The move to 4K and an increased resolution over already HD content means bigger game installation sizes thanks to higher quality assets that take advantage of the latest and greatest in display technology – like a sweet 65” LG OLED. Released last November the Xbox One X from Microsoft not only introduced the most powerful console in the history of consoles, but also huge game installation sizes to boot.
Outside of the fact that the PC version of Final Fantasy XV represents one of the most stunning releases in a long while, the underlying game is every bit the epic one could hope for. An experience quite unlike anything else, and one that could be summed up as the animated adventures of a boy band in a world filled with monsters.
Last year we got Yakuza Kiwami, which was a remake of the PlayStation 2 original brought into the modern HD PS4 era. With the recent release of Yakuza 6, which apparently closes out the saga in style, SEGA plan to keep the Yakuza flame burning. With Yakuza Kiwami 2, a remake of the PlayStation 2 sequel.
And it's coming sooner than we thought, June 29 for PS4, Xbox One and PC. That will be "enhanced with additional features for PS4 Pro systems". No mention of the Xbox One X though. As a sequel The Crew 2 looks be going the Watch Dogs 2 router - that is brighter, more colourful, more fun-oriented, and celebratory than the original outing.
With Loot Crates to only include cosmetic items like emotes and victory poses, and not stuff that will impact gameplay - like Star Cards. Loot Crates will also no longer be purchasable, and simply be rewarded to players for completing daily tasks and activities. Perhaps most importantly, "Star Cards, or any other item impacting gameplay, will only be earned through gameplay and will not be available for purchase."
And hey, that header pretty much says it all. For many of us out there, in the PC world, the upcoming release of MechWarrior 5 Mercenaries later this year is more than something to look forward to. It's the first single-player MechWarrior game in over a decade. And today's new gameplay video which is a compilation of combat across the game's various environments is certainly impressive.
Set in the alternate history World of 1920+, a setting devised by Polish artist Jakub Różalski, Iron Harvest is a new modern RTS that in less than 36 hours has met its crowdfunding goal of AU $571,000. Presented in a realistic and modern fashion the cover and dynamic combat system is reminiscent of Relic's Company of Heroes. But with old-timey mechs.
We've following this at AusGamers, namely because we're huge fans of the action-RPG genre and the Warhammer 40,000 license. Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr is an action-RPG in the style of something like Diablo but with the more strategic, measured movement, and cover mechanics found in the Dawn of War series.