If you’re (blissfully) disconnected from the capital-D Discourse of gaming Twitter, we’ve once again been talking about videogame difficulty this week. As always, some players find challenge to be the important part of games, while others want easier options for accessibility reasons or simple preference. It seems like the latter group is quite a bit bigger, too – judging by the stats of one the most notoriously difficult titles out there.
Day: September 20, 2019
Dauntless is getting a new weapon set very soon: the aether strikers. Players have been waiting for a fisticuff-focused weapon for some time, and these new gauntlets will hit the game alongside its 1.0 release date on September 26. Developer Phoenix Labs has finally given a full rundown of what to expect when those fists land.
Sean Krankel Studio Director Night School Studio took to the PlayStation Blog to announce that their upcoming title, Afterparty, is set to release on the PS4 later next month on October 29th!
When it comes to the Epic Games Store, there is a big push back from fans who hate the fact that Epic Games is offering deals to secure exclusivity on the platform for PC players. These deals are oftentimes limited to a duration of time, but those that were hoping to get a video game title on the PC platform through the likes of Steam will find themselves waiting over a year before it reaches the client otherwise they can simply download the opposing client and register an Epic Games Store account.
Borderlands 3 has barely been out for a week, and developer Gearbox is already detailing what to expect from the first round of free content updates. Since we’re on the eve of spooky season, October’s Bloody Harvest event is in the Halloween spirit, and it’ll bring a whole new map, modified enemies, and – of course – plenty of loot to collect. Just as those Bloody Harvest leaks suggested.
Ubisoft has released a new live-action trailer for their upcoming multiplayer shooter title — Ghost Recon Breakpoint.
When it comes to used game sells, we’re used to the physical market filled with titles being available through sources like GameStop, Amazon, and eBay. However, there may soon be a way for gamers to resell their used digital video game titles. A new ruling from a French court has now orders Valve to allow the players in their marketplace to resell their digital video game titles which very well could lead other markets to follow suit.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint is one of the most anticipated titles of this year, and fans of the franchise are excited to get their hands on the new features coming to the series. Uplay+ subscribers alongside those who pre-ordered the title got to experience the title’s closed beta. Now it is time for everyone to join in.
The VR market blew up this generation and its something that’s going to continue to be a big player for the video game industry next generation. We’re going to see plenty of new video game titles announced and it seems that the hardware available today is likely going to be as prominent for players to enjoy for a long time to come. For instance, the PlayStation VR headset is something that has been talked about being available for players to enjoy next generation so if you don’t already own a PSVR there’s a new incentive to pick one up.
Xûr is Destiny 2’s Exotic gear merchant. He appears every weekend to sell the game’s most coveted items in exchange for Legendary shards, but if you’re a casual player with limited shards to spend, it can be hard to know which of his wares is most worth your investment. That’s where we come in.