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Battlefield V: 5 big things you need to know

Everyone suspected, the rumors suggested, but now we know: the next addition to the Battlefield franchise is called Battlefield V and it’s going to take us back to the second world war. We’ve summarised the five biggest things coming to Battlefield V you need to know about. Fortunately, we need not have worried – War Stories will make a return in Battlefield V and it’ll tell a range of stories from across the front in World War 2. EA is going to go big on the live service aspect of Battlefield V

By | 2018-05-23T21:00:09+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Battlefield 5 learns from Fortnite and Destiny, aiming to be the only shooter you’ll need this year

Senior Producer, and Battlefield stalwart, Lars Gustavsson makes a standard boast at the start of my extensive, behind the scenes look at Battlefield 5. Oh, and you’d better keep a Medic handy, because health won’t regenerate to 100% either - you’ll need to heal for that. But you’ll be missing out on much of Battlefield 5’s best if you do go solo. There is a lot to unlock and use in Battlefield 5 and it’s done in a number of ways. So, you’ll perhaps need to get 50 revives on a certain map, then

By | 2018-05-23T20:51:30+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Battlefield 5 will have no Premium Pass, all maps will be free

Battlefield 5 will not have a Premium Pass. Maps, modes, or anything that might divide players will be free, including events that will be run as part of BF5's new months-long Tides of War chapters. What exactly will be for sale after Battlefield 5 releases hasn't been announced in detail, but EA has assured us that anything you can buy, you can earn by playing, and that players won't be able to buy an "unfair gameplay advantage"—so we're talking about cosmetic items only, presumably. It's proba

By | 2018-05-23T20:28:45+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

This Overwatch free weekend is the best time ever to try out Blizzard’s charismatic shooter

First off, you'll get a special Legendary Loot Box just for logging into Overwatch during the Anniversary event. Now the actual, number one coolest thing about this year's Overwatch Anniversary - it's a grand tour of event-exclusive arcade modes! 🎉 🎁 🎂Check out Overwatch Anniversary 2018's Week 1 brawl schedule. If you're on PS4 or Xbox One, you can start pre-loading Overwatch ahead of the free weekend right now. And if you decide you liked it enough to keep playing, you can grab Overwatch Legen

By | 2018-05-23T20:23:21+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How the Xbox Adaptive Controller will change the lives of millions of players with disabilities on PC

But if you can’t use a keyboard and you can barely use a mouse, how do you play games on PC? Microsoft is changing that by creating the Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC). They're industry standard, so players will be able to purchase a variety of switches to fit their needs. Because the XAC emulates a standard Xbox controller, Windows will automatically recognize it. For $99, players with disabilities will be able to purchase the base model of the new Xbox controller.

By | 2018-05-23T20:06:32+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pokemon GO: June Community Day Exclusive Move Leak

Pokemon GO players are already out stockpiling Pinap Berries in preparation for a very exciting Community Day next month. In addition to that, it sounds like the exclusive move will also be a huge selling point. Niantic hasn’t officially confirmed the Pokemon GO June Community Day exclusive move yet, but some hints and leaks have definitely offered some strong clues. The biggest reveal comes from the Chinese version of the in-game press release, which seems to have accidentally included a senten

By | 2018-05-23T10:16:57+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

H1Z1: Battle Royale open beta is now live on PS4: Here’s everything you need to know

H1Z1, which originally began life as a zombie survival game on PC, has arrived to Sony's console in open beta form, with the new moniker of H1Z1: Battle Royale. You can play H1Z1: Battle Royale even if you're not a PS Plus member, but those who are subscribed to Sony's online service will receive "two exclusive Nemesis Crate items –the tactical body armor and explorer backpack" for free. I can't really recommend H1Z1: Battle Royale enough to fans of the genre, especially as there's nothing to lo

By | 2018-05-23T09:48:47+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery’s Microtransactions Are Making Bank

When Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was released last month, one of the loudest criticisms from fans and in reviews of the game is that it is too heavy on microtransactions. The news that Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery is a top grossing game comes from app analytics firm, App Annie. As mentioned, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery has come under fire repeatedly for the way that it features microtransactions. Or, the spending power of players who don’t mind Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery‘s microtrans

By | 2018-05-23T08:21:29+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pokemon GO: Shiny Larvitar Family Sprites

As many Pokemon GO fans predicted, June’s Community Day will put Larvitar in the spotlight. Tyranitar is incredibly important to the mobile AR game’s meta, so this is likely the most important Community Day since Dratini. Pokemon GO Community Day comes with a lot of great bonuses; including increased spawn rates for the featured monster, some kind of catch bonus, extended lures, a special move, and a shiny variant. Although the Pokemon GO shiny version of Tyranitar hasn’t been added to the game

By | 2018-05-23T05:43:13+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Destiny 2’s Escalation Protocol Mode Needs Larger Fireteams

Destiny 2’s new Escalation Protocol is easily one of the hardest experiences that Bungie has ever created, but it has also highlighted (and even created) a few problems in the popular shooter. How Escalation Protocol WorksThe basis of Escalation Protocol is fairly straightforward. For many players, Escalation Protocol Level 7 is a challenge, but it is doable with 9 players near the current power level cap. The 3-player fireteam has rarely been an issue in Destiny 1 or Destiny 2, but with the rel

By | 2018-05-23T03:06:27+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|companies, news, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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