GTA Online, the multiplayer mode in Grand Theft Auto V, has announced a new collective Heist Challenge--this time asking the community to steal a collective $100 billion from any of the Online Heist Finales. If the goal is reached, all players will get a special vehicle for free in December, while players who actively participated in one of the heists will unlock a special bonus for their efforts.The Heist Challenge
If the community can collectively steal GTA$100 Billion across all GTA Online He
- Developer King has confirmed that the endless runner Crash Bandicoot: On The Run will get a brand-new Time Trials game mode when it officially launches on Android and iOS next year.Time Trials lets players select any level to complete in the fastest time possible. There are three different times to compete against, with special relics unlocked after each clearing.King is also added Team Runs to Crash Bandicoot: On The Run's asynchronous online multiplayer. After securing five power gems, which a
- It's a big news day over at the house of Warner; the studio announced that all of its movies, including tentpole features like The Suicide Squad, The Matrix 4, and Dune, will appear on HBO Max day-and-date with their movie theater debuts. WarnerMedia CEO Jason Kilar took to Medium to talk about the news, and let a little detail slip that should get Game of Thrones fans excited.After talking about the decision to shift those big movies to HBO Max, Kilar talked about other Max-exclusive content li
- As Rainbow Six Siege's newest update incorporates PS5 and Xbox Series X|S upgrades, we see how the PS5 looks compared to a high-end PC.
- Whenever I find out that a game I like has been picked up for a film adaptation, I cringe a bit. We're more likely to get something like Street Fighter: The Movie than we are Detective Pikachu. The people who make these movies so often seem to completely misunderstand what makes these games special. While we won't know if Monster Hunter is another dud until it actually comes out later this month, we at least know that if it fails, it's not because director Paul W.S. Anderson doesn't understand t
- Netflix's upcoming year is packed with original shows and movies we can't wait to stream.Streaming services, for many, were a life raft through 2020's ongoing lockdowns, and though many newcomers entered the fray this year, Netflix still stands tall as the leading service. This year, the streaming titan continued its push to add new and interesting original programming with new shows and movies, and next year, they're going to keep going with a new slate of originals to look forward to.You'll no
- Destiny 2's toughest multiplayer challenge, the Trials of Osiris, has been disabled for more than a month. Bungie says it has found the issue that led it to cancel Trials soon after the release of the Beyond Light expansion, and we now have a date for when we can expect Trials to return: December 18.Bungie released the date on Twitter alongside its This Week at Bungie blog post. The fix for the issue is coming in a future update--but since Bungie didn't identify it as part of a hotfix coming to
- The Prophecy dungeon launched in Destiny 2 back in June, adding another inventive, high-level activity to the game that wasn't one of its six-player raids. But when the Beyond Light expansion was released, a whole slate of Destiny 2 content was removed from the game, with no information as to when (or if) it might return. Prophecy wasn't quite in the same boat as destinations like Mars, Mercury, Titan, Io, and the Leviathan--Bungie always said it would come back after Beyond Light's release--but
- 2020's Biggest Gaming News2020 in video games was a momentous year. Ubisoft was called out for a widespread sexual misconduct scandal, COVID-19 changed the way games are made and led to the cancellation of major shows, including E3, and Rockstar Games co-founder Dan Houser left the company.2020 also marked the release of the newest generation of consoles, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S, while politicians used games in new ways to spread their messages and encourage people to vote in the
- After several extremely successful years, the popularity of the horror genre was expected to continue in 2020 with a wealth of high profile releases. Huge horror franchises such as Halloween, The Conjuring, Saw, and The Purge were set to get their latest entries, high-profile directors like James Wan, Zack Snyder, and Edgar Wright had new original movies on the way, and a handful of intriguing indie movies showed that the genre was in great shape. But as we all know, the year didn't pan out as
- BioWare's Casey Hudson (general manager) and Mark Darrah (Dragon Age: Inquisition executive producer) are retiring from the studio to make way for a new generation of developers."It's not an easy decision to make, and big changes like this always come with a certain degree of sadness," Hudson wrote in a farewell post on the BioWare blog. "I will miss being able to work every day with our inspiring developers on the biggest and most exciting projects I can imagine. But I also know that this is a
- Prominent figures at BioWare, Casey Hudson and Mark Darrah, have announced plans to leave the critically acclaimed studio effective immediately.According to farewell posts from both developers, Darrah and Hudson are retiring from BioWare in order for a new generation of developers to fill their shoes.This story is developing...
- Pokemon Go is closing out the year with a variety of December events, including another Community Day weekend celebration. The two-day event takes place on December 12 and 13, and it brings back all the previous featured Pokemon not only from this past year, but from 2019 as well. To get you up to speed on the big event, we've rounded up everything you need to know about December's Community Day weekend below.Table of Contents [hide]December's Featured Pokemon December's Featured PokemonAs has b
- Phantasy Star Online 2 is getting a significant update next week that will usher in the next chapter of the MMORPG's storyline. Beyond new story content, Episode 6 will include Phantom and Etoile classes to check out and will raise the level cap to 95. All of the Episode 6 content releases on December 9 for free.Episode 6's story picks up after the alternate dimension Omega was able to get rid of the gigantic black hole. The victory doesn't last long as the ARKS find a new foe in the form of the
- Total Recall is celebrating its 30th anniversary in a big way with a 4K UHD rerelease that includes brand-new special features. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, who plays Quaid, a mild-mannered man who may or may not be a secret agent from Mars. And in one of the new featurettes, we learn that the reason this movie got made was because of its star.As you can see in the video below, which is part of the special features for the new release of the film, more than 40 drafts were written for th
- Call of Duty: Warzone player Garry2206 was running to pick up a contract in lumberyard when he turned a corner and was blinded by the bright lights that lined the building in front of him. He could barely see the enemy in his peripheral. He was gunned down a few moments later."Christmas came early in lumberyard," they wrote on Reddit after getting killed. The lights were actually caused by a rendering bug and not anything related to old Saint Nick, but it's pushed players to imagine what Verdans
- In the most dramatic move yet for a studio making its plans for movie releases in 2021, Warner has announced that it will be putting its entire theatrical line-up onto streaming next year.As reported by Deadline, the studio's movies will hit HBO Max simultaneously with a theatrical release for the first month of release. This includes films such as the The Matrix 4, Dune, Godzilla vs.Kong, Mortal Kombat, The Suicide Squad, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, and The Many Saints of Newark.Thi
- Netflix's Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is ending later this month after Season 4 drops December 31. This bummer news was announced over the summer, though via a new trailer we're starting to see what the beginning of the end looks like. Check it out below.The final season will have eight episodes, and it will be kicking up the stakes as Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) and her friends prepare to take on a new evil. In addition to Shipka (Mad Men), the show also stars Tati Gabrielle (who will
- Before you watch WandaVision on Disney+ in January, learn about Wanda Maximoff's complex Marvel comics history.
- The latest Call of Duty game, Black Ops Cold War, released a couple of weeks ago on November 13, but if you've yet to pick up the first-person shooter, you can now buy a physical copy for 10 bucks less than its list price at Walmart. The retailer announced a new promo on the game that offers the PS5/Xbox Series X versions for $59.94 (was $70) and PS4/Xbox One versions for $49.94 (was $60). This is a "new everyday low price" with no specific end date, so it's effectively a price drop on the brand
- With everyone spending more time at home lately, it's not a bad idea to invest in a quality desk chair. And if you also happen to game rather extensively, a dedicated gaming chair is the ideal choice. Secretlab is arguably the most well-known gaming chair manufacturer, but its chairs can also be quite pricey. Right now, you can save a decent chunk of change on Secretlab's 2020 lineup of chairs during its Christmas sale.The vast majority of Secretlab's Prime 2.0 PU leather and SoftWeave fabric mo
- Film and TV production in New Zealand resumed several months ago, and one of the biggest shows currently shooting there is Amazon's highly anticipated Lord of the Rings TV show. A host of new names has now been added to the cast of the series.As reported by Variety, an additional 20 actors will appear in the series, hailing from a variety of different countries, including New Zealand, Australia, the US, Sri Lanka, and the UK. The full line-up is as follows:Cynthia Addai-Robinson (Arrow)Maxim Bal
- The festive season has commenced, and if you're dreading hearing Mariah Carey's annual Christmas jingle again, then perhaps a more gamer-orientated album will be more to your liking. Available right now, A Merry Hyrule Christmas is a Zelda tribute album that blends some of the classic tracks from the Nintendo series with traditional Christmas songs.Produced by Eric Bucholz and the Seattle-based game music group Materia Collective, the album combines these tracks with orchestral and rock stylings
- 2K has released a new update for the current-gen version of NBA 2K21. It's light on content and fixes, but adds a seasonal flavour to the game on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.New seasonal decorations and themed courts are now available as the winter holiday arrives at 2K Beach. In terms of fixes, MyCourt's Limitless free throw drill is now set to use the 2K camera setting in MyCareer. Online VS--the difficulty used in MyTeam Unlimited and Limited--has also been added to Play With Friends Game
- If you weren't able to pick up the Nintendo Switch Mario Kart bundle during Black Friday, there's a new bundle at Walmart that's definitely worth checking out. Walmart has a Nintendo Switch bundle that comes with an officially licensed carrying case and a 12-month subscription to Nintendo Switch Online for $299, which is typically the price of the console on its own. As far as we can tell, the bundle is only available to purchase in stores--though you can purchase online for in-store pickup. At
- Rare has announced that its pirate-themed action-adventure Sea of Thieves will be getting a battle pass in 2021. Sea of Thieves: Season One is set to launch in January and will introduce a plethora of new features for the Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC title.The studio shared the news on its YouTube channel, revealing that the huge new update will feature seasons, a new progression system, live events, and more. Each new season will last for approximately three months, offering a free 100-lev
- Marvel has a variety of live-action MCU series in the works for Disney+, with the first, WandaVision, arriving next month. One of the other upcoming shows is Hawkeye. In September it was reported that Bumblebee star Hailee Steinfeld might play lead character Kate Bishop, and now this has been confirmed.While Disney hasn't officially commented on the casting, the confirmation comes via on-set photos that show Steinfeld in costume as Kate Bishop alongside star Jeremy Renner, who plays Clint Barton
- The Icon. The Franchise. Wrestling legend Sting has officially signed with All-Elite Wrestling, but at what capacity has yet to be determined. Sting made his debut during Dynamite with all-new music and a video that showed an icy landscape, almost telling us that Hell has indeed frozen over.⚡️ “AEW DYNAMITE | 12/02/2020 | HIGHLIGHTS”https://t.co/pXMbw6Ajhu— All Elite Wrestling (@AEW) December 3, 2020The writing was on the wall back in October when suddenly Sting's
Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Military Veterans Charity Tournament Taking Place Soon With US, UK BranchesActivision's Call of Duty-branded military veterans charity, the Call of Duty Endowment, has announced the details for this year's C.O.D.E. Bowl event, which will be expanded from last year.Held on December 11 and sponsored by USAA, the C.O.D.E. Bowl sees a big change this year in that all five branches of the US military will participate through their own eSports squads, while international military organizations will take part as well. Continue Reading at GameSpot
- Fall Guys looks set to get another major crossover costume, and this time it's one of gaming's biggest heroes. The game's official Twitter account has released a sneak peek, and it looks very familiar.Unless we're very much mistaken, it looks like Doomguy. Publisher Devolver Digital, by the way, seems to agree. The framing of the figure is very close to keyart from 2016's Doom, used as the cover image for some iterations of the game, too....time to suit up
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