12 Days of Christmas: Gaming Edition! Day 5: Cheeky Kiss!

Happy Holidays Players! Today is day number 5 for the Creative Christmas Gaming Collaboration hosted by our friend Kim over at Later Levels! The rules are simple, post your response to the questions designated for each day and share the Holiday fun with the blog-o-sphere! Make sure to check out posts from our friends participating as well! Want to join in on the fun and spread your holiday cheer? Check out the rules here!

Today’s topic is…

The party is still going strong and you find yourself conveniently positioned under the mistletoe. Which video game character would you call over for a cheeky kiss?

This is a no brainer for me. Everyone knows of the iconic WWE 2K18 game right? I would call over the cover Superstar, none other than my husband SETH FREAKIN’ ROLLINS!

I mean of course he would be the character that I would call over, but since that was a bit of a cheap answer, I will also provide another.

Scorpion from Mortal Kombat would be a great choice. I have always been a Scorpion fan to a bit of a mild obsession with the character back in my youth. Here’s how it would go down:

Mario has invited all of the video game characters over to the Mushroom Kingdom and Peach’s Castle for his annual Holiday Party! This time, chosen gamers were on the guest list and yours truly received an E-vite!  mario  This was it, my chance to finally meet some of my heroes (and Villains :P) from my childhood and let’s face it adulthood as well.  I’ve decided on wearing a nice little gamer dress to show appreciation for the Mushroom Kingdom and hopefully score cool kid points from my host.

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Snazzy right?

Right on schedule a warp pipe arrived at 6:00pm on the dot and it was time for me to take my leave of the world for 1 night. I quickly hopped in the pipe and was off to the party.

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The warp pipe dropped my gently at the front door of Peach’s Royal Castle. I wonder if her husband Bowser will drop by and “‘kidnap” her for the night lol. This definitely seems like a night where the 2 lovers can escape unnoticed. I reached out and pressed the Star shaped doorbell and was greeted by Toad and Yoshi! Instantly I gave him a hug and presented my invitation to the festivities. Toad bowed to me and escorted me inside.

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The guest list was top notch! I was greeted by characters like Sonic, Cayde-6 from Destiny 2, Vegeta and Trunks and many more characters that I have come to know and love. There’s was a great spread of food on the table so I strutted on over and grabbed a few cookies. Right as I was getting ready to pour a glass of eggnog, I caught a glimpse of Scorpion in the corner. He was staring at me… I think. Frantically a looked behind me because surely he was looking at someone else. But no one was around me. I flashed scorpion a flirty smile and took a sip of the eggnog, ughhh Wario spiked it, not bad though. Before I could make a move I hear the echo of “Get Over Here” and scorpion pulls me close.

 

Lakitu, always the stalker… eww well journalist,  lakitu flies over us and a string of mistletoe hovers. I shrug my shoulders and kiss scorpion on the cheek. The rest of the night I mingled with the absolute best in gaming, but one thing crossed my mind. I didn’t see Peach or Bowser the entire night. Guess it was a Happy Holiday for all parties involved!

Check out the other snowmen and snowwomen participating in today’s topic below!

NekoJonez

Shoot The Rookie

Who would you lay a kiss on? What video game characters are your favorite? Do you think Bowser and Peach had a romantic night? Let’s Talk!

-Luna 🙂

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12 Days of Christmas Day 4: Video Game Soundtracks!

Happy Holidays Players! We are celebrating the 12 days of Christmas with our blogging buddies over at Later Levels! This month we will all post answers to the questions in our Christmas Collaboration on select days! The rules are simple, post your response to the questions designated for each day and share the Holiday fun with the blog-o-sphere! Make sure to check out posts from our friends participating as well! Want to join in on the fun and spread your holiday cheer? Check out the rules here!

Today’s question is…

It’s now Christmas Eve and you’re throwing a lively party for all your friends, family and favorite characters. Which video game soundtracks would be on your playlist?

The very first video game song that would be on my playlist is City Escape from the Sonic Adventure 2 Battle Game.

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Even though I have not played Kingdom Hearts, one song has stuck with me. The My Sanctuary song would most definitely be on my playlist.

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I would add the Super Mario 64 Soundtrack for sure to my playlist. There were so many great songs included in that Nintendo 64 game! You can read my fascination with the Nintendo 64 by clicking here!

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I love that some video games like the Lion King or Aladdin games have the music from the movies on the soundtrack. I remember playing as young Simba rummaging around Pride Rock while “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King” played in the background. I would probably add soundtracks from those 2 games along with The Little Mermaid! From the current games I am playing Final Fantasy XIV (First Impressions Post coming soon) and they have a great soundtrack so far.

Hop aboard the gaming Polar Express Train and read the responses from the other gamers participating in the challenge!  The frosty snowmen and snowgals blogging with us today are:

NekoJonez

Shoot The Rookie

Lightning Ellen

Those are some of the soundtracks that would make a cameo on my playlist! What songs would you add to this list? Do you remember any of these songs? Let’s talk video game soundtracks!

-Luna 🙂

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12 Days of Christmas Day 3: Santa’s Video Game Helper!

Happy Holidays Players! We are celebrating 12 days of Christmas with our blogging buddies over at Later Levels! This month we will all post answers to the questions in a very gaming Christmas Collaboration on select days! The rules are simple, post your response to the questions designated for each day and share the Holiday fun with the blog-o-sphere! Make sure to check out posts from our friends participating as well! Want to join in on the fun and spread your holiday cheer? Check out the rules here!

Today’s question is…

You receive a call from Santa, as the elves desperately need a hand in the workshop getting all the toys ready. Which video game character would you recruit to help out?

After mulling it over in my hand I have decided to select ClapTrap from borderlands! Claptrap is a robot that assists your character in your missions. Claptrap is funny and handy as he has just about everything one would need in a workshop. Looking for a tool? Claptrap’s got it! Need schematics to assemble a toy? Claptrap’s got it!

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Claptrap is a CL4P-TP general purpose robot manufactured by Hyperion. It has been programmed with an over enthusiastic personality, and brags frequently, yet also expresses severe loneliness and cowardice.

Thinking about it further,  I have also decided to select Miles “Tails” Prower from the Sonic the Hedgehog Series! Oh did you forget  that Tails is a whiz at building? Sure he focuses more on electronics but what kids do you know who are NOT asking for electronics for the holidays? Tails is very smart and will be able to assist the elves in putting together and fixing all sorts of modern items. He can work in tandem with Claptrap by building the electronics (tablets, gaming consoles, Nintendo DS) from the schematics that Claptrap has provided. I know that with either of these video game helpers, Santa and the elves will be able to make their deliveries with all of the toys on the list! Moreover, having both Tails and Claptrap is a recipe for success and the elves will be able to have a well deserved cup of hot cocoa before Santa leaves!

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Hop aboard the gaming Polar Express Train and read the responses from the other gamers participating in the challenge!  The frosty snowmen and snowgals blogging with us today are:

NekoJonez

Lightning Ellen

Nathan

Shoot The Rookie

Athena from AmbiGaming

Those are my 2 picks for a great video game character helper for Santa’s Workshop! Who would you choose? Let’s talk characters!

-Luna 🙂

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12 Days of Christmas: Day 2 Favorite Gaming Memory!

Happy Holidays Players! Today is day numbre 2 for the Creative Christmas Gaming Collaboration hosted by our friend Kim over at Later Levels! The rules are simple, post your response to the questions designated for each day and share the Holiday fun with the blog-o-sphere! Make sure to check out posts from our friends participating as well! Want to join in on the fun and spread your holiday cheer? Check out the rules here!

Today’s Topic: 20 December 2017:

You’re wrapping presents while listening to cheesy festive tunes, and start to reminisce about holidays past. What’s your favourite Christmas gaming memory?

 

Up on the Rooftop, Reindeer paws,

Out jumps good ol’ Santa Claus,

Down through the chimney with lots of toys,

All for the little ones, Christmas Joys!

 

If you couldn’t tell, I would be listening to the older Christmas tunes from my childhood. I would most likely have put together a mega mix that included Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer, All I want for Christmas and The Ghetto Christmas List (don’t ask lol).

One of my favorite Christmas Gaming Memories would be when we received our Sega Genesis!

Growing up, my brother and I lived with my grandmother and everyone would come over for the Holidays. My cousins loved being at our house because we always had video game systems that we could all take turns playing. One year, I remember us receiving the Sega Genesis and it was awesome! Would would go outside and play around the yard and when the sun went down it was time to game!

Some of the games we would play are Sonic games and most importantly Mortal Kombat! One Christmas we hosted a series of Mortal Kombat Tournaments in which we would play rock, paper scissors to determine which 2 gamers would start the tournament. The rules were simple, Win and you play the next challenger, Lose and you’re passing the controller to the next gamer to try their luck. I have never been a great “Fighting Game” gamer but I could luckily win a a few rounds (so I spammed kicks, I was young haha).

My favorite sequence on the controller was the infamous back, back, forward A, combination. I’m not sure what it did, but I was able to break a combo or mess someone’s face up and it was hilarious.

We would go eat snacks that my grandma would cook and that night we asked if our cousins could stay the night. We played games all night and fell asleep with the controllers in our hands! It was one of my favorite gaming memories of all time!

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You can also use Santa’s Sleigh to stop by and read the posts from the good little elves blogging with us today below:

Kim from Later Levels

NekoJonez

Athena from Ambigaming

TheShamefulNarcissist

TrueVideoGames

Lightning Ellen

Chris from OverThinkerY

ThatGeekyWriterChick

Thero159

What are your favorite gaming memories? What festive tunes are you listening too? What are your favorite Holiday Songs? Let’s talk memories!

-Luna

 

Missed Day 1? Click Here To Read who we would go shopping for and which video game we would select! 

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12 Days of Christmas: Day 1 Gamer Gifts!

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Happy Holidays Players! This has been a great year of blogging and collaborations with the blogging community and we loved it so much that we jumped on board the Holiday Gaming Collaboration hosted by our friend Kim over at Later Levels! The rules are simple, post your response to the questions designated for each day and share the Holiday fun with the blog-o-sphere! Make sure to check out posts from our friends participating as well! The good little elves blogging with us are:

Kim from Later Levels of Course! <—- Check out the preview post here!

🎁   Thero159 from A Reluctant Hero
👪   Joey from AlunaRL
🎅   Athena from AmbiGaming
🎶   Analog Action
❤   ClanGeek
🦌   Me
🎄   Nathan from Hurricane thought process
🦃   LightningEllen from LightningEllen’s Release
🎮   NekoJonez from NekoJonez’s Gaming Blog
👗   Dan from nowisgames.com
🤞   Imtiaz from Power Bomb Attack
🎉   Austin from Reaper Interactive
❄   Retro Redress
👼   Pix1001 from Shoot the Rookie
🍪   The Dragon’s Tea Party
⛄   The Gaming Diaries
🕯   Kevin from The Mental Attic
🤶   The Shameful Narcissist Speaks
🔔   Daniel from True Video Games

 19 December 2017:   You need to choose a gift for someone special and go online to check out the video game item catalogue. Who is this person and what present would you select for them?

Remember my friend Emily from a few other blog posts (She Also Made The Featured Image!)?

She has become one of my best friends in the past year and something that we share is our love of video games! Shopping for a video game for Emily will consists of 3 crucial elements: Action, Gore and Zombies! Emily’s favorite games are ones where she has to battle through zombies, aliens or otherworldly beings with only her survival instincts and the resources that she can scavenge. I will be looking for something similar to Resident Evil, but since she buys every Resident Evil game in advance, I would want to select another title.

Something I would take into account is the scary factor of the game! Emily loves to be scared and if a “Horror” classified game doesn’t make her jump off of her cat food box (she doesn’t use a chair lol) it’s not worth playing for her. I would look online for reviews and indie games that are meant to be scary.

If I were picking out a video game today for Emily. I would choose… Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice or Dollhouse, both on PS4.

Hellblade Senua’s Sacrifice:  hellblade  From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry, comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness.Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover.

Dollhouse:  dollhouse  Dive deep into a sinister world with Dollhouse for PS4. Choose one of 14 characters and eviscerate or retain memories to build the game’s storyline, using its Anamorph features to see through the eyes of your stalker as you fight to stay alive. Influenced by 1950s film noir and packed with horror-themed elements, Dollhouse is both immersive and beautiful.

These 2 games stick out to me as perfect gifts. Hellblade is a great game that merges puzzles and action into a psychological thriller that Emily would get enjoyment out of. While Dollhouse takes on the creepy vibe of paranormal proportions! I believe she would love both of these games and get hours of enjoyment out of them!

Thank you for reading today’s Holiday Collaboration post! Don’t forget to check out our friend’s blogs each day to see if they have answered the question as well! Tomorrow we will talk about our Favorite Christmas Video Game Memory!  What video game would you choose for a friend and why? Let’s talk, gift giving!

-Luna 🙂

December’s Question of The Month!

Power up Players! Thank you for reading my extremely delayed response to the Question of the Month hosted by our friends over at Later Levels! Each month other game bloggers and myself answer the question posed by Later Levels or the community. It’s a great way to get involved and I’m very thankful to Kim for letting me participate! I was working on the NaNoWriMo challenge in November, so along with less blog posts, i was unable to submit my answers for the poll. I still enjoyed the question so I will post my opinion and answer here and then you all can visit the Later Levels blog to read and vote for your favorite answer!

This month’s question was submitted by : Nathan!

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Which video game character would make the best Santa?

The first character that popped into my head instinctively wa Sonic the hedgehog. After a careful analysis of my Sonic gaming history, I’ve realized that he would make a fantastic Saint Nick! sonic santa

 

Comparison : Sonic Versus Santa

In most Sonic games, especially the early generation games, your goal was to speed through maps or “Zones” to stop the plans of the evil Dr. Robotnik or Eggman! In order for Sonic to accomplish this task, he had to find and collect the Chaos Emeralds so that he could use the powers of the united Emeralds to defeat his enemy and save whatever animals or characters that were under siege. Sonic also collected rings that allowed him to gain strength. Bam, that’s Sonic! As the games progressed, Sonic was joined by friends who would help him defeat his enemies as well.   From this analysis, I can already see great qualities that would make Sonice an excellent Santa!

 

  • Sonic is a master in searching for Chaos Emeralds! This savvy makes Sonic an excellent gift giver! He is able to search all of the best deals whether he’s at the mall or shopping online to find the gifts that everyone wants. You want an exclusive toy, if you were nice all year, Sonic will find it!
  • Sonic is super fast and as far as I have seen a tank of endurance and stamina. Sonic can definitely take on the monumental task of delivering the presents all over the world in one night. He doesn’t need magic, all he needs are a few chilli dogs and plenty of water. SonicSantaClaus
  • Sonic’s entourage of friends would definitely assist in building the slay with Tails, wrapping the presents with Amy, Stuffing the Stockings with Cream and even picking the coolest toys with Knuckles. Sonic’s friends are definitely the “Elves” and “Toyshop workers” that help Santa fulfill the wishes of all nice children!

Those are my reasons for picking Sonic the Hedgehog as the best video game character that would work well as Santa! What are your thoughts? Do you agree with my answer? Which video game character would you choose and why? Make sure to check out the poll and vote for your favorite entry by clicking Here! Let’s talk!

-Luna 🙂

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Sky Islands Anime Avatar Resort Mobile Game Update!

Power-up Players for today’s progress post on the mobile game Sky Islands! If you didn’t read my initial game review of Sky Islands you can do so by clicking here! Since I have more space on my phone, I was able to redownload the Sky Island Game and pick up where I left off. This time the game has become a bit addicting and here’s why!

Garden – Gardening is one of the best ways to make money in Sky Islands. In your garden you are able to plant fruit and breed animals to help out with your villas. The fruit collected can be used in a few ways:

  • Make and Serve dishes to your villa customers for extra cash
  • Upgrade the furniture in your villa
  • Convert fruit into dyes that can be used in clothing or traded in on Clan Orders

 

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I’m planting Snow Pearls and Greenos so that I can make a curry & rice dish!

 

Clans – My friend Xsanie (also the person who made me download the game in the first place) created a clan called Fairy Tail (yes, after the anime). Xsanie was upset that she couldn’t find active members so she persuaded me to redownload the game and join her clan. In a clan you can help out by donating to the clan, participating in boss hunts (only available at hunting skill level 3 or higher),  Clan Serves and Clan Orders. Every activity you perform with the clan contributes to the clan’s reputation and rewards.

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Clan Orders for this week!

 

Boss Hunt – the Boss Hunt is where you go “Hunting” against other clans to defeat a giant creature with a binky in their mouth lol. You have to be Hunting Skill Level 3 or higher to participate in the boss hunts. Your goal is to deal more damage than the other clans. If your clan is top 10, you receive a bonus reward, if you are top 100 individually for the amount of damage dealt,  you receive a bonus reward.

 

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Boss Hunt! We came in 4th place!

 

Fishing – Fishing was an aspect of the review that I did not touch on too much. This is because I didn’t understand how to fish, now I do! You have a magnet on your screen with a small radius. When the beast appears, you tap the screen to move the magnet over the the beast. Any time the beast is outside of the magnet your progress will decrease. If the progress bar gets too low, you will lose the beast. Your goal is to build that progress bar up until it is green and you have captured your prey.

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Events – We have just finished the Halloween Event where performing your daily tasks, quests or any activity on Sky Island would provide you with Halloween Themed Items. You would stock up on these items and visit the Community Park to turn them in for special chests. These chests provided special Halloween Decor, costumes and accessories. I anticipate there will be more Holiday events around the corner.

 

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Halloween Decor At A Villa!

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Things to Try:

  1. The mobile game has also integrated Pets into the game. I have yet to purchase a pet and raise it, but I will try it out soon.
  2. There are contests like the Fashionista Contest where the best dressed avatar with the most votes will receive a statue in the community park for a week, I believe.

Final Thoughts: This second go round of Sky Island has been really fun and I can see myself playing the game for at least a few more months. I check on my fruits and set rent on my villas to 3 hours at a time when I’m working. This way by my break time I can quickly collect my items and set another timer. The inclusion of a Clan mode is really awesome because now I’m working towards something. We want our clan to be one of the best and most renowned so I work extra hard at clan tasks. The social element of Sky Islands is really cool. Xsanie and I are members of the Sky Island Facebook Group and we have regular players that we talk.

Have you played Sky Islands? What games are you currently playing that have you addicted? Let’s talk mobile games and updates!

-Luna 🙂

 

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

                                     Hello Everyone! Happy November!

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November for most states, is a time of change when the weather starts to drop in temp and the leaves fall from the trees in all shades of reds, yellow, and browns but if you are like me and live in Florida, we get none of that. I get to enjoy the change of season by either watching it on my phone or the TV (*sighs sadly*). 

 

I am so excited for today’s post! Nintendo has recently released news about their newest mobile game app, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, which is set to release sometime this month! animalcrossing1

The game will be free to download for Apple/Android users with in-App purchases. Players will be able to create and manage a unique campsite for all of their animal friends to enjoy! I don’t know about you, but this sounds pretty awesome and different from most other games on the market already! The game will feature special events and will have updates through the course of the game.

Now, I only know of one person who is playing the Beta version of the game now and I hate them. I mean, I don’t hate them but like really, really, really, really dislike them. mineYes, I am super jealous of them and even thought about stealing their phone so I could play and for it to be ALL MINE….. But I think they live in a different state now and that seems like a lot of trouble to go through, so I think I’ll just wait.

Pocket Camp will give players the chance to build furniture, create fun amenities like a Merry-go-Round or Half-Pipe for animal friends to enjoy, decorate your campsite and camper, gather fruit, collect bugs, make friends and earn rewards, and so much more! Whoo that was a lot to list. Basically, you want to have the coolest and most popular campsite so that way you and all of your animal friends can enjoy it together! As of now, you can pre-register to receive updates of when you will be able to download the game. Don’t worry, I have already pre-registered a few days ago!newanimal.png

 

 

 

 

 

 

I will be downloading this as soon as it releases and will totally post about my experience, my camp, and all the fun I am having with this game. I haven’t even played it yet and  I already think it will be the best ever! I use to play Animal Crossing when it came out for the DS and the Wii so this will be interesting to have it on my phone. If you want to pre-register or learn more about the game, you can visit their site Animal Crossing here.

If you have any thoughts or are already playing the game, let me know in the comments down below!

-Nagems

Hand of Fate 2: All you want to know (Preview by Gamers Nation)

Power up Players! Today’s post will be a guest post from our friends over at Gamers-Nation! Make sure to take a look at their blog via the links below if you like the content! Enjoy!

-Luna 🙂

Hand of Fate 2 is a sequel to one of the most interesting and original games released recently. The focus here is simple, you are playing against the dealer and you need to win the best way you can. Just like in the previous game, you are exploring a dark fantasy world that’s created from a collectible cards set. The world is randomly generated and you can explore it based on your own choices.

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The best thing about Hand of Fate 2 is that each card brings you a new trial. You can stick to the tabletop RPG experience, you can enter the combat regions as a third person experience or you can enjoy some mini-games as you try to figure out what’s more important and fun for you. hof2 -3

The focus is on creating a powerful deck and eliminating your opponents. But the dealer also has quite a lot of stuff up his sleeve, so it’s up to you to deal with the situation and battle the experience the best way you can. hof 2-1

As you can see, Hand of Fate 2 is rather similar to the original, but it does have its own cool new stuff too. For example, there’s a new map based meta game. This comes with its own range of delightful and fun challenges for you to explore. It’s interesting, distinct and among some of the nicest things that you can enjoy out there.

What’s New

Moreover, the game has expanded its unique set of combat styles, with two handed heavy arms and dual wielding being a nice experience at this particular time. You also have the ability to battle some new foes and there are quite a lot of new card suits too. From the imperial forces or the blight, there’s a lot of stuff for you to unlock, explore and battle as you see fit. That’s what makes Hand of Fate 2 shine, the fact that you get more of the same stuff, but also improved and seamlessly integrated into a new experience. hof 2-2

You can also team up with companions and they offer a lot of support if needed. There are some mini game perks too and these can help influence the game experience quite a lot. This offers a tremendous set of results and the outcome is by far one of the best out there.

As a whole, Hand of Fate 2 is a very interesting game and one that you will like quite a lot due to the way it plays and works. It’s fun, more detailed and it manages to offer that sense of great gaming experience that you always wanted. You should consider giving it a try if you love card games or action games, because it has the perfect blend between these two genres. Just consider giving it a shot if you love this sort of games, and you will see just how impressive and astonishing the game can be for you. Hand of Fate 2 launches 7 Nov, 2017.

 

This article was Contributed by Gamers’ Nation

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First Impressions: Fortnite!

Hiya Players! Thank you for reading today’s First Impressions post of the game Fortnite. Fortnite is a Battle Royale, survival-esque game in which you can survive against a horde or go straight into PVP versus 100 other tributes! Sounds familiar? Well that’s because Fortnite can be compared to H1Z1 and Player Unknown Battlegrounds or PUBG. But this survival game is a bit different then it’s predecessors and I’m here to tell you why!

First off the game is free to play on PC and PS4 at the moment. Don’t be afraid to get into the high octane action yourself after reading my first impressions. However, you can only play the Battle Royale without purchasing the full game.

Battle Royale- In Battle Royale you can play in a squad or solo against 100 other tributes (I said that already lol). You begin by jumping out of a Bus (the Magic Schoolbus lol) and skydiving to a section of the island where your battle will take place. You start off with only a simple pickaxe and you must scavenge nearby buildings (or player’s bodies) to upgrade your weapons. Pretty simple, right? What makes this game a bit different is the ability to build during your battle. That’s right, you have blueprints pre-installed in your character for different structures that you can build with materials.

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Use your pickaxe to get wood or find it and other materials such as stone or metal on the way. The ability to build adds a new element to the otherwise scavenge and shoot game. I’ve seen players build shelters while they quickly scavenge for an escape route from a pursuing enemy. You’re only objective is to be the Lone Survivor

 

So why not just camp in a building? Well the game takes care of our friendly “Campers” by making sure that they have to move every few minutes. This is regulated by a shrinking storm border. If you get caught in the storm you will take damage until  1 of 2 things happen; You die or you make it into the safe zone that’s marked on your map. This mechanic also ensures that the games are not super long.

Weapon Diversity- So far I’ve seen your standard weapons like pistols, shotguns, semi auto shotguns, sniper rifles, assault rifles, grenades and more. What’s pretty cool and exclusive to Fortnite as well is the integration of Weapon Traps. You can place a trap on the ceiling (the only one I’ve found so far) and injure your enemy.

There’s another cool component of the scavenging process. You can find these treasure chests that are stocked with great gear. If you’re near the chests you can hear the music change.

Luna’s Pro Tips: There are a few pro tips that I’ve picked up in the games that I’ve played and I’ll share them with you!

  1. On the initial descent, try to pick an area away from the other players. This way you can have a bit more time to prepare for the uphill battle.
  2. Listen to your surroundings.- This is probably the most crucial tip. You can hear people running, picking up items, opening doors, etc. If you listen you will know the direction of the danger.
  3. Crouch walk This goes hand in hand with tip number 2. Crouch walking minimizes the noise that YOU make. It’s a great way to sneak up on other tributes.

Final Thoughts: The Early Access for Fortnite was pretty cool and allowed me to gain a feel for the game. I do see myself eventually picking up the game when the price lowers a bit, although I don’t know whether it will be on PS4 or PC. I really loved the integration of building materials to make Fortnite a different experience. I imagine that you can select your characters when you actually purchase the game as the random character selection didn’t appeal to me as much. I do hope that there’s more than 1 multiplayer battle island becuase I found myself going to the same areas after a few rounds. These areas were guaranteed to have something good.

This is the section of my reviews where I list my top reasons you would want to Play or Skip the game!

Play:

  • A fun way to play a battle royale
  • It’s free access, I mean at least download it for later lol
  • Horde (Survival Mode) looks really fun!

Skip:

  • Not into survival games
  • Missed the free access trial

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I give the game 4 out of 5 Power-Ups! It was pretty fun and the multiplayer option is a bit different each time.

Those are my thoughts on the Fortnite Battle Royale Game! Have you played it yet? What games are you currently playing? Let’s Talk Video Games!

-Luna 🙂

 

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