Call of Duty: Modern Warfare angers Russians who call it 'propaganda'

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare angers Russians who call it 'propaganda'

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare takes place in a fictional Middle Eastern country, but very obviously borrows elements from the ongoing Syrian Civil War to build a narrative in which British and American forces buddy up to fight evil Russians. Predictably, that plot hasn't gone over well in Russia.

Minecraft now has foxes, brown mushrooms, and 'Suspicious Stew'

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Minecraft now has foxes, brown mushrooms, and 'Suspicious Stew'

Life just got more complicated for Minecraft's chickens, as wild foxes are now roaming loose in their strange, blocky world. The red-furred creatures that arrived in today's 1.13.0 (Bedrock) update will come out at night looking to make a meal of your birds—but with a little effort, you might be able to make a friend of them.

Warcraft 3: Reforged multiplayer beta begins this week

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Warcraft 3: Reforged multiplayer beta begins this week

Warcraft 3: Reforged, the remastering of the great Blizzard RTS that was announced last year at BlizzCon, will begin multiplayer beta testing this week. Blizzard said that the test will kick off with 1v1 and 2v2 matchmaking for the orc and human races, with the undead, night elf races, and more game modes, coming "in the weeks ahead."

Destiny 2's latest update nerfs bottom tree Striker and Dawnblade subclasses

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Destiny 2's latest update nerfs bottom tree Striker and Dawnblade subclasses

The Festival of the Lost has returned to Destiny 2, bringing Halloween-themed fun and frights to the Tower including decorations, special rewards, and the return of the Haunted Forest. It also brings some not-inconsequential behind-the-scenes changes in the less-excitingly-named 2.6.1 update, including nerfs to the Striker Titan subclass aimed at toning down its lunatic dominance in the Crucible.

Here are the GeForce GTX 1660 Super cards you can buy right now

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Here are the GeForce GTX 1660 Super cards you can buy right now

Following months of rumors and speculation, Nvidia has come out and formally launched its GeForce GTX 1660 Super (and announced a 1650 Super that will arrive on November 22) graphics card. You can check out Jarred's full suite of benchmarks and analysis if you haven't already. In short, performance is close to a 1660 Ti, in a cheaper package. If that intrigues you, good news—this is not a paper launch, as there are several models available.

Blizzard confirms departure of former Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm directors

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Blizzard confirms departure of former Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm directors

BlizzCon takes place this weekend, and this year promises to be an interesting one, for a couple of reasons. One, because we're pretty confident that major announcements including Diablo 4 and Overwatch 2 are going to be made, and two, because of the furor surrounding Blizzard's heavy-handed punishment of former Hearthstone Grandmaster Chung "blitzchung" Ng Wai, for his call to "liberate Hong Kong" during a post-match interview.