many covert operations and it sure will be one emotionally charged ride for all.

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There will be close-quarter combat, long-range fights and even stealth operations that are based on real world modern war, each testing your decision-making skills and tactical approach towards any situations under extreme conditions.

One of its greatest aspects would be featuring a cross-play support for over consoles and PC platforms when in multiplayer mode. Also, Modern Warfare would get rid of a traditional paid Season Pass system for CoD, which is pretty cool.

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War Has Evolved

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In continuation of an annual cycle of releasing a CoD title each year, Activision has brought back Infinity Ward on board and they are doing a soft reboot over the franchise to offer a re-imagined experience for everyone.

Instead of coming up with Modern Warfare 4, the studio decided to simply make it Modern Warfare for 2019, because originally it all begin from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare back in 2007 and though weirdly, somehow that makes sense.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Crash Team Racing Remastered Adventure Mode Revealed

Adventure mode for upcoming kart racing game Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled has been revealed recently.

Announced back in December 2018, popular kart racing game Crash Team Racing is getting remastered by developer Beenox and publisher Activision to arrive on June 21, 2019, for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Crash Bandicoot and his friends return for an exhilarating adventure to save the planet once again. Aside from adding customization features, developers are bringing its campaign mode to reintroduce as Adventure Mode in CTR: Nitro-Fueled.

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Crash Team Racing Remastered Adventure Mode Revealed

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Check out a newly released cinematic for "Adventure Mode" from upcoming Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.




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After an alien conqueror named Nitros Oxide comes to Earth challenging its best racers to complete against him to decide whether or not our planet is going to be reduced to a parking lot for him, things got serious for Crash and his pals.

One of the best parts of CTR is its single-player campaign experience because it is quite rare in a kart racer genre and that is why, Beenox decided to include Adventure Mode into Nitro-Fueled alongside options for local or online play.

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Adventure Mode would be featuring original fan-favorite character lineup of Crash, Coco, Cortex, Polar, Pura, Tiny and others. There are chance to win exciting new characters like Ripper Roo and Pinstripe Pontoroo as well.

Earning boss characters after defeating them doesn't require for anyone to wait till Gem Cups anymore and each win will reward players by unlocking valuable prizes as character skins, new kart parts or customization items.

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Survival of the Fastest!

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Unlocked customization item, kart or even racer can be changed at any point when in Adventure Mode. Newcomers and seasoned veteran racers alike can jump on board with challenges like Boss Races, Relic Races, Token Races and Trophy Races.

Hitting those whacky tracks with your selected racer to collect trophies and fighting bosses before finally facing off Oxide was some high stakes for players and one of the best experience everyone remembers from the franchise.

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Many who prefer racing their karts in Classic setting will still be able to earn every amazing characters, items and karts but are not allowed to change their racer or kart midway unless they are choosing to go with Nitro-Fueled instead.

Crash Team Racing is an original PlayStation title that was developed by Naughty Dog back in 1999 and everything that made CTR great in the first place are all being put together nicely in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled for an engaging experience.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Call of Duty 2020 Will Be Black Ops 5

Activision puts developer studio Treyarch in charge for Call of Duty 2020, which would seemingly be Black Ops 5.

Through a series of leaks and rumors, next title from first-person shooter franchise Call of Duty for 2019 is almost confirmed to be Modern Warfare 4 due to Infinity Ward being involved and former developers are coming back once again.

Meanwhile, publisher Activision is already up to something for next year with developer Treyarch, which is likely to be Call of Duty: Black Ops 5, giving developers a year less to deliver next installment of Black Ops sub-series.

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Call of Duty 2020 Will Be Black Ops 5

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Recently, Activision has sidelined studios Raven Software and Sledgehammer Games for handing over the ongoing project to Treyarch to rush its development cycle up to speed while aiming at a 2020 release window right now.

As a follow-up to Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 that just came up about seven months ago, developers at Treyarch will have a tight schedule to pursue in order to deliver next Call of Duty game for 2020 after this sudden shift.

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Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer and Treyarch has been following a three-year development cycle for annual Call of Duty releases from 2012, rotating their roles each year to work on Advanced Warfare, Black Ops and Infinite Warfare sub-franchise.

At this point, Infinity Ward is most probably busy with long-awaited return of Modern Warfare. Activision was working with Raven and Sledgehammer on a CoD title that is set during Cold War era and most likely to feature Vietnam.

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Now that Treyarch is put in charge creative leadership for BO5, Raven and Sledgehammer would still remain as support studio. Their work so far on the project would be transformed into a single-player campaign mode for veteran fans.

Return of story mode would be welcoming to players who were critical of Black Ops 4 for its lack of a campaign. Currently expected to arrive on fall of 2020 for upcoming PlayStation and Xbox consoles, BO5 would probably be a cross-gen title.

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Only downside for studio Treyarch is that they have only two years to finish it instead of three and that would eventually led to major crunch time for developers who are already annoyed working brutal overtime hours for BO4.

Though Black Ops 4 saw a best-selling digital launch on CoD history, its sales number for physical copies were lowest among other series titles and didn't generate expected revenue margin that Activision was hoping for.

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Based on these facts, the publisher is currently considering taking a free-to-play approach even though they were against that idea once. Upcoming Modern Warfare 4 may embrace this new revenue model and offer similar component.

According to insider report, staffs from Raven and Sledgehammer were in constant argument over development of Cold War-themed Call of Duty 2020 throughout the past year and now, those guys are about to act as support for Treyarch, which is pretty concerning.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 Almost Confirmed

Returning of formers Infinity Ward developers strongly suggests for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 to be their next game.

Though there is no solid evidence for which sub-series from first-person shooter franchise Call of Duty will come out for 2019, all hints are pointing towards the release of much anticipated title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 now.

However, some recent information strongly suggests that some new project related to Modern Warfare is coming and developers at Infinity Ward are currently looking forward to a 2019 launch window that will be revealed very soon.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4 Almost Confirmed

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Recent changes in LinkedIn profiles of five former Infinity Ward developers show that all of them have returned to their former home. The studio brings back Mark Grigsby as animation director, who worked on first two MW games back then.

Alex Roycewicz, Geoff Smith and Joel Emslie came back as game designer, multiplayer design director and studio art director respectively. Even Infinity Ward founder Zied Rieke himself has returned in position of gameplay director.

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Grigsby was behind popular knife melee attack mechanics of MW and worked on its weapons design. Roycewicz and Smith on the other hand were responsible for some unforgettable multiplayer maps like Overgrown and Wetwork.

Emslie came up with memorable Call of Duty character like Ghost and designed items like the ghillie suit. Rieke had the idea of original team deathmatch spawn logic and flashing health regenerating system that continue to influence COD.

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When Activision fired company co-founders Jason West and Vince Zampella, these five talented employees left Infinity Ward to join Respawn Entertainment, where they would work on successful titles like Titanfall and Titanfall 2.

After working for Respawn and before coming back to IW studio, Rieke joined Naughty Dog in 2013. Due to their reputation of creating compelling narratives, ex-developers are hired to craft a solid single-player campaign for newest Call of Duty title.

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Infinity Ward has concluded MW story arc with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 back in 2011 and even in a regular cycle of a new Call of Duty game releasing every year, fans have been eagerly waiting to get back at it till this day.

First there was some leaked info about MW4 on Twitter back in January and then some renowned NFL star confirmed of having some hands-on experience with next Call of Duty game after attending an event by publisher Activision.

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From 2007-2011, Infinity Ward has been developing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare series and given how each year Activision tasks a different studio to work on next Call of Duty game, Modern Warfare 4 is likely to be on the corner.

Although neither developers nor publisher companies have given any confirmation to these unofficial clues, we can get an announcement in May or expect to get a bigger reveal at E3 2019 with more information and maybe even gameplay footage.

Friday, May 10, 2019

Crash Team Racing Remastered Customization Revealed

Customization feature is coming to kart racing game Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled for carts and characters.

Seeing an impressive success upon releasing Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, a bundle of remastered games from Crash Bandicoot series in recent years, publisher Activision set their sight on Crash Team Racing as their next project.

Originally developed by Naughty Dog, the popular kart racing game is now titled Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled and being entirely reworked by Beenox, who are introducing cart and character customization in CTR for the first time.

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Crash Team Racing Remastered Customization Revealed

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Let's have a brief glance at aspects of customization features for CTR in following official trailer released lately.




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Nitro-Fueled does not simply take you on different tracks for racing while aiding with power-ups and speed boosters but it will feature a variety of customization options for your carts and characters to add more personal touch.

You will be able to change cart bodies, apply paint jobs, add stickers and even alter wheels. Character skins from N. Sane Trilogy to customize appearances of your racers are also available as well as new victory animations.

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Earning customization items would require players to playthrough Adventure Mode of the game and collect Wumpa coins. Character stats like beginner, intermediate and advanced racing classes would also be accessible.

CTR features various known characters from Crash Bandicoot universe and players are allowed to pick one among 15 of them to save the planet from utter destruction by racing in carts up against villainous Nitros Oxide.

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Customize Your Kart and Racer

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N. Sane Trilogy ended up selling over 10 million copies by 2019 and became a fastest-selling game on Switch. Activision is planning to release a new Crash Bandicoot game within a few years and therefore, wants to re-introduce the franchise in advance.

Announced back at The Game Awards 2018, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is scheduled to release on June 21, 2019 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Though release on PC platform is not announced yet, we can only hope for it to come later sometime.