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With Fortnite from Epic Games (with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), players in this multi-player shooter-survival game (mobile, online and most game platforms) not only master combat, but they must learn how to build structures in 3D space – erecting defensive and offensive structures while building protective structures quickly and precisely to fight off zombie-like creatures. Game version Fortnite Battle Royale, a free-to-play Battle Royale game where up to 100 players fight to be the last person standing; and Fortnite Creative, where players are given complete freedom to create worlds and battle arenas. Fortnite Battle Royale has also become a meme phenomenon, with celebrities reporting they play the game, and pro sports athletes using Fortnite emotes as victory celebrations. Fortnite Save the World, is another version released in July 2017 is a co-op game in which you play on a team of up to three other players to fight AI-controlled waves of enemies, known as husks. Fortnite publisher Epic Games has developed organized esports competitions around Fortnite Battle Royale, such as the inaugural Fortnite World Cup tournament that was founded in 2018 and that awarded a US $3 million prize.
Assassin's Creed is another sprawling game franchise that has even spawned its own feature film to date. An action-adventure stealth-combat video game, it depicts a centuries-old battle between the Assassins and the Templars, using numerous historical periods as a backdrop to shape a particular game theme and the action in it. The video game series took inspiration from the novel 'Alamut' by the Slovenian writer Vladimir Bartol, and the series features historical fiction, science fiction and characters, intertwined with real-world historical events and figures. Assassin's Creed is developed and published by Ubisoft, and to date has produced Assassin's Creed, Assassin's Creed: Altaïr's Chronicles, Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines, Assassin's Creed II, Assassin's Creed II: Discovery, Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Assassin's Creed: Revelations, Assassin's Creed III, Assassin's Creed III: Liberation, Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Assassin's Creed: Pirates, Assassin's Creed: Freedom Cry, Assassin's Creed Rogue, Assassin's Creed Identity, Assassin's Creed Unity, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: China, Assassin's Creed Syndicate, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: India, Assassin's Creed Chronicles: Russia, Assassin's Creed Origins, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Assassin's Creed Rebellion.
Mortal Kombat is an American game franchise centered on a series of video games, originally developed by Midway Games and published by Midway Games, Warner Bros. Interactive, and others. The game is graphic in its violence and one aspect for its popularity is thought to be because of the blood (which often splattered across the screen whenever you hit your opponent or when you got hit). The development of the first game was originally based on an idea of making a video game starring Jean-Claude Van Damme, but was later switched to a fantasy-themed fighting game. A Mortal Kombat esports competition is also active and open to participants interested in competing.
Call of Duty from ActiVision encompasses an extensive library of first-person shooter war games: Call of Duty Black Ops, Call of Duty World League, Call of Duty WWII, Call of Duty Infinite Warfare, Call of Duty Advanced Warfare, Call of Duty Ghosts, Call of Duty MW3, Call of Duty World At War, and this recounting does not include versions updates of titles already mentioned. The Call of Duty franchise also sponsors eSports competition and has plans to launch a Call of Duty League in 2020.
Pokémon GO, an interactive, augmented reality (AR) mobile game, was originally issued to Android and IOS handsets with the requisite AR technology but has since spawned some limited versions playable on a PC as well. The game is the result of a collaboration between Niantic, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company. It uses a phone's GPS data and clock to show Pokémon hidden in nearby current, physical locations. Gamers are then able to capture, battle, and train the virtual Pokémon creatures as if they are in the player's real-world location – a feature enabled by the AR technology. The game is free to play; it uses a freemium business model and supports in-app purchases for additional in-game items.
Battlefield V is in the series of first-person shooter multiplayer games published by Electronic Arts that also include Battlefield 1, Battlefield 2, Battlefield 2 Modern Combat, Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Battlefield V, Battlefield Hardline, Battlefield Bad Company, Battlefield Bad Company 2, Battlefield 1942, Battlefield 1943, 2142 Battlefield, Battlefield Vietnam, and any and all Battlefield series yet to come. Drawing upon World War II history, the game will feature a collection of single-player "war stories" based on aspects of the War. The game also features a cooperative mode known as "Combined Arms", where four players can undertake missions together but utilizes dynamic missions and objectives so missions cannot be played the same way each time.
Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter game published by (Activision) Blizzard Entertainment. Overwatch players are assembled into two teams of six with the players referred to as "hero shooters." Players on a team work together to secure and defend control points on a map or escort a payload across the map in a limited amount of time. The game features game modes for squad-based combat, casual play, and competitive ranked play. The game is also a popular esport, with Blizzard funding and producing the global Overwatch League.
Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is an action-adventure video game series is primarily developed by British development house Rockstar North and published by the parent company, Rockstar Games. Most games in the series are set in fictional locales substituting for cities such as Liberty City, Vice City or San Andreas. Gameplay focuses on an open world where a player can choose missions (with an underlying objective to rise in the criminal underworld) as well as take on side activities, mostly leading to action-adventure, driving, third-person shooting, carjacking, occasional role-playing, aggressive action and racing elements.
Five Nights at Freddy's (also abbreviated as FNaF) is an indie video game series created, designed, developed, and published by Scott Cawthon for various gaming platforms. In the scary genre of games, the player must utilize several tools such as checking security cameras, while also surviving against animatronic characters resembling macabre stuffed animals, which become mobile and homicidal after-hours.
Following a competitive survival shooter strategy, PUBG players are dropped into a wide, open area, and then fight to the death for survival – all while the battlefield shrinks, adding pressure to all in its grip.
Minecraft is a game presenting a player or multi-players challenges to create, gather resources, survive or explore by using blocks to build an adventure in a mostly 3-D generated world. The Java Edition of Minecraft lets players modify the game with mods to create new gameplay mechanics, items, textures, and assets.
Red Dead Redemption published by Rockstar Games is set during the decline of the American frontier in the year 1911 and is played from a third-person perspective in an open world, where the player can travel the virtual world, a fictionalized version of the Western United States and Mexico, primarily by horseback and on foot.
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