A brand new large-scale mode of play for Star Wars: Battlefront 2 has been announced, after being hinted at at EA Play at last year’s E3. The new Battlefront 2 mode, called Capital Supremacy, will pit players against each other trying to capture each side’s different capital ship, and will take place on Geonosis. The game mode is reputedly unlike anything that players have ever done before in Battlefront 2. Players will be placed on a specialized map that was made with the mode in mind, and will have to fight across the map capturing various Command Posts. Capturing command posts will earn you reinforcement points. Once you earn enough points, transport ships will arrive and…transport…you to the enemy ship. From there, the battle will turn from a planetary one into a boarding action as the boarding players attempt to break through the ship’s defenses and destroy vital systems to ensure the ship’s destruction. The mode is somewhat similar to other … [Read more...] about New Battlefront 2 Mode Capital Supremacy Coming, New Large-Scale Mode
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Bendy and the Ink Machine is getting another instalment, according to the developer. The news comes via Twitter, with @themeatly saying that they’re “more excited than ever before to dive back into the inky abyss.” Bendy and the Ink Machine released in chapters back in 2017, with the launch of a Complete Edition in 2018. This week is the second anniversary of the game. From the tweet, it’s not clear if it the new title will be a prequel, a sequel, or how it will fit into the universe, but it will be a “large scale Bendy game.” No further details were shared, and it seems to be very early days for the project. … [Read more...] about Bendy and the Ink Machine dev has another “large scale Bendy game” in the works
Barren wastelands. Decrepit and abandoned towns. Desolate landscapes ravaged by time and trauma. Recognisable landmarks slowly but surely reclaimed by nature after our demise. Games have consistently embraced the post-apocalyptic setting. It invites excitement, apprehension and a deep curiosity, and plays on the thought-provoking hypothetical, the 'what if?'. And when these post-apocalyptic environments and landscapes are incredibly detailed, they can result in great efficacy and power. Of course, all games use artistic license to a degree to ensure their pacing, setting and characters are primed for our experience and, as a result we give them a healthy amount of leeway when it comes to their landscapes. But just how much artistic license is an interesting area to investigate. Have the developers ruthlessly stuck to an accepted setting or set of circumstances? Or have they created their own unique setting from scratch? Or, have they landed somewhere in the middle? Overall, how … [Read more...] about How realistic are the post-apocalyptic landscapes of video games?
Esports betting is a huge thing in this day and age. It’s a relatively new form of betting that started off slow but has gained huge traction over the last few years. Its growth has been so tremendous that it is estimated to be worth around $30 billion by 2020. This is a large number, particularly when you consider that esports, to some extent are still under the radar. The fanbase of these kinds of sports is massive but nowhere close to as big as the fanbases of conventional sports like football, soccer and basketball. Most people do not have a clue what esports are all about and you could say the same about betting on them. So, what are esports and how does betting on them work? We are going to take a look at the ins and outs of this topic in this comprehensive read. All About eSports Esports, the short form for electronic sports simply refers to competitive video gaming. That is basically individuals playing video games against each other. This is, of course, nothing new, as … [Read more...] about Understanding The In And Outs Of Esports Betting
WHY I LOVE In Why I Love, PC Gamer writers pick an aspect of PC gaming that they love and write about why it's brilliant. Today, Andy revisits the least secure high security lockup in games. Arkham Asylum regularly features in Batman stories, usually because The Joker or some other supervillain has escaped from it. Here, though, the asylum is the star, fleshed out as a setting like it never has been before. Later Arkham games took Batman to Gotham City, dramatically increasing their size and scope in the process. But there’s something compelling about how Asylum focuses on one hyperdetailed setting, giving it a rich sense of history and of place through some of the finest worldbuilding you can find on PC. Where I grew up there was a stretch of woodland behind my house. Far in the distance, poking out of the trees, I could see two immense black spires. These belonged to a psychiatric hospital built in the 1800s, around which rumours of escape and murder would swirl. All … [Read more...] about Why I love the focused structure of Batman: Arkham Asylum