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Modern Warfare Beta – CCN.com

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare needs a polish before it’s release. | Source: Activision The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare PlayStation 4 open beta landed earlier this week, and now that players have had a few days to get their heads around Infinity Ward’s latest effort, we can confidently say that the game, in its current state, is pretty rough around the edges. The Most Common Complaints Peakers advantage is overpowered – players getting killed before they even spot the enemy, especially coming around corners. Name tag viewable through closed…

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Modern Warfare Beta Boldly Abandons Minimap, But Not for Long – CCN.com

Call of Duty Modern Warfare fans have hit the trenches after developer Infinity Ward controversially chose to abandon the in-game minimap. | Source: Activision/Infinity Ward Call of Duty Modern Warfare fans are in the trenches less than 48 hours after the beta became available for the PS4. Where do gamers draw the line? The controversial decision from developer Infinity Ward to abandon the in-game minimap. A workable radar is a staple feature of modern FPS games, particularly in co-op modes. For the past two days, however, CoD players have been…

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Nintendo Channels Wii Fit Success With ‘New Experience’ Hoop for Switch – CCN Markets

Nintendo has released a teaser trailer for an upcoming fitness-meets-gaming Switch accessory that despite first impressions isn’t some elaborate gag. | Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP Nintendo is known for fostering its very own unique flavor of weird, and its latest offering taps generously into that rich tradition. The company has released a teaser trailer for an upcoming Switch accessory that despite first impressions isn’t some elaborate gag. Nintendo’s ‘New Experience’ The nearly 90-second clip is quintessentially Nintendo, channeling that family-friendly reputation it so carefully upholds and is…

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Everything You Need to Know Before Sept. 12 Demo – CCN Markets

Reddit leak hints at what we can expect from the upcoming demo for this year’s iteration of EA’s perennial soccer sim, FIFA 20. | Source: EA. Image Edited by CCN. A leak surfaced on Reddit purporting to show details of the upcoming demo for this year’s iteration of EA’s perennial soccer sim, FIFA 20, in the form of a promo shot featuring Real Madrid midfielder Eden Hazard. A closer look at the leaked image reveals much about we can expect to learn about the yet-to-be-announced FIFA 20 demo. This leaked…

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Minecraft Mod Makes Bees Rideable, Is Nothing Sacred?!

By CCN Markets: Modders hold nothing sacred. Just days after Minecraft bees released, they are already rideable. SethBling, a well-known YouTuber and modder has developed a datapack for the 1.16 update which allows users to craft saddles for their bees. Players can also access a reskinned poppy, which the bees are programmed to follow in vanilla 1.16. Minecraft Modding Since its inception, Minecraft has depended on players to help develop content for the game. Often, players develop unique skins and worlds for others to utilize in their experience. As a…

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Which VR Gaming System Is Best for You? – CCN Markets

By CCN Markets: Let’s face it, VR is dank. The only significant barrier for most gamers is the cost. Cost doesn’t so much mean the $400 entry-level price tag for Oculus VR gaming, but rather the average $800-$1,000 minimum for a VR-capable gaming desktop. If you want a laptop, expect to pay substantially more. If you include such peripherals as a haptic vest and a VR treadmill, the price increases further, adding anywhere from a few hundred to a few thousand extra dollars to the cost of entry. That in…

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Why Google Stadia & Microsoft xCloud Will Be Dead on Arrival

Video game streaming is all the rage, but there are two simple reasons services like Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud will fail. | Source: Casey Rodgers / Invision for Xbox / AP By CCN Markets: In the last 12 months, major technology companies have rushed to dive into video game streaming. Microsoft’s Project xCloud is in testing, Google Stadia launches in November, and Samsung just unveiled the PlayGalaxy Link. Sony has PlayStation Now, and Amazon is rumored to be entering the fray too. Two Reasons Game Streaming Services Will Fail…

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No Man’s Sky Hospital Donation Bolsters Gaming’s Tarnished Image

No Man’s Sky players rally their collective might to make a sizeable donation to a children’s hospital in Sydney, Australia. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: As recent events have framed video games in a bad light, it’s vital to remind ourselves that they can be a source of immeasurable good. A case in point is a group of No Man’s Sky players who’ve rallied their collective might to make a sizeable donation to a children’s hospital in Sydney, Australia. Our community raised more money than they needed to put…

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You’ve Never Seen a Call of Duty Multiplayer Like This

You’ve played Call of Duty, but you’ve never seen a multiplayer match like Modern Warfare’s ambtious – and massive – Ground War mode. | Source: Activision/Infinity Ward By CCN: Face it: No one plays Call of Duty for the single-player campaign. So gamers should take heart that the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer preview teases Infinity Ward’s most ambitious multiplayer experience to date. Traditionally, the Call of Duty games have allowed for competitive multiplayer matches generally sporting about 6 to 12 players per mode. However, the next title in…

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Ninja Jump to Mixer Is the Most Lucrative Mistake He’ll Ever Make

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins announced today that he’s waving goodbye to Twitch and heading to the Microsoft-owned rival platform Mixer. | Photo by Johannes EISELE / AFP Tyler “Ninja” Blevins announced today that he’s waving goodbye to Twitch and porting his stream over to pastures new, specifically the Microsoft-owned rival platform Mixer. In a video published simultaneously on YouTube and Twitter, the Fortnite streamer announced he would be streaming exclusively on Mixer full time moving forward. The video takes the form of a staged press conference with a Ninja-branded backdrop and…

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