October 22, 2015

Doom Closed Alpha Details, Recommended Specs & Trailer Revealed

Posted on October 22, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Fans looking for their next fix of id Software’s upcoming Doom reboot might not have to wait long provided that they purchased or pre-ordered Wolfenstein: The New Order last year.  Id Software and publisher Bethesda have announced a closed alpha set to take place tomorrow through the end of this weekend.

In terms of scope the closed alpha will be quite limited – featuring only one mode (6 vs 6 team deathmatch) and one map called Heatwave. Also don’t expect any extended live-streams or huge let’s plays of this newly announced alpha test as id Software has made it very clear that all testers are bound by an NDA.

Alongside the announcement id has laid out all of the weapons, equipment and the minimum specs (PC) required to run the alpha.  Players will be able to try out a few weapons we saw in action as early as this past E3 including the Super Shotgun and Rocket Launcher as well as the Static Cannon and Plasma Rifle.

If you’re like me and didn’t get into the alpha – at least there a brand new trailer featuring a few quick montages of new deathmatch footage. It seems like this build is very similar to the one that id showed off to the press a few months back at QuakeCon.

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October 22nd Nintendo Download

Posted on October 22, 2015 by Jason Nason

Nintendo Wii U eShop

Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water – Investigate a series of suspicious disappearances while surviving the haunted woods atop the mysterious Mt. Hikami. The Wii U GamePad controller is now your Camera Obscura, which is used to defend against lethal ghosts. Download this free-to-start game and play most of the prologue and first two terrifying chapters for free. To continue playing, purchase the full game upgrade in the Nintendo eShop. Find it under downloadable content. Click here to watch the extremely spoopy trailer for the game.

Just Dance 2016 – The newest game in the popular franchise features two ways to play. Use your Wii Remote controller or download theJust Dance Controller app on your smartphone to bust a move to “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars, feel the beat in “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor and many more top hits. Clickhere to watch a trailer for the game.

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Some Halo 5 Pre-loads Downloaded the wrong file

Posted on October 22, 2015 by Fionna Schweit

It is not often that we find Microsoft apologizing for an issue with one of their flagship games, it comes as a supirse when Microsoft announced that a place holder file may be all people who downloaded Halo 5 guardiands got this week. If you use the instant on feature, and pre-ordered you may have ended up getting burned on this one. Though Microsoft says  only a “small number of players” are effected.

People who downloaded this stub file will need to delete it and reinstall the right one. You can check to see if you installed the stub file by following the instructions below:

  1. Go to My games & apps
  2. Sort your game collection by selecting Installed à Sort by size
  3. If your Halo 5: Guardians game size is greater than 40 GB, you’ve got the correct version
  4. If your Halo 5: Guardians game size is less than 40 GB, you’ve got an incorrect stub file.

if you got the incorrect file you will need to re-install.

story via Halo waypoint


Total War: Warhammer Release Date and Preorder Bonuses Announced, will be part of a trilogy.

Posted on October 22, 2015 by Fionna Schweit

Sega has confirmed a release date for their newest Total War game. , Total War: Warhammer, will launch on April 28 and is the “first in an epic trilogy.” The announcement of it being a trilogy is totally new information, and no doubt will have fans very excited.  Sega also announced that preordering from select participating retailers will get players the Chaos Warriors Race Pack. The pack three new playable Legendary Lords, which “enable you to select the corrupted and powerful Chaos Warriors as your race in the Grand Campaign.”

There will also be a Hi-King edition produced in a “single, extremely limited run.” Details on what it includes can be found below.

  • Modelled on the legendary Book of Grudges, the High King Edition will ship in a large ornate presentation box, featuring metallic gold and 3D sculpted detail in the iconic Dwarfen style. Contained within is a host of treasures guaranteed to sate the gold-lust of the mightiest Dwarfen
  • Grudge Ring: This quality metal ring, with a rotating inner band is perfect to spin whilst brooding over grudges and plotting revenge. Six numbered bevels on the inner hoop allow the ring to double as a fully functioning die.
  • Slayer’s Whetstone Pendant: Made of genuine, functional whetstone and inscribed with the talismanic Master Rune of Spite, this hefty trinket would be treasured and jealously guarded by any self-respecting Slayer, who aims to keep a keen edge on their blades.
  • Dwarfen Drinking Horn & Stand: Toast your victories with this beautifully decorated drinking horn; wrought with icons and sigils in the Dwarfen craftsman style. Suitable for both display and practical use, it can hold a full pint and comes complete with its own unique metal display stand.
  • Canvas Map: Plan your campaigns of conquest as any High King should with this gorgeously illustrated canvas map of the game world.
  • Integrated Artbook: Integrated into the High King Edition’s impressive packaging is a large art book featuring exclusive concepts.
  • Metal Case: Protect your game disks from the perilous dangers of the Old World with this exclusive metal case.
  • Insider Guide: A printed strategy guide for Total War: WARHAMMER; this book will help get you started with the game and offers invaluable tactical advice to help you dominate the battlefields of the Old World.
  • Chaos Warriors Race Pack: The Chaos Warriors Race Pack offers a new playable race with a full roster of bloodthirsty units, terrifying mounts and monstrous creatures. Lead the corrupted Chaos hordes as one of three new playable Legendary Lords and embrace the Ruinous Powers as you embark on brand new quest chains, unlocking powerful items and gaining the favour of the dark Chaos Gods.


A Limited Edition will also be available, and this will include the metal case and the Insider Guide mentioned above. Take a look at some screenshots and artwork for the High King Edition below.

This adds to previous information Sega released saying  Total War: Warhammer will deliver “hundreds of hours” of gameplay–and two additional expansions will follow. Total War: Warhammer is the first in a three-part trilogy that will include two standalone further installments–as well as DLC packs. Cant wait to play it!

see all the details and per-order here 


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