Daily Archives: November 27, 2017

Destiny 2 Weekly Reset for November 28: Nightfall Strike, Flashpoint, and More

Until then, however, the weekly reset has returned with some new stuff to overcome before the Curse of Osiris descends. Here’s everything Destiny 2 players need to know for the week of November 28, 2017. Weekly Nightfall StrikeThis week in the Nightfall, players will likely be feeling a bit of deja vu. To progress, players need to destroy the void crystals while managing to avoid the likes of Wizards, Knights, and ogres. As it is each week, players need to complete public events within the EDZ t

By | 2017-11-27T23:46:05+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pokemon GO: How to Beat Ho-Oh Easily

Now that the Pokemon GO Global Catch Challenge has come to a conclusion, trainers everywhere have access to double stardust and XP until December 1st. In addition, the legendary Pokemon Ho-Oh has finally arrived in Raid Battles, and is proving to be quite the difficult opponent so far. As a Fire/Flying-Type Pokemon, Ho-Oh has a weakness to Rock, Electric, and Water-Type attacks which trainers should take full advantage of when picking their opening line-ups. As shown in the image above, Ho-Oh’s

By | 2017-11-27T22:19:08+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Call of Duty: WW2 Now Has Microtransactions

Now almost a month after the release of Call of Duty: WW2, the popular Activision shooter finally has microtransactions fully integrated into the game. Anyone who logs onto Call of Duty: WW2 from today onward will be be given a free allotment of 200 Call of Duty Points to spend, and the option to purchase more from the game’s shop. Here are the current purchase options for Call of Duty Points, straight from the shooter’s in-game store:200 Call of Duty Points — $2/£2/$3.35 AU— $2/£2/$3.35 AU 1,10

By | 2017-11-27T21:33:55+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Destiny 2 Video Examines the Flawed Weapon System

Since the launch of Destiny 2, many players have taken issue with developer Bungie’s decision to change up the iconic weapon system of the first game. In a video dedicated to analysis of the new weapon system, the YouTuber explains that the new system effectively gives players two primary weapons while limiting their fun to just the Power slot. Unfortunately, the way the system is currently set out, there is no obvious disadvantage to carrying a rocket launcher. Thanks to the Titan class’s Rally

By | 2017-11-27T21:22:37+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pokemon GO: Ho-oh Has a Very Low Catch Rate

Pokemon GO fan and famed dataminer Chrales has now confirmed that the Ho-oh base capture rate is just 2%, meaning that players have a 1 in 50 chance of capturing the Pokemon after defeating it. Ho-oh has the same base capture rate as other legendaries such as Lugia and the legendary beasts Raikou, Suicune, and Entei. This means that Ho-oh is one of the hardest Pokemon to catch in the game. Ho-oh’s Defense and Attack stats are strong and combined with its Solar Beam move, the new legendary Pokemo

By | 2017-11-27T21:12:44+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Loot boxes are bad, but new legislation could be worse

Loot boxes, which burst open to reveal randomized rewards in games, don't exist because they're good for game design. The way Star Wars Battlefront 2 implemented loot boxes, however, shows that the biggest companies are testing the waters: how much can we put in these things? Bad game design which transparently exists to encourage spending is frustrating, especially in a game that already costs $60. Are loot boxes gambling? All I can recommend for now is that we keep calling out obnoxious implem

By | 2017-11-27T21:02:52+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Square Enix says Deus Ex isn’t dead, has to “wait its turn”

One of the best sci-fi/cyberpunk game franchises is arguably Deus Ex. However, Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda stated in an interview with GamesIndustry.biz that the series isn't dead, it simply just has to wait until they have the time and resources to return to it. "What I can say is Eidos Montreal has always developed Deus Ex, and the issue is we do not have limitless resources. We have several big titles that we work with and that's partly a factor in what our line-up looks like. Would you be

By | 2017-11-27T18:31:26+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Next year will be a ‘big year’ for Final Fantasy with ‘new’ games, says brand manager

This year is the 30th anniversary of the Final Fantasy series and last year saw a ton of rumors around what games Square Enix would be releasing to celebrate the anniversary. A bunch of those rumors turned out to be false, but the Brand Manager for Final Fantasy is teasing some new games for next year and we can't help but think of those rumors. In an interview with Edamame Arcade Channel, Final Fantasy's Brand Manager, Shinji Hashimoto, revealed that the 31st year of Final Fantasy would be a bi

By | 2017-11-27T18:31:20+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Destiny 2’ free trial to kick off this week

Starting this week, 'Destiny 2' will be available to play for a limited free trial. With the imminent release of the newest expansion, 'Curse of Osiris' next week, Bungie has decided to release make available a free trial of the game this week for anyone who wants to try it. Check out the trailer here:The trial will allow access to the cinematic campaign as well as online multiplayer PVP. Whatever progress you make will also carry over to the full game, should you choose to purchase it. The Curs

By | 2017-11-27T18:31:15+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Assassin’s Creed Rogue Remaster listed by retailers

Assassin's Creed Rogue released back in 2014 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 as a sequel to Black Flag and prequel to Assassin's Creed 3. According to listings from three Italian retailers, the game is finally getting the next-gen release it always deserved. Italian retailers have listed an HD version of Assassin's Creed Rogue for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The sites, ePrice, Relux Shop, and Webster, suggest the game will be releasing around mid-March (one retailer calls for a March 15th

By | 2017-11-27T18:31:10+00:00 November 27th, 2017|companies, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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