Author: Hot Game

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s wanted system is enforced by Mordor-style mercenary characters

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey takes the Phylakes that were so fun to fight back in Origins, procedurally generates an endless number of them, and lets you recruit them instead of just killing them (assuming they don’t kill you). We already knew Odyssey would feature a GTA-style wanted system that would send mercenaries after you if you caused enough trouble, but Ubisoft…

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Rage 2 QuakeCon 2018 gameplay , release date, trailer, and more

The more we see of Rage 2, the more excited we get. Far from just an ill-advised sequel to a middling game, Rage 2 looks like it’s making good on all of the post-apocalyptic, open-world mayhem promise of the first game with a shooting and driving aplomb achievable only by the combined efforts of Id Software and Avalanche Studios. The…

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Fallout 76 PvP starts “like slapping somebody in a bar” but punishes straight-up murder

Fallout 76 will take a novel approach to player-vs-player conflict, according to new information revealed at a QuakeCon 2018 panel on Saturday. In an online world full of potential assholes, just blowing up another player from a mile away doesn’t sound like good fun for everybody involved. So instead, Bethesda’s making starting a fight in Fallout 76 more like looking…

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Here’s how Fallout 76 character creation and customization work

Leveling up and customizing your character in Fallout 76 will work much differently from the way it did in Fallout 4. Three key figures on the project’s development took the stage to present new material and field community questions at a QuakeCon 2018 panel on Saturday, with game director Todd Howard, project lead Jeff Gardiner, and development director Chris Mayer…

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Bethesda’s Pete Hines will always say “no thank you” to Battle Royale knockoffs

Wondering when Bethesda is going to hop aboard the Battle Royale bandwagon with 100-player Fallout 76 elimination matches, or a version of Skyrim where you airdrop onto an island and start hunting other Dragonborn? It’ll likely never happen, according to Pete Hines, SVP of Bethesda’s global marketing and communications (who you’ve no doubt seen during Bethesda’s E3 presentations). Speaking with…

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