Our Dying Light 2 Review…. Should You Buy It?

Dying Light 2 Full Review

Finally, it’s here. You draw your curtains and switch off the lights. It’s perfect. Everything is okay – and you click on Dying Light 2. Released just this week – the sequel to the much awaited Dying Light is here and it truly is breath-taking.

You’re started off with the same track of Harran that played during the first game and given a backstory into how DL2 came into existence. Of course, the GRE is involved again, and a failed experiment caused the rapid spread of the virus throughout the world causing only one city to survive, Villedor. You start as Aiden, a Pilgrim (a wanderer, a survivor and a badass zombie killer). 10 minutes into the game and you meet Spike from the original game and he brings up Crane real quick. The nostalgia hits hard! It is a bit depressing, ngl. The game looks beyond amazing and the music compliments it so well. Overall, this game has very positive reviews and great praise from critics and gamers both. Let’s dive into this review and talk about the pros and cons of this game, and if you should buy it.

Before we talk about the best parts, let’s talk about the cons first. The game was played on medium settings on a rig that had an RTX 2060 GPU, 16 GB DDR4 RAM and an i7-6700K processor. For some reason, the Ray Tracing would cause a drastic drop in FPS so we just decided to play it on medium to avoid any of that.

Performance (Bugs, Glitches, FPS and more)

A game this new is expected to have some performance issues, glitches, bugs and whatnot. Dying Light 2 unfortunately is no stranger to that and has some massive issues with performance mainly, with a few minor bugs and glitches that can be overlooked. The FPS drops drastically and the game is unable to hold a constant rate. Frequent drops like these can be extremely annoying and can affect the overall gameplay. There are also enormous loading times, blacked out screens, laggy combat and audio issues where the characters are talking (as is evident from the subtitles) but there is literally no sound. There are also issues that are somewhat game breaking – you cannot progress through certain parts in the story because of unknown reasons and are just stuck in a loop for hours.

There was a body duplication glitch, and also a glitch where the corpses just disappeared. The funniest glitch we came across was when you vault over an opponent to kick the other – the person we vaulted over started floating in the air. It was hilarious. Techland said that they are working on a new patch that should reportedly fix these problems and hopefully optimize the game further. All of these were encountered on PC, just to be clear. Some of these issues are addressed under the TIPS section of this article and we show you how to get around these (for now) while the patches are being rolled out; you can thank us later. 😉

Combat & Parkour

In the very beginning, you have almost no stamina left and keep falling down. Nights are extremely tough and parkour seems SO SLOW. Of course as you level up it is truly fun and amazing, but in the beginning it is a bit… frustrating. Not just that, but Aiden’s jump feels super weird. As if he’s jumping on marshmallows… it doesn’t seem natural at all and is at times difficult to gauge if he would make certain jumps or not. From a first-person perspective, the grappling part deeper into the game makes you feel like Spider-Man and is pure, limitless fun. The combat is much more difficult, because it feels a bit more realistic with the increased health of the opponents (especially human). It can get a little repetitive, and sometimes boring. Some enhancements and nerfs need to be made in upcoming patches.

Story

The story comes across as lacklustre and a tad bit boring/expected. The GRE’s involved again? Seriously? Everything adds up to an almost anticlimactic build-up that ends up being not so satisfactory. Maybe the DLC will spice things up. The characters are mostly predictable and are not so well written.

That’s all we had for the cons. Here’s some tips in order for you to not rage at the game and finish it with ease!

Tips

If you’re having trouble finishing a quest, especially when you’re at the location but nothing happens (as seen in one of the earlier quests titled “Talk to the people of the Bazaar” where you endlessly search for something to happen and nothing happens – just roam around for a bit after you reach the Bazaar or complete a side quest. You should get a call and then boom, you are able to progress.

Multiplayer Co-op problems? Don’t worry. Apparently, you’re not allowed to have more than 300 friends on Steam at the moment for this game, so just remove some friends if you’re above 300 and it should work like a charm. Hopefully this gets addressed soon.

Pressing the “Q” key for survivor sense and it doesn’t work? Just walk around a few metres, press the escape key and try again. It should work. This is one of the most annoying bugs. But since it’s an important one, it will be fixed nonetheless.

Finally, random floating bodies? Audio cracking/no audio at all? Parkour and combat seem sluggish? Just restart the game and all will be good.

This is what we have so far! Time to talk about the GREAT stuff.

The atmosphere

It is beautiful. The graphics are outstanding and the game looks amazing, no doubt about it. The voice acting is a bit okay although the traversing makes it so much more bearable. The music is also so damn good. It really feels depressing at times and during certain missions we felt actually sad. A great combo.

Playtime

This game promises so much playtime that you won’t be bored of it and it has enough replayability to reach about 500 hours. No joke, that’s what Techland said. We ourselves are around 40 hours deep and haven’t made any significant progress in the game (also because we’re completionists haha). It is fun, entertaining and keeps you hooked. Get ready to spend 3-4 hours per session at the very least.

The Nostalgia

Most players playing this are and will play it for the nostalgia. Although it is not very connected to the first one, it still reminds you of the times you played as Crane. The rooftop jumping, side missions and survivor saving – it does make you nostalgic and give you some happiness.

I think that’s about it for now, yes, there are many things wrong with this game but should you buy it?

Yes. Techland gave support to a game that came out in 2015 and continued it until DL2 came out.

Should you buy it now? Meh, maybe wait for a bit until the bugs are fixed.

Is it fun regardless of everything? YES!!!!

Anyway, make sure you check it out on our website for a GREAT RATE! Go kill some zombies. And don’t forget! Good night and good luck 😉

Rainbow Six Extraction Looks SICK!

Rainbow Six Extraction

Hey gamers, hope you’re all doing well. We know that you were all looking forward to this one – the release of Rainbox Six Extraction. It is finally out since around a week and it looks absolutely amazing.

The game was delayed before, but what game hasn’t been delayed in the last year or two? Let’s not even talk about Cyberpunk 2077. Anyway, let’s get down to it! Is this game any good? Worth buying?

Rainbow-Six-Extraction-Aliens
Rainbow Six Extraction: Aliens!

The game is beautiful, aesthetically. Looks great and has terrific graphics. It is extraordinarily difficult and… it’s not fun playing alone. A lot of negative reviews about the game stem from the fact that it was too difficult and was just not good as a single-player game. Remnant from the Ashes had a similar problem but was still doable on lower difficulties, whereas extraction is just difficult.

One noteworthy thing is the story. It doesn’t make much sense and… just throws you in the game pretty much without any concrete plot or explanation. Sure, you’re there to shoot some alien testicles and have fun, but a good plot and a story can go a long way in making the experience much better. The campaign is also ridiculously repetitive and can get mentally exhausting – all the levels end up playing out the same way.

Rainbow-Six-Extraction-Gameplay
Rainbow Six Extraction Gameplay

This game feels like a glorified DLC or a half-sequel to Six Siege, but that doesn’t mean it’s bad. It’s a great game and has very decent mechanics. It is a LOT of fun with friends so you should definitely buy a 4 pack of this game and play it together in co-op. The tactical nature of the game should be lauded but is frustrating if you try to play it with randos (or alone).

Check out the gameplay below!

If you like what you see, then get this game at a really epic rate at Gamersoutlet.net (from us!) CLICK HERE to have a look! 😀

Have a lovely week and stay tuned for more updates! Ciao! 🙂

Halo 3 Servers Finally Shut Down… RIP!

Halo 3 Servers Shut Down

Sad news for gamers this week! Microsoft and 343 Industries have shut down the Halo Xbox 360 matchmaking servers. The games include Halo 3, Halo 4 and Halo: Reach.

The internet mourns the end of such an era – the age of Halo. The perfect escape with friends – many many happy memories made! The image below shows the date as December 2021, as that was the original date planned for the servers to shut down, but it was delayed by a couple of weeks and shut down a couple of days ago, instead.

Halo Xbox 360 Servers Shut Down
Halo Xbox 360 Servers Shut Down

There’s one silver lining though – you can play these games online via the Master Chief Collection (MCC) on Steam for example. Although there’s a few functionalities missing, such as fileshare and player customization.

Tributes for the game started pouring in from all across the world for the game and people took to Twitter, Reddit and YouTube to share their final moments in the game; or simply talk about their happy memories with Halo. Here’s a few of our favorite memes and videos!

Now there’s nothing…. but darkness. 🙁

But hey, we got some SWEEEET discounts on our main site! Make sure you check it out and get something worth your buck! 😀

CLICK HERE!

Thanks for going through, have a great weekend gamers! 😀

Microsoft is optimizing Windows 11 to make it even FASTER! Should you upgrade?

Windows 11 Logo

Hey everyone! First of all, wish you guys a very happy 2022! Thanks for being with us since the beginning and supporting us with your business and feedback.

Now, onto the topic – Windows 11.

Called the most secure Windows version yet, it has been dubbed as the greatest update and upgrade yet. It utilizes Secure Boot because of TPM 2.0 requirements and makes it super safe.

One of the biggest changes was in terms of design. It looks and feels brilliant. Visually, it portrays itself as a very fresh and fluid design and is a great deal different from most of its older counterparts. It is as if MacOS came to Windows! And the dark mode looks SICK!

Windows-11-Screen
Windows 11

Productivity wise, it’s got really great features like the Snap Groups feature, and has a brand new File Explorer menu as well. A few problems arise with compatibility. Many users and tech gurus have expressed concerns over this strict feature – it has sparked a controversy. f you want the latest OS, you’ll need an Intel Core 8th-gen processor or newer, or an AMD Ryzen 2000 processor or newer. Basically if your computer was purchased 4 years ago or earlier – it won’t be compatible.

Windows 11 Compatibility Issues
Windows 11 Compatibility Issues

Another issue is with performance. Is it worth it? Well, the animations are smoother and the loading times are a tad bit faster. But it’s nothing extraordinary – nothing too noticeable. Although Microsoft claims that this is the best possible OS for gaming in the market right now. Who are we to deny that?!

Watch this video below that shows the comparison between Win 10 and 11!

Well, whatever you choose, it doesn’t matter! Because we have them both, at the MOST AFFORDABLE RATE EVER.

Don’t believe us? Then click here to have a look! Well, that’s it for today folks! Hope you have a lovely entry into this new year and have loads of fun! Until next time 😀

Warhammer 40k Space Marine Sequel Trailer Released!

Warhammer 40,000 Space Marine II

Hey folks, hope you’re doing well. There’s some super exciting news to look forward to in our blog today! Warhammer 40k’s Space Marine deserved a sequel so bad and now it’s finally here – the game the fans loved playing and enjoyed it for a decade has a proper sequel : Space Marine II.

Watch the trailer below:

This trailer was revealed at the Game Awards a couple of days ago and is absolutely badass.

And guess who’s still alive and kickin’?

Captain Titus

Captain Titus! He’s back! The leader and the protagonist of the previous installment of the game, he returns in this glorious trailer.

The game will retain its original third-person shooting style gameplay with some rumored cues from Quake Champions and World War Z. It will release across PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC. Not only that, but it will be included with the Xbox Game Pass as well.

It does not have a release date yet. Not even a release year. At least it’s official, and is being made. And it won’t turn out like Dead Island 2. Oh god, hopefully not.

Thanks for checking in, fellas! Until next time 😀

Fortnite Chapter 3 Revealed! Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson AND Spider-Man Are In!

Dwayne-The-Rock-Johnson-The-Foundation-Fortnite-Chapter-3

Well, the second chapter of Fortnite ended with a bang and the event was a total success. The Cube Queen was finally defeated and we are given a glimpse of The Foundation, played by none other than Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. With the classic Rock brow and his cavalier attitude, it looks absolutely amazing.

How is Chapter 3 different from Chapter 2? Well, there’s a big gameplay change, with the focus shifting a little bit towards swinging and sliding (Spider-Man reference?) making the gameplay much much faster.

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Fortnite Chapter 3 Includes Spider-Man

You also earn XP for the Battle Pass in creative mode now, while playing other people’s and players’ creations, which wasn’t the case before. There’s an epic, final “Victory Crown” after you win the game as well. Inclusion of battle camps, where you can heal yourself and your squad + store items every match is also a new feature! And talking about weapons – boy, oh boy! There are brand new AWESOME weapons!

Most of these details were leaked last week and the developers urged the players to not leak the information, but it was unfortunately leaked all over TikTok with memes spanning Dwayne took over and were all the rage last weekend.

Check the trailer out now!

Are you excited to jump in and experience the brand new chapter of Fortnite?! Before you do, please check out our exclusive Black Friday and Cyber Monday discounts on the main site! CLICK HERE to have a peek!

Steam Sales 2021: Rest of the dates OUT NOW!

Steam Sales 2021 Remaining Dates Confirmed

Well, you thought that we’d just promote our own store? (Yeah that’s correct on most occasions but we’re gamers at heart too so we won’t let you guys miss out on this hehe)

Anyway. Steam Sales. THEY RETURN! Gaben has come to steal your money once more, and like clockwork, you will have 80% of your library unplayed. But the games will still be dirt cheap so… WIN WIN?!

Alright – let’s get down to the news then – Valve just confirmed the rest of the Steam Sales dates and boy, oh boy – we’re gonna go broke again. >:(

  • Steam Halloween Sale – October 28 – November 1, 2021.
  • Steam Autumn Sale – November 24 – 30, 2021.
  • Steam Winter Sale – December 22, 2021 – January 5, 2022.
That’s the Tweet for proof! 😀

There’s also BIG BIG BIG sales coming on Epic Games, and on EA – so also stay tuned for that! Epic Games have already given away a lot of cool stuff weekly and monthly for the past year in order to become a popular platform; and it’s working. A lot of people are actually shifting to Epic or at least using it as much as Steam! Good for them.

Well, that’s it for this time folks, we’re having a cool crazy Halloween sale on our store as well – make sure you check your emails on D-Day and you’ll definitely find worth your time 😉

Pssst… Might even be better than some prices on Steam 😉

Far Cry 6 Reviews Are Out – It’s Not Looking So Good :(

Far Cry 6 Cover Image

Far Cry 6 is out, finally. The glorious game and the sixth instalment in the Far Cry series by Ubisoft is up for grabs. With a strong star studded lead, it should have broken all sales records, right? Well, apparently even Giancarlo Esposito apparently couldn’t save the game…

It looks beautiful, the graphics are amazing but unfortunately the gameplay seems to be… repetitive. And so does the plot. It’s just like every Far Cry game since Far Cry 3 – evil dictator bad, hero takes him down with help from the locals and other factions – victory. Quoting Vaas from Far Cry 3, “insanity is doing the exact same fucking thing, over and over again, expecting shit to change.”, and quite ironical as it is, Ubisoft did the same thing and expected us to fall in love with it.

It is something to take note of though, most reviews that were average were given by critics or actual reviewers and trusted websites like Polygon, or IGN for that matter. The fans love the game apparently even though they know that these reviews (and the lack-luster gaming experience) exists; and are supporting it fully. It is pretty satisfying and fun to be fair, but unfortunately that feeling doesn’t last that long and wears down pretty fast due to the repetitiveness it has.

Yara (the place where Far Cry 6 takes place) is wonderful and a great area to explore, especially with the free open world atmosphere the game offers.

Check this video out to know more about the game and how it looks like – and if you should wait for a sale before getting it.

Well, that’s it for now folks, hope you have a smashing weekend and stay safe!

Marvel’s Avengers Finally Included Spider-Man into the Mix!

Spider-Man Joins Marvel's Avengers Game

Amidst the mixed reviews that this game received, it is still going strong with its updates and a promise to fix the issues highlighted by the community. It has been a whole year since the game came out and to address that, the studio made a 1-year-anniversary bundle for the game owners with a bunch of freebies! You can grab it before the day ends today!

Crystal Dynamics recently uploaded a new content roadmap that showcases what’s to come in near future so players know what to expect from it.

Unfortunately, they do not specify when these would be rolled out but as you can see, Spidey makes the cut! As seen on Gamerant; Other additions include community missions like Priority Minion Rush, Cargo Runner Synthoid, and Flashback Rewards Cache. Also included in September and the remaining months going forward are costumes inspired by the Marvel Cinematic Universe, with one MCU costume for Black Panther already released.

There’s a new hero event that includes Spider-Man and hopefully that will bump the numbers for the current PC players up. It was performing terribly on PC and that might stand to change owing to their latest update.

Now available on all platforms, you can either wait for the updates to come out or simply grab a copy now!

As usual, have a great day and a lovely week! And don’t forget – GamersOutlet.net is your one stop shop for everything videogames and software, at the cheapest possible price! 😉

3 Nintendo Switch Games You Must Definitely Look Out For In August 2021!

No More Heroes III Nintendo Switch Upcoming Game Release

With the rumors of a brand new Switch model coming soon, and new games on a much improved screen also making the rounds, let’s have a look at what we we’ll get for August ’21 at the moment!

DREAMSCAPER

This one is a banger out there, coming to Switch on August 5th… An awesome rogue-like game with a walking and dreaming cycle! Daytime is okay but nighttime is when you go deep inside your subconscious and battling your nightmares!

Enough said, check out the gameplay trailer for it below!

BALDO

Loved the Witcher? Well, Baldo’s kinda the same, but 100x cuter. This is one of the most anticipated releases on Switch and is an action-adventure RPG with some of the best and fluid animation styles on this platform. Dive into the world of Rodia and discover new lands, solve puzzles and quests and explore the open world map!

NO MORE HEROES III

And finally, the last one on this list is No More Heroes III, a very aesthetic styled hack and slash where you, the player is Travis Touchdown. Get your damn Beam Katana and do some DAMAGE!

How stoked are you guys? We surely are!

Have a look at our Nintendo Switch product page to get some of these for a GREAT deal when they come out! Until then, have a magnificent week, gamers!