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Friday, February 14, 2020

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Opening Cinematic

Square Enix has revealed opening cinematic clip from Final Fantasy VII Remake only months ahead of release.

With only months to go for launch of upcoming PlayStation 4-exclusive action role-playing game Final Fantasy VII Remake, developer/publisher Square Enix has been hyping up player community with new in-game footage and trailers.

After showing off many related media so far, opening cinematic from FFVII Remake is rolled out today. It is designed with every familiar aspects of original classic to take all series fans back to 90's nostalgia lane, just how everyone expected.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Opening Cinematic

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FFVII intro film offers a proper glimpse at modern reimagining of many iconic faces, locations and story premise.




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Opening cinematic video starts showcasing from above the clouds and then nicely shifts into city premises where Shinra Electric Power Company has spread its corporate influence over all and draining Lifestream of entire Planet.

Moving over to city of Midgar, a young florist named Aerith Gainsborough looks above where a train was pulling into a station. On board that ride, elite super-soldier and mercenary Cloud Strife arrives with friends for his first mission.

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Square Enix is now on final stages of development and has kept everyone waiting for last five years for a complete ground-up remake of FFVII after making an official announcement during PlayStation press conference back at E3 2015.

Following an unexpected delay earlier this year, Final Fantasy VII Remake is currently scheduled to release worldwide on April 10, 2020 for PlayStation 4 and will remain a timed exclusive title for Sony consoles until March 3, 2021.

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Borderlands 3 Broken Hearts Day Valentine's Day Event Live Now

Gearbox brings back Broken Hearts Day seasonal event for Borderlands 3 to celebrate Valentine's Day.

Ready to reign chaos in festive flavor of February, action role-playing first-person shooter title Borderlands 3 from developer Gearbox Software and publisher 2K Games is back to celebrate Valentine's Day with all Vault Hunters.

In a mayhem-filled way, Gearbox rolled out their latest holiday-themed event Broken Hearts Day for BL3 on PC via Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, going live today, on February 13 and will be running till February 20.

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Borderlands 3 Broken Hearts Day Valentine's Day Event Live Now

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Your friendly in-ship Saurian on board Sanctuary III, Maurice has been studying customs of human courtship. Perhaps you can help him understand better by blasting floating hearts all over bad guys throughout the galaxy.

All enemies of Borderlands universe will have colorful hearts spinning around them during Broken Hearts Day. However, those love signs are not to display their true feelings but to shower players with exclusive buffs and effects.

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It takes a single shot to blow up those hearts and it would either explode or even make baddies switch sides for a brief time. Some of them will offer you bonus loots and many are holding surprises that you will find out during the event.

Vault Hunters will also be rewarded handsomely by Maurice for shooting down all hearts during this event. Taking down challenges earns everyone seasonal cosmetic items like ECHO Device skin, themed skin and Weapon Trinket.

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Broken Hearts Day Seasonal Drops

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If you prefer to enjoy your looter shooter experience as plain and usual, then simply opt out from seasonal events any time. Gearbox is already working on their next big free seasonal content update and second campaign add-on.

Epic Store is currently not offering any discount on PC version of Borderlands 3 but console players can enjoy 50% off right now to celebrate this Valentine's Day in-game event with someone special or a close group of friends.

Kingdom Come: Deliverance and Aztez Free on Epic Games Store Now

This week, Epic Games Store offers PC version of Kingdom Come: Deliverance and Aztez for free giveaway.

Not only has Epic Games been back in business of handing out free PC games on weekly basis but lately at Epic Games Store, players are getting more than one titles in average and are likely to continue throughout entirety of 2020.

In their current giveaway, Epic Store has added action role-playing title Kingdom Come: Deliverance and 2D beat 'em up game Aztez for anyone to claim with a free account anytime before February 20, 7:00 PM PT/10:00 PM EDT.

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance and Aztez Free on Epic Games Store Now

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KC: Deliverance explores a story-driven adventure set in Holy Roman Empire, where protagonist character Henry is set to avenge his parent's death, fight forces of enemy, complete quests in open-world and lead up to example doing so.

Then move over to side-scrolling brawler Aztez that is wrapped around in layer of strategy elements. You play as king of the Aztecs who must send best breed of Aztez fighters in various areas of dispute by resolving conflicts.

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A very sweet coincidence for Deliverance is that today marks the second anniversary of its release and it goes free on EGS on this special occasion. You can also grab a copy of HD sound, texture and voice packs along with base game.

Epic Store has revealed strategy card game Faeria by developer studio Abrakam that is rich with many hours of content and co-operative missions. It is scheduled to become available as a freebie PC title for next week on February 20.

Nioh 2 Last Chance Free Trial

Team Ninja offers another shot at their upcoming dark samurai adventure title Nioh 2 in Last Chance Trial.

Only a month away from release, upcoming action role-playing PlayStation 4-exclusive title Nioh 2 from developer studios Koei Tecmo Games and Team Ninja has already showed off gameplay footage and revealed story bits.

Ahead of launch on March 13, 2020, players are offered a Last Chance Trial that doesn't even require a PlayStation Plus subscription. Starting from February 28, this limited time demo will go live and will be available until March 1, 2020.

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Nioh 2 Last Chance Free Trial

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If you have participated in early Open Beta program and taken notes, your chances of survival may improve. Powered with ability of summoning Yokai beasts and wielding Switchglaive weapon in combat are only a few useful tools.

This trial picks three missions to put your fighting skills into test against legion of deadly creatures. Though no game progress will be transferred from demo to main game on launch, your custom samurai character surely will.

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Like any other masocore games, Nioh 2 will best your skills and improve your style to shape your character up. Playing carelessly can lead to an end of your journey into dark fantasy adventure with a single shot from a common enemy.

It has a nice blend of Japanese tradition with inclusion of mythological Yokai creatures and history of Sengoku era. Popular in folklore stories, not all of these beasts are always hostile and there are some friendly ones around as well.

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Nightmares of Dark Realm

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Getting assisted by Yokai allies can make you feel overconfident though and rather vulnerable to deadly blows. This time-limited demo of Last Chance Trial features new bosses and will only transfer your system save file to full game.

Nioh 2 doesn't include an easy mode but adds deep customization that would eventually suit your unique playstyle. Upon completing first mission from demo, players will unlock Kamaitachi helmet DLC item and carry it to main game.

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Dead Cells: The Bad Seed DLC Out Now

Expand rogue-like universe of Dead Cells with The Bad Seed DLC expansion, out now on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

As part of post-launch support, a new DLC expansion for 2018 roguelike metroidvania title Dead Cells was announced by indie studios Evil Empire and Motion Twin last year, which is out now on Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

All newcomer and veteran players can to try out this first-ever paid DLC titled Dead Cells: The Bad Seed in same difficulty level of original base game featuring two new early levels, a boss character, companion, new enemies and weapons.

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Dead Cells: The Bad Seed DLC Out Now

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To celebrate launch of their latest content, Motion Twin has revealed a quirky new animated short today.




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The Bad Seed expansion introduces a two-handed weapon called Scythe to tear through anything on your way. New enemies include blowgunners, carnivorous plants, jerkshrooms, mushroom men, ticks and yeeters on new biomes.

You would start off from Arboretum, which is a greenhouse location full of mushrooms and other plants. Many of these vegetations would like to get a piece of The Prisoner but he can always use them for quick vertical movement.

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Ruins of Arboretum

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There is a little friend lurking around that would befriend you and then attack anyone who comes closer to you. Then head over to Morass of the Banished, which is a swamp area filled with danger and pointy things to hurt you badly.

Surviving its perilous surroundings and unsuspecting ambushes from group of hostile locals will take you to The Nest where you will finally have a major boss fight against Mama Tick, a massive mutant creature with many eyes and claws.

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Noxious Swamp Area

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Bad Seed DLC is priced $4.99 only and is released in an attempt to support dev team's effort in continuous free updates. Evil Empire is already working hard on lining up more content and major gameplay overhauls for near future.

Dead Cells is currently available on sale for both Steam and Xbox One platform at 30% discount. A collection bundle of main game and recent DLC pack is also out offering 10% off on PC version and 20% for console players right now.

Monday, February 10, 2020

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Demo Will Be Playable at PAX East

Square Enix has announced to show up at PAX East with Final Fantasy VII Remake demo for attendees.

Though fans will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on upcoming action role-playing game Final Fantasy VII Remake by developer/publisher Square Enix upon release, they can have a hands-on experience later this month.

Sony has recently made announcement of showing up at PAX East 2020 on Thursday, February 27, 2020. Attendees will be able to try out FFVII Remake demo there at booth 12011, months ahead of its release on April 10, 2020.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo Will Be Playable at PAX East

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Square Enix is likely presenting the same demo they previously showed in Cologne, Los Angeles, Seattle and Tokyo. So, people will be able to play through first mission of FFVII, featuring Cloud Strife and his friends in AVALANCHE group.

Together, these unsung rebel heroes will attempt to take down several Mako reactors of evil Shinra Corporation on Midgar. Players will hopefully get a better look at Aerith Gainsborough, Barret Wallace and a few more familiar faces.

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PAX East event will remain open for all visitors until March 1 and therefore, fans have four days to check it out for themselves. Anyone who previously missed their chance to test the demo first-hand somehow can try their luck this time.

FF7 Remake demo was apparently leaked at PlayStation Store in late December and ended up revealing its opening cinematic. It was never addressed so far, probably because it didn't reveal anything that they were not shown already.

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Instead of waiting for its arrival on console platform on a later date, you might as well go visit PAX event and play now anyway. There would surely be other anticipated games from known developers to try your hand out as well.

Final Fantasy VII Remake is a timed PlayStation 4-exclusive title until March 3, 2021 and may come to PC platform afterwards. However, there is no word on whether there would be a Nintendo Switch or Xbox One version.

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Nioh 2 Won't Have Easy Mode

Team Ninja has revealed recently that Nioh 2 will not add an easy mode but let players take different approach.

Set during Sengoku period of feudal Japan, upcoming PlayStation 4-exclusive action role-playing game Nioh 2 from developer studios Koei Tecmo Games and Team Ninja is currently scheduled to launch on March 13, 2020.

With only mere months away from release, Team Ninja has recently revealed not to add an easy mode for sequel to Nioh. There will be a set difficulty level but people are given choice to approach enemies in various ways.

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Nioh 2 Won't Have Easy Mode

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Of course, there are casual player groups that would often ask for an easy mode, debating on accessibility in video games but dev team argues that giving them an easy pass can completely ruin an overall vision they have for the game.

Although you are locked in with a specific difficulty level, there are ways to change outcome through combat tactics. That means, when someone dies in-game, it is because they made a mistake and not because of impossible complexity.

RELATED: Nioh 2 Story Trailer

Those who took part in Open Beta program earlier has complained that combat seemed unfair and too hard at times. Afterwards developers adjusted have accordingly so that if you die making a risky move, it would feel like your fault.

Nioh 2 not only features a variety of new enemies but there are a number of different ways to take each of them down. This is unlike its predecessor title, where one can get used to deal with certain enemies in specific areas.

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Many of common combat elements like ki meter and stances will return alongside new move like Yokai-Force, which would allow players to call upon their guardian spirits when needed in battle to change course of an ongoing fight.

Instead of playing with a set character like Irish warrior William Adams from first game, Nioh 2 would allow players create their own custom samurai to fight monstrous supernatural enemies known as Yokai from latter half of Sengoku era.

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Daemon X Machina Coming to Steam

XSEED Games to bring PC version of Nintendo Switch-exclusive mech shooter title Daemon X Machina on Steam.

Originally released for Nintendo Switch back in September 2019, third-person shooter action game Daemon X Machina from developer/publisher Marvelous First Studio has been out for six months and is finally about to drop its platform exclusivity.

After having a decent run on Switch console, PC players can now get excited for some intense mech action. Today, XSEED Games have officially announced today that a Windows version of the game will launch via Steam on February 13, 2020.

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Daemon X Machina Coming to Steam

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A brand-new announcement trailer for Steam release has dropped, showcasing pure high-speed mech action.




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Daemon X Machina for PC is priced $59.99 only on Steam but you can get a 20% discount for pre-order and get it for $47.99. After making its debut on Valve distribution outlet, the game will observe a 10% launch week as well.

Those who will pre-purchase or buy a copy within first month of its PC release will receive Arsenal mech, Outer suits and weapon sets as bonuses. Aside from these exclusive items, Prototype Arsenal Set will become available at store later.

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Items offered as pre-purchase bonus like Metallic Equipment Set and Metallic Plugsuit outfit will be sold individually at no point. PC port is receiving customization options and visual upgrades with keyboard and mouse support.

Daemon X Machina comes from producer Kenichiro Tsukuda, a From Software veteran who has worked on Armored Core series. Players can get into competitive mech battles online in 1v1 and 2v2 verses modes or in four-player co-op.