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Thursday, October 10, 2019

Crackdown 2 Developers Working on New Rockstar Game

Crackdown 2 developer Ruffian Games is hiring talents to reportedly work on new project for Rockstar Games.

British video game developer Ruffian Games has made a name for themselves in video game industry after working on Xbox 360-exclusive action-adventure game Crackdown 2 back in 2010 for publisher Microsoft Game Studios.

After rumors starts flying about developer/publisher Rockstar Games having multiple new games in development and confirmed by a former employee, it is revealed lately that Ruffian is involved in one of their upcoming projects.

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Crackdown 2 Developers Working on New Rockstar Game

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Following their successful stint on second installment of Crackdown series, they contributed to Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Crackdown 3 multiplayer mode Wrecking Zone this year alongside several other projects.

Their job listing on official site is looking to hire talents for a few positions for multiplayer action games including roles like senior engineer, senior gameplay engineer and UI engineer but no mentions for Rockstar Games are found there.

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However, they recently retweeted an article shared by Scottish Games Network that mentioned about working on games for Rockstar.


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Both Rockstar and Ruffian are Scottish companies and the latter is comprised of former developers of Grand Theft Auto series. These are some relatable factors for starters that make their partnership great and meaningful.

There is no clear indication of what they will be working on though except for their "multiplayer action games" title will be for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and "future platforms", meaning upcoming PlayStation 5 and Project Scarlett.

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Rockstar made huge bucks from their 2013 action-adventure title Grand Theft Auto V, which is one of the best-selling games of all time. In 2019, they brought home more cash from Grand Theft Auto Online and Red Dead Redemption 2.

They may or may not be working on long-anticipated game Bully 2 and possibly an online multiplayer mode for it. Their plan of working on games for next-generation consoles as well as current platforms doesn't mean much either.

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There was rumor of Grand Theft Auto VI being a PS5 launch title featuring a female protagonist and an even bigger map than GTAV. Before Rockstar released GTA5 on PS4 and Xbox One, they brought the game on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 first.

Since GTA6 is likely to be a much larger release than any of their previous games, Rockstar Games may not bring their next project to older platforms and despite their vast resources, has recruited Ruffian Games for additional support.

Warhammer: Chaosbane on Xbox Free Play Days

Free Play Days event on Xbox Live Gold offers all members action RPG hack and slash title Warhammer: Chaosbane for free.

In a latest Free Play Days event draft on this weekend, action role-playing game Warhammer: Chaosbane from developer Eko Software and publisher Bigben Interactive is coming for members of Xbox Live Gold service.

Starting right away from October 10, 12:01 AM PDT/3:01 AM EDT, players on Xbox One consoles can jump on board for free and continue their weekend-long adventure until October 13, 11:59 PM PDT/2:59 AM EDT.

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Warhammer: Chaosbane on Xbox Free Play Days

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Fans of dungeon crawling genre that played notable titles like Diablo and Victor Vran would love to get in the world of its fast-paced action RPG. Either take on Chaos on your own or party up with a group of friends for some co-op play.

Players can pick a hero from four different character classes in a world that is ravaged by war and magic of Chaos hordes. Aside from a base story mode campaign, there is a boss rush mode and myriad of dungeons for varied experience.

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When this short window of Free Play Days is finally over, you can still keep playing by purchasing any of both Standard Edition and Deluxe Edition at 30% off, or just go for Magnus Edition to enjoy more content at 33% discount.

Warhammer: Chaosbane is first hack and slash entry within the vast Warhammer universe and designed to be highly replayable. Following a major content update recently, this will be a great starting point for any to join the battle.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Hades: The Superstar Update Live Now

Supergiant Games released their game-changing latest Superstar Update for rogue-like dungeon crawler Hades.

Ever since developer Supergiant Games released their upcoming action role-playing game Hades on Early Access of Epic Games Store last year, they've been tirelessly working to add more content through regular update.

As a result of each new patch, the god of the dead has expanded his territory of Underworld a bit further and most recently, The Superstar Update has just arrived to make battling out of Hell even more interesting than it ever was.

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Hades: The Superstar Update Live Now

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Every past incarnation of weapons would be revealed to players upon unlocking almighty weapon aspects. Pact of Punishment has been reworked and now comes with brand-new endgame challenge for some precious bounty.

Main protagonist Zagreus is a prince of the Underworld, who is on the run from ways of his father. Only his Olympian relatives came forward to help him with boons and blessings, which are now adjusted slightly in terms of effectiveness.

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Many issues are now solved by its creators by listening to fan-community and Supergiant Games continues their active development of Hades to provide a wholesome experience for everyone who started new or been there from start.

Boss characters Minotaur got some change in his attack timing just to make his encounters more effective against Zag. A tragic subplot of Eurydice and Orpheus is added with narrative events as highlights of Superstar update.

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Regular host of balance changes and visual improvements are always a vital part of each major updates as well. More characters and enemies inspired from Greek mythology with fresh new features are what making the game a better version of itself.

Hades is also coming to Early Access program of Steam on December 10, 2019, thus ending its time exclusivity period on Epic Store and is offering digital copy of original game soundtracks for those ordering before October 15.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Doom Eternal Delayed to March 2020

Hell on Earth will be unleashed later than expected as Doom Eternal has now been delayed to March 2020.

It was officially revealed during E3 2019 live event that upcoming first-person shooter Doom Eternal is going to come out on November 22, 2019 for Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms.

Today came an announcement from developer id Software and publisher Bethesda Softworks that states that the game has been delayed to March 20, 2020 as it needs more time to live up to certain standards and being polished.

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Doom Eternal Delayed to March 2020

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Alongside this message came another shocker, which is Invasion Mode that lets player enter someone else's game as a demon will not be available at lunch but would be rolled out via a free update shortly after its release.

Serving as a follow-up sequel to 2016 reboot of Doom, players will return to Earth as Doom Slayer after his adventures on Mars only to find it in ruins and immediately jumps in tearing demon armies up from Hell to save humanity.

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Earlier, official Twitter account for Doom Eternal relayed the news of this unexpected delay and its reasons.


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Though a Nintendo Switch port for the game was confirmed by id Software during QuakeCon 2018 reveal, they never revealed a launch window. Latest announcement states to declare a definitive release date followed by other platforms.

According to new release date, Doom Eternal will come out alongside highly anticipated Switch title Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Finally, classic Doom 64 is coming to all major platforms as a pre-order bonus, also releasing on same day of 2020.

Indivisible Out Now

Action role-playing-platform game Indivisible from Lab Zero Games and 505 Games is now available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Born from a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, action role-playing-platform title Indivisible from developer Lab Zero Games and publisher 505 Games releases today for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms.

After their work on 2D fighting game Skullgirls received critical-acclaim, developers started working on their newest project. Its gameplay mechanics has turn-based RPG elements that reside with a mix of platforming exploration.

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Indivisible Out Now

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Indivisible centers around a fearless girl named Ajna in its lead role, who has mysterious abilities absorb incarnations within her. These powers awakened when her village was burned down by warlord and sent her on hot pursuit.

Throughout her journey across the fantasy world of Loka, she will come across a wide array of guest characters that will be of her assistance. Also, there are many incarnations to encounter, so that she can absorb them and help her fight.

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Hand-Animated Combat Sequences

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"Incarnations" will draw themselves inside her inner realm sometimes and would only appear when she will need them. Since they all possess different unique abilities and skills, choosing them wisely will be critical for fights.

Being a rebel by nature, Ajna will develop more skills and will learn more about herself as she keep exploring. There is an assortment of over 20 customizable characters and an experimental battle system always keeps things interesting.

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Meet New Incarnations

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A launch trailer came out showcasing key-features and mainline story of the game and for heralding its arrival.




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Its characters and surrounding world is inspired by a wide array of diverse cultures and mythos. Moveset for actions are pretty easy to get a hold on and players can certainly defy a few turns if they really need to or attack all at once.

Indivisible retained the signature hand-drawn style of its creators that gives it a unique vibe in overall. Lab Zero Games did a fine job in seamlessly merging platforming and real-time combat mechanics onto an overlay of a solid story.

Friday, October 4, 2019

Monster Hunter: World Comes to Resident Evil

Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy from Resident Evil series is crossing over with Monster Hunter: World in upcoming event.

According to an annual sales report, developer/publisher Capcom has doubled their profit this year through revenue from digital downloads. Two of their biggest contributors for such growth are Monster Hunter: World and Resident Evil 2.

While every other major AAA-title is currently prepping up for their upcoming Halloween events, Capcom will be joining a bit late with their upcoming Monster Hunter: World X Resident Evil crossover event on November 2019.

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Monster Hunter: World Comes to Resident Evil

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A brand-new trailer for showcases highlighted features of MHW X RE seasonal event, scheduled for next month.




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Lately, action role-playing game Monster Hunter: World has launched its first major expansion Iceborne for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Also, early 2019 saw most-anticipated release of survival horror game Resident Evil 2 Remake.

Resident Evil series protagonists Claire Redfield and Leon Kennedy are very good at slaying monster for survival. Therefore, Capcom had this interesting idea of picking them up from Raccoon City and throw into "New World".

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Fan-favorite 4th survivor, To-fu will likely to be added as a cosmetic alongside other themed unlocks. Zombies are most probably are going to be a part to play as rival Hunters other than some sort of environmental distraction.

The trailer suggests that Hunters will be able to wear Claire and Leon skins aside from a Handler skin of terrifying Tyrant boss, Mr. X. Also, Iceborne expansion will be receiving a free update for a new volcanic area on October 10, 2019.

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Following launch, MHW has cross-promotion with franchises like Mega Man and Street Fighter. Other third-party collaborations include Assassin's Creed series, Final Fantasy XIV, Horizon Zero Dawn and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Capcom has yet to announce a definitive release date for Monster Hunter: World X Resident Evil seasonal event and how long it is going to last. Whether or not this limited time crossover will come to PC is yet to confirm officially.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Death Stranding TV Commercial Trailer

Norman Reedus narrates Sam's journey in world of Death Stranding in a newly released TV commercial trailer.

After initial announcement back in E3 2016 event, developer Kojima Productions and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment took their sweet time in revealing more details on their upcoming action game Death Stranding.

Now that we are only a month away from its official release date of November 8, 2019, game director Hideo Kojima has slowly started unpacking bits and pieces of his much anticipated PlayStation 4-exclusive title for eager fans.

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Death Stranding TV Commercial Trailer

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In a latest reveal, official YouTube channel for PlayStation launched a brand-new TV commercial trailer today.




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Opening scene of the commercial will come to anyone unfamiliar with concept of Death Stranding as a dramatic portrayal of a delivery man's journey who is just out there facing his daily woes to do his job but it is far more than that.

Actor Norman Reedus (The Boondock Saints, The Walking Dead) starring in as lead character Sam Porter Bridges, who is on a critical mission to unite a disconnected civilization by reconnecting its people by creating bonds among them.

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Sam walks near the edge of a crater that was created by a "Voidout" and sees a group of MULE enemies coming for him. Rather than engaging, he tries to avoid them and even refrain from killing even though his rivals were not feeling the same.

Yet he kept moving to do his job despite all obstacles thrown at him and at one point, Sam his Bridge Baby to see one of the menacing otherworldly beings known as "Beached Things" or simply called BTs slowly arise from ground far-off.

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Despite being overly vague as always, new trailer actually cut to the chase and explains what Sam is up to. Narrated by Reedus himself, the video may draw some extra attention from television audience due to his popularity in TWD.

At launch, Death Stranding will be available in four different editions for PS4 console and Collector's Edition is worth $199.99. Hideo Kojima has assured fans that its multiplayer aspect will not require subscription to PlayStation Plus.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Dauntless: Aether Unbound Update Live Now

Aether Unbound update patch arrives today for Dauntless, introducing slew of contents like Hunt Pass and more.

With release of their most recent and biggest update Aether Unbound, developer Phoenix Labs and publisher Epic Games are finally bailing out their free-to-play online action role-playing game Dauntless from Early Access state.

Currently available on PC via Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, this new season of content update introduces a new Behemoth, powerful new weapon, Hunt Pass and some major improvements for better gameplay experience.

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Dauntless: Aether Unbound Update Live Now

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Below is an official launch trailer for Dauntless: Aether Unbound update, briefly showcasing its included features.




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A new threat has arrived on Ramsgate and they call this new fearsome beast Tempestborne Stormclaw. It has nasty attack moves like electric traps, lightning attacks and storm clouds in its arsenal to give Slayers a hard time.

Debuting as one of the fastest Behemoths of Dauntless, they are deadly than regular version of Stormclaw. Scarred Master is someone who is familiar with its savage nature and comes forth as an ally to battle this dreaded threat.

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She has seen the fury of Tempestborne first-hand when it forced her people to leave their home. She brings a personal weapon called Aether Strikers and a group of her followers to combat this menace in Ramsgate.

Although they look like mere gauntlets, Slayers will become living weapon themselves wielding these strikers in a hunt. Head over to crafting plaza in order to receive quest from her to unlock your first Aether Strikers weapon set.

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Depending on which Behemoths you have faced so far, you can craft different strikers that each has their unique effects and perks. Exclusive to these new weapons, Mantras mechanics allows you to perform three different combo moves.

Since they don't last forever, you need to constantly charge them up by keep hitting your target and then unleash a powerful Surge attack on unsuspecting creatures to pass through and damage them or reposition yourself in a fight.

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When at least one Mantra is charged, Slayers can apply attack techniques like Adamant Bolt, Karma Breaker and Tempest Form. Accessing them gives players a variety of buffs for attack and requires you to manage combat resources.

Hunt Pass for a new season is titled Way of the Fist, which based on an order of monks that are disciples of Scarred Master and hand-to-hand combat specialists, offering unlockable content and cosmetic rewards up to 50 levels.

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Way of The Fist Hunt Pass

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Bounties are to provide weekly challenges that you can pick from and there are always four active bounties. Phoenix Labs has been carefully listening to player feedback and has fixed more than 500 bugs in their latest patch.

Dauntless is out now on PC, PS4 and Xbox One with cross-play support, boasting an impressive number of 15 million players. A Nintendo Switch version was announced to release earlier that is slated to launch later this year.