Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War has some brutal executions

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Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War has some brutal executions

The takedown executions in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone, third-person finishing moves some of which were unique to specific operators, were a popular addition. Fans of knifing a person in the neck and saying something quippy will be pleased to know they return in Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War. But as well as the third-person finishing moves in multiplayer, there are now first-person executions in the singleplayer campaign as well—as players who have access to the game because they are definitely in New Zealand have discovered.

Elite Dangerous is free on the Epic Games Store next week, but you can grab The Textorcist right now

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Elite Dangerous is free on the Epic Games Store next week, but you can grab The Textorcist right now

Fancy some high stakes, adrenaline-fuelled typing? The Textorcist is free on the Epic Games Store right now, blending bullet hell action with typing tutorial. The concept didn't appeal to me right away, but it actually looks really fun: you have to "dodge bullets while typing exorcisms at the very same time." If you're fond of unorthodox retro-styled action games (think Crypt of the Necrodancer) it's well worth a look.

Here's exactly when Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War unlocks in your time zone

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Here's exactly when Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War unlocks in your time zone

Somehow it's already November, so that means it's almost time for Call of Duty: Black Ops - Cold War. We're a matter of hours away from the launch of Cold War across the world on PC. Activision is handling launch timing in a somewhat confusing way this year. If you're on a console in certain regions, you might already have access to the game. That's a different story for the PC version.

Class action lawsuit claims EA's dynamic difficulty tech encourages loot box spending

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Class action lawsuit claims EA's dynamic difficulty tech encourages loot box spending

As reported by GamesIndustry.biz, EA is in hot water over its loot boxes yet again, as a class action lawsuit has been filed against the publisher in the US District Court of Northern California. Plaintiffs Jason Zajonc, Danyael Williams, and Pranko Lozano claim EA is using the company's patented Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment technology to keep players buying lootboxes such as FIFA Ultimate Team packs. They also claim the technology has been used this way in several EA Sports games since 2017. For some of these games, EA has previously denied using Dynamic Difficulty Adjustment at all.