Three of the most anticipated games in video game history are coming out this Fall, and everyone is psychotic with anticipation.
Halo 5-Guardians, Star Wars Battlefront 3 and Fallout 4! I will not lie, I'm buying all three games. I am an Uber Fan of all three franchises, but which one is going to leave the other two in the dust sales wise? I have a prediction which I will save for the end of the article. In the mean time let's take a closer look at all 3 games.
HALO 5 Guardians
Halo 5: Guardians is the upcoming ninth installment in the Halo franchise. It is the second game in the Reclaimer Saga and continues the story of the Master Chief. Originally alluded to in a teaser trailer shown at Microsoft's E3 Media Briefing on June 10, 2013, Guardians was officially announced on May 16, 2014. Exclusive to the Xbox One, the game is in development and is set to be released on October 27, 2015, with the first major coverage of the game unveiled at E3 2014.
In Halo 5: Guardians, armor abilities are replaced by a new set of gameplay enhancements known as Spartan abilities, which are available to all players at any time. Both the campaign and multiplayer are developed around Spartan abilities. There is an increased focus on player mobility; players can now use the thrust pack (which allows omni-directional movement) at all times, vault ledges, rapidly dash for cover or charge an enemy, or generate a shockwave by striking the ground. The sprint function is still present but the player's shields do not recharge while sprinting. Additionally, the charge and slide abilities are executed as sprint reaches terminal velocity. A new feature called the "smart scope" allows players to aim down the weapon's sights in a manner similar to many other modern shooters, although with non-scope weapons this is purely a cosmetic effect and provides little to no actual accuracy enhancement; 343 Industries used the Multiplayer Beta to gauge the effects of this feature on the game's gameplay balance. The heads-up display once again allows the player to see what other weapon they have but are not currently using, a feature that had been removed in Halo 4. Unlike past titles players are now able to switch seats in a vehicle without getting out.
Halo 5: Guardians will be the first major Halo release without any form of local split screen multiplayer or campaign, and will not support LAN play. Notwithstanding the lack of local co-op campaign, players will be to play campaign cooperatively via Xbox LIVE Gold membership.(Halopedia)
Star Wars Battlefront 3
The third major release in the Star Wars: Battlefront series, it is being developed by EA DICE and will be published by Electronic Arts. Despite this, it is not considered a sequel to the previous games, but rather a reboot. It is scheduled for release on November 17, 2015 in North America and Brazil, November 19, 2015 in Australia and November 20, 2015 in Europe for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
Star Wars Battlefront is an action game played from either a first-person or third-person view; players can switch at any time, similarly to the previous games. Players traverse planets from the Star Wars universe, such as Endor, Hoth, Tatooine and the newly introduced planet of Sullust. To navigate the world, players use a variety of vehicles, including both air and land-based vehicles. Battles are planet-based, restricting players from exploring space. The game's weapons, characters, gear and abilities are customizable. As new weapons are unlocked, players have the ability to share them with their teammates. (WIKI)
Fallout 4 is an upcoming action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks. The game will be the fifth major installment in the Fallout series, and will be released on PC, PS4, and Xbox One on November 10, 2015.
200 years after a nuclear war, Fallout 4 is set in a post-apocalyptic Boston, in which the player character emerges from an underground bunker known as a Vault. Gameplay will be similar to Fallout 3. Completing quests and acquiring experience will level up the character, allowing for new abilities. With an optional first- or third-person view, players can explore Fallout 4 's open world setting at will, allowing non-linear gameplay. Additional party members can accompany the player, who will assist them in battles. Players have the ability to construct and deconstruct buildings and items, and use them to build a settlement, which can attract and inhabit other non-playable characters. (WIKI)
Now, goosebumps aside; I heavily feel that Fallout 4 is going to be in first place here. It is the Veteran Franchise, with more time in the industry and more of a die hard following I believe. I have been playing the franchise ever since it first came out.
I have also played all the other games from the two rival franchises and although I think they will do well, I don't think that they're going to be able to hold up against the Dystopian World of Fallout. Star Wars Battlefront 3 will be in second place with Halo 5- Guardians Extremely close on their heels. Possibly neck in neck. Halo 5 might Surprise us though. They Have "Firefly"'s very own Nathan Fillion voicing one of the Spartans. They even made the character look like him! WAY FREAKING COOL! #Browncoats
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