Ever since Grand Theft Auto V became one of the most profitable games in entertainment history, largely on the back of its online component, we’ve known that Red Dead Redemption 2 would have a heavy online focus, but the publisher has been surprisingly quiet when it comes to details up until now. That has finally changed, as Rockstar has officially unveiled Red Dead Online, which will launch sometime this November.
Rockstar Games and Take-Two Interactive are used to delivering unique and innovative multiplayer options, and Red Dead Redemption 2 won’t be different than the studio’s previous titles.
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Earlier this week, job listings revealed that Halo Infinite will have live service elements, including microtransactions. That’s not at all surprising, but the exact nature of those purchases remain a point of concern. Halo 5 featured a loot box-style system for one of its game modes, but Infinite will not feature any kind of loot boxes available for purchase.
Video game streaming is a massive revenue where gamers all around the world engage with viewers as they stream gameplay. Sometimes it’s as simple as playing a brand new game that captures viewers attention or other times its something more complex like speedruns and shows. Regardless, online streaming is not going anywhere anytime soon. However, when it comes to the platforms, there is a pretty clear-cut choice on which is the top dog.
Responses to Blackout beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 was largely positive, with lots of players calling it a more polished on the formula popularized by PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. But there’s one area where Blackout doesn’t measure up to the other battle royales – tick rate. In fact, the Blackout beta had significantly worse server performance than the current iterations of Fortnite or PUBG.
Ever since the 2013 reboot released for Tomb Raider the video game franchise received a massive resurgence. There were so many elements that worked perfectly for the video game to be such a success such as the narrative storyline and gameplay. However, one element that we can’t overlook is the incredible voice acting thanks to Camilla Luddington who portrayed Lara Croft.
Following the path that Nintendo created with the Nintendo Entertainment System Classic, Sony is also releasing a standalone small PlayStation model that comes packed with select video game titles. Most have speculated that after the success had with the NES Classic and the latest Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic editions, we would see other big name companies follow suit and that’s exactly what’s happening.
Riot Games has added two new ranked tiers to League of Legends, giving the game’s very best – and very worst – players, a special rank to call their own. New tiers have previously been hinted at, but a new dev diary, released earlier today, explained them in more detail.
Magic: The Gathering Arena has been in closed beta for the better part of a year, but it won’t be closed for much longer. The open beta is set to launch in just over a week, giving all players the opportunity to get in and play on September 27. There’ll be plenty of new features for those who got into the more limited tests, most notably the new Guilds of Ravnica card set.