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Call Of Duty: Vanguard Campaign Detailed

How does a top-secret international Special Forces team come together to stop a Nazi resurgence as World War II comes to an end? And what is happening at Sledgehammer Games to help tell that story? This is what you need to know about the Call of Duty: Vanguard Campaign. Call of Duty: Vanguard is not just about World War II — it is how the world as we knew it could have been destroyed after it. Call of Duty’s legacy, through several of its games, is entrenched in World War II. Sledgehammer Games, the lead studio for Vanguard, had its own perspective of the war through Call of Duty: WWII in 2017. Watch the Campaign Trailer here: In Call of Duty: Vanguard’s Campaign, five heroes — Richard Webb, as well as playable characters Arthur Kingsley, Polina Petrova, Lucas Riggs, Wade Jackson — form an...

Back 4 Blood – Review

Fans of Left 4 Dead and Left 4 Dead 2 have been waiting for a solid co-op zombie shooter for a long time. There have been a lot of those in recent times, but sadly none fill the void left by Valve’s horde survival adventures. Thankfully, that’s all changing because Back 4 Blood not only brings back the charm of the Left 4 Dead games, it improves upon them in every single way. As one would expect, the game doesn’t have an elaborate story apart from – you and your friends need to take down hundreds upon hundreds of different kinds of zombies in order to survive and get out. And honestly, that’s all the motivation need to get into the action. This isn’t to say that there’s no plot at all. Our species has been infected with a parasite called the Devil&...

ASSASSIN’S CREED PRODUCER TEASES NEW EXCLUSIVE PS5 GAME

Jade Raymond is most popular for aiding both the Assassin’s Creed and Watch Dogs establishments as a maker, and has likewise chipped away at series like Far Cry, Metal Gear Solid, The Sims, and Star Wars Battlefront throughout the long term. She’s an industry veteran and one of the most conspicuous makers in the business, and presently she’s chipping away at a pristine game for PlayStation with Haven Entertainment Studios, a Canada-based studio she established recently. What this game will be, stays not yet clear. All we know is it will be a PS5 selective, or possibly a PS5 console elite.  Lining up with Sony  While Raymond  noted she and her group are extremely eager to be working with PlayStation. In an interview with GI.biz, Raymond talked at a significant level with r...

Nacon and Big Ant Studios Announce Cricket 22

Big Ant Studios and Nacon are thrilled to announce that the long-awaited Cricket 22: The Official Game of The Ashes will arrive this November. A true next-generation effort that builds on the massive success of Cricket 19, Cricket 22 will deliver the most robust, substantial game of cricket that fans have ever seen. Check out the latest Cricket 22 video here: Not only will Cricket 22 feature the perennial favorite Ashes competition, but the scope of licenses featured in the game has expanded massively. Cricket fans will be able to enjoy Australia’s Big Bash T20 competition, the hugely innovative The Hundred in England, the tropical party of the CPL in the Caribbean, and take to the international field of battle with fully-licensed teams from Australia, England, The West Indies, New Zealand...

Far Cry 6 – Review (SPOILER FREE)

OUR SCORE – 9/10 Far Cry is perhaps one of the few video game franchises that need no introduction. Ubisoft’s blockbuster open-world FPS has been one of the most popular titles for two decades. And the latest entry, Far Cry 6, cements a solid entry into a series we’ve all come to love. Unlike the grasslands of the US, Far Cry 6 takes place in the tropical islands of Yara, filled with lush vegetation and gorgeous coastlines. Players are put in the shoes of Dani Rojas, an ex-military man or woman, depending on your choice of character. The country has been taken over by a democratically elected leader turned dictator – Anton Castillo. Castillo is played by none other than the famous Giancarlo Esposito, who you might know from the TV show Breaking Bad. A revolution is ...

Pokémon UNITE becomes the biggest launch for a MOBA title on mobile

Pokémon UNITE is continuing to see massive growth on both Nintendo and mobile platforms. The Pokémon Company confirmed on Monday via its official Twitter account that the franchise’s first strategic team battle has crossed 25 million downloads across Nintendo Switch and mobile platforms. Last week, analytics firm Sensor Tower’s data showed that Pokémon UNITE surpassed 15 million downloads in 2 days, making it the biggest ever launch for a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) game. It took Brawl Starts seven days to reach this same milestone. When the game was first unveiled in June 2020 during a Pokémon Present digital event, the debut trailer gained over 100k thumbs down in just one day. Despite the rocky start to its unveiling, the game maker has done its work to improve the game for t...

Announcing the ASUS GeForce RTX 3070 Noctua Edition Graphics Card

ASUS today announced ASUS GeForce RTX™ 3070 Noctua Edition — a graphics card built around the spirit of Noctua enthusiasts and modders. Noctua aficionados are some of the most dedicated PC DIYers, often creating custom builds with Noctua fans on every open case mount and with a distinctive Noctua cooler atop the CPU. The most die-hard fans even modify their graphics cards to use the distinctive cream-and-brown hardware as replacements for their stock GPU fans. If there is any place on a system to put a fan, Noctua enthusiasts can be counted on to add one. In addition to their visual appeal, Noctua fans have smooth noise signatures, optimized airflow characteristics and high reliability, making for cool and quiet PCs that are easy on the ear while delivering sustained high performance. Insp...

Get Ready for Forza Horizon 5 on PC with Official PC Specifications

By introducing all-new, powerful graphical features, Forza Horizon 5 on PC renders every detail throughout the world with stunning realism, down to the tiniest features like the light that glows through each needle on a Cholla cactus. With extreme draw distances and robust levels of detail, experience sweeping panoramas from the summit of the Gran Caldera volcano – the highest point ever in a Forza Horizon game – and scan the distance ahead to prepare for your next expedition. Here are our PC specs and, as you can see, we’ve broken down the requirements based on different gameplay scenarios across both Nvidia and AMD setups. To deliver the best possible experience to all of our PC players, we have updated our minimum specifications from the previous estimate given on the Microsoft Store an...

Lost Judgment – Review

OUR SCORE – 9/10 Lost Judgment is a direct sequel to judgment that was released a couple of years ago. Events from the first title are often mentioned in the form of small details and comments, but for newcomers, it is recommended to complete Judgment first. The story of Lost Judgment starts in December 2021. When a police officer is convicted of assaulting a woman on a train, his trial shows that he has knowledge of a corpse found earlier that day in an abandoned building. He claims to be responsible for the murder of the man who drove his son to suicide. But his assault lawsuit provides him with an alibi for the murder. To Yagami and his partner in crimeKaito’s task is to bring out the bottom stone and solve this mystery. One of the first missions you get is set in a high sch...

The Gates of Hell are Open: Diablo® II: Resurrected™ Now Live

 Diablo, The Lord of Terror, is clawing his way out of CRT monitors and onto HD screens everywhere. Available today, Diablo® II: Resurrected™ is the definitive remaster of Diablo II and its Lord of Destruction® expansion. The genre-defining action-RPG has been faithfully modernized to be more stunning, more accessible, and more fun than ever before. Designed to take full advantage of today’s modern gaming hardware, Diablo II: Resurrected supports up to 4K resolution* displays. It also includes fully remastered 7.1 Dolby Surround audio* so players won’t miss a single bloodcurdling scream. All 27 minutes of the original game’s cinematics are also re-shot with stunning high-fidelity visuals. While considerable work went into bringing Diablo II into the modern era, preserving the authent...

Sable Launches Today on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Xbox Game Pass & PC

Indie developer Shedworks and video game publisher Raw Fury have launched Sable, the breathtaking exploration game set to an original soundtrack from hit indie artist Japanese Breakfast. Sable is available today on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and PC via Steam, the Epic Games Store, GOG.com, and the Humble Store for $24.99. The game is also free to download with Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Game Pass for PC. Sable is an evocative coming-of-age tale of exploration and discovery set on a beautiful alien planet. As the young Sable, you’ll set out on a deeply personal journey and traverse a strikingly rendered open world filled with ancient monuments, ruined architecture, fellow nomads, and wrecked ships fallen from the cosmos. Features: Explore at your own pace! You’re free to climb, leap, hover, an...

Niantic celebrates #PokemonGO5YearAnniversary; firms up India growth plans

Niantic, a leading AR company today announced the completion of five successful years for its pioneering game – Pokémon GO. To celebrate the occasion, the company launched a short video highlighting the impact of the game among the communities worldwide. Launched in 2016, Pokémon GO became a phenomenon owing to its novel gameplay, lovable characters and the facets of exploration, mobility and community built-in. The game has crossed one billion downloads and spans across 150+ countries. Niantic also took this occasion to highlight its India focus. Commenting on the five-year journey,Omar Tellez, Vice President, Strategic Partnership, Niantic, said “We are elated to surpass the 5-year milestone and as the game embodies, the journey of exploring new possibilities has just begun! We have been...


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