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Tips For Playing Outriders
Tips For Playing Outriders
At first glance, Outriders might look like a game you’ve played one thousand times: a sci-fi third-person shooter in which you shoot stuff to get better gear in order to shoot more stuff.
Bungie details upcoming nerfs and tweaks for Destiny 2 in Season 14
Bungie details upcoming nerfs and tweaks for Destiny 2 in Season 14
With the new season of Destiny 2 already approaching, players are being told to get ready for another wave of changes coming to the popular space shooter.
Outriders leveling guide – how to level up fast
Outriders leveling guide – how to level up fast
Looking for an Outriders leveling guide? The looter shooter from People Can Fly has exploded in popularity, quickly becoming a Steam best seller.
Outriders gifting players
Outriders gifting players "appreciation package" to apologise for launch woes
People Can Fly's new third-person looter shooter Outriders had a rough start to life when it launched last week, with performance issues on PC and a fair amount of server downtime.
Outriders “Appreciation Package” Planned To Make Up for Server Issues
Outriders “Appreciation Package” Planned To Make Up for Server Issues
The post Outriders “Appreciation Package” Planned To Make Up for Server Issues appeared first on Fextralife. Outriders' developer have announced they will be releasing a Community Appreciation Package to make up for server issues. The post Outriders “Appreciation Package” Planned To Make Up for Server Issues appeared first on Fextralife.
That Dusk Puzzle Game? Not Actually An April Fool’s Joke
That Dusk Puzzle Game? Not Actually An April Fool’s Joke
Dusk, the decidedly old-school first-person shooter from 2018, is getting an even older-school demake that riffs on classic puzzle games like Chip’s Challenge and Sokoban.
Outriders is the anti-cover shooter
Outriders is the anti-cover shooter
People Can Fly provides a planet's worth of chest-high cover, but doesn’t want you to actually use it.
Deathloop delayed again to September
Deathloop delayed again to September
Arkane Studios pushes its first-person shooter back four more months, citing desire to make game better while ensuring health and safety of developers
Robot games: 11 of the best mech games on PC
Robot games: 11 of the best mech games on PC
What are the best robot games on PC? Strapping into an overpowered robot filled to the brim with rockets and lasers is a power fantasy as old as anime itself.
Muslim Civil Rights Group Calls For Microsoft, Sony, And Valve To Deplatform Six Days In Fallujah
Muslim Civil Rights Group Calls For Microsoft, Sony, And Valve To Deplatform Six Days In Fallujah
Calling the controversial first-person shooter that aims to recreate the events of the Second Battle of Fallujah an “Arab murder simulator,” Muslim civil rights and advocacy group CAIR, the Council on American–Islamic Relations, is requesting that Microsoft, Sony, and Valve avoid hosting or distributing Six Days in… Read more...
Outriders
Outriders "appreciate package" planned to make up for server issues
Square Enix and People Can Fly are preparing an "appreciate package" for launch window players to make up for server issues. The popular looter shooter was unplayable for many in the handful of days after it came out as connectivity issues prevented login.
PlayStation, Xbox and Valve called on to drop Six Days in Fallujah
PlayStation, Xbox and Valve called on to drop Six Days in Fallujah
A prominent Muslim advocacy organisation has called for PlayStation, Xbox and Valve to drop controversial shooter Six Days in Fallujah.
Outriders is only a week old and players are already kicking out Devastators from endgame co-op
Outriders is only a week old and players are already kicking out Devastators from endgame co-op
Outriders is just a week old and players of a certain class are finding themselves frowned upon by some at the endgame. Once you finish Outriders' campaign, the Expeditions portion of People Can Fly's looter shooter presents itself.
Abandoned, a New Cinematic Horror Shooter, Announced Exclusively for PS5
Abandoned, a New Cinematic Horror Shooter, Announced Exclusively for PS5
Abandoned is a new, cinematic, first-person horror survival shooter with a realistic, eerie vibe, and it's being made exclusively for the PS5.
Crysis Remastered Now Even More Remastered
Crysis Remastered Now Even More Remastered
Just when you thought classic shooter Crysis was as remastered as it was going to get, Crytek announces a new free update that fixes a whole slew of bugs while adding new graphics modes for Xbox Series X/S and PlayStation 5 consoles.
Xbox Sessions: Stars of “Workaholics” Reunite to Play Outriders on Xbox Series X
Xbox Sessions: Stars of “Workaholics” Reunite to Play Outriders on Xbox Series X
“Workaholics” TV friendship ‘framily,’ Adam Devine, Blake Anderson, and Anders Holm will reunite to play Outriders, the brand-new 1-3 player co-op RPG shooter from Square Enix and People Can Fly, on the next episode of Xbox Sessions airing Wednesday, April 7 at 7 a.m.
Halo Infinite release date – latest on the new Halo PC game
Halo Infinite release date – latest on the new Halo PC game
When is the Halo Infinite release date? Looking for more details on the upcoming, next-gen Halo game? We were recently shown Halo Infinite campaign gameplay at the Xbox 2020 Showcase, so we've got plenty to dissect. Microsoft certainly got fans of 343 Industries' space game in an excitable tizzy by officially unveiling a new Halo PC game in 2018.
Outriders review
Outriders review
People Can Fly's inconsistent looter shooter isn't worth the ride.
Respawn tells disgruntled Titanfall community
Respawn tells disgruntled Titanfall community "help is coming ASAP" after years of DDOS attacks made online "unplayable"
Respawn has finally declared it is prepared to tackle long-running problems with Titanfall on PC. In a tweet, the developer said "help is coming ASAP" in response to ongoing DDOS attacks that affect those trying to play the first-person shooter online. Titanfall has had multiplayer issues on PC for years now, and they are blamed on a somewhat mythical figure known in the community as "Jeanue". Read more
Outriders: Legendary weapons and tier 3 mods guide
Outriders: Legendary weapons and tier 3 mods guide
Since Outriders is a looter shooter, there exists that insatiable drive to grind and farm for high-tier items like legendary weapons.
Outriders is the most divisive game of 2021 so far
Outriders is the most divisive game of 2021 so far
The opinion seems split on whether Outriders is a fantastic loot shooter or a terrible one.
Outriders: Epic and legendary farming guide — The best farming spots
Outriders: Epic and legendary farming guide — The best farming spots
As an online looter shooter, Outriders allows you to farm epic and legendary items for your characters.
Returnal – 15 Features You Need To Know
Returnal – 15 Features You Need To Know
Here's every reason to be excited for Housemarque's upcoming roguelike shooter.
Warzone Audio Bang podcast: the Captain Price Is right
Warzone Audio Bang podcast: the Captain Price Is right
Ed and I have continued to pop into Verdansk for post-work shenanigans despite the wish for more wild events in our favourite danger zone.
The Ascent is a co-op cyberpunk shooter that pops
The Ascent is a co-op cyberpunk shooter that pops
It's rare that I'm impressed by graphics anymore, but The Ascent's recent trailer had me stepping through it frame-by-frame just so I could squint at the details.
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There's a "ton" of "really cool" Titanfall content coming to Apex Legends Season 9
Buckle up, Titanfall fans - "a ton" of Titanfall-flavoured content is coming to spin-off battle royale, Apex Legends. During a panel at BrownGirlGamerCode, Apex's senior writer, Ashley Reed, hinted that the studio was working "to integrate Titanfall" into future updates, as "Titanfall's very much a part of the universe". Apex's game director, Chad Grenier, went a little further, too, confirming that Apex would host some "really cool stuff" we might recognise from Respawn's critically-acclaimed shooter series.
Outriders team hopes to share
Outriders team hopes to share "specific details" about what went wrong at launch
The Outriders team says it is still "working through" the shooter's numerous connection and server issues, but revealed it would, "in the near future", "share more specific details about what [went wrong] and what we've been doing about it". As servers suffered for the third consecutive day since the shooter launched on 1st April - with some still reporting issues even today - players are now calling for a "proper post-mortem" to explain "what went wrong and lessons learnt".
Outriders launch dwarfs Marvel's Avengers
Outriders launch dwarfs Marvel's Avengers
Outriders has launched big, although tech issues are hampering its release. People Can Fly's looter shooter hit over 100,000 concurrent players on Steam, where it is currently the top-selling game at £49.99. As a point of comparison, Square Enix's high-profile flop Marvel's The Avengers hit a peak concurrent player count of 28,145 on Steam when it launched in September.
Outriders is suffering login issues on launch day
Outriders is suffering login issues on launch day
Outriders is suffering launch day login issues as a raft of problems have emerged. People Can Fly's looter shooter launched today across PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and S as well as straight into Xbox Game Pass and Google Stadia, and it is struggling to cope with the influx of players. I've spent some time this evening stuck on the initial authentication screen, which has prevented me from playing at all.
ExoMecha Coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One in August 2021
ExoMecha Coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One in August 2021
The clock is ticking. I’m so excited to announce that ExoMecha, a free-to-play online competitive first-person shooter, has introduced its new trailer (above) and our game will be available in August 2021 for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One! Learn more about ExoMecha from our previous Xbox Wire post, or sign up for the beta at www.exomecha.com.
XIII is free on GOG (and it's the original, which does not suck)
XIII is free on GOG (and it's the original, which does not suck)
The cult classic cel-shaded shooter is free until April 1 in GOG’s Spring Sale.
Cel-shaded shooter XIII is free for 48 hours from GOG
Cel-shaded shooter XIII is free for 48 hours from GOG
You can now grab Ubisoft's first-person-shooter XIII for free as part of GOG's Spring Sale.
Gaijin Entertainment preps 100-player FPS Enlisted for open beta
Gaijin Entertainment preps 100-player FPS Enlisted for open beta
Back in 2016, Gaijin Entertainment revealed to the world its latest project, the World War 2 multiplayer shooter Enlisted.
Forget Destiny, here's how Warframe makes us care about its space stuff
Forget Destiny, here's how Warframe makes us care about its space stuff
Can you believe Warframe came out a whopping eight years ago, in 2013? It was a follow-up to Digital Extremes' Dark Sector, a third person shooter with a knife frisbee gimmick that got a lukewarm reception (though I myself liked it a bunch).
Live, die, try again in Revita
Live, die, try again in Revita
Revita is a very hard blend of roguelite and twin-stick shooter, which I am terrible at but quite enjoying.
The Week In Games: Outriders On The Storm
The Week In Games: Outriders On The Storm
Outriders, the next big online looter shooter, releases later this week for consoles and PC. Read more...
ExoMecha Gameplay Trailer is Full of Explosive Action, Out in August
ExoMecha Gameplay Trailer is Full of Explosive Action, Out in August
The free-to-play shooter shows off some high-octane action.
Every STALKER 2 NPC Has A 'One-Of-A-Kind Smile'
Every STALKER 2 NPC Has A 'One-Of-A-Kind Smile'
GSC Game World’s Zakhar Bocharov stopped by today’s [email protected] presentation to show off more of STALKER 2, the upcoming sequel to the cult classic, post-apocalyptic shooter series that’s been in production in some form for over a decade.
Returnal Trailer Features Fast-Paced Combat, Grotesque Foes
Returnal Trailer Features Fast-Paced Combat, Grotesque Foes
Housemarque's Mikael Haveri breaks down the roguelite shooter.
Outriders – 15 More Features You Need To Know
Outriders – 15 More Features You Need To Know
Some more key details for People Can Fly's upcoming looter shooter.
Multiplayer FPS Sub Rosa has come out of hiding with a publicly listed Steam page
Multiplayer FPS Sub Rosa has come out of hiding with a publicly listed Steam page
The "experimental" deal-making shooter is available now in Early Access.
Returnal Has Gone Gold
Returnal Has Gone Gold
Housemarque's rogue-lite shooter is out on April 30th.
Left 4 Dead spiritual sequel Back 4 Blood delayed
Left 4 Dead spiritual sequel Back 4 Blood delayed
Alas, we'll have to wait an extra four months for the new cooperative zombie-smashing shooter from Left 4 Dead creators Turtle Rock Studios.
WW1 FPS Isonzo will continue the fight started by Verdun
WW1 FPS Isonzo will continue the fight started by Verdun
After fighting on the Western Front of World War 1 in Verdun then the Eastern Front in Tannenberg, the first-person shooter series will continue on the Italian Front in Isonzo later this year.
Outriders unlock time and day-one patch plan revealed
Outriders unlock time and day-one patch plan revealed
This is what you can expect when the multiplayer loot-shooter comes out on April 1.
Aliens: Fireteam - The First Hands-On
Aliens: Fireteam - The First Hands-On
We’ve played the Left 4 Dead-style Aliens shooter, and the Xenomorph body count was...high.
Dataminer finds potential Apex Legends and Titanfall cross-over character
Dataminer finds potential Apex Legends and Titanfall cross-over character
Apex Legends is part of the Titanfall universe, and includes many features from developer Respawn Entertainment’s beloved shooter series.
Verdun studios reveal a new First World War shooter set in the Alps
Verdun studios reveal a new First World War shooter set in the Alps
Isonzo, based on the two-year conflict between Italy and Austria, promises more dynamic 'cinematic' battles.
Retro FPS Ion Fury is getting an expansion this summer
Retro FPS Ion Fury is getting an expansion this summer
The Build Engine shooter is continuing on.
WW1 Verdun Follow-Up Isonzo Announced
WW1 Verdun Follow-Up Isonzo Announced
The developers of Verdun have announced Isonzo, the third game in their World War I first-person shooter series.
Serious Sam 2 surprises fans with substantial new update, 15 years after original release
Serious Sam 2 surprises fans with substantial new update, 15 years after original release
Serious Sam, Croteam's massively over-the-top first-person shooter series, is 20 years old this week, and the developer has surprised fans by launching a substantial free update for Serious Sam 2 on PC as part of its birthday celebrations. It's been 15 years since Serious Sam 2's debut, and today's update aims to improve on that original experience by introducing a range of new features and enhancements. There's a new weapon in the form of the BeamGun (modelled on the Ghost Buster from the original Serious Sam design document), for instance, alongside 12 previously unreleased multiplayer maps, including Yodeller, Hole, Stadium, and Desert Temple. Read more
Risk of Rain 2 celebrates second birthday with sizeable Anniversary Update on PC
Risk of Rain 2 celebrates second birthday with sizeable Anniversary Update on PC
March 2021 marks two years since Hopoo Game's enormously successful co-operative rogue-like shooter sequel Risk of Rain 2 first entered early access, and the developer is celebrating with the launch of a significant free update on PC. Risk of Rain 2's Anniversary Update - which launches this Thursday, 25th March - is intended to "flesh out and round out the base game", revisiting old items and finishing up content that didn't make it Hopoo's version 1.0 release. For starters, it introduces a previously scrapped Survivor known as the Bandit (Hopoo notes the scrapped version, which has since been revived by modders, will continue to work alongside the new iteration), as well as an abandoned boss referred to as the Grandparent. Read more
Nightdive's Shadow Man remaster gets April release date on PC
Nightdive's Shadow Man remaster gets April release date on PC
Shadow Man: Remastered, Nightdive Studios' enhanced version of Acclaim's much-loved 1999 action-adventure, finally has a release date and will be coming to PC on 15th April. Shadow Man, based on Valiant Comics' Shadowman series, charts the adventures of Michael LeRoi, the latest in a line of voodoo warriors all adopting the Shadow Man moniker. What follows is a battle against the forces of darkness, in the form of a third-person shooter, as they attempt to cross over to the land of the living.
There are more of us playing Rainbow Six Siege on Steam now than ever before
There are more of us playing Rainbow Six Siege on Steam now than ever before
Rainbow Six Siege has just topped it's highest ever Steam concurrent-user peak, six years after its initial debut. Thanks to the perfect storm of a free play event and fresh Year Six content, kicking off with the newly-released Crimson Heist, yesterday the shooter clocked up 201,053 concurrent users - it's highest ever peak, according to SteamDB.
Rainbow Six Quarantine PC Requirements Have Leaked Thanks to Recent Technical Test
Rainbow Six Quarantine PC Requirements Have Leaked Thanks to Recent Technical Test
Minimum and recommended requirements for the co-op shooter seem to have leaked in full.
Warzone Audio Bang podcast: zombie here now
Warframe's latest update aims to fix
Warframe's latest update aims to fix "overly complicated" Railjack space combat
Digital Extremes' free-to-play sci-fi shooter Warframe has just released its new Corpus Proxima & The New Railjack update on PC, aiming to fix the game's "overly complicated" space combat. Warframe initially introduced ship-to-ship combat as part of 2019's wildly ambitious Empyrean expansion. In
CS:GO devs are giving away a Hades music kit to the RPG’s Steam players
CS:GO devs are giving away a Hades music kit to the RPG’s Steam players
If you're a fan of both Valve's shooter Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Supergiant Games' action-RPG game Hades, you're in luck.
Necromunda: Hired Gun looks like Warhammer 40k Doom
Necromunda: Hired Gun looks like Warhammer 40k Doom
Publisher Focus Home Interactive has just announced yet another Warhammer 40,000 game - and it looks a lot like Doom. Necromunda: Hired Gun is a first-person shooter due out 1st June 2021 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X and S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
Cross-Platform Shooter Afterpulse Scouts A Switch Launch Later This Month
Cross-Platform Shooter Afterpulse Scouts A Switch Launch Later This Month
Along with a "Nintendo Switch Fast Pass". We've seen some colourful third-person shooters on Switch like Splatoon 2 and Fortnite, but outside of Sniper Elite and Rogue Company, players after more realistic experiences haven't had a tremendous amount of choice.
The new Half-Life: Blue Shift mod for Black Mesa now has a playable intro
The new Half-Life: Blue Shift mod for Black Mesa now has a playable intro
We were excited last month to see that a new group of modders is taking up the project of recreating Half-Life: Blue Shift in the lovingly modernised Black Mesa, and now the introduction is available to play.
Destiny 2's Grandmaster Nightfalls are back, and still a great challenge
Rainbow Six Siege kicks off sixth year today with new season Crimson Heist
Rainbow Six Siege kicks off sixth year today with new season Crimson Heist
Ubisoft's online tactical shooter Rainbow Six Siege officially enters its sixth year of content updates today, 16th March, and things kick off with the launch of new season Crimson Heist on Xbox, PlayStation, and PC. Crimson Heist's flagship addition is new operator Flores, a "sly and tactical" Attacker character hailing from Argentina.
Fortnite’s Awful Banana Man Is Finally Dead
Fortnite’s Awful Banana Man Is Finally Dead
Early (and I mean early) this morning, Epic Games unveiled the next season of its mega-popular battle royale shooter Fortnite.
An open beta for new mech shooter Galahad 3093 starts on Friday
An open beta for new mech shooter Galahad 3093 starts on Friday
The promising new walking war machine simulator is ready to show off what it’s got.
Danger Scavenger's A Dystopian Twin-Stick Shooter That's Coming To Switch Next Week
Danger Scavenger's A Dystopian Twin-Stick Shooter That's Coming To Switch Next Week
Launches on March 25th. Danger Scavenger's been out for a little while on PC.
Outriders Will Launch on Xbox Games Pass
Outriders Will Launch on Xbox Games Pass
The post Outriders Will Launch on Xbox Games Pass appeared first on Fextralife. Outriders will be coming to Xbox Game Pass on day one of launch, but not for PC, more details here! The post Outriders Will Launch on Xbox Games Pass appeared first on Fextralife.
Outriders will be on Xbox Game Pass at release, but not for PC
Outriders will be on Xbox Game Pass at release, but not for PC
People Can Fly's loot shooter will only hit Game Pass on Console and Android.
Outriders Is Officially Coming To Xbox Game Pass
Outriders Is Officially Coming To Xbox Game Pass
It’s official: Outriders, the hotly anticipated looter-shooter from People Can Fly, is coming to Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft confirmed in a blog post today.
Outriders launches straight into Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft confirms
Outriders launches straight into Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft confirms
Outriders will be available from its 1st April launch date via Xbox Game Pass on consoles and Android devices, Microsoft has now confirmed. Developed by Bulletstorm and Gears of War: Judgment studio People Can Fly, the sci-fi RPG shooter has picked up positive reactions from its recent demo.
Run-And-Gun Shooter Mighty Goose Takes Aim At Untitled Goose Game's Waterfowl Crown
Run-And-Gun Shooter Mighty Goose Takes Aim At Untitled Goose Game's Waterfowl Crown
Can the eShop handle another pesky goose? The adorable Untitled Goose Game has already become a champion of gaming geese on the Switch eShop, but there's always room for one more, right? This spring sees the launch of Mighty Goose, a fast-paced run-and-gun shooter from Blastmode Games and Playism.
Godstrike Brings Twin-Stick Shooter Action To Switch Next Month
Godstrike Brings Twin-Stick Shooter Action To Switch Next Month
Launches on April 15th. We've seen a few twin-stick shooters on Switch so far.
Severed Steel Is A First-Person Shooter With A One-Armed Protagonist
Severed Steel Is A First-Person Shooter With A One-Armed Protagonist
Announced this morning on the PlayStation Blog, Greylock Studio’s Severed Steel (formerly known as Impact) is a first-person shooter starring a character who can’t reload because she only has one arm.
Run-And-Gun Shooter Mighty Goose Takes Aim At Untitled Goose Game's Waterfowl Crown
Run-And-Gun Shooter Mighty Goose Takes Aim At Untitled Goose Game's Waterfowl Crown
Can the eShop handle another pesky goose? The adorable Untitled Goose Game has already become a champion of gaming geese on the Switch eShop, but there's always room for one more, right? This spring sees the launch of Mighty Goose, a fast-paced run-and-gun shooter from Blastmode Games and Playism.
In this bullet hell your time limit is also your health bar
In this bullet hell your time limit is also your health bar
Godstrike is a boss rush, twin-stick shooter with one currency: Time.
Two Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters banned on Twitch after Mara actress calls them out
Two Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters banned on Twitch after Mara actress calls them out
Two Call of Duty: Warzone cheaters were banned on Twitch after the actress behind in-game character Mara called them out on Twitter. Mara is a Warcom operator character in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone who was released as part of the battle pass during the first season of Infinity Ward's shooter in December 2019. The actress behind Mara is Alex Zedra, who took to Twitter to expose two cheaters - a boyfriend and girlfriend couple - who were using aimbots in a Warzone tournament played on Friday, 12th March. Read more
MAG Was an Underrated Gem
MAG Was an Underrated Gem
A look back at Sony and Zipper Interactive's online shooter.
Old school-style FPS Dread Templar blasts onto Steam Early Access this fall
Old school-style FPS Dread Templar blasts onto Steam Early Access this fall
Dread Templar is an upcoming first-person shooter inspired by the likes of classic Doom, Quake, and other alike games from the ’90s.
Borderlands 3 Directors Cut delayed over bad weather
Borderlands 3 Directors Cut delayed over bad weather
Texas' devastating snowstorms push the loot-shooter's next update back a month.
Curved Space Interview – Progression, Combat, Level Design, and More
Curved Space Interview – Progression, Combat, Level Design, and More
Only by Midnight president and Curved Space lead designer Andrew Czarnietzki speaks with GamingBolt about the upcoming twin stick shooter.
Aliens: Fireteam - Meet 6 New Xenomorph Types
Aliens: Fireteam - Meet 6 New Xenomorph Types
These half-dozen new Aliens will make your life a living Hell while trying to survive the upcoming PvE shooter Aliens: Fireteam.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Will Have “A Huge Number” of Narrative Branches and Endings
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Will Have “A Huge Number” of Narrative Branches and Endings
GSC Game World seems to have big ambitions with the upcoming shooter.
The studio that made sci-fi shooter Disintegration is closing
The studio that made sci-fi shooter Disintegration is closing
V1 Interactive was co-founded in 2014 by Halo art director Marcus Lehto.