Ubisoft’s brutal 3rd-person brawler For Honor is gearing for a release and will go on closed beta on January 26. Like its name, you will get to fight for honor (and glory and probably various in-game rewards) as three different medieval factions: the Vikings, the Samurai and the Knights.
It’s a closed beta so you need an invite to participate in one. You could request for an invite by signing up here.
For Honor seems to be promising, but we can’t say for sure yet. The combat system is rad but how each match is played out might not be what we expected it to be. Just don’t write it off just yet and see if you can get into the closed beta and try [...]
Announced a few months back as one of the Xbox titles coming to Windows 10, now we have some details on the upcoming Forza Motorsport 6 Apex, a free, “curated” version of the Xbox One exclusive.
On the official site for Forza Motorsport, Forza Motorsport 6 Apex will launch on May 5th as an open beta. 63 cars will be included, a career mode and “Spotlight Series” events that will updated regularly. The game will have a new set of Xbox Live achievements not tied to the Xbox One version, and Race Points where you are encouraged to turn off assists.
The latest Pokemon game that consumers can get their hands on, however, is the new mobile augmented reality (AR) game, Pokemon Go. Field tests have now began in Japan, with developer Niantic Labs stating that potential users can be invited via email, and more invites will be sent out in the following days.
With field tests ongoing in Japan, Niantic also announced that “it will expand to other countries in the weeks to come.”
“From today, Japanese residents are invited to field test [...]
While the rest of us have to wait for the next substantial update for the Playstation 4, beta testers will take the first look at firmware update 3.50 tomorrow.
Codenamed Musashi, Sony plans to make life easier when connecting and trying to play with friends and community, as well as some much-requested features, including:Friend Online Notification – Want to know the moment your friends come online? With this update, you can, as we’ve added an option to be notified when members of your friends list sign in on the network. Notifications can [...]
Following a 2-month long break, Blizzard’s hero shooter, Overwatch is back online. New modes, new maps and the newly revealed player progression system are awaiting testers for the beta.
The newest game mode, titled ” Control”, has the two teams battling it out in a best-of-three, round-based skirmish to capture objectives, which will differ from each round. Control is playable on Overwatch’s two new maps, Lijang Tower (set in a busy Chinese metropolis) and Nepal (a monastery used by humans and Omnics alike)
There is also a Play vs. AI mode available now, allowing players to face off against a team of AI-controlled opponents with friends or [...]
Sleeping Dogs’ successor, Triad Wars, is being shut down before making it out of closed beta.
Developer United Front Games announced that the game will remain playable until January 20th on Twitter and the official Triad Wars forum. After that, the beta and service will be taken offline.
“Since the start of the Triad Wars Closed Beta this year, diligent Enforcers have run rampant through the streets of Hong Kong, killing rivals and building Empires. During this time we have gathered immense amounts of feedback, information, and data on the game. We’ve loved seeing how you’ve played Triad Wars but we know it wasn’t right for many of you," the [...]