Showing posts with label Paladins. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Paladins. Show all posts

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Paladins Comes to Nintendo Switch

Hi-Rez Studios' fantasy hero shooter 'Paladins' is debuting on Nintendo Switch Next Week with Cross-Platform support for Xbox One.

A popular hero shooter from developer/publisher Hi-Rez Studios that has been accused of being a shameless copy of Blizzard Entertainment's multiplayer first-person shooter Overwatch, is now headed to Nintendo Switch. Nintendo's next gen console is going to release Paladins fantasy hero shooter on June 12, announced by the developers today. The game will run on 60 FPS on Switch and will be compatible for multiplayer cross-play with other players on Xbox One as well.

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Paladins Comes to Nintendo Switch

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Below is a brand-new trailer showcasing the brave champions of the realm arriving on Nintendo eShop this June.




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Although the game is a free-to-play title for Mac, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, it will primarily launch on Switch for a $30 worth "Founders Pack", which includes all available characters as well as future and some cosmetic items exclusively for this console. Following this summer, the title will eventually return back to its free-to-play status. Since Sony is not interested in the idea of cross-play, PlayStation 4 owners are not joining a cross platform experience just yet.

RELATED: Paladins: Battlegrounds Announced

Apparently, a recent leak ahead of E3 2018 had us informed about a few games that were going to be announced soon and Paladins happen to be one of the leaked Nintendo Switch games from that list. A guy working in E3 showroom displays got his hands on a printed listing for unannounced games for Switch console and leaked a photo of it over internet. This means that we can expect a port for Dragon Ball FighterZ, Fortnite, Killer Queen Black, Overcooked 2 and rest of the titles from that leak.


RELATED: Paladins Lore Cinematic: "A Realm Divided"

Paladins begin their journey on Early Access program of Steam in 2016 with 36 playable champions. Despite being constantly accused of cloning another popular shooter game, developers insist that they were actually inspired from Team Fortress 2 and it actually is a fantasy version of their 2010 release Global Agenda. Earlier this year, Hi-Rez Studios have released Paladins Battlegrounds, a spin-off version for 100-player battle royale currently titled "Realm Royale".

Friday, June 1, 2018

Fortnite Is Coming to Nintendo Switch

The biggest games in the world, Fortnite may be coming to the fastest growing Nintendo console.

Only a day before, we've learnt from a leak that popular Battle Royale shooter Fortnite is coming to Nintendo Switch virtual console. The leaked image showing a list of unannounced games for Switch showed up on image-board site 4chan. Recently, Game Content Rating Classification Committee of South Korea have rated a Switch version of the game, which definitely means it is not a hoax and will probably be announced on Nintendo's E3 2018 Nintendo Direct.

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Fortnite Is Coming to Nintendo Switch

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A number of upcoming Switch ports were on that list, which a guy working on showroom displays for E3 2018 apparently took a picture of and then leaked it to the image-board forum site earlier. To be honest, it looks legit than most fake leaks out there. If that booth layout is genuine then Dragon Ball FighterZ from Bandai Namco, FIFA 19, arcade-hit title Killer Queen Black, party cooking game Overcooked! 2, free-to-play shooter Paladins from Hi-Rez Studios and Starlink: Battle for Atlas from Ubisoft is also on their way to Switch.

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Fortnite Switch Rating

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Even though, Epic Games is currently in a legal situation with PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds regarding copyright violation, they still rule the genre in terms of popularity and growing audience. Aside from reigning as the most-played multiplayer game, Fortnite Battle Royale has received recognition from mainstream media when rapper Drake decided to join for a game. It was only a matter of time that this massive franchise now has joined Nintendo Switch to create more hype.

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Epic Games' widely renowned free-to-play multiplayer shooter Fortnite gained insane level of popularity when it hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles after debuting on Mac and PC. An iOS version is already live and the title will soon come to Android as well. So, being ported to Nintendo Switch will finally let the game rule all available platform for gaming. Players owning a next-gen gaming console from Nintendo will now be able to enjoy this third-person shooter as much as they want.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Fortnite for Nintendo Switch Leaked

Epic Games' massively popular battle royale shooter Fortnite coming to Nintendo’s Switch console soon.

After conquering almost every gaming platform available out there as well as live streaming video platforms like Twitch and YouTube, Fortnite is reportedly heading for Nintendo Switch according to a recent leak. A brand-new image has popped up on image-board site 4chan lately that showcases a number of Switch ports waiting to be announced at E3 2018 booth. One of the biggest titles from that list is none other than Epic Games' insanely popular free-to-play multiplayer shooter Fortnite.

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Fortnite for Nintendo Switch Leaked

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Fortnite has been creating a lot of buzz recently and after debuting on Mac and PC, they even hit both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles. It's been only a short while that they have launched on iOS, with an Android release expecting to land this summer. It even managed to leave its biggest and primary competitor PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds behind by a huge number, whether it is on popularity, current player count or even revenue stream from various media.

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Nintendo Switch E3 2018 Games Leak

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After the game successfully lands on Switch, it will truly triumph over every major platform. Aside from this popular Battle Royale game, there were a few other big-name E3 2018 games listed from third-party developers for Nintendo Switch virtual console. Bandai Namco's Dragon Ball FighterZ tops the list, then came football simulator FIFA 19, one popular arcade title re-branded as Killer Queen Black, party cooking game Overcooked! 2, another free-to-play shooter Paladins and action-adventure Starlink: Battle for Atlas.

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We did not include the name of Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate on the list above for obvious reason as it was already announced earlier this month. Mario Tennis Aces is seemingly the only first party game from this leak that Nintendo is bringing on E3, which is quite unusual. Since there is no other Battle Boyale games currently on Switch port, Epic Games has made a well devised move to seize momentum on this trendy platform and score a big time competition here!

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Paladins Lore Cinematic: "A Realm Divided"

As Hi-Rez Expo 2018 came hot on our tail with ongoing Paladins World Championship and the SMITE World Championship, the last day of the event came to an end with the fourth annual Cosplay Contest by Hi-Rez Studios. Meanwhile, the developer studio thought it would be a good time to drop some new video regarding an origin story for the game Paladins: Champions of the Realm that they've been making for us and meaning to show us for some time.

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Paladins Lore Cinematic – A Realm Divided

Hi-Rez Studios released a brand-new cinematic video on Paladins titled "A Realm Divided", which takes the players further into the unexplored legacy of the game.




"A Realm Divided" goes way back into the ancient history of the Paladins from their golden age when they used to fight wars against dragons with their magical power to restore order and balance to the world. After all was settled, the Paladins retired and the former among them formed a council of magistrates. For centuries, there were peace and order under their guidance but then came a time when crafted crystals became a new source of power that brought a new revolution.

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A Realm Divided

However, the uses of this new crystals caused accidents and the council deemed the use of it by common folks should be prohibited. Grand Magister Karnes took a zero-tolerance policy on this matter only to rebelled by an ancient Paladin warrior. As the rebellion stands against the magistrates with weaponized crystal magic, the former took heavy damage but became more determined in their cause. So, the battle to restore balance to the realm begins and the lore of Paladins takes a new step towards expansion.

RELATED: Paladins: Battlegrounds Announced

Hi-Rez Studios presents Paladins: Champions of the Realm is a free-to-play hero shooter game available to play on Mac, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For their latest announcement of joining online multiplayer battle royale, the studio itself and the game is currently a hot-topic on the gaming industry for the past couple of days. Then the release of this cinematic short also hints that the game is being readied for a long race in the upcoming time.

Friday, January 5, 2018

HRX 2018 Paladins and SMITE Cosplay

As part of the Hi-Rez Expo, the fourth annual Cosplay Contest just took place at the HRX 2018, Atlanta with the keen partaking of the members from the community. There were many eSports tournaments held as part of the Expo such as the first-ever Paladins World Championship and the SMITE World Championship but the biggest attraction of these huge gathering of fans are often remains on the Cosplay Contest. So, with no exception, there were some truly impressive cosplayers that we noticed at HRX 2018.

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HRX 2018 Cosplay Contest

Before we dive in for the scoop, let's have a quick look at some of the astounding cosplay images of your favorite characters from hero shooter Paladins: Champions of the Realm and multiplayer online battle arena game SMITE.

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Bellona by Haiden Hazard

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Jasmine Mackey as Midnight Dove Awilix!

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Raeve Maeve by Hanna Kime

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Skadi Dragonkin by Haiden Hazard

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Ying by Cassi

For obvious reasons, Hi-Rez Studios hired professional cosplayers for promotional purpose; there were many other participants who just showed up for their love of the games from the developer. Dressed up as the characters from Paladins and SMITE, the enthusiastic contestants were more than happy to take selfies with anyone who would ask them for one. Plus, there were many cosplayers who took part in the contest were actually employees who work for Hi-Rez Studios. This display of free spirit is a bright example of the fact that they truly enjoy what they do.




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While many of the participating cosplayers weren't even expecting to win or anything but there were some very strong contenders for the $15,000 prize money offered by Hi-Rez Studios.

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Ao Kuang by Manlima

Spanish cosplayers Manlima won for Best Workmanship and the first place by portraying Dragon-God, Ao Kuang from SMITE. Cosplayer Haiden Hazard came in second by posing as Skadi Dragonkin and Seraph Cosplay came third with Bellona from the same game. @HiRezAmanda and @CassiCreations were at the Cosplay Contest as official model for Hi-Rez. We congratulate all the winners as well as every other participants as we look forward to more cosplay contests like this.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Paladins: Battlegrounds Announced

With the insane amount of increasing popularity PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has managed to garner, multiplayer online battle royale has become the new obsession of gamers. Another renowned online shooter game is 2016's Overwatch from Blizzard Entertainment. There is another lesser known yet trendy hero shooter game on Steam from developer Hi-Rez Studios called Paladins: Champions of the Realm. The only difference is that people are not overhyped about Paladins like they are about PUBG or Overwatch.

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Paladins: Battlegrounds Announced

Recently, the creators of Paladins have announced a new battle royale mode for this fantasy hero-based shooter called "Paladins: Battlegrounds". Hi-Rez Studios have already released an official trailer for Paladins: Battlegrounds game mode for the free-to-play game.




As for multiplayer online battle royale goes, a maximum of 100 players will hunt down each other in a large map and loot whatever they can as they explore the area in Paladins: Battlegrounds. The hustle will go on until there is a last team of Champions or a single Champion remains standing. A new "Team Deathmatch" is announced as well as a new Champion named Moji and a mobile game, Paladins Strike.




From the very beginning of their run, Paladins has always been compared to Blizzard's Overwatch for their similarities and now they are about to closely adapt aspects of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Plus, there is the name "Battlegrounds", which clearly draws comparison towards the game. Hi-Rez begs to differ on this issue because, Paladins: Battlegrounds will be more like a last team standing type of play. However, dropping from sky and looting gears in between battle remains almost the same.

Hi-Rez Studios presents, Paladins is already available for free-to-play worldwide on Mac, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Paladins: Battlegrounds is a battle royale game mode for the game which will be accessible sometime around 2018 on all existing platforms.