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Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Crysis Remastered Delayed Due to Poor Fan Reaction

Scheduled gameplay reveal for Crysis Remastered has been delayed because of poor fan-reaction.

A few months back, developer/publisher Crytek announced long-anticipated Crysis Remastered for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One shortly after it was leaked online though Cookie Policy page of their official website.

Crytek planned to showcase a gameplay trailer on July 1, 2020, which also got leaked via a product listing page on Microsoft Store ahead of reveal and has now been delayed due to disappointed fan-reception over its poor visuals.

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Crysis Remastered Delayed Due to Poor Fan Reaction

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Crysis Remastered was about to release on July 23, 2020 but following initial fan reactions on social media, both its gameplay reveal and launch date has now been pushed back for at least a few weeks to deliver higher-quality of graphics.

Crysis fans were promised a number of updates like art assets improved graphics, lighting and more in upcoming remaster. Postponing release on all platforms, Crytek will be using this extra time to better polish the game for PC and consoles.

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Crysis originally released back in 2007 for Windows PC and immediately set high standard of graphics for many AAA-video games. Many mid-tier PCs out there would fail to even run this game and only some really high-end ones could.

Crysis Remastered releasing on modern consoles will pave a path of series revival for Crytek and a new audience group will get a chance to experience this decades old technical wonder, including players on Nintendo Switch handheld.

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.

Crysis Remastered Gameplay Reveal, Release Date Leaked

Crytek plans to reveal first gameplay trailer for Crysis Remastered on July 1, launch date is leaked to be July 23.

Shortly after teasing on social media, highly-requested Crysis Remastered has been leaked on its official website in April 2020 before officially being revealed by developer Crytek for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Ahead of gameplay trailer premiere on July 1, 2020, official launch trailer for Crysis Remastered was leaked from Microsoft Store listing page, which was removed afterwards and is available now to watch at video hosting site Streamable.

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Crysis Remastered Gameplay Reveal, Release Date Leaked

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Leaked footage for the remastered Crysis game was captured on a PC and links are getting shared on sites like Reddit. Microsoft Store also has a release date set for July 23, 2020, which is less than a month and only a few weeks from now.

For very first time in entire series run, a Crysis game is about to debut on a Nintendo console this year. Having player interest in mind, Crytek will develop PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X versions to leverage features of next-gen hardware.

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Crytek has taken official Twitter account of Crysis to announce date for first gameplay trailer on July 1, 2020.


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Crytek has attempted to a major graphical overhaul to one of their all-time greatest hit in association with Saber Interactive. A retail price is for Crysis Remastered not yet given so far and it will be available for pre-order very soon.

According to listing description, Crysis Remastered to offer remastered graphics for 2007 classic first-person shooter title optimized for new generation of hardware, which vaguely leaves room for possible next-gen console release in near future.

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.

Got this on my screen when loading the game from r/modernwarfare


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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.

Thursday, May 28, 2020

PlayStation Plus Free Games for June 2020

PlayStation Plus free games lineup for June 2020 adds Call of Duty: WWII and Star Wars Battlefront II.

Ahead of their regular schedule, Sony Interactive Entertainment has unveiled one of their free PlayStation Plus games from upcoming June 2020 lineup earlier to celebrate annual Memorial Day and promised to reveal more afterwards.

Sony is adding first-person shooter title Call of Duty: WWII and action shooter game Star Wars Battlefront II of 2017 for members of PS Plus. Starting from June 2, you can download and start playing these two titles until July 6, 2020.

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PlayStation Plus Free Games for June 2020

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CoD: WWII was announced earlier for its World War II theme to contrast with federal holiday that honors military personnel for their bravery. It features a decent story campaign, engaging multiplayer mode and return of Nazi Zombies.

A sequel to 2015 rebooted series entry, Star Wars Battlefront II is one of the most controversial Star Wars titles in years to come. Though riddled with loot box issues at launch, EA DICE worked hard to overcome their shortcomings eventually.

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There has been rumor of Sony giving away Marvel's Spider-Man to PlayStation Plus members this month, which they already added to PlayStation Now monthly streaming service earlier and will be leaving PS Now library of games in July.

Few days ago, Sony has sent out codes to PS Plus members for two-month of free subscription to FUNimation Premium as compensation for free games of May; Cities: Skylines and Farming Simulator 19, still available until June 1, 2020.

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store offers looter shooter bundle Borderlands: Handsome Collection for PC in free giveaway of this week.

For past two consecutive weeks, Epic Games have offered big-name PC titles on their digital distribution outlet Epic Games Store in weekly giveaways and those games turn out to be exactly what was suggested in an early leak.

Epic Store is adding a compilation bundle of Borderlands first-person shooter, Borderlands: The Handsome Collection for this week, which is currently available to claim for anyone with a free account before June 4, 8:00 AM PT/10:00 AM EDT.

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Borderlands: Handsome Collection Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Handsome Collection features Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel in one anthology set, including all additional DLCs. Both of these critically-acclaimed titles are updated with high-definition graphics for a definitive experience.

You can join with up to four players online for co-op gameplay mode on split screen for very first time. Nothing has changed much in terms of story that take place in Pandora to beyond moon but loots have become more frequent.

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Borderlands series is known for its slapstick comedy, a load of goofiness and more guns that you can possibly count at once. Borderlands 2 lets you play as one of four Vault Hunters in a campaign against psychotic villain, Handsome Jack.

Pre-Sequel gives you a peek at Jack's past and how he came to be who he is today by defeating Lost Legion to gain control over Helios space station. It bridges a gap between first two mainline Borderlands game and adds RPG aspects to its genre.

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Though players on PC often receive smaller titles on EGS giveaway, Epic Games is going big lately. Also available today is newly released indie open-world strolling title Sludge Life from Devolver Digital, free-to-claim for another 12 months.

Epic Games Store is heavily promoting their ongoing Epic MEGA Sale with latest lineup of free games. As leaks have revealed earlier, action-adventure survival game Ark: Survival Evolved may arrive as a freebie on Epic Store for next week.

Monday, May 25, 2020

PS Plus Reveals Call of Duty: WWII Free Games for June 2020

Sony reveals Call of Duty: WWII joining PlayStation Plus free games on June 2020 for Memorial Day.

Though full official lineup of PlayStation Plus free games for June 2020 is yet to be revealed, Sony Interactive Entertainment has taken the liberty of announcing one of them earlier this month to celebrate Memorial Day this year.

Starting from May 26, members of PS Plus can download 2017 first-person shooter title Call of Duty: WWII. Additional details on whether or not people can start playing right away or should wait until June are to be revealed very soon.

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PS Plus Reveals Call of Duty: WWII Free Games for June 2020

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Call of Duty franchsie has its deep roots in World War II related themes that started in 2008 with Call of Duty: World at War. In 2007, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare brought the series in present day and Infinite Warfare took to future.

When developer Sledgehammer Games and publisher Activision decided to return back to second World War era in CoD: WWII, it became highest-selling console game of that year and earned over $1 billion in revenue the same year.

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Call of Duty: WWII offers an engaging experience through its campaign story mode and beloved multiplayer. It features classic Nazi Zombies mode that follows a narrative-driven approach in four-player co-op mode against hordes of undead.

WWII is a very unique entry in entire Call of Duty series that both casual and seasoned players can enjoy due to its balancing aspects. PS Plus members who never got to play the game before can get their shot at it now on annual Memorial Day.

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Following a heavy backlash from PS Plus subscribers last month for adding two niche titles, Sony is most likely adding a big title like Call of Duty: WWII to have a better response from all of their active customers and avoid another mishap.

Sony usually announces their upcoming slate of PlayStation Plus free games for members on last Wednesday of each month. If you are a member, you can still pick up Cities: Skylines and Farming Simulator 19 before June 1, 2020.

Friday, May 22, 2020

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Teasing Return of Captain Price

Newest Operator to join Call of Duty: Modern Warfare for upcoming fourth season may be Captain Price.

Despite their many shortcomings, developer Infinity Ward and Raven Software in association with publisher Activision are dominating online multiplayer sphere lately with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Call of Duty: Warzone.

Activision has seemingly teased a surprise return of beloved Captain Price from Modern Warfare sub-series recently for upcoming Season 4 update of CoD: MW and most likely a new operator for Warzone with bunch of new content.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Teasing Return of Captain Price

RELATED: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered Out On PS4

Earlier, a notification sent to Call of Duty app revealed a set schedule date of May 21, leading to a cryptic video.




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A secret transmission between terrorist groups was intercepted by global spec-ops units, where they observe these guys talks about a senior Operator joining to help his brothers and refers to him as an old friend by showing a still image.

This mystery person wearing a signature boonie hat is considered to be a major threat to their agenda. Although his face was never shown clearly, Call of Duty series protagonist Captain Price is easily recognizable from his iconic hat.

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Operator Alex and a reworked version of Ghost were both teased before joining in Season Two and Three. Season Four of Modern Warfare is expected to release on June 2 and Infinity Ward is teasing Price ahead of an official announcement.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has become the highest-selling game in CoD franchise, earning over $1 billion in revenue so far. Even though halted by COVID-19 outbreak, Activision is reportedly releasing Call of Duty 2020 later this year.