Burial at Sea revisits the city of Rapture in an alternate timeline before the events of the first Bioshock. Booker is once again the protagonist and Elizabeth returns too, aiding him in his search for a child named Sally. Stepping out of his office the dystopia we all know is non-existent and there are people roaming Rapture with a sense of freedom and purpose.
The initial half an hour is slow paced but gives the player a chance to understand the characters and their motives moving on. However if you've finished Bioshock Infinite's campaign you'll pick up on the familiar story arch, replicated in Burial at Sea and Elizabeth's purpose will be no surprise.
Skylines make a return but feel out of place in Rapture and are best used in the wide open environments of Columbia. Weapons and Vigors are the same ones you see in Infinite's campaign but here Vigors are called Plasmids, playing on the notion of constants and variables. Ammo and Salts are scarce which can make conflicts very interesting as you have to make every shot count.
The dark days of winter are coming and that can only mean one thing: the fight to be the first in the mall on Black Friday has begun. The boys prepare to battle the crowds the day after Thanksgiving to get the best deal on the new gaming systems.
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Battlefield 4 multiplayer features large open world maps where battles take place on sea in boats, in tanks on land and even on skyscrapers you can parachute off. Not to forget helicopters and fighter jets too.
The battlefield is never the same in action and evolves by the player's action and this is all thanks to levolution. Players can use the environment to their advantage by taking out a skyscraper to switching off the lights to blind enemies in darkness.
Decide how you will play on November 1 when the game is released on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC. Next-gen version will follow on console launch day.
Fishing in Baku is the name of this trailer giving us a glimpse of what's to expect in this epic latest entry in the Battlefield series. The action is nothing short of a Hollywood blockbuster with an atmosphere and narrative reminiscent of the award winning Hurt Locker movie. Sound Design is brilliantly realized and makes you feel your in the battlefield.
Watch this space as we approach November 1 when Battlefield 4 is released on PS3, PC and Xbox 360. PS4 and Xbox One versions will be released at console launch.
Below are the achievements for Battlefield 4 but beware, there are spoilers mentioned in the list. The game will be released on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC on November 1. Xbox One and PS4 versions will be available at console launch.
Call of Duty: Ghosts introduces an all new game mode called Squads, which allows you to play with a group of friends or solo against other players or AI controlled squads. One of the game modes in squads include co-op battles against waves of enemies and multiplayer enthusiasts will be pleased to know XP earned in this mode translates directly to multiplayer. This is a great way to prepare yourself for the unpredictable nature of other players and start multiplayer with a great arsenal of weapons.
Call of Duty: Ghosts is out on Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U and PC from November 5. PS4 and Xbox One versions will be available at launch.
In Call of Duty: Ghosts players will be able to build their own squad, customize your male or female solider and have a blast with a new arsenal of weapons. Dogs also make a return to multiplayer and for the first time features destructible environments. Eminem is the artist you hear in the trailer with the song Survival.
The Call of Duty experience is expanding to PS4 and Xbox One with this latest release and will be playable when the consoles launch. PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC versions will be out on November 5.
This latest entry in the series focuses on a crippling nation where the only objective is to survive. The specialized unit known as Ghosts are America's last hope and must remain in the shadows whist's eliminating major threats. Call of Duty: Ghosts is a cross-gen title being released on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U at a fluid 60 frames per second across all platforms. The game has been confirmed to release on November 5 for current-gen consoles and next-gen versions will be available at launch.
If you've missed any information about Ubisoft's latest epic, this latest trailer will definitely change that. The '101 Trailer' covers all aspects of the game from the story, weapons and ships to the animals which inhabit the exotic but dangerous landscapes of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. The life of a pirate can be filled with riches, adventure and pleasure but death is never far away.
Watch this space as we approach the release of this game on October 29 for PS3 and Xbox 360. PS4, Xbox One, PC and Wii U versions will be available on November 22.
Batman Arkham Origins focuses on the early career of The Dark Knight, with an aggressive approach to his actions. The launch trailer focuses on Black Mask's determination to kill Batman, sending eight deadly assassins after him. It's clear his goal is to become the most powerful crime lord of Gotham City at any cost.
Batman Arkham Origins will be available on October 25 for Xbox 360 and PS3. Wii U and boxed PC versions of the game will follow release on November 8.
This year's Season Pass is filled with Superstars, Divas and Legends from the likes of Fandango and Summer Rae to Curt Henning. Purchasing the Season Pass will give you a 25% saving over buying DLC individually and only costs the one-time fee of £15.99 on Xbox Live and Playstation Network.
Take a look at the upcoming DLC offerings:
• Available for a suggested purchase cost of $1.99. • Customize the overall rankings and attributes levels of every WWE Superstar, Legend, and Diva in the game. Also unlocks every WWE Superstar, Legend, and Diva, including alternate attires and all arenas and championships in WWE 2K14. • Scheduled for release on launch day – October 29, 2013 in North America and November 1, 2013 internationally.
Defy order and get ready to make the transition from a ruthless Pirate to a master Assassin, conquering the Caribbean seas. Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag takes place in the golden age of Piracy where brave but dangerous men roam the seas for a life of fame, adventure and wealth. Death is a frequent as the wind blows and the very existence of pirates terrifies empires.
Step into the shoes of Edward Kenway on October 29 when the game is released on Xbox 360 and PS3. Other versions will follow on November 22.
In this latest walkthrough Senior Producer Ben Mattes and Gameplay Director Michael McIntyre at WB Games Montréal, highlight the new features of the game as Batman infiltrates the Gotham City Police Department.
One of the key themes of the game is to make the player feel as though there playing an inexperienced Batman and this has been achieved via the combat system which features more aggressive attacks. This is also evident in cutscenes and dialogue with Batman willing to do anything to stop criminals, which was showcased in an earlier trailer when he dropped one of Penguins thugs off a building.
Become the Dark Knight on October 25 when Batman Arkham Origins is released on Xbox 360 and PS3. PC and Wii U versions will be out on Novermber 8.
The global release date for Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is October 29 for PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game. PS4, Xbox One, Wii U and PC versions will still be available from November 22. In this latest trailer Edward's transition to an Assassin is shown, gaining the respect of legendary pirates such as Blackbeard along the way. The ancient war between Assassins and Templar's may destroy everything the pirates have created.
Relive the golden age of piracy with Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. Check out the special editions available for pre-order right here.
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