Will Red Dead Redemption 2 Have 4K Resolution Support Of Project Scorpio?

Will Red Dead Redemption 2 Have 4K Resolution Support Of Project Scorpio?

With Red Dead Redemption 2 set for release this fall 2017, Rockstar Games announced that the most anticipated wild west game will boast the advantages of 4K resolution, as a part of Microsoft’s upcoming console Project Scorpio.

The 4K support is one of the main features of Project Scorpio and Microsoft hasn’t revealed all the games which will receive its support. For now, the two games that’ll have the 4K advantage are Red Dead Redemption and Star Wars Battlefront 2. However, these two games are third party titles, while Microsoft already has a list of first-party titles that will receive the same 4K support.

Crackdown 3, State of Decay 2 and Forza Motorsport 7 are few of the first party titles at hand and it’ll be interesting to see how all of these games will perform with the new hardware capabilities of Project Scorpio.

As for Red Dead Redemption, things are looking good with the confirmed 4K support and late fall release. Being the most aniticipated game of the year, the fans have become more enthusiastic with this announcement.

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Bethesda Releases GamePlay Footage On Quake Champions

Bethesda Releases GamePlay Footage On Quake Champions

The name “Quake 3 Arena” brings back loads of memories. For many mid-aged gamers today, it was one of their favourite childhood FPS games. The words “frag”, “quad damage” and “gauntlet” became more familiar among the kids, through this game.

For those of you not aware, Bethesda is currently in the process of creating another Quake game called, Quake Champions.Recently, the company released a gameplay footage of its latest project, which features prominent competitive Quake player ZeRo4. The video is unedited and brings the gameplay, exactly as it is.

The video shows ZeRo4 playing a champion known as Anarki. Anarki is an Arena Lord from the good ol’ Quake 3 Arena. His main ability is called Injection, which allows him to heal himself and boost his maximum health. His passive ability increases his strafe-jump movement speed and mid-air control to bunny hop.

The arena used in the game is named Blood Covenant. Quake fans can notice some features that resemble designs from older maps like Campgrounds. It is loaded with vertical columns, balconies, tunnels, pillars, and a bridge that brings people together… for a frag or two, I mean.

Quake Champions will be a PC exclusive game and Bethesda released this trailer to announce the game’s first major tournament. The tournament will happen at Quakecon in Dallas. There isn’t any other detail about this tournament but it might happen soon after the game’s official release.

April 6 marks the beginning of Quake Champions’ closed beta and it will run through the weekend. As for now, Bethesda hasn’t decided on the game’s official launch yet.

Destiny 2’s Gameplay Event Will Go Live On May 18

Destiny 2’s Gameplay Event Will Go Live On May 18

Destiny 2’s domination over the video game media continues, as Bungie keeps revealing new information to the fans. Following the relatively important details, Bungie threw some light about an upcoming live event.

While the fans are relishing Destiny 2’s thrilling and hilarious announce trailer, Bungie revealed that there will be a gameplay livestream event held on May 18. The broadcast is set to focus on the variety of fun and action, the game has to offer.

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The entire duration of the livestream will offer a peek at the game’s missions and how significantly the gameplay has changed since its prequel. The event will also show the huge difference in the interaction between the players and the game’s content. This is the very part, that the fans are excited to witness.

That being said, there might not be any considerable change in the gameplay, provided a few differences as stated before.

Cracks And Scams – Nintendo Switch’s Problems

Cracks And Scams – Nintendo Switch’s Problems

This week has turned out to be bad for Nintendo and its prized console, the Switch. For a couple of reasons, it looks like gamers are having a problem owning the console. So, am going to walk you down through these two reasons, that are looking to change Nintendo’s game.

While the Switch has been seeing record-breaking sales this month, the system has also come up against multitudes of complaints from the owners regarding the various defects with the hardware. This problem is being played out on Reddit, where users are posting photos of their consoles, which are literally falling apart, just within a month from its launch.

The thread in subreddit is titled as “Check the back of your Switch, cracks forming near power button!” In this thread, a reddit user by the name Chiablo, has provided some visual evidence of what happens to look like shoddy manufaturing. Chiablo claimed, that the Switch was never dropped or abused in any way. Still, a small crack on the upper right corner of the back of the console was noticed.

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The thread now holds over 200 comments. While many have sided with Chiablo, stating that they have the same problem, some others feel that it is the owner’s fault for breaking the console.

This picture looks to be taken with a potato camera. The scenario is the same as those videos on the internet that claim to have spotted an UFO or pics that claim to have spotted aliens. Luckily, another user Jtobiansky posted a decent picture that depicted the similar case scenario as that of Chiablo.

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But, regardless of the quality of the pictures, the fault is legitimate. The users analysed the crack and narrowed it down to two possible causes. One being the Switch’s kickstand causing the issue, while the other being due to an over-tightened screw. The users believe that this small crack might end up being a big one, later down the line if it isn’t attended to.

Though the owners have a warranty for the console, it will not be attended to until Nintendo declares this as a proper defect. We will need to wait and see how Nintendo plays itself out of this situation.


When there was this “crack” problem on one hand, there followed another problem that caused even more trouble. Gamers have found out numrous amazon third party listings of the Switch, that are proving to be online scams.

For those of you who are unfamiliar, consumers can purchase items directly from Amazon or from third-party sellers that make their items available through the online retail site. Naturally, there will be some people who will use Amazon’s system to scam people out of their money.

With the Switch being sold out easily at retailers like GameStop, it is obvious for people to go after other online sites to buy it. When it comes to online sales, gamers need to be aware of scams that are in the form of “too good to be true” prices. There have been many listings on Amazon, that claim to sell the Switch for just under a $100. If the customer is unsuspecting, it’ll look like a good offer to pass and they end up getting scammed for it. Though Amazon is constantly removing such accounts, new ones always pop-up.

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Hence, customers need to be alert and aware of such scams. Scammers will sell the item well below its retail price, will not have a any positive ratings or long history of sales and will try to ship the items within a small interval. If customers are aware of this, they can avoid the scams.

Launch Trailer, Arrival To PC, Content Leak – Destiny 2’s News Domination

Launch Trailer, Arrival To PC, Content Leak – Destiny 2’s News Domination

Destiny 2 has hit the news at a fast rate in a short period of time, with major annoucements and rumours tagging along. The fans are up for a big inflow of information; big enough to be overwhelmed. So, let’s put them down one by one.

The first piece of information happened a little earlier today, when Bungie released Destiny 2’s launch trailer. Following the recent poster leaks and the speculations and rants that accompanied with it, Bungie decided to move forward with their marketing campaign, by putting out a release trailer.

The trailer has turned out to be thrilling and hilarious at the same time, owing to the strong contrast in speeches between the two main characters. One of them is Commander Zavala, who is a master of conviction and strong words and he wields them perfectly to stir up the confidence and morale of the group. On the other hand, we have the ever hilarious Cayde, who has no speech skill and he goes around making things funny in an attempt to motivate his men.

The story goes that the Cabal have attacked and destroyed the tower and the cities, leaving many guardians dead. The players will have to fight and take back their homeland. The trailer has neatly blended in this thin storyline, while still maintaining the entertainment factor.

Check out the trailer.

Yeah! Who would not want a big loot? The perfect motivation, we would say. We got to agree with Cayde on this one.

Anyway, moving on with the next piece of information, Bungie announced that Destiny 2 will have an expansive beta. This beta will be available to all players, regardless of the pre-order status. Hence, every Destiny player will have an access to the sequel. The retailers will provide early beta access codes, which can be redeemed on Bungie.net via a Bungie account. The players will be notified later via email, when the download is ready.

Bungie has no plans in making a second beta event. They are looking to meet the expectations with just this one. It is actually a good thing, that all players are allowed to play the beta. It goes to prove, that Bungie are smart in fan interactions and game support.

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After Bungie released the launch trailer and made the beta announcement, they went on to reveal that Destiny 2 will be available for PC. Sweet news isn’t it, PC gamers? But, one important fact to be noticed here, is that first person shooters are easy to play on PC. This would make many console gamers shift to PC to play this game, degrading the console community. On the other hand, developers will have a problem with optimizing the game for PC and creating a balance between PC and consoles.

It remains to be seen, how Bungie tackles these situations. I’m personally happy, that the game has come to PC, regardless of the pluses and minuses it brings along.

The final piece of information is a rumour, which is yet to be confirmed. It is actually a huge leak of details on the limited and collected editions’ content details. These details came out of a spanish retail store, instead of Bungie. Retailers are doing a fine job nowadays, by letting out valuable information before a game’s launch. Earlier, we had Destiny’s poster leaks from a retailer, then we had Red Dead Redemption’s launch date leak from another retailer and now we have this…

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No, I didn’t mean the Cabal, I meant the content leak.

Collector’s Edition

  • Destiny 2 game
  • Expansions I and II including quests, coop activities, multiplayer content and tons of armor and gear
  • Legendary sword DLC
  • Legendary emote DLC
  • Cabal empire emblem DLC
  • “Frontier” physical bag you can carry around with a 15″ tablet pocket
  • “Frontier” kit including USBcharger with solar panel
  • A paracord
  • A solar rug
  • Limited edition steelbook
  • Collector’s edition cabal themed premium box, including a notebook, a map, and collectibles such as postcards and “pawns from the Empire”

Limited Edition

  • Destiny 2 base game
  • Expansions I and II
  • The DLC noted in the Collector’s Edition
  • The steelbook
  • The premium box and all the stuff inside

The content leak could be false, as it isn’t confirmed by Bungie. So, for the time being, let’s act like we didn’t read it and instead bask upon the happiness of the launch trailer and the game’s PC arrival.

Phew! That was a long post to compile.

Blizzard Announces Overwatch World Cup 2017

Blizzard Announces Overwatch World Cup 2017

Earlier today, Blizzard announced the second annual Overwatch world cup. The event will take place at the BlizzCon 2017 Championship. Usually, the total number of nations that participated in the world cup was 16. Now, it has been increased to 32. This event will comprise of four stages.

Phase 1 – This phase has already begun and includes the announcement of the event itself. Apart from that, it also serves to make players around the globe aware of the event and the process to enroll and qualify for it.

Phase 2 – It’ll involve a voting process to see which players represent each country

Phase 3 – Marks the beginning of the group stage of the tournament.

Phasr 4 – Playoffs, that lead to the championship match at BlizzCon.

Currently, the top 5 teams based on the skill ranking are South Korea, China, USA, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

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Overwatch fans thought, the world cup was a one-time event that took place last year. But, Blizzard suprised them all, by bringing back the world cup this year too. It seems, Blizzard values the world cup torunament more than the league games.

However, what remains to be seen, is the voting process that will happen in the Phase 2.

Will Resident Evil 7 Make It To The Nintendo Switch?

Will Resident Evil 7 Make It To The Nintendo Switch?

Since the Switch console’s announcement, Nintendo has been saying that the Switch will receive third party support. By thrid party support, they mean that bigger games that were made by other companies, might make it to the Switch too. However, there are many games that completely skipped past the Switch and weren’t released on the console. Resident Evil 7 might end up being one of those games.

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Fans have been expecting this game to arrive to the Switch, owing to its past ties with Nintendo. Most of the the game’s series were available in some form on the Nintendo. Though, the Nintendo fans had to wait a few years for certain games in the series, they did eventually come to the handheld consoles.

On the flip-side though, some Resident Evil games came to Nintendo first and became exclusives for over a decade. Resident Evil Zero is such a game that was exclusive to Nintendo, before getting released to other platforms.

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Earlier, the groundwork was already made to bring Resident Evil 7 to the Swtich. At a conference in Japan, Capcom asked Nintendo to increase the RAM limit of the Switch, so that the game’s RE engine would be compatible with the Switch. Nintendo followed up with the advice by improving the RAM. However, Capcom is still in the process of optimizing its RE engine to make it easy to run on Switch’s portable and docked modes.

Inspite of all these positive signs that the game will make it to the Switch, a couple of months ago, Capcom made an outright statement that the game isn’t in active development for the platform. The reason behind this reason is still unknown.

With the current overwhelming success of the console, adding a third-party support might just slow down the sales. Fans just need to wait and see, if Capcom would come up with a plan to release the game on Switch.

Final Fantasy XV’s Chapter 13 Update Is Now Live

Final Fantasy XV’s Chapter 13 Update Is Now Live

After many controversies, Final Fantasy XV’s Chapter 13 will be arriving on March 28. But before that, it seems Square Enix have decided to drop in an update on the chapter, earlier than expected.

The patch comes at a size of 5.6 GB and is available now for download. It consists of two updates, Version 1.06 and Version 1.07. The 1.06 version contains the bulk of new content and chapter 13 tweaks, while the 1.07 version has minor bug fixes.

So, here is a rundown on the patch notes.

Version 1.07

  • Various bug fixes

Version 1.06

  • Addition of Chapter 13, Verse 2 (alternate route featuring Gladiolus).
  • Enhancement of Arcana spells (Alterna, Holy, Death).
  • Announcement of winning snapshots from first photo contest (viewable at Takka’s Pit Stop in Hammerhead).
  • Temporary conclusion of Timed Quests (will resume at a later date).
  • Addition of two pieces from Episode Gladiolus downloadable content to music player tracklist.
  • Addition of compatibility with Episode Gladiolus downloadable content.
  • Various gameplay enhancements.
  • Various bug fixes.
  • Updated saves will not work on former versions of the game.

What remains to be seen, is if this update will fix the game’s distincitve story issues. There is no denying, that Square Enix is working to make changes happen and to provide total support, post the game’s launch.

Destiny 2 Is Available For Pre-Order At German GameStop Stores

Destiny 2 Is Available For Pre-Order At German GameStop Stores

This past week was filled with various controversies over the poster leak of Destiny 2. Some say it was a legitimate one, while some say it is not. Furthermore, the poster had a PS4 logo on its top left corner and fans became to speculate, that the arrival of this game is confirmed and is going to be a PS4 exclusive. Bungie didn’t make any official statements or announcements about these controversies and speculations.

However, GameStop customers here in Germany, needn’t wait for further reveals. Destiny 2 is currently available for pre-order in German GameStop stores and the best part of it is, the pre-order is for PC. This small news alone is enough to destroy the speculations the playstation fans had, over the game being exclusive on PS4.

This piece of information came through a post made by twitter user SenSnowy, who shared an image of his pre-order receipt. The receipt shows, that the pre-order was made in the Hannover branch of GameStop.

This post of his reveals that, the game is a limited edition version and is set to be released on Sep 17, 2017. However, the GameStop employees told that this is just a placeholder date and the actual date isn’t confirmed.

Following up the above post, he came up with another image showing the bottom of the receipt. It looks like the other games FIFA 18, Tekken 7 and Red Dead Redemption are also available for pre-order.

Intrestingly though, following these posts, GameStop has limited the availability of the pre-orders. It can’t be said if it was the right move, provided over 100 GameStop stores are shutting down following the revenue loss.

This space will be updated if any further details are gathered. Keep track for more updates on the game.

Bungie Releases Destiny’s Age Of Triumph Launch Trailer

Bungie Releases Destiny’s Age Of Triumph Launch Trailer

Today is proving to be a exciting day for Destiny fans, as they first came up against leaked posters about the arrival of Destiny 2 and now, they come up against the Destiny: Rise of Iron “Age of Triumph” event.

Bungie has released a launch trailer showcasing information about this event, which includes updates on raids, armor sets, upgraded weapons and new takes on quests, Strikes, and more. Check out the trailer.

This event will provide the right opportunity to the Destiny fans, to end the game with a bang.