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Call of Duty: Vanguard Teaser Released Ahead of Full Reveal

It’s that time of year again, and after all of the leaks and rumours circulating through the CoD community in recent days and weeks, we have our first official look at the next Call of Duty game, titled Vanguard.

The teaser trailer released by Call of Duty gives us a glimpse of what to expect, with weapons and environments shown that clearly show a World War 2 setting, including a war-torn forest in Germany, a beach scattered with remains of WW2 era fighter planes, and weaponry that was in use in that period of history.

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Spider-Man On Track for 2021 Release, Marvel’s Avengers Senior Designer Confirms

Good news for Marvel’s Avengers PlayStation players, as it is confirmed that Spider-Man is still scheduled for a release date in 2021. Fans were worried as there had been silence on this topic for some time.

Scott Walters, senior game designer at Crystal Dynamics, spoke with Screen Rant, and confirmed to them that Spider-Man was always intended to be released for 2021, and that those plans haven’t really changed and they are working hard to bring him into the game, even with challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Battlefield 2042’s PS5 Tech Test Cancelled, Critical Issue Identified

It seems there are issues behind the scenes at DICE and their work on Battlefield 2042, specifically on PS5, as the scheduled technical test has been cancelled due to a critical issue they have identified with the build. DICE’s lead community manager, Adam Freeman, confirmed the issues and cancellation on Friday, also telling fans that the invites are still going out as planned for Xbox players who registered for EA Playtesting.

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Reminder: There’s a Pokemon Presents Coming soon

Earlier this week, The Pokémon Company tweeted out that a Pokémon Presents Direct was coming on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at 6:00 a.m. PDT. For those not in the know, this means that they will be showcasing their latest products coming over the next year featuring several trailers.

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From Warzone to Apex? Top streamers and content creators flock to Apex Legends

Many big streamers seem to be losing faith and confidence in Warzone, as many such as NickMercs and DrDisRespect move to playing Apex Legends instead of Call of Duty’s Battle Royale, Warzone. This is primarily due to the cheating situation running rampant in game, with seemingly endless amount of cheating going on, and no signs of it stopping within the near future.

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Black Ops Cold War Season Five: Everything you need to know

As we head into the end of Cold War’s life cycle, Season 5 is upon us, and includes a plethora of new content for the game, both Multiplayer and Zombies.

When does the new Season for Cold War begin?

The most important thing for us to know is when the new season actually begins, and as is tradition for Call of Duty lately, there is no downtime in between seasons, as Season 5 for Cold War begins on August 12th, 2021, at 9pm PT / 12am ET / 5am GMT.

The update itself for Cold War can be predownloaded at the same times two days before, on August 10th. The Warzone update will do the same method, being available for download on August 11th at the same times. These are on separate days to avoid straining the servers due to downloads.

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Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin has shipped over 1 Million units

Capcom, via the official Monster Hunter twitter account, has recently come out and confirmed that Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin has shipped over 1 million copies worldwide. The game has been out on Nintendo Switch and PC for a little over a week at this point, and it has already doubled the lifetime sales of the 3DS and mobile versions of the original MHS combined. This is a great milestone for a series that we hope continues to grow.

The team even shared a lovely piece of art in celebration:

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Square Enix Announces Final Fantasy XI 20th Anniversary website: We Are Vana’diel

Square Enix has just announced the “We Are Vana’diel” website in preparation for Final Fantasy XI‘s 20th Anniversary. It is a celebration of everything FFXI, and will feature:

  • We Remember Vana’diel: A complete timeline of FFXI‘s history, from pre-release to current day, with developer and player commentary.
  • We Illustrate Vana’diel: A collection of FFXI artwork, new and old, from Yoshitaka Amano, Tetsuya Nomura, and more.
  • We Discuss Vana’diel: Producer Akihiko Matsui will have interviews with guests that have deep ties to FFXI over the years. Starting with Hiromichi Tanaka, the original producer, who worked on the game until 2012.
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Microsoft buying Zenimax was the best possible outcome

Sure, some people still stuck in the console warrior days will gnash their teeth, but lets face facts here: Outside of DOOM, Bethesda has been in a downward spiral. I can’t really blame the development teams, because it’s painfully obvious the problem has been management. Time, budgetary constraints, and trend chasing from upper management has been choking the life out of iconic franchises like Fallout, Wolfenstein, and running Skyrim into the dirt. Is this really the leadership anyone wants making the big decisions on The Elder Scrolls VI? Continue reading Microsoft buying Zenimax was the best possible outcome

Movistar Riders announce departure of their Overwatch team

Yet another organization has pulled out of sponsoring an Overwatch team,  as Spanish Esports Organization Movistar Riders has announced they’re dropping theirs. Uncertainty about the forthcoming Overwatch League was once again cited as the cause. Continue reading Movistar Riders announce departure of their Overwatch team