LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

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LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 is an action-adventure game developed by Traveller’s Tales and published by Warner Bros. It retains the core gameplay mechanics of its well-received predecessor, with the player controlling various Marvel characters with unique powers.

The villain threatening the Lego Marvel universe in this installment is the time-traveling Kang the Conqueror. The player can manipulate time through the game’s main hub, Chronopolis, and play as heroes from different eras and realities, as well as travel through locations featured in Marvel settings such as Ancient Egypt, Old West, Sakaar, Planet Hulk, Xandar, and New York City in 2099.

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Rugby 18

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Rugby 18 is a rugby union simulator developed by French studio Eko Software and published by Bigben for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and on Steam. As rugby titles are far and few in between compared to other sports, it is notable for being the first to release on current-gen consoles.

Rugby 18 features all the best teams of the 2017-2018 season from RBS 6 Nations, AVIVA Premiership Rugby, Guinness PRO14, PRO D2, and more. According to the developer, the game offers 2,000 faithfully recreated players, realistic field damage, dynamic replays, and intuitive controls. There are online and offline Quick Match, Career, Tournament, Season, and Weekly Match modes, and it is possible to create your own team.

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Escape from Tarkov

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Escape from Tarkov is a survival-focused multiplayer shooter developed by a Russian company Battlestate Games. It takes place in the fictional city of – you guessed it – Tarkov, where interests of an international corporation, a private military organisation, and the locals collide, resulting in a bloody conflict and the sealing off of the region by the UN and Russian military.

The players go on raids and fight off “Scavs” (hostile scavengers) who are either NPCs or player-controlled, and loot gear which can be used or sold to one of the several vendors, with the goal of building up their character’s skills and equipment. The game boasts realistic ballistics and projectile physics, as well as real-life inspired weapons, ammunition, and armor.

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The End is Nigh

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The End is Nigh is a precision platformer developed by Edmund McMillen, the creator of The Binding of Isaac, in collaboration with Tyler Glaiel. You play as Ash, one of the few things that survived (sort of) the end of the world, and set out on a quest to make a friend. The game boasts over 600 levels, 12 chapters, 20 mini-games, and hidden extras.

At the time of writing, The End is Nigh has been out on Steam for over three months, and received a “Very Positive” rating from the users. This article is concerning the upcoming retail release for Nintendo Switch, and the accompanying pre-order incentives.

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Dungeons 3

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Dungeons 3 is a dungeon management game developed by Realmforge Studios and published by Kalypso Media. Unlike in the previous installment, you play as a new character, dark elf priestess Thalya, who was enticed by the Dungeon Lord to become his chief lieutenant.

The game involves creating a dungeon, filling it with deadly traps and monsters, and fighting off the invading do-gooders. There is also an RTS mode – a revamped version of the one seen in Dungeons 2 – where the player leads their terrifying armies out of the dungeon and against the heroes in the overworld.

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Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology

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Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology is a remake of the 2011 DS fantasy RPG, Radiant Historia. The original title was co-developed by Atlus and Headlock, and several of the staff returned to work on Perfect Chronology. The remake features refreshed visuals including redrawn character art, increased gameplay speed and new mechanics, as well as an additional game mode.

In Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology, players step into the shoes of Stocke, an agent of one of the two nations warring for the Vainqueur continent. Armed with White Chronicle, a book which allows its owner to travel between alternate timelines, Stocke has to alter events throughout history and prevent the destruction of the world.

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Monster Hunter World

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Monster Hunter World is an open-world action RPG developed and published by Capcom. As the fifth main entry in their highly successful Monster Hunter series, it introduces seamless transitions between zones, larger maps, and an online co-op for up to four players without region lock.

The game has the player take on the role of a hunter on a research expedition to a newly discovered continent. It offers fourteen varied weapon types, such as dual blades, greatsword, lance, and bow, each with unique attacks and status effects. Furthermore, it is possible to switch between weapons mid-quest.

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