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pillars-of-eternity-2-deadfireFinal Major Expansion Pack Launches With Update 4.0, Adds New Quests and Mega Bosses Final Major Expansion Pack Launches With Update 4.0, Adds New Quests and Mega Bosses

Genre-defining RPG developer Obsidian Entertainment, in partnership with indie powerhouse publisher Versus Evil, is today announcing that the final paid expansion, titled “The Forgotten Sanctum” for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is now available. With new quests and an immense dungeon to explore, the Forgotten Sanctum awaits those brave enough to enter.

The latest 4.0 update for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is also available and brings with it a host of new features, like respawning ships on the world map, additional God Challenges, a new sub-class for each class, and two new Mega Bosses for Watchers and their crew to battle against. The Forgotten Sanctum is the third major expansion for the game preceded by the “Beast of Winter” and “Seeker Slayer, Survivor” DLC packs, all of which have added considerable content to the main game since its May launch.

The final paid Deadfire DLC is available now for $9.99 and is also included as part of the Season Pass and in the Obsidian Edition of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.

Features
When a violent tremor shatters the islands of the Deadfire, the greatest wizards in Eora seek out the aid of the Watcher. The archmage Maura has vanished into the depths of a newly opened dungeon located in the Black Isles and threatens to awaken what lies forgotten there. Follow Maura’s trail and determine the fate of one of the Deadfire Archipelago’s most closely-held secrets.

  • Traverse an expansive dungeon built into the flesh of a sleeping god.
  • Encounter the highest-level challenges yet faced by the Watcher and their companions.
  • Scheme with or defy the wills of Eora’s most powerful wizards.
  • Critter Cleaver – Customize the stats and look of in-game pets.

Visit the website: eternity.obsidian.net

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fallout-76Source: PC Gamer

Fallout 76 has gone live on PC, seemingly everywhere in the world. We’ve just logged into servers from the US west coast and the UK, and we’re seeing reports from players around the globe that they’ve been able to start playing as well.

It may not appear that way at first—when launching the game, we were treated to a menu screen saying “We’ll see you for launch day on Wednesday, November 14″, but clicking and waiting a few seconds brings up the ‘Play’ menu, even in parts of the world where it’s still Tuesday.

Looks like Reclamation Day started a little early!

Fallout 76 is not releasing on Steam, at least for now, so like the beta it’ll only be playable via Bethesda’s own launcher. You can download that here by scrolling to the bottom right of the page.

For more game information, visit: www.fallout.com.

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pillars-of-eternity-2-deadfireFirst of Three Major Expansion DLC Packs Planned for 2018 To Launch Alongside Update 2.0

Independent developer Obsidian Entertainment, in partnership with indie powerhouse publisher Versus Evil today revealed the release date for the first major DLC expansion pack, titled “Beast of Winter”, for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. Players will be able to enjoy the expansion pack on August 2nd.

Upon receiving a missive from an isle of worshipers to the god of entropy and disaster, Beast of Winter takes the Watcher and his crew to the southernmost reaches of the Deadfire Archipelago. The Watcher is thought to be the harbinger of the end of all things and worshipers of the god of cold and decay, Rymrgand, have called upon the Watcher to fulfill their destiny. Alongside the Beast of Winter DLC, Obsidian is also releasing the next major update to Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire with their 2.0 patch that will be free to everyone alongside their next free DLC, the “Deck of Many Things” Pack.

Along with a host of bug fixes and balance improvements, update 2.0 brings new challenge modes to Deadfire. These challenges will test player’s mettle in unique and interesting ways to play through the game. The “Deck of Many Things” pack is the largest free DLC to be released yet and has the mysterious merchant ship, The Deck of Many Things, arriving in the Deadfire looking to sell magical items its crew found on its journeys to the East.

The Beast of Winter expansion, update 2.0, and the Deck of Many Things Pack will all be available on August 2nd.

For more information on Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, visit the games official website.

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tom-clancys-the-division-2The Division 2 has been fully unveiled at E3 2018. Set in Washington D.C., the game takes place seven months after a deadly virus was released in New York City and the nation has become a shell of its former glory. While the virus has been contained, its effects are most evident in the devastated streets of the nation’s capital where survivors cling to hope and struggle to rebuild. Enter The Division, a unit of civilian sleeper agents who now must work to stop enemy factions from completely taking over the city – and ultimately, the nation. As a universally-regarded seat of power, if D.C. falls, the nation falls. With civilians helpless and fearing for their lives, players will be the last line of defense in preventing the total collapse of society.

Set in a one-to-one recreation of Washington, D.C., The Division 2 has been shaped by all the lessons the development team learned from listening and collaborating with players since The Division’s launch more than two years ago. As a result, the game has been developed with an endgame-first mentality. For players, this means that from day one, The Division 2′s main campaign will naturally flow into a robust endgame with its own narrative thread and unique challenges.

Progress also continues long after Level 30. Once you reach the level cap, you’ll be able to select a Specialization. Each Specialization, like sharpshooter, demolitionist, or survivalist, comes with its own progression path. These paths introduce new skill mods, talents, and tools, including brand new signature weapons. As you further customize your Agent, you’ll also have access to a wealth of PvP experiences, including a fully revamped Dark Zone experience. Additionally, in a first for the franchise, eight-player raids will make their way to The Division 2. These challenging missions will test the skill, communication, and teamwork of even the most expert Agents.

While there will be tons of content available on day one, The Division 2 is committed to continually offering new content updates. Post-launch, the game will see the inclusion of a year’s worth of story-driven missions, map expansions, and new modes for free.

Players can register for beta access now for a chance to play at http://thedivisiongame.com/beta.

For those who want even more content, an optional premium pass will give you access to one year of exclusive add-ons. The Division 2 will arrive in March 2019 for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

More game information and to view the first four trailers for the game can be found on the official Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 website.

fallout-76Fallout 76 will be an online game only

Bethesda Softworks, a ZeniMax Media company, today announced Fallout 76 will be available November 14, 2018 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, and PC.

Bethesda Game Studios, award-winning creators of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Fallout 4, today revealed Fallout 76, the online prequel where every surviving human is a real person. Work together, or not, to survive. Under the threat of nuclear annihilation, players will experience the largest, most dynamic world ever created in the legendary Fallout universe.

Reclamation Day, 2102. Twenty-five years after the bombs fall, you and your fellow Vault Dwellers—chosen from the nation’s best and brightest – emerge into post-nuclear America. Play solo or join together as you explore, quest, build, and triumph against the wasteland’s greatest threats.

We’ve been asked forever to bring multiplayer to one of our worlds,” said Todd Howard, Game Director at Bethesda Game Studios. “And once we had this idea, we knew it was perfect for Fallout. It’s great to finally share this game and this world with everyone.

Watch the Fallout 76 Official E3 Trailer here.

Be one of the first to emerge into a new and untamed wasteland. Pre-order Fallout 76 and receive access to the Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. (Break-It Early Test Application). The B.E.T.A. will begin first for Xbox One players, followed by other platforms. To learn more about the B.E.T.A., visit fallout.com for more details.

Bethesda also announced the Fallout 76 Power Armor Edition – a premium collector’s edition – available for pre-order now through participating retailers across the globe. In addition to the highly-anticipated game, the Power Armor Edition includes:

  • Full-Scale Wearable T-51 Power Armor Helmet with West Tek Canvas Carrying Bag:

This wearable helmet faithfully replicates the in-game model and comes complete with voice modulator speaker, functioning LED head lamp, and custom V.A.T.S. sound feature.

  • Glow-in-the Dark World Terrain Map:

This physical, fully-colorized 21”x 21” glow-in-the-dark vintage map showcases the six distinct regions of West Virginia complete with irradiated landmarks, towns, and wildlife.

  • 24 Collectible Fallout Figurines:

Crafted from in-game 3D models, these detailed miniatures bring Fallout 76’s Vault Dwellers, Power Armored Soldiers, Creatures, and more to life.

  • Tricentennial Steelbook: Exclusive to the Power Armor Edition, this decorated metal case is the ultimate collectible celebrating America’s 300 years of freedom.
  • Tricentennial Edition Bonus In-Game Items: Commemorate the opening of Vault 76. Be the talk of the town when you emerge from Vault 76 fully prepared and patriotically styled in the new American frontier. Includes Tricentennial power armor customization, weapon customization, patriotic Uncle Sam outfit, and more.
  • Access to Fallout 76 B.E.T.A.: Be one of the first to emerge into a new and untamed wasteland.

The Fallout 76 Power Armor Edition is available now for pre-order and retails for £174.99 (UK). Supplies are extremely limited so players are encouraged to pre-order through their preferred stores today.

For more information, visit: www.fallout.com

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pillars-of-eternity-2-deadfireNew hair styles, beard options, and posture varieties to customize your party

Independent developer Obsidian Entertainment, in partnership with indie powerhouse publisher Versus Evil today announced the launch of its latest free DLC pack for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. The free DLC, titled ‘Beard & Hair’ is the third free DLC pack to grace the game since launch and just one of many which are planned to add more content to Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire over the coming months. The Beard and Hair Pack expands the character customization options with new hair styles, beard choices, and a new personality setting. Whether you are making a brand-new party or giving an existing hero a bold new look, this free DLC expands upon the already impressive array of character customization options found in Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.

In addition to the free DLC, the development team has revealed the contents of the latest update which brings a host of improvements and features to the game including additional custom AI support, ship resupply, balance adjustments and backer fulfillments updates among many more.  Watch the Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Backer Update #49 – Patch 1.1 Trailer, featuring Pillars II Design Director, Josh Sawyer. Josh fills us in on the new features and improvements included in the latest patch.

For more information on Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, visit the games official website.

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fallout-76Source: IGN

Fallout 76 is an upcoming game published by Bethesda Softworks. It was revealed without additional information about platforms, gameplay, release date, and even which specific division of Bethesda Game Studios is working on it, so there’s very little detail to comb through until we find out more at E3.

For now, we’ve compiled all the information about Fallout 76 that’s out there so far, including news, trailers, and rumors. We’ll continue to update as more info rolls in, so if you don’t see what you’re looking for yet, keep checking back!

Fallout 76 was revealed on Wednesday, May 30 with a teaser trailer featuring what appears to be a resident of Vault 76.

Fallout 76 Setting

Until it’s officially confirmed, we won’t know for sure where or when Fallout 76 takes place – we don’t even know for sure what kind of game Fallout 76 is – but there are a few hints in the teaser trailer.

A date on the Pip-Boy in the trailer reads 27 October 2102 – 25 years following the Great War. If this is the year most of the game takes place in, that would place Fallout 76 before Fallout 1, 2, 3, and 4 chronologically.

At the end of the trailer, we see a resident of Vault 76 and decorations for an event called “Reclamation Day.” Vault 76 is one of the 17 known “control” vaults mentioned in Fallout 3 and Fallout 4. It has 500 occupants, according to Vault-Tec info read from a terminal in the Citadel.

The song in the trailer, “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” is an iconic symbol of West Virginia, which could indicate that Fallout 76 is set in the state of West Virginia. However, there are reasons why Fallout 76’s setting could be much broader too, as hinted at by Fallout 3.

Does Fallout 76 Have Online Gameplay?

Rumors that Fallout 76 is an online survival RPG similar to DayZ or Rust began circulating after three anonymous sources described the game to Kotaku.

According to Kotaku’s sources, Fallout 76 will still feature quests and a central story, but with additional “survival-based and multiplayer mechanics.” It will also allegedly feature base-building.

We expect to hear more at E3.

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pillars-of-eternity-2-deadfireObsidian’s Critically Acclaimed RPG Sequel Now Available For Purchase in Digital and Boxed Editions

Obsidian Entertainment, developer of genre-defining role-playing games, in partnership with powerhouse publisher Versus Evil, have announced the launch of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. Role playing fans will rejoice in Obsidian’s continued success in creating a rich and compelling narrative delivered in the grandest of RPGs. Deadfire’s deep progression mechanics, enhanced companion system, tactical combat and new exploration across land and sea, is an upgrade from this multi-award winning RPG studio.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is the first sequel we’ve made to one of our own games. Building on the incredible foundation of the first Pillars of Eternity, we’ve been able to create an even more dynamic world with systems such as our open world approach to the Deadfire,” said Obsidian Entertainment CEO, Feargus Urquhart. “What’s been even more gratifying is the incredible support our community has given us over the years. Without them we would not have been able to create this amazing RPG.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire exemplifies the sheer dedication and passion from the team at Obsidian Entertainment in crafting what will surely be one of the biggest RPG’s in 2018,” said Steve Escalante, Versus Evil’s General Manager, “Today, fans of the studio and the original game will be able to experience all the improvements, additions and upgrades to this classic RPG. We’re very excited to help realize Obsidian’s vision with their release today and look forward to seeing RPG fans around the world explore the Deadfire!

Consumers can now purchase the Standard, Deluxe, and Obsidian Editions through Steam, GOG.com, Obsidian.net, VersusEvil.com, and at their other favorite, digital retailers. The physical Standard and Obsidian Edition of the game, which includes additional in-game content and physical items for gamers to enjoy, is available to buy at major gaming retail stores, published by THQ Nordic, such as Amazon.com, Best Buy, and other retailers around the globe.

For more information on Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire, visit the games official website.

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pillars-of-eternity-2-deadfire3 New DLC Packs Plus Season Pass Details Revealed For The Deadfire Archipelago

Obsidian Entertainment, developer of critically acclaimed role-playing games, in partnership with indie publisher Versus Evil, today announced plans for three exciting, in-depth expansion packs for Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire. The expansion packs will include new quests that will add to the lore of the Deadfire, new areas to discover, new secrets to reveal, and a whole host of new characters to meet and challenges to overcome!

The first downloadable-content pack (DLC), ‘Beast Of Winter‘ will be available in July 2018, and will take your party to an island populated by a mysterious doomsday cult, that hides an ancient secret. Players will get to experience adventuring in ‘The Beyond,’ a mysterious dimension populated by ancient souls and filled with devilish challenges.

The second DLC ‘Seeker, Slayer, Survivor’ available in September 2018, is a combat-focused expansion taking place on a previously undiscovered island that will challenge the martial prowess of your party, and your tactical skills as a commander, as you embark on a mission to rediscover ancient relics, and pit your party against Eora’s most skilled and savage.

The third DLC, ‘The Forgotten Sanctum’ available in November 2018, will test your party’s allegiance and morality in a quest to help (or obstruct) the great wizards of Eora. Will you befriend, betray or befuddle these venerable mystics as you uncover secrets lost to the generations? The consequences of your actions will be felt across the Deadfire Archipelago whatever you decide.

All three packs are included as part of the Obsidian Edition of Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire which is available for sale now. A Season Pass including all 3 DLC packs will also be available for purchase when the game launches for $24.99. The expansion packs will be sold individually for $9.99 as they are released. FIG Backers that backed at the Collector’s Edition tier or above or included the Season Pass as part of their backer pledge will also receive the Season Pass.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire launches on May 8th, 2018 on Windows PC, Mac, and Linux platforms and is currently available for pre-order through Steam, GOG.com, Obsidian.net and Versus Evil, as well as other digital retailers.

Check out the Pillars of Eternity II:Deadfire Features trailer HERE.

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tom-clancys-the-division-2Source: Blue’s News

Ubisoft officially announces  Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 following the inadvertant revelation of plans for the shooter sequel. The post there is the English version of the statement that leaked early. They have also posted a roadmap for the franchise, which they note is celebrating its second birthday. The roadmap includes plans to support the first The Division, which is covered in more detail in this State-of-the-Game update which discusses the next two patches. Here’s word on the road ahead:

The Division’s second birthday is finally here! We have been hard at work since the launch of the game and have some news to share with our community. Yes, there is a Division 2 that is currently under development by Massive! The supporting studios that continue to make The Division possible – Red Storm, Reflections, Annecy – will also play roles in The Division 2’s development. More information will be revealed at E3 this year, and we cannot wait to show the world what we have in store!

This does not mean that work on The Division 1 is coming to a halt. We are going to continue supporting the game as players look forward to the following timeline of content:

  • April – Update 1.8.1, which includes the Xbox One X patch and the implementation of Classified drop rate changes discussed on a previous State of the Game. We are also introducing two new Legendary modes alongside a new Global Event: Blackout.
  • May – New Global Event: Onslaught.
  • June – Update 1.8.2, which will introduce two more Legendary mission modes and bring back Global Event: Outbreak. This update also marks the beginning of the brand new Shields monthly feature, in which achievements earned playing The Division will grant special rewards in The Division 2.
  • July – Global Event: Assault, with the continuation of Shields.
  • August – Global Event: Strike, with the continuation of Shields.
  • September – Global Event: Ambush, with the continuation of Shields.

It has been quite the journey so far, and we are just getting started. A huge thank you to our community for the support over the years. Here is to the future of The Division!