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PUBG cheaters are still trying to get away with exploiting the game. The latest cheat is a little sneakier than the auto-aiming, and infinite health-giving hacks of the past. Captured by Reddit user MagicIsBull, this new cheat allows players to instantly heal themselves, in addition to being able to instantly revive friendly players.

Take a look at the cheat below:

Comment from discussion PSA: New cheats – Insta rez and meds.

This exploit is harder for enemy players to detect, as a fast revive or heal would largely go unnoticed. Luckily, MagicIsBull was on the ball with this one.

Here’s hoping the developers are quick to enforce a fix, and punish players ruining the game for others.

Creative director Brendan Greene recently tweeted about how his team is working to clamp down on cheaters:

In other PUBG news, Xbox has said that sales for the console version are “very big,” netcode analysis shows that the game has a big problem, and the Battle...

If you’re a PC gamer with an Nvidia GTX graphics card, then you’ll likely use ShadowPlay to easily capture gameplay highlights and screenshots. ShadowPlay has very little effect on performance, and so is a no-brainer for video creators, or for those who just fancy making some occasional GIFs.

Unfortunately, some users have found ShadowPlay to be inconsistent, regularly exporting gameplay that is choppy, sometimes with artifacts, or a lower-than-normal frame-rate.

I have run into these problems myself, and they actually caused me to switch over to OBS. I couldn’t find an easy solution, and couldn’t dedicate the time to extensive troubleshooting.

Thankfully, YouTuber creator Battle(Non)Sense has done the legwork for us. After suffering with ShadowPlay problems for months, he dedicated part of his weekend to finally solving the issue.

After a lot of cable switching, Battle(Non)Sense concluded that having the primary monitor (on which you game and record) plugged into the port closest to the motherboard, causes corruptions. Plugging your primary monitor into any of the other ports allows ShadowPlay to work without issue.

For a full rundown on all of this, check out Battle(Non)Sense’s video below:

For months I’ve been plagued by corrupted Nvidia ShadowPlay recordings and last weekend I found out why. The reason behind this is just bonkers and it might affect you too!

Have you been plagued by ShadowPlay issues? Will you be trying this fix? Let us know.

In other Nvidia news, the...

In the latest Fortnite development update, lead systems designer Eric Williamson talked about friendly fire changes, the recent fix to a map exploit, and new Battle Pass item bonuses.

Check out the full update, in video form, via the tweet below:

In addition to the dev update, a new patch was released for the game. It was just a small one, which added support for the Korean language.

As for the previous update, that one brought in a lot of content. Find the full V2.2.0 patch notes here, or read below for the highlights:

Map Update

Discover a new city, underground mine and a number of other brand new locations scattered across the Western side of the map. Biomes are also premiering in this patch, enriching the environment and personalizing each area. Where are you going to drop?

Battle Pass Bonuses

Get a free 5 tier head start in Season 3 when you purchase the Season 2 Battle Pass.

Buy ten Battle Pass tiers for the price of six with this special bundle in the store. On sale now for a limited time!

Winter Event Wrap Up

Thank you all for being a part of our 2017 Battle Royale Winter event! We couldn’t ask for a better...

Ubisoft has begin rolling out a new Rainbow Six Siege update. Unfortunately, this requires some scheduled downtime, with PC players suffering today, and console players being taken offline tomorrow.

Here’s the schedule for the maintenance taking place on PC, PS4, and Xbox One:

As for what Update 4.2 brings to the game, check out the patch note highlights below:

BALANCE CHANGES

Ela’s SMG will have a reduced magazine size

We have decided to lower the magazine size of her SMG from 50 to 40 bullets.

Game Designer notes: Ela overpowers her competition. Players select her almost every round, and for a good reason. All of the data we have on her (such as win ratio, K/D ratio, and Kills per round) shows that she needs to be nerfed. We have found this to be primarily because of her SMG and to a lesser extent her concussion mines.

The recoil of her SMG was already nerfed slightly with Y2S3.2, but this did not have the impact that we hoped.

For now, we’re trying to balance her while keeping her SMG’s uniqueness, which lets her fight several opponents at a time better than...

A new PUBG update for Xbox is being rolled out. This is the sixth update for the Xbox “Game Preview” build. It focuses on improving the controls, continued optimization, as well as fixing bugs and crash issues.

Check out the full list of PUBG update details below:

Gameplay

  • Auto-run function has been added (from a standstill, double clicking L3 will activate auto-run)
  • Players can now drop equipped weapons with Y button when inventory screen is active
  • Grenades can once again be cycled by tapping right on D pad
  • Players can now cancel casting actions while the inventory screen is active

Optimization

  • Continued optimizations and crash fixes

Option

  • Game controller guide has been updated

Bug fixes

  • Buildings around the Military Base have had their collision adjusted
  • Camera shake when riding as a passenger in vehicles has been reduced
  • Inventory character models have returned to their normal stance
  • Fixed a camera issue created by unintended Aim Down Sights and Free Look interactions
  • “A” button will no longer refresh game results screen
  • Team UI will now correctly show the proper direction teammates are facing over larger distances
  • Player changes to markers on the in-game map will now be properly applied to their teammate’s in-game map
  • Fixed an issue where switching to throwables under certain conditions left the player empty-handed
  • Adjusted character positioning when exiting vehicles and parachutes

Those are some useful control buffs coming to the Xbox version today!

Are you happy with the latest Xbox PUBG update? Let us know.

In other PUBG news, Xbox has said that sales for the 

Fighting game fans, one of the biggest games of the year is almost upon us! And yes, I’m talking about Dragon Ball FighterZ! Set to launch this Friday, January 26, on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, the game is looking mighty fine so far, and it plays even well, too.

Now, before you decide who’s going to be your favorite fighter, you might want to check out the Dragon Ball FighterZ Trophies and Achievements list first!

In other Dragon Ball FighterZ news, loot boxes are confirmed to be in the game, but they won’t assault you that much. If you played the beta and came across super dash abusers, this handy video will teach you what to do.

Source: Reddit

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Remember when we said that a ton of new free content is making its way to Call of Duty: WWII? Well, that’s happening tomorrow, and it’s set to bring a lot of new changes as well.

First off, prepare for the new Resistance Division, as well as a host of new weapons and equipment to obtain. Customization is also getting some much-needed love as the emblem gallery and paint jobs are set to make their way too!

Here’s what Sledgehammer Games boss Michael Condrey had to say about it the event tomorrow.

Vive la résistance! from WWII

The Resistance event begins tomorrow! There’s a lot coming to WWII over the next 5 weeks and Tuesday morning’s update will have a bunch of great new content and ways to play. We’re looking forward to playing with you, and seeing your reaction in game.

The Sledgehammer Games channels will have the full details tomorrow once the update has gone live. A few notable items include a console fix to the spectator bug, the addition of the emblem gallery feature, a tuning change to increase the speed of health regen, and of course, the new Resistance Division and new Resistance themed weapons, including the special weapon orders for directly earning them through match play (fwiw, the...

In case you’d forgotten just how insanely successful the game has become, the new head of Minecraft, Helen Chiang, is here to remind you of its video game world domination.

Speaking with Pop Sugar, Chiang confirmed that over 144 million copies of Minecraft have been sold, across more than a dozen different platforms. The game still remains incredibly popular, with 74 million players coming back to the play the game each month.

“We just recently set a new record in December for monthly active users, so now we’re at 74 million monthly active users — and that’s really a testament to people coming back to the game, whether it’s through the game updates or bringing in new players from across the world … That’s really our goal, to keep building the community that we have.”

As for what’s planned for the game’s future, Chiang laid it out clearly:

“The first [goal] is bringing over more people to Bedrock through Nintendo, and that’s coming out pretty soon. The second is expanding the features in the game that the players love, so we have the update Aquatic coming out pretty soon. The third one is the new graphics engine that we talked about both at MINECON and E3, the superduper graphics pack. They’re all areas that I’m really excited about and that the team is working very hard on.”

So Minecraft is still a gaming monolith, and support continues!

Are you still playing Minecraft? Let us know.

Source:...

Bungie continues to be incredibly transparent when it comes to what’s planned for Destiny 2 future updates. What was once a long silence coming from the developer, has turned into a vast amount of responses to player questions, and more in-depth discussions on game design.

Of course, communication is just the first step towards improving the Destiny 2, but it’s definitely a good start.

Bungie game director Christopher Barrett has been especially communicative, particular on Twitter.

In response to a player asking about the ability to bulk dismantle all shaders, Barrett said that Bungie will be “posting an article explaining the technical challenge and why [they] haven’t ‘fixed it,’ along with when [players] can expect a solution.”

Barrett has also confirmed that “hidden quests” will be coming to Destiny 2, as well as the fact that “all of the features outlined in the development update will be free to all players.”

Call of Duty 2018 developer Treyarch Studios is looking to take on a “world-class, industry leading senior cinematics animator.” This individual will “help inspire the team by creating the highest quality cinematic animation while pushing the boundaries of game play, storytelling, and technology.”

With Treyarch (presumably and hopefully) already well into the development of Call of Duty 2018, it’s unclear if the new cinematics animator will be working on the new CoD. Then again, I’m no expert, and perhaps the cinematics animator is needed to tidy thing up and add some polish during the final year.

Here’s what the role involves, and the skills and experience needed:

What you’ll be doing:

  • With storytelling as the highest priority, produce high quality cinematic animation using the tools at your disposal.
  • Responsible for major story arcs from inception to completion.
  • Collaborate with animators, designers, artists and software engineers to identify and address areas of need or concern.
  • Contribute to the development of new techniques and processes involved in the creation and implementation of animation.
  • Participate in the planning and directing process of motion capture shoots.
  • Identify potential areas of risk, create/execute mitigation plans before issues happen, and keep yourself operating at a high level of productivity.

The skills/experience you’ll need:

  • 5+ years of experience in game industry
  • 3 – 5 titles shipped as a Senior AI Animator
  • Great understanding of realistic body mechanics as well as animation principles
  • Mentorship skills
  • Able to choose cameras and shots to create a specific mood in a scene
  • Being...

Following rumors about a so-called “re-evaluation” of Halomicrotransactions and loot boxes, 343 Industries franchise director Frank O’Connor commented on Resetera, eager to debunk the chatter.

Here’s what he said:

This is bunk. We’re not reevaluating anything (significant) and “Microsoft” isn’t designing anything for the next game – 343 is. We watched the EA battlefront thing with the curiosity you’d expect – but our current req system is player focused and well liked and unintrusive as far as these things go.

We have made zero announcements about our next projects and continue to work on our next game and technology with player’s needs and interests in mind.

However the story as loosely presented as it is – has no bearing on or relation to any current efforts.

I suppose you could say “company x is evaluating feature you” and always have some grain of truth, but we are neither aping nor adapting an unrelated system from another game.

This follows an equally vague rumor about an issue with our engine, which in fact is counter to significant ongoing improvements and evolution of our tech.

If there were some nugget of truth to both, I’d just ignore it. Development is rife with normal examples of both of these “stories” but in this case there aren’t even notable small examples that this could have been based on.

Certainly in the future we’ll be evolving our systems and...

We’re one day away from the big Overwatch cosmetics update. Starting January 23, players will be able to access all-new player icons, emotes, sprays, skins, and more in standard loot boxes.

Blizzard has been counting down the days until the update on Twitter, providing sneak peeks of what’s to come. The latest reveal showed off five epic skins, which can seen below:

As Blizzard has never done this kind of staggered reveal before, it’s unknown if these will be all of the epic skins featured in the new update. There’s one final day for reveals, so there could be more!

What are you hoping to win from the new pool of loot? Let us know.

In other Overwatch news, YouPorn is saying the game is hurting its traffic, the Blizzard World map is coming very soon, and the new hero is apparently going to be “meta changing.”

Source: PlayOverwatch

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It’s Monster Hunter: World release week! After multiple test phases, the game will finally be releasing on January 26, coming to PS4 and Xbox One. The PC version’s launch date is still not confirmed, but players can expect it to be sometime this fall.

Upon booting up the game for the first time, players with an internet connection will find Update 1.01 waiting for them. This 815 MB patch adds a bunch of features to the game, which you can read all about below:

Additional System Features

Multiplayer, event quests, chat functionality, and other online features

Now able to claim content via the Housekeeper in your room
Gallery Mode added to the title menu

The gallery allows you to view all of the cutscenes you have watched so far in the game. The player character that appears in the cutscenes will vary depending on which save data you have loaded.

Poogies Added

Once you have made enough progress in the story, a Poogie will appear in the tradeyard in Astera. Get the Poogie to warm up to you by petting it in just the right way! Once it’s friendly with you, pick it up and carry it to different places throughout Astera… and you might just be rewarded for your kindness!

Additional display languages vary by region.

In addition to Japanese, English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish, the following languages will be added. (Additional voices will not be added.)

Additional display languages vary by...

With Monster Hunter World set to come out in just a few days, it seems some people managed to snag an early copy. One of these said people is from forum 4chan, and has even posted the Monster Hunter World Trophies list!

  • Platinum one
  • Unlock rank misions 2
  • Unlock rank misions 3
  • Unlock rank misions 4
  • 50 sidequest
  • First investigation
  • 50 investigation
  • First Arena mission
  • 50 Arena missions
  • Build 5 camps
  • Hide from a Jagras (Tutorial)
  • Fish for the first time
  • Cook for the first time
  • Ride a monster
  • 100.000 investigation points
  • 1.000.000 money
  • 5 very rare armor
  • 5 very rare weapons
  • Go to a better house
  • Find another cat
  • Maximun dex on a special item
  • Investigate ALMOST every one monster
  • Investigate 100% on a monster
  • Investigate 100% on 10 monsters
  • Investigate 100% on ALMOST every monster
  • Catch a big monster
  • Catch 50 big monster
  • Kill 50 elder drakes
  • Kill 100 big monsters
  • Kill 500 big monsters
  • Use a emergency flare
  • Get in to a emergency flare 10 times
  • 1 coop mission
  • 100 coop misions
  • 50 guild cards
  • Get rank 100

+ 14 other secret trophies

There’s screenshots of various armors and more right here! Be wary though, there’s potential spoilers in it. Overall, the Monster Hunter World Trophies seem to be pretty straightforward and doesn’t entail anyone doing anything ridiculous. Of course, there is the chance that one of the 14 hidden ones fall in that category, but usually those are story related.

Also of note, the sharer mentioned that there is no blood in the full game during combat and just “dust and rocks.” There’s no option to turn it on...

Possibly one of the biggest things that make every yearly Call of Duty title stand out from the first-person shooter pack is how much it allows players to customize and personalize their profiles. There’s gun camos, character skins, and even DIY (do it yourself) emblems, clan tags, and more.

These level of customization is the same in the most recent COD game, Call of Duty: WWII. While there’s a lot of customization options to be had in the game, one option that’s still missing are the paint jobs. Those not familiar with the tool, it allows gamers to be really creative in terms of gun design letting them put on almost conceivable on their guns.

Well, that’s about to change really soon! Over on Twitter, Sledgehammer Games boss Michael Condrey responded to a fan asking when an emblem gallery and paint jobs will make its way to COD: WWII, and the answer is: next week!

For those not familiar with what Condrey is referring to, the first expansion pack titled the “Resistance” will be dropping next week, and it’ll kick off the “Resistance Event” that will roll out a new Division, weapons, items and lots more. It will start on January 23 and end on February 27.

This is definitely good news for those who want more personality...

If you’re a big fan of PlayStation and/or love yourself Oklahoma City Thunder’s Paul George, then you’ll want to know all about the Nike PG-2 sneakers.

These shoes pay homage to everything PlayStation, with illuminating PlayStation logos, colors based on the DualShock 4 controller, and more.

Here’s the full list of unique features:

  • The tongues of the shoe sport the PG and PlayStation logos, which illuminate and pulsate blue just like when turning on the console
  • The back heel of the left shoe has a unique barcode that contains a PSN voucher code, which can be redeemed at PlayStation Store for a Paul George Dynamic Theme for your PS4
  • The colors of the sneaker pay homage to the buttons on the DualShock 4 controller
  • The iconic PlayStation symbols are embossed in patent leather on each shoe
  • The look of the PG Dynamic Theme is reflected in the sock liner on each shoe

And here’s a better look at the “PlayStation Shoes,” in the form of a trailer:

PlayStation has teamed up with Nike Basketball and NBA All-Star Paul George on a special collaboration for his next signature shoe drop. Introducing the PG-2 “PlayStation” colorway!

The Nike PG-2 will become available on February 10. According to the Nike SNKRS app, they’ll cost $110.

What do you make of these PlayStation shoes? Let us know.

Source: PlayStation Blog

Essential Reading

Love it or hate it, the Nintendo Labo has got the industry talking. Overall, the Labo’s reception and predicted success has seen Nintendo’s value boosted by $1.4 billion.

Speaking with Time, Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime gave a short statement regarding third-party support for the Labo hardware (cardware?):

“While there’s nothing to announce today, certainly if we’re successful with Labo, it can create future opportunities.”

Keeping his comments pretty vague, Fils-Aime went on to explain the current goals of Labo, and where it could eventually go:

“Can [the Toy-Cons] be incorporated into other forms of gameplay? Certainly,” he said. “But right now we think if we effectively communicate the power of the idea with Nintendo Labo [and] really enable players to make their creations, personalize them, and enjoy the [inherent] gameplay experiences… We think that’s going to be a great way to start and then progress down the path.”

I guess Nintendo is waiting to see if Labo explodes in the same way that the Switch did.

Do you think the Nintendo Labo is going to be a big hit? Let us know.

In other Nintendo Switch news, take a look at the Labo reveal trailer here, read about how a German Ratings Board almost chucked the hardware away, and Payday 2 is coming to the console with timed-exclusive content.

Source: US Gamer, Time via 

If you’ve tried Star Wars Battlefront II‘s “Heroes vs. Villains” mode, chances are you’ll have seen characters spinning around in circles. The players controlling these characters are AFK (away from keyboard/controller), and are exploiting the game to receive easy participation Credits.

The popular tactic means AFK players are essentially ruining the game type, with developer DICE seemingly unable to stop them.

Thankfully, Reddit user viggstable has figured out a way to get AFK players kicked from the game:

Instead of waiting for the game to boot someone who is AFK, all that you need to do is wait in character selection screen for the person who is AFK to die.

As soon as they die select the character that they were playing as and viola.

Now that the AFK person is sent to character selection they will shortly be booted for not selecting a character. Dice fixed the issue of automatically selecting a character after 30 seconds in HVV. The only time character is auto selected is at beginning of a game.

This solution will work best on console versions of Battlefront II, as PC players can employ scripts to switch characters and randomly fire.

Good work, viggstable!

In other Battlefront II news, update 1.1 brings a host of improvements, the developers are “finally” able to start answering questions again, and the 2005 version got a graphics mod which gives the game updated...

Who doesn’t want a free game, right? What if someone told you that a game company is giving away free digital codes of its biggest game of last year? Well, apparently, that seems to be the case for Call of Duty: WWII!

Over on the Xbox One subreddit, users are reporting that they’ve gotten an email stating that they got a free digital code of COD: WWII from Activision and it works!

Multiple people have chimed in that it works. However, over on the WWII subdreddit, another person called Activision support, and was told there’s no such promotion going on. Check out the chat log below.

There’s a few things to take away from this: first off, Activision Support doesn’t know every promotion, and marketing plan that Activision does, so they might be in the dark when it comes to this one. But on the other hand. it reeks of something too good to be true — especially when you consider that Activision has sold a ton of COD: WWII units! I mean, they don’t need to give it away since people are buying it.

We’ve reached out to Activision and will update...

Gran Turismo fans, be on the lookout for new content and tweaks soon, as Polyphony Digital boss Kaz Yamauchi has announced that a new Gran Turismo Sport update will be hitting next week!

While no specific details regarding the tweaks and balance changes have been made, we do know that it will include new cars as the tweet included an image that showed a Toyota Supra, Ford GT40 and more! Check out the GT Sport new cars to be added next week!

If you’re not up to the task of Googling each and every car in that image, you don’t need to as Twitter user OyuncuyaHaber named each car!

If you can’t see the images, it lists:

  • 330 P4
  • Jaguar XJ13
  • Ford GT40
  • McLaren F1
  • Gen 1 Viper
  • Ferrari 250 GTO
  • Toyota 2000GT
  • Toyota FT1
  • Toyota Supra
  • Lamborghini Diablo GT1

That’s an impressive lineup of cars, no? Once the update is live, we’ll be sure to let racing fans know.

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