Showing posts with label Third Person. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Third Person. Show all posts

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Death Stranding Update for Days Gone Live Now

Bridge Baby from Death Stranding makes its way into open-world survival game Days Gone in latest update patch.

Now that Death Stranding, hotly-anticipated action strand game of 2019 has been released for PlayStation 4, players can finally get a career of making deliveries in a post-apocalyptic world carrying their "Bridge Baby" in a pod.

However, PS4 owners can also go out exploring another dystopian world of survival horror in Days Gone from developer Bend Studio with its newest content update, carrying same theme from latest title of Hideo Kojima.

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Death Stranding Update for Days Gone Live Now

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Recent release of patch 1.6 brings exclusive cosmetic upgrades for free that are unlockable in both starting a new game and game plus mode. Your motorbike tank gets replaced with a BB unit usually carried around by Sam Porter Bridges.

You will be riding Deacon's same drifter bike model but it will be modified with tanks, decals, and frame paint. This probably doesn't give you the same weird vibe of Death Stranding but having BB sucking its thumb inside is pretty close.

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An official Tweet from developers have announced release of their newest update with a short preview trailer for it.


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Instead of being haunted by ghostly creatures known as "Beached Things", players will be running away from hordes of freakers. Whether they are chasing a guy on a bike or a baby in gas tank matters little to these mindless monsters.

Additional fixes include ability to numerously reset Ambush Camps, Hordes, Infestation Zones and Jobs. "Black Friday" leaderboard gets a one-time only reset and number of Freaker ears is increased to let you repurchase ammo and weapons.

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During development phase of DS, both Kojima Productions and Guerrilla Games were working together in collaboration. Bend Studio has contributed as well and now they are introducing gears and items inspired by the game.

Days Gone arranged an unconventional cross-promotion to celebrate launch of Death Stranding that only make sense in a twisted way. Another nice little common ground these two titles have is that they both divided critics and fans upon release.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Micro-Transactions Issues

Shortly ahead of launch, Tom Clancy shooter title Ghost Recon: Breakpoint is revealed to be riddled with micro-transactions.

When developer/publisher Ubisoft officially announced their latest tactical shooter title Ghost Recon: Breakpoint to release on October 4, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms, fans of Ghost Recon series really hyped up.

However, that excitement died down real quick even before it was launched when some players discovered predatory micro-transaction structure being present in Breakpoint during pre-release period and shared on social media.

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Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Micro-Transactions Issues

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Only days before going live, people who bought Gold, Ultimate or Wolves Collector's Editions of Breakpoint discovered that there is a trail of micro-transaction, veiled as "time-savers" that shouldn't be on a full-priced AAA-title at all.

Almost all items available in-store is acquirable through in-game currency known as Skell Credits, which you can generally find in chests or dropped by dead enemies but you can also spend real-world money to buy them.

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Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Attachment Bundles

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Titles that support both in-game and premium currency usually separate their cosmetics items from performance, so that it would not affect the gameplay experience for anyone and only cosmetics are up for sell through cash.

Breakpoint store sells everything for Skell Credits and they are exchangeable with Ghost Points, which can be purchased with money. Therefore, those who are willing to spend money will gain everything while the others will keep grinding.

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Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Body Gears

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Initially, character progression items as crafting materials, skill points and even XP bonuses were up for sale, causing quite a stir among fans. Ubisoft quickly backed out by removing those from store and released a statement by calling it a mistake.

Regardless of them taking a step back, developers did try to prey upon player base where they would offer them "time-savers", so that they will not have to go looking for crafting materials or weapons across the map if they pay some cash.

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Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Cosmetic Bundles

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Of course, you can buy cosmetic items for Ghost Points as well but that simply doesn't diminish the fact that they are all exchangeable with Skell Credits. So, players can literally purchase anything in-game with money in a way or other.

Letting people buy some advantage clearly will not allow someone to be an unstoppable force of nature in co-operative mode and secure victory though, even if it means someone is ready to spend a heap of cash to make that happen.

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Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Gear Camos

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In past, Ghost Recon: Wildlands would offer boosters, supplies and skill points for sale only to garner unfavorable reviews from players. Despite their claim to offer fair and rewarding experience, Ubisoft tried to pull the same trick with GRB.

Weapons slightly above your current level will be on store for sale and every other major core stats need crafting for improvement. When you are on GR: Breakpoint PvP mode Ghost War, it will automatically adjust everyone's stats for fair play.

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Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Ghost Points

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Players can at best skip the grind using premium currency at their disposal and in case of a stealth-based game, that is where the fun is at. Essentially, you cheat out of entire gameplay aesthetic and save time in expense of your wallet.

Official statement from a community manager tries to clarify that those "time-savers" weren't supposed to be there and removed quickly. In fact, these items were planned to be included at a later point in Breakpoint post-launch content release.

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Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Guns Bundles

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Apparently, development team was adamant that they won't add any pay-to-win elements or whatsoever that can affect experience, yet they end up doing something completely opposite of what they claim to believe in.

There was a lot of potential in Ghost Recon: Breakpoint to become a staple example of its respective genre but due to Ubisoft being greedy with its micro-transaction system like Activision and Electronic Arts, that hope is gone now.

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Open Beta Live Now

Open Beta program for upcoming Tom Clancy tactical shooter title Ghost Recon: Breakpoint goes live now.

Just a few more days ahead of worldwide release, developer/publisher Ubisoft launched Open Beta program of their upcoming tactical shooter title Ghost Recon: Breakpoint for players on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Based on feedback received from Closed Beta, developer team has made a couple of adjustment and improvements. Interested parties can join and play for free when Beta will run from September 26 to September 29, 2019.

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Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Open Beta Live Now

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In a brand-new trailer, actor Jon Bernthal (Fury, The Walking Dead) welcomes players to join GRB Open Beta.




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In terms of gameplay content, you can explore up to six regions, five story missions, drone areas, several modes and more. Also, Breakpoint competitive PvP mode Ghost War is offered to Beta players to try and test their skills.

Venture into drone areas to shoot down swarm of flying Murmurs or engage Aamons land drones before facing heavily armored Behemoths. These tank-sized drones pack massive firepower and taking them down gets you unique reward.

RELATED: Ghost Recon: Breakpoint E3 2019 Gameplay Trailer

Closed Beta participants who already visited Auroa once can now get their hands on new content like New Argyll and Infinity provinces, daily challenges on different region, side quests and number of main storyline missions.

Unfortunately, GR: Breakpoint Open Beta will disappoint you when it comes to transferring your progress to full game because that is not available and at best, your time spent in Beta serves you as preparation before launch.

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Find Drone Areas

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An issue regarding Closed Beta save files being lost received a fix and in-game economy is slightly tweaked for balance. Some graphical improvements were made for better experience and more is planned to include before final release.

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint is all set to launch on October 4, 2019 for all major platforms like PC, PS4 and Xbox One. Then on November 2019, GRB is coming to Google Stadia and Ubisoft has yet to reveal an official release date for that.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

DayZ to Add Livonia DLC Map

Hardcore survival game DayZ to get its second official map Livonia soon with lush green landscapes and bears in it.

Although open-world multiplayer survival game DayZ from developer/publisher Bohemia Interactive have seen full release on all major platforms like PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, it needs more fixing of issues and new content.

Players have spent past five years in post-Soviet Republic of Chernarus facing challenges of survival so far and soon, they will be able to move to a brand-new map Livonia and experience unique set of difficulties within its territory.

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DayZ to Add Livonia DLC Map

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Get an early look at what Bohemia is planning to add for their upcoming Livonia DLC map in a new trailer.




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DayZ is getting a second official map that has regions based on ARMA 3: Contact expansion. Livonia is part of the same world that has been ravaged by a deadly virus and will test everyone out of their honed survival skills.

Into a heavily forested area of 163 square kilometers that is filled with lakes and rivers, players will encounter a new enemy type, Bears. Just like they are in real life, this predator of nature will prove to be a great trouble to deal with.

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Dense Forestry Landscapes

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Aside from Bears, Infected enemies and scavenging, these green landscapes will give survivors some environmental challenges with rain and thunderstorms, which would require them to look out for protective gear and shelter.

Gather your troops or go alone in lands of Livonia, which will be a perfect destination to get lost in the post-apocalyptic world of DayZ. An official release date for the latest premium DLC is yet to be announced but it will launch alongside 1.06 update.

Thursday, September 5, 2019

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Closed Beta Live Now

Closed Beta for Tom Clancy shooter Ghost Recon: Breakpoint goes live now and Ubisoft reveals post-launch plans.

Just a month ahead of global release on October 4, 2019, developer/publisher Ubisoft kick-started the Closed Beta program for their upcoming tactical shooter title Ghost Recon: Breakpoint for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players.

Starting from September 5, Closed Beta will be open until September 8, for a chance to explore Auroa before launch. You can join in for solo adventure or join up in four player co-op game with three of your friends on same platform.

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Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Closed Beta Live Now

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GR: Breakpoint Closed Beta will allow you to go through two main campaign missions and a couple of side missions while it lasts. Also, Ghosts can take up the challenge of eight new Faction Missions per day if they want to.

For those who are feeling extra adventurous, enter special Drone Areas of Auroa and test yourself against some of deadly combat drones like car-sized Aamons, tank-like Behemoths or even get chased by a horde of flying Murmurs.

RELATED: Ghost Recon: Breakpoint E3 2019 Gameplay Trailer

Players who already pre-ordered Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, online technical test phase participants, randomly selected people who registered on Breakpoint forums and Uplay+ subscribers will have pre-load access for Beta.

You should remember that Closed Beta offers you a fraction of the game in its pre-release state and therefore, you may encounter issues like features that are not unlocked yet, unfinished elements or visual glitch during your playtime.

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Ubisoft has recently revealed their post-launch roadmap for Breakpoint that unveils a new episode in every four months. Beginning with Operation Greenstone, an endgame challenge titled Project Titan Raid will be included.

A hacking specialist class, Engineer will be introduced in Ghost Recon: Breakpoint and month-long Terminator live event will run. Each episode are to debut new classes, limited time events, raids, story adventures, PvP content and more.

Days Gone New Game Plus Mode Release Date

PS4-exclusive game Days Gone will get New Game Plus mode, new Trophies and two difficulty modes on September 13.

After launching back in April 26, 2019 for PlayStation 4, post-apocalyptic survival horror action-adventure game Days Gone has kept its player community pretty busy with free post-launch DLC in June and regular weekly challenges.

However, fans who loved the game can never have too much and always want something more. Today, game director Jeff Ross made official announcement of introducing its New Game Plus mode on September 13 via an update.

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Days Gone New Game Plus Mode Release Date

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New Game Plus mode has been one of most requested feature that fans were asking to be included for a while and will allow players to revisit and re-experience old locations as Deacon St. John but every earned upgrades and weapons.

All of your bike upgrades, collectibles, credits, encampment trust, NERO boosters, recipes, skills and trophy progress will be unlocked from start when you begin a new journey by picking up a save game that has "I'm Never Giving Up" storyline completed.

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Not only are you allowed to play any difficulty level from Easy, Normal, Hard or Survival, NG+ offers you two new difficulty modes; Hard II and Survival II. Good thing is, players who just started a new game can try them out as well.

Precious perks that you earned earlier from patches by completing challenges will now carry over to your main game aside from New Game Plus and its newly added difficulty settings. So, earn some more gameplay perks in the mean time.

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Days Gone Vinyl OST

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New trophies will be added in NG+ mode alongside a new weapon for Deacon to encounter hordes. Also, Mondo has put together all 25 tracks of the game in a vinyl that will become available for pre-order from September 11.

Days Gone was released for PS4 by developer SIE Bend Studio and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment. It has sold 114,319 units within first three days of launch, even outperforming God of War and Horizon Zero Dawn in Japan.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Warframe: Saint of Altra Update for PC Live Now

Brand-new speedster Gauss joins free-to-play shooter title Warframe in latest Saint of Altra update for PC.

Back in July, upcoming Empyrean expansion for free-to-play cooperative action RPG game Warframe was revealed at annual TennoCon 2019 by developer/publisher Digital Extremes for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Before that content becomes available to this fast-paced action shooter, a brand-new ancient Tenno warrior Gauss has arrived in Saint of Altra update in addition with new customizations, gameplay and rewards for everyone.

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Warframe: Saint of Altra Update for PC Live Now

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Official trailer for Warframe highlighting Saint of Altra update gives brief look at newest Tenno warrior, Gauss.




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Joining as 41st Warframe, Gauss is a speedster with kinetic motion-based powers and abilities. With this new armor, players can cover huge areas in seconds, run through water or punch enemies with enough power to send them flying.

Gauss possess a unique gauge unlike any other for being a lightning-fast character aside from having cold, electricity and heat abilities. Each of his movement helps charge his Speed Gauge with electrical current as well as Shields.

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Disruption Mode Expansion

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One of his hyper-sprint moves called Mach Rush can be used to directly hit foes hard or can create powerful shockwave by hitting something solid. Generating armor plating for protection or electrocuting opponents are also his specialty.

So far as players will keep Gauss running, Gauss wields more power to deal extensive damage to any adversaries. You can take time to build him up with available materials and grind a bit or just purchase him from in-game marketplace.

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Harrow Reliquary Collection

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Disruption mode expansions are more frequent in Origin System for Alad V selling his black market technology to anyone with credits. Even veteran players will be challenged by new factions, mission types and planets on added difficulty.

Start honing your speed-based skills now to prepare yourself for Disruption mode and maybe even spend some time customizing Gauss. Or just check out Harrow Deluxe Collection for matching armor set and deluxe weapon skin.

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Look Link and Mod Link

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Courtesy of newly included Look Link and Mod Link chat features, you can easily stylize your Tenno by picking up a slick build from Warframe community so that you can import it for other players to use through in-game chat.

Saint of Altra for Warframe has gone live on PC already and will be debuting on other console platforms in coming weeks. Players will quickly realize that aside from introducing slew of changes, it prepares us for more future updates.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Ghost Recon Breakpoint PvP Mode: Ghost War Revealed

At Gamescom 2019 event, Ubisoft unveils PvP mode Ghost War for upcoming tactical shooter Ghost Recon: Breakpoint.

After military shooter title Ghost Recon: Wildlands made its debut in 2017, new story content were added, Xbox One X enhancement update was released and a team deathmatch-style PvP mode Ghost War was added following launch.

Back in May 2019, developer/publisher Ubisoft announced Ghost Recon: Breakpoint as a follow-up sequel to Wildlands. It was revealed during Gamescom 2019 that Ghost War is returning to the upcoming tactical shooter game.

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Ghost Recon Breakpoint PvP Mode: Ghost War Revealed

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A brand-new trailer showcases a brief glimpse of gameplay from multiplayer PvP mode of GR: Breakpoint.




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Ghost team members are back in action to take down their rogue comrades, so they have to rely more on teamwork aside from skills. Ghost War will force you to adapt a tactical gameplay style in order to take down rival team.

Before getting into each round, select from Assault, Field Medic, Sharpshooter or Panther class and regardless of you playing solo campaign, PvE or PvP co-op, you share the same in-game progression or rewards for each character.

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Communication and Teamwork

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Breakpoint is not exactly inviting you into a multiplayer shooting experience where you go straight to your enemy only to get him. Being able to detect target location from a vantage point or by using drones are among good ideas.

GRB will begin Ghost War with two PvP game mode at launch; Elimination and Sabotage. The former is focused on complete elimination of enemy team and the latter offers an objective to plant a bomb that your adversaries will try to defuse.

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There will be six different maps for 4v4 intense matches and players can switch between modes to try out PvE or PvP. Building up good communication with your teammates will help you win these best of 3 rounds matches in most cases.

There is a surveillance system that activates within a minute once a match is started and claiming it will reveal target locations on map. If you are being spotted by an enemy, it will let you know and that is a great advantage for sure.

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Shrinking Combat Zone

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Although players will jump into considerably large maps but then surrounding perimeter slowly starts shrinking, much like to battle royale games. This puts everyone into a tightening situation and help keeps on their toes by closing in.

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint is currently scheduled to release worldwide on October 4, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms before eventually seeing launch over Google Stadia in a yet to be revealed date of November 2019.