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Elden Ring Delayed, New Splinter Cell Game, Dying Light 2 Cross Play Enabled | Gaming News

Dying Light 2 Cross Play Enabled

Hello guys and welcome to the Gaming News for 19 Oct 2021. Dying Light 2 will have cross play enabled, so that means you'll be able to co op between PlayStation and Xbox. And according to the Chief Technology Officer of Techland, who is the developer of the game called Pawel Rohleder, sorry if I mispronounce that. It will also be cross generation, so you'll be able to co op between PlayStation 4, for example, and Xbox Series X. Games like Dying Light are really fun in co op mode and you can co op, if it's based on the first game, with up to three other players. Jumping in with a group of friends being on voice chat and exploring the world and so on is just a lot more fun that way. Like, for example, I've been having a huge amount of fun playing through Far Cry 6 in co op, so I would highly recommend it.

New Splinter Cell Game

And then the next bit of news for today is apparently Ubisoft has green lit the development of a new main line Splinter Cell game. Fans of the series have been waiting years for any sort of announcement about Splinter Cell, so we will see if more information comes out about that in the future. Right now it's just a rumor, but we will see if they talk more about it at any point.

Elden Ring Delayed

And then the last bit of news for today is Eldon Ring has been delayed for roughly a month, but to coincide with that, the developer of the game has also announced a closed network test for November 12 to November 14 and you can sign up for it now. To sign up for it, you go to the official website. You need to do it before the 1 November and hope you get selected. You're able to select whether you want it for PlayStation or PC or Xbox. And what these networks test involve basically is just to make sure that the online gameplay of the game works well because souls like games always have either co op with friends or you invade other players games or you get invaded and so on. There is an online element to these games and that's what they want to test. I've signed up and then hopefully I'll be able to jump in when the game comes out with my friend and co op because again, these games can be very frustrating solo. It would be nice if I had my friend with me to go through the game. Anyway, guys, that's it for the Gaming News for today. Thank you as always to all the new followers coming onto the feed and I will see you it tomorrow. Thanks guys. Bye bye.

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In 1997 when I was 12 years old, a class mate of mine asked me, have you ever played Final Fantasy 7? I was like no, what’s that? He lent me his copy, and I remember on the first night I escaped Midgar after not being able to put it down for 5 to 6 hours even though it was a school night. Shortly after I finished the game and my gaming obsession was truly planted.

Towards the end of 1998 I played Zelda 64 Ocarina of Time. It was a revelation to me, given its combat, story telling, music and satisfying ending. It also gave a hint of what open world could look like given how “huge” Hyrule Field was, which was massive for the time. After nearly 25 years, Zelda 64 Ocarina of Time still sits at the top of my favourite games of all time list.

When I went to University during 2003 to 2007, it was the era of Half Life 2. I remember spending a portion of my student loan so I could get a gaming pc powerful enough to play it.

During that time I also started my adventures in MMOs including Final Fantasy 11 and World of Warcraft. It amazes me that they are still online to this day.

After leaving University, I like most people ended up in the 9 to 5 cycle, after a year of being stuck in the “no job without experience, no experience without a job”. At the time I was still living with my parents and I got distracted on girls for a while. My love for gaming never ended though, with it always being a fall back for me.

In 2013, I started my first YouTube channel, as a way to also document my time in the upcoming Final Fantasy XIV A Realm Reborn. I had seen some YouTubers who made really good videos. For me, at the time, it was a hobby to do on the evening and weekends, I never went into it thinking one day it would be my job. I would have made videos, even if it made no money at all.

After 10 years of multiple jobs, living a very miserable existence in the 9 to 5 cycle, it all abruptly ended in 2018 with my disability of severe anxiety preventing me from commuting to London to work any more.

During the Pandemic, a lot of people were losing their jobs, and there was a lot more time to produce videos and play games. While growing as a content creator, I noticed my Instagram page had little to no content. One day I picked up my phone and recorded a video talking about gaming as it was my favourite hobby.

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