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10 Things That Must Return in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Battle Royale

3 monthes ago   |   By N4G

Screen Rant: "Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is officially getting its own Battle Royale mode. Titled Blackout, the mode won't deviate from the genre norms. A massive amount of players will still battle to the death on a map that's 1,500 times bigger than Nuketown - and it'll be a survival game at its core. There are a few interesting nuances, such as including air vehicles, but for the most part, they seem to be sticking to a tried and true formula. This makes a lot of sense as the Battle Royale genre is relatively new, especially on a popular scale.
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I'm not a 'Call of Duty' fan, but I'm really excited for the 'Blackout' battle royale mode in 'Black Ops 4'

I'm not a 'Call of Duty' fan, but I'm really excited for the 'Blackout' battle royale mode in 'Black Ops 4'

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

I've never been very interested in "Call of Duty" games.
I respect their significance in their genre, and absolutely admire the influence they've had on other games since, but for me, the boots-on-the-ground warfare depicted in "Call of Duty" and "Call of Duty: Black Ops" games have always been associated with some of the worst aspects of gaming culture (see: hyper-masculinity, graphic violence, etc.). I've also simply never found them very fun to play - that is, for a person who would rather solve puzzles and walk through open worlds than shoot endlessly at waves of enemies - but that's a...
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'Until Dawn' creators return with 'The Dark Pictures Anthology'

'Until Dawn' creators return with 'The Dark Pictures Anthology'

Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games is back with another branching horror game, but it's breaking from tradition in more ways than one. It's launching The Dark Pictures... Read more ...

‘PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' gets a full release on Xbox One in September

‘PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' gets a full release on Xbox One in September

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds released as part of the Xbox Preview program back in December on Xbox One, but the game's full release hasn't arrived yet. That will change on... Read more ...

HTC's Vive Wireless Adapter will cost $300, preorders start September 5th

HTC's Vive Wireless Adapter will cost $300, preorders start September 5th

HTC has announced that its Vive Wireless Adapter will be available to preorder beginning on September 5th for $300. The Adapter, which HTC announced back in January, allows... Read more ...

Microsoft thwarts new Russian cyberattack on U.S. senators and think tanks

Microsoft thwarts new Russian cyberattack on U.S. senators and think tanks

To protect democracy and free and fair elections, Microsoft had stopped a spearphishing-style cyberattack that is tied to a group with strong links to the Russian military. The... Read more ...

‘Saints Row: The Third' gets a surprising port to the Nintendo Switch

‘Saints Row: The Third' gets a surprising port to the Nintendo Switch

Deep Silver announces that it's bringing the third Saints Row game to a Nintendo console next year. They also allude to more information following this news this week at... Read more ...

GTX 1080 graphics card prices plunge following Nvidia's RTX announcement

GTX 1080 graphics card prices plunge following Nvidia's RTX announcement

Unless you need the new ray tracing capabilities of the new Nvidia RTX 2080 GPU - a feature that will only be available on a limited number of games to start - you can score a... Read more ...

Facebook is secretly rating users' trustworthiness

Facebook is secretly rating users' trustworthiness

Facebook is using a new, secret rating to judge how trustworthy each user is, as the social network continues to battle against accusations that it's an incubator for fake... Read more ...

Amazon turned its ‘The Grand Tour' TV series into a racing game

Amazon turned its ‘The Grand Tour' TV series into a racing game

If you've enjoyed The Grand Tour on Amazon, here's some synergy you probably didn't see coming: The ecommerce giant's in-house studio is making the show into a video game... Read more ...

It's game-over for Kuri as home robotics claims another victim

It's game-over for Kuri as home robotics claims another victim

Mayfield Robotics, the startup which aimed to put a friendly robot, Kuri, in the home, will shut down be the end of October 2018. The news comes as little surprise, after the... Read more ...

TimeRide VR offers Gamescom visitors a fascinating virtual tour of Cologne's...

TimeRide VR offers Gamescom visitors a fascinating virtual tour of Cologne's imperial age

Gamescom's taking place in Germany this week, and both Brad Chacos and I are over here to cover it-and, of course, to cover Nvidia's new 20-series graphics cards. But while... Read more ...