Warriors  Tagged Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Warriors  RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network Direct Match Included in New Update for Power Rangers: Legacy Wars https://www.gameskinny.com/lkwur/direct-match-included-in-new-update-for-power-rangers-legacy-wars https://www.gameskinny.com/lkwur/direct-match-included-in-new-update-for-power-rangers-legacy-wars Fri, 12 May 2017 11:43:05 -0400 Rob Kershaw

New to Power Rangers: Legacy Wars, players, friends, and guild members can now duke it out for supremacy in the mobile arena.

In an update released May 11 for the hack n' slash, fighter hybrid for mobile devices, players of Power Rangers: Legacy Wars can now access the much-requested Direct Match feature, which allows for direct combat between friends with the use of a shared code. This includes Alliance, Direct, and friendly matches. 

However, this isn't the only addition to the game, as a number of new warriors and a new arena have also been added, as well as a few tweaks and fixes. The primary additions to Power Rangers: Legacy Wars outside of the new Direct Match feature include:

• Three new warriors, including the White Ranger from Dino Thunder, Mesogog, and the Purple Ranger. 

• The Mesogog island arena.

• Game balancing fixes and bug fixes, including combat tweaks, general fixes, network stability improvements, XP improvements, and more.

Check here for the full Power Rangers: Legacy Wars patch notes

Several other warrior additions are also planned for release on May 23, with more details provided at a later date.

If you want to brush up on your Power Rangers: Legacy Wars skills, then you may also want to check out the GameSkinny strategy start-up page.

NBA 2K17 Is Going To Have a Warriors Problem https://www.gameskinny.com/pba5l/nba-2k17-is-going-to-have-a-warriors-problem https://www.gameskinny.com/pba5l/nba-2k17-is-going-to-have-a-warriors-problem Thu, 07 Jul 2016 09:27:45 -0400 Cody Drain

The NBA is currently in the middle of its free agency period, when players not under contract can negotiate and sign with any team they choose. And earlier this week, on America's "birthday," no less, the best free agent on the market this year announced a bombshell decision. Kevin Durant, formerly of the Oklahoma City Thunder, will be joining the Golden State Warriors (the 2015 NBA Champions, and the team that set the best regular-season record of all time, 73-9, last year).

The resulting tidal wave of reactions, as you would expect when one of the best players in the league joins arguably the best team, mostly revolved around the question "how is anyone going to beat these guys?" And as media personalities and regular fans alike tried to comprehend just how good this team could be, a sudden realization set in...

This team's dominance will be two-fold: in the real-world NBA, and the digital one.

You see, NBA 2K17 is very much going to have a Warriors problem, because their roster is as close to "broken" as possible. And yesterday, fans, NBA players, and even sports media personalities all expressed the same sentiment: nobody wants to play against that team in 2K. Nothing demonstrates this better than the Twitter feed of Ronnie 2K, the popular spokesman for the NBA 2K series. He compared this new Warriors team to the Miami Heat under LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh:

He also retweeted a Vine of ESPN's Bomani Jones on SportsCenter yesterday, who agreed that this team won't be fair in next year's game:

And finally, Detroit Pistons superstar center Andre Drummond insisted that using this new Warriors team against him would end friendships immediately:

To be sure, the Golden State Warriors next year will be extremely frustrating to face in a game against friends. In offline matchups, it's easy to just place them "off-limits" and pick other teams in good faith. But what about online play, one of the biggest factors behind the game's longevity, and perhaps its most popular mode amongst many of its players? What can stop strangers from picking a clearly OP team and decimating the competition without mercy?

NBA 2K16, as it turns out, set something of a precedent in this regard. In the head-to-head Play Now Online mode, teams were placed into tiers. Wins, naturally, contributed towards reaching new league seeds and better, more experienced competition. In an interesting twist, however, players were given bigger rewards for winning with teams of a lower tier than their opponent. In other words, it created a system that rewarded players for challenging themselves, which in turn encouraged them to pick teams other than the two or three best at the time. You can watch the full reveal above, but the most important point is those tiers, as you can see below:

Of course, the Warriors are already a Tier 1 team. So are the Cleveland Cavaliers, this year's champions. But with the acquisition of Durant, I'm not sure a system like this will be good enough to stop people from picking Golden State anyway. I think the system of tiers is a good start, but it might need some tweaks to better reflect just how overwhelmingly powerful that team could be in the right hands.

So, how about this: why not put Golden State -- and maybe Cleveland, while we're at it -- in a tier of their own? After all, some sports journalists are already conceding that next year's championship will come down to those two teams (assuming they remain healthy). So why not reward players handsomely for defeating those teams with inferior squads, while at the same time limiting just how rewarding those teams are to use?

I don't think that Golden State should be so unrewarding to choose that nobody does, but at the moment it definitely seems as if some major safeguards need to be in place so that online play doesn't just turn into a Warriors onslaught day after day. An environment like that could really anger the community and damage the quality of online play as a whole.

And of course true Warriors fans shouldn't be unjustly punished for how good their new team is, even if it feels like this video by Bleacher Report:

But placing the Warriors in their own tier, along with the Cavaliers if need be, might create the perfect balance between "fun" and "balanced."

Players who don't worry about league seeding can use the Warriors as they please but won't flood the highest levels of play, while aspiring 2K stars have a reason to pick other teams and embrace the challenge. Because the most important thing to remember is that even if the real NBA season turns into a year-long Warriors coronation, there's no reason why NBA 2K17 has to, as well. 

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[NSFW] Berserk is Officially Announced as the Most Brutal Warriors Game Ever made https://www.gameskinny.com/r2klb/nsfw-berserk-is-officially-announced-as-the-most-brutal-warriors-game-ever-made https://www.gameskinny.com/r2klb/nsfw-berserk-is-officially-announced-as-the-most-brutal-warriors-game-ever-made Mon, 13 Jun 2016 10:26:41 -0400 Bran Rahl

Earlier last week, Omega Force teased fans about their "most brutal Musou (Warriors)" game ever made. And with a story like Berserk, who can doubt them?

The teaser site, before they removed it, showed a blood dripping Omega Force logo with June 13th as their official reveal date. Many fans found the similarity to the logo for the new Berserk anime to be way too coincidental and guessed correctly that it will be a Berserk Musou game.

While the actual title is a work in progress, Koei Tecmo released a teaser trailer. Just be careful where you watch it, for it shows one of the infamous scenes from Berserk and may get you misunderstood looks from friends and family.

The game is still in development, but it's been confirmed that Berserk will be released for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and the PC. 

More information will be released on June 23rd. You can check out their Berserk game site for more details.

Nintendo Unveils New Information About Hyrule Warriors https://www.gameskinny.com/nqso0/nintendo-unveils-new-information-about-hyrule-warriors https://www.gameskinny.com/nqso0/nintendo-unveils-new-information-about-hyrule-warriors Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:37:28 -0400 Vesthis_lol

Today at E3, Nintendo shed some more light on the next installment of the Legend of Zelda franchise: Hyrule Warriors. The game is being developed by the same company, Tecmo Koei, that brought us the Dynasty Warriors franchise. It featured large-scale battle where players would mow down endless waves of enemies using an assortment of combos and characters, and the studio has replicated that style for a Zelda version.

That's right, the game will let users play a variety of characters found throughout the franchise as you play through the game, offering a refreshing change of pace for a longtime Zelda player. So far Midna, Zelda, Link, and Impa are confirmed as playable characters, but the full list has yet to be released.

The co-op mode will utilize the connected TV screen and the Wii U's game pad screen to offer a more enjoyable experience on smaller TVs. Similar to the Dynasty Warriors franchise, players will clear through various large groups of weaker enemies before encountering powerful bosses that require more strategy and time to take down.

Hisashi Koinuma of Tecmo Koei said that "since this collaboration was a first of its kind, [they] were able to make it a great game that's like a celebration of both franchises." This could be important to sway a more broad selection of fans to the game, instead of just loyal Zelda followers.

The game is set to release exclusively on the Wii U on September 26th, 2014. While the Wii U has certainly struggled to prove it belongs in the same class as the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, the highly anticipated Super Smash Bros. game will certainly give it a boost before the end of 2014, and in turn help this Zelda installment.