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Warhammer End Times – Vermintide cinematic trailer is finally here

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First Blood Bowl II, then the announcement of a Total War game set in the Warhammer universe, and now Warhammer End Times – Vermintide. Unlike the Warhammer 40K universe, the fantasy version is seeing a good number of quality titles these days, with hopefully even more to come. The official release trailer for Vermintide is finally here, complete with stunning visuals and amazing soundtrack, much like the game itself for that matter. Generally speaking, trailers like these come out at least a few months before the official release in order to build up some extra hype, but it looks like this isn’t the case here because developer Fatshark is releasing the game in just a couple of days and the trailer came out only moments ago. In any case, the wait was definitely well-worth it as Fatshark managed to put together a mighty fine cinematic with the help of Swedish visual effects studio Bläck.

Warhammer End Times – Vermintide is a first-person co-op game in the vein of Left 4 Dead, except that you’ll mostly be using melee weapons and magic instead of firearms. Ranged weapons are available as well, however, you’ll soon learn that some heroes are able to make good use of them much better than others. That game features five different heroes – likely with more to come further down the line – each with their unique playstyle and abilities. Warhammer End Times – Vermintide is set in Games Workshop’s titular universe where your goal is to survive the endless hordes of rat-like creatures known as the Skaven. Though you can play together with the AI if you want to, this title was developed with actual co-op in mind, so make sure to bring some friends along before jumping into the game.

You can expect Warhammer End Times – Vermintide to officially land on Steam this Friday, October for about $25, or $36 for the Collector’s edition. Considering the $50-60 price tags found on most new releases these days, Vermintide is actually pretty cheap for a good co-op game that stays faithful to the source material and offers many hours of fun. Definitely check this one out if you get the chance. Geek Reply will be doing a full review on this game in the near future so make sure to drop in again later if you’re looking for an in-depth look at Warhammer End Times – Vermintide.

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Helldivers 2 Players Face Overwhelming Hordes of Factory Striders

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In the ongoing conflict against the Automaton invasion fleet, the Helldivers 2 players have successfully halted their advance. However, the situation has now reached a tiresome stalemate. Yet again, the machines refuse to take a break from their relentless pursuit of progress, with reports emerging of the Factory Striders being deployed in record-breaking quantities.

There have been reports of alleged machines that were supposedly encountered during Operation Swift Disassembly, which was just the beginning of a larger campaign. However, these accounts should be taken with a grain of salt, as they are unverified and seem to be more on the imaginative side. Factory Striders have gained a reputation as formidable weapons platforms that can produce more Automatons while enduring significant damage. If the machines are able to withstand such a relentless assault, it will be necessary to develop innovative strategies.

Have you come across groups of Factory Striders in Helldivers 2? Which strategies are proving to be the most effective in taking down these armored brutes? The Orbital Railcannon Strike will prove to be a valuable asset in the comments section below.

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Todd Howard affirms that the timeline of the Fallout series is coherent and well-constructed

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The recent release of Amazon’s adaptation of Fallout has ignited a renewed interest in the series and brought attention to the captivating alternate history that forms its foundation. Fans have expressed concern that the TV show’s events might be at odds with the plot of the Obsidian Entertainment video game New Vegas. Warning: Spoilers ahead for New Vegas and Amazon’s show!

Bethesda Game Studios director Todd Howard and Fallout TV executive producer Jonathan Nolan recently sat down with IGN to discuss the timeline. Howard was taken aback when showrunners Graham Wagner and Geneva Robertson-Dworet presented him with the surprising concept of obliterating Shady Sands, the bustling capital of the New California Republic, in the aftermath of the events in New Vegas. Howard eventually warmed up to the idea: “After discussing it, we realized that this could be a significant story moment that many things hinge upon.”

It seems that they had to make some tough decisions to ensure everything fell into place, but Howard emphasizes the importance of preserving the integrity of the Fallout timeline: “We take great care with the timeline. There seems to be some confusion in certain areas. However, all the events from the previous games, including New Vegas, did occur. We take great caution in that matter. We’re really pushing the limits here, but the explosions occur right after the events of New Vegas.

What are your thoughts on this? Is it up to par? Even though it may not have a significant impact on the overall quality of the games or show, it is comforting to know that those in charge are paying attention. We value your feedback and would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Evaluating Fallout 76’s Value in 2024

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If you’ve been keeping up with the new Fallout show on Amazon Prime, chances are you’ve been relying on PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium to access and enjoy one of Bethesda’s legendary RPGs. We decided to bypass the highly acclaimed Fallout New Vegas and Fallout 3, opting instead to explore the vast landscapes of West Virginia in Fallout 76. Infamous for its initial reception, Todd Howard’s “Fallout with Friends” has evolved significantly over the past six years. However, does that imply the game is of high quality? Is it worth playing in 2024?

As we ventured out of Vault 76 for the very first time, we were determined to find the answers to those burning questions. Recalling our escapades on the Push Square YouTube channel, we encountered quest-giving NPCs—a feature that was surprisingly absent upon release—awe-inspiring bases built by fellow players—and an abundance of loot that could easily burden us 76 times over.

In the midst of the vast array of open-world online experiences, we found ourselves quite enthralled by the combination of 50s classics playing in the background as we obliterated the heads of ghouls. And to top it off, we were able to enjoy all of this with our friends. Exploring the wasteland in the company of a ragtag band of survivors adds a unique element to Fallout 76, setting it apart from other games in the series. However, does it manage to prevent us from uninstalling and transitioning to one of the mainline entries in the series? To discover more, be sure to watch the complete video!

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