Doom Eternal Gameplay Trailer: More Gore, More Demons, More Fun

Doom Eternal was announced at E3 this year and finally, during Quake Con we got a glimpse of the game. The DoomGuy is back and he’s angrier than ever before. Now that the demons have invaded Earth, Doom Guy’s rage and hatred for the demons has grown even more. With an upgraded arsenal, he now he new ways of Ripping and Tearing demons and I must say, it left every Doom fan with a gigantic grin on their face.

Doom Eternal features quite a huge variety of settings as shown from the gameplay including a version of Earth that has been invaded by Demons and Phobos, the moon of Mars. Phobos alos has actual human beings who are awestruck and frozen in fear as they see the Doom Slayer walk amidst them. The trailer showcases a new grappling hook feature that is attached to the Super Shotgun allowing you to grapple yourself to enemies before shooting them in the face along with the ability to Dash. These two new mechanics will really help with the verticality of the game which was the something the previous game lacked as well as quick dodges. There’s also an invasion system which is an optional feature where actual players can invade your session as Remnants. The trailer ends as an Arch-Vile appears and starts to channel his Hellfire attack as the Doom Slayer seems to whip out a sword that resembles to be The Crucible.

No release date was announced but we can expect the game to maybe come out during Fall of next year. The game will release on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and PC.

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Getting Good: Yakuza 0

Yakuza 0 is a game that is filled to the brim with content. From substories and minigames to upgrades that you can get for your various fighting styles. There’s a lot to be done and for newcomers to the series, it can seem very intimidating and daunting. Don’t worry though, here’s a little guide to help you along your journey.

Take Your Time

While the main story of the game takes a while to set itself up, once it does you’ll be absolutely hooked. Once you reach Chapter 5, the game really starts to open and allows you to explore Kamurocho and later on Sotenbori. While you may have encountered a few side-missions during Chapter 2 and 3, take this opportunity to explore the city. You’ll find plenty of side-missions while just running around or going from Place A to Place B. These side-missions will reward you with cash, items or even sometimes the person themselves will be available to help you in your side gig which is Real Estate and Running Cabaret Club. Take your time to explore the towns and take in the very immersive world that they’ve built. The Karaoke bar is my favourite place to go but you can also choose to go to the disco or maybe you fancy racing Pocket Cars. Maybe bowling is right up your alley or how about smashing some home runs. There’s a lot of options so have fun exploring.

Making That Sweet Money

Speaking of your side gig, once you reach a certain chapter you will unlock the Real Estate and Cabaret Club mini-game/side story. While they seem irrelevant they are extremely great at making you money and by the time you’ve completed them, you’ll be swimming in money. While the Real Estate does make you more money, later on, you get the ability to switch items and transfer money between the two protagonists so upgrading your characters will be much easier. They also have a nice story that gives the incentive to complete them and the final reward is absolutely great and I wouldn’t want to spoil that for anyone. While it can be a bit of a grind, I highly suggest you do it as soon as you can just for the money that it brings and because of the “final reward”. The process can be sped up through the use of CP upgrades which makes the grind much more easier while taking less time.

Hang Out With The Clown


As you complete side-missions and other little tasks, you’ll be awarded Completion Points. CP can be used to upgrade and get what I like to call “Quality of Life” upgrades in the game. You can get an upgrade to increase the amount of time you can sprint, an upgrade to decrease the time it takes for your real estate to pay out and an upgrade that makes Mr. Shakedown payout 1.5x more money than he carried. All of these can be gotten at a Shrine that’s located in both the towns alongside Bob Utsunomiya 0. Bob also gives you access to DLC items for free and some of the items he gives you can really help early on in the game.

Shakedown Mr. Shakedown

Mr. Shakedown is a very daunting foe who prowls the streets to beat you up and steal all your money. He is extremely strong and will most likely absolutely destroy you when you first meet him but don’t let that scare you too much. While early on in the game he can be quite a handful, once you upgrade yourself enough you can take him on. The added experience of understanding the combat system and the various fighting styles will help you beat him. While your side gig is a great way to make money, Mr. Shakedown is the best way to increase that money really quickly especially once you get the CP upgrade that has him give you 1.5x times money when you beat him. Arm yourself with a good weapon and a bunch of heat energy drinks and you can just spam heat moves to victory and continue to roll in cash.

Use Multiple Save Slots


While this might be an obvious one for some people, it might not be for others. Learn to rotate saves so instead of saving to just a single save slot, use the high amount of save slots that you are allowed(I have about 28 saves, don’t know what the cap is). It’s also a good idea to have a save that is at the start of each chapter, in case you may want to go back and replay it. The PC version also has a save anywhere feature that can be enabled by changing a setting in one of the game’s .ini file but be warned, don’t ever use it in a fight because it will break that save file. Here’s a link to help you enable you should you want to.

Fight Your Way To The Top

There’s a lot of angry people in the streets who want to beat you to a pulp for no apparent reason. While they do get annoying, try to engage them as much as possible, especially in the earlier stages of the game. Not only will this help you to get a feel for the combat and the various fighting styles, it will also reward you with money and CP which you can use to upgrade your player. Learning to block and dodge is vital and can be your downfall during a boss fight so practicing it when fighting people on the street is a good idea. You can also practice using different weapons and heat moves this way without worrying about losing health or heat since once you beat them, you can easily go into a restaurant and get back that lost health. Plus, it is extremely fun and satisfying to just destroy folks who stand in your way with heat moves and new moves that you’ve unlocked.

Friendly Neighbourhood Yakuza Man

A lot of the side missions required you to level up a friendship meter with that person. While it may seem like a waste of time, try doing it because they can have various benefits. From joining you in your side gig to giving you their place of occupation to manage, there’s always a benefit. You also get to learn more about the characters themselves which really helps with the world building and makes you feel like you actually got to know them over the course time. It’s a neat little system that is very rewarding.

That’s just a just a couple of pointers to help steer you in the right direction to help you fully experience Yakuza 0. The game has a lot to offer and is extremely fun with great pacing that always has you hooked. Stay tuned for a full review of the PC port of Yakuza 0.

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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: ‘Fix PUBG’ Campaign Announced

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds aka PUBG is a game that started as an early access game on Steam. As it grew in popularity, it was ported to the mobile platform and runs on a huge range of mobile phones, even low-end ones. Sadly, that’s not true when it comes to PUBG on PC or Xbox One. While the game has seen improvements over time, it is still quite messy with a lot of bugs and performance issues.

PUBG Corp, developers of PUBG have announced a “Fix PUBG” campaign after receiving numerous messages telling them to ‘Fix PUBG’. To do so, they’ve launched a dedicated website that showcases the roadmap, an FAQ and a fix log for the players to read through. The developer says that it will focus on the performance issue that plagues the game, work on bug fixes and quality of life improvements. While there isn’t a specific time frame as to how long this campaign will last, the website does seem to show the roadmap for the upcoming three months with quite a few of the big improvements slated for a release at what seems to be after the end of October.

While this seems to be a good move on their part and it appears that they are trying to be a little more transparent with their updates, the current Steam rating is “Mostly Negative” with a lot of the users reporting that the game gets stuck on the loading screen in an update that they released along with the “Fix PUBG” announcement.  PUBG still is a popular game but if they don’t fix these issues soon, people will stop caring about the game and will even stop recommending it to people. The ball is in PUBG Corp’s court and they have to get this right.

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FIFA 19 Survival Mode: Bringing Battle Royale to Football

The Battle Royale genre has swept the gaming world and is extremely popular. From PC and console to mobiles, everybody seems to be playing some sort of Battle Royale game. EA Sports decided to change up the usual formula and have added new modes to the regular Kick Off mode. While they have teased a 5v5 mode, there’s also a mode that they’ve dubbed the “Survival Mode”.

Survival Mode starts off as a regular 11v11 match but each goal you score means that one of your players leaves the field. The field size remains the same and follows usual FIFA rules where you need to have 7 players on the field otherwise you forfeit the match. The first player to score 5 goals wins. This is quite familiar to the mode in FIFA Street that released for the PlayStation 3 in 2012. It seems like a great time to bring in such a mode to capitalize on the Battle Royale genre in their own unique way. With FIFA 19 right around the corner, we won’t have to wait too long to find out more about the Survival Mode and all the new changes in the series.

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Tekken 7 Season 2 Announced! Features Negan from The Walking Dead

Introducing a brand new lineup of warriors stepping into the Tekken 7 ring! With Season 2 of the Tekken 7 Season Pass, fighters such as Anna Williams, Lei Wulong and Negan from AMC’s The Walking Dead join the fight!

Your eyes do not deceive you, your pounding heart does not betray you; Negan from AMC’s The Walking Dead is making his way into Tekken 7 to deal a world of pain in the Tekken universe. Negan, beloved by fans of The Walking Dead for his charismatic yet sinister demeanor, is ready to destroy all challengers, regardless of their stature in the Tekken universe.

As the personal bodyguard of Kazuya Mishima, Anna Williams is a beautiful and intelligent officer with deadly fighting skills, and serves to drive her sister Nina crazy!

Lei Wulong makes his long awaited return to Tekken, sporting new digs and his deadly Tiger, Crane, Leopard, Snake, and Dragon styles!

Tekken 7 Season Pass 2 is coming soon to PS4, XB1, and PC.

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FIFA 18 eWorld Cup Kicks Off!

The FIFA eWorld Cup 2018, formerly known as the FIFA Interactive World Cup has kicked off!  Over the course of 9 months, 20 million players participated in the qualifiers but out of those 20 million today, only 32 players remain. These 32 players will fight for the title of the best FIFA 18 player in the world and along with it a cash prize of $250,000.

Last year’s Champion, Spencer ‘Gorilla’ Ealing

The tournament follows the actual World Cup in many ways. The tournament fixtures start off with the Group Stages, followed by the Round of 16, Quarter-Finals, Semi-Finals and then the Grand Finale. However, there is one difference. This tournament takes place using the Ultimate Team mode so expect Brazilian Ronaldo teaming up with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to play against a team that also has Messi and Ronaldo.

Another way in which it follows the actual World Cup is with its anti-doping measures. Starting this year, FIFA will be testing the players for performance enhancers like Adderall. They will be following the regulations set by the WADA (World Anti-Doping Association) and players who are found to be breaking these rules will be punished. The tournament is taking places in London and will end after the Grand Finale at 6PM GMT on Saturday, August 4th. The matches will be streamed on Youtube, Twitch and Facebook.

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Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Getting a PC Release Soon?

SEGA’s Yakuza series has been exclusive to the PlayStation consoles but that changed after they announced that Yakuza 0 and Kiwami will be coming to PC. Yakuza 0 is a great PC port and is one of the top-selling games on Steam at the time of writing this article. Now that SEGA can see that the PC platform is a viable one, it seems to be only a matter of time until the rest of the games make their way onto this platform. In SEGA’s fiscal year report the platform for Yakuza 6: The Song of Life is stated to be PlayStation 4 and PC.

As seen in the screenshot above, this could be an error on their part but that seems highly unlikely. Yakuza 0 has been selling quite well and SEGA did say that if Yakuza 0 and Kiwami sold well, they would bring the other games to PC as well. This could be a great time to bring in new fans to the series as 0 and Kiwami(The remake of Yakuza 1) are out/ coming soon and Kiwami 2 should be rolling out soon too. While Yakuza 3 and 4 don’t a have a proper remake like 1 and 2, they do have remasters that are coming out on the PlayStation 4 soon. If they were to port that to the PC in time for the Yakuza 6 PC release, that would be a dream come true for fans. Nonetheless, Yakuza 6 on PC would be quite stunning due to the new engine and the power of the PC allowing players and fans of the series to experience the final saga of Kiryu Kazuma in 4k 60fps glory should they choose to.

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Yakuza 0 PC Out Now! Launch Trailer Depicts Yakuza Perfectly

A prequel to the long-running series, Yakuza 0 is the perfect entry point to the Yakuza series. With the legendary Dragon of Dojima, Kazuma Kiryu, and series regular Goro Majima, embark on a rich saga, experiencing their gripping origin stories of moral dilemmas as young yakuza.

Explore the neon-lit streets of Kamurocho (Tokyo) and Sotenbori (Osaka), beating piles of cash out of street thugs (literally) whilst using three different fighting styles. Help civilians in over 100 substories, run your own business and immerse yourself in 1980s Japan with SEGA’s arcade classics, telephone clubs, discos, pocket circuit car races and more.

Stay tuned for the full PC review soon!

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PUBG 1.0 Update #19 Features Bullet Penetration System and New Dynamic Weather

PlayerUnknown’s BattleGround is still an extremely popular game and with the PGI tournament having recently ended, the developers thought it would be a good time for a new update that brought quite a few gameplay changes. One of the biggest gameplay changes includes the Bullet Penetration system which now works on hands and legs of characters. This means that after a bullet hits a player’s hands or legs, it will continue on its trajectory based on its “ballistic curve”. This means that if you’re running towards an enemy with your hands covering your face, the bullets can now pass through your arms and can result in you getting headshot.

The other addition is the Dynamic Weather system that has been brought back. Rain and Fog are now random events that could happen in-game which may or may not give you an advantage since the fog hinders visibility and the rain can cover the sound of your footsteps. The full changelog and addition can be read below.

  • Bullet penetration system is now applied to arms and hands.
    • When bullet hits the arm/hand of the character, it will penetrate following its ballistic curve. The result will be different depending on whether the arm/hand is blocking more vulnerable body parts.
      • When a bullet penetrates a arm/hand and strikes a more vulnerable body part behind it, the greater damage will be applied. In other words, if a player’s arm/hand takes a bullet while blocking their head, the full headshot damage will be applied. This penetration system works for the head, torso, and waist only.
      • If a bullet penetrates the arm/hand, but no vulnerable body part is behind it, only the arm/hand damage will be applied
    • Arm/hand penetration is disabled for shotguns
    • Bullet penetration is not applied to legs.
  • When exiting vehicles while pressing the sprint key, sprint now remains engaged. This way you won’t have to release and press the button again to start sprinting.
  • If a teammate disconnects, but is still alive in game, other teammates couldn’t see the game reward (result) screen after all other teammates died. Now players can check even if there are disconnected players in their team.
    • If a disconnected teammate reconnects the game, and finishes the game with better result, teammates will receive any additional rewards earned by that player.
    • To prevent abuse, other teammates cannot see the Deathcam until all players, including the disconnected player, have died.


Farewell PGI 2018!
  • Loading screen, lobby theme, and lobby music have reverted back to normal.
  • In-game PGI advertisements and team logo graffiti have been removed.



  • Dropping items in stacks has been improved.
    • Quantity can now be adjusted using a slider.
    • Alt key + left mouse button immediately drops the full stack.
    • Alt key + right mouse button now drops half the stack.
  • Weapon attachment management when replacing items has been improved.
    • Removed or replaced attachments will now drop onto the floor if there is no room in your inventory.
    • When attaching directly from loot, the replaced attachment will be dropped on the floor if there is no room in your inventory.
    • When replacing an extended magazine with a quickdraw magazine, the extended magazine and overflow ammunition will be dropped on the floor.
    • When detaching an attachment by right-clicking, the attachment will be dropped on the floor if there is no room in your inventory.
    • Pressing Alt while right-clicking a weapon now detaches all attachments on that weapon.
      • Attachments will be sent to the inventory or dropped on the floor if inventory is full.
  • Players may now mute individual teammates.(ESC > Options > Team Management Tab)

  • Colorblind settings have been improved.
    • The following colors now change according to the selected colorblind type.
      • Scope and reticle colors
      • Blood
      • Supply Crate Smoke
    • Markers placed on maps are now numbered, so color is not the only way to distinguish them.

  • You can now place map markers without opening the map.
    • Right-clicking while pressing the Alt key places a marker on the map at the aimed spot.
      • Key bindings for this may be customized in the Options menu.
  • Eliminated teammates can now place markers on the map.
  • Equipped weapons HUD now shows slot numbers for improved readability.
  • Kill feed now displays personal knock-outs.
  • Sharpening option has been added to graphics settings.
    • You may now enhance sharpness independently of post-processing options.
  • Added an option to set a maximum frame rate
    • Maximum lobby FPS: 30 / 60 / Unlimited
    • Maximum in-game FPS: Unlimited + Smooth Off / Unlimited + Smooth On / Display Based / Custom
    • “Smooth” is an Unreal Engine feature that’s explained in more detail in a response posted here.[]
  • Now you can move your mouse cursor to another monitor when the system menu, world map, or inventory is opened, if you use multi-monitors


  • Dynamic weather has been added to Erangel and Miramar.
    • Erangel: Overcast
    • Miramar: Overcast, Sunset
      • Overcast setting includes dynamic weather, and includes rain, fog, etc. during the game.
  • Erangel has received some improvements.
    • Small clusters of houses have been added to some areas of Erangel.

    • More tactical landscapes have been added near the river.

  • Added trees in the open area surrounding the Sosnovka Military Base.
  • Miramar has received some improvements.
    • More dirt roads have been added for better vehicle effectiveness.
    • Certain high-slope sections of roads have been lowered to enhance vehicle effectiveness.


Custom Match
  • Additional Custom Match presets have been added.
    • 1 Normal Mode Setting: Early Access Setting
      • Lvl 3 Helmets and clothing spawns in world.
      • Item spawns are more scarce.
      • Blue Zone damage is weaker.
      • Jet skis do not spawn.
    • 1 Esports Mode: Gamescom Invitational 2017 Setting
      • Same as the Early Access Setting, but without the Red Zone and 1.5x AR spawn.
  • When Overcast weather is selected when hosting a Custom Match, the following dynamic weather settings may be adjusted in the Advanced options.
    • WeatherChange StartTime Min
    • WeatherChange StartTime Max
    • WeatherChange Duration Min
    • WeatherChange Duration Max
    • No Change Weight
    • Change to Rain Weight
    • Change to Fog Weight
  • Custom Match sessions are now listed in order of the number of players joined, instead of time created.
  • When creating eSports mode, redzone option is fixed to ‘off’
  • When you create a custom match, you must fill in the game title to proceed further


  • Improved frame rate by optimizing weapons not currently held in hand.
  • Level streaming has been enhanced to increase performance.
  • Smoke and flames from vehicles have been optimized to improve frame rate.
  • Fixed an issue where frame rate hitches would occur when environment effects were created.
  • Server performance has been improved by adjusting the replication rate.
    • Previously, replication for all visible characters in sight was refreshed every frame. Now, replication rate differs according to distance from the player.
  • Network code has been adjusted to slightly increase server performance.
  • Lessened the discrepancy between the aim of the spectated player and the moving target being shot at.


  • Decreased the volume of vehicle sounds for players inside vehicles in FPP mode


  • The replay system has now been updated to a newer version and past replay files cannot be played anymore
  • Fixed an issue where War Mode/eSports mode replays were not saved successfully


Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue where destroying doors with grenades or Molotovs did not display debris.
  • Fixed an issue where some free-falling characters appeared to be locked in default free-fall animation.
  • Fixed an issue where pausing in replay did not pause the sounds.
  • Fixed an issue where a frying pan and a firearm could be held at the same time.
  • Fixed an issue where the breath gauge did not appear in killer spectating, death cam, or replay.
  • Fixed an issue where spectating in FPP showed inaccurate character locations.
  • Fixed an issue where a player that had been disconnected and reconnected could voice chat with the player he/she is spectating through killer spectating, if his/her team was eliminated while the player was disconnected.
  • Fixed an issue where leaning was possible while in an emote animation.
  • Fixed an issue where two players moving in a small space could sometimes get stuck.
  • Fixed an issue where the reporting screen message in spectator mode was displayed in English only

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Fortnite 5.10 Content Update Includes Guided Missiles, Fly Explosives and More!

Fortnite continues its birthday celebration with the 5.10 Content Update Patch and they have a lot of good things in store for the player. This update will be made available to all the platforms that Fortnite is available on which includes iOS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Content Update 5.10 brings back the Playground LTM along with a few more things. The guided missiles are also making a comeback but have been nerfed a little bit. There’s also a new LTM known as the Fly Explosives which is a variation of the High Explosives LTM which includes the additions of improved Jetpacks. A new weapon, the Spyglass Sniper Rifle has been added to the Flintlock Weapon set.

The full patch notes for the update can be read below:

Guided Missile (Battle Royale)

The Guided Missile returns from the Vault! Scan the battlefield from above, weave through obstacles, and rocket ride teammates into the action.

Fly Explosives (Battle Royale)

BOOM! The new Fly Explosives Limited Time Mode is here and it’s a blast for the whole squad. Use Jetpacks to fly above your foes and rain down in this explosives only game mode.

Spyglass Sniper Rifle (Save the World)

Husks don’t stand a chance against this newest addition to the Flintlock Weapon set. This powerful single shot sniper packs a punch, so hold on tight as you take aim and fire.




This mode combines the explosive fun of the High Explosives LTM and the vaulted Limited Time Item Jetpack. Take to the skies and blast everyone else back to the lobby!

Mode Details

  • Only Explosive Weapons can be found in this mode.
  • Floor Loot spawners will occasionally spawn Jetpacks.
  • Fly Explosives Jetpacks have increased fuel regen rate & decreased burn rate compared to Default Jetpacks, to keep pilots in the sky a bit longer.
  • Between-storm wait times have been reduced due to players needing less time to find adequate loot (avg. match length should be lower than 20m).
  • Rocket Ammunition capped at 120.
  • Profile Stats (K/D & Wins) are tracked in this mode.


What’s New?

  • The Vaulted Jetpack has been enabled for the duration of the Fly Explosives LTM.
  • Guided Missile has been enabled.
  • Consumable Healing Item spawn rates have been normalized by lowering Chug Jug & shield spawn rates.
  • Bandages have been removed.
  • This is to raise the chance of spawning healing items that get players to full health & shields.

Bug Fixes

  • Nameplates will no longer appear for members of the opposite team.


  • Guided Missile returns!
  • Available in Epic and Legendary variants.
  • Fuse duration reduced from 18 to 15 seconds.
  • Movement Speed decreased from 1100 to 1000.
  • Reload time increased to 2.4/2.2.
  • Reduced player damage from 105/110 down to 74/77 damage.
  • Reduced structure damage down from 1100 to 400.
  • Explosions now damage structures with no regard for Line of Sight.
  • Guided Missile can also be controlled via keyboard using the default movement inputs.

Bug Fixes

  • The issues with Slurp Juice have been fixed and it can once again be looted in-game.


  • iOS players will have a larger than normal update to download (2gb).



  • Spyglass Sniper Rifle added to the Weekly Store
  • An accurate, high-powered, scoped sniper rifle with a single round per magazine that kicks like a mule.
  • Available Wednesday, August 1 at 8:00 PM ET until Wednesday, August 8 at 8:00 PM ET.

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