GameHaunt http://gamehaunt.com Gaming & Techology News and Reviews Thu, 08 Feb 2018 05:50:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Garena’s Arena of Valor 2018 World Cup Takes the Battle to L.A. this July http://gamehaunt.com/garenas-arena-valor-2018-world-cup-takes-battle-l-july/ Thu, 08 Feb 2018 05:50:27 +0000 http://gamehaunt.com/?p=12582 Garena Arena Of Valor (AOV) announced today that the Arena of Valor World Cup (AWC) will be held in Los Angeles, U.S.A. this July 2018. The total prize pool is expected to exceed AIC’s PHP 25,000,000 (USD 500,000), making AWC...

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Garena Arena Of Valor (AOV) announced today that the Arena of Valor World Cup (AWC) will be held in Los Angeles, U.S.A. this July 2018. The total prize pool is expected to exceed AIC’s PHP 25,000,000 (USD 500,000), making AWC one of the largest-scale mobile eSports tournaments in gaming history.

A total of nine regions will compete for the trophy, including: Taiwan/HK/Macau, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore/Malaysia/Philippines, Indonesia, Korea, North America, South America and Europe. Additionally, the tournament host will select three Wildcard teams to participate
in AWC.

Having seen AOV’s potential to become the premiere eSports MOBA on mobile, North America’s legendary club Team Liquid and Europe’s famed Fnatic, SK Gaming, Team Vitality, and Alliance have all pulled together pro teams to enter the fray. This year’s AWC will be like no other tournament you’ve seen before!

The World Championship (Arena of Valor International Championship or AIC), first held in 2017, attracted more than 36 million online viewers, breaking mobile game records worldwide and has since become the leading standard ofmobile eSports. Garena Arena of Valor (AOV) is the ultimate mobile MOBA game that combines intense real-time PvP, casual gameplay and mind-blowing graphics. It has not only occupied the top positions of mobile game rankings in Asia for months on end, but has also received the honor of Google Play’s Best of 2017 Game award in Europe.

With the addition of AWC, AOV eSports will expand and develop into a full-fledged global ecosystem, with AWC and AIC serving as 2 world-class tournaments that connect all pro and major leagues in various regions, including the tournaments already in place in Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Korea and Indonesia. Other pro leagues in regions that have just introduced Arena of Valor, such as the Americas and Europe, will join the list shortly after.

Following AWC rules, The Valiant server (which consists of the Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore) will be granted one slot for AWC. This representing team for The Valiant server will be determined via our AWC qualifiers a.k.a. Road to AWC. Only teams who have reached the Top Four in our regional Valor Cup will be invited for Road to AWC. As there are two Valor Cups scheduled before Road to AWC, this means that a maximum of eight teams
can be invited (assuming no duplicated winners).

The first Valor Cup in 2018 is planned for in early April, so start rallying your teams now! More information about Valor Cup and Road to AWC will be released soon. To complete the mobile eSports ecosystem, amateur tournaments between cities and schools will be held regularly all over Garena AOV territories, cumulating to thousands of eSports tournaments yearly. The abundance of these grassroot competitions ensures a constant pipeline of not only players, but of individuals in peripheral industries, such as livestream commentators and hosts, as well.

Garena AOV always puts its players first, be it in designing the easy to learn gameplay, carefully maintained hero-and-meta balance, or the unique guild and ban/pick systems, exclusively tailored to fit the needs of eSports players.

Garena AOV can be downloaded through the Google App Store (here) for Android users as well as through the Apple App Store (here) for iOS users. For more information, please visit https://moba.garena.com/

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Wargaming blasts into the VR market with World of Tanks VR http://gamehaunt.com/wargaming-blasts-vr-market-world-tanks-vr/ Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:14:18 +0000 http://gamehaunt.com/?p=12572 Wargaming and VRTech announced today the formation of Neurogaming, a global, location-based VR gaming provider with in-house technology and content expansion. The first game under development is World of Tanks VR where Wargaming brings the intense combat from its massively...

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Wargaming and VRTech announced today the formation of Neurogaming, a global, location-based VR gaming provider with in-house technology and content expansion. The first game under development is World of Tanks VR where Wargaming brings the intense combat from its massively multiplayer online game to a completely new platform.

“With location-based VR, we make the experience more affordable and accessible,” said Slava Makarov, World of Tanks creator and strategic advisor of Neurogaming. “Moreover, unlike any other developer, our biggest aim is to change the experience from one-time involvement to a long-term engaging story with co-op and competitive elements. Working with the Word of Tanks IP and creating an experience for its 180 million community is a massive and exciting opportunity for us.”

Neurogaming will be headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus, with a development studio in Moscow, Russia, and already features 75 employees. To foster further growth, this year will see the company expand into Europe and the United States with new offices in Amsterdam and New York, opening the first quarter 2018.

Currently, Neurogaming is working on CinemaVR, a scalable, location-based entertainment VR solution focused on session-based multiplayer and co-op games. CinemaVR has already shown great potential in the location-based VR market in the CIS with 36 locations in various shopping malls and cinemas already in operation and more than 180,000 players in 2017. Neurogaming will launch its own Platform-as-a-Service for business users who plan on launching their own VR locations in 2018 to ensure further scaling of the network globally.

PolygonVR, another technology in the pipeline, is a high-end, location-based entertainment solution with a full immersion VR platform for competitive long-play multiplayer and eSports. It was showcased at gamescom 2017 and the Tokyo Game Show, and already supports both in-house and third-party content. PvP gaming content is in closed beta for PolygonVR, starting in late 2017. Together with second screen support and high media capabilities offering direct-to-TV, digital and OTT channel support, it aims at combining location-based entertainment with eSports media platforms.

Both CinemaVR and PolygonVR experiences have been combined in Russia’s largest VR park—VR Park City. The complex covers 850 sq. m and is located in Afimall—one of the largest shopping centers in the heart of Moscow.

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MSI Brings Award-Winning Innovations to CES 2018 http://gamehaunt.com/msi-brings-award-winning-innovations-ces-2018/ Wed, 10 Jan 2018 03:39:18 +0000 http://gamehaunt.com/?p=12565 MSI, a world leader in gaming hardware, launches three brand-new gaming products at CES 2018, and will display two other CES Innovation Award Honorees. The CES 2018 Innovation Award Honorees include the Trident 3 Arctic, the new Z370 GODLIKE GAMING...

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MSI, a world leader in gaming hardware, launches three brand-new gaming products at CES 2018, and will display two other CES Innovation Award Honorees. The CES 2018 Innovation Award Honorees include the Trident 3 Arctic, the new Z370 GODLIKE GAMING motherboard, new GTX 1080TI Lightning Graphics Card, Infinite X gaming desktop and new Optix MPG27CQ gaming monitor. The Trident 3 Arctic was also awarded a “Best of Innovation at Gaming” award. With these products, MSI affirms its position at the head of the high-end gaming market, bringing gamers all over the world the latest and greatest technologies.

“MSI has been dedicated to the field of gaming and is highly acclaimed by gamers and eSports teams worldwide,” said Eric Kuo, MSI Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing. “We are honored to receive award recognition for these products and are excited to share them with gamers everywhere.”

MSI Introduces the New Optix MPG Series

MSI is proudly expanding its Optix gaming monitor line-up with the MPG curved gaming monitors. The new Optix MPG series will consist of two 27-inch monitors, the Optix MPG27C and Optix MPG27CQ. These mark the next level in MSI gaming monitors with a curved VA panel with an 1800R curve. Both models feature a 144Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time, and the MPG27CQ is equipped with a 1440p WQHD screen, while the MPG27C has a 1080p screen. The MPG27CQ was named a CES 2018 Innovation Award Honoree.

The MSI Optix MPG series are also the first gaming monitors with SteelSeries GameSense built in. Using the five RGB zones on the front of the monitor, gamers can easily program lighting effects in SteelSeries Engine to notify them of in-game timers or cooldowns, Discord notifications or other important information they want at-a-glance. The back of the monitor has RGB lighting as well.

With its 178-degree viewing angles, the MPG series is perfect for use in a multiple monitor matrix display for an optimized gaming experience.

The screen uses an anti-glare VA panel with 100 percent and 115 percent coverage of the NTSC and sRGB spectrums respectively. It features 2 HDMI (2.0) ports, 1 DisplayPort (1.2), 1 USB 3.0 Type B, an Earphone out port, Kensington Lock, 1 Mic in port, 1 audio combo jack and 2 USB 3.0 Type A ports. It also has an adjustable stand to maximize productivity and comfort and supports VESA mounting.

MSI Gaming Desktops Dominate with Incredible Performance and Sharp Design

The Trident 3 Arctic was first revealed in March 2017 to high praise. Now the Trident 3 Arctic has gotten even better with an upgraded Intel 8th Generation processor and NVIDIA GTX 1080 graphics card. The Arctic is the perfect gaming solution for those with space constraints or design requirements and features the ultimate performance for a wide variety of applications.

The Infinite X features a more traditional tower design than the Arctic, but still hosts some unique features. The Infinite X uses either dual steel or dual tempered glass side panels, Mystic Light RGB LEDs, MSI’s award winning graphics cards, Intel’s 8th Generation CPU and MSI’s Silent Storm Cooling 3 Pro liquid cooling.

MSI gaming desktops excel in gaming performance, audio quality and connectivity. MSI also adds gaming benefits such as Silent Storm Cooling, automatic overclocking with Game Boost, super-speed storage configurations, Audio Boost and Nahimic for an incredible in-game sound experience.

Additionally, the Aegis Ti3 gaming desktop will be available with an Intel 8th Generation processor later this year.

Z370 GODLIKE GAMING Motherboard

MSI showcases the future of PC gaming technology based on the latest Intel® 8th generation platform. The Z370 GODLIKE GAMING motherboard is ready to take on any build a gamer throws at it. The high performance and innovation of the Z370 GODLIKE GAMING earned it honors as a CES 2018 Innovation Award Honoree.

The Z370 comes with a variety of features to help gamers perform at the highest level. The Z370 GODLIKE GAMING handles internet connectivity lightning fast thanks to the Killer xTend. The Killer xTend combines a built-in switch with wireless extender. Killer allows for ultimate traffic prioritization.

The motherboard supports Triple Turbo M.2 with M.2 Shield V2, Turbo U.2 with Steel Armor and has an Xtreme Audio DAC with Nahimic 2 to deliver breathtaking sound quality. The Z370 has four available slots for DDR4 RAM with Steel Armor. Steel Armor keeps the DIMM slots shielded to protect DDR4 modules and deliver pure data signals for the best gaming and overclocking performance. It also supports multiple GPUs via NIVIDIA SLI or AMD CrossFire, with optimal slot placement for the best possible airflow.

MSI GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z Graphics Card

The GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Lightning Z brings legendary overclocking potential to the desktop. Lighting cards are designed for the ground up for extreme overclocking and performance. It features a Tri-Frozr thermal design, using three award-winning TORX 2.0 fans with double ball bearings to prove itself as the pinnacle of air cooling. In addition to the thermal design, the Lighting Z uses close quarters heat pipe cooling. The heat pipes are infused into the Close Quarters Heatsink and Backplate for greatly improved thermal performance. The Lightning Z is built with military class four components for maximum stability and quality.

GT75VR Titan Pro with Killer Wireless-AC 1550

MSI will also be unveiling a new GT75VR Titan Pro with the all-new Killer Wireless-AC 1550. Developed in partnership with Intel, the Killer Wireless-AC 1550 is the world’s fastest 2×2 11ac wireless networking adapter delivering up to 1.73Gbps of throughput and is the ideal networking solution for gaming, streaming and downloading. The Killer 1550 features 160MHz channel support and can deliver twice the throughput of what standard 2×2 11ac adapters can deliver.

Alongside its gaming laptops, MSI is launching an innovative new Gaming Mode, which gives users better performance, interactive backlighting and in-game optimizations for popular titles like PUBG.

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Black Desert Online’s Mystic Class Awakens January 3 http://gamehaunt.com/black-desert-onlines-mystic-class-awakens-january-3/ Sat, 23 Dec 2017 12:57:46 +0000 http://gamehaunt.com/?p=12553 Black Desert Online’s newest class, the Mystic, will Awaken on January 3, 2018. Begin the new year with a set of water-based skills as the Mystic gains the ability to channel the force of the ocean in combat. Also, the...

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Black Desert Online’s newest class, the Mystic, will Awaken on January 3, 2018. Begin the new year with a set of water-based skills as the Mystic gains the ability to channel the force of the ocean in combat. Also, the Christmas sales have already started with package deals and in-game pearl shop discounts.

The Mystic Awakening

Having joined Black Desert Online’s roster last week, the Mystic is an agile fighter who specializes in fast-paced martial arts combat. With the help of her Awakening Weapon, the Cestus, her blows take on the power of rushing waters. Pierce through your enemies using Spiral Torpedo, pull your foes into an orb of water with Dragon’s Rip or send them flying with the Tidal Burst. Players can begin the Awakening Quest starting January 3 after regular maintenance if they have reached level 56 with the Mystic.

Holiday Sales

Since last Thursday, December 21 through January 4, take 50% off all Black Desert Online packages purchased through www.blackdesertonline.com and Steam. Be sure to take a look at the Pearl Shop for up to 40% off on selected items. Special seasonal items will be making a surprise comeback to the Pearl Shop during the holidays. Adventurers will receive a free Santa Hat with any Pearl Box purchase. Also, enjoy the Black Desert Online in-game holiday themed events in which players can earn epic loot.

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Bluehole Details A:IR’s Airships and Weapons http://gamehaunt.com/bluehole-details-airs-airships-weapons/ Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:31:18 +0000 http://gamehaunt.com/?p=12531 A:IR (Ascent: Infinite Realm) is an online MMORPG based in a steampunk world. After their home on Harth was destroyed, the inhabitants had nowhere to go to but up, and so they took to the sky. Players need the airships in...

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A:IR (Ascent: Infinite Realm) is an online MMORPG based in a steampunk world. After their home on Harth was destroyed, the inhabitants had nowhere to go to but up, and so they took to the sky. Players need the airships in order to explore the new floating lands and support the survival and reconstruction of the faction. Airships are the main means of transportation and players increase in power by using them to fight against opponents.

As players progress, the terrain and altitude become higher and tougher, and the enemy threats become more intense. The airships contain powerful weapons to help deal with the sudden appearance of monsters and enemies. Mounts, pioneering equipment, and weapons must be enhanced in order to sustain expansion and protection. Let’s take a closer look at the current collection of airships and weapons.

AIRSHIPS

Nous Training Airship

The Nous Training Airship is a beginner airship that can only be used by the Nous. It is obtained through quests, suitable for a single player, and has a low flight altitude.

Ontari Training Airship

The Ontari Training Ship is much the same as the Nous airship, except it can be crafted. The Intermediate version can be equipped with a turret and rudder upgrade, allowing for faster movement and turning speed, as well as a slightly higher altitude. The Master Ship adds wing appearance slots and comes in vastly different colors than the Intermediate or Training versions.

Vulpin Airship

The Vulpin Airship functions in the same manner as the Ontari but differs greatly in appearance. Where Ontari Airships have wings on the side and bottom of the vessel, Vulpin airships are characterized by the rear wings and color variations.

Single Vulpin / Ontari Assault Airship

The Single Assault Airship is a personal airship only available on the battlefield. It can be manned by up to two players: one piloting and the other operating the weaponry. There is no limit on its altitude. Its fundamental performance is equivalent to the Intermediate Airships, though it can achieve rapid movement in straight lines.

Multi-Passenger Vulpin / Ontari Assault Airship

The Multi-Passenger Assault Airship is only available on the battlefield and can accommodate up to five players. This airship is large in size, with powerful attacks and high defense. However, it is slow moving and does not turn quickly. Not only does this make it vulnerable to attack, but its strategic importance to battle also makes it a prime target for assault. To counteract this, players must guard the driver and engage enemies on the deck of the airship.

Wind Sprinter

The Wind Sprinter is a non-combat racing ship with rapid movement speed and a high flying altitude. This ship is acquired at end game and can be used during World Quests.

Black Ship / Merchant Ship

The Black Ship is a special merchant ship that can only be used in specific instanced dungeons. Little more is known about this vessel currently; its origin is veiled in shadows. The Merchant Airship is a non-combat vessel, intended to help players explore the world and trade any specialties they might come across.

Large-Scale Ship

The Large-Scale Ship is a massive airship, capable of carrying 75 players, and acts as a transfer vessel to carry attacking players into the battlefield at Dragon Valley. The ship contains a large number of flying mounts and cannons, making it quite intimidating for enemies to approach.

 

WEAPONS

Mechs

On the Battlefield of Dragon Valley, you can catch your first sight of ground-based weaponry as mighty Mechs engage the enemy. In front, Flame Mechs spray jets of fire, while Assault Mechs bombard the foe from the rear. These machines, known as Vulcans, can be used for exploration and assault in hazardous regions, such as the Ship’s Graveyard, with attacks such as Machine-gun Fire and Flame Blasts. The use of enhancements can also increase the power of these attacks, helping to guarantee your safety in the most unforgiving of areas.

Boardable Machine Gun

A Boardable Machine Gun can be mounted on airships and may only be used by allies in order to barrage enemies with a hail of bullets. This type of weapon relies on speed over bulk damage, firing continuously to shower enemies in a hail of bullets.

Boardable Cannon

A Boardable Cannon can be mounted on airships and may only be used by allies. This weapon launches a large projectile at enemy forces. This type of weapon utilizes large, high damage attacks, which of course will deal higher damage per hit than its Machine Gun counterpart with superior firing velocity.

Boardable Flame Cannon

The Boardable Flame Cannon can be mounted on airships, and may only be used by an ally. This weapon shoots blasts of flames at enemies.

Automatic Machine Gun

The Automatic Machine Gun operates similarly to the Boardable version and releases multiple bullets in large bursts. However, it automatically fires on a target set by the Ship’s pilot.

Turret

A turret is an automatic gun that can be mounted on airships and will use curved projectiles to automatically attack a target designated by the Ship’s Captain.

If you would like to know more information about A:IR, visit the new teaser website to sign up for the newsletter and get a chance to participate in future Beta tests. Follow A:IR on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates.

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Elsword M Shadow of Luna brings the action to Mobile http://gamehaunt.com/elsword-m-shadow-luna-brings-action-mobile/ Mon, 04 Dec 2017 02:18:40 +0000 http://gamehaunt.com/?p=12488 Explore, strategize and fight in Elsword M Shadow of Luna, the mobile rendition of the massively popular Elsword franchise that has dazzled fans for more than a decade. Elsword M brings to mobile the intense real-time action fans of the franchise have come to expect....

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Explore, strategize and fight in Elsword M Shadow of Luna, the mobile rendition of the massively popular Elsword franchise that has dazzled fans for more than a decade. Elsword M brings to mobile the intense real-time action fans of the franchise have come to expect.

Elsword M offers enthusiasts new and old the familiar beat em’ up gameplay that combines with fan-favorite RPG mechanics to create a seamless gaming experience designed specifically for Android devices. The game unleashes innovative features exclusive to mobile, including a dynamic party system, fresh skills for valiant heroes, gorgeous cell-shaded 2D animation, epic quests in uncharted lands, and multiple new game modes:

  • Dynamic Party System – Create a party of courageous heroes with unique talents and personalities, such as Elsword, Aisha, Rena and Raven. Players can swap heroes or call for backup using up to three customizable roles;
  • Fresh Hero Skills – Employ more than 75 new skills for each hero, and more than 300 player, weapon and item skins featuring gorgeous 2D cell-shaded animation;
  • Epic Quests – Adventure across the unchartered lands of Lunalos, where players must explore, strategize and fight to recover the lost Luna Fragments and save the world;
  • Multiple New Game Modes – Play in three all new game modes, including the Luna Search Party (main quest), tactical boss battles in the Tower of Rule, and endure an infinite onslaught from waves of dastardly monsters in Henir’s Time and Space challenge.

Elsword M Shadow of Luna is available now in Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam on Android only. Players in these regions will receive a daily 5-Tier Avatar reward just for logging on throughout the soft launch event available for the selected regions. Elsword M is free to play and rated T for Teen (ESRB).

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The Mystic Class will be arriving to Black Desert Online On December 13th http://gamehaunt.com/brand-new-mystic-class-will-arriving-black-desert-online-december/ Sun, 03 Dec 2017 02:42:15 +0000 http://gamehaunt.com/?p=12467 The Mystic class will be added to Black Desert Online’s character roster on the 13th of December. Adventurers will be able to customize their Mystic in advance with Black Desert Online’s famed character creator on the 6th of December. All users participating...

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The Mystic class will be added to Black Desert Online’s character roster on the 13th of December.

Adventurers will be able to customize their Mystic in advance with Black Desert Online’s famed character creator on the 6th of December. All users participating in the pre-customization event will receive Horse Flute (7 Days), Blessing of Kamasylve (1 Day), and a Gold Bar 100G. Also, an additional character slot will be made available in the loyalty shop (1 Loyalty) for everyone to try out this exciting new class.

With her addition, Black Desert Online will boast 15 unique classes, each with their own special abilities, combat style and character. To celebrate the announcement, Kakao Games and Pearl Abyss have revealed a new trailer that showcases Mystic’s amazing martial arts and highlights her agile moves. You can view the trailer here: https://youtu.be/wrpdwBtIOus

The Mystic Class

She is well known for having the strength of perfect symbiosis between calmness and greatness. Coming from a small village in Calpheon, the Mystic learned the art of fighting from an oriental martial arts master from a far-east land, this is where the Mystic and the Striker met for the first time. The Mystic started to experience a deeper affection, while the Striker left the master in search of his roots. Now, she is back in Calpheon hoping to meet the the Striker again.

Skills

The Mystic class has relentless martial arts combos that she uses to bedazzle and defeat her foes. She is especially skilled in high kicks and uses a shoulder charge move to force her way through enemy ranks. Super fast punches will put anyone off-guard, while she is preparing to combo in something more powerful such as her surging punch moves. Her grace and beauty are matched only by her ferocity and strong defense, balancing out her lower level of attack power. She is designed to be efficient for both PvE and PvP play styles with a little bit more weight on the first. Players will be fascinated as they experience her exciting combat moves.

The Epheria Frigate

A new massive warship can be built by the players who are brave enough to face the ultimate challenge when Vell, a gigantic leviathan field boss starts haunting the Margoria Sea. This new type of vessel, named Epheria Frigate, is equipped with four portholes allowing for more devastating firepower. It is by far the most powerful ship, it is stronger than any other ship introduced in Black Desert Online.

In order to build this new powerful vessel, players will have to get acquainted with new building materials and crafting methods. Pine Coated Plywood, Jade Coral Ingot and Enhanced Flax Fabric are newly added materials that can be obtained through new processing formulas. Additionally, players require the ship’s designs that can be obtained by doing daily quests given by Philaberto Falasi at Port Epheria. It will take at least 25 days to build an Epheria Frigate, so for those who want to be ready for Vell, it is best to start building the Armada now!

If you want more information on the brand new Mystic class, Mystic pre-customization event, and the Epheria Frigate, please visit blackdesertonline.com

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Call of Duty: WWII Review http://gamehaunt.com/call-duty-wwii-review/ Thu, 23 Nov 2017 06:32:03 +0000 http://gamehaunt.com/?p=12324 Call of Duty: WWII is the fourteenth main installment of the Call of Duty game to be released in the series. The game is the first title in the series of Call of Duty games to be set primarily during...

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Call of Duty: WWII is the fourteenth main installment of the Call of Duty game to be released in the series. The game is the first title in the series of Call of Duty games to be set primarily during the time of the Second World War. Upon release the game was well received by FPS fans and critics. The games return to its World War II roots was well appreciated by many.

Gameplay

Similar to older Call of Duty titles, Call of Duty: WWII have that same familiar FPS game movement we are all used to but without the fancy advance movement mechanics like double jumping and free running. The game has returned to the classic “boots-on-the-ground” gameplay, like in Counter-Strike titles where you locate the enemies and neutralize them.

Campaign

The campaign mode in WWII is like a trip back into history, and at the beginning of the game you are already caught in an intense and fierce battle of that time during the beginning of D-Day. It has a well written plot that will lure you in and certainly keep you engaged through the whole story. While playing through the campaign, it is noticeable that the visuals in PC are spectacular especially in higher settings which gives highly detailed textures and realistic lighting enhancing your gaming experience. In-game you will be participating in all-out action fights, stealth missions and vehicle combat. I never felt bored while playing the campaign because of the well balanced mission setup.

Multiplayer

Playing WWII’s multiplayer mode is fun and fast-paced like its predecessors. In online multiplayer matches, players are assigned randomly either to Allies or Axis sides. Before your match starts, you are given a chance to select a Division, which the game implements instead of a create-a-class system. You are given 5 Divisions to choose from, each having different basic training, division training and weapon skills.

The 5 Divisions featured in the game are:

  • Infantry: The most flexible among all the divisions in the game, this division is equipped for mid to long range combat. The special ability this division uses is the bayonet charge, which allows the player to perform a devastating and fatal melee attack.
  • Airborne: While in this division the players are granted faster movement while remaining silent. Players in this division can put on suppressors to sub-machine guns at any time during combat which allows for a more stealthy approach in combat. If you want to be the silent assassin this is the division for you.
  • Armored: As described by its name, this division has the heaviest firepower, players are capable of using machine guns.
  • Mountain: This division focuses on long range sniper combat, making sniper rifles more precise with aim assistance and by aiming down on the sight so you would only see the enemy in front of you.
  • Expeditionary: Shotguns used by players while in this division have incendiary rounds that will burn enemies until they are dead.

This system eliminates perks, and for you to be able to use other skills for your chosen division, you must play hard and level up. The game also introduced the new Headquarters mode, where you and other players can chill out. While inside this social space, you can watch others open loot boxes, use the firing range and do some friendly 1v1 matches with friends or other players. Your duel can be viewed by the rest of the players present within the same headquarters. It is a very fun mode to play in, especially with a group of friends.

Nazi Zombies

It is both an exciting and terrifying experience playing the Nazi Zombies mode. There will be plenty of jump scare moments where you will get spooked by zombies coming from unexpected places. For now there are two available maps where you can play in this mode, the insides of a house where your goal is just to survive waves and kill anything that tries to bite you. And a European Village littered with the undead where you must work with your team to survive the horrors and complete a secret weapon while solving puzzles to help you fight the zombie menace, and put a stop to it once and for all. In this game mode you can upgrade your weapons through an upgrade station that you must unlock before you can use it.

I recommend that you unlock the upgrade station to make your game progression much smoother and upgrading your weapon means you can do more damage, especially on higher levels where you have to fight against tougher, bigger and stronger zombies wielding a variety of destructive weapons like bombs, flamethrowers, and spike clubs with the intention of pummeling you to pieces and making survival for your team more difficult. Players can choose from four Hollywood voiced characters. A character class is also available where you can play as offense, control, support and medic. Each class have their own unique class skill which will increase the chance of your survival.

Each player can only hold a maximum of four perks. These perks can be purchased with the currency called jolts which are earned through defeating zombies. Players have the choice of purchasing bonus effects from five perk machines. Aside from weapon boxes where you could purchase your weapons, there are also mystery boxes where you can gamble your jolts for randomly generated weapons and special equipment. And do not forget to buy your armor since it is your only line of defense against the zombies, losing all your armor means death. Your life meter will regenerate but your armor will not. However, there is a perk upgrade which grants armor when you use a certain perk which is really useful.

And to wrap things up, I believe that Activision did a very good job in delivering Call of Duty: WWII to the gaming world. The return to WWII and the enhanced version of Nazi Zombies, which was now returned to its focus on horror is a welcome sight. With a lot of content available and ready for play, amazing graphics, tons of action and replay value I believe that players will keep coming back for more of this. This game series always delivers in many surprising ways.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2017 http://gamehaunt.com/holiday-gift-guide-2017/ Wed, 22 Nov 2017 04:34:55 +0000 http://gamehaunt.com/?p=12339 We are often in a fix when it comes to gifting people for whatever occasion it might be. In situations like these we need a Holiday Gift Guide which will help us to decide what will be best gifts that...

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We are often in a fix when it comes to gifting people for whatever occasion it might be. In situations like these we need a Holiday Gift Guide which will help us to decide what will be best gifts that we can give to the people we love. Here are our picks this year:

Zhiyun Crane M 

Buy Zhiyun Crane M

The Zhiyun Crane M is arguably one of the best gimbal is pretty much simple to setup and use. Every footage captured with the gimbal is perfect, smooth and steady all the time. It is comparatively small when compared to other gimbals in the market which also makes the perfect for carrying around wherever you go. When you look into all the aspects in terms of performance, design, features, build quality and picture quality, we can definitely say that the Zhiyun Crane M is great camera stabilizer perfect for small cameras.

 

 

Buy Wacom Intuos Pro

By considering all the features and performance specifications, we can say that Wacom Intuos Pro is a must have drawing tab for professional artists. All the art students would like to get their hands on this device because it provides a number of apps that can improve their drawing and designing skills.

 

SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3.1

The Extreme Pro USB 3.1 solid-state flash drive is truly a revelation in the field of USB drive technology as SanDisk has worked really hard to bring out a USB drive that works similar to an SSD in terms of read/write speed and huge storage capacity. With the Extreme Pro at your disposal, you never need to worry about last minute copying of files for your meeting or storing a large amount of data on your USB disk. We could certainly say that the blazing fast speed of data transfer cannot be experienced in any other USB disks in the market.

FeiyuTech MG V2

The Feiyu Tech MG V2 is a great gimbal if you are really serious about taking cinematic quality videos and stunning pictures. It is arguably a great 3-axis gimbal stabilizer that offers high quality and perfect footage all the time. Even though it is priced lower than many gimbals, the picture quality is always at the premium level. Overall it does a pretty decent job in all aspects including superior performance, excellent build quality, usability and impeccable picture quality. If you are not looking to be too professional with it, then it is the ideal gimbal at this price.

 

Logitech G433 7.1 Headset

Logitech has really nailed the headset section in the $100 price range with its G433 surround sound gaming headsets. It is really a great investment at this price and provides more flexibility to the gamers, as they can take these headsets outside to use it with their phone or laptop while travelling too. They are light-weight, comfortable and provides for an excellent sound quality. What’s more, you are even provided with two additional ear-pads.

 

 

1More Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones

1More Triple Driver In-Ear Headphones comes with attractive design. There are aluminum finished ear pieces and a quality cable. The three button in-line remote has the capability to perform various functions in an effortless manner. The unit is compatible with iOS and Android phones. There is variety of ear tips so that it will fit into your ears very easily. You can take advantage of a very nice carrying case as well. I feel that it is a great-sounding in-ear headphone and it is moderately priced.

 

TP-Link AC2300 Wireless WiFi Router

The Archer C2300 is a great Wi-Fi router and its features says it all. It is an easy to set-up Wi-Fi router that offers plenty of cutting-edge features. It will certainly enhance your performance if you need a router to finish some online jobs. In addition, it will keep the internet speed up by finding the best channels. It belongs to TP-Link that has earned reputation of a reliable brand by producing high-quality devices. Therefore, buying this Wi-Fi router would be a great deal.

 

ADATA XPG SX8000 SSD

The SX8000 will give you a high performance atleast good enough to thrill your old NVMe drives and the toping will be the price range for the SX8000. With a long time warranty and god memory space, this might be the future of storage for all of us using PCs.

 

 

 

 

OWC Mercury Elite Pro Mini

In the performance wise, OWC Mercury Elite AL-Pro Mini external hard drive is really great as it used the 128 GB Toshiba powered Apple Macbook air SSD which has the maximum speed over the FireWire 800 interface. This enclosure has on-the-go USB 3.0 saw speeds of about 184MB per second read and also 154 MB per second write.

 

 

Mobile Edge Core Gaming Backpack

The Core gaming backpack is an excellent for people always on the go or people looking to safely secure their gaming gears, laptops and other things while going outside. With other normal backpacks, there would be only a separate compartment to secure your laptop, but the Core Gaming pack has went many steps ahead to provide you with many different pockets to all your stuff in the most secure way. It is also made using some high quality material to last for a long time.

 

SOLO Everyday Backpack

The separate compartments make it unique as you do not need to bother about your stinky shoes or clothes to be mixed with other things. The backpack can bring a sense of comfort in your travel, as you have everything at place and you are sure that once you need it, you do not need to search as it is already organized. If you are looking for one of the backpacks for your daily travel, or a bag for the gym, or dance sessions, then it can be good eye for you. So, have a look, we are sure that you very much want to grab in the first show only!

 

 

Razer Hammerhead Bluetooth

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Gunnar Axial & Valve Review http://gamehaunt.com/gunnar-axial-valve-review/ Sat, 18 Nov 2017 03:53:58 +0000 http://gamehaunt.com/?p=12398 Gunnar Optiks always tries to introduce something new for the users that can enhance their performance and prevent their eyes. It seems quite exciting whenever we get a chance of reviewing new glasses from this brand. You know that you...

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Gunnar Optiks always tries to introduce something new for the users that can enhance their performance and prevent their eyes. It seems quite exciting whenever we get a chance of reviewing new glasses from this brand. You know that you will get a high-quality product, but you don’t know what to expect. Though, one thing is sure that you will get something impressive for your eyesight while you are working. You can expect the glasses to offer improved protection, especially when you work on your PC the whole day. The Axial and Valve are the latest computer eyewear introduced by the Gunnar Optiks. Let’s reveal what special glasses offering to protect your eyes.

Gunnar Optiks does not like to make too many changes in the designs of its glasses. However, this time you will get the Axial with a thicker black rim which will seem different from what usually Gunnar provides. The denser plastic mold ensures that the user can maintain these glasses for a long time, even if he or she drops or accidentally throws the glasses. The tipless temples look more attractive because of their rounded shape at the ends. The metal hinges are used to improve the strength of the whole frame.

The previous products from Gunnar did not have the circular pattern of the lenses and rims, but this time the Axial looks slightly better than the standard pair of glasses launched by Gunnar Optiks. Undoubtedly it is one of the most durable computer eyewear introduced by Gunnar Optiks. Impressive build quality and the use of quality materials ensure that the glasses will last longer than ordinary computer eyewear glasses. So, if you are seeking highly durable glasses, then the Gunnar Axial is a great choice to buy.

Performance:

Along with highly impressive design, the Gunnar Axial also seems perfect in terms of performance. It is equipped with i-AMP lens technology that works to soften the light emitted from the computer monitors and portable devices like smartphones and tabs. In addition, it also enhances the brightness while you work on the PC. In simple words, the Axial lenses dull the bright source of light and enhances the brightness of surrounding objects to offer a great balance of brightness. Thus, your eyes do not face any sort of strain and remain safe while you spend hours by working on the computer.

Although i-AMP lens technology is great and works effectively to protect your eyes, but the frame is not quite pleasing for all the users. According to some buyers, the Gunnar Axial’s frame is not a perfect one for the people with larger heads. It is best suited for people with smaller heads, kids, and teenagers. The Axial’s frame may feel a bit snug to people with average adult head size. Buying the Gunnar Axial for the kids, who love to work on the laptop or PC would be a great idea. You should rethink about it if you are an adult.

The Gunnar Valve

Design and build:

Let’s talk about Gunnar Valve that promises to be an amazing support for healthy eyes. It has a gray colored rim that looks lighter than the Gunnar Axial. Gunnar Optiks has again used high-quality plastic mold to produce a robust frame. It completely wraps around the head to offer a better vision. This particular pair of glasses sits perfectly on the side of the skull. The user does not feel extra stress over the ears due to putting on the glasses for a long time. Do not think that these glasses will fit more tightly and cause discomfort.

The Valve will make you feel comfortable. Its rectangular lenses are very different from what you get with Axial. There are no nose pieces because this eyewear rests perfectly onto the face. The rectangular lenses of Valve make it look more impressive than Axial. However, some individuals may prefer rounded lenses. Unlike Axial, Valve has a frame that would meet all the demands of an adult user. Anybody can try it to prevent eyestrain while working on the computer.

Performance:

If you are willing to get a different pair of lenses than Axial, then do not wish that. Gunnar Optiks has used the same i-AMP technology equipped lenses to protect your eyes. What makes these lenses different is their wider shape. The user can have a wider view while working on the PC, using the smartphone, or playing games on the TV. Some of you may also find Valve similar to workman’s glasses because of its wide lenses. People often use such lenses while they work in machine shops. The Gunnar Optiks might have tried to provide the users a pair of glasses that looks modern and more professional. So, if you work for a software firm or any other firm where you need to spend hours in front of the computer monitor, then buy Gunnar Valve.

Notable Features of Gunnar Axial & Valve:

Gunnar Axial:

  • Equipped with top grade nylon frame polymers for increased durability.
  • An unobstructed panoramic field of view created by the lenses is simply impressive.
  • The nose rests are curved to distribute weight evenly.
  • Equipped with patented Gunnar lenses.

Gunnar Valve:

  • Durable frame.
  • Wide rectangular lenses for a wider view.
  • Anti-reflective lens coating.
  • It is an Asian fit compatible pair of computer eyewear.

Whether you are willing to buy Gunnar Axial or Gunnar Valve, you should carefully consider all the features. Although these glasses have a few drawbacks related to their size, their build quality is awesome. Gunnar Optiks understands all the requirements of the computer users, smartphone users, and the gamers. Both glasses are designed to protect the user’s eyes from the computer monitor. It is well-known fact that soon you may face some eye issues, if you regularly work on the computer for hours. Your eyesight may reduce very quickly and therefore you should try Gunnar Axial or Gunnar Valve to protect your eyes.

Buy Gunnar Computer Glasses

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