Jason Faulkner

I'm a video game journalist/content creator. I write news, features, reviews, and guides, and also produce visual content to supplement written word publications.

Cyberpunk 2077 Update 1.1 Patch Notes | January Update Release

Cyberpunk 2077 update 1.1 is out and the patch notes detail a ton of fixes. So far, CD Projekt Red has stuck with it roadmap, and the January update is just the first of two major patches designed to fix the myriad issues the game launched with. Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.1 looks to be targeting stability, bugs, and console performance, but doesn’t list any improvements to gameplay systems like driving or police and pedestrian AI. As stated above, the majority of this first major update is to make

Re:Verse controversy shows it's time for a new Resident Evil Outbreak

Rumors of a new multiplayer game set in the Resident Evil universe have been flying in the past few months, and it was finally revealed during the recent showcase. Unfortunately, like Capcom’s other multiplayer RE attempts over the last decade, Resident Evil Re:Verse seems to have been developed without any consideration as to what fans of the franchise desire. The announcement of Re:Verse was met with controversy. Many fans either expressed displeasure with the premise, and others ignored it e

Discovery Plus Error Code 504 and Error Code Fallback fix

Some Discovery Plus viewers are getting either an error code 504 or an error code: Fallback when attempting to stream. These two errors make it impossible to watch any programming, and no text accompanies either to let the user know what they need to do to fix them. Unfortunately, there’s no one issue causing error 504 or Fallback on Discovery Plus, but there are a few things that may correct them. How to fix Error Code 504 and Error Code: Fallback on Discovery Plus When a user gets an error c

Fortnite Item Shop Today | What's New? January 23, 2021

The Fortnite Item Shop rotation for January 23, 2021, is here. The new skins and cosmetics for the day are available to purchase right now and available for 24 hours. At that point, a new group of items will be rotated in to buy. What’s new in the Fortnite Item Shop for Jan 23, 2021? Today’s items are here, and include some awesome cosmetics featuring material from The Terminator. Yesterday’s items have left the shop. Players can see all what those new cosmetics were and their prices below.

Fortnite Item Shop Today | What's New? January 22, 2021

The Fortnite Item Shop rotation for January 22, 2021, is here. The new skins and cosmetics for the day are available to purchase right now and available for 24 hours. At that point, a new group of items will be rotated in to buy. What’s new in the Fortnite Item Shop for Jan. 22, 2021? Today’s items have hit the shop. Players can see all the new cosmetics and their prices below. Yesterday’s cosmetics are gone, but here they are for reference: Thankfully, none of these items are being vaulted.

Resident Evil: Village's Tall Vampire Lady finally gets a name

A woman in Resident Evil: Village has garnered a wide array of fans on social media recently. Unfortunately, since we didn’t know anything about her, she was just referred to as the “tall vampire lady.” Today’s Resident Evil Showcase revealed a few more of her secrets, and we also finally have her name. Who is the tall vampire lady in Resident Evil: Village? The woman in Resident Evil: Village that fans have been referring to as the “tall vampire lady” is named Lady Dimitrescu. We don’t know h

Does the Resident Evil: Village Maiden demo have multiple endings?

Fans are digging into the Resident Evil: Village Maiden demo and trying to decipher every secret it holds, including whether or not it has multiple endings. The Resident Evil 7: Beginning Hour demo ended up having eight different endings after its two major updates. Given the series’ history, it would be surprising if there weren’t Resident Evil PS5 demo multiple endings. Does the Resident Evil: Village Maiden demo have multiple endings? The Resident Evil: Village PS5 demo is relatively brief

Resident Evil: Village Maiden Demo Main Character | Who do you play as?

The Resident Evil: Village Maiden demo is a mysterious look at just one of the many areas that’ll be in the game. Unlike with many games, the Maiden demo isn’t a slice of gameplay from the final product; it’s a standalone experience. As such, fans are wondering just who it is we play as in the Resident Evil: Village Maiden demo. Who is the main character in the Resident Evil: Village Maiden demo There’s no way to be sure who we play as in the Resident Evil: Village Maiden demo. Not only do we

Mac M1 Linux | Can M1 Macs dual-boot Ubuntu?

Many Mac users utilize a dual-boot setup with their devices. However, that hasn’t been possible for the Mac M1, at least until now. A (very) barebones version of Ubuntu can now dual-boot on M1-powered Macs, though most will want to hold off on installing it for now. Can Mac M1 dual-boot Ubuntu Linux or other OSes? Previous Mac devices ran on Intel chips, which utilize the X64 instruction set that Windows, macOS, Ubuntu, and a ton of other flavors of Linux were written with. However, the Mac M1

Hitman 3 Activate manual override procedure | How to acquire admin privileges

The first mission in Hitman 3, On Top of the World, tasks players with assassinating two targets. The How the Mighty Fall Mission Story requires players to access a terminal as part of the process. When accessing the terminal, players might find they trip the alarm. To find the right server to pull to activate the manual override procedure, players need to acquire admin privileges, which is the one thing Gray doesn’t explain. Most of How the Mighty Fall in Hitman 3 is straightforward. Gray make

Minecraft Realms error code 429 fix

Some players are receiving an error code 429 when trying to access Minecraft Realms. Unfortunately, since the issue only presents with the message “Realms (429),” there’s not a lot to go on to fix it. Since there’s so little info to go on, there’s not even any certainty on what causes Minecraft Realms error 429. How to fix error 429 in Minecraft Realms Minecraft Realms error 429 occurs when a player attempts to access the Minecraft Realms menu. The cause for this issue can only be speculated a

Onision Demonetized | Leaves YouTube after posting goodbye video

Longtime YouTube star Onision has been demonetized across all his channels. Onision, whose legal name is James Jackson, has courted controversy for the last decade on and off YouTube. Calls for his deplatforming have resounded for years. However, the demonetization is what pushed Onision to finally say his goodbyes and leave YouTube almost 14 years after his first video was posted. Why was Onision demonetized on YouTube? We can only speculate that what caused YouTube to demonetize Onision. The

What is an Android TV? | Smart TV vs. Android TV

Those shopping for a new display may wonder what an Android TV is. Most televisions sold now are Smart TVs, but certain brands and models present themselves as Android TVs. Given all the marketing slogans thrown at buyers shopping for televisions, many wonder what the difference is between the two terms. What is an Android TV? Despite the branding, Android TV is just another type of Smart TV operating system. Televisions equipped with Android TV typically have a home screen, which gives access

Your Netflix account will be locked message | Is it a scam or real?

Some Netflix users have received emails or text messages stating their Netflix account would be locked. The text of the message varies, but it inevitably asks for users to log in to update their payment details. These communications usually come as a shock to people because their payment information is correct. Since these messages often look like official communications, it can be hard to tell if the Netflix locked account emails or texts are a scam or real. Are messages telling me my Netflix

Does the Nintendo Switch come with a game?

Those purchasing a new Nintendo Switch likely wonder whether or not a game comes with it. After all, a pack-in game used to be a video game tradition. Unfortunately, it’s a tradition that’s fallen by the wayside since the days of the SNES, but that’s changed in recent years. Does the Nintendo Switch come with a game? Some Nintendo Switch consoles do come with a game. However, the most common edition, which comes in a red box with a picture of the Switch on the front, does not. Unfortunately, t

Are the Star Wars Battlefront 2 Servers shutting down?

With all the issues the Star Wars Battlefront 2 servers have had today, many players are wondering if they’re shutting down for good. Since DICE announced that Battlefront 2 would no longer receive updates, the game’s future has been unclear. However, the real issue with the Battlefront 2 servers being down is actually a testament to why EA and DICE may have made a mistake by ending support for the game. Are the Star Wars Battlefront 2 servers shutting down? The Star Wars Battlefront 2 servers

Signal Disconnected and Message Send Failed Errors | Are servers down?

Signal users are having issues sending messages across the platform. With the large influx of new users, many are wondering whether the Signal servers are down or if the problem is on their end. When users try to send messages, they’re getting a Signal error code 503, along with a notification that “send failed.” Additionally, many are finding they can’t connect to Signal at all. Are the Signal servers down? Those who are receiving an error code 503 on Signal aren’t alone. Many users are findi

Will The Sims come to Nintendo Switch? | Is The Sims 4 releasing on Switch?

The Sims on Nintendo Switch seems like a perfect match. It’s an easy game to pick up and put down, and it’s not a graphical powerhouse, so the Switch should have no issues running it. Given how much sense it makes, fans want to know if there’ll ever be a The Sims Switch release date. Will The Sims come out on Switch? The latest version of the franchise, The Sims 4, came out on the PC in late 2014. It was exclusive to computers for three years after launch, but in November 2017, PS4 and Xbox On

Doordash Error Code 400 Fix | What causes HTTP 400 Bad Request?

Some users may receive a DoorDash error code 400 when attempting to log into the service. This can prevent someone from using the service and can happen to both customers and Dashers. Unfortunately, this can be difficult to diagnose because HTTP 400 Bad Request errors aren’t exclusive to DoorDash. How to fix HTTP 400 Bad Request on DoorDash When users try to connect to DoorDash and receive an error code 400, it’s not a response that’s unique to that service. Unfortunately, the generic message

Evangelion 3.0+1.0 release date delayed | When will the new Evangelion movie come out now?

Evangelion 3.0+1.0 has been delayed again. The movie was initially slated a release date of sometime in 2015, but circumstance has continually pushed it back. Now, only nine days before Evangelion 3.0+1.0 was to hit theaters, the expansion of Japan’s state of emergency has resulted in the release of eagerly anticipated film being postponed again. Why was Evangelion 3.0+1.0 delayed again? Evangelion 3.0+1.0 had a release date of January 23, 2021, almost a year and a half after the first teaser
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