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First Details: Call of Duty WWII’s Zombies Mode

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017

Ever since 2008’s Call of Duty: World at War, I’ve hugely appreciated the Zombies co-op mode that has evolved into a series staple. With Sledgehammer Games taking the reins for COD: WWII, I’ve been dying to learn how this talented studio will innovate on one of the most popular cooperative shooters in history.

This is an especially important question since some of Sledgehammer’s founding members were responsible for the horror classic Dead Space! So we tossed a batch of questions at COD: WWII’s Zombies lead Jon Horsley, senior director at Sledgehammer Games, to learn what the studio is up to. Read on to get the first nitty-gritty details on COD: WWII’s Zombies mode, straight from Sledgehammer.

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Destiny 2 Out Next Week: One Last Pre-Launch Q&A

Posted by on Sep 01, 2017

Destiny fans worldwide are stocking up on snacks, booking time off work, and bargaining with loved ones in anticipation of Bungie’s long-awaited sequel, launching next week. We’re looking for any last scraps of info we can squeeze out of the team behind Destiny 2 before it’s time to dive in and embark on our quest for vengeance against Gary Glenn Gil Ghaul.

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Previously Unreleased Stormy Ascent Level Out Today for Crash Bandicoot N-Sane Trilogy

Posted by on Jul 20, 2017

Taylor Kurosaki, formerly one of the original members of the Crash Bandicoot team at Naughty Dog, joins the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Game Director, Dan Tanguay, from Vicarious Visions to talk about the notorious Stormy Ascent level. The previously unreleased Crash Bandicoot level, Stormy Ascent, is now coming to life in the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy.

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Introducing the Limited Edition Destiny 2 PS4 Pro Bundle

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017

The beta for Destiny 2 kicks off very soon (July 18, to be exact), but we’re starting the celebration a bit early with the reveal of our Limited Edition Destiny 2 PlayStation 4 Pro Bundle. This bundle will be available alongside the game’s launch on September 6. It includes a Glacier White PS4 Pro with a 1TB HDD, matching DualShock 4 Wireless Controller, and of course, Destiny 2. You’ll also receive a voucher for the digital content pack which gives you access to the Expansion Pass and premium digital content.

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Crash Bandicoot: The N. Sane Trilogy Spins to PS4 Today: Behind the Scenes with Vicario...

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017

The team at Vicarious Visions are so excited that the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is finally out! And what a fun ride it has been so far. For this article, we thought it would be fun to focus on the bosses of the N. Sane Trilogy. We know that these baddies are fan-favorites, and we wanted to share our developers’ commentary about working on the characters and delving into their battles.

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Destiny 2: E3 Trailer, PS Exclusives Detailed

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017

Greetings, PlayStation Nation! This is DeeJ, reporting from E3 where we just introduced you to the enemy you’ll face in Destiny 2.

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First Look at Call of Duty: WWII Multiplayer

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017

During the Sony PlayStation E3 2017 Press Conference tonight, Activision debuted the first look at the Call of Duty: WWII Multiplayer, complete with the pounding sounds of war and actual flames while providing a scorching look at this highly anticipated game. However, the real heat came from the trailer itself, which you can watch above. Warning: have some ice nearby for your retinas.

As you can see, Call of Duty: WWII Multiplayer marks an exciting return to the franchise’s World War II roots and combat that defined the franchise. Prepare for fast-paced, grounded action with an arsenal of iconic weapons and equipment in the fight to liberate a continent in the throes of tyranny. Call of Duty: WWII immerses players in the brutal gameplay of history’s largest conflict.

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Destiny 2: Strike Gameplay, New Screens, Hands-on Impressions

Posted by on May 19, 2017

Justin here, reporting from the Destiny 2 Gameplay Premiere event in Los Angeles!

Zac and I were lucky enough to play Destiny 2 after the presentation ended, going hands-on with a new Strike called “The Inverted Spire.” It takes place on a Vex-occupied planetoid called Nessus. Here’s a runthrough, with a few notes from Destiny 2 Project Lead Mark Noseworthy (thanks Mark!).

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