PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds aka PUBG paved way for the success of Battle Royale games. There were many before PUBG that never came out of their niche following. However, Battlegrounds’ success finally broke the wall and allowed this genre to flourish. H1Z1, Fortnite, Arma 3, and many others benefited from the overwhelming success of PUBG. There are many other titles that can breathe a new life into themselves by adding a Battle Royale. The level of engagement this mode brings out can be a positive change of redundant games. The following are the games we think will be the best fit for the Battle Royale mode. In fact, some of them can even provide a better and more stable Battle Royale experience than PUBG. Best Picks for Battle Royale Games The Division Battle Royal The Division is an online seamless multiplayer experience. It combines PvP and PVE via its Dark Zone but with amazing attention to detail in its environment, a great cover system, and above average gunplay … [Read more...] about Which Games Should Get a Battle Royale Mode?
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A new Paladins Battle Royale mode has once again followed the leader in the battle royale game type that was popularized by PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. The first-person online hero shooter will be creating a hundred-person battle royale mode, along with releasing a new hero and a new content update this month. This makes Paladins the second multiplayer game that has been copying PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds by adding in a battle royale mode where players must hunt down 100 other players to be the last one standing, gathering loot and trying to avoid getting outside of a steadily shrinking circle. The last one to do it was Fortnite, which was supposed to be a game about building structures to survive hordes of zombies. Fortnite’s battle royale mode has since become much more popular than the original game, to the point that the developers made it so that players could download it for free to play without having to buy the original Fortnite game. Whether the … [Read more...] about Paladins Battle Royale Mode Follows The Leader Once Again
Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube People have long enjoyed killing each other on the internet. A decade or so ago, deathmatches, domination, and capture the flag modes were all the rage, helped along by heavy hitters such as Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Halo 3. But 2017 saw the rise of a genre that diverted the attention of multiplayer devotees everywhere: the battle royale. The concept is intoxicatingly simple, one you must be aware of by now: unarmed players land on a map, scavenging weapons so that they can hold a position inside a shrinking safe zone, all with a view to be the last player standing. Whether you choose to lurk in the shadows or be the person gleefully flushing out hide-and-seekers from their cunning hidey-holes, the freedom this now tried-and-tested formula allows only gets more thrilling with time. Looking to get stuck in? Find out which battle royale game is best for you. Surging to the heady heights of Steam’s concurrent players chart - and … [Read more...] about The battle royale genre will go from strength to strength in 2018
For years, rumors have persisted that Sony is working on PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 2, a sequel to its Super Smash Bros.-like crossover fighting game. The latest rumors have pegged the game for an announcement at the upcoming PlayStation Experience event on December 9th, with a slew of new first- and third-party characters said to make up its roster. Whether PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 2 is announced at the PlayStation Experience or not remains to be seen. However, if such a game is in development, we would like to see these ten new characters added to the roster. 2B (Nier: Automata) Nier: Automata was a surprise hit when it released earlier this year, selling over 2 million copies worldwide and earning widespread critical acclaim. Since launch, Nier: Automata protagonist 2B has received quite a bit of praise herself, thanks to her unique look and intriguing character development. It’s easy to see how 2B’s acrobatic fighting style would … [Read more...] about PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale 2: 10 Characters We Want in the Game
It is impossible to overstate the impact Brendan Greene has had on the PC gaming landscape over the past few years. Not even the mind-boggling sales numbers of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds do his relatively short career in the gaming industry justice. 26 million players in nine months, concurrent player records not so much broken as atomised - but it is not all positive for Greene. New to Battlegrounds? Check out these PUBG tips and tricks to help you get your first chicken dinner. Experiencing such success before your game has even officially released comes with plenty of pressure, and while PUBG retains the limelight for popularising the battle royale genre, copycats are springing up all around it to capitalise on its popularity. We spoke to Brendan Greene, PUBG’s creative director, about the journey to 1.0, copyright protection in videogames, and the future of battle royale. PCGamesN: Last time we spoke you had just released on Early Access, how have things been? … [Read more...] about PUBG’s post-launch future, and how Brendan Greene hopes to stop battle royale clones