Showing posts with label City Building. Show all posts
Showing posts with label City Building. Show all posts

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Cities: Skylines, Elder Scrolls Online and The Surge on Xbox Free Play Days

Members of Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate gets to play Cities: Skylines, Elder Scrolls Online and The Surge on current Free Play Days event.

Some exciting new games are heading to Free Play Days event of this weekend and one of them will be available for a week. Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members can download and play these titles during this period.

Starting on November 6, 7:00 AM PDT, Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited to become available to jump on board with throughout an entire week and will be on hand for players up until November 13, 7:00 PM PDT.

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Cities: Skylines, Elder Scrolls Online and The Surge on Xbox Free Play Days

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Then on November 7, 12:01 AM PDT, both Cities: Skylines and The Surge comes to Xbox Free Play Days to be up to November 10, 11:59 AM PDT. Members will find these titles on Gold member area of Xbox One console dashboard.

Explore Tamriel within ESO base game that 24 playable zones like Morrowind and others as you want. Start your epic journey by becoming anyone from four classes with free 500 Crowns to get items you need from Crown Store.

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Otherwise, assume the role of mayor in a metropolis playing Cities: Skylines to build an aspiring city of tomorrow. Xbox One version for Free Play Days comes with After Dark expansion on top of its base game, offering more content.

If none of that suits your style and you want to get some taste of action role-playing, then 2017 sci-fi release The Surge from developer Deck13 Interactive and publisher Focus Home Interactive might be a good fit for you.

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Players who already experienced ESO in Free Play Days earlier can pick right up from where you left off. Enjoy a solid 50% off on Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited at $9.99 if you wish to continue playing even after this week.

Both Cities: Skylines and The Surge are also offering a whopping 75% off over their retail price. Picking up Augmented Edition of the latter on same discounted rates will provide you additional expansion pack and weapons DLC pack.

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Surviving Mars Free on Epic Games Store Now

Build your first functioning human colonies on Red Planet as Epic Games Store is giving away Surviving Mars this week.

In a continuing streak of handing out free game on PC platform, Epic Games have come long way and has been making good on their promise for eleven months straight since launch of Epic Games Store back in December 2018.

In their latest giveaway queue, Epic Store is offering city building simulation game Surviving Mars and anyone with a free account can claim a free copy of the game for PC platform before October 17, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT.

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Surviving Mars Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Whenever someone talks about possibility of inhibiting a suitable planet other than Earth, often times Mars comes to mind and Surviving Mars lets players do exactly that by letting them establish a human colony on the red planet.

Step into a Martian colony as an overseer and try to ensure well being for all colonists living there. Following simple gameplay mechanics of any city builder simulation, you will always be challenged by the game to better your strategy.

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Surviving Mars is hailing from developer Haemimont Games and publisher Paradox Interactive, which tasks you to erect constructs and gather resources in an alien world that has many deep mysteries and secrets yet to discover.

Coming soon on next week, Epic Store has both action-thriller Alan Wake's American Nightmare from Remedy Entertainment and psychological horror game >observer_ by Bloober Team as their next freebie titles on October 17.

Friday, April 12, 2019

Frostpunk: Console Edition Announced

Rebuild a society to prosperity from the brink of extinction Frostpunk releases on PS4 and Xbox One this summer.

Despite being recognized as a city-building survival genre game, Frostpunk is a uniquely different title from developer/publisher 11 bit studios that may even brought up a term called "society survival" in future to describe similar experience.

Originally released for PC platform back in April 2018, it generally received a favorable reception from strategy game players and has now also been announced for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One to arrive on summer 2019.

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Frostpunk: Console Edition Announced

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11 bit studios have also released a brand-new announcement trailer for console edition of Frostpunk with some game details.




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Set in late XIX century, premise of the game is set after eruptions from Krakatoa and Mount Tambora in a time when Earth becomes colder under a dimming sun, effectively unleashing a volcanic winter throughout the world.

Now that humanity is facing extinction after millions died and many governments have fallen, player character leads a group of survivors to rebuild and reestablish communities by managing resources to plan for their survival.

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British authorities have taken measures to fight an unforgiving cold by installing several heat generators and your job is to amass a hefty supply of coal to start one of them, so that a new community can be set up around it.

As you start building your city around one of those giant heat machines, coal mines, cooking houses, steam-powered heaters, streets, tents and many other facilities should be built to support lives in an unfriendly echo-system.

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The City Must Survive

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Huts need to set up for hunters and inhabitants will start consuming more when your community gets bigger. Difficult leadership decisions would lead to unforeseen consequences, leading citizens to get used toed to laws and customs.

Frostpunk opens up a whole new world of possibility for players while building New London and the major three scenarios to playthrough would definitely be larger than what many are expecting when it eventually come to PS4 and Xbox One this summer.