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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Physical Copy is Amazing

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Just think about this for a moment, when was the last time you bought a really good physical copy of a game?Mine was Dark Souls, not only did I have the game butit also included a concept art book and original soundtrack all in the normal price. Developers and publishers don’t have to do this as it will obviously cost them more (downloads are significantly cheaper as there is no packaging, game manuals etc.), however it shows that they actually care about the people playing their games. Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Un-BoxedCD Projekt RED have done something similar with their physical release of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. I’m not saying that all disc copies have to come with loads of free extras, but it’s nice, and it makes you feel appreciated as a gamer. This is something that hits you as soon as you open up The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt as the game’s developers have left a message inside for players. “First of all, we would like to thank you for your support. We really appreciate that you have dec…

The Division Delayed Until 2016

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Tom Clancy's The Division has received yet another delay and will now be pushed back until early 2016.
This could be due to a number of reasons. The game could simply be nowhere near finished with developers Ubisoft frantically working to finish whats left of The Division; not entirely a bad thing though as rushed games include bugs and unfinished stories. Or it could be that with the Fall release of another Tom Clancy game; Rainbow Six Siege they decided that it would be best to pace out the games.

There are plenty of games from now until then which softens the initial blow, and more time to work on a game usually means a better end product, although we will have to wait and see when The Division comes out. Another recent Ubisoft game did this - Watchdogs - and it was heavily criticised due to lacking graphics and an underwhelming plot, so caution needs to be exercised when building the game up.

The Division is set to be a third-person role-playing shooter in which the player takes …

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Out Now

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Wolfenstein: The Old Bloodis a standalone prequel to last year's first-person shooterWolfenstein: The New Order. Return to Castle Wolfenstein The action-adventure first-person shooter returns with a prequel to last year's critically acclaimed game with more of the same intense fights, near impossible odds and engrossing gameplay and setting. Wolfenstein: The New Orderopened in 1946 with B.J. Blazkowicz infiltrating General Deathshead's compound;The Old Bloodis set right before that mission and explains how our long-term hero got to where he is now.The Old Bloodis split into two acts; Rudi J├Ąger and the Den of Wolves and The Dark Secrets of Helga Von Schabbs. MachineGames clearly knows what they are doing with the franchise deciding not to release DLC for their game, instead releasing a completely separate experience. The narrative is designed to both flesh outThe New Order'sback story and provide a welcoming entry point for first-time players. "There was more story le…