If you're gaming resume lacks a tick next to both Fallout 4 and Overwatch then this weekend you might want to stay inside and make a strong pot of coffee, because both titles will be free to play. Fallout 4 will be playable for Xbox Live Gold Members and Steam users with Overwatch free to play wherever the game is currently available -- that being PS4, PC, or Xbox One.
Rime from developer Tequila Works offers the sort of experience that conjurs up images of games likes Journey and The Legend of Zelda, but quickly creates an experience all its own. What begins as a beautiful and abstract adventure game filled with puzzles becomes something truly memorable right before the credits roll. And it's one you should definitely check out.
With series creator Michel Ancel taking to his Instagram account to note that E3 probably wouldn't "be the best place" to showcase the long anticipated sequel. That's not to say that the game is still too early, with Ancel also noting that "we’re working on the game so sometime this year, you should hear about it."
Formerly known as Beam. And yes, you can probably think of it as the company's answer to the industry's leading streaming platform Twitch. With that in mind the first thing you'd want to know is what separates Mixer from other streaming platforms. And the answer to that is 'real-time' streaming, with Microsoft proudly proclaiming that "Mixer is livestreaming that’s actually LIVE, compared to the 10 – 20 second latency you typically get on other platforms."
With it kind of boiling down to the fact that Destiny uses a wide range of networking technologies (including many a server) and that Destiny 2 will see an improvement in a number of areas over the original. Engineering Lead on Destiny 2 Matt Segur, answered a wide range of questions ranging from 'So why no dedicated servers?' through to 'With Destiny 2 coming out on PC, does peer-to-peer networking put players at risk of being cheated?'.
After the recent release of Heroes of the Storm 2.0, Blizzard's take on the MOBA is definitely in the best shape its ever been with a great progression system and many battlegrounds that are just a lot of fun to play around in. Especially with a roster made up of dozens of iconic characters from StarCraft, Warcraft, Diablo, and Overwatch. And just like the headline says, you can help celebrate the two year milestone with some daily loot.
When it was announced that Netflix was going to air an animated series based on the Castlevania games, a fair reaction to have was to wonder which version of the game will it look to for inspiration. Not that there's any one right answer it is cool to see the first official look at the series begin with certain classic 8-bit console and the gaming technology we all love -- cartridges.
As in right now, for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. And to celebrate the event CD Projekt Red has released two new trailers showcasing both a cinematic look at the game, plus a quick rundown of what exactly Gwent is. Outside of being a unique competitive card game. Fair warning though, Geralt looks weird in this trailer.
Or, if you were so inclined, rednecks. Breaking from the norm of featuring a cast of minorities as the bad guys, Far Cry 5's move to the continental US of A, Montana to be precise, looks to have switched up the tone of the portrayal of its antagonists. White people! The cover art, which recreates a more sinister version of The Last Supper, hints at a possible religious bent for the villains. Which would be an interesting direction to take the series.
Pitting state against state is a long and proud tradition that as Australians we're always more than happy to get behind, even outside of the wide world of sports. Riot Games Oceania is holding the League of Origin from 2PM AEST on June 3-4 where the top Oceanic Pro League (OPL) and Oceanic Challenger Series (OCS) pro players from NSW, QLD, VIC, and NZ will go head to head.