Posts by: _PeterBennett

Star Wars: Battlefront’s Walker Assault Set To Be Balanced Before Release

During Star Wars: Battlefront’s open beta, the Walker Assault game was dominated by the Imperial Forces. It wasn’t the power of the Dark Side that led the Imperial’s to countless victories over the rebels, but a balancing issue with the Beta, according to the game’s community manager. This was confirmed by Dice’s Lead Multiplayer Designer Dennis Brannvall, who stated the mode was “too tough” and that the team will “make changes based on the feedback and the data”. This hopefully means that on the game’s November 19th launch, the battle on Hoth should at least be a fair fight for … Read More »

Halo 5: Guardians Achievements Revealed

The full list of achievements that can be obtained from Halo 5: Guardians has been revealed. The game will feature 65 achievements, worth 1,000 Gamerscore. The achievements can be unlocked by completing campaign mission, through online play including the new Warzone mode, commanding your team in creative ways, and some from collecting ONI Intel, to name a few. Here is the link to Halo Waypoint if you want to see the full list. With Halo 5: Guardians being released in less than two weeks, will you be hunting down the achievements to get all 1,000 Gamerscore? Keep an eye out on Xbox One UK’s Facebook … Read More »

The Witcher 3’s Blood And Wine Expansion Could Be Later Than Expected

The second paid expansion of CD Projekt Red’s huge open world fantasy game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt may have been delayed as the developer has slightly altered the release window from Q1 2016 (January-March 2016) to the first half of 2016 (January – June 2016). The slight change was touched upon briefly in a press release for The Witcher 3’s first paid expansion, Hearts Of Stone, that was released yesterday, October the 13th. Although, the Blood and Wine product page on CD Projekt Red’s own GOG.com site still shows the Blood and Wine expansion is scheduled for a 2016 Q1 … Read More »

Halo 5: Guardians Launch Trailer Released

The “launch gameplay trailer” for Halo 5: Guardians has been revealed which sets up the game’s dramatic campaign that pits Master Chief against Spartan Locke. In the early events of Halo 5, Master Chief goes rogue and Spartan Locke is given the task of bringing him back. “The hero becomes the hunted”. At the same time, the galaxy is facing mass destruction from an unknown event, which Microsoft previously stated had something to do with the Guardians, the ancient forerunner constructs. The events set in to motion in Halo 5 represent “the beginning of the greatest hunt in gaming history”. As well as … Read More »

Halo 5: Guardians takes “Up To 60GB” Of Hard Drive Space

The file size of the next instalment of Microsoft’s blockbuster sci-fi saga have been revealed as copies of Halo 5: Guardians arrive at retailers early. Jut a few days after the game went gold, it seems that Halo 5 has already been sent to retailers ahead of the October 27th release. Along with the box art being revealed, the fine print revealed that “up to 60 GB” of hard drive space will be needed to install and play Halo 5: Guardians, which is roughly double the space required for Fallout 4. Although the origin of these images are unclear, going … Read More »

Halo 5 Microtransaction Pricing Revealed

Halo 5: Guardians’ microtransaction prices have been revealed by 343 Industries in one of their blog posts. Everything that is available in Halo 5’s REQ system can be earned through traditional gameplay, but if you want to gain them faster, you will be able to pay for it. REQ Pack/Microtransaction Price details: Bronze: In-game currency cost: 1250 RP Microtransaction price: Not offered Silver: In-game currency cost: 5000 RP Microtransaction price: $2 Gold: In-game currency cost: 10,000 RP Microtransaction price: $3 343 industries explained that the in-game pricing has been to set so that players can afford at least one REQ pack … Read More »

Halo 5: Guardians Has Gone Gold

The title says it all, HALO 5: Guardians has gone gold. After three years of hard work from 343 Industries, the news was confirmed ahead of the October 27th release date. Halo 5 will be the biggest and most ambitious Halo game yet. Built ground up for the Xbox One, Halo 5: Guardians will feature a multi-character campaign, and after launch there will be a dedicated live team that will focus on supporting the game with monthly releases of new content and experiences, such as new REQ content and more than 18 free multiplayer maps.   With the game less than a … Read More »

Video Game Voice Actors Set To Strike

The Screen Actors Guild – American Federation of Television and Radio Artists has announced the results of a vote to strike. With 96.52% of members voting in favour of the Interactive Media Agreement Strike Authorization Referendum. This grants the National Board to declare a strike if necessary. The referendum took place as a result of continuing negotiations with developers such as Electronic Arts, Activision, Disney and Warner Bros. concerning the treatment of performers working in video games. The Guild’s Interactive Committee met with publishers during February this year to renegotiate a new agreement. The agreement that was in place prior to these negotiations … Read More »

Cyberpunk 2077 “Far, Far Bigger than The Witcher 3” – CD Projekt Red

Cyberpunk 2077 is the next game from The Witcher developer CD Projekt Red and is set the be the companies biggest game they have ever made. The Sci-Fi RPG was originally announced back in 2012, but since then the Polish developer has remained quiet and barely spoken of the game. Now though, it has been revealed that the title will be even bigger in scale than the third and final entry in the companies sprawling fantasy series The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The Witcher 3 became the fastest-selling game in the UK during May, its month of release, but was over … Read More »

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