Tuesday, 8 September 2020

Necromunda: Underhive Wars Review

Based on one of Games Workshops' most beloved tabletop experiences, the new Necromunda: Underhive Wars looks to bring the thrill of combat and the depth of strategy from tabletop to digital. With GW properties often struggling to impress, how does this latest entry stack up?

Necromunda: Underhive Wars

Necromunda: Underhive Wars Review

Necromunda: Underhive Wars blends together third-person action with strategic turn-based combat, giving players third-person control as they move around the map, taking up positions for a perfect kill shot or ambush. This is all before transitioning into turn-based combat with tactical abilities, hit percentages, and more buffs and debuffs than you'll ever care to read.

Booting up Necromunda: Underhive Wars, I was tempted to immediately launch into the multiplayer action. However, the game recommends you dive into the story first. Erring on the side of caution, I decided to take that advice and dive head first into the narrative campaign.

This was my first mistake.

The story follows the warring gangs of the Underhive as they fight for survival, dominance, and riches. There are three houses featured throughout the story: House Orlock, House Goliath, and House Escher, with a few other characters thrown into the mix. It's difficult to find any positives from the single player experience. The story is dull and the voice over work is either fantastic or awful; there's seldom an in-between. I can't recall half of the characters names or any purpose to most of them. The action definitely improves towards the latter stages of the campaign, but it's a complete bore to get that far.

Having very little experience with the Necromunda setting, I was excited to learn more about the lore of the universe and the warring gangs. Unfortunately, the game does very little to offer any serious immersion or depth to the world and characters, an issue compounded by a lack of substance in the story and a combat system that is bland, boring, and lacks any real execution.

The entire backbone of Necromunda: Underhive Wars is the combat system. Every campaign mission is the same at a foundation level. A decent cut-scene sets the tone, before 45-60 minutes of combat with dull and repetitive objectives. Multiplayer, while benefiting from more exciting mechanics, again relies entirely on the combat to sell the experience. This would make sense, if the combat was even remotely fun or engaging.

Necromunda: Underhive Wars Review

Nothing ever seemed to matter. Whether I was playing against the ridiculously buggy and stupid AI or venturing into combat with other players, the tactics and strategy involved felt mundane throughout. After you select the starting location for each of your gang members, the first turn begins. Each player on each team selects the character they want to use, and then an initiative stat determines which of those characters goes first.

This is one level of the strategy that works well. Can you afford to use one of your slower characters, saving a vital action for a faster character in future turns? Or perhaps you've got an ally on the brink of death and need to act fast? It works well, and forms a solid foundation for the actions that follow.

Each individual turn from each player then takes place. Each character has two pools of energy used during each turn: Action Points (AP) and Movement Points (MP). Movement does just that: it determines how far a character can move each turn and AP is used to fire weapons, traverse the environment, and interact with objects. The design of the turn-based system is fantastic, removing much of the frustration often felt in similar games.

Running a few steps forward to get line of sight on an enemy, only to find they are still blocked, is not punished in any way. You can simply run back to the original location to regain the same MP you initially spent. This ensures each turn can be planned to precision, not punishing players for moving a couple of inches too far in the wrong direction. It's a well designed system for a game that boasts arguably the greatest level of verticality seen in a game in this genre.

Necromunda: Underhive Wars Review

The maps, while dull and repetitive in appearance, offer a glorious playground of opportunity as combat spans across multiple levels with elevators, grappling hooks, and abseiling. The potential on the movement options alone each turn is mouth watering for an eager strategist.

So, you've analyzed the wonderful 3D map. You've chosen the perfect point of attack, carefully moved your unit into place, and then you take your shot. And like a NERF bullet to the back of the head, the result is a mere inconvenience for your target.

Flanking an enemy, trying a risky headshot from afar, storming into a group and unleashing a flamethrower-type attack – everything lacks meaning. The sound effects, the environment, the character reactions, the damage…none of it creates any feeling of impact or consequence. Practically every enemy will require two to three turns to take down, even when they are completely left in the open and flanked from multiple sides. While I'm sure skilled players will take advantage of the myriad of buffs and debuffs, the face value level of strategy is disappointing.

Necromunda: Underhive Wars Review

While I struggled to find any redeeming features within the campaign, the multiplayer elements are easily the most standout and exciting features of the game. You can create your own custom gang from any of the three houses; a limited mix considering Necromunda's impressive roster. You can recruit up to ten soldiers in each gang and each soldier has their own Career path, a class-like system, loadout, and gear options.

I really enjoyed the custom gang component of the game; infinitely more than the campaign. The progressive rewards for each character, gathering resources and materials for your HQ, is a great multiplayer component that offers endless hours of fun. If it wasn't for the combat boring me to death after a few hours, I could have sunk weeks into this feature alone.

I'm sure there's a level of strategic depth somewhere beneath the surface, especially when creating your own gang and exploring the multiplayer and co-op components of the game – clearly the way the game was intended to be played. But when the very basics of combat lack any emotion or conviction, the other pieces of the puzzle just don't fit.

Necromunda: Underhive Wars Review

And that's where Necromunda: Underhive Wars falls short: it's core gameplay mechanic. The entire appeal to Necromunda is the combat. Ignoring the AI that will often bug out and run continuously into an obstacle for an entire turn or blow itself up with grenades. Ignoring campaign missions that bug out forcing a restart. Ignoring everything that could be improved in a future patch, Necromunda: Underhive Wars still fails to deliver an engaging combat system.

Die-hard Warhammer fans and those looking for a Necromunda fix are sure to enjoy some of what Necromunda: Underhive Wars has on offer. However, for anyone else looking for an exciting turn-based strategy experience, it may feel somewhat underwhelming.

This Necromunda: Underhive Wars review was done on the PC. A digital copy was purchased via Steam.
Necromunda: Underhive Wars Review

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Crash Bandicoot 4 Gets Tawna Gameplay Reveal


Get a firsthand look at Crash Bandicoot 4's Tawna with the latest episode of PlayStation Underground.

Featuring members of the development team from Toys for Bob, this video features Tawna and her new style. The development team mentioned that they wanted to re-invision her role in the game, so they included an alternate dimension version of the character.

The gameplay footage shows how she has been designed as an action hero, complete with a hook shot that allows her to traverse each level quickly. In addition, she is the only character that has the ability to wall jump, which helps in quick traversal.

You can view more than 14 minutes of footage below:

Crash Bandicoot 4 – Tawna Gameplay Reveal | PlayStation Underground

Taking place after the events of Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped, Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time has Doctor Neo Cortex, Dr. N. Tropy and Uka Uka escaping from their space-time prison, ripping the fabric of time and exposing a multiverse. In order to undo this damage and save the day, Crash and Coco Bandicoot team up with the four Quantum Masks in an attempt to restore order to the multiverse.

The game will come out for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on October 2, 2020.

Source: YouTube
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Iron Harvest Review

After a successful crowdfunding campaign in 2018, Iron Harvest finally gets a retail release. Was two years enough time to finish, or should you skip this one for a while? Check out our review and find out.

Iron Harvest Review

Iron Harvest begins with you playing a young girl named Anna Kos. Anna is having a snowball fight with some of the villagers, which acts as your basic tutorial for the game. You learn how to take cover, use height to your advantage, watch enemy sightlines, and attack. After the snowball fight, your brother comes along and teaches you how to shoot. You bag a buck and are attacked by a bear in the wilderness. Before the bear gets you, the Polanian Mechs step in to save you.

These Mechs are the latest army technology, and they are going off to fight with the Rusviet military. Your brother joins up with the Polanians, and you are left home with your father and the new bear cub you have adopted. Fast forward a few years, and the Rusivet military has won the conflict. The Rusviets invade your village while looking for a professor, and end up taking your father. They kill him and take his technology, leading you to join the resistance to fight the Rusviet foe.

Iron Harvest Honest Game Review

Iron Harvest is level-based, meaning your army rarely comes with you from mission to mission. You will start with a certain amount of units or a base to build your own army. At first, the process is simple because you have so few unit types. As the game progresses, you need to pick and choose what soldiers are best for the mission. Machine Gunners are great for pinning down infantry, but a Mech will smoke them. Engineers can build sandbags for cover, but are terrible in combat. Mechs are pretty much great at everything…until they meet anti-armor Gunners. There is a counter to everything, meaning you can't just spam the same units repeatedly.

When it comes to actual combat in Iron Harvest, the game requires a ton of micromanagement. Cover is how your infantry survives conflicts without losing many men. Generally, though, the enemy army is entrenched when you arrive. This means you need to build your own cover or flush them out of theirs. While the Engineers make sandbags, you position yourself for combat. When the battle begins, you will be switching between units to change positions, use their abilities or grenades, or pull them back. It means you have to watch multiple units simultaneously, and it can sometimes be overwhelming.

One big thing that I disliked about the game was how prone worked. You are much harder to hit when prone, but you are forced to crawl. The problem is, the game chooses when you go prone. It will generally happen when facing a mounted Machine Gunner or Bunker, which makes sense. However, you can't unprone your men to run away, meaning they will crawl away from the threat as it just mows them down. Sometimes I prefer them to run even though they will get hit easier. As a result, this feels like a weird oversight.

Iron Harvest Honest Review

Let's talk about Mech combat real quick. Mechs are basically the tanks of the game. Infantry can kill them, but it is difficult without anti-armor guns. To this end, Mechs have a weak spot on their back that makes it easier to destroy them. It is a good idea in theory, but in practice it doesn't work as well as it should. It will often look like you are hitting in the back, but you are not. As a result, you lose troops trying to take out a Mech because you think you can handle it. On the flip side, the enemy AI will blast your Mech in the back as soon as it turns around it feels like. It could just be a me problem, but it became really irritating at times.

The game also features a competitive multiplayer mode. The wait time for matches was a bit high, but I had no issues with lag when I eventually got in. As is usual in these types of games, I was steamrolled my first match. From there, most of my matches were much closer, so there is some sort of matchmaking algorithm. The first ranked season is set to begin sometime in mid-September.

While I didn't run into any multiplayer issues, the single-player campaign did crash a few times. The game does autosave, but it doesn't do so often. This really hurts because some of the campaign missions are very long. On average, they run 30-45 minutes, and you can quickly lose half of that to a crash. Be sure to save often, just in case.

While Iron Harvest is a fun game, it still has some kinks to work out. For those on the fence, wait for a few patches before checking it out.

This Iron Harvest review was done on the PC. A review code was provided by the publisher
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Legendary Shadow Buck Sighting Mission in Red Dead Online This Week


A new buck has been spotted around Annesburg in Rockstar Games' Red Dead Online this week.

Naturalists can seek out the Legendary Shadow Buck by visiting Harriet at her shop. Those that take on this Sighting Mission best watch out for the beast when it charges, along with a number of poachers that have set up camp.

Those that sample and sedate the Shadow Buck will get themselves Rewards for a free Vest of your choice and 100 rounds of Sedative Ammo. Meanwhile, those that kill and skin the buck will receive a Reward of 100 rounds of Express Repeater Ammo. Note that bringing the Shadow Buck's pelt to Gus' store will unlock the Shadow Coat for purchase. In addition, crafting it will net a Reward for a free Bandolier of your choosing.

A new herb, dubbed Harrietum Officinalis, may have been discovered by Miss Davenport. Naturalists who follow the steps in Harriet's Buck Vitalism Studies Pamphlet can have themselves quite the experience, and can also net a free Treasure Map Reward. Just be aware that Naturalists must be Rank 5 or above to learn more of these Vitalism Studies.

This week's Featured Series is the Hardcore Takeover Series. Take it on to receive a Reward for a free Hat of your choosing.

A number of discounts are available in Red Dead Online, which include 40% off all Outfits, Offhand Holsters and Gun Belts, along with 30% off all Repeaters.

Finally, Red Dead Online players that have connected their Rockstar Games Social Club account with their Prime Gaming account will receive Rewards good for the following:

  • 5 Free Legendary Animal Pheromones
  • 6,000 Naturalist XP
  • A free Wilderness Camp
  • A Free Katata Coat crafted from the Legendary Katata Elk hide

Players that have connected these accounts by September 14 will get themselves a free Icahi Coat after selling its hide to Gus, a Reward for 50 rounds of Sedative Varmint Cartridges, and five Rewards for a free box of Nitro Express Ammunition.

Source: Press Release
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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Coming November 20


Set a century before the events of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Nintendo announced today that Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity will come out for the Nintendo Switch on November 20, 2020.

In this title, Zelda fans will pay a visit to the time before the Great Calamity happened, taking part in battles in familiar Hyrule locations before they were destroyed. Characters making their appearance include Link and Zelda, along with the four Champions (which will be playable).

Gameplay is similar to that of the Hyrule Warriors and Fire Emblem Warriors games in that it is action-heavy. In it, players will perform combos and over-the-top special abilities,aiming for higher combos. In addition to this combat, players will also solve environmental puzzles, craft materials, unlock skills and weapons, visit shops for items, and use the power of the Sheikah Slate.

Note that a robust story that depicts the relationships, events, and dramatic moments of the Great Calamity in great detail will also be included.

You can view a trailer for the game below:

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity – Announcement Trailer – Nintendo Switch

According to Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America's Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing:

"Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is a must-play for fans of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Roll up your blue tunic sleeves and get ready for a dramatic and surprising adventure through Hyrulean history this holiday season."

Source: Press Release
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Xbox Series S Retailing for $299


After a leak yesterday, the official Xbox Twitter account has confirmed the Xbox Series S will release for $299.

According to the Tweet, the system will feature next-gen performance in what is the smallest Xbox ever. The Tweet also mentions that more information will be shared soon.

You can see it below:

Note that Microsoft was aware of the leaks that happened yesterday by Brad Sams that revealed this information, Tweeting out this meme once they found out:

You can find Brad Sams' video regarding this information below:

The Xbox Series S is a digital-only option that features less GPU power and lower resolution output than that of the Xbox Series X. For the Xbox Series X, Microsoft is prioritizing hardware performance, display resolutions up to 8K, real-time ray tracing, and use of high-speed solid-state drive. The system will also be compatible with previous generation Xbox controllers, games, and accessories.

Source: Twitter
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13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Gets Dreams or Reality Trailer


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The trailer, which can be found before, features larger-than-life robots, fearsome kaiju and an apocalypse that terrorizes Iori Fuyusaka's dreams. Note that the English voiceovers for the game will be available via a Day One patch.

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim – Dreams or Reality Trailer | PlayStation 4

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim has won the following rewards after its release in Japan:

  • Japan Game Awards 2019, Future Division Winner
  • Famitsu Dengeki Game Award 2019, Best Scenario Award & Best Adventure Award (2 divisions)
  • Japan Otaku Awards 2019, Grand Prize
  • IGN Japan Game of the Year 2019, 6th Place
  • IGN Japan User's Choice 2019, 2nd Place
  • Weekly Famitsu (PS4 Special Feature, sold March 12th, 2020), Ranked in 10th for ""PS4 Must-Play Titles," selected from all PS4 titles ever sold
  • 51st Seiun Award, Media Category, Nominee
  • CEDEC Awards 2020 of Excellence for Game Design and Sound
  • CEDEC Awards 2020 Highest Award of Excellence, Nominee

The game will come out for the PlayStation 4 stateside on September 22, 2020. Those that pre-order the game at physical retailers can get themselves a bonus artbook while supplies last.

Source: Press Release
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Control AWE Review

The AWE expansion for Control serves as the second DLC pack for the game. Is Alan Wake enough to warrant a return, or should you sit this one out? Check out our review and find out.

Control AWE Review

When the AWE DLC begins, you are given a mission to go check out the elevator in the Oldest House's executive area. Upon arrival, a new sector of the building has become available called the Investigation Sector. Since you are the new director, you have to check the area out and see what happened to it. On your way down, you start to get visions of Alan Wake, an author writing a new story. Through the motel, you will get brief glimpses into what Alan Wake has been up to the last couple of years.

While Alan Wake is the draw, the main mission is to hunt a hiss-infected named Dr. Hartman. He is the reason the Investigation Sector was closed off. Hartman has mutated into this giant monstrosity who can no longer survive in the light. Hartman doesn't make this easy though; this is his home, and he knows how to escape if need be. This hiss hunt will run you between three to four hours, depending on your skill level.

Having recently beaten Control, the enemies in AWE are much more challenging than those in the base game. I didn't play The Foundation, so that could be why. Still, as an example, the big red orb that buffs enemies would now take me about five hits to kill with Launch. In the base game, it would take two, sometimes three. There are also new enemies that roam the shadows and move awkwardly, making them hard to hit. If you are coming in a little rusty, expect to die a few times.

There is also the new black goo that has to have a light shined on it to destroy it. The light mechanic comes from the Alan Wake series, but you had a flashlight in that game. However, in Control, you don't have this luxury. You need to pick up lights with your Launch ability and carry them around to destroy the black goo. Unfortunately, this proves to be very annoying and tedious. You should just get a flashlight so you can deal with these quickly and move on. They likely did it to prevent you from cheesing the boss fights, but it doesn't make this any less irritating.

The boss fights in the AWE DLC are really more like puzzles than actual battles. Since Hartman is weak to light, you need to activate the power and get the lights on. You will go from safety light to safety light restoring power. If you stand in the dark for too long, Hartman will grab you and take a massive chunk of your HP away. You also don't seem to restore energy in the dark areas. The fights made sense for Hartman's design, and it sure beats fighting a boss who just spawns ten more enemies at will.

As for side content in AWE, you have new lore and journals, side quests, and what is basically a horde mode. Side quests get you great buffs and new mods, and the horde mode is fun for testing your skills. I played on the PlayStation 4 Pro, and there are still frame drops and weird map loading issues. I also had an odd bug where a partial button prompt would remain on my screen until fights were over. Nothing game-breaking, but it happened four or five times.

The AWE DLC for Control is a great little piece of content that ties into the Alan Wake mythos. If you enjoyed Control and want more, be sure to pick it up.

This Control AWE review was done on the PlayStation 4 Pro. A review code was provided by the publisher
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How To Unlock Elite Heroic Hives In Marvel's Avengers

How To Unlock Elite Heroic Hives In Marvel's Avengers
Elite Heroic Hive completing is one of the in-game achievements. This guide on How To Unlock Elite Heroic Hives In Marvel's Avengers explains the challenging process involved in unlocking some of Marvel's Avengers longest and most challenging multiplayer content.

During various Mission Chains within the multiplayer component of Marvel's Avengers, you will encounter Hive missions. These are floors of enemies and challenges that provide some of the longer content in the multiplayer parts of the game. The Elite Heroic Hive is the pinnacle of the multiplayer content, so unlocking it isn't easy.

How To Unlock Elite Heroic Hives In Marvel's Avengers

How To Unlock Elite Heroic Hives In Marvel's Avengers
Unlocking Elite Heroic Hives is no picnic. It requires completing the entirety of the single player campaign as well as a ton of different objectives within the multiplayer aspect of the game. When you're in-game open the objectives tab in the main menu and navigate to Missions. There's also assignments and challenges but they are not directly related to the progression of the ongoing story.

You need to pay special attention to the Avengers Initiative mission chain. This is the primary mission chain that follows on from the story. It has 9 different steps, with each step providing different objectives and challenges you must complete. The Elite Heroic Hive is in the very last stage of the chain, Step 9: Avengers Forever. This tasks you with completing the Last Avenger Standing mission chain, which is where Elite Heroic Hives are unlocked.

Getting to Step 9 of the Avengers Initiative includes completing every HARM Room challenge for each character, every Iconic Character chain, all of the faction mission chains. It's basically the ultimate challenge of the multiplayer component, so you need to complete nearly all other multiplayer content to unlock it. Follow the Avengers Initiative Mission Chain until Step 9 to unlock Elite Heroic Hives.

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Marvel's Avengers – Darkhold & Ring Of Nibelung Guide

Marvel's Avengers - Darkhold & Ring Of Nibelung Guide
It takes a lot of work to get these rare artifacts, but are they worth it? This Marvel's Avengers – Darkhold & Ring Of Nibelung Guide lists the abilities of both the Darkhold and Ring of Nibelung artifacts, rewards for completing the most challenging content in Marvel's Avengers multiplayer.

Marvel's Avengers multiplayer component is supported by structured missions under the Objectives tab. These missions provide some direction in regards to content that is available whilst also providing additional rewards for completing chains of missions. The pinnacle of these chains, available right near the end of all multiplayer content, are the Ring of Nibelung and Darkhold artifact rewards.

Ring Of Nibelung

Ring Of Nibelung
Out of the two, the Ring of Nibelung is my personal favorite. The Bountiful and Surplus benefits are nice but with such small percentages, it's not something you'll see often, and not something you can rely on. However, the Cornucopia perk is great.

It is easily strong enough to save you from death or even from a wipe if your allies are down. Regen Packs restore your Willpower, Heroic Orbs power up all your special abilities, and Intrinsic Orbs provides the resource used for character specific abilities – like blocking with Captain America. It's a very valuable artifact and one sure to help in the Heroic Elite Hives.

Darkhold

Darkhold
Darkhold is arguably the stronger artifact as it doesn't rely on anything random to be useful. All three of its abilities can be incredibly useful, albeit somewhat situational. The difficulty with Darkhold is trying to gauge exactly how much Willpower you have to gauge whether Eldritch Invocation or Precept of Entropy will be used.

Ultimately, both artifacts are great and easily among the strongest in the game. While it may take some grind to get there, it's worth unlocking both if you're looking to play Marvel's Avengers in the long haul.

How To Switch Characters In Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers has a ton of unique and exciting heroes to play and unlock. This How To Switch Characters In Marvel's Avengers guide will tell you how you can get the most out of your playtime by

How To Unlock Hulk In Marvel's Avengers

Hulk is one of the Avengers strongest heroes. This guide on How To Unlock Hulk In Marvel's Avengers will tell you how far you must progress in the story for you to unlock Hulk as a character you can

How Long Is Marvel's Avengers Story

Want to know the length of the campaign story in Marvel's Avengers? All of the characters are locked at the beginning so the obvious question is, How Long Is Marvel's Avengers Story? Wandering how

How To Unlock Thor In Marvel's Avengers

Want to choose Thor in multiplayer but see the locked behind the campaign restriction? This guide on How To Unlock Thor In Marvel's Avengers tells you what you need to do in order to unlock Thor so

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