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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Xbox Game Pass Adds PUBG and More

To celebrate X018, Microsoft’s Xbox event, games like Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice, PUBG and much more are added to Xbox Game Pass.

During the global celebration of Microsoft’s Xbox fan event, X018, their monthly gaming subscription service Xbox Game Pass had some defining moments for the embers by adding several more amazing games to the library.

The already enriched catalog has more than 100 great games including notable Xbox One- exclusive titles and constantly adding more whenever they get a chance. X018 just put in some new blockbuster games that you can enjoy this holiday.

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Xbox Game Pass Adds PUBG and More

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Members are given access to games like Grip: Combat Racing, Sniper Elite 4 and more for November. Yet we are almost certain that some of the newly added games will make you forget the ones you were already playing until now.

Xbox Game Pass membership offers you the ultimate battle royale experience and by that, we do not mean any of those doppelganger titles out there. You crave for dark fantasy or action-adventure? We got that covered as well.

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Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice Coming to Xbox Game Pass

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The biggest addition to the subscription service in celebration of X018 is definitely 100 players online multiplayer shooter PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds from PUBG Corporation. In just two days, PUBG will be available to access from November 12.

The second biggest announcement has to be hauntingly epic Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice from developer/publisher Ninja Theory. However, you will have to wait some more until December 17 to get your hands on the title.

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Thief of Thieves on Xbox Game Pass

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Also joining the lineup in December will be indie adventure Kingdom: Two Crowns from Raw Fury and Metroidvania platform-adventure Ori and the Blind Forest from Moon Studios. Both of these games come with favorable reception and offer you a good time.

We figure that you may get impatient to wait till the next month and so, Thief of Thieves, a video game adaptation from acclaimed comic-book author Robert Kirkman (Invincible, The Walking Dead) is currently accessible for you.

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps Will Come to Xbox Game Pass

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By November 22, Microsoft will add up Agents of Mayhem, MXGP3 and Thomas Was Alone to the list. Additional games from independent developers like Aftercharge, Mutant Year Zero, Pathologic 2, Secret Neighbor, Supermarket Shriek, The Good Life and Void Bastards will follow.

When upcoming platform-adventure Ori and the Will of the Wisps will be released worldwide in 2019 for PC and Xbox One, it will be made available in Xbox Game Pass at the same time. A sequel to Ori and the Blind Forest, return of guardian spirit Ori in a newest release was announced back at E3 2017.

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Xbox Game Pass Mobile App Now Available

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Also, the companion Xbox Game Pass app to discover the service on the go is currently available on Android and iOS to bring the experience at your handhold. You can easily discover and download games to your Xbox console using mobile devices.

By taking consumer feedback into account, Microsoft is constantly working on it make the usage of these apps more seamless. Just remember to set "Instant-On" and enable remote installations in Settings menu. If you don't have them yet, head over to App Store or Google Play to get them.

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Xbox Exclusive Forza Horizon 4 on Xbox Game Pass

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Aside from the 16 newly announced games, the subscription service offers you sensational Xbox exclusive Forza Horizon 4, the highest-rated open world driving game with a dynamic weather system and a collection of over 450 different cars.

Since the game is also an Xbox Play Anywhere title, you can choose to play it on PC or on Xbox One as it comes with shared progress and cloud save support across platforms. Another two noteworthy inclusions would be Sea of Thieves and State of Decay 2.

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Lastly, to provide great value to the subscribers in general, Xbox Game Pass presents a new offer on the table that new members cannot afford to pass. You can sign up for a monthly membership for the first month by spending only $1, starting today.

Offered for a limited time only, you can be a proud member to the service where more than 100 great games cataloged and brand-new titles are lining up each month. If the price still doesn't interest you then you can always try out a 14-Day Free Trial.

Friday, November 2, 2018

BlizzCon 2018 Opening Highlights

BlizzCon 2018 kick starts with opening ceremony today with news on Diablo, Overwatch, Warcraft and more.

With lots of fan anticipation and excitement BlizzCon 2018 jump started with their opening ceremony and stream today. So much expectation is in the air and the gathered fans are growing impatient to hear announcements on their favorite title.

If you have somehow failed to catch it live or missed the program online, its okay and we got the live streamed video right here for you to take a good look at. Even if you have attended or watched it already, there is no harm taking another look, right?

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BlizzCon 2018 Opening Highlights

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Since the whole show was about two and a half hour, we suggest you skip right to 58:40 if the pre-show seems like a stretch to you.




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Destiny 2 | FREE
Nearly at the ending of the pre-show, we learn from the developer of Destiny 2: Forsaken that the game is currently free for anyone to claim with a Battle.net account and forever to keep. All you have to do is to grab your copy before November 18.

Players who already own D2 will enjoy free trial of the newly introduced Gambit mode of the Forsaken expansion from November 9 to 11. Those who love competitive multiplayer experience and shooting down monster will surely love the trial.

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Diablo Immortal | Cinematic Trailer




It was months ago in August, when Blizzard Entertainment announced through an official video that they were working on a couple of Diablo projects that they would love to showcase at BlizzCon 2018 and Diablo Immortal is the latest in the line from the franchise.

The new cinematic released for the game reveals that it takes place between the events of DiabloII: Lord of Destruction and Diablo III, coming to both Android and iOS. Although many fans were waiting for Diablo IV, they got this but it doesn't look that bad either.




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Currently available demo lets you get into the action with a touchscreen right away and it does well for a fast-paced action game. Except for Witch Doctor, most of the playable classes are available but hardcore fans of the franchise can skip this one out.

The developers also anticipated that players probably are hoping for a sequel game based on the Lord of Terror and subtly left hints that it might take more time to deliver what they want. Despite having the feel of Diablo III, the game needs more polishing to have appeal and acceptance from fans.

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Hearthstone: Rastakhan’s Rumble | Expansion Pack DLC




Based on the lore of Warcraft, free-to-play online collectible card game Hearthstone is getting a new expansion pack Rastakhan’s Rumble. It will include a solo mode, Rumble Run, the concept of Overkill and a new Tavern Brawl event.

Since they are keeping up to the current lore of WoW franchise, players are to encounter a lot of trolls. Even though all of the new cards are not revealed yet, it appears that each class will get their definite version of legendary cards with unique style.

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Heroes of the Storm | New Hero




The newest and 83rd hero character to join Heroes of the Storm, Orphea is drafted to the Nexus with a new trailer. She was born here as the daughter of Raven Lord and is called the Heir of Raven Court but she rejected the dark power. To protect the innocent, she returns home as a Hero of the Nexus.

Though comprised of characters from popular Blizzard games like Diablo, Overwatch, StarCraft and Warcraft, Orphea is an original playable character and has an alternate skin of Slacker Orphea. She is free for anyone who attended BlizzCon or owned a Virtual Ticket.

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Heroes of the Storm’s New Hero Orphea

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Overwatch | New Hero




A new animated short for Blizzard's acclaimed hero shooter Overwatch titled "Reunion", which features bounty hunter Jesse McCree going up against the leader of the Deadlock Gang, Ashe to retrieve a pod from the train she just bombed down.

Seems like these two shares a past and a quick shoot-out takes place among the vigilante and the outlaws. You can easily tell that this female gunslinger is going to be the 29th hero for the game and she will soon be available to play.

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Overwatch Introduces Ashe and B.O.B.

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Overwatch LEGO
Building brick based toy production company LEGO announced six new Overwatch series of building sets for 1 January, 2019 and they are already available for pre-order. Each set have at least two characters and a vehicle construct from the popular multiplayer shooter.

Except for Bastion, characters are paired in D.Va and Reinhardt; Genji and Hanzo; McCree, Reaper and Solider: 76; Mercy, Winston, Reaper and Pharah as well as Tracer and Widowmaker set ranging from $14.99 to $89.99 only.

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LEGO Overwatch Sets Unveiled

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Warcraft III: Reforged | Cinematic Trailer




In 2019, Blizzard will release a remastered version of their critically acclaimed title Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos as Warcraft III: Reforged. Almost everything from character designs and environments will be remodeled for new generation.

Back in February, there was a speculation from Patch 1.29 updates that made player assume that the popular fantasy RTS game is getting a remaster treatment and hoped to get the announcement at a then recent eSports tournament but it clearly took them enough time to reveal the project at BlizzCon 2018.

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World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth "Lost Honor" | Cinematic Trailer




The two factions from World of Warcraft, Alliance and Horde have been through a devastating conflict in Battle for Azeroth. Alliance King Anduin approaches Horde General, Varok Saurfang asking why he spared Anduin during Battle for Lordaeron.

Turns out, this warrior was horrified by the actions of current Warchief, Sylvanas Windrunner and he hoped if spared, Alliance King could defeat her. Saurfang is released from prison because Anduin cannot defeat her alone. This will build up stage set for the game’s next patch Tides of Vengeance that will release within next few months.

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World of Warcraft: Classic | Demo
2019 will also see the launch of World of Warcraft: Classic which will be something that die-hard fans will cherish and would be accessible to anyone with an ongoing subscription. Experience how the series rise to ascension in a modern re-imagined interpretation.

Currently, there is a live demo available until November 8 for BlizzCon 2018 attendees and those who own a BlizzCon Virtual Ticket. The time-limited demo can be played for 60 minutes and then wait for another 30 minutes to cool-down before logging back in.

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World of Warcraft: Tides of Vengeance | Update




The first major patch for WoW: Battle for Azeroth titled, Tides of Vengeance is all set to debut on December 11. With some new changes to the system, Patch 8.1 will be introducing new content to engage the players in more activities.

Tides of Vengeance will heavily focus on the Night Elves because of burning down world tree, Teldrassil. There will be a Horde versus Alliance raid with distinct order for different faction but the fight will lead them to same bosses.

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World of Warcraft: Rise of Azshara | Update

Following the launch of Tides of Vengeance on December 11, there is another major patch waiting for World of Warcraft players. Rise of Azshara will be Patch 8.2 and it will take them to the home of the Naga, Nazjatar for all-new adventure.

There is a raid, "Azshara’s Eternal Palace" that challenges the champions of Azeroth to face off eight bosses and eventually confront Queen Azshara. Another continent Mechagon will be included in the update and it won’t be released until next year.

RELATED: World of Warcraft: Warbringers: Azshara

The opening ceremony program for BlizzCon 2018 was actually free for everyone to enjoy. However, you do need a $49.99 worth BlizzCon Virtual Ticket if you want to stream live the other panels of this event where developers talk in depth about the news.

Blizzard is going full festive mode this entire season and hopefully some major announcements will be there as well as some eSports events. Our watchful eyes will be eagerly looking for any cool cosplay contest with enthusiastic community members.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 Companion App for Mobile

Red Dead Redemption 2 is almost upon us and developer Rockstar Games announced a companion app for the game.

We are only a few days away from the endgame now where developer/publisher Rockstar Games releases their most anticipated title of the year, Red Dead Redemption 2 and it completely takes over our lives as we become outlaw Arthur Morgan.

While this Western-themed action-adventure takes us to the Wild West, the developers were thoughtful enough to come up with a companion app for the game on Android and iOS devices to provide real-time interactive information to players.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Companion App for Mobile

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Releasing on the same date as RDR2, the app will provide you a look at the map and other in-game infos by acting as a second screen when you will be enjoying your adventure in outlaw country on your PlayStation 4 or Xbox One consoles.

You can even completely remove the in-game HUD that shows you all the vital information about Arthur on your smart device by connecting directly to your selected platform. You can mark several waypoints of the expansive world of RDR2 in the map.

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Arthur Morgan's In-Game Journal

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The app allows you to take a peek at Arthur's health, stamina and other stats. There is an in-game journal that is updated with new entries and illustrations whenever new events take place within the game and ongoing story progresses forward.

It also comes along with a digital game manual and the Complete Official Guide for Red Dead Redemption 2 from publisher Piggyback on this Friday, October 26 over App Store and Google Play for players to download. Whether or not that will cost money is still not clear.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Fortnite Cross-Play Beta Launched on PS4

Sony is finally bringing a beta cross-platform feature to PS4 today with free-to-play game Fortnite.

For long Sony had this weird arrogance of not allowing cross-platform play with Microsoft and Nintendo console owners. Even after being relentlessly ridiculed by gamers from all around the world about it, they had been maintaining their stubborn take on cross-play.

However, their policy has been reversed for good and today they announced of launching a Fortnite cross-platform beta. Now players owning a PlayStation 4 console can jump into adventure with fellow brethrens over Nintendo Switch, PC and Xbox One.

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Fortnite Cross-Play Beta Launched on PS4

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Back in June, when a version of Fortnite Battle Royale was released for Switch, players quickly discovered that their Epic Games account linked with PlayStation are being restricted to use, which has disappointed many and created a huge controversy overnight.

Although Sony initially apologized and promised to work on a solution but as time went by, it became very clear that they are not going to do anything about it. It even led to fall in their stock price while they took heat on social media.

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However, they have finally come forward to take a step toward the future for better by allowing a beta for cross-platform play with Epic Games' massively popular multiplayer title across Android, iOS, Mac, PC, Switch and Xbox One.

For a time being, they will be testing technical aspects and will allow this feature to more select third party content eventually. For the sake of providing a better gaming experience for everyone, Sony is making a change to their policy and we believe people will appreciate it.

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On their official Blog, President and Global CEO of PlayStation, John Kodera have stated the following regarding their cross-play initiative.

We see the beta as an opportunity to conduct thorough testing that ensures cross-platform play is best on PlayStation, while being mindful about the user experience from both a technical and social perspective.

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This may very well turn the tide of things and a huge turning point for the industry as they gave up their economic concerns. They were even scorned by publisher studio Bethesda for their backward perspective over things a few months back.

However, we must not lose sight that how they specifically mentioned about introducing the concept to more third party content soon but only to the ones "selected", which leaves more room for disappointment in the foreseeable future.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Minecraft Update Aquatic Phase Two

Developer Mojang has released second Phase of Update Aquatic for all-new underwater Minecraft adventures on PC and consoles.

Entire fanbase of Minecraft seemingly has been away for some time now from this most popular sandbox adventure but they were actually waiting with patience for Phase Two to roll out with the newest Update Aquatic. Whether it is mobile devices like Android and iOS, or even handheld system like Nintendo Switch or PC, VR and Xbox One, you can play it on any modern gaming platform there is and the new update reaches out to players to take a deep dive in for a good time.

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Minecraft Update Aquatic Phase Two

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A brand-new trailer showcasing features of Update Aquatic is right here for you to take a quick look at it and get hooked in. We suggest you take a good look at detailed Patch Notes for more specifics.




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Players are now allowed the ability to breathe underwater and you can see up to 3,000 types of different tropical fauna wandering around there; including sea turtles. Adding sea to gameplay has expanded the open world title bigger than it already is. A new trident weapon will be at your disposal but they are no good to break blocks if you are in Creative mode. You can bump into an old shipwreck probably at some point and are allowed ride Skeleton Horses as well.

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As you are entering a new level of water physics, you are about to experience a few minor change game’s simulation but it won't stop you from making waterlogged blocks. Other things to point are that the menu background is changed for the sake of new theme to match with it. There are coral reefs, nine ocean biomes and treasure chests to be found underwater. Zombie hordes still lurks deep down under going as The Drowned and they are able to walk on bottom pits.

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This one is an update Minecraft fans would love to get their hands on as it brings a complete new environment to explore and since the game is primarily focused on gathering resource and crafting, there is no reason for which players won't like it. Players of Bedrock Edition can play it now whereas people on Java have to wait for that version. However, we cannot help but notice that it never mentioned whether or not this Minecraft console update will be available for PlayStation 4 or not.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Bethesda Sues Westworld Game as Fallout Shelter Ripoff

Bethesda files lawsuit against Warner Bros. over the release of Westworld mobile game, for ripping-off Fallout Shelter.

Last week, a mobile game is released which is based on the popular science fiction western TV series on HBO, Westworld. As soon as it hit Smartphone platform, it is hit by a lawsuit from popular video game publisher Bethesda Softworks for shamelessly ripping off their free-to-play simulation game Fallout Shelter from 2015. They have sued Warner Bros. and developer Behaviour Interactive over this matter, because the latter were involved when both of these titles were being developed.

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Bethesda Sues Westworld game as Fallout Shelter Ripoff

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As a part of post-apocalyptic role-playing Fallout game series, Fallout Shelter puts player into the role of a Vault Overseer, who supervises activities and building for the accommodation of remaining survivors in an irradiated wasteland. Despite being a free-to-play entry in the series, it has micro-transactions and random loot box features that made it a commercial hit, leading its way to other major platforms like Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One afterwards.

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Canadian studio Behaviour Interactive previously teamed up with Bethesda during the development of Fallout Shelter and they were no stranger to working with licensed video game properties either. When Warner Bros. Entertainment hired them for the new Westworld mobile game, it came out as a copy of Bethesda's game in terms of designs and gameplay. So, wasting no further time, one publisher took it to the court against the company in charge of distribution for Westworld.

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Accusing the developer for multiple misconducts as breach of contract, copyright violation and stealing trade secrets to others, Bethesda filed a legal suit on June 21. Warner Bros. was also alleged to have influenced the studio for taking this unethical step that lead the publisher some considerable amount of damage. Instead of being coy about it, Bethesda simply calls out the Westworld mobile game a "rip-off” because of the uncanny similarities of art, animations and gameplay.

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They points out that there were some bugs in their early game, which they removed later but those same glitches are is still present on the game in question and that is a clear example of the codes being reused. While they are all worked up with newest entry from Fallout series, Fallout 76, Bethesda was just introduced their three-year-old Fallout Shelter on bigger platforms to explore possible financial potential and so they took it pretty seriously after learning of this plagiarism.

Friday, June 1, 2018

The Elder Scrolls: Legends to Replace Developers

Publisher Bethesda swaps original developer Dire Wolf Digital with a new studio for The Elder Scrolls: Legends.

Recently, a decision of changing developer team for their free-to-play collectible card game The Elder Scrolls: Legends is made. From 2017, Dire Wolf Digital has been working on the game and making it into what it is today. Starting from this year, the project will be handed over and Sparkypants Studios are the ones who are replacing the original developers. Bethesda Softworks are still remaining publisher for the game while the shift is in order and are directly involved into it.

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The Elder Scrolls: Legends to Replace Developers

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According to their spokesperson, they are already quite ahead in building up a new version of TES: Legends for past few months under the direct supervision of Bethesda. Despite changing few aspects and designs, they assured that Legends will not experience any major revamp. Sparkypants have just built a new client for the game, made a couple of UI modifications, some minor changes in menus and visuals were done. This actually lets them to address balance issues better than before.

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New Main Menu for TES: Legends

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You can see that the redesigned board above still represents what Legends was to players from the very beginning. The Elder Scrolls: Legends Android, iOS, Mac and PC version will not be experiencing any major change to core game mechanics. Your previous collection will remain as it was and you can still get those same items from in-game store. Whatever slightest tweak they did was to alter the game's previous direction and access many of its untapped potential.

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Obviously, this game has a large community that expects more and constantly making requests about things they want to see changed. Changing hands for a live game has its challenges but together, the new developer/publisher duo has made it out. Developing a brand-new client has given them flexibility to make more progress, adding new features, bug fixing and many other tasks in a fast pace. They will talk about future plans regarding TES: Legends when they finally arrive at E3 2018.

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Legends' Redesigned Interface

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However, their publisher had no problem with Dire Wolf Digital and just wanted to change direction for future. The Elder Scrolls: Legends decks offer you and opportunity to play a world-class strategic card game and this is one of the best single-player adventures you can experience. As they swiftly head towards that road, the new developers want to create more opportunities for Legends to grow on a stronger foundation under the ever-watchful eye of Bethesda.

Friday, May 25, 2018

The Wolf Among Us Season 2 Delayed to 2019

Telltale Games is delaying The Wolf Among Us Season 2 to 2019 because of fundamental changes at studio.

Developer Telltale Games have done a splendid job adapting comic-book writer Bill Willingham (Day of Vengeance, Justice Society of America)'s Fables comic book series from DC Comics's Vertigo imprint into one of their epic fantasy interactive episodic graphic adventure. Following the immense success of Season 1, Telltale announced for The Wolf Among Us Season 2 back in July, 2017. It was scheduled to release on 2018 but unfortunately that date is pushed back to 2019 now.

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The Wolf Among Us Season 2 Delayed to 2019

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Fans that were eagerly waiting for the latter half of 2018 to see Season 2 of the game probably are a little bit pissed when almost one year after the initial announcement they get to know this shocker! Clearly this should upset many players because we rarely had any follow-up news from the creator studio about its development and now, suddenly out of the blue we get to know that, we should wait another year. That kind of sucks!

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Although Telltale have mentioned about the issue recently stating, this inconvenience is totally unintentional and is because of some essential changes since they announced the title last summer. While that doesn't seem like anything big but it can mean that there might be a change of gameplay which will be introduced this time. Plus, they said, the studio will invest this extra time in improving quality and experiment with this project. Does that make any sense to you now?

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Bigby Wolf Fans Are Not Happy

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There is another fact that could possibly be the reason for this delay and it is, the studio laid off 25 percent of their workforce, which is a total of 90 employees. The company responsible for making critically acclaimed games like Game of Thrones, Minecraft and The Walking Dead, has decided to move forward with a smaller team to deliver a fewer but better quality video games in future. Whether or not this restructuring has helped them in their goal, it can be partially responsible for setbacks in their deadline.

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Bill Willingham’s award-winning Fables worked out amazingly fine with Telltale Games' unique format of storytelling with The Wolf Among Us. Season 1 comprising five-episode was released back in 2013 for every playable platforms like Android, iOS, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. So, we can only hope that the second Season will probably do the same as well.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season Details

Just like all good things should come to an end, Telltale’s The Walking Dead is finally coming to a conclusion this year. Developer Telltale Games has done a fantastic fan-service by adapting creator Robert Kirkman (Battle Pope, Invincible)'s post-apocalyptic comic book series The Walking Dead from Image Comics into an episodic action-adventure franchise. It is one of Telltale’s most celebrated series much like the television adaptation of AMC’s zombie drama of the same name, which is currently airing its Season 8 on cable TV.

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Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season Details

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Six years have passed since the series began its journey with series protagonist Clementine and there has been only three seasons so far. She has grown from a little girl who just lost her parents to a seasoned survivor of a zombie apocalypse. Her journey in this walker-infested world is finally coming to an end that started with her guardian angel Lee Everett. We cannot say that she is also following Lee's path towards the end step by step as Melissa Hutchinson returns to voice her character.

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Lee Everett and Clementine

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Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season was first announced back in 2017 during San Diego Comic Con and we only knew that the release is due to 2018. Although there was no official release date to begin with, our guess is that The Final Season may come out this summer or probably in the fall. The time might be closer to some holiday season of 2018. The Walking Dead: Season One was launched on April, Season Two and A New Frontier chose the month of December for their release.

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Now, we all know that The Final Season marks the end of Clementine's story and fans are already wondering what would happen to her character then. It was revealed from PAX East panel 2018 that, the chapter will kick off right from the events of A New Frontier but there is a time jump in between. Clementine will be older and mature that she was back then and many things will not be the same as before. Because, the world has already gone to hell after a zombie apocalypse and no one is around to keep everything running.

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Clementine and A.J.

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A post-apocalyptic world means already the end of mankind and society, which only worsens as time passes. So, when the season will start, it will be from a much worse scenario that what we saw in Season Three. Little AJ is still on her care and chances are, she might get into a situation where the kid needs a lot of protecting. Clementine will come across plenty of new characters who would either help in her journey or become enemies. A dog named Rosie will be introduced who would at least make it through the first episode.

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Since, Telltale’s The Walking Dead series is mostly scripted due to its episodic graphic adventure style. Any outcome players' face is from a series of preset choices set in the plot to unfold as they make progress. However, The Final Season is bringing a change to this gameplay mechanics for good. Any typical good zombie game genre should frequently put characters into battle zombies to keep things interesting. So, Telltale decided to include unscripted zombie fights to throw Clementine in danger and make this challenging.

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Developers at Telltale Games have also noted that, considering an installment of a series that builds on death and despair, The Walking Dead: A New Frontier was a bit too colorful. By this, they are only hinting that The Final Season will go back to its root and adjust to a more worn-out color palette. AMC has already done it with logo for The Walking Dead TV series gradually following a more decomposing style after each season.

Friday, March 30, 2018

Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season First Artwork Revealed

When developer Telltale Games introduced the post-apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead with a new vision with Telltale’s The Walking Dead in 2012, people just fell in love with the unique storytelling way of their episodic graphic adventure. Over the years, we saw the character of Clementine grow from a young girl to the kickass grown up in "A New Frontier" and now, with Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season headed this way, we have to say good-bye to the series.

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Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season Key-Art

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Till the day Clementine was rescued by Lee Everett from her house, she has been through a lot of dire situations in that world taken over by zombies and now, we will see her in action for one last time at the end of this year.

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A Striking Callback

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Telltale Games also released a key-art for the title for fans to get an exclusive first look. We can see series protagonist Clementine with the young boy AJ, she took in under her wings to protect at all cost. She is older now and is grizzled by the brutality this world inflicted upon her. If you look closely then you will notice that the key-art above strikes a resemblance with the one released for the first season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead with Lee and Clementine on it.

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Below is the Tweet from the official Twitter handle of Telltale Games as they announce the final season for their critically acclaimed series.



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Telltale's Walking Dead: The Final Season is set to release later in 2018 with no fixed date yet and a first look of the game will be revealed on April 6 at PAX East panel. It was during last year's San Diego Comic Con, when Telltale had announced for a planned fourth season which will be the last one and will draw conclusion to Clementine's story. We must admit that it is really hard seeing such a great franchise finally ending but even harder to see a character like Clementine go.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The Walking Dead: Our World Gameplay Trailer

The creator-owned comic-book series The Walking Dead from Image Comics by writer Robert Kirkman (Battle Pope, Invincible) has done all sorts of wonders from its launch in 2003. When AMC television decided to adapt the book for television, the series have been breaking countless records on cable TV history and currently on its eighth season. Another spin-off show Fear The Walking Dead is growing its audience as well.

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The Walking Dead: Our World Gameplay Trailer

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The franchise also spawned a couple of successful games for mobile devices and other platforms. Seems like, The Walking Dead is aiming for being the most adapted concept on various media. Following the insane success of the free-to-play mobile game Pokémon GO, The Walking Dead is coming soon with the AR technology for their upcoming mobile release The Walking Dead: Our World.

Developer Next Games have dropped a sneak peek gameplay trailer for upcoming The Walking Dead: Our World on YouTube recently.




Those who have already played the predecessor game employing AR technology could immediately relate the similarities between Pokémon GO and The Walking Dead: Our World, well, except for the end of the world part of course. Since the game is based on AMC television series, which means you may bump into Carl Grimes, Daryl Dixon, Glenn Rhee, Rick Grimes or Michonne cleaning up zombie hordes as well as yourself.

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Collect New Weapons

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While you clear up your surroundings off the zombies, you will level up and be sure to check for new weapons according to their class and rarity. At the Games Developers Conference (GDC), The Walking Dead: Our World is expected to premiere along with a few other AR games. The game is open for pre-registration and hopefully will come out sometime later in 2018.

With Telltale Games' episodic survival horror take on the series, gamers on many platforms are already in love with the post-apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead. Plus, another adventure of the undead world set in Washington is coming soon in Overkill’s The Walking Dead. Now-a-days, people are always busy with their cell phones and Next Games just brought the thrill of the action into their pocket and grasp at any time.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Batman: The Enemy Within Have Two Different Endings

One thing fans of Telltale Games would agree without a doubt is that the developer has re-invented if not mastered the point-and-click adventure games of modern times and with each new releases, they prove it time after time. The studio did a great job tinkering with the established folklore of DC Comics' most iconic hero Batman in Batman: The Telltale Series in 2016 and the sequel Batman: The Enemy Within in 2017.

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Batman: The Enemy Within Have Two Different Endings

Batman: The Enemy Within is the second season of Telltale's attempt of re-creating the legends of The Dark Knight for gamers. The first season and the already released episodes of season two is doing exceptionally well so far. We all are now waiting for the season finale and it is going to be released on March 27, drawing conclusion to another thrilling chapter of Bruce Wayne/ Batman trying to save Gotham City from the rampant criminal society.

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The developers and studio is very excited about the final episode as it just doesn't give it a closure but also because this one is the greatest piece of content they have created for the series till date. Telltale's stories are different than any of the stories from DC Universe as they take a unique dig at the saga and the latest twist they added to the list is to create their own version of The Joker.

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The Pact Associates

When he was first discovered by Bruce Wayne in Arkham Asylum as a former patient named John Doe. He didn't become the Clown Prince of Crime back then but his past was anything but clouded. However, he had a deep admiration for Bruce Wayne and just wanted to be his best friend more than anything. He even introduced Bruce to The Pact, a small gang of super-criminals consisting Bane, Harley Quinn and Mr. Freeze.

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Just because John Doe was way far from becoming The Joker at that point, many actually started rooting for him. It was a very bold move from Telltale to even pitch the idea of this pale skinned and green haired individual having any sort of friendly relationship with Bruce Wayne because of many Batman fans would start ranting about it immediately but all things worked out fine in the end. Instead of beating him up and taking him back to Arkham, players tried to guide him through Bruce's character.

Since one of the nature of episodic graphic adventure games are the ending and many other aspects of a game changes depending on your actions, your approach towards John Doe in The Enemy Within will shape up his character in the endgame. Whether or not you want him to be Harley's boyfriend or bring down his criminal endeavors, it's all up to you. The way you treat him will shape The Joker of tomorrow.

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Vigilante or Villain?

The finale episode will reach to a certain point with every loose ends and John Doe will either transform into a Vigilante or Villain. If he turns out evil, then you already know that he is destined to become Batman’s arch-nemesis. The end of their friendship will set him nuts and he will wreck havoc on Gotham. Although, The Joker becoming a vigilante would like to team-up with Batman to eradicate all crime from the city.

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We better not go any deep with this than we did, because the final episode is dropping within two weeks and you probably wouldn't like the story to be spoiled. You should play the episode titled "Same Stitch" when it is finally released for Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and mobile devices on March 27 to find out the epic conclusion yourself. The fifth episode contains three and a half hours worth of content and with a few variations of outcomes, it can be even longer.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Hearthstone: The Witchwood Expansion Announced

Developer Blizzard Entertainment's free-to-play online collectible card game Hearthstone is getting an expansion with 135 brand-new cards. Titled "Hearthstone: The Witchwood", this expansion is the first of 2018 that will usher Year of the Raven. Though they have not stated any specific release date for it to arrive yet, The Witchwood pack will probably drop anytime before April 30.

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Hearthstone: The Witchwood Expansion Announced

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Now check out the following clip where the game developers of Hearthstone go to the Irvine California backwoods to reveal more about The Witchwood.




The newly introduced 135 Hearthstone cards are themed on the haunted forest of Gilneas to fend off the spirits of Witchwood. There will be new type of cards and a shift from the usual gameplay mechanics to a new style. For example, if you are to build your deck with Baku the Mooneater or Genn Greymane, then you either has to own odd or even cost cards, so that the former will grant Hero Power upgrade and the latter will cost 1 Hero Power for the whole game for any class.

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New Cards and Mechanics

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The Phantom Militia has the power of Echo, which allows you to play the card many times in the same turn depending on how much mana you are packing and this one is one of the many from the set. Though Rush card Militia Commander cannot attack the opponent's hero like Charge cards, they will attack other minions on a same turn. Before the expansion goes live, claim three card packs and a random Class legendary card for free just by logging into the game.




It also launches a single-player experience called Monster Hunts and it will start within two weeks of the release of the expansion. If you have played Kobolds & Catacombs then this mode may seem familiar to Dungeon Run to you. Players collect their loot bounties to upgrade a deck upon killing the bosses following eight progressively challenging fights for staying alive and exploring further into The Witchwood.

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Hearthstone: The Witchwood expansion pack is priced only 49.99 and you can get a special 50 card pack bundle on pre-purchase. As an included bonus, you will also receive the exclusive In a Dark Wood card back and 20 more The Witchwood card packs. The only other thing that you will need is a Blizzard Battle.net account to enjoy playing this intense collectible card game on Warcraft folklore.