Call of Duty: Warzone Nerfs Top Three Assault Rifles

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Call of Duty: Warzone‘s Season Five patch notes include moderate to substantial nerfs to three of the best assault rifles in the game: the C58, EM2 and Krig 6 from Black Ops – Cold War, among other changes. The developer has made a habit of releasing very powerful weapons before taking in player feedback to nerf said weapons accordingly. The beta version of Cold War sniper rifles took this approach, analyzing player stats in what amounted to a trial period and tweaking the weapons afterward…

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Xbox Game Trial Timer Glitches Fixed With New System Update

Xbox Support recently announced a new system update to fix the trial timer countdown glitch found during the Madden 22 early access trial. The glitch caused the trial’s 10-hour timer to skip to zero upon closing the game, regardless of how much time players still had available…

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WWE 2K22 Shows Edge In New Screenshot & Teases SummerSlam Announcement

The team behind WWE 2K22 has posted two screenshots of the multi-time world champion Edge in the game’s engine, along with the teaser for an announcement on the game during the upcoming SummerSlam pay-per-view on Sunday. WWE 2K22 has not received a formal release date as of yet despite the promise of coming soon. Developer Visual Concepts and the 2K team had gone silent for over a month prior to the reveal of these screenshots…

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Genshin Impact Player Explains Yoimiya Is Broken & Needs To Be Fixed

A Genshin Impact player has cited a number of problems with the game’s newest 5-star character, the pyrotechnician Yoimiya, including her damage output, auto-targeting system, and subpar range. Developer miHoYo released a trailer for Yoimiya earlier this month, showcasing her abilities as a burst ranged attacker. Her bio refers to her as the greatest pyrotechnician in all of Inazuma…

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Pokémon Unite-Style MOBA Predicted By Fan Seven Years Ago

A fan of the Pokémon series recently reshared their speculation from seven years ago on a Pokémon MOBA game, seven years before the release of Pokémon Unite turned their predictions into reality. The MOBA game launched to a mixed reception, with many long-time Pokémon fans unhappy about the game’s reliance on microtransactions and what has been called a pay-to-win economy…

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Minecraft Custom Plugin Lets Players Duplicate Any Object With Bonemeal

Bonemeal has long reigned as one of the most helpful, accessible items in all of Minecraft with its ability to help plants and trees grow in rapid time. Thanks to one Reddit user’s plugin, it also duplicates TNT, End Crystals, Glow Squids, and every other object and creature in the game. Minecraft plugins and mods have existed for about as long as the game has been around, and even simple plugins can make a world of difference in survival mode…

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Ghost Of Tsushima Glitch Throws Enemy Back Up Cliff After Being Kicked Off

Ghost of Tsushima glitch sees protagonist Jin Sakai kick a Mongol off a cliff, only for the enemy to bounce back up the entire way. The game’s engrossing combat system of stances, attack chains, evasive maneuvers, and, of course, kicks, has received great praise from fans since its release on the PS4 last year. These fans continue to make new discoveries in the game ahead of the upcoming Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut, which includes the Iki Island expansion…

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Super Mario Party Minigames Remade In Game Builder Garage By Developer

Game Developer and Designer André Cardoso has recreated three Super Mario Party minigames inside Nintendo’s recent game creation platform Game Builder GarageGame Builder Garage released this past June for the Switch to a fairly positive reception from fans. Nintendo pitched the title as an easy-to-follow introduction to basic video game programming…

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Zelda Fan Designs a Majora’s Mask Switch Lite Special Edition

Skull Kid from The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask may well succumb to the dark temptations of Majora’s Mask, but the temptation of the Majora’s Mask-themed Switch Lite designed by a Redditor has charmed Zelda fans on a whole other level. Majora’s Mask has long held the perception of being the black sheep of the Zelda franchise with its darker undertones and the atmosphere of inevitable doom and hopelessness lingering overhead Clock Town…

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Animal Crossing Player Recreates Pokémon’s Pallet Town On Island

Not just anyone can become a Pokémon trainer, but that has not stopped one Animal Crossing New Horizons player from trying. A user on Reddit recreated Pallet Town from the original Pokémon Red and Blue, the first area of the first games that kicked off the worldwide phenomenon of Pokémon…

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