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Friday, December 6, 2019

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey for Consoles Out Now

Third-person survival game Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey from Panache Digital Games and Private Division is now available on PS4 and Xbox One.

Following PC release via Epic Games Store back in August, Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey from developer Panache Digital Games and publisher Private Division is releasing today worldwide on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Set 10 million years ago, during dawn of humankind when our ancestors had a single a goal to evolve and survive together. Players are tasked to go back to a savage land of Neogene Africa to live within a tribe and progress as a species.

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Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey for Consoles Out Now

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You begin with a small group of apes that would become your clan and lead them to create their own odyssey towards evolution. There are always some fearsome predators waiting to prey on you that you got to be wary of.

Survival in a dangerous environment will require you to carefully build a support system using four core systems as communication, intelligence, motricity and senses to guide on exploration and help you proceed through generations.

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Fighting Vicious Predators

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There will be several eureka moments throughout your entire narrative in Ancestors and they often happen while experimenting with skills. It could be as simple as getting a fruit, finding cream to heal or forging a weapon with stick and rock.

It may take some time for new players to pick things up in at start but once they get a hold of basic functions, it becomes very clear that entire gameplay mechanics mostly revolves around repetition of combat and skill progression.

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Exhilaration of Discovery

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Earlier, a console trailer was released showcasing a few basic aspects of Humankind Odyssey survival experience.




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Since its early release a few months back, a number of feature and updates have been added to all versions of Ancestors. There are menu information and tutorial pop-ups to help you catch up to RPG elements including new objectives.

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is a third-person survival game that has now found its way to PS4 and Xbox consoles with improvements. So, be creative and curious writing your own unique story in a pre-human world of adventure.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle Revealed

Recent listings at Microsoft Store reveals remaster version of Bayonetta and Vanquish for modern consoles.

Following a recent leak on ResetEra forum has lead to players finding out a remaster project for sci-fi action third-person shooter Vanquish is in works from Microsoft Store listing, another fan-favorite title is discovered shortly afterwards.

Then another listing for cult classic action-adventure hack and slash title Bayonetta from developer Platinum Games appeared with a February 18, 2020 release date for both alongside Bayonetta and Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle.

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Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle Revealed

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Both of these fan-favorite titles were originally released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 that are now being considered for a re-release on Xbox One platform with 4K graphics support at 60 FPS and most likely for PlayStation 4 as well.

Product description reads that these games will run on 4K Ultra HD on Xbox One X aside from having achievements and cloud saves. If not exclusive to Microsoft consoles, then same features will hopefully be available on a PS4 Pro.

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There are no further details on what upgrades Platinum Games would be adding to these decade-old games since they are already backward compatible with Xbox One platform right now, apart from their graphical enhancements.

In 2017, a rumor surrounding Bayonetta and Vanquish got out when a box art for the bundle was leaked online. Looks like, developers were busy for past two years to finish their work before making an official announcement.

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On October 29, 2019, Bayonetta series has celebrated its 10th anniversary of release on PS3 and Xbox 360 back in 2009 with a special artwork from series director Hideki Kamiya and character designer Mari Shimazaki.

10th Anniversary Bundle will include remastered versions of Bayonetta and Vanquish but has yet to reveal a price point. Though publisher Sega didn't officially announced the titles but has re-released them both on Steam in past.

The Crew 2 and Trailmakers on Xbox Free Play Days

Free Play Days event brings The Crew 2 and Trailmakers this weekend for Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass Ultimate members.

If you are a member of Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service then you better buckle up as Free Play Days event for this weekend will take you for a spin and you can't be wasting much time wondering if you want in.

Jump straight in for a chance to play The Crew 2 and Trailmakers from today, December 5, 12:01 AM PST/3:01 AM EDT on your Xbox One console for free through end of the week until December 8, 11:59 PM PST/2:59 AM EDT.

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The Crew 2 and Trailmakers on Xbox Free Play Days

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Aside from general features of a massive open-world racing game, The Crew 2 has a variety of game modes and customization options thanks to series of free updates it received from developer Ivory Tower and publisher Ubisoft.

Trailmakers is a physics-based action game from developer/publisher Flashbulb puts you in a sandbox environment to be creative and build a vehicle using intuitive builder to take it out for exploration and a tons of things to do.

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Xbox Free Play Days is here to give you a taste of something you may like each week and then want to get it on a great discounted price. Purchase Standard, Deluxe or Gold Edition of The Crew 2 at a whopping 75% off when the event is over.

If you already have it and wish to upgrade your version of the game with more content then Season Pass will be available for 50% reduced price. Trailmakers will be offering its base game on 25% mark down following the event.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 1 Live Now

Largest free content drop in Call of Duty history is now live with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 1.

With fair share of criticisms and controversies, first-person shooter game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare from developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision has seen remarkable launch success in history of Call of Duty franchise.

Kicking-off first season of post-launch support today for Modern Warfare in a 100 tiers of unlockable content includes first ever Battle Pass, blueprints, multiplayer maps, new operator, Special Op missions, weapons and more.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Season 1 Live Now

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Aside from two new Gunfight maps; Atrium and Cargo, players are in for a Ground War map called Port. This is a major shipment area for you to fight your enemies in a unique location surrounded by containers, cranes and streets.

Veterans can remember the map Crash with a downed helicopter from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, which is brought back to fit a brand-new realistic narrative where both Allegiance and Coalition are after some items inside.

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New Operator Mara

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Multiplayer maps Vacant will return with another old favorite called Shipment, suitable for close-quarters combat. Although created long before Gunfight mode existed, series experts would love to have a new experience on these maps.

In a mix-up of Domination and Search & Destroy, new game mode Reinforce will put two groups to go after three flags. Everyone gets a single-life but when a flag is captured successfully, all members of a team will respawn.

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New Nightmare Uniform

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Infected mode gives you an objective to keep away from infected players who would try to convert any remaining ones to their ranks. Only good strategy to survive this one is to work with your teammates until either gets turned.

Gunfight O.S.P. follows general gameplay mechanics of Gunfight for most part except there will be no gears or weapons to begin with. In starting of each match, go look for firearms and gadgets to put together your own loadout.

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New Weapon Blueprints

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A new trailer for Battle Pass showcases its contents including outfits, skins and weapon blueprints to get you battle-ready.




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Whether or not you want to purchase Battle Pass, there are some free tiers of content for everyone. Two new weapons Holger-26 LMG, RAM-7 bullpup assault rifle are added as free reward items to unlock at tier 15 and 31.

All of these exciting content drops will be accessible and available for those who own Battle Pass for Season 1. New operator Mara joins Coalition forces on top of other features like epic blueprints and legendary uniforms for battle.

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Modern Warfare Battle Pass Edition

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Keep playing to earn your CoD Points and then either upgrade or get Season 1 Battle Pass to unlock all content tiers. Also, Officer Rank progression path continues to go forward and now heading towards Rank 155 with more challenges.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is already out on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms. You can purchase Battle Pass Edition to get your hands on the base game, 3000 CoD Points, exclusive combat knife, XRK Weapons Pack and more.

Resident Evil 3 Remake Leaked on PlayStation Network

Shortly ahead of an awaited reveal, first look of Resident Evil 3 Remake got leaked on PlayStation Network.

Ever since long-anticipated survival horror classic title Resident Evil 2 Remake was released earlier, developer/publisher Capcom has been working on development on remake of its sequel or as it appeared according to some rumors.

Turns out, all those sweet rumors from past months were actually true as Resident Evil 3 Remake cover art has been leaked lately on PlayStation Network shortly ahead of an official announcement, spotted by Gamstat.

Resident Evil 3 Remake Leaked on PlayStation Network

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There were only words of speculations and some occasional vague tease by Capcom so far but now there is finally some hard evidence. Data-miners have dug out some official covers on tracking site Gamestat that showed up at PSN.

Lead character Jill Valentine and her ally Carlos Oliveria have received a revised look along with titular antagonist character Nemesis. Two protagonists are standing on backdrop of Raccoon City while their relentless stalker is looming over it.

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Twitter user Nibellion posted all three promotional images in a recent post after it has been leaked earlier.


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Both Carlos and Jill look very different in their revised form than their appearance from 1999 original game. Nemesis however, doesn't look any less scary at all and is now featured on promo unlike his predecessor Mr. X from RE2 Remake.

In past couple of weeks, reports are coming in pretty strong for an upcoming reveal of RE3 Remake, which is set for a 2020 release and scheduled to show up either at The Game Awards 2019 or Jump Festa 2020 later this month.

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One of these cover art for Japanese region shows off a special edition titled "Biohazard RE: 3 Z Version". Since the cat is out of the bag already, Capcom may decide to reveal the game a little earlier than originally expected.

Given how RE2 Remake has seen immense success this year, release of Resident Evil 3 Remake was almost inevitable. This leak clearly indicates of an official confirmation that may come soon in form of a new teaser trailer anytime now.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Gunfight Mode Getting 1v1 and 3v3

Co-design director Joe Cecot of Infinity Ward reveals to introduce 1v1 and 3v3 Gunfight mode for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare.

Despite some controversies and a rocky launch, first-person shooter title Call of Duty: Modern Warfare from developer Infinity Ward and publisher Activision has enjoyed best opening weekend in Call of Duty franchise history.

One of its latest innovative aspects, 2v2 multiplayer Gunfight mode will be getting both 1v1 and 3v3 variations in future. However, there are no official words from development team at this moment on when that is going to happen.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Gunfight Mode Getting 1v1 and 3v3

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Gunfight Mode invites players into 40 second-long multiplayer 2v2 matches for close-quarters combat within small maps, particularly suited for those who don't want much complication and have too little time at hand for some intense action.

In a recent interaction with a fan on Twitter, multiplayer co-design director Joe Cecot has casually confirmed that 3v3 Gunfight mode is coming soon and so is 1v1 "at some point", which will be announced in future hopefully.

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Without much information to go around, Joe Cecot hinted at possible inclusion of 1v1 and 3v3 mode for Gunfight.


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Infinity Ward revealed only a week ago about a major content drop arriving soon in December as post-launch support. Data-miners have found traces of battle royale mode leak and 38 more maps earlier, suggesting for more content drops.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is out now to play on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One that has a positive reception than any release in CoD series. Most credit for the huge success of MW sub-series reboot goes to its solid campaign mode.

Broly from Dragon Ball Super Comes to Dragon Ball FighterZ

Bandai Namco reveals release date for Broly from Dragon Ball Super to join arcade fighting game Dragon Ball FighterZ.

To wrap up second season of DLC fighter characters released for 2.5D fighting game Dragon Ball FighterZ, developer Arc System Works and publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment is adding Broly from Dragon Ball Super to its roster.

Confirmed earlier in January 2019 alongside Gogeta (SSGSS), DBS version of Legendary Super Saiyan character Broly will become available as sixth and final downloadable fighter to join FighterZ Pass 2 on December 5, 2019.

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Broly from Dragon Ball Super Comes to Dragon Ball FighterZ

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Bandai Namco launches an official release date trailer for Broly (DBS), coming soon to unleash his full power.




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A brief gameplay showcase in the trailer features high-intensity action and tons of super flexing. Remaining faithful to his anime counterpart, Arc System has made sure that his character is a force of nature that should not be taken lightly.

Ahead of official reveal, hints from recent issue of Japanese magazine Jump has pointed out when he will arrive. Players have waited nearly a year to get their hands on DBS incarnation of Broly and that wait is coming to an end.

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ArcSys has already debuted Dragon Ball Z: Broly version of him in their first season of DLC series and like all of previously introduced fan-favorites, his story is embedded in his entire move sets comprised of powerful blows and throws.

With upcoming inclusion of Broly from Dragon Ball Super, its roster number will reach to a total of 35. So far, 13 DLC fighters were added as part of dedicated post-launch support for FighterZ, following its release back in 2018.

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Broly will be a playable character in a lineup including Gogeta (SSGSS), Goku (from Dragon Ball GT), Janemba, Jiren and Videl. FighterZ Pass 2 is priced $24.99 for retail and all of its standalone DLC are purchasable for $4.99 only.

Popular arcade-style fighting game Dragon Ball FighterZ is out now on Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This ultimate warrior with a power level of 10,000 will be fifth character that has been drawn into DBF.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Halo 3 Player Beats Game on Legendary Difficulty, Using Guitar Hero Controller

YouTuber ATwearkingYoshi took challenge to beat Halo 3 in "Legendary" difficulty playing with Guitar Hero controller.

Hardcore gamers often try out new and old popular games to complete on highest set difficulty level or for a simple speedrun, to either break records previously set by other players or just to beat their personal best play.

In one such valiant effort, YouTuber ATwearkingYoshi has finally managed to beat full game Halo 3 on hardest difficulty setting Legendary, after dying too many times for months and using nothing but a Guitar Hero controller.

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Halo 3 Player Beats Game on Legendary Difficulty, Using Guitar Hero Controller

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Contrary of traditional one, Guitar Hero and other controllers shaped in rock band related instruments are a challenge for players who are looking for beating a game in some of most non-conventional and ridiculous ways.

This particular method was used in past by players to complete hardcore games like Dark Souls and Dark Souls III. ATwerkingYoshi has beaten DS3 with guitar controller before and beat its final boss using just a dance pad.

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Earlier this year, he even took his turn on latest From Software game Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice with Donkey Kong bongo controller, an action-adventure title that is known for being notoriously difficult for masses to complete.

It took him month-long attempts and dying 252 times in his entire gameplay walkthrough of Halo 3 campaign, which is quite understandable since he had to aiming, moving and almost all stuff with an unconventional control layout.

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He posted a highlight of his entire playthrough run as GIF on Reddit from his Twitch channel Super Louis 64.


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In anticipation of upcoming release of first-person shooter title Halo Infinite next year and Halo: The Master Chief Collection coming to PC platform, many players are taking a trip back to memory lane and replaying older titles lately.

Hopefully, when all individual titles of MCC eventually comes to PC, there will be other takes by ATwerkingYoshi on its varied lineup of games and he will be able to come up with some insane new customization for his next Legendary run.