Pixel Gun 3D

(The game)

Pixel gun 3D is a multiplayer online game that has different leagues and requires skills. The lowest league and highest league is both wooden league and adamant league respectively. The adamant league is 3000+ trophies and it resets weekly, making people have the tendency to drop from adamant league. There are many types of game modes such as team strike and team fight. When you win and you are the top frag of that round, you mostly likely earn more than 30 trophies. You earn experience points from winning or losing rounds. Experience points helps you to level up.

Lucky spins are 3 gems each , making you getting a random prize. The players you face in every league gets more and more difficult as the league increases. When you are level 6, you are able to join a clan. When you join a clan, there is clan siege. A siege is a clan vs clan game where you have to push a ram towards a gate while the defenders will try to prevent you from doing so.

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(A first person view of playing Pixel Gun 3D)

As you level up, you unlock new guns that are better. You can also buy shirts, capes and boots to improve your character. You can also buy gadgets to help you. There is egg delivery for you to hatch to get new pets to be your sidekick. You equip 8 types of guns every round in case you run out of ammo. You can pick up ammo, health points and armor. Armor is important to protect you. As you level up, you can upgrade your armor even more. There are many types of maps for you to play in like Paradise Resort or D Day. You can play in squads also for every game mode. There is ranked in this game, which is trophy count from different game modes, there are only sieges.

 

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(The inventory of the Pixel gun 3D)

I think this is a game everyone should try as it is fun and addictive.

Credits: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.pixel.gun3d

http://pixelgun3dforums.com/index.php?threads/so-i-just-wasted-money-on-a-golden-dragon-breath-skin.16617/

Pixel Gun 3D Pocket Edition 13.5.1 Apk + Mod + Data Android

 

 

AFTERSHOCK MX-15

The Aftershock MX-15, a laptop specially designed for performance, gaming. Engineered for epic performance with unbeatable pricing(being only SGD $1142-$1384). You are able to enjoy any type of game at high frames per second because of its great Graphics Processing Unit and Central Processing Unit. Running most games at around 220 frames per second 7th Gen Quad Core i7-7700 3.6GHz processor)even with the best graphics set in the game.

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Its a bang for your bucks, why? A 15.6-inch Full-HD gaming notebooks have been available for a couple of years, but they haven’t been exactly affordable. Having an Acer Predator or Dell Alienware notebook with Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU will cost you around SGD $2500 or more, which is steep compared to what a regular notebook cost these days. While the MX-15 is only SGD $1142 even with a 15.6-inch Full-HD IPS Matte Display, 7th Gen Quad Core i7-7700 3.6GHz processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU with 6GB GDR5 RAM, 8GB of DDR4 RAM plus 120GB SSD with 1TB HDD. There’s also a generous number of ports including 1x USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.0 (Type A) and 1x USB 3.0 (Type C). There’s also a single HDMI and two mini Display ports so you can connect to up to three external monitors!

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With the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU having 6GB GDR5 RAM and the 7th Gen Quad Core i7-7700 3.6GHz processor, it allows high and maximum frames per second running lots of games smoothly though with best graphics. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU can run games like counter strike global offensive max graphics at around 160 frames per second which is ideal for gamers. The 7th Gen Quad Core i7-7700 3.6GHz processor also helps out with maximizing the graphics processing unit.

Even though the MX-15 is cheap, it contains most gaming laptop functions, for example, its keyboard. The keyboard has RGB backlights which you can set to up to highlight your hotkeys and controls in different colours.

In my opinion, MX-15 is a must for people who wants cheap but awesome gaming laptop, its really great compared to some overpriced gaming laptops which cost around SGD $2600 with worse performance.

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Injustice 2

Injustice 2 is NetherRealm Studios’ game for 2017. Being a game depicting one of the many alternate universes under DC Comics, the series itself also has a comic series showing and explaining everything that happened within this alternate timeline. You can read them up HERE or watch someone explain it HERE.

The game is the successor to Injustice : Gods Among Us, released in 2013. As a sequel, the game itself has many improvements of the first game, most notably: a faster movement speed for characters, environmental intractables that can be blocked, moves to evade or end combos early. As a Netherrealm Studios (NRS) game, the gameplay itself is refined for a fighting game, with similar aspect to Mortal Kombat’s ‘juggling’ combat style where repeated attacks to the opponent in whilst in the air will initiate a combo.

Similar to Mortal Kombat, the game features a somewhat long campaign mode for you to play. Unlike other modern NRS games, this game allows different paths to choose from, with 2 different endings. Borrowing the idea of Living Towers from Mortal Kombat X, Injustice 2 has a similar system that goes all out on what you can do. The Multiverse has different ‘Earths’ one can choose to play. They are limited time only and a new one will pop up once one of the ‘Earths’ expires. But don’t worry, they will reappear sometime soon.

The biggest change would be the fact that there is a gear system. It allows players to fine tune their favourite fighters to gain an edge over AI fighters in the Multiverse. This also affects public multiplayer matches, where fine tuned fighters with a mix of competent players will make them extremely deadly. Different special moves are also added to add flavor and different combos for different players. Said new special moves are disabled in the competitive playlists for the sake a balancing.

The game includes 39 playable fighters, 10 of which are DLCs. Certain fighters have premium skins which changes them to another version of the same fighter. For example, for the Flash, his premier skin allows you to play as the Reverse Flash.

For the base game alone, most prices ranges between 55SGD to 90SGD. The other versions will cost more, some at around 120SGD and the most pricey one at 145SGD. If you are a DC fan or a fighting game fan, this game is no doubt a very good choice.

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Lenovo Yoga 920

The Lenovo Yoga 920 keeps everything i liked about its predecessor, the 910, and fixes almost everything i didn’t. A world-class performance, standout style and immersive entertainment, the Lenovo Yoga 920 is in a league of its own. Sleeker than ever and packed with speed and power to streamline your day: long-range voice-activated support, a nearly edgeless 4K display( 2160p) a resolution of 3840 pixels × 2160 lines, an optional digital pen featuring pinpoint accuracy, and more. Stand apart.

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The Lenovo Yoga 920 adds in Intel’s latest eighth-generation Core i-series processors that do deliver better performance while keeping its battery life good and long. Priced at SGD$2100, in my opinion it can be lesser and cheaper to be more affordable. But Lenovo Yoga 920 features can actually make up for that. Lenovo Yoga 920 is also slim and able to fit into most laptop bag and being easy to bring around. Its design is also a great feature. Being attractive and slick, it can make most people “wow!” on the laptop.

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From the super slim bezels around its display to the sturdy all-metal chassis to its unique watchband 360-degree hinge, the 920 looks and feels like a premium laptop. At 1.4 kg, it’s a little heavy but far from a burden and forgivable considering you’re getting a 13.9-inch screen in the same space as a typical 13.3-inch laptop. Plus at half an inch thick (12.7 mm), it easily slips into most laptop bag.

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The precision touch pad stays just about perfect. Fingers glide easily over its smooth surface, and you would never experienced any cursor jumps caused by a brush from your palm. There are multi touch gestures that are easily adjusted within Windows’ settings, so you can turn off controls like pinch-to-zoom or three-finger swipes if you want. A fingerprint reader to the right of the touch pad lets you sign in quickly with Windows Hello, which makes your login smooth and fast.

Overall i think Lenovo Yoga 920 is a great laptop and worth your money.

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Standoff 2

The legendary “Standoff” is back in the form of a dynamic first-person shooter!
New maps, new types of weapons, new game modes are waiting for you in this incredible action game, where terrorists and special forces going to engage the battle not for life, but to death. This game, made with the same developers as “Standoff”, and the game “Standoff 2” is a mobile version of Counter Strike Global Offensive, a well loved multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Hidden Path Entertainment and Valve Corporation. Standoff 2 is about  two teams against each other: the Terrorists and the Counter-Terrorists. Both sides are tasked with eliminating the other while also completing separate objectives, the Terrorists, depending on the game mode, must plant the bomb, while the Counter-Terrorists must either prevent the bomb from being planted, defuse the bomb. Defuse is a fast paced game mode with only 1 minute 30 seconds per round for terrorist to get to bomb sites or counter terrorist to defend the bomb sites, prevent bomb to be planted or defuse the bomb. If either of the teams eliminate the other, the eliminated team loses while the one alive would win the round. $800 will be given to each player at the first round and the currency will increase on whether you win or lose, you will need to use the currency to purchase guns.

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Deathmatch is another game mode in Standoff 2 where you get any game you want and there are still 2 teams of counter terrorist and terrorist but this time you get to go wherever and kill the opponent. You will respawn every time you die. There is a timer of 10 minutes, with 1 kill points will be added to the scoreboard. By the end of 10 minutes, points will be compared between the players, top 3 players will be shown as “winners”. With stunning frames of more than 60 fps(frames per second), its runs with a sexy and smooth graphics.

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With a control setting containing shooting/crouching/jumping/scoping layout settings like changing the x and y sensitivity and where the shoot button will be and sound, graphics settings that allows you to get comfortable with the game. Being a fast-paced fps, it test your reflexes and tactical skill. Example of knowing when to peek enemies, rotate to other bomb sites, faking plants/defuse with the bomb to bait out enemies and even prefiring the spots that are commonly used. All this requires game sense, or even Intelligence quotient to predict movements of enemy and counter them. 

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Overall  i would say that Standoff 2 is a really good game to try out, it is not pay to win and can relax minds. Killing opponents might help you to relieve stress, being a fast pace game helps out with some of your boredom.

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Razer Phone

 

 

 

The Razer Phone is a new device released by a well known company called Razer. They have one of the best gaming computers in the known world. Many gamers from around the world all want to have their hands on any Razer device, even me. You probably be asking yourself, whats the difference of the Razer Phone and a normal typical phone ? Well, the main audience that the phone targets are teenagers, normally gamers. Once more, you’ll be asking yourself why should I get it even though other phones can run games ?

Well, the phone is specially made for gamers, with high end specs, smooth screen and powerful stereo speakers. Some people who are not gamers also got the phone. Why ? Its because of some new camera features inside the phone. For example, Razer added a 2x zoom to an app after downloading the new patch. Furthermore, Razer claims that the image sensor produces less noise in dark places and clearer and thus, clearer shadows. Best of all, Razer says that users would find that this device takes better photos than before.

With so much competition in the market, and companies offering great screens and a whole lot of power for gaming, the Razer Phone should have quite a number of people already getting the device as its made by a well-known company called Razer, for those who did not know.

This device has a 5.7 inch display which packs the world’s first 120Hz refresh on a smartphone. Not only that, it also has Dolby Atmos-tuned stereo speakers which is located at both sides of the device in a rectangular shape. The Razer Phone is focused on two core elements which are the screen and sound. Because of the specs that the Razer Phone has, it has some strong advantages when it comes to visuals and audio and with plenty of power under the hood, it will easily beat other phones maybe, computers in terms of visuals and audio.

Currently, the Razer Phone sells at $700. Though the device is used more for gaming compared to taking photos, I still recommend this device to gamers out there in the world as this device would really put their gaming experience on a whole new level. Even though the Razer Phone is meant for gamers, it has some features which would please the non-gamers too.

I do recommend on getting the phone, even though its price is quite costly, I do believe that its worth getting it as there are more advantages compared to disadvantages. Personally, I would get this device as I find this not only convenient for gaming, but even more convenient to carry it around with you as the device is considered light.

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Rules of Survival

Rules of Survival is a battle royale type of game in which you are sent into a world with other players. You all are driven by an aeroplane and the player must decide where to alight anywhere on the map. Once you eject the plane, you freefall down then until halfway you parachute down. When you eject down there is a joystick for you to control the speed of how fast you want to drop to the ground. Once you reach the ground, you are without weapons, you have to go houses and other places to find guns and equipments. (i.e. Ak-47, 2x Scopes, med kit, helmet, backpack etc.)

And there will be a restricted zone where you can go only. Once you exceed the safe zone, the screen will turn green , signalling that you have exceeded the zone and chipping away at your life points constantly.As more and more people gets killed, the safe zone will also shrink, eventually forcing the remaining survivors to meet each other and kill each other.The last man standing wins the match. As you win a match, you earn points and your rank goes up.

You can play with your friends as there are different kind of game modes. You can play with your friends by inviting him. To prevent your account from being lost and to allow your account to be transferred to another phone, I suggest you bind your account via Facebook, google play accounts or game center. Those who wants to get accessories to mod your character, you can do so by choosing what you want and pay via app store or google play. You can also earn credits to buy accessories by playing matches.

Overall, I think Rules of Survival is a pretty interesting game that tests your skills and luck. I think people who love survival games should try this game.

Credits:

http://fandom.wikia.com/topics/tv

http://www.amirapress.com/tag/rules-of-survival-ios–android-gameplay

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/rules-of-survival/id1307961750?mt=8

Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy

Probably the most frustrating game I have came across, Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy uses a simple concept of flinging yourself up using a tool and made it a extremely addictive (and frustrating) game to play.

The game uses different surfaces to make each “stage” more difficult. By that I mean from climbing normal rocks at the start to ascending icy mountains. Bennett Foddy design the game in such a way that when you fall from a section you are most likely to end up not too far behind. However if you are to fall down again, you will end up even further back. Therefore it is essential that you be alert when you fall not to fall again and lose more progress. Aside from flinging yourself up to ascend further. You can place the hammer under you and push yourself up. Be careful of how you position yourself as your character’s lower half is replace with a cauldron so you can slide off the surface in a matter of seconds.

The experience of the game can be both satisfying and annoying at times. Imagine reaching the last level of a game and losing your progress in one wrong move, repeatedly. The satisfaction comes when you finally get over every obstacle that you may come across. Bennett Foddy created the different “stages” by making a way in which will be hard to fall even further back so it works like a checkpoint. The game used the simple concept of flinging yourself up with a hammer and made the game challenging by testing you on how well can you put that concept into action and be flexible about it. Once you reach the top, you will be shown the credits and a short note from Bennett Foddy himself. After that there will be a secret reward.

The game is developed by Bennett Foddy. The game was released as part of the October 2017 Humble Monthly, on October 6, 2017 where it was played by over 2.7 million players. A Steam version of the game was later released by him on December 6, 2017. The game was also released on iOS that same day.

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Temple Run

Temple run is a endless running game.First released in 2011, this game was very popular and attracted many people to download it. Updated versions of this game appeared several years later.They were temple run 2 and temple run 3. There are several characters which you will have to unlock which have special abilities. When you start the game, there will be a few creatures chasing you.If you run without hitting any obstacles in front of you, you will be able to shake them away. There are different obstacles which you will have to jump, slide under, turn left or right to avoid them. As you run , you collect coins. There are 3 kinds of coins. Red, gold, blue. Red coins are worth 2 gold coins while gold coins are worth 1 coin and blue coins are worth 3 gold coins.

Coins can be accumulated to buy power ups or unlock new characters. Swiping up allows you to jump, swiping down allows you to slide under ,swiping left and right allows you to turn to your left and right respectively. Coins can be earned faster through in-app purchases using real money. This game was first released to iOS. then followed by Android, then Windows Phone 8.

I think this game is generally fun. But to make this game easier , the game should have a limit and not be endless.This game should be introduced in more platforms such as computer. But, this game must be updated frequently so that it will not be outdated and get replaced by new games.

Credits:

https://temple-run-2.en.softonic.com/android

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Temple_Run

Splatoon 2

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Splatoon 2

Overview

Splatoon 2 is a very unique third person shooter developed by Nintendo, the same company behind classics like ” The Legend Of Zelda” series,  “Mario” series and “Kirby” series, for the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo’s newest console. Splatoon 2 is also the sequel of the popular “Splatoon” game on the Wii U.

Gameplay 

In Splatoon 2, you play as an Inkling, a creature that can transform form squid to kid and back, wielding a variety of different and unique ink based weapons to cover the map with ink. In Splatoon 2, there are multiple game modes, some from directly taken from “Splatoon”, and others brand new.

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A female inking, inkling in squid form and male inkling

Game Modes

  • Turf War: A four vs four team fight that lasts 3 minutes with the goal of covering as much of the map in your team’s coloured ink. The team with the most area covered in their ink wins!
  • Splat Zones: A type of ranked battle where the goal is to take and maintain control of a specific area the map.
  • Tower Control: Another type of ranked battle where you try to keep control of a moving tower as you slowly go into enemy territory.
  • Rainmaker: Another type of ranked battle where you try to bring a special weapon called the “Rainmaker” into the enemy’s territory.
  • Salmon Run: The new game mode added in Splatoon 2, a co-op mode where four player must collect valuable “Golden Eggs” while fighting off waves after waves of  “Salmonids”, with the occasional boss Salmonid.
  • Single player: Fight against the Octarian forces to save the stolen “Great Zapfish”, the giant electric producing creature that powers the Inkling City.

Splatfests

Occasional events that pit two random subjects against each other in a great team verses team battle, allowing people to fight for their topic in four on four turf wars to win points for their topic.
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Splatfest pitting the power of fight versus the power of invisibility  

Final Thoughts

Splatoon 2 is a great improvement to the already great game of Splatoon, giving players a unique third person shooter experience while providing a great single player and multiplayer experience, making it one of the best games on the Nintendo Switch.

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