• France marks 5 years since deadly attacks on Bataclan, cafes

    France marks 5 years since deadly attacks on Bataclan, cafes
    In silence and mourning, France marked five years since 130 people were killed by Islamic State extremists who targeted the Bataclan concert hall, Paris cafes and the national stadium in a series of coordinated attacks.It was France’s deadliest peacetime attack, deeply shaking the nation.Five years later, Prime Minister Jean Castex was leading silent ceremonies Friday at the multiple sites targeted by coordinated attackers around the French capital on Nov. 13, 2015: the Stade de France in
  • As PS5 Performance Tops Xbox Series X In Some Games, Microsoft Responds

    As PS5 Performance Tops Xbox Series X In Some Games, Microsoft Responds
    Microsoft boasted that Xbox Series X was the most powerful console ever, especially as a point of contrast against its chief competition, Sony's PlayStation 5. With both consoles out in the wild, though, testing has shown PS5 periodically running ahead of Xbox Series X performance, and Microsoft has now responded."We are aware of performance issues in a handful of optimized titles on Xbox Series X|S and are actively working with our partners to identify and resolve the issues to ensure an optima
  • Super Mario Maker 1 Going Offline Next Year

    Super Mario Maker 1 Going Offline Next Year
    Nintendo is discontinuing online services for the original Super Mario Maker on Wii U, the company has announced. Players will no longer be able to upload courses in the game or access the Super Mario Maker Bookmark website as of March 31, 2021.Ahead of these features' shutdown, Nintendo is delisting Super Mario Maker from the Wii U eShop. You will no longer be able to purchase a digital copy of the game through the system's storefront as of January 12, 2021.Beginning on 3/31, it will no longer
  • PS Plus Free December Games For PS5/PS4 Include Just Cause 4

    PS Plus Free December Games For PS5/PS4 Include Just Cause 4
    Sony has revealed the free games PlayStation Plus members will get in December, and they include an explosion-filled AAA open-world game along with a competitive shooter and a strategy game. Your bases are certainly covered next month, and if you didn't have a chance to grab Bugsnax on PS5, you haven't missed your chance yet.A year-long membership to PlayStation Plus is only $33 right now, as well, which is nearly half-off its standard price. The games below will be available beginning December
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  • Comcast Adding Data Caps In Some States

    Comcast Adding Data Caps In Some States
    Comcast is planning to introduce a new data cap on Xfinity Internet plans starting next year in northeastern states that previously did not have a cap. After the move is implemented, customers will be billed an extra fee for every 50GB above the cap they use in a given month.Cord Cutters News reports that the changes will apply in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ver
  • Clifford The Big Red Dog Movie Teaser Delivers Exactly What You Expect

    Clifford The Big Red Dog Movie Teaser Delivers Exactly What You Expect
    Clifford The Big Red Dog has delighted young readers for decades in his famous book series, but now Clifford and Emily Elizabeth will be jumping to the big screen next year. The movie's first teaser premiered today that shows Clifford in all his ten-foot tall glory.The movie adaptation will follow the story of Emily Elizabeth (played by actress Darby Camp from Big Little Lies) and how she came into adopting Clifford. The film will also star John Cleese, comedian Jack Whitehall, and Sienna Guillo
  • PS5 System Update Fixes Game Install And DualSense Charging Issues

    PS5 System Update Fixes Game Install And DualSense Charging Issues
    A new firmware update for the PlayStation 5 has been released, fixing at least one major issue that has been plaguing players since launch.Outside of rest mode crashes and issues with game downloads, some PS5 players have been reporting issues where the console will uninstall games that have been installed using a disc. This would force users to reinstall the game and download any updates every time it occurred. Sony says in the notes for this latest firmware release that this issue has now been
  • PS5 Is Sony's Biggest Console Launch Ever, More Stock Promised

    PS5 Is Sony's Biggest Console Launch Ever, More Stock Promised
    After just under two weeks since launch, Sony is now calling the launch of the PlayStation 5 its "largest console launch ever," while promising more stock before the end of the year.The company shared the milestone on Twitter but didn't get into the specifics of how many consoles it had sold or during what time period. The PS5 launched across a week, with the initial launch happening on November 12 and other regions only getting access on November 19. The console still launched in more regions t
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  • A Total War Saga: Troy Will Get Multiplayer This Week

    A Total War Saga: Troy Will Get Multiplayer This Week
    Since its August launch, A Total War Saga: Troy has slowly been adding new features and content. This week, it's finally adding one of its most highly anticipated features: multiplayer. Now that Total War players have had some time to practice against the game's AI opponents, they'll get to face off against up to seven other players as of Thursday, November 26.As reported by Rock Paper Shotgun, the multiplayer update will add both competitive and co-operative play. Competitive games will allow c
  • MapleStory Announces Collaboration With BTS

    MapleStory Announces Collaboration With BTS
    Korean supergroup BTS have been busy in the world of videogames this year, and that's not looking to change any time soon. This time, the pop group is teaming up with MapleStory, an ongoing Korean MMORPG that many of BTS's members have a personal history with.Few details have been released about the collaboration, so it's as yet unknown what BTS will bring to the game world of MapleStory. While the free-to-play game often runs crossover events with popular anime and other games, this is their fi
  • Phil Spencer Laments Xbox Series X/S Preorder Problems

    Phil Spencer Laments Xbox Series X/S Preorder Problems
    A lot of gamers are feeling frustrated with how hard it is to buy an Xbox Series X/S or a PlayStation 5 right now, and Phil Spencer recognizes that frustration. He just doesn’t know what the right solution is, according to an interview on The Verge’s Decoder podcast.With many of customers’ issues coming from the preorder processes put in place by third-party retailers like Walmart or Amazon, Spencer was asked if Microsoft have considered selling more consoles directly to the pu
  • Square Enix To Allow Developers To Work From Home Permanently

    Square Enix To Allow Developers To Work From Home Permanently
    Square Enix has announced major changes to its workplace policies to allow developers to work from home permanently, starting on December 1.In a news release, the Final Fantasy publisher said it is adopting this new policy not only to help keep developers healthy during the COVID-19 crisis, but also to increase efficiency and morale."Rather than utilizing work from home solely as a means of preventing infections during the current pandemic, the company will establish it as a permanent and core p
  • Fortnite Leak Suggests The Mandalorian (And Baby Yoda) Skins Are Coming

    Fortnite Leak Suggests The Mandalorian (And Baby Yoda) Skins Are Coming
    As the second season of The Mandalorian reaches its halfway point, a new Fortnite leak has suggested that the eponymous bounty hunter will be available as a premier skin in the Season 5 battle pass.Earlier this month, a dataminer leaked a collaboration between Fortnite and Disney+, revealing that players who spent money in Fortnite could get a free two-month subscription to Disney+ if they weren’t already subscribed. It’s no surprise then that Fortnite players will be seeing further
  • Wonder Woman 1984: Release Dates For International Markets Announced

    Wonder Woman 1984: Release Dates For International Markets Announced
    Following delays, Warner Bros. recently announced that Wonder Woman 1984 will debut on Christmas Day through HBO Max and in theatres in North America that are open. But HBO Max is not available in other parts of the world, and as such, the superhero movie is going ahead with a theatrical release that begins before the film debuts in America. Warner Bros. has now announced the full international release scheduled for the sequel, and it kicks off on December 16 in Belgium, Bulgaria, Egypt, Estonia
  • Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Is Getting A New Movie-Based Quest, Featuring Milla Jovovich

    Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Is Getting A New Movie-Based Quest, Featuring Milla Jovovich
    Ahead of the December 25 release of the Monster Hunter movie, players of Monster Hunter World: Iceborne will be able to meet the film's protagonist and play as her. Artemis, who is voiced by movie actor Milla Jovovich, will join the game on December 4 for two special quests.Capcom has shared some details, alongside a trailer, which you can watch below.These Event Quests are called The New World and To Our World, and see Artemis being transported from the "real world" into the world of Monster Hu
  • Xbox Boss Praises PS5 DualSense Controller - "I Applaud What They Did"

    Xbox Boss Praises PS5 DualSense Controller - "I Applaud What They Did"
    One of the most exciting next-generation innovations for Sony's PS5 is the DualSense controller. Its haptic feedback system and adaptive triggers can be fine-tuned by developers for a variety of purposes to make actions feel more realistic, and the controller has been largely praised by those who have used it. Xbox boss Phil Spencer is among those who are excited by the DualSense.He said in an interview with The Verge that he applauds Sony for the DualSense controller, and more widely how the co
  • Destiny 2 Beyond Light Review - Time Loop

    Destiny 2 Beyond Light Review - Time Loop
    My six-player Destiny 2 fireteam fired away as the Deep Stone Crypt raid boss, the toughest enemy of the Beyond Light expansion, teleported around the arena and roared with rage. We threw everything we had left at the flying monster in a desperate attempt to stave off defeat. Bullets and grenades filled the air as chunks of orbital debris slammed down onto the landscape, threatening to crush us as we scrambled for cover. It was now or never--if we didn't manage to kill this thing immediately, it
  • Warframe's Major PS5 Update Launches This Week

    Warframe's Major PS5 Update Launches This Week
    An official PlayStation 5 version of Warframe will launch on November 26, developer Digital Extremes has announced. The upgraded PS5 version of the game has been detailed on the game's official website, and it sounds like a big update.Warframe on PS5 will run at 60fps, and support resolutions up to 4K. The visuals will be updated with new dynamic lighting too, and loading times will be cut down across the whole game.Furthermore, the adaptive triggers on the new DualSense controller will be given
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Visual Glitch Greatly Improves One Multiplayer Map

    Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Visual Glitch Greatly Improves One Multiplayer Map
    Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War has had a slightly rocky launch, with an overpowered MP5 weapon and some other weapon balance issues, and as patches ands fixes roll out players have several suggestions for improvements. In one interesting case, a player has encountered a visual glitch on the Cartel map--and other players agree that it represents a big improvement over what's in the game.On the game's subreddit, user CapAustria has shared some screenshots from a session where he encountered a bu
  • Secretlab Black Friday 2020 Sale: Huge Discounts On Best Gaming Chairs

    Secretlab Black Friday 2020 Sale: Huge Discounts On Best Gaming Chairs
    Secretlab Omega and Titan series gaming chairs on sale for Black Friday 2020.Secretlab makes some of the best gaming chairs you can buy. This year, it's running its own Black Friday 2020 sale, offering great deals on its popular Titan and Omega collections. Depending on what you get, you're looking at up to $100 off some of the best gaming chairs on the market, in a variety of colors and designs.Need help navigating the online shopping chaos of Black Friday 2020? Check out our Black Friday 2020
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Is On Stadia Now, And December Pro Freebies Include Hitman 2

    Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Is On Stadia Now, And December Pro Freebies Include Hitman 2
    Google Stadia has announced the arrival of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order on the service, alongside six games being given to Stadia Pro subscribers in December. These six games, which will remain in player's libraries for as long as they remain Pro subscribers, include some modern classics.Respawn's Star Wars game, which released in 2019 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, arrives on the service at a heavy discount. The game is 60% off, so you can pick it up for $24/€28. However, if you own another co
  • HBO's Entourage: Creator Responds To Calls For A Revival Show

    HBO's Entourage: Creator Responds To Calls For A Revival Show
    Plenty of popular TV shows have received the reboot treatment in recent years, but could HBO's Entourage be next? It's too soon to say, according to series creator Doug Ellin.Ellin shared a news story on Instagram regarding the potential revival, and he added that he is "considering my consideration" of rebooting the show.Ellin and Entourage star Kevin Dillon host an Entourage rewatch podcast called Victory The Podcast where they break down episodes from the show and share anecdotes. Ellin said
  • Mortal Kombat 11 Review

    Mortal Kombat 11 Review
    Editor's note: In November 2020, NetherRealm patched Mortal Kombat 11, adding next-gen optimized technical upgrades for the Xbox Series X, Series S, and PlayStation 5. Below are our impressions of how the game runs on Series X and PlayStation 5, written by Mike Epstein. Continue after the break for the original Mortal Kombat 11 review.Mortal Kombat 11 is a snappier, sharper-looking game on next-gen consoles. On both Xbox Series X and PS5, the incredibly (and sometimes disturbingly) detailed figh
  • Destiny 2 Lost Lament Exotic Quest Guide - Find Dead Exos And Unlock The Exotic Sword

    Destiny 2 Lost Lament Exotic Quest Guide - Find Dead Exos And Unlock The Exotic Sword
    Beyond Light brings a new slate of Exotic weapons and armor pieces to Destiny 2, and with the release and defeat of the Deep Stone Crypt raid, most of them are available for you to earn--if you know how. A few of the new Beyond Light Exotics are dependent on random drops, while others, like Salvation's Grip, come from quests, and still others ask you to knock out some prerequisites before their quests become available. One of the best Exotics in the expansion is The Lament, which is basically De
  • Skyrim On Xbox Series X Can Run At 60 FPS Thanks To Console Mods

    Skyrim On Xbox Series X Can Run At 60 FPS Thanks To Console Mods
    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is playable on the Xbox Series X through backwards compatibility, and if you own the Special Edition version that released on Xbox One, you can now play at a higher framerate on the new console. You'll have to download a mod, which usually disables Achievements, but there's a workaround for that too.On the Xbox Series X Reddit, user annathetravelbanana has shared a console mod that boosts the frame rate. It's called Uncap FPS, and turning it on boosts the game to 60 f
  • Phil Spencer Explains How Developers Get Paid From Xbox Game Pass

    Phil Spencer Explains How Developers Get Paid From Xbox Game Pass
    Microsoft's subscription service Xbox Game Pass offers a tremendous value with more than 100 games in the catalog and first-party titles, including Halo Infinite in 2021, launching into the program at no extra cost. But one of the biggest questions surrounding the platform is how developers make money from it. Speaking to The Verge, Xbox boss Phil Spencer said Microsoft makes all different types of deals with developers, depending on their unique situations."Our deals are, I'll say, all over the
  • Black Friday Switch Deal: Get Yoshi's Crafted World For Only $27 This Week

    Black Friday Switch Deal: Get Yoshi's Crafted World For Only $27 This Week
    Black Friday 2020 is just around the corner now, and if you're looking to pick up some great games on the cheap this year, you'll have lots of options to choose from. Many retailers are offering some especially good video game deals during their respective Black Friday sales, including on some first-party Nintendo Switch titles like Yoshi's Crafted World. Yoshi's Crafted World Best deal: $27 at GameStop | available Wednesday The adorable platformer will be on sale at various stores this Black Fr
  • Best Black Friday 2020 Gaming Chair Deals

    Best Black Friday 2020 Gaming Chair Deals
    If you've been on the lookout for a good gaming chair deal this year, Black Friday 2020 is the perfect time to pick up a great deal on one. Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping events of the year, and while things look a bit different in 2020, the online deals certainly haven't slowed down one bit. Whether you're looking for a cheap gaming chair to upgrade your regular old office chair or you want to go all-in on something a little more high-end, there's bound to be a Black Friday sale th
  • Fallout 76's Steel Dawn DLC Is Now Coming Out Tonight, Instead Of Next Week

    Fallout 76's Steel Dawn DLC Is Now Coming Out Tonight, Instead Of Next Week
    Bethesda has a surprise for fans of Fallout 76: the Steel Dawn expansion--originally scheduled to release on December 1--is now going to go live tonight. You can jump into the new content following a maintenance period that is scheduled to end around 7 PM PT / 10 PM ET.In a blog post, Bethesda admitted that the update for Steel Dawn has accidentally already gone live on Xbox One, allowing players to download but not yet play the new expansion. Rather than try and pull the update back, Bethesda d
  • Black Friday 2020: Lord Of Rings Props Studio Launches A Big Sale

    Black Friday 2020: Lord Of Rings Props Studio Launches A Big Sale
    The Black Friday 2020 shopping season is here, and the acclaimed Lord of the Rings props company Weta Workshop is getting in on the action with its own savings extravaganza. The company's Black Friday 2020 sale has begun, offering discounts on collectibles and other goodies spanning some the biggest titles in its catalog, including The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and The Dark Crystal.Some of the discounted items include prop replicas of the pipes that Bilbo and Gandalf smoked in Peter Jackson

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