Rome 2 – Total War: Caesar in Gaul. exemplary addition

  2 Rome itself turned out not the same as the previous parts of the series. It has become much more complex , much more serious and beautiful order . Along with this project came damn raw. Numerous patches significantly corrected most of the problems Rome 2 , followed by a second “Rome” finally secured the title of the best strategy in 2013 . And now the game was finally the first major addition , called “Caesar in Gaul .”
Once Creative Assembly have tried to crank a similar trick . Then , during the time of the first ” Rome ” appeared addition, allowing repeat the path of Alexander the Great . That time came pretty mediocre , so from such ” historically accurate » DLC abandoned a long time – until ” Napoleon .” Now this concept back again to tell the story of the famous war of the great Julius Caesar – the most famous person in the history of ancient Rome and one of the most popular historical figures at all.
At first glance it looks quite compact campaign : it lasts only seven years and covers only the territory of most of Gaul , Britain and a small piece of the Roman province directly . Do not be deceived by volume , this campaign is not inferior to classical . Gallium presented in such detail that fits here as an impressive amount of large cities and towns , and crossing it from one end to the other will take more than a dozen moves.
With a time period all the more interesting. Each year is here as much as 24 moves . This means that the game is back seasons and all sorts of non-seasonal conditions . Is not entirely clear just why spring starts here in January , fall in July , and the winter in September. Be that as it may , all decorated really impressive . Seasons significantly affect gameplay . So hot, dry summer can seriously affect the harvest and early winter – seriously confused plans for an offensive. Generally winter here – a very unpleasant thing. Even short winter transition can turn a significant loss for the army . That’s why when cold weather to really like Caesar try to finish things quickly and put the army in winter quarters . Thanks to all this seasons really affect gameplay , and current policy.
Moreover, now all very nicely decorated . Global map , and without which looked just gorgeous , has become even more beautiful. Watch tiny Gaulish village and moving water mills can be very long . Above ground can be seen in the summer heat haze , winter can be a light snowfall and spring rains poured raging storm, and in the fall when all the yellow card in the forests are seen falling leaves . Looking at these charming scenery, it is not believed that this is a fairly hardcore and not particularly friendly to newcomers strategy . On the tactical map , incidentally, also reflected the seasons , although it is not so noticeable.

The basis for the campaign , obviously, became a seven-year campaign of Caesar in Gaul. It was he a key figure here , so the narrative and description of the technologies being away from his face . Clicking on a particular tribe city , we get comments commander about it. Interestingly, the addition simply replete with quotations from his ” Notes on the Gallic War ,” which apparently served as the main source of inspiration for developers. Since the text itself is very entertaining , it is recommended that in parallel with the passage of his campaign read. In this case, the already exciting campaign will be an order of magnitude brighter and clearer . Very interesting that the political situation in the game and side quests , no, no , and push us to the very decisions that Caesar himself and famous leaders of the barbarian tribes . Although, of course , to campaign just so no one makes . Freedom is rife.

In addition to the Rome and Caesar available here three barbarian factions. First, it is , of course, Arverni , led by Vercingetorix , which, recall , managed to unite almost all of Gaul to fight against Roman rule . Secondly, sveby – ferocious Germans, who came from across the Rhine into Gaul to expand their holdings in the west. And, finally, nerves – Belgium, which in the original game to take control was impossible. It’s kind of the Spartans against the barbarians , known for their ferocity and asceticism .
Playing for the local tribes is very different from that with which to face Roman. In the first case we will actively nasedat neighbors who do not want to share power with someone , and at some point in Rome send to storm our fortifications such force that just does not seem enough . If we decide to repeat the victorious campaign of Julius Caesar , here we await other hazards. Constant rejection of Roman culture induces galls literally attack from all sides, with extreme reluctance to go to any diplomatic relations and constantly try to capture or burn any village superior force . Generally Romans almost always fight in the minority, however, resistance training and legionnaires sometimes help to win even the most seemingly hopeless battle. For example, just a couple of cohorts of heavy infantry capable of holding the gates of a whole crowd of barbarians.
Toward the middle of the campaign diplomacy finally ends: begins full-scale war . Analogue civil wars here are widespread uprising barbarians. If regain control over the territories somewhere at the front would not be so difficult, the uprising in the rear of the commander can create a lot of problems . Moreover, at this point all remaining barbaric state forget old feuds and unite the Roman territory began attacking from all sides. Survive is pretty hard sometimes even goes so far that the same settlement for one stroke enemy stormed by 5-6 times. After a three-hour marathon of this feels about as the army itself , housed in a miserable city – broken and damn tired.

Generally , like the original game, “Caesar in Gaul ” absolutely not forgiving and makes us constantly keep in mind the huge number of variables. Slaves captured in two villages in a row? Get homebrew Spartacus in the heart of the province. Forgot to build the temple of Jupiter in the next wilderness ? The population will start to rebel after a couple of moves. Carried away by the accumulation of welfare ? Get food shortages . Hired additional army to protect the expanding borders? Welcome to the era of economic crisis. The game requires maximum concentration and attentiveness. That’s the Rome 2 , so do not be surprised if after a couple of evenings spent in Gaul , you will feel like a squeezed lemon .
On the other hand , a similar number of parameters allows you really feel like the ruler of the state, which depend on the decisions of all aspects of life : political, economic , cultural, military, religious … In other words , for all the complexity and intensity of the gameplay it is a real pleasure , and so captures that a few hours of continuous play pass completely unnoticed .

Among other features worth mentioning additions political system in which against you at least do not speak their own general , as happened with Caesar and his best legate Labienus . Branch of development here is also quite specific. With the help of political improvements can be , for example, call for help of Mark Antony and pay bribery of politicians in the Senate. DLC also added a decent amount of units as barbaric and Roman (including several types of auxiliary troops and mercenaries ) . Something added in the main campaign . For example, with the addition of the opportunity to lead the tribes boyev and Galatians . Also, ” Caesar in Gaul ” – a great opportunity to try out a joint campaign for two players. Due to the compact size will interact much more comfortable here than on the usual global map.

Icing on the cake , you can call the new historical battle – ” Battle of Alesia .” It can be safely name the culmination of all the Gallic campaign Caesar and his confrontation with Vercingetorix . Then commander besieged the city of Alesia , in which gal refuge with his army , but soon came to Arverne reinforcements in a huge number of sympathizers uprising barbarians. Caesar had to withstand the onslaught of the Gauls on both sides , and if they were able to replace the tired fighters Recently , the Romans into force imposing perimeter fortifications could depend on a small number of soldiers . On that day, the Roman army had a VERY hard. Just as hard , and you will have when you try to win this historic battle . There are a lot of enemies , and sometimes there is a feeling that the hordes of barbarians , coming from all sides, never run out . Oppose them will only have a wealth of experience of the Romans and the ability to quickly make the right tactical decisions .

“Caesar in Gaul ” – an exemplary addition to a great game. There is a new global map of the changing seasons , reliable historical campaign generals Julius Caesar and Vercingetorix and concomitant weight content like new units and factions. All fans of Total War, the history of ancient Rome , and indeed it is strongly recommended strategies .

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Five of the best female characters in video games

October 31, 2013 marks the day of birth of a series of Tomb Raider – The first part of the famous series came out October 31, 1996 . First of all, the franchise is known in every sense of the outstanding heroine Lara Croft, and then everyone else. Developers were asked standards fatal lady who gaze and pleasant, and is able to fend for themselves better athletes yards on horizontal bars .

The image of Lara united all : cancel appearance, wit and resourcefulness , wealth , titles, and so on. Miss Croft instead of plundering his inheritance took plunder tombs , what and succeeded . With each new piece Lara changed until her appearance has not reached the point of absurdity. In The Angel of Darkness , it looked like a plastic doll. Then, the heroine of the series and for several years have resulted in a sense (see Tomb Raider: Legend and Underworld), after which the franchise has run into a dead end . It took more than a major change , and the result was a restart of the series, held at the beginning of this year. Lara Croft of Playboy model turned into an ordinary girl . Sleek and self-confidence was gone , the girl would be just to survive on a dangerous island. But inside Lara remained the same cold-blooded , as we see in the course of the game. Here, we recall the most memorable of the fair sex of video games.

Chloe Frazer, Uncharted series

Striking brunette first appeared in Uncharted 2 : Among Thieves. The girl immediately attracts attention . This is not a timid Elena , which is building itself out of diligent girl. Chloe is merciless to enemies and do not shy away from deception. At some points it even seems that she plays on the two sides.
Miss Fraser came in and immediately eclipsed Elena , Nate’s companion in the first part. In general , Elena is in all parts, but with Chloe she can not afford to compete – not the charisma , style and charm. We have before us the ideal of ” boy- woman” : the tiger , which is impossible to resist . Each conversation with Chloe is fine, she and Drake all the time walking on thin ice , at the risk of falling into banality , but it does not. Talk ideally reconciled , played with all the conventions with a great sense of humor. On top of Chloe’s stunning looks, there’s no arguing .
Naughty Dog has created an excellent image , Frazier will be remembered for a long time . A rare case where the lady does not irritate his businesslike , but only to evoke sympathy . And Chloe alone can give a fitting rebuff to the verbal Nathan.

Bayonetta , Bayonetta series
Bayonetta – the only slasher , which by degrees of insanity easily wipes his nose Devil May Cry. Of course, the main character here is appropriate, since few can withstand the Dante.
Witch Bayonetta against impure forces relies on a decent arsenal and charisma. Girl with endless long legs does not hurt himself and smears giant bosses once or twice . So crazy heroine must still search. Bayonetta – a perfect match for the same Dante (real , not pretty boy from DmC), and would love to see them sometime in a single match.

Miranda Lawson, Mass Effect series
Mass Effect Series fruitful for outstanding heroes. Variants of the mass ratio : a novel can be spun with Ashley, Tali , Jack, Miranda, and a lot of what else. Why in our list is Miranda ? This is the most feminine way in Mass Effect.
Of course, Miranda can only be called a man with an important caveat – it’s not quite human . Her father did ( not the usual way ) perfect daughter. Um , talents and appearance were predetermined before birth. Not appreciating the efforts of his father , the girl ran away with her sister in “Cerberus” . Miranda – a key character of Mass Effect 2 , it plays an important role in the plot . ” Persuading ” Miranda on Sex pretty easy – just give her a favor , and from time to time to pay compliments .
The other female characters can not be compared with Miranda neither in appearance nor in nature, nor in importance to the ” suicide mission.”

Ada Wong, Resident Evil series

One of the favorite characters among fans of the franchise looks stylish : high-heeled shoes and a long evening dress complement pistols or automatic . Her biography badly tangled , motives are often mysterious.
The first meeting takes place in the second game of the series numbering , although she fleetingly mentioned in the first part. Miss Wong often appears in the most crucial moments and or even more plot twists , or even slightly clarifies the situation . Thanks to its impressive looks and excellent style of Hell regularly enters the tops ” most-most ” gaming characters , which is not surprising .

Triss Merigold , The Witcher series
Pass by and do not include in our list of the main game sorceress would be a crime . Magichka , having at its disposal a great opportunity for intimidation , blackmail and extortion , there is almost always honest than attract.
It warmed the bed Triss Geralt , when there was another quarrel with Yennifer . Truth then decided to leave the witcher Merigold , but during the events of The Witcher Sorceress managed to convince the white-haired , they are still together – our hero has lost his memory and inappropriately easily accepted version of Triss . In any case, while Yennifer somewhere disappears , Merigold great help to us over the past two games.

Female characters are very similar : just come from one and the same characteristics – determination, courage , coolness , elegant appearance , and others.

DmC: Devil May Cry 5

Developer: Ninja Theory Publisher: Capcom, 1C Softklab Multiplayer: No Genre: Action Platform: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
Game Description: DmC: Devil May Cry 5
Devil May Cry 5 – A new version of the popular all over the world of computer games DmC. Development of new products in 2013 to study English studio Ninja Theory closely monitored “Capcom” – the company that developed the previous games in the series Devil May Cry. In the Russian edition of novelty games in 2013 the company does 1C Softklab and will be issued with the original vocal track and translated subtitles.
Action in the game takes place in Limbo City. Orphaned as a child, “Dante” – the protagonist of the game, leading an immoral life. He lives in the building in the van with a trailer park amusement, almost always using alcohol and having fun. All of this continues until such time as Dante meets a girl named Kate, who warns him of the danger, but our hero does not take seriously the words girl and continues to entertain. After that Dante moves in Limbo – a demonic version of the city, where the water appears demon hunter who wants to destroy Dante. Using his supernatural abilities Dante away from persecution and subsequently destroy the enemy.
After recent events Dante understands that the words Kat were pure truth and finding it again, asks her in detail about the dangers that he faces. Kate tells him about a secret organization “Order” in the competence to seek out and destroy the demons, as well as that the organization has a long history of spying on him. Kate accompanies Dante’s headquarters, where he met his with his twin brother named Virgil, the head of the organization. Later Virgil Dante povaedal terrible truth. As it turned out Virgil and Dante’s brother-Nephilim, the sons of Eve angel and demon Sparda. And their main enemy – the king of the demons, who became lord Mundus demons even 9,000 years ago, when Eve and killed and captured Sparda. Now it is known as Kyle Ryder – miltimilliarder and charitable activities but it is just a cover its basic purpose is to enslave humanity. In fact, the Demon King owns a factory of souls and controls the city with the help of «RaptorNews Network» – which also oversees all residents of the city with the help of CCTV cameras and poisons the inhabitants of poisonous drink «Virility». And destroy this villain forces only and the Nephilim who are Dante and Virgil.
Now the main character Dante will not only destroy the Mundus and his associates but to understand the mysteries of his past.

Devil May Cry 5 is designed for different players on this at an early stage in the game is stipulated 3 difficulty levels: «Human», «Devil Hunter», «Nephilim». After passing through the opening of four more options. «Son of Sparda» – is characterized by fairly resistant to damage enemies and non-uniform pattern of behavior. «Dante Must Die» – a more sophisticated version of the previous level with faster and more complex enemies. «Heaven or Hell» – gives all enemies more power, now the enemy can kill with one hit as well and Dante is able to destroy any enemy or boss with one hit. Finally, the last level of «Hell and Hell» – the enemies here are extremely resistant to damage, while the Dante himself die in one hit.
Just as in earlier versions of the game in the games have new items and mode of «Devil Trigger», in which Dante uses his otherworldly force. In this mode, Dante’s hair color changes to white coat color is bright red and the surrounding area becomes colorless. The strength and speed increase and health is slowly recovering. The scale of this regime up to date on the destruction of enemies.

Also in the new version of the game in 2013 has a mode of practice. It will work as the players themselves and their methods of chain and various kinds of combos and combinations thereof. All the techniques are shown on the screen in the order of execution. For processing techniques player will be proposed by any of the demons in the game.

Extreme update “Cabal Online”

 Dueling PvP- Arena , a new floor ” Icy Tower undead ” , the revised system of character attributes and fresh achivki .

Fresh global update will give players the opportunity to compete for the title of best duelists playing and fighting in PvP on the new map ” Ice Coliseum .” Update is called ” Gods of the Arena ”

” Ice Colosseum ” is a dueling arena in which players will fight each other for the title of best PvP- fighter game. In anticipation of the opening of the first PvP- season game in the history of this card will help users gain valuable combat experience.

In addition , the update has opened a third floor dungeon ” Icy Tower undead ” , which is one of the most hardcore dungeon game. Corresponds to the high complexity of the dungeon generous reward for his passing – where you can find equipment and weapons from aridiuma and Astralbayk PW5.

Changes occurred in the characteristics of the characters. The new system will allow players to develop a character in a more balanced and enhanced achievement system will provide new jobs and original titles .

More information about the update and the game in general can be found on the official website of the project . Details last updated client online game “Cabal Online “, which adds new skills , hardcore mode , etc.

For a start , all six classes of fighters have received new skills – active, passive, and more . For example , The Witcher now initiates the ” earthquake “, and the ability to apply the Warrior ” Judgment Day .” This is sure to appreciate the fans PvP.

Forgotten Temple dungeon got 2 option hardcore mode “Awakening” , where you can get rare items. In future we expect to add this mode for other dungeons game “Cabal Online” .

Was added to the system gain “Extreme” , opening up opportunities to create even more powerful weapons and armor . It operates on the principle ” all or nothing ” – if you’re lucky, you get a really powerful thing.

Updating the “Hardcore” on location adds enhanced bosses reward for killing which , respectively , above. Also added new items and chests Likanusa and Robot , from which you can get yourself a personalized armor and weapons.
Actually, because of the abundance of hardcore and extreme innovation and they called this update accordingly. Evaluate all of these things are free , download the game client on the site.

Dead Island Riptide

Dead Island Riptide
Dead Island Riptide takes players to the island of Palanai on the Banoi archipelago, infested with bloodthirsty Zombies and only a few remaining Survivors still fighting for their lives.
Introducing new terrifying enemies, deadly weapons, a new playable character and much more, Dead Island Riptide will draw players back into aworld that has grown corrupt – with the last rays of hope vanishing in rising tides.

1 player
HDTV screen resolution: 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Network Players 2-4

Blazing Angels 2: Secret Missions of WWII

Blazing Angels 2 Secret Missions of WWII
You are the leader of Operation Wildcard, an undercover and elite squad of pilots secretly created by the American government. Your mission is to sabotage and destroy the Third Reich’s evil plans to create a weapon of mass destruction. During this mission you and your team discover that the bad guysalso have an elite team of their own. In an attempt to disarm the enemy, you engage in dramatic and movie-like spy missions in some of the world’s most exotic locations using experimental weapons and flying never-before-seen prototype aircraft.

Poker Night 2

Poker Night 2
The chips are down and the ante is up in this sentence already bursting with poker clichés! Take the fifth seat in Poker Night 2, at a table featuring Claptrap (Borderlands 2), Brock Samson (The Venture Bros.), Ash (Army of Darkness) and Sam (Sam and Max series). Play to win uniqueskins and heads for Borderlands 2 and exclusive premium themes for your PlayStation®3 XMB™! Your dealer is GLaDOS (Portal), but at no point will you be considered as a candidate for a visit to Aperture Science’s Enrichment Center. Unless you lose.

• Win prizes that you can show off in Borderlands 2! Give your ‘zerker Brock’s hair, dress up your Assassin with a Portal turret skin and more.

• Listen to your new poker buddies’ hilarious banter discussing life, Rusty Venture’s underwear and more amusing anecdotes!

• Unlock in-game bounties including themed tables, chips, cards and other cool items!

• Play either Texas Hold ‘em or the slightly less popular Omaha Hold ‘em. No one knows why it’s less popular.

Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon

Far Cry 3 Blood DragonFar Cry® 3 Blood Dragon is THE Kick-Ass Cyber Shooter taking place on a bizarre open-world island crawling with evil.

Welcome to an 80’s VHS vision of the future. The year is 2007 and you are Sargent Rex Colt, a Mark IV Cyber Commando who’s fighting against a cyborg army gone rogue.Your mission: get the girl, kill the baddies, and save the world.

Experience every cliché of a VHS era vision of a nuclear future, where cyborgs, blood dragons, mutants, and Michael Biehn (Terminator, Aliens, Navy Seals) collide. Playing Far Cry® 3 Blood Dragon doesn’t require a copy of Far Cry® 3.

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2

Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2
The most intense, challenging, action-packed ninja adventure is back! As super ninja Ryu Hayabusa, you roam the world and hunt down the Demon Statue that was stolen by the Black Spider Ninja Clan to prevent the resurrection of the evil Archfiend. Ninja Gaiden® Sigma 2 is the ‘ultimate’ Ninja Gaiden®, featuringcharacters from the previous installments that have defined the franchise.

Motto Trump Shiyouyo!

Motto Trump Shiyouyo
Enjoy the new and improved Trump Shiyouo!

This version includes 12 card games and a regional setting that lets you play by specific local rules.

Available games include: Daifugo, Shichinarabe, Seven Bridge, Dobon, Page One, Shinkeisuijyaku, Poker, Blackjack,Napoleon, Klondike, Free Cell, and Speed.