Author: Gamespot

GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games. The site was launched on May 1, 1996, created by Pete Deemer, Vince Broady and Jon Epstein. It was purchased by ZDNet, a brand which was later purchased by CNET Networks.

Intel is just starting to get back into the world of discrete retail graphics cards, and is going all the way, complete with its own graphical upscaling technology, Intel XeSS. Now, XeSS is out in the wild, complete with support in Shadow of the Tomb Raider and a kind-of release on GitHub.Supersampling, or upscaling, is a technology that can run a low-resolution version of a game at a much higher resolution, using deep learning AI to fill in the gaps and smooth out the edges, effectively letting us play the game as if it is running at a high native…

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Square Enix is having a month-long celebration for its mobile game Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. As a part of the celebration, there’ll be special missions, log-in bonuses, and a collaboration with Final Fantasy XIII and Final Fantasy Tactics.Players who participate and complete the special event will be rewarded with Visiore based on the amount of Visiore they spend. They’ll also be eligible for triple the number of Fragments of Thought for all elements for completing the anniversary campaign. Players will also be able to perform ten free summons a day for the next month.Players will also receive in-game prizes whenever…

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Marvel comics has been making memorable and iconic characters since it first started printing comics more than 80 years ago. The publisher behind heroes like Spider-Man, Captain America, and the Fantastic Four is a household name, in part because of its steady stream of mega-blockbuster movies that all take place in a massive, interconnected world. The Marvel Cinematic Universe, or MCU, has made many of its characters mainstream in a way they never were before. The acquisition by Disney in 2009 only amplified its popularity and scope, as the entertainment mega-brand folds Marvel’s heroes into its other iconic properties like…

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Halo 3 is celebrating its 15-year anniversary today, September 25, 2022. Below, we take a look at how one of its marquee new features, the Forge, had a massive impact on how fans think about and engage with the beloved shooter series.A gigantic futuristic Jenga tower, a medieval castle with jeeps speeding through it, and a frying pan full of metal flapjacks. These maps are just a small sample of some of the most memorable and iconic Halo Forge creations that have been built by fans over the years. You need a javascript enabled browser to watch videos.Size:640 × 360480…

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Netflix has quietly been building its gaming section, and Oxenfree–a game centered around teenagers who accidentally open up a ghostly portal– is the latest title to join the lineup.Oxenfree is a 2016 game by Night School Studio and its sequel Oxenfree II: Lost Signals is set to release sometime in 2022. In GameSpot’s Oxenfree review, reviewer Alexa Ray Corriea praised the game for its unpredictable narrative and meaningful impact of different character choices. “Oxenfree is more than a ghost story with a Freaks and Geeks-like coating,” Corriea said. “It’s a tale of coping with loss, broken relationships, and the inflexibility…

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Move over, AMVs–The Sims music videos are what’s hot right now and Orange County ska band Half Past Two is out to prove it. Earlier today, the ska ensemble released their music video for “Curtain Call,” which was shot entirely in The Sims 3.The music video kicks off with a sim version of the band’s lead singer, Tara Hahn, riding her bicycle before kicking into the upbeat, pop-punk track. What ensues is a whole lot of Sim-ly hijinks involving trampolines, bull-riding, and the game’s infamous Dance Sphere. Much like any other music video, this endeavor featured a director: Rae Mystic.…

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As Rockstar gets on top of this week’s massive GTA 6 leak with sweeping copyright takedowns, fans are working to piece together their own resources from the early footage. As reported by Kotaku, this includes a number of map-building efforts, with players using the leaked footage to put together an early estimation of GTA 6’s huge open world.The project is reminiscent of a fan-made GTA V map created by GTA Forum users, who used the game’s promotional footage and screenshots to get an early view of Los Santos. This time, the map is being created from the leaked footage, with…

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Bungie is removing the requirement to complete a difficult, time-consuming objective for this week’s Season of Plunder story quest in Destiny 2. The quest objective to “defeat 50 Champions” will auto-complete for players, allowing them to advance the quest forward much more easily.Bungie made the announcement on Twitter, stating that the 50 Champion objective was too difficult for some players. Judging by player feedback, that was definitely the case, since Champions mostly appear in high-level content and in relatively low numbers. Even Legendary difficulty Lost Sectors or Nightfall Strikes only include a handful of Champions, forcing players into a large…

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Destiny 2’s Season of Plunder has seen each chapter in its spacefaring story unfold rather quickly, with only a minimal amount of grinding needed to unlock a new chapter of content. This week is different, as unlocking the latest chapter in the pirate-themed season requires defeating not only some of the toughest enemies in the game but also an absurd number of them at first glance.The good news is that you won’t have to defeat 50 Champions, as Season of Plunder’s activities will count each of those lethal bosses as multiple kills. In Expeditions, each Champion is worth three kills,…

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It’s Tuesday, September 20 and we’re back with another edition of our Wordle guides. For the past week or so, the Wordle gods have not been too forgiving to the player base, giving players some difficult words to guess. Unfortunately for those who don’t enjoy these types of Wordles, today’s answer has continued to follow that trend. It’s another difficult answer, and that means that players everywhere will need a little nudge in the right direction. However, at the very least, this answer is a common word that most players should know. The problem lies in the spelling of this…

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