PUBG Tool Lets You Find Streamers That Kill You

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PUBG Tool Lets You Find Streamers That Kill You

The killcam is a time-honored tradition in multiplayer shooters. You need an object to focus all your ire on and then laughingly go "You got me!" When you're killed by a streamer, though, you might want to check out what they thought of you when they got the kill. A new third-party tool tells you when someone who's streaming kills you and gives you a link to their stream so you can watch yourself get killed, or watch yourself kill them.

PUBG Report does exactly what it says on the tin: when you're killed, you can find out who did it to a very specific degree if they're a streamer. The game keeps track of your last 14 kills or deaths, allowing you to click a particular one, find out if a streamer killed you, and go directly to the stream theoretically at the time you were killed. It's a whole new level of kill cam.

It's probably pretty useful if you're really into PUBG and want to see how other people react to you or your tactics or you just want to gloat in your moment of victory. I worry about people jumping into channels to yell at streamers to kill you in the chat, but maybe that's more funny than a worry. 

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4's Ambush Mode Is Now Live On PS4

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Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4's Ambush Mode Is Now Live On PS4

With Blackout mode staying fairly popular, Activision is playing with different ways to keep its battle royale title fresh and to keep people playing it. Last week, they announced Ambush mode, a variation on Blackout mode that restricts weapons to sniper rifles, launchers, and melee attacks, meaning you either kill from a distance or kill right next to someone. That mode is now live on PlayStation 4.

In addition to the weapon limits, the circle also keeps closing in with zero delay between collapses, so you can't just stick around with a sniper rifle and hope someone crosses your field of vision. Strategy will play a vital role in the Ambush mode.

You can find full details in the update notes on the game's subreddit. The Down But Not Out mode, which allows players to come back after defeat in Blackout, is continuing its second week on non-PlayStation 4 platforms, so you can still play that while waiting for Ambush to hit Xbox One and PC.

Take Your First Look At MLB The Show 19 In A Bartolo Colón Trailer

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Take Your First Look At MLB The Show 19 In A Bartolo Colón Trailer

This brief look at MLB The Show 19 may sell you on a new cologne more than the game itself. Our first look at this year's game from Sony San Diego begins with a joke that ends up being a nice tribute to Bartolo Colón, a legend who continues to strike out hitters at the age of 45. He can also crush home runs, and make highlight reels for his glove. Colón is the first player we see featured in MLB The Show 19, and you gotta love it.

This teaser trailer also delivers information on what we can expect next in terms of timing. The game is slated to hit store shelves and PlayStation 4's digital marketplace on March 26. Before that, Sony is releasing the official gameplay trailer on February 5. We're hoping this messaging includes information on the steps Sony is taking to improve the online aspect of the game. Online play was a mess when it launched last year, and stability needs to be a key focus this year if Sony again intends to make it a destination for players.

Xbox Games With Gold Goes Rogue This February

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Xbox Games With Gold Goes Rogue This February

Like every month, Xbox is kicking off February with a new batch of free games for Xbox Live Gold members. You'll be getting two Xbox One games and two backwards compatible games. From February 1-15 you can snag a copy of Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon and Assassin's Creed: Rogue. Those are followed up by the original Xbox game, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy from February 16-28 and Super Bomberman R from February 16-March 15.

Rogue gave players a brand new character and really dived deep on the sailing mechanics from Assassin's Creed III and where Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a throwback to Koji Igarashi's Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, Curse of the Moon takes its inspiration from earlier Castlevania games on the NES and SNES.

Then later in the month you and a friend can take on the campaign in Super Bomberman R or choose your path as Jaden Korr in Star Wars Jedi Knights: Jedi Academy.

Farm Together Gets A Switch Release Date

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Farm Together Gets A Switch Release Date

Farm Together, the tractor-riding, crop-growing title by Milkstone Studios, will launch on Nintendo Switch this Friday.

Important news! Farm Together will be released on Nintendo Switch this Friday! https://t.co/L5oamrWZ3x pic.twitter.com/AcapJX4t3V

In Farm Together, you and up to 15 other players can lace up your boots and hit the fields together to grow your farm from a modest garden to an overflowing menagerie of crops and cattle. In our review, we called Farm Together "stress-free crop-growing fun" and said it's a great game for children.

BioWare Will Allow Sprinting In Anthem's Fort Tarsis

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BioWare Will Allow Sprinting In Anthem's Fort Tarsis

Fans who participated in the recent Anthem beta were taken aback by the absence of a sprint mechanic within the game's hub, Fort Tarsis. Mark Darrah, Anthem's executive producer, juxtaposed the slower pacing of the HQ zone with the speed of the greater open world. In an interview with GamesRadar, he explained the need to make players feel weak outside of their armor suits. 

Despite those original plans, BioWare is adding a sprint feature to Fort Tarsis for launch day. For all those frustrated by the mobility issues, your concerns have been heard and implemented! Anthem releases on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on February 22. Check out our interview with BioWare detailing ideas for the game's future and the studio's intentions to make more fixes based on player feedback. 

[Source: GamesRadar+]

EA's Madden NFL 19 Predicts Winner Of Super Bowl LIII

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EA's Madden NFL 19 Predicts Winner Of Super Bowl LIII

Is it the Los Angeles Rams or the New England Patriots? We'll never tell.

Okay, we'll spill the beans. It's the Rams. According to Madden's highly scientific system, which annually simulates the big game, the Rams score 30 points, which tops out the Patriots who only manage 27. Watch the full video below, which includes more fun predictions.

Before the playoffs, Kato also ran his own predictions useing Madden NFL 19, and ended up with a different winner. Read that column here

THQ Nordic Doesn't Exclude The Possibility Of Bringing Metro Back To Steam

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THQ Nordic Doesn't Exclude The Possibility Of Bringing Metro Back To Steam

Yesterday, Epic Games revealed the post-apocalyptic shooter Metro Exodus would be coming to the Epic Games store as an exclusive. As a result, the game was removed from other online stores, like Steam. However, the U.S. publisher of Metro, THQ Nordic, offered some additional context to the discussion in a series of tweets.

not want to categorically exclude the possibility of timed exclusives for any of our games in the future, but speaking in the here and now, we definitely want to have the players choose the platform of their liking and make our portfolio available to as many outlets as possible. pic.twitter.com/oOI52rLDAi

Those who already pre-purchased Metro Exodus on Steam or other digital platforms will still receive the game on February 15. However, pre-orders are no longer open anywhere other than the Epic Store.

EA To Stop Selling FIFA Ultimate Team Points In Belgium

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EA To Stop Selling FIFA Ultimate Team Points In Belgium

Electronic Arts has removed the ability of Ultimate Team players to purchase FIFA Points in its FIFA games (on all systems) in Belgium starting January 31.

FIFA Points is the in-game currency of the series' Ultimate Team mode that is used to buy randomized packs containing players and other items for the mode. Packs can also be bought with a separate Coin currency earned via gameplay.

The existence of FIFA Points created an ecosystem where players could spend real-money for a chance to get good players quicker than having to grind through matches for Coins.

NetEase Acquires Minority Stake In Quantic Dream

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NetEase Acquires Minority Stake In Quantic Dream

Chinese company NetEase has purchased a minority stake in Detroit: Become Human developer Quantic Dreams, infusing it with funds while allowing it to remain independent. Quantic Dreams co-founder David Cage says that the studio plans to make games for multiple platforms from here on out, and not solely for Sony.

This move increases NetEase's video game presence. In June the company purchased a minority stake in Bungie, and it's working with Blizzard on the Diablo Immortal mobile game.

Reports of a toxic workplace at Quantic Dream don't seem to have influenced NetEase's decision. Last summer an ex-employee won an employment case against the developer (which is being appealed), and one of the allegations was that lewd and racist photoshopped images of its employees were allowed to be circulated within the company.