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Gran Turismo Sport Game Review

I have been a personal fan of Gran Turismo 3 that was released for the PlayStation 3 console around 4 years ago. The only thing that we did not like about the previous version of the game was, the publisher picked the PlayStation 3 as their default console when they had the option of choosing PS4. However, it was also not an easy task to take all the content from PS2’s game directly to PS4.

But nothing to worry now, as the new Gran Turismo is finally on PS4 and it features complete modification top to bottom specifically for the modern day consoles. It has stunning graphics, outstanding gameplay but also takes a dip in some portions. So, let us have a look at the things that we liked and disliked about the new Gran Turismo video game.

The new Gran Turismo is not at all a bad game. It is way better than its predecessor and if you love GT Racing you will get easily used to it. They have already released a patch for the game and using that one can take part in the numerous races that are available online. however, one thing that we didn’t like about it was that it features very limited content. it seems that the developers wanted the player to give more focus to the online play then the in-game content. So, most of the things that you will be playing offline will more or less result in nothing. Also, the menu design could have been done better as you will find difficulty even in saving the game.

But before talking about the problems that we faced in the game, let’s look at what we actually found good about it. There’s no doubt that, Gran Turismo sport is this still one of the best racing game that you will find in the market. it has easy as well as accurate car controls even when we talk about simulation driving. You may find a bit of difficulty initially, but once you get hold of them you can feel the Adrenaline Rush in your veins during tight turns, drifts, and chases. The game offers you lot of assistance with the player can toggle if help is not that much required on any road. If you are new to racing games, the driving might be some work hard for you, but at the same time, we expected that in the game.

The game is really very realistic and won’t give you any fictional feeling. For those who have played the previous game will understand what we are talking about here. We were really impressed to find that the engine noises of each and every vehicle matches almost the sound they produce in real cars. There are many tracks and all of them very featuring different parents from all over the world. but we expected a lot more circuits then the game has offered. if you are one of those who is really passionate about car specifications, power and voice, this game is a perfect delight for you.

We have already talked about the sound coming from the car engines and how they match the real sound in the real world. On comparing the audio of Gran Turismo Sport with the other competitive racing titles like Forza Motorsport 7 and project Cars 2, polyphony has included way better smooth as well as an ambient soundtrack in the game that will keep your mind fresh as well as stress-free even if you do not perform well in the race. It is not exceptional but matches the race mood and environment.
All in all, Gran Turismo sport features an average gameplay.But the main problem here is there are very fewer things that you can access in the offline mode. First, there Is a campaign mode in which the player can learn the basic controls and racing basics before the actual racing starts. This basic tutorial will teach you how to play the game but in order to race in the circuit, you will need a PlayStation online connection. You also get very limited tracks to choose from, until and unless you unlock the rest of the tracks. You get almost nothing unlocked in the beginning.

Online playing means the race you are playing is pretty serious. While, in the offline racing, players can sharpen their driving skills and could even have simple fun. If you make too many mistakes, you are given a penalty. And trust us, the penalty is given too often.

If you want to get started, there is a driving school that will take you deep into driving. For proper sports racing, you get two additional modes. In addition to that, there are different challenges that you can take and a Track Mastery mode, but with limited tracks, unlike Forza Motorsport 7, where the player can enjoy each and every track like driving on an open road.

Talking about the Online racing mode, obviously, we found going online and racing against other everytime a bit ridiculous, but it doesn’t mean that they are not fun. You will find real players and more realistic racing in Online mode. But it would have been better if the players were able to access all these features offline as well. For those who do not have an internet connection of slow connection on their PS4, you are going to face a lot of difficulties even in accessing the entire game.

There is a good news if you possess a Sony PlayStation VR headset which makes you feel like you are actually sitting in the car behind the wheels. It is definitely an amazing add-on to the game, but that is not the selling point since most of the PS4 users do not possess a PlayStation VR right now.

We understand that Gran Turismo Sport was designed to offer competitiveness to the players and offering them a bit more challenged gameplay. But the only fact bugging all the players out there is that it is of no use for those who just want immense offline driving with a lot of offline content to explore. You just get to show your driving skills to conquer the entire racing world with your speed. If you are looking for offline content, we would recommend you to go back to Gran Turismo 6.

Call of Duty WWII Standard vs Deluxe Edition – What’s Season Pass?

Call of Duty WWII is one of the best first-person shooters that we have seen till date. The game came out recently, but there many versions of the game two of which are very popular: The Standard Edition and the Digital Deluxe Edition.
Last 5 games from Call of Duty have featured futuristic gameplay annoying some of the hardcore FPS lovers. But this time, we are glad to see that the game is heading back to the real-time timeframe, i.e. World War II. The company is boasting a lot about the historical accuracy that has been shown in the game in order to offer the players a real-time scenario of what all happened in the Second World War.

However, we are not going to review the game, but stick to what its different versions have to offer. There are three version of Call of Duty: WWII. COD: WWII Digital Edition is the simple game with no add-ons. The second one is the Call of Duty WWII Deluxe Digital Edition that will be available only for PS4 console. Third and the final edition is the COD: WWII Pro Edition that will be available for both PS$ and Xbox One, but the gamers can buy it only at GameStop.

Here are some of the major differences that you will find between the Standard Edition and the Digital Deluxe edition.

Call of Duty World War II – Standard Edition

Call of Duty: World WarII standard edition will be available in the market for $59.99. You can also download it directly from the game store digitally. Also, the standard version is the one and only Call of Duty WWII game version that offers you a lot of deals offering you saving up to 20%.

Forgetting the physical disc, you will have to reach GameStop at midnight. We would recommend you to download the game digitally, you can avoid the crown and huge queue that you might have to face by buying the game from the store.
The Standard Edition features the full game containing both multiplayer as well as single-player mode. You also get the access to COD: WWII beta that will be coming towards the end of the year.

Call of Duty World War II – Digital Deluxe Edition

Call of Duty WW II Digital Deluxe edition is for those who are definitely going to purchase the Season Pass. When compared to the Standard Edition, the Deluxe Digital Edition will cost you $40 more and you will have to pay $99 for it. But that is fine since you will get the Season Pass as well as some additional bonus content in this Edition.
With the Digital Deluxe edition, the players can pre-load the game on their PS4 consoles with Call of Duty: WWII DLC early by 30 days. There is no special edition available for Xbox One or the new Xbox Scorpio.

What is Call of Duty WWII Season Pass?

With the Call of Duty: WWII Season Pass, the players will get 4 DLC packs in the next year which will include some of the iconic multiplayer maps as well as new War mission and a Nazi Zombie mode. The most popular and loved “Carentan” map will also make a return to COD: WWII where the players need to fight between crashing buildings and battle streets in a French town facing the Germans on the other end. If you are buying the Digital Deluxe edition along with the pass, you will get this map on the release of the game itself.

Call of Duty WWII Digital Deluxe Edition

The Season Pass will also help you to save some of the money on the additional content. The Call of Duty WWII Season Pass will include:

• Call of Duty: World War II will feature 4 DLC packs including brand new multiplayer maps, Nazi Zombie chapters, and additional war missions.
• It will also feature fan favorite Carentan Map that we saw in the Call of Duty 2.

Top 5 Best Games Like Witcher 3

The Witcher 3 game was released earlier this year and it is undoubtedly one of the best action adventure role-playing video game that we have seen till now.  This RPG video game offers the players an amazing open world action pack gameplay that will take you on a journey to become a professional Monster Slayer in a medieval period. Unlike the previous two installments of the game where our main character i.e., Geralt takes part in the fights between the kingdoms, in the third part of The Witcher, Geralt is on a personal mission to find his missing son.

The story of Witcher 3 takes off from where it ended in the previous game.  The latest Witcher 3 features the darkest time that we have seen in all the three games. The wild hunt has cast its dark and mysterious spell all over the northern kingdoms giving rise to a new era of chaos, destruction, and bloodbath.  Now it’s your responsibility to stop them and bring order in the Northern Kingdoms.

The new Witcher 3 game is really huge and you won’t be able to explore it fully even after playing it for 50 or 60 hours.  As you progress in the game you will realize how little you know about it and there is a lot more than normal story,  the side quest,  and how important it is to complete them for being the best Monster Hunter in the realm.

The entire gameplay of Witcher 3 is affected by each and every decision that you take in the game. We tried playing the good guy and try to avoid any evil thing that we could have done in any way,  But still, it resulted in the death of a lot of innocent souls.  The simply depicts that the game does not work as you wanted it to,  instead, there are a lot of surprise elements waiting for you at unexpected places in the timeline. This feature makes the game dark, somewhat depressing, exciting, full of adventure,  and this is why gamers love it so much.

Top 5 Best Games like Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

However,  we are not here to talk about The Witcher 3, but similar games that are available in the market and that you can play for having a similar action adventure packed experience.  Obviously,  finding similar games is not an easy job where you get such huge open world and freedom to interact with the world elements freely.  But, to make this job easy for you we have come up with a list of top 5 games that are similar to the Witcher 3 and will offer more or less similar gaming experience to you.

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#1. The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim is a huge action RPG game that the players can play from the third person as well as from the first-person perspective.  The land of the Skyrim is really very huge including the forests, villages, towns, dungeons etc. and the player can roam freely all over it.  In order to travel in this huge map, the players have horses or the fast travel system so that they can directly teleport to the places they had already visited.

There are a lot of nonplayable characters with whom you can interact and could gain a lot of useful knowledge.  You can also get into a brawl with them, but killing them my take away few of the extra quest from you.

The players have an option to grow the character from the starting of the game.  Initially, you get to choose your own character that can be one of the different races in the game that include orcs,  humans, elves,  and fewer non-human creatures. As one progresses through the game, the skills of the player improve as well.  There are 18 skills in total that are divided into three parts combat, stealth, and magic.  With each and every skill point that you earn, you can spend it on levelling up any one of these skills.

The player possesses 3 attributes,  the stamina, the health, and magika.  You can see all the three in an overhead HUD bar whenever any one of them gets depleted.  You also have an inventory that can be accessed from the menu.
Your effectiveness in a battle depends on the weapon you use as well as the armor you are wearing.  You can really make a difference by using the magical spells at the perfect time to block the opponent’s attack as well as surprising them with quickfire or ice.

The players can explore the world just like in Witcher 3 and might come across a lot of dangerous wild animals.  Some animals like deer and elk might run away when you get too close them.  However, they are some big animals a creature as well like Dragons that are going to enter into combat with you.  But you can defeat the Dragons and absorb their souls in order to get access to some powerful spells to lay huge damage on your enemies.

They are players which have been playing the game for years but we were not able to complete it fully.  We think you can imagine the vastness of the game by this.  If you love Witcher 3,  you should definitely try out this game, and we are hundred percent sure that you are going to love it too.

#2. Dragon Age: Inquisition

Dragon Age: Inquisition is the next action RPG games similar to the Witcher 3 on our list.  The game starts with the player having an option to choose the race of the character that he will be playing in the game. He or she can choose from an elf, a dwarf, and a human.  In addition to that, the player also has an option to choose the appearance as well as a gender of his or her character. Not only that, you can either be a mage, rogue, or a warrior.  all these three roles excel in three different abilities.

Just like witcher series, the decisions that you take in the game is going to affect the gameplay as well as the games world states. There are four regions including Ferelden, Orlais, Free Marches and Nevarra to explore in the game. The game is not actually an open world game, but BioWare claims that each and every level in the new Dragon Age: Inquisition is larger than the entire world of Dragon Age II. Each and every level features different terrains and environments like mountains, swamps, and deserts which are free to roam for the player. Since the map is huge,  you have got different catches in the game that can be returned for faster traveling.

The players get an option to craft as well as customise the weapons and armor using different materials that they have collected in the game world. It is better if you can get rare materials as they will impart better attributes to your weapons and armor.
In order to rule and to gain influence in a particular area of the game, you will have to capture forts and keeps.  And to do this, you will have to defeat the current occupants of the Fort.

There are two types of combat systems in Dragon Age Inquisition.  The first one among them is the reminiscent combat mod which is very common in most of the use RPG games.  If you still do not get it,  it is the same combat mechanism that we saw any Dragon Age II. Yeah, the player has an option to switch the character control to some other member of the party while the game’s AI takes care of other members belonging to your team. The second mechanism is the one that was found in Dragon Age: Origins game where the player has an option to stop the game and then assign orders to different members of the party and then again resume the game to check whether his or her orders are followed out or not.  The spectacle view combat system allows the player to effectively late traps and form strategies to take down the enemy while the game is paused.

Dragon Age inquisition also features and new Cooperative multiplayer mode with the name “ Dungeon crawling”. You can play with 3 other players being the agent of the Inquisition and fighting against the hard to defeat AI. The players have an option to update the items that are present in his or her inventory.

Since both, the campaign mode and the co-op online multiplayer mode is completely different, you progress made in the multiplayer mode cannot be transferred to the campaign mode and you will have to start from scratch once again.
If you do not have any budget constraints, the players also have an option to speed up the slow gameplay by buying different items using real cash.

Similar Read: The Ultimate List of the Best Co-Op Games

#3. Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor

Next on our list is Middle Earth Shadow of Mordor which is an action-adventure open world game that has been developed by monolith productions and published by none other than Warner brothers interactive entertainment.

The story of this game relates to the Lord of the Rings movie franchise.  Everything that happens takes place between two different events that have been shown in the Hobbit and in the Lord of the Rings. The player takes the role of Talion who is the ranger having the wraith of Celebrimbor (an Elf lord),  with a single purpose in life, i.e.  avenging the death of his loved ones.  He fights against the different forces of Sauron because he finished his entire family including his wife and his son. The map of the game is huge and the player can travel all the locations on a monster, doing parkour, or via Forge Towers that teleport you to your destination in almost no time. Though the main hero is mortally dead, but the wraith of the Elf Lord keeps him alive giving him some super abilities so that he can seek his revenge on the enemies.

Apart from the main story missions that basically focuses on the revenge quests,  there are a lot of side missions as well that a character that most of us already know about, Gollum.  These additional quests help you to gain new abilities to your dagger sword and bow.  You are also awarded the experience points on completing this side quest that you can use to unlock a lot of new abilities as well as skills.  There is also in-game currency known as “ Mirian” that can be used to improve the character’s health and also to open new slots so that you can carry more items in your bag.

One can attack the enemies via melee, stealth or ranged combats. There are specific missions that offer you some bonus points if you complete them in stealth mode and vice versa. The combat mechanism of the game is really impressive allowing the player to make use of special focus based attacks as well. For example, you can slow down the time while you are aiming using a bow, and can even turn an enemy into an ally. The counter, as well as dodge attacks, are impressive too.

The game is more of an action-packed and you would love it if you already are a Lord of the Rings fan like us.

#4. Gothic II

Gothic II is an old game and the sequel to the Gothic video game that comes from Piranha Bytes and was released long back in 2002 in Germany and later in 2003 in North America. The Gothic II is an action-adventure RPG game that starts where its predecessor left off. It possesses some of the characters that we found on Gothic I, but a lot of new places have been added for the players to explore.

You might have some bad thoughts looking at the graphics of the game, but do not get fooled by them. It is one of the deepest game that we have seen till date, just like the Witcher III. There are a lot of decisions to make and too many choices to handle, that directly impact your gameplay and the things happening around you. If you are planning to play Gothic II, keep one thing in mind, no good or bad deed goes unnoticed in the game. And this is what makes it even more fun. It has been more than 15 years since its release, it came long before Witcher 3 was launched, still, it is one of the best open world RPG game to play out there.

#5. Fallout 4

Fallout 4 is one of the best open world RPG game that has been developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks released in November, 2015. Is also won the game of the year award that year. The story of the game begins 10 years after the events we saw in Fallout 3, and around 210 years after the Great War that caused nuclear destruction across the United States.

The players take up the role of the “Sole Survivor”, in the city of Boston, in the Massachusetts region, where he wakes up from a long-term cryogenic sleep. After witnessing the murder of his wife and kidnapping of his son, the Sole Survivor sets out on a journey to find his lost son. On the way, you need to complete various quests, gain experience points by helping the factions etc. that help in enhancing his abilities. There is an interesting crafting system that allows you to craft new explosives, drugs, weapons, and armor for his benefit.

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In addition to that, the player can roam anywhere in the entire map, engage and leave any conversation with other non-playable characters at any point and could even fast travel to any location. There are about 50 base guns that could be crafted with more than 700 modifications that could be made to them. You can also have a companion with you that is going to assist and follow you all the time. If you do anything that he or she doesn’t like, they have an option to leave your company or attack you. This shows the highly dynamic nature of the game which we really loved. The game does require a bit of patience and hundreds of hours to complete, but if you really love adventure RPG games, Fallout 4 is the one that you should definitely give a shot.

 

Top 10 Best Games like PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds)

After the Steam early access in March,  the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds game has emerged as one of the most popular as well as the most successful game among all the other online multiplayer fighting games. The concept of PlayerUnknown’s  battlegrounds or as many of you might know is the battle Royal Concept which is not new and is the last man standing style online survival shooter game.

After the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, there were many similar games released which are not only fun to play but also really entertaining to watch as well. There are a lot of people all around the globe who love to watch these games as well as different players on various online game streaming services like YouTube and Twitch.  However, not all  PUNG games are interesting, but few of them really offer a high amount of drama and skill, that makes watching them and another person playing them fun to watch. But, if you are not watching the correct person, you will find a lot of players hassling their teammates, shouting in frustration, complaining about their luck while they lose the game.

But if you pick the right stream, you will find a lot to learn about how to play and win the game.  There are many good players that can demonstrate you various tricks and skill sets by which you can improve yourself at games similar to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.  There are so many PUBG games out there that it is very tough to find the best one to stream or play. In order to solve this problem of yours, we have consolidated a list of top 10 games similar to PUBG which are definitely worth playing for all PUBG game lovers.

ARMA 2 Dayz: Battle Royale

ARMA 2 DayZ’s Battle Royale mod was the main game that started everything. It was the first game to offer the online multiplayer shooting to the gamers and raised around 11 million dollars in the first week only. Till now they have sold over 1 million copies of the game maintaining their position as one of the most watched game on Twitch, giving a tough competition to League of Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.

PlayerUnknown’s Battleground is a large-scale, online competitive survival multiplayer game in which more than a hundred players are dropped from the airplane on an island. As soon as the player touches the ground, they need to get hold of any weapon they can find from various buildings like military bases, abandoned towns, and factories. Now is the time to battle. One cannot just sit and wait for other players to finish each other as the size of the battlefield reduces at a very high rate. The game reaches to a highly dense Shootout among the leftover players as the game progresses towards the end. When the game finishes, the last player left alive or the last team that survives wins.

The gameplay of Arma 2 Dayz is similar to that of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds where participants are pooled in to fight among each other. If you are not able to find a weapon in the first few minutes of the game, it might be an end for you. There is a deadly force field that keeps on shrinking forcing the players towards the center of the arena so that the players do not stick at a single spot on the map.

One thing we did not like about this game was, it lacks and ultimate goal. This is the reason why sometimes the game can become really very slow as well as boring. They are many flaws in the game but all those are taken care of in the advanced version of this game, popularly known as PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. There are a lot of PUBG items available in the game that will help you to last much longer during a combat and fight against your opponents with more efficiency.

ARMA 2 Dayz: Battle Royale is really good if we consider it as a basic starting online multiplayer Shooter. If you like this game and are looking for a more polished version of it, we would like to recommend you to go for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

Fortnite Battle Royale comes from “Epic Games”, and is a spin-off to the popular title, Fortnite. It is a standalone game that is based on the PlayerUnknown’s battlegrounds gameplay and it falls in the “ Battle Royale” genre that makes it really popular among the gamers.

When you start playing the game, you will find it more or less similar to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds gameplay. It offers the player the same third person perspective, an almost similar interface of the map as well as the same concept where the playable area keeps on shrinking with time. Based on the Unreal engine, Fortnite Battle Royale features are cartoonist art style graphics which are really unnerving.

The early access version of the game offers only the Battle Royale mode, while the rest of the game modes will be added under “free to play” sometime later in next year. The main motive of the game is to be the last person alive or to be the last thing alive in a bloody match consisting of around hundred players. The battles takes place in a huge sandbox map, with small settlements scattered all over, and different neighborhoods to explore.

The start of the match is marked by a school bus that is equipped with a huge hot air balloon that comes into picture at one end of the map. The players have got a minute in which they need to decide whether they should jump out and begin the match as well as the domination in the dangerous land. If you jump out early, you can get geared up, construct a base, and gather useful resources for a head start before you enter the main battle arena.

Once the match is started, the focus is going to shift on the traffic areas, condensing the entire map in every minute or two. The middle section of the map is where you will find the majority of gunfighters, so now you know where to jump in if you directly want to enter the hotspot and combat atmosphere.

Once you land in the map, you are equipped with an indestructible axe. However, using it for the combat is not a good idea since it has very less damage points and will force you to have close one on one combat. With the pickaxe, the player needs to get the construction materials by cutting down walls, buildings, trees etc. Try to get you some material for you as well as a team and for building a fortress or a Bridge, whatever is beneficial for you in the battle. Since the player has an option to build a lot of different traps, walls etc. around them, the game ads the strategy element to the online Gaming mode very well.

It won’t take long when you will come across across weapons and ammo. You can get from shotguns to pistols, revolvers, sniper rifles, SMGs, assault Rifles, rocket launchers etc. scattered all over the map. There are medikits, potions, and bandages all over the map that will help you to recover your health meter when you are injured. The bandages will only recover a very small portion of your health bar while if you come across and medikit, you will get your full health recovered.

Various weapons as well as ammo is available all over the map, but bandages and health tips or something that you might get only by luck. Constructing buildings over bridges while you are in the middle of the battle is something that could help your squad towards victory. you can make use of different materials in the environment like brick, wood metal etc. to prepare traps and to lure your enemies to their death.

Not only that, the game starts with its full capacity and with the full map, but as the time goes on, the radius of the Battleground keeps on shrinking. if you are found outside this ring, you will start losing your health every second.

All in all, it is one of the best online strategy Shooter game with a lot of exciting and interesting elements in it. The best part is the interactive surrounding and map with so many online players to fight against. The strategies work really well, and teamwork seriously pays off, taking you as well as your team to victory.

H1Z1 Initially was lost as a standalone game. But they Came up with a “ Battle Royale” mode adding a lot more players to the game. The Battle Royale multiplayer mode was such a hit that the developers decided to split the game into two separate games. One H1Z1: Just Survive and H1Z1: King of the Kill. There were some issues in the game that the gamers reported to the developers in the original title. However, these issues have been taken care of in the new King of the Kill.

The visuals and graphics of H1Z1 are not too amazing as well as not too bad. It is not something that will leave you astonished. There is certain portion in the game which is really very detailed while the other look somewhat out of place. You will definitely need a strong computer in order to have visual far distance visibility. If not, you will have to compromise with short vision only. So, players here with good machines definitely have an upper hand. The map is big to and could support more than 100 players easily.

Starting the game is a bit confusing since the players are not giving proper instructions to what to do in the game. You Will learn each and everything slowly and as you gain more and more experience in the game. The main menu is kind of confusing, and if you are playing H1Z1 for the first time you will be running here and there in the endless field for about 10 minutes before you come to a house that contains nothing because it has already been looted of all the supplies and resources. This is why players with a bit of experience will have an upper hand over the newbies. But once you learn all these tricks, the competition and PVP play is really very interesting as well as fun.

There are three game modes that the game features, a Solo play, a 2-team play, and a 5-team play. Also the player needs to be in the top 3 rank in the solo mode if they wish to win the rewards. These rewards are going to help the player get new skins. But this is only for those who cannot spend real money in order to purchase chests and keys.

The best element of the game is the extreme fun and uncountable number of scenarios that you can create while fighting with other online players. You and your friends can form a team and then take out the enemies forming a good strategy. More will be the number of players, funnier the game gets.

ARK Survival Evolved

Most of us wanted to live in the Jurassic Park along with the dinosaurs when we were kids. The game we are talking about, i.e. ARK Survival Evolved takes care of all your Jurassic Park desires as ARK Survival Evolved game is set in the same era.
The first few moments when the player enters the game are really breathtaking and you will find yourself almost nude lying on a beach without any clue. You might also see or come across the extinct Dinosaurs and exotic animals all around you. There are all kind of prehistoric creatures including brontosaurus, pteranodon etc.

There are many things to discuss about the game and clearly, the graphics are not one of them. Yes, we were pretty sure and we knew that the game possesses a lot of glitches in the graphics of the game. the enormous map consists of more than 100 types of animal and dinosaur species and different type of terrains as well. there are Slams jungles beaches volcanoes Lava pit mountains snow mountains deep oceans and a lot more. Obviously, putting everything in one single map is not an easy task, so we can do with some glitches.

You should not fall for the cover of the game where you can see a girl riding a T-Rex holding an assault rifle in her hand. The game is very different than what is shown on the cover image. ARK: Survival Evolved is basically a survival game and it is not at all easy to ride a dinosaur so comfortably around the world in this game. In order to reach that level, there’s a huge learning curve that the players need to cover in order to get comfortable with all the features of the game.

As we told you before, the game starts with you lying on the beach and feeling cold. Nothing else is told, but if you have played any survival games before, you must know that you need to get up and start collecting the resources in order to get warm and feed your stomach. Building a shelter, getting clothes and other resources comes later. You also need to be aware of your surrounding as you may get eaten up by a dinosaur that might appear from nowhere.

There is no general tutorial to help the player to get accustomed to various elements of the game. Engrams are the only helpful thing that you get in the game as it tells you what all things are required for building new items. They are also ordered in such a way that the game tells you what things or items you should be carrying with yourself in the game. Once you start collecting the resources, you can use them for smart gaining levels to increase your stats, you will understand how much time commitment this game requires from you. as you level up your stats are increase debate, but there is no description or tutorial for what these steps are and which one do you need to focus on as you progress in the ARK Survival Evolved.

One big problem with this game is that, it takes a lot of time in performing certain task. For example, you mettle is going to take a lot of time to smelt, you will have to wait for a long time if you want to tame a T-rex, and lot of time to gather the resources before you can begin constructing anything.

Playing the game solomo could be really boring, however, things are spiced up when you get your friends to join the team as well. together you can take down use dinosaur groups, the Bosses and can even read the other groups present in the game world.

All in all, ARK Survival Evolved is a great game with so many interesting elements to it. There are many glitches and bugs in the game, but if you have a decent machine, these glitches reduce down to comparatively very less figure.

The Culling

The Culling is a standalone Battle Royale game in which 16 players are dropped in a room filled with the poison gas and then it slowly closes in as the game progresses. As soon as these 16 players enter the arena they need to find different supplies weapons and crafts so that they can kill the opponent before they kill you.

The character creation screen that you see at the starting of the game is very limited. There are certain perks that the player can choose in order to increase his damage using bladed weapons, heal faster from the injuries, and actually what kind of weapons you would like to use in the game. After that, you enter the arena containing few buildings and lots of trees. There’s a 25 minute timer that will start as the game starts marking the beginning of killing as well as scavenging. F.U.N.C. is a currency that you earn by killing other players and by looting them that will help you to buy machine that dispenses health, calling in for supplies, and for unlocking crates.

Crafting is very interesting as well as very easy in a game. you just need to pick up any two resources like stone or wood, and just keep on adding more to it to create new and new weapons. When you hold one resource with another the game is going to tell you what the resulting item is going to be, so that the player can choose whether to go with it or not. In the beginning the player gets only 3 slots for keeping the weapon, but once you get hold of a backpack you can add two more items to your inventory.

There is a voice that comes from the background and announces which player has been killed and inform me each and every player when the air drops are inbound. There is a leaderboard panel on the side of the screen where you can see how each and every player is doing and who all are still alive. this prevents you from opening the menu, again and again, to check up the stats.
The Culling Is a cheap game that is available for just $15 on steam. the gameplay is really very interesting and this is the reason why it is so popular on twitch as well as Steam’s best seller.

Rust: Battle Royale

Just like any other game similar to PUBG, Rust: Battle Royale features almost the same conditions and gameplay at a higher level. The player gets hands on all the weapons that the game can provide and also the play area of the game keeps on decreasing in order to guarantee continuous action to the Gamers.

The first thing that you need to take care of in Rust is the decreasing game area. In case you fall out of the area, you player will get killed because of the radiation. Thus in order to stay alive, you should continuously move towards the center of the map is ready for facing any kind of deadly encounters from the opposition.

There are a lot of PVP areas and buildings including the hyperactive ear drops as well as loot crates providing a different kind of deadly weapons and gas to the players. The game mode will keep you updated with what is going on in the map and statistical overlay can inform you about how each and every player has been performing since the beginning of the match.
However, the Rust Battles consists of only 22 players in the beginning out of which the last one surviving wins the match.

Unturned: Arena Mode

Unturned is a very simple and free to play online multiplayer Shooter game that has been developed by a Canadian school student named Nelson Sexton. The game has more than 25 million players as of now and this is because it is a simple gameplay that offers a lot of different features taken from other similar games and presented all in one.

The game is really very brutal, detailed and deep. And why shouldn’t it be, it has been inspired by DayZ and also includes a lot of features from Rust. The unturned game has got a zombie element in it too that you need to avoid if you want to stay safe. In order to survive, you will have to take care of your thirst as well as hunger at the same time saving yourself from other players that might be looking for a chance to kill you. If you are not taking care of yourself, you can fall ill as well.

The player cannot carry everything that he or she finds in his pocket. You might run out of space and will have to choose only the necessary items that you wished to take forward with you. For example, having a fishing rod will take care of your hunger needs, but at the same time you will require a flashlight during the night to stay safe. As a player, you will always have to make a choice with things you want to take along with you and which you will have to leave back.

Coming to the weapons, there is no pinpoint precision system for targeting your enemy making it difficult for the users to hit the target.

The game has a 3D art style graphics that impart a different look to the viewer’s every making a lot more fun to play.
Unturned game might look silly but it is a lot more diverse then it looks. Most of the objects that you will find in your surrounding are destroyable, but the best part of the game is that there are almost no bugs.

The game is available for free on the Steam Store. However, if you pay $4.99 more for the permanent gold upgrade. The Gamers can play this game on their Windows PC, Mac and LINUX platforms via Steam.

ARK: Survival of the Fittest

The initial ARK game was split into two games named ARK: Survival Evolved, the one we talked about earlier in this post, and ARK: survival of the fittest. Now both the games have been merged again to form a single game with the name ARK: survival of the fittest. This was done in order to solve the problem where that developers or modders took the content from the other “ survival evolved” game and then came up with a new content for “ survival of the fittest” using the game development kit. this raised a lot of problems regarding the content licensing.

This game starts in the same way and offers a brutal combat map just similar to other games featuring Battle Royale mode, except for the dinosaurs. The new game now only allows 72 players to land on a huge Island, forcing them to collect the resources forging new weapons and then taming the deadly beasts to kill the opponent and keeping in mind to not to get hunted or getting killed by other players.

The initial Staging area is the place where the players can communicate with their teammates in order to come up with the strategy to take down the opposite team. there is also a” ring of death” that keeps on shrinking so that the players more towards the center and finally face each other in a final showdown. The Last Man Standing is the winner of the match.

Last Man Standing

Last man standing in another Battle Royal shooting game where different players look for gear as well as guns in order to kill other players to become the last person alive when the match ends. I think this much was clear from the name of the game itself. The Battlefield can intake at most 100 players who explore the environment and take out the competition using their strategies as well as skills.

The battle takes place in the wild and each and every player could discover around 30 weapons that include Rifles SMGs and even rocket launchers after you spawn in the map. That can be equipped by a player to enhance your skill set. The players can also add a lot of other items on their guns in order to increase the handling and target etc.

There are some special crates that are dropped periodically and which might contain strong weapons and other items that might be very beneficial for you. However, you need to stay alert while approaching the crate, since many other players might have seen it too, and might be approaching it to get hold of stronger resources. The player can upgrade his level by unlocking the supply creates that might contain one of the total 329 items that might include gun skins, avatar skins etc. There are monthly as well as seasonal tournaments held by the publisher in which the players can take part in order to sharpen up the skills.

Infestation: The New Z

Infestation: the New Z, is a bit different when compared to all other multiplayer online shooters that we have mentioned above. This game is more or less like a zombie survival game where the players need to handle the post-apocalyptic situation, in which the earth is fully infected with The Walking Dead, i.e. Zombies. The plan is to collaborate with other online players to find various items and weapons and killing the zombies in order to survive.

Apart from the main elements, the game also focuses on small requirements of like thirst and hunger, that keeps on increasing with the passage of time. However, in order to quench your thirst and hunger, you can find water as well as food in the supplies. If you’re not paying attention to your hunger or thirst, you will simply die.

The graphics of the game, as well as a game, play a pretty good but there’s one thing that really annoyed us. When the player dies, all the items and weapons that he was carrying are lost. this includes all the items that he had on him including the in-game purchases as well.

There are particular save settlements in the game where are the players can relax as these areas are protected from the Zombie attacks as well as combat. Killing other players on the map will enhance your reputation but that is also affected by the ranking of the dead player and what all he was carrying. There is also some known “Global inventory” which is shared by all the players playing the game and where they can go and shop for more items.
if you want to engage in a player VS player or player versus Zombie fight you need to get out of these safe zones.

Road Redemption PC Game Review

When computers were a bit new and most of us were small,  I remember there was motorcycle racing game that I used to play a lot. If you had played it as well,  you might have got an idea about the game I am talking about. Road Rash,  one of the best racing game of the  90s Was a major part of our childhood. Still didn’t get it, try remembering driving fast through the city road as well as the highway with weapons by your side and beating the hell out of every other racer trying to pass you or whom you are just about to overtake. Well, the game got lost with so many advanced and better games that got released in the following years. Also, other popular PC games like Pac-man and Space Invaders got updated in the future, but Road Rash was lost somewhere in our memory. However, with the latest game named Road Redemption, some of the indie developers have tried to bring back that fun again on your computer screens.

The original Road Rash game was published by none other than EA a long long time ago. We haven’t seen any kind of update from them for over a decade. Road Rash was a very simple motorbike racing game with a bit of twist. This twist was also the best thing about the game, which was: the player could punch and kick and hit other bikers with steel chain and rod, who are racing against you and as the player rode past them. That is all. And the fun in hitting other bikers with different stuff and making them fall off the bike was something that we can’t even explain now.

With Road Redemption, the developers have tried their best to bring the same feel to the gamers and Road Rash lovers with a lot of improvements in the graphics as well as in the gameplay. Road Redemption was in its early access phase since past 18 months after getting kickstarted in the year 2013, but now, it is finally out for everybody.

We took Road Redemption to test and review. The first thing that we noticed was that the fundamentals of the game remain similar as it was in Road Rash. The game has no specific goal and the game should be played only for time pass, fun as well as enjoyment.

You drive through the desert riding the motorcycle on a busy street filled with Cars, other bikes, and your opponents. The other crowd moves normally, but your opponents are going to attack you with knives, iron bars, chains and what not. So, you are actually fighting other motorcyclists trying to kill them at a speed of about 100-120 MPH. You need to act fast before they do if you do not want yourself to be killed by them. There are many riders that get eliminated by getting hit in the face by a swift spade.

The initial Road Rash game had only one mode, however, the Road Redemption has three modes for the players to enjoy. The weapons are powerful than before with amazing crash and murder physics and face action.

One good addition to the game is the smart AI opponents. Road Rash was simple and did not include smart opponents, but the new remake is a lot more violent and features a bit of roguelitey.

There are different missions to complete they vary from stage to stage and are very random. The players get a typical racing mode where you just need to bash as many opponents as you can to rank high in the end. There are other modes too where the player needs to survive for a minimum amount of time or where the player needs to beat a given number of opponents to pass. The difficulty of the game also increases as one crosses the stage.
Also, when you move from one stage to another, you get a chance to spend the cash that you have earned playing different stages to upgrade your health, weapons, bike nitro etc. In the beginning, the player starts the game with simple weapons like clubs etc. However, you will need stronger weapons to take care of opponents in the difficult stages. One can even take off the heads of the opponent using a machete, or use a spiked bat to bash their heads off.

A lot of focus has been given to the fighting mechanics, even more than racing. There are many overpasses as well as shortcuts that could give you a leap ahead, but at the same time, they are really very risky. The players will require a bit of practice to figure out when to use the nitro when to drift so that you do not lose your speed etc. Players can even interact with other vehicles on the road to take down the opponents. For example, putting a detonator or a pipe bomb behind you so that the competitor behind you cant escape it. However, you will need perfect timing as well as a lot of practice to pull out this trick.

Every time you finish a race, you get some experience points which can be used to upgrade the on-road experience of the game.This experience could be used to enhance your abilities in the next playthrough and also to buy new items like weapons, bikes, and characters.

It is overall a good game that will give you the feel of old road rash which we used to play in the 90’s. I definitely recommend this game to all those who have loved the old Bike fighting – racing game. There are certain bugs, of course since the game is still in its initial stages but it is definitely a good upgrade to the original Road Rash game.

Top 10 Best Co-Op Games of 2017

If you look from our point of view, there are two different types of games available in the market. One, which are personal, can be played by one person and depends on the story which has already been programmed in the disk. The other type is a bit more entertaining. There are games which can be played with other players online or via multiplayer. We prefer the later type because while playing with other players, you can never predict the game. Each player plays a different type of game when every time whenever they hold the remote. And one bad thing about such games is that they are really very addictive once you start playing them. And it’s not a joke, and I am not saying it just like that, I’ve actually seen people sacrificing their entire social lives over online multiplayer games such as DOTA.

Sharing gameplay with other players is a completely different feeling, however, these type of games are also not like by everyone, for obvious reasons.

Another plus point of Co-op games is that you do not need your partner around you all the time to play Co-Op games. He can connect with you online and play with you from any part of the world.

Online Co-Op games not include a lot of major titles as well as genres in gaming. There are suer FPS shooters like Call of Duty, where various people can join teams to play against each other online. It is similar to Counter Strike, but this one has thousand times better graphics and gameplay than that. There are racing games and obviously, Sports games. Popular games like EA Sports FIFA 18 allow you to play with other players from various parts of the world and even form your own customized teams to play online. Co-op games like Portal 2 and Overcooked require efforts from both the player to achieve the final goal, which is impossible to finish otherwise.

Well, we are not here to talk about features of Co-Op games but to tell you the best ones we have seen to date. Given below are the top 10 Co-Op games list which, according to us are the best Co-Op games of all time. The games are not specific to any console, and the ranking is purely based on the graphics, gameplay and other similar aspects of the game.

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer is a strategy game which is turn-based and depends upon real-time tactics. The game has been developed by Creative Assemble, published by Sega and was released on various platforms including Windows, MacOS, Steam and Linux. Warhammer is a fantasy game which portrays Total War series along with the factions coming from Games’s Workshops Fantasy series of the same name. Not only that, it is the 10 installment of the series as well as the first tile to the Total War: Warhammer trilogy.

The game is the battle between two armies. The previous games were based on the real historical environments, but the latest version includes the environment as well as heroes from the Warhammer universe. The heroes include various living forms like mages, warriors, heroes, and monsters. The heroes and monsters can be controlled by the player or by the computer.

The story begins with Karl Franz, who is the new Emperor of the entire Empire. Things turn bad when a civil war breaks out on different parts of the empire. The main task is to retain the rule and suppress the disturbances occurring due to other realms, and finally bring peace in your Old World.

There are various Dwarfs which challenge the already existing peace by challenging the  Greenskins, the Vampires who wish to seize the throne by marching the army of the dead against the emperor.

As a player, you get four option to play as in the beginning of the game. You can either be an Empire (human), Dwarf, a Vampire (undead) or Greenskin (includes Orcs and Goblins).  There is another faction named Chaos, but that is only available to players who have pre-ordered the game or have purchased it in the first week. The Chaos is made up of evil humans as well as monsters.

There is not much difference in the map, and it is same as we saw in Total War: Attila. However, one big difference is the graphical climate and the terrain which changes when the player moves from one point to another point of the map.  If you are starting a campaign, you span from the Chaos waste present in the badlands infested with a lot of Greenskins.

 

You will also find a lot of difference when compared to the previous Total War games and the player can take part in various battles happening here and there, various players taking part as various individuals etc. The various character which possesses magical powers can change the whole course of the battle as well because of their better and much powerful abilities when compared to mortal humans and other creatures.

Warframe

Warframe is a third person shooter video game which has been developed by Digital Extremes for Xbox One, Ps4 consoles as well as for Windows operating system. The game is about the Tenno members who have been woken up after centuries from cryosleep. And after they woke up, they find themselves in the middle of a war.

In the game, you take control of one of the members of Tenno group. Following the main missions will bring you in combat with the environment. However, going through “Conclave” you will have to face another player instead. There are missions available all over the planets revolving in the solar system. You will have to travel to Europa, our own moon, Ceres, Pluto etc to complete them.  In order to get Warframes and other important items, you will have to perform various kinds of in-game activities, completing which you will receive quest or mission rewards. A player can have many types of Warframes in his or her inventory, but can only equip on at a time. In addition to that, different Warframes are made available every 4-5 month. Each and every Warframe carries 4 set of abilities which could be used during co-op play to cast damage on the enemies and to protect your allies as well. In case you do not like your Warframe, one can even modify the Warframes to adapt to match the different situations. So, if you wish to play stealth or defensive, you will have to modify few of the abilities to achieve that.

Each and every player have three weapons with him. Here is a primary, one secondary and a weapon to use for melee attacks. All of these weapons can be upgraded with the help of mods that are available. One can even join the Tennos on their mission possessing their powers. Increasing the level of abilities and weapon increase their attributes as well.

For third person experience, the camera has been positioned over the player’s shoulder or head. You also will have to combine the jump, roll, sprint and other techniques to progress through the levels. The parkour techniques make the game even more interesting and fun to play. Each and every level in the game have a different layout and the maps of these levels are generated procedurally. There will be many times when players need to solve puzzles in order to proceed in the game. If even one of the Tenno players’ faints, other Tenno can revive it. But no one revives itself if all are Tennos are already down.

There is also no limit to the modifications you can make to the game equipment since new Warframes, items and other blueprints are available in the market and could easily be purchased using Credits or micro-transactions.

Rainbow Six Siege

We are not much impressed by the gameplay looking from FPS point of view since the multiplayer mode offers the player very limited amount of shooting. However, playing with the guns still is the main attraction of the game but you can’t explore much of it in Rainbow Six Seige. Most of the time the player spends is strategizing the game along with his or her teammates, laying out a lot of different traps for the enemies and with limited chaos fights and battles.

There is no concept of re-spawning, health regeneration or something like that. Also, there are only 5 players per team which make each and every life even more important. You also need to be careful while going in and could use the drivable drone to enter first and scout instead, while you can coordinate with other team members to how to handle the situation.

The game differs from other online multiplayer games, as it encourages each and every player to prefer tactics over just bursting in and starting the combat. With Rainbox Six Siege, the developers have tried to fill in the gap that is present in most of the FPS games that we play today. This is actually a set of never ending puzzles that you need to solve by making strategies with your mates.

As a player, you can jump from a rooftop of a building, crash in from any window, bomb the entire room and what not. If you want to play mind games, you can do it as well. Detonating a false explosive or shooting for cover could distract the enemy team so that you can play along with your strategy. Needless to say, all this gameplay is available in the best graphics so that the players can come up with better strategies also by interacting with the environment.

The only negative point about this game is that there is no Campaign mode available and we would have loved to see that come as a part of the game. However, they have tried to compensate it with the help of PvP mode which offers the players a lot of options to them engaged for a lonf time. The are more than 12 maps that you get along with variable timings of the day, weapons, variable locations creating hundreds of permutations you can get. There are in total 11 situations, all with three difficulty levels to chose from. Another good thing about the game is that the players will find each and every level focusing on various objectives and scenarios. The game is an always –online game, so you need to connected to internet all the time while playing it with other players online. It looks like the gme has not been made to attract new players, but to offer a better gaming experience to their already created player and fan base.

Portal 2

If you have played Portal game in the past, we can bet that you can’t remain away from the next game of the series. Portal 2 is as exciting as Portal one, and also gives you all the answers that you might be asking at the end of the previous game like Hod di all this situation come to pass? Or what is going to happen now?

However, we were surprised to see that the developers have not adapted the concept of the previous game. As the player progress through the game, you will find the single player game merging with the co-op campaign. All that happens in the confusing but beautiful Scientific world where AI’s are speaking something and there are dialogues coming from disembodied voices. The world is a perfect combination of scientific mechanics and strategy building environment making it one of the best puzzle solving co-op multiplayer available right now.

The game starts in a single player campaign mode where you are stuck in the same place where you left of in Portal One. While trying to escape, you meet a mechanical AI robot with small hands and camera lens who accompanies you through your journey and is also the only source of entertainment you have along with your. And trust us, the robot is quite funny sometimes. Soon after that, you also get a portal gun which makes you capable of creating Portals on walls as well as ceiling where you can enter in one, and can come out of other. Well, you need not worry about that now since the game will teach you all the basic things you need to know before beginning the original missions.

Talking about the graphics of the game, Aperture Science is way better in this when compared to its predecessor. As the game become more and more challenging, you will see that better graphics has somewhat enhanced the complexity of the puzzles a bit. It is very interesting to explore such areas and find out what’s in there.

Later in the game, you also get to see new characters as well as your AI companion also evolves into a better one. There are a lot of new tools on the way which you need to use in order to solve the puzzles. So, you need to be aware of your surroundings all the time and also a careful study of the environment, using it for your benefit. Some tricky situations might hold you for some time, but that is what is interesting about puzzle games, they play with your mind.

You can play the co-op campaign with your friends by your side or online. However, the online corporative campaign is way shorter than the single player campaign mode. You can easily enjoy the game for 12-16 gameplay hours. After playing the game, you will feel that this new Portal is completely different from the previous one and its predecessor, Portal One was just a build-up for the adventures that were planned for Portal 2.

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection in reality is a huge game which packs in a lot of content for the users. In total the players get a couple of RPG shooter titles along with a dozen of 12 character that could be taken up by the players. You also get a hundreds of hours of gameplay with main missions as well as the side missions.

Nothing much to talk about the game graphics, as they are simply awesome. The 1080 resolution output brings up the amazing texture and lighting what are special feature of this game. Another good thing about Borderlands is that if offers a humor element in the modern gaming. Well, its not necessary, but it play along good with the Co-operative mode.

We know that this is a pack which contains both the games i.e. Borderlands: 2 as well as Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel.

If we compare the game with other online Co-op game available out there, Borderlands is a way better shooter game, with a good mixture of skill progression and gear usability. There is a special zany skill tree, that makes the simulation and gameplay of a new player really fund to play even after you have invested hundreds of hours in it. This tress also makes the player play different type of strange playstyle, only if you wish to have a huge ability or power in return.

Talking about the second game, it is way inconsistent when compared to the previous version. However, if you are playing multiplayer, you will have to split your screen in order to play together. There is this drawback, other wise we definitely love the way things have set up which wont let you get bored even after you have played the game over and over for hours.

All in all we would like to say that the package is a complete treat for players wo love Co-op games. In case you are planning to but the the game, we would recommend you to buy the package instead, since, the package downloads the content downloads the DLC from both the games.

Gears of War 4

We really thought that the developers wont be able to continue after the last installment to the Gears of War game Gears of War: Judgement. The game didn’t perform well in the market as well, but as we were about to lose all hopes in the game, Gears of War: 4 changed the way we have been playing it all along. The new version of the game features superb battle sequences, hint of humor and a superb Co-op mode to play with your friends.

One of the best thing about Gear of War games is that one can blast their enemies badly using heavy weapons and machinery.

You might find the new Gears of War 4 a reboot of the previous games. However, there is a very little change in that because this game basically is made one and one purpose only, i.e. kill and kill. The story of the game starts with a character named Marcus Fenix. Marcus is a patrogonist coming from the previous games and who is also held captive by the enemies. It is good to see that the developers have upgraded the monster hunters that include Marcus’s son J.D., Del walker and Kait Diaz.  All the players play the game and enter the combat in full on confidence. This is something you will sense from their talks.

The third person shooter view makes the game familiar if you have played the previous versions of the series as well. The battling sequences are not much exhilarating and you won’t find yourself tired after getting into one or after completing one.

The parkour techniques and the covering have been improved in the latest installment of Gears of War and is way more fluid as well as intuitive than it was in the old game. However, there is time when the players need to come up with a strategy to accomplish a particular mission, as well. The shootouts are really very intense and will give you a high definition experience of the environment leaving you breathless in the end.

We found the game way more interesting and fun in the co-op mode. There are some new multiplayer modes added as well like Arms Race, Escalation and Dodgeball. All these modes offer a different type of gameplay to the online users offering an interesting twist to the PvP co-op action. Gears of War 4 has been the best game of the franchise till now, and if you have already played and loved the previous games, you should definitely give this game a shot.

The Division

The Division is a beautiful game to play. There are endless missions to play along with the side missions and the MMO feature spices up the game even more. However, there is not much difference in the gameplay that we have seen in the previous installments of the game, and the major improvement is basically seen in the graphics and game development. So, if you have already hated the franchise, there is no new reason to play it until and unless you wish to ty the online co-op mode. But for the game lovers, The Divison is a treat.

Some of you might know about this game, and if yes,  you would agree that this game is really crazy.  We are talking about the Overcooked game that was published by Team 17, developed by Ghost Town games and was released in August 2016 for Xbox one PC and PlayStation 4.

Overcooked

Overcooked is a very simple game and that is the thing that most of the players actually like about it.  Possessing very easy controls an excellent approach, the game offers you really amazing experience when played with family or friends.

You play the role of a cook in the game, and along with 3 other cooks, you need to fulfill the orders coming in quickly as well as correctly as possible.  At the same time, you also need to take care to not to get into other cook’s way and also not torching your restaurant on fire. There are times when your restaurant can catch fire, but you get a fire extinguisher to take care of such situations.

The game is not as easy as it might sound.  Let us give you an example.  Let’s say you want to make a hamburger. For that, you will require a patty, a lettuce, a tomato, and a bun. Looks easy but it is not. In order to set up the dish, you will need a clean plate.  To get a clean plate you will have to scrub it and some other cook needs to prepare the meat.  You also need to keep in mind the time for which you should heat the meat, otherwise, it will burn if you leave it on the burner for a long period of time. By the time the meat is getting cooked you also need to cut the vegetables and prepare other things as well.

Completing all the tasks at super speed and that too in a very small space without hindering each other’s work requires really good skill.  Deliver a good burger or other dishes for extra points and then move on to the next order that you will find already in queue and be expiring fast.  The difficulty of the game increases as the player crosses each level.

The game might frustrate you at times but you need to keep your mind calm and work according to a plan. And with cold mind and giving proper directions to your team, you can fulfill each order within time and also in the best way possible.  Each and every level has its own strategy that the player needs to discover and work accordingly.

The players have an option to play the game alone as well as with other friends, but one thing that we didn’t like about Overcooked is that Overcooked does not have any online multiplayer support.  You will have to call over your friends or family to play along with you as second third or fourth player in the game.  The absence of online multiplayer does cause some pain but that does not change the fact that Overcooked is one of the best co-op multiplayer game that we have seen in the recent time. It is simple fun, exciting game that should get your attention if you really love playing co-op multiplayer games.

Left 4 Dead 2

Left 4 dead was a really entertaining game that was released back in 2008. Just a year later the developers of Left 4 Dead came up with the next version of the game, i.e.  Left 4 Dead 2, which resembled its predecessor in terms of concept.  In left for Dead 2 the players need to make the way through the infected dead zombies with the help of other players fighting against the powerful living dead alongside you, and at the sametime executing the intrepid survivors.  One of the biggest problems with Left 4 Dead was that it had very limited content to play.   However, this problem was resolved in the second installment of the series.

Left for Dead 2 features 5 unique campaign maps that the players can play across in 5 different gaming modes.  When compared to the previous version, maps and modes are a lot more diverse, a lot more exciting as well as a lot more detailed than the predecessor game.  The second game was all in all a big improvement on the original game in each and every aspect.  It featured new items, new weapons, new survivors as well as new enemies. One of the best thing that we found in the original Left 4 Dead was the action sequence, which remains unaltered even in Left 4 Dead 2.  It would be wrong to say that the action is an unaltered, instead, it’s an improvement and a lot more impressive when compared to the first part.

The main feature of Left 4 Dead 2 is this set of 5 campaign maps that take the players through different locations based in the Deep South.  The players can play in the flooded suburbs, catastrophic City Streets, the murky swamplands etc., areas which have been developed using clever designs that hint the direction the players need to take in order to progress in the game.

The developers have added four new survivors to the game.  This new group of survivors is a lot more talkative as well as alive when compared to the first ones.  One of them is Keith who is always going to make you chuckle while on the other hand, Ellis’ stories are really crazy to listen.  There’s a whole new lot of guns as well.  Now you can choose between different shotguns pistols, assault Rifles as well as submachine guns.  All these new guns make the gunplay even more interesting and full of action.  There are many weapons like a cricket bat, a frying pan, a fire Axe, and a crowbar that take the one on one fights with the Zombies to a whole new level. However, in order to use his weapons, you need to go closer to the Zombies which increases the risk factor for your health as well.

giving special focus to the melee weapons, they are a lot more fun to use when compared to normal weapons.  also when you’re using a melee weapon, these zombies die in a very entertaining me when you chop off their body parts or blow a hole through them.

The enemy has been enhanced as well in the left 4 Dead 2.  Apart from the normal Zombies,  there are some which possess special powers as well.  For example, there is a jockey that can jump on your head in order to steer you off your course.  After that there is a spitter that sticks out a deadly acid on the ground to block your way.  There is also a charger that directly rams into you in order to take you away from your initial position and throw you on the ground far away.

Left 4 Dead 2 features another special versus mode in which that player can take the role of the survivor as well as the infected.  While you are on the infected side,  you as well as your team of players can plan out an attack to take the survivors out.  So the versus more needs a lot more co-op between the players of the team for carrying out a well-planned attack so that nobody is left alive.

Left 4 Dead 2 is not a new game but still is one of the most popular co-op multiplayer that we have out in the market.  Obviously, it is way better than the initial Left 4 Dead game the new weapons campaign and different moods make it a lot more entertaining as well as engaging for the Gamers.  The best way to enjoy this game is to play it with friends. Players can even integrate it online to play it with other online players.

Borderlands 2

 

Borderlands 2 is really a superb shooting game.  The game has been highly influenced by Diablo, but it’s a different approach to loots over. The player in the game has almost uncountable number of weapons that could be found in the Pandora region.  Discovering these weapons as well as sharing them with your friends is just the little part that we love about this game.

If you are trying to play Borderlands alone, we would not stop you but would like to inform you that it is really a bit boring.  It is a huge as well as long game in which the plan is to travel around to different areas to fetch the quests dealing with a lot of other useless activities.  However, as soon as you switch to the multiplayer mode, Borderlands 2 is one of the best co-op shooting games that you can play right now.  In the multiplayer co-op mode you along with your friends need to take down the mob, which is a lot more heroic task than strategic gameplay.  Not only that, the player has an option to assign the MMO roles to each and every player on the team for playing a tactical game.  Exploring the entire Pandora is time-consuming and a tiring job but full of adventure.  We would recommend you to play the single-player mode only if you love playing adventure games.  But if you are into shooting an online multiplayer gaming, we are sure that you are going to get addicted to its online play.

Nidhogg 2 for PlyStation 4 Game Review

The best thing about Nidhogg was its simple gameplay and players those who have played the first Nidhogg game would understand what we actually mean. The initial game possessed a minimalistic style as well as only two button gameplay that offered the player a wonderful, focused as well as streamline experience. However, things have been changed in Nidhogg 2, where the Messhof developers have tried to offer a lot more things in the multiplayer mode by adding more maps, a whole new art style and a lot of new weapons in the Nidhogg 2 game. Most of these additions are really good and enhance the overall fun and excitement of this excellent multiplayer party video game.

The second part of the game picks its concept from its predecessor, where being the main character you still need to hack slash and stab your opponent and move past their dead bodies on to the next screen. You will see that within some time, that that enemy will respawn in the new screen fighting again and hindering you from reaching your final goal. By the way, the final boss is nothing but a giant hungry worm in Nidhogg 2. The players can swing the sword in 3 different heights, one towards the head, second towards the torso and third below the torso towards the legs. Now you also have an option to throw the sword towards the enemies killing them instantly for long-range attack. However, you need to be really careful while throwing the sword since you are left vulnerable and any enemy can kill you instantly. The same goes when you attack the enemies at wrong height creating various openings for them to counter-attack and harm you.

The second part of the game picks its concept from its predecessor, where being the main character you still need to hack slash and stab your opponent and move past their dead bodies on to the next screen. You will see that within some time, that that enemy will respawn in the new screen fighting again and hindering you from reaching your final goal. By the way, the final boss is nothing but a giant hungry worm in Nidhogg 2. The players can swing the sword in 3 different heights, one towards the head, second towards the torso and third below the torso towards the legs. Now you also have an option to throw the sword towards the enemies killing them instantly for long-range attack. However, you need to be really careful while throwing the sword since you are left vulnerable and any enemy can kill you instantly. The same goes when you attack the enemies at wrong height creating various openings for them to counter-attack and harm you.

This was the basic gameplay that we saw in Nidhogg. In the new game there are some new elements introducing new possibilities to the puzzle game. There are 3 new weapons that have been introduced in Nidhogg 2. They include arrows which can only be fire at the bottom or at the middle direction. These arrows can also be hit back in the opposite direction. The broadsword is no thicker when compared to the previous game and the player can swing it from top to bottom. You can also throw the sword in the middle direction but that will leave you vulnerable as we told you above. But you can use the arrows for long ranged kills that won’t leave you defenseless unlike killing enemies from long range using the sword. There is also a dagger that you get which is smaller in size when compared to other weapons and also possesses a shorter reach but is perfect for quick stabbing.

The addition of new weapons also adds depth to the game like taking out the Dagger from the shear take some seconds. The Game also does not tell you which weapon you will possess in the next respawn. So it may happen that you are left frustrated trying to swipe of a sword again and again but failing because you actually hold a bow or a dagger instead. However, in the tournament mode, you can customize the sequence of weapons to pick the one you wish to respawn with. However, these weapon customisation options are not available in the quick play online multiplayer or arcade mode.

The balance of the game in also been disrupted by the introduction of different types of weapons. Each and every weapon has its own weakness. When you are using the dagger you will feel somewhat powerless since using it is really very tricky and you must possess the speed to really harm the opponent. Things turn even difficult when your opponent is holding a sword in his hand as well. Bow and arrow are good for long range tickling but the only problem with them is that they take too much time to fire. So, if your opponent is quick he can easily beat you with his quick moves while you are still charging the bow and the arrow. Not only that, sometimes the enemies are able to dodge your attacks very easily frustrating you to the limit if you are not able to take down a particular quick enemy.

There have been changes to the art style of the game as well. it looks like that the developers have followed a similar concept of “ bigger is better” while developing the game. The minimalistic element that was really loved in the first Nidhogg game is lost. The lighting and the background are really amazing with great color range allowing a lot more varied locales when compared to the previous game. However, this much variety of colors on the screen makes it really hard for the player too quickly see and grasp what actually is happening on the screen. The developers have also rebuild the maps and added few more to the game. The new maps have all the new locations and they also contain a lot of environmental hindrances like long grass, pits, sliding ice etc. to add up to the level difficulty.

These new additions might not be liked by everyone but they actually are good and offer some competitiveness in the game. The game is successful in creating an environment full of tension and interest for the players.
Every time you swing your sword or the weapon that you are possessing to move forward, it will seem a huge step towards the victory. The controls of the game remain the same as we saw in the first Nidhogg game. With simple controls, players can actually pull off even the toughest plan or strategy with an ease. Also, once you get the strategy that the opponent is using, you can actually respawn again and again before reaching the finishing line in order to win the tournament.

All in all, we actually like the Nidhogg 2 game which offers a lot of new things without adding too many things in the new game. The new weapons can be frustrating at times, but the amazing gameplay covers it up. Nidhogg 2 is really dramatic, amazing, tragic, gross as well as funny with a simple artistic design that you are definitely going to enjoy with your friends.

You can watch the gameplay of Nidhogg 2 in the below video:

 

Last Day of June PlayStation 4 Game Review

We all go through a lot of tragedies in our life. Most of us also wish that what if we had the power to change things what had already happened. What if we had some kind of rewind button so that we can go back in time to change all the wrong things that we have done. However, this is not possible in real life and this is not how the reality works. But the game we are going to review here revolves around the similar concept.  Last day of June is a game that deals with the hope frustration, grief and anger of a lonely and desperate old man. The concept of the game is based on the belief that altering one single event in our past can change the entire course of events that followed and could ultimately save a person from an untimely death.

Carl and June are the main characters of “Last day of June” game that are deeply in love and living happily.  They plan to take out one day from the busy life and go out on an outing to one of their favorite places. After having an amazing day and enjoying each other, while they are returning back to the home their car meets an accident in which June is killed and Carl’s body gets paralyzed below the waist.

Now, years after the event, Carl is still sitting in his chair thinking about the tragedy and trying to relive the time just before June’s death over and over again. He relives this time from the perspective of all the characters that used to stay along with them in their small community.  As a player, you have the power to relive and change the outcome of the story by altering the actions of each and every character.  As you slowly alter the outcomes of each story you also modify the events that happened that day ultimately trying to save June from dying somehow.

Last Day of June has been developed beautifully in an art style manner with superb animation and where grief is palpable. However, there are no words or dialogues in the entire game.  Last Day of June feels so real that you can literally feel the desperation that is inside Carl in yourself. It is possible that some of the players might find the starting of the game and follow up a bit confusing since all the characters just mutter and talk in a slow indecipherable tone and manner.  But once you keep playing it, and in the later part of the game when you are really comfortable with these conversations,  you will be able to easily understand what each and every character tries to convey as well as their emotions.

We would really like to commend the gorgeous art that has been put in this game. the entire game looks like a beautiful color painting,  where unimaginable colors poping out blending with superb pastels and brush strokes.

The concept of the game is pretty interesting however reliving the memories again and again might cause frustration as well as irritation to some of the players.  You just move around and try to complete the quick time events which is not an issue. However doing these things again and again is something that can bug you. You will find yourself pressing the same buttons again and again, moving down the road again and again, completing the entire day again and again just to find out is there any change waiting for you at the end of the day or not. There is a huge possibility that you might see the same things again and again without any change in the outcome.

You enter the game with an emotional mind,  but the repetitiveness reduces the emotional impact of the game.  The first time you will feel a lot about June’s death,  but watching it for the 12th or the 15th time is definitely annoying.  We wish there was an option where one could skip this and find out what happens in the end directly. But the player also needs to find out what he needs to do in order to save June,  and figuring that out is really interesting.

Not only this, the repeating element also affects the course of the event itself because the player needs to go back again and again and redo all the character arcs that he or she might have already completed just sometime back.  We just wish that there was some way to skip these cutscenes and reach the end of the day without re-living every moment of the day back to back.

Another problem that we found in last day of June was the long loading time.  the player needs to wait and stare at the loading screen for around 30 seconds every time they load back into the game and when each day concludes.  This problem is even worse in PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation 4.

But there are some shining moments too.  the side characters are so vignetted that they provide strong richness as well as flavor to the story.  You not only come to know Carl and June, but also the side characters in detail. We really want to give a heads up to the developers for portraying the gravity, unintentional inputs as well as the importance of each and every role so well that they have a direct effect in June’s demise.

Last day of June is a different type of game that might attract a lot of players looking for a different gameplay.  the ability to alter past events in order to change the present condition is something that almost all of us have fantasized but never experienced.  the game somehow gives you a glimpse of the power to reshape the present by changing the past. Also, there are very little games that perfectly portray the struggle between a man’s determinism and free will Very uniquely. If the repetitive thing is something that doesn’t bother you,  the love story of Carl and June Is definitely worth playing.

You can watch the gameplay trailer of Last Day of June below:

Secondary Contain Tips & Tricks in FIFA 18

FIFA 18 is amazing and no doubt it is way better than what we have seen from the company till date. There has been a lot of enhancement including graphics, gameplay, skills and especially defending. Defending in FIFA 18 is not an easy task. You will have to learn a lot of new things like containing the ball (something not many players used in the previous versions), which is together going to help you to defend against highly skilled attackers and opponents. Secondary contain is another thing that has received enhancements and you will need the tips and tricks given below to master it and for more efficient defending in FIFA 18.

In FIFA 17, players were able to secondary contain the targeted player at a certain angle only. The player who used to cover would place himself in between the player with the ball and the goal. But this year, we see the defenders placing themselves and covering the passing lanes. Not only that, the AI defenders are more intelligent when compared to FIFA 17 defenders.

Given below are some secondary contains tips and tricks to follow:

  • One of the best way to defend in FIFA 18 is to use the contain button along with jockey. You can simply rely on the AI to defend and stop the ball for you. You need special skill for defending as well so it is important to use the right button at the right time.
  • Try not to control the defender which is near to the opponent player with the ball. Try to predict his direction and them move your defender to block his way while tackling. Do this while holding the secondary control button and you will see yourself successfully blocking most of the forming attacks effectively.
  • Do not hold down the secondary contain button for long while your marker is on the defender which is near to the ball. Doing this will only make that defender chase the ball until and unless he gets it. You should let go the near player if you wind it chasing and chasing, and then secondary contain using another defender to press the ball and get the opposing player off it. You can even press him to make the ball pass and then intercept it in between.

How to Defend against Dribbling in FIFA 18

Defending has been enhanced to a whole new level in new FIFA 18. It is not easy to dribble past defenders, at the same time, it is also very hard to defend against Dribbling in the new EA Sports football game. Gone are the days when players used to void skill moves, today, almost all the players make use of the right stick and are learning the skill moves creating a lot of problem for players who do not know how to defend against these high-level dribbling and skill set.

Defending in the new FIFA 18 game is pretty hard. In case you are facing difficulty, you can check out our FIFA 18 defending tutorial in order to get a better idea to how to defend against paced players as well as tackles in the new game.

Have a look below to get an idea of the basic tips and tricks that will help you to defend against dribbling in FIFA 18.

Do not simply Dive

We can understand the urge to stop a sprinting opponent attacker by sliding directly into him. The sliding tackles were easy to perform in FIFA 17, however, the case is different in FIFA 18. Do not even think of diving from behind as it will definitely result in a red or yellow card. But if you are sure of the position and direction in which the opponent is moving, you can just directly dive in from the front to disrupt or crunch the skills. If you are not careful, you can end up conceding a foul or a card.

Use Jockey, Contain or Pace Control

The use of pace control or contain was given a lot of importance in FIFA 17. Still, if you do not use contain while playing the match, we would like to recommend you to start using it. When you use pace control while receiving or even while you are moving forward with the ball, your player will have more control over it, turning it in any direction within no time. Containing the ball also gives you some time to see which of your players are free or is taking a run. Not only that, if you use Jockey, all your defenders will place themselves in such position which is perfect for getting the ball back from the attackers. Now the players can even sprint while they are in the jockey position.

Force the Opponent to Pass

If you know that the person playing against to you is good in skilling and dribbling, you do not want him to hold the ball for long. The get ball off the star player, you will have to push him so that he passes the ball to some other teammate, giving you chance to intercept. The might be really good at dribbling, but passing is something that could take them out.

So, these were the basic tips that you can use to defend against skill moves and dribbling in FIFA 18. In case you have other tips and tricks in mind, you can share them with us in the comments below.