Category Archives: Gaming

Codemasters Sale on Steam – Up to 90% Off

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Codemasters is having a sale on Steam of up to 90% off of the recommended retail prices. Games covered by the discount include the F1 franchise, Dirt franchise, Overlord, Operation Flashpoint, Grid 2, and many more.

For the most part, discounts vary between 40% and 75% with Maelstrom peaking all the way at 90%.

LEGO DC Super-Villains – Out Now

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Out Today is the all new LEGO DC Super Villains adventure game, Play as the villain in the universe set in a open world experience within the DC universe. Game out now on PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4, XBOX ONE

Planet Coaster – World’s Fair Pack – Out Now

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World’s Fair Pack is taking you on a trip around the world to immerse yourself in new cultures and flavors: there’s 10 new brands which include traditional building and scenery pieces, shops, signage, vending machines, and other props for you to have a play with. Part of update 1.8 is a whole host of free content, such as restaurants, new fireworks and scenery, flexi-colour operation staff, and loads more!

Hurry! Age of Wonders III on Sale for Next Six Hours

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Age of Wonders III is the long anticipated sequel to the award-winning strategy series. Delivering a unique mix of Empire Building, Role Playing and Warfare, Age of Wonders III offers the ultimate in turn-based fantasy strategy for veterans of the series and new players alike!

For the next almost six hours at the time of this message, Age of Wonders III is on sale on Steam at 75% off.

Dota 2 Updated to Version 7.19d

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For the DotA 2 players out there, the game has been updated to 7.19d.

Every day, millions of players worldwide enter battle as one of over a hundred Dota heroes. And no matter if it’s their 10th hour of play or 1,000th, there’s always something new to discover. With regular updates that ensure a constant evolution of gameplay, features, and heroes, Dota 2 has taken on a life of its own.

Slipgate Mode and a New Champion for Quake Champions

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Quake Champions gets a new update of around 3.8gb, so it adds Slipgate mode and a new champion for the game, an ultra-mobile Quake 2-inspired champion called Athena, and an Arcade, which will host matches with wacky rule sets that rotate every week.

Black Ops 4 PC Minimum and Recommended Specs

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More or less the same specs as with the beta, but there are some changes, now the full game will run on a Intel Core i3 instead of an i5 in the minimum specs, and an i5 instead of an i7 in the recommended specs. So overall, you don’t need a monster of a PC to handle the full game.  you will need more hard drive space 80GB instead of the 25 taken up by the beta.

For the console player, you’ll need to download the day one patch, after 30% you’ll be able to play the new battle royale mode, Blackout, but for multiplayer and Zombies you’ll require full update, and install.

Command & Conquer Might Be Remastered

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The original Command & Conquer released back in 1995 is one of the games that solidified the RTS genre, and spawned a plethora of sequels including classics such as Red Alert, Tiberian Sun, Generals and even an FPS called Renegade.

Since its prime in the mid to late 2000s, the RTS genre has received very little love from developers and gamers alike, but EA hopes to change that with the possibility of remastered versions of the old games.

Just Cause 4 Gameplay Trailer Released

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Just Cause sees another return of black ops agent Rico Rodriguez with Just Cause 4, as he travels Solis in an attempt to find the truth about his past.

Solid is a fictional South American country and the setting for the Just Cause games. The map for Just Cause 4 is huge, weighing in at more than 1,024 square kilometers (assuming a perfect square, that’s an area 32×32 kilometers).

Assassin’s Creed 3 Gets Remastered – With AC: Odyssey Season Pass

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, which we looked at recently, comes bundled with Assassin’s Creed III Remastered provided you have a Season Pass (for the PC version on Steam it’s R 559 on its own, otherwise you can get it included with the Gold Edition and Ultimate Edition).

Ignite the American Revolution as Connor, the master assassin born of the beauty and the brutality of 18th century America. As a bloody revolution draws ever nearer, your clan is threatened by a powerful group seeking to crush the American Revolution and control the thirteen colonies. Shocked into action by the devastation of your village, you pledge your life to the cause of freedom, and embark on a decades-long quest to achieve it.

Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle Available on Steam

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Relive the glory days of cooperative arcade games with the Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle! This comprehensive collection includes seven classic games, each with various multiplayer options, online capabilities and detailed galleries.

Say goodbye to game overs! Adjust your difficulty settings or give yourself more lives to battle through each game in its entirety. You can also play the English or Japanese versions of each title.

Overwatch Halloween Terror 2018 Skins Live With New Event Update

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Overwatch gets a new seasonal event, called Halloween Terror 2018, you will receive skins live with new event update.

Halloween Terror’s return also introduces a new Halloween-themed version of Château Guillard and the addition of Tracer and Brigitte to the Junkenstein’s Revenge PvE mode.

You Will Soon Be Able to Change Your PSN Online Nametag

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Gamers with embarrassing or outdated game tags will soon be able to change their PSN Online ID on the PlayStation 4 as part of the PlayStation Preview Program. Select users from previous PS4 system software betas will be given access to this feature via the Profile page of their PS4.

WWE 2K19 Now Available on Steam

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WWE 2K19 returns as the flagship WWE video game, with cover Superstar AJ Styles! Experience tons of creation options, match types and more!

WWE 2K19 arrives as the latest entry to the flagship WWE video game franchise and features cover Superstar AJ Styles. WWE 2K19 will showcase a massive roster of popular WWE Superstars, Legends and Hall of Famers, as well as NXT favorites. Experience authentic WWE gameplay, extensive creation options, engaging match types, fan-favorite modes and much more!

Fallout 76’s Full Map Revealed

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The full world map for Fallout 76 has been revealed and now you can see how it compares to Fallout 4.

Bethesda says Fallout 76 is the biggest game it has ever created. At E3 2018 the studio said it will be “four times larger” than Fallout 4, which already offers a pretty expansive game world

Sony Confirms PlayStation 5 is in the Works (No Mentions of what the New Console Will Be Called)

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Sony has confirmed that the PlayStation 5 is in the works, and there are hints that the next machine could feature backward compatibility for old games too. Sony has finally gone on the record to say what we all know to be true: PlayStation 5 is coming.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is Now Available on Steam

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is the latest in the AC series, with this episode taking you back to (unsurprisingly given the name) Ancient Greece. You need to choose your fate to evolve your character from an outcast to a living legend, embarking on an odyssey to uncover the secrets of your past and change the fate of Ancient Greece.

Shadow Warrior 2 Free on GOG

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GOG.com, formerly Good Old Games, is currently giving away the first person shooter Shadow Warrior for computer for a little less than the next two days. Shadow Warrior 2 is the stunning evolution of Flying Wild Hog’s offbeat first-person shooter following the further misadventures of former corporate shogun Lo Wang. Now surviving as a reclusive mercenary on the edge of a corrupted world, the formidable warrior must again wield a devastating combination of guns, blades, magic and wit to strike down the demonic legions overwhelming the world. Battle alongside allies online in four-player co-op or go it alone in spectacular procedurally-generated landscapes to complete daring missions and collect powerful new weapons, armor, and arcane relics of legend.

Steam Weekend Deal – The Crew 2 Reduced 45%

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Take on the American motorsports scene as you explore and dominate the land, air, and sea across the entire USA. With a wide variety of cars, bikes, boats, and planes, compete in a wide range of driving disciplines.

Parallels have been drawn to Forza Horizon, so if you’re not familiar with The Crew that should give you an indication of what to expect – a high speed, arcade racer taking you through beautiful locations in fast cars and an assortment of other vehicles.

Skywind “The Fall of House Dagoth” Trailer Released

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Skywind is a project focused on recreating The Elder Scrolls 3: Morrowind inside The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim, giving it a complete overhaul with revamped graphics and audio. The project is run entirely by volunteers, so estimating a release date is impossible and the team is going with a “it’ll be done when it’s done” approach (in the wise words of Shigeru Miyamoto, the man behind timeless classics such as Mario, Donkey Kong and The Legend of Zelda, “A delayed game is eventually good, but a rushed game is forever bad”).

Total War: THREE KINGDOMS Available for Pre-Purchase

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Total War: THREE KINGDOMS is the first in the multi award-winning strategy series to recreate epic conflict across ancient China. Combining a gripping turn-based campaign game of empire-building, statecraft and conquest with stunning real-time battles, Total War: THREE KINGDOMS redefines the series in an age of heroes and legends.

For early adopters who pre-purchase, there are a few bonuses included. Firstly, there are three new playable Warlords; He Yi, Gong Du, and Huang Shao. Secondly, there are three new hero classes: Healer, Scholar, and Veteran. Three new character skills that focus on the three virtues of Taoism: Frugality, Compassion, and Humility. Lastly, there are new weapons and armour suitable for the new heroes.

Mega Man 11/11 !! Now Available on Steam

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The almost-21 year old Mega Man has just had its latest update in the form of Mega Man 11/11 !! The original game was originally developed for the Nintendo NES, but has since spawned sequels on a multitude of platforms including the SEGA Genesis, Sega Game Gear and Nintendo Game Boy.

For the youngsters (or anyone else unfamiliar with the series), or anyone wanting more info on the game, Steam describes it as follows:

Far Cry 5 Receives a Graphical Revamp with an HD Texture Pack

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For fans of Ubisoft’s Far Cry 5 that want even more graphical detail, patch v1.11 adds high resolution texture packs. Along with that, the patch also includes a variety of new additions to the level editor, including new weapons, vehicles and more.

On the computer side of things, both Steam and uPlay will automatically download the patch the next time you launch them.

Tropico 6 Beta Trailer Released

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Tropico players rejoice! For those strategy gamers who enjoy taking the role of El Presidente and creating their own tropical paradise (or hell-hole slum), Tropico 6 is finally coming four years after Tropico 5 was released.

Available now for pre-order directly from Kalypso Media, players can get instant access to the beta as well as a price reduction of 10%. PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players will have to wait for the launch, which is scheduled for January 2019.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Trailer Released

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Back in 2010, Rockstar Games released Red Dead Redemption, a GTA-esque game set in the year 1911 and taking place on the USA/Mexico border. The game was met with critical acclaim, but was never released on PC. Gamers were after a sequel almost from the get-go, and finally we’re getting it. Rockstar Games has released a trailer for Red Dead Redemption 2, which launches later this month on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.