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Diablo 3 Kicks Off Season of Grandeur

Diablo 3 has officially started its 16th season, which allows players to earn a number of new items upon the completion of specific tasks. The new event is being called "The Season of Grandeur" and along with unique loot, it also brings a host of quality of life upgrades. Season 16 began on January 18th and will last through March 17th.

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Diablo 3 Cosmetic Rewards Incoming

Some of the new cosmetic rewards players can earn include the Helm and Shoulder Armor of the Conquerer Set. Fans are also able to earn a new portrait frame and the Wings of Lempo, which are designed after those on a monarch butterfly. Players that create a Seasonal Character will be given the buffs associated with the "Ring of Royal Grandeur", which will make it easier to earn set bonuses and create unique armor combinations.

Those that take part in Season 16 will have the opportunity to receive an extra stash tab by completing seasonal challenges. New conquests also offer their own rewards for those willing to take them on. Blizzard's official blog grants a closer look at Season 16's challenges and the rewards associated with them.

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Quality of Life, Improved!

The blog post highlights the quality of life changes that Blizzard has implemented, including removing legendary potions from players inventory to clear up space. One of the biggest and most requested changes has been made to Primal Legendaries, which will now shine a beam of light and be marked on the mini map so they are almost impossible to miss. Players are not able to earn Primal Legendaries until they've completed their first Greater Rift 70 or higher on solo play. With such a difficult item to obtain, this beam of light and marking the items on players minimaps will make sure no gamer gets ripped off.

We here at Gigamax are big fans of the Diablo series and can't wait to start earning the latest rewards in the action RPG. For all the latest details on Diablo 3, be sure to keep checking back with us here at GigamaxGames.com.

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New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Let’s Play Page

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is back on Nintendo Switch! New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe – Nintendo Switch comes with two games, New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi u games. This means there’s so much to see! So the Gigamax Games crew is jumping right in and bubbling their way through this delightful adventure.

New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe – Nintendo Switch Series

Above is the New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe series on the Nintendo Switch. Gigs and Mack bumble their way through the light-hearted story. Enjoy the ride and expect more episodes, this is going to be a nice relaxing journey. Mario games are simple but can still lead to some chaotic moments. The New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe playlist is a series no one will want to miss.

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There are over 100 worlds to explore, each with their own unique personality. All of Mario’s classic friends come along for the ride, too! Colorful levels and hidden secrets, Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe is a classic Nintendo story. Save the princess and beat the bad guy, there’s nothing better. It was this reason why Gigs and Mack wanted to put this playlist together.

More Episodes Coming Soon!

Stick around for more episodes coming soon! Be sure to request more episodes so Gigs and Mac keep adding NSMBUD episodes in the lineup.

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Katamari Damacy Reroll || YouTube Playlist

Katamari Damacy was a hit when it came out in 2004. It was developed by Namco and Now Products for the PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Windows. This puzzle-action game is so strange, explaining it won’t do it justice. The only way to really understand what Katamari Damacy is all about is to watch some actual gameplay.

Now available for Nintendo Switch, Katamari Damacy is back with Katamari Damacy Reroll. Find the Katamari Damacy Reroll playlist, below!

Katamari Damacy Reroll || Nintendo Switch Gameplay Playlist

Rolling around a tiny world, collecting junk on the Katamari, slowly growing and engulfing larger and larger pieces of junk. That might sound like nonsense, but it’s the core concept behind Katamari Damacy. Players are tasked with rolling a ball around the world, collecting junk to expand its size. They need to make their ball a certain size to complete a level. With a strict time-limit, gamers need to act fast and navigate this clumsy ball around the map to get their Katamari to the right size.

It might sound simple, it may be strange, but the release of Katamari Damacy Reroll has gamers excited for a reason. This game is a unique and fresh take on puzzle games even 14 years after its release. Long-time fans and those just discovering Katamari Damacy for the first time are in for a treat. The Nintendo Switch is the perfect console to enjoy this silly adventure.

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Persona 5 R Officially Announced By Atlus

Atlus officially announced Persona 5 R, the latest version of its critically acclaimed RPG. So far, only a teaser video and website have been released, but neither of them reveal what the new title will contain.

Persona 5 R, What Is It?

Both the website and the teaser trailer indicate that Atlus will have more to reveal on Persona 5 R in March 2019. The video shows off a PlayStation Logo in the beginning, which means whatever the developer has planned will be on the PS4. "New Projects" can also be heard throughout the teaser, leading many to believe Atlus will have a lot more to reveal in the next couple of months.

Much like Capcom, Atlus has been known to release enhanced secondary editions of their popular titles. Both Persona 3 FES and Persona 4 Golden are examples of Atlus remastering and expanding an already lengthy game and Persona 5 R could potentially follow the same path.

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Bring It To The Switch!

Many fans are hopeful that this means a version of Persona 5 will finally appear on the Nintendo Switch. Speculation has also been increased by the recent reveal that Joker (Persona 5's protagonist) will appear in Super Smash Ultimate's first Character DLC. This wouldn't be Atlus' first portable Persona as both Persona 3 and 4 got handheld adaptations.

Persona 5 initially launched in March of 2017 and was well received by critics and fans alike. We'll be sure to keep a close eye on Persona 5 R so be sure to keep checking back here at GigamaxGames.com for all the latest information.

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Farming Simulator 19 Breaks Franchise Sales Record

While it hasn't been for out long, Farming Simulator 19 is already proving to be the most successful game in the franchise. 1 million copies of the game have been sold, counting both digital and physical sales. The press release that announced this big achievement also pointed out that Farming Simulator 19 was released on November 20th, around the same time many major titles were also dropped. 

Farming Simulator: 1 Million Copies, 10 Days

1 million copies sold in 10 days represents a new sales record for the series according to the CEO of Giant's Software, Christian Amman. "It's incredible to see the impact of the team's hard work. Farming Simulator 19 offers so many new opportunities and our players are thrilled about them. Never before has a Farming Simulator game reached the one million mark so quickly and we are proud and happy that so many players join us on this amazing journey," Amman stated.

John Bert, COO of Focus Home Interactive, the publisher for Farming Simulator 19,  added that the company is very proud of Giants Software and their commitment to providing fans of their series top notch quality. One look at various score aggregators around the web reveals that the game is being well received by critics. 

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Farming Simulator 19 features a completely overhauled graphics engine that delivers the best graphics the series has ever seen. John Deere has also been added to the game as a new major license. Along with John Deere's precense, gamers will find new locations across America and Europe to start your farming operation, along with a variety of horses to ride around your property. 

It is great to see a game find its niche and really succeed in providing fans exactly what they want. Farming Simulator may not be for everyone, but its sales numbers and reviews show the impact of this unique game. 

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Fortnite Season 7 Has Arrived With Plenty of Changes

Fortnite Season 7 Has Arrived With Plenty of Changes

Epic Games officially kicked off Season 7 of their insanely popular shooter, Fortnite, with the launch of their 7.00 update. As with every other season before it, this is a substantial patch that signifies the start of major changes to the game in the form of an event. In this update, an iceberg has collided with the Fortnite island, which expanded the map, added an icy look over sections of the terrain, added a plane, new skins, and plenty more.

"Discover new areas such as Frosty Flights, Polar Peak, and more," Epic says in the patch notes. "Uncover what’s in the new Battle Pass, rule the skies with the new X-4 Stormwing plane, and change the style of some of your favorite weapons and items with Wraps in Battle Royale."

Take to the Skys

The plane is able to hold five players, the pilot and four other people who ride along on the wings. The flying vehicle features a mounted turret that makes it a devastating mobile weapon.

With the new season also comes a new battle pass that features over 100 new cosmetic items for players to unlock by completing challenges and playing the game. Along with the typical cosmetics, Epic created a new type called Wraps which "allow you to customize your weapons and vehicles with all new looks to match and complement your favorite outfits." (https://bit.ly/2RDLdeb)

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Balloons have been adjusted so that players can still use their guns with the item. Epic also gave the boot to a bunch of items with the start of Fortnite Season 7 including Shadow Stones, Port-A-Fort, Chiller, Clinger, Double Barreled Shotgun, and Shockwave Grenade.

One of the biggest additions to Season 7 is Creative Mode, a sandbox based experience that encourages players to build unique Fortnite adventures either alone or with friends on their own private island. "It's a brand new way to experience the world of Fortnite," Epic said about the mode. "Design games, race around the island, battle your friends in new ways and build your dream Fortnite. It's all happening on your own private island where everything you make is saved."

Fortnite is currently a powerhouse in the multiplayer gaming space and it appears that Epic has no plans of slowing down on releasing updates for their popular shooter. If you'd like to see a full breakdown of all the changes, check out the full patch notes on Fortnite's website.

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Top 5 Reveals from Nintendo’s November Super Smash Direct

Top 5 Reveals from Nintendo's November Super Smash Direct

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is a little over a month away and Nintendo finally pulled back the curtain on the final details regarding their plans for the immensely popular fighter. For this special Nintendo Direct the creator of the Super Smash series, Masahiro Sakurai, revealed a ton of details ranging from new fighters to intricate new systems meant to shake up the game.

Below we'll be listing our top 5 big reveals, but for a more detailed look, you can watch the full Direct below!

Ken & Incineroar Join the Fight

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To round out the humongous roster of 74 characters, Nintendo revealed that Ken from Street Fighter and Incineroar from Pokemon Sun/Moon will be making their way to Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Ken is going to be an Echo Fighter to Ryu, mimicking most of his moves with slight differences and increased run speed. Incineroar on the other hand is a completely new fighter and the latest Pokemon to join the battlefield utilizing a number of moves fans will recognize from the series.

Brand New Spirit System

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Instead of the long-running trophy system the series is known for, Nintendo is trying something different for Ultimate. Spirits are supporting characters that didn't quite make the cut for the final roster and can power up fighters with a variety of abilities and bonuses. Spirits can counter each other and they all have unique artwork that makes them fun to collect!

Online Mode is Getting an Overhaul

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Super Smash 4 on the Wii U was the first game to introduce online matchmaking but separated it into two modes known as For Fun and For Glory. Ultimate is getting rid of this system and implementing a new one that will allow players to choose their own rules and find those looking for a similar experience. Those looking for a more competitive system can look forward to the Global Smash Power Ranking System where fighters are ranked based on skill. Gamers that are ranked high enough, a new special mode is unlocked.

Paid DLC Makes a Return

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Along with the 74 characters featured in the base game, five more fighters are also making their way into Super Smash Bros. Ultimate post-launch. Each character comes with a new stage and song. Each character cost $5.99 or $24.99 for the season pass bundle. On top of the five DLC characters, those that purchase the game before January 31st, 2019 will get Piranha Plant as a fighter for free a few months after the game comes out.

A New Story Mode Named "The World of Light"

For the story mode in Ultimate, Nintendo is looking back at how all of the characters got turned into the toys that have to fight their way back into the real world. This new adventure features an ongoing battle to free the fighters from the clutches of the Master Hands that are cloning evil versions of the popular heroes. The adventure starts with Kirby, the lone hero to make it away from the nasty beams, but will eventually involve the entire roster attempting to thwart evil.

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The World Ends with You Let’s Play Page

The World Ends with You Let’s Play Page

The World Ends with You is an imaginative world filled with questions and unique gameplay mechanics. Now available on the Nintendo Switch, this will be the place to find all The World Ends with You Switch gameplay.

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Come watch the crew work their way through this interesting game and find out why it deserved another release.

The World Ends with You – Let’s Play Playlist

This game works great both docked and undocked but it took a second to figure that out. With so many questions to answer, the World Ends with You keeps gamers guessing. Dialog heavy, the story is in-depth but when it’s time for combat, the action is intense. Its art style is incredibly unique and looks great for a game that came out so long ago.

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Rocket League Developer Optimistic About PS4 Cross-Play

The developer behind the popular indie hit Rocket League announced that it is pushing back their plan for expanded cross-platform functionality to early 2019. This announcement seems to be in line with the recent decision by Sony to allow Cross-Play with Epic Games title, Fortnite. Of course, this means that Psyonix can now prepare Rocket League Cross-Play to be compatible with the PS4.

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Roadmap for Rocket League Cross-Play

Psyonix revealed this information in their recent Rocket League roadmap. The software running this new system is called RocketID and is set up to be a connected account feature that links friends lists and parties across all platforms. Although, the system has proved to be quite a challenge for the independent developer.

"While our goal was to release RocketID before the end of 2018, we've made the difficult decision to push its release into early 2019," the announcement said. "The good news is that with Sony's recent announcements regarding full cross-platform functionality, we can now make additional changes to prepare RocketID for ALL platforms should we receive permission to do so! We're working incredibly hard to ensure that it’s as intuitive, stable, and polished as possible, before releasing it to the world."

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The most notable part of the quote is that they need permission before releasing the full version of their cross-platform function. While Sony allowed a beta version of cross-play in Fortnite to progress, it is unclear when the company will agree to include the feature on other titles or which ones will be prioritized. Rocket League was the first title to really generate demand for cross-platform play until Fortnite all but forced Sony to change their policy on the matter. Psyonix recently expressed their frustration with Sony not budging on their rule, even though the developer said they had figured out how to make the game work across different platforms.

We here at Gigamax are very interested to see how Sony moves forward with their new outlook on cross-play so we'll be sure to keep our eyes on this developing story. Be sure to check back here at GigamaxGames.com for all the latest details.

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