Showing posts with label Video Game. Show all posts
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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Persona 5: The Royal Release Date

With new content and a Phantom Thief, Persona 5: The Royal will arrive for PS4 in Japan later this year.

Following an announcement of role-playing game Persona 5 character Joker coming to crossover fighting game Super Smash Bros. Ultimate at The Game Awards 2018, there was a rumor for the title to come on Nintendo Switch.

Then P5R.jp domain was registered by developer/publisher Atlus and that rumored Switch theory was debunked upon revealing of Persona 5: The Royal for PlayStation 4. An extended trailer is dropped lately to announce official release date for the title

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Persona 5: The Royal Release Date

RELATED: Persona 5 R Revealed

Watch the newly released trailer by Atlus, which showcases animations and gameplay elements from upcoming P5R.




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Right after Persona Super Live 2019 concert special, the trailer came out revealing new contents for this updated version of Persona 5, which is all set to release in October 31, 2019 for Japan and worldwide later sometime in 2020.

Newest Phantom Thief named Kasumi Yoshizawa joins the party who is a rhythmic gymnast and a transfer student for Shujin Academy. She appears dancing in one cutscene and then briefly shows up in a critical hit animation.

RELATED: Persona 5: The Royal Teaser

Another major character Takuto Maruki joins as a counselor and new Confidant. There is a new location, Kichijoji to explore aside from an aquarium dating site. Players can also hang out together at Penguin Sniper game bar playing pool and darts to pass time.

Persona 5: The Royal would likely to play with original storyline of P5 that largely focuses on Joker and Goro Akechi. New events, in-game selfie feature, a human version of Morgana, social activities and other aspects are to be included in this PS4-exclusive as well.

Days Gone Free DLC Release Date

Bend Studio will add a new "Survival" difficulty mode for Days Gone free post-launch content in June 2019.

Upcoming action-adventure survival horror game Days Gone from developer SIE Bend Studio and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment is only a few days away from releasing worldwide on April 26, 2019 for PlayStation 4.

As players are preparing to venture into a post-apocalyptic ride with outlaw protagonist Deacon St. John, the development team has already announced free post-launch DLC that will be arriving in June for this PS4-exclusive title.

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Days Gone Free DLC Release Date

RELATED: Days Gone Pre-order Bonuses and Special Edition

You can test out your luck in three available difficulty settings Easy, Normal or Hard mode right from the start. Whichever you end up choosing, this open-world game will challenge your survival skills on a playthrough that is over 30 hours long.

Starting from June, players will be given a new difficulty mode to sharpen their gameplay techniques for effective survival and bunch of new challenges thrown at them for free each week as long as they have an active internet connection.

RELATED: Days Gone Story Preview

When experiencing the newly added "Survival" difficulty mode, players have to play under more perilous circumstances with no fast travel or Survival Vision. Indicators and maps will be removed to amp up an even tensed in-game atmosphere.

Many gameplay features of Days Gone will be part of these challenges including a new Bike, Combat and "Freakers" horde. Survival Difficulty and challenges would eventually rewards players with bike skins, items and new trophies.

Call of Duty 2019 Will Be Revealed Soon

Upcoming Call of Duty 2019 from Activision and Infinity Ward is already playable, waiting to be revealed soon.

After a leak for PlayStation 4 version of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered from Pan European Game Information (PEGI) board was spotted back in February, rumors of third sequel to Modern Warfare sub-series was in the air.

Recently, Call of Duty series publisher Activision hosted an event inviting a few renowned athletes for a hands-on experience with their first-person shooter title who later confirmed it by sharing their images on social media.

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Call of Duty 2019 Will Be Revealed Soon

RELATED: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered Leaked

Both the publisher and developer Infinity Ward remained coy about what they are about to unveil soon but considering the involvement of the latter, we either are on board for Call of Duty: Ghosts 2 or Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4.

Yesterday, high-profile American football athletes N'Keal Harry, Riley Ridley and Tajae Sharpe have each posted image from an official event organized by Activision and even though it is not yet officially announced yet, Call of Duty 2019 is apparently playable.








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Whether or not 2019 Call of Duty turns out to be Modern Warfare 4, we probably will not have to wait too long since their yearly announcement for each CoD title usually comes in May and we are only a few days away from next month.

Though both Call of Duty: WWII and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 titles were very well-received from last two years, BO4 failed to catch traction it was aiming for with its unique Battle Royale mode Blackout despite its overall success.

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It has also been confirmed earlier that single-player campaign are coming back to franchise, which would make series fans happy because many were upset after Black Ops 4 decided to exclude a story mode last year in favor of Battle Royale.

Seeing that Activision has already started campaign to create social media buzz for upcoming Call of Duty game for this year, players won't have to wait much longer to find out which sub-series sequel are they packing for 2019.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Mortal Kombat 11 Out Now

2.5D fighting game Mortal Kombat 11 from NetherRealm Studios and Warner Bros. is now available on Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

One of most iconic franchise of fighting games returns as developer NetherRealm Studios and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment releases Mortal Kombat 11 today for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Carrying 27 years of legacy of a critically acclaimed series, MK11 serves as a sequel to Mortal Kombat X and is now better than ever as it improves on existing features and playable character roster, while trying to bring new elements into the mix.

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Mortal Kombat 11 Out Now

RELATED: Mortal Kombat 11 Announced

Almost every fan-favorite character like Baraka, Johnny Cage, Kitana, Liu Kang, Raiden, Scorpion, Sonya Blade and Sub-Zero are back. Newest fighters Cetrion and Geras have joined the party wielding their powerful and unique abilities.

Every fighter is assigned with their distinct movesets and Fatality, series-signature gory brutal finishing moves. Another brutal attack Fatal Blows is introduced to inflict considerable amount of damage on your opponent for once each match.

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Klassic Fighters Return

RELATED: Mortal Kombat 11 Adds Noob Saibot

Players would embark a journey into a cinematic storyline that continues from the events of MKX, where fighters from both past and present era are assembled by Kronika, keeper of time to rewrite history and erase Raiden from it forever.

Aside from an engaging Story Mode, MK11 offers you to test your skills and improve them against various challenges in Towers of Time. Using its Custom Variation feature, characters can be outfitted with different moves, skins and weapons as well.

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Kombat and Brutality

RELATED: Mortal Kombat 11 Adds Kitana

Watch out for the official launch trailer that glimpsed into a new era that Kronika tries to unleash to rewind time.




RELATED: Mortal Kombat 11 Adds Johnny Cage

Recurring Mortal Kombat series antagonist Shao Kahn comes as a pre-order bonus character with any edition on all platforms. Kollector's Edition and Premium Edition will unlock Kombat Pack DLC with new playable fighters and exclusive gears.

Despite some issues with micro-transactions that NetherRealm promised to fix soon, Mortal Kombat 11 is still pretty enjoyable for its core story and get you going with one-on-one fighting against multiple opponents online for long.

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Cyberpunk 2077 is Different Now from E3 2018 Gameplay

Quest director Mateusz Tomaszkiewicz of Cyberpunk 2077 game revealed it to be different from E3 2018 presentation.

Last time we had a proper look into upcoming role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077 was back in E3 2018, when developer/publisher CD Projekt Red offered an extensive gameplay reveal for everyone and everyone was blown away.

However, quest director Mateusz Tomaszkiewicz revealed in a recent interview with Area Jugones that you will realize that the game has changed into something different than E3 demo from last year when you see it in action next time.

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Cyberpunk 2077 is Different Now from E3 2018 Gameplay

RELATED: Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay Reveal

Tomaszkiewicz states that when they presented the demo to public, development team still had no clear vision of how things they wanted to add would fit in an open-world and thus, many elements have gone through reinventions.

Players would be allowed to a wide range of weapons in Cyberpunk 2077 and it may also affect styles of combat. Studio members are very keen to implement some new ideas to make the game fun with better fighting mechanics.

RELATED: Cyberpunk 2077 Will Have Full Nudity

Of course a gameplay demo is just a small chunk out of actual game and a narrative-driven plot progressed with player choice has multiple directions to go and objectives to follow, which is a good hint at how vast it would expand when complete.

Tomaszkiewicz never said anything about what development stages they are currently in but we can only assume that E3 2019 may at best get us an official release date for 2020 and any rumors of it coming later this year can easily be dismissed.

RELATED: Cyberpunk 2077 Confirmed for E3 2019

Since reworks were done to redesign and renovate, many of its aspects are now noticeably different and many new things are yet to be shown. We can still rely on CD Projekt Red to deliver a great RPG title despite a drastic shift in development.

Regardless of whatever change they are applying, upcoming sci-fi adventure Cyberpunk 2077 still remains one of the most-anticipated title for players on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, maybe even on next-gen consoles as well.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Assassin's Creed Unity Positively Review Bombed on Steam

Steam community review-bombed Assassin's Creed Unity to praise its giveaway by Ubisoft last week.

Although action-adventure game Assassin's Creed Unity from developer/publisher Ubisoft came out in 2014 and not has been a trending title for a while, it suddenly became a topic for discussion for gamers worldwide lately.

After iconic cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris caught fire on April 15, the French video game studio donated €500,000 for its restoration and offered free copies of AC Unity, which led to fans positively review bombing it on Steam.

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Assassin's Creed Unity Positively Review Bombed on Steam

RELATED: Assassin's Creed Unity Free on Uplay Now

Last week, Ubisoft offered PC version of the game for free so that people can virtually explore and admire this 856 year-old historic Cathedral. Gamers become nostalgic going back to a French Revolution-era Paris and to re-discover this prominent sight.

It generated a surge of complimentary reviews all of a sudden by Steam community on its Store page and for a game that previously had a "mixed" status, has now garnered a "very positive" reputation after recent wave of reviews came in.

RELATED: Assassin's Creed Origins on Humble Monthly Bundle

AC Unity players are expressing gratitude for allowing them an opportunity to revisit and appreciate what Notre-Dame was and one even joked that they will need to burn down a pyramid to get Assassin's Creed Origins for free.

Ubisoft took a break from the franchise after a rocky launch of Assassin's Creed Unity back in 2015 but as it seems, players have forgiven them for that now and surprisingly, Steam has not even flagged it for off-topic review activities either.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

The Last of Us Part II Wraps Shooting

Neil Druckmann announces wrap up shooting for upcoming Naughty Dog title The Last of Us Part II on Twitter.

Originally announced back in 2016 at PlayStation Experience, action-adventure game The Last of Us Part II remains one of the most anticipated upcoming titles from developer Naughty Dog and publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment.

We didn't get an official release date yet because the game is still under development but recently, game director Neil Druckmann has announced on social media that motion capture has wrapped up, completing major part of the process.

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The Last of Us Part II Wraps Shooting

RELATED: The Last of Us Part II Only Playable Character is Ellie

We know that lead characters Joel and Ellie are returning for this impending PlayStation 4-exclusive that is set five years after The Last of Us but this time the latter will be going through a cycle of violence for personal reasons.

In terms of story, there was a teaser and a trailer that only explores fraction of its entire plot without possibly revealing any major twist. A footage featuring gameplay was released during E3 2018 and it was as brutal as it could get.

RELATED: The Last of Us Part II Gameplay Revealed

The Last of Us remains a saga of Joel and Ellie going through a lot of blood, sweat and tears that is very close to Neil. Of course, Baker and Johnson too are similarly attached to this sequel project as well that is heading towards completion.

Druckmann has posted an image of actor Ashley Johnson and Troy Baker on Twitter, pointing to an emotional wrap-up.



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He also posted another image on Instagram of himself with actor Laura Bailey, who is playing an unnamed character.



RELATED: Sony Reveals PlayStation 5 Console Plans

Although wrapping up motion capture scenes shooting are major part of development but Naughty Dog still has much work to do for making this much awaited PS4 game a reality, even though it probably is not coming out in 2019.

While waiting for a release date to be announced, we can expect The Last of Us Part II to also arrive on PlayStation 5 following recent revealing of its first details. Besides, PS5 console is going to be backwards compatible with PS4 games anyway.

Warhammer: Chaosbane Second Closed Beta Live Now

Build your party and jump into second Closed Beta of Warhammer: Chaosbane to slay hordes of daemonic force.

Upcoming action role-playing game Warhammer: Chaosbane from developer Eko Software and publisher Bigben Interactive is set on the Old World of Warhammer fictional high fantasy universe and about to enter a new Closed Beta.

The game is currently scheduled to launch worldwide at June 4 on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Players interested to participate in ongoing second Closed Beta program has to pre-order any edition of Chaosbane for their preferred platform.

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Warhammer: Chaosbane Second Closed Beta Live Now

RELATED: Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Coming to PlayStation 4

Take a look at fantasy battle scenarios Chaosbane has to offer in their second Closed Beta program, live now.




RELATED: Transistor Free on Epic Games Store Now

Player characters begin their quest to find out a source of attack by Dark Gods after Emperor Magnus the Pious is cursed. To reach out to the root of this crisis and end it for good, a group of heroes have to take on a path of slaying demon hordes.

Expect a wide plethora of monstrous enemies to come at you on command of a different Chaos God as you make progress in-game. Then there are some equally fun boss battles to challenge your growing skills and harden you as a warrior.

RELATED: Warhammer: Vermintide 2: Back to Ubersreik DLC Out Now

Starting from April 18, today, you can team up with your friends by picking up any from Dwarf Slayer, Empire Soldier, High Elf Mage and Wood Elf Waywatcher classes to build your party for some rampaging action until April 24, 2019.

Going solo against Chaos hordes is an option for sure but facing them in local or online co-op is a much better experience. With all four classes are now open to try out in battle, you should not hold back from picking your preferred hero character.

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Warhammer Meets Diablo

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With a level cap set for 25, players will venture among Nuln in first act and the city of Praag for second act. This is a reworked dungeon crawling take on Warhammer universe by Eko Software that showers you with armor pieces and weapons loot.

Aside from granting access to Closed Beta, Standard Edition of Warhammer: Chaosbane offers you 4 legendary helmets and an XP boost. Both Digital Deluxe Edition and Magnus Edition give you the same and then some more stuff to enjoy.

Transistor Free on Epic Games Store Now

Grab on a large glowing sword for a fast paced action RPG title in Transistor, now available for free at Epic Games Store until May 2.

Continuing free games giveaway with no strings attached for each two week after just like they promised everyone during launch of their digital distribution outlet back in December 2018, Epic Games Store returns with their tenth offering.

Players get to own PC version of 2014 action role-playing title Transistor from today by adding it to their Epic Games library for free before May 2, 7:59 PM PT/10:59 PM EST to make sure it belongs theirs to play whenever they wishes to.

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Transistor Free on Epic Games Store Now

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You play as nightclub singer Red, who came under attack by a group named Camerata and they tried to kill her with a sword-like weapon called Transistor that ended up impaling another man instead, sucking his consciousness and both of their voice into it.

Members of Camerata continue their assault on her using a robotic force known as the Process and she is on a run from the district of cyberpunk city of Cloudbank while repelling robotic drones by wielding the mysterious weapon.

RELATED: DOOM Eternal, RAGE 2 and Wolfenstein to Steam

Transistor comes from developer/publisher Supergiant Games who previously delivered acclaimed fan-favorite titles like Bastion and Pyre. They also have an upcoming roguelike action role-playing Early Access game Hades on Epic Games.

This positively received game that is offered without charge is worth $7.99 only on Epic Store, whereas it costs $8.19 on rival platform Steam. Both of these tags are cheaper compared to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 version priced $19.99.

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Stunning Sci-Fi Setting

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Till date, Epic Games have given up a total worth of $148.90 games to community for free. Newcomers that are somewhat hesitant and customers of Valve distribution store can have a trial with these giveaway titles before start shopping around.

With so much more to come until year end of 2019, Epic Store prepares to give you away many new titles for free partnering with developers and what comes next on free games menu of their platform is acclaimed puzzle game World of Goo on May 2.