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Overcooked 2

Overcooked 2 E3 2018 Gameplay!

 

An How To Kill An Hour favourite is BACK! Yes that’s right everyone’s favourite cooking game is returning, this is Overcooked 2! In this game the Onion Kingdom is once again in peril. Though it’s at the fault of the Onion King himself! By reading aloud from the fabled Necronomnomicon, he has cooked up a real problem. A problem in the form of a doughy and dangerous army of Undead Bread, named: The Unbread! The game requires players to chop, bake and fry their way to a set of brand new kitchens and tasks to defeat and save the kingdom!

Overcooked 2 is a co-op game that allows 1-4 players to help serve recipes to hungry customers in an series of unconventional kitchens. The game will follow players across kitchens located in hot air balloons, a magical school and even planets! Don’t forget to dodge the fires, collapsing floors or overbearing waiters!

Overcooked 2 New Features

What’s new:

  • Online multiplayer! For the first time you can cook up a storm with up to four players in both local and online multiplayer
  • Throwing! Throwing is now an official game mechanic, allowing you to toss ingredients to your fellow chefs or even straight into the pan/blender/onto the floor
  • New level mechanics! Overcooked 2 sees the introduction of new game mechanics including moving walkways, controllable platforms and even portals!
  • Dynamic levels! Throwing you from the frying pan and into the fire. Dynamic levels will change around you, offering a new challenge to overcome as the recipes and levels themselves change!
  • Interactive world map! As you drive, sail and soar your way around the map in the Onion King’s amphibious air bus you will open up new areas using hidden buttons around the world
  • Kitchens! From the neon lights of a sushi restaurant to the bubbling pots of a Wizard school kitchen, there are plenty of places to cook up a storm in Overcooked 2!
  • Recipes! From spaghetti to sushi and pancakes to pizza, recipes both old and new will need to be cooked to perfection (or at least not burnt to a crisp!) New recipes mean new ingredients and new equipment so even the most well-seasoned Overcooked players will be challenged.
  • Chefs! Overcooked 2 introduces a whole host of new of chefs to play in the kitchen including an eagle, mouse, beaver and what kitchen is complete without an octopus!

(Credit: Overcooked 2/Team 17 Press Release)

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Best Of E3 Part 3

Episode 286 Best of E3 Part 3 w/Tom Regan

Strange Brigade

Strange Brigade E3 2018 Gameplay!

Marcus Bronzy recently went to E3 and got the chance to take on Strange Brigade for himself! Check out the video below and our original article !

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What is Strange Brigade?

Strange Brigade is your next favourite game! That’s what it is!

Strange Brigade takes users to places that they have never been before. The Plot? Well, simply there are four remote corners of the British Empire. What these remote corners entails no one knows as the shadows linger at their deepest. Who knows about these places the best? The servants of The Crown do and there are some supernatural beings that exist in these places!

Therefore it’s time to introduce the Strange Brigade! It is here where users are taken on an exotic safari, it’s dangerous and few dare to even embark on such an adventure. Why? As few return! As you go along this treacherous safari, you encounter civilisations that have once been forgotten by society, yet they’re fantastic within their own right, all while being shrouded in mystery! Go on adventures that take you to dark tombs and battle unimaginable evil!

Strange Brigade: Plot

You take on one of four adventurers or explorers. Each of the characters available to you have their own special powers, weapons and even tactics! The campaign takes you across a 1930’s era landscape and play with up to 4 friends along this action packed safari! However, as with many exotic plots, be aware of fighting armies of mythological characters that have been unleashed by an ancient Egyptian ruler: Seteki The Witch Queen. She’s so evil she has been wiped from hieroglyphs! So beware! To help you along the way there are secret caves around the safari. Why are these so special? Well within these caves there’s buried riches. Find these to help you along the way!

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Might and Magic: Elemental Guardians

Might and Magic: Elemental Guardians

Might and Magic: Elemental Guardians is an RPG game that is a lot of fun, when we say a lot of fun we mean alot of fun! Now I have never been a big fan of turn based RPG games myself, but I’ve always given them a go, and I’m glad that I gave Might and Magic: Elemental Guardians a go!

Why?

Addictive RPG!

As I cannot put it down, I’m always on it now! I almost missed my train earlier because I was too busy fighting the enemies and upgrading my little creatures! The aim of Might and Magic: Elemental Guardians is to battle your way through  the various lands and elements to claim victory and rule over the land once more. You are tasked with taking hold of up to 4 creatures of your choosing, whilst utilising the mystic powers of your hero to help them along the way. Once you have chosen your creatures you are then tasked with choosing which magic that your character is responsible for. Furthermore, those House Magic choices are either Materia, Chimera or Anima. With each of them giving you an extra edge against your opponent be that extra attack speed, extra defence or even taking away an enemies ability. So, for example, making them more vulnerable to attacks!

Character Progression

Each character is able to be ranked up and leveled up, however, choose wisely as ranking up requires you to sacrifice other members of your team! Consequently this is where the replayability of this game comes into play, if you want to keep all of your strongest creatures. The task would be to rank up your least favourite creatures and then use them to rank up your favoured battle creatures! It’s a bit of a pain but, it allows you to keep playing for much longer! Each creature is able to hold up to 6 glyphs which allow you to increase the abilities of your creatures, so much like other RPG games you have to be tactical in what you upgrade as to best achieve success!

Furthermore with many games these days there are various tasks that you have to complete to earn achievements. Yet, this is where Might and Magic: Elemental Guardians separates itself from the pack. The achievements that you unlock unlock special tokens and other various magic elements to help you either upgrade your creatures or help them along the way to evolve into bigger better creatures! Yet, the evolving is a marathon more than a sprint as it takes A LOT to evolve them. Hence why this game is for the long haul and not for a quick 10minute play. Well you can play for 1o minutes but that 10minutes may turn into an hour. As I’ve found out more than once this week!

Might and Magic is out now! Please see below for more information and a link to download the game!

Game Info

Enter the world of Might & Magic: Elemental Guardians – a fast-paced strategy RPG based on the medieval fantasy realm of Might & Magic.
Journey through enchanted lands, collecting fierce and fantastic elemental creatures, and evolve a team of mighty warriors to summon to battle on the path to victory.

ENROLL IN THE ACADEMY OF MAGIC
• Create, customize and level up your own hero
• Choose a House of Magic: Materia, Chimera or Anima
• Use the mystic powers of your House to triumph in the arena

SUMMON A LEGENDARY TEAM
• Discover and collect hundreds of fantastic beasts and iconic creatures
• Watch their evolution from cute companions to legendary war allies
• Equip your team with arcane Glyphs to enhance their abilities

TRAIN & BATTLE
• Level up your creatures to unlock their true might
• Compete in the PvP Arena to rise up the league leaderboards
• Participate in Live Events to win epic prizes and rare items
• Ally with your friends in Guilds for mighty team adventures

LEAD YOUR TEAM TO VICTORY
• Face fierce opponents in fast and strategic RPG battles
• Use the elements of Fire, Water, Air and Earth tactically to gain the advantage
• Cast epic spells and use magical abilities of different elements

BECOME A HERO OF LEGENDS
• Journey through the fabled fantasy realms of Might & Magic
• Complete diverse daily quests and earn special rewards
• Enjoy beautiful graphics and unique creature designs

This app contains In-App Purchases which allow you to buy in-game currency. In-game currency can also be collected by playing the game without requiring any purchase. [Apple/Ubisoft]

To download Might and Magic Elemental Guardians please click here Apple / Android

State of Decay 2

State of Decay 2: How will you survive?

State of Decay 2 is here and the Zombies are taking over. It is your job to help the world survive and destroy the zombie horde, build up homes and create antidotes to help heal the infected. State of Decay 2 is a RPG game that takes time and patience to enjoy it the most.  State of Decay 2 is the ultimate zombie survival game in a completely open world, what’s even better is that you can work in a team of 4 to build up a community of survivors inside the post apocalyptic world of Zombie infestations.

How will you survive?

It’s your responsibility to establish a base and develop your characters’ abilities. However, manage your resources effectively to survive as a group where every decision has a consequence. Such as getting food, but make sure you use the food as otherwise it will rot! Each experience is unique to the player, the open world even responds to the decisions that you make. Developing in real time as you build your player as you demonstrate what you prioritise over other things to survive. As a leader, each decision affects your team too, send your scavenger across town to gather medicine, however, choose the wrong one and they may not make it back.

Think about how you help your neighbors, are they allies or enemies? Or are you the bad guy, you may decide you need the food more than they do.

How you decide to survive may surprise you!

Purchase State of Decay 2 here!

Listen to the guys chatting about this here!

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Summer in london

5 Ways to kill time in the summer in London

So, Summer is just around the corner and there are a lot of things that you can do to in your spare time. Many of which not a lot of people know they actually exist. Yet, we originally didn’t know they existed either, but that’s why we’re here to bring cool things to do, to you, our audience, so you don’t have to go and research them yourselves. We pride ourselves on finding cool things to do and we have the definitive list of activities that you can do this summer in London! Therefore, without further adieu, here are 5 things to do in London that we think are absolutely amazing!

Predator Adventures

Why not go at high speed this summer in London?

Based at the Royal Victoria Dock in Central London, users are put into a super speed, high powered half-submersible speedboat that sends you through the water at an incredible rate. Ducking in and out of the water, just like a killer whale. Did we mention that the high speed powered vehicle that you’re strapped in, is shaped and designed to look just like a Killer Whale? No? Well it looks awesome! So, we’re implore you to try it out!

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Jack The Ripper Tour

Intrigued by Jack The Ripper? Why not go and scare yourself silly this summer in London?

For those who love a horror story, Jack the Ripper Tour is for you!

The tours starts in the heart of Jack the Ripper, at Aldgate East Station, 7 days a week. The tour is led by Jack the Ripper enthusiasts.

“London’s latest and most unique tourist attraction”

Jack the Ripper Tour prides itself on realism. Consequently, you get to visit the ACTUAL places where the victims were murdered. While handheld projectors are used to help re-enact the story on the tour.

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Time Run

Since we do live in Britain, therefore Summer doesn’t always mean ‘Summer’. As a result, if the weather is typically British this summer in London, why not head down to an escape room? An Hour To Kill An Hour favourite!

This is Time Run, an escape room that takes you through a range of time periods, imploring you to complete tasks and get back to modern day! Time Run captures your imagination right off the bat by having the entire experience take place with everyone in character.

Everything and anything is told to you by a cast of whacky characters who make up the Time Runner team, the best of which is your robot companion Babbage.You and your team get to venture between a multitude of time periods, solving a wide range of puzzles that range from ones that’ll give you a nice mental workout, to ones that will have your team crying out in confusion over how impossible it seems.

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Hot Tug

…..or take a break from all that running and chill out in a hot tub this summer in London?

Hot Tug is a very unique experience in Regents Canal, Islington, London, to ride a Hot Tub! The experience lasts 90mins with 75mins worth of relaxing along the canal, in the beautiful picturesque centre of London.

The water within the Hot Tug is heated to 38 degrees and is controlled by a wood burning stove at the front of the vehicle, you can choose from a range of accessories such as a Captains hat! Steering the Hot Tug is very easy and is used via a rudder at the back of the vehicle. Once your time is up the water is then cleaned and prepared for the next lot of ship mates!

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Big Smoke Scavenger Hunt

…….or have fun taking pictures this summer in London?

The Big Smoke Scavenger Hunt is an exciting, fun filled day out in London.

The challenging and unique experience consists of completing tasks set by Big Smoke. These tasks require participants to take photos of them undertaking said tasks. For example with 10 different places or things, standing upside down or with a dog. You may be required to take videos too depending on the challenge! As the name suggests you may end up running around London scavenging for various different items scattered around town!

While, you have 2 hours to complete all of these challenges, the team with the most completed tasks, wins a trophy!

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So, there it is the definitive How To Kill An Hour list of the 5 things that we think you should check out this summer! What else is happening this summer? The World Cup! We’re super excited! However, if you don’t like football, we have just the list for you, the top 5 things to do if you don’t like football. Therefore, another 5 things to do, we hope you check out some of them that you like the look of! Also, don’t forget to let us know what you think by contacting us via our social pages (@howtokillanhour) or via the contact page!