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Horizon Chase Turbo arcade racing mayhem

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Horizon Chase Turbo the arcade racing game is available on Linux, Mac and Windows. So eager players can rev those engines and jump into some classic arcade racing. While gameplay offers the quintessential combination of retro racing and modern multiplayer matchups. It’s quite good too. Sorry about this post, it’s coming a bit late. Since the games release was actually May 15th.

Horizon Chase Turbo is available on Steam and Humble Store for $19.99 USD. Of course supporting Linux, Mac and Windows.

Horizon Chase Turbo arcade racer launch date

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Horizon Chase Turbo the arcade racer has an official launch date on for Linux, Mac and Windows. So players will be able
to race around the globe. Since developer Aquiris reveals a May 15th worldwide release date via Steam.

Ballistic Overkill Free Weekend and Discount

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Ballistic Overkill first person shooter has a Free Weekend and Discount on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows.
Aquiris Game Studio and Green Man Gaming Publishing are pleased to announce good news. Since Ballistic Overkill will be available as a free trial during the Free Weekend. Since this is only available on Steam from April 12th to 16th. Celebrating its first anniversary. The multiplayer FPS will also has a major new Anniversary update. And available for purchase at 50% discount during the free weekend period.

Ballistic Overkill hits full release on Steam

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In this latest news, developer #Aquiris Game Studio has finally has a #fullrelease for Ballistic Overkill. So 2 years later and the PvP style class-based shooter #launches for Linux, Mac and Windows PC. While now having sold over 50,000 copies to date. All spread across the US, Brazil, China and Germany. While holding a solid 83% positive review rate on Steam. Attracting both hardcore and casual FPS gamers.
Many praising Ballistic Overkill and comparing with classic and modern gaming titles of the genre. So games like Quake III Arena, the original Unreal Tournament, Call of Duty MW2 or Battlefield 3. Personally Ballistic Overkill is more of a Call of Duty meets GI Joe gaming experience. So gameplay is different than say Day of Infamy.

Therefore the studio is pleased to announce the big news, the project out of Early Access. While thanking all those devoted community for supporting the project during all these months. Hence all of the amazing feedback for Aquiris to create the final product. Yet the project is not yet closed, only the release version. So the studio will continue to improve the game after launch. Both in coming news for extra content and features. Activision and Sledgehammer really need to take notes here, seriously.

Ballistic Overkill – Official Launch Trailer:

So all that “ Early Access skin season” is now closed on Linux, Mac and Windows PC. Hence these skins are not available in-game. However players will be able to get them by trading in the Steam Market.

About Ballistic Overkill gaming:

ARCADE
So jump into a fast paced online PvP shooter, it’s easy to pick up and play. With 7 unique classes equally capable of dominating a match. Hence no wimpy support class: in Ballistic Overkill everyone is a killer!

ADDICTIVE
Skills and weapons are progressively unlocked as you gain experience from battles. Opening new ways to play and different tactics. So you can configure multiple loadouts. Creating different builds for each soldier, offering an increasing variety of gameplay styles.

AFFORDABLE
Ballistic Overkill is optimized to run on many low-end PC’s. So you don’t need a high powered rig to play (you can play with an Intel HD 4400 without trouble). And the game is priced fairly, at least to the amount of content available and in future updates.

Content and Features:

  • OVER 80 WEAPONS. From pistols, grenade launchers, SMGs, sniper rifles, katanas, etc.
  • 7 CLASSES. Each with its particular skills, strengths and weaknesses.
  • 10 MAPS. A museum, a corporate park, a mall and even an abandoned hospital and factory, Ballistic Overkill covers a wide variety of locations in its 10 maps. They come in all sizes, but all of them have their own atmosphere, personality and a design that makes them unique to play on.
  • 4 GAME MODES. All maps have multiple game modes available: Team Deathmatch, Free for All, Capture Point, King of the Hill.
  • STEAM MARKET INTEGRATION. With over 80 weapons in game, there’s always a new way to kill your enemies in Ballistic Overkill. But even better, all weapons have droppable skins that you can trade and/or sell through the Steam Market system. Every couple of months, the drop Season changes, allowing players to drop different skins and seek different accessories.
  • CUSTOM PRIVATE SERVER CREATION. Players can create their own servers, choose a map and game mode and invite their friends to play.

Ballistic Overkill is available on Steam and Humble Store for $11.99 ‎USD on Linux, Mac and Windows PC. While all players should not have any issue running the game.

System Requirements:

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 7 or newer
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz or better
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000 or better
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 4 GB available space

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 7 or newer
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 2.5 GHz or better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: GeForce 8000 Series or better
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection
  • Storage: 8 GB available space

Ballistic Overkill fast paced PvP shooter update and new map

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So if you have not had a chance to jump into a #fastpaced online #PvP shooter, check out Ballistic Overkill. The #game is easy to pick up and play. Hence the player can choose from 7 unique classes equally capable of dominating a match. While there is no support class: in Ballistic Overkill, so everyone is a killer.

So now Aquiris Game Studio are proud to present Ballistic Overkill‘s 10th map, the Reinstate Factory. Since this new map is designed to explore the abilities of all classes. So take into consideration the overall size compared to others. The new map requires a more tactical pacing, but also offers various camping position for closed range classes. How is that for ADDICTIVE?

Multi-Thread Improvements

Some fundamental parts of code were reviewed to make a better use of multiple cores. Aquiris Game Studio hope to see less frame drops, specially in maps such as Wonderdome. This optimization was only on the CPU side, if you are limited by the GPU, your performance should remain the same.

Reinstate Factory update includes Balance Changes

  • Vanguard
    • All Assault Rifles clip size reduced
      • Blackguard, Widower and Stalker
        • Clip size reduced by 10
      • All others
        • Clip size reduced by 5
  • Shadow
    • All Dual Machine Pistols clip size reduced
      • Scorpion and Typhoon
        • Clip size reduced by 10
      • All others
        • Clip size reduced by 5
      • Typhoon
        • Increased accuracy slightly
      • Needler
        • Reload speed reduced slightly
  • Grenadier
    • Destructor
      • Clip size increased to 6 (was 4)
      • Rate of fire decreased slightly

Further update features:

  • Steam Achievements
  • Password Protected Servers
  • Enemy Area now reveals you in the radar
  • Russian Language
  • New servers in China

So like most FPS shooters, skills and weapons are unlocked as you gain experience from battles. Hence opening new ways to play and different tactics. You can configure multiple loadouts, creating different builds for each soldier that offer a variety of gameplay styles. AFFORDABLE. The game is priced fairly to the amount of content available. It is optimized to run on many low-end PC’s so you don’t need a super rig to play. The game offers players a lot of fun and won’t run short of rewards as you earn new weapon skins from lockboxes from battles.

So Ballistic Overkill is available on Steam and in Early Access for Linux, Mac and Windows PC.

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