We've had yet another busy week here at Splash Towers, including some of the team going off shooting clays and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition having its worldwide release. All that and more in this weeks Splashdown.
Special Effect Shooting Day
Last Friday a merry team of Splash Devs attended the Special Effect Clay Pigeon shooting day to help raise money and give something back to their excellent cause - Helping children with physical disabilities to play games with their friends and families. Wielding shotguns and the very latest in designer ear protection; Marco Tim, Ben, and Jack banded together, giving hell to every clay pigeon that was brave enough to leave the trap.
There’s no word on who performed best, but as Tim was the most senior member there we’re going to have to go with him...
Gears of War: Ulitmate Edition
Tips and Tricks
As Gears of War: Ultimate Edition has now received its worldwide release, it seems appropriate to have a closer look at those all-important multiplayer tactics. In another post this week we collated the tips and tricks videos put together by the Gears team to give you an insight on how to destroy your opponents on the battlefield. You can check out the Tips and Tricks #1 above, or click here to see the full article.
As Gears of War: Ultimate Edition has now received its worldwide release, it seems appropriate to have a closer look at those all-important multiplayer tactics. Below we have collated the three tips and tricks videos put together by the Gears team to give you an insight on how to destroy your opponents on the battlefield.
Tips & Tricks #1 - Movement Fundamentals
Tips & Tricks #2 - Lancer, Gnasher, Snub, Smoke
Tips & Tricks #3 - Power Weapons
Did they miss anything? Or do you have any of your own tactics? Let us know in the comments below!
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Joy and revelry can be heard across the studio today as we celebrate the launch of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition in North America, the Americas, and Asian-Pacific countries! Based in Europe? The launch date for you is just around the corner on the 28th.
Along with a complete visual overhaul, Gears of War: Ultimate Edition has been guided into next gen with Dolby 7.1 surround sound, modernized multiplayer at 60 FPS on dedicated servers, added skill-based matchmaking, and much more besides!
But don’t take our word for it, see what the press are saying:
"This is Gears of War -- entire franchise included -- at its best" – Destructoid
This week’s been no less mad, Splash fans. Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is about to kick down the launch door, Dirty Bomb has a fresh Update, and we’ve been glamming it up outside the office. Check it out!
It's time for another Fine Tuning Update! No Mercs or Maps with this one, instead we're giving you a plethora of balance changes and fixes, including one major addition we know you've been waiting for...
Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is coming out in less than two weeks! Some lucky members of the press got a first play of the campaign mode at last week’s Gamescom - we’ve collected up a few of their experiences right here:
This week has been a busy one for us at Splash Towers. With a new update hitting Dirty Bomb and some epic Gears of War: Ultimate Edition announcements just before the doors of Gamescom were opened, the Internet has been buzzing with excitement.