No Man’s Sky Dives Underwater With Free Update, The Abyss

No Man’s Sky Submerges Players in Aquatic Exploration with ‘The Abbys’ Update for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One

A new free update, “The Abyss,” is now available to all No Man’s Sky players on Steam for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. “The Abyss” is the first major content update since indie United Kingdom developer Hello Games released No Man’s Sky NEXT earlier this year and introduces players to aquatic environments with over five times more variety, new submersible vehicles, improved underwater visuals and much more.

Aquatic Missions and Narrative: A new story, The Dreams of the Deep, brings a new context to the depths and a dark narrative to No Man’s Sky. Players are invited to discover the fate of a troubled crew stranded from a freighter crash by the rising tides or explore underwater ruins to uncover the tale of a lost soul trapped deep beneath the waves.

Submarine Vehicle: Master the depths of planets using a new Exocraft, the Nautilon. This submersible vehicle gives new meaning to underwater navigation, combat and mining – and can be summoned to any ocean on the planet, as well as docked at underwater buildings. Players can upgrade the submersible with installable Submarine Technology and customise the Nautilon to stand out from their fellow explorers.

Submersible Building Modules: More than a dozen new base parts have been added to unlock more creative possibilities underwater. Players can construct the new Marine Shelter for brief respite from the oceanic pressure, and use its protection to reach new depths. New glass corridors, viewing bays and multi-storey submersible view domes provide travellers the perfect view of the surrounding ocean. Players can now bring their aquatic life into a habitat with a decorative indoor aquarium.

Flora and Fauna: The variety and visual quality of underwater biomes has been greatly improved. Players can now experience rare exotic aquatic biomes as they explore new depths. Underwater creatures have become more frequent, and more interesting. Aquatic life inhabits the full depth of the ocean, and unique terrifying creatures can be encountered on the ocean floor.

Sunken Wrecks and Ancient Treasures: Investigate sunken ruins and find ancient treasures or dive to submerged buildings to find remnants of their lost occupants. Discover and scavenge lost cargo from gigantic freighter wrecks. Use the terrain manipulator to excavate treasures buried in the nearby ocean floor. Find and repair rare crashed star ships to restore them from the seabed to the skies.

PlayStation Classic’s Full List Of 20 Games Includes GTA, Metal Gear Solid

Today we are happy to reveal the entire lineup of the 20 games that come pre-loaded on the console when it launches in the U.S. and Canada on December 3.

We previously highlighted five fan-favorites – Final Fantasy VII, Jumping Flash, Ridge Racer Type 4, Tekken 3, and Wild Arms. Here’s the full list of titles that fans can now look forward to playing:

• Battle Arena Toshinden
• Cool Boarders 2
• Destruction Derby
• Final Fantasy VII
• Grand Theft Auto
• Intelligent Qube
• Jumping Flash
• Metal Gear Solid
• Mr Driller
• Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee
• Rayman
• Resident Evil Director’s Cut
• Revelations: Persona
• Ridge Racer Type 4
• Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo
• Syphon Filter
• Tekken 3
• Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six
• Twisted Metal
• Wild Arms

PlayStation Classic offers these 20 amazing games, two controllers, and many hours of fun. If you haven’t pre-ordered already, visit PlayStation.com for availability in your region.

 

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy + Crash N. Sane Trilogy Bundle Launches November 13

Your favorite Dragon and Bandicoot are back! With the Spyro + Crash Remastered Game Bundle, you get two fully remastered trilogies, the Spyro Reignited Trilogy and the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, for a total of six iconic games.

• Rekindle the fire with the original three Spyro games, Spyro the Dragon, Spyro 2: Ripto’s Rage! and Spyro: Year of the Dragon.

• Then spin, jump, and wump as you take on the three Crash games that started it all, Crash Bandicoot, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, and Crash Bandicoot: Warped.


 

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Call Of Cthulhu Launch Trailer

Glimpse into history with Call of Cthulhu’s launch trailer ahead of the October 30 release date

What lies beyond the veil, scratching at our eyeballs but just out of vision, a terrifying nightmare we simply cannot see? Peer into clear dreams and the murky past in the Call of Cthulhu Launch Trailer, ahead of release on Tuesday, October 30. With music by Black Mirror, Utopia, and The Girl With All The Gifts composer Cristobal Tapia De Veer, the trailer is your last look into the void before release.

An official adaptation of Chaosium’s pen & paper RPG, Call of Cthulhu combines investigation gameplay with the unparalleled narratives of Lovecraft’s renowned Cthulhu mythos. What mysteries will you, as private investigator Edward Pierce, uncover on the too-quiet island of Darkwater off the coast of Boston?

Call of Cthulhu casts you in that role – a struggling alcoholic, tortured by the past, haunted by PTSD and strange visions, Pierce is a dogged investigator with a desire to find the truth. Contracted by the father of the late Sarah Hawkins to look into the mysterious fire that engulfed her mansion and killed her family, Pierce is immediately surrounded by distrustful locals and dead ends on Darkwater. Pressing on, his world begins to unravel as reality breaks down, and dreams become reality… All the while, the Great Dreamer prepares its awakening.

Call of Cthulhu releases for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on October 30. Digital and retail preorders are available on PC and consoles.

 

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Soulcalibur VI DLC Character 2B From NieR: Automata Announced

NieR: Automata’s Combat Android, 2B, Brinhs Her Blades to Soulcalibur VI

The Soulcalibur franchise is famous for inviting guest characters on to the stage of history to battle against its myriad of characters. Today, we’re excited to announce that Square Enix’s NieR: Automata’s 2B will be joining the battle of souls and swords in Soulcalibur VI – out now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC via Steam.

2B wields two swords, Virtuous Contract and Virtuous Treaty. Both have been carefully tuned for maximum efficiency in the hands of a YoRHa android. Her fighting technique is specially designed for combat against machine lifeforms, employing acrobatic leaps and mid-air slashes, lightning-fast evasions and perfectly coordinated strikes.

2B will be a playable fighter in Versus mode, Arcade mode, and Online matches. 2B will also come with her own stage and background music.

Soulcalibur VI is available now in the Americas for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PCs via Steam.

 

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Hitman 2 ‘How To Hitman: The Briefcase’ Trailer, Sean Bean Elusive Target Screens

Sean Bean Elusive Target Images Revealed; Agent 47’s Iconic Briefcase Returns in New “How to Hitman” Video

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and IO Interactive today released the first in-game screenshots of actor Sean Bean’s upcoming Elusive Target character in Hitman 2. Bean will take on the role of Mark Faba, a former MI5 agent turned freelance assassin who is notoriously known as “The Undying” due his reputation as a master of faking his own death. The first Elusive Target mission, entitled The Undying, is scheduled to release on 20th November, one week after Hitman 2 launches on 13th November, and will run for a limited time.

Additionally, the latest installment in the How to Hitman video series, entitled The Briefcase, was released today. Due to popular demand, the fan-favourite briefcase will make a triumphant return in Hitman 2, allowing Agent 47 to conceal a wide range of items beyond a sniper rifle. The new and improved briefcase can now be utilised to render opposition unconscious through blunt force, distract potential eyewitnesses and through clever manipulation, it can be used to have oblivious adversaries import highly volatile or sensitive items into otherwise guarded areas.

Hitman 2 is the follow-up to the internationally acclaimed video game, Hitman. Featuring entirely new hyper-detailed sandbox locations full of living, breathing environments to explore, Hitman 2 offers players the freedom to plan the ultimate assassination utilizing an assortment of tools, weapons, disguises and a variety of stealth techniques to creatively trigger their own unique chain of events.


Hitman 2 introduces new ways to play with Sniper Assassin mode, a standalone feature that brings a co-op experience to the Hitman series for the first time, allowing two players to work together online to take down their targets. Sniper Assassin is available to play now as an early access bonus for consumers who pre-order the Hitman 2. Players can also enter the Hitman: Sniper Assassin Competition and put their marksman skills to the ultimate test for a chance to win the grand prize of getting their name and likeness included in future Hitman 2 content. For more information, visit: hitman.com/competition.

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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Granny Gets Her First Chicken Dinner In PUBG

Gaming is not just for the younguns and is for everybody, irrespective of age and being good is also not tied to age as seen by this Granny who got her first chicken dinner in PUBG.

GrannyGottaGun is a Twitch Streamer who often streams herself as she plays PUBG with a group of people. Her team has won Chicken Dinners before but this was the first time she survived till the very end and won a chicken dinner. Now she isn’t a pro player or anything but she seems to have a lot of fun and even states that she got only 5 Hit Points that whole game even though they won.

Now that Granny has survived and won her first ever chicken dinner, her grandkids are probably going to be stuffed full with some very wholesome chicken dinner that she earned on a live stream. This means a lot to her as seen in the video when she goes around to tell her family that she survived and won a chicken dinner. She also stated in a Reddit post that she never played games before PUBG so this is pretty damn good and its great to see such wholesome content.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Version Hinted In Companion App

Red Dead Redemption 2’s chances of coming to PC seem to be higher than usual thanks to hints in the Companion app.

Thanks to BlackScout who dug around the code for the Red Dead Redemption 2 Companion App which led to them finding a bunch of strings which refer to various options that are usually found on PC titles, and are also found in GTA V. Here’s a few of the concrete ones that hint at the existence of an upcoming PC version:

The most interesting parameters are so:
PARAM_FrameLimit – A framelimiter.
PARAM_DX11Use8BitTargets – Probably due to Xbox One.
PARAM_HDStreamingInFlight – Present in GTA V (PC)
PARAM_Oculus
PARAM_companionAutoConnectIpDurango
PARAM_companionAutoConnectIpOrbis
PARAM_companionAutoConnectIpPC
PARAM_singleThreadedRenderer
PostFX::g_CheckerBoardEnable

Here is more evidence:
CommandIsPcVersion(void)    000000000166A12C

There may also be a PC version of the companion app:
SIGNIN_ANDROID_APP_URL    0000000002A866D0
SIGNIN_IOS_APP_URL    0000000002A9C890
SIGNIN_PC_APP_URL    0000000002A51F58

There are even more parameters, some of which refer to various visual settings like SSAO, Motion Blur, Depth of Field, HDR, Anisotropic Filtering levels, Reflection Quality, Shadow Quality and such. The game will also feature “Advanced Graphics” just like GTA V did as seen from the Parameter list. Another interesting find is that unlike the GTA V companion app which was only available on iOS and Android, The Red Dead Redemption 2 Companion App could also come with a PC version.

I can see it being used by people who have a dual monitor setup or more and if you play on Borderless Fullscreen Mode. This PC Companion App will most probably come after the game’s announcement for PC which we can estimate to be sometimes next year hopefully.  The full Parameter list is available at Rockstar Intel which we suggest going through because it has a lot of information which points towards a PC version.

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5 Tips That Will Make Your Red Dead Redemption 2 Playthrough A Breeze

Red Dead Redemption 2 is well on its way to becoming the best game of this generation, and we for one love it. No one can deny when I say this – the realism is strong with this one. But with the realism come a few inconveniences (if we start nitpicking really), but to make sure you can get through them easily, we’re here with a few tips and tricks. Check it out.

1. Open the map directly

Normally, to access the map, one would use the Start button (Options on the PS4) and select the map. This wouldn’t be a problem otherwise, but in Red Dead 2, the screen fades to black every time you from to the map from the menu and back. For most people this shouldn’t be an issue but it can be an annoyance if you have to open the map frequently during a particular part. Instead of pressing the Start button that opens the menu, just HOLD the button, and voila! It takes you to the map directly. Pretty handy, right?

2. Reduce reload times during intense gunfights

Reload times in an open world adventure games aren’t necessarily an issue, but if you’re in a tight spot, taking fire from all directions, you sure are gonna wish that your guns would load faster. Fortunately, if you enter and exit Dead Eye when you start reloading the weapon, it skips the reload animation and your gun is instantly reloaded. What a hack.

3. Unlock Fast Travel

For some reason not a lot of people know this, but Red Dead Redemption does have a fast travel system. However, to unlock it, you need to first go through the mission “Money Lending and Other Sins”, which will grant you access to the ledger which in turn allows you to upgrade your camp.

To unlock fast travel, you need to upgrade the Lodgings once. After that you get the option to upgrade Arthur’s tent which then results in a map appearing on Arthur’s wagon, which you can use to fast travel. But don’t worry, it doesn’t mean you can go wherever you want, whenever you want. Moreover, it only works one way, so while it will get you from the camp to your destination, you’ll have to take a coach or ride a horse on the way back. Still, it’s better than nothing.

4. Pay off your Bounties

You’re a rootin tootin cowboy, shooting rascals, creating trouble. We get it. But every now and then, there’s gonna be a sad sack bounty hunter cramping your style. One easy way to get away, obviously, is to pay off the bounty. To do this, all you need to do is go to the post office, talk to the guy behind the counter and choose to pay the bounty. The good thing is, bounties from different states do not carry over, so you can use that to your advantage as well.

 5. Greet random folks on the street for an Honour boost

Red Dead Redemption 2 has an honour meter, basically something that tracks whether you’re a good or a bad person. Helping people will make it go up, while killing innocent passersby will cause it to go down (you know, like real life). But did you know that just by walking up to people on the street and greeting them, you can gain a little honour? Granted it may not make much of a difference in the grand scheme of things, but really, what does?

Those were some handy tips to help you on your journey through Red Dead Redemption 2. Do you know of any cool stuff in the game? Let us know in the comments!

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