Free-to-play shooter Warframe has been seeing success over its three year lifespan, boasting over 26 million registered players with a record of up to 60,000 players concurrently playing this year. The third-person shooter have many similarities to Destiny where the focus is getting new loot by playing PvP and PvE, with PvE taking place in procedural generated environments.
With the new Plains of Eidolon, Warframe will now add persistent environments, called Landscapes, which is an open world. This makes Warframe more closer to a traditional MMO.
The first Landscape is a town named Cetus, built around a sandy environment. Up to 50 players can share this space and go [...]
Fortnte has taken a long time to take shape- 6 years. It is now finally ready for Early Access, with plans of going free-to-play for everyone by 2018. This is a similar model as seen in Epic’s other new game, the MOBA Paragon which started development later than Fornite and is now out in its full free-to-play form.
To build up on the anticipation of the Early Access hype, Epic revealed the cinematic launch trailer. Fortnite is a game about building a base by scavanging parts before defending against a horde of zombies. Think Minecraft tower defense infused with class-based third-person shooter. But unlike other Epic games, Fortnite has a fun and cartoony tone to it. [...]
The free-to-play Monster Hunter-esque game for the PC Dauntless is shaping to be well on its way for its release later this year. A new trailer popped up just in time for E3 showing off some new environments of the Shattered Isles, including a snowy landscape and the hub world where you buy, sell and craft new gear for hunts.
Check out the sweet short trailer below:
Dauntless is set to release later this year on PC as a free to play game. A beta is scheduled to launch too. Should you be interested, you can sign up here.
Bohemia Interactive are the folks behind the military FPS sim Arma, both a successful game on its own and the game that spawned various mods into other games which includes DayZ and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. The team has been incubating their own ‘mod’ for Arma 3- turning it into a 5v5 tactical combat game.
That project, initially titled Project Argo, will be released as Argo, and set to launch on June 22. It will also contain no micro-transactions. Yup, totally free.
Argo will take a much faster pace than the core Arma series, with a streamlined interface, progression with unlockables and a smaller playfield in the form of the first Arma’s [...]
Digital Extremes are known for their game Warframe, a free-to-play third-person shooter that has been trucking for quite a while, and still maintain a healthy playerbase.
They have now announced a new game that will be a first-person team shooter, but with deck-building mechanics. No footage of the game is available just yet, but the concept can work, as seen in the re-released Phantom Dust. Though with E3 looming by, it won’t be long until we see it in action.
Should you be curious to try it out, you can sign up for the alpha test here. The alpha test should begin on May 26th.
Paladins, the hero-shooter from the folks behind SMITE, has finally landed on the PS4. The PC version launched last year and due to the timing, it was heavily compared to the other popular hero shooter Overwatch. However, as time has passed Hi-Rez has made numerous changes to the gameplay and has since added more maps and champions to choose from.
Paladins had a lengthy closed and beta on PS4 before the launch today, so expect the game to have fairly acclimated for console play. You can go download the game for free here. If you’re looking for an FPS with character abilities this is a good and free alternative to try out.