You can now recycle your Artifact cards into event tickets

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You can now recycle your Artifact cards into event tickets

An update to the Artifact beta that went live today gives players the ability to recycle their unwanted cards into event tickets, at a rate of 20 cards for one ticket. Event tickets, as explained in the Artifact FAQ, are normally sold in bundles of five for $5, and are used to enter events like Expert Gauntlets that award prizes to winners. 

Rico fights a tornado in a new Just Cause 4 trailer

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Rico fights a tornado in a new Just Cause 4 trailer

Just Cause 4 revels in action movie cliches, but the latest trailer for Rico’s next outing takes it to a new level. For two minutes, it unloads a messy spray of brilliantly bad one-liners and increasingly ridiculous action sequences. And then Rico fights a storm. Watch the spectacle above. 

Black Ops 4's lack of campaign didn't hurt sales 'in the slightest'

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Black Ops 4's lack of campaign didn't hurt sales 'in the slightest'

Treyarch and Activision took a risk by omitting a traditional single-player campaign from Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, although Andy K. predicted a few months before its release that most fans of the series wouldn't care. It looks like he was spot on: Launch-day sales on the PC set "a new franchise high" and more than doubled those of last year's Call of Duty: WWII, and as reported by VentureBeat, the NPD Group has declared it the best-selling game of the month, the year, and one of its best-sellers of all time. 

HP Omen's RTX 2080 rig is $500 off at $1499

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HP Omen's RTX 2080 rig is $500 off at $1499

Nvidia's new GeForce RTX range are the fastest, most advanced gaming GPUs on the planet. No other graphics cards are capable of real-time ray tracing. But they don't come cheap, especially when it comes to the RTX 2080 chipset. Until now, that is. Best Buy's HP Omen Obelisk Black Friday deal packs the 2080, plus a super-quick Intel Core i7-8700 six-core CPU and 16GB of RAM for a killer all-round gaming package.

Total War: Arena is shutting down early next year

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Total War: Arena is shutting down early next year

Total War: Arena, Creative Assembly and Wargaming’s multiplayer experiment, is coming to a close. The final real-time battles between Romans, Greeks, Carthaginians and barbarians will take place in February, with the game shutting down permanently on February 22.