Showing posts with label Activision. Show all posts
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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.