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Overwatch Loot Box Probabilities Publicly Released

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, May 10, 2017

Due to new legal regulations in China for online game transactions, Blizzard and many other gaming publishers have publicly released the drop rates for in-game loot boxes and random item drops. According to their announcement, these are the Overwatch loot box probabilities for players who purchase the micro-transaction crates that reward in-game items....

Xbox Live Rewards Introduced for Free-To-Play Games

By : Jason Segalla | Wed, May 10, 2017

Running through June 15, Xbox Live Rewards members will gain free in-game rewards from friend referrals and in-game time for certain Free to Play titles. The in-game rewards gained through this FREEdom rewards limited time offer are as follows: SMITE: Referral Bonus – Referring a friend to SMITE grants both players the Better with Friends Bundle,...

Call of Duty Zombies Chronicles Announced for Black Ops 3

By : Ryan Cox | Mon, May 8, 2017

[UPDATE 5/11] Treyarch just released a brand new trailer for the Zombies Chronicles with new gameplay, check it out below! Activision and Treyarch have unveiled a new purchasable expansion for Black Ops 3—the Call of Duty Zombies Chronicles. Zombies Chronicles is a remastering of eight of the most famous Treyarch Zombies maps from the Call of Duty...

Xbox May Games With Gold Announced

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, May 3, 2017

With nearly half of 2017 already behind us, we still look forward to many more months of free games thanks to the team at Xbox. Check out the Xbox May Games with Gold! Xbox One Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director’s Cut: May 1 – 31 This retro-style platformer is filled with exciting puzzles, grueling combat, and fun enemies. Experience...

Nintendo Switch Sales Reach 2.47 Million in First Month

By : Ryan Cox | Thu, Apr 27, 2017

According to an earnings report from Nintendo, their new Nintendo Switch console has sold 2.74 million units worldwide in its first month since release. The console also outsold one of its predecessors, the Wii, in its first week. Nintendo has stated that this is a “promising start” for the newly released console. Additionally, the Switch’s...

Call of Duty WWII Reveal Trailer Released

By : Ryan Cox | Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Today, Activision and Sledgehammer Games have fully unveiled the newest installment in the Call of Duty franchise, which will return the game to its roots and take players back into a World War 2 setting. Here is the reveal trailer for Call of Duty WWII! Call of Duty: WWII will release on November 3, 2017. A public multiplayer beta will be available...

Three New Overwatch Maps Are Coming Soon

By : Ryan Cox | Mon, Apr 24, 2017

According to Overwatch Game Director Jeff Kaplan, the Overwatch team at Blizzard is hard at work on new maps for their renowned first-person shooter. Three new Overwatch maps are reportedly arriving this year. On the official Overwatch forums, Kaplan shed light on the development of new game content. We currently have 3 maps in development, all past...

Nintendo SNES Mini Rumored to Launch This Year

By : Ryan Cox | Mon, Apr 24, 2017

According to Eurogamer, Nintendo plans to follow up the release of its popular NES Mini console with a remake of its successor, the SNES. The SNES Mini (or more officially, Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System) is said to be releasing Holiday 2017 Just recently Nintendo announced the discontinuation of the NES Mini console, which...

Gears of War 4 Ranked Play Receives Season 1 Update

By : Jason Segalla | Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Season 1 for Gears of War 4 ranked play launched earlier today, resetting ranks and leaderboards, introducing a new algorithm to more accurately rank players, and bringing in a lobby system to Versus mode. Each new season of Versus mode will last roughly three months each, before resetting to allow for re-calibration as the game’s player base...