Tuesday, November 29, 2016

October 2016 New PC Games To Watch For

Finally, with some anticipated hotshot names and some surprising gems out of nowhere provide a spectacular month for games.

Aragami is an action-adventure stealth video game developed and published by Lince Works for Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X and PlayStation 4. The players take the role of Aragami, an assassin with supernatural abilities. The player can teleport between shadows and will face an enemy army that goes by the name of 'Kaiho'. This opposing army is formed by warriors with the power to control the light. The game was released on 4th October 2016.

The Silver Case
The Silver Case is an adventure visual novel video game developed by Grasshopper Manufacture and published by ASCII Entertainment for the PlayStation in 1999. A remastered version was released digitally by Grasshopper Manufacture worldwide for Microsoft Windows and OS X in 2016, while a port for the PlayStation 4 will be released by NIS America in early 2017.

Gears of War 4
Gears of War 4 is a third-person shooter video game developed by The Coalition and published by Microsoft Studios for Microsoft Windows and Xbox One. It is the fourth main installment in the Gears of War series, and the first entry not to be developed by Epic Games. It was released on October 11, 2016.

Shadow Warrior 2
Shadow Warrior 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed by indie studio Flying Wild Hog and published by Devolver Digital. It is the sequel to the 2013 Shadow Warrior, the reboot of the 1997 original. The game was released for Microsoft Windows in October 13, 2016, and will be released for PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in early 2017.

Battlefield 1
Battlefield 1 is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts. It is the fifteenth installment in the Battlefield series, and the first main entry in the series since Battlefield 4. The game was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on October 21, 2016.

Civilization VI
Sid Meier's Civilization VI is a turn-based 4X video game and the sixth main title in the Civilization series. Civilization VI was developed by Firaxis Games, published by 2K Games, and distributed by Take-Two Interactive. As with other games in the series, the goal for the player is to lead their fledgling civilization from an early settlement through many millennia to become a world power and achieve one of several victory conditions—such as through military power, technological superiority, or diplomatic leadership—over the other human and computer controlled opponents. Players do this by exploring the world, founding new cities, building city improvements, deploying military troops to attack and defend from others, researching new technologies and cultural civics, and engage in trade and negotiations with other world leaders. The game was released on October 21, 2016 for Microsoft Windows.

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is a fighting role-playing video game developed by Dimps and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment based on the Dragon Ball franchise. It is the second Dragon Ball video game released on eighth generation video game consoles. 68 characters are playable, including Goku Black from Dragon Ball Super as a pre-order bonus. It is the sequel to Dragon Ball Xenoverse that was released on October 28 for Microsoft Windows.

Titanfall 2
Titanfall 2 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. The plot focuses on a infantry soldier named Jack Cooper, who aspires to be a pilot of a Titan, which are large mechas used for war. The sequel to Titanfall (2014), the game was released in October 2016 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

[Such a huge list, and quite a list of good names, quite a promising month indeed.]

Friday, November 25, 2016

October 2016 New Comics To Watch For

Well, better late than never. So here goes my belated list for October new comic series' to watch out for.

Written by Mark Millar
Art and Cover by Greg Capullo
MARK MILLAR & GREG CAPULLO join forces to create the smash hit sci-fi / fantasy story of the year: REBORN. Where do you go when you die? Not heaven or hell; somewhere else. Somewhere you have to fight to survive. Somewhere the people from the past are waiting for you — the good and the bad.

Written by Gerard Way and Jon Rivera
Art and Cover by Michael Avon Oeming
Cave Carson has done it all: survived countless adventures below the Earth’s surface, met the love of his life, and gotten a cybernetic eye…somehow. After he and his wife, Eileen, sent their only daughter Chloe off to college, Cave was ready to become just another mundane member of the surface world. That is, until Eileen got sick. Newly widowed, Cave tries to piece his life back together when a knock on the door of his secret underground lab pulls him back into a past that he and Eileen thought they had left buried deep within the Earth.
Adding to his troubles, Cave must determine if his recent hallucinations and visions are the work of his mind or his mysterious cybernetic eye. (Spoiler: It’s the eye.)
Written by Gerard Way (DOOM PATROL, Umbrella Academy) and Jon Rivera (Heartbreak), and illustrated by Michael Avon Oeming (Powers), this is an absurdist action-adventure story unlike any other!

Written by Dan Jurgens
Art by Bernard Chang
“THE RETURN” part one! Terry McGinnis is back as Batman, much to the delight of his family and friends. But is the original Joker really back as well? Inspired by the possible return of their role model, the Jokerz have taken over an entire section of Gotham City and are determined to wreak havoc in the still-rebuilding city. While Batman battles chaos on the streets, his friend Dana is at the mercy of the new leader of the now-unified gang.

Written by Benjamin Parcy
Art and Cover by Jonboy Meyers
“Damian Knows Best” part one! Now that Damian has “summoned” the Teen Titans, the tyrannical teen reveals his master plan! But a great evil from Damian’s past is lurking around the corner, ready to strike at the team’s newest leader and destroy the new Teen Titans before they even begin!

Written by Mark Waid
Art and Cover by Humberto Ramos
Following the fallout of CIVIL WAR II, Avengers Ms. Marvel, Nova and Spider-Man strike out on their own – joined by Cyclops, Viv Vision and the Totally Awesome Hulk! Six young heroes determined to change the world – and they’re only the beginning!

Written by Dan Slott
Art by Jim Cheung
“DEAD NO MORE”: The Jackal is back and has conquered death. The Amazing Spider-Man is outmatched by his classic enemy’s army. Does the wall-crawler stand a chance? SHOULD he stand in The Jackal’s way if he’s found the key to eternal life?

Written by Brian Michael Bendis
Art and Cover by Alex Maleev
There is a new Iron Man in town and his name is VICTOR VON DOOM. The greatest villain of the Marvel Universe will try something new. Where Tony Stark failed, Doom will succeed. What is Doom’s Master Plan?

Written by Robbie Thompson
Art by Javier Rodriguez
An ancient evil threatens to unravel the fabric of reality, and one Sorcerer Supreme may not be enough. Doctor Strange must unite past, present and future Sorcerers Supremes to stem the coming darkness – Merlin, the Ancient One, Wiccan, and more! But Strange should watch his back, not all of these Sorcerers have his best interests in mind…

Written by Brain Michael Bendis
Art by Michael Gaydos
She is back after a decade! A lot has changed in the Marvel Universe and there are still many secrets hiding in the shadows. Secrets only a special woman like Jessica Jones can hope to uncover. Discover the haunting secrets from Jessica’s past in this blistering new series. Alias Investigations is open for business.

Written by Jeff Lemire and Charles Soule
Art and Cover by Aaron Kuder
What happened eight months ago that set the Inhumans and X-Men on a collision course? Find out here! The Inhumans travel to Japan where one of the Terrigen Clouds creates a shocking new Inhuman. The X-Men travel to Muir Island where the second Terrigen Cloud causes something truly terrible. When these two events collide, a war of catastrophic proportions explodes!