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Modern Warfare 2 Is Officially Dropping Red Dots

Image: Infinity Ward Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, out October 28, will stand by controversial design decisions even after its strained beta weekend, developer Infinity Ward says. The long-standing ability to slide-cancel—which allowed players to manipulate sliding into a super-fast run—is gone, and, in a move that has replaced some players’ eyes with infernal …

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EA And DICE’s Battlefield Series Of Games Is Now 20 Years Old

screenshot: Saving Private Ryan On September 10, 2002, publishers Electronic Arts and a relatively unknown developed called DICE released a multiplayer shooter called Battlefield 1942. In the 20 years since everyone involved has been on one hell of a ride. the game, which not only featured infantry but also allowed players to control vehicles, was …

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Netflix Is Helping Make A New Assassin’s Creed Game

photo: Mykolastock (Shutterstock) Netflix seems determined to make its name in the gaming space. During Saturday’s Ubisoft Forward showcase, where the French company is highlighting its latest and greatest, the streaming giant came onstage to announce a new partnership that will see the release of three exclusive mobile games. Beyond a new Assassin’s Creedyou can …

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Assassin’s Creed Games Are On Sale For Dirt Cheap Right Now

Image: Ubisoft In need of hundreds of hours of open world RPG adventuring? You’re in luck. a new Assassin’s Creed blowout sale means Valhalla and other titles are currently super cheap. And don’t worry, some of the older ones are massively discounted as well. The sale has launched ahead of the September 10 Ubisoft Forward …

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Pokémon Scarlet And Violet Get An Auto-Battle Feature, Cut Grind

screenshot: Nintendo yesterday, the official Pokémon website announced that November’s scarlet and violet will introduce an auto-battle feature to the long-running creature-collecting series. Called “Let’s Go!”, the feature enables players to send a Pokémon out into the world to automatically collect items and battle with wild Pokémon. This could make exploring Paldea a lot more …

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New Hideo Kojima Podcast Is A Mess, But Damn If We Won’t Listen

photo: Spotify Hideo Kojima games are always like a cerebral rubik’s cube. The plot, pacing, dialogue, and gameplay all tend to present this fun, if not elusive puzzle that you’ll likely keep thinking about even after you’re done playing. One would expect his new Spotify-exclusive podcast, Brain Structure, to also be as clever and engaging, …

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A Review Of Disney+’s Pinocchio

Pinocchio (voiced by Benjamin Evan Ainsworth), Tom Hanks as Geppetto, and Figaro in Disney’s live-action pinocchio.photo: Disney Enterprises Contrary to the beliefs of social media lurkers unhappy with equivocating reviews of their favorite intellectual property, Disney does not share critics. But the studio does frequently—and mostly—ask them not to reveal plot points that could be …

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