Elite Dangerous or simply Elite is somewhere between a space flight simulator and an immersive open world role play game. You get dropped into the universe after optional and basic training.
The space simulation part of the game is incredibly well executed, the sheer distances that need to be overcome can take up quite a portion of game time. However, depending on your preferred play style, you can play Elite in a number of different ways.Continue reading “Elite Dangerous: You are small, the ‘Verse is big.”
Watchdogs 2 is a very worthy sequel to Watchdogs and in general it’s bigger and more colourful and light hearted than the original.
Ubisoft continues the series in San Francisco and again you’re a hacker that fights the super surveillance company Blume by exploiting their product ctOS to manipulate the environment to your advantage.
The game does a good job at being an open world game with a few multiplayer (co-op and pvp) components along the immersive single player storyline.
Both story and visuals have received a ton of love, some characters return from the first Watchdogs and it doesn’t seem weird.Continue reading “Watchdogs 2: Hack the Planet!”
Strange Brigade is a co-op shooter that I recently acquired and actually find quite entertaining. You are an Indiana Jones or Lara Croft style adventurer in the 1930s that shoots their way through hordes of zombies and solves various riddles on the way to a boss fight that finals every map that usually takes about 45 minutes.
This, in essence, describes the game relatively accurately, but its charm really comes through the overly British 19th century commentator that relentlessly points out what ever you are doing, the diverse characters you can select, and the fact that it doesn’t take itself too seriously.
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Cold Waters is a submarine simulation game that is quite realistic and challenging. If you like tumbling down rabbit holes and learning about sonars, thermal layers in the ocean, cavitation of ships propellers at different depths, this game is for you. If you love movies like Das Boot or Hunt for Red October, hit “Buy” now. The realism displayed by this game seems unmatched and it doesn’t make it any less fun.
If you don’t like keeping a mental model of every mechanic in your head, you can try turning the difficulty dial to easy, but you’ll probably be better off playing something… else. 😉
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This guide is for Fortnite beginners, the recent free to play, Battle Royale, 100 people land on an island and get to… well, slaughter each other. Sounds familiar? Like… Player Unknowns Battlegrounds? It's literally the same game, except you have no cars, everything looks like a comic and you can build your own buildings. Minecraft Unknown basically.
If you, like me, prefer to play with your friends, this guide is for you. Or for them. If you want to prevent them from playing badly and dying all the time.
There are a couple of very easy things you can do in Fortnite to at least survive longer than all the impatient lunatics jumping off at the Titlted Towers every round.
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