• Mutated strain of coronavirus may 'jump back and forth'

    Mutated strain of coronavirus may 'jump back and forth'
    A new coronavirus strain could potentially leap to other animals, such as mice and voles, says expert.
  • Fall Guys Is Getting A Doomguy Costume Soon

    Fall Guys Is Getting A Doomguy Costume Soon
    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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  • NHL 21 Update Adds New Setting To Help Find Better Games Online

    NHL 21 Update Adds New Setting To Help Find Better Games Online
    NHL 21 is making some changes to the matchmaking experience that should result in a better time for players. A new update is coming soon that adds a "Max Average Ping" setting that players can use to restrict the maximum ping for an online match.In a blog post, EA Sports said one of the loudest pieces of feedback it has received since launch is that players are willing to wait a longer period of time to find a match if that match has a good connection. This is particularly important in competiti
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising Guide - Best Skills And Abilities To Get First

    Immortals Fenyx Rising Guide - Best Skills And Abilities To Get First
    Immortals Fenyx Rising imbues you with the powers of the gods. To that end, it has a few different kinds of upgrades, each with its own path and method of leveling up.Under the Abilities menu, you'll find both Skills and Godly Powers. Skills enhance your standard combat and traversal abilities, while Godly Powers are more significant, flashier finishers with cooldowns. Both are purchased at the Hall of the Gods with Coins of Charon, but Godly Powers cost significantly more Coins. Be sure to visi
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  • FIFA 21: The PS5/Xbox Series X Version Is Now Available As An Update

    FIFA 21: The PS5/Xbox Series X Version Is Now Available As An Update
    FIFA 21 released for PS4 and Xbox One earlier this year, and players picking the game up those versions have been told they'll be able to upgrade to the next-gen version within the same console family. Now, the update is live ahead of the December 4 release date that was initially promised, meaning that you can experience next-gen FIFA earlier than expected.As Press Start has noted, multiple players have found themselves able to download the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S versions of the game right now
  • Immortals Fenyx Rising - Beginner's Tips To Help You Play Like A God

    Immortals Fenyx Rising - Beginner's Tips To Help You Play Like A God
    Immortals: Fenyx Rising presents a vast open-world inspired by Greek mythology, filled with ancient beasts and monsters and deities. If you're just getting started, the huge open-world can be daunting. Making your created hero into a powerhouse is a long journey but we can get you started on the right path.We've compiled a list of beginner's tips to help you get started. For more, check out our picks for the best abilities and godly blessings to get first, and read our Immortals: Fenyx Rising re
  • Cyberpunk 2077 Devs Is Asking Players Not To Stream Before Official Release

    Cyberpunk 2077 Devs Is Asking Players Not To Stream Before Official Release
    Cyberpunk 2077 is finally nearly upon us, with a release date set for December 10, and it's anticipated that some players will get their games early. Between copies that shipped early, retail mistakes, and press/influencer copies, it's possible that information will be out there ahead of launch--and developer CD Projekt Red is asking that anyone with a copy holds off on streaming.In a tweet on the official Cyberpunk 2077 Twitter account, the devs have asked people not to stream the game ahead of
  • Wallace And Gromit Studio Teams Up With Bandai Namco Again For A New IP

    Wallace And Gromit Studio Teams Up With Bandai Namco Again For A New IP
    Wallace and Gromit studio Aardman and the game publisher Bandai Namco are working together again. Following their partnership on the game 11-11: Memories Retold, the companies have now announced they will create a new IP together.This new project will cover "multiple media," according to a press release from Aardman. The company said they will reach out to "partners" in 2021 to discuss the project, though the news release did not mention any companies by name for who may work on the project.What
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  • Genshin Impact Has Reportedly Earned An Enormous Amount Of Money On Mobile

    Genshin Impact Has Reportedly Earned An Enormous Amount Of Money On Mobile
    Genshin Impact has, in terms of both spending and impact, been one of the biggest games of 2020. The title, which took top honors in Google Play and Apple's game of the year lists, has reportedly brought in a huge amount of money every day since its release.According to SensorTower, which tracks mobile spending and engagement, their stats suggest that Genshin Impact has brought in $393 million since it launched on September 28. which averages out to over $6 million every single day. Despite rele
  • Google's Best Selling Movies of 2020 Include Joker, Sonic, and Star Wars

    Google's Best Selling Movies of 2020 Include Joker, Sonic, and Star Wars
    Watching movies in 2020 is, simply put, weird. Here in the US, the continued spread of the COVID-19 pandemic means that theaters have, with few exceptions, stayed empty. Theater chains like AMC are hurting. That means we're doing most of our watching at home on services like Google Play. Despite the shift, Google's best-seller list is a mix of this year and last year's releases similar to last year's list.Along with the few movies that released in 2020, up of some of our favorites from 2019, inc
  • Watch A PS5 Get Destroyed In A Grinder

    Watch A PS5 Get Destroyed In A Grinder
    The PlayStation 5 has finally arrived, ushering in the next generation of gaming from Sony. The console is selling very well, and stock has sold through at most retailers. As such, this video we're about to share might be difficult to watch for those who remain in the hunt for a next-gen system. Someone has acquired a PS5 only to place it into one of those machines that destroys everything. It is a terrifying video, with the cracking and crunching sounds standing out as particularly painful to h
  • Genshin Impact Is Apple And Google Play's Game Of The Year

    Genshin Impact Is Apple And Google Play's Game Of The Year
    As 2020 comes to an end, stores and outlets are starting to release their game of the year lists. Both Google Play and the Apple App Store have weighed in and announced the game of the year on their platforms, and the same game has taken top honors for both storefronts--Genshin Impact.Google Play has given the game top honors, citing the game's size and enjoyable combat as factors "Genshin Impact blew us away with its sheer scale and ambition," the description reads. "Combat is fast and fluid, w
  • The Biggest TV Shows To Watch In 2021

    The Biggest TV Shows To Watch In 2021
    The entertainment industry may have ground to a halt in 2020, but there's plenty to look forward to in 2021 and beyond.2020 was a year full of delays and postponements across most entertainment, and TV was no exception. It felt as though everything from superheroes to sci-fi was put on hold or shoved into the indefinite future thanks to production shutdowns and schedule shuffles. It's not all doom and gloom, however--with any luck, 2020's misfortune will make for a jam-packed 2021 with all the p
  • Wonder Woman 1984 Runtime Revealed, And It's Longer Than The First One

    Wonder Woman 1984 Runtime Revealed, And It's Longer Than The First One
    The runtime for the upcoming superhero movie sequel Wonder Woman 1984 has been revealed, and it's longer than the first one. The movie clocks in at 2 hours and 31 minutes, according to listings on cinema pages. This compares to 2 hours and 21 minutes for the 2017 film.Director Patty Jenkins explained to Collider that her first cut of Wonder Woman 1984 was longer, coming in at 2 hours and 45 minutes before it was cut down in the editing process.Comparing to other DC movies, Wonder Woman 1984's 15
  • Animal Crossing's NookLink App Got A Helpful Update

    Animal Crossing's NookLink App Got A Helpful Update
    Animal Crossing: New Horizons received its big winter update a couple of weeks ago, and its companion NookLink app has now gotten an update of its own. Nintendo has added a handy new Catalog function to the mobile service, letting you more easily track all the items you've obtained in the game.Through the newly added Catalog function, players can quickly look up furniture, clothing, and other items that they've acquired in New Horizons. The feature displays information about the items, including
  • The Biggest Movies To Watch In 2021

    The Biggest Movies To Watch In 2021
    With so many films delayed from this year, there's a huge number of must-see movies awaiting release in 2021.Twelve months ago, no one could've expected to see movies such as Black Widow, No Time To Die, F9: The Fast Saga, and Dune on a list of 2021's most anticipated films. But that was before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down theaters across the world, leading studios to delay the release of their scheduled films. While a few titles were immediately pushed into 2021, most simply moved into the l
  • The Hobbit Actor Calls Out Warner Bros. For Interfering With What Peter Jackson Wanted

    The Hobbit Actor Calls Out Warner Bros. For Interfering With What Peter Jackson Wanted
    Warner Bros. interfered with Peter Jackson's filmmaking on The Hobbit, and it led to a lesser product in the end compared to The Lord of the Rings film trilogy. This is according to actor Jed Brophy, who has known Jackson for 30 years and has appeared in many of his movies over the decades, dating back to Braindead and running through The Hobbit.In an interview with Kiwi Talkz (via ScreenRant), Brophy said one of the issues with The Hobbit was that non-creative studio bosses from Warner Bros. go
  • The Walking Dead Getting Holiday Special On AMC

    The Walking Dead Getting Holiday Special On AMC
    With Season 11 of The Walking Dead still looming over the horizon--and also a series spin-off--it's a bit of a surprise that AMC has announced the first-ever The Walking Dead Holiday Special, slated to debut December 13 on the network's streaming platform AMC+.According to Deadline, the hour-long event will feature cast members gathering virtually to reminisce over the series' history to date, and also offer a peek into the future with a table read from an upcoming Season 10 episode. It may be m
  • After Two Years Destiny TTRPG Dungeons & Destiny Has Reached V 1.0

    After Two Years Destiny TTRPG Dungeons & Destiny Has Reached V 1.0
    This week, a group of Destiny fans released the 1.0 version of their pen and paper RPG system modeled on Dungeons and Dragons 5E and modified to work with the classes and world of the Destiny series. Dungeons and Destiny has been in the works for two years, and is "almost a complete overhaul of the entire [5th Edition] system," according to Reddit user GoodGameKitty, one of the creators.To fully capture the feel of Destiny, the D&Destiny creators altered and added quite a bit. The 1.0 relea
  • Lord Of The Rings: Tolkien's Home Is Up For Sale And You Can Help Buy It For Charity

    Lord Of The Rings: Tolkien's Home Is Up For Sale And You Can Help Buy It For Charity
    The home where J.R.R. Tolkien wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings--20 Northmoor Road in Oxford--is currently up for sale, and a dedicated group has launched a campaign to buy it and turn it into a center where fans of Middle-earth can visit to celebrate the author's life and works.A charity has been established that is seeking to purchase the house for $6 million USD. In a new video, some of the cast members from across the fantasy series, including Ian McKellen (Gandalf), John Rhys-Davie
  • Jurassic World: Dominion's Plot Was "Tweaked" Due To COVID-19

    Jurassic World: Dominion's Plot Was "Tweaked" Due To COVID-19
    Jeff Goldblum has revealed that Jurassic World: Dominion has perhaps somewhat unsurprisingly been "tweaked" to better fit the pandemic--and hopefully sometime soon the post-COVID--era. In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, the actor divulged that the sequel to the 2018's Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom has been massaged a bit to reflect the reality that events in the film are taking place with a pandemic in the recent rear-view mirror.At the very least, Goldblum indicates, it's his cha
  • Hugh Keays-Byrne, Mad Max's Immortan Joe Dies

    Hugh Keays-Byrne, Mad Max's Immortan Joe Dies
    Actor Hugh Keays-Byrne, known for his starring roles in both Mad Max and Mad Max: Fury Road, has died at the age of 73. The cause of death for the Australian actor has not yet been disclosed. Filmmaker Ted Geoghegan shared the news via social media, calling Byrne "an unsung hero of Aussie cinema… [and] an absolutely wonderful human who fought very hard for environmental and humanitarian issues." Filmmaker Brian Trenchard-Smith, a friend of Keays-Byrne's, reported on Facebook that the acto
  • Without Patch Notes, Fortnite Players Are Discovering Season 5's Small Changes

    Without Patch Notes, Fortnite Players Are Discovering Season 5's Small Changes
    Fortnite's new season brought a ton of big changes to the battle royale with the addition of a new bounty system, a Mandalorian skin, and new game mechanics. It also brought a number smaller changes that players have been sifting through. Epic Games doesn't include patch notes anymore, so players have to find out about most changes themselves."I love that we are finally getting lore for a lot of the skins like Burger Boss and Bunker Jonesy," said Redditor JackBoyEditor about how NPCs interaction
  • Spotify's 2020 Gaming Recap: PlayStation and Xbox Usage Is Way Up

    Spotify's 2020 Gaming Recap: PlayStation and Xbox Usage Is Way Up
    You've probably seen pretty much everyone you follow online posting their 2020 Wrapped info from Spotify, detailing everyone's stats for time listened, top artists, genres, podcasts, and more. Well gamers, we haven't been excluded from the trend. This year, Spotify recorded an almost 55% increase globally in streaming from game consoles, both Xbox and PlayStation, as revealed in a special Wrapped that highlights what those users were listening to this year.Video game soundtracks did particularly
  • American Horror Story: Roanoke Episode 9 & 10 Breakdown

    American Horror Story: Roanoke Episode 9 & 10 Breakdown
    Greg breaks down the final two episodes of AHS Roanoke.
  • Platform Puzzler Wildfire Launches On Consoles This Week

    Platform Puzzler Wildfire Launches On Consoles This Week
    Wildfire, a slow-going platformer where fire is your best friend, launches on consoles this week. Its bite sized levels require you to find the best way to get from one point to another while completing various missions.The Sneaky Bastards-developed stealth sidescroller originally launched on Steam in May and is coming to Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One on December 3. It'll cost $14.99 on all platforms.There's a good variety of mission types. Wildfire puts you in the shoes of a villager who's
  • Here's The Scoop On Baldur's Gate 3's Third Patch: Inspiration, Freedom, & Pacifism

    Here's The Scoop On Baldur's Gate 3's Third Patch: Inspiration, Freedom, & Pacifism
    A few days ago, Larian announced in a Baldur's Gate 3 pre-patch update that players would have to restart their campaigns from the beginning if they updated their game to the latest patch. Considering the game is in early-access, this isn't exactly a surprise. Now that patch is out and Larian took to Steam again to explain everything in Patch 3, now called Inspiration, Freedom & Pacifism. The first change Larian noted is that going forward, players will be able to gain more experience reward
  • State Of Decay 2 Update Includes New Xbox Series X|S Optimizations

    State Of Decay 2 Update Includes New Xbox Series X|S Optimizations
    Developer Undead Labs has announced that State of Decay 2 on Xbox Series S and Series X has been optimized, alongside the launch of some other year-end updates and content.State of Decay 2 players on Xbox Series S and Series X can now enjoy the benefits of the newer hardware. This includes faster load times, improved world and shadow detail, and other graphical enhancements. Both consoles will also run at 60 fps and up to 4K resolution.A feature coming to all State of Decay 2 players is Lethal d
  • Kratos Is Coming To Fortnite Season 5, According To A Leak

    Kratos Is Coming To Fortnite Season 5, According To A Leak
    Fortnite is no stranger to crossovers with other franchises, and the next one has--as is often the case--already leaked. With Season 5 underway, it looks as if a character from a major PlayStation franchise will be showing his face in the battle royale game in the near future: God of War's Kratos. If a leak is to be believed, Kratos will be getting a Fortnite skin, although exactly when it's coming and how you'll get it--or indeed, its very existence--have yet to be confirmed.Popular Fortnite le
  • Kratos Is Coming To Fortnite, According To A Leak

    Kratos Is Coming To Fortnite, According To A Leak
    Fortnite's Season 5 is all about hunters. The battle pass includes the Mandalorian and other unlockable characters from the Fortnite universe that are supposed to be the some of the world's greatest hunters. It looks like God of War's Kratos is joining their ranks sometime soon.Popular Fortnite leaker HypeX tweeted out an image of Kratos, saying that he'll be added to the game soon. It hasn't been confirmed by Epic Games yet, but HypeX has a notable track record of leaking credible Fortnite news

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