Slated for release in March 2017, Mass Effect Andromeda has been showed off little by little with a few videos here and there. The various races are looking for a new land in the Andromeda galaxy. But to get there, they need some 600 years and four arks that will embark some one hundred individuals each representing one of the races (humans, Galarians, Asaris and Turians). The purpose is to establish a permanent presence on Andromeda and to create a viable access route between the Milky Way and this new galaxy. The project is an ambitious one and the player will be a rather unexperienced [...]
Blizzard's MOBA sees its collection of heroes increase with the arrival of two new characters, and not just anyone as we are talking about Varian Wrynn, former king of Stormwind who joins the Nexus after leaving a lasting mark in the mind of World of Warcraft players with his heroic act and disappearance to save the alliance of the Horde on the broken shores in Legion. As for the second character, they are one of the major MMO antagonists: Ragnaros, the Firelord. He too joined Nexus with the specificity that he can become very big to resemble what he was in the raid in the Molten Core. [...]
Like every year, the Irvine CA studio opens the doors on its convention: Blizzcon. This tenth edition is one with a special flavour as Blizzard celebrates its 25th year and the 20th anniversary of the launch of one of its most famous franchises, Diablo. For the occasion, a special conference was held for each of these events showing a retrospective look at the company and how its hack’n’slash has evolved. This was also the opportunity for some major announcements on the other franchises like Overwatch, World of Warcraft and Hearthstone.
With three months to go to the release of the Star Wars: Rogue One movie that features the famous X-Wing squadron seeking out the design schematics for the Death Start, EA is preparing to release its new DLC for Star Wars Battlefront. Its name: Death Star, a reference to the Empire's space station able to annihilate a planet thanks to its powerful laser beam. You can play a Rebellion or an Empire character in well-known locations. This lets you fly an X-Wing and take part in the space battle against the Empire's Destroyers or take the controls of a Tie Fighter to pursue the Rebels [...]
In this second chapter you will discover a complex location, the mechanical manor where you will need to overcome the obstacle and traps using the deadly talents of Emily, the heroine who cuts through life with surgical mastery. What for? To eliminate the chief inventor, Kirin Jindosh. Dishonored takes advantage of a new graphic engine called Void Engine which offers more detail, better control over lighting and more realistic artificial intelligence. The new chapter also offers a number of complexity levels to satisfy all kinds of players. To pass the time until release, here is a [...]
In the MMORPG world, keyboard shortcuts are a necessity. Whether to take on a dungeon boss or simply when raising the level of your character, keyboard actions are far more effective than using a mouse pointer. Keyz #300 from The G-Lab. lets you be more reactive especially when creating macros.
A sequel to the original, Titanfall 2 takes you to the planet Typhon where a new war is raging between the Militia and the industrial corporation that over exploits the various planets colonised by man. The Militia has taken the opportunity to improve their Titanfalls, old farming robots modified to fight the corporation, known as IMC. Titanfall is especially well known for its multiplayer gameplay, but this second chapter now includes a solo campaign ensuring a fairly worrisome atmosphere similar to that once encountered in Valve's famous Half-Life. For the occasion the development [...]
Trion Worlds continues to develop content for their Rift MMORPG with the arrival of a new extension called Starfall Prophecy which will arrive this autumn on PC. Adventurers will be able to discover the Ahnket comet and its five new regions so that they can reach level 70. The two factions, the guardians and the Renegades will need to come together to fight the sinister intelligence that guides the comet, to stop it destroying their world. And just like any decent MMO, players move through new dungeons, raids, planetary assaults and other fortress sieges, the hallmark of this franchise. [...]
Now this franchise is taking flight and heading for space. This new episode of Call of Duty will take you to fights on land as well as in space on board warships, fighters or more simply in your space suit. We move away from the usual wars on our old blue planet, but why not? After all it was high time to renew a franchise that was starting to become repetitive year after year. Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare will be landing in these parts next 4th of November. What does not change, it the need for a high performance mouse to find a way through space. Prefer an active role and a very high [...]
Back to the past with the next EA release, Battlefield 1. For the occasion, the developers are proposing WW1 battlefields with trenches and especially period weaponry. This way players can handle pistols and machine guns, semi-automatics, handguns and precision rifles that will please apprentice snipers but there will also be opportunities for hand to hand bayonet fighting. The graphic engine will make the most of the latest graphics cards, especially including the destruction of decors that will make a mess of the player characters. So, demolishing a building with a tank may bury you! [...]
PC gaming calls for a keyboard and mouse in most cases. In role playing games, whether online or not, this is still the optimum combination to get the most from the game. A controller, mostly used on games consoles, cannot equal this combination for precision. Furthermore, to be the most performing, you need to choose the weapons that best suit your way of playing.