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

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

RELATED: No Man’s Sky NEXT Update Release Date

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

RELATED: No Man's Sky Getting Multiplayer

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.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Minecraft Update Aquatic Phase Two

Developer Mojang has released second Phase of Update Aquatic for all-new underwater Minecraft adventures on PC and consoles.

Entire fanbase of Minecraft seemingly has been away for some time now from this most popular sandbox adventure but they were actually waiting with patience for Phase Two to roll out with the newest Update Aquatic. Whether it is mobile devices like Android and iOS, or even handheld system like Nintendo Switch or PC, VR and Xbox One, you can play it on any modern gaming platform there is and the new update reaches out to players to take a deep dive in for a good time.

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Minecraft Update Aquatic Phase Two

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A brand-new trailer showcasing features of Update Aquatic is right here for you to take a quick look at it and get hooked in. We suggest you take a good look at detailed Patch Notes for more specifics.




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Players are now allowed the ability to breathe underwater and you can see up to 3,000 types of different tropical fauna wandering around there; including sea turtles. Adding sea to gameplay has expanded the open world title bigger than it already is. A new trident weapon will be at your disposal but they are no good to break blocks if you are in Creative mode. You can bump into an old shipwreck probably at some point and are allowed ride Skeleton Horses as well.

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As you are entering a new level of water physics, you are about to experience a few minor change game’s simulation but it won't stop you from making waterlogged blocks. Other things to point are that the menu background is changed for the sake of new theme to match with it. There are coral reefs, nine ocean biomes and treasure chests to be found underwater. Zombie hordes still lurks deep down under going as The Drowned and they are able to walk on bottom pits.

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This one is an update Minecraft fans would love to get their hands on as it brings a complete new environment to explore and since the game is primarily focused on gathering resource and crafting, there is no reason for which players won't like it. Players of Bedrock Edition can play it now whereas people on Java have to wait for that version. However, we cannot help but notice that it never mentioned whether or not this Minecraft console update will be available for PlayStation 4 or not.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Fortnite Season 5 Release Date

With their current Season nearing to an end, Epic Games have just confirmed release date of Fortnite Season 5 in a Tweet.

Shortly ahead of its anticipating launch, developer/publisher Epic Games have come forward to announce an official release date for Fortnite Season 5 through a teasing Tweet today. We know now that the newest season of the insanely popular free-to-play Battle Royale game available for all platforms, is only a few days away and this was really nice of them to finally confirm the date which we knew earlier from this month to be July 12, following the end of a thriving Season 4.

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Fortnite Season 5 Release Date

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Speaking of tease, aside from making the announcement for their next season in the Tweet, developers have left another hint, which is a mask from a crack on screen and is going to break out in-game anytime. Like always, theorist fans are coming up with different ideas and booming up online with suggestions regarding the mask. It looks similar to kitsune or fox in Japanese, which shape-shifts into diverse forms and has supernatural powers according to Japanese yokai folklore.



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We are in no position of making any solid meaning of the subtle clue left by Epic Games but this marks to be the first time Japan has been referenced in the game so far. Players have already ventured through history of ancient Egypt, pirate anchors and wooden carriages so far. Possibly themes of Ancient Japan might be explored or there are even chances for a time-travel. At this point, we are just spit balling and waiting for three more days to know what is waiting ahead of us all.

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Considering the game is all about building and shooting, shifting forms and appearances may be a hint for introducing stealth, which is just a wild guess from us of course. Lately, the company had been in a beef with PUBG Corporation concerning a lawsuit over copyright violation on last-man-standing shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Since that case has been dropped afterwards, Epic Games is fully back on track with newest Season for their most successful game ever.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

State of Decay 2 Independence Pack DLC

To celebrate an immense success upon debut and amassing 3 million survivors, State of Decay 2’s first DLC Independence Pack is out now!

Ahead of 4th of July holiday, Undead Labs and Microsoft Studios are in a mood for celebrating a community that has 3 million players joined for their open world zombie survival game State of Decay 2 within a month of its release on May 22, 2018. Also, it became the best-selling game of May, which is a great accomplishment for sure. To celebrate, they decided to release the first DLC Independence Pack to extend your fun experience of zombie-killing in this post-apocalyptic world.

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State of Decay 2 Independence Pack DLC

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Now you can take on your neighboring undead hordes in new different styles and colorful ways, so that you can declare your independence from their tyrannical reign. Whether you are an expert in close combats or have a knack for blowing up stuffs, this expansion got you covered. So, you can go sneaky with close-ranged weapons or start blasting off those flesh eating bastards in fiery explosions if you like. In case you want to express your festive colors, you will find stacks of fireworks.

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Independence Day-Themed Vehicle

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Available for purchase right now on PC and Xbox One to get "patriotic" items and gear, Independence Pack will cost you only $4.99. Primary feature of this post-launch content is three Independence Day-themed vehicle; Burninator, Meatwagon and Pyrohawk. Two long-range weapons; Pyro Launcher and Starshank Launcher are added with three additional melee weapons; BBQ Fork, Grillmeister and The Freedom Ringer. These items of mass zombie horde destruction promise tons of fun.

We think, a short trailer clip featuring the combat in vehicles and use of those weapons will be something you won't want to miss. So, check out the video below.




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Since the developers were in a fun vibe, they even dressed up the zeds from the pack for this occasion. A Revolutionary War-themed zombie is introduced, whom you might come across during your supply run and you are more than welcome to teach him a lesson of history with the fireworks at your disposal. I mean, what could be more patriotic in a world taken over by zombies, to fight for a small-town of America and regularly scavenge for a community where you belong?


RELATED: State of Decay 2 Gameplay Launch Trailer

You don't even need to buy Independence Pack DLC if you happen to have purchased the State of Decay 2 Ultimate Edition in the first place. Or if you have the Xbox Game Pass membership, you can receive a 10 percent discount on the expansion as well. Also, Update 2.0 brings you 20 new missions for free, 10 new weapons and improved gameplay in overall. Now, take your fireworks and hop on a ride to venture out to kill off more zeds until Daybreak Pack finally releases in September, 2018.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Minecraft Nintendo Switch Cross-Play

Minecraft brings cross-play with Better Together update to let players team up on Nintendo Switch and Xbox One in a new trailer.

Playing your favorite games with friends on cross-platform is bliss and these days, developers and publishers are keeping that in mind. We all know how popular Minecraft is among fans already and everyone just wants to take part for some fun crafting experience. An update titled, Better Together was released last year that let players to enjoy the game on PC, Xbox One, mobile and VR devices together. That list of cross-playing platforms just included Nintendo Switch to the fold.

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Minecraft Nintendo Switch Cross-Play

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You should go ahead and check out the brand-new trailer of Nintendo Switch cross-play of the game for more information.




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Using the Bedrock engine, the game was made available for the trendy next gen console of Nintendo. Alongside many other popular lists of Nintendo games, it will sure add a lot of value to the platform as Minecraft is now the second best-selling video game of all time with more than 144 million units. While you can customize your game with in-game store community contents and this version comes with the Super Mario Mash-Up Pack. That sure makes you jump with joy, right?

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If you happen to have a copy of the original Switch Edition game then all you have to do is to download this new version of Minecraft or just get it directly from Nintendo eShop. Don't worry about all of your DLC contents as you can just transfer them to the new version easily. You will need a free Microsoft account for cross-play on Switch with other participants from different devices and platforms. Plus, it will come in handy to get Minecoins and making purchase on marketplace.

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Nintendo and Microsoft Team-Up

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With help from SkyBox Labs, Microsoft has taken this joint effort to bring together their fan-base and increase the pleasure of playing together. One thing that seemed odd is that while both of these companies are promoting a competitor’s console so positively, Sony decides to be a grumpy old grandpa and not allowing cross-platform play on their consoles. They already are in a controversy regarding not letting players use their Epic Games accounts on PlayStation 4 for other consoles.

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That situation has been worsened and the Minecraft developer team has been trying to reach out to them for some time to bring the experience to PS4 but they simply won't join the parade. Where Microsoft and Nintendo chooses to play together and survive together, Sony is probably rooting for survive alone and being left behind.

Monday, June 4, 2018

State of Decay 2 Crosses 2 Million Players

State of Decay 2 creates record by bagging over 2 million players in first two weeks of worldwide launch.

Open world zombie survival game State of Decay 2 from Undead Labs and Microsoft Studios was out on May 22 and got an amazing start. Within two days after launch, the game has built a strong community of over 1 million players. Now, in less than two weeks of release on PC and Xbox One, they have gathered a force of 2 million survivors. It's really remarkable to see these many players sharing a post-apocalyptic world for resources and fighting undead hordes to keep up.

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State of Decay 2 Crosses 2 Million Players

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With so many players participating in the game, there are many interesting numbers popping out. For example, survivors have already slain nearly 2 billion zombies, which is one third of Earth's population now! Over 121,000 community stories were completed at the same time and newer ones were built on map for facing new challenges. Players have learned to stay alive for straight three days on average and all of these numbers indicates their dedication and excitement.

RELATED: State of Decay 2 Gameplay Launch Trailer

The developers are also tirelessly trying to provide major bug-fixes, minor tuning in gameplay and other improvements for a satisfying experience playing. Additional contents and regular updates will maintain their flow from Undead Labs to sustain this incredible community. The already refined story setup charmed its magic through a bit of open-world exploring, slight role-playing, some third-person action during zombie-killing and then nicely balancing all of those aspects together.

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Ever-Increasing Zombie Threat

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Needless to say, State of Decay 2 has just begun its steps and more bands of survivors will join soon, which we hope to grow even further. You begin your journey in a small-town of America and start a quest for scavenging while constantly trying to save your skin from zombies; you build up a community to start a new life at the end of the world and contribute as much as you can, which is the whole game in a nutshell. So, when are you finally joining the big hustle, eh?

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.