Riding The Wind In Just Cause 4

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Riding The Wind In Just Cause 4

Just Cause once again puts in the shoes of covert operative Rico Rodriguez with higher stakes and deadlier tools than ever before in its fourth entry. This time he’s taking on The Black Hand, a deadly mercenary group in South America. Rico’s arsenal of tools has been greatly expanded, with the famous grapple from Just Cause 3 being revised to include mutators that let the player adjust the strength of the connection between two objects so that you can use literal dumpsters to smash enemies or even attach boosters to objects so they go careening in wild directions to function as battering rams or launched explosives.

We recently had the chance to watch a demo of the game behind closed doors to see what the fourth game has up its sleeve. The answer? A lot of destruction.

A new element to the series is unpredictable, deadly weather that poses a serious threat to you, as well as your enemies. Tornadoes rage across the land in Just Cause 4, tearing everything they come across to shreds and throwing bridges, vehicles, and people all over the place. I watched as one jet fighter was sucked into the tornado and thrown into a mountainside. This wasn’t a cutscene but instead a moment born from the game's systems.

Riding The Wind

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Just Cause once again puts in the shoes of covert operative Rico Rodriguez with higher stakes and deadlier tools than ever before in its fourth entry. This time he’s taking on The Black Hand, a deadly mercenary group in South America. Rico’s arsenal of tools has been greatly expanded, with the famous grapple from Just Cause 3 being revised to include mutators that let the player adjust the strength of the connection between two objects so that you can use literal dumpsters to smash enemies or even attach boosters to objects so they go careening in wild directions to function as battering rams or launched explosives.

We recently had the chance to watch a demo of the game behind closed doors to see what the fourth game has up its sleeve. The answer? A lot of destruction.

A new element to the series is unpredictable, deadly weather that poses a serious threat to you, as well as your enemies. Tornadoes rage across the land in Just Cause 4, tearing everything they come across to shreds and throwing bridges, vehicles, and people all over the place. I watched as one jet fighter was sucked into the tornado and thrown into a mountainside. This wasn’t a cutscene but instead a moment born from the game's systems.

20 New Fallout 76 Details From Bethesda's E3 Press Conference

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After weeks of rumors and teases, Bethesda pulled back the curtain on Fallout 76, offering up a lengthy look at the game during its E3 2018 press conference.

Bethesda teased its Fallout 76 reveal earlier today during Microsoft’s press conference, announcing that it is a prequel to the previous Fallout games and is set in West Virginia in a world four times the size of Fallout 4. Todd Howard continued the string of new details tonight during its own press conference. Here are the big takeaways:

You can watch the official E4 trailer for Fallout 76 below, and be sure to come back to gameinformer.com later in the week for our impressions from the showfloor.

20 New Fallout 76 Details From Bethesda's E3 Press Conference

about X hours ago from
20 New Fallout 76 Details From Bethesda's E3 Press Conference

After weeks of rumors and teases, Bethesda pulled back the curtain on Fallout 76, offering up a lengthy look at the game during its E3 2018 press conference.

Bethesda teased its Fallout 76 reveal earlier today during Microsoft’s press conference, announcing that it is a prequel to the previous Fallout games and is set in West Virginia in a world four times the size of Fallout 4. Todd Howard continued the string of new details tonight during its own press conference. Here are the big takeaways:

You can watch the official E4 trailer for Fallout 76 below, and be sure to come back to gameinformer.com later in the week for our impressions from the showfloor.

Finding The Right Scheme

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Finding The Right Scheme

Putting together a good NFL roster – to say nothing of one that can win a Super Bowl – is very hard. Head Coaches and GMs have to have a philosophy in place and know which players, whether that’s big-name veterans or late-round draft picks, can fill their expected roles. Madden 19’s franchise mode is trying to replicate the way NFL teams put together their rosters and how it affects the players in a new scheme/player archetypes and progression system for Connected Franchise Mode.

Each team has an offensive and defensive scheme (which can be changed), and players fit into these schemes via player archetypes. Like previous years, as you play you earn XP for your on-the-field actions. These get you skill points, which can be applied to the specific player archetypes that apply to that player, like being a Strong Arm QB. Doing this raises the OVR in that archetype a full point and raises random ratings assigned to that archetype.

Players get XP bonuses for playing in the schemes that are appropriate to their player archetype, but playing in the wrong scheme does not make your player worse – it just doesn’t make them progress as fast.

The Entire Fighting EX Layer Cast Comes To Battle

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Fighting EX Layer, the newest fighting game by Japanese developer Arika, is coming out later this month. The new title combines Arika's original characters from previous games including Fighting Layer and Street Fighter EX.

You can check out the game's launch trailer up at the top.

Fighting EX Layer is purchasable in two flavors: a more expensive version with the entire roster and a "lite" version with fewer characters for a lower price. The game releases on PlayStation 4 on June 28.

The Entire Fighting EX Layer Cast Comes To Battle

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Fighting EX Layer, the newest fighting game by Japanese developer Arika, is coming out later this month. The new title combines Arika's original characters from previous games including Fighting Layer and Street Fighter EX.

You can check out the game's launch trailer up at the top.

Fighting EX Layer is purchasable in two flavors: a more expensive version with the entire roster and a "lite" version with fewer characters for a lower price. The game releases on PlayStation 4 on June 28.

Latest Trailer Shows Off Locales And Beautiful Art

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Indivisible, the crowdfunded turn-based RPG from the developers of Skull Girls, has a new trailer just ahead of E3 showing off the game's multiple environments.

Main character Ajna runs, jumps (and walljumps), and fights through a number of cool locales like Ashwat Forest, the cold and isolated Mount Sumeru, the dangerous Fortress Vimana, and more. The trailer shows off the gorgeous art and interesting battle system, as well.

Indivisible was originally scheduled for this year but was delayed to the first half of 2019. A new backer beta is also out today, but for everyone else, you should hopefully be able to get your hands on Indivisible next year on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch.

Latest Trailer Shows Off Locales And Beautiful Art

about X hours ago from

Indivisible, the crowdfunded turn-based RPG from the developers of Skull Girls, has a new trailer just ahead of E3 showing off the game's multiple environments.

Main character Ajna runs, jumps (and walljumps), and fights through a number of cool locales like Ashwat Forest, the cold and isolated Mount Sumeru, the dangerous Fortress Vimana, and more. The trailer shows off the gorgeous art and interesting battle system, as well.

Indivisible was originally scheduled for this year but was delayed to the first half of 2019. A new backer beta is also out today, but for everyone else, you should hopefully be able to get your hands on Indivisible next year on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch.

See Wonder Boy's Spiritual Successor In New Trailer

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FDG Entertainment and Game Atelier are releasing a new game in the style of an old cult classic. Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom is being developed with help from Ryuichi Nishizawa, creator of the Wonder Boy in Monster World series. And now you can see the game in action in this all-new trailer.

The core gameplay of a morphing hero remains intact, though it looks leagues better than its 8-bit predecessors. As you can see in the trailer, it offers around 15 hours of platform-hopping and exploration. Look for it on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch this summer.

If you haven't played any of the Wonder Boy games before, you're in luck. Last year, DotEmu and Lizardcube remade Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap, and it's available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and the Switch.