Showing posts with label id Software. Show all posts
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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Doom Eternal Release Date

Prepare to raze Hell as Doom Slayer is returning in Doom Eternal to slay army of demons on this November.

Last year at E3 2018, developer id Software and publisher Bethesda Softworks announced upcoming first-person shooter Doom Eternal for Google Stadia, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One but an official release date was missing.

Today at E3 2019 live event, developers have confirmed that Doom Slayer will make his anticipated return to take our planet back by decimating all invading forces of Hell on November 22, 2019 with a brand-new story trailer.

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Doom Eternal Release Date

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Newest Doom Eternal trailer shows how goes beyond boundaries of Heaven and Hell, all swarmed with demons.




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A demonic invasion has ravaged Earth and legendary Doomguy starts cleansing the planet by slicing off a demon head with Chainsaw. Wearing his iconic Praetor Suit, he ruthlessly tears through hordes of Hell and beyond.

Combat mechanics has significantly evolved over years with new weapons adding more raw firepower. Your arsenal is now upgraded with a Plasma Gun and a Meathook is attached to your Super Shotgun for grappling demons out of your reach.

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Other than serving as punching bags or gory piƱata, enemy demons are often a great source of item drops. Slice them in half to refill ammo, burn them using your shoulder-mounted Flame Belch to get armor and go for a brutal Glory Kill to replenish health bar.

Doomguy can smash through enemy barrage and walls or even dash enemies in midair to crush them. You can see a hulking demon at one point that resembles a lot like the Cyberdemon from 1993 Doom and Doom II due to series reboot in 2016.

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B3 2019 also gave a glimpse to an all-new multiplayer "Battlemode" game with PvP components for Doom Eternal.




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Originally hinted last year, id Software has come up with this new multiplayer experience where players will control two demons to go up against another controlling a skillful Slayer for a versus mode fight for best-of-five round.

Developers are aiming for more action for Doom Eternal than ever in its known franchise and Bethesda E3 2019 event was just a slight tease of what to come next when it finally launches later this year to unleash Hell on Earth.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Quake 2 Getting Free RTX Support

Nvidia is working with id Software to introduce real-time ray tracing to renowned FPS title Quake II for free.

There was a time when first-person shooter game franchise Quake was a huge deal and one of the biggest milestones by developer id Software after Doom and proceed to get a series of sequels over time including Quake Champions.

A sequel to original, Quake II has recently been selected by tech giant Nvidia to get real-time ray tracing support all of a sudden in association with its developers, which makes this two decades old FPS becomes more stunning than ever.

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Quake II Getting Free RTX Support

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A brand-new trailer was released to officially announce Quake II RTX to offer an exclusive first-look for everyone.




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Titled as Quake II RTX, this update will arrive for Linux and PC for free on June 6, featuring first three levels. Owning a copy of the game will allow you access to enjoy its full campaign and multiplayer mode with remastered update.

According to Nvidia, players would require a GeForce RTX 2060 or higher performance graphics card to play Quake II RTX on their system. They are also giving away source code for players to use them on many existing mods or even improve it.

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These days, ray tracing technology is the next big thing that is revolutionizing video game industry as we witnessed major AAA-games like Battlefield V and Shadow of the Tomb Raider unleashing its true power with next gen GPU.

On their latest generation of graphics cards, Nvidia is adding a feature called RTX that lets you experience high resolution objects from a scene in details. However, it would need for one to have a high-end PC to run many of these games with RTX support.

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Quake II RTX On Vs RTX Off

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For seasoned veterans of Quake series, this is almost a coming-of-age experience and even for any newcomers, it is a pretty decent FPS experience. Though what they made improvements to are mostly reflections and shadows elements and not gameplay.

Nvidia choosing such an old classic like Quake II for remastering with free RTX support only shows how much capable they really are with this tech. It also provides them a window to experiment with many other older titles in future.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

RAGE 2 Out Now

First-person shooter game RAGE 2 from Avalanche Studios and Bethesda Softworks is now available on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Following legacy of 2011 first-person shooter Rage, developer Avalanche Studios and publisher Bethesda Softworks has come up with a sequel RAGE 2 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One, which is an overall improvement of its predecessor.

Instead of playing as original protagonist Nicholas Raine, you would step into the shoes of Walker, who is the last surviving ranger in a post-apocalyptic world fighting against goons and mutants and a militant force calling themselves Authority.

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RAGE 2 Out Now

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Walker is on a wildest adventure of his life with so many modifiable weapons and some crazy, upgradeable Nanotrite abilities like Slam and Shatter at his disposal to stomp through wasteland that simply makes him a "Wasteland Superhero" in combat.

Other powerful attack moves include Barrier, Dash, Float, Grav-Jump, Rush and Vortex is key to many sickening combos that you can come up with. Overdrive lets you regenerate health other than powering up all your abilities and weapons.

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Welcome to Shooterverse

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Scattered through maps, there are Arcs to get weapons and almost all of them have secondary fire mode. Players can also engage in vehicular combat in buggies, gyrocopters, trucks and almost any vehicle they would come across.

Before trying to liberate the wasteland, take a look at RAGE 2 official launch trailer to find out how wild your ride is going to be.




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Avalanche has worked in association with id Software to come up with most bizarre ideas for a shooter title possible. So, prepare yourself to meet some goons, kick some ass and take on General Cross for leaving you for dead before it all started.

Aside from some exclusive pre-order bonus, Bethesda has planned a post-launch content roadmap for RAGE 2 that are not limited to just two expansion packs but a series of community challenges and events to reward you with in-game prizes.

Friday, May 10, 2019

RAGE 2 Post-Launch Content Roadmap 2019

Ahead of its launch, Bethesda Softworks revealed their post-launch content roadmap in 2019 for RAGE 2.

We are only a few days away from upcoming first-person shooter game RAGE 2 from developer Avalanche Studios and id Software to release on May 14, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, as a follow up sequel to Rage from 2011.

Ahead of its release worldwide, publisher Bethesda Softworks has revealed their entire year of gaming roadmap recently and it seems, they are pretty jam-packed with events, community challenges and expansion packs.

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RAGE 2 Post-Launch Content Roadmap 2019

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Starting from May, players can take part in community challenges on its week of launch to win over free skins as reward. Those who clear up the first challenge will get a sick Vomit Comet Pistol skin with more to come each week.

By staying up to date with RAGE 2 social media accounts and in-game Message of the Day, you will know of more challenges and prize throughout May and June. One such in-game event "Bring the Ruckus" features half-dead mutant creature Ruckus the Crusher.

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Vomit Comet Pistol Skin

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Then a major update will arrive on June following launch period that would bring more challenges, Cheats and events. A pilotable Mech for new vehicle type in unforgiving wasteland and a monstrous enemy will be added for free as well.

Another free update will drop in July to include another new enemy and vehicle type to this single-player game. More wasteland challenges will come to keep you busy and weapon skins will to let you show-off your arsenal of firearms.

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Community Challenges and Events

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August sees launch of its first major expansion "Rise of the Ghosts" to offer a brand-new storyline. New abilities, vehicles and weapons will be provided to deal with new enemy fractions as you explore a whole new region.

Then on fall 2019, prepare for a Regisode 2: Attack of the Drones world event before grabbing its second major expansion for RAGE 2 from September through December. Community challenges and weapon skins will continue to roll out as usual.

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RAGE 2 Pre-Order Bonus

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To receive pre-order bonus that lets you play exclusive Cult of the Death God mission on release, wear legendary armor of original protagonist Nicholas Raine and wield his iconic Settler Pistol, just place your order before launch.

Revived in stunning visuals and intense gameplay mechanics, looks like post-apocalyptic shooter RAGE 2 is about to outdone its predecessor title very soon with their solid lineup of both free and paid DLC for a foreseeable future.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

RAGE 2: Wasteland Superhero Trailer

Conquer the wasteland of post-apocalyptic shooter Rage 2 with an array of outlandish superpowers.

An upcoming sequel to 2010 first-person shooter game Rage by id Software, RAGE 2 is being spearheaded by developer Avalanche Studios and publisher Bethesda Softworks where you play as protagonist character ranger Walker.

Scheduled to release on May 14, 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the game has already dropped a few gameplay trailers to showcase several in-game mechanics. Since we are still a few months away from the game to come, how about another new trailer?

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RAGE 2: Wasteland Superhero Trailer

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Enjoy the brand-new "Wasteland Superhero" trailer that Bethesda has launched recently to debrief some more features.




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Have you ever wanted a superpower for yourself? Of course, we all did at some point and to an extent, only to realize we actually can't. However, RAGE 2 lets you be a superhero of your own right to protect the wasteland from all atrocities.

Of course, our hero Walker is no caped crusader but he wears super high-tech body armor and wields some of the sickest guns. Then there are a range of cool abilities that goes hand to hand with his weapons and even complement them.

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Conquer the Wasteland

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One of his primary combat moves is a ground-pound attack called Slam, which is capable of delivering devastating damage to enemy as it is performed from height. Aim from a higher surface to drop it on 'em for maximum impact and leave them as paste.

Another powerful attack move is known as Shatter, where Walker throws away his foes off his face in situations where he is overpowered by a herd or just simply makes their heads explode using a smashing kinetic blast.

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Barrier is used to put up a portable shield to block incoming projectiles while killing anything that touches it and Vortex drags a bunch of your enemies into one place. A well-timed combo of this two will result in a slaughter of a small group.

These are the abilities you can pick up on the go and a regular use of them will make you a master of superpowers. Plus, over 70 badass upgrades are available for your abilities ranging from cooldown decrease to damage increase and more.

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Post-Apocalyptic Battlefield

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Mixing up such abilities with regular player movements like Dash, Float, Grav-Jump, Rush and Vortex jumps of the last Ranger will make you an efficient protector of wasteland. With such cool powers in your arsenal, play defensive or offensive as you like.

RAGE 2 sets out to be a full R-rated action fiesta and you can place your pre-order the game on your preferred platform to receive exclusive Cult of the Death God mission and legendary armor of Nicholas Raine from original Rage.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

RAGE 2 Release Date

New trailer of RAGE 2 revealed at Game Awards 2018 showcases the open-world wasteland that players will enter on May, 2019.

Initially the reveal of upcoming first-person shooter title RAGE 2 was sort of fun filled with the leak from Walmart listing and then the reveal video getting leaked out but the kind of hype came with it kind of died down after the showcase at E3 2018.

Now that they are wrapped up launch of Just Cause 4 for Square Enix, developer Avalanche Studios and publisher Bethesda Softworks has released a new gameplay trailer for a game that was long abandoned for years, at The Game Awards 2018.

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RAGE 2 Release Date

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Witness the high-octane, fast paced gameplay trailer of the game that is full of quick time events taking place from in-game world.




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The protagonist Ranger will go to raid bandit outposts, run races or may destroy a convoy and each time, some new mayhem will present itself for him to take care of and improve his bond with some of the key characters throughout the story.

You'd thing that a post-asteroid world would be less crowded but gangs of adrenaline junkies and mutants will prove you wrong. Although a sequel to 2010 release Rage, you will have hard time comparing the tones even though the time has shifted a lot within the game.

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Crazy World of RAGE 2

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Another thing that can have you baffled is that where on Earth did these scumbags found all those fancy convoys and guns? Have you seen them in action already? The middle-sized cars that you see around can tear through decent barricades.

Factions like Immortal Shrouded and the Goon Squad patrolling the areas will open up opportunities for you to engage in some spectacular vehicular combat. Have we also mentioned about the boomerang weapon called the Wingstick? It is super-awesome!

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Enjoy The Mini-Copter

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Events will come, enemies will cross path to get into a shootout and you will turn the wasteland into a bloody playground. Even with all that guns blazing and limbs of the enemies getting splattered on everywhere, you can realize at one point that a colorful post-apocalypse doesn't look that scary at all.

With a massive open-world map that allows you to go anywhere and blow stuff up, all the game lacks at this point is probably a co-op play. And you know what the best part is? There are no load times now! So, go crazy and blow something up!

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Upgrade With New Gear

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RAGE 2 now has an official launch date of May 14, 2019, when it will be released worldwide on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Surprisingly, that is actually pretty sooner that what fans expected and haven't actually hoped anything like it. However, this one is definitely a welcomed one.

Bethesda is having a pretty hard time these days following the unsuccessful release of their online action role-playing game Fallout 76 and the PR disasters they are facing for the title on a daily basis. Hopefully, Avalanche Studios can help them redeem themselves from this shipwreck.

Friday, August 10, 2018

RAGE 2 Extended Gameplay Demo

To show-off more action from RAGE 2, Bethesda released an extended gameplay demo at QuakeCon 2018.

Before the game could get officially announced by publisher Bethesda Softworks at E3 2018 press conference, news of upcoming first-person shooter RAGE 2 was leaked by a product listing of Walmart Canada a few weeks ago. What followed next was some funny banter thrown at them by Bethesda’s Pete Hines and new gameplay trailer from E3 revealed that it clearly steps ahead of its predecessor. To offer more details, an extended playthrough clip of the game is released today.

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RAGE 2 Extended Gameplay Demo

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Below is the new demo titled "Eden Assault" dropped at QuakeCon 2018, showcasing how the world of RAGE 2 will play out for gamers once it finally launches.




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Ravaged by an asteroid that hit the planet three decades ago, Earth is slowly recovering and instead of Nicholas Raine, a new protagonist named Walker enters the scene. While playing, you will come across members of savage goon squad, elite bandits' group and a clan of mutants, all of which are equipped with unique gear and destructive firepower to cause havoc on a larger scale. These fractions are situated in different part of the map and will fight you differently in their own way.

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We noticed that the sequel is set apart from many elements of the original game, probably because it received some backlash then. However, the world we will return to is still pretty violent and everything is way too vibrant colors. Vehicle and weapons play a great deal whether in facing unwary enemies or engaging into crazy boss fights. Combat system is made more fluid and fast paced as an improvement to Rage. In fact, the game takes inspiration for aggression from Wolfenstein II.

RELATED: RAGE 2 Official Gameplay Trailer

RAGE 2 is developed by Avalanche Studios and id Software, which currently is set to release on spring 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. One thing that has blessed the game so much is the collaboration of two studios, where Avalanche Studios used their skills in building a vast open-world and id Software provided their experience with immensely popular FPS titles like Doom. We can already tell that this action-packed game with a Mad Max-esque theme would turn out great.

Doom Eternal Comes to Nintendo Switch

Doom Eternal is now confirmed to raise Hell on Nintendo Switch along with other versions of the game at launch.

While everyone was on board hype train waiting for the gameplay reveal of first-person shooter Doom Eternal at QuakeCon 2018, Bethesda Softworks surprisingly confirmed about the title coming to Nintendo Switch alongside on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during their launch announcement. This only intensifies the excitement of the overjoyed fans and Switch owners a thousand fold with the thought of carrying "Hell on Earth" anywhere they go ad enjoy some good time slaying demons.

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Doom Eternal Comes to Nintendo Switch

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Panic Button, the company who successfully ported 2016's Doom and Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus previously to Nintendo's next generation handheld console, are going to undertake this project considering their previous track record with porting high-end FPS games to Switch. To express their excitement, they just retweeted the original status official Twitter account for the game had published just to reassure things and for sake of fun! We sure appreciate their enthusiasm for the herculean task.



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We are not sure if newly introduced features as taking control of demons and send them to sabotage another player’s campaign will be part of the port or not but that melee blade weapon or a mounted flamethrower on shoulder of Doom Slayer and a ton more new awesome guns included in the sequel alone will keep the fun intact. Plus, the change of surroundings brings a fresh vibe that gives you a feel of being at home or maybe whatever left of it after a demonic invasion.

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Before Doom arriving on Switch in late 2017 the franchise has mostly been absent from Nintendo platforms and now its worthy successor is apparently going to follow the same path as well. Releasing the game right away with other platforms is quite a big deal since it is going to be one of the biggest upcoming hits. Announced back at E3 2018 press conference, Doom Eternal only revealed as much as a short teaser of Doomguy stepping over to take on an oncoming horde on Earth.