Friday, August 19, 2016

HITMAN in Bangkok + Bavarium Sea Heist action + Gamescom 2016 goodness!

Friday is off to as much of an awesome start as Thursday was (going back over Gamecom 2016 awesomeness). I have been having a (beach of a) ball... and I hope you are as well. Game reviews are still going on and... (phew) there are just so many games worthy of being reviewed. Taking the time to play and appreciate each one is the biggest challenge of all. (You might be thinking... "What's so hard about reviewing a video game, but i'll explain... just hold your mini horses.) Game reviews are sought so that gamers who want some great insight on what to invest in based on our 1st hand experience (minus the spoilers) have a better direction going into a purchase decision.


That said, hands down... games that we do recommend before the reviews are even finish are:

Check out some co-op survival gameplay below being played on the PS4!



HITMAN... which still has more locations coming our way (as seen below) for fans of stealth games with depth. Do not miss out on this game, they deliver enough variety in locations and objectives to give you various upon various options to complete the missions. I still want to set up some sort of back to back chain reaction to take out a target in spectacular fashion, I just have to do so without being seen... or just knock out a bunch of people to clear the way (but yeah, just something I want to do).



Just Cause 3's review is done... minus the DLC reviews. We recommend this game... because its an open world just waiting for you to dig in and explore as you progress on the adventure (when you want... how you want). Anyway, check out our review and stay tuned for the complete review of all 3 installments of the expansion pass. A trailer of the final DLC adventure from the Air, Land & SEA Expansion Pass can be seen below! 



When it comes to Gamescom 2016 there are a lot of games that I want to get my hands on (some coverage is merely a reminder of some of the cool games that deserve to be wish-listed). I want to multiply myself and then come back together after enjoy multiple titles to have the father of all nerdgasms.

One of the games that would be on that list would be No Man's Sky... but (but) I don't know, I want to see more out of this beautiful game in the way of story beforehand. The team has the opportunity to deliver quest after quest when it comes to updates and... that's something that should be in the cards (if it isn't already) so that there is a reason to be... somewhere, even if you don't handle business right away. 


Just a thought: What would be really cool is... if the developer teamed up with multiple game developers to feature various DLC adventures in the universe and... they can split whatever percentage of that DLC revenue with the developer for delivering more content. Different developers would bring different perspectives and it would probably make this game... sicker than sick (in theory).

Metal Gear Survive would be one of those games that i'd probably feel weird about playing considering Kojima is no longer heading the franchise, but... i'd play it... keeping a watchful eye on the depth of the story and overall gameplay. I can't and will not forget about Deus Ex Mankind Divided... because that is a must play for me and I wouldn't mind getting my hands on Fifa 17 to see what the new updates are. I didn't go into Gamecom 2016 with any expectations at all... but i'm liking what i'm seeing for the most part.




Yooka-Laylee, World of Final Fantasy & Pokemon Moon are Yang's picks.

Deus Ex Mankind Divided, Resident Evil 7 & Zelda (Nintendo NX version) are RkRk's picks.

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Greetings... Agent. Don't be alarmed, I merely intercepted the signal to your earpiece to say that I've heard about your next mission... in Bangkok. If you make it alive, bring me back a souvenir. :p This mission is likely going to increase the challenge of taking out your target(s) which include a rock star and his family funded lawyer. I've taken the liberty of listing some of the rocker's work below:

Square-Enix: With all-new opportunities and disguises, plus over 65 different challenges unlocking new gear, weapons, and items, Episode 4: Bangkok is not to be missed.

HITMAN began with a Prologue and Paris location in March, continued with Episode 2: Sapienza in April, Episode 3: Marrakesh in May, the Summer Bonus Episode in July and Episode 4: Bangkok in August. Next will be the United States before the season finale in Japan later in 2016.

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Just Cause 3's next DLC adventure is here... and believe me when I say that I look forward to this adventure a bit more than the mech adventure. Why? I'll explain in the review.

Here's what you can expect in the Bavarium Sea Heist adventure:
  • Liberate the Medici coastal waters of Scolio, home to Eden Research stations and the mysterious “Stingray” base.
  • Drive the deadly rocket boat “Loochador”, using its multi-lock missile launchers and miniguns to defeat the formidable Black Hand Fleet.
  • Infiltrate the Stingray base to steal the deadly “Eden Spark” lightning gun and unleash elemental death on your enemies in all new storyline and missions.
  • Power up the Eden Spark further with mods earned in the “Boat Invader” challenge.
The BAVARIUM SEA HEIST content pack is priced at $5.99 and the entire AIR, LAND & SEA Expansion Pass is available for $24.99.


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Nintendo News: Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
The Metroid Prime: Federation Force game will be available on Aug. 19. (Graphic: Business Wire)
The Metroid Prime: Federation Force game will be available on Aug. 19. (Graphic: Business Wire)
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Metroid Prime: Federation Force – The galaxy is not at peace. The war between the Galactic Federation and the Space Pirates is far from over. Enlist with the Federation Force to join a four-player local or online squad in this co-op sci-fi shooter (additional games and systems required for multiplayer mode; sold separately). Fight alongside teammates in your specialized Mech to eliminate the Space Pirate menace and any threat that stands in your way. You can make it a solitary mission or join up to three friends for increased firepower and deeper strategies. TheMetroid Prime: Federation Force game will be available on Aug. 19.
    • Style Savvy: Fashion Forward – Show off your sense of style and dominate the fashion world across five exciting careers. Manage your own boutique, design clothes fit for a fashionista, style some wicked hair, master the art of make-up and even become the next top model. The world is your runway in this fun fully outfitted fashion game. The Style Savvy: Fashion Forward game will be available on Aug. 19.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Poncho – Make your way through a world of pixelated parallax platforming to solve the ultimate puzzle: Who is Poncho? This open-world game offers a unique twist: Players can shift at will between three layers of depth, creating all kinds of challenges to overcome. Click here to see the trailer.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs – The third installment in the action-packed Pokémon Ranger series lets players take on the role of a Pokémon Ranger who protect nature and help people and Pokémon in need. But other folks aren't so keen on keeping the peace! The Pokémon Pinchers are a suspicious group of people who seem to always be causing trouble by chasing and capturing Pokémon for their own purposes. As a Pokémon Ranger, it's up to you to work with Pokémon to stop their nefarious plans!
Nintendo eShop sales:
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
    • Summer Savings! Nintendo fans are invited to celebrate the last days of summer with our Summer Savings event, which offers discounts of up to 30 percent on select games. Shop online at www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals or in Nintendo eShop during the sale, which starts at 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 18 and runs until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 1.
    • 1001 Spikes (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS), Cave Story (Nintendo 3DS) and more games from Nicalis are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 29.
    • 3D Game Collection (Nintendo 3DS), Queen’s Garden (Wii U) and more games from Joindots GmbH are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 1.
    • 99Moves (Wii U), Darts Up 3D (Nintendo 3DS) and more from Enjoyup Games are on sale until8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 15.
Activities:
  • Nintendo 3DS Summer Gaming List Sweepstakes – What is your favorite Nintendo 3DS game of the summer? Share your pick in the Summer Vacation Sweepstakes community on Miiverse and you could win the digital version of eight games from our Summer Gaming List! Click here for full details.
    • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase will not improve your chances. Open to US residents 13 and older. Void where prohibited. To enter via Miiverse, post to this community before 8/31/16 10PM PT. Or enter by postcard (postcard entries must be postmarked between 8/18/16 and 8/31/16 and received by 9/6/16). Limit one entry per person, regardless of method. 5 randomly selected prize winners will each receive one (1) download code for each of the following games: Kirby: Planet Robobot, Mario Kart 7, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Disney Art Academy, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, New Super Mario Bros. 2 and either Pokémon Omega Ruby or Pokémon Alpha Sapphire (ARV for each prize package: US$279.92). Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. See full rules for details, including how to enter, prize information, and other terms and conditions. By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to the Rules. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Ave. NE, Redmond, WA, USA.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
  • New themes this week include:
    • Style Savvy: My Room
    • Monster Hunter Generations Hunter’s Journey
    • Monster Hunter Generations The Fated Four
    • Ashley’s Recipe
Also new this week:

Time to get back to the action... so with that said... Game on and feel free to enjoy more Gamescom 2016 live... by hitting the play button below!