The Game Awards Teases New Announcements, Says It’ll Be Their Biggest Line-Up Yet

The Game Awards is a yearly award show that celebrates Video Games and was created by Geoff Keighley formerly of G4tv. The award show tends to have announcements, new trailers besides the Award Show.

This year seems to be another big year with the biggest ever line-up of games yet.

Devil May Cry 5 is one of the games that will have a new game trailer this year at The Game Awards. We might see Cyberpunk 2077 since we got to see a lot of it at E3, we could get some sort of story trailer and maybe a release date. Death Stranding is another game that might show up at TGA. Back in 2015, Konami had banned Kojima from going to TGA to receive an award for his work on the Metal Gear series which fans really disliked and then later in 2016 he was awarded the Industry Icon award. Maybe Kojima might take the opportunity to showcase his upcoming game at an event that has shown him so much love in the past.


In less than 24 hours the nominees for The Game Awards will be announced and it’s going to be a very tough battle this year because of all the fantastic games that have released in the past year. A lot of fans are rooting for God of War, many for Spider-Man and a huge majority are aboard the Red Dead Redemption 2 hype train, but with so many more games that have left gamers in awe due to how amazing they were, I can’t wait to see which games win the awards this year. The stream will be available on 40 different global video platforms so make sure to tune in on 6th December to see if the game you’ve been rooting for received any awards or not. Even if it didn’t, if you enjoyed it and loved it the most, that’s what matters and no award can change that so, don’t forget that or get upset about it.

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Xbox Head Steps Up To Improve The Windows Store For Gamers

Microsoft has been trying to make Windows a welcoming platform for gamers and to do so have been making their way into the PC Gaming scene with the Xbox Play Anywhere and now are planning to improve even more with the Windows Store.

The Windows Store is a place where you can get various apps for your Windows PC including games. A lot of the games available can be played on your Xbox and PC with only a single purchase if you get them from here and most of the Xbox exclusive titles are available for PC on this store. However, the store is pretty barebones and users dislike interacting with it. Microsoft seems to be taking this feedback as seen from Phil Spencer’s statement at XO18.

“I think we’ve got a ton of work to do on Windows. And Windows is something that I’m very committed to and I’ve heard all the feedback about our store. I’m going to take a bigger leadership role with what’s going on with the Windows Store, making it really tailored towards the gamers that we know want to see the best from what we have to offer. It’s going to be a fun journey.”- Phil Spencer.

Windows has a game mode and integration with Xbox Live which some users like, some dislike and most are indifferent too. How Microsoft can integrate Xbox titles on PC while making the Xbox a viable option is yet to be seen. However, with their recent acquisition of inXile and Obisidan, developers who both have a lot of PC Fans, this could be their chance to do so without alienating either group.

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Media Molecule Recreates LittleBigPlanet Area The Gardens

LittleBigPlanet turned 10 years old on October 27, and to celebrate the milestone anniversary, creator Media Molecule held a live stream earlier today where it recreated LittleBigPlanet stage “The Gardens” in its upcoming title Dreams.

The first title in the Sony Interactive Entertainment-coined “Play, Create, Share” concept, LittleBigPlanet enabled players to play, create, and share their own stages. Since the series launched, over 11 million levels have been created.

Dreams is a major evolution on the concept that enables players to play, create, and share their own games and experiences. PlayStation.com describes it as an “extraordinary open-ended experience where you can make anything, from interactive adventures and platformers, to shoot ‘em ups, puzzlers, and more.”

Dreams will be released for PlayStation 4. A release date has yet to be announced.

Watch the live stream archive below.

 

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Diablo Immortal Announced For Smartphones

Blizzard Entertainment Unveils Mobile MMO Action-RPG Diablo Immortal

Blizzard Entertainment today unveiled the next game in the storied Diablo franchise, Diablo Immortal, a mobile massively multiplayer online action–role-playing game for Android and iOS devices. For the first time ever, Diablo players will be able to answer the call to battle on their phones.

Six iconic and highly customisable Diablo character classes will be available in Diablo Immortal—Barbarian, Crusader, Demon Hunter, Monk, Necromancer, and Wizard—each with new powers and abilities, with more playable classes planned for future updates. Designed to be a living, breathing, and constantly evolving experience, Diablo Immortal will regularly introduce new storylines, new playable character classes, new loot, and all-new challenges—which you can face side-by-side with your friends . . . or foolishly choose to confront on your own.

Players will have many opportunities to meet and socialize with other demon slayers while wandering the wilds of Sanctuary, or while conducting less-dangerous business—like upgrading gear, crafting items, or forming groups before setting off on their next adventure—in the city of Westmarch, Diablo Immortal’s sprawling central hub.

In their quest to cleanse Sanctuary, players will embark on all manner of thrilling expeditions, including taking part in dynamic events across unique public zones, and hacking and slashing their way through instanced dungeons. From the peaceful town of Wortham to the ancient Library of Zoltun Kulle to the suffocating jungle island of Bilefen, players will explore familiar vistas and until-now undiscovered corners of Sanctuary.

Diablo Immortal is a collaboration between Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase Games, who in addition to having developed some of the most successful mobile games in history, have been a longtime partner of Blizzard in China.

‘Diablo Immortal takes the series’ dark, gothic fantasy world of Sanctuary and inimitable Diablo gameplay, and puts it in your pocket,’ said J. Allen Brack, president of Blizzard Entertainment. ‘With their incredible passion for Diablo and proven mobile expertise, the development team has spawned an ultra-responsive and breathtakingly beautiful mobile game, and we can’t wait for players to get their hands on it.’


The transition from mouse-and-keyboard or controller to mobile touchscreen device was designed to feel completely natural, intuitive, and fun in Diablo Immortal. Directional controls make it easy to move heroes around the world, and activating a skill is as easy as holding a thumb down on a skill to aim, then releasing it to unleash hell on your foes. And reinforcements are always only a tap away thanks to the native Blizzard Battle.net UI designed specifically for Diablo Immortal, which allows you to chat and form groups with ease in the middle of the most frantic battle.

This new chapter of the blockbuster Diablo saga takes place between the end of Diablo II: Lord of Destruction and the beginning of Diablo III. Leading the invasion of Sanctuary is the demon known as Skarn, Herald of Terror—Diablo’s most powerful lieutenant—who now rallies a new demonic army. Skarn intends to gather the fragments of the corrupted Worldstone and use them to resurrect Diablo.

Those eager to join the fight are encouraged to visit diabloimmortal.com to pre-register for special rewards and be among the first to experience Diablo Immortal. Pre-registered players are eligible to participate in future beta tests and earn in-game rewards, as well as receive news and updates.

Here is a gameplay tralier of the game-

 

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Warcraft III: Reforged Announced for PC

Relive the Origins of Azeroth’s Greatest Heroes in Warcraft III: Reforged

The top-to-bottom upgrade of the seminal real-time strategy game includes a stunning visual update, over four hours of updated in-game cutscenes, and full Blizzard Battle.net implementation Warcraft III: Reforged features modern matchmaking and tournament support, and will be supported well into the future with gameplay and balance updates

Friday, November 2, 2018 — Blizzard Entertainment today proudly unveiled Warcraft III: Reforged, a stunning reimagining of the revolutionary real-time strategy game that laid the foundation for Azeroth’s most epic stories. A remake in the truest sense, Warcraft III: Reforged sees the original Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos and its award-winning expansion, The Frozen Throne, rebuilt from the ground up, with a thorough visual overhaul, a suite of contemporary social and matchmaking features via Blizzard Battle.net, and a pledge of support for its thriving community of creators—starting with an upgraded World Editor.

The founding of Orgrimmar. The fall of Lordaeron. The reign of the Burning Legion. The rise of the Lich King. Veterans and newcomers alike will experience these pivotal events in Azeroth’s history like never before in Warcraft III: Reforged, from the points of view of four distinct factions: the mighty Orcs, the noble Humans, the ancient Night Elves, and the insidious Undead Scourge.

 

For Warcraft III: Reforged, every character, structure, and environment has been recreated to emphasize the depth, dimension, and personality of this rough-hewn world. The Warcraft III saga, which spans more than 60 campaign missions, enjoys an epic retelling in Reforged, with over four hours of updated in-game cutscenes and rerecorded voice-overs that breathe new life into the earliest renditions of key characters like Sylvanas Windrunner and Arthas Menethil.

‘Warcraft III is monumentally important to us here at Blizzard, and its influence is evident in everything we’ve done since,’ said J. Allen Brack, President of Blizzard Entertainment. ‘A project like Warcraft III: Reforged isn’t something we undertake lightly, partly because of this legacy, but more importantly, because we know what it means to our players.’

Warcraft III’s dedicated community of mapmakers has kept the game thriving since it launched in 2002, and Reforged boasts an improved World Editor highly influenced by an ongoing dialogue with this talented group of creators. With countless new tools and features, the World Editor will set mapmakers free to craft new universes for players to enjoy. Existing custom maps will be playable in Reforged, and players will be able to use the new matchmaker to find partners or opponents for traditional melee and custom games.

Warcraft III: Reforged will be released in 2019. Those eager to relive the history of Azeroth can pre-purchase the game today for £24.99 for the standard edition, and £34.99 for the Spoils of War Edition, which includes unique skins for four of the game’s hero units, as well as a host of in-game bonuses for a number of other Blizzard games, such as a gruesome Meat Wagon mount for World of Warcraft, the Third War card back for Hearthstoneand more.

For more information on Warcraft III: Reforged, visit the official website at warcraft3.com.

 

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Overwatch Adds New Hero- Ashe

Ashe, the new ‘Damage’ type Overwatch hero is now playable. Here are her details and story.

Ashe quickly fires her rifle from the hip or uses her weapon’s aim-down sights to line up a high damage shot. She blasts enemies by throwing dynamite, and her coach gun packs enough punch to put some distance between her and her foes. And Ashe is not alone, as she can call on her omnic ally B.O.B., to join the fray when the need arises.

THE VIPER

Ashe’s semi-automatic rifle fires quick shots, or she can use her aim-down sights for a more damaging, precise shot.

DYNAMITE

Ashe throws an explosive that detonates after a short delay or immediately when shot. The explosion from Dynamite also lights enemies on fire, dealing damage over time.

COACH GUN

Ashe blasts enemies in front of her, knocking them away and propelling herself backward for added mobility.

B.O.B.

Ashe summons her trusted omnic sidekick, B.O.B., who charges forward and knocks enemies into the air, then lays down suppressing fire with his arm cannons.

Here is Ashe’s Origin Story-

Ashe is the ambitious and calculating leader of the Deadlock Gang and a respected figure in the criminal underworld.

Born into a wealthy family, Ashe grew up surrounded by privilege. Her parents were highly sought-after business consultants and coaches for powerful CEOs around the world. Though her parents paid little attention to her (mostly leaving her in the care of the family’s omnic butler, Bob), they ensured that Ashe had every opportunity to succeed. But a chance meeting with a local ruffian, named Jesse McCree, and an impromptu string of crimes committed together opened her eyes to her true calling. The satisfaction of outwitting her targets and the thrill of getting away with it set her on the outlaw path.

Along with the other three founders of the Deadlock Gang, Ashe started to make a name for herself with bigger and more extravagant heists. The Deadlock Gang’s rapid rise to prominence put them at odds with the other criminal organizations in the American Southwest; the encounters often became violent. After years of skirmishes and bloodshed, Ashe called the heads of the major groups together.

Ashe saw the potential to grow the influence of all. She used what she’d learned from her parents’ business to bring order to these groups. Her proposal was that the gangs could work together (or at least, not work against each other). Her principles: keep your word, don’t work with the law, respect each other’s territory, and always punish betrayal.

No longer having to focus her energies on squabbles with the other gangs, Ashe is now writing her name across the American Southwest with a string of audacious heists and operations that has put her at top of the authorities’ most-wanted lists and cemented her legacy as an outlaw legend.

 

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Destiny 2 For PC Free Until November 18

After Record-Breaking PC Launch in 2017, PC Community to Receive Destiny 2 Free

Destiny 2 has attracted legions of dedicated fans and has been enjoyed by millions of gamers around the world since launching in 2017. Now, that fanbase is set to grow as new Guardians will be able to enter the world of Destiny 2 for free in November. To celebrate an entire year on PC, Bungie and Activision, in collaboration with Blizzard Entertainment, announce that from November 2nd to November 18th everyone on Blizzard’s Battle.net gaming platform who has not already purchased Destiny 2—or any new members joining Battle.net—will have the opportunity to claim the game as a free gift.

Destiny 2 will be available on the Battle.net app to claim for free for a little more than two weeks in November, and players will have the opportunity to download the game once they’ve claimed it. New Battle.net accounts created after 19:00 BST on November 2, 2018, will be required to enable Blizzard SMS Protect before claiming their game license. Destiny 2 is redeemable from account.blizzard.com/gifts.

Existing players of Destiny 2 PC will receive an exclusive emblem not available anywhere else, which becomes available in December, to commemorate the first anniversary of being on Battle.net. Additionally, new Guardians will have the opportunity to try out Destiny 2: Forsaken’s new mode “Gambit,” from November 9th through 11th 2018, during the Gambit Free Weekend. Gambit is a 4v4 hybrid activity included with Destiny 2: Forsaken. More details are available at DestinyTheGame.com/Battlenet.


“We know Destiny players that want to play on PC expect an amazing experience, whether it’s on their own or with their friends – so, our paramount concern was to keep the discerning requirements of the PC community in mind, and welcoming the Battle.net and Bungie PC communities together,” said Steve Cotton, game director for Destiny 2: Forsaken at Bungie. He added, “With this gift we look forward to seeing new Guardians in our universe.”

The genre-defining Destiny franchise has received global acclaim since its release in 2014, followed by a record-breaking Destiny 2’s PC launch in 2017, the largest PC launch in Activision Publishing history based on units. Developed by Bungie, and brought to PC in partnership with Vicarious Visions, Destiny 2 delivers a native PC experience with PC-specific features such as: 4K resolution support, uncapped frame rate, full mouse and keyboard support with custom key mapping, text chat, adjustable field of view, a detailed PC settings screen, 21:9 and triple monitor support, and HDR. In the story of Destiny 2, the last city on Earth has fallen and lies in ruins. Players must master new abilities and weapons to reunite the city’s forces, stand together and fight back to reclaim their home.

Destiny 2 PC is playable on Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. Minimum system requirements for the PC game are an Intel Core i3-3250, Intel Pentium G4560, or an AMD FX-4350, along with a GeForce GTX 660 2GB, GTX 1050 2GB, or Radeon HD 7850. Additionally, 6GB of RAM, and 104GB of HDD space and internet connection are required.

For more game information, visit DestinyTheGame.com.

 

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Hitman 2 Live Action Launch Trailer

Actor Sean Bean Shows How “The World is Always Your Best Weapon” in Hitman 2 Launch Trailer

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive today released the Official Hitman 2 Launch Trailer, starring international actor Sean Bean. In the new live-action trailer, Bean discusses the importance of creativity and improvisation to a true assassin, while showcasing a variety of unassuming items that can be utilised as deadly weapons in Hitman 2. From rubber duck explosives and transistor radios to kitchenware and flamingo costumes, the world is truly your weapon. And no one knows this better than the masterful Agent 47, who makes an inconspicuous appearance towards the end of the video with a deadly surprise for Mr. Bean.

Bean will also star in the first Elusive Target mission for Hitman 2, taking on the in-game role of Mark Faba, a former MI5 agent turned freelance assassin who is notoriously known as “The Undying” due to his reputation as a master of faking his own death. Elusive Target No. 1 Starring Sean Bean, entitled The Undying, will release on November 20, one week after Hitman 2 launches on November 13, and will run for a limited time.

Elusive Target missions are unique, high-stakes contracts that are free for all players, allowing one chance to assassinate the target and if not successfully completed, the contract cannot be retried. Once Elusive Target No. 1 is available, players must stop Mark Faba (a.k.a. Sean Bean) before he can utilise his expert surveillance, infiltration and demolition skills to complete a contract at the Global Innovation Race event in Miami, and if anyone can take down Faba for the last time, it’s Agent 47.

Hitman 2 will feature a unique and brand-new take on 1-versus-1 multiplayer competition with Ghost Mode. Players will put their assassination skills to the ultimate test as they compete against each other online, both as Agent 47, to assassinate the most targets faster and cleaner than their opponent, while utilising weapons, items, outfits and ghost crate supply drops to help accomplish the overall mission.

Hitman 2 will be available for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 4 Pro, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and PC beginning 13th November 2018. To learn more about the Hitman 2, please visit hitman.com.

 

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Catherine: Full Body DLC Character Joker First Gameplay

Atlus debuted the first footage of Catherine: Full Body downloadable content character Joker from Persona 5 during a live stream with pro gamer Tokido at Red Bull Gaming Sphere Tokyo.

As previously announced, a product code to download Joker is included as a bonus with first-print copies of Catherine: Full Body in Japan for use in Babel and Colosseum modes. The Joker add-on will also be sold separately at a later date.

Catherine: Full Body is due out for PlayStation 4 and PS Vita on February 14, 2019 in Japan. A western release is also planned, but has yet to be dated.

Watch the footage below (from 1:27:25 to 1:33:00).

 

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