Bethesda Game Studios via their Twitter account today verified that, unlike Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas, the upcoming Fallout 4 will have no level cap, and will allow players to continue exploring and adventuring after the main storyline is over.
Fallout 3 had an experience cap of level 20, with an additional ten levels available through the Broken Steel expansion. New Vegas started with 30 levels and could reach as high as 50 as players added four DLC releases for five levels each.
Fallout 4 from Bethesda Game Studios will release on 10 November 2015 for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
At Gamescom today in Cologne, Germany, Colossal Order & Paradox Interactive announced the first expansion for their blockbuster city builder Cities: Skylines. Entitled Cities: Skylines After Dark, the expansion will bring a number of new features to the game: a day/night cycle, leisure and beach specializations for commercial zones, expanded city services, and new transportation options.
No release date or price has been revealed as yet. Cities: Skylines released for Windows PC in March 2015 to rave reviews, reaching one million copies sold in the first month. Paradox also recently announced that Cities: Skylines would be coming to consoles, with Microsoft’s Xbox One getting limited exclusivity for the title when the console port is released.
2K Games and Firaxis Games announced Monday the latest title in the Sid Meier’s Civilization universe, Sid Meier’s Starships. The game is scheduled for release in “early 2015” as a digital title for Apple iPad, Mac OS X, and Windows.
Set in the post-game world of Civilization: Beyond Earth, Starships promises to allow players to “build a planetary federation” in order to secure peace for the galaxy. PLayers take the role of starship commanders with the ability to customize their fleet of vessels for exploration and combat. Firaxis is planning cross-connectivity between Beyond Earth title and Starshps.
Blizzard Entertainment announced a new title today at BlizzCon 2014: Overwatch, a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter. In a combination of pre-rendered video and gameplay footage, the World of Warcraft studio showed off a game focusing on humans and humanoids in futuristic arms and armor engaging in fast, action-packed firefights.
The Overwatch beta is coming in 2015, and fans will be able to sign up for beta access at playoverwatch.com