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Report: Modern Warfare 2 Remaster launches tomorrow

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Report: Modern Warfare 2 Remaster launches tomorrow

It looks like Call of Duty fans will be able to play through a remastered version campaign from Modern Warfare 2 this week, according to Eurogamer.

According to the site, a leaked listing on the PlayStation Store states the game will release on March 31 (April 1st NZ time) as a standalone version of the campaign – there will be no multiplayer modes.

The game will also be available to purchase within the most current Modern Warfare (2019) for around 10,000 COD points and will also include a legendary skin for Ghost, weapon blueprints for the M4A1 and 1911, as well as a few other bonuses.

While that date would make anyone suspect an April Fools joke, a number of reputable leakers are adding fuel to this rumour's fire.

Modern Warfare 2 released in 2009, and was the successful sequel to the acclaimed Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, which itself was remastered in 2016.

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Square Enix announces NieR Replicant remaster

Square Enix announces NieR Replicant remaster

On the tenth anniversary of its release, Square Enix has announced a remaster of Nier: Replicant.

The remaster, going by the title Nier Replicant ver.1.22474487139, will include rerecorded music, refreshed voice work, as well as new characters and potentially some new endings.

A release date is yet to be announced, but the upgraded version will be coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Steam.

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Nintendo Direct Mini reveals big titles coming to Switch

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Nintendo Direct Mini reveals big titles coming to Switch

While most of us are locked away in the safety of our homes, Nintendo surprise released a new Direct Mini and revealed several big titles making their way to the Switch.

2K Games is releasing several of its biggest games on the Switch, including BioShock: The Collection, XCOM 2 Collection and the Borderlands Legendary Collection, all releasing on May 29, 2020.

Nintendo also announced that four new games would be releasing on the eShop today, including Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, Panzer Dragoon: Remake, and Good Job.

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Doom Eternal opening weekend the best of the franchise

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Doom Eternal opening weekend the best of the franchise

What better time to hack and slash through demons than when the world is going to hell?

According to Bethesda, many of us had the same idea, as Doom Eternal is boasting the best opening sales weekend in the franchise' 27 years.

While exact figures haven't been shared, the publisher did note that the title doubled the launch weekend revenue of the 2016 reboot.

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PlayStation Plus April Games Revealed

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PlayStation Plus April Games Revealed

Now that PlayStation Plus fans have had the chance to enjoy the first three Uncharted titles, Sony has revealed that they'll be able to complete Nathan Drake's journey when Uncharted 4 arrives on the subscription service in April.

Along with Uncharted 4, subscribers will also receive one of the best Rally games in recent years Dirt Rally 2.0. Both titles will remain available to play (provided you add them to your library first), as long as players have an active PS Plus subscription.

It seems Sony announced April's offering a touch early, as the reveal trailer has since been made private. Regardless, each month's PS Plus games typically arrive on the second Tuesday of each month, so fans can expect to explore the beautiful world of Uncharted 4 and tear through the countryside in Dirt rally 2.0 on the 7th of Aril.

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Physical copies of Final Fantasy VII may be in short supply

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Square Enix has warned fans that, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, physical copies of the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake may be in short supply.

Although the games April 10 release stands firm, production, retail and distribution issues due to lockdowns around the world is likely to impact the availability of the game in stores and will see some people missing out.

The company took to Twitter to announce the news, stating "The worldwide release of Final Fantasy VII Remake on April 10 will go ahead. However, with the foreseeable changes in the distribution and retail landscape which caries across countries, it is increasingly likely that some of you will not get hold of your copy of the game on the release date."

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Nintendo reveal a slew of new titles during Indie World Showcase

Nintendo reveal a slew of new titles during Indie World Showcase

The latest Nintendo Direct just dropped, and the company has revealed a bunch of great looking indie titles coming to the Nintendo Switch.

The Indie World Showcase featured several timed-exclusives, including Exit the Gungeon (releasing today), Blue Fire and I Am Dead. The showcase also revealed more details about previously announced titles including the latest from developers Hello Games & Naps Team.

From card-battlers to a new game from the ever-strange Swey, which sees the residents of a small town transform into dogs and cats under the full moon, there's a ton of variety on display from some of the hottest indie developers right now.

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Sony's Mark Cerny to detail PS5 tomorrow

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Sony's Mark Cerny to detail PS5 tomorrow

Microsoft has been doing an incredible job of detailing its upcoming console, just yesterday sharing the latest tech specs and features regarding the Xbox Series X. It's left many wondering when we'll be hearing from Sony regarding the PlayStation 5, but thankfully we won't be waiting long.

PlayStation has announced that tomorrow at 5am NZST, Mark Cerny will provide a deep dive into the console in question.

Cerny is the PS5 lead system architect, and has been an integral part of the console's unveiling so far.

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Microsoft reveal Xbox Series X hardware details

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Microsoft reveal Xbox Series X hardware details

While Microsoft has already divulged a wealth of details about the upcoming Xbox Series X, the company has finally pulled back the curtain on what its next-gen console features under the hood.

The details are impressive, with the Series X touting a powerful custom eight-core AMD Zen 2 CPU and a Custom RDNA 2 GPU. Check out the full list of specs as revealed on the company blog.

CPU: 8x Cores @ 3.8 GHz (3.66 GHz w/ SMT) Custom Zen 2 CPU

Tuesday 31 March

Resident Evil 3 Review
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Resident Evil 3 Review
Capcom reanimates a twenty year old classic in spectacular fashion
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Monday 30 March

Square Enix announces NieR Replicant remaster
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Square Enix announces NieR Replicant remaster
A good way to celebrate 10 years

Friday 27 March

Nintendo Direct Mini reveals big titles coming to Switch
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Nintendo Direct Mini reveals big titles coming to Switch
Bioshock, Borderlands, Xcom & More
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Thursday 26 March

Doom Eternal opening weekend the best of the franchise
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Doom Eternal opening weekend the best of the franchise
Up that demon body count.
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Wednesday 25 March

PlayStation Plus April Games Revealed
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PlayStation Plus April Games Revealed
Race through uncharted lands
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Tuesday 24 March

DOOM Eternal Review
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DOOM Eternal Review
Only ID could make Hell on Earth feel this Heavenly
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps Review
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps Review
A beacon of light and hope in trying times.
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Thursday 19 March

Wednesday 18 March

Nintendo reveal a slew of new titles during Indie World Showcase
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Nintendo reveal a slew of new titles during Indie World Showcase
The Switch's indie scene goes from strength to strength.
Sony's Mark Cerny to detail PS5 tomorrow
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Sony's Mark Cerny to detail PS5 tomorrow
Come on... Knack 3 at launch
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Tuesday 17 March

Microsoft reveal Xbox Series X hardware details
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Microsoft reveal Xbox Series X hardware details
The ball is well and truly in Sony's court now...
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Beautiful Desolation Review
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Beautiful Desolation Review
The Botherhood is back and at the top of their game!
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Control's first expansion The Foundation detailed
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Control's first expansion The Foundation detailed
New enemies, abilities, and levels
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Monday 16 March

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Review
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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Review
The Switch desperately needs a great Pokemon game. Will this be the one?
One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows Review
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One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows Review
It may work for Anime, but a hero that destroys anything with one hit may not work in Video Games...
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Friday 13 March

Mario meets LEGO in new Nintendo collaboration
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Mario meets LEGO in new Nintendo collaboration
Please tell me LEGO Zelda is in the works.
Massive player milestone hit in Call Of Duty: Warzone
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Massive player milestone hit in Call Of Duty: Warzone
Definitely not rookie numbers...

Thursday 12 March

Nioh 2 Review
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Nioh 2 Review
Can Team Ninja strike samurai gold for a second time?
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E3 2020 cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns
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E3 2020 cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns
Bringing fans together in a far less toxic space: the internet.
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Wednesday 11 March

Xbox Series X livestream coming next week
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Xbox Series X livestream coming next week
A GDC delay won't stop Microsoft.
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Horizon Zero Dawn PC release confirmed
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Horizon Zero Dawn PC release confirmed
New platform horizons.

Tuesday 10 March

Call of Duty's Battle Royale mode Warzone announced
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Call of Duty's Battle Royale mode Warzone announced
Free to play for all.

Monday 9 March

Civilization VI PlayStation 4 Review
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Civilization VI PlayStation 4 Review
"Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty, and dies with chaos"
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Ubisoft details Ghost Recon: Breakpoint overhaul
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Ubisoft details Ghost Recon: Breakpoint overhaul
Make or break moment.

Friday 6 March

Ghosts of Tsushima finally gets a release date
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Ghosts of Tsushima finally gets a release date
And a gorgeous new trailer
HBO is developing a series for The Last of Us
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HBO is developing a series for The Last of Us
Druckmann attached as writer
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