We sit down with Bethesda Game Studios to discuss the latest update to Fallout 76, and discover how its customisation could one day lead to full-scale modding.
Inside Fallout Worlds - Our Big Fallout 76 Interview
We break the loop to bring you our full review of Arkane's latest, the PlayStation 5 mind-bender that is Deathloop.
Deathloop Review... Deathloop Review... Deathloop Review...
When you look beyond pricing and take the 1080p performance as what it is then this more mainstream RDNA 2 offering is one to consider.
MSI Radeon RX 6600 XT Gaming X Review
Gothic, dark, and fairy tale-like in nature, albeit one with a scope and breadth that feels wholly original -- even though its pieces might not be.
Lost in Random Review - A Dark and Memorable Fairy Tale
Post by KostaAndreadis @ 12:27pm 07/08/17 | 3 Comments
Which includes Loot Chests containing Gear for Talion of varying rarity and colour, plus XP boosts to make the process of levelling quicker. And War Chests that will provide access to Orcs without having to dominate them. Either of which can be unlocked or purchased with in-game gold earned, or with real world money. Hmm.

Okay, so its hard not to feel a little torn about this. Especially in relation to paying for Orcs as opposed to, you know, playing the game. Now, developer Monolith has been quick to point out that no content will be behind a paywall for Middle-earth: Shadow of War, everything that can be obtained with money can also be obtained via the act of playing the game.

All of the above was announced via the following livestream from the developers.



But really, Loot Chests are just a fancy way to dress up micro-transactions. A point of contention for many people when it comes to single-player games. We'll be sticking with the core game, when Middle-earth: Shadow of War launches October 10 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One.



middle-earth: shadow of warmonolithdevelopermicro-transactions





Latest Comments
WirlWind
Posted 12:22pm 08/8/17
I'll just buy it when it's $4 on steam like I did with the first one...

At least if the progression is warped because of the pay-to-win chests, I won't feel like I've wasted money.
Zapo
Posted 01:15pm 08/8/17
Can we just jack up the price of games $10 by standard and avoid all this microtransaction bulls***. Seriously. This is happening more and more increasingly, and when you look at the prices of games they haven't exactly increased with inflation.
Khel
Posted 01:28pm 08/8/17
I'm so disappointed by this, I was really looking forward to Shadow of War and this has completely killed all my hype for it. What a douchebag thing to pull, they had built up so much goodwill with gamers after the first one and now they've just gone and blown it all in one s***** move. Who the hell thought this was a good idea!
Commenting has been locked for this item.