Good morning gamers, how was the weekend for you – over too fast is my answer. How does this sound for the perfect cure – cup of coffee and a little look at what games we have coming out this week, there’s even a cheeky new dashboard for our beloved Xbox One. All aboard the hype train, where are we heading this week?
Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, welcome you to the world of Fallout 4 – their most ambitious game ever, and the next generation of open-world gaming. Freedom and Liberty! Do whatever you want in a massive open world with hundreds of locations, characters, and quests. Join multiple factions vying for power or go it alone, the choices are all yours. You’re S.P.E.C.I.A.L! Be whoever you want with the S.P.E.C.I.A.L. character system. From a Power Armored soldier to the charismatic smooth talker, you can choose from hundreds of Perks and develop your own play style. Super Deluxe Pixels! An all-new next generation graphics and lighting engine brings to life the world of Fallout like never before. From the blasted forests of the Commonwealth to the ruins of Boston, every location is packed with dynamic detail. Violence and V.A.T.S.! Intense first or third person combat can also be slowed down with the new dynamic Vault-Tec Assisted Targeting System (V.A.T.S) that lets you choose your attacks and enjoy cinematic carnage. Collect and Build! Collect, upgrade, and build thousands of items in the most advanced crafting system ever. Weapons, armor, chemicals, and food are just the beginning – you can even build and manage entire settlements.
New Xbox One Experience
Gaming will get even better on Xbox One with a completely redesigned user experience launching globally. They’re making some big changes to make it faster to get to your content and complete must-have tasks on Xbox One. And, Xbox One will also become more intelligent with the help of Cortana. Microsoft continue to be inspired by fan feedback to deliver requested features and new innovation to Xbox One. To-date, they’ve released more than 130 new features on Xbox One since launch and this update will be the biggest one yet. It’s a major milestone to mark the continued evolution of Xbox One. Microsoft are committed to putting their fans and gamers at the center of everything they do and are continuing to push the boundaries of innovation.
Rise of the Tomb Raider
Featuring epic, high-octane action moments set in the most beautifully hostile environments on earth, Rise of the Tomb Raider delivers a cinematic survival action adventure where you will join Lara Croft on her first tomb raiding expedition. Explore Awe-Inspiring Deadly Tombs – Huge ancient spaces littered with deadly traps, solve dramatic environmental puzzles, and decipher ancient texts to reveal crypts as you take on a world filled with secrets to discover. Woman vs. Wild – Conquer a world fiercely protecting its secrets, endure perilous conditions and unstable landscapes, face dangerous wildlife that act as guardians to ancient tombs, and explore huge interactive environments. Guerrilla Combat – Use the environment to your advantage, scale trees and dive underwater to avoid or take down enemies, configure Lara’s gear, weapons, and ammo to suit your play style, craft explosives on the fly to sow chaos, and wield Lara’s signature combat bows and climbing axe.
Well, there’s only two titles this week but talk about two massive games – a real clash of the titans wouldn’t you agree? Plus the new dashboard is out for non preview members, with so many new features and extras the Xbox One keeps getting better and better. So the million dollar question is, which game will you get or will you get both – let us know in the comments.