BioWare’s Anthem is Releasing on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on February 22, 2019

At their EA Play presentation moments ago, EA announced that Anthem, the latest game from BioWare, will be releasing on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on February 22nd, 2019. They also hosted a deep-dive discussion with several developers of the game and released some new trailers.

In the discussion, the developers stated that the game will take place in a living, shared world. Dynamic weather, time of day, and seasons will change the game world for everyone playing the game. They also talked about the game’s story, which takes place in a world that was left unfinished by the gods; the gods’ tools are still present in the world, however, which factors in to much of the game’s conflict.

You play as a freelancer piloting a Javelin exosuit, which come in four different styles: Ranger, Colossus, Interceptor, and Storm. The Ranger is an all-purpose class of suit which excels at up-close, one-on-one combat, whereas the Colossus is a heavier suit with more devastating weapons. The developers did not discuss any specifics of the other two classes of Javelin, but they did state that they will be highly customizable. Players will be able to customize their suits by changing the paint job (including what looks like a Mass Effect-inspired one), or even the geometry of the suit itself.

The developers also talked about the game’s monetization strategy, confirming that there would be cosmetic and vanity items available for purchase through microtransactions, but there will not be loot boxes or gameplay-enhancing purchases in the game. They stated that the game will be an “ongoing service” but did not elaborate on whether this would include new content (free or paid) after launch.

What do you guys think about Anthem? You can let us know by posting in the comments, and check out the new trailers for the game below!

Source:EA Play 2018


You Can Play Fallout Shelter on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch Right Now

During Bethesda’s E3 2018 conference, company figurehead Todd Howard talked a lot about Fallout, but not just Fallout 76. This year is the ten year anniversary of the franchise, but it’s also the three year anniversary of Fallout Shelter. The game has since garnered massive success, and it’s been ported to the Xbox One last year, but where are the ports to other consoles?

If you’ve been asking that question, you’re in luck. Fallout Shelter is available for free on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch right now. A special bonus in the Nintendo Switch version is the ability to use touch controls in addition to a traditional control scheme.

Are you going to be playing these new ports? What do you think about Fallout Shelter?

Source:Bethesda E3 2018 Press Conference

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