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Overwatch Vs Rainbow Six Siege: Which Game Is The Best?

Rainbow Six Siege and Overwatch are often held up as great examples of evolving games, with Ubisoft and Blizzard continuing to support their multiplayer titles long after their respective release dates. In the time since launch, we've had everything from brand new characters and maps, to cosmetics …

Rainbow Six Siege

PUBG War mode silently launches for custom games

Yesterday, <i>PUBG</i> received a new limited-time game mode called Tequila Sunrise, but it looks like it didn’t launch alone. Apparently, a second new mode …

Gaming Industry

Call Of Duty: WW2's Divisions Being Overhauled--Here's What's Changing

Call of Duty: WWII is getting a new DLC pack soon, but that's not the only thing that's coming. Developer Sledgehammer also recently announced an overhaul of the game's playable classes, called Divisions. And from the first details, it appears that it'll bring about quite the change to …

Counterintelligence

Splinter Cell's Sam Fisher Teased For New Ghost Recon Wildlands Update

Ubisoft recently confirmed plans for a second year of content for Ghost Recon Wildlands. Now, we have an idea of an exciting addition that may be coming in one of those future updates: some kind of appearance by Splinter Cell's Sam Fisher.<p>A new teaser trailer has been released that features Fisher …

Ghost Recon

Far Cry 5 Is The Series’ Fastest Selling Game Ever

Far Cry 5 has become the fastest-selling game in franchise history in its opening week, according to Ubisoft. The company claimed $310M USD in its first week, double the opening sales of previous franchise record-holder Far Cry 4. That also makes it the second-biggest launch ever for Ubisoft, …

Selling

Far Cry 5 Arcade: 7 Things You Should Not Do

Far Cry 5 offers quite a bit to do in its open world, but its Arcade mode arguably offers even more to keep you occupied. The map editor is quite robust and gives you a ton of tools to create both cooperative and competitive multiplayer maps and modes. However, making a map is the easy part. Making …

Far Cry 5

Hike across Far Cry 5’s map in 54 minutes

Not the biggest map in open-world gaming, but it’s pretty country<p>It would take 216 hours to cross Montana on foot. <i>Far Cry 5</i>’s fictitious slice of The Treasure State, aka Hope County, takes 54 minutes.<p>That’s according to Conor Kearney, one of my favorite YouTubers. His deal is he walks across the …

Montana

'PUBG' Now Has A Deathmatch Mode

PUBG Corp. silently launched a new Deathmatch game mode for <i>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds</i> (<i>PUBG</i>)<i>,</i> PCGamesN reports. For whatever reason, the company's …

Gaming Industry

Spider-Man PS4 Has No Microtransactions, Is Locked At 30 FPS

We finally know that Insomniac's new Spider-Man game for PlayStation 4 is coming out in September. But that's not all we learned about the anticipated Sony exclusive this week.<p><i>Game Informer</i> asked creative director Bryan Intihar 114 rapid-fire questions, and among the things he revealed is that …

Spider-Man

LeBron James, Cavaliers give Raptors something to think about

CLEVELAND -- The Toronto Raptors have built a roster full of talented players who appear more poised than ever to challenge the Cleveland Cavaliers …

Basketball

World of Tanks update 1.0 changes everything

<b>After eight years, update 1.0 for World of Tanks rolls out on PC. It pretty much changes everything.</b>Since its release in on PC in 2010, <i>World of Tanks</i> …

Gaming

How To Get Into The Yakuza Series

Now that the West is getting new <i>Yakuza</i> games every six months, there’s never been a better to check out the series. But with over seven games and …

Gaming Industry

Shut Up Kratos is Not Dead; New God of War Gameplay in Glorious 4K Looks Amazing

God of War 4K Gameplay – Combat, Exploration, Upgrading<p>When Kratos first stepped out of the shadows at E3, the resounding cheer from gamers was …

Gaming Industry

After Being Pulled, PS4 Yakuza 6 Demo Returns (With A Free Theme)

When Yakuza 6 was delayed, the sting was eased somewhat by news that we'd be getting a demo to play in the meantime. This would allow players to check out the upcoming game's prologue and then transfer their progress to the full game. It turns out that, through a glitch, players could access and …

Gaming Industry

Major Star Wars Battlefront 2 Update Out; Here's The Patch Notes

EA made a big decision when it removed the controversial microtransactions from Star Wars Battlefront II hours before its release. We knew they would eventually return in some modified form, and that day is nearly here. Developer DICE has released a major update for Battlefront II on PC, PS4, and …

Boba Fett

One of the Best Racing Games Ever Made Is Back, and More Fun Than Ever

Why Burnout Paradise Remastered is a modern classic you need to revisit.<p>There are a lot of embarrassing things about the person I was ten years ago, but one of the bigger ones was the fact that I liked the Killswitch Engage song "My Curse"—not because I liked Killswitch Engage, but because I liked …

Electronic Arts

World of Tanks gets first major face-lift in 8 years

It’s effectively a rip-and-replace of the old graphics engine with a new, more detailed look on PC<p>Today the team behind <i>World of Tanks</i>, the free-to-play armored combat game that launched in 2010, released a brand new update. Referred to as Update 1.0, developers at Wargaming say it’s the biggest …

Board Games

Hitman’s best episode is free right now

Join Agent 47 on an Italian vacation<p>A nor’easter is blanketing much of the Eastern Seaboard with a foot of snow or more, while a powerful storm is bearing down on Southern California with the threat of floods and other hazards. So why not start off your spring with a virtual vacation to Italy’s …

Amalfi Coast

EA Finally Unlocks Every Hero In Star Wars Battlefront II

<i>Star Wars Battlefront II</i>’s new update overhauls the game’s loot box laden progression system. One of players’ biggest complaints since before the …

Star Wars Battlefront

Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remaster On The Way, But Won't Have Multiplayer - Report

Following Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare's remaster a couple of years ago, many fans thought that a Modern Warfare 2 remake would be right around the corner. Although nothing has yet to be officially announced, new reports suggest that a MW2 remaster is finally on the way.<p>First reported by Call of …

Call of Duty

Photographer captures stunning photo of LeBron James during one of the best dunks of his career

LeBron James has been on an absolute tear throughout March.<p>Although the Cavaliers have struggled through the month, James has been playing some of the best basketball of his career, putting up monstrous numbers and generating highlights night after night even in his 15th year in the league.<p>His …

Basketball

Watch: James Harden yells at Austin Rivers, ‘He won’t even step up, I like him’

Mar 15, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; LA Clippers guard Austin Rivers (25) dribbles the ball as Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) defends during the …

Meet 'Ninja,' a 26-Year-Old Gamer Making Tons of Cash Playing Fortnite

And he's Drake's new BFF.<p>He goes by Ninja. He has electric blue hair. And he’s raking in a fortune by playing a video game online.<p>Meet Tyler Blevins, …

Juju Smith-Schuster

Far Cry 5 Has Microtransactions, Campaign Is Playable Offline

With Far Cry 5's much-anticipated release coming up soon, we've now learned a little bit more about the game and some of its features. Publisher Ubisoft confirmed to GameSpot today two key particulars about the game regarding microtransactions and whether or not you will need an internet connection …

'Yakuza 6' makes Tokyo's red-light district virtually real

I'm a relatively late fan of Sega's famed Yakuza franchise. It was the 2015 prequel, <i>Yakuza 0</i> on the PS4, that got me hooked: It was the series' first title to be localized in Chinese, which helped me understand its rich storyline on the humble beginnings of series protagonist Kazuma Kiryu and his …

EA Drops Plan to Sell 'Loot Boxes' in 'Star Wars Battlefront II'

Electronic Arts Inc. nixed its plan to sell randomized packs of virtual goods—commonly known as “loot boxes”—in the sequel to its “Star Wars Battlefront” game, the company said Friday, the latest twist in a monthslong struggle between appeasing customers and maximizing revenues for one of its …

Star Wars Battlefront

Fortnite is Call of Duty’s latest, greatest threat

You’ve heard of Fortnite: Battle Royale. It’s a safe assumption to make at this point. After all, musician (and walking meme) Drake just played the last-player-standing shooter for 630,000 simultaneous viewers on the livestreaming video site Twitch last night. That’s a new record for the size of a …

Fortnite: Battle Royale - 6 Common Mistakes Beginners Make

Given the popularity of games like PUBG and H1Z1, you might be familiar with the battle royale genre. However, Fortnite: Battle Royale is a tad different from its competitors. The game takes the base premise of the genre and gives you the ability to rapidly construct fortifications, like walls and …

Star Wars Battlefront 2’s progression system update is a complete revamp

A revamped, linear system, no purchase necessary<p><i>Star Wars Battlefront 2</i>’s infamous progression system, which caused controversy on the eve of the game’s launch In November, is about to undergo drastic changes. Electronic Arts announced that an update out on March 21 will change how players upgrade …

New Ghost Recon: Wildlands Update Out Now On PS4, Xbox One, And PC

Ubisoft has rolled out another big update for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Wildlands. The New Assignment patch is now available for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, following a temporarily delay on the latter due to some "last-minute issues."<p>New Assignment is the fourth big content update for Ghost War thus …