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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Battlefield V Single Player Story Trailer

A brand-new trailer explores the untold journeys of World War II from Battlefield V single player War Stories.

After an unexpected delay of release and one of their major competitor first-person shooter title Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 being released, developer EA DICE and publisher Electronic Arts are trying to hype up the fans for upcoming Battlefield V.

Although they claimed to have delayed the release of the game to further develop the newly introduced Tides of War mode, there are more things to be excited about. One such aspect is War Stories, which features the game's single-player campaign.

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Battlefield V Single Player Story Trailer

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A brand-new official trailer is released on BFV's single player story and it is completely focused on classic campaigns from World War II.




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The story of Nordlys features a young resistance fighter that is set on 1943, during German occupation as she makes an ultimate sacrifice to save her family and her journey carries a weight not lesser than the weapons and ammo she carries around.

Tirailleur is centered on high-intensity warfare of Senegalese units from the French Colonial Forces and Under No Flag follows the journey of a young British criminal who tasked to blow up German air bases in North Africa, which he messed up badly.

RELATED: Battlefield V Battle Royale Mode Confirmed

Apparently, Battlefield 5 will play out the part of single player story quite differently than their World War I themed previous FPS title Battlefield 1. Vehicular combat is highlighted in both air and sea set on different locations during the conflict.

Most of the gameplay elements will go hand-in-hand with the multiplayer mode of the game. Meanwhile, watch actor Mark Strong (Shazam!, Kingsman: The Secret Service) lending voice for the story trailer and even dropping F-Bombs to make sure that players stick to their playing objective without deviating.



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Everyone is talking about how the Blackout battle royale mode of CoD: BO4 is better than even the pioneer of the genre, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and quite excited to see what promises BF5 holds with their version in Firestorm mode.

Despite facing issues like historical accuracy, a controversy of using female characters that led to a social media stir that probably led to poor pre-order sales, Battlefield V still remains one of 2018's biggest titles regardless of what anyone else thinks about it.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Injustice 2 Scrapped Character Concept Art Revealed

New unused character designs of John Constantine, Krypto the Superdog and Penguin for the game revealed by Injustice 2 concept artist.

Following their immense success with 2013's fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us, NetherRealm Studios came up with a sequel, Injustice 2 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2017, that even surpassed its predecessor in many aspects.

The game has a roster full of iconic DC Comics characters as playable fighters as well as other heroes like Hellboy from Dark Horse Comics and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from IDW Publishing. Recently, a number of unused concept arts have revealed a few characters that didn't make it to the final roster.

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Injustice 2 Scrapped Character Concept Art Revealed

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Shared on ArtStation by senior concept artist Justin Murray, these min-blowing artworks of the characters from Injustice comic books has Batman's protege Bluebird, Detective ChimpEtrigan the DemonJohn Constantine, Krypto the Superdog and Penguin.

During the story arc in comics, they have either sided with The Regime and The Insurgency or chose their own way but there was no apparent reason for excluding them from the game. However, we didn't wait for any official statement and have our own theory on it.

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Injustice 2 Bluebird Concept Art

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Injustice 2 Detective Chimp Concept Art

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For one, neither Detective Chimp nor Penguin is a competitive fighter who can give other playable characters a tough time. Even occult detective John Constantine is no physical combatant despite him being a highly skilled sorcerer.

Young vigilante hero Bluebird on the other hand could've made it but considering other better-known costumed fighters like Batgirl and Zatanna didn't made it to the sequel, this electrical engineer from Batman comics introduced during the run of Scott Snyder (All-Star Batman – My Own Worst Enemy, Batman – Court of the Owls) had slim chances.

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Injustice 2 Etrigan the Demon Concept Art

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Injustice 2 John Constantine Concept Art

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Another plausible reason for these characters not to show up in Injustice 2 maybe because many of them ended up dying in the Injustice: Gods Among Us comic-book series, thus their presence in the game could have been tricky for the storyline to connect.

Etrigan The Demon lost his connection to mortal realm when Jason Blood, his human host was killed in a battle against The Regime. Although John Constantine didn't die after his rebellion of magic community took a stand opposing Superman, he simply left the conflict.

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Injustice 2 Krypto the Superdog Concept Art

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Injustice 2 Penguin Concept Art

RELATED: Mortal Kombat 11 May Be Announced at E3 2018

The original publisher for the Mortal Kombat series, NetherRealm Studios may strongly consider another sequel to the Injustice franchise and these characters can even show up in that game if they are somehow brought back to the tie-in comic-books.

According to some recent rumor flying around, the studio is already working on a new project and it can either be a new installment for Mortal Kombat or Injustice 3, which we can only tell for sure once we get some more evidence on hand.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Weaponry Details

Two weeks before release, Rockstar Games revealed details on the available arsenal of weapons from Red Dead Redemption 2.

Up until this point, we saw a few trailers, gameplay reveal, early access contents and learned a lot of details about upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2 from developer/publisher Rockstar Games, which is one of the most anticipated titles of this year.

A large part of the gameplay involves a lot of shooting and a Western-themed action-adventure game is meaningless without gunfire. To effectively engage in gunfights, Rockstar has unveiled the huge weaponry of the game to offer players a wide array of variants to choose from.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Weaponry Details

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Apparently, there are 50 different weapons you can pick within the game with some of them has customization options according to their official site. To complement accuracy, damage and range, several types of ammunition are available in-game.

In par with realism, if you do not tend to your guns properly and regularly, they will degrade slowly. However, you can keep it in good working condition with oiling and cleaning. Also, the more you use them, the better you get with them in terms of performance.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Weapon Aspects

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Weapon customization using constructive upgrade parts like new barrels, grips, scopes and sights practically make them better while you can match that by adding add engravings, metals, varnishes and woods to provide a more aesthetic look.

Noteworthy mentions of weapons are bolt-action rifle, carbine repeater, cattleman revolver, double-action revolver, pump-action shotgun, sawed-off shotgun, sniper rifle, Springfield rifle and varmint rifle. Aside from their unique types, variety of ammo can significantly alter the effect of a shot on a target.


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Depending on your situation at hand, some weapons can particularly come in handy than the others. For example, when you are riding a horse, the double-action revolver will be a good shot. In a close range combat sawed-off shotgun is the best choice for firepower.

When hunting a small game, varmint rifle is what you need for not causing much damage to the meat and skin of your prey. In general, all types of rifle can be fitted with scopes to leave it up to player's choice whether they want regular or scoped aiming.

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The Dead Eye System

RELATED: Red Dead Redemption 2 First-Person Mode

The Dead Eye mechanics brought in from Red Dead Revolver and the original Red Dead Redemption to momentarily slow down time and take out your enemies is one of the important aspects of gameplay that received some more details today.

As you play, the system will become more refined over time and even automatically select targets within your focus to pinpointing vital spots on your enemy with superior accuracy. Your experience will only make the Dead Eye system more edgy.

Hitman 2 Ghost Mode Gameplay Reveal

Competitive multiplayer gameplay of Ghost Mode for stealth action-adventure game Hitman 2 is introduced.

Upcoming rebooted title Hitman 2 from renowned stealth video game series by developer IO Interactive and publisher Warner Bros. Interactive is only months away from release on November 13, 2018 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

As the game is nearing global launch, new and unique in-game features are being revealed by the developers and the brand-new addition is Ghost Mode, a 1v1 competitive multiplayer mode with new twists in gameplay rules to keep players on the edge of their seats.

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Hitman 2 Ghost Mode Gameplay Reveal

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A new official trailer is released to better portray gameplay mechanics of Ghost Mode with video demonstration, which you can check out right now.




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Ghost Mode puts you and your opponent to go after same targets and execute your kills quickly and smoothly than your competitor. Both of you will start from same point and then will progress onwards on your own to secure kills for points.

The key objective is to earn five points by taking out randomly chosen targets before the other player does. Two assassins will share the same location in separate realities and you can always see everything your opponent is doing as a Ghost version.

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Prey on Same Target

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As soon as your rival terminates a target, you time window gets shortened to make a kill of your own to balance the score. You shouldn't panic for the ongoing countdown timer on screen and go on a killing spree of non-targets, because that will only blow up your cover and decrease the score.

Instead, try to turn the table on the challenger by taking a first hit on a target before they do. Ghost Mode also demands that you put emphasis on being smart rather than quick as you will start out with limited resources and you have to make the most of it before you find a Ghost Crate with selective items.

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Pressure on Countdown Timer

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There is also a Sniper Assassin game mode in Hitman 2 that will be available from the release for everyone. This is a very first online co-op mode on Hitman franchise where players are to complete sniper mission and pre-ordering the game gets you an early access.

Agent 47 will return once again to take on missions of wiping out high-profile valued targets while hunting for the Shadow Client. In doing so, he will be travelling from Miami to Colombia and beyond. As a follow up to release, there are two planned expansion packs to add more content at a later date as well.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

For Honor Marching Fire Update Details

New Marching Fire update brings graphical revamp, Breach mode and brand-new Heroes to For Honor next week.

Action fighting game For Honor from developer/publisher Ubisoft has just crossed the mark of 15 million players recently. In August, the game was available on the listed free games for Xbox Live Gold and then the Starter Edition was offered for free on Steam.

On October 16, this third-person multiplayer title is releasing Marching Fire free update for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, which will bring bigger changes like design improvements and visual remaster while the expansion will add new content.

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For Honor Marching Fire Update Details

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Before you fire up the warrior spirit within you for the Marching Fire, let's take a look at the details of this upcoming expansion and update.




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The developer team actually planned to remaster the game earlier before the release and it was never meant to be taken as new maps. Players should look at these maps as the ones they have already played but it should give a better feeling after the visual upgrade.

For example, when in Valkenheim map, it should feel cold around as well as look like it and it is carried out with a sense of temperature. The land of Ashfeld on the other hand should convey warmth to seem more realistic in details of visual aspects.

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Rooftops or the ground of Temple Garden is now covered in more snow and it will feel like a cold winter there. Particular pieces of every texture are improved with more precision and source of lighting allows you to notice these all too clear.

Even when battling in dark areas, there will be some light coming from windows or vantage points and makes your surroundings less flat than usual. This is an overhaul that updates all in-game multiplayer maps as well content from story mode.

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Original and Remastered Temple Garden

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All players who have already joined the medieval fighting game can access to the graphical upgrade and the newly introduced 4v4 Breach mode to play attack and defense tactics. This gives you the vibe of either defending your own fortress or raiding one.

The expansion of Marching Fire adds 4 new heroes of a Chinese-influenced new faction, Wu Lin and a new Arcade mode on October 16 for the price of $29.99 only. Everyone else can unlock these new heroes later on from October 30 in exchange for 15,000 Steel each.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3 is Backwards Compatible on Xbox One

Sneak on your enemies like a snake in classic stealth espionage action titles Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3 on Xbox One via backwards compatibility.

With blessings of the backwards compatible feature of Xbox One, many classic titles are joining an ever-growing catalog of Microsoft video game consoles. The most recent notable addition being Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty and Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater.

Both of these action-adventure stealth titles were released as Metal Gear Solid HD Collection for Xbox 360 back in 2011. Now they are available again for modern day platform in a single bundle worth of $19.99 only.

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Metal Gear Solid 2 & 3 is Backwards Compatible on Xbox One

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Following the original game that launched the series, MGS2 follows the story of Solid Snake as he is involved in an investigation of new prototype Metal Gear. When it was being transported to an undisclosed location, it came under attack by Russian mercenaries.

MGS3 is set in the 1960's and revolves around U.S. operative Naked Snake entering into Soviet territory in order to rescue a scientist. Things were going pretty smoothly until his mentor; The Boss decides to switch her allegiance with two portable nuclear missiles.

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Metal Gear Solid 2 has a 96% rating on Metacritic and has a boasting commercial success, making the title as one of the greatest of all time. Although not regarded as highly as its predecessor, Metal Gear Solid 3 has a commendable reputation as well.

With Hideo Kojima's departure from Konami and the most recent release of the series, Metal Gear Survive garnering mostly negative reception, the company was wise to focus on bringing back these classics as players can use some of these great titles now.

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If you happen to have Xbox 360 version physical copy of these games, you can simply get on board right away. Or if a digital copy is already owned by you, it is part of your library now and you are good to go with it for an adventure of tactical espionage.

Courtesy of Xbox One backwards compatible, every single game from the fan-favorite series has joined the platform except the original Metal Gear Solid and Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots because they were launched exclusively for PlayStation consoles.

Monday, October 8, 2018

Resident Evil 2 Remake Deluxe Edition Content

A reversible cover, 5 unique character skins and original soundtracks are what Resident Evil 2 Remake Deluxe Edition offers.

When upcoming Resident Evil 2 Remake is going to launch in January 25, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, there will be a Standard Edition for 59.99, a Deluxe Edition costing $69.99 and an overpriced Collector’s Edition worth $199.99.

Previously, we got a detailed look at the collectible goodies that comes with RE2 Collector’s Edition and today developer/publisher Capcom has revealed what you get in the Deluxe Edition, which costs only $10 more than the Standard Edition.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake Deluxe Edition Content

RELATED: Resident Evil 2 Remake Collector’s Edition Announced

Aside from the base game, the package contains a reversible cover art that lets you pick between Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield on the box art for the game. There are a few downloadable contents added to it, which would be worth of your money if you are nostalgic about the franchise.

The Deluxe DLC Pack gets you five different costumes for both of the protagonists to wear, a Samurai Edge - Albert Model pistol and the game's original soundtrack to swap to.

RELATED: Resident Evil 2 Story Trailer

The DLC costumes for Leon includes a Noir costume, which makes his appearance visually similar to detective Sebastian Castellanos from The Evil Within and the Arklay Sheriff costume bears a striking resemblance to Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes from post-apocalyptic horror TV show, The Walking Dead.

Claire will receive a Military costume that comes with a vest and her Noir costume adds a fedora hat to let you sport a gangsta look. Then there is the unused Elza Walker costume from the scrapped game Resident Evil 1.5, which looks similar to what race car driver wears.

RELATED: Resident Evil 2 Remake Introduces Lickers

You can already place a pre-order for Resident Evil 2 Remake on Amazon as they are available now. We can see how Capcom is dedicatedly working piece by piece to re-imagining the survivor horror classic for the fans from 90's and the modern generation.

A brand-new gameplay video featuring Claire Redfield was released earlier that showcased the debut of the nightmarish enemy Lickers in the remake with a bunch of new screenshots. We are eagerly waiting for Leon to encounter the dreaded Tyrant monster, Mr. X.

Resident Evil 2 Remake Introduces Lickers

To revive the horror from past, a new Resident Evil 2 Remake gameplay video is released featuring the menacing Lickers.

At Tokyo Game Show 2018 last month, Resident Evil 2 Remake revealed the first-look of mysterious fan-favorite character Ada Wong with screenshots and a new story trailer. Then there was footage of Claire Redfield fighting the dreaded William Birkin/G-monster.

Recently, brand-new gameplay video of Claire fighting horde of monstrous creatures and a deadly class of bio-weapon known as Lickers in a ravaged Raccoon City is released, courtesy of developer/publisher Capcom.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake Introduces Lickers

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Witness the introduction of Lickers from a re-imagined version of RE2 Remake that is based on the original plot of the 1998 video game.



RELATED: Resident Evil 2 Story Trailer

Taken right from Claire's campaign, the video opens up as she comes across an abandoned, dark hallway blocked with furniture and enters a room at her left. She sees a lone Licker is feeding on a victim and another bloodied dead body lies on the floor next to it.

Without wasting a moment, she draws her M79 grenade launcher and blasted it onto flames before putting two more rounds on it. Another one from the wall above is targeted next but this one is a tough cookie to bake and took too many bullets.

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A Familiar Terror

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Even though there weren't any constraints like a fixed camera angle or their long tongues hanging from above to give players a jump scare for the first time they met, this confrontation was not any less scary than before because of the sheer aggressiveness of these creatures.

On top of that, they constantly jump around to dodge your bullets and will do ranged attack ruthlessly with their razor-sharp talons when in close proximity, which we can tell is pretty lethal judging by the way Claire reacted to it.

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Zombies at Morgue

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After that, she goes inside what it seems like a morgue where she checks the storage to get supplies like Red Herb from an empty one, got creeped out by some huge cockroaches from the next and a Flash Grenade from another with a corpse beside it.

A few of the corpse were feeling the kick of T-Virus to came back to life and attack her, which she repels with one Acid Round, knife and gunshots. Sooner as she came out of the room, a Licker jumped on top of her only to get smoked in one shot.

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Deadly Neighborhood Wall-Crawler

RELATED: Resident Evil 2 Remake Reveals Claire Redfield Images

The game has introduced the primary protagonists rookie cop Leon Kennedy and college student Claire Redfield, the enigmatic Ada Wong, researcher William Birkin, his daughter Sherry Birkin and wife Annette Birkin, chief Brian Irons as well as police officer Marvin Branagh so far.

We are left to see Tyrant monster of T-103 model, also known as Mr. X, whom we had a brief glimpse of from the E3 trailer. HUNK and Robert Kendo will make their debut alongside the giant, mutant Alligator from the sewers.

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Ready to Drop and Chomp

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Resident Evil 2 Remake is all set to release on January 25, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, encapsulating the feel of the original survival horror classic. Capcom is trying to make the game as photo-realistic as possible and using cutting edge tech like RE Engine to make sure.

The way every character and creatures have been developed so far or how the gore sequences nicely blended with the dark environment clearly tell us that fans are in for a treat when they revisit Raccoon City next year with Leon and Claire.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Darksiders 3 Force Hollow Trailer

Introducing the Force Hollow form of Fury and the way Darksiders III redefines character progression within the game.

Previous Horsemen of the Apocalypse from Darksiders and Darksiders II had their unique forms and weaponry that become a staple for the hack and slash action-adventure game franchise from developer Gunfire Games and publisher THQ Nordic.

Upcoming Darksiders III is all set to launch for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in November 27, 2018. Earlier, the Flame Hollow form of the game's protagonist Fury was showcased in one of the trailer and now we are about to witness her Force Hollow form.

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Darksiders 3 Force Hollow Trailer

RELATED: Darksiders 3 Gamescom 2018 Trailer

Take a look at the Force Hollow trailer as Fury jumps into action in one of her newly revealed form that entirely decimates her enemies.




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In terms of character progression, the game takes a giant leap and changes a few things about the primary character Fury than her warrior brothers War and Death from prior titles when it comes to appear in battle as the third Horseman of the Apocalypse.

Whereas War used to wield his Chaoseater blade and Death carried The Harvester scythe, Fury's weapon of choice is a 347 bladed whip, Barbs of Scorn. Just as she changes form during battles, her blades can become a Hammer in her Force Fury form.

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Fury's Barbs of Scorn

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A reformed Scorn taking the shape of a battle hammer complements her fighting style with a ball of energy around her. In her newest form, she has a purple aura around her and this one is the second form she can take among four by unlocking it throughout the game.

Switching into these different forms and changing your weapon into many shapes is designed for more tactical approach to combat. This presents players with various opportunities to approach their deadly adversaries and defeat them in a confrontation.

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Force Hollow and Giant Hammer

RELATED: Darksiders 3 Gameplay Reveal

Whenever you engage a boss from any of the Seven Deadly Sins, each will fight you differently and challenge your skill in a unique way. For example, Sloth in subway stations will send off his minions to keep you busy and form bubbles of poison to infect you.

Another fine aspect of the game is that there are no arranged lines for you to face the bosses. Players can make up their mind on which boss they want to encounter in various point of the story progression, something that most other game lacks.

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Lord of the Flies, Sloth

RELATED: Darksiders 3 Announcement Trailer

The studio shows their clear intention of moving afar from how the series used to move forward with gameplay and about to create a complex character with Fury in Darksiders III, which will be a defining point for the franchise for sure.

When one of her newest form will be revealed soon, we expect to see her display some new and awesome array of abilities while her Scorn probably takes the shape of a powerful blade maybe? We believe, Gunfire Games may even end up giving her the ability of flying.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Has Leveling and Micro-Transactions Issues

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey maybe slowly pushing players to face real-money economy to be done with grinding.

Over the years, developer/publisher Ubisoft's action role-playing game series Assassin’s Creed has evolved a lot and after Assassin’s Creed Origins from last year, it is taken further in the recently released title Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.

One such aspect is the character level, which determines what you can and cannot at times. For instance, you can easily engage an enemy of your level or slightly above than that but trying to butt heads with someone more powerful than your grade can be suicidal.

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Has Leveling Issues

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Now you can consider that a pretty clever in-game mechanics to put a hold on where can you move and when. However, that actually feels a less like an open-world game that players would want to explore and it doesn't bother at first until grinding becomes very necessary.

Odyssey is much bigger that Origins, which takes nearly 50 hours to complete and it only means more XP gaining. Though not annoying in the beginning, it becomes quite common and repetitive at later point just for the sake of leveling.

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When you will eventually level up a step, you will realize that the surrounding animals and enemies have also leveled with you. Just when you felt that you are now more capable after leveling up, it practically becomes useless and it really sucks!

While playing the story mission, you will realize the hustle it takes for the slightest leveling your character. The side-missions don't hold you back much in terms of rewarding with XP but a spending a considerable amount of time is nearly inescapable.

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Odyssey is of course a great experience for playing but at later point XP gaining can become a problem and apparently, Ubisoft has something in the in-game store that can level you up quite faster than playing though or completing those side-quests.

There are a few items you can pick up from the store that takes care of the annoying grinding problem permanently. Purchasing of a "Permanent XP Boost" item will grant you a permanent increase in experience you have earned playing by 50%.

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This boost will apply on all of your saved games and everything you will do gets you 50 percent more XP, which costs only 1,000 Helix Credits. The minimum amount to get one of these will cost you only $4.99 for a Base Pack and can spend up to $49.99 for Extra Large Pack.

Ubi Club members have the special chance to buy them using virtual coins to gain 25% more XP. Spending 10 coins earns you a boost and you get plenty of them but they are for a limited time and there will never be enough. You just have to spend some cash at some point.

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Although the system of purchasing Helix Credits was present in Origins, they never tried to force players to face the issue of real-money economy through leveling mechanics but Odyssey almost makes it obvious and almost unavoidable to complete the story.

Right now, we are hoping that Ubisoft will probably release a patch to fix this to a manageable point. Whether it is a small mistake in their part or a secret ploy to get into the wallet of the players by forcing them into a punishing circle of crushing struggle remains to be seen.

Overcooked 2 Surf ‘n’ Turf DLC Out Now

Overcooked 2 have you storm up new kitchens of the tropic with new chefs aiding you in the newly released Surf ‘n’ Turf DLC.

Releasing for Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One only two months back in August after initially revealed back at Nintendo Direct Mini on January, Overcooked 2 from developer Ghost Town Games is successfully living up to expectation as a sequel to last year's Overcooked.

Now, a follow-up DLC, Surf ‘n’ Turf is launched that will take players to new sunny places to experience a new level of chaos in kitchen. Returning characters like Chef Boof and Onion King will be joined by newly added Island chef and Parrot chef.

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Overcooked 2 Surf ‘n’ Turf DLC Out Now

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We urge you to check out the launch trailer for Surf ‘n’ Turf DLC and see for yourself that what opportunities and problems you will be facing soon.




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There will be 12 new kitchen levels to showcase your culinary skills on sunny beaches or beside a swimming pool. So, you gotta be extra cautious as you are preparing those dishes and watch out for conga lines and other obstacles like finicky rafts on your way.

Experiment with new recipes for fruit smoothies and kebabs with help from new chefs to serve up the hungry islanders. It can really get intense to tease the taste buds of your customers with tropical juices from fresh fruits and smoking BBQs while keep a track of time.

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Surf ‘n’ Turf Introduces New Levels and More

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Aside from a new environment and newly introduced variation of workplace hazards, Surf ‘n’ Turf DLC from Overcooked 2 have outfitted the kitchen equipments in new skins. Fire extinguishers have replaced water guns and you can even clean your plates with it if you wish to do so.

Let's not waste any time to don your aprons and hit the kitchens to dice up some fruits to toss them up into the blenders or shove chunks of meat on a grill to roast them, because currently, the DLC is available for all major platforms to enjoy and priced only $5.99.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Xbox Pixel Art Perfection Sale

Rev up your appetite for pixelated games in Pixel Art Perfection Sale for Xbox One and enjoy up to 60% discount on them.

There is a nostalgic factor of playing any 8 or 16-bit game, which automatically takes you to the days of your childhood. This is probably the reason why developers still risks creating them to compete with modern day triple-A titles with way superior graphics.

We don't have any shortage of these pixelated games that has a fantastic track record from players all around. Recently, around 50 of them are put on sale for Xbox One and you can use this opportunity to save up to 60% in the Pixel Art Perfection Sale until October 8.

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Xbox Pixel Art Perfection Sale

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Whether you are a sucker for platformer or simulation games in pixel art, the selection covers a wide range of title to make sure you find the right one within it.

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Dead Cells is 20% Off

Dead Cells (20% off)
This roguelike-metroidvania hybrid title from indie developer/publisher Motion Twin has been in all sorts of news upon release. Though there is not much back-story to begin with, the player takes control of a character known only as the Prisoner.

He is a product of a failed alchemic experiment and now is trapped within a cursed Island, which actually is an ever-changing living organism. As it follows permadeath mechanics, there are no respawns but the combat is fair enough despite the game being a bit tough.

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Moonlighter is 25% Off

Moonlighter (25%)
Another indie production from developer Digital Sun studio, which belongs to the action-RPG category and follows the story of a shopkeeper who spends his daytime managing his shop and go out venturing at night to pursue his dreams of becoming a hero.

The player takes the role of Will, who earns money by selling goods to spend it for upgrading the town. He raids dungeons full of enemies at night to collects loot from them after defeating. Receiving mostly favorable feedback from both players and critics, Moonlighter probably is the best indie game of this year.

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Owlboy is 40% Off

Owlboy (40%)
The game drives on a simple path of story-driven platform adventure style where players go on board as a mute hero Otus, who struggles to be better in the eyes of his brethren of Owls in the land of the sky and things were not as good as one could hope for.

However, his situation worsens when sky pirates came raiding and he bravely flies into the clouds to either rescue his friends or face-off menacing enemies. D-Pad Studio has clearly made a great game that was in the development stage from 2007 to 2016 but ended up creating an acclaimed game.

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Hyper Light Drifter is 50% Off

Hyper Light Drifter (50%)
Some more dosage of action adventure RPG waits in this 16-bit classic game from developer Heart Machine. They initially started a successful Kickstarter funding campaign to create a hybrid of The Legend of Zelda and Diablo in pixelated format.

The titular character Drifter wields an energy sword as his primary weapon alongside long-range guns and tactics against his enemies. While he is ridden by a ravenous illness, he is challenged by powerful monstrosities in his way through and through.

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Axiom Verge is 50% Off

Axiom Verge (50%)
If you are getting a repetitive vibe of platformer and roguelike elements, then switch into some side-scroller action-adventure in Axiom Verge. Wear your lab coat as a scientist called Trace who discovers himself in the alien world of Sudra after a lab accident.

There, he is approached by a giant Rusalki war machine Elsenova to help save the planet from a mad scientist named Athetos. Roaming into a large, labyrinth-like world, you will face-off with horrible nightmares and many puzzles to get going forward.

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Aside from these highlighted games mentioned above, you are getting titles like Amazing Princess Sarah, Dandara, Don't Sink, Elliot Quest, Iron Crypticle, Phantom Trigger, Serial Cleaner, Wizard of Legend and Xenon Valkyrie+ from the deal.

Majority of these games are available for less than 10 bucks while the sale is open and that is quite a good offer for anyone who loves the genre. We suggest you make your mind to pick the ones you would love to add in your library before the time expires on October 8.

Monday, October 1, 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 Second Gameplay Trailer

Rockstar Games releases their new gameplay video of their open-world outlaw epic Red Dead Redemption 2.

We are less than a month away from upcoming Western-themed action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption 2 to be released and developer/publisher Rockstar Games has enough time on their hand to drop some new details on the title in the mean time.

Speaking of which, they just dropped another second gameplay video for the game today, which displays more aspects of protagonist Arthur Morgan and the game in details that were not shown at the gameplay reveal clip from months ago.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Second Gameplay Trailer

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Brace your horses and witness some brand-new gameplay footage from RDR2 featuring in-game mechanics and other aesthetics.




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The focal point of the video was the much anticipated and talked about first-person mode of RDR2 even though third-person is the default mode to start with. As Arthur Morgan wanders around the Old West with Van der Linde Gang of outlaws, he has to abide by a few ground rules of this world.

Rockstar has also emphasized recently on how much details they put in that horse’s ball will shrink in the winter. Also, if you do not brush and groom your trusty steed, it will eventually affect their performance. Can you believe that?

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More Than Transport

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Arthur embarks an epic journey on the open world environment of the West where action is perfectly blended with the story. With danger lurking every corner, you either run along with your fellow Gang members or go solo for personal endeavor.

Whether you rob a coach, a passerby or even a train, it is up to you that if you want to do it with some honor or disgracefully. As you grew a reputation, bounty hunters will come after you and rival gangs or lawman will cross paths.

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Behave Honorably or Dishonorably

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Situations may escalate enough to go out of hand and then the Dead Eye system comes in handy. It will slow down time and let you mark your targets before you shoot 'em down by hitting a fatal point of your enemy. So, use them very carefully.

Arthur Morgan is allowed to pick his own cloths, choose his food, keep a beard and carry the guns he wants. There will still be countless chores to do and many secrets to find out about. Actions will have consequences and that will clearly reflect in the gameplay.

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Rowdy Bunch of Family

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Before the game hits on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 26, you should know that a special 1TB Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 Pro Bundle is announced a short while ago, which you can pre-order right now from Amazon and Best Buy.

Each newly released video hold more promise for the title than the one before and the gameplay clip showcased above tells us that first-person mode feature will probably be one of the biggest selling point for RDR2 aside from a dedicated fans waiting for a prequel.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Amnesia: Collection on Xbox One Out Now

Elevating the atmosphere while playing on the element of horror, Amnesia: Collection launches on Xbox One.

For long, survival horror titles of Amnesia from Frictional Games have been scaring the crap out of players on Linux, Mac, PC and PlayStation 4 platforms. Now owners of Microsoft consoles can join the parade of running scared as today, the game is released on Xbox One.

Amnesia: Collection consisting The Dark Descent, the Justine expansion and A Machine for Pigs is currently available for only $26.99 for a limited time on store and then will be priced $29.99 for letting you enter the depths of horror.

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Amnesia: Collection on Xbox One Out Now

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You take on the role of protagonist Daniel, who wakes up in a dark castle with a fearful atmosphere around and constantly being chased by shadowy apparitions. To save himself from these monsters he is constantly on run and that is the story of The Dark Descent.

The Justine expansion lets you choose a female character that wakes up in a dungeon cell with nothing but a photograph, which is the key to her escape through a series of events. The sequel, A Machine for Pigs is centered on the nightmares of industrialist Oswald Mandus.

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Pathway of Nightmares

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While making of these first-person horror games, developers heavily focused on the aspects of torture and execution, which can be entertaining in a twisted way. You will realize that when you will notice the feel of being kidnapped and being hunted down all the time.

Their formula worked pretty fine because the first installment of Amnesia garnered mostly positive feedbacks and managed to bag two awards for their craft. It is true that the disturbing elements make good horror content.