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

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Alan Wake's American Nightmare and Observer Free on Epic Games Store Now

On this week's game giveaway, Alan Wake's American Nightmare and Observer are available at Epic Games Store for free.

In due time to drop their latest freebie, Epic Games has some new titles at their digital storefront Epic Games Store this week and players on PC platform can grab two games for free to add to their online library.

Starting from now on, you can head over straight to Epic Store and sign in to your free account to claim both Alan Wake's American Nightmare and >observer_ within any given time until October 24, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT.

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Alan Wake's American Nightmare and Observer Free on Epic Games Store Now

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American Nightmare comes to fans of Alan Wake franchise as close to a follow-up release that is not a true sequel from developer Remedy Entertainment. Despite being an action-thriller, it has noticeable tones of psychological horror genre.

Observer hails from horror-centric development studio Bloober Team and is set on a dystopian futuristic era. Players take on the role of detective Daniel Lazarski, who employs hacking into people's brain as an interrogation technique.

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Though Alan Wake's American Nightmare have obvious horror vibes, it has a teen rating and >observer_ being suited for a mature audience is probably what caused Epic Games to offer players a dual choice, so that everyone can have fun.

EGS already announced to bring two more PC titles to their free games collection next week; psychedelic horror Layers of Fear from developer Bloober Team and first-person puzzle game Q.U.B.E.2 by Toxic Games on October 24.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Fortnite: Save the World October 2019 Roadmap

Epic Games teases most challenging battle ever coming to upcoming roadmap for Fortnite: Save the World.

From the period of its inception, people are so caught up with free-to-play online shooter Fortnite Battle Royale that they often forget about original "Save the World" game mode of Fortnite cooperative shooter-survival game.

While developer/publisher Epic Games was pretty busy pulling their biggest marketing stunt for official reveal of Fortnite Chapter 2, they clearly didn't forget about where it all began and has released a new roadmap for STW recently.

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Fortnite: Save the World October 2019 Roadmap

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In coming weeks, version 11 update will bring in a number of significant changes from October 15. Since we are on Halloween month and players can definitely look forward to some themed event Fortnitemares by the end of October.

Players who are away from keyboard will be kicked off from sessions much sooner than before. Those who contribute less in objectives will receive lesser rewards compared to other teammates who actually are doing their part.

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Players should beware as following content update V11.20, Mythic Storm King will return for some epic boss fight. There will be new challenges, gameplay mechanics and enrage timer to make your battles most difficult in STW mode.

However, those who are brave enough to take on this challenge can earn exclusive weapons of Storm King. They will unlock special behaviors, let you shoot projectiles, charge laser blasts and even summon meteors on Husk enemies.

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Mythic Storm King Returns

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When Fortnite Battle Royale map and everything else was sucked into a black hole, Save the World also became unavailable to digital storefronts but now that Fortnite Chapter 2 is kick-started, STW got its relaunch as well.

Although there was rumors earlier that Fortnite: Save the World may go free-to-play like battle royale mode but so far, no noticeable change made by Epic Games in upcoming roadmap suggests that is a possibility for rest of 2019 at least.

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Fortnite Chapter 2 Update Live Now

With new map, new guns, new boats and gameplay changes, Epic Games officially launched Fortnite Chapter 2.

A short while ago, free-to-play battle royale game Fortnite was sucked into a black hole at the end of Season 10 and though many have panicked, it came back brandishing a completely new look with Fortnite Chapter 2 update.

Not only Fortnite Battle Royale has gotten a brand-new map, developer/publisher Epic Games have made a complete overhaul of gameplay, progression and adding feature like fishing for latest Chapter 2, Season 1 or Season 11.

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Fortnite Chapter 2 Update Live Now

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Their most recent patch has brought players to an all-new island to explore various locations and engage in water-based activities alongside experiencing regular chores like shooting your rivals down and then celebrate victory with emotes.

There is water in several points of new map where players can dive boats or even swim through but can't dive under though. A couple of new location spots have been added but you can also notice a few ones returning from old map.

An All-New Island

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For taking quick cover during a firefight, you can hide in small haystacks or dumpsters and help you downed teammates by carrying them out. Fortnite has gone through some changes on weapons category as well while adding some new ones.

Many old favorites like Assault Rifles, Bolt-Action Sniper and Pump Shotguns are back in both Epic and Legendary rarities. Some usual battle royale items and weapons like Bouncer, Revolver and Slurp Juice are vaulted after newest Season update.

More Fun, Less Grind

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Rather than handing out Patch Notes for all, Epic Games dropped their current Season update for their players to figure out. Aside from obvious changes like a lighthouse, mountain region and power plant, there are much more to discover.

After a complete server take down, Fortnite Battle Royale has returned stealing headlines once again by launching new content and most importantly, adjusting for player progression through making changes in Battle Pass and XP gains.

Monday, October 14, 2019

Fortnite Season 10 Ends With a Bang!

End of Season 10 took battle royale sensation Fortnite down with a black hole event and goes totally offline.

Ever since its inception back in 2017, developer/publisher Epic Games has been successfully running seasons after new seasons of their free-to-play battle royale game Fortnite and Season 10 being their most recent one.

Following launch back in August 2019, tenth season of Fortnite Battle Royale quickly became its most-watched event ever. It has ended lately after disappearing into a black hole and causing total blackout by going completely offline.

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Fortnite Season 10 Ends With a Bang!

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Nearing end of Season 3, a mysterious alien known as the Visitor arrived on battle royale island of Fortnite in 2018. After causing a number of catastrophes over a year and so, a rocket was set on top of Dusty Depot by the Visitor.

That rocket has recently launched when current season was about to end and it exploded into a couple of pieces. A giant rift is created that sucked everything on the island into it including players before getting lost into nothingness.

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Season X was the biggest ever event that Epic Games hosted for their popular multiplayer shooter. Players were hinted that something big was about to happen nearing end and then everything else were sucked into a black hole.

Fortnite is currently offline and its in-game lobby is a black screen same as their official Twitch and YouTube channels. Though there were no potential sign of the game getting shut down for good, some fans are panicking in sudden blackout.

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Games are usually taken down for server maintenance and put back up after a few hours to let everyone back at playing. However, Fortnite purposefully went offline for a reason and millions of players are eagerly waiting to see what happens.

Millions of fans are still watching over streams on Mixer, Twitch and YouTube in anticipation of some sort of epic reveal. No one seems to know exactly what to expect from this and developers are just taking time to unveil their big secret.

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Apparently, Fortnite: Chapter 2 was been leaked earlier via Italian iOS App Store that features a brand-new map. Rather than being a sequel to original free-to-play shooter, Epic Games may just reopen the game with new characters and gameplay.

If anything from these leaks is true then Fortnite is likely to head to a complete new direction, probably with a new story. Therefore, "Chapter 2 – Season 1" makes a lot of sense instead of Season 11 when it will be revealed on October 14.

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.

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Minit Free on Epic Games Store Now

This week, Epic Games Store is offering a free copy of indie puzzle adventure game Minit from Devolver Digital.

After being bombarded with bundles of free games for past two weeks, Epic Games have brought their latest giveaway title Minit on Epic Games Store, which is rated for everyone and will not be blocked by in-store Parental Controls feature.

Starting from now on, anyone with a free Epic Store account can head over there and grab a copy of the game for PC platform to keep in their collection forever by claiming it anytime before October 10, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT.

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Minit Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Minit is an indie puzzle adventure game by developers Dominik Johann, Jan Willem Nijman, Jukio Kallio and Kitty Calis where you go around new areas looking for items or unlock weapons and you do that all within a single minute.

When player character gets a cursed sword, which puts a one minute lifespan to uncover secrets and remove the curse. Items that you acquire, remains in your inventory to help you progress on a new run even when your time is up.

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Minit uses simplistic character spirits that complements its fantastic sound design and is published by Devolver Digital. It eventually teaches you what should be done to uplift the curse through NPC interactions and various signs.

Epic Games Store has planned to offer sci-fi city building simulation game Surviving Mars by teaming up with developer Haemimont Games and publisher Paradox Interactive for next week, which will become available on October 10, 2019.

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, this new 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.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Everything and Metro 2033: Redux Free on Epic Games Store Now

This week on Epic Games Store free game giveaway, Everything and Metro 2033: Redux are available now for PC platform.

In celebration of 80th anniversary of annual Batman Day, Epic Games have really outdid themselves in terms of their free game giveaway by offering two video game bundles; Batman: Arkham Collection and LEGO Batman Trilogy.

Even on this week, their digital distribution storefront Epic Games Store is offering free copies of two new games; Everything and Metro 2033: Redux for players to claim and own anytime before October 3, 7:59 AM PT/10:59 AM EDT.

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Everything and Metro 2033: Redux Free on Epic Games Store Now

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Awarded as "Best Indie Game" back last year in Golden Joystick Awards and some more by several other media outlet, Everything is a simulation game by developer David OReilly and publisher Double Fine Productions.

Players control many objects from a procedurally generated universe one at a time and can shift to occupy other creatures or objects smaller than the one they are onto now through exploration in a single-player experience.

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Marking a stepping stone for a series of first-person shooter survival horror games based on post-apocalyptic novel by author Dmitry Glukhovsky, Metro 2033 was released back in 2010 by developer 4A Games and publisher Deep Silver.

You play as survivor character Artyom in a dystopian Moscow following a nuclear war, who is trying his best to save his peers while fighting mutated animals on its irradiated wasteland in between running war among various fractions.

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EGS had to add award-winning title Everything since Metro 2033: Redux had a rating for sixteen year olds and is very much likely to be barred access for young players who have in-store feature Parental Controls activated on their account.

For next giveaway, Epic Store has announced to offer PC version of indie puzzle adventure Minit from publisher Devolver Digital, which is a collaboration project of developers Dominik Johann, Jan Willem Nijman, Jukio Kallio and Kitty Calis.