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For Honor Takes Top Spot on the UK Sales Charts This Week; Sniper Elite 4 Comes in Second

The 7th week of the 2017 UK Sales Charts are in, and unlike the 6th week, Rockstar’s GTA V  is no longer sitting at the top, with Ubisoft’s new IP For Honor now holding that honor. …Read More The post For Honor Takes Top Spot on the UK Sales Charts This Week; Sniper Elite 4 Comes in Second by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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PS4 and Overwatch Dominate Games Media Coverage in 2016

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Update 1.09 Now Out, Is 2.7GB on PS4 & Xbox One

Update: The full list of patch notes can be seen below: Featured Content and What’s New Lobby Party Indicator Showing team balance in pre-match lobby General Fixes General fixes for bugs found in Leaderboards Drop Zone: Score limit increase from 600 to 750. Adjustments to hill rotations. Removed high tier streaks from the first hill to prevent an unfair advantage at the beginning of the match. All hills after the first have a chance at all streaks regardless of tier Infected and Gun Game: Allow for player customization. Infected will still replace Synaptics with a random default customization. Infected now increase match timer on Survivor suicides Slight decrease to the Vulture’s overall speed and acceleration. Slight decrease in damage of the Vulture’s turret Fixed crashes and performance issues that could occur when viewing videos in MLG.tv MLG.tv will now show if a livestream is a replay Fixed green screen that would sometimes appear when exiting the MLG.tv menu Fixed players knees clipping into player view if they sprinted while jumping from boost jump height Uplink fix where players could pass the drone through ha short wall in Terminal Fixed a scrolling issue while in the armory A player READ FULL…

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UK Sales Charts: GTA V Becomes One of Five Titles to Claim 12 Number Ones; NiOh Debuts at Number Two

The 6th week of the 2017 UK Sales Charts are in, and unlike the 5th week Capcom’s Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is no longer top dog, with Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V  stripping away the number …Read More The post UK Sales Charts: GTA V Becomes One of Five Titles to Claim 12 Number Ones; NiOh Debuts at Number Two by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

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Activision: Infinite Warfare Underperformed, The Space Setting “Just Didn’t Resonate” With Everyone

Although Call of Duty was the #1 franchise in 2016, Infinite Warfare’s sales were down compared to Black Ops 3. In the Activision Blizzard earnings call yesterday, COO Thomas Tippl called Infinite Warfare a high quality, innovative game, but admitted that “sales underperformed our expectations, and it’s clear that for a portion of our audience, the space setting just didn’t resonate.” He continued: “We had a passionate, experienced studio deeply committed to this direction, and despite the risks we saw, we believe it is important to consider the passions of our game teams in deciding what content to create. While it wasn’t the success we planned, it allows us to protect a core tenets of our culture… empowering our talented teams to have the chance to pursue opportunities that they are passionate about.” Asked if they plan to change anything in Call of Duty 2017 based on the reaction to Infinite Warfare, Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg said: With any longstanding franchise like Call of Duty, there’s a balancing act we need to strike between staying true to the things that people love about the franchise and also the need to never become complacent and to keep pushing for innovations to keep the franchise fresh and vital. I would READ FULL…

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Activision Says Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare 'Didn't Resonate' With Fans

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare didn’t live up to Activision’s expectations, the publisher said today, offering a surprisingly candid assessment of the most recent entry in their yearly shooter franchise. Advertisement On an earnings call, Activision CEO Eric Hirshberg said that Infinite Warfare’s sales underperformed and that the sci-fi setting “didn’t resonate” with Call of Duty players. “Infinite Warfare had a ton of great gameplay innovations,” Hirshberg added. “But it also had a setting that didn’t appeal to all of our fans.” The next Call of Duty, which will be out this fall and developed by Sledgehammer Games, will return to the series’ roots, Hirshberg said. Advertisement This closes the loop on a dramatic year for Call of Duty that began when Activision announced Infinite Warfare in May of 2016. Fans, clearly not thrilled with the game, turned it into the second-most-disliked video in YouTube history. But on an earnings call shortly afterwards, Hirshberg defended the game, saying, among other things: And while of course we see the passionate opinions online, we also look at other measurements. And the fact is, while it’s READ FULL STORY AT KOTAKU!

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Resident Evil 7 Tops UK Sales Charts For Second Straight Week

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s Latest Patch Brings New Game Modes and Numerous Fixes

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare received a new update on consoles this weekend, which deploys a plethora of fixes alongside adding new content. Infinity Ward released the full list of patch notes over on Reddit, which you can find below: Featured Content and What’s New • Demolition Game Mode: February 3rd-10th • Double Key Weekend: February 3rd-6th • Added Hardcore Sabotage Moshpit in DLC tab • Added Sabotage TDM in DLC tab • Kept a Sabotage Moshpit playlist in DLC tab General Fixes • Fix for an issue where switching from one trait to another during round based modes, the new trait would not work • Fix for players being able to reach an out of bounds area of the map on Dominion • Fix for the trait icon appearing incorrectly during a killcam if the player selected a new trait midlife • Reduced kill requirement from 3 to 2 for a single shot of the Gravity Vortex for the Rig body unlock challenge • Tracking Payload streak kills will continue to count kills after the user has died or the weapon has been put away. This fixes an issue where players were unable to have the second shot from…

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Sabotage DLC Impressions – Out of the Woods

[embedded content] Call of Duty seems to be following a formula, even when under control of a different developer. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s first DLC is another single word named pack, Sabotage, containing four new multiplayer maps and a new Zombies campaign. Three of the multiplayer maps are brand new, while one is a reimagining of an old Call of Duty map, again a trend that permeated Black Ops 3’s DLC packs last year. While we were a little hard on Infinite Warfare’s multiplayer when we first reviewed it last year, we decided to take another look with the new Sabotage DLC. The biggest highlight of the new maps is how impressive the visuals on each of them are. I was content walking around each one solo in private games just talking in the details of these futuristic worlds that they’ve created. The level artists have really gone above and beyond to make them each feel like real living places, and not just sets where multiplayer combat happens to take place. We’ll look at each one in more detail below. Noir Noir is a neo-futuristic level, located in Brooklyn, and combines elements of the old classic architecture of the city with neon lights and…

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Features Double Keys This Weekend, Demolition Featured

There’s plenty of good reasons to jump back into Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare this weekend, and it’s not just because the Sabotage DLC pack is now available. Starting today, the game will be giving out double keys in multiplayer. This promotion lasts until Monday, February 6 at 10am PST. Keys are used to unlock in-game Supply Drops, which includes a variety of items players can use in multiplayer. It takes 10 keys in order to open a standard box, while rare ones take 30 keys. That’s not all, though, as the fan favorite Demolition mode is also getting some love. Developer Infinity Ward tweeted out that the mode “makes its debut in the Featured playlist” today. Unlike the double keys promotion, which only lasts for this weekend, Demolition will be getting the primetime treatment all week long. It ends on Friday, February 10. In PlayStation LifeStyle’s review of Infinite Warfare, reviewer Chandler Wood found the latest entry in Activision’s long running series to be impressive in certain aspects, but disappointing elsewhere: Outside of the innovative campaign, Infinite Warfare plays it safe by cloning and tweaking what’s worked in the past with multiplayer and Zombies, which makes neither really seem like products of Infinity Ward. Gameplay imbalance READ FULL…

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Infinite Warfare Sabotage DLC Arrives Tomorrow; New Action-Packed Multiplayer Video Released

Infinite Warfare Sabotage DLC Arrives Tonight at Midnight Today, Activision released a brand-new trailer for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s first DLC pack, Sabotage. So without further delay, check it out: The first DLC for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will be out tomorrow for all PlayStation 4 players, and the following month for PC and Xbox One players. The DLC, “Sabotage,” is set to include new weapons, four new multiplayer maps, and a new zombies experience. The new zombie adventure, “Rave in the Redwoods,” stars the same four cast members from the 1980s amusement park, Zombies in Spaceland, only this time the characters find themselves at a campground party of the 1990s. Not only has the setting changed, but also the decade! According to Activision the newest installation of zombies will be a “spooky adventure full of twists and turns, complete with a slasher enemy stalking your every move.” New Fate and Fortune cards will also be available in Zombies. Players can pre-order Sabotage for the PS4 on January 17th, and as a reward for either pre-ordering the DLC, or purchasing the season pass, they will receive a zombies dynamic system theme exclusive to the PlayStation 4. According to…

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New Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare Sabotage DLC Trailer Showcases New Maps

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s first expansion, titled Sabotage, is slated to release tomorrow. But before that happens, Activision has one more trailer to show you. …Read More The post New Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare Sabotage DLC Trailer Showcases New Maps by Tyler Fischer appeared first on DualShockers.

Here’s Gameplay Videos for Every Map in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’s Sabotage DLC

[embedded content] When the Sabotage DLC for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare goes live tomorrow on PlayStation 4, it will add four maps to the game – Dominion, Neon, Noir, and Renaissance – as well as the Rave in the Redwoods Zombies chapter. In the new multiplayer trailer today from Activision and Infinity Ward, you can get a quick look at each map. For more gameplay on all four maps, check out these lengthy videos from PlayStation Access: [embedded content] [embedded content] [embedded content] [embedded content] Shortly after releasing update 1.08 last week, Infinity Ward activated leaderboards in Infinite Warfare. They explained: Hop into a match, play through it, and the data will refresh and show up to be the most current. We put a lot of thought into leaderboard design, as we wanted to strike the right balance of a familiar yet evolving look at multiplayer data. You’ll notice our leaderboards display the top 10,000 players at a time. The core of our multiplayer has always been centered around fostering a highly competitive environment and setting goals for players to achieve. So, making it into the top 10,000 worldwide seemed like a worthy goal. It adds to the sense of accomplishment and bragging rights you get from…

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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Patch 1.08 Out in the Wild

Infinite Warfare Getting New Leaderboards and Team Mission Ranks Infinite Warfare’s latest update has arrived. Patch 1.08 is the last update for the Infinity Ward title before the next expansion comes out this Tuesday. The 2 GB patch includes new Mission Team ranks, new leaderboards and the Call of Duty World League Personalization pack. A “safeguard against jitter mod exploits” has also been implemented. The full notes for this latest patch are included below. The Combat Record and Emblem Editor aren’t coming until after the expansion drops, but thankfully players won’t have long to wait. In the meantime, the double XP event is still on until February 3rd. It’s the perfect time to start working on those brand new Mission Ranks. Infinite Warfare’s next full expansion, Sabotage, is coming this Tuesday, January 31st. Stay tuned for more details as they arrive. Infinite Warfare January 27 Patch Notes: Complete new missions to achieve Commander Ranks! Each Mission Team now goes up to Rank 100! Once you hit that level 50 rank, you’ll go on to chase after a Commander rank until you reach Mission Team Commander Rank 100! New ranks better rewards, so Commander Ranks will reward you MKII versions of Mission…