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Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s Forthog DLC Will Be Free

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith do the right thing with Forthog DLC

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Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s Forthog DLC Will Be Free

The Middle-earth: Shadow of War’s Forthog DLC will be made free to all the people who purchase the game. The game was recently available to purchase but the developers have confirmed that those who have already purchased the DLC will be refunded, and to meet the original intent of the DLC, the publisher will also donate to the family of Michael “4G” Forgey.

Originally the idea behind the DLC was that profits from the sale of the DLC would have been donated to the family of Forgey, who passed away in March 2016 from a rare form of cancer known as glioblastoma. However, there was a huge uproar and criticism as many believed that a massive portion of the profits wouldn’t go to Forgey’s widow and children.

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Warner Bros said in a stat that they they recognizes that “tying our donation to sales of the DLC was not the best way to to achieve our goal of offering financial support to the family and creating a lasting memorial to Michael Forgey.”

They continued: “We sincerely apologize to the fans and to the Forgey family for the confusion we created. To ensure the two original aims are still met and to provide transparency to the community, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will instead make a donation directly to the Forgey family.

“The DLC will be withdrawn from sale and will be a free download for owners of Middle-earth: Shadow of War. Anyone who has purchased the DLC will receive a full refund. If there is interest in donating directly to the family, please visit their youcaring site.”

Middle-earth: Shadow of War will be released on October 10 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

All in all I think this is a great gesture from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Monolith. Condolences to the Forgey family and its nice to see that Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment will make a donation directly to the Forgey family.

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Sims 4 Getting expensive with DLC’s

Is Sims 4 on the console too expensive?

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Sims 4 Getting expensive with DLC’s

Maybe its just me and maybe this has been happening for years in games but I am starting to think that DLC’s are becoming expensive.
If you follow the channel you will know that I been a huge fan of sims 4 coming to console and whilst I am enjoying the game I have seen the latest game pack surfaced and this has got me thinking that the overall game is starting to get a little expensive to keep up with all the expansion packs. Maybe I have been living under a rock and not paying too much attention but I am literally blown away by how much I may end up possibly paying to have the full experience of Sims 4 after all the DLC has been released.

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The latest game pack Dine out surfaced on the 9th of January and is available for 17.99 or 16.99 if you have EA access and whilst that might not be breaking the bank for some when you consider that the first DLC bundle which consists of City Living, Vintage Glamour Stuff and Vampires cost £45 or £40 with EA Access that is close to £60 and then when you add the base game then you looking at £100 so far for the full experience of the sims.

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Now I know what some hardcore fans will say that this has always been the case with PC version and some will say that this is what you should expect from a EA game but I am not gonna lie it has taken me by surprise that I have nearly spent over £100 on Sims 4 especially considering that I got the deluxe version on launch. Obviously I didn’t expect the DLC’s to be free but I thought that we may get a season pass or something for maybe £45 with all DLC and in my eyes £90 for the overall experience could be easily justifiable maybe thats me asking to much and being greedy but I feel by releasing the packs in drips and you keep buying I think it will hurt if EA brings out a complete version of Sims 4 for £45 with all DLC included. Whilst I am not completely sure what expansions will be 100% coming to consoles There is still Get to Work, Get Together and Cats and Dogs all possible to move to console plus not to mention the garage of Stuff packs and game packs which are currently available on the PC version so after every DLC and even the game packs and stuff packs are released god knows how much it will all rack up to.

As I am a fan of the Sims 4 n console and currently enjoying my experience this will have to be a expense that I will have to take on the chin even though it is leaving a bitter taste.

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Anyway peeps what do you make of the price for the DLC’s for Sims 4 console version do you think its worth it that you might have to spend close to £100 at this present moment to experience the DLC’s that are currently available. As I said I know that this is the case for PC version and I know that all games nowadays come with DLC’s that will rack up the price for the full experience but I rarely but DLC for game and usually if I do it will have a season pass that will be around £35 so most games that I tend to play or get DLC for will rarely exceed £100 but hey maybe I need to invest more into my games additional content.

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House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn Coming in 2018

House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn Coming in 2018

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House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn Coming in 2018

As someone who rinsed The House of the Dead 2 on the Sega dreamcast nearly 20 years ago and whilst I haven’t really been the biggest advocate for the more recent house of the dead games in the series I did get a little excited to see that the Japanese arcades will be treated to House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn.

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There isn’t any confirmation about a western release yet but after seeing the barrage of images that has been posted on the official website for House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn has got me optimistic that this game would look pretty dope on the PlayStation VR if it would ever surface on the console. I don’t own a PSVR yet but I believe a game like this would certainly make me think that now is the time to own one.

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Overall I think its great to see a game like this appearing in the arcades over in japan as it brings back that excitement that the arcades generate when a new game hits the arcades. I feel where house of the dead is concerned whilst we haven’t received a new one for a little while and whilst I personally didn’t really follow the series confidently since House of the Dead 2, it would be great to get a few more on-rail shooters over in the west. The likes of Gal Gun which was well received and I can only imagine that House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn would have such a great impact.

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Anyway peeps what do you think about House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn and the arcade machine looks pretty dope.

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Is Nintendo Labo Worth Buying

Is the new Cardboard game Nintendo Labo just a Gimmick?

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Nintendo Switch owners was recently treated to a look at a new experience for their hybrid console with the reveal of the Nintendo Labo. The idea of the Nintendo Labo is to allow you to physically craft items using cardboard to play the games that comes with the specific pack that you purchase. Some of the games involve activities like fishing, playing piano, racing a bike, and becoming a massive robot all with the aid of cardboard and your joy—con controller and onscreen instructions from you Nintendo Switch.

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There are 2 bundles that are currently available for pre-order. First up is the variety kit which comes in at £60 in the UK and then you have the Robot Kit which is around the £70 mark.   Both bundles I have placed more details in the description for those who want to read up on the specifics.

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Both bundles will be available on April 20 in the US and Australia, or April 27 in Europe. A separate, $10/£9 Customization Set includes stencils, stickers, and colored tape to help you design your Toy-Cons.

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Overall I am always a fan of new ideas to make playing games more creative and I do love the idea of being able to construct various components to play each specific games. My main issue is that the novelty of something like this might not last for that long and considering the price tag I feel that for me personally this might be something that will be an expensive dust collecting equipment simply because after a couple of hours of me playing around with this I will get bored.

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I understand that this is probably more geared towards the younger generation of gamers and will certainly be fun and pretty cool for them to learn whilst playing game but I just hope that for that price the cardboard itself is pretty sturdy rather than after 6 months the cardboard becomes fragile after continuous folding but I guess Nintendo do always aim to put out quality products that should hopefully be long lasting.

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