Showing posts with label Survival. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Survival. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

No Man's Sky Visions Update

No Man's Sky latest expansion "Visions" encourage players to go for a universe-spanning adventure and venture to new planets.

Following the success of The Abyss free update, action-adventure survival game No Man's Sky from developer/publisher Hello Games is releasing another one called Visions. It re-imagines the in-game universe and introduces new planet types for players.

Just the way The Abyss has completely changed the underwater landscape of the game, Visions offers a makeover to the planet surface in overall. It will take you to more colorful worlds filled with new flora, fauna and much more to explore.

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No Man's Sky Visions Update

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Let's take a glimpse at the major features Visions free update is offering to us in the official trailer below.




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This is going to be version 1.75 of the game that comes to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on November 22. More variety and diversity is brought to planet surfaces, which results in millions of dead planets to come to life again and making things interesting.

As players wander around for exploring, they can come across mysterious artifacts to collect on these alien planets to keep as souvenirs or just to put on display as trophies. The sci-fi centric landscapes are more varied in terms of strange lifeforms.

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More to Discover

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The inclusion of strange new creatures across the stars may baffle you as you are wandering through worlds. While some creatures may be camouflaged as ordinary minerals, some deadly flora can try to sneak on you and thus, being cautious will be well rewarding.

Let your tourist spirit takes you to search the galaxy for ancient bones of alien creatures and dig up their remains. You can even end up finding fallen satellites parts to scrap as salvagable parts to use later but keep an eye on rogue sentinel drones around you.

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Global Community Missions

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As more science fiction aesthetics are added to the game, a new Community Research mission takes everyone to work collectively to gain rewards like Eye of the Korvax helmet, fireworks, new emotes or even building parts that you can use later.

Version 1.75 will be proven very essential for each traveler in the journey of No Man's Sky and it will bring the fictional in-game universe together for good. Hopefully, the players will have a great time doing archaeological digs ad much more across alien planets.

Friday, November 16, 2018

State of Decay 2 Zedhunter Update Live Now

Developer Undead Labs has released new Zedhunter free update pack for State of Decay 2 with a ton of stuff.

Announced back at X018, post-apocalyptic open world zombie survival game State of Decay 2 from developer Undead Labs and publisher Microsoft Studios is getting new difficulty setting, a new map and a brand-new free update Zedhunter.

Celebrating a strong SoD2 community of 4 million rugged survivors, the Zedhunter update has gone live today for PC and Xbox One. The pack is free for all the current players on these platforms as well as Xbox Game Pass subscribers.

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State of Decay 2 Zedhunter Update Live Now

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Before talking about what we are getting from it, be sure to take a look at the official trailer for the free update from X018 last weekend.




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A bunch of new content has been added to the game including new weapons and gameplay items to use. For starter, Zedhunter has introduced eight different types of crossbows, an iconic zombie-slaying weapon that is silent and deadly.

This could be a game changer as you don't need to get close to have a killshot at the Zeds and risk your health or even make noise using a firearm that would eventually bring more of them. So, you can easily score more headshots than before without breaking a sweat.

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One of the best things about these crossbow bolts are that players can also recover them after making a shot. So, you can become an eco-friendly zombie hunter and reduce noise pollution at the same time. Plus, they don't break or jam like traditional guns.

Aside from this long-range shooter, three new melee and three new close-combat weapons are added to your arsenal to give you a better fighting chance against a horde of zombies. Just pick up from a stash of swords and knives to chop off the deadmeats.

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Iconic Zombie-Slaying Weapon

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Zedhunter update also offer further customization options that allows one to reset the core skill specializations of a survivor.  For example, if you simply want to switch your Cardio from Marathon to Backpacking, you just read a new training manual and then just change the skill specialty.

However, the downside of this trade-off is that players will gain experience at a slower rate than usual for this new skill. Six new "quirk skills" are added to give you extra buff to favor your community and get these skill books from the local Skills Trader in town.

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In addition to gameplay, the SoD2 free update adds three new plague consumables to boost your survivor abilities. These are highly potent and increase your abilities to see in the dark or make you invisible to zeds and even attract them in some cases.

Since they are basically poison to human survivors, it is up to you whether the infection is worth swapping for some perks. Also, new achievements and missions are added for you to notice them labeled as "Mysterious" during a quest.

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Never Forget Your Crossbow

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If all of these excite you but unfortunately, you don't own a copy of State of Decay 2 yet then jumping on board right now is the perfect time as Xbox Black Friday Sale offers a 35% off on the Standard Edition and Ultimate Edition of SoD2 or sign up to Xbox Game Pass for just $1 only for the first month.

Undead Labs was downright committed to the State of Decay fan base to offer them the experience of ultimate zombie survival fantasy and Zedhunter free update is a step towards that direction. In 2019, the studio will bring back Trumbull Valley map and new difficulty settings.

Monday, October 29, 2018

No Man's Sky The Abyss Update

Hello Games brings a seasonal and free update, The Abyss for No Man’s Sky to introduce underwater gameplay.

Though starting with a rocky opening in the beginning, developer/publisher Hello Games has managed to come out of the initial post-launch controversy of their action-adventure survival game No Man’s Sky and still trying to do their best to redeem themselves.

Back in July, the game released Next update for everyone, which met with mostly positive response. This week, a brand-new free update for the players that will take the game to underwater worlds and a gameplay focused on that experience.

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No Man's Sky The Abyss Update

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As we dive deep into The Abyss update for No Man’s Sky, we suggest you to take a look at the official trailer that showcases major details.




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Within this update 1.7, new content and community missions will be added every week with improvements. Subtle features like players being able to change their body shape or bigger changes like discovery leaderboards to the Galactic Atlas are there.

This really helps the players of the community to keep track of their progress between factions and the Pilgrim motorbike is a fine addition to gameplay along many other developments. Newly introduced aquatic environments have variety of creature types and behaviors.

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Underwater Narrative Gameplay

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Since ocean has just become a huge part of the gameplay, the surroundings also bears a lot of mystery from beyond the deep. Aside from the upgrade of visual quality, you will notice that aquatic biomes have brought a wide array of variation to make it feel more natural.

The Abyss update also brings in a new story, The Dreams of the Deep that adds more contexts to the world around you. The aquatic life into the deep of ocean is a mix of terrifying and weird creatures that will interact with you as you keep exploring down under.

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New Aquatic Missions

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While diving into the deep, you may come across sunken wrecks or ruins of crash that tells the story of some unfortunate souls, who didn't make it and investigate further to discover hidden treasures long buried beneath these waves.

The terrain manipulator may come in handy to dig out treasures from ocean beds left behind by former owner. Scavenging from abandoned cargo upon finding them inside wrecks can be useful as well. Find and repair these broken ships to re-purpose and take them to skies.

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Discover Sunken Wrecks

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Because undersea world is no central park, you might want to use the submarine called the Nautilon, which is equipped for combat and mining while having a nice navigation system. The best part is that you can summon the vehicle to any ocean on the planet.

When not riding over your exocraft, you can simply park it over to some of those sunken buildings. This submarine is available for customization and installed upgrade will make the craft unique than the others floating around.

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Submersible Building Modules

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Update 1.7 tries to live up to expectation with delivering an immersive world that has new aquatic missions to take part in with the diversity of underwater flora and fauna. The wide range of lifeforms and sunken ruins you see around really creates the right atmosphere for a deep sea adventure.

Hopefully, Hello Games will keep up their best efforts to keep No Man’s Sky alive with frequent free updates like this to continue a wonderful journey. We only wonder what place they will take players next to wander around and make homes to.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Fortnite Fortnitemares Event Live Now

This Halloween, go trick or treating with new outfits and weapons in Fortnitemares event of Fortnite Battle Royale.

With Halloween celebration headed our way faster than the comet that invaded the world of the free-to-play player-versus-player Battle Royale game Fortnite awhile ago, developer Epic Games have arranged a brand-new event for this season.

Titled Fortnitemares, it intends to bring a lot of fun experience into Battle Royale gameplay by introducing Cube Monsters and new weapons into the mix. Since the event is already live now, you are all set to go out hunting creepy creatures of the night.

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Fortnite Fortnitemares Event Live Now

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Before you jump into action, let's take a look at the haunting horrors Fortnitemares event has to offer in a new official trailer.




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The first thing you need to for a celebration like this is to dress up and looking good, for which you have a Deadfire Outfit. It will change style with in-match progression whether it is against AI or other participating players from the game.

Based on how long have you been in the match or the type of damage you inflict upon enemies, this outfit will make progress. We cannot help but notice an uncanny resemblance of this cowboy-styled outfit to the one Arthur Morgan wears in Red Dead Redemption 2 with a twist of Undead Nightmare.

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Get The Deadfire Outfit

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Players are allowed to stylize the Deadfire costume with Shackled Stone Back Bling and also wield a Dark Shard pickaxe to match with its look. However, they are both cosmetics item to show off and not anything more than that.

To carry out a better swag to your homies, you can choose from a number of new weapons like the new Six Shooter and make a spectacle display of your shooting skills. If you are planning on going for slaying monsters on Halloween night, the Demon Hunter crossbow would be a good choice.

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Win The Spooky Train Glider!

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Like any other events, Fortnitemares comes with a slew of challenges as well for each week, completing which will reward you with different cosmetic items every time. The first week will kick off with Storm Monsters that you need to take care of, go to a Corrupted Area during matches and dance at Different Halloween Objects. Simple enough, right?

So, come back to seek new challenges and complete them to get your well deserved rewards. Upon finishing the final set of challenges, players will receive the spooky train glider as a grand prize! So, hop into the battle bus and head for PvP combat in Fortnite Battle Royale throughout one giant map.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Minecraft: Dungeons Announced

A dungeon-crawling spin-off game of Minecraft for PC has recently been announced by developer Mojang.

Creator of insanely popular sandbox video game Minecraft and Sweden-based developer/publisher studio Mojang has done the unthinkable with the above-mentioned game and now has announced a role-playing game set called Minecraft: Dungeons.

As the namesake suggests, the game is inspired by classic dungeon crawlers and currently, the game is planned to release on 2019 for PC. Whether or not it will be launched on other consoles at any point is yet not confirmed.

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Minecraft: Dungeons Announced

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Before we dive deep into any discussion, we encourage you to take a look at the announcement trailer they just released for the game.




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Just like any other typical titles from the genre, you are to get into one of these places as part of the embarked adventure and fight endless group of enemies with brand-new weapons while collecting item drops through canyons, mines and swamps all over.

You can either choose to go there all by yourself or form your own posse of a total of four players to fulfill these quests where you will be saving the nice village folks from the mob of Arch-Illager. Now will you fight or run is up to you.

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Developers who shares an undying passion for dungeon crawlers titles are banded together to work on this new action-adventure game set in Minecraft universe. Until any further official announcement, we cannot say much more about the project at this moment.

A spin-off game titled Minecraft: Story Mode developed by Telltale Games already exists and proven to be very well-accepted among players, which is also being adapted into an interactive experience for the audience of streaming giant Netflix.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

State of Decay 2 Daybreak Pack DLC Release Date

To celebrate three million players worldwide, State of Decay 2’s second DLC Daybreak Pack is coming in September.

Released as an exclusive title, open world zombie survival game State of Decay 2 from developer Undead Labs and publisher Microsoft Studios did quite good upon launch. Initially the game picked up 1 million players in just two days and then amassed another million of survivors on PC and Xbox One within less than two weeks. The game's first DLC Independence Pack came out in July and now time for the second expansion, Daybreak Pack to arrive on September 12.

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State of Decay 2 Daybreak Pack DLC Release Date

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This news was recently revealed at Gamescom 2018 and new details regarding gameplay has arrived as well. This next chapter of your survival in a post-apocalyptic world presents you with new gameplay, loots, weapons and deadly zeds for exciting zombie-killing experience. A co-op "zombie siege" will pit you and your three teammates against waves of undead hordes. If you are willing to have a taste of that, be sure to visit Xbox booth this week at Gamescom to be a part of that action.

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You might have crossed paths with the mighty undead Juggernaut more or less if you have been playing but now there is new type of it called the Blood Plague Juggernaut! Not only this one is a powerhouse but it transmits blood plague to players. To assure that you even stand a chance against him, the developers added several deployable explosives, couple of melee and ranged weapons at your disposal. Anyways, you can still fell victim to him if you are not careful enough during face off.

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Blood Plague Juggernaut

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If you own the Standard Edition, then Daybreak Pack is going to cost you only $9.99 but you get it for free with Ultimate Edition. Xbox Game Pass members can enjoy a 10% at launch of the DLC. Xbox Play Anywhere allows you to play it on both PC and Xbox One. Although, State of Decay 2 became the best-selling game of May 2018, it lacked some depth and had some problem that annoyed the players. However, the engaging combat system has saved the sequel to State of Decay of 2013.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

No Man’s Sky NEXT Update Live Now

Creator Sean Murray gives up details on how multiplayer works in No Man’s Sky NEXT Update.

With their action-adventure survival game No Man’s Sky, developer/publisher Hello Games have learnt how not to promote your game before release and still trying to make it up to fans, who are still hopeful about the title. Co-founder Sean Murray of the developer studio promised to make available the most-anticipated multiplayer mode in "NEXT" update on July 24 and it is finally live now! Also, the game is making debut on Xbox One consoles today through the free patch.

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No Man’s Sky NEXT Update Live Now

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We already talked about some of the key-features of this free update last week but you are still welcome to take a look at the trailer for NEXT update and we recommend that you take a look at Patch Notes they released.




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Undoubtedly, NEXT is so far the biggest update ever to hit the game and we are about to talk about what are the studio adding to it. Multiplayer aspect is very much co-op focused where you can gather your band, build base, go on missions, race against each other and share your resources, which is basically helping your neighbor out. You don't have to start again to explore all that, if you have a save file where you have already spent long hours, you are good to go from your existing play.

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Players can still choose to play single player and get into a PvP fight when come across other random strangers, which isn't much weird as the game already have pirates and sentinels to antagonize you. In this particular case, they are real people. Four different difficulty settings: normal, survival, permadeath and creative to create interesting in-game moments. Aside from multiplayer features, Hello Games has plan for content drops, new rewards and free weekly missions.

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The studio has improved AI for sentinels and whereas you could run away from an encounter, you may get chased by a herd of them now. Your very lonely experience in this infinite universe has suddenly become exciting and entire gameplay experience is changed with some reinvention. Since there are no loot boxes or micro-transactions, players can use in-game currency earned by taking part in community events and get some cool gears, helmets or emotes for them.

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Hello Games team took a whole year to develop biggest changes in NEXT update and releasing on two year anniversary of No Man’s Sky. If you are deciding to jump in, PC version of the game is now available to download at GameStop for only $29.99, instead of a regular price of $59.99. PlayStation store offers a copy on PlayStation 4 for only $29.99, which has all the major updates; Foundation, Pathfinder, Atlas Rises and NEXT included in it. An Xbox One version however, will cost you $49.99.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

No Man’s Sky NEXT Update Release Date

No Man’s Sky from developer Hello Games receives a massive free update that adds full multiplayer support and other improvements.

Co-founder of developer studio Hello Games, Sean Murray has announced back in May 2018 that action-adventure survival game No Man’s Sky is finally getting the long-awaited multiplayer mode through "NEXT" update, which arrives on July 24. This one is free and is coming to all available platforms where you can play the game. Aside from multiplayer, a number of much requested features are added as well to make exploring the universe a lot more fun together.

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No Man’s Sky NEXT Update Release Date

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Considering everyone is pretty exciting to experience all these aspects they were promised before the game launched, developers decided to drop some details on it before the update launches. A brand-new trailer showcasing available features of "NEXT" update and how they would play out in-game is right below for you to check out.




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Now, you can either band together with your group of friends or just tag along with random travelers for some true multiplayer experience. Helping someone to stay alive or sacrifice them for your own survival is entirely your own choice. All players can share small shelters or colonies that you have built in joint effort. Whether you wander around as a pirate or a wingman is up to you and personalizing your appearance through character customization lets you add more personal touch to it.

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True Multiplayer Experience

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A massive makeover on visual makes everything looks more beautiful and planetary rings now look better than they ever did. Clouds, ground and water textures are so improved that the surrounding environment looks more alive. Also, players are allowed to play from a first or third-person perspective regardless of being on-foot or in ship. Also, you can build as many bases as you want to own more than a few on anywhere of any planet. Various new base parts are added while size limits are expanded.

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Commanding ability to assemble and upgrade frigate fleets for commanding over from bridge for effective functions is introduced. Players can send them exploring out the ever-evolving universe around them or take their assist during a voyage they are on. Freighter base building has been improved and offers chance to have a custom capital ship of your own. Your friends can now take part in multiplayer missions alongside you from Galactic Commission Station of your bridge.

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Dramatic Visual Overhaul

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Originally, No Man’s Sky was released in August 2016, available to play on PC and PlayStation 4 and then came to Xbox One along with an enhanced version for Xbox One X. Everyone who owns the game will be able to get their hands on this free update as it releases. On the game's one year anniversary, the studio released their third major update "The Atlas Rises" and we are only weeks away from having the fourth one. This space exploration adventure was already way broad than any other game in the beginning and after four free updates for enhancement, it has become much broader.