The fact that the Destiny 2 Beta happening next week includes the opening mission that deals with the destruction of The Tower, shows how much focus is being placed on story this time around. One of the main criticisms with the first game, was the overall lack of a narrative. Or, any semblance of understanding what was happening. In a new Bungie interview over at IGN the developers open up about the shift this time around. And how "there is story everywhere".
A weird cult, drug-induced hallucinations, and using a black light to explore neon lit environments. By the looks of it, Mafia III's final bit of story-based DLC 'Sign of the Times' sounds like something you'd might find in one of the Batman Arkham games -- filtered through the '60s counter-culture and deep south aesthetic of Mafia III.
In a new video showcasing a battle between the High Elves and the Lizardmen we get to see some the work gone into the new races and units in Total War: Warhammer 2. And as expected the High Elves look especially cool, with all sorts of great little armour flourishes. Plus, the added awesome of giant ice and fire birds.
Originally released for the PlayStation 2 way back in 2006, Final Fantasy XII has found its way back onto store shelves with a PS4 remaster out now. Critically acclaimed at the time, and a fan favourite to this day, the new Final Fantasy XII remaster comes packed with cleaned up HD visuals and soundtrack plus an improved battle system.
As in that's the launch date. Ahem. As the sequel to the popular sandbox prison-escape game, The Escapists 2 introduces up to four-player drop-in/drop-out co-op, in addition to a number of new features. Like pesky guard dogs, a bunch of new ways to escape, new combat and crafting options, and both an ice and orbital space prison.
Which puts the price in the range of $600 AUD. Which, is incredibly cheap when you consider that the more mass market PlayStation VR currently retails for $549.95. Part of an Oculus Rift Summer Sale the pack comes with a Headset, Touch Controllers, Two Sensors, Remote, and Xbox One Wireless Controller. A bargain.
After spending a few weeks with the new Necromancer class for Diablo III we've put together what might just be one of the most powerful builds in the game. Using the Grace of Inarius set and a few underused legendary gems, this is one build that can not only deal out quite a bit of damage but also take a beating.
Which occurred right after the closing moments of the annual Steam Summer Sale on July 6. As per the report by Dot Esports, the Valve Anti-Cheat or VAC system identified a huge number of accounts which players create to test out cheats for games like Dota 2 and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Where, naturally the guise of a sale is a more affordable way to cheat.
And if you've ever watched a FIFA World Cup on SBS then this breakdown of qualified teams, groups, and then elimination rounds leading to a grand finale will make a lot of sense. If not, then prepare to be schooled! In the ways of how a sporting World Cup works when many countries send their best competitors to battle it out.
And is all set to make its Australian debut as part of a Destiny 2 deluxe combo on September 6. Which will come with the new white PlayStation 4 Pro console and a copy of Destiny 2. Like last year's Xbox One S release the new white PS4 Pro looks sleek and modern, and something that we'll be considering spending $649.95 AUD when it launches.