Showing posts with label Dauntless. Show all posts
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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Dauntless: Scorched Earth Update Live Now

Scorched Earth content update drops for Dauntless, adding new Behemoth, Escalation, Hunt Pass and more.

Newest season of free content update for free-to-play online action role-playing game Dauntless is here to invite Nintendo Switch, PC via Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players to all-out monster hunting party.

Slayers from all platforms are welcome to join at Shattered Isles in latest Scorched Earth free content update, which includes new behemoth, Blaze Escalation event, bug fixes, gameplay changes, gears, Hunt Pass and much more.

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Dauntless: Scorched Earth Update Live Now

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Phoenix Labs released an official launch trailer for Dauntless: Aether Unbound update showing key-features.




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Escalation game mode debuted back in December 2019, offering players a challenging experience of fighting random bosses. On your way to hunt are aether charged creatures like Gnashers and Quillshots, throwing fireballs at you.

Once you and your teammates eventually managed to survive them all, you can meet the boss. Blaze Escalation will be introducing a fiery new rampaging behemoth Torgadoro that will give players quite a tough time during encounter.

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New Behemoth Torgadoro

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While facing newest giant of Scorched Earth, players will be exploring new tropical and volcanic islands. Seasoned Slayers of Ramsgate with an Escalation score of 40 or above are eligible for a face-off that they may not even survive.

In spite of having an enormous size, Torgadoro is exceptionally agile and can burst cracks though Earth's crust with ease. Your chances of being smashed to a pulp in his hands are too high unless you get a hold of his attack patterns first.

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Searing Talons Hunt Pass

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Of course each seasonal event comes with new weapons and legendary ability to do additional damage to targets less than 50% health. Also, Searing Talons Hunt Pass lets you earn consumables and cosmetic rewards up to level 50.

Dauntless: Scorched Earth update adds updated daily login bonuses and a few quality of life improvements. Earning Hunt Pass XP is easier than ever before you can reach to level 50 and all bounties are rebalanced to reflect their value.

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Epic Games Store Will Continue Free Weekly Games in 2020

Epic Games promises to continue trend of giving away free PC games on Epic Games Store throughout 2020.

Hitting up one year anniversary last year, Epic Games didn't even slow down on their regular wave of free games offering on Epic Games Store and is still keeps on giving stepping into new year of 2020 with no sign of stopping.

Last year, EGS had 12 days of free games initiative that ran alongside their first annual Holiday Sale. They even entered a new decade giving three titles at once, which they intend to continue on a weekly basis throughout this year as well.

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Epic Games Store Will Continue Free Weekly Games in 2020

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Already given out 73 games so far that were being claimed for more than 200 million times and are worth $1,455 in total, Epic Store is planning to extend this freebie giveaway practice to have a large part of their audience engaged.

Not only did EGS highlighted many promising indie tiles on their platform, they handed out older games from those creators to members to claim for free as part of a promotional tactics, which seemed to have worked pretty well too.

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Epic Store PC Games Revenue

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During their entire run, they attracted 108 million members to their storefront and had their valued customers spend over $680 million for PC games and $251 million of that revenue amount was used up on third-party titles.

Epic Games is determined to continue supporting developers and publishers with a friendly 88% revenue split, just as they initially started. After enabling keyless purchasing integration with Humble Store lately, there are more to come in future.

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Of course those numbers are very impressive for first year of a new digital distribution outlet but you can easily bet that a lion's share of that percentage has come from their free-to-play online shooter game Fortnite Battle Royale.

Most popular on Epic Store last year was Borderlands 3, Control, Metro Exodus, The Division 2, The Outer Worlds and World War Z. For 2020, they are planning to include Auto Chess, Godfall, Predator: Hunting Grounds and Rogue Company.

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Epic Store Most Popular Games in 2019

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Support for cross-platform play across Android, iOSMacNintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation and Xbox systems were limited to Fortnite only. Currently, Dauntless from developer Phoenix Labs has the same features as first third-party game.

Epic Games plans on working more on cross-platform games in near future that are coming in 2020. More timed exclusive titles will head over to Epic Games Store as well, which means they will probably sneak onto more Kickstarter projects.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Dauntless Out On Switch, Adds Cross-Play

Free-to-play multiplayer monster-hunting game Dauntless launches on Nintendo Switch with cross-platform support.

Back in June, it was announced at a Nintendo Direct episode that free-to-play action role-playing game Dauntless will come to Nintendo Switch hybrid console later this year but there was no set official release date.

In latest Indie World Showcase by Nintendo, the game makes its Switch debut along other indie titles including new content expansion update Stormchasers, cross-play and cross-progression support for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Dauntless Out On Switch, Adds Cross-Play

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To celebrate Switch release, players are given exclusive Skyfighter armor and Skymetal weapon set as a special bonus cosmetic set. Hunters are encouraged to download and claim this free pack, available right now at Nintendo eShop.

Today also marks the launch of Dauntless in Japan for all available platforms with character and full subtitle support. Players can simply head over to Epic Games Store to change language settings or select console language to Japanese.

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Exclusive Skyfighter Pack

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Stormchasers marks to be the biggest free content update for Dauntless till date that will add a new game mode called Escalation, which is a hunt where players are getting into an epic Maelstrom and face powerful Behemoths.

Unstable aetheric field generated from this violent storm as well as all monsters are a threat to Ramsgate and must be destroyed. In some cases, you will be facing two Behemoths at once with little aid from a varied range of Amps.

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New Behemoth Malkarion

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Escalation introduces roguelike gameplay elements thorough procedurally generated encounters with these monsters, therefore ensuring none of your hunting run are the same and allow players to earn more talent points.

A brand-new behemoth named Malkarion will arrive as an ultimate boss or running season for Hunters to take on. When available on Escalation hunts, Slayers can turn this Behemoth into mount if they will, thanks to a unique new mechanic.

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An Epic Maelstrom

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This monster-hunting multiplayer action game has amassed over 16 million players so far on all currently available platforms. With its recent release on Switch, those numbers are surely going up even higher when more people will join.

Nintendo Switch release of Dauntless and inclusion of cross-play feature has fulfilled a long-cherished goal of both developer Phoenix Labs and publisher Epic Games to make it available for players to enjoy together across all devices.

Nintendo Indie World Showcase December 2019

Latest and final Indie World Showcase video stream from Nintendo drops upcoming line of indie games.

To wrap up this year with some more news and surprise announcements on upcoming indie games coming to Nintendo Switch console, latest Indie World Showcase hits today with a 20-minute long presentation from Nintendo.

Getting a special highlight on these video presentations, indie developers are bringing lot of third-party games to Switch as well as ports of popular old releases with platform specific special features and exclusive content.

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Nintendo Indie World Showcase December 2019

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Most recent episode of Indie World Showcase comes with a bunch of unexpected titles for Nintendo handheld.




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Sports Story | Nintendo Switch




An awaited sequel to Golf Story, role-playing sports adventure game Sports Story is coming next year from developer/publisher Sidebar Games. Staying true to its 2017 predecessor, the game retains the same old light-hearted tone with new twists.

Aside from golf, players will use their wide-array of sports skill of baseball, soccer, tennis, volleyball and lots of new gameplay mechanics to take out enemies or obstacles to proceed through dungeons and secret locations in-game.

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Streets of Rage 4 | Nintendo Switch




Revealed back in August 2018, developer DotEmu never confirmed release platforms of upcoming side-scrolling beat 'em up game Streets of Rage 4 for a year and this hotly-anticipated title is now set to arrive on Nintendo Switch at launch.

Recent trailer introduces new unlockable fighter character Adam Hunter from original Streets of Rage game from 1991. Adam will join an all-star roster of old friends Axel Stone, Blaze Fielding and his daughter Cherry Hunter in SoR4.

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Gleamlight | Nintendo Switch




Set for an early 2020 release, Gleamlight is a 2D platform adventure game from DICO and D3 Publisher that looks awfully lot like Hollow Knight and puts player into a role of a sword to fight legion of enemies in a strange world.

Choosing to go for a minimalistic approach, developers choose to get rid of any UI and designed the game in a way, where you will not need one. There won't be any dialogue either but you will be guided in your play all the way through.

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Bake 'N Switch | Nintendo Switch




Get ready to grab some cute little dough creatures and bake them into a big one to please the Guardians of the Dough before your time finally runs out. Those who seek out greater challenge can try out their luck in a brutal in PvP mode as well.

Couch co-op title Bake 'n Switch from developer/publisher Streamline Games, which is a blend of chaotic kitchen sim and party brawler. A perfect fit for Switch console, this four-player cooking misadventure is coming out in summer 2020.

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SuperMash | Nintendo Switch




Prepare to unleash you creative potentials in a game that actually lets you create new game titled SuperMash by mashing two different genres into one. Credit for creating this weird yet thoughtful indie goes to developer/publisher Digital Continue.

You can be mixing JRPG elements with classic platforming aspects while sprinkling some popular tropes from your favorite games to make something truly amazing or even ended up creating a game that no one wants to play at all.

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The Talos Principle | Deluxe Edition




Aside from making hardcore first-person shooter series Serious Sam, developer Croteam worked on a critically-acclaimed puzzle game The Talos Principle that was published by Devolver and now is launching on Switch today.

Players explore their surrounding environment to find clues to solve more than 120 challenges as an android. Also, Road to Gehenna expansion comes along to navigate through more maze-like courses using logic among ancient runes.

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Dauntless | Nintendo Switch




When free-to-play action RPG title Dauntless was announced back in August 2019, developer Phoenix Labs didn't reveal a definitive date for its release but had plans for lunch later this year and finally, that time has come.

This monster-hunting multiplayer experience is coming with cross-play and cross-progression support. Players can also get their hands on bonus cosmetic set Skyfighter Pack, exclusively available now at Nintendo eShop.

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Biggest announcements out of recent Indie World Showcase of Nintendo was most likely to be surprise announcement of Axiom Verge 2 and Dauntless arriving on Switch with option to play across platforms including transferring progress.

Even before 2020 arrives, catalog of indie games for Nintendo Switch seems pretty much packed already with all of recent Nintendo Direct livestream episodes and many will definitely join its growing lineup with more title reveals.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

Dauntless: Haunted Shadows Update Live Now

Haunted Shadows seasonal content update arrives for Dauntless today, introducing Hunt Pass items, emotes and more.

With full cross-play support, free-to-play online action role-playing game Dauntless from developer Phoenix Labs and publisher Epic Games is finally out of Early Access and getting new seasonal content update Haunted Shadows.

Launching today on PC via Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, latest Hunt Pass will add new faction of Night Hunters. A bunch of spooky themed cosmetics, emotes pack and other items will be available at in-game store.

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Dauntless: Haunted Shadows Update Live Now

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Dark Harvest has fallen on Ramsgate recently and shrouded the city of Slayers in darkness but instead of doom, it brought back some favorite items. An enigmatic cult known as the Unseen has arrived and spreading their cryptic glyphs all over.

Haunted Shadows will allow all Slayers to fight them and earn their very own Night Hunter armor cosmetic on Basic or Elite track, on top of a prestigious ultra armor set of Elite track level 50 and an array of seasonal cosmetic items.

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Return of The Unseen

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Slayers of Ramsgate will be rewarded for Hunt Pass experience due to new Bounty system and work their way to level 50. To celebrate community event, both Unseen emote and laughing pumpkin flare are offered free until November 5.

As always, a number of performance issues are fixed and quality-of-life improvements are added to current free content update. Dozens of more changes will be introduced in October 31 patch for a better gameplay experience.

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Haunted Shadows Hunt Pass

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All hunts will have an AFK timer from now on, so Slayer will be sent back to Ramsgate if any of them stays idle any longer than three minutes. A reworked compass system will help players easily find their way working on main quest.

Dauntless: Haunted Shadows is a Halloween treat from Phoenix Labs for all Slayers of Shattered Isles. A Nintendo Switch version is expected to arrive in late 2019, which will support cross-play with all major platforms at launch.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Dauntless: Aether Unbound Update Live Now

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

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

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

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Dauntless: Aether Unbound Update Live Now

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




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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Way of The Fist Hunt Pass

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

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

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Dauntless: Fortune & Glory Update Release Date

New Trials challenge, Hunt Pass and more content comes to Dauntless via upcoming Fortune & Glory free update.

When immediately out of open beta phase, free-to-play online action role-playing game Dauntless from developer Phoenix Labs and publisher Epic Games thrives with a strong player base of 6 million across PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Following its official launch on May 21, dev team is coming up with their first major content update Fortune & Glory for free over all available platforms on July 16, 2019, which will include new Hunt Pass, Trials and much more.

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Dauntless: Fortune & Glory Update Release Date

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A newly introduced character, Lady Luck comes to Ramsgate along with a new arena where you can jump up in solo or co-op action. Slayers can go against known Behemoths on a varying level of difficulty and comes with unique modifiers.

Each week, Trials combat arena will be throwing new challenges at you and of course, brave takers will score some exclusive rewards. Lady Luck will offer you Steel Marks currency to buy weapon mods and special moves or Gilded Marks for cosmetic.

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Trials of Lady Luck

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Being able to put up a good fight ensures glory when top-tier players will make it to Wall of Champions leaderboard. Your name and time for completing these weekly challenges will inspire others to be as competitive to reach the top.

While performing some sick combat maneuvers, don't forget to watch out for snail-like Smollusks creatures as they may not appear to be much harmful but can cover a large area with sticky ooze and can ruin a great hunting run in no time.

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Conquer Trials Challenges

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Fortune & Glory free update is all set to arrive on live servers of this monster-hunting action RPG from July 16 and will kick-off High Skies season, which is inbound with two Hunt Passes, slew of new content and more cosmetic items.

Also, newest cosmetic modifier slot to be added in Loadout menu of Dauntless to equip your head bling items like helmets and masks. Lady Luck may come up with a bunch of new options and Slayers will seek out what she has to offer as well.