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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Generation Zero: Alpine Unrest Out Now

Explore the island of Himfjäll in latest Generation Zero: Alpine Unrest expansion, out now on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Based on a machine invasion on alternate-reality Sweden, Generation Zero is an open-world online survival game from developer/publisher Avalanche Studios, which came out on PC via Steam, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in May 2019.

Dev team of Avalanche has been working for months to release their first expansion for the game, Alpine Unrest and it is finally out now on all major platforms offering players achievements, clothes, collectibles and weapons.

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Generation Zero: Alpine Unrest Out Now

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Continuing story of Generation Zero, Alpine Unrest takes players to island of Himfjäll that is comprised of a few locations like cafés, caravan parking lots, military bases, shops, ski slopes, burning church and ski hotel Björntunet.

Once a popular ski destination has now become a ghost town but there are answers to find that you were probably seeking for long time. Aside from new missions, this island will introduce players to new band of survivors as well.

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Apocalypse Class makes its debuts as new enemy class that is deadlier than ever, using flamethrowers and biochemical guns at you. Almost every killer robot types you have faced so far, this group is seems to be the nastiest.

You will be handed out enough firepower in form of KVM 59 machine gun and KVM 89 squad automatic weapon to fight back. Despite having these powerful tools in your arsenal, it would be wise to take on these mean machines with caution.

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Island of Himfjäll

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Some may come across those deadly enemies in mainland of Östertörn and before you can get your hands on latest weapons, you have to defeat a few of them first but no challenge will make you struggle without some rewards.

A host of bug fixes just came in for animations, challenges, missions, UI and weapons marked as issues by player community. Instance of crashes along with audio, localization and voice over are resolved as part of regular game updates.

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Even though enemies are on constant lookout, you can still make it out of hotel hideout and perhaps take assistance from local community. It is time to meet more of fellow survivors and stand together against a mechanical uprising.

Set around a post-apocalyptic landscape, Generation Zero: Alpine Unrest takes place following events of main game on Swedish countryside. By putting up some teamwork and working in shadows, there is a chance to survive this invasion.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Just Cause 4 Spring Update Live Now

Spring Update for Just Cause 4 introduces more destruction and graphical improvements than ever before.

People sure love action-adventure game series Just Cause for its creative destruction system and they surely got more of that in Just Cause 4, which came out in December 2018 from developer Avalanche Studios and publisher Square Enix.

When it was initially criticized for having a degraded graphics quality, a patch was released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. JC4 developer team are back again with brand-new Spring Update that will be out on May 21 for free.

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Just Cause 4 Spring Update Live Now

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Below is a newly released trailer that further details key-notes of Just Cause 4 biggest free update ever.




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Overall improvement to lighting brings more visibility to in-game world and everything in your surrounding environment is brighter than before. Even in low light, Black Hand enemy goons are easier to detect throughout the map you are in.

Nighttime visibility is also improved significantly aside from tweaking some lighting presets. In response to past complaint of simple looking vegetation and water effects, a little color vibrancy is added to make them look alive.

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World Lighting Improvements

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Game protagonist Rico Rodriguez can now go around destroying more Black Hand statue on Solìs to send them a clear message. It will take an explosive or two to blast off those figures into pieces or your grapple hook can do the trick as well.

New and improved combat AI offers you all that intense car chases, dog fights with Black Hand helicopters and drones are more aggressive now. Taking on private military organization is what Rico does and things just gotten even hardcore for him.

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More Black Hand Destructible Statue

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If you are still fantasizing about blowing up more stuff then you will be excited to know that railway bridges are up for destruction and it came in a time when trains on Solìs is just increased in number lately to be derailed.

Aside from his general quips for chaos, Rico Rodriguez is now armed with more firepower because almost any weapon he carries now has an extended ammo capacity and that sits very well with growing number of Black Hand soldiers.

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Mobile Chaos Objects

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More moving chaos objects on land and air of Solìs are added that gives you ideas for creative way of causing havoc with mobile explosion. Whether they are in sky or moving on wheels, it would be a shame for Black Hand if they start exploding all of a sudden.

Spring Update is making open-world gameplay of Just Cause 4 even better with long-awaited fixes and more tools of mayhem. To know more on the changes you would experience playing, check out detailed Patch Notes from Square Enix.

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.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Just Cause 4 Live-Action Trailer

New Just Cause 4 live-action trailer shows how the Black Hand mercenaries are beaten down by one man, Rico Rodriguez.

The fourth installment from the Just Cause action-adventure game series, Just Cause 4 by developer Avalanche Studios and publisher Square Enix is less than a week away to launch on December 4 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Series protagonist, Rico Rodriguez is back again for another action-packed adventure in the latest title and a new live-action trailer is dropped recently that humorously glorifies the actions he took while trashing an enemy base with style.

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Just Cause 4 Live-Action Trailer

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You don't have to take our word for it if you just take a look at the trailer below and enjoy how a bunch of hired guns portray his character.




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Rico sets foot in a South American country, Solis for his newest venture to overthrow a group to dictators. In doing so, he takes on a private army called Black Hand and makes enemy of a newly introduced character, Gabriella Morales.

She furiously walks into a sick bay asking her men, how her base got destroyed? As her soldiers explain how they were outsmarted in every step by the stranger, we see disbelief in her eyes. She refuse to buy that one man can cause such havoc on her army alone.

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More of them double downs on how they were easily out by this unsung action hero, that they don't even know the name of. Given the fact how an unstoppable force Rico is, their humorous responses was somewhat accurate to his charismatic persona.

Some was amazed to see him coming from the sky and some were bedazzled to his panther-like movement but she still thinks her men are lying. Before walking out of the room, Gabriella warns her goons that when she finds out what really happened, they would wish they were dead.

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Rico Brings The Thunder

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Over the years, players have seen Rico causing all sorts of orgy of destruction in Just Cause games and this live-action trailer is a hyped up yet summarized version of how things are from the perspective of his poor enemy. He made his haters become fans.

In Just Cause 4, Rico Rodriguez will be taking on new intelligent enemies, explore an open world and on top of everything; face an extreme weather. Our man Rico just don't defeat tyrants, he tames the tornado to dance into his own groove.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Just Cause 4 Tornado Gameplay Reveal

Aside from taking down evil organizations, Rico Rodriguez chases down destructive tornado in Just Cause 4.

Three years after the release of Just Cause 3, action-adventure title Just Cause 4 got leaked through a Steam listing shortly before developer Avalanche Studios and publisher Square Enix could officially announce the game during E3 2018 press conference.

People who were looking forward to see protagonist Rico Rodriguez back in action got what they wanted and a gameplay trailer was revealed too. Recently at Gamescom 2018, another gameplay trailer is dropped for the game.

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Just Cause 4 Tornado Gameplay Reveal

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Below is a brand-new video displaying use of gadgets at Rico's disposal and how he tame a tornado after chasing it down.




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The trailer heavily focuses on extreme weather within the open-world of this titular action game and how our hero handles it. As he goes to Solís to stop the tyrannical paramilitary group called The Black Hand, he faces some climatic obstacles.

There is an armored vehicle called the Storm Chaser, which Rico uses to chase a towering tornado by taking down a few wind cannons placed there to keep it under control and divert the wind from current course while it takes down everything on its way.

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To take down one of those wind cannons, he uses a railgun and this weapon has a secondary fire option like any other guns from the game. He can also take assistance from a drone and use it for grapple point.

The developers used a redefined version of their Apex game engine to create a dynamic weather system that obeys the laws of physics during blizzards, rain, storms and devastating tornados. Avalanche just teased us what sort of destruction real-world climate change can cause in future.

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Pursues Cyclone in Storm Chaser

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Before Just Cause 4 finally launches on December 4, 2018 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, we will probably know more about the game from the developer and publisher.

So far, the game looks more like its predecessor Just Cause 3 and despite having many gameplay mechanics tweaked, people are still skeptical because that game had a mixed response from fans in general.

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.

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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.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Just Cause 4 Leaked on Steam

Avalanche Studios’ next game from Just Cause series is confirmed via another leak on Valve’s Steam store.

Swedish developer Avalanche Studios was responsible for creating open-world action-adventure game Just Cause in 2006 that successfully spawned two more sequels; Just Cause 2 in 2010 and Just Cause 3 in 2015. Ever since the last game from the franchise dropped three years ago, many fans of the series were hoping that a new game will be announced anytime. Those players may rejoice as Valve’s Steam store has accidentally revealed Just Cause 4 with an ad recently.

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Just Cause 4 Leaked on Steam

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Shortly after an announcement for their upcoming cooperative first-person shooter Generation Zero, this leak was found. The advertisement encouraged players buy the game ahead of its release on Steam and that's a way of confirming the third sequel. Also, protagonist Rico Rodriguez is going to make a comeback and the game will be available on PC, according to the image and the fact that this ad was on a platform that digitally distributes video games for PC. Hopefully, a PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version will be there too.

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It was first spotted by one of the stuff member of Kotaku and now almost everyone knows this. Though any promotional image has not yet been released by developer Avalanche Studios or publisher Square Enix but the Steam commercial did it in advance. The game was probably meant to announce next week as E3 2018 is here now but unfortunately bust out early. Also, it means very soon some trailer may release and the game itself will be available for pre-order as well.

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Steam Advertisement Image

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Few weeks ago, post-apocalyptic open world shooter RAGE 2 from the same developer studio was also leaked unexpectedly from an advance Walmart listing and received confirmation shortly from publisher Bethesda Softworks. Since Square Enix was in charge of publishing the last installment of the series, they will be back again with this new game while Avalanche manages to market Generation Zero on their own.

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One thing that we can all agree about is that Just Cause 4 is indeed a real project and not a hoax. Among many other Walmart Canada leaks, this game was mentioned as well and we can only hope that the rest will also be announced very soon in E3 press conference or maybe after that. This means, we can eagerly wait for confirmation of Forza Horizon, Gears of War 5 and a new Splinter Cell game.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

RAGE 2 Official Gameplay Trailer

The official gameplay trailer for first-person shooter Rage 2 from Bethesda showing off intense apocalyptic mayhem.

We had a lot going on at this point with upcoming first-person shooter RAGE 2 from id Software and Bethesda Softworks. First there was a Walmart listing which leaked that the game is in development, then the announcement trailer got leaked online and they eventually released it after taking down the leaked one. The first live-action trailer didn't give away much except for the type of tone the game will adapt and announced that they will drop a gameplay reveal trailer today!

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Rage 2 Official Gameplay Trailer

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Just as they said yesterday, the official gameplay trailer is finally here. If you expected it to be intense and feral, then you guessed it right.




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With this trailer, we are back on the wasteland but not quite the one from the first game but something that looks similar to Mad Max. The protagonist is the last remaining Ranger named Walker and not U.S. Marine Nicholas Raine this time. Into the vastness of empty desert and concrete jungle, you will go through hordes of uncivilized goons to reach your primary goal of ensuring the downfall of The Authority. Since your character has been robbed off everything he owned, he shouldn't have any problem to follow that agenda.

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Although it was solely a gameplay trailer, we got a good chunk of back-story as well, which is mostly vague and typical for such type of game. They really have made the gameplay better this time as you can see in the clip above. Whether it is some mohawk sporting skinny punks or hulking mutant enemies, shooting at them mercilessly is sure looks fun. The visuals are improved as well as a bigger open world is for players to roam through. On top of these, there is that damn pink color almost everywhere!

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Rage 2 Will Release in 2019

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Currently, action shooter RAGE 2 is planning to release on 2019 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The original RAGE came out in 2011 and after six long years, developer id Software is bringing the franchise back along with Avalanche Studios. Bethesda probably have had plans to release these trailer to E3 2018 or at least not just now but thanks to all these recent leaks, the publisher have had enough and straight out dropped it out of the box.

Monday, May 14, 2018

RAGE 2 Officially Announced

It was only last week, when a Walmart’s listing leak lead to the news that sequel to 2011's first-person shooter from id Software and Bethesda Softworks is actually happening. Instead of shooting down the idea, they playfully trolled back at Walmart Canada by offering notes to improve design efforts on their placeholder listings. Then they started posting teaser image that clearly said RAGE 2 is coming until the reveal trailer got leaked as well just before the official release and now we are here.

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RAGE 2 Announce Trailer

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The live-action cinematic trailer showcases a newly revamped world of RAGE 2 without hinting any clue about the game's plot.




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The trailer looks like a hybrid clone made out of Mad Max: Fury Road movie and Borderlands game. Of course it officially confirms that we sure are getting a sequel to RAGE but at this point there was very little to not know about that. At first thanks to that Walmart listing, then Bethesda decides to be a sport by teasing for a few days on social media and then the leaked clip has done it all. Still, the official clip is a bit longer than the one which was leaked earlier but later taken down from YouTube.

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World of RAGE 2

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If not all but many fans who waited for official confirmation for this project may have expected what they just saw, because a couple of punk-ass dancing and jumping around with big-guns amidst a confusing, pink atmosphere doesn't remind them of anything from the first game of the series. Since RAGE was developed to showcase their new game engine, perhaps the developer and publisher agreed upon going for a soft-reboot approach with this one like they did with Doom, Prey and Wolfenstein II.

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Gameplay Reveal Tomorrow

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If they are truly aiming for a revamp as the changes suggest, it may even turn out to be successful considering their previous track record. E3 2018 is due for next month and we already halfway through May, 2018, so by then we can definitely wait for a full-length trailer to delve deeper into the game's plot maybe! In the trailer's closing card, they mentioned that a gameplay reveal will take place tomorrow, May 15.

RAGE 2 Confirmed by Leaked Teaser

Earlier before the release of official teaser trailer for first-person shooter RAGE 2, Bethesda suffered another leak on the internet.

Back in 2011, developer id Software and publisher Bethesda Softworks came up with a first-person shooter RAGE, which was set on a post-apocalyptic world like the one we saw in Mad Max. The game was very well received by both fans and critics, so it would be pretty natural if fans want a sequel of the game after six years, right? For the past few days, we witnessed a number of leaks from Walmart listings, their publisher has been hinting about it and now a teaser for RAGE 2 is leaked.

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RAGE 2 Confirmed by Leaked Teaser

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People already got interested when a leaked Walmart listing has showed RAGE 2 as an upcoming release. Bethesda neither denied, nor confirmed about the authenticity of the news but decided to troll Walmart Canada with the official Twitter account of the game. Although, they have been teasing everyone by dropping images from the game for some time now and even subtly revealed the date for teaser trailer, it eventually got leaked on the internet somehow before they could officially release it.



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The version that was uploaded to YouTube has since been taken down for obvious reasons but Twitter user @Wario64 managed to make an animated GIF version of the clip posted along with his Tweet. Looks like the wasteland is into the color pink now as every other maniacal punk is either coloring their hair pink or spraying it everywhere. We still not sure why! Hope to find it out very soon. Other than that, it was a mad, mad world already on the original title and sequel should be more than that.



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So far, we do not know yet that what platforms are it going to be available for or when is it due for release, clearly because all these leaks are a bit disturbing. No story or anything that seems like a gameplay was also absent from the video as it was meant to just tease us and the publisher is going to drop an official announcement later today anyway. So, we will not have to wait too long for finding out more.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

PlayStation Plus Free Games For April 2018

We've just spent the first quarter of 2018 and already got six great games for free on PlayStation Plus, courtesy of Sony Entertainment. We got our hands full last month with action role-playing title Bloodborne and platform-shooter Ratchet & Clank. Now that the month of April is almost here, we surely want some more games and we got what we wanted.

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PlayStation Plus Free Games For April 2018

The first game PlayStation Plus about to get for their much-loved subscribers is 2015's action-adventure title Mad Max from developer Avalanche Studios. You play as legendary road warrior Max Rockatansky in an open world post-apocalyptic setting, which is a hostile Wasteland. Max goes against after a gang in a perilous journey when his legendary Interceptor got stolen. The protagonist looks nothing alike of Tom Hardy or Mel Gibosn from the original movies though.

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Mad Max on PlayStation Plus Free Games

Next up, we got a racing game title on our list, which is TrackMania Turbo of 2016 from developer studio Nadeo. This title may not be anything more than an arcade-style racing game at best but it can offer you a decent time playing. While the primary goal for the players is to score perfect racing time, you can still try out and get good at it with 200 pre-built tracks as well as your own customized versions.

Aside from what else is on the menu for the month of April 2018, let's take a quick glance at the additional lineup for of free games on PlayStation Plus for April 2018.

  • In Space we Brawl (PlayStation 3)
  • Toy Home (PlayStation 3)
  • 99 Vidas (PlayStation Vita)
  • Q*Bert Rebooted (PlayStation Vita, Cross Buy with PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4)

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TrackMania Turbo on PlayStation Plus Free Games

We also would like to remind you that Sony Entertainment is excluding PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita from the privilege of enjoying the monthly free games lineup for PlayStation Plus members from upcoming March 8, 2019. This withdrawal decision was influenced by the increasing number of PlayStation 4 players worldwide. However, all the games you downloaded till date will still be on your PlayStation Plus games library if you continue membership.