Showing posts with label Epic Games Store. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Epic Games Store. Show all posts

Thursday, December 5, 2019

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Launch Trailer

Piranha Games releases official launch trailer for MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries shortly ahead of its launch on Epic Store.

Though upcoming mecha brawling game MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries could easily be a highly anticipated title of this year on PC platform but that excitement mostly died down when it became an Epic Games Store-exclusive months ago.

MW5 was originally set to release on September 2019 but delay of schedule was announced by developer Piranha Games and now nearing to its launch on December 10, 2019, a brand-new launch trailer for the game is released recently.

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MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Launch Trailer

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MechWarrior 5 launch trailer kicks-off with fundamental aspects of mecha fighting like getting beat and get up.




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MechWarrior series gets a revisit in latest trailer of how things always have been when giant robots would engage each other in combat, which would wreck everything around them and would escalate into heavy shootout.

There are a couple of varied class of mech models like light scouts or heavily armed tank types, carrying huge cache of weapons. Their relentless stomping and barrage of laser shooting at each other is the clear recipe for destruction.

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Ramming through buildings riding a heavy one puts up a nice display of overall in-game destructible environments. Taking down imposing threats like King Crab mech will require concentrated fire for a light class war machines.

Players can party up with friends in co-op multiplayer or simply assemble a group of AI-controlled mechs to go on missions. Mercenaries' gameplay focuses on working together with your team and salvaging from broken parts.

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Piranha Games knew that many fans would be upset over their deal with publisher Epic Games and therefore, has offered refunds on pre-order. They were allowed to keep all bonus content for MechWarrior Online but missed Closed Beta.

Although people waiting for a Steam release will have to wait a whole year to finally enjoy MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries on PC platform, hardcore fans will not probably take any issue with moving to Epic Store game launcher for once.

Jotun: Valhalla Edition Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is offering PC version of Jotun: Valhalla Edition in free giveaway game of this week.

Making debut on digital distribution marketplace a year ago, Epic Games decided to offer free games for PC platform on their storefront Epic Games Store to draw more users and has given a lot than they promised or anyone expected.

While people can still grab a copy of Rayman Legends for another day, Jotun: Valhalla Edition has been added today for giveaway of this week. All it takes is a free account to claim a copy before December 12, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT.

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Jotun: Valhalla Edition Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Embark a valiant journey of a recently deceased Viking woman named Thora who goes on a hunt to best giant elemental creatures throughout realms to enter Valhalla by impressing the gods after having a dishonorable death.

This female warrior is granted a second chance to prove her worth and she is up against some titanic challenges to conquer. Aside from her battle against mighty giants, Thora would have to surpass many other forms of hazards and puzzles.

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Jotun is an adventure game by developer/publisher Thunder Lotus Games that is focused on Norse legends and fully hand-drawn. Overall surroundings have clear influence of popular mythology, which is complimented by its surreal scores.

Although there was no word on whether Epic Store would continue rolling on more free games, they already announced to offer strategy action game The Escapists from Mouldy Toof Studios for next week on December 12, 2019.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Hades: Welcome to Hell Update Live Now

Supergiant Games rolled out Welcome to Hell Update for Early Access rogue-like dungeon crawler title Hades.

Announced a year ago at The Game Awards 2018, rogue-like dungeon crawler title Hades from developer Supergiant Games has debuted on Early Access program of Epic Games Store for PC platform and made impressive progress so far.

Aside from growing a dedicated player community, considerable amount of content has been added through regular monthly updates. Supergiant has recently released Welcome to Hell, a major patch for this month to add more change.

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Hades: Welcome to Hell Update Live Now

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Whether there are new enemy types or newly included territory of Underworld, players can always find its gameplay evolving and to keep up with that trait, latest update will either make Hell more of a suffering or an easy ride.

Newcomers can now try out "God Mode" if they wish to explore further into narrative and not so much of action. Seasoned veterans however can roll up their sleeves to test their skill set in "Hell Mode" by shedding the fear of dying.

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Getting in touch with characters and forming bonds with them would earn you Legendary Keepsakes that are truly of great value. As usual, more story events and voice lines will be included than any previous content updates.

Fated List has a long record of unavoidable yet minor prophecies that needs fulfilling, which comes with rewards of course. No bounty rewards are given up on random anymore but all of them are specific for various regions of Hell.

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Some minor fixes and quality-of-life changes are just there for players to be thankful for. For more detailed description of full patch notes, you can look up to official Discord channel of Supergiant Games or see in-game menu.

By next week, Hades will join Steam Early Access on December 10, 2019 after spending a timed exclusivity period of one year at Epic Store. With more updates on the way, it now has a planned full release window set for Q3 or Q4 2020.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Rayman Legends Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is giving away free copy of Rayman Legends this week for PC platform until December 6.

Almost close to their first anniversary of launch, Epic Games Store is going strong as a rising platform for online digital distribution from Epic Games and continuing handing out free games to players at their outlet on a regular basis.

For giveaway of this week, PC version of Rayman Legends was announced earlier and is now available on EGS. Starting from today, anyone with a free account can add it to their collection before December 6, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT.

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Rayman Legends Free on Epic Games Store Now

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The game is a classic platform game experience and fifth mainline Rayman series release from developer/publisher Ubisoft. Set after a century of past events, titular protagonist makes a comeback with friends to rescue princesses.

Aside from intense action and epic boss battles like any normal platformer title, it will keep you invested constantly through challenging levels. Other strong gameplay aspects include nicely balanced difficulty settings and smooth controls.

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Though a multiplayer online feature is missing, the game has an enjoyable co-op mode to locally play with friends. Considering Rayman Legends as an age appropriate title for everyone above age 10, EGS has only picked one game.

Epic Store has already revealed their upcoming addition for freebie giveaway next week, which is action-exploration game Jotun: Valhalla Edition from Thunder Lotus Games and will be coming to their outlet by December 5, 2019.

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Bad North Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is currently offering PC version of Bad North: Jotunn Edition for free giveaway of this week.

As we are slowly coming to an end of 2019 and also perhaps to a giveaway custom that Epic Games started last year during launch of their digital distribution outlet Epic Games Store, offering free PC games for players on the platform.

For their latest freebie title, Bad North: Jotunn Edition is picked up and currently available to claim forever. Anyone with a free account can simply head over to EGS and add it to collection before November 21, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT.

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Bad North Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Designed to teach you hard decisions at war, Bad North is a Viking-themed real-time strategy game with roguelite elements that received a PC version release last year from developer Plausible Concept and publisher Raw Fury.

Despite its apparent simple outlook, you are going to have a tough time keeping your island safe and defend from invading forces. Placing your troops and evacuating lands will require making constant tactful decisions at all times.

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Though often time players can become a threat to enemies, it is unwise not to be prepared for a counter from other side. Your soldiers will engage and navigate by themselves but if they lose a commander for your misstep, everything is lost.

For their next week of free game offer, Epic Store has 2013 classic platformer Rayman Legends, which is the latest installment of Rayman series by developer/publisher Ubisoft, coming to their storefront on November 21, 2019.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The Messenger Free on Epic Games Store Now

Epic Games Store is offering PC version of side-scrolling platformer title The Messenger in free giveaway this week.

This week on free PC game giveaway of Epic Games, side-scrolling action platformer game The Messenger from developer Sabotage Studios and publisher Devolver Digital has made it to their digital distribution outlet Epic Games Store.

Starting off from today, the title becomes available right away for anyone and everyone with a free account on Epic Store to claim forever and you have until November 21, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT to add it to your games collection for free.

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The Messenger Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Heavily inspired by Ninja Gaiden series, The Messenger let players assume role of a young ninja who takes it upon himself to deliver a scroll to save his clan by going through a cursed world when an army of demons laid siege to his village.

Aside from banking on many classic gameplay aspects of its respective genre, it introduces new inclusions like providing player character with climbing claws, rope dart to use as grappling hook and a wingsuit to glide into places.

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Though EGS typically offers more than one title these days, gamers on PC platform is getting only getting a single game for current week. This is probably because they chose a game suitably rated for a larger group of young audience in the first place.

For their upcoming free game of next week, Epic Games Store already announced 2018 real-time tactics roguelite title Bad North Jotunn Edition by Plausible Concept and Raw Fury, which will go live from November 21, 2019.

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Nuclear Throne and RUINER Free on Epic Games Store Now

This week, Epic Games Store offers PC version of Nuclear Throne and RUINER for free giveaway.

Following its launch back in December 2018, Epic Games decided to offer a free game each week on their digital distribution storefront Epic Games Store for a whole year and doubled down on that decision from July 2019.

By now, EGS have given out fans a total of 50 games to play on PC platform completely free of cost that they can keep and forever in their library. Today, two new exciting titles have joined latest race of freebie giveaway for this week.

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Nuclear Throne and RUINER Free on Epic Games Store Now

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In typical a post-apocalyptic plot, players are usually portrayed as last hope for humanity but roguelike shooter Nuclear Throne by Indie developer/publisher Vlambeer wants you to assume characteristics of a mutated monster.

Mankind has gone extinct long ago and Earth is now a wasteland populated with gruesome creatures. In order to push against numerous herds of enemies you can either pick some heavy weaponry or grow extra limbs using radiation.

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Though Cyberpunk 2077 is coming next year and has role-playing elements in first-person perspective, you can have a somewhat similar experience in a futuristic setting of RUINER, which is a top-down shooter game.

An overhead shooter title from developer Reikon Games and publisher Devolver Digital, players take role of a masked protagonist named "Puppy", who is led by rogue hacker to eliminate a man but his objective is shifted midways.

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Anyone with a free account can head over to Epic Store anytime and claim these two above-mentioned games to their collection and they have only a week-long period to do so before November 14, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT.

Epic Games Store has already announced their upcoming free game and everyone will get single player platformer title The Messenger from Devolver Digital next week that will become available on November 14, 2019.

Friday, November 1, 2019

The Outer Worlds Player Beats Game on Max Difficulty, Non-Lethal Run

YouTube gamer Kyle Hinckley took a challenge to beat The Outer Worlds in hardcore difficulty and without killing anyone.

Within weeks of its worldwide release on all major platforms, sci-fi action role-playing game The Outer Worlds by developer Obsidian Entertainment and publisher Private Division has been making all sort of positive buzz in gaming world.

Since the game is offering players a bucket load of choices to pursue that adds value of replayability, anyone can choose to do anything and one player among all decided to avoid violence and play like a complete pacifist.

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The Outer Worlds Player Beats Game on Max Difficulty, Non-Lethal Run

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YouTuber Kyle Hinckley took a path to of peace where he keep away from killing anyone directly and see what that leads him to. If that was not already tricky enough to pull, he chose to do that in Supernova, toughest difficulty of the game.

Obsidian actually allows players to complete many in-game main quests without having to murder anyone. If there seem to be a situation where that doesn't seem like a viable option, you just need to come up with a way somehow.

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In one of his missions, he had to use a computer to wrap things up but there were two caterpillars on his way and he had to hide but since he cannot use the PC without alerting them, a tactical time dilation became his solution.

Another case presented a situation where he had to enter in a room with a character but it would lead to crashes. So, he made that NPC to do his bidding by using a mind control ray that lead into them attacking one another and he moves forward.

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Doing this has made the game completely skip an impending cut-scene for some reason but let Hinckley proceed anyway. In most cases, he simply talked his way out of troubles or simply ran away from clashes when deemed necessary.

Not only he was busy evading conflicts but also focused on none would get hurt by any of his cohorts too by setting them to passive mode. Occasionally, he used many tools and weapons to affect circumstances but never directly for killing.

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Kyle uploaded a series of playthrough videos on his YouTube channel "The Weirdist" for viewers to enjoy and here is where it all starts.




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Surviving in a hostile alien world of Halcyon requires skill and therefore, his character is armed with high charm and temperament. Though he lacked experience due to no combat, but smaller stuffs like hacking and lock picking took care of that.

The Outer Worlds is currently available on PC via Epic Games Store, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One with a Steam release to follow soon as well. A port for Nintendo Switch has also been announced lately for an early 2020 release.