With the goal to remake the entirety of Fallout 3 as a mod for Fallout 4, the project which we reported on only weeks ago was coming along nicely. But, with discussions that the team was having with Bethesda, in relation to using all the Fallout 3 voices, has unfortunately led to the cancellation of the project.
A few extra weeks of polish is never a bad thing, as Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire from Obsidian Entertainment gets its release date pushed back from April 3 to May 8. The sequel to the popular RPG is in a lot of ways a bigger, bolder, endeavour from the studio - with an improved graphics engine and vast open world of islands and seas to explore.
LG's 32GK850G QHD G-Sync Gaming Monitor puts the well-known panel and display maker back on the map when it comes to premium and quality gaming monitors. The VA panel offers exceptional contrast and black levels with a crisp image and near reference level colour calibration right out of the box. Also, it features a spherical RGB light-wheel on the back.
With Rare's Sea of Thieves set to release next week for Xbox One and Windows 10, we're now officially ready to set sail. How so? Well we managed to snag one of those awesome Sea of Thieves Limited Edition controllers. You know the one, purple translucent casing, a glow in the dark skull, one gold trigger. If not, then read on.
With the 2 in FreeSync 2 able to support HDR signals over HDMI. What's a Freesync? Well technology that implements variable refresh rates to reduce input lag and screen tearing for Freesync capable displays. The results are smoother in-game visuals where frame-rates look smoother and more natural. Yeah, we used smoother twice in the same sentence. That's how smooth FreeSync is.
Like that brief time in the '90s when VR games and experiences made appearances at arcades the world over, HOYTS is looking to do the same with modern virtual reality tech. Stating with HOYTS at Highpoint in Victoria, the in-foyer displays will offer movie-goers the chance to get "up close and personal with experiences from some of the season’s most exciting movies".
Atmospheric to a fault, Planet Alpha from Denmark based independent developer Adrian Lazar and a small team is a visual treat in its debut trailer. Taking place on an unknown alien planet it's not only the exotic flora and fauna that impresses, but also the breathtaking volumetric fog, fire, and destruction effects.
Which introduces one of the most interesting new card mechanics in a long while, called Echo. Cards with Echo can be played over and over again, as long as you have the mana to do so. Which means casting multiple minions or spells from the same card. The Witchwood also marks the beginning of a brand-new Hearthstone Year: The Year of the Raven.