Bandai Namco Entertainment Europe unveils the latest trailer for My Hero One’s Justice, the 3D arena fighting game based on the popular Weekly Shonen Jump manga and anime franchise, featuring the first look at the new Mission Mode.
In Mission Mode, players will face a variety of different scenarios and challenging opponents competing under special rules for each. As they fight through and complete these challenges, they’ll be rewarded with new accessories and Hero Coins.
Hero Coins are the free in-game currency of My Hero One’s Justice. They can be used to customise characters in Online Mode, where players can form teams of heroes and villains and battle against the best players from around the world.
Also shown in the trailer are brand new screens from Story Mode, where fans can play through the anime story. Starting right after Izuku Midoriya begins training with Gran Torino, the story will feature some of the most exciting moments of the franchise remaining faithful to the original plot. Players will also be able to experience both sides of the story with Hero and Villain modes.
For years fans have talked about the similarity between Nathan Drake and Nathan Fillion and how Nathan Drake might be based off of Fillion’s character in Firefly. Fans were hoping that one day, Sony might make an Uncharted film and cast Fillion as Drake but that died down a little after it was announced that Tom Holland would be playing a younger Nathan Drake in what will be a prequel film to the trilogy of games. However, a short fan film was released which features Fillion as Drake and it’s caught everyone by surprise!
This 15-minute long film has Drake get kidnapped by a group of men in Mexico who work for a “powerful” person. Of course, the reason for his kidnapping is because he stole something that their boss had bought at an auction. The video does a great job of making use of the fact that it is a cinematic experience but also switches to a very video game-like third-person shooter camera angle with the black bars disappearing like it does when a cutscene ends in a game. It’s safe to say though, Fillion as Drake is pretty damn good and if you could have him voiced by Nolan North you have the recipe to create what could be a great video game movie.
Activision has announced the dates for a private beta of their multiplayer beta as well as their new game mode titled “Blackout” which is their Battle Royale mode. Details regarding the Multiplayer beta can be read below.
PlayStation 4 Exclusive
Starts: August 3 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
Ends: August 6 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
Starts: August 10 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
Ends: August 13 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
PC Beta Early Access
Starts: August 10 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
PC Open Beta
Starts: August 11 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
Ends: August 13 at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. E
Here’s what’s going to be featured in the Beta:
Modes of Play
The Private Multiplayer Beta will feature fan-favorite game modes like Team Deathmatch, Domination, Hardpoint, and Search & Destroy, alongside our brand-new objective-based game mode, Control, which was designed to bring out the best of Black Ops IIII Multiplayer gameplay.
In Control, teams alternate rounds between attacking and defending two static objectives. Each team has a limited number of lives in this first-to-three wins match-up, so strategic strikes and defensive positioning are key, making for some fast and frenetic gunfights.
For the Private Multiplayer Beta, players will begin fighting through six maps – two of which will make their first public appearance. Additionally, fans will play new Specialists and reacquaint themselves with returning Specialists Nomad and Prophet, who will be bringing with them brand-new gameplay mechanics built for Black Ops IIII. Some additional intel…
We’ve brought the Pick 10 system back to Create-a-Class to give players complete customization over their loadout, and with its return comes a few new changes.
Load out with Special Issue Equipment that’s designed exclusively for each Specialist without costing a point against Pick 10.
Gear is an all new slot designed to up the ante on your style of gameplay. Need cheaper Scorestreaks? COMSEC Device. Heal faster? Stim Shot. Gain an advantage in situational awareness? Acoustic Sensor. Only one piece of Gear can be used per loadout, so choose wisely.
Weapons now have unique sets of attachments, including a new class of powerful attachments called Operator Mods, to really focus each gun on its individual role in combat.
This is just for the multiplayer beta as the Blackout beta will begin sometime in September and will first be available on the PlayStation 4.
Rise Up! Perfect World Entertainment Announces Remnant: From the Ashes
Today, Perfect World Entertainment, a leading publisher of live service games, announced Remnant: From the Ashes. In development by Gunfire Games, the studio behind Darksiders 3, Remnant: From the Ashes is a survival-action shooter featuring dynamic worlds, intense combat and strategic co-op. The game transports players to a bleak future where Earth has been overrun by extradimensional beings. Humanity’s last hope for survival is to flee to alternate dimensions for safety, and to uncover what these mysterious beings are after. Remnant: From the Ashes is scheduled to release in 2019 on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
“Perfect World Entertainment jumped at the opportunity to partner with Gunfire Games,” said Yoon Im, senior vice president of publishing at Perfect World Entertainment. “Their deep expertise in creating fantastical worlds, steeped in rich sci-fi themes make them the perfect partner to expand our company’s portfolio of live service games. Remnant: From the Ashes will deliver a unique, dynamic world that provides an infinite number of ways to explore and combat enemies. We know players will love our twist on the survival-action genre.”
“Remnant: From the Ashes is about working together to build something bigger than yourself, and that idea is core to our approach to the game,” said David Adams, co-founder of Gunfire Games. “Perfect World Entertainment has been supportive of our pursuit to develop a game with a robust co-op experience. The company’s live service knowledge coupled with our signature gameplay and world building, enables us to develop an immersive world that we hope players will enjoy solo or together, for years to come.”
Remnant: From the Ashes is a third-person survival-action game set in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by mythical creatures. Players build characters to suit their individual playstyle and survive the perils of diverse and deadly environments, alone or alongside a team of up to three other players. The game offers unique, customizable gameplay experience filled with intense shooting, melee combat, gear and weapon crafting, character progression, deadly enemies, epic bosses and dynamically-generated levels that offer an infinite number of ways to explore.
• Fight. Adapt. Overcome. – Each world will present new challenges and perils to overcome. Throughout their journey, players will encounter dozens of monsters unique to each environment. Fight tooth-and-nail against creatures both big and small – from towering behemoths the size of buildings to countless hordes of small, deadly terrors. Adapt… or die trying.
• Explore Fantastic, Terrifying Realms – Explore beautiful, dynamically-generated worlds – each with their own unique creatures and environmental challenges. Gain experience and adapt new strategies to survive the dangers of each world.
• Craft. Upgrade. Specialize. – Band together with others to improve chances of survival. Protect and befriend skilled tradesmen and offer them the safety of a home base. In turn, they will offer valuable skills and resources for upgrades, crafting and enhancements for weapons and gear.
• Strength in Numbers – The Root are ruthless and deadly. To stand a chance, players will need help – they need a Team. In Remnant: From the Ashes, players can group with up to three other survivors. There are multiple hero archetypes to choose from, each designed with unique skills and advantages to help the group survive.
Remnant: From the Ashes will make its public debut with fully playable hands-on demos at Gamescom (August 21 – 25, 2018) & PAX West (August 31 – September 3, 2018). Visit the Perfect World Entertainment booth to play the first demo and meet development team members.
There has been no official statement from Nvidia stating that they’re about to release a new line of GPUs soon and the CEO Jen-Hsun Huang also stated that they wouldn’t be launching new GPUs “For a long time”. However, with Lenovo talking about Nvidia’s 11xx series and now a leak of a GTX 2080 Ti’s benchmark score, we can only imagine that they’re right around the corner.
This new leak comes in the form of a GPU Benchmark score from the Ashes of the Singularity Benchmark database. The benchmark was posted by a user named “Nagato” who barely has any hours in the game which leads us to believe that their sole purpose is to benchmark hardware using that game. Along with the GTX 2080 Ti, the system has a 7700k which is quite a strong CPU. If you look closely at the name of the GPU though, you’ll notice that it says “special supply for GSS”. GSS is the abbreviation of GRUS Spatial Solver which is a novel sparse direct solver that runs CPU/GPU compute simultaneously as reported by wccftech .
Onto the benchmarks now. From what we can see there isn’t anything exciting or crazy about this GPU since the scores are on par with the GTX 1070 and the GXT 1080 and GTX 1080 Ti. But the scores can help us figure out why that’s the case. On the DX11 API, the performance on Low Settings(1080p) and Crazy(1080p) is almost identical. Even with the Vulkan API, there isn’t much of a difference. This can be attributed to the fact that driver optimization is in its early stages so hopefully with time we will see its true power. Or this could all be a big fake. Only time will tell us how good the next line of GPUs will be from Nvidia until then, stay tuned for more news related to the new GPUs from Nvidia.
Back in the month of May Blizzard had announced a new skin for their character from Overwatch which they call the “Pink Mercy” skin. While almost all skins in-game come from loot boxes or by using in-game money to purchase it, this skin was a direct purchase for $14.99. The good thing about this was that 100% of the funds from the purchase would go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. In their news post, Blizzard states that they raised more than $12.7 Million (USD) just from skin purchases and T-shirt purchases.
In addition to that, another $130,000 USD was raised through donations on Twitch. Blizzard goes on to state that this was the largest donation by a corporate partner within one year in BCRF’s 25-year history. It’s always good to see gamers and the gaming community coming together for a good cause and it’s also good to see that it isn’t going to a shady organisation. Thanks to all the people who supported this cause as this could help find a cure for Breast Cancer and maybe, this could be the start of something positive where-in more companies could do similar things to help other causes as well.
Season 5 of Fortnite is finally out and boy oh boy, its filled to the brim with new features and changes. Some of the biggest inclusions are the addition of a new Vehicle called the ATK or All Terrain Kart that can be used by your squad and you to traverse across the map and, Rifts that you can step through to for a “wild ride”.
Here are the other additions to this season:
Rifts (Battle Royale)
Test your courage and step through a Rift. You’re in for a wild ride.
Challenge the Horde (Save the World)
Rally the squad and prepare for the ultimate challenge of survival and teamwork.
Wild West Heroes (Save the World)
Saddle up with the new Wild West Heroes, available during the Road Trip event.
Flintlock Weapons (Save the World)
Let the sparks fly! Fight off hordes of Husks with the new Flintlock Weapons set.
Here’s a bit of info about the updated map
New Biome: Desert
New Location: Paradise Palms
New Location: Lazy Links
A few unnamed POIs have also appeared across the island.
The center of Storm circles 7, 8, and 9 can now shift in random directions (instead of simply shrinking). As the storm closes in, it will move & shrink to the new location.
Starting in Season 5, progressive challenges will no longer be restricted to a single season. You can now complete progressive challenges at your own pace.
Progressive challenges are now completed by acquiring a fixed amount of XP and is no longer dependant on your season level.
Gyro/motion controls have been added to the Nintendo Switch. Adjust these options in the Settings menu.
Weekly challenges are now split into two sections, free and Battle Pass. The first 3 challenges will be available for free while the last 4 are only available if you own the Battle Pass. The threshold to unlock the weekly challenge reward will remain at 4.
Down But Not Out players now have smaller collision. Previously their collision was at the standing height which blocked DBNO players from crawling under doors and blocked building collision in some cases.
Players that were crouching when knocked Down But Not Out will be returned to a crouching state upon revival.
Emoting will now interrupt sprinting.
You now earn XP for reviving teammates in 50v50 and Teams of 20 LTMs up to three times per match (30XP, 10XP, 10XP).
Weapon reticle will now fade slightly when reloading, out of ammo, or changing weapons.
The player camera can now see out of the water when walking in lakes.
Want to read the complete patch notes? Head over to Fortnite’s site to read all about the biggest update yet.
With PUBG so dominant in the mobile gaming market right now, many people have been wondering when the Fortnite would make its way to Android. We finally have some news but it comes from the most unlikely of sources.
Tencent Mobile is the distributor and developer of PUBG Mobile and their tweet has a Tencent WeGame logo on it which is going to be a store like community platform akin to Steam. The tweet teases us with a calendar that shows the date as 24th July and the text reads “It’s coming”. If Tencent is truly the distributor of this and even the developers for it, they are likely to become one of the biggest names in Mobile Gaming with two of the most popular games under their belt.
The ever-popular PUBG Mobile now has a beta version specifically available for Android users. While it is a bit unstable and might have bugs in it, it also includes a few new features which may or may not be part of the upcoming version 0.7.0. The beta version which is available here has sadly reached its maximum number of users for now but it does say that space could open up for more users. Fret not though, even if you don’t get to play it we can still help you get hyped up for the official release with information pertaining to what is in this beta.
This beta features a faster version of Arcade mode known as Arcade Mode-War. There’s also a new feature called the “Portable Closet” that lets players change clothes during the match, however, doing so does NOT pause your game. Another in-game feature is the inclusion of a new weapon- the SLR Sniper Rifle. Besides this, there’s a new overhauled main menu design that makes it more accessible and user-friendly. This beta version, however, does not track your progress since you cannot sign-in so keep that in mind if you get into the Beta. Thanks to Android Wear for their report.
Publisher Modus Games, with developer The Balance today announce Override: Mech City Brawl, a 3D mech-based party brawler coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC on December 4, 2018.
Pilot your very own mech and pit them against other enormous robots in fully-destructible arenas modeled after real world locations like San Francisco, Egypt, Mexico, and Japan.
Override: Mech City Brawl will launch with a total of 12 different mechs to pilot, all with their own play style and specialty moves. Once you’ve selected your mech, you can customise it with a range of unlockable accessories and skins in The Garage. If you’re going to smash your way through cities, you might as well look good doing it!
A Closed Beta is taking place August 10-12, 2018. You can sign up at overridegame.com.
• Supercharged Mechs – Pilot 12 outrageous mechs of epic, skyscraper-sized proportions, each with diverse fighting styles and unique skills.
• Real World Locations – Destroy 3D arenas modeled after actual cities and countries, including Tokyo, Egypt, San Francisco, and Mexico.
• Party Co-Op – Gather 2 to 4 friends to engage in party co-op where each player is responsible for one part of a towering mech.
• The Garage – Customize your mechs in the Garage, changing their accessories and skins to create your own unique style.
• Multiple Game Modes – Challenge other players in local and online Versus and Co-Op modes and experience Override’s story in a single-player campaign.