The main focus of PvP in Gloria Victis is the capture and control of territory, usually castles or keeps. Capturing and controlling the contested points scattered across the map is essential for those who want to have the best gear, as the vendors who sell the best items and recipes in the game are accessible only by those whose faction controls the keeps and fortresses where they are located. I only took part in a couple of proper sieges, and even then I spent most of my time dying, but right now the mechanics are pretty rudimentary. Siege engines and the like are yet to be implemented, so at present sieges essentially amount to wars of attrition, with huge numbers of players throwing themselves at walls and buildings, chipping away at them until one side can no longer fight. … [Read more...] about Deep-diving Gloria Victis’ swordplay and siege warfare
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The game has over a dozen of maps at the moment, and they’re pretty standard for a futuristic FPS. An airport, a dam, an enclosed city-based area etc. Most of the maps are pretty well-laid out, with no choke points where players can cheese through matches. Some of the maps though are too spaced out and as a result, there may be lulls in the action but nothing too bad. I would’ve liked to have seen a bit more creativity on the maps though. … [Read more...] about Ironsight 2018 Review – Is This FPS Worth Playing?
When you do venture beyond your city’s gates, you’ll zoom out into the game’s “tactical view” as your miniaturized army marches across the land. You can see all the towns, villages, farms, resource nodes, and, of course, other players, be they hostile or friendly. If you intersect with a hostile army, whether controlled by a player or NPC, battle ensues. If someone else sees the battle, they can jump in, crating maximum chaos. As a nice touch, weather on the tactical view map will carry over to the battlefield, and you can use that to your advantage. Budesca explained that fog can conceal armies, reducing view range and setting the stage for an ambush. … [Read more...] about Preview: Conqueror’s Blade’s Vast Open World Is Filled With Options And Opportunity