May's Mysteries: The Secret of Dragonville is coming to the PS4, Switch and Xbox One, nearly ten years after it debuted on the Nintendo DS. May's Mysteries: The Secret of Dragonville is a puzzle game heavily inspired by the Professor Layton series, which features the titular May looking for her lost brother. The DS incarnation […]
Season One of Destruction AllStars starts on May 5th and brings a bevy of new content to the multiplayer vehicular combat title. This includes a new AllStar named Alba and her hero vehicle Claymore, Blitz Mode, the debut of the AllStar Pass and more. Check out the first trailer below.
Alba is described as a "veteran" of Destruction AllStars. Originating from Scotland and touting a battle suit, she'll be receiving her own Challenge Series when Season One launches. As for her abilities, Alba can summon blockers in front of her while on foot while Claymore, her vehicle, can fire lasers at nearby vehicles instead of slamming into them. The AllStar Pass is essentially the title's battle pass approach, costing 1000 Destruction Points and including two Legendary skins, one Heroic skin, emotes, avatars, banners and more over its 100 tiers.
The new mode Blitz arrives half-way through the season and is round-based. Each round requires picking a new AllStar, though energy for character abilities and hero vehicles will carry over between rounds. Blitz will have an unranked playlist in Season One and provide exclusive cosmetics for those who take part.
Finally, there's Photo Mode, coming a few weeks after the season's launch and allowing players to capture, edit and share photos of the game. Stickers, filters and frames will be available to customize shots with.
Destruction AllStars is currently available for PS5. Check out our review for it here.
Like it did for Scarlet Nexus, Bandai Namco has released a trailer highlighting the environments of Tales of Arise. The focus is on Dahna, whom protagonist Alphen is a native of, and its various ecosystems. Check it out below.
Calaglia is the sweltering desert environment which has a host of machines for refining oil. Cislordia, on the other hand, is a snow-covered landscape with artificial light. Compared to Tales of Berseria, the last mainline title in the series, the environments are way larger and more detailed. Despite this, Tales of Ariseisn't an open world game and takes a more linear approach for the sake of story and character development.
Releasing on September 10th for Xbox Series X/S, PS5, Xbox One, PS4 and PC, Tales of Arise follows Alphen and Shionne, the latter being a resident of Rena which is subjugating Dahna and its people. The duo seem to be on a revolutionary journey of sorts despite being at odds with each other. Stay tuned for more details in the coming months.
With the game's releasing on May 14th, another trailer seemed inevitable after the reveal, and Nintendo has released it today. The trailer discusses the stories of both games (so you might want to avoid it if you'd like to go in blind) and shows off the gorgeous new art, some of the characters, and the Japanese voiceovers.
If you're interested, the games can be purchased separately, but buying one will get you a $10 discount on the other. The Missing Heir is the first game in the series, but since The Girl Who Stands Behind is a prequel, you can play them in any order. If nothing else, this is an interesting experiment from Nintendo, who still hasn't released Mother 3 in the West despite fans asking for it for years.
Both Famicom Detective Club games launch on Nintendo Switch on May 14th. You can watch the latest trailer for the titles below, courtesy of Nintendo.
Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach has been making sporadic appearances since its announcement last year for PlayStation consoles and PC. Its gameplay was revealed at Sony's February State of Play with a 2021 release window attached. Series creator Scott Cawthon has now confirmed that it will be out in late 2021 for PC, PS4 and PS5.
In a recent Reddit post, Cawthon said that the title was originally slated to release by 2020 end. "But as we kept working on it and kept adding to it, it just kept getting bigger and bigger and needed more time to finish. And now, again, I've made the decision to put more time and money into it to make sure it's finished properly, and that means a late 2021 release instead of an early 2021 release like I had originally wanted. It will be worth it!"
Cawthon also announced that Security Breach: Fury's Rage is now available for PC players as apology for the delay. A side-scrolling beat 'em up, it's free on Game Jolt.
As for Five Nights at Freddy's: Security Breach, it's certainly a larger scale affair than previous titles. Set in Freddy Fazbear's Mega Pizza Plex, which is three stories tall, players will have more freedom of movement than before as they evade the killer animatronics. Unlike previous titles which Cawthon developed alone, Steel Wool Studios of Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted fame are also involved. Stay tuned for more details in the coming months.
Developer Red Phantom Games and publisher Numskull Games announced Gearshifters today. The game, described as an "arcade action shoot 'em up roguelite" (try saying that three times fast) coming to PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC via Steam. Gearshifters is set to launch sometime this year.
Here's a description, straight from the game's Steam page:
Arcade shoot 'em up roguelite. Steer, blast. and battle through enemy vehicles, and annihilate bosses. Adapt your loadout of mods, defenses, and weapons for each hazardous mission.
Drive and Destroy – Employ precision control and expert driving skills to race rings around foes, dodge incoming projectiles, and unleash intense attacks. High-octane action at every turn, slide and spin.
Mega-Vehicle Boss Battles – Defeat the lawless factions that dominate dystopian future Europe, and take down their insane, heavily-armed boss machines.
Get Paid and Upgrade – Tackle dangerous delivery missions to ensure the safe arrival of precious cargo. Get paid, and modify your car with offensive, defensive, cosmetic and performance-based customizations.
Explosive Delivery – Expand your territory across the post-apocalyptic continent. Only the most skilled Gearshifter can take on the most perilous routes and reach the mysterious Citadel.
Fight across 27 stages through nine environmental zones, each with its own faction and complement of opponents.
Customise your combat vehicle with over 100 randomly-unlocked upgrades.
Story arc across five acts.
Standard, Casual and Deadly (perma-death) game modes.
Vibrant top-down 3D world.
A range of accessibility options. (TBA before release.)
While we don't have much gameplay to go on yet, Gearshifters reminds me of the top-down shoot 'em ups of old. It looks fast, features big bosses, lots of enemies, and a good amount of bullets. The roguelite nature of the game is interesting. Since upgrades appear to be randomly generated, as do levels, Gearshifters might offer something like Faster Than Light or Hades, where you end up with a substantially different build and path each time. Combining that with the top-down action of a shoot 'em up sounds like a winner, but we'll have to see when the game launches later this year.
You can watch the announcement trailer below, courtesy of Numskull Games.
Vizor Games announced Nordic-themed PVP Arena game Blood of Heroes for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, and PC. A closed beta test of the game will begin on PC on May 4th. Players can sign up for the beta now on the game's official website.
Vizor describes Blood of Heroes like this:
Blood of Heroes pits the greatest heroes of an unforgiving borderline world against each other in intense player-versus-player combat. Set in medieval Nordic arenas, fearsome warriors fight to the death in a quest for glory as players unleash an array of fighting styles and wield an arsenal of lethal weapons and deadly abilities. Players can experiment with six distinct heroes in the closed beta in both one-on-one and group combat modes. Hone your skills in a battle where the artistry of the blade is enhanced by powerful war sigils—and met with blistering counterspells. Players must learn to master the character that best suits their playstyle, weighing up if they prefer fast darting blows, powerful measured strikes or area-of-effect abilities that disrupt their foes.
"We wanted to make a game that we'd absolutely love to play ourselves: a wicked, adrenaline-pumped world, inspired by Dark Souls, with unforgiving player-versus-player battles and warriors who show no pity or fear," said director Dmitry Voronov in a press release. "In Blood of Heroes, just like in history, heroes are not always knights in shining armor who fight for the greater good. They can be relentless, sly, vengeful, or, vice-versa, supporting and protective. Their essence is tried and revealed by combat. We tried to give them personality, so the player could make a choice that fits their mood and gameplay style."
Sega's Total War: Rome Remastered is out today, based on The Creative Assembly's classic strategy epic Rome: Total War. It's available to pre-load for those who pre-purchased it but in the meantime, its hardware requirements have been revealed in a new FAQ. First off, 45 GB of installation space is required regardless of your set-up while the Enhanced Graphics Pack needs an additional 30 GB of space.
Minimum requirements include an Intel i3 or AMD FX-4000 series CPU, 6 GB of RAM (8 GB on PC integrated GPUs like an Intel UHD 620) and an Nvidia GTX 600 or AMD HD 7000 series with 1 GB VRAM. These will deliver 30 FPS at 1080p resolution on Low settings (with 66 percent resolution scaling). The frame rate may also drop during larger battles.
Recommended requirements include an Intel Core i5-4570 or Ryzen 5 1600, 8 GB of RAM and Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 or AMD Radeon R9 290 with 4 GB VRAM. This provides 60 FPS at 1080p resolution on High settings, though again, frame rate drops may be seen in larger scale battles. It's worth noting that the Recommended requirements are pretty much the minimum for Enhanced Graphics Pack users.
OS: Windows 10 64-bit (version 1809)
Processor: Intel i3 series | AMD FX-4000 series
Memory: 6GB* RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 600 series (1GB VRAM) | AMD HD 7000 series (1GB VRAM) | Intel UHD 620
DirectX: Version 11
Storage: 45GB available space
Additional Notes: PC Integrated graphics chipsets require 8GB RAM, e.g. Intel HD/UHD series. Estimated performance on Low settings at 1080p (66% gameplay resolution scaling): 30 FPS. Framerate may drop in large-scale, graphics-intensive battles.
It's kind of wild that we're getting a Final Fantasy 7 game staring Yuffie. After all, she's an optional character in the original release that most players probably missed on their first playthroughs. You have to find her, fight her, and then answer a set of specific questions properly to get her to join you. Mess up at any point and you'll miss her. Worse still, she might run off with some of your Gil.
What do you think makes Yuffie such a popular character?
Toriyama: "In the original Final Fantasy VII, Yuffie was the type of person who would appear wherever and whenever she pleased… and you'd never know whether or not she was going to join you.
"Even if she does join you, you could never let your guard down, because you didn't know when she'd steal your materia!
"That makes her quite different from your other allies in the fight against Shinra and Sephiroth. She's always after materia, honest about her desires, and never afraid to show that.
"It's that combination of traits that leads to unpredictable and unexpected twists, and I think one of the reasons she's become such a popular character."
How does the Yuffie we meet in Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade "EPISODE INTERmission" differ from the original game?
Toriyama: "It's very much the same Yuffie we all know and love that appears in Midgar.
"She's still elusive, and still does things at her own pace, but she's also fired up by her desire to exact revenge for her homeland of Wutai—and to execute her mission as a ninja."
Hamaguchi: "When I think about Yuffie, the first things that come to mind are: 'a materialistic materia hunter, who's not comfortable or proficient with vehicles.'
"Materia is Yuffie's motivation, and I was mindful to bring that aspect of her personality to the forefront in every part of the new episode, from the story to even the mini games."
Oh no—does that mean she's going to steal our stuff in the new episode too?
Toriyama: "(Laughs.) Yes, in the original Final Fantasy VII, she caused quite the hassle because she stole her allies' materia!
"Don't worry—in the new episode Yuffie's the protagonist, so rest assured you don't have to worry about your valuable materia getting taken away."
Hamaguchi: "Actually, we'll be introducing some new materia that wasn't included in Final Fantasy VII Remake. That's pretty exciting!"
Yuffie does sport a new look though with her moogle outfit. Why is she dressed like that in the new episode?
Toriyama: "Actually, the moogle hood draws its reference from the time it was used in Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII, and Yuffie wears it whenever she is on a covert mission.
"She might think she's perfectly disguised, but it actually makes her stand out even more in a metropolis like Midgar.
"I feel that's just very 'her', and probably why I like it so much!"
So what can we expect from Yuffie in Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade "EPISODE INTERmission"?
Hamaguchi: "The new episode takes place at the same time that Cloud and company are continuing their fight in Midgar. The story follows Yuffie on her mission as a ninja operative—tasked with stealing valuable materia from Shinra.
"Our goal was to present players with a story that leads up to Yuffie's later encounter with Cloud and his group. In addition, the new episode was an opportunity to dig deeper into the lore of Final Fantasy VII.
"I would definitely encourage people who've played Final Fantasy VII Remake to experience it when they've completed the game—I think they'll really enjoy it."
Here's an overview of the game, including what the new versions offer, and a trailer, from Frogwares:
The Sinking City is an adventure and investigation game set in an open world inspired by the universe of H.P. Lovecraft, the master of Horror. The half-submerged city of Oakmont is gripped by supernatural forces. You're a private investigator, and you have to uncover the truth of what has possessed the city… and the minds of its inhabitants.
An oppressive atmosphere and story inspired by the universe of H.P. Lovecraft.
A vast open world that can be explored on foot, by boat, in a diving suit…
High replay value thanks to an open investigation system: each case can be solved in a number of ways, with different possible endings depending on your actions.
An arsenal of weapons from the 1920s with which to take on nightmarish creatures.
Manage your mental health to untangle the truth behind the madness.
The Sinking City on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series offers the following improvements:
Native 3840×2160 resolution (4K)
60 frames per second
Improved graphical fidelity
Significantly faster loading times
DualSense features support
The Sinking City game
"The Worshipers of the Necronomicon" – Three new quests in which Charles Reed investigates unsolved cases and sets out in search of mysterious spell books that harbor unspeakable powers.
"Merciful Madness" – Three new quests that explore Lovecraft's iconic stories and bring to light the mysteries of Oakmont and its demented citizens.
"Investigator Pack" – Upgrade your gaming experience with an exclusive private investigator outfit and access to a first aid kit, antipsychotics and a crafting materials starter pack.
"Chicago Organ Grinder" – This downloadable content grants early access to the most powerful weapon in the game, the Tommy gun, and comes with a golden skin of the weapon.
"Experience Boost" – This downloadable content includes a skill point that can be used from the start of the game. Use it wisely to upgrade your combat skills, vigor or mind.
Castlevania Resurrection was announced at E3 1999. A build was shown to press and VIPs behind closed doors. It was quietly canceled less than a year later, and the world mostly forgot about it. The game was said to have been around 25% complete when it was canceled, but about the only proof that the game ever existed, aside from a demo pretty much nobody saw, is an old preview article from IGN and assorted magazine pieces.
Until now, that is. After more than 22 years, Colby Laurent, the owner of the Sega Dreamcast Info Preservation Games website, got his hands on a copy at auction and released a ROM image that can be played on both Dreamcast emulators and the original hardware.
The game features five levels (though one is only accessible via emulation) and lets players control Sofia Belmont, the first member of the legendary vampire hunting family. While the levels would likely have been connected in-game, this is an incomplete build. Players can move through the levels using the debug menu, which is accessed by pressing start.
Because the build is so early in development, large sections of it don't work. Sonia's roll hasn't been properly implemented, the game's lock on system doesn't work, and there are a number of other bugs and several crashes.
It's not a day that ends in 'Y' without people claiming that an extremely popular and competitive online game is dead.Here's what's up with #RIPFortnite.
If you've hopped on Twitter over the last several hours, you might have noticed that "RIP Fortnite" is a trending hashtag.
So what's the deal? Is Fortnite dead–like, actually dead? Are people just upset about changes in the newest season?
Here's everything you need to know about the "RIP Fortnite" hashtag.
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Why is RIP Fortnite Trending on Twitter?
So here's the deal: Fortnite isn't shutting down or dead or whatever else you might want to call it. People are currently upset and tweeting with the "RIP Fortnite" hashtag for one of two reasons. The first is that they simply think the game and its community are old news and "dead." The other reason is a little bit more complicated.
Epic Games is trying to crack down on wager matches by telling popular streamers who promote them that they'll be banned unless they stop. Wager matches are exactly as they sound: a type of unofficial game mode that has people betting on who will win the match. Despite being against the Terms of Service agreement that every Fortnite player agrees to when playing the game, popular streamers like Clix have been promoting them.
"RIP Fortnite" is trending because a lot of people think that these wager matches have been keeping the game alive. Even though it promotes gambling to children, a lot of people are upset over Epic Game's newfound strictness.
Cyberpunk 2077 had been one of the most hyped games of last year. However, much to the disappointment of fans, the game had a lot of issues at launch, and it failed to live up to expectations. In fact, the game's poor optimization on last-gen consoles led to its removal from the PlayStation Store.
After the backlash it received at launch, the developers posted an apology promising fans that it will be releasing two major updates to fix the issues the game had. The 1.1 Patch was released back in January, and it did bring a number of improvements to the game, ranging from crash fixes to memory usage improvements. Here is what we know about the next patch, Update 1.2 so far.
When CD Projekt Red issued an apology back in December, it had stated that the first patch will come in January, followed by the second one in February. The first patch came on time, but just after that, the company was hit by a cyber attack that disrupted its plans, causing the patch to be delayed.
Now, the patch is slated to be releasing this month itself. With just less than a week left for March to end, we will get the 1.2 Update pretty soon. However, as of now, the release date hasn't been announced. That being said, the developers have stated that the patch is being tested, so it shouldn't be long before we get the update.
Cyberpunk 2077 Update 1.2: Patch Notes
The patch notes of the 1.2 Update haven't been shared yet. However, in a recent Night City news report, the developers have highlighted what fans can expect from the update. Here is a gist of everything confirmed so far.
Police will be responding to crimes slower than earlier.
Drones will be assisting the police in assessing crimes.
A new steering sensitivity slider will be added to the game.
The Steering has been optimized to make it smoother and more more consistent whenever there is a drop in the framrate.
A new feature will be added which help players get their cars freed when stuck
Right now, double tapping on a movement key makes the character dodge. This will be disabled in the next update.
For those that may not have caught up with the latest episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier you have been officially warned, there are spoilers ahead.
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Who Is Isaiah Bradley?
Episode 2 of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier introduced a brand new character to the MCU, Isaiah Bradley. The new character was portrayed by Carl Lumbly and although this is his first appearance in the MCU, it appears the character is a pivotal part of the super-soldier storyline.
Isaiah Bradley isn't a made-up character just for the MCU, he is actually a character that appeared in the Marvel comic books. Bradley is depicted as an early outcome of the USA's Super-Soldier program, which fans will know is how Steve Roger's Captain America came into existence during World War II.
In simpler terms, Isaiah Bradley is another Captain America. In the Marvel Comic Book universe, Isaiah took on the name of Captain America after it was presumed Steve Rogers had died.
During Episode 2, Sam and Bucky head to Baltimore to meet Isaiah Bradley, who is now an elderly and confused man.
Bradley informed Bucky and Sam that he stopped using his powers a long time ago because he believed the process of being turned into a super-soldier was government-sanctioned torture. Bucky then insists that Bradley was a hero and one of the soldiers that HYDRA truly feared. Bucky knows that HYDRA feared Isaiah because the two were on opposite sides back in the '50s.
It looks like this won't be the last time we see or hear of Isaiah Bradley, but fans will have to wait until next Friday (April 2) to see where Episode 3 takes The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.
The Falcon and The Winter Soldier Episode 2
Fans can watch "The Star Spangled Man", which is the second episode of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, right now on Disney+.
The runtime is 50 minutes long, so get comfy, get the snacks, and get watching!
New episodes of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier are released every Friday.
One of the main attractions for Animal Crossing: New Horizons players in April is the Cherry Blossom.
The Cherry Blossom season 2021 starts on April 1 and runs until April 10 and will see player's islands blessed with beautiful pink trees.
It will also grant them the opportunity to collect Cherry Blossom Petals, which can then be used to craft special items.
OTHER CONFIRMED APRIL EVENTS
The other (confirmed) major event happening in April is everybody's favourite, Bunny Day.
While this year's event kicks off in just a couple of days, on March 28, the main Bunny Day is set for April 4 and will contain a range of "new items" for players to collect.
On top of that, Nintendo has already confirmed via their official Animal Crossing: New HorizonsTwitter account, a range of other events. These are:
Nature Day (April 15- April 22) – Inspired by support for the environment, players will be able to purchase a "Cool Globe" from Nook Shopping.
Sinimogi (April 1- April 10) – Another nature focused event, Sinimogi is a day about caring for forests and planting trees. It originated in South Korea. During the event window, players will be able to order a "Forsythia" plant.
Prom (April 1 – April 30) – April is all about prom season in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. For the whole month, players will be able to purchase a range of prom-based items including a Sash, Prom Floor and Prom Wall.
April Fools Day (March 26 – April 1) – For the next few days, players will be able to purchase everybody's favourite prank item, the whoopee cushion. A range of colours will be available until the April Fools Day itself.
The Risk of Rain 2 Bandit skin is the first new addition to the recently joined character that you can unlock through a simple challenge.
Risk of Rain 2 Anniversary Update was rolled out recently, adding tons of new content, items, playable characters, and cosmetics to the game. One of the new additions is Bandit, the new playable characters who have also received an alternative skin that can be unlocked easily.
How to Complet the Bandit Challenge and Get the Skin?
In order to complete the Bandit challenge and get the alternative Risk of Rain 2 Bandit skin, you will only need to kill 15 enemies while playing as Bandit. The only thing you should keep in mind is to finish all of those enemies with your revolver. If you don't, the challenge will be failed, since you need 15 finishes with your revolver in a row.
How to Play as Heretic
Aside from Bandit, there's also a new class that can you play as in the game right now. If you manage to obtain all the Heresy items including Hooks of Heresy, Visions of Heresy, Strides of Heresy, and Essence of Heresy, you will turn into a new character called Heretic. The new character cannot be unlocked permanently, which means every time you want to play as them, you need to collect the aforementioned items once again.
What is Risk of Rain 2?
Risk of Rain 2 is a third-person roguelike action game where you can team up with your friends and starting finishing different stages by completing the objectives. The more you stay at a certain level, the stronger the enemies become. So, you need to climb up the stages as fast as you can to avoid super challenging enemies.
Risk of Rain 2 is now available on PS4, Switch, Xbox One, and PC.
The Planula is a healing item that was added in the Anniversary Update on March 25. It can only be obtained by defeating a boss, but not just any boss drops this new item.
In order to get the Planula in Risk of Rain 2, you will need to defeat the Grandparent Boss Monster. The Grandparent Boss is a new type of boss monster that was also added in the March 25 Anniversary Update.
This is the only way to obtain the Planula Item, it cannot be obtained from chests. Boss items also only drop if its respective boss monster spawned as the teleporter boss.
Planula Boss Item Stats
So, what does the Planula do exactly? Well, it's a healing item that doesn't do much apart from heal the player.
The Planula allows the player to receive flat healing when attacked, according to the Risk of Rain 2 wiki the Planula will "Heal from incoming damage for 15 (+15 per stack)".
Risk of Rain 2 Anniversary Update
There was a big update for Risk of Rain 2 on March 25, the Anniversary Update went live for the game and brought with it a lot of new content.
You can find the full patch notes and everything you need to know about the Anniversary Update at the link below:
The time has arrived – Monster Hunter Rise is here and players all over the world are beginning the hunt.
Those who pre-ordered Capcom's latest entry into the series received some interesting pre-order bonuses, in the form of Layered Armor. Those who purchased the Deluxe Edition would have received some too.
Here is everything you need to know about the bonuses.
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What Layered Armor is available in Monster Hunter Rise?
For pre-ordering Monster Hunter Rise, players gained access to a pair of Layered Armor items, they are as follows:
Palamute Retriever Costume layered armour
Palico Forest Cat Costume layered armour
Players who purchased the Deluxe Edition of the game also gained access to three more Layered Armor items – these are:
Kamurai Hunter layered armor set
Shuriken Collar Palamute layered armor piece
Fish Collar Palico layered armour piece
How to redeem and equip the Layered Armor pre-order bonus.
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Redeeming these items is relatively simple.
First of all, players need to get far enough through the game to speak to Hinoa, the Quest Maiden.
Following that, players should receive a prompt, letting them know the extra content is available.
From there, players can head across to the courier (who is actually a Palico) and initiate a conversation with them. Players will need to select the "Add-on Content" option and then they can simply accept all items.
Equipping the items is equally as simple. Players just head across to the Item Box, select the "Layered Armor Sets" section and then equip the armor they require.
What Stat Boosts does the Layered Armor offer?
Unfortunately, none. The Layered Armor items in the Monster Hunterseries offer no boosts and are purely there for cosmetic purposes.
Today is the day that eager Monster Hunting fans have been waiting for as it hits the Nintendo Switch.
Unless you are one of Masaki Hiyama's employees, who runs Japanese VR development company, Mark-on, and you have been given the day off, chances are that you're going to have to wait until after work to play Monster Hunter Rise.
Or maybe you were clever enough to book it off. Either way, Monster Hunter Rise releases today on the Nintendo Switch. While players will want to get stuck in and start their hunting spree as soon as possible, let's start off with how you can look your best killing monsters.
How to change your appearance in Monster Hunter Rise
We all know what it'slike to get fed up with how we appear after awhile so thankfully, changing how you look in Monster Hunter Rise can happen without fuss at any time.
All players have to do is head to their room in Kamura by quick travelling and opening the Item Box or alternatively, players can interact with the Item Box near Hinoa by choosing to change their appearance from the options.
Once you have done that, you'll then notice a screen that allows you to change up how you look in character creation like when you initially started to craft your character at the beginning.
You'll then have the choice of choosing different options from clothes, makeup and hair to eyebrows and whether you would like a fancy beard. Just to be clear, you can't change your gender or change how your Palamute or Palico looks.
What time does Monster Hunter Rise release on the Nintendo Switch?
Monster Hunter Rise should be released today at 12 a.m. Eastern on March 26, 2021, in North America. In The UK, players who pre-ordered the game will get a sneak peek before everyone else the night before but for those who haven't preordered, they should be able to get stuck in at 2 pm GMT
How long is Monster Hunter Rise?
Depending, of course, how you like to play your games and if you like to rush opposed to taking your time, that will factor into the game's length but generally speaking, it should take somewhere around 20 to 30 hours to complete the story of Monster Hunter Rise.
If you want to play as the Heretic class, you need to find the Risk of Rain 2 Essence of Heresy and Hooks of Heresy items as well as the two other Heresy collectibles.
Risk of Rain 2 Anniversary Update is now officially live in the game and players have access to a wide variety of new content for continuing their exploration in the game.
ROGUELIKE: Risk of Rain 2 Anniversary Update Patch Notes
If you have already checked out the Risk of Rain 2 Anniversary Update patch notes, you are aware of the new additions such as the Heretic class. As you may already know, this not an unlockable class, but you can turn yourself into a Heretic by collecting all Heresy items.
Risk of Rain 2 Essence of Heresy and Hooks of Heresy are two new Heresy items that have been added to the game with the latest update.
How to Obtain Risk of Rain 2 Essence of Heresy and Hooks of Heresy?
In order to obtain the Hooks of Heresy and Essence of Heresy items, you will need to complete the Blockade Breaker challenge.
In addition to the two Heresy items above, you are going to obtain the Visions of Heresy and Strides of Heresy items as well to turn into the Heretic.
Prior to the anniversary update, completing the Blockade Breaker challenge would only grant you Visions and Striders of Heresy, but now, it provides all four heresy items to players.
Unfortunately, you cannot unlock Heretic at the moment. Every time that you want to play as Heretic, you will need to obtain the four Heresy items again.
Risk of Rain 2 is now available on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC. This is a roguelike game with a huge popularity thanks to its varied gameplay elements and multiple playable classes and characters, each with their own abilities.
A brand new Anniversary Update forRisk of Rain 2went live on March 25, and it brought a brand new mystery survivor known as the Heretic.
Here's everything you need to know about the new character, and how you can play as the Heretic. If you haven't seen it already, DualShockers have got the full patch notes and information surrounding the Risk of Rain 2 Anniversary Update, you can check it out at the link below.
Risk of Rain 2 is a third-person shooter developed by Hopoo Games, it was released for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in August of 2020. The game most recently received an Anniversary Update to celebrate 2 years since the release of it's Early Access version.
The sequel to the popular title Risk of Rain follows a similar approach in terms of gameplay, up to four players must progress through several levels whilst taking out enemies.
Each of these levels will have a teleporter that players must find and activate, once activated they must survive the hoard of enemies and bosses until the teleporter is fully activated.
One of the biggest changes from the original title, is Risk of Rain 2 is now set in a 3D environment as opposed to 2D.
Risk of Rain 2 is available right now on Steam, PlayStaion 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Google Stadia.
How To Unlock Heretic In Risk of Rain 2
If you're wondering how you can play as Heretic after the latest update on March 25, here's how.
The Heretic is a unique character that isn't actually playable from the character select screen, instead, there's a different method to obtaining this character.
To play as the Heretic you will need to collect all four of the Heresy Items in-game, you will then turn into the Heretic. It's also worth noting that since the latest update, there has been two new Heresy Items added, meaning there are now four to collect.
Unfortunately, even after you collect the four Heresy Items, the Heretic won't become a selectable character to play with. If you want to continue playing as the Heretic in Risk of Rain 2, you will need to continuously collect the four items.
So what special abilities or skills does the Heretic have? Well, the abilities will come from the Heresy Item set. This means that you will have the following abilities as the Heretic:
Visions of Heresy – Hungering Gaze Fire a flurry of tracking shards that detonate after a delay, dealing 120% base damage.
Hooks of Heresy – Slicing Maelstrom Charge up a projectile that deals 175% damage per second to nearby enemies, exploding after 3 seconds to deal 700% damage and root enemies for 3 seconds.
Essence of Heresy – Ruin Dealing damage adds a stack of Ruin for 10 seconds. Activating the skill detonates all Ruin stacks at unlimited range, dealing 300% damage plus 120% damage per stack of Ruin.
Strides of Heresy – Shadowfade Fade away, becoming intangible and gaining +30% movement speed. Heal for 18.2% of your maximum health. Lasts 3 seconds.
The Heretic also has a total of 440 health (+132 per level) and deals a total of 18 damage (+3.6 per level).