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Sunday, June 10, 2018

Doom Eternal E3 Teaser

Bethesda's E3 2018 press conference gave the devil its due by unveiling Doom Eternal, a sequel to 2016's rebooted title.

Many eager gamers have been waiting for a sequel to the best first-person shooter games ever made and we are talking about none other than 2016's Doom game from the newly rebooted series by developer id Software and publisher Bethesda Softworks. Eventually, the upcoming title from the franchise titled Doom Eternal was announced today by Bethesda during their E3 2018 conference and for starters, we have a brand-new teaser that is full of breath-taking action.

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Doom Eternal E3 Teaser

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Prepare yourself for the ultimate ride with the devil in fiery land of dead as the gates of Hell are opening once again.




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As the teaser opens, what we can see is that a backdrop which does not seem like Mars but resembles much to Earth. Buildings are on fire, freakish creatures and monstrosities like Revenants are wandering around while the camera goes forward through debris. It's definitely Earth and demons from Hell has taken over and running rampant. We see a skull belonging to Baron of Hell, which is crushed by Doomguy only to face a horde of demons while he loads a double-barreled shotgun.

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Back in April, Pete Hines of Bethesda cryptically hinted that Doom 2 may be announced at E3 2018 during an event at PAX East, so this doesn't come as a surprise to us. Reboot of Doom in 2016 was a re-imagining of the original game and most probably, the sequel will follow the second one, Doom II: Hell on Earth. Although there is no mention of "Hell on Earth" anywhere in upcoming sequel's title, the entire settings of demons reigning on Earth seem pretty reminiscent of that phrase.

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Doom Eternal is expected to release on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One but we don't have a release date in hand right now. Even though we haven't seen any new enemies yet, that cool shotgun is a hint that there will be new weapons. A gameplay live-stream will be held on August 10 during Quakecon and we can certainly hope to get more details on the story as well as gameplay for sure. If they can keep up to the expectation of players and maintain excellence, the sequel could also be a critical and commercial success.

Fallout 76 E3 Trailer

Bethesda's E3 2018 trailer for Fallout 76 reveals it to be a prequel four times larger than any other Fallout game.

Only a few days ago, Bethesda took a whole day teasing an upcoming Fallout game on social media and then revealed it afterwards with a teaser trailer. When Fallout 76 was announced, players were confused because they were sort of expecting something like "Fallout 5". Despite having a few glimpses at what it looks like, we had very little to go with but now that E3 2018 is here and they released a trailer that confirms many theories and rumors while giving us a detailed look.

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Fallout 76 E3 Trailer

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Lets' dive into this brand-new trailer for upcoming Fallout 76 game released by publisher Bethesda at their E3 2018 press conference.




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With the initial look of the surrounding, we notice a much more alive in-game world than of Fallout 3 or Fallout 4. A West Virginia neighborhood that is still quite intact than being reduced into a wasteland is where the player explores around while we were humming to John Denver's legendary folk song "Take Me Home, Country Roads" in background. This one surely looks like a prequel where it all begins and whatever left of humanity started taking shelters in those vaults for safety.

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What we came to learn at the end is that this entry has a game map that is four times bigger in size than any we ever saw in past games from Fallout series. Although, having bigger maps doesn't assure you of the quality of the contents, we can rely on Bethesda, because they usually know what they are doing and this one is considered as one of their most popular franchises. So, we can only hope that they will engage their fans with great content and gameplay flexibility like they always does.

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A New American Dream

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Apart from these, there was a rumor of Fallout 76 being an online multiplayer title before E3 and it turned out to be true after all. While every other developer studio in the industry has been focusing on more multiplayer only titles, Bethesda has remained a reliable company who made single player games and kept the genre alive. However, they are taking a new step now and how far they will go with this mode is still unknown and can only be told later.

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It's not like that the studio have not attempted to focus on multiplayer and they apparently did it in past with Fallout Online. In Fallout 76, they will be exploring more of this experience and maybe they are just testing the field for their audience. Being entirely online will also bring change to gameplay and how it is played out as all the other survivors you come across are human beings and not some NPCs. Don't worry just yet because you sure will see your fair share of creatures out there too.

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Power of The Atom

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Unless you want to wait to get your hands onto the game to explore the new wild world of Fallout till November 14, 2018, we suggest you manage to get yourself into beta testing or what they are calling it "Break It Early Test Application", which you can have access to if you pre-order Fallout 76 Power Armor Edition only for $199.99. This collector’s edition will give you a wearable T-51 Power Armor helmet, a terrain map, collectible figurines, a steelbook and in-game bonuses.




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Fallout 76 will release worldwide for playing on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Whether you decide to pick up the standard edition or power armor edition, you surely are in for an adventure for survival in a world of nuclear annihilation. We are eagerly waiting to see what Bethesda does with this franchise in the upcoming days and how much it evolves.

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.

E3 2018 News and Rumors

World’s best gaming expo E3 2018 is s almost here. So, news, rumors and trailers on games are here as well.

The annual grand gaming show is returning to Los Angeles convention center with the biggest gaming news you can expect. As that moment approaches, we are eagerly waiting for a bag full of E3 2018 games that are waiting to be announced officially. We are so close to E3 2018 now and for the past few months; we've been bombarded with news of latest leaks in weirdest way possible and we got the most number of them in last few weeks. On Saturday, June 12, all conferences and shows will start off and will run till June 14.

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E3 2018 News and Rumors

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Press conferences at E3 2018 will be running from June 9 with EA Play briefing and then Nintendo will be concluding on June 12 with their seminar. We expect announcements and appearances from big companies like Bethesda Softworks, Devolver Digital, Microsoft Studios, Sony, Square Enix and Ubisoft as well. We have tons of news heading our way for upcoming titles from Triple A games list awaiting their release this year.




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Activision at E3 2018
Publisher company Activision typically keeps a pace of releasing games that are able to satisfy the gamers but no one really ever surprised by any of their release announcements. Obviously we are getting more detailed look at Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 or maybe an update on where they are with Spyro. A possible look at the next Destiny 2 expansion wouldn't be too much to ask since their Year 2 reveal is marked for June 5. Releases from Blizzard division will probably be saved up for a later occasion.




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Bethesda at E3 2018
This publisher has the tendency of making announcement of new games shortly before their release. Though Bethesda E3 lineup may not excite a hell lot of people and they are sort of new to these press conferences and showcasing upcoming projects, they do have a change of pace. Games revealed at E3 2018 by them will be some titles that are not going to drop very soon. News of Rage 2 from Avalanche Studios was leaked and eventually it was revealed last month while promising for more on E3.

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Latest installment of their post-apocalyptic role-playing series, Fallout 76 is already revealed and some new gameplay trailer is on the way and we may finally know if the latter is focused on multiplayer. Does a declaration for The Elder Scrolls 6 or Dishonored 3 sounds too far-fetched? Or maybe Doom 2 from id Software? Yes, the kind of does but then again, rumors heavily suggests of something like that likely to happen. However, we certainly can hope for The Elder Scrolls Online to get a new expansion.




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Electronic Arts at E3 2018
Branded as "Worst Company in America" in 2012 and 2013 wasn't enough, Mass Effect: Andromeda from Electronic Arts failed terribly last year, their development studio Visceral Games was shut down and then there was the infamous micro-transaction outrage regarding Need for Speed Payback and Star Wars Battlefront II, which has them being accused of trying to introduce some sort of gambling mechanics into video games. Legal questions were raised for having such progression in one of their Triple A games.

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At EA Play annual press conference, a demo of Anthem will most likely be displayed by Mass Effect team for media. We already watched Battlefield V reveal event to witness how they are carefully avoiding controversial loot box model and are eager to see more from BFV. Instead, they are going to offer cosmetic items and skins for weapon that does not provide any in-game advantage. FIFA 19 hasn’t officially been revealed yet, so hopes are up for that one too while we expect it to drop on September, 2018.




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Microsoft at E3 2018
Through a wave of change in management, Microsoft is getting readied for joining the competition. Adding 4K support for Xbox One X was an advancement that only expanded new opportunities for their consoles with Xbox Play Anywhere initiative, building a bridge between PC and Xbox One. They might stage some more features of their devices and upcoming programs planned for future at E3. In terms of new games, they aren't probably bringing any of their big original franchises.

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What we have gathered is that Microsoft may actually reveal three new Gears of War titles, one of which is a usual sequel, another is Halo Wars type of real-time strategy and the last one is a Battle Royale game. 2011’s NBA Jam: On Fire Edition from Xbox 360 may get an update but otherwise, there are no possibilities of a new title from NBA Jam series. They clearly are not in for investing much time and budget in new projects these days. Lastly, we would like to get a release date for Crackdown 3.




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Nintendo at E3 2018
Earlier in January 2018, Nintendo Direct Mini teased the fans with so many upcoming titles waiting to be released this year and many already have made the jump. Metroid Prime 4, The World Ends with You – Final Remix and Yoshi has chances of showing up alongside a Pokémon game. Since its official, a gameplay trailer for Switch version of Super Smash Bros. will be much appreciated. An HD version of Mother 3 can get us cheered up like many fans as well. Other than these, we have nothing on them because of their very tight way of maintaining internal secrecy.




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Sony at E3 2018
Sony apparently has an upper hand in gaming market currently following God of War's release, which set records for selling on PlayStation 4 that surpasses any number Microsoft could come up with PC or Xbox One at the same time. They also have sold more consoles than their rival and dominating the market. Sony's upcoming high-profile Death Stranding from Hideo Kojima's own company Kojima Productions, The Last of Us Part 2 and Marvel’s Spider-Man stands out as one of the most anticipated games of 2018 already.

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Their Days Gone and Ghost of Tsushima are also in line to take us all for a deep dive. Hopes of hearing about a sequel for Bloodborne and Horizon Zero Dawn are high from many players but chances are very slim. Sony’s conference may feature some new CoD: BO4 footage considering their DLC exclusivity on PS4. MediEvil Remastered or Syphon Filter remake have hooked us on some hope but some of them may remain unannounced for now and saved up for conferences at their own events like Paris Games Week and PlayStation Experience.




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Square Enix at E3 2018
In past, Square Enix and Konami used to rule at E3 but sadly they both are a dimmed shadow of what they once were. Speaking of shadows, the former have their focus on Shadow of the Tomb Raider from developer Crystal Dynamics now, which may bring them into limelight again. A reveal trailer for the game is expected at their E3 Showcase. Oh and let's not forget about their action role-playing project Kingdom Hearts III as it has an official release date waiting for announcement.

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After long debacle and debates, their spokesperson revealed earlier that Final Fantasy VII Remake will come any time before 2023, meaning they are not in any hurry with that one. Some update on untitled Avengers Project with Marvel would be nice as we never heard anything else after 2017. With release of Final Fantasy XV and Nier: Automata in recent years, they are slowly trying to restore their former glory but time will only tell whether they would succeed or not.




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Ubisoft at E3 2018
Instead of arriving at the grad-party with flashy new range of video games, Ubisoft seems more comfortable to hang out with their old titles and keep those franchises alive by providing regular downloadable content or arranging seasonal events to support the cause. We have For Honor and Rainbow Six Siege to prove that theory. Fingers crossed for a brand-new trailer on Skull & Bones, The Crew 2 and The Division 2, because we know that Beyond Good and Evil 2 will eventually join the parade.

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Speculations are pretty damn high for a new Splinter Cell sequel, which can easily become one of the Triple A games 2018 has to offer and who better can do that except for Sam Fisher? We still haven't catch our breath following the shocking revelation of Assassin's Creed Odyssey, a successor sequel to Assassin's Creed Origins. Following a surprise leak from one of their merchandise for the game on a French site named Jeuxvideo, Ubisoft swiftly acted by dropping a teaser that let us know it will be set in Greece.

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One of the few other things from our bucket-lists is clearly a trailer or gameplay of the much talked about Resident Evil 2 Remake from Capcom. A release date on YS Net’s Shenmue 3 alongside a gameplay trailer and new clip on CD Projekt Red’s Cyberpunk 2077 will do just fine. This upcoming open-world RPG has the potential of becoming the most anticipated PC games 2018 will probably see while it also rules on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, much like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from the same developers.

As we all are very excited for the arrival of E3, we surely cannot wait for some of those biggest E3 rumors come true and keep you all updated as much as we can.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Fallout 76 Announced

The last game from Bethesda's post-apocalyptic action role-playing game series Fallout was Fallout 4 and it came out in 2015. People were looking for a sequel for some time now and turns out the developers were also preparing themselves with one. After teasing of a possible new entry to the series for a day on various social media, today, Bethesda have finally announced Fallout 76, the next installment from one of their most popular action RPG franchise.

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Fallout 76 Announced

Before we go further, take a moment to check out the official teaser trailer for upcoming Fallout 76 from Bethesda Game Studios.




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Seems like the developers have made good on the hype they were creating for some time with this latest trailer. Even though the clip does not reveal a clear concept of what crisis are we going to deal with this time, we assume this is when all fights are ceased and probably, it will focus on rebuilding civilization. Vault-Tec mascot Vault Boy signs can be seen in almost everywhere and the video ends with some sole survivor putting on a light blue jumpsuit that marks the number 76 on it.

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Fallout franchise takes place in a post-apocalyptic setting where you are struggling with survival issues and have to lead the game's main protagonist to find their way into the irradiated wasteland Earth has become following "The Great War". Past games from the series were all commercially successful and Fallout 4 among them was able to gain some critical acclaim as well. We can only assume that Bethesda got good with their craft over these years and Fallout 76 will follow its predecessors.

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Fallout Has Settled

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Apparently, Fallout 76 is still under development from Bethesda Game Studios in Maryland and we will get to know more about it at E3 on June 10. Still awaiting a release date, the game is expected to release on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Many have speculated that all that teasing earlier was for a remastered version of Fallout 3 or a brand-new sequel to Fallout: New Vegas, none of which was the case after all. Taken cue from John Denver's "Take Me Home, Country Roads" song, we believe the game will be set in West Virginia.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Wolfenstein II Alternate Box Art for Nintendo Switch

Bethesda Offers limited edition game sleeves with alternate artwork for Wolfenstein II on Nintendo Switch.

First-person shooter Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus from developer Machine Games is going to debut on Nintendo Switch on June 29 and Switch owner couldn't be happier. Publisher Bethesda Softworks wanted to celebrate the occasion of this upcoming release and decided to make it special for all those fans eagerly waiting for the port launch. So, they have some special game sleeves featuring alternate artwork of the game that you can pick from any GameStop location in North America.

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Wolfenstein II Alternate Box Art for Nintendo Switch

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The exclusive artwork from alternate box arts are featured our beloved hero B.J. Blazkowicz is some very different scenarios from the game. The first one among the four new covers is titled Collage, which is a gathering of allies around protagonist William Blazkowicz and what looms overhead is an entire gang from Nazi regime with their Frau Engel Frau Engel on top. Mayhem has B.J. raining down heavy fire upon enemy soldiers as he is backing in distance while vehicles are blowing up.

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Wolfenstein II Alternate Collage Box Art
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Wolfenstein II Alternate Mayhem Box Art

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The third one is called Stealth, where Blazkowicz has just hacked a leg of an unsuspecting soldier from underneath a car or something, who probably came chasing him but lost his limbs instead. Next up, our hero is pouring down his heavy fire-powers against enemies down the street, which of course is the Tactical alternate cover. This one actually hints at an in-game cover system introduced in this title, which players can use during combat for tactical advantage.

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Wolfenstein II Alternate Stealth Box Art
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Wolfenstein II Alternate Tactical Box Art

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Action-adventure first-person shooter Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will come out for Nintendo Switch on June 29, 2018. We appreciate Bethesda walking an extra mile to offer some incentive for the fans that will make their long waiting worthwhile. The best part about is that, you don't even need to buy even a single copy of the game at all. So, be sure to visit your nearing GameStop outlets next month to collect your limited edition copies when Wolf 2 hit the shelves.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Rage 2 Official Gameplay Trailer

The official gameplay trailer for first-person shooter Rage 2 from Bethesda showing off intense apocalyptic mayhem.

We had a lot going on at this point with upcoming first-person shooter RAGE 2 from id Software and Bethesda Softworks. First there was a Walmart listing which leaked that the game is in development, then the announcement trailer got leaked online and they eventually released it after taking down the leaked one. The first live-action trailer didn't give away much except for the type of tone the game will adapt and announced that they will drop a gameplay reveal trailer today!

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Rage 2 Official Gameplay Trailer

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Just as they said yesterday, the official gameplay trailer is finally here. If you expected it to be intense and feral, then you guessed it right.




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With this trailer, we are back on the wasteland but not quite the one from the first game but something that looks similar to Mad Max. The protagonist is the last remaining Ranger named Walker and not U.S. Marine Nicholas Raine this time. Into the vastness of empty desert and concrete jungle, you will go through hordes of uncivilized goons to reach your primary goal of ensuring the downfall of The Authority. Since your character has been robbed off everything he owned, he shouldn't have any problem to follow that agenda.

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Although it was solely a gameplay trailer, we got a good chunk of back-story as well, which is mostly vague and typical for such type of game. They really have made the gameplay better this time as you can see in the clip above. Whether it is some mohawk sporting skinny punks or hulking mutant enemies, shooting at them mercilessly is sure looks fun. The visuals are improved as well as a bigger open world is for players to roam through. On top of these, there is that damn pink color almost everywhere!

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Rage 2 Will Release in 2019

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Currently, action shooter RAGE 2 is planning to release on 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The original RAGE came out in 2011 and after six long years, developer id Software is bringing the franchise back along with Avalanche Studios. Bethesda probably have had plans to release these trailer to E3 2018 or at least not just now but thanks to all these recent leaks, the publisher have had enough and straight out dropped it out of the box.

Monday, May 14, 2018

RAGE 2 Officially Announced

It was only last week, when a Walmart’s listing leak lead to the news that sequel to 2011's first-person shooter from id Software and Bethesda Softworks is actually happening. Instead of shooting down the idea, they playfully trolled back at Walmart Canada by offering notes to improve design efforts on their placeholder listings. Then they started posting teaser image that clearly said RAGE 2 is coming until the reveal trailer got leaked as well just before the official release and now we are here.

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RAGE 2 Announce Trailer

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The live-action cinematic trailer showcases a newly revamped world of RAGE 2 without hinting any clue about the game's plot.




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The trailer looks like a hybrid clone made out of Mad Max: Fury Road movie and Borderlands game. Of course it officially confirms that we sure are getting a sequel to RAGE but at this point there was very little to not know about that. At first thanks to that Walmart listing, then Bethesda decides to be a sport by teasing for a few days on social media and then the leaked clip has done it all. Still, the official clip is a bit longer than the one which was leaked earlier but later taken down from YouTube.

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World of RAGE 2

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If not all but many fans who waited for official confirmation for this project may have expected what they just saw, because a couple of punk-ass dancing and jumping around with big-guns amidst a confusing, pink atmosphere doesn't remind them of anything from the first game of the series. Since RAGE was developed to showcase their new game engine, perhaps the developer and publisher agreed upon going for a soft-reboot approach with this one like they did with Doom, Prey and Wolfenstein II.

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Gameplay Reveal Tomorrow

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If they are truly aiming for a revamp as the changes suggest, it may even turn out to be successful considering their previous track record. E3 2018 is due for next month and we already halfway through May, 2018, so by then we can definitely wait for a full-length trailer to delve deeper into the game's plot maybe! In the trailer's closing card, they mentioned that a gameplay reveal will take place tomorrow, May 15.

RAGE 2 Confirmed by Leaked Teaser

Earlier before the release of official teaser trailer for first-person shooter RAGE 2, Bethesda suffered another leak on the internet.

Back in 2011, developer id Software and publisher Bethesda Softworks came up with a first-person shooter RAGE, which was set on a post-apocalyptic world like the one we saw in Mad Max. The game was very well received by both fans and critics, so it would be pretty natural if fans want a sequel of the game after six years, right? For the past few days, we witnessed a number of leaks from Walmart listings, their publisher has been hinting about it and now a teaser for RAGE 2 is leaked.

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RAGE 2 Confirmed by Leaked Teaser

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People already got interested when a leaked Walmart listing has showed RAGE 2 as an upcoming release. Bethesda neither denied, nor confirmed about the authenticity of the news but decided to troll Walmart Canada with the official Twitter account of the game. Although, they have been teasing everyone by dropping images from the game for some time now and even subtly revealed the date for teaser trailer, it eventually got leaked on the internet somehow before they could officially release it.



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The version that was uploaded to YouTube has since been taken down for obvious reasons but Twitter user @Wario64 managed to make an animated GIF version of the clip posted along with his Tweet. Looks like the wasteland is into the color pink now as every other maniacal punk is either coloring their hair pink or spraying it everywhere. We still not sure why! Hope to find it out very soon. Other than that, it was a mad, mad world already on the original title and sequel should be more than that.



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So far, we do not know yet that what platforms are it going to be available for or when is it due for release, clearly because all these leaks are a bit disturbing. No story or anything that seems like a gameplay was also absent from the video as it was meant to just tease us and the publisher is going to drop an official announcement later today anyway. So, we will not have to wait too long for finding out more.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Wolfenstein II Nintendo Switch Release Date

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus from Machine Games and Bethesda Softworks is already available to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Aside from releasing brand-new titles every now and then, Bethesda is bringing many of their popular titles for next gen console Nintendo Switch. Back in September, 2017, we heard news about them having port Doom and Wolfenstein II for Nintendo Switch. The former made its Switch debut and not it's time for the latter.

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Wolfenstein II Nintendo Switch Release Date

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Today, publisher Bethesda Softworks announced that Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will release for Nintendo Switch on June 29 and also dropped a short clip for it.




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The trailer above shows exactly how you can expect your Wolfenstein II will play out in Switch and so far, it looks pretty flawless. The publisher previously launched another of their first-person shooter game Doom by working with Panic Button and it played out very well, except for some occasional struggle of keeping up the 720p resolution. Case of dropping frames per second below 30 was also reported but we believe the game could even run on this portable console is a wonder itself.

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Just like id Software’s Doom, action-adventure first-person shooter Wolfenstein II runs on run on same engine and as Bethesda has cracked out the formula of perfectly porting games to Switch without any major issues, we shouldn't worry much about it except for how many days we still have to wait to get our hands on it. Whatever minor compromise made in terms of gameplay performance and visual for jumping to a new platform is still acceptable to us many for the sake of playing it.


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Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus follows protagonist BJ Blazkowicz, who is back in business to fight the Nazi regime out of America to deliver freedom to his people. On top of that, Wolfenstein II port is a complete uncensored version this time as Nintendo is not forcing to sensor the game to make it more family-friendly but leave it as it is. Over the top Nazi-killing fest surrounded by great story has even won “Best Action Game” title for the game at The Game Awards last year.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Doom 2 May Be Announced at E3 2018

The gates of Hell are probably going to open on Mars soon again as publisher Bethesda Softworks has teased us so. We are talking about one of the best first-person shooter games ever made and expecting an announcement for a sequel to 2016's Doom from the newly rebooted franchise. If we got the indication right according to a studio executive from Bethesda, then Doom 2 will be announced at E3 2018. In that case, we should be prepared to deal with hell demons on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Doom 2 May Be Announced at E3 2018

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Back in 1993, Doom introduced us to the madness of first-person shooter games and took players on a roller costar ride to Hell and beyond. After the original, a sequel, Doom II followed next year and Doom 3 came out a decade later. We even received a live-action Doom movie featuring Hollywood superstar Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (Baywatch, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle). However, that one failed miserably and entire series took a reboot with 2016's Doom game, which reinvented the franchise.

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Lately, Pete Hines, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Bethesda Softworks was present in an event at PAX East and in an interview he was asked what they are planning for the latter half of 2018. In response, he said:

“I couldn’t give you any guesses as to what we’re going to announce and when those games will be out. But I will say, we have a lot of new stuff to talk about at E3. Whether or not folks realize it, this is the hell on Earth time for us with E3. We are in the midst of so much planning and work for all of that content but I’m really excited."
Though he did not mention the word "Doom" or "Sequel" a single time but fans of the series may have already realized what went down there. For those who are still trying to figure out what was in Hines’ comments, we suggest you to focus on his mention of "Hell on Earth". The actual sequel of the first game was titled "Doom II: Hell on Earth", which place on Earth as demons from Hell have laid an invasion. That brings our hero Doomguy back in action to save our planet as well as mankind.

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Doom II: Hell on Earth Cover Artwork

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Originally debuted on MS-DOS, Hell on Earth was an overall improvement on everything its predecessor was and became a best-selling title upon release. If Bethesda is actually teasing that title and can do things right like they did on reboot of Doom in 2016, we are waiting for another potential critical and commercial success ahead of time. Right now, Bethesda is probably prioritizing this one because E3 2018 is nearing. Besides, they also announced Wolfenstein II and The Evil Within 2 at last year's E3.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Doom 4K Update

Pretty sure whether you are just an average first person shooter fan or a Doom lover, you would definitely appreciate the sadistic enjoyment of slaying demons on Mars. We had to give it to developer id Software to team up with publisher Bethesda Softworks to rejuvenate the fan-favorite Doom series with 2016's release of the same name. With their regular series of updates, they are keeping the game fresh and the newest update should make console fans happy because Doom will now support 4K!

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Doom 4K Update

RELATED: Doom on Switch Adds Motion Controls

Yes, that's right. This is an age of upgraded graphics and since we are living in a time when world's most powerful video game consoles are available to experience some of the finest visuals, we should feast our eyes. The newest update dated for March 29, heading towards the game will allow people to enjoy 4K resolution on PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X. This is only fitting that Doom is finally adding cutting-edge graphics display to their fast-paced shooting title.

RELATED: Doom VFR Out Now

We have a short display of how it would feel to chop off the heads of demons from Hell in this new gameplay trailer.




The core fun of brutally massacring the demon hordes of Hell is now intensified a few folds. Those BFG blasts you shoot will be felt like never before and so the fun of slicing chainsaw through your enemy heads will be uncomfortably satisfying. The 4K resolution patch is only exclusive for the above mentioned platforms as the other consoles do not support higher caliber of graphics superiority like them.

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New Stunning 4K Resolution

RELATED: Doom and Wolfenstein II Comes to Nintendo Switch

After the worldwide release of Doom on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Bethesda focused on a port for Nintendo Switch in 2017. Now, the latest update will include PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X to their available platform list as well. Doom is already pretty great on any given day and now running on 4K is going to make it even better. The publisher has urged the players to upload their very own 4K screenshots on social media and tag them too.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Doom on Switch Adds Motion Controls

If first-person shooter game Doom from id Software has taught us anything that would be blasting off demons is never a boring chore. People who want to have this simple enjoyment on-the-go have sought to the Nintendo Switch version of the game when this demon-slaying fest debuted on the platform. With a newly released update, Doom has added "Motion Controls" for Switch console.

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Doom on Switch Adds Motion Controls

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Ever since the game is ported to Switch, people have been asking about "Motion Aiming" using the built-in gyroscope of the Joy-Con to let them aim more accurately. The traditional aiming with the analog stick of the controller is still there but mixing the two options at hand, you can play the game with more precise control. Courtesy of 1.1.1 patch, you can find the "Motion Aiming" option under the setting menu for Controller.

RELATED: Doom's Nintendo Switch Release Date

Aiming at your enemies with the game stick can be a bit painful and tough when there are massive oncoming hordes on your way to overwhelm you. So, without any mention of the most-requested feature, Bethesda just added it to the menu so that you can aim better with a simple tilt of the console. Perhaps, they had it planned all along and saw the release of this new patch a nice way to let people have some more fun. Players who gave it a shot claim that, this new update definitely increases game's performance for them.


RELATED: Doom and Wolfenstein II Comes to Nintendo Switch

The brand-new patch also comes with support for multiplayer fans as a new party system is now part of Doom's multiplayer. This is a great way to gather your friends and troops online to join the monster slaying fest on Hell. A new Game Icon will now appear below the main menu of Nintendo Switch, just like the one you saw on the game's boxart. Besides, apart from Motion Controls and Party Support, the patch offers a few minor fixes to improve the experience, which includes some audio issues too.

RELATED: Doom, Fallout 4 and Skyrim VR Release Date

Doom is a reboot of the popular video game series from the 90's by id Software and Bethesda Softworks, released on 2016 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. On November 10, 2017, the game has been ported to Nintendo Switch worldwide to spread out the thrill of demon-hunting on the small screens as well. The game now has support for traditional Chinese language and CPU optimizations are better than before.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Evil Within 2 First-Person Mode Update

While everyone around the world is in the mood for Valentine's Day, developer Tango Gameworks and publisher Bethesda Softworks was busy thinking what to give their fans this year on such an occasion. They eventually came up with an idea for their survival horror title The Evil Within 2, that is something many players have been asking for since the release. They have brought an update that will let you play the game in first-person view.

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The Evil Within 2 First Person Mode Update

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With a brand-new trailer from Bethesda, we see the horrific things inside STEM through Sebastian’s eyes now.




Following the launch of The Evil Within 2, some curious fans discovered that part of the game can be played in a first-person mode and for a survival horror title, that is truly a mind-blowing experience. So, they started requesting to the community to make this feature available for the entirety of the game and looks like Tango Gameworks have granted their wish. With the newly released update for the game, you can now play the whole game in first-person perspective regardless of your platform.

RELATED: The Evil Within 2: Customize Experience


To get the first-person view activated in The Evil Within 2, you need to go to Options>General> First-Person Mode>Enabled and you are all good to go play the game from Detective Sebastian Castellanos' viewpoint. Depending on your in-game situation, you can turn off the mode and switch back to the regular perspective. This chance to toggling the mode on and off at times can also shift the outcome of your gameplay a bit.

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The success of other first-person horror games like Outlast II and Resident Evil 7 clearly depicts how much people love to experience the gameplay of this genre first hand as all the threat seems more lifelike and scarier, which is the point of playing a horror game in the first place for most. So, Producer Shinsaku Ohara of Tango Gameworks decided to gave it a shot when fans started requesting for it.

RELATED: The Evil Within 2: "Survive" Gameplay Trailer


Survival horror game The Evil Within 2 was published by Bethesda Softworks to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. There is also a chance for you to get a Free Trial for the game and the first-person mode will also be there. Plus, upon purchasing the title, your progress will be carried to the main game and you get a 50% off on digital sale. The offer is valid till February 19 for Steam and February 20 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.